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  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canal and River trust welcomed proposals unveiled by Birmingham City Council (BCC) for the creation of a new canal quarter as part of the city’s vision for using HS2 as a catalyst for regeneration and growth. “We have been leading the work, alongside BCC and other partners, to ensure the development of HS2 in Birmingham […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    If left to its own devices Furman Lake in Greenville, SC, would quietly disappear, fading back into the two streams that created it when they were dammed in the 1950s. That’s why Furman is set to embark on a lake restoration project beginning on or around March 9. “When you slow water down, particulates that […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A team co-led by Associate Professor Christopher Hein of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) has won a three-year, $687,850 federal grant to study how natural and constructed dunes respond when impacted by coastal storms and rising seas. According to VIMS, their goal is to provide resource managers with knowledge and tools […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) yesterday announced that New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) was awarded $471,500 for research, extension and education programs on coastal issues. Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of 32 university-based programs that work with coastal communities. The New Jersey Sea Grant […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the new Lamu port, which is part of the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor project, will begin next month.   This was announced yesterday by Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, during the opening of the country’s first National Maritime Conference. The conference was convened to discuss and develop a national action plan on how Kenyans […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) held a public meeting in San Francisco, California, Sept. 9 to 11, 2014, to review coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific coastal region with experts from California and the West. The CERB, a national, congressionally-authorized board, advises the Chief of Engineers on research and technology, and guides priorities for […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the North Adriatic Ports Association’s assembly, held on 17th July in Koper, the Presidents of NAPA ports were acquainted with the recent decision of the TEN-T’s (Trans European Transport Network) Financial Board to financially support projects which NAPA members. These projects focus on the development requirements of the Northern Adriatic ports, including their rail […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, the provider of latest dredging equipment and technologies, participated in the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas University’s Dredging Summit and Expo 2014 that took place at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Canada, June 15-18 2014. The participants of the event were mostly leading organizations in dredging and port industry, maritime […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council has decided the Mount Maunganui surf reef is to be partially removed to remove the risk to swimmers near Tay Street. Regional Council Deputy Chief Executive Eddie Grogan said the Mount Maunganui Reef Trust obtained resource consent in August 2000 to construct the pilot offshore submerged reef about 250 m […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is seeking representatives from federal, state and local governments and agencies, Indian tribes, non-governmental organizations, academia, business and industry and individuals interested in participating in public workshops for the purpose of gathering ideas for addressing coastal storm risk management and ecosystem restoration in the coastal Texas region. […]

  • 12 September 2013

    The Alliance of Rouge Communities will receive more than $250,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue work on cleaning up the Rouge River in Dearborn, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced today. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency program launched […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host a meeting next week to gather input on a comprehensive study that will evaluate ways to better protect Back Bays and other tidal coastal areas from storms and flooding. USACE and DEP are launching the three-year Back Bays Flood Risk […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited deepening of the River Elbe, the most important strategic development project for the Port of Hamburg, can start now as the third supplementary planning procedure for the fairway adjustment has been successfully completed. Good news for shipping and Hamburg’s port customers throughout the world: The planning procedure for the adjustment of the fairway has been […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    With just 50 days before the World Heritage Committee meets in June, WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today released an urgent Reef “to do” list for the Queensland and Federal Governments. That meeting, in Bonn, Germany from June 28 to July 8, will decide if the Reef should be declared World Heritage […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held Maryland’s first Conowingo Dam Summit, and announced the formation of a multi-agency work group to seek innovative solutions for reducing pollution that threatens the Chesapeake Bay. The Hogan administration also announced a formal Request for Information to help find solutions, and determine if dredging of the Conowingo Dam and re-use of […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Cornwall’s business leaders have welcomed plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure potential environmental impacts. Last week Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) revealed it hoped the scientific trial would begin in May, subject to consent being granted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), and last for approximately six months. The […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Senator Richard Shelby yesterday voted to approve the first of two comprehensive appropriations packages that together contain all 12 Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) appropriations measures, H.R. 1865.  The legislation, which passed the Senate by a vote of 71-23, contains funding for various Alabama priorities. “Completing the Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations process is good news […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has delivered strong financial results in 2018/19, while continuing to lead environmental research, develop new trade opportunities and administer a busy community support program. Total throughput facilitated through NQBP’s ports was 177.5 million tonnes via the ports of Hay Point (118.32 million), Abbot Point (28.9 million), Weipa (27.34 million) […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students and lecturers from the School of Engineering at the University of Central Lancashire have visited Rossall to see the work being done on the to sea defenses. Wyre Council is replacing two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from […]

  • 11 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle is restoring 4.5 acres of habitat along the shoreline of Terminal 5, while getting closer to its goal of removing 90 percent of creosote pilings from its properties. The 2,300 creosote pilings removed leave the port with around 8,000 remaining out of a total of 18,000 estimated in 2000. “Restoring shoreline […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The South Korean east coast is frequently suffering from erosion which threatens its coastal infrastructure and community, Deltares said in its latest announcement.  So far the processes driving the coastal erosion are not well understood and measures such as nourishments, (submerged) breakwaters, groynes and revetments have not always been successful in mitigating the erosion. “Therefore, […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Clive Palmer’s Galilee Basin mega mine, due for decision this week, should be refused, for economic reasons, as well as environmental and climate ones, say the Australian Greens. “With an Oxford University study out today finding Australia’s coal mines and related infrastructure could become stranded assets, the Abbott Government needs to refuse Mr Palmer’s coal […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first Mexican Hydrography Convention recently took place in Veracruz, Mexico. The event was organized by the Dirección Adjunta de Oceanografía, Hidrografía y Meteorología of the Mexican Navy and was held at the Senior Naval Club. During the convention, CARIS hosted a workshop that covered the new methods for processing and managing bathymetric sonar data. […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 9 October, the IHC Merwede Handbook for Centrifugal Pumps and Slurry Transportation was launched at IHC Merwede’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The book has been written by Kees van den Berg – who works at MTI Holland – and owes its existence to the initiative and sponsorship of his employer and its […]

  • 16 October 2012

    With support from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the Buzzards Bay Coalition is getting technical to find the right solution for the cleanup of New Bedford Harbor. Specifically, the Bay Coalition was awarded a Technical Assistance Grant to study the proposed change to the EPA’s method for disposing of toxic PCBs removed from the bottom […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Titanium Resources Group Ltd is pleased to announce that it today appointed Michael Brown as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect. Mr. Brown is the Chief Operating Officer of De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd (“DBCM”), the South African mining operation of the De Beers Group. Mr. Brown has worked […]