Top News – March 11 to 17, 2013

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USA: Officials Introduce Dredging Plan for Rockaway Beach

The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging of Rockaway Beach and Coney Island.

 

Boskalis Wins Dredging Contracts in Australia and Vietnam

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired dredging contracts in Australia and Vietnam with a combined contract value of approximately EUR 70 million.

 

USA: “State of Florida Ports” Introduced

The Florida Ports Council has announced a new publication the State of Florida Ports, a resource of detailed information on each Florida seaport.

 

WFP Completes Somalia Ports Dredging

WFP has completed dredging works in the port cities of Mogadishu and Berbera, which has allowed larger ships to dock and more cargo to enter Somalia.

 

Van Oord’s Results Remain on Good Level (The Netherlands)

Van Oord’s turnover for 2012 amounted to EUR 1.676 million (2011: EUR 1,715 million), and net profits for 2012 were EUR 98 million (2011: EUR 118 million).

Dredging Today Staff, March 17, 2013

 

 

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