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  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), a trade association founded in 1912 that represents over 130 port authorities in the Western Hemisphere, including the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, recently announced a video named ‘Let’s Fix the Harbor Maintenance Tax’ (HMT). According to the Association, America’s ports are denied full funding through […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society today called on the Queensland Resources Council to stop campaigning for taxpayer’s money to be used on dredging and dumping projects in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The Queensland Resources Council CEO Michael Roche today expressed disappointment on the 4BC radio news that the ALP was not going […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed a decision made by the Australian Labor Party to end taxpayer funding support for the Adani coal mine and port project that will require dredging in the Great Barrier Reef waters and dumping in its precious wetlands. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director said that […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The old parties have today refused to support an Australian Greens’ motion calling on the Abbott Government to rule out using federal taxpayer funders to pay the big mining companies to dump their dredge sludge on wetlands for the Abbot Point coal port. “The Newman Government wants to use state and federal taxpayer money to […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When Georgetown County voters go to the polls this fall, they will be asked to decide if a 1-cent sales tax will be implemented to help fund vital capital projects, including dredging at the Port of Georgetown. County Council voted unanimously on August 12 to put the issue on the ballot in the form of […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited  will raise Rs.500 crore through public issue of tax-free bonds of face value of Rs.1,000 each, said its chairman and managing director D.K.Mohanty Friday. India’s only dredging company in public sector is raising the money to acquire a dredger. It is one of the three dredgers being purchased by the […]

  • 18 December 2012

    Ennore Port Ltd will sell tax-free bonds to raise Rs.1,000 crore by end of January to help pay for an infrastructure upgrade, according to M. Gunasekaran, general manager, finance. The proceeds from the bond sale will be used to deepen the channel and berths, construct berths and jetties, buy equipment and build rail and road […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Ennore Port Ltd (EPL) will come out with a 10-year tax-free bond to raise about Rs.1,000 crore to meet its major ongoing projects, according to thehindu.com. S. Velumani, EPL’s Chairman-cum-Managing Director, stated that the raised amount would be used to fund the ongoing capital dredging work of Rs.400 crore, rail and road connectivity of […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Dredging Corp. of India Ltd, Ennore Port Ltd and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, have been granted approval to sell tax-free bonds worth a combined Rs.3,500 crore this fiscal year, reports livemint.com. Jawaharlal Nehru Port has been allowed to raise Rs.2,000 crore, Ennore Port Rs.1,000 crore and DCI has been allowed to raise Rs.500 crore. According […]

  • 18 October 2012

    Ennore Port Ltd has announced plan to raise around Rs 1,000 crore through its tax-free bonds. The proposed plan should provide the additional funding for the implementation of some very important development projects. “We are ready for the issue (of tax free bonds), the ministry (Union Ministry of Shipping) has sent the proposal to the […]

  • 29 February 2012

    The Business Standard reports that Ennore Port Ltd is planning to raise around Rs 1,000 crore through tax-free bonds to support its expansion and infrastructure development. “We had approached the shipping ministry to raise the money through tax-free bonds and it, in turn, had asked the finance ministry’s nod and the Central Board of Direct […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Though Rep. John Lewis was instrumental in positioning Atlanta to receive the $47.6 million TIGER grant from the federal government to initiate the Atlanta Streetcar Project, he is unable to attend the kick-off. Rep. Lewis worked closely with MARTA , Central Atlanta Progress, and the city to guide the strategic positioning and submission of the […]

  • 7 November 2011

    The Port of Bellingham’s proposed 2012 budget includes a small property tax cut as well as increases in revenue from operations at Bellingha… BY JOHN STARK (bellinghamherald) [mappress] Source: bellinghamherald, November 7, 2011

  • 22 July 2011

    The ministry of shipping plans to raise over 2,100 crore through tax-free bonds by September. The country’s only corporate port, Ennore Port… By Viraj Desai (economictimes) [mappress] Source: economictimes, July 22, 2011;

  • 10 June 2011

    An in-depth report on funding future beach nourishment projects at Topsail Beach recommends a property tax increase. By Trista Talton (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, June 10, 2011  

  • 25 April 2011

    Creating a special tax district in Sea Pines could provide an equitable, long-term funding solution for dredging the south-island… (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, April 25, 2011    

  • 3 March 2011

    State taxpayers will spend more than $1 million to help private landowners dredge salt marsh channels that are the subject of a long…   More info: thesunnews [mappress] Source: thesunnews, March 3, 2011  

  • 22 September 2010

    It sounds counterintuitive: A group of homeowners asking the city to raise their property taxes by almost 20 percent. But that’s exactly … By Aaron Applegate (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, September 23, 2010;

  • 26 March 2010

    The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a proposal by the Cypriot government to impose a special reduced tax on companies engaged in international maritime transport,dredging and cable-laying,which replaces the corporate tax. [mappress] Source:europa,March 26,2010;

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has decided not to pursue a $2 million project to build an erosion control barrier, called a groin, near the department’s boating access site on Oman Creek, the State of Michigan informs. Instead, the DNR will continue to maintain the boating access site through routine dredging operations, which have […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Business development

    The HA. Hoarafushi airport development project is moving forward, with 83% project progress completed so far, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) informs. Around 842,200 cubic meters of dredging and reclamation project work was successfully completed recently. Approximately 1,120 meters of revetment work was also completed in March 2020. Overall, MTCC’s scope of the airport […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is making it possible for local government units (LGUs) to undertake dredging and river restoration projects without spending taxpayers’ money. This decision was revealed after DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu issued an administrative order rationalizing dredging activities in heavily silted river channels across the country in […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Southern Shores Town Council, NC, is now taking public input later this month on whether or not to move forward with a beach nourishment project in 2022. A public hearing on the project is scheduled for June 16, 2020 at 9:00 a.m in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trail. The […]

  • 3 June 2020

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has added a new $1.5 million amphibious dredger to its fleet of equipment. Commenting the latest news, Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the dredge – christened Maroochy River – was one of two in the company’s fleet with the capabilities to operate both on land […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Environment

    A survey conducted last Friday (May 29) by J.F. Brennan Company of La Crosse, Wisc., showed the great progress being made by this dredging contractor in the restoration of Fountain Lake. During the duration of the project, over 691,000 cubic yards have been dredged from Edgewater Bay of Fountain Lake, reported J.F. Brennan. Fountain Lake […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s House Appropriations Committee has approved House Bill No. 2, the state’s Capital Outlay bill, the Restore the Mississippi River Delta reports.  The bill annually provides the funds for constructing projects across the state, projects that are needed more than ever because they provide jobs and stimulus to local economies. An amendment was added in […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The HA. Hoarafushi airport development project is moving forward according to schedule, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. At the moment, an asphalt plant and accessories have been transferred to HA. Hoarafushi. “Asphalt plant installation and testing works will be carried out during this month and we plan to start asphalt works in June,” […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) yesterday reported net income of $2.7 million ($0.09 diluted earnings per share) for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. “I want to sincerely thank our team members who are safely working at our project sites, yards, field support offices, and remote locations around the nation and outside the country. […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC of Peabody Massachusetts, has won a $1.6 million contract to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel. The channel, located in Accomack County, Virginia, serves as a vital waterway for commercial fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard vessels stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague. According to the Army […]