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  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 budget approved Monday by the Decatur City Council represents a 12-month financial roadmap for the city buoyed by a recent economic upswing yet constrained by the reality of revenue challenges that hamper the city’s ability to fund a number of critical priorities. Council members voted 6-0 to approve both the city’s 2015 budget […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The European Commission has concluded that funding for an investment project in the amount of €71.1 million from the European Regional Development Fund to the Port of Salerno in Italy (Campania Region) is in line with EU state aid rules. The project will further EU transport objectives, such as preserving a wide range of integrated […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the ruler representative of the Western Region of Abu Dhabi, has recently visited a number of the Western Region development projects. He also met with officials from Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) at Marfa Port, which lies north of Marfa city in Al Gharbia region, 125 km […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) have recently praised the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) for reconsidering and approving Secaucus’ application for disaster recovery funding to repair damage to the Secaucus Public Safety Marina caused by Superstorm Sandy.  In September, Sen. Menendez and Rep. Pascrell sent a letter to FEMA Administrator […]

  • 7 January 2013

    The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the local government of Rosario, Cavite led in a groundbreaking ceremony for an P2.5-million infrastructure project in the municipality using the community-driven development approach (CDD). The infrastructure project will benefit some 1,000 families and provide jobs for 166 laborers in the municipality. The work involves dredging […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The fact that national waterways ways found a mention in the Budget speech of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram is in itself significant. Sadly, though, it did not throw light on allocations or specific plans the Government is mulling to develop this sector, a move that could lead to substantial savings in transportation costs. Chidambaram announced […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Two freight trains, each consisting of 65 wagons loaded with coal from the Kuzbass region in Russia, left from West Siberian Railways at the end of March 2014. One of the trains has already reached Far Eastern Railways, the second is now travelling on the Transbaikal Main Line. Both West Siberian Railways and Far Eastern […]

  • 29 June 2012

    Local roads, sport and recreational facilities and drainage infrastructure are the big winners in Moreton Bay Regional Council’s 2012/13 budget. 2012/13 budget includes funds for dredging operations. “The new arrangement will provide for a much-needed program of long-term dredging works.” Dick Waterfield, President of the Bribie Gardens Canal Association said. Mayor Allan Sutherland today announced […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Signet Maritime Corporation is investing $7.2 million in infrastructure improvements to their Pascagoula, Mississippi shipyard, Signet Shipbuilding & Repair (SS&R) to support an increased workload and future growth. In addition to the recent acquisition of the 150-ton crawler crane, the shipyard facility modernization includes the dredging and renewal of a 1000-foot waterfront bulkhead, a new […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    A joint venture of HERBOSCH-KIERE and German company Hecker Bau has won a contract to repair and reinforce two breakwaters in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda. For this project, the Port of Klaipeda has secured over 40 million euros. The breakwaters that protect the harbor from the sea waves are now over 150 years old. […]

  • 2 July 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter last week announced that the Highway Bill has been approved by the U.S. House and Senate conference committee and passed by both chambers. Vitter specifically has been instrumental in making sure the RESTORE Act was included in the final version of the bill. Vitter is the only Louisiana member on the […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Marine Department has stepped up its measures to prevent encroachment on public waters after officials discovered several cases of the offense in the Chaophraya and the Pahsak Chonlasit Rivers. Director of the Marine Department Region 2 office, Wilawan Siringampen, disclosed that her agency had adopted several measures to prevent the encroachment on public […]

  • 8 July 2013

    The extensive preparations for the upcoming fixed link across the Fehmarnbelt are in full swing. The plan is for the tunnel construction itself to be carried out from the summer 2015 until the end of 2021 when the link will open. From the autumn of 2013, the initial preparatory projects will get underway around Rødbyhavn. […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year. With the start of the summer navigation season, the vessels will leave from the Port of Murmansk and will be headed to the Gulf of Ob. The dredging operations at Sabetta will be carried […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for Phase 1 of the deepwater channel of the Sanduao Port Zone in Ningde, with a contract value of 250 million yuan and a construction period of 12 months. Located in the middle of the mainland gold coastline, the Sanduao Port Zone is the “portal” […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, is seeking public input on a proposal for a Key West Cottages project, located in Chincoteague, Virginia. The applicant, Chincoteague Hotel, L.C., proposes to impact 7,520 square feet of wetlands/subaqueous bottom and to dredge 7,200 square feet (210 cubic yards) of an existing boat basin. “A beach […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has submitted a proposal to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to develop two ports in Iloilo – the Iloilo Port Complex and the Port of Dumangas, an investment estimated to cost over $94 million. In line with the future development needs of Iloilo and the Visayas, ICTSI submitted a […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A two-year project that will improve the Yusen Terminals’ container handling facilities at the Port of Los Angeles is scheduled to begin this summer. The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has awarded Manson Construction Co. a $44.6 million contract to upgrade berths and backlands at Berths 212-224. “This project consists of strategic improvements to make Yusen […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA). The legislation authorizes federal programs for navigation, dredging, flood control and other in-water projects. The bill included two important provisions for the Port of Tacoma: – The permanent authorization of Section 214, which is an important tool used to ensure […]

  • 9 May 2013

    In November, Premier announced that Clipper Round the World Yacht Race would be taking advantage of new berthing at Gosport Marina. Gosport Marina was granted permission to build 27 new 22-32 metre berths at the southern end of the marina. The construction of the new berths includes dredging around the southern entrance, piling and the […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    An initial estimate of 1,317 families displaced by typhoon Labuyo and the tropical storm Maring-enhanced Southwest monsoon in Central Luzon will benefit from the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged Workers (TUPAD) Program of Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). “TUPAD is an emergency employment undertaking of our agency wherein the head or member of an […]

  • 26 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Roel Ragay Degamo may not be getting all the political support he needs from most elected local government officials in Negros Oriental but his administration has withstood various battles, largely in the political arena, to dispense public service catering to the basic needs of the people. “2013 was a good year for us”, said […]

  • 16 June 2011

    Cleveland’s Toondah Harbour has missed out on funding to upgrade the terminal and improve disabled access.   By JUDITH KERR (baysidebulletin) [mappress] Source: baysidebulletin, June 16, 2011

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is cleaning dozens of Iowa lakes this summer as part of its ongoing lake restoration program. The Iowa DNR has selected 35 Iowa lakes and watersheds for restoration with the goals of improved water quality, a balanced aquatic community and improved fishing and swimming. Their 2013 report stated that […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Harrington Lagoon has always been a popular swimming area enjoyed by the locals and the many tourists that visit the area each year, and it is about to get a facelift. However, over recent years the lagoon has become very shallow as a result of infilling from windblown and tidal marine sands, which has severely […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council has today granted planning permission in principle to Port of Ardersier Ltd to establish an off-shore renewables port facility at the former McDermott Fabrication Yard at Whiteness Head to the west of Nairn. The site, which extends to over 3km2 of ground reclaimed from the foreshore in the 1970s for the fabrication […]