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  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with almost €4 million a study preparing the design and planning of a federal waterway on the Danube in south-eastern Germany.   The project aims to improve the shipping conditions on Danube and preventing floods in the region. Insufficient draught depth is currently limiting the navigation capacity on Danube […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo stated that he has made many improvements concerning city development although these changes sometimes take time, everything is still done according to existing laws and regulations. “Everything is according to applicable regulations. While the sectors which become top priorities are education, healthcare, and infrastructures improvement,” said Fauzi. He explained that some […]

  • 15 September 2011

    Large numbers of dead fish were seen in Songbai Lake on September 13, reports Strait Herald.   (whatsonxiamen) [mappress] Source: whatsonxiamen, September 15, 2011

  • 28 July 2011

    If the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Mallam Omar Suleiman should find his way, the number of government agencies manning… By Samuel Folorunso (worldstagegroup) [mappress] Source: worldstagegroup, July 28, 2011;

  • 30 May 2011

    Boaters parked along the south end of the Bridgewater Channel near Thompson Bay reported noticing a difference in ease of boating traffic… By JACKIE LEATHERMAN (havasunews) [mappress] Source: havasunews, May 30, 2011;

  • 12 July 2010

    The Ministry of Agriculture has designated two excavators and a pontoon to carry out excavation works in the Kara Kara Creek, Region 10, and… [mappress] Source: stabroeknews, July 13, 2010;

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With a grant of over €1.6 million from the TEN-T Program, the European Union will support a project to modernise the Seine River in France in order to improve the economic efficiency and competitiveness of inland navigation in the region. The project, selected for funding under the 2012 TEN-T Annual Program, consists of modernisation works […]

  • 18 October 2012

    Residents of north Tacoma and Ruston can now do a simple online search to find out if their yards were part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Superfund cleanup of Asarco smelter contaminated yards. Over the past year, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) worked with EPA to build the Areawide Remediation Environmental Information […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved funding for more than $13 million in regional waterway improvements.   By Mike D. Smith (caller) [mappress] Source: caller, September 22, 2011

  • 29 July 2013

    ADPC has announced the next steps in its plans to support the growing cruise business at Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi. Figures for 2012/2013 show a total of 96 vessel calls and 155,000 passengers visited Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi last season. Increasing the cruise business to the city is one of Abu Dhabi’s main tourism-related targets […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The Environment Agency is installing a one-kilometre long stretch of temporary flood banking near Riverside Quay in Hull to provide extra protection from tidal flood risk. Work began on Saturday to raise the height of a low-spot in the Humber’s defences, using a line of large sand and gravel-filled bags as a quick and temporary […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Visitors to Emeriti Park next to Baker University Center will see a temporary interruption to the serenity of the area this summer, as several construction improvements are underway, including pond dredging and additional lighting features. The pond was excavated at a depth of 8 feet in 1998 and has steadily collected silt over the years, […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on soil improvement. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a […]

  • 16 April 2010

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., introduced legislation today that would ensure funding for federal ports and harbors across the nation. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., is an original co-sponsor of the bill… [mappress] Source:sootoday,April 16,2010;

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 37th Annual General Meeting of the shareholders of Dredging Corporation of India Limited was held today in Siri Fort Cultural Complex, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi. “The first and second of the three state of the art trailer suction hopper dredgers of 5500 Cu.M hopper capacity each ordered have been delivered and joined the […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The scientific focus on improving water quality across the Great Barrier Reef is reaping returns according to the latest report card released by the state and federal governments today. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Michael Roche said science-based programs, not fear campaigns from environmental activists, were making a significant improvement to reef health. “The […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Comments on a proposed Trinity River channel improvement project will be accepted in a public meeting set for Wednesday, December 2, in Lewiston, CA. Staff from the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control board will present information about the project proposed for construction next year on BLM-managed […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two coastal projects, led by Thanet District Council, are set to take place along sections of both the Ramsgate and Margate coastlines this April to improve resilience from the sea. The first scheme will start in Ramsgate, for approximately 16 weeks, and will focus on improving existing flood defenses. “Specifically, this involves re-facing to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, invites the public to participate in an open house for the proposed improvement of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel, September 14.  “The open house will be held at the Bayou La Batre Community & Senior Center, 12745 Padgett Switch Road, Irvington, Ala., 36544, from 5:30 to […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has just announced that the company is working on a new document which should improve dredging tender procedures in the country. The announcement was made earlier this week during a meeting with the dredging companies, attended by the representatives of DEME, Royal Boskalis Westminster, Jan De Nul, Tianjin Dredging Company, Rohde Nielsen […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of San Diego has been awarded a grant in the amount of $3,350,000 from the California Natural Resources Agency, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board for the Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility Improvement Project. The award was officially accepted by the Board of Port Commissioners at its March 8, 2016 regular […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released a new article: Early Contractor Involvement; Improving Complex Maritime Infrastructure Projects. This paper was presented at the PIANC World Congress San Francisco, USA 2014. With the advent of the jumbo dredging fleet and advanced technologies, the ability to execute ever larger and more complex maritime infrastructure projects […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cherry Hinton Hall park could be in line for significant improvements following the publication of a report that recommends starting work on the second phase of a masterplan for the popular open space. Among the objectives for the masterplan are reintegrating and re-landscaping an area of the hall grounds that has previously been inaccessible to the […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three Rhode Island communities will serve as new pilot projects to increase coastal resilience to climate change impacts, such as sea level rise, flooding, and increased storminess, according to the Rhode Island Sea Grant. The project will explore landscape methods that are natural – or that mimic nature – to restore ecosystem services (habitat and stormwater […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the signing of a cooperation agreement, the Netherlands and Germany have launched a joint study into flood risk management in the border area between the two countries. The study focuses on applying the Dutch risk-based approach to cross-border dyke sections in the border area between the Netherlands and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. […]