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  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    CARIS Asia Pacific recently travelled to ‘Windy Wellington’ in order to provide training and consultation to the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) for the implementation of CARIS Bathy DataBASE to allow them to efficiently store and manage their bathymetric assets. NIWA conducts leading environmental science to enable the sustainable management of natural […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has announced it would investigate alleged illegal dredging in Addo Community, Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. Mr. Joseph Ororo, Manager, Lagos Office, NIWA, stated that the authority would carry out investigation into the rumour involving alleged illegal dredging activities along the community’s shoreline. ‘Lagos NIWA […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Australian and New Zealand scientific research organisations have recently established the first formal collaboration aimed at promoting the safe, efficient and environmentally responsible operation of research ships. Called RVONZA (Research Vessels Of New Zealand and Australia), the group’s inaugural meeting was held in Wellington last month, spearheaded by NIWA’s manager of marine resources, Rob Christie. […]

  • 14 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A New Zealand-led group of international scientists will spend the next three weeks onboard NIWA’s research vessel Tangaroa, using a free… (nzresources) [mappress] Source:nzresources ,March 14, 2011;  

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, launched the maintenance dredging of the River Niger from Ajaokuta to Onitsha on Friday, saying that it will promote multi-modal transport and cheaper coastal services across twenty eight states of Nigeria. Speaking at the flag off ceremony, Amaechi commended the Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority NIWA, Boss Mustapha, […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    NIWA scientists are this month launching some cutting-edge technology capable of finding out what’s going on at the bottom of the ocean. Two plastic-encased glass balls, measuring 35 cm in diameter, will be deployed from NIWA’s flagship research vessel Tangaroa east of the Kermadec Trench in a scientific first aimed at adding to our understanding […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    An important step in the restoration of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere is currently underway. There is key progress on a significant science project for the Whakaora Te Waihora restoration program, with the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) installing a 100-meter wave barrier on the south-eastern side of the lake to enable submerged plants, […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research) has launched one of its most challenging scientific underwater experiments this month on the Chatham Rise. Chatham Rock Phosphate said that this expedition is particularly relevant to its proposed marine phosphate recovery operation on the Chatham Rise. At least nine separate specialised pieces of equipment will be […]

  • 28 March 2012

    As AllAfrica reports, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has awarded N9.3 billion contracts for the construction of a port in Lokoja and jetties at Degema and Okirika. NIWA Managing Director, Alhaji Ahmed Aminu Yar’adu, said the six contracts were awarded to different indigenous firms. These contracts include the dredging of the channel along Orashi […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    NIWA scientists are surveying seafloor in the waters around Whakaari/White Island in the Bay of Plenty. Mapped in 2005 and again in 2019, the area is known for its underwater vents and canyons. However, the eruption of Whakaari/White Island in December last year is likely to have significantly altered the seafloor landscape. NIWA marine geologist […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scientists have returned from a two-week survey to the north of New Zealand, near the Kermadec Islands, with photos and footage of new-to-science fish. In seven days of sampling, they took over 6500 photographs, and caught about 100 fish. They have discovered a new species of eelpout, and new records of a rattail fish that […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Alan Jamieson and Prof. Stuart Piertney from the University of Aberdeen with collaborators from NIWA, New Zealand and the Museum of Natural History in Paris, France, have been awarded a new 2-year project by the TOTAL Foundation in France. The Project entitled “Trench Connection” will expand their current sampling campaigns in the Kermadec Trench […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      NIWA’s research vessel Tangaroa recently returned from a 3-week voyage, with pictures, film footage and samples of new discoveries from the deep-sea floor, including footage of a new hydrothermal vent on an undersea volcano. “We were able to collect both underwater footage and specimens of chemosynthetic barnacles, mussels, and shrimps on Tangaroa Seamount, confirming […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Dr. Alan Jamieson and Prof. Stuart Piertney from the University of Aberdeen with collaborators from NIWA, New Zealand and the Museum of Natural History in Paris, France, have been awarded a new 2-year project by the TOTAL Foundation in France. The Project entitled ‘Trench Connection’ will expand their current sampling campaigns in the Kermadec Trench […]

  • 30 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      The Kaikoura Canyon will be the subject of an in-depth presentation by Niwa tomorrow evening when visiting specialists come to town… (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, March 30, 2011; Image: travel

  • 25 July 2011

    The Managing Director of Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Achitect Aminu Ahmed Yar’ Adua has said that the dredging of River Niger… By Yekini Jimoh (tribune) [mappress] Source: tribune, July 25, 2011;

  • 25 March 2010

    The long dredging of the lower River Niger, which is expected to pass through 152 riverine communities at a huge N36 billion, is half completed, Ahmed Aminu, the Managing Director of the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), disclosed on Wednesday. Mr. Aminu told a House of Representatives team that the 572 kilometers project started by […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Richard Measures, from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) in New Zealand, has been named ‘2012 Delft3D best contributor of the year’. He received the corresponding award on Wednesday 20 November during the Delft Software Days held in Delft. The hydro software package Delft3D went open source on 1 January 2011. This […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking in Lagos two days ago at a stakeholder’s forum organized by the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), President Goodluck Jonathan said that the Federal Government has wrapped up the Lower River Niger dredging program (572 km), from Warri in Delta State to Baro in Niger State. He added that concerted efforts are being put […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    NIWA’s research vessel Tangaroa mapped the seabed off the coast of Otago in July this year, revealing the structure of nine canyons in the Great South Basin. The seabed of the Great South Basin has not been mapped in detail before, and this recent survey is providing new information about geological processes in the region […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Court has upheld the approach of the Lake Accord partners to restore water quality in Lake Horowhenua, Horizons Regional Council announced today. This decision enables the consents for construction of a fish pass at the lake outlet to the Hokio Stream, a sediment trap on the Arawhata Stream prior to its discharge to […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    According to Radio New Zaeland News, survey is being conducted off the coast of Otago. A governmant research vessel is inspecting the seabed in preparation for oil and gas exploration. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research vessel Tangaroa is expected to cover about 25,000 square kilometres of underwater landscape to depths of five kilometres […]