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  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Spokane County’s revised shoreline master program to guide future development and preservation for about 440 miles of river and lake shoreline in the state’s fourth most populous county. Spokane County’s new shoreline program will significantly improve the protection, use, development and restoration of shorelines. It encompasses areas […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Extensive testing of sediment in Port Curtis has confirmed that dredging is not contributing to poor health of fish in Gladstone Harbour. The Director-General of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Chesterman released the results of sediment sampling from 31 sites in Port Curtis during February and March 2012. “These results show that […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    At 2012, Ibercisa will continue to emphasize the advantages of electrically driven deck equipment, definitely one of the big technological advances in this field. The electronic system will greatly affect a vessel’s efficiency and running costs by reducing fuel costs. Ibercisa will also give special attention to equipment for the Offshore & AHTS sector as […]

  • 22 April 2011

      BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (BP) today announced it has signed a ground breaking agreement with federal and state agencies that will accelerate work starting this year to restore areas of the Gulf of Mexico that were affected by the Deepwater Horizon accident. The agreement commits up to $1 billion to projects that will […]

  • 13 February 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his effort to secure $10.1 million in federal funding for three critical infrastructure projects in the Capital Region that are in desperate need of repair: the Troy Seawall, the Amsterdam Dove Creek Wall, and the Cobleskill Water Supply project. Specifically, Schumer urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After taking part in a competitive tender process, CARIS is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the National Survey Storage System project from Rijkswaterstaat. Rijkswaterstaat, the executive body of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment in the Netherlands: ensures safe and smooth flow of traffic on roads and waterways; protects against flooding; provides […]

  • 7 November 2011

    This latest dredging effort started in May 2011 and focused on the northern cove on the Acushnet side of the Harbor and off-shore from the Titleist facility on Hadley Street in New Bedford. Approximately 11 acres of sediment were dredged this year, resulting in the removal of more than 21,600 cubic yards of contaminated sediment. […]

  • 23 February 2012

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, underlined the importance of DP World Caucedo in serving the wider Caribbean region as a hub port as he concluded his tour of the company’s marine terminals in South America with a visit to the Dominican Republic terminal. Mr Bin Sulayem was accompanied on his tour […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV, AGT and TechForce Innovations are drawing up a ‘smart’ plan for the protection of Bhola Island’s coastline saving lives and money. The aim of the consortium is to develop sustainable coastal protection solutions for Bhola Island, located at the mouth of the Meghna River, home to 1.7 million Bangladeshis. An innovative Erosion Early […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Environmental crusader and Shine Lawyers ambassador Erin Brockovich has pushed the incoming Queensland Liberal-National Government to act to protect jobs and the environment when it comes to development affecting the Great Barrier Reef. Shine Lawyers’ case against the Gladstone Ports Corporation seeks to recognise the failure of the former Queensland Government and Gladstone Ports Corporation […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The latest anti-farmer comments by Jay Weatherill demonstrate just how arrogant and irrational the South Australian Premier has become in the Murray-Darling Basin plan debate, Victorian Water Minister Peter Walsh said today. “Mr Weatherill wants a Basin Plan that would not only cause substantial and sustained flooding in Victoria, but would also risk flooding his […]

  • 23 September 2010

    California American Water filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on September 22, 2010 requesting permission to remove San Clemente Dam on the Carmel River in order to resolve seismic safety concerns associated with the dam and restore critical habitat for the steelhead trout. “From an engineering and environmental perspective, this is […]

  • 7 October 2010

    The board of directors of Antwerp Port Authority has approved the long-term financial plan (2011-2025), representing an amount of 1.6 billion euros. With this ambitious investment plan the Port Authority is banking on the future. The ambitious long-term plan was presented to the board of directors by port alderman Marc Van Peel and CEO Eddy […]

  • 3 January 2013

    Managing Director of Ports and Sailing Organization Seyyed Ata’ollah Sadr said on Wednesday that this (Iranian) year (1391, ending March 20th, 2013) Iran invested some 400 billion US dollars in country’s ports’ development projects. Speaking at a press conference at Mazandaran Province Ports and Sailing Head Office, Sadr added, ‘This is the volume of investment […]

  • 14 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, working in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and the National Park Service, will manage the placement of sand along eroded portions of Plumb Beach in Brooklyn as part of the first phase of coastal storm risk reduction work. Plumb Beach […]

  • 4 October 2012

    The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe does not agree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed plan to clean up the Grasse River. “We appreciate EPA’s recognition of the Indian Meadows as reservation lands and the recognition of our status as an Environmental Justice community because of the disproportionate impact on this community from the […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Conservation groups yesterday filed lawsuits in federal court against Duke Energy seeking to clean up toxic coal ash pollution from three Duke facilities that are contaminating rivers and groundwater supplies that provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians.  The Clean Water Act lawsuits were filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on […]

  • 17 November 2010

    The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today released a Draft General Re-evaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to deepen the Savannah Harbor from its current depth of 42 feet up to a maximum depth of 48 feet. The public comment period on the proposals will open officially for […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The discovery of an early 18th century cannon during work on the Miami Harbor Deepening Project was certainly an exciting moment for crew members of the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) LLC Company.  Their discovery was made in August while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor was working at the seagrass mitigation site […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Indian ports handled total cargo traffic of around 870 million tonnes in 2010-11. While the major ports handled 570 million tonnes, non-major ports handled around 34% of the total cargo at 300 million tones. Kandla, Vishakhapatnam, JNPT and Chennai handled 48.4% of the major ports’ cargo in 2010-11. Shri G.K. Vasan Union Minister of Shipping […]

  • 14 September 2010

    The Superfund cleanup of the Sheboygan River between Eighth and 14th streets will be delayed until next spring, Mayor Bob Ryan said Monday night. The delay is because the Environmental Protection Agency and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have yet to sign off on an agreement on the final design of the cleanup, expected […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) reached its largest milestone to date with the completion of the deepening of the 20-mile-long entrance channel. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, yesterday announced the completion of the outer harbor works adding that only final touches remain in this $134 million project to deepen the entrance […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Hogan administration yesterday announced that Maryland has made significant progress toward solving environmental problems stemming from the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River. This progress includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recognition of the Conowingo Watershed Implementation Plan multi-state strategy and plan to hire a third-party fundraiser and project coordinator; and Maryland’s selection […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting on September 1-3, 2015, at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the U.S. Gulf region’s engineering challenges with nature, and nature-based systems to enhance the resilience of coastal […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups have blasted the federal government’s decision to approve the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion at a protest in Brisbane on Wednesday. And some in the tourism industry have voiced concern about the port development, saying they are unsure about the impact on their sector, which relies on the Great Barrier Reef. A small […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials yesterday joined neighborhood, city and state leaders in the dedication of a newly restored, highly popular trail along the Schuylkill River that draws thousands of people each year to Philadelphia’s Manayunk section. “One of the major ways to encourage people to get outdoors and enjoy the natural world […]