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  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that talks will continue with Zurich American and Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC) (formed by the companies Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A (Spain), Impregilo, S.p.A. (Italy), Jan de Nul Group and Constructora Urbana, S.A. (CUSA) (Panama)) until Tuesday, February 4. The parties agreed to continue meeting over the weekend […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid this month for its new protective wall, the Queensland Government reports.  Construction is already moving ahead on the 2.2km protective rock wall, which will ultimately pave the way for up to six new berths. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Alan […]

  • 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, […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Totnes’ improved flood defense scheme had its opening ribbon cut by Philip Rees, Chairman of the South West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, and South Hams District councilor John Tucker on Friday, 7 December, 2018. The Environment Agency’s £3.8 million improvements were needed to reduce the significant risk of river and tidal flooding. The scheme […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Clacton’s new £36 million coastal protection scheme is proving effective under the strain of recent severe weather conditions, according to the Tendring District Council. The coastline has been battered by strong south-easterly winds for around a week and the 23 new fish tail groynes from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven have reduced the action of the […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, officially kicked off the International Delta Coalition today. The governments of the Netherlands, Bangladesh, Colombia, Egypt, France, Myanmar, Indonesia, Japan, Mozambique, the Philippines, South Korea and Vietnam are joining forces to prevent floods and render urban deltas resilient against climate change. The Delta Coalition […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today welcomed Mark Butler’s appointment to the environment portfolio, calling on him to commit to acting on key environment issues where Labor has been all talk and no action in the past. “Labor has been all talk and no action on protecting national parks from logging, mining and grazing and on protecting […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 13 months, dredging operations will be carried out in the Tai O area, located on the western side of Lantau Island in Hong Kong, announced the Marine Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR). The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter and one […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. EPA has joined state and local dignitaries formally launching the Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program. The new program will serve as a framework to promote a broad ecosystem approach to protecting and restoring the coastal watersheds of southeast New England (coastal areas from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, Mass., including all waters of […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queenslanders will not be fooled by the desperate spin campaign launched by the Queensland Resources Council today to downplay the damage the big mining companies are inflicting on the Great Barrier Reef, say the Australian Greens. “This is desperate PR spin from the Queensland Resources Council that shows community opposition to big mining companies trashing […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is modifying the statewide Massachusetts General Permit for minimal impact activities within waters of the U.S. in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The modified General Permit will continue the simplified review process for activities in Corps of Engineers jurisdiction under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A contract award for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project will be postponed approximately one year because of a delay in acquiring required permits from the South Carolina Savannah River Maritime Commission and the Department of Health and Environmental Control. In response to the permitting delay, the Corps of Engineers canceled an invitation for bids on […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science has awarded more than $1.1 million for research to give coastal communities new ways to incorporate natural infrastructure, such as restored wetlands, into their coastal resilience planning for sea level rise and coastal flooding. Coastal communities and their ecosystems are threatened by rising seas and coastal flooding that […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $1.8 million in funding to support local efforts to prepare for and reduce the impacts from coastal storms and climate change, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. “Massachusetts is taking a leading role in understanding and preparing for climate change impacts like sea level rise and […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Patrick Administration announced a grant program to reduce or eliminate risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. These grants, available to cities, towns and nonprofit groups, are part of the Patrick Administration’s $50 million investment in climate change initiatives. “As we face the […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Almost 60 young employees from four members of International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) came together on June 12, 2019, at the Hilvaria Studios in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands. René Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, welcomed the participants and started with an introduction of IADC, what the association stands for and its activities. After this short […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Transport for NSW spokesperson has announced the completion of the Clarence River Erosion Management Plan which will result in a number of changes to waterways management on the river from 1 September 2015. “One of the key actions arising from the Regional Boating Plan process was the need to develop a state-wide evidence based […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new NOAA online visualization and mapping tool, the Lake Level Viewer, will help communities along the U.S. Great Lakes plan for, and adapt to, climate change and changes in lake water levels. The easy-to-use, interactive tool was developed by the National Ocean Service’s Office for Coastal Management as part of its Digital Coast initiative. […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Improved flood protection work in the stretch of the Hutt River between the Ewen and Kennedy-Good Bridge has come a step closer following the Hutt Valley Flood Management sub-committee’s decision to recommend that the Greater Wellington Regional Council proceed with Option A. During the hearing, held in mid-October, a panel made up of representatives from […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 5 months, the dredging operations will be carried out within the Kwai Tsing Container Basin area, according to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP). The works will be carried out by a grab dredger and one tug and two self-propelled split-hopper barges will assist during the dredging […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that Boskalis, a leading service provider of all-round dredging and maritime solutions, will implement the Infor 10x version of Infor LN, which includes Infor ION, Infor Ming.le and Infor Business Intelligence (BI). Infor’s software will support the organizational change process […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tulane University has opened the ByWater Institute and a new riverfront campus in downtown New Orleans dedicated to studying and protecting Louisiana’s vital waterways and coast. The Institute will bring scholars from across disciplines together to find innovative solutions to one of the biggest challenges facing Louisiana and vulnerable communities worldwide — how to manage […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Deltares, Delft University of Technology and IHE, have found that the eroding of sand beaches is less dramatic than is generally assumed. There are more sandy beaches that grow worldwide, than ones that shrink. This is the outcome of the study by the researchers who analysed changes in 50,000 beaches over a 35-year […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing commitment to helping New Jersey’s communities recover and rebuild from the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration yesterday took action to streamline state permits for various types of vital rebuilding projects, a move that will aid reconstruction of impacted homes and businesses, assist the recovery of marinas and […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has published both its Annual Report 2019, which includes the new corporate business plan 2020-2022, and their Sustainability Report 2019. The new business plan is also discussed in this online interview with Peter Berdowski, CEO Boskalis. The corporate business plan is drawn up with a clear eye on the long-term […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fernandina Beach, Florida, said in its latest project update that the dredging works are back on track at the city marina, with about 15% left until completion. The amount of dredging has doubled since the start of the project, and the process had to change due to the amount of debris found […]