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  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has just announced the launch of the Marine Minerals Information System (MMIS). The MMIS is a state-of-the-art tool to assist decision-makers in managing coastal recovery and planning coastal resilience projects. The release of the MMIS marks a big step forward in BOEM’s efforts to build a National Offshore Sand […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District said in its latest release that the Port of Long Beach (POLB) has requested renewal of Regional General Permit (RGP) No. 28 for routine maintenance dredging and disposal, and routine maintenance of in-water structures and facilities. The current RGP 28 will expire on November 13, 2018. […]

  • 4 April 2013

    The Irish Ports Association (IPA), the representative body for the Irish ports sector and an affiliate of IBEC, today welcomed the publication by Leo Varadkar, TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport of the new national ports policy which sets out the policy framework for the future development of the sector. Commenting on the new […]

  • 26 October 2012

    On Thursday, over 50 organizations called for a 10-year moratorium on all land reclamation projects in the Philippines and a thorough review of existing projects, reports interaksyon.com. Leon Dulce, spokesman of the Kalikasan party-list, said: “President Benigno Aquino (III) and the PRA (Philippine Reclamation Authority) should listen to the demand of the people to carry […]

  • 9 December 2011

    Wicklow County Council will assume management of Arklow Harbor at the beginning of the New Year. Following the transfer to the council, the Arklow Harbor Commission set up in 1890, will be dissolved in January 2012. Arklow councilors Pat Fitzgerald and Nicky Cullen stated that they support this decision reached by the current government. Cllr. […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The Florida Legislature has recently given its approval to fund the beach renourishment project, including Captiva Island, which would enable Captiva to receive the maximum amount of federal funds. The final word in making this decision falls onto Governor Rick Scott. Governor Scott has the right to veto or approve the House Bill 5001 therefore the […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BMT Oceanica, a marine and coastal environment specialist, has won the tender to be the sole consultant delivering the Town of Cottesloe’s (ToC) project ‘Coastal Monitoring to Improve the Understanding of Long-Term Coastal Change’. The project will develop an ongoing coastal monitoring program that will initially involve the collection of remote imagery at the coastline and twice-yearly beach […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work to increase the depth of riverbed for the ambitious inland waterways project connecting Gomati river with Bangladesh’s Ashuganj is set to begin next month, reports the Tripurainfo. According to an official release, this decision was taken at a meeting between Union Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister Biplab Kumra Deb in Delhi […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The next (virtual) meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2020.  At the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, and caps). According to their official announcement, EPA will […]

  • 17 July 2013

    ABPmer’s Online Managed Realignment Database aka OMREG has been used to underpin the “Regulating Services – Coastal Habitats” chapter of the “Managing the land in a changing climate – Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report 2013”. The progress report reviews some of the key ecosystem services provided by the land. Specifically, the report addresses the use of […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has called on the Rudd Government to reject the Business Council’s call for cutting more regulation on major projects – a decision that could hasten the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef from rapid industrial development. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef campaign director for AMCS, said Queenslanders were already reeling […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Nathan Deal announced that as part of his FY2014 budget proposal, he will seek an additional $50 million in funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project at the Georgia Ports Authority Board meeting. “I am committed to allocating funds and time to this pivotal link in our logistics network,”said Deal. “Expanding the Savannah Harbor […]

  • 20 February 2012

      WASSP Ltd has announced the appointment of Stefan Richardson as its Development Manager to oversee the company’s multibeam sonar products. WASSP Ltd CEO Gareth Hodson says Richardson has a tremendous amount of experience and passion around marine technology and holds a BSc 1st Class Hons in Marine Navigation with Technology from the University of […]

  • 3 June 2020

    The Eastern Chapter has been working hard to develop a robust program and great opportunities for their meeting at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) said in their latest release. “Normally at this point in time, we would be reaching out to you, our members for abstracts, and looking […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, is inviting public comments on the Jackson Hole Flood Protection Project Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA).  The Corps is proposing to prepare a SEA to the “1990 Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Flood Protection Project Operations and Maintenance Decision Document and Environmental Impact Statement” because project operations have changed […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Larkspur Marina Financing Authority (LMFA) has, through its agent – W.B. Clausen Structural Engineers, applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, for a 10-year Permit to carry out maintenance dredging of accumulated sediment at the Larkspur Marina in Marin County, California. The purpose of the proposed maintenance dredging is to […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The suspension of productive work on the Panama Canal’s Third Set of Locks Project that began on April 23rd, after a decision made by the Construction Workers Union (SUNTRACS for its initials in Spanish) while negotiating working conditions with the Panamanian Chamber of Construction (CAPAC), is keeping the construction paralyzed. Once this strike call is […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing site cleanups and remedies at the 16 Superfund Sites in Pennsylvania. These routine check-ups, known as ‘five-year reviews,’ will be done at Superfund sites across the Mid-Atlantic region this year. EPA conducts evaluations every five years to determine if the remedies at each site continue to be […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Transport Ministry has confirmed that Seaport Terminal (Johor) Sdn Bhd has won the bid to privatise the Penang Port, according to bintuluport.com. In a written reply to Chong Eng (DAP – Bukit Mertajam), its minister Datuk Seri Kong Cho Ha said the company won the bid via its equity ownership in Penang Port Sdn […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The environmental groups says the latest federal review of the PCB cleanup of the upper Hudson River provides more evidence that the dredging area should be expanded, The Wall Street Journal reports. A coalition of environmentalists said the review also acknowledges that PCBs in one stretch of the river will be reduced about half as […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited’s (DCI) Non-Executive Employees Union yesterday served the indefinite strike notice to the management to protest against the Central Government’s decision to sell the entire stake of the company (73.47%), local media reports.  According to the union notice, the strike is expected to start from December 6. The strike notice was […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The building of a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay has been given planning consent by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. This is the first tidal lagoon project to be examined by the Planning Inspectorate. But before the lagoon becomes a reality, it is still subject to Contract for Difference (CfD) negotiations […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that, in another important legal victory for the State’s coastal protection efforts, a jury has determined that a Harvey Cedars couple should receive $300 as compensation for an easement on their property needed to build a sand dune and beachfront protection project – significantly less than the $800,000 […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received guidance from Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy May 27 on moving forward with further development of the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study and future documentation. Based on information presented by USACE, as well as consideration of the correlation of the project with […]

  • 27 March 2014

    The results, from a trial looking into the potential effect of dredging a deeper approach channel to Falmouth Docks, have now been reported. The findings have been sent to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and will provide robust scientific data that will be used to update the Environmental Statement that was submitted along with the […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A consultation which aims to give communities and local organisations more say in the ways in which rivers are managed and maintained, was launched yesterday (15th January), reports the Environment Agency. Under the Rationalizing the Main River (RMRN) de-maining pilot project, the Environment Agency has proposed to transfer flood risk management activities on the following sections […]