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  • 9 May 2011

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson convened an official meeting of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force in Mobile, Alabama. During the meeting, the task force created a citizens’ advisory committee to help guide the group’s efforts and released a strategy background document outlining the priorities of the ongoing gulf restoration. The […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    After several years of careful preparation, the construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been in full swing since 1 September 2008. Maasvlakte 2 is the western expansion of the Rotterdam port area in the North Sea. A total surface area of 2,000 hectares will be created by spraying on sand off the coast. This sand will […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Lake Wildwood Association (LWA), located between Chicago and Peoria, Illinois has been dealing directly with the challenges associated with sedimentation in their lakes for over 20 years. Sediment removal began almost from the time that the Lake was built in 1968. By 1972, the Association had purchased a Mudcat that sucked up the unwanted silt […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and SAAM S.A. (SAAM) have announced that they have successfully created a joint harbor towage operation within the American Continent in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and Panama. The intended partnership, which is between SMIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, and SAAM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sociedad Matriz SAAM S.A. […]

  • 12 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals held a formal contract signing at the company’s global headquarters with the Van Oord-BAM consortium for the construction of the new Moin Container Terminal (called locally “Terminal de Contenedores de Moín” -TCM) now in development on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The consortium, comprised of Dutch-based Van Oord and BAM International, has […]

  • 18 November 2011

    The latest proposed plans for the George Town cruise port facilities are likely to create massive traffic problems in the downtown area …   (caymannewsservice) [mappress] Source: caymannewsservice, November 18, 2011;

  • 4 October 2011

    Douglas and Saugatuck are hoping to create a Harbor Authority by year’s end to be the lead agency for improvements to Lake Kalamazoo, … By Myron Kukla (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, October 4, 2011;

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    West Virginia Governor Jim Justice yesterday joined House Speaker Tim Armstead and Senate President Mitch Carmichael to sign House Bill 2935. The bill creates several state flood protection measures. This legislation was passed back on April 8. It establishes a Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding, creates the Resiliency and Flood Protection Planning Act, creates the […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced the deployment of materials to create a new marine habitat at Fire Island Reef, as part of the state’s ongoing efforts to develop a stronger marine ecosystem off New York’s shores. Fire Island Reef is a 744-acre site located in the Atlantic […]

  • 10 October 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Friday announced a $1 million grant from its Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to the Regional … By Michael Gonzalez (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, October 10, 2011;

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Takoradi Port is currently undergoing major infrastructure development to be at par with international standards as well as to meet needs of maritime trade activities. This development project, when completed, will provide adequate berthing, mooring, wharf, warehousing and large open space facilities at the waterfront. Parliament of Ghana also recently approved a €160 million credit […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul has just released this amazing video that shows how they create extra housing and living space in the second smallest country in the world – Monaco. The project consists of three stages: dredging, rock installation and land reclamation. During the dredging stage, which lasted from April to November 2017, the Envisan […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined state and local elected officials and members the state’s maritime industry, yesterday held a signing ceremony for legislation that creates the Connecticut Port Authority which will act as a quasi-public agency to market and coordinate the development of the state’s ports and maritime economy. The legislation was passed unanimously by […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Senate has passed a resolution, sponsored by Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski, urging the state’s Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to implement a plan to protect a section of shoreline in South Kingstown. Coastal erosion – whether it’s due to increased storm surge levels, heavier precipitation or an increase in frequency of storm-related flood damage […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a call with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Shaun Donovan, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) pressed for continued investment in the Delaware Deepening Project in the Administration’s upcoming FY16 budget. Casey has been a congressional leader in pushing for funds for the deepening project and has worked to secure […]

  • 17 June 2011

    New federal legislation may make it easier to find funding for much needed dredging for the local port.   More info: gtowntimes [mappress] Source: gtowntimes, June 17, 2011

  • 16 December 2009

    The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) announced a terminal expansion project, including a 460 meter extension of the quay, which will increase annual container throughout capacity to a projected 2 million TEUs when fully completed and equipped… Source:ameinfo,December 15,2009;

  • 17 December 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by the Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management to reinforce part of the coastline in the province of Zuid-Holland by creating a ‘sand engine’. The total value of the contract is € 50 million for the Van Oord- Boskalis consortium, in which Boskalis […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Long Beach modernization projects created 5,166 new construction-related jobs in the region in 2012, mainly linked to the award of contracts for the design and building of the Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement and an ongoing terminal makeover. In 2012, the Port awarded a $650 million design-build contract for the bridge project and major […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After the construction of the storm-surge barrier and the reclamation works at Bronka Container Terminal, Boskalis returned to St Petersburg, Russia, for the construction of the six-kilometer-long entrance channel and turning basin to the terminal, the company reported in the latest issue of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including […]

  • 13 June 2011

    EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today in Fort Edward, New York by Representative Maurice Hinchey, Representative Paul Tonko and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens to mark the start of the second and final phase of the Hudson River cleanup that began on June 6, 2011. During this […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Off the coast of Lagos, mighty dredgers are working daily to reclaim land lost to the sea. Eko Atlantic City is being constructed in six phases – and the first phase entails creating 10 square kilometers of prime land along the Great Wall of Lagos. When the dredging is completed, a total volume of sand […]

  • 29 December 2009

    The Gloucester County Improvement Authority is planning another Delaware River port just three miles from the newly created Port of Paulsboro, where major construction has not yet begun… Source:nj.com,December 29,2009; [mappress]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Rep’s Bill Huizenga, Dan Benishek and Candice Miller, joined by two New York State colleagues, introduced a bill to have the U.S. Corps of Engineers treat the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway as one unit when it comes to dredging makes sense. This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on a $1.31 billion Middle Harbor project at the Port of Long Beach are in full swing and in line with the construction program. The Middle Harbor will combine two aging container terminals into one of the world’s most technologically advanced and greenest facilities. The nine-year project, will double the port’s capacity and support 14,000 new jobs — while cutting […]

  • 20 August 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced in Norfolk, Va. today $40 million for critical hydrographic survey and chart projects across the United States that strengthen the economy, create jobs, and support safe and efficient marine commerce and trade… Source: NOAA