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  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    All parties contesting the State election should listen to the majority of Queenslanders who want the Great Barrier Reef protected from fast-tracked industrialization, including mega port expansion, dredging and dumping, announced Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). AMCS said the protection of the global icon and the $6 billion tourism industry that relies on it could prove […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) has reached the decision to use the electric floating bulldozer for dredging of the Segunbagicha box culvert. Since the culvert haven’t been cleaned for years it is a very unhealthy environment and that’s why UDDP decided to operate the floating bulldozer by remote control. Operators can now sit behind five camera’s or […]

  • 24 August 2012

    According to a report made public yesterday, the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a $652 million dredging of the Savannah River shipping channel. The final decision on the Savannah project is expected in November, reports cnbc.com. Curtis Foltz, the Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, said: “The entire project was expected […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Plans to help prevent significant flooding in parts of Somerset and improve the county’s roads moved a step closer this week after a key decision. Proposals totalling more than £20m were rubber-stamped yesterday by Councillor Harvey Siggs, Somerset County Council’s Cabinet member for Highways. Councillor John Osman, the Leader of Somerset County Council, last month […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Namibia’s Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernard Esau said last week that his ministry has not changed its position regarding the moratorium on marine mining activities in the country. In September last year, Cabinet decided to place a moratorium on marine phosphate mining to enable the line ministry to conduct a strategic environmental assessment. […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The Flemish government has opened up the possibility for the port of Antwerp to expand further in the coming decades. For this purpose a land use plan has been drawn up, offering a clear framework for companies, potential investors and local residents. The port will be able to develop more than 1,000 additional hectares for […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard issued a final order Thursday approving the permit to restore the beach on Okaloosa Island. Vinyard’s decision gives Okaloosa County permission to complete the $12 million restoration of 2.9 miles of public beach. The controversial project would add about 913,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Interim Action Record of Decision (IROD) that specifies the interim remedy for Operable Unit 1: Outfall Ditch at the Terry Creek Dredge Spoil Areas/Hercules Outfall Site. The State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division concurred with the interim remedy decision, EPA said. The major components of the […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Congressman Steve Scalise yesterday issued the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers sent a dredging vessel to Head of Passes, the site where a ship ran aground Tuesday  morning. Scalise applauded the Corps’ quick action, along with their decision to dedicate an additional $55 million to dredging the Lower Mississippi River. “Our river […]

  • 29 June 2012

    The World Heritage Committee has upheld their draft decision handed down in earlier this month on the Great Barrier Reef, which calls upon the Government to stop developments that may affect the Reef until a comprehensive strategic assessment can be completed. UNESCO sent a monitoring mission to Australia to investigate the impact of development on […]

  • 25 April 2012

    With the launch of HydroSpatial Base, the foundation data layer for all new HydroSpatial product range. SeaZone introduces SeaZone HydroSpatial 2 – A new era for marine mapping for GIS. SeaZone Solutions, developer of the world’s leading Marine Vector Map product: HydroSpatial, has released the first in a new series of marine mapping layers to […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The NSW Government has agreed to certify the Greater Taree Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) prepared by council, subject to minor amendments, but has not supported the additional idea to construct a rock revetment wall at Old Bar. Environment Minister Rob Stokes certified the plan following examination of all available documents including a social and […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore Lake Horowhenua’s environmental health, which has been progressing well since the establishment of the Lake Horowhenua Accord (He Hokioi Rerengatahi) in 2013, will increase in momentum later this year following a High Court decision last week. The Court’s decision was to dismiss an appeal made by the Hokio Trust, allowing Horizons Regional […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The United States Environmental Agency (EPA) has launched informational “Full Court Press” to help Portland-Metro communities prepare to comment on the proposed Portland Harbor cleanup plan. According to EPA, residents of the greater Portland area interested in learning more about the why, when and how, of the approaching Portland Harbor Superfund cleanup will have many […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The World Heritage Committee has upheld their draft decision handed down in earlier this month on the Great Barrier Reef, which calls upon the Government to stop developments that may affect the Reef until a comprehensive strategic assessment can be completed. UNESCO sent a monitoring mission to Australia to investigate the impact of development on […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cairns Regional Council will formally request that a final decision on the dredging of Trinity Inlet be deferred in its submission in response to the Cairns Shipping Development Project Environmental Impact Statement. The submission to the Coordinator General recommends that the project be further assessed to determine whether:   the project is supported by the […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Yesterday, a case against Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC), led by a group of business owners in the commercial fishing industry, was dismissed in the Brisbane Planning and Environment Court. According to gladstoneobserver.com, Judge David Searle struck out the application and ordered the claimants pay some costs. The judge’s decision was based on his conclusion regarding […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marintec Indonesia (26 – 28 November 2014, JIEXPO Kemayoran, Jakarta) will be the first comprehensive maritime event to be held in Indonesia. There wil be a high-quality exhibition that will provide sellers of marine equipment and maritime products and services with the maximum opportinity to meet with buyers and decision makers. An international conference and […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has received confirmation from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) that some trigger values for turbidity will be raised. The decision comes after an extensive review of additional data by the regulator to better reflect the background turbidity levels. Naturally occurring turbidity prior to dredging commencing was analysed to […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal had requested that S.C. Governor Nikki Haley asks her board to give a hearing to an appeal by the Army Corps of Engineers, which was seeking a permit as part of Georgia’s dredging project. On November 10, DHEC board heard the appeal and awarded the permit. South Carolina congress protested the […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The vulnerability of coastal communities is gaining urgent attention in the face of climate change and devastating weather-related flooding and erosion. Clark University Professor of Economics Robert Johnston, director of the George Perkins Marsh Institute at Clark University, is leading vital research into the environmental and economic impacts of coastal hazards and adaptation along Northeast […]

  • 14 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    GE has submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a proposal for a full season of dredging in the Upper Hudson River in 2011, setting the stage for more clean-up progress as EPA and GE gather the additional information necessary to make final decisions about the second phase of the project. “GE proposes to […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Governor Nikki Haley is discussing the Department of Health and Environmental Control board’s decision to allow a water quality permit needed for the expansion of Savannah’s port works. Haley stated that an agreement to meet South Carolina’s rules, including a 50-year dedication to maintain wetlands and check dissolved oxygen levels along the river has been […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Deltares has been able to demonstrate in New York how the city’s water management can be improved by using the 3Di model. This Dutch product combines ultra-rapid and accurate water calculations with a realistic 3D visualisation of the area. The result is fast and effective decision-making in water management. 3Di can be used on a […]

  • 29 August 2012

    A roadmap for the next 30 years of cleanup in the Upper Coeur d’Alene River Basin came into sharper focus yesterday, as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delivered the signed, written framework, called an Interim Record of Decision Amendment (RODA). According to Dan Opalski, Director of EPA’s Superfund Office in Seattle, the weighty document […]

  • 28 October 2011

    In testimony submitted to a Congressional committee that oversees both maritime and inland transportation, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said the nation must make sound decisions on modernizing the nation’s seaports. On Wednesday, the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee heard from industry professionals regarding the future of the nation’s seaports […]