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  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. District Court Judge John A. Tunheim has modified the injunction to allow all requested construction to proceed on the FM Area Diversion Project. The project is designed to protect the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo metro area during times of extreme flooding. The scheme is aimed to prevent catastrophic flooding with a few major components. The ruling […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Court has confirmed the resource consents issued to Refining NZ for its dredging project, subject to minor revisions agreed between the parties, the company announced. The confirmation comes four months after the company had appealed the consents granted by the Northland Regional Council (NRC) and follows detailed discussions with the parties to the […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has dismissed actions of the cities of Cuxhaven and Otterndorf and the Environmentalists against the deepening of Hamburg’s Elbe River. According to the release, the Court decided to rule in favor of the dredging of the Elbe River so giant container ships can reach Hamburg. Dredging the Elbe River 38-mile […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney and Senator Jack Reed yesterday sent a letter signed by the entire Congressional delegations from Connecticut and Rhode Island to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to express their continued support for the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). While the ELDS is already open since the final designation for the […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Adani Group’s 16.5 billion dollar Carmichael coal mine project in Australia has passed another hurdle after the Brisbane Supreme Court dismissed an appeal against the project. The Queensland Court of Appeal today upheld an earlier decision that the Queensland Minister for Mines did not have to afford Wangan and Jagalingou people natural justice when he […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday expressed excitement on the ruling of the Appeal Court which authorizes the state to control inland waterways and dredging activities in the region. Previous judgment of the Federal High Court empowered the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to regulate transportation and sand dredging in the State. The Appellate […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Friends of the Earth has welcomed last week’s Northern Ireland Court of Appeal decision that the government acted unlawfully by not stopping the dredging at Lough Neagh, one of Europe’s most important wetlands. The environmental campaign group brought the legal challenge over the Northern Ireland government’s failure to stop sand extraction from Lough Neagh, which […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wexford’s Courtown Harbor is to receive funding of €112,500 for basin dredging works as part of a €1 million investment in harbors from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Minister Paul Kehoe, TD for Wexford, said that this will bring tangible benefits to people working and reliant on marine industries in Wexford. “The […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After years of discussions, the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has finally announced its decision on the Elbe River deepening project. Commenting on the court’s decision for the fairway adjustment of the Lower and Outer Elbe, CEO of Hamburg Port Authority, Jens Meier, yesterday said that the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has underlined the necessity for the […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups lost an appeal last week in Fulton County Superior Court challenging the Georgia Shore Protection Committee’s issuance of a permit to Sea Island Acquisition LLC for construction of a groin in an ecologically-sensitive area of Sea Island. The Southern Environmental Law Center representing One Hundred Miles and GreenLaw representing Altamaha Riverkeeper argued that […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited court decision on the Elbe deepening project will be announced on February 9th 2017, reports the Port of Hamburg. According to the port, the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe is the most important strategic expansion project for the Port of Hamburg. In view of the rapidly growing ships, […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following damage to the seawall at the Wade Court Footpath throughout the year, works are underway to stabilize the seawall prior to the winter. The contractor, APA Concrete Repairs Ltd., will be carrying out works on the foreshore during the week starting 24th October 2016. The works will involve the removal of bricks from the foreshore, […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Last week, October 12-13, 2016, Royal IHC was the organizer of a dredging seminar in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The first day focused on determining criteria for selecting dredging equipment and analyses of the cost per cubic meter. During an open discussion, solutions and criteria for financing dredging equipment were discussed. Guest of honor Mr John Groffen, Ambassador of […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Joe Courtney yesterday made the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed a final Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound. “I am pleased that the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers was able to build on cost-effective and environmentally sound options […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Joe Courtney has just released the following statement on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Draft Dredged Material Management Plan and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Long Island Sound. “A sustained effort to maintain federal waterways and access to Connecticut’s many ports and harbors is critical to our regional economy and the free […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tony Gibson, CEO of Ports of Auckland, today said that the company will not appeal the recent High Court decision which revoked resource consent for the Bledisloe wharf extensions. “While the decision causes us some problems with consenting and our ability to accommodate more and longer ships, we feel that appealing this case would not […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Urban Auckland’s successful High Court challenge to the consents issues to expand the Ports of Auckland should see Northport expanded instead, said New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. “The High Court has set aside these consents because they were issued on a non-notified basis when rightly they […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Costa Rican Government and APM Terminals in an appeal filed by the port workers union against the 33-year concession contract for the new Moin Container Terminal (TCM) in Limon on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. For Paul Gallie, Managing Director of APM Terminals for Central […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rotterdam District Court has passed judgment in the dispute about the way in which the Port of Rotterdam Authority developed the Maasvlakte 2 project. The court ruled that the Port Authority did not abuse a position of economic power when allocating new port sites. According to the court’s ruling, “The Port Authority did not act […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a split decision, the Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld the Coastal Commission’s conditions on two property owners’ reconstruction of a seawall in Encinitas after it was destroyed in a storm, including limiting the new seawall’s permit to a 20-year term. The majority ruling by Presiding Justice Judith McConnell is written much like […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    There may soon be nothing left in Bimini to argue over according to attorney Fred Smith, QC, as a massive seafloor dredging operation was allowed to continue during a court postponement, with 38% of the work already complete thanks to a “dramatically increased” rate of excavation. Mr. Smith, who represents Bimini Blue Coalition (BBC), a […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The controversial dredging operation in Bimini has been brought to a halt with the granting of an injunction by the Privy Council in London. The Privy Council brought the dredging to a stop, ruling that if they wish to continue, the developers must show how a permit they got “over night” and which they produced […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bimini Blue and Save the Bays legal advisors are headed back to court today. Their affidavits address the continuing work on the pier in Bimini, in spite of a warning from Court of Appeal Justice Abdulai Conteh to lawyers for the government and developer Resorts World Bimini that construction should not be allowed to progress […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Carolina Superior Court has granted requests filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center that conservation groups from across North Carolina participate as full parties in the pending enforcement actions brought by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources against Duke Energy for illegal coal ash pollution of the state’s rivers, groundwater, and […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mackay Conservation Group will today commence court proceedings in Brisbane’s Federal Court challenging Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s decision to approve dredging and dumping within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The case will centre on the Federal Government’s decision to approve dredging and dumping for the proposed export coal terminal at Abbot Point, less […]

  • 26 February 2014

    A state court upheld Georgia’s Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee’s denial of a permit for a private marina proposed to be built in state marshlands on Wilmington Island, east of Savannah, Georgia. The court ruled that the permit applicant, Bull River Bluff Properties, LLC, had not demonstrated that its asserted need for a marina could not […]