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  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    MCS has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by Government of 27 Marine Conservation Zones as a significant milestone for marine conservation in English seas. But says a commitment to managing the sites properly, and to designating more sites in future, is essential to ensure that a full network is achieved. “This announcement is a significant step towards […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    City of Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Portland District Commander Col. Jose Aguilar announced that a plan to restore five Portland sites in the lower Willamette River basin was unanimously approved yesterday by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, District of Columbia. “Today is the culmination of almost […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have urged the Department of the Army and the Office of Management and Budget to help Michigan communities effected by high water levels in the Great Lakes and inland waterways. According to the officials, extreme weather, flooding and erosion have led to damaged property, harbors, beaches, roads and […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District will host a meeting on November 12 in Melbourne to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The District and its partners are undertaking a large-scale dredging project to improve the health of the river and Indian River Lagoon. […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has launched ShipSupport, its new e-commerce platform for the maritime industry. The company has joined forces with its network of trusted global suppliers to create a unique online experience following feedback from its customers about their need for a transparent digital platform. According to Maaike de Rover, founder and the driving force behind the […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens today slammed the Queensland Resources Council’s latest Great Barrier Reef spin campaign as an attempt to distract from the obvious damage the coal and gas industries do to the Great Barrier Reef. “No PR campaign can absolve the coal lobby from responsibility for the effects of climate change on the Great Barrier […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to improve boat navigation near Crescent Bar is expected to begin next month, according to an agreement reached between Grant PUD and Crescent Bar Inc. Under the agreement, Grant PUD will remove about 45,000 cubic yards of sediment in the channel that connects the Crescent Bar Boat Launch with the main-stem Columbia River. The […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, will hold a public meeting on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) on February 9, at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in Pierre, SD. The meeting will consist of an open house 5-5:45 p.m. and 8-8:45 p.m. […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The public is invited to review and comment on draft rule changes to the state’s Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. In 1991, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) adopted the SMS rule to guide management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy pledged to take care of the Dan River and its surrounding environment as the company continues to address the coal ash release that began several days ago at the company’s Dan River power plant in Eden, N.C. “We apologize and will use all available resources to take care of the river,” said Paul […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lakelands Concrete Products, located in Livingston County (Lima, NY), is in the midst of a high profile project producing almost 1,000 precast concrete dolosse to be used for the Port of Oswego breakwater/shoreline protection program.   These 32,000 pound a piece concrete structures were designed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help rebuild and protect the Port of […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    PortsToronto is currently in the process of removing up to 40,000 cubic meters of debris and sediment from the mouth of the Don River. The main goals of this dredging scheme are preventing future flooding and stemming the flow of unwanted material into Toronto’s Harbor which can pose a risk to boater navigation and public […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) yesterday approved a request from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District for $3M in reprogrammed funds that will go towards the Craney Island Eastward Expansion (CIEE) Project. This approval comes after a strong collaborative effort by Congressmen Bobby Scott and Scott Taylor who had been working […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    58 port development projects in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode have been awarded up to 31st March, 2013. Out of these 29 projects have been completed, 16 are at various stages of construction and the remaining 13 have been awarded during 2012-13. A list of 16 PPP projects which are under implementation/construction is given below: […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is studying the effects of bank erosion in the Mekong River during workshops taking place this week in Siem Reap. Organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of the Interior, the workshops will be held April 18-21 (national level) and April 25-28 (sub-national […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for adaptive management to the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of adaptive management measures to maintain shallow water habitat quality within the chute complex and prevent impacts to the adjacent navigation channel. The original […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The public has two additional weeks to review and comment on draft rule changes to the state’s Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. The current public comment period started Aug. 15, 2012, and was slated to end Oct. 15. But the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is extending the end date […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards opened the second of two leadership roundtables yesterday in Baton Rouge, hosted by the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) and the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), with a focus on financing the State’s master plan for coastal restoration and protection. Introduced by former Governor Kathleen Blanco as the new and highly […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Water quality in the Ashtabula River and its tributaries has significantly improved since the water body was last tested in 2002, according to a new Ohio EPA report.  Biological communities in the Ashtabula River have improved since the dredging of contaminated sediments and installation of habitat enhancements. Samples taken in 2011 show biological communities in the […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem met with the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni at DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port in Dubai yesterday to discuss areas of future cooperation and mutual interest between Dubai and Uganda. The meeting provided an opportunity for the global marine terminal operator to share with Mr. Museveni […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Balancing the Port and the environment are components of a world class estuary – and on October 10, 2014 an alliance of partners with the support of elected officials conveyed this initiative to New Jersey school students during Estuary Day.  The event demonstrated the importance of education and community participation in preserving the environment. Over […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    PortsToronto is in the process of removing up to 40,000 tons of debris and sediment from the mouth of the Don River, with the goal of preventing future flooding and stemming the flow of unwanted material into Toronto’s Harbor which can pose a risk to boater navigation and public safety. Each year, thousands of tons […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, yesterday reported that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $27.6 million to Mississippi this year to supplement its dredging, construction and maintenance work throughout the state. The additional funding for Mississippi stems from FY2015 appropriations provided by Congress for the […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Leading international well flow management company Expro will present a range of leading technologies at the 15th Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) – the Middle East’s leading oil and gas event. From 11-14th November, Expro will showcase its complete package of products of services – which span the full lifecycle of a […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, marked the completion of two major milestones as part of the Army Corps navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point during a ceremony at the Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield June 21. The projects were conducted in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Somerset County; Maryland […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has adopted changes to the state’s standards for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. The changes take effect Sept. 1, 2013. In 1991, Ecology first adopted the Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for guiding the management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging […]