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  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    With Humboldt Bay Harbor considered integral to reviving the economy of this coastal town north of San Francisco, keeping shipping lanes dredged and accessible to international cargo is a top priority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District, which along with community leaders and business owners, sees the mission as key to […]

  • 2 September 2011

    The Government has increased budgetary allocation to the agricultural sector to Kshs 97 billion this financial year to boost the growth of… (kbc) [mappress] Source: kbc, September 2, 2011;

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Congressman Randy Weber has announced that the Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the Department of the Treasury plans to award a $27.1 million Direct Component grant to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for the FY19 RESTORE Flood Protection Program. According to Weber, the goal of this program is to protect the […]

  • 8 February 2012

    APM Terminals has appointed Henrik L. Pedersen as Chief Executive Officer for the Asia-Pacific Region based in Shanghai, China. In his new role, Mr. Pedersen will be part of APM Terminal’s global Senior Management Team. Mr. Pedersen joined the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group in 1998, where he held various positions within Maersk Line, before […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea excavation specialist KDM Marine International is set to develop its business within the Asia Pacific region. Members of the KDM Marine team, which is part of the James Fisher Group, will be exhibiting at OSEA 2014 in Singapore from December 2nd to 5th at Stand BG3-06 alongside its fellow group company Fisher Offshore. […]

  • 18 August 2010

    Uruguay is cobbling together a regional partnership around its planned deep sea port as part of President Jose Mujica’s strategy to raise… (upi) [mappress] Source: upi, August 18, 2010;

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Horizons Regional Council’s Sustainable Land Use Initiative (SLUI) will receive a total of $4.76 million from central government’s Hill Country Erosion Fund for the next four years. Administered by the Ministry of Primary Industries, the Hill Country Erosion Fund has $8.8 million available to local authorities for erosion control activities. Horizons chairman Bruce Gordon said […]

  • 7 August 2013

    All boat ramps in the Bundaberg region, some extensively damaged during the January floods, will be reopened by Christmas thanks to a cash injection from the Newman Government. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli today confirmed more than $500,000 had been set aside to repair the Kalkie, Burnett Downs and Woodgate boat […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament for Avignon-La Mitis-Matane-Matapédia, announced yesterday that the Uni-Vert environmental group will receive $371,122 over four years for a project to help restore coastal habitats in the Matane region. The project involves using natural stabilization techniques to restore coastal habitats with erosion problems in the Matane region. In addition to conserving […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will jointly host a public meeting to present information about the proposed Corps Regional General Permit (RGP) SAJ-114 and the corresponding DEP Ecosystem Management Agreement. The meeting will be held August 31, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. CST at the […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Composit LLC, a Kursk based developer and producer of wear-resistant rubber hoses, recently delivered a set of floating hoses for carrying out dredging works in the Astrakhan Region. Composit’s floating hoses have been used during several navigation seasons in order to achieve maximum results of these works. “Dredging works are regularly carrying out in the […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A regional meeting on dredging issues will be held Friday, June 19, at 10:30 a.m. at the selectmen’s meeting room in Ipswich Town Hall, announced the Daily News of Newburyport. This meeting, being organized under the auspices of state Senator Bruce Tarr, R-Gloucester, will include presentations on problem areas and potential dredging projects in this oceanfront […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Outlook & strategy

    The USACE Los Angeles District has reissued Regional General Permit No. 74, which authorizes discharges of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with maintenance activities in the San Diego Creek Watershed and San Juan Creek/Western San Mateo Creek Watershed Special Area Management Plan areas. RGP 74 authorizes temporary impacts to up […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MESL were identified as the preferred consultancy to collect, process and identify samples from three of five regional projects; The Humber, Thames and Anglian regions. The samples will be collected in order to obtain a baseline dataset that will be used to deliver monitoring conditions for marine licences via the new Regional Seabed Monitoring Plan […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recreational fishers are set to get their first artificial reef in the Peel region with the preferred location for a new reef off Mandurah now selected, Fisheries Minister Ken Baston said today. Mr Baston said that the success of the South-West artificial reef trials helped secure funding from the Recreational Fishing Initiatives Fund (RFIF) to […]

  • 30 September 2013

    A new state-of-the-art artificial reef is now on the horizon for recreational fishers in the Mandurah region, as one of the major new projects to be supported in the latest round of the Recreational Fishing Initiatives Fund (RFIF) grants program. Fisheries Minister Troy Buswell said the artificial reef project would draw on the benefits and […]

  • 9 August 2012

    During the Mathews Board of Supervisors’ July 24 meeting, Lewie Lawrence of the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority, discussed maintenance dredging of local waterways. „While navigable waterways are critical to the economic fabric of the Middle Peninsula, federal funding is no longer sufficient to pay for maintenance dredging of the channels. Therefore, a […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Under the Clean Water Act of 1972, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for regulating dredge and fill activities in waters of the United States, including jurisdictional freshwater and tidal wetlands. Some minor activities, such as aquatic habitat restoration, boat ramp construction, agricultural activities and modifications to existing marinas may be authorized through […]

  • 10 May 2010

    The Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority could take legal action if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to refuse to dredge… [mappress] Source: semissourian, May 10, 2010;

  • 16 May 2011

    DP World, UAE Region has won the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award for outstanding contribution to community welfare at the 5th annual Supply Chain Transport (SCATA) Awards 2011. The prestigious CSR award recognises DP World, UAE Region’s efforts to operate in a responsible manner in all aspects of its activities, which impact customers, employees, shareholders, communities and the environment. The […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of the Ada Sea Defense project in the Dangme East District of the Greater Accra Region is now completed and ready to be handed over to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, according to the Government of Ghana. Alhaji Ziblim Yakubu, the Ministry Chief Director, made this announcement yesterday, during the project inspection […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, issued a public notice Sept. 10, announcing its proposal to reissue Regional General Permit (RGP) SAJ-86 in Walton and Bay Counties. The Corps originally issued SAJ-86 June 30, 2004 and reissued it June 23, 2009. SAJ-86 authorizes the discharge of fill or dredged material into non-tidal waters […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Coastal Program is seeking applications for a new round of coastal grants for FY 2015 totaling $265,000. The grants are for municipal and regional projects in Maine’s Coastal Zone. The two types of available grants will include: Coastal Communities grant and Shore and Harbor Planning grants. […]

  • 22 October 2012

    A group of more than 50 people came to Newfane Town Hall to hear the preliminary findings of the Regional Harbor Dredging Management Plan update, according to lockportjournal.com. The tourism officials and marina owners that populated a public information meeting Thursday agree that harbor dredging is an investment worth making. The new plan covers 160 […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Between September and December, the region’s shoreline will be enhanced with more than 1.4 million cubic yards of high-quality sand, equal to about 120,000 truckloads. The goal is to restore eroded beaches, support local tourism, and preserve recreational opportunities. SANDAG, which is coordinating the $28.5 million Regional Beach Sand Project with support from community leaders […]

  • 5 March 2010
    Research & Development

    Projects like Dubai’s “The World” will cause untold damage of shoreline erosion and habitat loss. So do modern ports, threatening endangered species. But there are solutions, says US expert… Source: Green Prophet, March 5, 2010