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  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The test closure of the first completed storm-surge barrier in Venice at the Lido location was a success. The Lido barrier is one of the three movable barriers that will protect the city of Venice from flooding. The barriers are being built at the Lido, Malamocco and Chioggia inlets to the lagoon. The system will […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New information about the Boston Barrier is being launched by the Environment Agency at a series of events starting in November. The information includes a new computer animated video showing the latest design changes and the tidal flood defense scheme in more detail than ever before. There will also be a public consultation looking at […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      During the period 2-4 February 2011, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of selected technical and operational barriers in the process facility on Statfjord B. The audit is part of the processing in connection with the application for extended lifetime for Statfjord B(photo). One of the PSA’s main priorities is […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency recently extended deadline for Ipswich Flood Barrier artwork project. The creations will be installed at 2 locations – across the 3 doors of the barrier’s control building, and within a circular space on the West Bank of the New Cut. The deadline for submission of the designs is July 28, 2017. Work […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Authorities & Government

    Orkney Islands Council has invited interested parties to pre-qualify for a competition to obtain a concession for the installation of tidal energy technology across two sites at Churchill Barriers.

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has completed dismantling an emergency drought barrier that spanned West False River between Jersey and Bradford islands. The barrier was erected in May and June to prevent saltwater from pushing with the tides into the central Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta from San Francisco Bay. It was an essential part of DWR’s […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the kickoff off a $60 million “Living Breakwaters” barrier that will provide critical defenses against coastal erosion and grow the natural habitat for finfish, shellfish and crustations on the south shore of Staten Island. The water-based barrier, which includes an oyster reef to further break waves and filter sea […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A prior information notice aimed at testing the market for the potential tidal energy generation scheme at Churchill Barriers has been issued on the Public Contracts Scotland website. The purpose of this notice is to test the market in order to establish if there is any developer interest in a concession for the design, construction, […]

  • 6 July 2016

    DNV GL provided a report for the EU with recommendations on how to address barriers to wider adoption of LNG as fuel for shipping.

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water, Water Science Branch and Busselton office together with Geocatch, recently hosted the National Estuaries Network Science Forum on Barrier Estuaries with special focus on the Vasse Wonnerup System (VWWS) – a wetland of international significance. Around 60 estuary managers, researchers and interested community members met in Busselton on May 20 to […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working on a £90 million tidal defense barrier that will protect 20,000 homes in Boston for over 100 years. Following severe storms in December 2013, the east coast endured the most significant tidal surge in 60 years. This affected many coastal towns and communities. In Boston, Lincolnshire, over 800 houses were flooded across […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Maritime ropes supplier, Lankhorst Ropes, and synthetic fibre specialist DSM Dyneema have collaborated in supplying Dutch foundation ‘The Ocean Cleanup’ with synthetic mooring ropes for a prototype ocean cleanup system. The Ocean Cleanup was founded with the aim of developing advanced technologies to remove waste plastic from the world’s oceans. The Ocean Cleanup’s cleaning technology […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle local court issued AUD 8,500 (USD 6,600) fine to the captain of the bulk carrier China Steel Developer for navigating the Great Barrier Reef without a pilot. The 66-year-old Taiwanese ship’s master Lu Chih-Ming attempted to depart Australian waters through Hydrographers Passage, a compulsory pilotage area of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, without […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently released a video about the £92.3 million Boston Barrier project being developed in Boston on the east coast of Lincolnshire and how residents have been involved in the tidal flood defense scheme to date. The Boston Barrier project comes as a partnership between the Environment Agency, Lincolnshire County Council, Boston Borough Council […]

  • 27 August 2018

    The Queensland Government to limit transhipping in the Great Barrier Reef region as part of a new policy.

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) have arrested the captain of the bulk carrier China Steel Developer for failing to take on a pilot prior to navigating the Great Barrier Reef. It was alleged in court that on January 1, the 66-year-old Taiwanese ship’s master attempted to depart Australian waters through Hydrographers Passage, a compulsory […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The San Miguel Group and the New San Jose Builders, Inc. are proposing a public-private partnership (PPP) project that will reclaim a part of Manila Bay, as well as build an expressway, a commercial area, a coastal sea barrier and flood control system. The project’s main purpose is to protect the Manila Bay coastline against […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two days ago, the Port of Boston announced its full backing of the proposed Boston Barrier and has formally withdrawn its objection to the Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) application made by the Environment Agency in August 2016. This comes after extensive discussions between the Environment Agency and the port around the proposed Transport […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland’s Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett, will head a new high-level Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce.  Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles told State Parliament today that Dr Garrett would lead a taskforce of experts drawn from the science, business, agriculture and community sectors. Its role will be to advise the Queensland […]

  • 11 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the period 12-16 March 2012, the Petroleum Safety Norway (PSA) conducted an audit of the management’s risk management and handling of barriers in relation to emergency preparedness and process integrity in Maersk Drilling Norge AS and on the mobile drilling facility Mærsk Inspirer. Background and object The audit was conducted based on the PSA’s […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Darin Lee, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority’s Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring Program Lead, will host a presentation on barrier island restoration in coastal Louisiana today. The presentation will focus on the long-term projections of island loss and the impact of various restoration projects on the coast. Barrier islands are known as coastal Louisiana’s first […]

  • 12 November 2014

    From 23 to 25 September 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway carried out an audit of Det norske oljeselskap ASA (Det norske) and barrier management in the Ivar Aasen development project, in the North Sea.  The Ivar Aasen field is situated west of the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea, around 30 kilometres south of […]