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  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal cities play a critical role in the global economy. The cities are being increasingly exposed to natural hazards and disasters, such as hurricanes, and recurrent flooding due to the rise of sea levels caused by climate change, University of Miami’s College of Engineering said in their latest announcement.  These disasters directly impact infrastructure such as […]

  • 19 January 2010

    Toxic mercury could enter the food chain through proposed dredging to enlarge Albany’s port, the Environmental Protection Authority has warned. [mappress] Source: The West, January 19, 2010:

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The peak representative body for Queensland’s minerals and energy exporters has acknowledged the federal and state governments for taking determined and balanced steps towards reviving investment and community confidence in one of the nation’s economic pillars. Welcoming release by the respective governments of strategic assessment reports into the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Marine Park and […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Continuing a long tradition of excellence, PORTS ’13 “Ports: Success through Diversification” (August 25-29, 2013, Seattle, Washington) is the thirteenth in a series of international port and harbor development specialty conferences held on a tri-annual basis since 1977. This conference’s theme was selected in recognition of the broad spectrum of factors that make ports so […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging works on the rivers Parrett and Tone are in full swing, according to the Environment Agency latest report on the progress being made on the Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan (FAP). “We have dredged a length of 4 km of river (8 km of total river bank length) on the Parrett and Tone […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Government of Sri Lanka has identified Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) to cater to the increasing demands of services in the international shipping industry. The project consists of two phases such as construction of breakwaters, dredging for new harbour basin and navigation channel and rerouting of crude oil pipe line. The other component includes construction […]

  • 28 October 2011

    The Danube, Europe’s second longest river, is one of the most poorly navigable rivers on the continent. Despite the EU’s Danube Strategy, th… By Marloes de Koning (presseurop) [mappress] Source: presseurop, October 28, 2011

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Union Government has decided to develop Major Ports at Dugarajapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Sagar Island in West Bengal through Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. The Major Port at Dugarajapatnam is expected to be completed by 2018 at an approximate cost of Rs 4006 crores in the first phase. The Major Port at Sagar […]

  • 16 May 2012

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has congratulated the newly-elected President of Senegal, His Excellency Macky Sall, and conveyed to him DP World’s commitment to continue contributing to Senegal’s economic growth through DP World Dakar, developed and operated by the global marine terminal operator. The Chairman, accompanied by His Excellency Jamal Majid […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Kerala government-owned Vizhinjam Port is raising more than Rs 1,600 crore through bonds and institutional investors to develop the country… By Manu Balachandran (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, October 18, 2011

  • 19 November 2010

    Sierra Gold Corp. undertook an experimental approach to the Sierra Leone rainy season and we are pleased to announce that through these testing and small scale dredging operations the company recovered 32 troy ounces of gold and 72 diamonds. John Semachko Jr., President of Sierra gold Corp. commented: “We learned a great deal about rainy […]

  • 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;

  • 20 April 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it is requesting applications from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes. EPA will distribute approximately $20 million through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant program during Fiscal Year 2012. Grants will be available on a competitive basis […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has accused the Queensland government of running a misinformation campaign called “Reef Facts” to cover up the damage its decisions will cause to the Great Barrier Reef, and says recent FOI documents prove it. “The Queensland government’s campaign “Reef Facts” has been launched to cover up the fact that […]

  • 19 October 2011

    The Port of Corpus Christi and the Tianjin Port (Group) Co., Ltd signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday. The Tianjin Port Authority hosted a delegation of the Port of Corpus Christi, led by City of Corpus Christi Mayor Joe Adame, for the official signing of the MOU. The cooperation alliance between Port Corpus Christi and […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Mowat Centre study conducted for the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) finds that if water levels remain low on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River they will have a negative economic impact on the region that could reach $18 billion by 2050. Following nearly three decades of higher than […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port Infrastructure Development 2015 Conference will take place on September 1-3, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Focusing on every aspect of port development from expansion through to life extension, this event will deliver learning outcomes from the largest and most complex projects around the globe, discussing best practice planning, design, construction, delivery and asset management. […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    People planning to boat or fish at Sutherland Reservoir in the next six months are cautioned to stay away from the channel area at the Gerald Gentleman Station because of a dredging project. Starting next week, Nebraska Public Power District will conduct dredging operations from Monday through Friday, tentatively through October 30. Silt in the […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     The latest addition to the Van Oord fleet was introduced on Monday, May 21, at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam, the Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation said in their latest release.  Subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel Bravenes was christened by Ms Yvon van Oord-Barbier, the wife of CEO Pieter van […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Everett’s contractor for the active environmental cleanup, Magnus Pacific, yesterday commenced dredging at the eastern corner of the Central Marina. The dredging portion of the project will continue through February 14, 2015. Regular working hours will be Monday through Saturday; 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.; however, dredging may also occur after hours from 5 p.m. […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging is a daily activity at the Panama Canal ensuring the safe passage of ships through the waterway. Also, dredging plays major role in the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest project at the Canal since its original construction.  The Panama Canal Expansion began on September 2007 at a total cost of $5.2 billion. The project will create a new […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comments on the 8 projects which have applied for funding through the National Audubon Society program’s Connecticut In-Lieu Fee program. The National Audubon Society, Inc., through its Connecticut program (Audubon-Connecticut) is the sponsor of the Connecticut In-Lieu Fee program which serves as an […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s project at Barnegat Inlet requires dredging to provide a safe, reliable navigation channel for one of the most dangerous inlets on the east coast. The project is critical to a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels that contribute to the economic value […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Pacific Chapter of WEDA has invited interested parties to submit an abstract for a technical presentation at their Fall 2018 conference in Honolulu, HI.  The conference will take place in Waikiki, from October 23, through October 25, 2018. New to the 2018 conference is an additional half day of conference proceedings to provide attendees […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    ​A new marine control tower and operations center will be built in Port Hedland to allow for the safe and efficient movement of increasing numbers of vessels through the port.  It will cater for the harbor master operations, dredging management, port security, vessel traffic services and equipment, marine pilot briefing facilities and incident control. Transport […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comments on the 13 projects which have applied for funding through the National Audubon Society program’s Connecticut In-Lieu Fee program. The National Audubon Society, Inc., through its Connecticut program (Audubon-Connecticut) is the sponsor of the Connecticut In-Lieu Fee program which serves as an […]