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  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has commissioned marine specialist ABPmer to provide guidance on physical processes Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) baseline survey and post consent monitoring requirements for major development projects. Major developments within the marine environment such as port expansion or offshore wind farms have the potential to cause changes to sediment transport, hydrodynamics (waves, […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) is seeking an urgent meeting with the Minister of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection to discuss new changes and seek an update on the Government’s intentions for future coastal planning laws and their commitment to effective stakeholder consultation. The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection last week […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Marine science and coastal studies experts from around the world are in Sydney this week to discuss the various ways they are tackling the impact of climate change on the coastlines and oceans. Their presentations will be part of the International Coastal Symposium (ICS), a biennial global event, hosted this year in Coogee. The symposium […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of its national effort to build resilient coastal ecosystems, communities and economies, NOAA has announced the availability of up to $8.5 million in funding for coastal and marine habitat restoration in 2016. NOAA is seeking proposals for habitat restoration projects under the Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency grant program. The proposed projects should reduce the […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure affected by Hurricane Sandy in the United States’ North Atlantic region. The North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study is designed to help local communities better […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the conclusion of CHC’s consultation with stakeholders on the planned design optimization and changes to the next phases of the Cowes Outer Harbor Project (OHP), the Harbor Advisory Committee has confirmed its support for the completion of the optimized scheme as proposed by CHC. No definitive and final decision has been made as yet […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW team is at work for a cutting edge project: design a new and reliable system to detect seals’ damages in submersible pumps. The goal is to reduce maintenance costs and water contamination’s risks. This project is funded by FESR, Regional Development European Fund and is fulfill in collaboration with Heide Pumpen. Submersible pumps are […]

  • 27 June 2013

    The Australian Greens today wrote to the Environment Minster urging him to reject the dredging and dumping proposal to expand Abbot Point coal port in the Great Barrier Reef, after Labor supported a Greens motion to stop Reef dumping in the Senate yesterday. “After approving millions of tonnes of sediment to be dumped in the […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Science has awarded UC Irvine researchers $1.15 million for their efforts to understand and mitigate sea level rise and storm surge impacts on changing coastal landscapes. Funding comes through NOAA’s competitive Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise (EESLR) program. With the four-year award, researchers […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, RSPB and Natural England are working together to adapt approximately 150 hectares of the Moors at Arne into a diverse wetland habitat. With the sea level rising, important habitat for wildlife along the coast will be lost over the next 30 years. This “coastal squeeze”, where rising waters press against essential fixed […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Government of Guyana on Wednesday, April 13, launched a $30.9 million Sea and River Defense Project at the Pegasus Hotel in Guyana. The project is expected to provide for the reconstruction and improvement of approximately 5.4 km of sea and river defenses in eight critical areas in Regions […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report finds the Great Barrier Reef will suffer irreversible damage from coral bleaching and ocean acidification. “Today’s report confirms that the very future of our iconic Great Barrier Reef is at stake,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Climate change of even 2 degrees of additional warming […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, will hold a hearing tomorrow on recently completed Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Reports for proposed water resources development projects and two Post-Authorization Change Reports. A Chief’s Report is the Corps’ final recommendation to Congress, after an examination of feasibility, cost and other […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett announced the second round of funding for two grant programs to address risks of coastal storms and sea level rise, reduce erosion and protect coastal areas from storm damage and flooding through the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM). The grants, available to coastal cities and […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced more than $3.2 million in funding to support local efforts to proactively plan for and adapt to coastal storm and climate change impacts, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. These Coastal Resilience grants, provided by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Office of Coastal Zone […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hawke’s Bay’s coastline is one of its defining features and three of the region’s councils are working together to meet future challenges. Late last year, a Joint Committee was established with elected members from the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, Hastings District Council, Napier City Council and groups representing mana whenua and tangata whenua to develop […]

  • 24 February 2012

    A delegation led by visiting Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu forged sisterhood ties Friday with the Port of Miami with a view to promoting personnel exchanges, information sharing and technological cooperation between both ports. The sisterhood pact was signed by Chen and Chang Kuo-ming, chief secretary of the Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau, and Kevin T. Lynskey, assistant […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Human Capital, Outlook & strategy

    The labor market is on lockdown since the start of the corona crisis, however the first signs of change are starting to appear. One thing hasn’t changed though: the demand for technical personnel remains high globally, also in the offshore energy and renewable sector. So how do companies go about attracting and recruiting technical talent? […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to prepare communities for the impacts of climate change, U. S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell yesterday announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has awarded $11.8 million in Tribal Climate Resilience Program funding awards. The funding will help federally recognized tribes and tribally chartered organizations […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency Chair, Emma Howard Boyd, has opened an 8-week consultation period on the recently launched long-term strategy that will tackle flooding and coastal change in the UK. Launching the strategy, Emma Howard Boyd said “we cannot win a war against water” by building higher flood defenses and called for a new approach to ensure communities […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has been working on a series of regional brochures to describe the geological evolution of local coastlines, the geological origins of the offshore sand and gravel resources that are being dredged and the influence of the modern day waves and tides on both these deposits and the coastline. Mark Russell, […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is focusing on three key priorities for the 2016 Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, in advance of it being finalized by a House-Senate conference committee. The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved its version of the bill (H.R. 5303) on September 29 by a vote of 399 to 25, while […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Dutch research institute Deltares recently released a study highlighting the economic benefits of investments in dikes worldwide. According to Deltares, the economic benefits of building dikes to reduce flood damage far outweigh the costs at the global scale. In many parts of the world, it is even possible to reduce the economic damage from river […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Virgin Islands has just announced that the Cane Garden Bay Revetment project is now officially underway. Although construction works on the project began on March 30, government representatives together with the contractor, Smith Warner International, launched the project with the symbolic splash of the first rock on Tuesday, April 11. The […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    I.S. RIVERS, the 2nd international conference on integrative sciences and sustainable development of rivers, will take place on 22-26 June, 2015, in Lyon, France. This event, organized by the GRAIE and ZABR, is an international conference dedicated to research and practices on natural and human-impacted large rivers, in particular functioning, changes and processes, interface and […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Facing a change: opportunities or threats for the Baltic market?’ will be the theme of the Baltic Ports Conference 2015 organized by the Baltic Ports Organization and hosted by the Freeport of Riga Authority. The conference is an associated event with the BPO General Assembly. The meeting will take place at Free Port of Riga […]