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  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organization (MMO) has approved an application from Dover Harbor Board (DHB) to carry out aggregate dredging at Area 521, known as the South Goodwin Sands. The marine licence granted by the MMO gives DHB permission to extract up to 3 million tonnes of aggregate by trailer suction hopper dredging, which is proposed […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is about to decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Boat Harbor Remediation Project, located approximately five kilometers east of Pictou, Nova Scotia. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the project and its potential effects on the environment. […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has refused an application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) for a marine consent to mine phosphorite nodules on the Chatham Rise. The decision was made by a Decision-making Committee (DMC) appointed by the EPA Board and was released this morning. This is a seriously negative signal for New Zealand […]

  • 11 January 2010

    Decision follows Corps construction contract for channel extension Port Corpus Christi decided to proceed with the design of a multi-purpose dock and terminal project to be constructed on the port’s 1,000-acre site at La Quinta. [mappress] Source:joc,January 8,2010;

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    United States District Court Judge Carl Barbier yesterday ruled that BP was “grossly negligent” in its actions leading to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This ruling means that BP faces penalties of up to $4,300 per barrel of oil spilled, maximizing the money that will be returned to Gulf Coast […]

  • 30 July 2010

    Business Standard reports that the Indian government has yet to take a decision on the sale of a stake in Shipping Corp of India, while … [mappress] Source: Business Standard, July 31, 2010;

  • 9 August 2013
    Project & Tenders

    Australian Environment Minister Mark Butler has decided to delay making a decision on an application to dump 3 million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef, 50kms from the Whitsunday Islands. The Minister’s decision has come just hours after his Government released a new report into the impacts of […]

  • 25 June 2010

    The National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) today praised the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for… [mappress] Source: earthtimes, June 25, 2010;

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian-based Deep Sea Mining Campaign has congratulated the Namibian Government’s on its decision to place a moratorium on seabed mining. “The Deep Sea Mining campaign applauds the Namibian government’s decision to impose a moratorium for 18 months on marine phosphate mining” said Natalie Lowrey, communications coordinator for the Deep Sea mining campaign. “Environmentalists and […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday published its final rule establishing the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredging Disposal Site (ELDS) in the Federal Register. With the publication of this rule, EPA is designating ELDS, located offshore from New London, Connecticut, for the disposal of dredged material from harbors and navigation channels in eastern Long Island Sound […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has announced that it has advised the Environmental Protection Authority that it will remove the eastern end of application area covered by prospecting permit 55967, comprising 4,985 km2 and representing about half the total, so the area for which marine consent is being applied now totals 5,207 km2. “Reducing the size of […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is considering reapplying for a marine consent to mine phosphate nodules on the Chatham Rise seabed, managing director Chris Castle said today. “We have decided an appeal is a pointless exercise. Assuming we win on points of law, we would still need to go back before the same decision-making committee (DMC) who […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released a new ‘Facts About’ publication on Adaptive Management. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding […]

  • 7 December 2011

    The village of Bald Head Island is shoring up legal arguments for a possible appeal of a judge’s dismissal last month of its lawsuit …   By Ken Little (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, December 7, 2011;

  • 18 January 2011

    The decision by the International Court of Justice in The Hague on whether to place precautionary measures against Nicaragua could come as… (insidecostarica) [mappress] Source: insidecostarica, January 18, 2011;

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Waterking, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has won a patent lawsuit against the Finnish company Remu Oy. On January 17 last, the The Hague Court of Appeal confirmed the 2013 judgment of the District Court: Remu’s patent on amphibious working machines with breadth-adjustable undercarriage is invalid. Waterking is awarded its full […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council has just announced that they will be opening a community conversation with residents about how it maintains and repairs revetment walls in residential canals. It follows a council decision to temporarily end the special charges levied on canal and lake-front homeowners while it develops a new strategy and also to refund unspent […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Flemish Government has adopted the final preference decision for a new sea lock in Zeebrugge, confirming that the new sea lock will be built on the location of the old Visart lock. The Visart lock (1907) does no longer meet the modern standards of the shipping industry, the officials said in the release. Hence, […]

  • 1 November 2011

    Penang Forum welcomes and fully supports the state government’s bold decision to call off a controversial proposed agreement to allow Boust… (aliran) [mappress] Source: aliran, November 1, 2011;

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Féin Louth TD Gerry Adams has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, to approve a Foreshore Licence for maintenance dredging works at Annagassan Harbour, at Castlebellingham. The Minister has agreed that the licence should be issued to Louth County Council as a priority. Adams said: “Growing […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins is saying “not so fast” to a federal agency planning to limit waterfront access in Buffalo. “The unilateral decision to shut off this Squaw Island Pier to the public is a step backward in a community where the benefits of new and improved public access to the water are finally emerging,” said […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Water managers are continuously making decisions to guarantee water safety. These decisions relate to the short term, for example ongoing droughts or, precisely, when there is a risk of flooding. But they can also affect the long term given the more extreme events caused by climate change. All these decisions have one thing in common: […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    State Representatives Jeff Jones and Alex Atwood recently requested that the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Shore Protection Committee reconsider its recent decision to allow construction of a new groin at the south end of Sea Island. In the letter to Shore Protection Committee, Rep. Jones stated that solid scientific evidence was presented clearly revealing that a new groin […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fight for the Reef campaigners have welcomed the decision by the World Heritage Committee to maintain pressure on Australia to improve protection of the Great Barrier Reef and address threats from industrial port development, dredging, dumping, and poor water quality. The World Heritage Committee is holding its annual meeting in Doha, Qatar this week and […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    To address water-related issues, decision-makers and experts across the world need to access information, data and models quickly to support their strategic planning, preparedness and response activities. The new interactive data research laboratory (iD-Lab) at Deltares officially opened yesterday to tackle this challenge. The iD-Lab is an interactive space where users can access, combine and visualize […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed a Federal Court decision to overturn Federal Government approval for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine, which was to ship coal out through the Great Barrier Reef at Abbot Point. Cherry Muddle, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaigner, said that Environment Minister Greg Hunt now has a chance to reverse […]