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  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Council is preparing a draft Coastal Management Program to set out how it will manage the coast for the next 10 years. The plan will outline how the coastline and beaches will be protected long-term and where and how investment will take place. Council is holding four drop-in sessions this month to give residents […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) will soon begin maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. Dredging will also be completed at Amrun on behalf of Rio Tinto. Dredge vessels TSHD Brisbane and Oranje will work within the Port of Weipa and Amrun from approximately 3 June and to 17 July inclusive, the company reported. […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $13 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed to New York State to partner with the America Farmland Trust to implement conservation projects in the Delaware River Basin watershed. The funding was allocated through the USDA’s Regional Conservation […]

  • 20 June 2012

    South Florida beach renourishment program will get a new plan to avoid frequent sand storms in these areas, according to SunSentinel. Florida Department of Environmental Protection presented a plan to make Palm Beach Island a model of cooperative beach projection. Danielle Fondren, chief of the environmental agency’s Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems stated: “We […]

  • 24 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on an amendment to the city of Redmond’s shoreline master program that incorporates changes to critical areas regulations and the comprehensive plan. The shoreline program amendment includes recent changes to the natural environment chapter of the city’s comprehensive plan and minor changes to critical areas regulations […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    To accelerate ‘the Harbour of Tilings’ in Antwerp and build connections with start-ups, DEME and PortXL have agreed on a partnership. Commenting the latest news, Cees-Willem Koorneef from PortXL Antwerp, said: “After this Summer, we wall start to scout and select relevant maritime, logistics and chemical start-ups for our Antwerp program.” “PortXL will then match […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced details of a €28m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s Local Authority owned small harbor network. In announcing the initiative, Creed said: “The €28m I am allocating for the 2017 Fishery Harbor and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Program represents a significantly increased […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last week saw CH2M pick up prestigious awards at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Awards ceremony for two of its regional environmental and flood management programs. CH2M’s European water team picked up the Major Project of the Year Award for the Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Phase IV program as well as the […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a major program of work to improve access to Leicester’s riverside have been announced. Leicester City Council has teamed up with the Environment Agency and the Canal & River Trust to help enhance the river corridor through the city, as part of a wider program of work to reduce flood risk. The program […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    House Democratic leaders have appointed U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to four key subcommittees that direct the nation’s air, rail, highway, water and pipeline safety policies. As the only member of the Minnesota delegation on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Nolan will serve on the following subcommittees:   – Highways and Transit, which has […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama in Washington officially started its annual maintenance dredging program at the TEMCO grain elevator berth on September 1. The Port board of commissioners awarded the ongoing 2019 maintenance dredging contract to Ross Island Sand and Gravel for $687,225.00, including tax. According to their official announcement, the project will remove a projected […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of companies and organisations from the Dutch water sector has announced that the first edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge to start in January 2016. Under the theme SMART DELTA, the program will engage university students across Myanmar with the challenges of sustainable delta development. Students will be encouraged to apply their own, […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, an international infrastructure group, has been appointed as the civil contractor for an integrated team that will deliver the ten-year Thames Estuary Asset Management Program for CH2M Hill, on behalf of the Environment Agency, and anticipated to be worth up to £250 million to Balfour Beatty. The £300 million program is the largest […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Aberdeen Harbor Board has completed its annual dredging program despite the impacts of COVID-19 and challenging weather conditions. Yearly dredging is required to maintain essential water depth in North Harbor. More than 54,000 cubic meters (in-situ volume) of material has been dredged from the harbor since mid-March, allowing vessels to sail in and out of […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D., has announced details of an €18 million Capital Investment Package in 2016 for the development of Ireland’s fishery harbor network. Announcing the investment package, the minister said “In total I am allocating €18m for this year’s Fishery Harbor and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Program. I have […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Somerset County Council Leader John Osman was elected chairman of the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) Board at its first meeting that was held on Friday, 27 February. Cllr Osman, who has been Chair of the Flood Action Plan Leaders Implementation Group, was elected by fellow board members and Tony Bradford, Vice Chair of the Parrett Internal […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Expansion Program’s fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4), the process to fill the new channel that will connect Culebra Cut to the new locks in the Pacific side has officially started. The new channel is 6.1 kilometers long and 218 meters wide and 19 million cubic meters of water from […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Protecting and enhancing the Sunshine Coast’s natural environment was today secured as a top priority following council’s approval of the $9.28 million Environment Levy Program 2016/2017. Environment Portfolio Councillor, Jenny McKay, said that the Environment Levy was a primary funding source that allowed council to invest in the protection, enhancement and sustainable use of the […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program yesterday. On September 21, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, Public Law 115-244, of which Division A is the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CEDA African Section will be hosting an international symposium “Dredging without Boundaries” on 27-28 November 2014, in Casablanca, Morocco. Dredging works have an important role in the construction and maintenance of port infrastructure in the world and particularly on the North African coast. Dredging projects are based around the three key parameters of environment, […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and PSA Corporation Limited (PSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to extend their collaboration under the Port Technology Research and Development Program (PTRDP). The extension of the Program will allow MPA and PSA to continue with research and development (R&D) initiatives to develop next-generation technologies […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology was awarded $2.2 million in grant funding by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to support three critical coastal wetland projects in Washington state. Washington was one of 12 states and Puerto Rico to receive funding under the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grants Program. “The projects selected for the grant […]

  • 13 March 2012

      The Florida Ports Council released the following statement yesterday on Florida ports issues that were addressed during the 2012 Legislative Session. “By increasing minimum funding levels and providing new sources of funding for strategic seaport projects, the Florida Legislature demonstrated their commitment to growing Florida’s economy and creating jobs,” stated Doug Wheeler, president of […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Applications are now open for the 2017-18 coastal grants program to help plan for and manage Western Australia’s coastline, the WA Government just announced. Planning Minister, Donna Faragher, said that $600,000 is available to coastal managers and community groups through the WA Planning Commission’s Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) and Coastwest Initiative. “The Government […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $748 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the next fiscal year, with more than 60 percent set aside to continue a modernization program that is the largest of any U.S. seaport. The budget will be now presented to the Long Beach City […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Caterpillar Inc. announced today a $250,000 investment in The Nature Conservancy’s Coastal Resilience program, with specific efforts targeted to Ormond Beach in Ventura County, California. The program will demonstrate how using traditional build infrastructure along with the Earth’s natural infrastructure – beach dunes, floodplains, estuaries, marshes, wetlands and reefs – can productively sequester carbon and […]