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  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have urged the Department of the Army and the Office of Management and Budget to help Michigan communities effected by high water levels in the Great Lakes and inland waterways. According to the officials, extreme weather, flooding and erosion have led to damaged property, harbors, beaches, roads and […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Engineering teams from Network Rail and BAM Nuttall are about to begin repairs to four breakwaters in Dawlish, Devon, protecting the railway running along the coast. The breakwaters that require repair are at Boat Cove, Coastguards Point, Colonnade Underpass and Langstone Rock. According to the Network Rail, the works will start next month taking approximately six months […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Without increased investment in coastal adaptation, the expected annual damage caused by coastal floods in Europe could increase from €1.25 billion today to between €93 billion and €961 billion by the end of the century. Due to an increase in extreme sea levels driven by global warming, these coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Iloilo City government will no longer allow the extension of the Iloilo River Esplanade project towards the mouth of the river, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The announcement was made by Mayor Jose Espinosa III at the meeting of the Iloilo Batiano River Development Council (IBRDC), held at the city hall last Friday. […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    In today’s hearing before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will testify regarding the infrastructure needs of seaports, and offer a number of ways to ensure that America’s ports have to ability to continue supporting U.S. international trade. Speaking for AAPA will be its […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The future of the Mississippi River Delta will likely look drastically different than it does now, according to the Restore the Mississippi River Delta latest article. “As sea level rise increases, we need to be smart about where and how we build land along Louisiana’s coast. A viable future for coastal Louisiana means a smaller […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Russian market is currently in need of 64 river dredgers, 26 cranes and boats for bottom-cleaning and 27 hopper barges, reported Gennady Yegorov, Director General of Marine Engineering Bureau during the Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. According to him, it is economically efficient to build non-self-propelled suction dredgers with no living accommodation for […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council together with the Howick Local Board and Auckland Transport is working on a project that will manage erosion and sand replenishment in Howick. A temporary seawall structure has been installed along Cockle Bay Beach, Howick, to minimize the risk of further erosion following a storm in January. However, a more permanent solution is urgently […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Speaking on behalf of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Port of Cleveland President and CEO, William Friedman, will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) today, in a hearing titled America’s Water Infrastructure Needs and Challenges. Mr. Friedman’s testimony, which will focus on issues related to navigation infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement, […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) needs at least 100 dredgers to help maintain the country’s rivers navigability, according to the Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan. “The BIWTA has only 21 dredgers. A process is underway to procure 20 more dredgers,” Khan said during a seminar organized by the Dutch company Royal IHC at the Bangabandhu International […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The introduction of the 313F, 315F, 316F, and 318F completes Caterpillar’s launch of its U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV 11- to 90-ton tracked excavator family. “Customers choose Cat® excavators because they make more money with our products,” said Brian Abbott, worldwide product manager for Caterpillar’s small excavator platform. “We focus on understanding each […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Despite a nearly $2 billion budget to maintain the nation’s inland waterways and harbors, it will be hard for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to meet all the maritime industry’s infrastructure needs, Maj. Gen. Ed Jackson told attendees at the recent California conference. Jackson, the Corps’ deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations, covered […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the steady decline of the Caspian Sea level seen over the past years, FSUE Rosmorport was forced to increase its dredging operations on the Volga-Caspian Seaway Canal. Regarding this, the company had to double the amount of annual dredging works on the waterway in comparison with year 2013. In 2015, the scope of maintenance dredging performed by the […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ilocos Sur provincial government and a Taiwanese mining firm have just signed an agreement for the immediate dredging of the narrow and silted Abra River which threatens low-lying areas in Metro Vigan, the Philippines. Raymund Sinay, Environment and Natural Resources Management Officer, said that a monitoring and assessment of the Environmental Management Bureau of […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over a dozen South Florida businesses and environmental organizations joined Miami Waterkeeper and the Center for Biological Diversity last week in demanding that the Army Corps of Engineers revaluate its Port Everglades expansion plan in light of the recent impacts to nearby Miami’s reef during its recent port expansion. In a 15-page letter, the groups detailed […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River March 23-27, 2015. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel. The commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting places, dates and times are as […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sens. John Thune, Mike Rounds and Rep. Kristi Noem gathered yesterday for their first delegation meeting with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Associate Administrator for Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA), David Miller, and FIMA’s Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Roy Wright. They called on the agency to finalize the new Sioux Falls flood […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    To save the Great Barrier Reef from an ‘In Danger’ listing, the Abbott Government needs to follow the World Heritage Committee’s recommendations, instead of telling other countries to back off, as reported today. “The best way to avoid a World Heritage ‘In Danger’ listing, which would be a disaster for our tourism industry, is to […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three U.S. East Coast port directors will come together for a roundtable discussion on March 24 at JAXPORT’s 2015 Logistics & Intermodal Conference. JAXPORT’s CEO Brian Taylor will be joined by Curtis Foltz, Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority and Paul Cozza, CEO, North Carolina State Ports Authority for a candid conversation about common issues facing […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the Singapore Summit 2014 Dialogue, held on 20 September 2014, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spoke about the ways in which Singapore can continue to improve.  With Asia becoming a key growth engine for the global economy, Asia and the rest of the world are more and more connected and intertwined in what is often referred […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens welcome the Australian Marine Conservation Society report out today about the Caley Valley wetlands which the Newman Government’s proposal for disposal of the Abbot Point dredge sludge could threaten. “The Newman Government may have realised that the cheapest and dirtiest option of dumping dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef is not […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following revelations on the ABC’s Four Corners program, the Australian Greens are calling on Minister Hunt to revoke his approval of the Abbot Point dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef and then resign. “It’s clear that strong scientific concerns within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority were trumped by political will to […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    ‘Pieter Schelte’, the biggest vessel in the world, is to be completed in the port of Rotterdam. Owner and designer Allseas and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement to this effect.  Final assembly of Pieter Schelte will take place in the Alexiahaven. The inner lake of Maasvlakte 2 currently provides the necessary […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After conducting test runs in the traditional Hatteras Inlet ferry channel Monday, NCDOT’s Ferry Division has announced that the channel is still unsafe for ferry operations. As a result, Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry service will continue to run the “alternate” route until more dredging can be completed and conditions in the channel improve. “We have tested that […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Barrier Reef Report Card 2012 and 2013 – Reef Water Quality Protection Plan was released today. This shows that some progress is being made in improving quality of water reaching the reef from land. “However, the current dredging proposals (including Cairns Port) make a mockery of the excellent efforts being made by the […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Brazil asked for assistance from U.S. and foreign companies to conduct $1.5 billion dredging works and seaport improvements. As Reuters reports, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said: “Both of our countries have more demand for infrastructure than there is public resources. “There’s an awful lot of private capital parked on the sidelines. The […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The General Council of Calvados, a deliberative assembly of the French department of Calvados, issued a tender invitation for the annual scheduled dredging and pumping works in the Port of Grandcamp-Maisy. The dredging is needed to maintain adequate depths in the entrance channels to the harbour. Grandcamp-Maisy, an active fishing port, is located on the […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As one of the five identified Priority Port Development Areas in the Queensland Government’s Ports Strategy, the Port of Mackay is required to prepare a 30 Year Port Master Plan. “A critical element in the development of the Master Plan will be consultation with a broad range of stakeholders and we are currently waiting for […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today called on Labor to admit they have no plan for the future of ports in Victoria, proven by contradicting statements from the Opposition Leader and his Shadow Ministers. “Daniel Andrews must outline what the Labor Opposition’s position is to handle Victoria’s freight requirements into the future,” Mr Hodgett said. […]