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  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has received the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) biological opinion of the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet stabilization project concluding that while project activities will affect piping plovers, the project will not jeopardize the continued existence of this species. The biological opinion, developed to fulfill the […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging of two critical reaches in the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway near Breach Inlet, off Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms, and Jeremy Creek in McClellanville has been completed. The Wilco, an 18 inch cutterhead dredge, owned and operated by Southwind Construction, was hard at work in the waters, making the waterway safer for passage […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and Senator David Vitter (R-LA), EPW Committee Ranking Member, released highlights of the bipartisan, bicameral agreement that was reached late last week on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report. The WRRDA conference report was filed yesterday and is […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

  • 28 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA Eastern Chapter will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 16, from 8am-4pm at The Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta, GA. An icebreaker reception will be held on Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:00pm at the Sun Dial Restaurant, high atop the Westin on its 72nd floor offering sweeping 360 degree views of the city. […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eko Atlantic, a brand new city being built adjacent to Victoria Island, Lagos, has just announced that the Great Wall of Lagos has surpassed 6 kilometers in length. Construction of the Great Wall of Lagos, which can be seen from space, began in 2009. The wall, which will reach 8.5 kilometers upon completion, is a […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal has taken yet another step forward toward the completion of the Canal Expansion Program as it begins to fill the Cocoli’s locks, on the Pacific side, following a similar and successful endeavor on the Atlantic side earlier this month. This important step marks the start of a deliberate and methodical phase of […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal has successfully began on the Atlantic side of the waterway. The gate will be located in lock head two in the new locks on the Atlantic side. The steel gates are moved using self-propelled motorized wheel transporters (SPMTs) with more than 400 […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott signed into law HB 7065, which provides $32 million, annually, in state funding for the Governor’s $880 million long-term Everglades restoration plan. The $32 million is an historic step forward in restoring America’s Everglades by improving water quality and water flow. The Governor signed the bill as part of a ceremony at […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Gulf Coast is a national treasure from both an economic and environmental standpoint. Attracting millions of tourists to the coastline annually, the Texas Gulf Coast also serves as an important hub for fishing, provides habitat for millions of migratory birds and is home to four of the top 10 ports in the nation, […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed signed an agreement yesterday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizing a three-year environmental feasibility study of the Proctor Creek watershed. Mayor Reed was joined by Brigadier General C. David Turner, Commander of the South Atlantic Division of the Corps of Engineers, for the bill signing in […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Vessels

    According to the Panama Logistics News, the first postpanamax dredge in the world, Charles Darwin, is in Panama since early April 2012 dredging the navigation channel of the Atlantic entrance of the Panama Canal. Darwin’s mission is to broaden and deepen the navigation channel and to perform the maneuverability tests that the postpanamax will navigate […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The third shipment of four gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal Expansion has arrived to the Atlantic entrance of the waterway. The four gates were delivered on Sunday by the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6, owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping. The shipment began its journey from Trieste, Italy on August 17 […]

  • 18 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    HARVEY CEDARS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and contractor Weeks Marine dumped the first load of sand Tuesday morning on the borough’s 86th Street beach, marking the beginning of the long-awaited beach-replenishment project… Source: Press of Atalantic City, November 17, 2009;

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has taken another important step forward toward the completion of the Expansion Program as it begins to fill the lower chamber of its new Atlantic locks. The news signals the start of a deliberate and methodical phase of operational tests and quality control that will, eventually, prepare the Canal to accommodate larger […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal has successfully began on the Atlantic side of the waterway. “This is a very important milestone for the Expansion Program,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. “We see how the new locks are rapidly taking shape as we move towards the successful […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Expansion is moving forward to achieve its goal of enhancing the waterway’s capacity in order to provide a better service to customers. To date, the Program registers a 60.4% progress. “The Panama Canal Expansion will enhance the value of the Panama route,” Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano said. “We are focused […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, will soon become a reality. With the project 93% completed, the Panama Canal Expansion has reached its final stretch. The filling of the new locks began recently, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After the arrival of the second set of rolling gates, the Panama Canal Expansion keeps moving forward reaching a new milestone at the Pacific side with the pouring of more than two million cubic meters of concrete. “This is another milestone that shows the progress of various components of the Canal Expansion Project,” said the […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released yesterday to the public a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the North Atlantic region of the United States affected by Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012.  Congress authorized this report in […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The bucket dredger Atlantic, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will begin dredging operations at the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU) on the Cape Fear River on or around 10 July, 2015. Dredging works, located adjacent to Reaves Point Channel Range, are expected to continue until 30 November, 2015. The dredger will be loading Mud Scows and towing them to […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Atlantic Pumps Ltd. announced recently that a new multi-million pound marine aggregates dredger will include two of their built-up SlurryPro 6×4 centrifugal pumps. The CEMEX UK Marine dredger, which has recently been named ‘CEMEX Go Innovation’, is being built by the Dutch conglomerate Damen Shipyards Group. The vessel is the first in the next generation of […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lagos State Government last Thursday announced that work is progressing steadily on the construction of nine jetties with shelter and shoreline protection and channelization of four new ferry routes as part of efforts to boost water transportation in line with the multi-modal transport policy across the State. Speaking at the annual Ministerial Press Briefing […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion reached another major milestone with yesterday’s arrival of the final shipment of gates. The gates for the new locks will be used for the Atlantic side of the project, two gates, and two for the Pacific. The four gates arrived on board the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6, owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping, after […]

  • 18 August 2011

    With about 7 feet to spare on each side, Dutra Dredging Co.’s excavator barge and dump scow squeezed into the north end of Newport Beach’s… By Taylor Hill (thelog) [mappress] Source: thelog, August 18, 2011

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Five years ago, the Panama Canal Expansion broke ground at Paraiso Hill and as of August 31, 2012 the program’s advance was estimated at 44.5%. “The Panama Canal Expansion Program is moving forward at a good pace. The program has made positive contributions to Panama´s economy such as direct employment, investments, knowledge and technological transfer,” […]