Top News – December 23 to 29, 2013

Top Week 01

New Port of Melbourne CEO Announced (Australia)

The Victorian Coalition Government has announced that Nick Easy has been appointed as CEO of the Port of Melbourne Corporation, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced.


AvH Acquires Full Control Over DEME (Belgium)

On December 24, 2013, Ackermans & van Haaren NV (AvH) proceeded with the closing of the transaction announced and described in the press release issued jointly by AvH and VINCI S.A. (Vinci) on September 19, 2013.


Lebanon: Danish Companies Expand Port of Beirut

The Port of Beirut in Lebanon has been rebuilt many times to accommodate for the growing sizes of modern container ships.


USA: Corps to Prepare DEIS for Cherry Creek Dam

A draft Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District to address environmental issues related to remediation alternatives that will be proposed at the conclusion of a Dam Safety Modification Study for the Cherry Creek Dam in Aurora, Colo.


IHC Merwede Selects IFS to Support Its Key Business Processes

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announced that IHC Merwede, the global market leader in efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, has selected IFS Applications™ to support its key business processes.

Dredging Today Staff, December 29, 2013