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  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a new study published yesterday, scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey found that the remote northern Alaska coast has some of the highest shoreline erosion rates in the world. Analyzing over half a century of shoreline change data, scientists found the pattern is extremely variable with most of the coast retreating at rates of […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    NASA recently completed an intensive study of Louisiana Gulf Coast levees and wetlands, making measurements with three advanced imaging instruments on three research aircraft. NASA instruments fly over the Gulf Coast one to three times per year to keep consistent records of ground subsidence — the gradual sinking of an area of land — which […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In what amounts to the largest estuary restoration project in the Western United States, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District have proposed a nearly $175 million plan to help protect the heart of Silicon Valley from catastrophic flooding. It’s a region that is home not only to the giants of […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major investment program is currently underway at the Port of Grangemouth to increase the terminal’s capacity for storing containers. The port’s owner, Forth Ports Limited, is investing in significant surface upgrading works on an area of some 6,325 square meters. The investment is designed to increase the busy container terminal’s total capacity to 12,000 […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its draft feasibility study and environmental assessment of ecosystem restoration projects in the Cedar Creek watershed in the vicinity of Springfield, Ore. Co-sponsored by the City of Springfield and Lane County, the Springfield Metropolitan Waterways Ecosystem Restoration feasibility study recommends restoring floodplain structure and […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The study Witteveen+Bos recently conducted for Royal Port S.A. in order to ascertain the feasibility of a new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River near Barranquilla, Colombia, shows that the port is technically and nautically feasible. Now that its feasibility has been established, Royal Port is going to acquire the port concession from […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has begun detailed environmental studies of Western Port’s weather and wave patterns. “We are focusing on finding out as much as we can about Western Port and its environs to better inform planning and design decisions about the proposed container port at Hastings,” said Port of Hastings Development Authority’s […]

  • 10 May 2012

    USACE officials are studying plans to dredge Georgia’s portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, according to gpb.org. But as with another big dredging project, supporters don’t expect the big issue to be environmental. The Corps spent 14 years studying the environmental impacts of the Savannah harbor deepening and recommended moving forward. But it’s still Congress […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, extended the public scoping period for the Boise River Feasibility Study. Study planners added 30 days to the scoping period, which now runs from April 24 to June 23. The Corps and the Idaho Water Resources Board (IWRB) conducted a series of scoping meetings May 6-8 […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District is hosting two public meetings to gather input on the feasibility study for hurricane protection and storm damage reduction for the South Central Coast of Louisiana. As the company reported yesterday, the study area includes Iberia, St. Martin, and St. Mary parishes and will look at […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long Beach and the USACE reached an agreement this week to share the cost of a $3 million study to determine whether the breakwater off the coast can be removed or reconfigured to help restore aquatic habitat without disrupting boats and coastal homes. “I can’t thank the Army Corps enough for working with us to start […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Samples taken from Port Angeles Harbor show toxic contamination spread throughout the marine environment near the former Rayonier Mill site. Yesterday, the Department of Ecology released a report that summarizes data collected about contamination on part of the mill site. The Marine Data Summary Report details the amount and type of contamination in the marine […]

  • 26 September 2013

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced that the Government of Canada will undertake a study on dredging requirements and operational issues at Malpeque Harbour. “Since being reappointed as Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, I have heard the concerns of many stakeholders with regards to the ongoing issues that fishermen face when […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Bank of Belgium (NBB) has published an annual update of the study on the economic importance of the Flemish maritime ports – Antwerp, Ghent, Ostend and Zeebrugge -, the Liège port complex and the port of Brussels. The contribution of each port to the national economy is estimated on the basis of the […]

  • 17 February 2012

    It may need around two more years to launch capital dredging in the country’s major rivers, according to a statement made by… (thedailystar) [mappress] Source: thedailystar, February 17, 2012

  • 11 May 2011

    The U.S. Department of Transportation is beginning a 12-month study of which ports to provide road and rail improvements for, a dozen years… By Walter C. Jones (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, May 11, 2011;

  • 18 May 2011

    It’s starting to sound like a broken record, but yet another study has found that a seawall at The Entrance would do nothing to improve Tugg… BY ERROL SMITH (whereilive) [mappress] Source: whereilive, May 18, 2011;

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    An open house to share details about a flood risk management study between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, and the City of Longmont will be held on February 16, at the Longmont Museum in Longmont, Colorado.  The flood risk management study will build on Resilient St. Vrain, Longmont’s extensive, multi-year undertaking to […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-Federal Sponsor, Collier County, Florida, are about to hold an informational public meeting on the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. USACE and the county will host the meeting September 9, from 5-7 p.m., at the Collier County Administrative Building, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Bldg. […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    An investigation into the ability of bleached corals to cope with dredging related stressors has found that several species of thermally bleached corals cannot clear sediment that has smothered them, said Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI). The study was undertaken as part of the WAMSI’s Dredging Science Node at the AIMS National Sea Simulator in specially developed tank systems. […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, in cooperation with its partners, announced yesterday a 12-month pause in the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System feasibility study to revalidate potential project economic benefits and justification. The study, which began in December 2011, has proceeded to date under an agreement with the State of Alaska, the cost […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The existing quay of Port Victoria, the main port of the Seychelles and the only port that can handle the import and export of goods for the country, is in need of urgent repair work. The port is facing congestion due to the high demand for the limited berthing space available. Due to these issues, […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Victorian Minister for Water Peter Walsh today announced the first phase of a major water study that will benchmark water aquifers across the state. The water study will provide Victoria with a comprehensive understanding of the State’s water aquifers and water dependent assets including groundwater springs, wetlands, rivers and […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has started collecting the knowledge and data required to develop an integrated water management plan for Myanmar. Water management, which was severely neglected for decades under the military junta, will have to be built up again from scratch and so the government of Myanmar has asked the Netherlands to direct the development of an […]

  • 27 July 2012

    The Port has prepared a Notice of Preparation and Initial Study (NOP/IS) for the Port of Los Angeles Master Plan Update, which serves as a long-range plan to establish policies and guidelines for future development within the coastal zone boundary of the Port. The NOP/IS is to inform agencies and the public that the Port […]

  • 18 November 2011

    The banks of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), an artificial channel running through Georgia’s marshes behind the barrier islands…   By Michael Sullivan (thecreativecoast) [mappress] Source: thecreativecoast, November 18, 2011; Image: skio