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  • 12 August 2011

    Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio Singson committed P10 million funds for the fuel consumption… (pampangacapitol) [mappress] Source: pampangacapitol, August 12, 2011

  • 15 November 2010

    South Carolina is blessed with amazing attributes, none more important to our region’s economic well-being than the natural seaport found in… (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, November 16, 2010;

  • 12 April 2012

    Local environmental restoration projects will get a boost thanks to an agreement signed today by federal, state and tribal natural resource trustees to jointly conduct Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) activities within Port Angeles Harbor. The NRDA process involves evaluating injuries to natural resources due to releases of hazardous materials and, potentially, asserting legal claims […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The dredging project on the Yazoo Diversion Canal at the Port of Vicksburg will get a boost in a couple of days. The dredger Iowa (32 feet wide and 130 feet long vessel), assigned to do this work, should arrive next week at the Port, reports The Iowa is a better solution for this […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Arkansas Waterways Commission said yesterday that five public ports in Arkansas have received more than $450,000 in grants. “We received over $1.2 million in requests and wish we could fulfill all the requests, ” said Gene Higginbotham, Executive Director of the Arkansas Waterways Commission. “We hope to have additional funds in the future. Developing our […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the storms of Christmas 2013 and February 2014, more than £1.4 million has been pledged for coastal repairs in Christchurch. Around £1.2 million of this is coming from the Environment Agency after Christchurch Council put in bids for work to repair damaged groynes and promenades and for beach replenishment. Christchurch Council will also be […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Seattle industrial firm will install new treatment facilities to protect the Duwamish Waterway and has paid a reduced fine to settle a penalty issued earlier this year by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). ConGlobal Industries (ConGlobal) leases, repairs and maintains shipping containers on the waterway’s eastern shore just south of Harbor Island. In […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reached a major milestone recently when the agency received all of the necessary funds to complete the construction of the Roseau flood risk management project. The final phase of construction is scheduled to begin this summer and includes completing the last mile of the diversion channel, […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The dredging operations on the access channel to the Port of Maputo have received a major boost with the arrival of the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) HAM 310. The Jan De Nul’s TSHD De Lapérouse, which started the channel dredging work on May 21, is currently working 24/7 in this area to ensure […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines government is working hard in addressing the flood problems in the low-lying areas in Bulacan province by fast tracking major infrastructure projects before the onset of the typhoon season. In regard to this matter, governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado announced today that the flood control projects are now being completed, including a massive dredging […]

  • 20 September 2013

    A group of 30 Dutch companies will begin a week’s visit to Ghana next Tuesday to explore mutual business opportunities with their Ghanaian counterparts. Aside other areas, the visit from September 24 to September 30 will focus more on the developments in the ports and logistics sector of Ghana. Hans Docter, Ambassador of The Netherlands, […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sri Lanka has facilities to handle mega carriers with the infrastructure and support system which is on a par with other large ports in the region. Sri Lanka is positioned in a strategic location which should be exploited to boost business in the ports and shipping sector, expert said. “During the recent past, port sector […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    New flood defences for the Water End area of York are to benefit from almost £1 million worth of extra improvements. Environment Agency contractors will now be able to raise the level of Landing Lane, adjoining the River Ouse, removing the need to install temporary barriers across the road requiring manual operation in the event […]

  • 11 November 2011

    Tybee Island recently got a boost in its effort to get new sand for its beaches. Chatham County’s state lawmakers have agreed to support the…   By Eric Curl (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, November 11, 2011;

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the fiscal year 2013-14 budget plan, major state-owned ports will receive approximately $120 million for the maintenance dredging projects, the Indian Ministry of Shipping announced yesterday. In the fiscal year 2012-13, which ended on March 31, 2013, the Government had already allocated about $45.4 million for these purposes, reports Regarding this […]

  • 28 October 2011

    The Public Affairs Officer of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Eastern Ports, Mr Nwachukwu Okoroafor, has said that the only challenge fac… (thetidenewsonline) [mappress] Source: thetidenewsonline, October 28, 2011

  • 21 February 2011

    Managing Director,Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Mr Omar Suleiman says the Calabar Channel dredging was in the offing to enable big cargo… (sensornewsonline) [mappress] Source: sensornewsonline, February 21, 2011;

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Armed Forces have already commenced carrying out the New Suez Canal Project. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned to specialized civil companies and two road divisions of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement of vessels through the 193 km […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Upgrades to a section of the Pental Island flood levee will help reduce the impact of floods on the Murray River community, Minister for Water Peter Walsh announced today. Visiting the site today, Mr Walsh said the $460,000 project was significant for the community which was still recovering from the 2011 floods. “The Pental Island […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a $10.8 million TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant for the rehabilitation of the Wando Welch Terminal project. This is just out of 72 transportation projects in 46 states and the District of Columbia that will receive a total of approximately $600 million from the Department of Transportation’s discretionary grant program. Maritime […]

  • 9 March 2010

    China’s costliest water transport project, a shipping channel dredging program to boost trade in the Yangtze River Delta area, is due to be completed in the middle of this month, a senior official with the Ministry of Transport said Tuesday… [mappress] Source:people,March 9,2010;

  • 22 August 2011

    Boat users at Patterson River have received a boost with the State Government tipping in $450,000 to dredge the river mouth… By Jesse Wray-McCann (mordialloc-chelsea-leader) [mappress] Source: mordialloc-chelsea-leader, August 22, 2011;

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Channelization work has conmmenced on the Asa River in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, North Central Nigeria to boost transportation system and check flooding. A Nigerian government official says dredging of the river will go a long way in preventing loss of lives and property witnessed in the past, as a result of flooding. The […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In order to meet the rapid growth of the country’s export demands over the next few years, the Philippine Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is pushing forward with the expansion and modernization of the Davao Sasa Seaport. The Davao Sasa Port Modernization Project will involve the expansion and modernization of the existing seaport, including the construction […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Newpriok Terminal aims to build a more efficient and sophisticated national logistics network that will attract more investment into Indonesia and the region. It will boost productivity levels comparable to major ports worldwide. The initial development phase for the port expansion at Newpriok Terminal will be undertaken on a Fast Track basis. Already Indonesia’s largest […]

  • 7 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Tuguegarao City — In an effort to further boost the business and tourism industry in this northern tip of Luzon, the municipality of Aparri, Cagayan is firm in its goal to complete the rehabilitation of its seaport until 2015. [mappress] Source: Philippine Information Agency, January 6, 2010;