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  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee and Chair of the joint House-Senate Conference Committee, released a summary of the benefits for California in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report. The final agreement provides critical flood protection, restores important ecosystems, and maintains ports and navigation routes […]

  • 14 May 2014
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    U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) met with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx last week. The meeting consisted of 25 members of the House of Representatives Port Caucus. “Southern Illinois sees a high volume of river traffic due to its placement between the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers,” said Enyart. “It is important that we discuss […]

  • 30 April 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District Regulatory Office, will hold several events entitled “Waterways, Wetlands and You!” These events will include a brief presentation providing an overview of the Corps Regulatory Program. Topics include permit requirements for structures, work, and placement of dredged or fill material in wetlands and waterways, information on applying […]

  • 29 April 2014
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    The City Government of Dagupan received P3 million from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Monday as performance challenge fund (PCF). The check corresponding to this amount was handed by Rhoderick Dawis, chief of DILG in Dagupan City, to Mayor Belen Fernandez during the flag raising ceremony attended by City Government officials […]

  • 18 April 2014
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    Egypt’s Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Motleb said that his ministry is continuing the development projects in the fields of water resources and irrigation in South Sudan to clean up the main waterways in the Bahr El-Ghazal area. The projects include establishment of a number of river ports to link together all main cities […]

  • 16 April 2014
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    The Canal and River Trust outlined their plans for investment in the waterways over the next three years. Expenditure will rise to £85.4m this year and continue to rise to £93m in 2016/17. The bulk of this investment is all targeted around improving and protecting the waterways for boating. The planned major works expenditure for […]

  • 11 March 2014
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    Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the state of New Jersey will be receiving more than $27 million in federal funding to remove debris that accumulated in waterways along the New Jersey coastline as a result of Superstorm Sandy. The funding is being provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as part […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Gold Coast residents will get improved access to local waterways with the finalisation of the 10-year Waterways Management Strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson said the final strategy is the largest overhaul of Gold Coast waterways in 30 years. “Following several months of community consultation, the strategy has been finalised and ensures Gold […]

  • 20 February 2014
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    The following Feasibility Studies have been undertaken by Inland waterways authority of India (IWAI) in last few years for developing them as waterways apart from those existing as National Waterways now. 1. River Barak in Assam: Lakhipur-Bhanga stretch (121 km) of the waterway has been found viable for development. A proposal for its declaration as […]

  • 20 February 2014
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    The quality of South East Queensland waterways will be improved with work commencing on $8 million of rehabilitation and restoration work. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the Newman Government was responding positively to the latest Healthy Waterways Report Card. “The latest report card showed Moreton Bay was still recovering from the […]

  • 12 February 2014
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    The demand for dredging operations at inland waterways of Russia is estimated at 90 mln cbm, said Igor Zlobin, head of IWW department of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency, today at the Forum of Dredging Companies organized by media-group PortNews. According to Igor Zlobin, the volume of dredging operations performed at inland water ways […]

  • 23 January 2014
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    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 22 January 2014
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    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced that the bill to fund the government for fiscal year 2014 includes critical funding for flood control, dredging and other major Corps of Engineers maintenance priorities for Louisiana’s waterways, including the Mississippi River. The bill eliminates the automatic spending cut—known as the sequester—that arbitrarily cut programs and resources […]

  • 23 December 2013

    The province of North Holland has announced a plan to carry out dredging in some 43 miles of waterways in the North Holland region, mainly in channels that are almost exclusively used by recreational vessels. The task for the contractor will be to deepen the mentioned areas to achieve the required nautical profiles. These channels […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Several measures are being taken to promote the inland waterways in the country, announced pib.nic.in. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, the Minister of State for Shipping Shri Milind Deora said that the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has undertaken Integrated National Transportation Waterways Grid Study through the […]

  • 9 December 2013

    Waterways Ireland has announced a tender for the Upper River Bann dredging project. This deepening program will include removal of deposited bed material from the Upper River Bann at Drumaheglis, Ballymoney and The Cutts, Coleraine. Approximately 3500m3 of material will be removed during this cleanup work. The contract will be awarded in early January 2014 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has said that it is the government’s endeavour to make all the ports of the country profitable. He was speaking after flagging off coal barges of 2100 DWT (Deadweight tonnage) of Jindal ITF Ltd, to formally launch the recently started movement of imported coal on National Waterway-1 (the […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced federal funding for the cleanup of lakes and waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy in Monmouth and Middlesex Counties. Pallone announced that several lakes, creeks and brooks throughout the Sixth Congressional District will receive federal dollars to cover 90% of the cost of cleanup and restoration work through the National […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government’s expanded mine water strategy, announced today, will see more mining waste water flow into Queensland’s rivers and the Great Barrier Reef, say the Australian Greens. “This is Campbell Newman putting our waterways at risk to save the big mining companies a few dollars,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “The […]

  • 24 October 2013

    Rep. Tom Reed and the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to reauthorize the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). WRRDA authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to facilitate waterway infrastructure improvements and environmental restoration. Priorities in the bill include strengthening water transportation networks, streamlining the environmental review process, and saving taxpayer dollars. “Upstate […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA): “Louisiana’s waterways and ports support over 280,000 local jobs while contributing almost $48 billion to our state’s economy annually. With 38 ports throughout Louisiana, it […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    This year’s Waterways Symposium, taking place in Memphis, Tennessee, October 1-3, 2013, will examine the opportunities an efficient, modern waterways system can provide. Attendees typically include representatives from the shipping community, transportation providers, investors, bankers, officials from ports and federal/state/local governments, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies, consultants, academics, and many more. […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Strong investment in boating infrastructure, an international symposium and a review of waterway speed limits are all part of the Newman Government’s 10-year Gold Coast waterways strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson and Member for Broadwater Verity Barton released the draft Waterways Management Strategy for community consideration. “Making better use of the Gold […]