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  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has launched an appeal for funds following a breach on the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal, which swept away a 70-meter section of the 200-year-old canal. According to the Trust, they are still investigating the precise reason for the breach but at this stage it is believed that it was most likely […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Shropshire Union Canal, Middlewich branch, in Cheshire, was re-opened on Friday, 21 December, following repairs to a major breach after a section of the 200-year-old embankment washed away into the River Wheelock below in March. As Canal & River Trust reports, more than 4,000 tonnes of stones was used to rebuild the canal embankment […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) employees plan to go on strike today, demanding declaration by the central government that the public sector unit with its corporate office in Visakhapatnam would not be privatized, local media reports. “Unions representing the non-executives and crew and petty officers of the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd have given call […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Inland Marine Expo (IMX) will be held on June 15-17, 2015, at Union Station, St. Louis, Mo. This event is the annual trade show for the inland and intracoastal marine transportation industry. Target attendees include ports and terminals, barge and towing companies, fleeting and harbor services companies, dredging companies and marine contractors, inland shipyards […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced that Mark Marinko has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective today. Mr. Marinko joins the Company to fill the role vacated in April 2014 and held in interim by the Vice President and Controller, Katherine Hayes. Mr. Marinko will report to the Chief Executive […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) Workers Union believes that Seaport Terminal Sdn Bhd the successful bidder for the proposed privatisation of the port will be able to take the company to greater heights. Its president Anuar Omar said the privatisation of the port would help improve efficiency of its operations. “We believe the experience […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed initial repairs a day earlier than scheduled on the Union Dike levee near Valley, Nebraska. The repairs are temporary, but will address a 500-foot section of breach caused by recent flooding in the area, and will serve to prevent future flood waters from entering the affected […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited’s (DCI) Non-Executive Employees Union yesterday served the indefinite strike notice to the management to protest against the Central Government’s decision to sell the entire stake of the company (73.47%), local media reports.  According to the union notice, the strike is expected to start from December 6. The strike notice was […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than EUR4 million of EU funds will help to safeguard heritage and coastal tourism sites in Wales and Ireland from the risks of climate change, the Welsh Government informs. The funding will also provide a stimulus for marine-based economic growth in the two countries. Funded by the European Union’s Ireland-Wales program, the CHERISH project […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, resumed work on the Union Dike levee breach repair, near Valley, Nebraska, after a one day weather-caused delay. The breach has been closed and work continues to build the levee to meet federal standards. Work is expected to take a total of six work days to complete […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has awarded a contract for an emergency levee breach repair on the Union Dike. The breach on the Platte River significantly impacts public safety in the local area, and repair work will begin Friday, March 22, reported the Corps. On Saturday, Omaha District Commander Col. John Hudson […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Union Slough Levee started in earnest yesterday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials commenced construction on a 100-foot-long damaged segment on the southwest corner of Smith Island, just south of Everett’s Water Pollution Control Facility. Located on the Snohomish River’s right bank, the $86,000 project will address sloughing, slope scour, […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, December 5, HKND Group met with leaders of various labor unions of Nicaragua discussing the economic progress and job opportunities that the Grand Canal Project will generate for the country.  During the meeting, which was held at the the Secretariat of the Presidency, both sides agreed that the Grand Inter-oceanic Canal of Nicaragua will create more […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Dredging Corporation of India has plunged into a deep slump over the recent period which resulted in a very poor dredging activity, if any, for its fleet. According to the Non-Executive Employees’ Union affiliated to the CITU, this has further resulted in the failure to recover huge amounts of money from clients, such as Sethusamudram […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) hosted an official launch workshop earlier this month, which discussed the erosion and adaptation projects in the coastal areas of West Africa. The workshop took stock of the main cross-sectoral issues at the local, regional and international scales, presented the main axes and intervention modalities and examined […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The agitation by the employees of the public sector Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) against the proposed strategic sale of equity has entered its 37th day, local media reports.  “A decision for going on an indefinite camp will be taken shortly after consulting all the unions,” a spokesperson for ‘Save DCI JAC’ said. Ignoring the protests from the employees and political parties, the […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that Union Beach and the Middlesex County Utilities Authority will be receiving more than $2.8 million in federal funding for continued projects as a result of Superstorm Sandy. The funding is being provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) via the Sandy aid package Pallone fought for in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Union Government has set up a committee to review the Greenfield Port development proposal, located at Tadadi in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. The Committee suggested development of Tadadi initially as a barge port for 4 meter draft vessels and subsequently as a Major Port when there is significant traffic available. The study report […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has recently completed a £250,000 project to dredge part of the Leicester section of the Grand Union Canal. The work focused on areas along the waterways where boaters were having difficulty mooring and navigating. Four locks were cleared of silt and about 150 tons of soil, which was the result […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday announced a $202 million resiliency project that will bolster storm protection for Union Beach, one of the communities hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. The majority of funding for the massive flood control project will […]

  • 18 November 2013

    New central schemes to support State Maritime Boards and the State Governments to combat oil spills, are nearing finalization. Stating this at the 15th Meeting of the Maritime State Development Council at Bengaluru, the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that the Ministry will soon issue guidelines to streamline the process of collection […]

  • 15 October 2012

    The levee system near Everett, Wash., is getting a $727,500 makeover as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials are scheduled to repair approximately 1,770 feet of damaged levees at three locations along the Snohomish River starting Monday. The Union Slough Levee Project is located on Smith Island and provides flood protection to the City of […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Union Government undertakes development and regulation of only those waterways which are declared as National Waterways. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that it is the responsibility of the respective State Governments to develop any other waterways. Waterways that are being […]

  • 31 December 2009

    The Union shipping ministry has identified 17 projects to be executed on public-private partnership, or the so-called PPP, basis… Source: DNA, December 31, 2009;