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  • 16 March 2012

    World-leading marine electronics brands Lowrance and Simrad Yachting announce the next-generation of the revolutionary sonar imaging system, the LSS-2 StructureScan® HD. Raising the bar in fish and structure-finding technology, the new system delivers more side-to-side coverage as well as greater target and bottom definition, allowing users to cover more water faster with unprecedented clarity and […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District Commander, Col. Andrew Sexton, recently delivered a message to the Missouri Levee and Drainage District Association during their annual meeting. During his message, he discussed the Corps dedication to working with stakeholders in an effort to be collaborative and transparent in their processes on the Missouri River. […]

  • 7 March 2014

    The push to make Queensland communities better protected against flooding is changing the way councils can apply for funding. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli has called for Expressions of Interest for the first time from the state’s 77 councils for projects that will help their communities be better prepared to avoid the worst […]

  • 26 February 2014

    Dredging, maintenance, environmental legislation and the Dutch example topped the agenda during a flooding early bird meeting at #NFU14 this morning. The session saw the publication of the NFU’s flooding manifesto, suggesting that farmland and rural communities are too often sacrificed as the lowest priorities when water levels rise. And it provided an opportunity to […]

  • 10 February 2012

    The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is conducting a three month project to restore sand to approximately 1,730 feet of shoreline from the west end of the Kuhio Beach crib walls, near the Duke Kahanamoku statue, to the existing Royal Hawaiian groin between the Royal Hawaiian and Sheraton Waikiki hotels. Beach maintenance […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis today released their business results for the first half of 2017, saying that they realized a net profit of EUR 75.1 million in this period (H1 2016: EUR 147.5 million). Revenue in the first half of the year declined by 7% compared to the first half of last year to EUR 1.09 billion (H1 2016: EUR 1.17 billion). […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has won an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will provide more time and Federal funds to complete the dredging of State channels clogged with sand and silt by Superstorm Sandy. “This victory will improve the safety of New Jersey’s navigable coastal waterways for recreational and commercial boating and […]

  • 25 June 2013

    As part of its ongoing commitment to help New Jersey’s communities continue to recover and rebuild from Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration this week formally adopted rules that streamline Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) permits for various types of vital rebuilding projects. This action will aid reconstruction of impacted homes and businesses, assist the recovery […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday challenged the effectiveness of EPA’s remedy to cleanup PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. With unacceptably high levels of contamination still left in river sediment, the state called on EPA to reexamine its cleanup […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cairns will be better protected from devastating future floods, with the Newman Government announcing funding to build a Moody Creek catchment levee and detention basin. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the $500,000 grant would help Cairns Regional Council to build the levee and detention basin on Ramsay Drive to catch […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has been awarded a $10.8 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for planned upgrades and improvements to its Wando Welch Terminal. “We are deeply appreciative for the support of our Congressional delegation and the Obama Administration, who were instrumental in elevating the visibility of our port, an important asset […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck yesterday to tour four Superfund Sites in the sixth congressional district and highlight the success of the program. While at Imperial Oil in Morganville, Pallone and Enck announced the completion of a $50 million contaminated soil cleanup at the site. They […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a flood-resistance system to protect Hoboken as well as parts of Weehawken and Jersey City moved another step forward with the federal government’s release of $230 million in project funding, the Departments of Environmental Protection and Community Affairs said. The release of the funds by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal addressed a gathering of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem’s Restoration Council in New Orleans, where he highlighted the importance of Louisiana to the Gulf’s Ecosystem and called for a swift flow of RESTORE Act funds to Gulf States, counties and parishes affected by the BP oil spill. The Governor also highlighted his commitment […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding 12 new hazardous waste sites that pose public health and environmental risks to the National Priorities List (NPL) for cleanup under the Superfund program. EPA is also proposing to add another eight sites to the list. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary, Anthony Foxx has just announced 39 awards for $500 million in funding to be made in the seventh round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of those, five awards totaling $44.3 million, or about 9 percent of total funding, are going to commercial seaports or to projects that […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood defenses at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham are due to receive an investment boost of around £5 million which will increase the port’s resilience to flooding in the future. Immingham, which is the UK’s largest port by tonnage, was extensively flooded during the east coast tidal surge of December 2013, which caused […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg GeoAcoustics has recently launched their new Compact Survey Vessel (CSV), specifically designed to survey shallow coastal and inland waterways quickly, using a powerful and manoeuvrable two-person catamaran equipped with the latest GeoSwath 4R shallow water simultaneous swath bathymetry and side scan system. The vessel is a lightweight two person catamaran and is easily transportable […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The state’s revised 50-year comprehensive Coastal Master Plan to protect and restore Louisiana’s endangered coast, was heard by the Louisiana Senate Natural Resources committee, along with the Fiscal Year 2018 annual plan for project expenditures in the upcoming state fiscal year. Both plans were approved and will await a hearing on the Senate floor when, […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has published its ninth annual Sustainable Development (SD) report covering the year 2014. This builds upon the wider sustainable development initiative established by BMAPA’s parent organisation, the Mineral Products Association (MPA). The encouraging signs of economic recovery observed during 2013 were maintained into 2014, with total marine aggregate […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce approved the Chamber’s 2013 Public Policy Agenda at their meeting yesterday, February 13, 2013. The Agenda includes state and local items that bring focus to the area’s need to be more business friendly. “As our region continues its slow recovery from the recession, it is […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, has been named as one of two “Proving Grounds” for the USACE, Engineering with Nature (EWN) program. EWN is defined as the intentional alignment of natural and engineering processes to efficiently and sustainably deliver economic environmental and social benefits through collaborative processes. Many projects in the […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Genesis Water, pioneer of the Genesis Rapid Dewatering System™ (RDS), announced that its dewatering technology has been issued patent No. 8,678,200, dated March 25, 2014, by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Dept. of Commerce). The patent covers nearly every aspect of the company’s revolutionary Rapid Dewatering System, including the core screening system, Genesis […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Commission Chairman of the Port of Houston Authority, Janiece Longoria, yesterday stressed the importance of restoring and improving the Houston Ship Channel due to its importance to the future of the Houston region, state and nation. In comments to the Port Commission during its regular monthly meeting, she highlighted impacts of Hurricane Harvey and […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study August 23. The Chief’s signing of this report is a significant milestone for Puerto Rico, and addresses harbor improvements such as deepening and widening the channels, accommodate existing […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Today, on the 10 year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reflects on the tragedy and the decade of coastal restoration progress that has contributed to the state’s overall recovery.  On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion initiated an immense tragedy that took […]