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  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) hosted a forum on November 16 with presentations from experts on the topic of the current and future challenges and opportunities of conducting legal maritime related trade with Cuba. With an attendance of approximately 100 business representatives from throughout Florida and the Southeast, the forum included discussions on an array […]

  • 24 November 2011

    South Gippsland Shire Council is giving consideration to the Corner Inlet Tourism Development Project. Further discussion will include a recommendation that Council allocates funds of between $1.5 million and $2.1 million as a partnership contribution to the project. The project consists of four related however distinct developments indicated as Priority Projects. They are: – The […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is presenting an extensive range of 33 construction equipment including 10 excavators and 5 wheel loaders meeting EU Stage IV emission regulations at Bauma 2016 in Munich, Germany from April 11-17. The construction equipment being displayed at the event has versatile applications for construction, utility, mining, quarrying, etc. During the show, HHI will […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society say governments have failed to address key concerns raised by the World Heritage Committee, as UNESCO’s deadline runs out today. As part of their joint campaign Fight for the Reef the two organisations have released a scorecard assessing each government’s response to UNESCO’s fears about industrialisation, including port […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Australian Government’s unwillingness to act on the ongoing environmental crisis in Gladstone harbour was explained today, as the Australian Financial Review reported Environment Minister Tony Burke as saying ‘it’s difficult to find any world heritage values within Gladstone harbour’. “Tony Burke is risking the de-listing of Gladstone harbour from World Heritage status through negligence, […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin this week on improvements to the 4.2 kilometres of the flood defences on the River Parrett between Willow Bridge near Stathe and Monks Leaze Clyse, near Combe. The works will involve raising sections of the right bank of the River Parrett between Allermoor Spillway and Beazley’s Spillway by up to 200mm […]

  • 13 January 2012

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine environmental consultancy, has delivered a strong performance in 2011 despite the continued challenging economic climate and increasing market competition. Much of the success has been underpinned by a sound business plan, clear marketing strategies to grow the customer base and targeted investment in research. ABPmer’s portfolio of projects to support […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Auckland Council has rejected plans by Ports of Auckland to expand its operations further into the Waitemata harbour. Speaking at the end of a three-day council meeting to discuss the Unitary Plan for Auckland, an effective blueprint for future development of the city, Mayor Len Brown acknowledged the port’s expansion plans were “the most contentious […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society and The Cairns and Far North Environment Center have called on the Queensland Government to oppose any changes to the Sustainable Port Development Bill that would list the port of Cairns as a ‘priority port’ and allow new dredging. “The fact that over one hundred Cairns and Far North businesses […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Red River Board (IRRB) will be hosting a public open house meeting at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo, North Dakota on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Unlike past public sessions, this year’s Public Input Session will take place as part of the Red River Basin Commission’s Annual […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Senator Andrew Maynard (D-Stonington) joined State Representative Diana Urban (D-North Stonington) and State Representative Elissa Wright (D-Groton) in praising the State Bond Commission’s expected approval today of funds to finance dredging of shoal areas of the Mystic River in Stonington and Groton near the Mystic Seaport. The project is anticipated to create or retain […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The UK Government has decided to extend the current one year transition period for low risk maintenance dredging activities for a further two years in respect of English waters. Under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2012, which comes into force on 6 April 2012, the transitional period has been extended […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Speaking at the recent 88th meeting of the Ocean Studies Board of the National Academies of Science in Washington, the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Michael Lodge said that ISA had approved 29 contracts for deep sea exploration covering more than 1.3 million square kilometers of the seabed. During the speech, he highlighted the […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Evotec, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, will deliver its new mobile Launch and Recovery System (E-LARS) for Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) to Swire Seabed in August 2013. Swire Seabed is an established subsea support company based Near Bergen Norway, whose three vessel fleet provides services across the entire subsea spectrum including construction […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will modify its operations beginning today as a result of the federal government shutdown for lack of fiscal 2014 funding legislation. “We have updated our operations to prepare for an orderly shutdown today, as outlined in the guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget,” said […]

  • 20 December 2013

    A draft Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District to address environmental issues related to remediation alternatives that will be proposed at the conclusion of a Dam Safety Modification Study for the Cherry Creek Dam in Aurora, Colo. Public scoping meetings will be held in 2014 within […]

  • 31 January 2012

    A new charity to look after England and Wales’ network of 200-year old canals and rivers will be given over £1 billion of Government help to give it the best possible start, Environment Minister Richard Benyon, announced today. This unprecedented funding for a new charity paves the way for the launch of the new Canal […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Ports in India 2013” report to their offering. The “Ports in India 2013” report will provide the very latest information on the sector and most recent status of key programmes and projects. The report will have four distinct sections: Section I: Overall Sector Analysis – Sector […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has provided an update on proposed changes to dredging and disposal activities on behalf of HMNB Devonport.  The MMO recently held negotiations with representatives of the ‘Stop Dumping in Whitsand Bay’ campaign group which brought a claim for judicial review challenging the MMO’s decision to grant a marine licence for dredging activity at […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District will host a public meeting regarding the Final Design for the Braddock Bay Restoration Project on May 7, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Town of Greece Town Hall, Greece, New York. The purpose of the meeting will be to present the final design […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate’s two new international directors are visiting Wellington this week to meet a range of people from organisations involved in the company’s subsea mining project. Royal Boskalis representative Ko de Blaeij and marine mining expert Robert Goodden will be meeting key members of and advisers to the Chatham management team, plus government officials […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated the levee system surrounding the City of Woodland as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the levee system beginning in December 2012. Initial findings were provided in June 2013 for review to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Reclamation District 2035, […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Following a decade of outstanding service in charge of Australia’s largest container and general cargo port, Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Stephen Bradford will transition to retirement this year, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “I have greatly enjoyed my work at PoMC but believe now is the time to […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has updated the status and shared the implementation timeline of the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion on the Federal Permitting Dashboard. The update indicates that the expected release of the draft environmental impact statement for this project will be November 2022, and a record of decision is expected by February 2024. […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three Danville organizations will join forces to provide an opportunity to lean more about the Dan River’s current health and long-term regional water quality issues. An informative panel discussion scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 14 to explore the topic ”After the Spill: Our Future.” The program, presented by The Garden Club of Danville, Gabriella […]

  • 28 September 2012

    The controversial mass dredging operations, that independent scientists believe are likely responsible for creating a marine contamination crisis in Gladstone harbour, are now planned to increase with the addition of a new shipping passage in the harbour. “This is some of the worst possible news for local Gladstone fishing communities, who have lost their harbour, […]