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  • 19 December 2010

    The Environmental Protection Agency announced tighter requirements Friday for the second phase of General Electric’s cleanup of chemical … By MIREYA NAVARRO (timesargus) [mappress] Source: timesargus, December 20, 2010;

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources. The proposed rule will benefit businesses by increasing efficiency in determining coverage of the Clean Water […]

  • 6 May 2011

    A huge backlog of ports, especially roll on/roll off (RORO)-capable docks, has gravely jeopardized economic and social reforms that the Aqui… By BEN R. ROSARIO (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, May 6, 2011;

  • 27 April 2010

    A federal judge ruled that New Jersey’s lawsuit opposing dredging of the Delaware River shipping channel by the Army Corps of Engineers should be heard in the Garden State. The Corps of Engineers had sought to have the case moved to Delaware, where a judge ruled in February that the project could begin… [mappress] Source:nj,April […]

  • 25 July 2012

    H.E.S. Beheer N.V., Rotterdam, posted a net profit of €11.5 million in the first half of this year (first half 2011: €11.0 million). Earnings per share rose from €1.26 to €1.31. The €0.5 million improvement in the net profit is attributable to improved performance overall on the part of the subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures […]

  • 4 June 2012

    In a highly-anticipated decision from the En Banc panel of 11 judges of the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, the Court last week held that the U.S. Forest Service violated the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) when the agency approved a slew of mining operations in salmon habitat in and along […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Tema, Ghana’s largest port, has made global headlines recently over the “crippling disruptions” caused by an impounded Argentinean military ship blocking a busy berth. The obstruction has come at an inopportune time for Tema, where activity should be ramping up to the peak pre-Christmas period. It also highlights the importance of ongoing efforts to enhance […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Students from the University of Brighton have benefited from ‘real life experience’ though a visit to a civil engineering site in West Sussex. Last month a group of students visited the Clays Lake site, near Pease Pottage, where flood prevention works are being carried out by Mackley working as part of Team Van Oord. The works […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rotterdam District Court has passed judgment in the dispute about the way in which the Port of Rotterdam Authority developed the Maasvlakte 2 project. The court ruled that the Port Authority did not abuse a position of economic power when allocating new port sites. According to the court’s ruling, “The Port Authority did not act […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. “This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The Corps removes […]

  • 24 May 2011

    New Jersey officials say they have filed an appeal of federal court rulings that would allow deepening of the Delaware River shipping channe… (phillyburbs) [mappress] Source: phillyburbs, May 24, 2011;

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Located about 120km north of Doha, Al Ruwais Port is designed to accommodate dhows, coastal trading vessels and a roll-on/roll-off passenger/car ferry, centring on general cargo, fruit and vegetables, livestock and building materials. It may not be the largest port development underway in the region, but it’s no less important to the local economy. [mappress] […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Council Bend chute in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing a chute scour hole that formed along the southern bank during the 2011 Missouri River flood. The purpose and scope of this supplemental […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The long-awaited dredging of the Chichester Bar is about to start today. Dredging operations will take place from November 28th to Monday, December 1st 2014. Work will be performed by the trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau. The dredger will operate, day and night, during the period HW -3 to HW +1, and rainbow the dredged material onto the […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Odessa port’s new Quarantine Mole container terminal has been ‘put to the final test’, with the first vessel berthing on Wednesday, September 10. The first and second phases of the terminal have already been commissioned. According to the first deputy head of the Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU), Yurii Vaskov, all the government authorizations and […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement after the FY 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations bill (H.R.2028) passed the House last week. “Together, the House took one step further toward funding our country’s infrastructure and ensuring our energy security. By providing much needed funding to critical regional and national maritime construction and energy infrastructure, we can remain […]

  • 17 June 2011

    An administrative judge’s ruling on the fate of the Destin and Okaloosa Island beach renourishment projects could be handed down… By Kari C. Barlow (nwfdailynews) [mappress] Source: nwfdailynews, June 17, 2011

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    United States District Court Judge Carl Barbier yesterday ruled that BP was “grossly negligent” in its actions leading to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This ruling means that BP faces penalties of up to $4,300 per barrel of oil spilled, maximizing the money that will be returned to Gulf Coast […]

  • 21 March 2014

    The DNR is seeking public input on rule changes for projects that have an impact on Iowa waters, including wetlands and lakes. Every five years the DNR can provide input on the regional permit 7 approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Regional permit 7 is a general permit issued by the Corps for […]

  • 6 October 2011

    Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone, India’s largest private port, has emerged as the sole bidder for Chennai port’s Rs 3,680-crore mega… By Ruchika Chitravanshi & T E Narasimhan (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, October 6, 2011;

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following a press release issued yesterday morning regarding an intended offer for Dockwise Ltd., Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it currently holds a 33.0% stake in Dockwise. As a result, Boskalis is now the largest shareholder in Dockwise. These shares acquired since yesterday morning were purchased at an average price of EUR 17.04 with […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second season of dredging of the Manasquan Channels in Ocean and Monmouth County officially resumed last week, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) latest announcement.  This is a continuation of the $3.4 million project that began in the fall of 2016 in which dredging of the Lower Manasquan River Channel and […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed planned drilling and underwater blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel between the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island, NY and Elizabeth, NJ. For the last time, in this contract area, the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, carefully drilled holes in the shale […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on plans to repair scour holes and erosion immediately upstream and downstream of Lock and Dam 5A along, near Fountain City, Wisconsin. The proposed work includes filling scour holes and lining the bank with rock riprap along the Wisconsin bank. Rock would […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will proceed with planned dredging of problem sediment areas in the lower Snake River on or about January 12, as a result of a favorable ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle. In a lawsuit filed by a coalition of environmental groups […]