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  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest Italdraghe acquatic weed harvester is now on its way to Kenya. Destined to be used to remove the mats of hyacinth and hippo grass that have been steadily taking over the waters of Lake Victoria, the harvester will be based in the city of Kisumu. The harvester, doubly certified by both the Italian […]

  • 2 August 2010

    Mr. V.S. Manf, Chief Financial Officer, of Mercator Lines Limited said, “We are happy to announce a good set of Q1 FY 2011 results with increase in revenues and profits. Our business model is now well rounded and diversified and that our strategy of sustainable and scalable business model has borne the fruit.” Mumbai, July […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Dover recently announced that a consortium of leading British and European lenders has agreed a £200 million package of loans that will support the Dover Western Docks Revival project. Allianz Global Investors has agreed to provide the program with a £55 million private placement bond; RBS and Lloyds Bank have each provided a […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    2015 is set to be a landmark year for Cowes Harbor with the final stages of works on the new detached breakwater commencing in June and construction due to be completed by October. Following a successful winter settlement period of the breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) announced that contractors Boskalis Westminster will soon return […]

  • 9 February 2012

      U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons yesterday announced a total of $16.864 million in funding to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel. “This project will have a significant, positive economic impact on Delaware and the region,” Senator Carper said. “Investments like this one are critical to the long-term development of the Port of […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The European Court of Auditors (ECA) presented yesterday the findings of a special report on the use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for transport infrastructure in seaports. The report covers the period 2000-2006 and looks at 27 projects in France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Together, these projects represent 85% of the total Structural and Cohesion […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permit and contracting issues are delaying dredging work planned for this spring and summer off the Keweenaw Peninsula that will help save Buffalo Reef from being covered by drifting stamp sands, the State of Michigan said in its latest release.  “While the Grand Traverse Harbor will likely be dredged this fall, the project may be […]

  • 29 November 2011

    In pursuing efforts to modernize its port network, Peru plans to invest $3bn in the upcoming five years. Half of the investment will be provided by the private sector and the other half from the state through public-private partnerships. Ranked 106th out of 142 countries in the world in terms of port, this investment will […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC, one of the world’s leaders in dredging and mining vessels and equipment, recently organized a seminar on ‘An outlook on the future of dredging in Turkey’. The topics covered included the challenges that lie ahead and how modern technology can be utilized for the long term national benefit. The seminar also included a workshop […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Airport Authority is planning to expand Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) into a three-runway system to meet its long-term air traffic demand. The project, which is estimated to cost $141.5 billion, will require the reclamation of 650 hectares of land and construction is expected to start next year. After its expansion into a three-runway system, […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Yesterday, a case against Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC), led by a group of business owners in the commercial fishing industry, was dismissed in the Brisbane Planning and Environment Court. According to gladstoneobserver.com, Judge David Searle struck out the application and ordered the claimants pay some costs. The judge’s decision was based on his conclusion regarding […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Minister Schultz van Haegen, the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, will be presenting the draft Master Plan for the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) programme during her trade mission to Indonesia. The Master Plan offers a long-term solution to flooding in North Jakarta, and was drafted in the course of the past […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has announced that it has made a request to the Queensland Coordinator-General to cancel the declaration of the Dudgeon Point Coal Terminals Project as a coordinated project. In 2013, the Environment Impact Statement (EIS) studies were paused by the preferred developers as demand for the new terminals was reassessed […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia is currently placing sand to Adelaide’s West Beach and Henley Beach South from the Semaphore South breakwater to address ongoing erosion of the dunes, the City of Port Adelaide Enfield informs.  According to the city’s latest release, “the aim is to steadily supply sand and replenish erosion at affected beaches […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Water managers are continuously making decisions to guarantee water safety. These decisions relate to the short term, for example ongoing droughts or, precisely, when there is a risk of flooding. But they can also affect the long term given the more extreme events caused by climate change. All these decisions have one thing in common: […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is set to hold a public information meeting to explore concepts that could reduce risk from sea level rise, storm surge and tidal flooding on the Charleston Peninsula.  This meeting will take place on Thursday, January 31st, at Citadel Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Ave., Charleston, SC. The Charleston […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand will begin arriving at Stockton Beach today as City of Newcastle, NSW, begins the anticipated beach nourishment project. The project is in response to severe erosion at the southern end of Stockton Beach and is also a pilot sand and wave-monitoring project to inform future management of the beach. City […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced work that it will accomplish with Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies, Operation and Maintenance, and Mississippi River and Tributaries account funding provided for emergency recovery efforts in the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019, Public Law 116-20.  The act was signed into law June 6, 2019, […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves formally announced on Wednesday, December 5 that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. setting out the general terms for a new long-term business agreement for the development and operation of a new cruise terminal. While specific designs and costs […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has received a $19.5 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for design and implementation of the final phase of the System Wide Assessment and Monitoring Program under CPRA’s Adaptive Management program. This is the first Spill Impact Component project grant to be awarded by the […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to the final meeting to discuss the Master Plan for Ala Moana Regional Park, scheduled for Monday, January 29, 2018, 6 p.m., at the McCoy Pavilion Auditorium, the City and County of Honolulu said in its latest release.  This meeting includes a presentation of the Master Plan that was drafted following […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has nearly completed construction of the temporary berm within the SR530 slide area. Though the berm is complete in length, construction efforts have now shifted to raising the berm an additional foot ahead of predicted heavy rainfall. The additional height is expected to help reduce potential flooding […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited has announced that, on 29 December 2012, through an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, China Merchants Holdings (Djibouti) FZE it entered into a share purchase agreement with, among others, Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority, to acquire 23.5 % of the issued share capital in Port de Djibouti S.A. at a […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Swedish Gothenburg Port Authority last week released the company’s annual Sustainability Report – ‘Sustainable Port‘, saying that they will continue in its endeavor to promote long-term sustainable development. During the past year, several important milestones were reached, said the Port Authority. Joint funding by the government was approved for the long-awaited deepening of the fairways, […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is well underway on the latest CEDA information paper on guidelines for assessing and evaluating environmental turbidity limits for dredging.  The main aim of the paper is to facilitate knowledge exchange on the topic, along with an assessment of which parameters should be included in the evaluation at a local level both in terms […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bass Coast Shire Council is responding to the recent erosion of a number of beaches across the Shire caused by extremely high tides, combined with strong winds and large swells. As a manager of coastal reserves, Council’s initial response has been to assess affected areas and undertake works to protect public safety. Bass Coast Mayor, […]