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  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The vision for a new authority overseeing the progress of Somerset’s Flood Action Plan has been backed by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet. Senior County Councillors have endorsed proposals for a new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). The SRA’s reason-to-be would be to reduce the likelihood, duration and impact of flooding in the County. Somerset County Council […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The Victorian Coalition Government has today announced a $5 million program to restore flood damaged catchments and improve environmental conditions for tourism businesses and irrigators in flood affected areas. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development Peter Ryan said the 2012 Flood Support Program would provide further assistance for regions impacted by severe […]

  • 16 August 2010

    Baltimore manufacturer Ellicott Dredges has begun a partnership with Jhpiego in support of its Malaria in Pregnancy Program in Nigeria…   (gazette) [mappress] Source: gazette, August 17, 2010

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An observation system that provides real-time data on the health of the coastal ecosystem of the Great Lakes will receive a federal grant of $252,681, from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to improve its online presence, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced.  “In cleaning up the Great Lakes, we need to ensure […]

  • 14 March 2011

    The embattled Murchison Metals has received a much-needed boost after the Environmental Protection Authority recommended approval… BY PETER KLINGER (news) [mappress] Source: news, March 14, 2011    

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australian musical icons including John Butler, the Cat Empire and Missy Higgins have shown their support for the Great Barrier Reef by contributing to the Sounds for the Reef album. Twenty-one local artists having written and contributed songs, with proceeds from sales going to fund Fight for the Reef’s contribution to legal action against dredging […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Bangkok Deputy Governor Theerachon Manomaipiboon has revealed that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is collaborating with Samut Prakan province in an effort to prevent flooding this year. A discussion has been held between Mr. Theerachon and Mr. Chonsawat Asavahame, Chief of the Samut Prakan Provincial Administrative Organization, to establish a flood prevention system as more […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, yesterday announced $1.06 million in funding over three years for 10 projects under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative (GLPI), the Government of Canada informs. The funding is part of the additional investment of $44.84 million for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative announced in Budget 2017. Projects […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, wrote to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expressing his support for funding to dredge the Knapps Narrows navigation channel in Tilghman, Maryland. “This navigation project is extremely important to Maryland’s economy,” Senator Van Hollen wrote in a letter to Lieutenant General Todd J. […]

  • 11 May 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter recently gave his opening remarks at the inaugural meeting of the conference committee tasked with finalizing the Highway Bill between the U.S. House and Senate. Vitter stated that he’ll work to make sure the RESTORE Act and the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act will be included in the final version […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State inaugurated the Secretariat-Bodija Bridge in Ibadan, with a pledge that his administration would put a stop to the wanton destruction of lives and properties occasioned by flooding. The bridge, which is in the heart of Ibadan, was one of the bridges washed away by the August 26, 2011 flood […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Joe Courtney has released the following statement on the U.S. Navy and Electric Boat joining the broad coalition of supporters in Connecticut, including the state’s congressional delegation, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Long Island Sound Dredged Material Management Plan (LIS DMMP). “The U.S. Navy and Electric Boat – which are pillars of the Long […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott recently wrote to R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, ahead of the Army Corps Engineers finalizing their Fiscal Year 2020 work plan, to ensure that all proposed and ongoing projects in Florida receive full and fair consideration. This includes maintaining record progress towards […]

  • 24 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Fabian Manning has announced that the Government of Canada will invest more than $9 million over the next two years in seven small craft harbors on the Burin Peninsula and in southwestern Newfoundland. These harbor improvement projects will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. “Our Government […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana), Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-CA), and Members of the Congressional PORTS Caucus led a letter with 86 total House signatories to the House Appropriations Committee advocating for funding of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). In 2014, Congress passed the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA), which […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has launched ShipSupport, its new e-commerce platform for the maritime industry. The company has joined forces with its network of trusted global suppliers to create a unique online experience following feedback from its customers about their need for a transparent digital platform. According to Maaike de Rover, founder and the driving force behind the […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5769, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act.  H.R. 5769 reauthorizes the United States Coast Guard as well as the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), including reforms to existing shipping and navigation laws. The U.S. maritime […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Cornwall Council has confirmed its continued support for improvements to the harbours at St Mary’s and Penzance in order to safeguard the future of the sea link between the Isles of Scilly and the mainland. In a joint letter to the Under Secretary of State for Transport Norman Baker MP, Cornwall Council Leader Jim Currie […]

  • 26 July 2012

    The Agriculture Minister has inspected parts of the state-initiated flood prevention projects, which are said to be progressing as planned. Agriculture Minister Theera Wongsamut joined Chainat Governor Chamlong Phosuk and officials from related offices as well as the Office of Royal Irrigation 10, on Wednesday, in the inspection of the levee improvement projects in Chainat […]

  • 23 February 2011

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service is providing a range of support services to the Gorgon project, Australia’s largest ever oil and gas project… (logisticsweek) [mappress] Source: logisticsweek, February 23, 2011

  • 10 January 2012

    A necklace of islands mooted for the upper harbour, using 7.2 million cubic metres of spoil dredged from lower Otago Harbour, is gaining …   By John Lewis (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, January 10, 2012;

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven advanced flood protection for the Red River Valley and a flood study for the Minot region earlier this week. He also secured support for the projects in meetings with Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, Army Corps Chief of Engineers Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick and Office of […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has announced the capital construction proposal for the next fiscal year (FY 2016), which includes millions in funding for projects in Southeast Louisiana. The proposal was submitted to the Legislature in the form of House Bill 2 and includes several investments in higher education and infrastructure projects. Governor Jindal said, “This year […]

  • 25 April 2013

    The local government of Marikina is inviting its residents to join its fun run to strengthen the city’s campaign against flooding. The fun run, entitled “Del Run (Save the Marikina Watershed),” is set to take place on April 28, 5 a.m. at the Marikina Sports Park. Categories include a five, 10 and 21 kilometer run. […]

  • 19 June 2012

    What do six Australian soldiers, a 1,200km mountain bike ride and an award-winning civil engineering and dredging company all have in common? The annual Legs for Legends charity bike ride of course. Sunshine Coast based company, Hall Contracting, have donated $3,000 to the charity event that raises money for the families of Commando comrades killed […]

  • 10 August 2011

    Lakefront residents and the city have additional support in their effort to identify and remove the muck that has built up along seawalls…   (stclairshores) [mappress] Source: stclairshores, August 10, 2011