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  • 20 December 2011

    Ilonggo Senator Franklin M. Drilon has reported to the local business community and community leaders his short and long-term plans…   By Lydia C. Pendon (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, December 20, 2011; Image: gov.ph

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    OC Parks is currently initiating a Master Plan for the long-term vision of Capistrano Beach in Dana Point, California, highlighting emergency repairs on a stretch of infrastructure damaged by erosion and helping restore public access to the beach. The First Master Plan Public Workshop is planned for Tuesday, October 22nd, from 6 to 8 PM at […]

  • 26 September 2012

    At its meeting last night, the Public Utilities Commission heard petitions filed by the Port Authority of Guam (PAG) on the insurance coverage and crane loan terms and conditions. The PUC authorized PAG to agree to the terms and conditions of the ANZ commercial loan related to the acquisition of Port of Los Angles (PoLa) […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Friday that Honeywell International Inc and Georgia Power Company have agreed to clean up the 760-acre saltwater marsh at the LCP Chemicals Superfund Site in Brunswick, Georgia. The settlement requires the companies to spend an estimated $28.6 million to remove and isolate contaminated […]

  • 13 March 2014

    Astika Holdings updates its shareholders on the progression of the previously announced Nantong Dredging acquisition. Astika Holdings, Inc., is near completion in finalizing the terms of the acquisition and estimates the final terms of the acquisition to be announced to the shareholders by the end of this month. Mark Richards, the director for Astika Holdings […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Newcastle, NSW, said in their latest release that they have welcomed a long-term plan to address erosion at Stockton Beach using large-scale sand nourishment.  Councils across NSW are preparing plans to manage coastal areas in line with the NSW Government’s Coastal Management Act 2016, with City of Newcastle working through COVID-19 isolation arrangements to […]

  • 30 December 2009

    Delaware appears increasingly anxious to churn out an approval for a Delaware River main channel deepening, under terms that would salvage its pride and protect states’ rights to have a say on such projects… Source: Courier Post, December 26, 2009 [mappress]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Sommers, built by Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard under the order of FSUE Rosmorport, has just won a national award at the Transport of Russia 10th International Forum. TSHD Sommers received the award in the nomination “The best innovative solution in the field of traffic engineering” during the Transport Week 2016 event, […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the Downtown Montauk Project, a key dune stabilization project in the First Congressional District of New York, announced Congressman Lee Zeldin. On Friday, March 20, 2015, USACE awarded the Montauk project to the lowest bidder, H & L Construction, for $8.4 million. This project is fully funded by the […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Antwerp International (PAI), the consultancy and investment subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has been appointed by the Council of Ministers of the West African country of Benin to modernize the Port of Cotonou. “This port is the economic heart of Benin, handling an annual freight volume of around 12 million tonnes. In the […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Central Coast Council has started emergency works to stabilize the escarpment at Wamberal Beach which will include craning rock filled bags on to the beach. While strong winds and hazardous surf conditions have impacted the whole Coastline from Budgewoi right down to Pearl Beach, current areas of focus for emergency services are Wamberal, North Entrance, […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Water has begun construction of a large sand container seawall to protect its site at Stockton from coastal erosion. The work is being undertaken by a specialist contractor and will involve excavating and installing 17 Mega Geotextile Sand Containers along the face of the site. Hunter Water’s Chief Investment Officer Darren Cleary said that […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Reef Trust Discussion Paper has been released yesterday by the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments. The Reef Trust is a key election commitment for the Australian Government under the broader Reef 2050 Plan. The Reef Trust will put the focus firmly on improving coastal habitat, water quality and enhancing species protection along the Great Barrier […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    ASL Marine Holdings Ltd., an integrated marine company offering comprehensive services in shipbuilding, shiprepair and conversion, shipchartering and dredging engineering, reported revenue of S$465.4 million and net profit attributable to shareholders of S$45.3 million for the full year ended 30 June 2013. The Group reported revenue of S$465.4 million for FY2013, an increase of 19.0% […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Wanneroo, WA, has presented plans for the Stage 3 of the Quinns Beach Long Term Coastal Management project. As reported, the Stage 3 coastal management works are scheduled to commence from 14 October 2019 with some mobilization works to occur on 11 October 2019. The Stage 3 works include upgrades and extension […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Paekakariki residents are a step closer to having a new seawall on their beach, with the consent received from the Greater Wellington Regional Council. The seawall will be constructed out of timber, concrete and rock and will replace the old timber one which has been in place for about 35 years. The consent covers the […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley has welcomed the findings of a report which urges the Government to invest in the upkeep of existing critical flood defenses, as well as investing in new defenses. Published on 9 June, the Environmental Audit Committee report criticizes a ‘reactive approach to funding’ for flood defenses which it says exposes the Government’s lack of […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global marine terminal operator DP World announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the six months to 30 June 2014, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company before separately disclosed items of $332 million, 40.8% ahead of the first half of 2013 on a like-for-like basis. Revenue of $1,659 […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Around 100 homes and 45 businesses in Beaumaris are set to benefit from a £1.2 million coastal flood defense scheme, the Minister for Natural Resources, Carl Sargeant announced yesterday. The coastal works will include a new 250m concrete core and upgrades to over 660m of existing walls. The Welsh Government will provide £568,758 of the […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) met with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx last week. The meeting consisted of 25 members of the House of Representatives Port Caucus. “Southern Illinois sees a high volume of river traffic due to its placement between the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers,” said Enyart. “It is important that we discuss […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Rotterdam based dredging and marine construction contractor Van Oord and the Romanian Transports Ministry have signed the contract for the completion of the offshore breakwater in the Port of Constanta. Regarding this deal, Minister of Transports Relu Fenechiu, said: “This action complies with the ministry’s strategy we said we would implement, that of launching as […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal HaskoningDHV is leading a multi-disciplinary team in developing a sustainable coastal protection strategy to reduce flood risks for the cities of Tacloban and adjacent Palo in the Philippines. The project team assembled by Royal HaskoningDHV includes experts from Deltares, Arcadis, Wetlands International, Red Cross, Rebel and Van Oord. “We will be working closely with […]

  • 8 May 2012

    “It’s not the fences that matter, it’s the gates,” Dave Gibson told attendees at the U.S. International Border and Water Commission collaborative meeting held here April 19 at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve. Gibson, executive director of the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board, was not talking about the international border fence […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port Tampa Bay has received a $19.8 million grant as part of the US Department of Transportation’s INFRA Grant program. The port will use the grant money to complete the Berth 214 project and expand its container complex. With this INFRA grant, the port will meet existing market demand by expediting construction of a new, […]

  • 30 January 2013

    On Friday, 1 February, Jaap Kwadijk, the Deltares Scientific Director, will be introducing Dutch flood protection policy at a conference in New Jersey for planners. He will be focusing in particular on the long-term policy, including areas like the Delta Programme. Friday will be the 60th anniversary of the disastrous floods that afflicted the Netherlands […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, today handed over a $207,500 cheque to Central Coast Council for beach nourishment and design work for a revetment wall at Wamberal Beach. This is the first significant funding milestone for a long-term solution to protect hundreds of millions of dollars of public and private assets on Ocean View Drive, reported Adam Crouch. […]