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  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) recently completed its historic study of the American maritime industry and national security.  Titled “Strengthening the U.S. Defense Maritime Industrial Base,” the study made several key points about America’s Jones Act. According to the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the report is historic because it is the […]

  • 17 December 2009

    The consequences of failure to address maintenance dredging issues effectively is probably being felt nowhere more severely than in America’s Great Lakes… Source: Port Strategy, December 17, 2009

  • 6 February 2012

    Joe Nielsen, the former CFO for APM Terminals’ activities in the Americas Region has been named Managing Director, Latin American Terminals, as the high-growth markets of Latin America continue to be a focus area of the company’s investment planning. Latin American container trade has been projected by Drewry Maritime Research to expand by 6.5% this […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chris Masingill, Federal Co-Chairman Delta Regional Authority, has announced its Winter Briefing: The Lifeline of America, The Heart of the Delta. “The nation’s ongoing drought has dropped river channels to unsafe levels, exposing traffic to previously unseen hazards, including destructive rock pinnacles, narrowing waterways, and sandbars. Last week, President Obama and Secretary of Agriculture Tom […]

  • 11 August 2020

    Nanjing Deers Industrial Co., Ltd is focusing on producing dredging pipeline, marine rubber fender and other marine products for over 15 years. Committed to innovation and a strong global presence, we are currently looking for dedicated, passionate, self-motivated area Sales Manager to join our team. If you’re ready for a new challenge with high earning […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The WEDA Central America Chapter (formerly known as the Panama Chapter) will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting on September 13-15 at the Hilton Downtown in Panama City, Panama. The event, held in partnership with the Panama Canal Authority, Panama Ports Company and the Organization of American States, will serve as a premiere forum where dredging contractors […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after sending President Barack Obama a letter regarding his pledge to support infrastructure and modernization projects at America’s ports, harbors, and waterways: “Earlier this week during the State of the Union address, the President pledged his commitment to America’s waterways by citing the […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday welcomed news that the House-Senate conference committee has completed negotiations and issued its report on the long-awaited and critically-needed water resources development legislation. “Having waited seven long years since passage of the last water resources authorization bill, our U.S. member ports are extremely pleased to see a […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Senior executives from North and Latin America’s container port, shipping and logistics sectors will unite in Cartagena, Colombia next week for the 14th annual TOC Americas conference and exhibition. With the advent of Panama Canal expansion, changes to regional economies and trade flows, growing vessel sizes and a raft of new infrastructure developments, the state […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SANY America has named Tar Heel Machinery its excavator dealer in North Carolina. “Tar Heel Machinery has built its business reputation on trust and long-term relationships,” said Eric Teague, vice president of earthmoving for SANY America. “We find them a good match for our vision to provide the best excavators and service to our customers.” […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard announced the establishment of an industry-led Maritime Security Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) last week, with the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) as a charter member. Sector Coordinating Councils (SCCs) are self-organized and self-governed councils that enable critical infrastructure owners and operators, their trade associations, and other industry representatives to interact on […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen in cooperation with Endratech will next month launch their Dredging Seminar in Latin America. The Dredging Seminar 2019 is aimed at engineers, managers, and consultants involved in contracting dredge related projects from both publishers as contractor side, such as dredging contractors, mining companies, construction companies, port authorities, government institutions, etc. According to Damen, the […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems has announced the promotion of Kurt Syverson to the position of manager of the Rohr Dredge North America operation. Mr. Syverson earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2003 from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. “He has been a valuable member of Ellicott Dredge Technologies’ engineering group since August of 2003. […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has just released more details about its 2017 Dredging Summit and Expo, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 26-29, 2017. The Dredging Summit and Expo is a technical conference and exposition organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday awarded $9.5 million in grants to eight marine highways projects across the Nation under the America’s Marine Highway Program.  The funding supports the enhancement of navigable waterways and expands existing waterborne freight services in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In the north of Rio de Janeiro state, Boskalis is working on the Açu Superport industrial complex, the largest port-industry enterprise in Latin America, rising out of a greenfield. The scope of the work includes the dredging of an access and inner channel, turning basin and harbor basin as well as land reclamation work. Boskalis […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) announced yesterday that it is encouraged by the release of the infrastructure investment outline by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats. According to AAPA, the recognition that ports and waterways play a vital role in the nation’s economy, jobs and supply chain raises hopes for future […]

  • 6 April 2012

    EUROGATE will once again be represented at this year’s “Intermodal South America” logistics trade fair. The show opens its doors from 10 to 12 April 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At the “German Ports” joint stand, EUROGATE will present Germany’s only deep-water container terminal in Wilhelmshaven in addition to its two German seaport locations in […]

  • 24 February 2011

      U.S. Representative Charles W. Boustany, Jr., R-Southwest Louisiana, recently introduced the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act. This legislation will ensure that funds designated for dredging projects in America’s harbors and ports will be used solely for this purpose. “Dredging federally maintained waters to their authorized levels is crucial for Louisiana and the American […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO salutes President Obama for stating the need to upgrade America’s ports and harbors during his State of the Union address on February 12. As part of his “Fix-It-First” initiative, the President listed projects needed to improve the nation’s infrastructure. “And to make sure taxpayers don’t shoulder the whole burden, I’m […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     U.S. Senator John Barrasso, chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), yesterday questioned R.D. James, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, during a legislative hearing on S. 2800, America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA). Barrasso asked James if the legislation would help fulfill some of the key principles outlined […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) presented its 2015 Dredger of the Year Award to Michael Miller Gerhardt II at the organization’s annual Summit and Expo held at Westin Hotel in Houston, Texas, June 22-25, 2015. This annual award is presented to a member of the WEDA community who has provided exceptional service to the organization […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    In the context of the Inter-American Committee (CIP) Secretariat’s Capacity Building Program, the Organization of American States (OAS) and Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) have decided to partner in offer Executive Dredging Seminars to OAS member’s port authorities. This day-and-a-half Seminar is geared toward Port CEO’s, General Managers, Executives, and High-Level Officials. The content shall include […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the next weeks Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience, will take part to four exhibition and convention in Southern America: Perumin, Exposibram, Colombia Minera and the International mining congress of Mexico. Dragflow will present its dredge mining equipments, used in several projects all around the world: […]

  • 8 January 2012

    A waterway that links the heart of South America with the Atlantic Ocean could grant an outlet to the sea to landlocked Paraguay and Bolivia…   By Philip Iglauer (koreatimes) [mappress] Source: koreatimes, January 8, 2012;

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Speaking on behalf of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Port of Cleveland President and CEO, William Friedman, will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) today, in a hearing titled America’s Water Infrastructure Needs and Challenges. Mr. Friedman’s testimony, which will focus on issues related to navigation infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement, […]