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  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Draft State Expenditure Plan (SEP), developed pursuant to the Spill Impact Component of the RESTORE Act (commonly referred to as “Bucket 3”), is now available for public comment until August 27, 2018, reports the RESTORE Council. According to the RESTORE Council, the “Bucket 3” provides funding to the five Gulf Coast states (Alabama, […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) Chair and the U.S. Department of Treasury have both accepted the Louisiana State Expenditure Plan (SEP) based on the Council Acting Executive Director’s approval recommendation. The Council Chair has found the Louisiana SEP is complete and meets all requirements contained in the RESTORE Act, the Department of the Treasury’s implementing […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Angus Council scheme to dredge Arbroath’s flagship marina and keep it as navigable as possible is still on the table, waiting for the approval of the authorities. Shearwater Dredging Ltd. has been awarded the contract to remove 12,000cum of silt from the inner and outer harbors as well as the navigational channel. According to the Council, they are […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council announced the approval of the Comprehensive Plan Update at the meeting on Friday, December 16th, 2016. The plan update was unanimously adopted by the Council, which includes the five Gulf States (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas) and six federal agencies (U.S. Departments of the Interior, Commerce, Agriculture, and […]

  • 8 December 2009
    Business & Finance

    AMSTERDAM – A majority of shareholders in Royal Boskalis Westminster NV  Monday gave the green light for a share issue, which the Dutch dredging company will use to partly finance the takeover of Smit Internationale NV… Source: Morning Star, December 7, 2009

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ President Rodrigo R. Duterte has approved the transfer of the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) from the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) to the Office of the President (OP). Under Executive Order No. 74 signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Feb. 1, the transfer of PRA aims “to rationalize the approval process for […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon today announced her decision to approve the planning application for sand dredging in Lough Neagh. This follows the Minister’s careful consideration of the Planning Appeals Commission’s (PAC) report on the Public Local Inquiry, held in June 2018. Minister Mallon commented: “This approval is a finely balanced decision where I had to […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Lake Forest Park’s updated shoreline master program. The city’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 2.2 miles of shorelines and the water quality of Lake Washington. The updated master program combines local plans for future shoreline development and […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved King County’s updated shoreline master program. The shoreline program will result significantly improve the protection, use, development and restoration of 2,000 miles of shorelines and the water quality of many marine, river, lake, and stream shores in the county. The updated master program combines local plans for […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz and Caterpillar Vice President Steve Larson gathered Tuesday for a panel discussion at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s fourth annual State of the Port event in Atlanta. Leading their discussion was the weekend announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that Assistant Secretary […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s Coordinator General has approved the proposed $390 million Gold Coast International Marine Precinct project on the Coomera River, subject to the proponent meeting a number of stringent environmental and operational conditions. The proposal by Harbour Island Pty Ltd is to develop a 63.5 hectare site adjacent to the existing Gold Coast Marine Precinct in […]

  • 1 June 2011

    Navigation between Swansea Channel and Black Neds Bay is set to become easier. BY MARK CONNORS (newcastlestar) [mappress] Source: newcastlestar, June 1, 2011    

  • 23 March 2011

    The Hernando County Commission on Tuesday approved a four-month contract with a private sea grass recovery company to get the county… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, March 23, 2011  

  • 26 January 2011

    A contract to dredge a shoal that has given boaters fits at Wiggins Pass won approval Tuesday despite a challenge led by Collier … By ERIC STAATS (naplesnews) [mappress] Source: naplesnews, January 26, 2011;

  • 26 May 2010

    A state Senate committee Tuesday approved legislation paving the way for transfer of 180 acres from the city to the state for a new…   [mappress] Source: philly, May 26, 2010;

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved an emergency regulation proposed by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) that changes the definition of “suction dredging” and the “use of any vacuum or suction dredge equipment” for purposes of Fish and Game Code section 5653. With OAL approval and related filing with the California […]

  • 21 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer reaffirmed his call for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds for a new dune flood-protection system in Breezy Point. The application for funding was formally submitted to FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Program and Schumer is urging the agency to approve this application. The proposed […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Environmental groups are blasting a decision this week by Oregon’s Department of State Lands, because it could open the door to controversial export facilities in Coos Bay. Oregon officials say they have never approved such a large dredging project in an estuary. “We did look at the projects that the port had tried to establish, […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today called for changes to prohibit people with coal and gas interests from sitting on the Great Barrier Reef’s management board, and backed calls for the Abbott Government to pause port approvals until the inquiry into conflicts of interest is completed. “Big coal and gas should get their hands off the Reef, […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet approved $150 million in bond proceeds which will finance projects at Florida ports through the Seaport Investment Program. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has programmed $150 million in projects to receive bond proceeds for FY 2014 which will be issued by the Division of Bond […]

  • 31 March 2011

    The environment and forests ministry has given a nod for the expansion of Gopalpur port project in Orissa, a port official said… (twocircles) [mappress] Source: twocircles, March 31, 2011  

  • 20 December 2011

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved loans of 800 million U.S. dollars to east Anhui province to improve the water and surrounding environment of a major lake. The loans will be used to intercept sewage flowing into the Chaohu Lake, dredge the tributaries, renovate dikes, build lake bank roads as well as reinforce environmental […]

  • 24 November 2010

    Port of Yueyang’s development plan has been approved by China Ministry of Transportation, Xinhua reports. The port is situated on the bank… [mappress] Source: shipping gazzette, November 24, 2010;

  • 24 June 2010

    The Australian Government has approved the Albany Port Authority’s plans to dredge deeper access to Princess Royal Harbour. It is one of the last obstacles in the way of Grange Resources proceeding with its proposed Southdown magnetite iron ore project at Wellstead. Only State Government approval for the dredging is needed and this is expected […]

  • 25 February 2011

    The Board of Aldermen approved $16.83 million worth of new bonding projects recently, despite ardent opposition from Alderman Ben Blake, D-5… By Brian McCready (nhregister) [mappress] Source: nhregister, February 25, 2011;

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new consistent planning zone for Victoria’s major ports has been approved, in a move that will secure the future growth of the freight sector and its contribution to the State’s economy. Planning Minister Matthew Guy said the zone and streamlined planning controls will create an effective buffer between port operations and uses in adjoining […]