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  • 26 April 2011

    Two Oregon environmental groups have sued the federal government over a Willamette River dredging project near downtown Portland.   (columbian) [mappress] Source: columbian, April 26, 2011  

  • 22 February 2011

    President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for 2012, released last week, has raised some concerns for Port of Pascagoula leaders…   By April M. Havens (gulflive) [mappress] Source: gulflive, February 22, 2011;

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) is concerned by media reports that the new Chief Executive of North Queensland Bulk Port Corporation does not recognize the serious risks posed to the Great Barrier Reef by dredging and dumping for the expansion of the Abbot Point coal terminal. As the new head of a state-owned port […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has consented to proceedings before the South Carolina Supreme Court to determine the agency’s legal jurisdiction regarding the Savannah River. “While the parties seek clarification on the law, we all agree this issue demands the kind of reasoned, authoritative resolution the Supreme Court provides,” DHEC Director Catherine […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Australian Greens environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters will challenge the Government today in Question Time on their plans to make profits from the dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. “The Australian Government has responsibility for protecting our World Heritage Great Barrier Reef, but instead is trying to turn a buck […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Senior BJD leaders Damodar Rout and Bishnu Charan Das on Friday traded charges against each other over their alleged links with Bapi Sarkhel…   By Sandeep Mishra (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, December 26, 2011;

  • 5 October 2011

    The city plans to keep fighting for a dredge transfer station along Long Creek near the Chesapeake Bay…   By Deirdre Fernandes (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, October 5, 2011;

  • 9 November 2010

    A recently organized fisherfolk group warned provincial officials that the planned multi-billion reclamation project in Panglao Bay will not… (theboholstandard) [mappress] Source: theboholstandard, November 9, 2010;

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The first of Damen’s new Shoalbuster 3512 class was recently handed over to Dutch marine services specialist Van Wijngaarden Marine Services B.V. in the port of Boven-Hardinxveld, the Netherlands.  At the ceremony, Mrs. Elske de Bruijn-de Vries officially named the vessel and made a speech praising the technical capabilities of the vessel. With 35 meters […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 44,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government of Canada is making investments to renew its network of small craft harbors and work with municipalities and other stakeholders where investments and divestitures […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Commenting on the news that the European Commission had formally adopted the new General Block Exemption Regulations (GBER) on state aids, the British Ports Association Chief Executive, Richard Ballantyne, warned against the distortion of competitive port markets with major public subsidies. Mr Ballantyne said: “While we fully appreciate the diverse nature of the European ports industry, we […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Charles Boustany has received a favorable Chief’s Report from the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study. The report recommends over $3 billion in projects to reinforce, rebuild and protect the coastal communities of Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermilion Parishes from future hurricane and storm surge destruction. “Since Hurricane […]

  • 10 August 2011

    Ted Whittingham is a worried man. For 25 years he has been involved in the commercial fishing industry in Gladstone and now he says his… (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, August 10, 2011

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The peak representative group for Queensland minerals and energy companies has released its latest fact sheet focusing on shipping, ports and co-existence with the Great Barrier Reef. The fact sheet is the latest component in the ‘Working Alongside the Great Barrier Reef’ public awareness campaign launched last month by the Queensland Resources Council. Its release […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require that the proposed Rahway Arch Project go through a permit review under the Clean Water Act and ultimately reject the project during this process. New Jersey’s $15 million proposed Rahway Arch soil recycling project involves millions […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul NV, a subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, has just taken over the Belgian company Algemene Ondernemingen Soetaert NV, subject to the approval of the Belgian Competition Authority. Algemene Ondernemingen Soetaert NV, abbreviated to AOS NV, is specialized in hydraulic engineering, civil engineering and complex foundation techniques. “Jan De Nul originally started […]

  • 6 May 2013

    UNESCO’s confirmation overnight that it will consider listing the Great Barrier Reef on the World Heritage list of sites in danger, puts the Newman and Gillard governments on notice to stop letting mining companies destroy the Great Barrier Reef, say the Australian Greens. “The World Heritage Committee has officially expressed concern over the lack of […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s proposed fiscal 2020 Civil Works Budget released March 12 includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program. The overall Civil Works Budget includes $2.308 billion for commercial navigation; $1.011 billion for flood and storm risk management; $249 million for recreation; $187 million for aquatic […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Alarm bells should be ringing in light of the hard questions asked by Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) of Chatham Rock Phosphate’s mining application. “EPA is rightly asking the hard questions of CRP, showing that CRPs application is so loose that it puts the marine environment, and consequently the health of New Zealand fisheries, at huge […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing against the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Friday, April 1, 2016 regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. On February 19, 2016, DEP issued a Notice of Intent to issue an Environmental Resource Permit and a Variance to allow the Army Corps […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    IDRECO delivered the Knappheide dredger for the Teunesen Group. This dredger contains the latest trends. The ladder is equipped with an IDRECO 350 pump driven by a 500 kW frequency controlled electric engine. The ship can operate on a depth of 27 meter with a production of 600 tons per hour.   The cabin contains […]

  • 20 September 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to sit down for the first time with environmental regulators from the states… By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, September 20, 2011

  • 16 September 2011

    With a fast-approaching deadline and continuing problems with the Hernando Beach channel dredge, the president of the company performing… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, September 16, 2011

  • 28 August 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers finished dredging a portion of the Kennebec River on Aug. 14, in time for the Navy to receive Bath Iron Works’ n… BY JOHN MAGUIRE (onlinesentinel) [mappress] Source: onlinesentinel, August 28, 2011;

  • 13 May 2011

    Villagers in Kampung Rakit in Kota Marudu are concerned over sand mining operations in the area… (freemalaysiatoday) [mappress] Source: freemalaysiatoday, May 13, 2011;

  • 16 September 2010

    Homeowners in one local community voiced their opposition during a meeting Wednesday evening to a project in their area they said they never… (clickondetroit) [mappress] Source: clickondetroit, September 16, 2010;