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  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank will support India with a $375 million loan in their plans to develop its first modern inland water transport fairway on a 1,360 km-stretch of the Ganga River between Varanasi and the seaport of Haldia. The World Bank’s Board yesterday approved this loan loan to help the Inland Waterways Authority of India […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Metro Vancouver has submitted a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. The project is a proposed new container terminal at Roberts Bank in Delta, B.C. on Canada’s west coast. The Environmental Impact Statement documents four years of extensive scientific study and consultation […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With more than $300 billion paid out by insurers for coastal storm damage in just the past 10 years, losses from natural disasters are reaching all-time highs, according to The Nature Conservancy. As coastal communities seek to maximize the cost-effectiveness of their infrastructure solutions, The World Bank’s Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin this week on improvements to the 4.2 kilometres of the flood defences on the River Parrett between Willow Bridge near Stathe and Monks Leaze Clyse, near Combe. The works will involve raising sections of the right bank of the River Parrett between Allermoor Spillway and Beazley’s Spillway by up to 200mm […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The Australian Greens are backing a call on Australians to use their customer power to shift the big banks investment decisions, which are contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef. The report released today, “Financing Reef Destruction: How Banks are using our Money to Destroy a Natural Icon,” by Market Forces and 350.org, […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Monday 30 September the Environment Agency will begin to carry out repairs to the flood bank at Riverside Park in St Neots. The banks were created in 2009 when the new defences were installed as part of the St Neots Flood Alleviation Scheme to protect the town from flooding. Since then a trench has […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has just announced that they will update the Ports Development Strategy 2038 in cooperation with the World Bank experts. The delegation from the financial institute is currently holding a series of meetings with ministries and industry enterprises, visits the largest ports to discuss cooperation and provide technical assistance in the […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority (KSSA) have signed a 19-year credit facility agreement for infrastructure investments in Lithuania’s largest port. According to their official announcement, NIB’s credit facility of EUR 68 million will finance the reconstruction of several quays at the Port of Klaipėda. The project includes extension of the […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the Environment Agency’s work to improve flood defense banks at Whittlesey Washes has been completed early.  Interserve Construction Ltd. carried out work that will strengthen a 5km section of the South Barrier Bank between Ring’s End at Guyhirn and Poplar House Farm, where layers of compacted material have been placed to help […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Review Panel for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project yesterday announced the start of a comment period on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and the Marine Shipping Addendum submitted by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. Interested parties are invited to provide comments on these and other records relating to the environmental assessment of the Roberts […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Review Panel for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project has announced that it has scheduled a second orientation session open to the public to be held September 16, 2016 in Vancouver. The orientation session will be held at the Simon Fraser University – Segal Building, Vancouver, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. At the session, Transport Canada, […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in June 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that will, once finished, provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. At the moment, […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Planning and International Cooperation Minister Mohammed al-Saadi today met with the Director General of Soft Loans Department in the Chinese Bank of Exports and Imports. During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues related to cooperation between Yemen and the Chinese Bank and ways of strengthening and developing them in order to serve the […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The independent review panel has released its report on the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The project is a proposed new three-berth marine container terminal located at Roberts Bank in Delta, British Columbia, approximately 35 km south of Vancouver. The release of the review panel’s report marks a significant milestone in the environmental assessment process. […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) of Iran has announced the designation of Mellat Bank that will finance China for the expansion of Phase II of Shahid Rajaee Port, and a credit for this project from the Iranian Government, stating that investments in Phase III of this port were initially estimated at around […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mr Louis Strydom, Business development Manager at FMO (Dutch Development Bank), has confirmed his participation as a speaker at our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). Focusing on taking early stage projects from concept to bankability, Mr Strydom has worked for various consulting and financial institutions across multiple sectors including agriculture, energy, freight and logistics, housing, ICT, […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Metro Vancouver is continuing field studies as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Container Capacity Improvement Program. The Improvement Program was announced in 2011, and is Port Metro Vancouver’s long-term strategy to ensure the timely delivery of required infrastructure to meet anticipated growth in the container sector.   Key objectives of […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Arun District Council, West Sussex County Council and Littlehampton Harbour Board to improve the tidal flood defenses along the East Bank of the River Arun in Littlehampton. The work is being carried out by the contractors, Volker Stevin. Collaboration and co-operation is key to delivering this £14.5 […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved grant financing for a project that is expected to help communities in the Marshall Islands – already vulnerable to recurring drought and flooding – prepare better for the impact of climate change. The Pacific Resilience Project II will receive a $19.6 million grant for the Marshall […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract to RBV Contracting, Inc. of Detroit, MI, to stabilize a portion of the north bank of the Red Run drain in Macomb County, Michigan.    The project will help prevent sediment buildup in the channel from an area of sloughing bank between Dequindre Rd. […]

  • 13 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is proposing to stabilize and protect the banks along the banks of the Chippewa River Diversion approach channel. For the east bank, about 900 linear feet of the bank would be re-shaped and lined with rock. Excess material (likely soil, sand, gravel) will be stockpiled nearby […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Metro Vancouver is continuing field studies in March 2016 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Container Capacity Improvement Program. The Container Capacity Improvement Program was announced in 2011, and is Port Metro Vancouver’s long-term strategy to ensure the timely delivery of required infrastructure to meet anticipated growth in the container […]

  • 31 January 2013

    With reference to the press release of 30 January 2013, in which Boskalis announced its decision to make an all cash mandatory public offer for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Dockwise at a price of EUR 18.50 per share cum dividend, which equals NOK 137 as per the date of this announcement, […]

  • 24 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    Banks in Europe are breathing easy after it was confirmed much of the continent has emerged from recession… Source: Associated Press, November, 2009;

  • 20 September 2010

    The World Bank has agreed to lend $115.8m to the Karachi port improvement project in Pakistan. The money will fund works to deepen the channel and harbour at the port, reconstruct old and shallow berths, and construct cross-harbour bridges. The port, which handled 38.7 million tons of cargo in 2008-09, constitutes approximately 60% of Pakistan’s […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is currently dredging at both banks of the River Parrett downstream of Moorland House Farm. They have so far removed over 7,600m³ of silt along a 445 metre length. There are currently 3 excavating machines working 5 days a week. “We are spreading silt to land for agricultural betterment with permission from […]