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EPA – Assessment of Louisiana’s Coastline and Estuaries (USA)

EPA – Assessment of Louisiana’s Coastline and Estuaries (USA)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $485,000 to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for testing water quality along the state’s Gulf Coast. The sampling results will contribute to EPA’s National Coastal Conditions Assessment (NCCA). The NCCA is a survey of the nation’s coastal waters which EPA and state partners conduct […]

DP World: Strong Financial Results in 2014

DP World: Strong Financial Results in 2014

Global marine terminal operator DP World announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the six months to 30 June 2014, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company before separately disclosed items of $332 million, 40.8% ahead of the first half of 2013 on a like-for-like basis. Revenue of $1,659 […]

Ackermans & van Haaren Posts 2014 Half-Year Results

Ackermans & van Haaren Posts 2014 Half-Year Results

Ackermans & van Haaren realized a net profit in the first half of 2014 of 96.4 million euros, an increase by 1.6 million euros (+1.6%) over last year. The increase of the half-year profit is primarily thanks to a substantial improvement (+31.9 million euros) in the result of the participations, amounting to 96.0 million euros […]

Panama Canal Opens Second International Maintenance Congress

Panama Canal Opens Second International Maintenance Congress

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) yesterday opened the Second International Maintenance Congress with the participation of 26 international and six local experts to promote reliability and sustainability in business practices, based on a maintenance culture. “Maintenance has been fundamental for the Canal to operate as it does today, after more than 100 years in operation,” […]

Downtown Montauk Stabilization Project Open for Comments

Downtown Montauk Stabilization Project Open for Comments

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District today announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) with Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (DFONSI) for the proposed Downtown Montauk Stabilization Project and the opening of a 30-day review period, in which the public can submit written comments. The proposed Downtown Montauk Stabilization […]

Russia: Enterprise Top Managers Visit Tuapse Seaport

Russia: Enterprise Top Managers Visit Tuapse Seaport

Executive Director FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Lavrishchev and Deputy General Director for Capital Construction Alexey Nemkov made a working visit to Tuapse Seaport. In the framework of the visit the top managers conducted a working meeting in the Tuapse Department of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch with the branch managers in order to discuss the financial performance […]

The Philippines: Kiamba Dredging to Ease Flooding

The Philippines: Kiamba Dredging to Ease Flooding

Officials of the coastal town of Kiamba in Sarangani are set to declare the entire area under the state of calamity following the flash floods on Monday afternoon that affected around 560 families in six barangays. According to initial assessment findings, the floods mainly affected portions of Barangays Katubao, Lumuyon, Nalus, Badtasan, Datu Dani and […]

TSHD Lelystad – Gibdock’s Biggest Project in 2014

TSHD Lelystad – Gibdock’s Biggest Project in 2014

One of the biggest projects handled in 2014 by the Gibraltar-based Gibdock has been definitely the docking of Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. This is the second time that 137-meter-long TSHD has been to Gibdock for repairs. The general drydocking project includes steelwork, pipe, mechanical and painting work, with steelwork inside the hopper […]

Picture of the Day: Right Machine for a Tight Job

Picture of the Day: Right Machine for a Tight Job

In order to complete dredging operations on the Parrett and Tone rivers on time, the Environment Agency is using all equipment available for the job. The floating plant on the picture has been used to excavate the remaining areas of the River Tone at Creeds Farm that otherwise couldn’t be reached with a traditional excavator. […]

Dredging of Calabar Channel OK’d (Nigeria)

Dredging of Calabar Channel OK’d (Nigeria)

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has OK’d dredging of the Calabar channel, boosting development along the Cross River and the country. The announcement was made by the Hon. Minister of Transport, Senator ldris Umar who said that the dredging of Calabar Ports is part of the deliberate efforts of the Federal Government to boost economic activities […]







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