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  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Sacramento District and Central Valley Flood Protection Board will co-host a virtual public meeting June 15 to discuss the draft environmental documents related to proposed erosion work along the lower American River in Sacramento.  The draft supplemental environmental assessment/environmental impact Report for American River Contract 1, which was released for public review on […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Construction, Transportation and Infrastructure of the Republic of Serbia has awarded contracts for the preparation of technical documentation for the expansion of the Danubian ports of Bogojevo and Prahovo to two consortia. The contract for the expansion of Bogojevo Port is worth $718,700, the infrastructure ministry said a notice posted on its […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Newcastle, NSW, said in their latest release that they have welcomed a long-term plan to address erosion at Stockton Beach using large-scale sand nourishment.  Councils across NSW are preparing plans to manage coastal areas in line with the NSW Government’s Coastal Management Act 2016, with City of Newcastle working through COVID-19 isolation arrangements to […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Howard County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will hold a public meeting on March 9th in Ellicott City, at the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Dr., in the Banneker Room. At this meeting the Army Corps will present their review of the County’s flood mitigation plan for Ellicott City. “We appreciate […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

     Plans are being drawn up to dredge the River Parrett between Northmoor and the M5, to continue to reduce local flood risks, Somerset Rivers Authority said in its latest announcement. The target date is early next year. Some matters need to be refined and assessed, but a recent short trial run was successful and […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started discussions with EDF Energy about a new marine licence application to dispose of dredged material from the Bristol Channel into a disposal site off the coast of Cardiff, South Wales. EDF has submitted its plan to NRW for the sampling and testing of the sediment from the construction site […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just announced a plan to stabilize approximately 1,500 feet of shoreline that is eroding at the Pleasant Point Reservation near Perry, Maine.   The work is being implemented under the Section 14 Emergency Shoreline Protection program. The Pleasant Point Reservation is home to members of […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is currently working on a Coastal Storm Risk Management feasibility study in Fairfield and New Haven Counties, Connecticut and has developed a recommended draft plan for the “Long Wharf” area in New Haven. The non-Federal project partner for the study is the Connecticut Department of Energy […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to have the Nawi Island Marina operational by May 2020 has received a major boost with the involvement of the Fiji Navy and its Hydrographic Unit. The Fiji hydrographic office is the national charting agency and is responsible for the conduct of hydrographic surveys. The office will be sending out a team to Savusavu […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council has committed itself to a three-year dredging contract for three North-east harbors it operates, the council said in its latest release.  According to their official statement, as statutory authority for Banff, Macduff and Stonehaven, the council has a legal obligation to provide safe navigation for harbor users. During private session on Thursday (November […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced multi-million-dollar project agreements for the Muskegon Lake and Torch Lake Areas of Concern (AOC). These projects are part of a larger effort to restore the Areas of Concern through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). According to EPA, both projects will remediate contaminated sediment under the authority […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Belfast Harbor, Northern Ireland, has announced its ambition to become one of the best regional ports in the world. The 2019-2023 Strategic Plan together with an outlook through to 2035 were publicly launched at Belfast Harbor’s Annual Stakeholder Meeting today. As part of the plan the Port has committed £254 million of investment to deliver […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina’s Pawleys Island is moving forward with a much-needed beach renourishment project, Live 5 News reports.  During a Monday night meeting, town leaders voted in favor of the project that would bring more than 1.1 million cubic yards of sand. According to Live 5 News, the scheme will cost $14.8 million and the town […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of Port City Colombo, a brand new city development built as an extension of the Central Business District of Sri Lanka’s vibrant commercial capital, is steaming ahead, creating history for Sri Lanka day by day.  According to the Port City Colombo’s latest announcement, the Parliament of Sri Lanka is scheduled to take up a […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment to evaluate the impacts of stabilizing the Council Bend chute in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, is currently available for public review. This supplemental EA specifically evaluates activities required to maintain the ecological function of the chute without adversely impacting the Missouri River authorized purposes including flood risk management, said USACE in […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Mauritius announced today in their Budget 2019-2020 Plan that the transformation of the Port Louis Harbor through new investments, in view of expanding its role and capacity, will boost productivity and enhance competitiveness.  The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) plans to construct a breakwater to reduce downtime at the port during bad weather […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ilonggo Senator Franklin Drilon has urged the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to act on the business tycoon Enrique Razon Jr.’s $166 million proposal to develop two Iloilo ports. At a recent briefing attended by Ilonggo political leaders and business groups, Mr. Christian Gonzalez, International Container Terminal Services’s Global Corporate Head, revealed that the Razon-led ICTSI […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Portland District is seeking public comment on the Federal Navigation Channel Operations and Maintenance Dredging and Dredged Material Placement draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Skamokawa Creek, Westport Slough, Old Mouth Cowlitz River and Upstream Entrance to Oregon Slough. “The draft EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to provide new flood defenses for the Southsea Seafront continue to progress with a tender for detailed engineering designs now underway, Southsea Coastal Scheme said in its latest release.  “The successful consultant will further refine and add detail to the coastal defense principal designs so construction can begin in 2020,” according to the announcement. […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The development activities for the Finnafjord Port Project in the north-east of Iceland are taking shape, bremenports said in its latest release.  The initial idea for this project dates back to the year 2007, when the Icelandic central government, together with the municipalities of Langanesbyggð and Vopnafjarðarhreppur, commissioned EFLA, an Icelandic consultant company, to investigate the […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to expand its Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) in order to be able to handle the world’s largest car carriers.  According to ABP, the application is the critical first step in the consenting process to extend the existing berthing infrastructure, as well as deepen […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has pledged £5 million towards a project to upgrade Scrabster Harbor, close to the Dounreay nuclear site in the north of Scotland, aimed to improved its capacity to receive cruise ships and vessels working in the offshore oil and gas industry. According to their announcement, the improvement work is likely […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is spending £8 million on dredging in the financial year 2019-20 to help keep the waterways navigable for boaters. According to the Trust, the comprehensive program covers locations identified by boaters, as well as the places that need dredging every year. The Trust will be carrying out dredging work […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Russian Federation has made a decision to implement a new investment project, the construction of the Utrenny LNG and condensate terminal in Sabetta seaport. The new Utrenny (Salmanovsky) construction project also includes reconstruction of an access canal in the Gulf of Ob (the Kara Sea). According to the official website of […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Government yesterday revealed an ambitious plan for the construction of the Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands and related key projects under the Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan. According to Secretary for Development Michael Wong, the cost for the construction of Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands, reclamation at Sunny Bay and Lung Kwu Tan, and the […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana’s Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea, has announced plans to reduce the incidents of flooding across the country through channel improvement works, Ghana News Agency (GNA) reports.  Briefing the media in Accra about some of those interventions, the Sector Minister said that the works are ongoing under the […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport plans to order four dredgers by 2030, Vasily Strugov, Deputy General Director of Rosmorport, said at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow, organized by IAA PortNews. According to Strugov, among the vessels will be a non-self-propelled cutter suction dredger and three trailing suction hopper dredgers with hopper capacity of 1,000m³. At […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to reduce the risk of tidal flooding to more than 500 Gosport, Hampshire, homes have taken major steps forward, the Gosport Borough Council said in its latest announcement.  The council is planning to improve sea defenses at three sites – Forton, Seafield and Alverstoke. The projects are being run on behalf of the council by […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen, a Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate company, plans to invest in Bangladesh in a bigger way, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  Chief Executive Officer of Damen, René Berkvens, expressed their investment interest to Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands, Sheikh Mohammed Belal, during a meeting held in The Hague recently. According to UNB, […]