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  • 28 June 2012

    From Saturday 30 June, the Port of Rotterdam Authority will be running boat trips in the new harbours of Maasvlakte 2, the port of Rotterdam’s land reclamation project. The salon boat Navigathor will become the FutureLand Ferry and take visitors from FutureLand, the Maasvlakte 2 information centre, around the inland lake that was created during […]

  • 1 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    In a visit to IHC Engineering Business (EB) on Tuesday 31 August 2010, local Labour MP, Alex Cunningham, (Stockton North), declared that the company which recently (31 May 2010) completed an order to build one of the world’s biggest marine pipe laying machines, represents the “future and the best of the past”. Local MP, Alex […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Newcastle Port Corporation as part of its long term port planning is preparing an Environmental Assessment to gain development approval for the future dredging of shipping berths in the Port of Newcastle. A s part of the process, Newcastle Port Corporation is seeking community comment about the future dredging of the 10 vessel berths in […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut congressional delegation yesterday applauded fourteen grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Long Island Sound Futures Fund supporting preservation and restoration of the Long Island Sound in communities across the state. NFWF’s Long Island Sound Futures Fund supports projects in local communities that aim to protect and restore the Long Island Sound. It […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is gearing up for a busy October with preparations underway to participate in a number of industry events across the country focusing on issues including flooding, coastal defence and the future of the construction industry. Over a two-week period, Mackley will participate in four events, starting with the Suffolk Coastal Forum in Ipswich (7 […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Turkish operator Yilport is expanding into the Baltic region, starting with the acquisition of a container terminal in Sweden. Yilport now owns 80% of Gävle Container Terminal, with the remaining 20% of the shares in the company controlled by Gävle Municipality. “This new ownership structure means that the recent uncertainty regarding the ownership of the […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Wight Council is to undertake two studies to understand the future coastal erosion and coastal flood defense needs of Sandown Bay and Ventnor. The first phase of the studies is comprising information-gathering in relation to the physical and natural environments, including coastal processes, economic data and an assessment of the condition of […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Having secured a 99 year lease on Darwin Port, the Landbridge Group is now looking to develop the port and increase trade flow through Darwin. This new $25 million development plan will “meet future increases in cargo volumes in the areas of dry bulk exports, liquid bulk imports, live cattle and container and general cargo throughput“, Landbridge […]

  • 23 January 2012

    Jonathon Porritt, the renowned green campaigner and Founder Director of Forum for the Future, has praised ADPC’s megaproject on a fact-finding site visit, calling both projects “markers for the future”. Mr Porritt, the former UK government advisor on green issues, was escorted around the Kizad (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi) Visitor Centre in the ADPC […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, will participate at the 29th edition of Samoter in Verona, from 8-11 May, 2014. This event will focus on many different topics: from sustainability, the cornerstone of the event, to innovations involving earth-moving machinery, by conferences. Earth-moving machinery of the future will also be highlighted at Samoter, as discussed […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Wight council and the Environment Agency have launched a three month public consultation on a draft Coastal Strategy for the West Wight shoreline. The strategy coastline includes the towns of Yarmouth, Cowes, East Cowes, Freshwater, Totland, Colwell, Newport Harbor and surrounding areas. The public consultation opened 31 March and will run to […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) will start detailed work over the next 12 months on the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the duplication of the Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channels. Chief Executive Officer, Craig Doyle, emphasized that whilst GPC is starting to work towards the preparation of an EIS, there is no immediate need to commence […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards traveled to Shreveport and Monroe earlier this week to announce the award of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) dollars to several local entities in the Northwest and Northeast areas of Louisiana impacted by the March 2016 flood. These grants will be used to fund local resiliency projects aimed at equipping […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new, long-term approach to coastal management in England is urgently needed given the expected impacts of climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said in their latest announcement. “Climate change will almost certainly cause sea levels around the UK to increase by 1 meter or more at some point in the future, and […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The inaugural Port Authorities Roundtable was held in Singapore on April 20 in conjunction with the 10th Singapore Maritime Week 2015. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the closed-door roundtable event brought together port authorities from around the world to network, share insights on pertinent issues and best practices, as well as […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Rt Hon Winston Peters, Leader of New Zealand First and Member of Parliament elect for Northland, accused recently Ports of Auckland management as short sighted, given how wedded it remains to expanding the Port deep into the Waitemata Harbor. “According to the Port’s CEO there is going to be some ‘paradigm shift’ enabling the […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) attended the Isle of Wight Council’s public consultation event on the draft ‘West Wight Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy’ on 24th May at the New Holmwood Hotel in Cowes. The IW Council and the Environment Agency have developed a Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy, which has now […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Following a successful funding procedure, the Port of Cork has been awarded funding by the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). The Port of Cork, described as a future Core Network port by TEN-T, plays a key strategic role in the movement of goods to and from the UK and Continental Europe. This funding will assist in […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The expansion and upgrade of Russian as well as Baltic ports will play a vital role in the future development and improved trade of the region. With many expansion projects going on the region, the Russian and Baltics region sees huge potential for investors and suppliers. Investment figures of up to RUB 26 billion have […]

  • 18 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of New Hampshire signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to identify sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help BOEM […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Nederland, Colorado, will later today begin dredging of the remaining portion of sewer pond at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The goal of this project is to remove over 20 years’ worth of sludge from the pond and to increase plant operations and reduce future odors in this area. An outside company will dredge and dewater […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting new project ideas for the development of the 2023 Coastal Master Plan. Predictions in the 2017 Coastal Master Plan of future coastal land loss and storm surge-based flood risk, even with plan implementation, demonstrate that isolated project investments often provide minimal benefits beyond their immediate […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Arcadis, a design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been awarded an approximate $11.6 million contract by the City of Norfolk, Virginia, to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise. The city received a $115 million grant to transform the Ohio Creek Watershed. The grant follows a […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, today introduced the Marine and Coastal Bill 2017 – a new legislation to provide a better future for Victoria’s coastal and marine environments. The bill has been developed in close consultation with communities and organisations working to look after marine and coastal areas, as well as the […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dane County Government has announced plans for over $18 million in initiatives designed to recover from damage and to prevent future flooding events. Commenting the latest news, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said: “This summer’s historic rains brought flooding and destruction to many areas throughout Dane County.”  “Our charge moving forward is to come […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mineral raw materials from the sea may contribute to ensuring the long term supply of industrial nations with important raw materials, Bosch Rexroth said in its latest announcement. The DeepSea Mining Alliance (DSMA) supports the development of deep sea mining projects in order to allow for an environmentally friendly extraction of these raw materials in the […]