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  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, and the state of North Carolina have finalized an agreement to again allow dredging in North Carolina’s coastal waters so fishing and transportation vessels can more easily move through shallow inlets and channels. “This agreement is critical to keeping our shallow-draft navigation channels navigable,” said Tom Reeder, […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Kochi port has introduced plans to go in for long-term contract for dredging. According to thehindubusinessline.com, the management has invited expressions of interest from companies and their consortiums or joint ventures for taking up dredging operations for a period of 12 years. The long-term contract is expected to make the work more attractive to dredging […]

  • 24 August 2011

    Even if a powerful storm hits more than 100 miles off Florida’s coast, it could cause some serious damage in terms of beach erosion… (wftv) [mappress] Source: wftv, August 24, 2011;

  • 1 December 2011

    Even though some advancement has been made on the clogged channel, the long-term prospect for Oregon does not seem to be good. A number of conditions, including the lack of money, are contributing to shoaling under the main span of the Bonner Bridge. The side caster dredge Merritt had managed to scour the channel to […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Gibraltar has agreed commercial terms for the creation of a new reclamation project and subsequent development within the harbor – to be known as Victoria Keys. According to an official announcement, the development project will be conducted by Harbor Developments Limited, a consortium made up entirely of locally based developers. The land […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Officials are moving forward with a plan to build a sand trap in Fort Pierce Inlet that could help renourish the beach just south of the inl… By Laurie K. Blandford (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, November 9, 2011

  • 3 August 2010

    Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades”. “My prediction is that we will be dealing with the impacts of this spill for several decades to come and it will outlive me,” Dr. Ed Cake, […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana) supported an amendment on Monday to improve funding of the Army Corps of Engineers Operations and Maintenance account by adding $6.3 million for FY 2012 dredging activities. “This amendment is a short-term step to close a gap in South Louisiana’s dredging needs,” Boustany said. “Adequately dredging […]

  • 19 May 2011

    The port of Rotterdam will grow in the coming 20 years and, at the same time, experience a number of structural changes. “The refining and chemical industry are on the threshold of a transition to more bio-based production, energy will be generated more cleanly in 2030 and from a wider variety of sources, and the […]

  • 15 April 2011

      Innovation, diversity and long term relationships with customers and business partners will continue to be the main drivers of DP World, UAE Region’s future development. Addressing a visiting team from the International Institute of Management Development (IMD), Switzerland, this week Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said the premier regional port […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Gone is how some residents on Longboat Key describe one of the city’s popular beaches, and they say mother nature is the one to blame… By Jennifer Schwan (mysuncoast) [mappress] Source: mysuncoast, October 26, 2011

  • 25 April 2011

    Creating a special tax district in Sea Pines could provide an equitable, long-term funding solution for dredging the south-island… (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, April 25, 2011    

  • 25 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      DOCKWISE Ltd., today publishes results for the three month period and full year ended 31 December 2010. Financial highlights Q4 2010 Revenues of USD 123 million (Q3 2010: USD 109 million); Adjusted EBITDA of USD 50 million (Q3 2010: USD 46 million); Operating margin of 41% (Q3 2010: 42%); Adjusted net profit of USD 17 […]

  • 6 July 2010

    In order to deal with flood problems, capital city government has set up short-and long-term targets. As the short term target, the city … [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, July 7, 2010;

  • 1 November 2011

    Jakarta Provincial Government has prepared short-term as well as long-term plan in order to overcome flood in Pondok Labu area, Cilandak… (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, November 1, 2011;

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx appointed Port of Cleveland President and CEO William Friedman to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC). Established in 2010, MTSNAC is comprised of leaders from commercial transportation firms, trade associations, state and local public entities, labor organizations, academics, and environmental groups that advise the Secretary on policies to […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, announced Tuesday that Michigan’s ports, harbors and waterways must be adequately and consistently maintained to provide for long-term protection of both natural resources and related economic activity. Hansen and several other senators addressed the problems facing Michigan’s waterways at a press conference at the Capitol. “The Senate is committed to developing […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has been working directly with the Victorian Government with the aim to develop a long-term solution for the return of the Portsea Public Beach. The former healthy and popular Victorian public beach, 30 metres wide and 600 metres long has disappeared over the past decade requiring a temporary sand bank wall […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Government of Sri Lanka has taken steps to liberalize and strengthen rules and regulations as supportive measures for the growth of shipping and maritime business in the country, Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chairman Dr. Priyath Bandu Wickrama said. The three-year short term port development plan of 2008-2010 was successfully completed, after which a five-year […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is evaluating a permit application for Phase I of a bank stabilization project on the Yellowstone River. According to the Corps, the project includes repair of approximately 590 lineal feet of existing revetment along Lower Sweet Grass County Rd. The project also calls for the installation of […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council has confirmed a $170,000 contribution to the cost of investigating ways of retaining sand at Buffalo Beach on the Coromandel. The decision, at the council’s latest meeting, will come as part of the regional council’s ongoing support for the Whitianga Coastal Futures project and be a critical next step in identifying long […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the November 2016 earthquake, the Hurunui District Council commissioned Kirk Roberts Consulting to undertake an assessment of the extent of cliff instability in the Motunau Beach area. The council’s Regulatory Committee has today received this report. The assessment has found that while the November 2016 earthquake sequence has had some short term impact on […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last weekend a Dutch Risk Reduction (DRR) team traveled to West Africa on request of the government of Guinea. The island of Kaback in Guinea is severely affected by the floods caused by dike breakthroughs and land erosion. This resulted into loss of agricultural land, siltation, water, and food security problems. These problems are increased […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly Natural Resources Committee has approved Mark Stone bill aimed to protect California’s coast in the face of sea-level rise, intense weather events, and other impacts of a changing climate. According to Stone, the Assembly Bill 1129 guards coastal access and coastal resources by promoting natural alternatives to seawalls and other defense structures. He added that while coastal […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    16.273 scientists from 113 countries where present at EGU General Assembly 2019 in Vienna in the beginning of April, The Interreg North Sea Region Program said in its latest release.  In the session “Natural hazards and climate change impacts in coastal areas”, results from the Building with Nature project were introduced. During the event, Simon […]