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  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently kicked off work on a major flood control system which is seen to alleviate the problem of overflowing and erosion along Subang Daku River in Southern Leyte. DPWH Region 8 Director Edgar Tabacon said that the project development along the largest […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has received an application from Total Petroleum Puerto Rico for a maintenance dredging project aimed to restore the required depth for the safe maneuvering of ships approaching and berthing at the Catano Oil Dock, Municipality of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. The applicant seeks authorization to perform maintenance dredging of approximately 15,750 cubic […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has received an application from the Puerto Rico Ports Authority for a dredging project, located at berthing areas of Pier 3 in Old San Juan Cruise Port, Puerto Rico.  The main goal of this maintenance dredging scheme is to provide safety depth to avoid grounding of large […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group has entered into an agreement with Friends of the San Juan River Foundation (FUNDAR), a Nicaraguan environmental NGO, for the development of the first Biodiversity Management Plans for the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project. HKND will, in strict accordance with the recommendations made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) undertaken by the […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Corporacion del Proyecto ENLACE del Cano Martin Pena have signed an agreement to assist in the restoration of the ecosystem of the Martin Pena canal. The agreement, detailed in a Memorandum of Understanding, provides the foundation for […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is investing in 16 projects that will support recreational fisheries on Vancouver Island, announced yesterday John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North. Through the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP), the groups carrying out these projects will receive up to $977,000 […]

  • 17 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Isla Grande Terminal Dredging Contract Inked  Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. has further solidified its commitment to Puerto Rico with the execution of a $48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Boskalis Reports Good First Quarter  […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. has further solidified its commitment to Puerto Rico with the execution of a $48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The construction contract was awarded to L.P.C.& D. Inc., of Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, and includes the development of […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group and the Ramsar Convention (Convention on Wetlands of International Importance ) recently held two meetings about the protection and preservation of the San Miguelito wetland area. The Ramsar Convention was signed in 1971 in the city of Ramsar, Iran, and entered into force on December 21, 1975. As of February 2, 2010, 159 state members […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the Butuanon River as a water quality management area (WQMA), a move expected to boost ongoing efforts to revive the polluted water body in the bustling province of Cebu. DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje recently signed an administrative order designating the 23-kilometer river as a […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. “The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, delivered its Order on the request for the indication of new provisional measures submitted by Costa Rica on 24 September 2013 in the case concerning Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area, with which has been joined the […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 24 September 2013, the Republic of Costa Rica filed in the Registry of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) a document entitled “Request for the Indication of New Provisional Measures” in the case concerning Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area, announced icj-cij.org. Costa Rica claims that its request is prompted by […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sediments in the bottom of Central Puget Sound show declining environmental health over a 10-year period, according to a just-released report from the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). Central Puget Sound is the area south of Whidbey Island to the Tacoma Narrows. It includes industrialized and urbanized Elliott and Commencement bays, Sinclair Inlet and Bainbridge […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other federal partners, announced that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is adding 11 new locations. In addition, […]

  • 12 December 2012

    Nicaragua’s river-dredging machine, which was christened the “Doña Laura” in mock homage to Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, has been given a more diplomatically correct name at the behest of President Daniel Ortega. Edén Pastora, who is heading Nicaragua’s river-dredging operation on the Río San Juan, told TV Channel 63 news that he had named […]

  • 9 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell applauded the start of dredging on the Swinomish Channel in Skagit County. The channel was long overdue for dredging, and more than 500 jobs could have been lost if nothing was done. In 2012, the Army Corps of Engineers supported only two dredging projects on small waterways in Washington state – […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    A Dutch consortium consisting of Royal HaskoningDHV and Ecorys has won a contract to conduct a pre-feasibility study into the construction of a canal through Nicaragua – all the way from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean. The canal will cater for larger ships than the Panama Canal and will be Central America’s […]

  • 26 March 2012

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined a group of Senators in urging key appropriators to include funding for dredging small and low-use ports in the fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget. Small and low-use ports are ports that don’t have enough tonnage to meet the Army Corps of Engineers’ threshold to qualify for annual dredging support […]

  • 3 March 2011

    Representatives of Central American nations called upon the Costa Rican and Nicaraguan authorities to respect the decision of the Supreme Court of the Haya on the border dispute between the two countries. A few days before the court issues a judgment on the conflict, the Central American Council of Human Rights Ombudsman called on governments […]

  • 18 January 2011

    The AquaExpreso water shuttle between Old San Juan and Hato Rey will be shut down for two weeks starting Monday due to dredging and cleanup… (caribbeanbusinesspr) [mappress] Source: caribbeanbusinesspr, January 18, 2011;

  • 4 October 2010

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it has dredged more than 70 percent of its annual target for waterways in the metropolis as of last month, although it admitted it could have done more if the agency is not hamstrung by budgetary constraint, limited manpower and heavy equipment. “To date, the agency has completed […]

  • 2 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Within the maritime infrastructure industry, the companies that comprise the International Association of Dredging Companies are known for their high-levels of expertise. But outside the industry dredging in general is often little known and undervalued. Important progress is being made to communicate the dynamism of the dredging sector to a new generation and to underscore […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), the ‘Recognized Center of Dredging Excellence’ hosted with Texas A & M University (TAMU), their Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference. It was held in San Juan Puerto Rico June 6-9, 2010. The Goals and Objectives of Western Hemisphere Conferences are to promote the exchange of information related to Dredging, Navigation, […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Danish company, RESON A/S, world-leading manufacturer of high quality underwater acoustic sensors, echo-sounders, multi-beam sonar systems, transducers & hydrophones, will be participating at the Western Dredging Association, Annual Dredging Seminar – WEDA30 & TAMU41. “Dredging Works for the Economy and the Environment” will be held at Rio Mar Wyndham Resort, San Juan, Rio Grande, Puerto […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Miami-Dade County announced recently that the Army Corps 2018 Work Plan includes a $556,250 allocation for the start of a feasibility study for the Miami Harbor Safety and Navigational Channel Improvements Program at PortMiami. According to the County, once completed, these channel improvements will allow continued economic growth for Miami-Dade County and the State […]