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  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dredging campaign in the Coomera River supporting safe and navigable waterways access for the Gold Coast’s multi-billion dollar tourism and marine industries has passed the half-way mark. The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said that dredging of an 8 kilometer stretch of the river from Shipper Drive at Coomera to the river mouth near […]

  • 20 January 2012

    With the double aim of easing traffic congestion and increasing the tourist potential of the picturesque Kadambrayar region, an ambitious proposal for a… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, January 20, 2012

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups have blasted the federal government’s decision to approve the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion at a protest in Brisbane on Wednesday. And some in the tourism industry have voiced concern about the port development, saying they are unsure about the impact on their sector, which relies on the Great Barrier Reef. A small […]

  • 22 November 2011

    The Kumbalangi Model Tourism Village project brought the potential of village tourism into the limelight. However, the construction of one of the most important… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, November 22, 2011

  • 19 July 2011

    Tourism Development Council members approved a plan that said the county should explore creating a tourism development plan that would build… More info: sarasota By William Mansell [mappress] Source: sarasota, July 19, 2011;

  • 27 October 2011

    Increasing the depth of the main channel of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System from nine feet to 12 feet will mean increase… By Frank Scott (dewitt-ee) [mappress] Source: dewitt-ee, October 27, 2011

  • 20 June 2011

    The Cayman Islands Tourism Association has taken a position to oppose the proposed East End Seaport after consulting with its membership and… (compasscayman) [mappress] Source: compasscayman, June 20, 2011

  • 20 September 2012

    The Department of Budget and Management has approved the release of P3.8 billion to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to fund nationwide tourism road projects and infrastructure initiatives in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), and to fulfill the department’s contractual obligations for completed projects. Of the said amount, P2.37 billion […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society and tourism operators called on the Federal Government to end dumping of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The State and Federal governments have recently fast-tracked the world’s biggest coal port, less than 50kms from the Whitsunday Islands. There are more than 100 million tonnes of […]

  • 3 January 2012

    Mooloolaba’s fishing and tourism industries are calling on the State Government to fund a larger dredge to remove sand from the mouth of …   By Kate Clifford (sunshinecoastdaily) [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, January 03, 2012;

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The strong growth in interstate visitors to Queensland revealed in the National Visitor Survey released today can only be maintained or grow if the state’s premier natural attraction is protected, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). The Great Barrier Reef sustains a $6 billion tourism industry and more than 60,000 local tourism jobs. […]

  • 16 December 2013

    Significant port expansion plans for the cruise industry were outlined at the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, Abu Dhabi, which was attended by global cruise line executives, regional ministers, tourism leaders and delegates. Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman and Ras Al-Khaimah all spoke of port expansion plans that would enable the region to grow its […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport of Riga said in its latest announcement that cruise travel is currently one of the most rapidly growing tourism segments in the world, chosen for recreation by approximately 23 million passengers every year. Market trends suggest that the number of cruise passengers may increase by another third by 2030, revealing more and more new tourist […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Doha Port Dredging Project is officially underway, the Qatar Government’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) said in their latest release.   Through this project, MOTC aims to boost Doha Port’s capacity to be able to accommodate the largest cruise ships in the future, helping to position the city among world’s top cruise ship tourism destinations. […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, yesterday officially opened phase 1 of the redevelopment of Saundersfoot Harbor, which marks a major step forward in developing a high quality international destination for marine tourism. Work on phase 1 of the Saundersfoot Harbor Development finished last month with the completion of the harbor […]

  • 1 November 2010

    Captiva’s long white beaches, which draw thousands of tourists each year and play a role in Lee County’s $2.6 billion tourism industry, … By Chris Umpierre (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, November 1, 2010;

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Curaçao Ports Authority N.V. (CPA) renewed its agreement with Van Oord Marine Ingenuity (Van Oord) on Friday, 24 April, 2015. The renewed agreement is a modernized version of the previous one, which reflects the responsible manner in which CPA is managing commercial developments within the Ports of Curaçao. Van Oord has operated a regional […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A beach nourishment program at Malta’s Balluta Bay, located between St Julian’s and Sliema, is now completed, Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said in his latest announcement.  According to the Tourism Ministry’s latest statement, the operations on the beach had been studied for a number of months before implementation of ‘experimental’ methods to replenish the bay’s […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Ministry of Environment and Forests has identified 115 wetlands including lakes, in the country, covering 24 States and 02 Union Territories, for conservation and management under National Wetland Conservation Programme. Various conservation activities under Management Action Plan of Identified Wetlands include: data collection and survey & demarcation, catchment area treatment, desilting & dredging, bio-fencing, fisheries […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Four large international cruise ships are set to arrive this summer at the Puerto Princesa City, the City Tourism Department recently reported. Tourism officer Rebecca Labit said the cruise ships would arrive every week in March until the first week of April with over 2,000 passengers. One of the luxury liners will be the Royal […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The call to increase New Jersey beach replenishment funding to $50 million is being supported by an online petition sponsored by the Jersey Shore Partnership. The petition will be delivered to the New Jersey State House, the New Jersey State Senate and Governor Chris Christie. “The present $25 million/year Shore Protection Fund is critically underfunded and […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed a Senate Bill to be introduced by Queensland Greens MP Larissa Waters this afternoon that calls on the Government to acknowledge community views and scientific evidence and to reject the Abbot Point dredging plan. The Bill seeks Senate recognition of concerns from Great Barrier Reef dive operators, charter […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Suzy Davies, South Wales West Assembly Member, and Selaine Saxby, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, visited Burry Port last week. They met with small businesses involved in tourism to identify how Welsh Conservatives can help with their current issues which include cuts in street cleaning, silt issues in the harbor and lack of a strategic plan for tourism in […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane has begun pumping operations for the $158 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal project. MGN Civil, a marine contractor who was working to prepare the site for the upcoming reclamation project, announced today that the TSHD Brisbane is back in town to build the new cruise terminal. The site preparation works started earlier in […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the decision by the Australian Marine Park Tourism Operators (AMPTO) to issue a legal challenge to the decision to dump three million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that this challenge […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study to establish Saint John’s potential as a homeport, recommended that, in the near future, Port Saint John is best suited to welcome expedition-class ships. The study, conducted by Dillon Consulting, examined Saint John’s strategic position on the Canada-New England itinerary, and evaluated its tourism offerings and the many additional requirements necessary in order […]