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  • 17 September 2012

    The National Audit Office found in the course of its audit that state-owned company AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) repeatedly ignored the Public Procurement Act during the construction of Muuga Container Terminal and failed to exercise due diligence as expected, which resulted in the company incurring 2.42 million euros in unjustified and avoidable costs. […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the last month Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance has visited two yards and one sister company from Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s (DSC) global network to audit their management systems. The results of the auditing processes have been successful: firstly, in the Netherlands, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam and Niron Staal received ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications. And secondly, […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) is lodging a complaint with the Australian Press Council against The Australian newspaper for misleading and false allegations. The Australian newspaper on the 16th, 18,h and 25th of February 2013 published four articles claiming GPC had committed a number of breaches of conditions in its conduct of the Western Basin […]

  • 9 February 2010

    Bureau Veritas has moved ahead of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 and set up a system to audit and certify manning agencies for seafarers. Source: Baird Maritime, February 9, 2010

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Having reviewed the State Audit Office report, the FPRA have come to the conclusion that previous FPRA objections highlighting three main aspects, defined as incompliant with the legal enactments by the report, were not taken into account. According to the State Audit Office report, the FPRA implemented the projects that do not comply with the […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Audit Office has published its 2014 report on flood defense spending. It welcomes improvements in the way the Environment Agency is prioritizing its spending, including on flood defense maintenance, and how it achieves value for money. However, the report claims the underlying spending on flood defenses has gone down. On NAO’s funding claims, […]

  • 25 April 2011

    Hernando County has begun an audit into how Greg Jarque was hired for the Channel dredge project, despite his criminal history… (baynews9) [mappress] Source: baynews9, April 25, 2011  

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has furnished the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) its draft permit for the Bayport Channel Improvement project, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority yesterday. The draft permit for Barbours Cut channel dredging will follow soon, he said. The projects at […]

  • 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 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission Audit Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 3, at 9 a.m. The Pension and Benefits Committee will convene at 9:30 a.m. or immediately following the Audit Committee meeting. The Dredge Task Force will meet at 10 a.m. or immediately following the Pension and Benefits Committee meeting. The Community Relations Committee will meet […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    CEDA Belgian Section will host the thirty-fourth Annual General Meeting of the Central Dredging Association. This meeting will be held at 19:30 hrs on Tuesday, 16 October 2012 at the Van der Valk Hotel Beveren, in Beveren-Waas, Belgium. The AGM will be followed by the regular fall meeting of the Belgian Section of CEDA on […]

  • 3 April 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter has announced that he’ll be hosting a Flood Protection Forum in New Orleans on Wednesday, April 4. The forum is open to the public. “There has been far too much inefficiency with flood protection at the federal level – especially since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita – and we need to work […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Get ready for the thirty-sixth Annual General Meeting of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA). The AGM is jointly organized by the Belgian Sections of CEDA and PIANC. The event will be held on October 17th 2014 at the Auditorium of the Henri Conscience building. The AGM will follow the programme ‘Sustainable and Resilient Design and […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s state auditor on Friday panned President Lee Myung-Bak’s $20 billion effort to dredge, dam and beautify four major rivers, saying it was riddled with costly flaws. Revitalizing the Han, Nakdong, Geum and Yeongsan rivers was the centrepiece of the outgoing president’s “Green New Deal”, a bold plan to create jobs after the 2008 […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]

  • 11 February 2011

    Mackay’s iconic breakwater is likely to be closed for the rest of the year as a safety audit and looming upgrade makes a 2011 reopening … By Melissa Grant (dailymercury) [mappress] Source: dailymercury, February 11, 2011;

  • 3 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sierra Rutile Limited announces audited preliminary results for the year ended 31 December, 2010.   More info: sierra-rutile [mappress] Source: Sierra Rutile Limited, June 3, 2011;    

  • 31 January 2011

    A Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) report into the controversial Four Rivers Project is nothing more than a weak attempt to justify an… By John Choi (ucanews) [mappress] Source: ucanews, February 1, 2011;

  • 10 March 2010

    NEW DELHI: In what could be a setback for the government’s ambitious development goals, a latest audit finding reveals that investments in large infrastructure projects, many of them in the public private partnership (PPP), have failed to take off, getting stuck in bureaucratic hurdles… [mappress] Source:timesofindia,March 10,2010;

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has not breached any conditions of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) license. The Western Basin project has over 600 project conditions which provide a comprehensive set of environmental requirements set by the Commonwealth and State governments. GPC meets these conditions including all audit requirements. Regular and ongoing […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that Denver, Colorado-based Newfield Production Company (Newfield) has agreed to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations and complete wetlands restoration and creation projects at production sites in Uintah and Duchesne counties in Utah’s Uinta Basin.  The settlement resolves Clean Water Act violations reported by Newfield through a 2012 […]

  • 8 September 2010

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation – the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services – today announced changes to its executive management effective immediately. Douglas B. Mackie, President and Chief Executive Officer, has decided with the Board of Directors to resign his […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord 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 […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    To achieve accreditation in the UK, Royal HaskoningDHV has completed the BM Level 2 audit process working closely with Lloyd’s Register. The audit examined in detail the company’s processes, procedures and management systems in the UK and the accreditation now means that Royal HaskoningDHV can offer its services to its clients with confidence that the […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    A meeting of the Board of Directors of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd will be held on May 30, 2011, to consider the audited financial results for the year ended March 31, 2011 and also consider recommending dividend, if any for the approval of the shareholders in the ensuing Annual General Meeting to be held […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The European Court of Auditors (ECA) presented yesterday the findings of a special report on the use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for transport infrastructure in seaports. The report covers the period 2000-2006 and looks at 27 projects in France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Together, these projects represent 85% of the total Structural and Cohesion […]