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  • 10 February 2012

    Portos dos Açores has invited tenders for the dredging works at Port of Horta. This development plan includes dredging works to maintain an adequate and consistent depth of -8.50m in the turning basin of the passenger terminal in the Port of Horta. Tender details: Open procedure. Dated: 02. 02. 2012. Tender deadline: 12. 3. 2012. […]

  • 9 February 2012

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) recently announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive more than $24 million for beach replenishment, flood mitigation, environmental restoration, and waterway navigation projects in New Jersey. “Last year, Hurricane Irene and other storms wreaked havoc on our state,” said Senator Lautenberg, a member […]

  • 9 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released its work plans for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2012 (FY12). The Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2012, Division B of Public Law 112-74, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, signed into law by President Obama on December 23, provided total […]

  • 8 February 2012

      Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, announced a contract award of approximately $32 million. Orion Marine Group was recently awarded a contract for the construction of two new ship docks and three barge docks for a private customer in the Gulf Coast region. The Company will […]

  • 3 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced it will begin dredging for the Fort Pierce Shore Protection project. This project was authorized as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 1996. A contract was awarded for this next renourishment in September 2011 to Manson Construction in the amount of $5.5 million. This […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $12 million. Orion Marine Group was recently awarded a berth construction contract for the Canaveral Port Authority in Florida. Work consists of the construction of two ship docks and dredging at the site to […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) closed calendar year 2011 with volume increases across business segments, concluding a year highlighted by progress on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project, record big ship traffic and the completion of major capital improvements. In results announced at the SCPA’s regular meeting, December saw a slight increase in Charleston’s box […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority has announced signing a sister port agreement with Board of Port Administration and Economic Development of the Atlantic (JAPDEVA), which essentially strengthens commercial relationships between the two entities and encourages shared trade and marketing initiatives. The Port of Tampa has strong trade activity with the countries of Latin America. As the […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today, as part of its ongoing communications with investors, is providing this mid-period update on its outlook and end markets. Market Outlook During 2011, the Company’s end markets experienced uncertain and difficult times that were attributable in substantial part to the […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Mr Davies, who is a Welsh Conservative Regional AM for South Wales West, said he would back Gower residents opposing the proposal. The application, from a consortium called Resource Management Association, wants to extract the sand over the next 15 years from an area about seven miles off Worm’s Head. “Gower’s beaches have already been […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the premier organisation representing the private dredging industry, is organising for the very first time the IADC International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in Recife, Brazil from 19 to 23 March 2012. Participants will have the unique opportunity to visit the on-going dredging project at the Port of […]

  • 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;

  • 6 January 2012

    Tony Pratt, DNREC Spokesman, said that the sand replenishment project at the Dewey Beach has been completed. The contractor instantly began the job of landfalling the hydraulic pipe in Rehoboth Beach. Pratt added that the replenishment project at Rehoboth Beach should be completed in less than a month. A total of about 1 million cubic […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has been awarded a three-year, $27 million contract to provide the equipment design, electrical assemblies and engineering services for the distribution and control of electrical power across the Atlantic and Pacific sites of the expanded Panama Canal. The work will be conducted in conjunction with Grupo Unidos por el Canal, […]

  • 11 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Maryland Chapter, the premier network for middle market deal makers, awarded the prestigious “Deal of the Year Award” to Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, LLC for its purchase of selected assets from Rohr Corporation. In March 2011 Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, LLC acquired selected US assets of Rohr Corporation, including its backlog […]

  • 1 December 2011

    The Coast Guard has announced that dredging is scheduled to begin today within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Federal Channel near Shallotte Inlet Crossing in Brunswick County, N.C. The project will continue 24 hours a day until Jan. 1, 2012. Dredge operators will monitor VHF-FM channels 13 and 16 to coordinate passage. Floating rubber and submerged […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Addressing delegates attending the annual TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, APM Terminals Moin Managing Director, Captain Paul J. Gallie cited the company’s new Terminal de Contenedores de Moin (TCM) project in Costa Rica as an example of essential Latin American port planning and development. “The key factor here is that there are no alternative […]

  • 22 November 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hopper Dredge Currituck based in Wilmington, N.C., has begun maintenance dredging work in the Shrewsbury River federal navigation channel to remove critical shoals in the Shrewsbury entrance channel and in the vicinity of Oceanic Bridge on the Navesink River. The dredge will remove approximately 34,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 18 November 2011

    The banks of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), an artificial channel running through Georgia’s marshes behind the barrier islands…   By Michael Sullivan (thecreativecoast) [mappress] Source: thecreativecoast, November 18, 2011; Image: skio

  • 18 November 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proved it can create a wider beach at America’s oldest seashore resort. Now it will attempt to prove…   By RICHARD DEGENER (pressofatlanticcity) [mappress] Source: pressofatlanticcity, November 18, 2011;

  • 16 November 2011

    Alberto Alemán Zubieta, CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), presented the keynote address to more than 300 participants at the Terminal Operations Conference & Exhibition Container Supply Chain: Americas 2011 (TOC Americas).This is the third time in its 12-year history that TOC Americas has been hosted in Panama. As one of the main sponsors, […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      APM Terminals Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Christian Moller Laursen described the advent of a “New Era in Ports” at the Port Finance International Conference in London where he took the podium as keynote speaker. With the prospect of global port container throughput, currently around 600 million TEUs, doubling within 15 years, and […]

  • 14 November 2011

    A public presentation on an upcoming beach-replenishment project set to begin later this month will be made today  during the Cape May City…   (pressofatlanticcity) [mappress] Source: pressofatlanticcity, November 14, 2011;

  • 12 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea AS announced yesterday that they have acquired from Rotech Group 100% of their Rotech Subsea group of companies headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland. With this friendly and strategic acquisition, Reef Subsea creates a world leader in Seabed Dredging and Mass Flow Excavation services with offices in the main subsea markets of the North Sea, […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Higher utilizations and operational efficiencies enabled APM Terminals’ Global Port and Terminal Network to increase container throughput 11% compared with the third quarter of 2010, outperforming the market, and recording a return on invested capital (ROIC) of 13.5% for the July through September accounting period. “Our focus on providing customers the best port and inland […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District issued this statement following the meeting yesterday with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Board of Directors: “We are pleased with the unanimous decision of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Board to approve the certification on water quality and coastal […]