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  • 4 January 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation blames toxic turbidity in World Heritage Area on spring tide loophole. The Queensland Greens have called on the Department of Environment and Resource Management to amend Gladstone Ports Corporation environmental licence conditions so that it excludes the natural variation clause and high turbidity is appropriately managed when turbidity levels are exceeded.  “Turbidity […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has announced the availability of the Draft Limited Reevaluation Report and Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (Draft HSLRR/SEA) and General Conformity (GC) Determination which supports the draft Statement of Conformity (dSOC) for the Raritan Bay and Sandy […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports Luke Donnellan today opened applications for the Andrews Labor Government’s $8 million 2015-16 Boating Safety and Facilities Program. Victorian boating groups, local councils and other community organisations will be able to apply for either individual grants or state-wide programs until 16 September 2015. Grants are awarded to applicants who can demonstrate that […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    IQPC’s Dredging & Reclamation USA Summit is scheduled for March 31st-April 2nd 2014, in Miami, FL. This summit is a global event that unites port authorities, engineers, port operators, construction companies, dredging contractors, and more in their quest to ensure the profitability and quality assurance of dredging projects. “Our expert speaking faculty will discuss the […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Federal Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt MP released the independent review into the leaking bund wall incidents at the Port of Gladstone. The relevant findings will be used to inform the assessment of future developments with reclamation areas in coastal environments. These findings include: – Aspects of the design and construction of the bund […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen yesterday announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded a $156,101 federal grant to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for a restoration project in the Choptank River Habitat Focus Area. This project includes the installation of a living shoreline in the area surrounding Hambleton Island to […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cork Business Association and Cork Chamber said in their latest release that they have welcomed the progress shown in the detail and design of the Lower Lee flood relief scheme following the publication of the OPW consultation report. Both organizations believe that the development of an appropriate flood-defense scheme is critical for business in Cork. […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of approximately $1 billion in credit assistance for water infrastructure projects under the new Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. EPA’s WIFIA program will provide long-term, low-cost credit assistance in the form of direct loans and loan guarantees to creditworthy water projects. According […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources. The cooperative effort will enable BOEM and Massachusetts to conduct research […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Providing of an appropriate level of safety at maritime and river transport of Ukraine and the reduction of the level of accidents in water transport to a minimum – one of the priority tasks of the State Fleet Inspection of Ukraine this year. This was stated by Chairman Gregory Sobolewski Ukrmorrechinspektsii present at the first […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the recognized and authoritative voice of the seaport industry, has noted some positive aspects but mostly disappointment over the funding levels and programmatic changes in federal port-related programs that were proposed yesterday in President Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget. “International trade now accounts for fully 30 percent of the U.S. […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), provider of dredging, environmental and remediation services, has announced contract for project along the New Jersey shore with an aggregate value of over $185 million, with additional options still to be awarded valued at over $25 million. The New Jersey shore projects will provide risk reduction to coastal regions […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI) has officially started the Port Hope Harbor dredging scheme, aimed to uncover some fascinating sunken finds within the sediment. The dredging, which began on October 31, is part of the process to remove sediment, objects and other material contaminated with historic low-level radioactive waste from the inner and outer […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd Maximising African Port Capacity Summit (21, 22 and 23 May 2013, Durban, South Africa) will address the fundamental issues faced by African ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The conference will explore terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port efficiencies in communications and transport, […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 4.61 miles of shoreline within the city of Lynden is under review by the Washington Department of Ecology and is open for public comment. The proposed updates to Lynden’s shoreline master program will guide construction and development in the city’s stream shorelines, including Fishtrap Creek and a portion of the Nooksack […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is scheduled to begin a 30-day public review period Jan. 17, following the release of its final general reevaluation report and environmental impact statement for the Truckee Meadows Flood Control Project. The documents outline the reevaluation’s recommended plan to reduce flood risk in the Reno/Sparks metropolitan area […]

  • 12 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that Oak Orchard Harbor will receive a large maintenance dredging this year, valued at $420,000 and funded through the Sandy Supplemental Appropriations bill. Schumer met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District Director LTC Beaudoin who confirmed the USACE’s plans and said that dredging is scheduled […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has announced that Mississippi will receive $13.3 million in federal funding for recovery from recent severe storms and flooding. Mississippi will receive $13,306,631 through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program to complete work on 129 projects in at least 29 counties. […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will be hosting a public meeting to discuss and seek input on the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project. The meeting will be held in the Okeechobee Auditorium on Tuesday, July 26th with an open house beginning at 6 p.m., followed by an official presentation at 7 p.m. The […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Consulting Engineers Association of India (CEAI) has announced that their ‘Seminar on Ports & Industrial Corridors’ will take place on April 7, 2017 at Multi Purpose Hall India International Center in New Delhi. The mission of this seminar is to highlight the new and emerging opportunities in the Indian ports and new and existing industrial […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed guidance document that emphasizes natural and nature-based solutions to better protect New Yorkers and the state’s coastline and help guide communities to produce living shorelines in NY marine district. “Improving coastal resiliency and reducing risk to communities is a priority of Governor Andrew Cuomo, and […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Passage of H.R. 3080 with the provision that the Great Lakes be funded as a system in terms of dredging is a giant step forward for waterborne commerce on the Fourth Sea Coast, announced lcaships.com. This provision should put the Lakes on an even footing with other regions of the country and finally begin the long […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Oceanside Harbor, California, yesterday announced first in the series of updates regarding the annual Spring dredge of the harbor inlet. As already reported, the Army Corp is required to maintain the harbor entrance channel which is funded by the Federal Budget. This year the appropriated funds will allow the contractor (Manson Construction) to […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has expressed concerns about the national water situation and again advised all departments to be prepared for any emergency situations. Today, Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, NCPO’s chief, attended the national administration meeting and expressed concerns on developments in water storage recently. He ordered every sector to be prepared […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage approximately 31 miles of Olympia marine and freshwater shorelines is open for public comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The city’s proposed shoreline program will guide development along Olympia’s marine and freshwater shorelines: Percival Creek, Black Lake Drainage Ditch, Capitol Lake, Chambers Lake, Ward Lake, Grass Lake and Ken Lake. […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Hurricane Sandy Limited Re-evaluation Report – Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East Rockaway Inlet, Long Beach Island, New York, Storm Damage Reduction Project (DHSLRR). The Draft Environmental Assessment Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East […]