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  • 30 May 2006

    Concerns that the dredging of Charlottetown Harbour will ruin fishing grounds have been addressed, a harbour authority official says. In order to open the port to larger cruise ships, parts of the harbour will have to be made deeper, and fishermen had been worried the sediment from the dredging would be dumped near important fishing […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The shipping alliance proposed earlier this year, conveniently named THE Alliance, is raising the U.S. regulators’ eyebrows, as its strength might negatively impact local businesses. According to William P. Doyle, a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission, the joint contracting and purchasing power of the proposed alliance has raised “serious concerns.” The alliance, to […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NJDEP is terminating the permits for the construction of a massive 225,000 cubic yard dredge spoil dump adjacent to residential homes, the Barnegat Bay and the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Eagleswood, Ocean County, according to the Environment New Jersey. The action was directly related to a nine year struggle by Eagleswood citizens and a joint […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has played down the impact of the recent turmoils at O/W Bunker by saying that the company’s bankruptcy will cause minimal disruption to bunker supply in the Port of Singapore. The MPA says that there are currently more than 60 bunker suppliers in Singapore, and OW Bunker Far […]

  • 5 July 2010

    Environmentalists are worried about the effects on marine and bird life of a major dredging project planned for the Otago harbour…   [mappress] Source: radionz, July 5, 2010;

  • 11 August 2011

    Harbormaster Larry Bithell told the Harbor Advisory Committee that he has major concerns about the proposed harbor dredging project … (swampscott) [mappress] Source: swampscott, August 11, 2011

  • 19 March 2006

    Some people might call Capt. Bill McDonough a conspiracy theorist, but his predictions about the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard often come to pass.

  • 29 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    As the container shipping industry recuperates from a challenging market environment, concerns still abound over the looming overcapacity as more new vessels are expected to come on stream in the next two to three years. CMA CGM group senior vice-president for Asia Europe lines Nicolas Sartini told StarBiz that the two main markets in the […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The joint budget committee of the Louisiana state legislature held a hearing last week to discuss the state’s mid-year budget cuts to reduce a budget deficit. Proposed cuts include a more than $6 million reduction of the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority’s budget – more than seven percent of the agency’s total budget. “Coastal […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    During its first five years, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) implemented more than 2500 projects to improve water quality, clean up contaminated shoreline, protect and restore native habitat and species and prevent and control invasive species in the Great Lakes. That work, which began in 2010, is summarized in a new Report to Congress […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Dredging at Mornington harbour has angered environmentalists who describe the spoil on Mothers Beach as “filthy muck” which should have been… BY JO WINTERBOTTOM (peninsulaweekly) [mappress] Source: peninsulaweekly, January 26, 2011;

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s lax environmental assessment practices continue to present threats to the environment and the economy, causing fears for how major development on the Great Barrier Reef will be managed, said the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection announced it was charging Linc Energy for major breaches of environment laws […]

  • 25 August 2015

    First Nation leaders from across northern BC met in Prince George to discuss concerns in regards to the approaches to major project development being taken by the federal and provincial governments, and industry.

  • 21 May 2014

    As the inquest opens into the deaths of six Russian sailors who died when their cargo ship the Swanland sank off the coast of Gwynedd in November 2011, maritime union RMT has repeated its calls for those responsible to be prosecuted and for the Government to take action to prevent any repetition. Just two of […]

  • 31 March 2008

    MPs will visit two Glasgow’s shipyards amid growing concern that no final contract has yet been signed for the Royal Navy’s two new aircraft carriers. Members of the Commons Scottish affairs committee are to tour the yards at Govan and Scotstoun which are in line to build the super-sized ships.

  • 2 August 2006

    Highland Council has expressed strong reservations to the Competition Commission about the proposed merger of three fish farming companies. The council said the merger of Pan Fish, Marine Harvest and Fjord Seafood, would reduce competition. It also said independents could be forced to work for the new company. Pan Fish has offered to divest itself […]

  • 7 June 2006

    Environment experts have expressed concern about the extent of damage by the oil spill caused by the breaking up of cargo vessel Ocean Seraya off the coast of Karwar. Samples taken from the affected area have been sent for analysis and the reports are expected by the end of the week. Many dead fish have […]

  • 19 April 2005

    Some residents of Inuvik are concerned about the impact oil and gas development may have on the region’s beluga whale population. Shell Canada was in Inuvik last week telling people about its plans to build a gas processing facility in the Mackenzie Delta. The company’s Niglintgak natural gas field is estimated to have enough gas […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Wattle Range Council is concerned about rising sea levels, erosion and the increased cost of coastal protection and care, according to ABC South East SA. Wattle Range mayor Peter Gandolfi said that they want the Local Government Association to take up the issue on behalf of rural coastal councils. “We’ve seen substantial erosion in […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Notice of Intent to Sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. In April 2014, the Corps issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the JAXPORT proposal to dredge 13 miles of the St. Johns River from a […]

  • 29 September 2006

    The Alang ship-breaking yard of Gujarat was making news for being a dumping ground for toxic-laden ships. Asia’s largest ship breaking yard is the final destination of decommissioned ships from the world over. It has often raised environmental and safety concerns but documents available with NDTV suggest that the yard may also be a concern […]

  • 11 January 2006

    I heard through the grape vine that there is a growing concern that these boats are dangerous and that we are being reckless out here. I just want to take this opportunity to say that I will happily sit down with anyone and explain…