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  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The independent review into the bund wall failure at the Port of Gladstone is now underway. Individuals and organisations are invited to make submissions for consideration under the Terms of Reference until 28 February 2014. The independent review panel comprising Dr Andrew Johnson, Ms Anthea Tinney and Dr Ian Cresswell will: – examine and report […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Just as in 2012, the Dutch port infrastructure leads the rankings of the World Economic Forum. This was revealed in the investigation into the competitive position of national economies worldwide, published yesterday. The same investigation showed that the Netherlands dropped from the fifth position to the eighth overall. Hans Smits, CEO of the Port of […]

  • 4 November 2010

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5, joined by its government partners for the Enbridge oil spill response, will hold an expo and public meeting Nov. 8 in Battle Creek, Mich., to update residents on the status of the cleanup and the long-term role of EPA. EPA is the federal On-Scene Coordinator for this incident. EPA […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants has recently signed a license agreement with L & M Keating Ltd. for the application of Xbloc armour units in Cape Clear, Ireland. The Xblocs will be applied in the new development project at the Cape Clear harbour, located at Clear Island on the south side of Ireland. This development program is […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mianus River dredging project, which will be completed under the terms of a $2.2 million contract recently awarded by the USACE’s New England District, officially started last week. Work will be accomplished by Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC of Branford, Conn. This cleanup scheme was set to begin earlier but was delayed because of […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new coastal partnership has been established between BCP Council and Dorset Council. The Dorset Coastal Engineering Partnership will provide an effective and coordinated approach in the delivery of schemes to help protect residents and communities from coastal flooding and erosion. As well as designing and delivering large government funded projects, the main functions of […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has approved a resolution initiating an Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) on a proposed berth-improvement project by Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI). Start of the EIR process is the first step in YTl’s proposed plan to deepen and improve its terminal facilities, allowing the terminal operator to accommodate next-generation vessels […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at the home of Katherine Graves & Tom Ryan, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to swiftly investigate flooding along the Grassy Sprain Brook in Yonkers and provide the best mitigation strategies to prevent future flooding into this residential neighborhood. Up […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Orion Marine Group Inc, a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, is providing its investors an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook The Company continues to experience uncertain and tough times. The general economic conditions, including anemic Gross Domestic Product growth and delays in Federal spending, has and […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac GeoMarine, the Houston-based Marine Survey and Coastal Consultancy company, will take part in this year’s national American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s (ASBPA) annual meeting ‘Resilient Shorelines for Rising Tides’ at Galveston, Texas, from October 30th through November 2nd. Partrac GeoMarine’s Technical Director, Dr. Kevin Black, and Sediment Tracing Specialist, Dr. Jack Poleykett will […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board is leading a team to reconstruct Hall’s Island, which was destroyed by industrial development in the 1960s. Located just north of the Plymouth Avenue Bridge, the site is being excavated to create a new back channel that will re-separate the island from the mainland. In the process, 1,000 linear […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    As Community Cabinet meets in Rockhampton today, research shows more than three-quarters of people in the Queensland electorate of Capricornia [75.2%] support a total ban on the dumping of dredged waste in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Of all the threats to the Reef, by far the biggest concern is […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed the UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s decision not to list the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’. Speaking from Bonn, the Deputy Premier Jackie Trad said that the World Heritage Committee’s decision is a sensible one and acknowledgement of the Labor Government’s firm and swift action since coming to office. “We […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Daniel Andrews’ back-flip on developing a second container port at the Port of Hastings will put thousands of Victorian jobs at risk and rip $1 billion from the state economy every year, according to premier.vic.gov. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said Labor should never again be trusted to manage the state’s network of commercial ports […]

  • 10 July 2012

      The Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM), located in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, has launched a marketing campaign to promote the strategic advantages of developing a container shipping port terminal in Sydney harbor. The announcement comes after CBRM recently agreed to purchase approximately 500 acres of greenfield waterfront land for the purpose of building a […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster has just completed the installation of rock armor layers to the new detached Cowes Breakwater. The final handover of the breakwater to CHC will to take place next month. As agreed by Cowes Harbor Commissioners following the July 2015 project review, CHC has prioritized the completion and verification of a new tidal model with consultant hydrodynamic engineers […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Phase 2 of the Muddy River Flood Risk Management construction project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $36.5 million contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The non-Federal sponsors for the project are the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, and the […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 and a Multi Cat 1506 to Maritime Constructions of Port Adelaide, Australia. Maritime Constructions has been awarded the contract to carry out capital dredging works for the Onslow Marine Support Base Channel Dredging project, which will see the modification and expansion of the Beadon […]

  • 28 January 2014

    Flood warnings remain in force for south west and southern England. Heavy showers could cause further flooding in south west and southern England through to Wednesday and people should continue to check their flood risk, the Environment Agency said yesterday. With the ground already saturated, rivers and groundwater levels remain very responsive to rainfall, particularly […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Constructions announced last week that the dredging operations are well underway at Port of Apollo Bay for the Colac Otway Shire. Colac Otway Shire Mayor, Jason Schram, said that the harbor dredging project involves shifting around 60,000 cubic meters of sand which has accumulated over the last twenty years and massively reduced access and […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mercury Bay Community Board has just approved a plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around Whitianga over the next few years, as part of a new Boat Ramp Strategy for Whitianga. “Over the years there have been many investigations and proposals into possible sites for the development of a single “Destination Boat Ramp,” […]

  • 10 April 2014

    The Center for American Progress and Oxfam America released a report on the long-term economic benefits of restoring coastal ecosystems. The report finds that each dollar invested by taxpayers returns more than $15 in net economic benefits for three restoration projects funded in 2009 by stimulus grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) project to install four miles of steel sheet piling into the beaches of Mantoloking and Brick to protect Route 35 and nearby homes and businesses from future severe storms began yesterday. The steel sheeting project will complement an impending engineered beach and dune system planned by the U.S. Army […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Port of Barcelona closed the financial year with operating profits of 60 million euros and investments of 105.4 million euros, mainly in new infrastructure such as the construction of the Prat Wharf, the enlargement of the South Quay, the new building at the Border Inspection Post (BIP) and repairing and improving breakwaters and quays. […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council’s BMP project team and its consultants CH2M recently met with representatives from Natural England, the Jurassic Coast Team, Environment Agency (EA) and East Devon AONB to discuss the preferred option for long term coastal flood and erosion across Sidmouth Town Beach and East Beach. The project team explained that although offshore […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Flooding issues have been tackled at four out of five sites in Tendring which were put up for urgent attention earlier this year. Due to a long sustained period of wet weather Essex County Council (ECC) came up with an extra £1million of emergency funding for hotspots across the county. Tendring District Council (TDC) produced […]