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  • 8 January 2013

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, announced three contract awards for general maintenance at 19 Wing Comox. The overall value of the contracts is approximately $1.22 million. “The Government of Canada is determined to improve infrastructure across the Canadian Armed Forces and is moving forward on these much needed projects,” said Minister MacKay. […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The Minister of Communications and Transport, Mr. Gerardo Ruiz Esparza made a working tour to the Port of Lazaro Cardenas in which was announced the to the port logistics community as well as the audience, key strategic projects develop in this precinct. Hutchinson Port Holdings, SSA Mexico and APM Terminals submitted to the Minister the […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Maharashtra government on Monday said that whoever is involved in illegal dredging of sand from rivers and creeks would be booked under the stringent provisions of the MCOCA, reports zeenews.india.com. Minister of State for Revenue promised strict action after the uniformization of the law. At this point, the minister intervened and declared that MCOCA would […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Gippsland’s new purpose-built dredge has started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the thousands of recreational and commercial vessels that cross the Lakes Entrance bar every year. The new 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredge was built by Dutch company Damen at its Yichang Shipyard in Hubei province, China. Gippsland Ports will operate […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Communities across Western Australia will share in $551,000 for strategic coastal planning and to undertake projects that improve the condition and amenity of the State’s coastline. Planning Minister, Donna Faragher, today announced that 23 projects will receive funding under the latest round of the Liberal National Government’s 2016-17 Coastwest and Coastal Management Plan Assistance program. […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The $21.7 billion Carmichael coal project has passed a significant milestone with agreements reached with all landholders, State Parliament heard today. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, told Parliament that mine proponent Adani now had 16 permits and approvals at local, state and federal level, including six […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chairman of the St Johns Development Corporation (SJDC) Sylvester Browne has given assurances that proper procedures were followed in awarding the US$8 million contract for dredging the St Johns Harbour. Doubt had been cast by former Minister of Tourism and Member of Parliament for St. Mary’s North, Molwyn Joseph, who alleged two months ago that […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, said last week that the Government of Canada will be supporting improvements at the small craft harbor in St. Martins. Plans will be developed this year to dredge the harbor basin. Work will be carried out next year and will improve harbor operations for users by […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Water and Floods Management Committee Plodprasop Suraswadi has proposed a plan to build a reservoir to absorb water in 3 municipal areas in Prachin Buri Province as a long term solution to floods. He stated that the current flood situation in the province was manageable, and that the […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    By pressing the red button, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, officially started the construction of a new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. The lock chamber will be 70 meters wide, 500 meters long and 18 meters deep, giving excess to the Port of Amsterdam to larger sea vessels by […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday a major investment to improve safety and work conditions for fishermen at Milligan’s Shore on Prince Edward Island. In total, the Government of Canada will invest approximately $18.8 million over the next two years in PEI’s small craft harbors. This project will allow the fishermen […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Public Enterprises Minister, Mr Malusi Gigaba today unveiled Transnet’s seven new state-of-the-art ship-to-shore cranes at the Durban Container Terminal – Pier 2 as the company surges ahead in its drive to boost productivity and efficiency in arguably the Southern hemisphere’s biggest and busiest port. The cranes, which were supplied by China-based original equipment manufacturer, ZPMC […]

  • 21 January 2013

    According to the State Irrigation Minister Rajib Bandyopadhyay, the Irrigation Department will undertake dredging works in the lower basin of river Damodar and Banka in Burdwan district. This dredging program should prevent flooding in the monsoon at the mentioned area, reports business-standard.com. The government estimated that the project could cost around Rs 2,000 crore. [mappress] […]

  • 4 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Rio de Janeiro: Asia’s top container carriers – and possibly a Chinese dredging company – could gain from a plan by Brazil’s Port Minister Pedro Brito to make sure the South American country’s key port of Santos is dredged down to 17 metres within the next two years… Source: Asia Maritime News, December 4, 2009;

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, Serge Cormier, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure throughout the Acadian Peninsula. “Investments that help improve communities are a priority for our Government. Small Craft Harbor investments demonstrate […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan to protect homes, businesses and communities from flooding has been launched by Aileen McLeod, MSP for South Scotland (SNP). The Flood Risk Management plan contains 14 local strategies and proposals for 42 flood protection schemes or engineering works planned for 2016-21 and a range of other flood alleviation measures. This will be supported […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia has identified ways to increase the shipping capacity in Port Hedland’s channel by 16 per cent over the next three years, Transport Minister Dean Nalder announced last Friday. According to Nalder, new modelling of the Pilbara Ports Authority and independent maritime engineering company OMC International had pinpointed opportunities to increase the […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today called for changes to prohibit people with coal and gas interests from sitting on the Great Barrier Reef’s management board, and backed calls for the Abbott Government to pause port approvals until the inquiry into conflicts of interest is completed. “Big coal and gas should get their hands off the Reef, […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has introduced “Guidelines for Determination of Tariff for Projects at Major Ports, 2013” on 31st July 2013. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said the these new Guidelines will impart flexibility to the ports/ BOT operators in the determination of tariff […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 10th 2013, Prime Minister David Cameron delivered a keynote speech at DP World London Gateway, in which he described the project as an “emblem of ambition”. On the same day, Marks & Spencer announced their £200m investment as the first tenants on the logistics park, where they will ocnstruct a 900,000 sq ft […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the Australian Labor Party’s decision to support the Australian Greens motion to end offshore dumping in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the motion to end the dumping of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters would […]

  • 11 April 2012

    The new LNP Government allowed the Gladstone Ports Corporation to dredge above its licence conditions over the Easter long weekend. “Then Shadow Environment Minister Andrew Powell made promises during the election campaign that they would take action on the harbour’s many problems but have allowed it to exceed its dredging limit over the Easter weekend,” […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launch of a dredging vessel this week in Kiribati illustrated the EU’s commitment to supporting Kiribati in its efforts to achieve sustainable development, while addressing its vulnerability to climate change. “This launching paves the way for this pioneering project’s success by allowing i-Kiribati people access to a local, environmentally-safe source of construction material. Kiribati […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recreational fishers are set to get their first artificial reef in the Peel region with the preferred location for a new reef off Mandurah now selected, Fisheries Minister Ken Baston said today. Mr Baston said that the success of the South-West artificial reef trials helped secure funding from the Recreational Fishing Initiatives Fund (RFIF) to […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, Scott Brison announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure in Delhaven, Kings County, Nova Scotia. According to the announcement, work is expected to begin this winter to replace the wharf approach and wharf structure which is showing significant deterioration. Scott […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    India and Japan have decided to further strengthen their cooperation in the maritime sector as a part of the overall robust bilateral relations. The two countries agreed to enhance their interaction through the existing forums and through port-to-port exchanges. These issues came up for a discussion between the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan, […]