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  • 29 June 2012

    A five-year EPA review of the Hudson River dredging project was criticized Thursday by members of a Community Advisory Group for being hastily conducted and skipping protocols that have been used in the past, repots poststar.com. Even though it may take a decade longer than expected for the Hudson River to recover from toxic PCBs, […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today’s ‘fly-over’ of Abbot Point coal terminal by the Greens leader is symptomatic of a party blissfully remote from north Queenslanders and the reality of working alongside the Great Barrier Reef, according to Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche. ‘Senator Milne’s choice of Airlie Beach to launch a policy aimed at shutting down the […]

  • 8 January 2013

    The threat to the Great Barrier Reef from massive coal port developments has been featured on French television, in a sign of growing international concern for the future of the world’s largest coral reef. The ten minute news report includes interviews with fishermen in Gladstone Harbour who blame dredging of coal and gas shipping channels […]

  • 6 April 2012

      In Bolou-Ndoro, Ebeberegbene and other communities, in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, concerns started to arise after the Federal Government canal dredging project was discontinued. Protestants from the Eberegbene and other communities forced the company to stop their works. The people claimed that the project could have a negative impact on them. […]

  • 27 May 2011

    The Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) and the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) have stood by their decision to… BY PETRE WILLIAMS-RAYNOR (jamaicaobserver) [mappress] Source: jamaicaobserver, May 27, 2011;

  • 14 November 2011

    Some residents living along riverbanks of Tigum River, including a portion of the Iloilo Flood Control Project (IFCP) in Pavia, Iloilo are…   (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, November 14, 2011;

  • 7 November 2011

    The Great Barrier Reef could be in danger of losing its world heritage status, federal parliament has been told… By Lisa Martin (theage) [mappress] Source: theage, November 7, 2011

  • 28 March 2011

    Port Otago’s long-term “next generation” channel-deepening proposal may be its largest project during the past 145 years, but it has… By Simon Hartley and Rebecca Fox (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, March 28, 2011  

  • 23 March 2011

    Known as flow regulators, the temporary structures were built in 2009 to manage acid soils by raising water levels at high-risk sites…   (adelaidenow) [mappress] Source: adelaidenow, March 23, 2011    

  • 20 January 2011

    Spain’s management of the renowned bird migration refuge at Doñana comes under review tomorrow, as international experts begin assessing … [mappress] Source: panda, January 20, 2011

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In recent months significant progress has been made in the development of the 1.3 million cbm HES Hartel Tank Terminal, a project of HES International. Construction works for building the tanks and the related piping are in full swing and Port of Rotterdam Authority has completed works on the maritime facilities. According to HES International, […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has just announced its readiness to stand and support its Dutch affiliate Nautilus NL/FNV Waterbouw as it resists plans by marine services and dredging company Boskalis to ditch and replace 20 crew members on five vessels. According to ITF, the latest plans would lead to the likely removal of […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has condemned as a totally unacceptable reported plans by Premier Newman to pay for unneeded assets that will damage the Great Barrier Reef. The Newman Government is expected to announce that they will spend hundreds of millions of dollars to assist in the construction of the rail line for […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 2400 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), named KAO 505, was officially handed over to Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) on June 12th. The KAO505 was designed by FKAB in cooperation with HollandMT, and constructed at Taiwan’s Ching Fu Shipyard. HollandMT, an innovative engineering & contracting company serving international dredging contractors and shipyards, supplied […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A. Dravo S.A. has been owned, since 1987, by Van Oord (50%) and the Spanish company Dragados S.A. (50%), a subsidiary of ACS, the largest Spanish infrastructure contractor. The company will continue its […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today’s announcement by Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal that he will seek to take over BHP’s abandoned proposal to develop Abbot Point coal terminal, underscores just how urgently Australia needs better national laws to ensure business cannot improperly influence politics, said the Australian Greens. “Australians deserve to know what Mr Palmer and his Senators will abstain […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has presided over a meeting on water management and flood victims assistance. Prime Minister Yingluck has instructed Water and Flood Management Committee to gather suggestions and complaints from the public in order to come up with a proper water management plan. She has also ordered provincial governors whose provinces were flooded […]

  • 27 September 2011

    The foreign contractor of the shelved Laguna Lake Rehabilitation dredging project has filed a case at an international arbitration body and…   By Maricar Cinco (inquirer) [mappress] Source: inquirer, September 27, 2011;

  • 21 December 2010
    Vessels

    The last week of November saw the hand-over ceremony of the “Amoris” cutter suction dredger. The one-off, built by Damen Dredging Equipment in only 14 months time, has now arrived in Antwerp where it will work on the polluted silt treatment plant of SeReAnt. The stationary cutter suction dredger with its 450 mm discharge diameter, […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Local business groups plan to outbid tycoon Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhari to buy the Penang Port from the federal government with a RM500 million financial layout, informs freemalaysiatoday.com. The Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce (PCCC) will form a consortium in a bid to take over Penang Port, says its president Tan Sri Tan Kok Ping. According […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal law when it issued a “Certificate of Completion” to General Electric Company for Hudson River PCB Cleanup. As reported, the EPA issued the certificate to GE on April 11, 2019, finding that the […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the recognized and authoritative voice of the seaport industry, has noted some positive aspects but mostly disappointment over the funding levels and programmatic changes in federal port-related programs that were proposed yesterday in President Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget. “International trade now accounts for fully 30 percent of the U.S. […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Daniel H. Hibner will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Marvin L. Griffin, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., June 8, reports USACE. Brig. Gen. Diana M. Holland, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic Division, will officiate at the formal change-of-command ceremony in the […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cuyahoga County, Education, Environment & Sustainability Committee held a public hearing yesterday, February 3rd, to discuss concerns regarding dredging and the dumping of dredged materials from the upper Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel. At the meeting, Port of Cleveland and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the Ohio EPA discussed USACE’s proposal to dump sediment dredged from the upper […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a weekend incident that caused pier damage and scattered concrete debris in the Port Canaveral harbor on Sunday. No injuries occurred and cleanup continued on Tuesday. The Port Canaveral harbor is undergoing widening and deepening to accommodate larger cruise and cargo ships. A bollard structure south of North Cargo […]

  • 25 March 2011

    Tempers flared at the Montagu Ramp yesterday morning as seafood vendors faced off against a worker dredging the area in preparation… By TANEKA THOMPSON (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242, March 25, 2011