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  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hall Contracting, a Sunshine Coast-based dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company, is set to greatly improve the living standards of communities in the remote Polynesian nation of Tuvalu, with the company preparing to undertake dredging works valued at more than $7 million as part of the New Zealand Aid Program. The project will involve […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fugro has been awarded a contract by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to survey the Polynesian island country of Tuvalu. Located in the Pacific Ocean, Tuvalu is the world’s fourth smallest nation with a population of around 11,000 and a total land area of 26 km2. The country is remote and, with low lying […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The remote island nation of Tuvalu is benefiting from increased land space and improved living conditions following the completion of dredging works delivered by Australian-based Hall Contracting. Hall Contracting Managing Director, Cameron Hall, said that the works – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on behalf of the Government of Tuvalu […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As water levels begin to recede, Canal and River Trust is preparing to get the nation’s canal network repaired and fully open. Across large parts of the country the remarkable resilience of the two centuries old canal system has again been proven and it remains open for people to use. Nevertheless, costs are mounting in […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection Project was recognized yesterday by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the nation’s best restored beaches for 2019. Actually, the project includes four county beaches that were recognized: Atlantic, Neptune and Jacksonville beaches, and Hannah Park, reported the Corps. “The Duval County Shore Protection Project […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the beginning of the summer beach season a few days away, the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east, Great Lakesand the Gulf coasts. The 2016 winners are: Babe’s Beach, Galveston, TX; Rosewood […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants has signed a license agreement with J.L. Polynesie (Vinci) for the application of Xbloc armour units on Tahiti, French Polynesia. Xblocs will be applied as shore protection on the north side of the island. The design has been prepared by Egis Eau. Xbloc is an interlocking armour unit designed to protect breakwaters […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division. “The fiscal 2015 civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities of supporting and improving the […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working now to transform its civil works program, improve performance and responsiveness, increase customer satisfaction, and improve the reliability of the nation’s water infrastructure. Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, provided that update before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, during a Feb. […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    People from Niutao and Nanumanga, outer islands of Tuvalu, rely heavily on shipping operations for the supply of life’s necessities but also to prepare and respond to a crisis or emergency, according to Deltares’ latest announcement. New maritime infrastructures are expected to improve livelihoods for the local population and the resilience of Tuvalu’s maritime sector, […]

  • 4 February 2010

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) expressed concern over the Obama Administration’s proposed fiscal 2011 federal budget, particularly for funding key programs that help make the nation’s seaports more navigable, efficient and secure. Source: Break Bulk, February 3, 2010;

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development announced it will recommend to draw a record $1 billion from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to maintain America’s federal navigation channels and related infrastructure: “I commend the Senate for taking […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A flood defense scheme in Somerset, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been recognized in two national awards schemes. The Cannington Flood Defense Scheme, completed earlier this year, has been awarded a 2017 Green Apple Environment Award and is shortlisted in the 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards. The […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Malam Habib Abdullahi has recently identified efficient port services and upsurge in cargo throughput in the nation’s seaports as some of the positive impact of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the nation’s ports. He also identified a reduction in cargo dwell time in ports operations, improved […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) told federal policy makers that the nation’s transportation network and supply chain are “only as strong as its weakest link” and called for increased growth and investment in the U.S. Maritime Transportation System (U.S. MTS). The comments were submitted February 14 to the House Ways and Means […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Randall S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the following statement regarding the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act by the U.S. Senate: “Yesterday’s release of the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) represents a major victory in providing […]

  • 28 February 2013

    In the Union Budget proposals for the financial year 2013-13 Five inland waterways have been declared as National Waterways. Announcing this in the budget proposals tabled in the Lok Sabha today Union Finance Minister Shri P.Chidambaram said the Minister of Water Resources will move a Bill in Parliament to declare the Lakhipur – Bhanga stretch […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Yasser Zaghlool, the CEO of the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), said this week that hiring UAE nationals is one of its ultimate priorities in all company sectors, especially in the engineering and technical fields, according to the Emirates News Agency. “We ultimately aim to hire committed and loyal UAE nationals who will settle down in our […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware is progressing according to schedule. Located along the marshes of the western Delaware Bay, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 10,000 acres of valuable coastal habitat. During severe storms, most notably Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the dunes along the […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Science and industry will now be able to map beaches and sandbanks without getting any feet wet, according to the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This follows three years of collaborative research resulting in a new commercial licence between NOC and Marlan Maritime Technologies to sell new coastal mapping technology. The depth and pattern of sediment on […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Sommers, built by Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard under the order of FSUE Rosmorport, has just won a national award at the Transport of Russia 10th International Forum. TSHD Sommers received the award in the nomination “The best innovative solution in the field of traffic engineering” during the Transport Week 2016 event, […]

  • 22 March 2013

    The National Waterway (Lakhipur – Bhanga stretch of the Barak River) Bill, 2013 was introduced in the Rajyasabha by the Union Minister for Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan. The bill proposes to declare the navigable stretch of the Barak River between Lakhipur and Bhanga (121 km) in Southern Assam as a National Waterway. The bill also […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Government of Odisha, Paradip Port and Dhamra Port Company Ltd. for developing the commercially viable stretches of National Waterway-5 in two phases. In the National Waterway-5, East Coast Canal has been integrated with the Brahmini river and the Mahanadi delta […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has proposed to develop a Platte River Mouth Restoration and Access Plan/Environmental Assessment (EA). The Platte River is located in the southern portion of the National Lakeshore and discharges into Lake Michigan. Benzie County owns and manages a recreational boat launch at Platte River Point, approximately 900 feet from the […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Offshore Constructor (Labuan) Ltd (OCL), a wholly-owned of Tekala Corp Bhd, has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with National Marine Dredging Company for the disposal of a 300-men accommodation workbarge known as “Offshore Safeena” for a total of US$29.3 million (about RM90 million). Vessel “Offshore Safeena” is a 300-men accommodation workbarge. It was built […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The UK is set to be amongst the best prepared nations for the implications of climate change following publication of a groundbreaking study into the threats the country faces. The Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) highlights the top 100 challenges to the UK and their economy of a changing climate and provides the most compelling […]