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  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting project applications for $11.5 million in funding to help coastal cities and towns recover from hurricane damage. The deadline to submit an application is April 30, 2020. The funding comes from Session Law 2019-224 which allocated $11.5 million to the Division of Water Resources’ Coastal Storm Damage Mitigation […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Twenty-four river side communities from the dredged LOT 5 of river Niger covering Jamata Bridge near Lokoja in Kogi state to Baro in Niger …   By Shehu Abubakar (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, December 19, 2011;

  • 7 August 2012

    According to the Business Line, three Major Ports have approached the Government for approval to raise Rs 3,500 crore through issue of tax-free bonds. These Ports are: 1. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust – Rs 2,000 crore, 2. Mumbai Port – Rs 500 crore, 3. Ennore Port – Rs 1,000 crore. Besides Major Ports, the public […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Federal Recovery Act funds will help reduce future flood damage in the Wabash and Embarras River floodplains. The USDA Natural Resources … (robdailynews) [mappress] Source: robdailynews, January 12, 2011;

  • 26 August 2010

    Islands in the Sunderbans face the threat of getting inundated due to rising sea level but Sagar, the largest one among them, may actually… By Jayanta Gupta (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, August 26, 2010;

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    EPA has recently awarded sixteen grants to recipients within New England, totaling more than $1.5 million, for programs that protect wetlands within the region. The grants are part of EPA’s Wetland Program Development Grants in New England. The grants were awarded to agencies in each of the six New England states, the Penobscot Indian Nation, […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Karen Chamberlain, the Saddle Brook Mayor recently admitted “help for dredging the Saddle River Basin is not going to come from the national or state level. Dredging is not going to happen.“ According to, Chamberlain made this admission after attending a local flood meeting in Hackensack comprised of various township officials, mayors and councilmembers. […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Cape Coral has a database residents can use to identify canals most in need of dredging in the city’s southeast quarter…   By Don Ruane (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, December 1, 2011; Image: dredge

  • 21 September 2011

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought Kuwait’s cooperation to Bangladesh for procuring high profile dredger for its ongoing capital … (thedailystar) [mappress] Source: thedailystar, September 21, 2011;

  • 16 September 2011

    Students and faculty from the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines (PSDS) at Western Carolina University got to see firsthand… By Allison Adkins (westerncarolinian) [mappress] Source: westerncarolinian, September 16, 2011

  • 23 February 2011

    Louisiana is home to one of the largest port systems in the world. In 2010 the state’s exports increased to $27.4 billion, and Louisiana is… Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, represents the 7th Congressional District [mappress] Source: Theadvertiser, February 23, 2011;

  • 18 April 2010

    Those dock owners weren’t kidding when they talked about increased shipping on the Saginaw River and Great Lakes this year. Dredging on the Saginaw River last year and more planned for this year will help ships increase their loads, and cut costs… [mappress] Source:mlive,April 18,2010;

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A project has kicked-off in London that will create artificial storms to help predict worst-case scenarios for coastal flooding, National Oceanography Center (NOC) just announced. Using computer models to make real storms more extreme, this NOC led project will help inform the planning of coastal defenses and emergency response. NOC Professor, Kevin Horsburgh, said: “The worst case […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mayor of the Gold Coast, Tom Tate, has welcomed the announcement by Keep Queensland Beautiful that Burleigh Heads has been named Queensland’s Cleanest Beach 2015. “City of Gold Coast works year round to maintain and protect our beaches, investing almost $20 million this year on managing and protecting our coast and waterways. Our Ocean […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Another environmental milestone has been reached at the former Lockheed West Seattle Shipyard/Shipyard 2 on Seattle’s Elliott Bay. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued an order to the Lockheed Martin Corporation for the cleanup of their property on Seattle’s Elliott Bay. Lockheed West Seattle/Shipyard 2, is the latest in a series of more than […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, made the following statement regarding a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the project delivery and communication shortfalls of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ flood control projects. “Unfortunately, this report confirmed what we already know – […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new study conducted by The Nature Conservancy and funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) helps land managers and agencies identify “coastal strongholds”. Because of their unique topographies, elevations and landforms, these areas give threatened habitats in Delaware a chance to escape rising sea levels and continue to provide vital services to […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Jim Himes has secured $300,000 in federal funding to have the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers perform a feasibility study to examine flood damage reduction, shore protection and bank stabilization in Fairfield and New Haven Counties. The study will include coastal areas that were affected by Storms Sandy and Irene and neighborhoods susceptible to […]

  • 18 October 2011

    A colony of fairy penguins on Mistaken Island near Albany are being used to monitor the health of the ocean – in light of a substantial dred… By Andrew Collins (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, October 18, 2011;

  • 6 December 2013

    The Construction Institute of Thailand (CIT) has revealed that the 1 trillion baht investment target in the construction sector this year is unlikely to be realized, and that the industry’s growth next year might still be on a slow pace. CIT Director Chakporn Oonjitt stated this year’s declining growth in the construction industry is in […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fugro has been awarded a contract by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to survey the Polynesian island country of Tuvalu. Located in the Pacific Ocean, Tuvalu is the world’s fourth smallest nation with a population of around 11,000 and a total land area of 26 km2. The country is remote and, with low lying […]

  • 17 January 2011

    Life is quiet in this northern Illinois village that’s so small it has no stoplights or mail delivery. Nestled along an oxbow lake where … By Timothy B. Wheeler (baltimore) [mappress] Source: baltimore, January 17, 2011;

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New Brunswick and federal governments have announced more than $136 million in funding to help modernize Port Saint John. This project involves upgrading and consolidating the Rodney and Navy Island terminals to allow the Port to accommodate larger vessels. New operational systems and technology will also be installed to enhance cargo-handling capabilities. Once complete, […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares is helping the city of New York to devise a New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan. The plan describes a vision for restructuring a number of districts close to the coast, with the aim of combining urban development with water safety. The main reason for taking action is a pressing lack of space in […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Proposals totalling more than £20m promising to help prevent significant flooding in the Levels and improve the county’s roads were unveiled by Somerset County Council today. At a news conference this morning, it was revealed that some of the biggest schemes could be started and finished this year – before further winter floods. The major […]

  • 19 August 2011

    The St.Louis District is authorized to maintain a minimum 9-foot deep, 300-foot wide navigation channel on 300 miles of the Mississippi… (teamsaintlouis) [mappress] Source: teamsaintlouis, August 19, 2011