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  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The vision for a new authority overseeing the progress of Somerset’s Flood Action Plan has been backed by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet. Senior County Councillors have endorsed proposals for a new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). The SRA’s reason-to-be would be to reduce the likelihood, duration and impact of flooding in the County. Somerset County Council […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The City Government of Vigan has allotted P24 million to protect the environment and lessen the impact of Climate Change in this Heritage City known for its Castillan Homes and included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Chairman and Mayor Eva Medina said that for its disaster preparedness […]

  • 3 November 2011

    The government of Angola has given the go-ahead for the construction of a new commercial port at Barra do Dande, in Bengo province…   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 3, 2011;

  • 11 March 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors announced the appointment of engineer Jorge Luis Quijano as the new Panama Canal Administrator. Mr. Quijano will succeed Alberto Alemán Zubieta, who has been at the helm of the Canal for the past 16 years and whose term will end on September 3, 2012. “We are proud […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The 2014 munic­i­pal bud­get for the Bor­ough of Avalon was approved by a unan­i­mous 5–0 vote by the Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil dur­ing its meet­ing on Wednes­day, March 26th. The new bud­get totals $24.8 mil­lion and sets the local pur­pose tax rate at 22.4 cents, which rep­re­sents a half cent increase from 2013. The bud­get main­tains […]

  • 23 October 2012

    President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday announced that government would build two additional berths at the Takoradi Harbour to accommodate more ships as a result of the oil extraction in the area. He said government would also build a mini-harbour at Domuli in the Western Region to increase the intake of ships and goods at […]

  • 13 August 2010

    Indonesia’s state port firm will start building a new container terminal in Jakarta this year to cope with overflowing volumes at the main… By Telly Nathalia and Dicky Kristanto xe.com [mappress] Source: xe.com, August 13, 2010;

  • 5 September 2011

    Once you get to one side or the other of Catfish Bay, Jim Salscheider said you really couldn’t get any better boating in the West. But … By NATHAN BRUTTELL (havasunews) [mappress] Source: havasunews, September 5, 2011;

  • 12 January 2012

    As the 112th Congress gets back to work one of Congressman Charles Boustany’s top priorities is to get his dredging bill passed. The so- …   By Lee Peck (kplctv) [mappress] Source: kplctv, January 12, 2012; Image: usace

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Madison County Board Chairman, Kurt Prenzler, met with Col. Anthony P. Mitchell, commander and district engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis District, last week to discuss the American Bottom levee system. The officials talked about how the county can get its levee system to the 500 year flood protection level and if […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency yesterday approved funding to restore Lake Delhi, reports desmoinesregister.com. “We’re very happy of the final outcome of this,” said Steve Leonard, president of the lake district. “We don’t know truly yet what it means, to what extent.” That money, Leonard said, would have allowed a bare-bones restoration of the lake. […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Godwin Eton is joining Coastline Surveys as a Geotechnical Engineer responsible for preparation of geotechnical reports from offshore and nearshore geotechnical projects, running the soil logging facility and increasing the company portfolio to include pipeline geotechnics and soil-structure interactions. Godwin is a Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist with over seven years industry experience. He holds a BSc […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The Cavelossim residents have decided to give their consent for the proposed Sal river dredging project, reports goacom.com. Ms Viola D’Costa, the sarpanch, pointed out that this dredging program is very important for everybody who is facing navigational problems on the river, and added: “The panchayat will inform the Captain of Ports (CoP) about the […]

  • 11 July 2013

    With additional funding approved July 2 by the East Bay Regional Park District Board, 82,600 cubic yards of sand will be pumped onto Crown Memorial State Beach and Alameda Beach between September and November this year. The project will restore the beach and dune system to its 1987 footprint, at a cost of nearly $5.3 […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has signed contracts for the construction of harbors in 3 Islands (HA. Utheem, L. Maavah and L. Dhambidhoo). Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr Mohamed Muizzu, Chief Executive Officer of Maldives Transport and Contracting Company, Dr. Ahmed Adham Abdull, Managing Director of Heavy force, Ibrahim Zameer, Managing Director Abdulla Mohamed […]

  • 16 September 2011

    The Antwerp Port Authority has commissioned the Joint Venture, comprising Jan De Nul NV (1/3), CEI-De Meyer and Betonac (both part of the… [mappress] Source: Jan De Nul; September 16, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 11 August 2011

    New Topsail Inlet is about to get a lot deeper. Shoaling had made the inlet impassable for some vessels at low tide but the Army Corps of … (charlotte) [mappress] Source: charlotte, August 11, 2011

  • 21 August 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the Government has set a target of awarding 29 PPP and 13 Non-PPP Projects involving capacity addition of about 245 MTPA for expansion and capacity creation in the Major Ports during the current financial […]

  • 6 September 2012

    SDS-Ugol reached an agreement with local authorities in Murmansk to start construction of a new port for coal. According to barentsobserver.com, a new coal harbor on the western side of the Kola bay has been on the drawing table for many years. This project is scheduled to begin next year. Murmansk already has one huge […]

  • 12 April 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced the details about the Ocean City beach replenishment project. This project consists of offshore ocean-going, hopper or hydraulic, deep depth dredging of approximately 850,000 cubic yards of sand for beach re-nourishment of the Ocean City shoreline in response to damage caused by Hurricane Sandy and for periodic shoreline […]

  • 25 October 2011

    The foundation stone for Sidon’s maritime barrier will be laid Thursday, paving the way for a project to close down the city’s notorious dum… By Mohammed Zaatari (dailystar) [mappress] Source: dailystar, October 25, 2011  

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) said Folly Beach will receive $20.4 million in beach renourishment funding. “I appreciate Secretary Darcy working with us to get these funds reprogrammed,” said U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham. “This should allow us to move to construction by the end of October. It’s an important project and I’m glad we’re […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett visited Apollo Bay Harbour today to announce the awarding of contracts totalling more than $3 million to procure a new dredge and workboat for the harbour. Mr Hodgett said the Port of Apollo Bay is a critical asset for the State and a key economic driver for the region. “The […]

  • 10 September 2013

    According to Ohio Department of Natural Resources officials, a new custom-made dredger will be handed over to Indian Lake by mid-2014. This information was announced to the Indian Lake area residents and visitors last week, during an open house at the state park campground in Lakeview, reports examiner.org. The Logan County’s four state lawmakers, Senators […]

  • 15 October 2012

    WAM Development Group and its Community Marine Concepts Ltd. partnership have received approvals from Transport Canada and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for the construction of the Victoria International Marina. “The project has already received municipal and provincial approvals, and these federal approvals are significant milestones in the approval process,” said Larry Halgren, who […]