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  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    New techniques for dredging the Parrett are being tested this November and December, as Somerset Rivers Authority seeks cheaper and better ways of maintaining tidal rivers. Three weeks of trials are being carried out between Westonzoyland Pumping Station and Burrowbridge to see how effective water injection dredging and agitation dredging can be at getting silt […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian Prime Minister Hesham Kandil called on Turkish businessmen to invest in the Suez Canal, one of the world’s the most important waterways, as the Egyptian government wants to turn the canal into a “development corridor” by establishing industrial zones on the left and right banks of the canal. “The Suez Canal’s contribution to the […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Planning Commission has given Investment clearance for the scheme “Flood Protection works for River Banks of Ghatprabha River (Ch. Km 4.953 – Km 6.933) at Gokak Town of Belgaum District of Karnataka”. Estimated to cost Rs 34.07 crore, the project shall be completed by the financial year 2012-13 and Plan accounts would be closed […]

  • 16 December 2011

    The Sabah Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO) will be given exclusive rights to oversee sand dredging operations in the state effective from June 2012. State Land and Surveys Department director Datuk Osman Jamal, said they will work out a proper mechanism and take into consideration the feedback from the operator.  “During this six months, we will […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The Port Authority has announced that it set an all-time record for cargo volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey in 2011, surpassing the previous record set in 2007 before the start of the global economic downturn. The 5.5 million TEU’s (20-foot equivalent units) handled in 2011 represented a nearly 4 percent […]

  • 17 September 2012

    An ambitious project to salvage Kashmir’s lifeline river Jhelum has started to yield positive results with the Jammu and Kashmir government maintaining that the flood threat triggered by recent incessant rains subsided due to ongoing conservation measures in the river in north Kashmir. Jhelum which is a main source of irrigation in the Valley has […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the heels of announcing its fiscal year 2013 volume results at July’s meeting, including a nine percent gain in container volume and a more than 14 percent increase in non-containerized cargo at its two ports, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported yesterday its financial results for the year that ended June 30. Operating […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Adani Group’s 16.5 billion dollar Carmichael coal mine project in Australia has passed another hurdle after the Brisbane Supreme Court dismissed an appeal against the project. The Queensland Court of Appeal today upheld an earlier decision that the Queensland Minister for Mines did not have to afford Wangan and Jagalingou people natural justice when he […]

  • 13 February 2012

    The Musa Aman-led government’s decision to grant Sabah Economic Development Corporation (Sedco) the exclusive right to manage… (freemalaysiatoday) [mappress] Source: freemalaysiatoday, February 13, 2012

  • 3 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Although delayed for months by contract negotiations, the largest government-industry effort to bring Ohio’s beleaguered Ottawa River back to ecological health is in full swing now and is back on schedule for completion by the end of 2010… [mappress] Source: Toledo Blade, March 3, 2010

  • 10 May 2010

    GIVEN the lamentable state of our city’s waterways, local marine industry figures are right to demand answers on how more than a third of… [mappress] Source: goldcoast, May 10, 2010;

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty  of the Netherlands has conferred the right to use the designation Koninklijk (‘Royal’) on Van Oord. Jaap Smit, King’s Commissioner in the Province of Zuid-Holland, presented the certificate to Van Oord’s CEO Pieter van Oord during an international symposium at the Laurenskerk in Rotterdam, where 450 guests had gathered to mark the company’s […]

  • 25 May 2010

    With hurricane season looming right around the corner, Holiday Isle is still waiting for its emergency sand.   [mappress] Source: thedestinlog, May 25, 2010;

  • 17 November 2010

    A dredging controversy nearly seven years in the making will rage on until 2011, after a battle over ownership rights to a number of … (wmbfnews) [mappress] Source: wmbfnews;

  • 11 June 2012

    The Queensland Seafood Industry Association (QSIA) has welcomed the UNESCO report warning about the environmental concerns related to port development in Gladstone Harbour, reports farmonline.com. QSIA president Geoff Tilton said: “Right now, fishermen are still catching fish and crabs with unexplained disease that makes them unsaleable. Fishermen are still seeing other marine life being affected […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The National Human Rights Commission will ask Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to scrap a business proposal that would see the dredging of a large network of waterways in Phang Nga… Source: The Nation, December 8, 2009

  • 11 April 2011

    Sri Lanka’s Deputy Economic Development Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena has said that a foreign company will be given the rights… (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, April 11, 2011    

  • 1 November 2011

    Marco Island resident Randy Moity knows better than to take his boat through Collier Creek unless the tide is just right… By ERIC STAATS (marconews) [mappress] Source: marconews, November 1, 2011

  • 30 August 2012

    The Gladstone fishing industry will continue its battle to be compensated for the effects of dredging and development in the local harbour. Earlier this year, the State Government-owned Gladstone Ports Corporation applied to have the fishers’ action dismissed. In a judgment handed down this morning, Judge David Searles found the case would not be able […]

  • 13 September 2011

    The Supervisory Board and Management of N-Sea announce that as of 12 September 2011 Mr Gerard Keser takes office as the new Managing Director of N-Sea. Leen Noordhoek, who has been Managing Director, ad interim, since May of this year, will become a Member of the Supervisory Board. From 2002 to 2011 Mr. Keser held […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Government is pressing ahead with its plans to create Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) to protect the UK’s rich marine environment, Natural Environment Minister Richard Benyon announced. A consultation outlining the proposals for the first set of sites has been launched yesterday, and will give coastal communities and those with an interest in the marine […]

  • 30 September 2010

    Limak has offered the highest bid for the operating rights of Iskenderun Port for 36 years, following a recent bid process…   [mappress] Source: Anatolia News Agency , September 30, 2010;

  • 14 February 2011

    The Orissa government has raised a hue and cry about the extension of Kolkata port limits right up to the Orissa coast to enable it to start… By Sudipta Datta (FinancialExpress) [mappress] Source: FinancialExpress, February 14, 2011;

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a major milestone, DP World’s Vallarpadam terminal today received its first transhipment mainline service, becoming India’s first and only transhipment hub. This follows the Indian government waiving cabotage regulations for the terminal, which until now have prevented mainline services transhipping at Vallarpadam, instead making lines transfer to local carriers. The International Container Transhipment Terminal […]

  • 16 November 2009

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has opposed a proposal from a firm which wants to dredge sand from the Takua Pa river basin in Phangnga and ship it to Singapore… Source: Bangkok Post, November 15, 2009;