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  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representative Daniel Webster (FL-10) issued this statement yesterday following his vote in favor of the bipartisan passage of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013, by a vote of 417 to 3: “Florida’s fifteen seaports support more than 500,000 Florida jobs and generate $66 billion in total economic value. The coming […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The state government’s draft Ports Strategy showed the hallmarks of an ecologically sustainable approach to future development, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) said today. Commenting on the release by Deputy Premier and State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Minister Jeff Seeney, QRC acting Chief Executive Greg Lane said the strategy’s focus on developing the capacity of […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Ghana, Hans Docter has stated that the Dutch government is committed to supporting Ghana to develop her main sea ports into first-class ports. He said Ghana’s quest of becoming the shipping hub in the West African sub-region could only be realised if the ports were well developed. […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Installation of Alstom’s 6MW Haliade 150 offshore wind turbine at the Belwind offshore wind farm has been delayed because of some unexpected problems that occurred during the civil works, the company told Offshore WIND. The wind turbine was scheduled to be completely installed in July, however, pile dredging and grouting of the jacket installation have […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) and The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) are warning that the massive fracking gas, coal and other industrial projects planned for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef will push globally significant species of turtles closer to the brink of extinction. The industrialization of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area will destroy […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The handover of Lerwick Harbour’s new Mair’s Quay today by contractor, Tulloch Developments, to the Port Authority has marked completion of a new facility for the port. The quay is the first step in a larger project to be the site for a replacement white fish market. Design of the market is continuing through 2013, […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Portrush Royal National Lifeboat Institution has brought three men to safety after their 29m dredger got into difficulty. The volunteer crew launched the all weather lifeboat at 6.42am on Friday, 28 June, following a report that a 29 m and 180 t dredger had sustained mechanical failure one mile north of Ballycastle. The vessel, named […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Students from the Prairie View A&M University’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Summer Program visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to speak with district subject matter experts in the engineering, biology and regulatory fields, learn more about different avenues of pursuing STEM-related career fields and about the opportunities that exist for […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now accepting proposals for nearly $5 million dollars in grants intended to protect and restore San Francisco Bay watersheds, wetlands and prevent polluted runoff. Projects funded under this award will receive between $800,000 and $2 million, and will focus on water quality results, such as the restoration of impaired […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and WWF-Australia said today that Australia’s governments are putting the Great Barrier Reef at risk by failing to implement the World Heritage Committee recommendations around rapid industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef. WWF Australia’s Richard Leck, who has been attending the World Heritage Meeting as an observer, said Australia […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the Town of Wilkeson’s comprehensively updated shoreline master program. Wilkeson’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 1.5 miles of Wilkeson Creek. Wilkeson is one of nearly 75 local governments that have completed their updates. The new master program […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Kitsap County’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development within shoreline areas throughout the county. Kitsap County has extensive marine shorelines, along with a notable amount of freshwater, lake and stream segments that also qualify as […]

  • 6 June 2013

    To increase safety for the public, the UK Environment Agency has hired two new Doosan DX340LC-3 Stage IIIB compliant crawler excavators from Lynch Plant Hire to demolish and remove steel box piles, rails and wood that made up old groynes on the beach at Aldeburgh in Suffolk. The new DX340LC-3 excavators from Lynch were supplied […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From June 10 through 21, 2013, TID’s annual Beaver Engineer Training will take place at TID’s training facilities in the Netherlands. This two-week training programme is aimed at (future) crew of IHC Beaver dredgers, IHC Merwede’s range of durable and highly efficient standardised cutter dredgers of which over 700 have been supplied worldwide. High efficiency, […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACI’s 2nd Maximising African Port Capacity Summit (21, 22 and 23 May 2013, Durban, South Africa) will address the fundamental issues faced by African ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The conference will explore terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port efficiencies in communications and transport, […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd Maximising African Port Capacity Summit (21, 22 and 23 May 2013, Durban, South Africa) will address the fundamental issues faced by African ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The conference will explore terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port efficiencies in communications and transport, […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Island County’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development on the county’s 210 miles of marine and freshwater lake shorelines. The county’s proposed Shoreline Master Program consists of unique shoreline environment designations, buffers and setbacks. It combines […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge Currituck arrived at the place on Saturday to dredge the federal navigation channel in Bennett’s Creek. Significant shoaling, caused by natural transport and deposit of sediment, made dredging necessary. The natural shoaling was exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy. Over the course of five days, the Currituck, which is based out […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite being peak tourist season, the schedule for work on the South Beach Marco Island beach requires completion within the next couple of weeks before the start of turtle nesting season on May 1. “We have been making very good progress,” said Gary McAlpin, the Collier County coastal zone management director who updated Marco Island […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Chairman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) will convene the panel’s first hearing on developing a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). One of the Committee’s top priorities this Congress, WRDA legislation focuses on developing, maintaining, and supporting the Nation’s port and waterway infrastructure, as well as addressing targeted flood protection and environmental […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd Maximising African Port Capacity Summit (21, 22 and 23 May 2013, Durban, South Africa) will address the fundamental issues faced by African ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The conference will explore terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port efficiencies in communications and transport, […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Mountlake Terrace’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated program will guide construction and development in the city’s 1.2 miles of Lake Ballinger shoreline. The city’s update proposes shoreline environment designations, buffers and setbacks tailored to reflect existing land uses and ecological conditions. […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Hunts Point’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s three miles of lake shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Hunts Point’s […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hoffmann A/S has won a 19,799,000 DKK contract for the construction of A2 and A21 – Vejle Marina. These works consist of: – 20,000 m3 channel dredging, – 300m piling installation for bridge supports crossing canal, – 240m canal edging, – 110m stone rim, – piling for construction of waterside promenade, – 150m2 promenade of […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved DuPont’s updated shoreline master program. DuPont’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of about three and one half miles of marine shoreline. It also will lead to improvements in water quality in the city. DuPont’s shoreline master program guides […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction on the Stewart’s Creek Estuary Habitat Restoration Project in Barnstable, Mass., is scheduled to begin this week and will have some impact on local traffic. The project is located on Cape Cod in the town of Barnstable. The system is connected to Hyannis Harbor (Nantucket Sound) through a 50-foot-long, 3-foot-diamater concrete culvert that passes […]