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  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A significant boost to the economy of Bimini is one step closer, with Resort World Bimini announcing that it has officially commenced with the next phase of construction at the port of its top-flight destination resort. With the beginning of the fully permitted dredging process, Resorts World Bimini (RWB) is moving towards completing the construction […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 1,700 acres of shoreline within Yakima’s city limits is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. Previously covered by a county-wide shoreline program, the city embarked on developing its own shoreline master plan in November 2012 and adopted a final plan in November 2013. Once approved by Ecology, the […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At its meeting Tuesday night, the Unalaska City Council approved an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the entrance channel of Unalaska Bay, KUCB Unalaska Community Broadcasting reports. The project will begin with a study to determine the feasibility of dredging. It will take USACE about two years to study the potential […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Low water levels and the build-up of silt have been limiting shipping activities in the Owen Sound Harbor, therefore Grey County is providing support to MP Larry Miller’s plan according to which the port would be dredged by the Federal Government. Miller expects the federal government to cover at least the cost of the necessary […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Ballina Bar dredging works may at last be initiated. Dona Page, member for Ballina, has announced a call for bids to conduct a feasibility study in order to assess the viability of dredging. Competing offers from four companies will be generated next week. Prior to starting the dredging works, a legal process has to be […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked strong and sustained growth across all major markets in the month of February, including bulk, breakbulk, autos and machinery, and containerized freight.  “The additional cargo attracted to Georgia speaks to the reliability and ease of doing business in this state,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “More freight moving through […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland-based civil construction and dredging company Hall Contracting has commended the state government on its recent decision to dispose of dredge spoil from the Abbot Point Coal Terminal at the T2 industrial site just weeks after coming into power. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said environmental concerns surrounding the Abbot Point Coal Terminal had […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Potential purchasers for the Port of Gladstone need to beware of the significant environmental, financial, legal and international concerns about the environmental disaster that has occurred there, in light of the announcement that the State government intends to privatise the port. The Australian Marine Conservation Society’s Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart, said that […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Entiat’s recently updated shoreline master program. The locally-tailored updates will guide construction and development on about four miles of the city’s shoreline along the Entiat and Columbia rivers. Entiat’s shoreline program is designed to minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserves appropriate areas for […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    About 5,000 cubic yards of material unsuitable for open water placement is being dredged from the Duwamish River by a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor beginning Jan. 25. The contractor will use a specially-designed clamshell bucket and approved dredging procedures designed to minimize sediment resuspension and remove the unsuitable material. The Corps’ Seattle District […]

  • 12 February 2012

    Congressman Bob Turner applauded the signing of a partnership-agreement between the Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Parks Department to begin a Storm Risk Reduction project at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn, NY. “Given Plumb Beach’s extremely close proximity to the Belt Parkway, there is a critical infrastructure concern. This agreement will provide […]

  • 1 May 2012

      DP World Limited held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in respect of the full year 2011 this morning, with all resolutions put to shareholders passed, with over 99% of the votes cast in favour. Shareholders voted in favour of the re-appointment of all eight Directors of the DP World Board. The resolutions also included […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced a new agreement between the Labor Government and major proponents Adani and GVK to put in place an environmentally sustainable and fiscally responsible proposal for the expansion of the Abbot Point Coal Terminal. Ms Palaszczuk said the agreement reached would see dredge spoil dumped on land on the site known […]

  • 3 January 2013

    Managing Director of Ports and Sailing Organization Seyyed Ata’ollah Sadr said on Wednesday that this (Iranian) year (1391, ending March 20th, 2013) Iran invested some 400 billion US dollars in country’s ports’ development projects. Speaking at a press conference at Mazandaran Province Ports and Sailing Head Office, Sadr added, ‘This is the volume of investment […]

  • 3 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission at a special meeting on Friday approved a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The CC Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) will widen the CC Ship Channel to 530 feet plus […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With more than 400 ports, corporations, associations and individuals as signatories, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has finalized and sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees, urging them to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), passed in May. […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Figures obtained through Senate Estimates reveal more than 112 million cubic metres – or 65 Melbourne Cricket Grounds – are proposed to be dredged from the Great Barrier Reef​ World Heritage area, with 52 million cubic metres already approved by the Federal Government. A coalition of representatives from the fishing and tourism industries and reef […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on a £6 million flood prevention scheme for Chester-le-Street is scheduled to start later this month, following the confirmation of funding, Durham County Council said in its latest release.  The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has approved £2.79 million in funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for the project. “We had […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Government of India has approved a new Central Sector Scheme aimed solely to provide support to Major Ports and create infrastructure that will promote coastal shipping. Under the Scheme, the financial assistance is being given in the form of grant-in-aid for construction/upgradation of coastal berths and capital dredging projects that will deepen the berths and navigational […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP) plans to expand its Galena Park terminal on the Houston Ship Channel in Texas. The scheme includes construction of a new marine dock capable of handling Panamax-sized ships or barges with up to a 40-foot draft and new pipeline infrastructure. Magellan is also expanding connectivity between the partnership’s Galena Park terminal and […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working with Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council to reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing. Construction of the extensive improvements to the flood defenses will begin in spring 2016. These works are subject to approval of both funding and […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently announced an award of up to $3.6 million to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). The award supports the development of an integrated, far-reaching restoration plan that will serve as an overarching framework for the development and implementation of programs and projects that restore and conserve […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Corpus Christi will celebrate the completion of the La Quinta Channel Extension Project on Friday, February 7, 2014. The event will be held from 11:30a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the La Quinta Gateway site located at 4832 Hwy. 181, Portland, Texas. The project for navigation and ecosystem restoration, is part of the Corpus Christi […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Kuantan Port development work should commence soon and is expected to be completed by 2015. Datuk Seri Lam Kam Sang, the Pahang Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry President, stated: “The project to deepen Kuantan Port will benefit the state in the long run and increase transshipment business.” Located about 25.0 km to […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Commissioners for the Port of Kingston are preparing a dredging plan for the Kingston Marina, reports Kitsup Sun. If approved, the proposed dredging would be the first in that part of Appletree Cove since 1967, when the harbor was deepened in preparation for construction of the Kingston Marina. Kori Henry, executive director of the port, […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting to discuss disposal of dredged material from Lakeside Park’s Fisherman’s Pier will be held by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 8, at the Fond du Lac Government Center. The city of Fond du Lac has requested approval from the DNR to dispose of sediments dredged from […]