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  • 6 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is about to invest in twelve fishing harbors in Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador, reported the government last Friday. According to the government, small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 42,500 Canadians employed in this sector, the […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Regional Minister for PEI and Member of Parliament for Egmont, has announced that an investment of approximately $16.3 million is being made at PEI commercial fishing harbors. Individual projects will be announced over the coming weeks. “Since 2006, our Government has invested approximately $60.4 million in PEI’s […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament Gerald Keddy, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, said that the Government of Canada will invest $1.75 million in five harbour projects in South Shore – St. Margaret’s. The Harbours are as follows: – Bush Island for the construction of a launch ramp; – Falls Point […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Applications are now open for individuals and entities to apply for compensation under the WBDDP Commercial Fisheries Compensation Program being conducted by Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) to provide compensation to eligible commercial fishing operators affected by a loss of access to fishing areas and marine fish habitat in the Western Basin of the Port […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Gladstone fishing industry will continue its battle to be compensated for the effects of dredging and development in the local harbour. Earlier this year, the State Government-owned Gladstone Ports Corporation applied to have the fishers’ action dismissed. In a judgment handed down this morning, Judge David Searles found the case would not be able […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Commercial fishermen raise concerns about the impacts of industry. The James Cook University study says that Gladstone dredging sediment is drifting up to 35 kilometres out to sea, reports abc.net. Gladstone Ports Corporation has previously said floods are the cause of sick fish. Commercial fishermen hope that the ports corporation takes notice, but the ports […]

  • 31 January 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has announced statement on the Gladstone fishing industry’s compensation claim: “The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has always been keen to provide compensation to commercial fishers as required for the loss of access to fishing grounds caused by the Western Basin Dredging Project. GPC’s estimate from fisheries data of the total annual […]

  • 3 January 2012

    Mooloolaba’s fishing and tourism industries are calling on the State Government to fund a larger dredge to remove sand from the mouth of …   By Kate Clifford (sunshinecoastdaily) [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, January 03, 2012;

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    After the area of the Iloilo River was dredged and cleaned of debris and deteriorated see vessels, fishing fans are back again at the Muelle Loney stretch. As the Philippine Ports Authority pledged to clean the river from the Parola up to the bridge, around 14 sea vessels were moved from the river and a […]

  • 5 December 2011

      Fishing community in the state, under the banner of the National Fishworkers Forum, has opposed finance minister K M Mani’s suggestion to…   (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, December 5, 2011;

  • 26 September 2011

    The Karnataka government has embarked on a massive expansion of fishing in the three coastal districts… By Mahesh Kulkarni (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, September 26, 2011

  • 22 September 2011

    A fishing ban enforced in Queensland’s Gladstone Harbour appears likely to extend to cover waters within a 100km radius of the city a source has told Fishing World… More info: (fishingworld) [mappress] Source: fishingworld, September 22, 2011

  • 27 June 2011

    Community and fishing groups who oppose Port Otago’s Next Generation Project will be meeting this week to decide whether to appeal the… By Rebecca Fox (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, June 27, 2011

  • 31 May 2011

    The Coast Guard on Monday rescued four fishermen from a boat which wrecked after colliding with a dredger off Kochi… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, May 31, 2011;  

  • 10 May 2011

    The rapid sinking of a new $1 million, 48-foot sport fishing boat that ran hard aground in St. Augustine Inlet last week after missing a tem… By PETER GUINTA (staugustine) [mappress] Source: staugustine, May 10, 2011

  • 24 February 2010

    Mangalore February 24, 2010: The Karnataka State Fishermen Action Committee has appealed to the state government to immediately take up dredging of all fishing ports in Karnataka. The committee has averred that if not, next monsoons will be very difficult for fishermen and marine accidents may be a daily affair. [mappress] source: Mangalorean, February 24, […]

  • 26 January 2010

    In the trial court, Timothy Corbin, a commercial fisherman was awarded damages against the Subaqueous Services, a dredging company, after his boat collided with unmarked dredge pipeline. The dredging company appealed on three issues… Source: Newsome,  January 21, 2010

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredge Kalimna recently completed maintenance dredging operations at the confluence of The Narrows and Reeve Channel, according to the Gippsland Ports latest report. CSD Kalimna has been relocated to the area near the Entrance swing basin at the confluence of The Narrows, Hopetoun Channel and Cunninghame Arm, reported Gippsland Ports. The officials added […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    U.S. Representatives Don Young and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell have introduced the bipartisan Shovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act of 2020. This legislation authorizes $3 billion for shovel-ready resilience projects to help bring back jobs lost by COVID-19 and boost the climate resilience of the coastlines. “Alaskans know how important the ocean is to our fishing industry […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A proposal of the Puducherry government to upgrade the minor port at Uppalam under the Sagarmala scheme has been recommended for environmental and CRZ clearance by the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, reports The Hindu. The Port Department of the Puducherry Government had applied for Environmental and […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Colac Otway Shire recently engaged Maritime Constructions to complete a dredging scope at the Port of Apollo Bay comprising removal of 55,000m3. With limited delays and complications, the team were able to remove significantly more volume – 72,400m3 of material – within the available shire budget. “Siltation of harbor had been identified as the most […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Waterways and Environment of Fiji has commissioned emergency dredging works of the Nakauvadra River in Rakiraki in a deal that will see the removal of all the soil by the contractor without Government having to pay for the works, The Fiji Times reports.  Commenting the latest news, Minister Dr. Mahendra Reddy described […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Constructions announced last week that the dredging operations are well underway at Port of Apollo Bay for the Colac Otway Shire. Colac Otway Shire Mayor, Jason Schram, said that the harbor dredging project involves shifting around 60,000 cubic meters of sand which has accumulated over the last twenty years and massively reduced access and […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two hopper dredges that were deployed to Florida to support emergency beach renourishment work at USACE’s Jacksonville District in March 2020 are returning to NY and NJ to complete previously contracted work, informs the Corps’ New York District. The B.E. LINDHOLM arrived at Fire Island on May 6 and is completing final preparations to begin […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HEB construction and Napier Port have restarted building Hawke’s Bay’s biggest wharf, which will allow the region to welcome more and larger ships. According to the port, HEB Construction are back on track to start piling this week. As mentioned in the March update, the wharf will be supported by nearly 400 concrete piles that […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging in Homer. According to the Corps, the District completed maintenance dredging in Homer on Monday in the U.S. Coast Guard berth of the harbor. “We initially estimated that 3,500 cubic yards of material would be removed in this process […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Falkland Islands Government has signed a contract with BAM Nuttall for the design and build of a new port in Stanley Harbor. It follows the announcement in February 2020 that BAM Nuttall had been selected as development partner after an extensive global procurement process. Development and Commercial Services portfolio holder, MLA Dr Barry Elsby, […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is beginning the Grays Harbor maintenance dredging operations in the Outer Harbor. There are many crab pots in the South Beach Disposal Site and the Army Corps of Engineers is asking fishermen and crabbers to move their equipment to avoid having it damaged. All navigation channels, target disposal sites […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Progress towards constructing a navigation improvement project for Tangier Island is hitting a major milestone this month. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, issued a solicitation for an unrestricted, firm fixed price, invitation for bid (IFB) for construction of a jetty located on the small island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay. […]