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  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman John Katko (NY-24) has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide funding for vital dredging at the Port of Oswego. The recently allocated funds will allow the harbor of the Port of Oswego to be sufficiently dredged to its functional channel depths. “As the only deep water port on the U.S. […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Gail Shea and Minister of the Environment Leona Aglukkaq opened the first small craft harbour in Nunavut in a ceremony on Baffin Island. “The new harbour in Pangnirtung will benefit the community immensely by supporting local fishers and providing a more efficient and safe marine supply option,” said the Honourable […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands has a new hydraulic research facility. Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, and Henk Kamp, Minister of Economic Affairs, opened the new Deltares Delta Flume in Delft yesterday. This facility will be the location for full-scale studies of the effects of extreme waves on dikes, dunes or breakwaters. The Delta Flume is […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following vicious flooding of Lake Ontario during two of the last three years, with private and public property and infrastructure being destroyed, NY Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in its Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. The study, Schumer and Gillibrand said, […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of the town of Cohasset, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing urgently-needed maintenance dredging of the Cohasset Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Cohasset and Scituate, Mass. The town of Cohasset is the local sponsor. The immediate proposed work involves dredging of an area in the Cohasset […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ohio State Senator Sean J. O’Brien has announced the release of over $4.8 million for a Lake Erie wetland restoration project in Ashtabula County. The project is expected to create additional recreational opportunities in the area and will support continued maintenance and operation of the Ashtabula Harbor. “I have always cared deeply about environmental issues, […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard from Singapore. In […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has announced that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently awarded nearly $24 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to four new projects in the state of Alabama. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ventura Port District officials, working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard, have launched a two-phased program to address safety issues at the Ventura Harbor entrance. This scheme is aimed to ensure that the upcoming dredging operation that is already scheduled can be expanded to address the heavy shoaling due […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, has applauded Committee passage of critical legislation that will strengthen coastal communities, and create and sustain needed jobs. This legislation, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA), authorizes funding for the Army Corps of Engineers navigation, flood control and environmental restoration projects, […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has completed the supervision of Associated British Ports with the Port of Southampton’s recent capital dredge project – the Southampton Approach Channel Deepening (SACD). The project consisted of dredging over 5 million cubic meters of material over a 54km stretch of existing navigational channel in the South of England. The […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a federal court ruling earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown joined business and environmental leaders in Cleveland on Thursday to call for a long-term solution for maintaining navigation of the Cuyahoga River’s shipping channel while continuing to protect the Great Lakes. “Lake Erie and this river are in the midst of a remarkable […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Final Environmental Impact Statement and Feasibility Study report, which describes the plan for restoration of areas affected by the MRGO navigation channel, is now available for a 30-day public review through Aug. 27, 2012. The final report, prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms has announced that Varoujan Hagopian, P.E., F.ASCE, has joined the firm as a senior consultant. Hagopian will assume a key leadership role with GEI’s growing waterfront and coastal engineering services practice. During his 36-year career, Hagopian has […]

  • 1 August 2013

    The Board of Trustees of Kandla Port Trust invites Application from interested parties in accordance with the Request for Qualification (RFQ) Document in order to pre-qualify competent Applicants who can subsequently bid for the Project as per Request for Proposal (RFP) Documents. Kandla Port Trust has emerged as the biggest cargo handler among all Major […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council’s project team for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) has sent the draft management plan and options appraisal to the BMP steering group (SG). This is to allow the different SG members time to comment over the next month before the BMP is completed by early November. The options appraisal […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Faris Khalaf Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Chief of the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and Board Member of Abu Dhabi Ports, officially inaugurated newly developed Delma Port today. Strategically located on the eastern side of Delma Island, the new port will better serve the community as an upgraded multipurpose port […]

  • 20 February 2012

      The successful completion of Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd’s (MDP) acquisition of Murchison Metals Ltd’s stake in Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR) and Crosslands Pty Ltd (the developers of the Jack Hills mine) is a critical step in the delivery of the flagship mid-west infrastructure project. OPR Chief Executive John Langoulant AO said the $A325 […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord and BAM International, has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of Phase 2A of the new container terminal for APM Terminals in Moín, Costa Rica. The total contract value amounts to USD 460 million which is split between Van Oord and BAM International on an almost […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Students from the Institute of Management Technology in Dubai have visited Khalifa Port and Kizad to learn more about the mega project and how it will contribute towards the emirates plans for economic diversity and the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. The institute is one of the leading business schools in the UAE; it aims […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the $1.5 billion Tema Port expansion project are expected to begin on the 1st October 2016, reports the Ghana Ports & Harbors Authority. The project, which will enable the development of an ultra-modern state-of-the-art port facility, is set for completion by the 4th quarter of 2019. The immediate cash flow needed for the 1.5 billion port […]

  • 19 April 2011

      Global Manager Group has successfully implemented ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 as an Integrated Management System and successfully completed certification for Kargwal Construction for their Murmugao Port Trust site at Goa. M/S Kargwal Construction pvt ltd. is engaged in development of infrastructure. The main activities at this site are development of port […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Patrick Kinsman, the commander of the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, approved the reissuance and modification of six regional general permits on September 18, and authorized their use for the next five years. Col. Kinsman signed the modified permits, which streamline the authorization of projects that have minimal impact on the aquatic […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All is ready for the next phase of the Whitianga’s Boat Ramp Project, reported today the Thames Coromandel District Council. Earlier this year the Mercury Bay Community Board supported this project which sets out the plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around the town. According to the District, the plan looks at ways to […]

  • 26 July 2012

    The Colac Otway Shire is set to purchase a brand new dredging vessel to service the Apollo Bay Harbour thanks to a $1.4 million grant from the Victorian Coalition Government. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine announced the funding as part of a package worth almost $2.2 million for the Apollo Bay Harbour. “After visiting Apollo […]