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  • 23 August 2011

    India will seek private funds for seven new ports costing 350 billion rupees ($7.6 billion) as the government tackles transport bottlenecks… By Karthikeyan Sundaram (bloomberg) [mappress] Source: bloomberg, August 23, 2011;

  • 16 May 2011

    A controversial project to expand the Port of Anchorage and replace its old docks may be abandoned as its costs continue to escalate. At May… More info: adn By LISA DEMER [mappress] Source: adn, May 16, 2011;

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced that she has secured $200,000 in special state grant funding to start dredging at the Port of Ogdensburg. “The future of Ogdensburg’s deep water port is at risk from 30 years of silt build up that makes docking more difficult, dangerous and costly,” said Senator Ritchie. “This funding helps kickstart […]

  • 12 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that Oak Orchard Harbor will receive a large maintenance dredging this year, valued at $420,000 and funded through the Sandy Supplemental Appropriations bill. Schumer met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District Director LTC Beaudoin who confirmed the USACE’s plans and said that dredging is scheduled […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The state recently awarded more than $2.2 million in grants for 37 projects that will help North Carolina towns and counties restore streams, reduce erosion, study future water supplies and benefit other water resources. The N.C. Division of Water Resources awarded $2,244,877 as a part of its 2014 spring grant cycle for the Water Resources […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement yesterday after voting to provide necessary levels of funding for harbor maintenance and dredging for America’s ports, harbors, and waterways: “South Louisiana is home to some of America’s largest ports and most used waterways. I have met with many vessel operators and companies […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The city of New Buffalo will ask the Pokagon Fund for help with getting such work done next year. “It’s not really known just yet whether the harbor will have to be cleared next year,” said Ryan Fellows, Assistant to the City Manager. Local leaders want to be prepared for the possibility that no money will […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board yesterday said deepening of the Savannah River up to the future Jasper Ocean Terminal should be an alternative to the currently proposed deepening project. Until that happens, it has suspended future funding related to the Jasper Ocean Terminal and set out a path for the two states to […]

  • 17 February 2011

    Some of the federal funds originally intended to pay for modifications to the entrance at Sunset Marina will be used instead to dredge the… By Brandy Donaldson (qconline) [mappress] Source: qconline, February 17, 2011;

  • 25 August 2010

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter said Tuesday he is working to reverse the Army Corps of Engineers’ effort to place the financial burden of levee … By Greg Hilburn (thenewsstar) [mappress] Source: thenewsstar, August 25, 2010;

  • 4 April 2011

    In an annual rite, the House Budget Committee invites members of Congress to testify about their spending priorities for their own… (nola) [mappress] Source: nola, April 4, 2011;    

  • 26 April 2011

    The City of Washburn in northern Wisconsin will receive $405,000 from the state Recreational Boating Facilities Grant Program to make… (superiortelegram) [mappress] Source: superiortelegram, April 26, 2011    

  • 3 June 2010

    The Port of Tauranga says its efforts to get a resource consent to deepen and widen the harbour shipping channels to take bigger ships have…   [mappress] Source: stuff, June 3, 2010;

  • 8 February 2011

    Great Lakes groups said they’re concerned about the future of the fledgling Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in a wave of budget-cutting… By TINA LAM (freep) [mappress] Source: freep, February 8, 2011;

  • 29 June 2011

    Topsail Beach property owners will pay a lower tax rate under the newly adopted town budget, but most will still see their bills go up.   By Trista Talton (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, June 29, 2011

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senators Debbie Stabenow, vice chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Carl Levin, chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, announced yesterday a $177,706 grant for the University of Michigan’s Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research through the School of Natural Resources and Environment. This support, which comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A $2.2 billion environmental bond bill that could fund hundreds of projects across the state, ranging from hiking trails to harbor dredging, cleared the state House and Senate last week as formal legislative sessions drew to a close for the year. The environmental bond authorizes funding for state agencies, municipalities and nongovernmental partners to conserve […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group Inc, a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2013, of $2.1 million ($0.08 diluted earnings per share). These results compare to net income of $1.5 million ($0.05 diluted earnings per share) for the same period a year ago. For the full year 2013, […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Today, following his effort to push for Glens Falls, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Environmental Protection Agency has selected the City of Glens Falls for a highly competitive environmental workforce development and job training grant. This award comes on the heels of Schumer calling EPA leadership directly on the city’s behalf. Training […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has agreed to accept funds from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in order to expedite the processing of MassDOT Department of Army permit applications. The agreement will expedite Corps review of permit applications submitted by MassDOT pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 10 August 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on Governor Rick Scott approving funds for the Port Canaveral project to widen and deepen the West Turning Basin and Entrance. “With cruise and cargo ships growing larger, Governor Scott’s decision to expedite this project will put Port Canaveral more quickly in a position to capitalize on […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Scientists at HR Wallingford have received research funding for a pilot project aimed at investigating the measurement of cohesive sediment properties using high frequency underwater acoustics. The primary aim of this project is to derive semi-empirical algorithms that can be used to calibrate Doppler sonar signals in terms of the relationship between acoustic backscatter intensity […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A further flood funding boost of £500,000 has been proposed for river dredging by Somerset County Council yesterday, and it brings the total proposed by the council to £1m. The Council is planning to up its offer of £300,000 for dredging, and £200,000 for local flood prevention schemes, to a total of £1m – with […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council has confirmed a $170,000 contribution to the cost of investigating ways of retaining sand at Buffalo Beach on the Coromandel. The decision, at the council’s latest meeting, will come as part of the regional council’s ongoing support for the Whitianga Coastal Futures project and be a critical next step in identifying long […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chancellor George Osborne is to announce a £35m grant to dredge the approach channel in the Mersey Estuary – creating the opportunity for massive container vessels to enter the river. The Chancellor will make the announcement during a visit to the Port of Liverpool where he will meet representatives from businesses in the region […]

  • 26 January 2012

    House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight Chairman Charles Boustany, Jr, MD (R-LA) and Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) yesterday announced the Subcommittees will hold a hearing on harbor maintenance funding and maritime tax issues, with a focus on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Harbor Maintenance Tax, maintenance underfunding, and […]