Search results for: Bimini

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  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A significant boost to the economy of Bimini is one step closer, with Resort World Bimini announcing that it has officially commenced with the next phase of construction at the port of its top-flight destination resort. With the beginning of the fully permitted dredging process, Resorts World Bimini (RWB) is moving towards completing the construction […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The controversial dredging operation in Bimini has been brought to a halt with the granting of an injunction by the Privy Council in London. The order to stop all dredging activities, which went into effect immediately, will stay in place until the developers, Resorts World Bimini (RWB), can demonstrate they have satisfied all the conditions […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A dredging project for Resorts World Bimini’s (RWB) major resort development on Bimini has been allowed by The Bahamas Supreme Court last week. As the Nassau Guardian reports, the Court discharged the Privy Council prohibition of the project. The prohibition lasted until RWB got all the permits for the project, which were obtained last week. […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Global Underwater Explorers divers visited three popular dive sites in Bimini, the Bahamas, where dredging is currently underway. The divers are working on the initiative of Project Baseline under the nonprofit organization Global Underwater Explorers, GUE. As can be seen in the video, the first dive site, Sharkshood, has good visibility and a pretty water […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A mammoth seafloor dredger, dubbed ‘The Reef Destroyer’ by local environmentalists, has arrived in Bimini as developers forge ahead with construction of a controversial ferry terminal despite a top judge’s stern warning. The 450-foot, 1,200 ton Niccolo Machiavelli is a specialized cutter-suction dredger designed to break up hard material which standard dredgers cannot remove. It […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bimini Blue and Save the Bays legal advisors are headed back to court today. Their affidavits address the continuing work on the pier in Bimini, in spite of a warning from Court of Appeal Justice Abdulai Conteh to lawyers for the government and developer Resorts World Bimini that construction should not be allowed to progress […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nearly 40 years after he first began sharing the beauty of Bimini’s coral reefs luring divers from around the world to the tiny island in the northern Bahamas, one of the most respected names in the world of undersea adventure yesterday issued a warning that Bimini was on the verge of a ‘pending catastrophic event.’ […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Top reputation among divers could be ruined by possible environmental degradation associated with the Resorts World Bimini pier terminal project, the California-based Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) said. As a hotly-opposed dredging operation got underway off the coast of Bimini last week despite legal challenge, a global non-profit warned that the associated environmental degradation […]

  • 14 February 2012

    The Bimini Bay channel dredging project officially began last week. “We are administering a dredge contract on behalf of Manatee County and the city of Anna Maria for the Bimini Bay-Key Royale entrance channel,” stated Chuck Listowski, WCIND director. Hydraulic dredging and beach nourishment operations will be performed at Bimini Bay/Key Royal Entrance Channel at […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    There may soon be nothing left in Bimini to argue over according to attorney Fred Smith, QC, as a massive seafloor dredging operation was allowed to continue during a court postponement, with 38% of the work already complete thanks to a “dramatically increased” rate of excavation. Mr. Smith, who represents Bimini Blue Coalition (BBC), a […]

  • 18 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren: Good Start in 2014 for DEME Ackermans & van Haaren, a diversified group active in 5 key segments: Marine Engineering & Infrastructure, Private Banking, Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care, Energy & Resources and Development Capital, has announced its interim financial report for the first quarter of 2014.   The Bahamas: […]

  • 25 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Israel: NGOs Urge Jan De Nul to Abandon Haifa and Ashdod Projects A group of Palestinian and international NGOs have urged the Jan De Nul Group to pull out of a project to build port facilities in Israel, citing concerns about Israel’s continued human rights violations.    DEMA: Dredging Could Devastate Bimini’s Dive Industry (The […]

  • 21 March 2013

    Bimini Bay Resort has begun dredging around the Alice Town dock and constructing a new cruise ship terminal in preparation for large vessels pulling into harbor from nearby Florida. On the heels of Prime Minister Perry Christie’s announcement in the House of Assembly, Khaalis Rolle, the state minister for investments, provided further details on Genting […]

  • 4 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    NMDC Bags Important Contract in Bahrain National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), the UAE-based firm, has won a multi-million reclamation contract as part of the projected East Sitra Town scheme.   The Bahamas: Dredger “Niccolo Machiavelli” Arrives in Bimini A mammoth seafloor dredger, dubbed ‘The Reef Destroyer’ by local environmentalists, has arrived in Bimini as developers […]

  • 1 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME: Solid Order Book Since the beginning of 2014, DEME managed to  maintain its order book at a fairly high level of about 3.0 billion EUR thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities.   Panama Canal Expansion Update – May 2014 (VIDEO) The Panama Canal expansion project will double […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Florida-based ocean engineer with 35 years’ experience in port and beach dredging said that the photos of the dredging operation off North Bimini show that proper steps are not being taken to prevent silt from killing off marine life and some of the world’s best-known coral reefs. Ronald J. Coddington, P.E., of Civil Construction […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The controversial dredging operation in Bimini has been brought to a halt with the granting of an injunction by the Privy Council in London. The Privy Council brought the dredging to a stop, ruling that if they wish to continue, the developers must show how a permit they got “over night” and which they produced […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A leading dive hotelier in Cayman told a local TV station there Wednesday that Cayman officials and dive business operators were looking at Bimini in the Bahamas as an example of what not to do in pitting protection of fragile marine life and coral reefs against mass development. Keith Sahm, General Manager of the world-famous […]

  • 24 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group: New Projects in Asia and Australia Several projects have been awarded to Jan De Nul Group: a reclamation project in Indonesia, a capital dredging project in Russia and an offshore project in Australia.   Spain: Minorcan Project Under Fire Oceana has made a formal complaint to UNESCO today, against a project that aims […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A mammoth seafloor dredger, dubbed ‘The Reef Destroyer’ by local environmentalists, recently arrived in Bimini as developers forge ahead with construction of a controversial ferry terminal. The 450-foot, 1,200 ton Niccolo Machiavelli is a specialized cutter-suction dredger designed to break up hard material which standard dredgers cannot remove. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, June 17, 2014

  • 22 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede Holds Naming Ceremony for Dredger ITALENI The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ITALENI, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede.    Maldives: Hulhumalé Land Reclamation Contract Awarded A US$50 million contract for dredging and reclamation work in Hulhumalé has been […]

  • 11 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Dredge Yard CEO Over the years Dredge Yard has proven itself as a reliable supplier of many dredge and mining components to many dredge contractors and mining operators world wide. Hereby we are bringing you an exclusive interview with Mr. Basel Yousef, the Dredge Yard CEO, who provided us with invaluable insight […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Activists, environmentalists and trade unions are set to come together on June 11 to call for the immediate implementation of a Freedom of Information Act. The event is being organized by Save The Bays, the fast-growing national movement that has championed the cause of the public’s right to know. It will take place from 8am-2pm […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a six-year acquisition program, the Government of the Bahamas has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 9 vessels for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and construction work for their naval bases. The contract has been placed with Damen Shipyards Group, headquartered in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. In announcing the contract, the […]

  • 15 November 2013

    Oraco Resources, Inc. announced that they have decided to undertake a thorough washing of the approximately 80 tons of gravel and silt that they had removed from the riverbed at their Boroma site. The Company stated that the results of the rough washing of approximately 2 tons of the dredging performed prior to the rainy […]