Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Congressional Roundtable in New Orleans to Focus on Ports, Waterways, Flood Control, & Other Water Resources Infrastructure

A Congressional roundtable in New Orleans Friday will examine issues related to the next Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), legislation that authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry...

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Bundaberg Flood Protection Study Invites Input

The Bundaberg flood protection study is a vital component of the Queensland Government's commitment to develop a 10-year action plan for flood mitigation works in Bundaberg. The study will build...

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Nigg Bay Consultations Underway

As part of a consenting strategy, approved principally by Transport Scotland, Aberdeen Harbor has submitted applications for consent in support of their potential expansion plans into Nigg Bay.The...

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Nicaragua Canal Receives Permit

The Government of Nicaragua yesterday officially approved the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal Project and issued the “Environmental...

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ORC Meetings on Project Benefits

Following feedback from Taieri ratepayers on the fairness of scheme funding in this year’s Long-Term Plan, Otago Regional Council (ORC) has agreed to review the public versus private benefit of the...

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Safety Fears Grow Over West Cork Harbour Sand Bar

Safety issues have been raised after a sand bar developed in a West Cork harbour, leading to a number of boats running aground.There is also a fear the sand bar will shut off the inner harbour at Ring...

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Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay director Andrew McNaughton said Project would Welcome Foreign investment

Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay director of construction Andrew McNaughton has said the project and five other planned Tidal Lagoon power stations would welcome foreign investment.However, the former Balfour...

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House Approves Resolution Supporting Upgrades to the Soo Locks

The Michigan House of Representatives has approved a resolution introduced by State Representative John Kivela supporting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers request for funding for a study crucial to...

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Huffman Appeals for Dredge Funding

Petaluma’s Congressman, Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, has issued perhaps his strongest appeal yet for federal funding to dredge the Petaluma River, a long overdue project that impacts commerce and...

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Port Concerns Continue in Spite of Plan Changes

Save Cayman-Sustainable Cayman Coalition is today expressing serious concern over Government’s decision to forge ahead with its multi-million dollar cruise berthing and port facility despite clear...

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Virginia Port Hosts Open House

The Port of Virginia, one of the few deep water ports on the East Coast, is entering into a period of historic capital investment and infrastructure expansion.In order to attract companies...

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Strategic Plan for Port of Philadelphia Unveiled

Governor Tom Wolf has announced his strategic plan for sustained management, maintenance, and development of the Port of Philadelphia. The governor emphasized his key priorities of investing in...

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Carmarthenshire Council Puts Out Tender for Burry Port Harbour silt Dredging

SPECIALISTS are being to sought to aid in a major dredging operation tackling rising levels of silt at Burry Port Harbour.Carmarthenshire Council has put out a tender calling for leading experts to...

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Latest Grohman Dredging Plans Revealed

BC Hydro says it doesn’t know yet whether it will proceed to the next phase of a project to deepen Grohman Narrows, but public feedback at a meeting last week could play a big part in that...

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Cairns Happy with Port Dredging Compromise

The Queensland government will change legislation to allow the expansion of a far north Queensland port.State Development Minister Anthony Lynham will next week amend the Sustainable Ports Development...