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  • 12 July 2013

    Dr Patricia Petersen, Leader of the Australian Independents, said that her party is committed to Maryborough cane farmers receiving a further $10 million in direct funding. Dr Petersen also said that the Australian Independents were fighting to ensure that the port at Bundaberg, which was damaged by flood, is repaired as soon as possible, to […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    South Holderness Internal Drainage Board has vented its frustration at the length of time it is taking the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to consider a licence exemption application for dredging Stone Creek. The Board applied for the licence exemption in August 2014 and still have not heard if their request has been granted. Chairman of […]

  • 24 February 2011

    A proposal to dredge 36 rivers will soon be submitted to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) in a bid to … (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, February 24, 2011;

  • 8 December 2010

    Cape Breton North MLA Cecil Clarke confirmed Tuesday that Harper will be in town Friday. He said Harper has been dealing with the process of… (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, December 8, 2010;

  • 25 November 2010

    The Jakarta council has finally approved an increase of Rp 40 billion (US$ 4.48 million) for an allocation in the draft of next year’s … (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, November 25, 2010;

  • 13 December 2011

    The guidelines for private sector participation in the Major Ports issued in October, 1996 allows and encourages private participation including Multi-National Companies (MNCs) in enhancing port capacities and modernization of port equipments etc. Accordingly, 100% FDI is allowed in Port Sector to supplement domestic capital, technology and skills, for accelerated economic growth. Security clearance is […]

  • 22 March 2012

    Fortum Värme samägt med Stockholms stad has invited tenders for the harbour development works at the Värtahamnen area. The contract includes: – Dredging; – Construction of a new 200 metre long pile supported pier; – Renovation of the adjoining dock. The project also includes the building of a new pier for Fortum Värme co-owned with […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Alan Jamieson and Prof. Stuart Piertney from the University of Aberdeen with collaborators from NIWA, New Zealand and the Museum of Natural History in Paris, France, have been awarded a new 2-year project by the TOTAL Foundation in France. The Project entitled “Trench Connection” will expand their current sampling campaigns in the Kermadec Trench […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin yesterday held a meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers, including Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps, Colonel Thomas Asbery. “Yesterday, I met with the Army Corps to reiterate the gratitude for their 24/7 operations all up and down our shores. For example, three of the area’s dredging […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) officials have gone down to carry out canal dredging and waste removal operations in the Buddha Monthon Sai 4 Road area. BMA Deputy Permanent-Secretary Mr. Sanya Cheenimitr attended a campaign that focuses on cleaning up canals in order to improve their drainage capacities. The event was organized by the Thawee Watthana […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, visited the Galveston District last week as part of a two-day Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project update. On the second day of his visit, he was joined by Brig Gen. Paul Owen, commander, U.S. Army […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency’s new tidal flood defense barrier for Ipswich has been officially opened by Floods Minister, Dr Thérèse Coffey. Costing almost £70 million, the new flood defenses centerpiece is a 200-tonne rotating barrier which can be raised in minutes, helping to keep the town safe from tidal surges during storms. The defense scheme also […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week closed its public comment period on a proposed new nationwide permit (NWP) for living shorelines projects, a proven alternative to hard infrastructure such as seawalls and bulkheads, which use natural materials to reduce erosion, storm runoff and habitat loss.  The Pew Charitable Trusts supports the proposed nationwide […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A ceremony has taken place in Elgin to mark the official opening of the flood alleviation scheme designed by Royal HaskoningDHV. The scheme has been 13 years in the making, is the largest of the five schemes in the Moray framework and the last to be completed. Scotland’s largest flood alleviation scheme has been officially […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queensland’s coastal councils are invited to submit their bids to a $12 million State Government fund to help them safeguard their communities from the impacts of climate change. Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles and Margaret de Wit, President of the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), and Moreton Bay Regional Council Mayor Allan Sutherland launched the […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and Brookhaven Town Councilwoman Jane Bonner have announced the completion of repairs to protect, restore and strengthen Sills Gully Beach in Shoreham, after it was severely damaged during Super Storm Sandy in 2012. Congressman Zeldin, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said: “Once Brookhaven […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan Omer Dahab Fadl Mohamed recently visited JSC Lenmorniiproekt. During the meeting, the officials discussed possible participation of consortium in structure: JSC Lenmorniiproekt, JSC Sevzaptransproyekt and JSC TOMS-engineering in implementation of large state projects in the territory of the East African state. The Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan and representatives of the companies also discussed […]

  • 22 November 2012

    Department of Homeland Security has introduced plan for the dredging on the Plantation Creek at U.S. Coast Guard Station Brunswick, GA. This project is to furnish all labor, materials and equipment to dredge the boat basin and access channel at the mentioned area.. Dredge by hydraulic means to design depth of Elevation (-)10.0′ MLLW and […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has hosted a visit from senior officials at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The visit which took place on Sunday 9 February was led by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi CEO, ADPC. The VIP visitors included US Commissioner Thomas Winkowski, and other senior members of staff from the organization. The […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a tour of Olcott and Wilson harbors, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined with state and local leaders to highlight the urgent need to maintain and protect local harbors along Lake Ontario’s south shoreline. Collins highlighted the important role these harbors play in the region’s economy and the need for continued and consistent harbor maintenance. […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hutchison Ports Holdings said that today’s official opening of its Brisbane Container Terminals by Acting Prime Minister, and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, The Hon Warren Truss, marks a seismic shift on Australia’s waterfront. The new container terminal on reclaimed land on Fisherman’s Island in the Port of Brisbane is part of the Hutchison […]

  • 6 January 2014

    For the month of December 2013, at least three vehicular accidents were reported to have occurred at the high risk “saddle”, the highest point of a mountain along the Maharlika Highway in Pintuyan area in route to Benit Ferry RORO Terminal Port in San Ricardo. According to Pintuyan Municipal Planning Officer Moncher Bardus, the local […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Legislation to provide funding for emergency dredging projects in Michigan waterways was approved yesterday by the House Appropriations Committee, announced committee Chair Joe Haveman. Senate Bill 233 provides $21 million for public harbor dredging at 49 locations statewide. The funding was added to an annual supplemental appropriation from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has released a draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, which kicks off an official comment period. The District is conducting a study to increase the depth of the existing federal channel from 40-feet to a maximum depth of 47-feet from the mouth of the St. […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Department of the Navy has announced the details about the Norfolk Naval Station dredging program. This work includes hydraulic dredging of mud and silt material along with incidental related work in accordance with the drawing and specification at Norfolk Naval Station, Norfolk, VA. A hydraulic pump will be used to deposit the material directly into […]

  • 27 May 2012

    Metro Manila and suburbs will enjoy more supply and stable prices of fresh and quality fish with the upgrading of the 35-year old Navotas Fish Port Complex (NFPC), according to the Philippine Information Agency. The upgrading of the NFPC, costing P2.7 billion, is one of the five big infrastructure projects recently endorsed and submitted by […]