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  • 10 December 2013

    The Federal Government’s decision to allow three million cubic metres of sediment and rock to be dredged and dumped in World Heritage waters to expand Abbot Point port, is “damaging and short-sighted,” reef campaigners said today. AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart, said the go ahead for dredging and dumping flies in the […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The federal Environment Minister is deciding whether dredge spoil can be dumped on or near wetlands on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline without an environmental impact statement, announced the Australian Greens. “It’s disgraceful that Minister Hunt is deciding whether millions of tonnes of dredge spoil can be dumped on or near the Caley Valley wetlands, […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sustaining above-market container volume growth, achieving the deepest harbor on the East Coast, investing in infrastructure and expanding its cargo base topped the list of South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) five-year initiatives, highlighted at the State of the Port this week. In his seventh address at the annual Propeller Club of Charleston event, president and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2016

    After the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers refused to stop Lake Erie sediment dumping, Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement: “I am deeply disappointed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to reject the Port of Cleveland’s request and continue its push to dump potentially harmful sediment from the Cuyahoga River into […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Commonwealth Bank’s decision to end their position as financial adviser to the Adani Carmichael coal mine project, which will require the expansion of the mega-port Abbot Point. Cherry Muddle, Great Barrier Reef campaigner for AMCS, said that the decision highlights that the project represents a bad […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peaceful community action and last minute letters outlining crucial new evidence from Senator Scott Ludlam has ‘Stopped the Clock’ on the disastrous canal and marina development at Point Peron. After months of well-orchestrated community campaigning to halt a decision by Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt on the proposed marina, the decision has now been delayed […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover is surprised and extremely disappointed by last week’s announcement from the Minister of State, Simon Burns, that he is declining the Port’s voluntary privatisation Scheme. Responding to the Minister’s statement, Bob Goldfield, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover, said: “The decision is frustrating for the Port and for the community, […]

  • 16 May 2010

    SYDNEY — Two more weeks. That’s the negotiated extension the Sydney Marine Group was able to come away with after speaking with the… [mappress] Source: capebretonpost,May 17, 2010;

  • 13 January 2010

    The Belgian port of Antwerp will today learn whether the deepening of its key River Scheldt artery is going ahead, following a court ruling in the neighbouring Netherlands. [mappress] Source:lloydslist,January 12,2010

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dún Laoghaire Harbor Company (DLHC) has welcomed the An Bord Pleanála decision to grant permission for the proposed new cruise berth.  This decision allows DLHC to accommodate up to 80% of cruise ships that currently visit Dublin Bay. Eithne Scott Lennon, Chairperson of DLHC, said: “The development of cruise tourism in Dun Laoghaire and its […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northland Regional Council has granted resource consent to New Zealand Refining regarding the proposed Whangarei Harbor dredging project. According to the Council, on the basis of the assessment of effects on the environment, consideration of the measures proposed to offset or compensate adverse effects, and consideration of the relevant objectives and policies of the statutory […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Kerala cabinet will decide, by middle of the week, on awarding the port operator contract for the upcoming Vizhinjam Port to the …   (manoramaonline) [mappress] Source: manoramaonline, January 9, 2012; Image: vizhinjamport

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    After much preparatory work and engagement with Internal Drainage Boards (IDBs), the Environment Agency (EA) and other partners involved, Defra has given the green light to a number of pilot projects to propose to “de-main” certain sections of main river across the country. The Association of Drainage Authorities (ADA) reports that the process involves investigating […]

  • 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, […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland-based civil construction and dredging company Hall Contracting has commended the state government on its recent decision to dispose of dredge spoil from the Abbot Point Coal Terminal at the T2 industrial site just weeks after coming into power. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said environmental concerns surrounding the Abbot Point Coal Terminal had […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand will have access to shipping services from larger vessels with the granting of resource consents to widen and deepen the Port of Tauranga, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced yesterday. “I have granted these consents, on the recommendation of the Environment Court, because of the importance for New Zealand of efficient shipping services. […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A judge in the U.S. District Court in Yakima today issued a ruling that Canadian mining and smelting company Teck Metals Ltd. is liable under United States environmental law for contaminating the Columbia River with millions of tons of smelting waste. Official statement from Jim Pendowski, manager of the Washington Department of Ecology’s Toxics Cleanup […]

  • 17 January 2011

    An agreement to form a group to oversee the Saugatuck harbor sailed smoothly through two city councils but hit a snag in Saugatuck Township… By JIM HAYDEN (hollandsentinel) [mappress] Source: hollandsentinel, January 17, 2011;

  • 28 February 2012

    Gov. Nikki Haley yesterday vetoed an act protecting SC’s waterways & economic interests. Approved by a 111-0 House vote & then by a 37-0 Senate vote, the act: – Acknowledges DHEC violated existing 2007 state law, issuing an invalid dredging permit when it bypassed the approval of the Savannah River Maritime Commission – Reaffirmed laws […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Mark Butler’s decision to defer his consideration of the dredging application for Abbot Point Coal Terminal comes as no real surprise, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said. ‘It was always going to be difficult for him to make a calm and reasoned decision in the hothouse political environment of an election […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just announced that it fully supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed Monday by numerous secretaries of federal agencies, including the Department of the Army. President Donald J. Trump established the policy of One Federal Decision for the federal government’s processing of […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delayed a certificate of completion for General Electric Company’s massive Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) dredging work. The EPA sent a letter to GE earlier this week, saying that the agency needs more time to complete its review. New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, released the following statement after […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using this economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Army Corps to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the decision of the Wangan & Jagalingou people to oppose the development of the proposed Carmichael coal mine on their ancestral lands in the Galilee Basin. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the decision of the Traditional Owners to say no to Indian mining company […]

  • 15 February 2011

    DNREC says it won’t appeal District Court Judge Sue Robinson’s decision to allow the Army Corps of Engineers to continue dredging the … By Frank Gerace (wdel) [mappress] Source: wdel, February 15, 2011;