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  • 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 […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to restore Superfund cleanup at the center of the U.S. EPA’s core mission, Administrator Scott Pruitt is prioritizing Superfund cleanup and streamlining the approval process for sites with remedies estimated to cost $50 million or more, EPA said.  The revision to EPA’s delegation of authority will ensure decision making comes straight from […]

  • 31 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    GE today submitted comments on the report issued by a panel of independent scientists who evaluated the Hudson River dredging project and recommended major changes after finding that the project did not and could not meet the performance standards established by EPA. GE thanked the panel for setting forth a road map for a process […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb issued a decision No 377 for 2014 to form a ministerial committee for the Suez Canal Development Project. The committee will be headed by Prime Minister and include Ministers of Housing, Local Administration, Industry, Planning, Civil Aviation and Transport, as well as Ismailia and Port Said governors, in addition to head […]

  • 10 July 2013

       Waikato Regional Council’s catchment services committee has agreed to a contribution of up to almost $200,000 to help remediate one of two slips on the Waikato River bank near Claudelands Bridge. It follows a request from Hamilton City Council for the regional council to pay a third of the costs. The slip HCC has […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the New Year finally here, DredgingToday will take you back to some of the most read stories of December 2016.   Boskalis Wins EUR 120 Million Dredging Contract in Brazil Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for the […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Changes have been made to the Proposed Bay of Plenty Regional Coastal Environment Plan in response to public submissions. Regional Direction and Delivery Committee Chair Paula Thompson said that feedback from the 194 submissions that Regional Council received on the plan has been valuable. “It’s shaped changes to rules and policies about protecting natural areas, […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy is now partnering with the County of Santa Barbara and the Cities of Carpinteria, Santa Barbara and Goleta on Coastal Resilience Santa Barbara. The project will model, map and plan for the future impacts of sea level rise and other pertinent coastal hazards. There is much at stake in the region: Santa […]

  • 19 July 2012

    U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., applauded the administration’s decision today to expedite federal review of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The target date for completing all federal permit and review decisions is now November 2012. Previous studies authorized by Congress concluded that deepening the Savannah Harbor to 47 feet will […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Decision makers and senior leaders are set to gather for the Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit, scheduled from 9-11 June in Cairo, to discuss Egypt’s maritime transport sector. Under the official patronage of His Excellency Hany Dahy, the Minister of Transport, and supported by the Suez Canal Authority, Alexandria Port Authority, Damietta Port Authority, River […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) has selected a development partner to design and build a new port in Stanley Harbor. According to the government, they selected BAM Nuttall Ltd as the development partner. The aim is for the contract to be agreed and signed by the end of March 2020. FIG Chief Executive Barry Rowland […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a flood protection scheme for Hawick is a step closer after Scottish Borders Councilors approved the final outline design of the project. The decision taken at council meeting on Thursday, March 2, means that the publication of the scheme can now take place in April 2017. Upon the publication, there will be […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The federal government is daring the World Heritage Committee to put the Great Barrier Reef on its endangered list by approving a huge coal port near Bowen, the Australian Greens warn. Environment Minister Greg Hunt has given the Abbot Point project the go-ahead, subject to what he says are strict environmental conditions. He has also […]

  • 23 November 2011

    The State Government’s decision to invite tenders for the Clyde River bar dredging has been supported by the New South Wales boaters. Safety for boaters in the Batemans Bay area and improvement of economic boost for the town are expected to be enhanced by these undertakings. The Primary Industries Minister, Katrina Hodgkinson, and State Member […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 JAXPORT Logistics and Intermodal Conference will take place from March 23-25, 2015, at one of Florida’s premier golf resorts, the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa. This bi-annual conference attracts logistics and transportation professionals worldwide, offering a unique opportunity to network with leaders in the fields of logistics, shipping and port management. Speakers will […]

  • 26 February 2014

    The Norfolk Naval Station cleanup program, located in Norfolk, VA, will consist of hydraulic dredging of mud and silt, announced the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Office. The dredged material will be placed at the North Containment Cell of Craney Island Dredge material Management Area, in Portsmouth, VA. This location may be changed and this decision […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Board of Van Oord has appointed two new Area Directors. Ronald Schinagl, the present Area Director America & Africa, will be the new Area Director Netherlands from 1 September. He succeeds Jan Schaart who will be retiring at the end of 2016. Mark Roelofs, the present Area Manager North & Central America, has been appointed […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (AT) is seeking comments from the public for the proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project and its potential effects on the environment. The Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project on the Elbow River is a flood mitigation infrastructure designed to prevent the effects of future extreme flood events. AT is proposing to construct the storage […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners last week voted to reject proposals to build a new dirty, dangerous coal and petroleum coke export facility at the Charles P. Howard Terminal in Oakland. Citing environmental problems, public health hazards, economic pitfalls, and public opposition to the project, the Port Commissioners voted unanimously to reject two […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Plans by Ports of Auckland to further reclaim the Waitemata Harbour have been thwarted, following the decision by the Auckland Plan Committee. “The Unitary Plan has raised some contentious issues but none more divisive than filling in more of our unique harbour,” says Devonport-Takapuna Local Board chair Chris Darby, who has worked closely with the […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today announced it would be formally seeking the withdrawal of the Environmental Protection Authority’s staff report issued last week because of extremely worrying evidence which suggests the potential for bias. CRP last week criticised both the content and timing of the EPA staff report on CRP’s Marine Consent application. Now a new […]

  • 30 November 2011

    A newly discovered layer of hard rock increased the cost for a Conwy harbor new jetty to £448,031. According to the initial estimation the cost for the project passed in November 2010 was £210,000, however the Conwy council now has to provide additional £50,000 what will be discussed today. A decision is expected to be […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a Flood Protection Scheme for Stonehaven will not face a public inquiry, after assessment by Scottish Ministers. The government has said it is content with the plans and the processes taken to reach the final proposed design. Following a decision to agree the scheme in principle, Aberdeenshire Council had to notify ministers of […]

  • 5 September 2012

    A small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure the potential environmental impacts of relocating maerl habitat is set to go ahead this month after Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) awarded the work to a specialist dredging contractor. The contract has been awarded to GPS Marine, based in Chatham, Kent, following an open tender process and […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coalition fighting highly destructive suction dredge mining is considering further legal options after a state judge ruled that a California law banning the practice is preempted by federal law. The California Supreme Court is also considering whether to take up the legal issues surrounding the state law, designed to minimize mercury pollution and damage […]