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  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Gerald Keddy, MP for South Shore – St. Margaret’s, announced last Saturday that the Government of Canada will invest almost $3.5 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at four harbors in Nova Scotia. Projects being funded will provide a safer and […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £540,000 flood improvement scheme for Braunton in North Devon will be put before Devon County Council’s Cabinet on Wednesday, November 9. Braunton is one of the County Council’s highest priorities for reducing the risk of flooding. The main aim of the scheme will be to reduce the risk of flooding to properties in Caen […]

  • 18 January 2010

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has deployed three more dredgers on the Brahmaputra National Waterway 2 to improve the least available depth for safe movement of over-dimensional cargo to Neamati, Dibrugarh and Sadiya by next year. [mappress] Source:telegraphindia,January 16,2010;

  • 13 May 2011

    Hawaiian Dredging crew members Armando Baula (left) and Alex Sijalbo assemble pipe Wednesday afternoon for a leach field that is part of the… (mauinews) [mappress] Source: mauinews, May 13, 2011;

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Enterprise Products Partners L.P. said today that it has loaded the first cargo of refined products for export from its reactivated marine terminal in Beaumont, Texas. Located on the Neches River, the terminal can load at rates up to 15,000 barrels per hour. The facility includes a dock with a 40-foot draft that can accommodate […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Mark Dayton stated last week that he looks forward to Fountain Lake being dredged and becoming a hub for tourism and economic development. “This project will benefit the people that live here and visit this area,” said Dayton. “Fountain Lake is a gem that defines who we are in Albert Lea,” said Mayor Vern […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has taken actions to address the Government Accountability Office’s 2003 recommendations for improving information related to hopper dredging, but some data gaps remain. First, in response to GAO’s recommendation to obtain and analyze data needed to determine the appropriate use of its hopper dredge fleet, the Corps established a […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament for Haldimand-Norfolk, Diane Finley, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced that the Government of Canada will invest in a refurbishment project at the Port Dover Harbor. This project is part of a Harper Government initiative to invest in maintenance, repair, construction and dredging projects at […]

  • 28 September 2012

    Government Marine Board recommends to approve the project of the Sea Port Infrastructure of Russia Development Strategy till 2030, developed by the FSUE “Rosmorport”, and to ratify it in accordance with established procedure. This decission was taken at the Government Marine Board meeting headed by the Deputy Prime-Minister D.Rogozin on September, 28 in Vladivostok. According […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Clacton’s main holiday beach is getting important maintenance work carried out to the seawall. Tendring District Council (TDC) is undertaking the improvements at West Beach at the same time as drainage is being upgraded along the Lower Promenade in a similar location. The Council’s own engineering staff are carrying out the scheme using a 35 […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A public information meeting for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project begins at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 5, at the Port of Grays Harbor offices in Aberdeen, Wash. The meeting will focus on the status of the Corps’ General Investigation, a navigation study overview, data relating to the project’s environmental review […]

  • 23 March 2012

    APM Terminals’ 2011 Sustainability Report shows continued improvement in sustainability performance throughout the company’s global port, terminal and inland services network. Ongoing work to achieve the highest possible safety standards, reduction of the environmental impact of expanding global operations and positive contributions to the communities in which APM Terminals operate are major highlights of the […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has a new National Water Plan, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, the Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, announced today. Minister Schultz van Haegen and Martijn van Dam, State Secretary for Economic Affairs, recently discussed how, for the next 6 years, the Netherlands will protect itself from water, how the water will be made cleaner […]

  • 11 July 2011

    When we think about the future of Acadiana’s economy, the muddy muck dredged from the channels of Louisiana’s extensive port system may not… (dailyworld) [mappress] Source: dailyworld, July 11, 2011;

  • 28 January 2014

    Yesterday, Governor Jack Markell and DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara announced the project that will improve safety and navigable access of the Murderkill River and nourish the eroding shoreline at South Bowers Beach. Bowers Vice Mayor Ada Carter, state legislators, town council members and representatives of Delaware’s commercial and recreational fishing industries joined in the tour […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced that the Port of Hueneme was one of this year’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant awardees. The award of nearly $1.5 million to the Oxnard Harbor District will be used to make improvements to the wharf and berth of this critical shipping hub. Projections for this project […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Wasserstraßen-Neubauamt Berlin has invited bidders to submit their offers for the waterway improvement project at the Berlin area. The plan is to expand the lake route to the White Sea, to both sides of connection or transition areas) for restricted oncoming traffic in the Wastr.Kl. Vb. Therefore, the currently existing channel route in Nedlitzer and […]

  • 19 September 2011

    Fishing at Clear Lake is a whole lot more productive and fun thanks to the millions spent in the last decade on renovations to improve… By PEGGY SENZARINO (globegazette) [mappress] Source: globegazette, September 19, 2011

  • 21 April 2011

    Work on the Holland Marsh Drainage Improvement project – dredging or relocating 27.8 km. of canals, at a cost of about $26 million – is… By Miriam King (bradfordtimes) [mappress] Source: bradfordtimes, April 21, 2011    

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Combining visual communication with access to information and analysis is helping transform the way the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is managing its assets, serving the public and communicating with partner agencies – thanks to Geographic Information Systems technology, better known as GIS. GIS capabilities are saving the district time and money by […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After several years as designer within the dredging industry, where they have created both pure split hopper barges, trailer suction dredgers with bottom doors as well as split type, FKAB Marin Design has recently improved the split barges design both in building price as well as operation wise. “The idea is to separate the engine […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gosport Borough Council will host several meetings in the following weeks to outline the next stage of their coastal schemes, aimed to protect the borough from coastal flooding. The council is planning to improve sea defenses at three sites: Alverstoke, Seafield and Forton. Once built, the three projects would reduce tidal flood risk to more […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The nature of shipping at Portland Port in Dorset, UK, is changing rapidly; as the cruise business continues to grow, the Port’s cargo customers are also seeing a significant growth in activities and there is an increased use of the port by military vessels. According to the port, this growth in all areas has driven […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria conducted a site visit with key users of the Cape Conran boat ramp earlier this week to continue discussions on improving distribution of information and updates surrounding the ramp’s condition. Parks Victoria’s District Manager for East Gippsland, Will McCutcheon, said that this was a great opportunity to come together and talk through all aspects […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council are working together to design and build a scheme which will reduce flood risk to the city of Exeter. Exeter has a long history of flooding, going back as far as the 13th century. The current flood defenses were built in the 1960s and 70s […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction has begun on a £8 million project to increase the resilience of the sea wall in Dawlish, UK. Mott MacDonald is providing project and commercial management on the project, which will also see the lower coastal walkway replaced at high level, on behalf of Network Rail. In February 2014, the path and railway line […]