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  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), Port Authority for Abbot Point said that draft World Heritage Committee (WHC) decision overlooked critical assessment data regarding the impact to the Outstanding Universal Values (OUV) of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (GBRWHA). “While UNESCO clearly recognises the excellent work by State and Federal Government to protect and preserve the iconic […]

  • 16 August 2010

    The San Luis Obispo City Council on Tuesday will consider a recommendation that the long-controversial dredging of Laguna Lake should be … By AnnMarie Cornejo (sanluisobispo) [mappress] Source: sanluisobispo, August 16, 2010;

  • 15 February 2012

      Savannah’s delegation to the United States Congress applauded the announcement that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will direct an additional $2.5 million toward the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The funding, which will go directly toward project construction, comes from a general fund provided by Congress for the Corps’ ongoing work and is in […]

  • 4 February 2014

    Villagers of flood-hit Semo have called on Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama to undertake the Semo River dredging project, according to fijitimes.com. However, they did not receive a satisfactory answer. “Dredging can only be done at the mouth of the Semo River,” he said, and added that it would be very difficult to move dredging […]

  • 13 November 2011

    While some South Carolina legislators rail against a compromise to advance Georgia’s Savannah River deepening plans and the S.C. Coastal ..   By SARITA CHOUREY (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, November 13, 2011;

  • 2 May 2010

    The Dibrugarh administration today decided to dredge the Brahmaputra and remove sandbars to coax the river into taking its original course… [mappress] Source: telegraphindia,May 2, 2010;

  • 25 March 2010

    THE EPA appeals convener visited Albany last Friday to review public submissions made against the Albany Port redevelopment.Albany Port wants to dredge 12 million cubic metres of sediment to widen and deepen the existing shipping channel into Princess Royal Harbour and extend the shipping channel into King George Sound to allow access for larger ships. […]

  • 28 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy signed the Record of Decision for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known as SHEP, Oct. 26. The Record of Decision confirms that the proposed plan for Savannah Harbor channel improvements, including the associated mitigation, is in the national interest and meets the requirements of the National […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Statement by Bruce Elliot, general manager for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority: “On 11 December 2013, Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt approved an application by North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) to expand its coal terminal at Abbot Point. “As part of this project, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) made a verbal submission on the 7th of May at the Otago Regional Council (ORC) Planning Hearing in Dunedin regarding a consent application to continue disposal of maintenance dredged material by Port Otago Ltd (POL) the 100% owned subsidiary of ORC, for a further 3 years (a renewal of an […]

  • 3 May 2012

    New, detailed information on the environmental impact of dredging at the proposed Browse Liquefied Natural Gas processing precinct at James Price Point has now been provided to the Environmental Protection Authority for assessment. The proponent, the Department of State Development, requested additional time to provide the updated information on dredging and spoil disposal. EPA Chairman […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fargo Moorhead Diversion Board of Authority has voted to appeal the decision by the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District (BRRWD) to deny a permit for the FM Area Diversion Project and to direct legal counsel to explore all other legal actions. The BRRWD voted 3-3 on the permit application June 24, 2019 at which time […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s peak resources sector body has backed the science-based decision of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) to grant dredge permits under strict conditions for the expansion of the Port of Abbott Point. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council, Michael Roche, says he was always confident that GBRMPA would base the decision […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Port Otago’s plan to dredge Otago Harbour and dump the spoil off-shore will have its day in court after mediation with fishing… By Rebecca Fox  (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, February 22, 2012; Image: portotago

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a request from the Chairman of East Devon District Council, Councillor Stuart Hughes, councilors will delay discussing the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) to a future date. Sidmouth’s BMP was completed in January 2017 by East Devon’s consultants CH2M, following extensive consultation and collaboration with the local community. “We really appreciate all […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Conservation Council (NQCC) last week filed its legal challenge to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s decision to grant a permit for the dumping of 3 million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the GBR Marine Park and World Heritage Area. The permit had been requested by North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A computer model developed, in part, by University of Florida researchers can help coastal managers better understand the long-term effects of major storms, sea-level rise and beach restoration activities and possibly save millions of dollars. Researchers used erosion data following tropical storms and hurricanes that hit Santa Rosa Island, off Florida’s Panhandle, and sea-level rise […]

  • 31 January 2014

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Frank Pallone praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for directing NL Industries to conduct a $79 million cleanup at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund site in Old Bridge and Sayreville. Soil and sediment at the site were found to be contaminated with lead-containing waste that was used to construct […]

  • 30 January 2012

    Lake Cathie dredging will be discussed at state government level tomorrow…   By LISA TISDELL (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, January 30, 2012;

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A decision on Chatham Rock Phosphate’s marine consent application is expected to be announced on or before 30 January 2015. The Decision-making Committee hearing CRP’s application today officially closed the hearing. Once closed the DMC has 20 working days to consider its decision which would mean the decision would be given on or before 30 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    With yesterday’s decision to accept the emergency petitions against the planning approval decision on adjustment of the navigation channel, the Federal Administrative Court has not delivered a judgement on the core issue, but has deferred a decision in the principal proceedings, as it has also done on other major infrastructural projects. The Federal Administrative Court […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s peak resources sector body said it is confident the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) will make its decision on a dredging permit for the proposed Abbot Point port expansion based on facts and science, rather than ‘slacktivist’ campaigns using social media. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council Michael Roche says the […]

  • 27 May 2011

    The Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) and the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) have stood by their decision to… BY PETRE WILLIAMS-RAYNOR (jamaicaobserver) [mappress] Source: jamaicaobserver, May 27, 2011;

  • 5 December 2011

    Savannah’s port-deepening project won’t help Orangeburg County the way improving South Carolina’s ports would, local lawmakers say…   By GENE ZALESKI (thetandd) [mappress] Source: thetandd, December 5, 2011;