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  • 25 January 2012

    As India charts its voyage as the port of call for world trade, ports and terminals see the dire need to meet the growing demand in both infrastructure and capacity for vessels crisscrossing between the West and the East. About 95 per cent of Indian overseas cargo by volume and 75 per cent by value […]

  • 29 March 2012

    According to Macauhub, the revenues at Mozambican state rail and port management company Empresa Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique (CFM) in 2011 rose 20 percent against the previous year and totalled 1.645 billion meticals. The chairman of the Board of Directors of CFM, Rosário Mualeia, said at a meeting held in Pemba, Cabo […]

  • 4 November 2009

    In Gambia’s coastal towns one of the country’s chief assets – pristine beaches – is being steadily eroded. In a move to make King Cnut proud, the government is shipping in sand… Source: The Ecologist, November 4, 2009;

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is set to hold a public information meeting to explore concepts that could reduce risk from sea level rise, storm surge and tidal flooding on the Charleston Peninsula.  This meeting will take place on Thursday, January 31st, at Citadel Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Ave., Charleston, SC. The Charleston […]

  • 31 March 2014

    If no additional steps are taken, flood damage to the European coast could increase by €11 billion a year. The number of people affected will also increase. This means that flooding has now been identified as the first of the three leading risks for Europe associated with climate change. This is one of the findings […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held September 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222. “Our generations have contributed to climate change,” said Hope Hui Rising, director of the Water Urbanism Lab at Washington […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Uncertainty over climate change and social-economic developments have a big influence on new large storm surge barriers for the protection of ports, such as Rotterdam (NL) and Houston (USA). The impact of these future uncertainties emerged at the congress ‘Deltas & Ports of the future‘ organized by the Deltas, Infrastructures & mobility initiative (DIMI) of […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Fiji Government is committed to ensuring that communities affected by climate change and rising sea levels are protected. In line with the Government’s commitment, the Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development has allocated $700,000 for the first stage of Bau Island seawall construction. Villagers of Bau Island can now breathe a sigh of relief, […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revenue of the Port Authority rose by 3.1% last year due to increased economic activity at the port. However, profits fell by 4.9% owing to higher interest charges and depreciation. The completion of phase 1 of Maasvlakte 2 brought the level of investment down to €189 million, a level that is still higher than before […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District has responded to flooding on the Mississippi River by activating its Emergency Operations Center in St. Louis and closing locks on the Mississippi River. With high water forecasted over the next week on the Upper Mississippi River, the Corps activated its EOC in St. Louis. This […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Coastal Conservancy has awarded the County of Marin $415,000 to support a major sea-level rise vulnerability assessment for Marin’s San Francisco Bay shoreline and conceptual designs on wetland restoration at Bolinas Lagoon. The bay shoreline project, called Marin Bay Waterfront Adaptation Vulnerability Evaluation (aka Marin BayWAVE) will be fueled by a $250,000 grant […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) has continued to develop future plans following the refusal of its Marine Consent application. As previously announced, CRP has no intention of abandoning its Chatham Rise phosphate project and is continuing to develop strategies for progressing the project. Of critical importance to this is preserving its experienced and highly specialized executive […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today launched its application to the Environmental Protection Authority for a marine consent to extract rock phosphate nodules from the seabed on the Chatham Rise, 450 km from New Zealand. CRP, a New Zealand NZAX listed company, has spent four years and nearly $30 million to research its proposals to mine 1.5 […]

  • 7 July 2011

    A day after a flood alert was sounded in Bihar, memories of the devastating ‘Kosi’ flood of 2008 is haunting lakhs of people in the Kosi … (rediff) [mappress] Source: rediff, July 7, 2011;

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cargotec Terminal Solutions Sdn Bhd, a well-known equipment and services provider to some of the major ports in Malaysia, expects to reap the benefit of the rising demand from the industry going forward. Currently, the port industry has regained its momentum after much of its plan was put on hold due to the global economic […]

  • 11 October 2011

    Dredging of the heavily silted Pampanga River in central Luzon has yet to start because of still rising floodwaters in some areas, public… By Henry Omaga-Diaz (abs-cbnnews) [mappress] Source: abs-cbnnews, October 11, 2011;

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      A new report into managing the impact of seas level rise was released today by the Local Government Association of South Australia (LGASA) and the Coast Protection Board. The report, Defining the Sea Level Rise Problem in South Australia, was co-funded by the State Government, Local Government Association and the Coast Protection Board and […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Petrojam Limited is shelling out an additional J$361 million for repair work on its shipping dock that was damaged two years ago in a freak… (gleaner) [mappress] Source: gleaner, July 8, 2011;

  • 10 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Acidification of UK waters may make industrially-contaminated sediments more toxic over time, say scientists. The study looked at crustaceans that feed on the surface of sediments from dredged ports and estuaries. It found that ocean acidification, caused by climate change, causes sediments contaminated with metal to become more toxic. This can result in significant DNA […]

  • 20 November 2009

    MONSTER, Netherlands — On the beach at Monster, bulldozers painstakingly turn sand dredged from the bottom of the North Sea bed into dunes in an ambitious effort to safeguard the Netherlands from flooding… Source: AFP, November 20, 2009

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) recently collaborated with 15 other National Estuarine Research Reserves in 13 coastal states on a research study that examined the capabilities of tidal marshes to keep pace with sea level rise. Results of the pioneering study, “Rising to the Challenge: Will Tidal Marshes Survive Rising Seas?” were recently […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suez Canal yesterday achieved a record in the number of vessels and the cargo passing through it, Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish said. In statements to Al-Tahrir TV channel, Mamish said revenues of Suez Canal are on the rise, asserting that security levels at the water course were beefed up during the election days. […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be holding its fourth public information meeting on sea level rise vulnerability and adaptation on Thursday, August 17, 2017, the State of Hawaii said in its latest release.  This meeting is one of a series of public information meetings being held statewide to educate people about […]

  • 5 May 2011

    With the Mississippi River on the rise, shippers, ports and the gas and oil industry are keeping a close eye on the commercial artery, hopin… By ALAN SAYRE (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, May 5, 2011

  • 4 January 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) says it expects vessel traffic to rise in 2011, according to media reports. The Panama Canal expansion … (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, January 4, 2011;

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    By 2050, a majority of U.S. coastal areas are likely to be threatened by 30 or more days of flooding each year due to dramatically accelerating impacts from sea level rise, according to a new NOAA study, published earlier this week in the American Geophysical Union’s online peer-reviewed journal Earth’s Future. The findings appear in the […]