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  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports, Luke Donnellan, and the Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan, today visited the Seaworks Maritime Precinct to hear firsthand from the community about future plans for the site. The Labor Government is providing $3 million to provide much needed upgrades and new facilities to the site, which already attracts more than 100,000 visitors […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed a decision by the Queensland Labor Party for stronger protection for the Great Barrier Reef and its wetlands. At the launch of Labor’s Queensland Election campaign today, leader Annastacia Palaszczuk promised: – Not to dump dredge spoil on the Caley Valley wetlands near Abbot Point; – Not […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford is supporting the Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC) new strategic innovation initiative to help protect some of Britain’s most important national infrastructure from environmental hazards. The five-year, £5m Environmental Risks to Infrastructure Innovation Programme (ERIIP) will give decision-makers in areas such as energy, transport and water improved access to NERC’s world-class environmental science. […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has welcomed news that the Government’s approval of dredging activities at Abbot Point will be subject to the highest environmental standards to protect the Great Barrier Reef. After rigorous assessment, the Government has completed the approvals process for four Queensland projects under National Environmental Law, approving: · The capital […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Labour’s MP for Southampton Itchen, John Denham, has presented to Parliament the case for £150million of urgent investment to be unlocked for a major infrastructure project in Southampton. In order for the Port of Southampton to remain competitive with European and UK rivals, it requires the redeveloping of two existing berths and dredging to allow […]

  • 4 March 2010

    Two years of work on bolstering flood defences on the East Frisian island of Baltrum have ended with German authorities saying the €9m project has now closed the last gap in the North Sea island’s coastal protection network… [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, March 4, 2010

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    As the 2020 session in Albany picked back up, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato were able to once again pass bill S.7295/A.9595 through the Senate and Assembly, looking to further protect the waters of Jamaica Bay, after Governor Andrew M. Cuomo vetoed a similar bill last year. […]

  • 28 May 2020

    The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee yesterday heard Senate Bill 1090 by California Senator Patricia Bates that would help prevent further tragedies on public beaches such as the Encinitas bluff collapse that killed three people in August 2019. The committee did not vote on the bill. Instead, the committee’s chair, Senator Henry Stern (D-Calabasas), […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC was recently awarded a contract for the design and build of a water injection dredger (WID) for the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA). In line with NCSPA’s specifications, the dredger is designed to offer easy maintenance and a smooth operation. Other key design factors include dredge depth, weight and cost. According to […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Good progress continues to be made under the Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS) with the improvements to the wall at River Road, informs the Environment Agency. According to the update, further deliveries of steel sheet piles were made to site week beginning Monday 4 May. This means that all the steel sheet piles needed to […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Continuing his efforts to safeguard the future of commerce on the Great Lakes, Michigan Representative Jack Bergman is proposing a new policy to ensure baseline levels of funding for the backlogged maintenance projects along Great Lakes transportation routes. The Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS) is a deep-draft waterway connecting all five lakes through hundreds of […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Partnership East and contractors, the Water Management Alliance, are currently carrying out repair and maintenance work at Lowestoft, Suffolk. Repair and maintenance operations are spread across the sea wall from South Pier/Fisherman’s Wharf heading south. The project will be undertaken across many types of coastal protection asset in this location, focusing on repairs to […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that Phase III of the $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project has started along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. As part of Phase III, the State is working with local officials in Orleans and Niagara Counties and the Regional Dredging Management […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water team is currently on site, working at the Royal Military Canal in Kent where they are desilting a stretch of this waterway. “Not only is the Royal Military Canal a historic piece of infrastructure, it is also a functional flood defense for the local area. As a result, specialist expertise was required… […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A West African company called ERB CI placed a new order recently for four REMU Big Float amphibious excavators that will be mounted on the base of Volvo’s EC210B and Volvo’s EC210B LR. The company from Ivory Coast will be utilizing the REMU Big Float amphibious excavators to safeguard and develop the Cocody lagoon, located […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Seeking to maintain protections established by the New Jersey Legislature nearly 200 years ago, the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee advanced legislation (A-1089) yesterday to prohibit the Department of Environmental Protection from approving any dumping of dredge spoils on or around islands without the adoption and authorization of a municipal ordinance to do so. […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the East Dike on the Dapeng Peninsula near Shenzhen in China is progressing rapidly, reports KACP. In its latest update on the project KCAP said that in order to ensure protection against storm surges in the near future, hard work has been done on site on the realization of the primary flood […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following vicious flooding of Lake Ontario during two of the last three years, with private and public property and infrastructure being destroyed, NY Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in its Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. The study, Schumer and Gillibrand said, […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kate Young, Member of Parliament for London West, Ontario, Canada, has announced funding for a disaster mitigation initiative along Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. Under the plan, the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority will rehabilitate the shoreline at select locations along Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. In recent years, high water […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, the Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, has called on the Government to commit £141 million to support new flood defense works to protect thousands of homes and businesses as well as vital infrastructure across Leeds City Region. Hinchcliffe has written to ministers ahead of Wednesday’s Spending Review asking for financial […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC reported today that 2018 was a difficult year and due to cost overruns in the execution of a number of challenging innovative projects, the loss for 2018 ultimately amounted to €80.6 million. IHC has initiated a number of clear actions in order to restore profitability. For example, the organisation has applied focus to […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Connecticut Attorney General William Tong has filed a memorandum of law in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York describing the exhaustive administrative record, economic need, and environmental safeguards that clearly support the lawful selection of the Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Site for dredged materials. The memorandum, filed on behalf of the […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Peruvian Wharf – Brett Aggregates’ new hub site alongside the Thames in East London – reached a significant milestone last month, when it took delivery of its first shipment of aggregate brought in by river from the company’s Cliffe terminal on the Thames Estuary in North Kent. The Neptune, a self-discharging coaster vessel, transported 2,150 […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Quebec Port Authority has announced a long-term commercial agreement with Hutchison Ports and CN (Canadian National Railway) to build and operate the new container terminal, known as project Laurentia (previously Beauport 2020). According to an official announcement, the $775 million project will be financed primarily through the joint investment of the three partners. The […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) will replenish sand levels at Marengo to protect critical infrastructure behind the foreshore, reports the Otway Coast Committee. Contractors will transport 16,000 cubic meters of sand from Apollo Bay Harbor to Marengo, creating an additional three meters of sand dune along 500 meters of beach. DELWP […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, has underlined the paramount importance of boosting the Port of Fujairah’s operations and enhancing its capabilities, the Emirates News Agency informs. Sheikh Hamad made the remarks yesterday, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Californian Port of Hueneme recently held a groundbreaking for their newest project – deepening the harbor an additional five feet. Deepening the harbor will create over 563 new jobs, $28 million in business revenue, $5.8 million in local purchases, and $4.6 million in state and local taxes, said the port. The project is largely […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE’s San Francisco District Commander, LTC Travis Rayfield, signed an agreement with leaders from the Santa Clara Valley Water District and the California State Coastal Conservancy yesterday on a $177 million landmark project to reduce the risk of flooding in a densely populated region of the South Bay. The project will safeguard homes and businesses […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan of La Crosse, Wisconsin, has just released a video from the Ashland Lakeshore Superfund Site cleanup project. The 40-acre polluted site located on the shore of Lake Superior in Chequamegon Bay in the city of Ashland was used for various industrial purposes for more than a century and contains legacy toxins such as benzene […]