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  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Lake Stevens’ updated shoreline master program. The city’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 9.2 miles of shorelines and the water quality of lake, stream and associated wetlands in the city. Water bodies in the […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 1,000 acres of environmentally and historically significant properties in the Cooper River watershed are being permanently protected, under a $1-million land preservation program by the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA). The effort is part of the SCPA’s $12-million environmental and community mitigation package related to the new container terminal under construction at the former […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Granite Falls’ new shoreline master program. The program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of nearly a mile of shoreline and the water quality of the Stillaguamish and Pilchuck rivers in the city. It combines local plans for future shoreline development […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved King County’s updated shoreline master program. The shoreline program will result significantly improve the protection, use, development and restoration of 2,000 miles of shorelines and the water quality of many marine, river, lake, and stream shores in the county. The updated master program combines local plans for […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Burien’s updated shoreline master program. Burien’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of shorelines on approximately 5.5 miles of Puget Sound and 1.2 miles of Lake Burien. “The shoreline master program update effort has been a long and challenging process […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    AECOM, a global provider of professional technical and management support services, including a leading environmental practice, is part of a team selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes National Program Office to perform sediment remediation of the Buffalo River in Buffalo, N.Y. AECOM will support the prime contractor, Environmental Quality Management, Inc., in […]

  • 6 July 2012

    Environmentally concerned citizens and landholders are disgusted with the cavalier attitude of the Queensland Government which has chopped the funding for Environmental Defenders Office (EDO), an independent community environmental legal service. EDO has a great reputation for the quality and relevance of its casework, law reform and educational work and fills a much needed gap […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Concerned about federal dollars making their way to the Delaware River deepening project through a recently enacted $74 million ‘navigation slush fund’, 59 local, state, regional and national conservation and civic organizations wrote to President Obama urging him to ensure that the environmentally destructive and economically wasteful Delaware River Deepening Project does not receive federal […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ardersier and Petty residents had the opportunity recently to find out more about the Port of Ardersier’s ambitious plans to develop the former oil yard. Alastair Wood, of Savills property consultants, which represents site owners the Port of Ardersier Ltd, gave a brief presentation and answered questions on the proposed development. Ronnie Fraser a local […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Monitoring stations at Gladstone Harbour recorded dangerously high turbidity levels at the same time as UNESCO was issuing dire warnings about the possible degradation of the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status last week. Queensland Greens spokesperson, Dr Libby Connors says the turbidity caused by dredging in the harbour stirs up sediments containing toxic heavy […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Putting ink to paper during an informal ceremony held on August 21, Dave Castanon signed the bank enabling instrument for the San Luis Rey River Mitigation Bank, adding nearly 54 acres of the river’s floodplain to a pool of land that will provide compensatory mitigation for projects that impact wetlands and other waters of the […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Miami Harbor is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ first Florida port expansion project to deepen to 50-plus feet, employing some of the highest environmental protection protocols outside of a designated National Marine Sanctuary. USACE has worked daily with its contractor and multiple federal, state and local agencies to help ensure the health of the […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Passing Vessel Analysis is fast becoming an essential requirement in the planning of marine facilities, said navigation simulation and ship mooring experts – HR Wallingford, who have been working in Texas to develop inland waterway facilities that protect moored vessels from passing ships. In the United States, the amount of waterborne transport completed by inland […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Sequim’s updated shoreline master program. Sequim’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration about one mile of shorelines and the water quality of Sequim Bay, Washington Harbor and Pitship Marsh. The shoreline area consists of about 145 acres and 44 parcels. […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday said it commends steps taken this week by President Barack Obama, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, and by House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) toward increasing the investment in transportation infrastructure, including needed infrastructure in and connecting to America’s seaports. AAPA President Kurt Nagle […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Shoreline’s first shoreline master program (SMP) that will significantly improve the protection, use, development and restoration of about four miles of the city’s Puget Sound shorelines. “Our community values a sustainable natural environment,” said Rachael Markle, Shoreline’s Director of Planning and Community Development. “The […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Two seaports in Davao del Norte are being expanded to serve as alternative ports to complement existing ones in Davao City. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Davao del Norte Field Office has monitored the investment plans of Hijo Resources in Tagum City and San Vicente Terminal and Brokerage Services, Inc. in Panabo City […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the Cooper’s Ferry Partnership in Camden, New Jersey has been selected to receive $70,000 worth of technical assistance to advance projects aimed at reducing water pollution in Camden. The EPA will provide the assistance to help estimate the benefits of the Camden SMART (Stormwater Management And Resource […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mass Audubon and Three Bays Prerservation, respected conservation organizations and co-owners of Dead Neck/Sampson’s Island, have submitted plans designed to ensure the long-term survival of the eroding barrier island off the coast of Cotuit and Osterville. The project proposes a beach and bird habitat restoration program of periodically dredging sand from the westernmost tip of […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The dredging crisis on the Great Lakes will again dominate Lake Carriers’ Association’s efforts in 2013. LCA’s 2012 Annual Report released yesterday stressed that inadequate dredging took a real toll on Great Lakes shipping in 2012. “The drought has pushed water levels on Lake Michigan and Huron to record lows,” the Association noted. “The water […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Not every project needs the early involvement of contractors. But complicated mega projects demand imaginative and innovative approaches. These projects – new and expanded ports, major coastal protection and large reclamation areas in sensitive environments – require solutions which take advantage of the highest level of knowledge from all available resources. And one of these […]

  • 19 September 2013

    The Port of San Diego announced today it has reached a tentative agreement with General Dynamics NASSCO that moves the largest-ever cleanup of San Diego Bay one step closer to reality. “The Port of San Diego takes its stewardship of San Diego Bay very seriously,” said Port Chair Ann Moore. “The bay is not only […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker, together with local elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) officially kicked off the Boston Harbor Dredging Project on Friday, September 15. The $350 million state and federally funded multi-phase project will support continued growth at Conley Container Terminal, which has achieved […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Poulsbo’s updated shoreline master program. Poulsbo’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 3.9 miles of shorelines within the city, along Liberty Bay and Dogfish Creek. “I congratulate the citizens and staff of the city of […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United States prepare for the anticipated impact on its ports, waterways and intermodal freight systems from the Panama Canal expansion. The expansion of the Panama Canal, scheduled for completion in 2015, will give much […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nags Head has completed a three-year study of the biological impacts of its 2011 beach nourishment project. The $450,000 study was a requirement of the state permit to dredge offshore sand and pump it onto 10 miles of beachfront. The results confirm that beach organisms can re-colonize quickly after nourishment, becoming a viable biological resource […]