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  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Rohr division of Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems has announced the successful start-up of another new Floating Gantry 8m3 Clamshell deep digging dredge in France. This dredge is being used to replace an old 6m3 Rohr Gantry Clamshell dredge, which Rohr has rebuilt and sold to another customer. The new 8m3 Rohr Gantry dredge was purchased […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the completion of all cleanup work required to remove Waukegan Harbor from the binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. EPA Regional Administrator Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement at Waukegan Harbor by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk, U.S. Representative Brad […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the Village of Cobleskill in Schoharie County will receive $2,325,000 in federal funds to make repairs to its water supply system and water treatment plant. Schumer explained that this funding will be allocated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) and provide […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Almost 600 of the world’s experts in tropical biology and conservation have called on the Australian Government to reconsider the extended port development at Abbot Point, out of concern for the future of the Great Barrier Reef. The 51st annual meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) has issued a declaration on […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    On the Eastern Shore’s lacey, Atlantic-facing coast, two main channels in Finney Creek and Bradford Bay cut their way inland toward the Victorian-era town of Wachapreague, Virginia. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted over time, but the process was given a […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Miami Harbor is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ first Florida port expansion project to deepen to 50-plus feet, employing some of the highest environmental protection protocols outside of a designated National Marine Sanctuary. USACE has worked daily with its contractor and multiple federal, state and local agencies to help ensure the health of the […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The UK Environment Agency is inviting people living in Keynsham, near Bristol, and Bradford-on-Avon to drop-in surgeries about flooding. The surgery for, Keynsham, which includes Broadmead Industrial Estate, at the Riverside Suite, Keynsham Leisure Centre, Temple Street, Keynsham, on Wednesday 23 July, between 3pm and 6.30pm. The second event will be held at Bradford on […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District completed construction of a new 8-acre bird island in March, located at the Savannah Harbor Dredged Material Containment Area (DMCA) 12A. It’s one of seven areas that stores sediment dredged from the Savannah River federal shipping channel. The bird island was part of a $5.3 million dike […]

  • 9 July 2014

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) will hold a roundtable policy discussion Thursday to explore the potential for P3s for America’s ports and waterways. With the recovery of the import and export trade volumes after reductions in 2008 and 2009, many port authorities in the United States are looking to plan, […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister of State for Transport Baroness Kramer was in Gloucestershire, Friday 4 July, to find out how the county is rising to the challenge of recovering from winter flooding and see how government funding is helping it to be better prepared for severe weather. The minister visited the Severnside villages of Maisemore and Tirley, both […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A bank stabilization project Black River in La Crosse County may result in the “incidental taking” of a rare mayfly, massasagua rattlesnake, and butterfly mussel under an authorization the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Many developing countries have no adequate tools for an efficient flood risk management. With the increasing availability of large scale datasets, and new generations of weather and flood forecasting models, tools for assessing floods risk at the large scale are currently being developed. Recently, Deltares developed Global Flood Risk with IMAGE Scenarios (GLOFRIS). Increase or […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, June 30, 2014, the Wood Pawcatuck Watershed Association will celebrate the completion of the Pawcatuck River fish passage restoration project. This event will recognize and thank the many project partners including the RI Congressional Delegation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), state and local organizations. […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) issued the following statement yesterday in response to the announcement that the Army Corps of Engineers has completed its post-Superstorm Sandy beach repair and restoration projects along the Monmouth County coastline: “The completion of these restoration projects along the New Jersey coastline in Monmouth County is a significant milestone in […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) today released their long term vision – the Port Lyttelton Plan and is actively seeking feedback from interested parties. It is estimated that the project cost will be in the order of NZ $1b and could take up to 30 years to be completed. “It makes sense to plan […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller has signed a formal request asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to lift restrictions on dredging in Waukegan Harbor following cleanup of historic industrial contamination of the harbor located on Lake Michigan. “Thanks to the leadership of Governor Pat Quinn, and the hard work of state, […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects 2014 report, released last week, projects a sharp increase in the projected annual growth rates for the volume of world trade for the next three years, which the geographically balanced APM Terminals Global Terminal Network is notably well-suited to accommodate. The overall global economic growth rate has been forecast […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee said that he is using the powers of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 to allow for timelier redevelopment of the badly damaged Lyttelton Port. “Under the CER Act I have directed Environment Canterbury and Lyttelton Port Company to prepare the Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan,” Mr Brownlee said. “Lyttelton […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Giant earthen levees will rise, new drainage systems will be built and more early warning systems deployed through the Newman Government’s latest record investment in flood and disaster mitigation projects to protect Queensland families. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said more than 40 councils would spend almost $52 million from the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nags Head has completed a three-year study of the biological impacts of its 2011 beach nourishment project. The $450,000 study was a requirement of the state permit to dredge offshore sand and pump it onto 10 miles of beachfront. The results confirm that beach organisms can re-colonize quickly after nourishment, becoming a viable biological resource […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined state and local elected officials and members the state’s maritime industry, yesterday held a signing ceremony for legislation that creates the Connecticut Port Authority which will act as a quasi-public agency to market and coordinate the development of the state’s ports and maritime economy. The legislation was passed unanimously by […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment in the Climate Action Plan to make local communities more resilient against future storms, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants to support 54 projects along the Atlantic coast. The grants will fund science-based solutions to restore wetlands and other natural areas, […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mundubbera’s flood resilience will be greatly improved with an earthen flood levee to be built through the Newman Government’s record investment in flood and disaster mitigation projects to protect Queensland communities. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the 2013 floods were the largest on record for the North Burnett. “The floods […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, will hold an open house public meeting for the proposed project at Cranberry Bend on Tuesday, July 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Waverly City Hall, 111 East Kelling Ave., Waverly, Mo. The Corps will provide information on the background and proposed project. They […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Upgrades to a section of the Pental Island flood levee will help reduce the impact of floods on the Murray River community, Minister for Water Peter Walsh announced today. Visiting the site today, Mr Walsh said the $460,000 project was significant for the community which was still recovering from the 2011 floods. “The Pental Island […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, met with Secretary Penny Pritzker of the U.S. Department of Commerce to discuss his concerns regarding the allocation of funds from the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). […]