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  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $530,000 to the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to protect wetlands throughout the state. “Wetlands provide enormous environmental benefits, and help alleviate harmful effects of climate change, such as protecting against flooding and potentially dangerous storm surges,” said EPA Regional […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from the James Hutton Institute and partners have produced an evidence review on river and floodplain management, as part of an Evidence Directory recently launched by the Environment Agency. The Directory aims to provide better guidance on utilizing natural processes to counter flood and coastal erosion risks. It focuses on the benefits of managing […]

  • 19 July 2011

    Seeking assistance and fearing the US Coast Guard could remove navigational markers from the New Topsail Inlet, Topsail Beach officials have… By Ken Clarke (topsailvoice) [mappress] Source: topsailvoice, July 19, 2011;

  • 12 November 2010

    With California’s government facing a reported $25 billion deficit, San Clemente City Council members had to be cautious Wednesday as they… By Fred Swegles (ocregister) [mappress] Source: ocregister, November 12, 2010;

  • 30 January 2014

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that an agreement has been reached on an in-lieu fee program between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The in-lieu fee program will help to offset losses by providing an alternative means of compensatory mitigation in addition to mitigation bank credits. Louisiana […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded more than $24 million in funding for 12 recent projects to continue efforts to improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon. These projects will help communities to reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution and eliminate muck sediments. “We are committed to partnering with local communities to expedite and implement […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) joined the United States Army Corps of Engineers this afternoon in announcing emergency funding to dredge the St. Joseph harbor. The harbor, which is essential to jobs and economic activity in Southwest Michigan, has become inaccessible to commercial traffic on account of severe shoaling. Upton has been in close contact […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) applauded the passage of a bipartisan bill that will boost funding for harbor maintenance and provide critical resources to small Oregon ports. The legislation, called the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), gives the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization it needs to move forward with overdue navigation, […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced that the state will provide up to $50,000 for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study in the Sullivan County hamlet of Livingston Manor. Funds will be used to undertake the Livingston Manor Flood Control Feasibility Study, DEC said in its release. […]

  • 8 June 2012

      The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed legislation authored by Congressman McIntyre to stop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Corps from terminating the Carolina Beach renourishment project. The legislation was attached to the Corps budget bill and passed with unanimous support. Specifically, the language of the amendment would prohibit the use of […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Gone is how some residents on Longboat Key describe one of the city’s popular beaches, and they say mother nature is the one to blame… By Jennifer Schwan (mysuncoast) [mappress] Source: mysuncoast, October 26, 2011

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced that the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations approved legislation that would designate $30 million specifically for the purpose of small port dredging. As a member of the U.S. House Appropriations committee, Jaime has strongly advocated to make small port dredging a federal priority. Recently, Jaime took to the U.S. House […]

  • 11 November 2011

    As hurricane season wraps up at the end of the month, the Army Corps of Engineers​ says their projects to protect Folly Beach from erosion…   By Nicole Johnson (live5news) [mappress] Source: live5news, November 11, 2011;

  • 29 June 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division has formed a task force with federal and state partners to help restore the… By Elton Robinson (deltafarmpress) [mappress] Source: deltafarmpress, June 29, 2011

  • 13 December 2011

    The port of Antwerp is to collaborate in further developing the port of San Pedro in Côte d’Ivoire (West Africa) over the next few years. San Pedro, the largest cacao port in the world, has 2000 hectares of vacant land that will be put into use in stages in the near future. Port of Antwerp […]

  • 29 September 2011

    Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa assured yesterday that he would take steps to develop the Kalmunai Municipality under the Urban …   (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, September 29, 2011;

  • 7 October 2010

    Bangladesh has asked China for help in building a multibillion-dollar deep sea port in the Bay of Bengal – the nation’s most ambitious and… [mappress] Source: Manila Bulletin, October 7, 2010;

  • 2 February 2010

    After the much-hyped multi-billion shilling Lamu Port that seeks to tap into the northern frontier with Ethiopia and Southern Sudan, plans are also underway to set up small ports along the 600 miles coastline. [mappress] Source: Daily Nation, January 31, 2010

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Cook University researchers are using images from NASA satellites to help protect the Great Barrier Reef from polluted land run-off. Researchers have developed a new technique that analyses the images to assess coastal water quality from space. Many important habitats in the Great Barrier Reef such as coral reefs and seagrass are in decline […]

  • 27 December 2009

    The military will help dredge the sand, mud and driftwood that Typhoon Morakot deposited in Tsengwen Reservoir in Chiayi County, Water Resources Agency (WRA) Director-General Yang Wei-fu said yesterday… Source:taipeitimes,December 26,2009; [mappress]

  • 19 January 2011

    Two Wilh. Wilhelmsen companies join forces to provide a more comprehensive portfolio of solutions, equipment and services tailored to the maritime and offshore industries. The newly formed company, Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions, will be a global provider of fully engineered environmental, safety, HVAC-R, power distribution and control solutions and their related services. The companies merged are […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An amendment sponsored by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) that will increase the chances that much needed maintenance and dredging money gets to small ports, including those on the Oregon Coast, is part of a water resources bill passed by the United States Senate yesterday. The amendment, one of several in the bill important to Oregonians, […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of a first-of-its-kind cooperative agreement, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MarAd) have teamed up to develop a port investment plan toolkit that will help port authorities create investment-quality infrastructure development plans in order to attract public and/or private capital to fund their infrastructure […]

  • 22 December 2011

    While slightly fewer tons of cargo passed through SEMO Port this year, millions of dollars in upgrades to its facilities may help attract …   By Melissa Miller (semissourian) [mappress] Source: semissourian, December 22, 2011; Image: semoport

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Both the House (by a 309-118 vote) and the Senate (by a 79-18 vote) have passed the FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, which funds the government for the rest of the fiscal year (through September 30). This legislation is an important milestone in the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) America: Keep It Moving campaign, which […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As port and other infrastructure developments gear up in Vietnam to handle a strongly-growing economy, foreign investment in the manufacture of construction products continues apace. In its first production base for infrastructure materials outside of Japan, Nippon Steel has set up a company for the manufacture of steel pipe piles used for wharf pilings, motorway […]