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  • 18 October 2006

    Europe’s fisheries commissioner is in Scotland on a fact-finding mission ahead of EU fish quota negotiations. Joe Borg’s two-day visit to Aberdeen, Shetland and the Western Isles is likely to be dominated by opposition to a proposed ban on cod fishing.

  • 28 August 2006

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority authorized funding of PHA’s $9.9 million share of a Houston Ship Channel dredging and maintenance project and several other matters at its public meeting on Monday, August 28. Chairman Jim Edmonds presided over the meeting with Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner […]

  • 23 June 2008

    HOUSTON, June 20, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) — The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) will consider more than $100 million in construction projects on Tuesday, June 24, beginning at 9 a.m. in the board room of the PHA Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. Chairman […]

  • 26 August 2007

    The Port of Houston Authority commissioners will vote on about $25 million worth of construction contracts and projects at its Aug. 28 meeting.

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cape May County Freeholder Marie Hayes and the Emergency Management Director Martin Pagliughi met with NJDEP Commissioner Robert Martin in Trenton on October 13 to discuss challenges facing local municipalities, marinas and related businesses regarding dredging.  During the meeting, Commissioner Martin and his staff accepted a report compiled by a working group chaired by Hayes and […]

  • 23 November 2015

    Governor Bill Walker on Friday made new appointments to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation board of directors.

  • 18 February 2015

    EU commissioner Arias Cañete delivered a speech at the Lisbon Council presenting a vision for European energy efficiency and the challenge of energy security.

  • 9 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners today approved a new Port Master Plan that is the first comprehensive update of the Port’s development policies and procedures since its original plan took effect more than three decades ago. The new Plan incorporates previous amendments and anticipated future changes to the use of property within the […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development

    Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries is meeting with ocean research leaders at the European Marine Board offices in Ostend, Belgium, today to discuss ocean research challenges.

  • 18 February 2015

    EU commissioner Arias Cañete delivered a speech at the Lisbon Council presenting a vision for European energy efficiency and the challenge of energy security.

  • 1 December 2010
    Authorities & Government

    Lake County commissioners voted 2-1 Tuesday to express support for the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp., and appoint Commissioner Robert… (news-herald) [mappress] Source: news-herald, December 01, 2010

  • 22 March 2011

    Manatee County commissioners are lobbying state officials to continue Florida’s commitment for renourishment projects. By Lisa Neff (islander) [mappress] Source: islander, March 22, 2011    

  • 9 January 2013

    The Traverse City Commissioners voted to allow improvements to Northwestern Michigan College’s Harbor at its Great Lakes Campus, reports The college’s dredging permit was given the green light by City Commissioners. According to, the school and the city say the actual dredging process will be a learning opportunity that could benefit the bay. […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Engr. Adebowale Akinsanya, yesterday provided an update on one of the most ambitious real estate developments in Africa – the Eko Atlantic City project in Lagos. Engr. Akinsanya spoke about the project at the Y2016 Ministerial Press Briefing of the Lagos State Government at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Center, Alausa, in commemoration […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wells Harbour Commissioners (WHC) have received legitimate complaints from fishermen and other users of deeper draught craft regarding the delays to the WHC dredging licence application. WHC are issuing this explanation of the situation, which it is working hard to resolve. Due to a build up of sand in the Channel leading to Wells Harbour, […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Metropolitan Beaches Commission will hold a regional public hearing on the state of the Metropolitan Region’s public beaches in Revere, Winthrop and East Boston on June 7th, at the Jack Satter House in Revere. Metropolitan Beaches Commission Co-Chair Senator Thomas McGee of Lynn, who has served on the Commission since its inception in 2007 […]

  • 28 February 2011

    The Historic City News desk received word that Florida Inland Navigational District Commissioner Carl Blow will update city commissioners… (historiccity) [mappress] Source: historiccity, February 28, 2011;

  • 21 January 2013

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet in regular session on Tuesday, January 22, at 9:30 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. History will be made as the first female chairman convenes the meeting. This will […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Basil Seggos yesterday gave a statement on the EPA second five-year review report on Hudson River dredging. Commenting on the Hudson River PCB cleanup report Commissioner Basil Seggos said that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has failed New York by determining that its PCB cleanup of the […]

  • 11 February 2011

    “We must act today to prepare the electricity highways of tomorrow”, urged EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger at a recent conference in Brussels. He also deplored the length of time new grid lines currently take to get approved and built, saying it was “unacceptable”. The Commissioner particularly underlined the need to integrate the offshore wind […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities & Government

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) welcomes the announcement of Alenka Bratusek as Vice President- and Commissioner-designate for Energy Union and Miguel Arias Canete as the European Commissioner-designate for Energy and Climate Action. This team will be responsible for implementing the European Commission President-elect’s vision of an energy union in Europe and establishing the region […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Broward County is known for its twenty-three miles of award winning beaches. Broward’s beaches attract an estimated 7.2 million visitors and contribute $548 million annually to Broward County’s economy. But, like beaches worldwide erosion is a problem and beach renourishment is necessary. Broward Commissioners have asked that county staff conduct research to determine if using […]