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  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a commitment of up to $3 million to fund a project that will mitigate flooding and expand the capacity of Gulf Brook to transport water and sediment in the Town of Keene. The project, which was developed by the Towns of Jay and Keene NY Rising Community Reconstruction (NYRCR) Planning […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sailors from Underwater Construction Team Two (UCT 2) significantly reduced the size of an underwater obstruction in Sapwauhfik Atoll October 11-29, widening a channel that serves as an important cargo and passenger transfer point for the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The Federated States of Micronesia formally requested assistance from the United States to remove […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    DEME has developed an innovative technique and pontoon to seal and reinforce canal and river bends.  This solution, the bentonite mattresses laying pontoon called the MATTEDOOR, is currently being used for the widening of the Juliana Canal. The Juliana Canal forms a vital navigation route between Limmel (near Maastricht) and Maasbracht in the Netherlands. By widening and […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners announced yesterday a provisional commitment by Rio Grande LNG towards the restoration, enhancement and preservation of the Bahia Grande wetland complex through the expansion of a pilot channel into a permanent and enhanced source of tidal flow to the Bahia Grande. The BND has secured all necessary […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Breeddiep, an important connection for inland shipping at the mouth of the Port of Rotterdam, is to be widened from 75 to 350 meters. The investment of around €16 million is in line with the policy of the commissioning parties – the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and the Port of Rotterdam Authority […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in special session earlier this week and moved to accelerate widening of the Houston Ship Channel, the nation’s busiest waterway. “The Houston Ship Channel is open for business for all and will continue to be,” said Port of Houston Authority Chairman, Ric Campo, during the meeting. The Port […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    River repairs to severe bank scours along the Mississippi River at Fair Landing will lead to enduring improvements to the vital commercial artery. The narrow bend along this reach of the river now passes one-way traffic under normal conditions, the ongoing repairs and future improvement work will allow two-way traffic to pass. The U.S. Army […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this very interesting video about the progress on the Juliana Canal widening scheme. The depth of the canal bed was brought back to its original 4.9 meters across its entire length, from Limmel to Maasbracht, in 2014. After completion of this phase, DEME started with the widening of the canal, with […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Klaipeda seaport authority received six tenders for an open procedure “Capital Dredging and Widening Works of Klaipeda State Seaport … (baltic) [mappress] Source: baltic, July 13, 2011;

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord recently released a video of the Rio de Janeiro’s dredging operations. With more than six million inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. The metropolis is situated on a wide bay, the Bay of Guanabara. From June 2016 to March 2017, Van Oord has been deploying a […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have executed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The PPA, effective September 9, 2017 was signed by John LaRue, PCCA Executive Director, and Colonel Lars N. Zetterstrom, Commander, USACE […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deepening and widening of the Lake Worth Inlet, a part of the recently approved bill, is concerning officials of the Port of Palm Beach. Along with the officials, environmental advocates are also concerned over the impact of dredging on sea grass and reefs as well as endangered manatees, the Sun Sentinel news site reports. […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    From Tuesday, January 28, vessels with a combined width of up to 98 meters may pass each other in a widened section of the Elbe known as the ‘passing box’, reports the Port of Hamburg. The five-kilometer stretch under Federal jurisdiction now has a width of 385 meters. Similarly, the fairway along the 36-kilometer stretch […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the beginning of June, the Budgetary Committee of the German Federal Parliament allocated EUR 265 million for the widening of the Eastern section of the Kiel Canal. In April, the committee had already approved EUR 485 million for construction of a fifth lock in Brunsbüttel. To speed up the remaining planning and tendering for […]

  • 5 May 2010

    The state is moving forward with a $2.5 million plan to pump offshore sand onto disappearing stretches of Waikīkī Beach, widening the beach… [mappress] Source: honoluluadvertiser, May 5, 2010;

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo yesterday testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means – Subcommittee on Trade, concerning “Trade Infrastructure for Global Competitiveness”. In his testimony, Campo highlighted the critical need to expeditiously widen and deepen the Houston Ship Channel – “Project 11.” He stressed the economic impact of the […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Project & Tenders

    As another major storm ramps up in the Atlantic, crews have moved quickly to resume widening the beach in Nags Head and meet a deadline to… By Rob Morris (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, September 6, 2011;

  • 22 September 2011

    A fishing ban enforced in Queensland’s Gladstone Harbour appears likely to extend to cover waters within a 100km radius of the city a source has told Fishing World… More info: (fishingworld) [mappress] Source: fishingworld, September 22, 2011

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chairman of Houston Port Commission, Ric Campo, joined Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of USACE, Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, on a helicopter tour of the Houston Ship Channel recently, witnessing first-hand the busiest ship channel in the nation and the constant vessel activity it experiences every day. During the tour, Campo reiterated the […]

  • 25 March 2013

    A fact-finding mission to Panama by representatives of the Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA) and the Port of Terrebonne has resulted in potentially positive news for the region’s economy. TEDA Chief Executive Officer Steve Vassallo said the goal of the trip – conducted March 16-18 – was to determine how Terrebonne Parish and surrounding […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released an environmental assessment worksheet for a proposed construction project to widen and manage flow rates for a section of the Mississippi River channel near Hastings that has narrowed with sediment build up.  Changing sediment patterns have made it difficult and costly to maintain safe navigation through […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    After years of planning and design, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is preparing to construct flood protection improvements along Permanente Creek. Regarding this, the district will host a meeting on the McKelvey Park flood detention basin project today, from 7-9 p.m. in St. Joseph School, Mountain View, CA. Once completed, the Permanente Creek Flood Protection […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and Port Everglades have received unanimous approval from the Corps’ Civil Works Review Board for the Port Everglades Harbor Feasibility Study following their presentation in Washington, D.C.  The board unanimously recommended that the Corps move forward with the final state/agency review of the report. This marks a […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. The contract includes the construction of the parallel section of the canal with a length of approximately 50 kilometers to allow ships to simultaneously transit in two directions as well […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Benoa is situated very close to popular places of Bali such as Kuta, Sanur, Denpasar and Nusa Dua. The international airport of Denpasar is only 12 km away and most of the international hotels of Bali are within a range of 30km around Benoa. Benoa is therefore an ideal place for carrying […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the signing of a cooperation agreement, the Netherlands and Germany have launched a joint study into flood risk management in the border area between the two countries. The study focuses on applying the Dutch risk-based approach to cross-border dyke sections in the border area between the Netherlands and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. […]