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  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Brian Babin and Gene Green have introduced the Waterway Safety Improvement Act (H.R. 3315) to enhance navigation and safety in the nation’s ports, including the Port of Houston. This legislation addresses longtime concerns on the Port of Houston waterways with clarifying language and by granting discretionary authority to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners yesterday announced five projects selected to receive $1.1 million in grant funding that will help improve and enhance waterways in the Chicago and Calumet region. Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), the Fund is a partnership among ArcelorMittal, The Chicago Community Trust, Crown Family Philanthropies, the Gaylord and […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Waterways Conference (September 25 to 27, 2013, The Westin, Savannah, Georgia) is the leading national organization to advocate for the enactment of common-sense water resource policies. Conference membership is comprised of the full spectrum of water resources stakeholders, including flood control associations, levee boards, waterways shippers and carriers, industry and regional associations, port […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host in the following months an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program. This event, 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 […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Inland Water and Transport Authority (BIWTA) has reopened the crucial 31 kilometers long Mongla-Ghasiakhali channel, according to the National News Agency – Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). “We have reopened this crucial channel three days ago for vessels with draft as high as 14 feet which were previously required to use rivers and canals inside the Sundarbans,” […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boaters are to benefit from a £1.4 million investment into Anglian Waterways, as the Environment Agency launches its latest improvement program. The seven-figure investment for the repairs and upgrades of the Anglian Waterways’ 353-mile network will ensure the structures remain in good working order for years to come, reports the Environment Agency. Among others, the investment program includes de-shoaling work on […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ dredge Murden arrived in Martin County August 1st to dredge a problematic shoal creating a safety concern within the Crossroads reach of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW). The Crossroads reach is where three federal channels come together: the IWW, the Okeechobee Waterway and the St. Lucie Inlet. Due to the confluence of these […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    High priority works to improve stream health and repair erosion damage were completed recently on several streams in the Rotorua area, reported the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The Council has been stabilizing stream banks with rock armoring after a severe weather event caused significant erosion along its banks last April. According to the Bay […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association vice president Mr Mike Allsop has been named chair of the newly-formed Peninsula Waterways Committee. “The association has been maintaining a close watch on the dredging program and its impact on resumption of ferry services to Ettalong and Wagstaffe,” Mr Allsop said. “Needless to say, we have all […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Waterways Conference (September 25 to 27, 2013, The Westin, Savannah, Georgia) is the leading national organization to advocate for the enactment of common-sense water resource policies. Conference membership is comprised of the full spectrum of water resources stakeholders, including flood control associations, levee boards, waterways shippers and carriers, industry and regional associations, port […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited Egypt Ports and Waterways Summit, aimed to give insight into the future of the country’s maritime and trade infrastructure, began today at the Intercontinental Citystars Hotel in Cairo and will run until 11 June 2015. Sponsored by some of the leading players in dredging industry, the event will focus on operational and dredging challenges affecting […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, yesterday gave its approval for enactment of Central legislation for declaring 101 additional Inland Waterways as National Waterways (NW) for navigation. This will create a logistic supply chain with intermodal (Rail, Road and Waterways) connectivity. It would positively contribute to the GDP by opening […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fijian Ministry of Waterways is looking at retiring the two dredging machines, currently being used at the Luvuluvu Depot in Nausori and in the Labasa River, Fiji Broadcasting Corporation reports.  Under this latest plan, three million dollars have been allocated in the budget to buy new dredgers, according to Dr. Mahendra Reddy, the Minister for Waterways. During his […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Government of Canada, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha and the Minister of Status of Women, has announced four contract awards totaling $330 million for the Trent-Severn Waterway Federal Infrastructure Investment Program in Central Ontario. The contracts include the canal restoration works, repair of dams, locks, canal walls and other […]

  • 6 December 2011

    India intends to conduct a survey to inspect the feasibility of begining a new waterway initiative between Tripura and Bangladesh. The survey will be carried out by the Rail India Technical and Economical Services (RITES), which is under the Ministry of Railways. The prospect of the waterways is rivers with navigation facilities for smooth movement […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2011

    The creeks in and around Sea Pines have become so clotted with sediment that large boats might soon be unable to pass and the storied … More info: islandpacket [mappress] Source: islandpacket, February 20, 2011;

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Tianjin Dredging Company (TDC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company, recently won the bid for Phase 1 of a waterway development project in the Gaoshaling zone of Tianjin Port. With a dredging volume of some 20.76 million cubic meters and a total construction period of 627 days, the project involves widening of the […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Newman Government is removing red tape and sand as part of its election commitment to reinvigorate the Gold Coast’s waterways. Premier Campbell Newman outlined the final boundaries for the Gold Coast Waterway Authority while announcing a new $1.8 million dredging program for the mouth of the Coomera River to help the Gold Coast City […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released an update on the Vilano Beach dredging program, saying that the project will not cover as much of the beach as originally anticipated. The sand placement is using material dredged from the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the St. Augustine Inlet. The federally authorized channels are […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nine months after issuing its Duwamish Waterway cleanup plan, the United States Environmental Protection Agency is sending a message to a company responsible for cleaning up its portion of the waterway’s pollution: make sure the work is done right or pay the price. As they removed and transported creosote pilings and PCB-laden sediments from the […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mark Kirk yesterday voted for critical funding to enhance shipping on Illinois waterways. According to Senator Kirk, the fiscal year (FY) 2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act was blocked by 47 senators despite passing the Appropriations Committee 26-4 and is the third funding bill to be filibustered this year. “This bill to keep […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Parañaque City Mayor Edwin L. Olivarez has said the absence of floods in the city, even in its most flood-prone areas, during Thursday’s heavy downpour is a very encouraging sign that the city’s ongoing flood control program is working. “This is just a first test, but the result is very heartening and encouraging,” the mayor […]