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  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Abbott Government should listen to international concern about the Great Barrier Reef instead of denying it is under threat, said today the Australian Greens. “The Abbott Government obviously has its head in the dredge spoil on climate change and especially its impacts on the Great Barrier Reef,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, […]

  • 26 July 2010

    He may be a landlocked Atlantan, but Jim Balloun has a unique perspective on the economic importance of the Savannah River. As a member of… By Mary Carr Mayle (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, July 26, 2010;

  • 8 October 2012

    The Planning Commission has announced that the capacity of Indian ports will have to nearly double over the next five years to be able to handle the fast growing cargo traffic. The 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) document said: “To meet the overall projected traffic of 1,758.26 mt by 2016-17, the total capacity of the […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today called for changes to prohibit people with coal and gas interests from sitting on the Great Barrier Reef’s management board, and backed calls for the Abbott Government to pause port approvals until the inquiry into conflicts of interest is completed. “Big coal and gas should get their hands off the Reef, […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Recent media reports suggest that the Cochin Port Trust is in a serious financial crisis and its net loss in 2011-12 is likely to be in the…   By Jose Paul (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, December 26, 2011;

  • 13 February 2014

    Many people across the UK, including within the Somerset Levels, have been affected by this winter’s floods. David Cameron’s commitment to extra funding is welcome, but the RSPB urges that this money will need to be incredibly well targeted to bring the greatest benefit to communities who have been impacted. Refocus Martin Harper, the RSPB’s […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society calls on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to refuse to issue a permit for dumping 3 million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the Reef’s waters until after the findings of an independent inquiry into the Gladstone Harbour dredge project. The terms of reference for the inquiry into […]

  • 19 August 2010

    The burden of dealing with frequent flooding in the Rewa Delta is expected to be a thing of the past now that the Primary Industries Ministry has launched the Rewa River dredging works… (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, August 19, 2010;

  • 12 September 2010

    The long-delayed Assawoman Canal dredging project — troubled throughout the year by snowstorms, downed trees, debris and heavy muck — will… By Dan Shortridge (delawareonline) [mappress] Source: delawareonline, September 13, 2010;

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens are calling on the Government to refuse Gina Rinehart’s massive Kevin’s Corner coal mine tomorrow, as it would be a disaster for the climate and the Great Barrier Reef if approved. “Coal in the Galilee Basin must stay in the ground if we are to deliver a safe climate and a sustainable […]

  • 3 June 2010

    A long-awaited federal proposal to confront mercury pollution in the Sudbury River could see the light of day in a matter of weeks.   [mappress] Source: metrowestdailynews, June 3, 2010;

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Russia needs to become strategically independent of the services provided by foreign dredging companies, said Evgeny Leonov, BoD member of Zavod Gidromekhanizatsii CJSC, at the International Forum of Dredging Companies organized by media-group PortNews. Leonov believes that Russia should obtain its own dredging fleet. According to his estimations, 76 dredging vessels can be built on […]

  • 5 September 2011

    Kingston Council is in a race against time to dredge Mordialloc Creek before summer after the project was suspended almost as soon as it … By Jesse Wray-McCann (mordialloc-chelsea-leader) [mappress] Source: mordialloc-chelsea-leader, September 5, 2011;

  • 16 September 2010

    Boaters going in and out of the Merrimack River over the next few weeks will be sharing the water with a giant dredge that is clearing the… By Victor Tine (newburyportnews) [mappress] Source: newburyportnews, September 17, 2010;

  • 2 May 2013

    The Australian Greens are backing a call on Australians to use their customer power to shift the big banks investment decisions, which are contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef. The report released today, “Financing Reef Destruction: How Banks are using our Money to Destroy a Natural Icon,” by Market Forces and, […]

  • 9 July 2012

    The Maltatoday reports that Labour Leader Joseph Muscat claims internal documentation penned by MEPA experts is urging government to explore land reclamation from sea. Muscat claimed that the party is informed that internal MEPA documentation, penned by MEPA experts, is recommending government to explore land reclamation options. He added that government is applying pressure so […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The calm weather Friday and Saturday should allow dredging to get underway in the St. Joseph harbor…   (wndu) [mappress] Source: wndu, January 9, 2012;

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called for a halt to planning approvals for further port expansion and dredging in Gladstone until the Independent Review can give its assessment of development impacts. The panel conducting an independent review into the Port of Gladstone will hold meetings with community and industry groups in Gladstone today. […]

  • 8 November 2011

    A panel of trade union leaders requested the visiting Shipping Minister to sanction Rs 450 crore as a viability gap funding to Kochi port co… (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, November 8, 2011

  • 19 July 2010

    The Belgian firm that cornered the P18.7 billion Laguna de Bay rehabilitation project has insisted that it has the backing of the Belgian… (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, July 19, 2010;

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    THE Cairns Entertainment Precinct is unlikely to go ahead in its current form if Campbell Newman​ is made premier next year, with the LNP..   By Daniel Strudwick (cairns) [mappress] Source: cairns, December 9, 2011;

  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    A new island near Cottage Grove is going to be created in order to ameliorate a distorted barge channel on the Mississippi River. A study of the $5 million worth project including a portion of the river north of Hastings, has been initiated by the Army Corps of Engineers. A sharp bend in the barge […]

  • 6 May 2010

    GLENS FALLS — For future PCB dredging of the Hudson River to work better, a clearer picture is needed of just how much of the toxic… [mappress] Source: timesunion, May 6, 2010;

  • 22 November 2011

    President Goodluck Jonathan has been urged to develop new ports in some major cities like Lagos, Calabar, and Port Harcourt to enable the… By Oluwakemi Dauda (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, November 22, 2011

  • 11 January 2013

    Headquarters of the Goa Naval Area has announced tender for the maintenance dredging works at the approaches to IN Jetty and at IN Jetty, Chicalim, Goa. The contractors should have considerable past experience in dredging work and should have successfully completed requisite value works. The deadline for this tender is January 22, 2013. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Competition Authority has today published a study of competition in the ports sector in Ireland which found competition in port services could be improved. The study was commissioned by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, as part of the Action Plan for Jobs 2012. The study looks at how competition is […]