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  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Argentinian city of Buenos Aires is to host the Second Hemispheric Conference on Inland Ports, Waterways, and Dredging: Inland Transport as an Engine for Competitiveness on May 17-19, 2017. The conference is aimed to provide an international platform for public/private dialogue on strategic actions and efficient logistics operations through waterways and their inland ports. During the conferee, […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host two informational outreach events entitled “Waterways, Wetlands and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program. “These events, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly to the team members […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Barbara Harbor dredging project started on March 1st and already created a narrow, passable channel with a depth of 20ft at zero tide, according to Dominique Samario, an administrative analyst and public information officer with the city’s waterfront department. The February 17 storm that brought torrential rains, high winds and large ocean swells […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has won an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will provide more time and Federal funds to complete the dredging of State channels clogged with sand and silt by Superstorm Sandy. “This victory will improve the safety of New Jersey’s navigable coastal waterways for recreational and commercial boating and […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has just released a video about their dredging plans and activities, named ‘Maintaining Navigational Access in the Gold Coast Waterways’. This video shows a brief introduction by the Gold Coast Waterways Authority to dredging activities undertaken to maintain access throughout the navigation network, which includes 31 channels with a […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    People in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and South Wales are being encouraged to give their ideas on how to improve the region’s historic canals, with the Canal and River Trust’s South Wales and Severn Waterway Partnership holding their Annual Public Meeting in Gloucester this week. The event will also be a chance to find out more about […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine, Kees Klompenhouwer, representatives of the Embassy and Dutch companies recently visited Mykolaiv region to explore the possibilities of cooperation on development of ports in Mykolaiv and Kherson. During the visit Oleksiy Vadaturskyy, NIBULON’s General Director, told the dignitaries about problems and solutions in the development of inland […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorized $300 million per year, for the fiscal years 2017 through 2021, for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said in their announcement that this funding authorization is a major win for the State of New […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the inaugural Egypt Ports and Waterways Summit in 2015, IQPC has announced that the second edition of the event will take place in September. With the New Suez Canal project completed, the focus in the country has shifted to the next stage of the economic plan; the Suez Canal area development plan (SCZone) […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, last Friday started with the clearing of the Ellicott City waterways in order to reduce the risk of imminent flooding to the city. The Corps, in partnership with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, will remove and stabilize blockages located at Hamilton St. and the Patapsco River where […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Three Birmingham-area waterways will see environmental improvements, thanks to grants from the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program. Turkey and Village creeks in Jefferson County and Shoal Creek in Shelby County will benefit from the grants, which will help reduce erosion and aid water quality, among other improvements. “These projects will engage multiple organizations, […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ho Chi Minh City has just announced plans to begin dredging operations on their 18 polluted waterways, located in two of its central districts. The HCMC Center for Urban Flood Control will be responsible for this cleanup project, according to the Vietnam Breaking News. Le Van Khoa, Deputy Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee, revealed more details […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The fifth version of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pennsylvania State Programmatic General Permit (PASPGP-5) for authorization of work in wetlands/waterways within portions of Pennsylvania became effective July 1, 2016.   This general permit operates in conjunction with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) state regulatory program to protect the aquatic environment, while allowing […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the Netherlands Water Pavilion of the recent Waterways Expo 2016, several Polish-Dutch talks were held on the many infrastructural projects including the revitalization of inland waterways in Poland. Polish minister of maritime economy and internal waterways, Marek Gróbarczyk, opened the third edition of the event on water management and inland waterway shipping. In his speech, […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran yesterday praised passage of a Senate bill that provides important flood control and waterways infrastructure for Mississippi that the President’s budget sought to eliminate. The FY2017 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill was approved, 90-8, on Thursday. The bill funds U.S. Department of Energy programs and critical infrastructure projects administered by […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host two informational outreach events entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program.  These events, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly to the team members […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    An international conference named ‘Dredging: Ports, Harbors and Inland Waterways’ will take place on March 11-12, 2016, at Adani Corporate Premises in Shantigram, Ahmedabad, India. This event, organized by the Eastern Dredging Association India, aims to incorporate a rare blend of lectures that will be delivered to the participants by policy makers and those influencing policy making. The seminar […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The entrance to Ventura Harbor reopened on Friday to all boating traffic, according to the Ventura Port District. Oscar Peña, the port district’s general manager, said that the harbor is returning to normal and is pleased that there were no major boating incidents reported during the closure. Sand deposits from big waves, strong currents and […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City and County of Denver, CO will hold three public meetings to gather input on the Denver Urban Waterways Feasibility Study. The purpose of the study is to identify ecosystem restoration and flood risk reduction opportunities along critical areas of the South Platte River from […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan State Waterways Commission (MSWC) will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Topics for the meeting will include; presentations from David Lorenz, Travel Michigan, Ms. Kim Fish, Department of Environmental Quality, Maia Turek, DNR – Marketing and Outreach and Krista Sturtevant-Good, CAMIS and the park and recreation reservation system. There will […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The annual meeting of the Canal and River Trust’s North East Waterway Partnership will take place on November 26, in Castleford, West Yorkshire, from 12.00pm until 2pm. The event will enable people to discuss how, 200 years after they were built, the region’s canals and rivers can contribute to all areas of day-to-day life. Part of the plan, […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Investment Bank today took part in the inauguration of the fourth lock in the Belgian town of Lanaye, close to Liege and just across the border from the Dutch city of Maastricht. In the company of several Belgian and Dutch Ministers and EIB Vice President Pim van Ballekom, King Philip of the Belgians […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Chris Smith has welcomed the federal government decision to allocate $28 million for dredging of the New Jersey waterways, including Shark River, which were filled with silt and debris as a result of Superstorm Sandy.  As announced earlier yesterday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved $28M in federal funding to dredge State channels that were impacted by the […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced a $28 million federal grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The grant will be used for the removal of sand and debris impacting navigable waterways as a result of Sandy, including dredging of the Shark River. FEMA agreed to provide […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Options for improving long-term water quality in the ACT and Murrumbidgee River catchment are now on display for community comment. “Initial water monitoring and research has identified a range of potential options to improve water quality in each of six priority catchments across the ACT,” ACT Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell said. Federal Parliamentary […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 40,000 miles of California’s rivers and streams are currently threatened by pollution, according to a list of impaired waterways submitted by the state to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Common impairments in lakes are due to mercury and other toxic metals in fish. High temperatures, sediment and toxic metals are found in many […]