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  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Helsinki and Port of Tallinn continue to work together closely to develop the Helsinki-Tallinn maritime link. Last week the ports together with AS Tallink Grupp submitted applications for funding investments within the 2014 CEF Transport Multi-Annual Calls for Proposals. The goal is to develop an improved and stream-lined port infrastructure and green line […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    New research shows $784 million is needed to improve Great Barrier Reef water quality, even before new the coal mines and ports, supported by the major parties, are built. “Even though the Reef is already struggling, the Newman Government is set to make its water quality even worse,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Standard & Poor’s Rating Services and Fitch Ratings, two of the top three U.S. credit analysis agencies, recently assigned “AA” ratings to the City of Long Beach Harbor Department’s upcoming bond issuance and outstanding debt. Both the S&P and Fitch reports stated the AA rating was warranted due to the Port’s strong market position, guaranteed […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canal and River Trust has officially begun work to dredge Titford Pools in Oldbury as part of a £3.1 million project to improve water quality and encourage wildlife back to the area. Working in partnership with the European Regional Development Fund, Highways England, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and volunteers from the Birmingham Canal Navigations Society, […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday stood with local advocates in front of the historic Hudson River waterfront to voice his support for increased, expanded, and improved pedestrian, fishing and boater access to the waterfront communities of the Hudson Valley. The federal government has historically partnered with local stakeholders to increase water and recreational opportunities, […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood defenses at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham are due to receive an investment boost of around £5 million which will increase the port’s resilience to flooding in the future. Immingham, which is the UK’s largest port by tonnage, was extensively flooded during the east coast tidal surge of December 2013, which caused […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NQBP has recommenced improvement works on the Mackay Marina southern breakwater. Works resumed on 25 August and are scheduled to be completed by Christmas this year. In a significant break from past closures, the southern breakwater will be open to pedestrians and cyclists from around 1:00pm every Saturday until 5:00am the following Monday. In the […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fylde Borough Council will conduct a major planning to secure sea defences and future management of the coastline. Works will include improved sea defences at Fairhaven Lake and Church Scar and may, depending on funding, begin as soon as 2017. Sea defences at Pleasure Island are also being considered with a longer timescale of possibly […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impacts for a proposed environmental restoration project on Sauvie Island. The purpose of the project is to improve fish and wildlife habitat by restoring Dairy Creek’s hydraulic connection to the Columbia River and improving the […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced this week proposed funding recommendations for projects that will lower flood risk for thousands of Central Valley residents and also improve wildlife habitat. The projects would be funded through $246 million in Proposition 1E funding that was appropriated as part of the $1 billion drought-relief legislative package enacted in March […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to prioritize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project.  The project, which will deepen the 36-mile ship channel to 52 feet (MLT) Mean Low Tide from the current 45 feet MLT, is critically important to the people of Texas, America’s […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recommendations for $1.46 billion in future improvements for Sacramento’s flood infrastructure are now open for public comment, described in two related reports by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, state of California and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (SAFCA). Both reports recommend seepage cutoff walls and levee raises for Sacramento River east […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ Galveston District, has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Jefferson County Ecosystem Restoration Project. According to the Corps, the report outlines the feasibility of providing shore protection and related improvements between Sabine Pass and the entrance to Galveston Bay, Texas, in the interest of protecting and […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI) Container Terminal Improvements Project, located at Berths 212-224 at the Port of Los Angeles, on the north side of Terminal Island along the Cerritos Channel, near the East Basin. The […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Dredging works conducted during the mining of black sand at the mouth of the Ba River could help in reducing the impact of flooding, reports fijitimes. Amex Resources Limited, an iron ore focused, mineral resources development company, has designed a dredging plan that will leave a 500 metre channel from the mouth of the river […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has just announced a video update on the Lancaster Canal Dredging Program. Over 15.000 tonnes of silt is being dredged from the Ribble Link and parts of the canal near Preston. The main goal of this project, worth £750.000, is to improve the waterway for the benefit of all users […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Reclamation work at Pulau Tekong continues and has now been extended from 10 January to 10 July 2015, reported the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.  The works will involve dredging, construction of revetment, soil investigation and soil improvement work. Soil improvement work will entail stabilized dredging, sand piling and deep cement mixing. The dredgers will be used for […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations in the waters of the Yuzhny port have been completed, according to the state enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA). The project will significantly improve navigation conditions in the seaport, bringing water depths in berths No. 7, 8, 9, 16, 17 and 39 to the desired level of 21m. During the work some 461,100 cubic meters of […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will soon start work on a new collaborative restoration project at Lake Erie Metropark to improve shoreline and coastal wetland in the park. The project is possible thanks to a $1.5 million grant from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “With that, the Metroparks’ Natural […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cabinet secretary for environment and rural affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has announced over £2.5 million funding for Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales, to make improvements on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (Mon & Brec). The funding will be used to secure the embankments, reduce water leakage and introduce improvements to the […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vital dredging at the entrance channel of Cudgen Creek in Kingscliff, New South Wales, has been completed in time for the Christmas holidays, announced today member for Tweed Geoff Provest. According to Provest, the NSW Government invested over $345,000 to ensure the lower reaches of the creek are accessible to boaters during low tide. “Dredging the […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over 15,000 tonnes of silt is set to be dredged from the Ribble Link and parts of the Lancaster Canal near Preston, the Canal & River Trust just announced. Around £750,000 is being spent to improve the canal for the benefit of all users making it easier for boaters to navigate along the popular routes […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Directorate General of Public Works (Rijkswaterstaat) has awarded the project to improve the Hoevelaken motorway interchange to the A1/28 joint venture established by BAM and Van Oord. The project will encompass improving the interchange as well as widening various motorways. Sand needed for the project will be taken from the IJsselmeer and the linked […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Richmond MP Rishi Sunak visited Stokesley on Friday, 31 July to learn more about the town’s new £3.7m Flood Alleviation Scheme. During the visit, Mr Sunak was shown around areas of the town that will benefit from the scheme by representatives from the Environment Agency. Earlier this month, the government unveiled its long-term plan to […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded a $20.46 million contract on January 31 to Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. of Fairfield to construct levee improvements for the Natomas Basin. Construction, which is set to begin in May and continue through the end of the year, would build a seepage cutoff wall along an […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The APT Global group has launched a new and improved line of dredge ball joints. The in-house developed design has been named the Maximus ball joint and will become part of the APT Global product portfolio. The Maximus dredge ball joint is the result of extensive Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and provides more balanced stress […]