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  • 5 August 2013

    Vice President Arc. Mohammed Namadi Sambo has expressed the readiness of Nigeria to partner with the United Nations to prevent the occurrence of disaster in the country. Arc Namadi Sambo, who received in his office the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) Ms Magareta Whohlsrom that paid […]

  • 30 July 2013

      The Cockermouth Flood Alleviation Scheme, which has been constructed by VolkerStevin for the Environment Agency, was officially unveiled at a ceremony on Tuesday 11th June. Following the damaging effects of flooding in the area in 2009, the new flood defences will reduce the risk of future flooding to the area, helping to protect local […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Headquarters of the Goa Naval Area has announced tender for the maintenance dredging works at the approaches to IN Jetty and at IN Jetty, Chicalim, Goa. The contractors should have considerable past experience in dredging work and should have successfully completed requisite value works. The deadline for this tender is January 22, 2013. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 1 March 2013

    Hamburg Port Authority AöR has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Phase 1 of the reclamation works in the harbour of Dradenau. These works will include: – Refilling the silt interim storage area by applying wet sand; – Balancing the mud surface (about 7,000m), by backfilling of irrigator sand (about 160,000 m³) with […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two days ago, Congressman Rooney met with Major General Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations for the Army Corps of Engineers, about funding for Lake Okeechobee and Everglades Restoration projects. Congressman Rooney stated, “After meeting with Major General Spellmon, I am confident that we will continue to have a strong […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the Federation Council of Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Mrs. Valentina Matvienko, and Deputy Minister of Transport, Mr. Victor Olersky, held a working visit to the Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka last week.  Within the working visit framework, the management of MSCC Bronka project realizing company Fenix LLC, gave the guests […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Nick J. Rahall II of West Virginia, ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and member of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) Conference Committee, got a first-hand look at JAXPORT facilities yesterday as he toured with fellow Conferee Congresswoman Corrine Brown and CEO Brian Taylor. The Congressman received […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet in regular session on Tuesday, December 16, at 9 a.m., followed by a meeting of the Board of Pilot Commissioners at 9:30 a.m. or immediately following the recess of the Port Commission meeting. A Special Port Commission Meeting to review Houston Ship Channel and […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sosene Sopoaga, along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday officially launched the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP) marking the start of an ambitious, large-scale push to protect the Pacific island nation from climate change.  The Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project, set to run for seven years, is financed […]

  • 23 October 2012

    On Monday, at the Special Town Meeting, the city officials approved funding for the Milford Pond dredging program. Town authorities plan to dredge 12 feet of muck from the pond, so it can be used recreationally, according to The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to oversee the project and cover 65 percent […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency last week opened the Lower Dove flood scheme in Derbyshire, which has reduced the risk of flooding to 1,600 residential and major commercial properties. Construction of the £8.7million scheme began in September 2012, and it consists of around 5km of new and improved flood defences on the border of Staffordshire and Derbyshire. […]

  • 10 November 2010

    Once a bustling, happy village district, Pak Thong Chai is now semi-deserted and subdued after the flash flood tore through the town three… (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, November 10, 2010;

  • 3 September 2012

    Hajiya Aishatu Binani, a member of the House of Representatives, has appealed to the Federal Government to expedite the River Benue dredging project. According to, she stated: “Sometime this year, I sponsored a motion at the House of Representatives calling on the Federal Government to extend the dredging of River Benue to Wuro Bokki […]

  • 16 August 2012

    During a meeting with Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio Singson, and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino, the Metro Manila mayors were given the marching orders to clear the waterways in the city. According to, this order […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Speaking at Taweelah – the site of Abu Dhabi’s megaproject of Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan honoured Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) by expressing his pride at the completion of projects that are of benefit to the citizens of the UAE and […]

  • 9 November 2011

    The City of Bunbury is at odds with the State Government over plans to double coal exports from the local port… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, November 9, 2011

  • 3 October 2011

    Officials at the abolished Presidential Task Force on the Mindanao River Basin Rehabilitation and Development (PTFMRBRD) have vehemently … By Bong S. Sarmiento (mindanews) [mappress] Source: mindanews, October 3, 2011;

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A giant project, a giant ship and a giant achievement. It has been a magnificent and inspiring performance by ADPC staff, contractors and stakeholders, inspired by the wise and supportive leadership of the Abu Dhabi government. “Only four and a half short years after the first dredgers moved into position at Taweelah and began working […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A ceremony has been held at Khalifa Port to mark one hundred days to go before the official launch of the high-technology Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into one of the largest industrial projects in the world. ADPC CEO Tony Douglas addressed more than two hundred colleagues, gathered in […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Grays Harbor officials, USACE’s Seattle District and port supporters and tenants earlier this week celebrated the Grays Harbor Dredging Project, which is deepening the navigation channel to a depth of 38 feet. The project is expected to improve deep-draft vessel navigation in the channel by reducing current port tenants’ tidal delays and […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Properties in Godalming, Surrey, England, will be better protected from flooding thanks to a brand new flood alleviation scheme. The construction of the scheme cost approximately £4.5 million and the Environment Agency contributed approximately a third of the cost, through government grant-in-aid. Godalming flood alleviation scheme was officially unveiled Friday, October 11th 2019, by the […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island and the Army Corps are about to sign an agreement Aug. 29 that will lead to more sand on the island community’s beach for additional protection from future storm damage. According to the Corps, at 2 p.m. Thursday, Mayor Jason Buelterman of Tybee Island and Col. Daniel Hibner, […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ian Borg, the Government of Malta’s Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, and Aaron Farrugia, Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds and Social Dialogue, earlier this week toured the ongoing works for the construction of the Qrejten breakwater, in the locality of Marsaxlokk. According to local media, the breakwater will be 110 meters long and […]

  • 26 April 2013

    Deputy Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Mr.Taro Aso and Parliamentary Senior Vice Minister of Finance, Honourable Ms. Yuko Obuchi will visit Sri Lanka from 1st to 2nd May 2013, as a follow-up to the visit of His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa to Tokyo in March this year. Mr.Aso is also the Finance Minister of […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) yesterday officially praised Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and Congressmen Stephen F. Lynch and Michael Capuano for the hard work they put into securing that the $310 million Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project was included in the federal Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The reception was organized on Monday at the […]

  • 8 November 2010

    Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday gave in principle approval for the cleaning of all canals and drains in the state at the… (punjabnewsline) [mappress] Source: punjabnewsline, November 9, 2010;