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  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney announced last week that the United States Navy has committed $5.4 million dollars for design and replacement of Pier 32 at Naval Submarine Base New London to better serve operational needs. This funding supports planning and design work for a replacement of Pier 32, one of eleven currently operational piers at the […]

  • 24 December 2010

    Another item on the city’s request list for the state is money to help fund the Port of Anchorage expansion project. At $20 million, it’s… By Jason Lamb (ktuu) [mappress] Source: ktuu, December 24, 2010;

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan State Waterways Commission (MSWC) will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Topics for the meeting will include; presentations from David Lorenz, Travel Michigan, Ms. Kim Fish, Department of Environmental Quality, Maia Turek, DNR – Marketing and Outreach and Krista Sturtevant-Good, CAMIS and the park and recreation reservation system. There will […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Southold Town has joined the New York State’s lawsuit to block the dumping of dredge spoils in the Long Island Sound. Last month, New York State sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a plan to allow dumping up to 53 million cubic yards of dredge material in eastern LI Sound. “In the mid-1970s, famous […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the release of the study “The Economic Impact of Georgia’s Deepwater Ports” by the Selig Center for Economic Growth at UGA’s Terry College of Business. According to the fiscal year 2011 study, Georgia’s deepwater ports support 352,146 full- and part-time jobs across the state, up from 295,422 found in a […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has updated its assessment of the health of Washington’s marine waters and sediment quality, and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency has given its nod of approval. The assessment, which is required by the Clean Water Act, is the state’s latest list of polluted waters plus a status of water quality. […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The $18 million renourishment project, which comprises various parts of the barrier island west of Bradenton, is scheduled to begin in 2015, said Charlie Hunsicker, the county’s natural resources director, according to Bradenton Herald. State documents say that state, federal and local sources are expected to provide the needed money. The allocation would go toward […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nigerian Osun State Government officially started massive dredging program on their rivers and waterways last week, as part of measures to forestall flooding. Highlighting importance of these works, Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has reiterated his warning to residents against the habit of disposing wastes in rivers and drainages, saying that the government will soon […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, in cooperation with its partners, announced yesterday a 12-month pause in the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System feasibility study to revalidate potential project economic benefits and justification. The study, which began in December 2011, has proceeded to date under an agreement with the State of Alaska, the cost […]

  • 9 June 2011

    S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley has approved a bill that takes man-made channels in the Cherry Grove section of North Myrtle Beach out of the S.C… By Janelle Frost (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, June 9, 2011      

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Four Nigerian nationals, attached to Setraco Nigeria Ltd., who were kidnapped by unknown gunmen from the dredging site along the Nembe waterways on Saturday (August 16th) are free at last. Spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Mr.Alex Akhigbe, confirmed yesterday to the NGR Guardian news site that after ten days of captivity, four dredging […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council has announced a new publication the State of Florida Ports, a resource of detailed information on each Florida seaport. The report provides an updated port profile for each of Florida’s seaports, including economic impact information and status updates for their major projects, as well as accomplishments and testimonials. The report also […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday announced a project that will ultimately transform 240 acres of Liberty State Park into a mosaic of freshwater wetlands and salt marshes. “This project, funded in large part by settlements with past polluters, will restore a large interior portion of Liberty to provide additional places for people […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The first training for Small Island States within the SimpleCoast initiative has just been successfully concluded. The training has taken place in São Tomé, as a joint effort between the GFDRR (The World Bank), Deltares and with great support from the local government. The training has involved participants of most of the organizations operating on […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has announced that the agency has secured an approval to dredge the Warri Port in Delta State at a cost of approximately $137 million, local media reports.  NPA Managing Director disclosed this information yesterday in Lagos, during the 68th birthday celebration of the […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A contract for $1.75 million has been awarded to Western Contracting Corporation of Sioux City, Iowa for repairs to a backwater site located within the Ponca State Park boundaries in Dixon County, Neb. Work is expected to begin in January 2016 and will include excavation and discharge of accreted Missouri River sediments, placement of earthen […]

  • 4 August 2011

    The Swan River running along Tiger Road near Breckenridge has fought its way from free-flowing upper tributaries through gravel dredge… By Janice Kurbjun (summitdaily) [mappress] Source: summitdaily, August 4, 2011

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Harbor Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) for the development of the Gelegele Seaport and other transport infrastructure in the state. The Gelegele project will include the development of the seaport that will serve as the gateway for exporting manufactured […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Patrick Administration yesterday announced $1.5 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and non-structural approaches, continuing Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in climate change preparedness. Grants were awarded to Chilmark, Gloucester, Plymouth, Salem, Save Popponesset Bay, Inc., Scituate and Westport. “With these grants, […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, along with several state and federal regulatory agencies, approved a new program by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation which offers a new option for mitigating unavoidable impacts to California’s aquatic resources, including wetlands. The new program by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, a non-profit organization, […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The annual “State of the Port Address” hosted by the Port of Long Beach, will be held the morning of Jan. 23 at the Westin Long Beach Hotel in downtown Long Beach. The State of the Port Address, presented by Acting Executive Director Al Moro and Harbor Commission President Doug Drummond, will feature updates on […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This week in his bi-weekly constituent-friendly column, State Senator and CD-1 Republican nominee Buddy Carter takes to his pen in ‘kind of explaining, kind of shaming’ the HMT fee/tax for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the ‘mis-allocation’ of funds on the part of Congress. In this article, he discusses the problem, what Congress is […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday signed an emergency proclamation declaring the Louisiana Coast in a state of crisis and emergency. The emergency proclamation will be sent to President Donald Trump and members of Congress as a necessary means of raising the national profile of this crisis and expediting priority restoration projects with the level […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Western Nigeria’s Kwara State Government has kicked off the dredging operations on the Asa River in Ilorin, the state capital, to prevent the annual flood disaster in the metropolis. According to local media, it was noticed on Monday that – in spite of the lockdown of the state – workers dredging the Asa River […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dragflow, an Italian producer of dredging equipment, announced today that their new massive dredge is about to be shipped to the USA. “Our massive dredge is almost ready to fly to USA,” the company said in the announcement. According to Dragflow, the new dredge is ready to take on a complex project dredging fly ash […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m., Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin will kick off the unofficial start of the summer season with an update on ocean water quality and post-Sandy beach construction projects during the annual State of the Shore event, hosted by the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium. The event will […]