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  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) CEO, Adam Azim, inspected the progress of Centara Three Island Reclamation Project today. Last year, MTCC signed a contract with a Thailand hospitality management and holding company, Centara Hotels and Resorts, for the reclamation works on three islands in Kaafu Atoll area in the Republic of Maldives. […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Arnout Damen as the new CEO, succeeding René Berkvens, who held the position for more than 13 years. Arnout Damen will take over the CEO position as of 1 January, when his current CCO position will be taken over by Jan-Wim Dekker. Over the past nine years, Damen has been […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Maldives is an independent island nation in the north-central Indian Ocean, which consists of about 1,200 small coral islands and sandbanks (some 200 of which are inhabited). One third of the approximately 450,000 inhabitants live in the capital, Male’ city. While Male’ is relatively developed, the outlying islands require economic and social infrastructure development. […]

  • 6 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    DEME’s Board of Directors announces that on 1 January 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke will succeed Alain Bernard as the company’s CEO. Alain Bernard (aged 63) started working for the group in 1980 and has been CEO of DEME since 2006. Over the past 12 years he transformed the group from a purely dredging organisation into a […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Townsville said in its latest release that Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, announced today a $75 million funding contribution towards the Townsville Channel Capacity Upgrade; meaning that the works can now get underway. The $193 million project involves widening of the shipping channels to accommodate larger ships and is the vital first stage […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    On April 26, 2018, Secretary Wilbur Ross, United States Department of Commerce, appointed Bob Wetta, President and CEO of DSC Dredge LLC, to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA).  Wetta named Charlie Sinunu, DSC’s Director of International Dredge Sales to his staff and they will help identify commercial opportunities […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Corpus Christi CEO, Sean Strawbridge, last week testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment in a hearing titled, “Examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).” Mr. Strawbridge advocated for necessary funding and proposed ways for the USACE to improve delivery of crucial infrastructure projects […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     The South Carolina Ports Authority has just released this brief video message from SCPorts President and CEO, Jim Newsome, about the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make Charleston the deepest harbor on the U.S. Coast, an advantage integral to the port’s ability to handle bigger container ships without tidal […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America’s (DCA) Board of Directors has selected the Honorable William P. Doyle, Sr. as its new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  William Doyle currently serves as a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission having been unanimously confirmed twice by the U.S. Senate as a Presidential Appointee, and remained […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kenz Figee Group, a Dutch offshore crane supplier, has appointed Jan Pieter Klaver as the company’s new CEO. Jan Pieter served at Heerema for 26 years in a variety of positions, amongst others at the former Norwegian yard of Heerema and at Dockwise. “I got to know Kenz Figee as a motivated organization with an enormous […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Marine and Dredging Consultants (IMDC) has just announced that Piet Haerens will replace Jos Smits as the company CEO. After 35 years of service, of which 21 as CEO, Jos Smits asked the Board of Directors to reduce his involvement and to transfer the responsibility of managing IMDC to a successor. “Piet will be […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday that Lasse Petterson will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on May 1, 2017. Chairman of the Board Robert Uhler stated: “As expected, since becoming a Board Member late in 2016, his background, reputation and character have enabled him […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mark Nardolillo, CEO and President of BEM Systems, Inc., will present at the Alaska Forum on the Environment (AFE) on February 9th, to discuss ‘Forecasting Risk to Infrastructure from Coastal Erosion in Arctic Alaska’, the company just announced. The presentation will summarize the recent risk assessment studies and modeling efforts on the mechanisms driving the […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The JAXPORT CEO, Brian Taylor, expects that, after a decade of discussion and planning, the $684 million project to deepen the St. Johns River shipping channel could begin this year. Mr Taylor made this announcement yesterday in his State of the Port address to the Propeller Club of the United States, according to Jacksonville.com. Deepening the […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The acting CEO of the Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA), Raivis Veсkagans, visited the Port of Yuzhny on January 22, 2017. During the visit, the CEO met with the port authorities and toured the water areas and production complexes of the state enterprise ‘Yuzhny Commercial Seaport’. Mr Veckagans also visited the area of the future grain […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the selection of Lasse Petterson as CEO and his appointment to the company’s board. Chairman of the Board Michael J. Walsh said: “After a thorough and comprehensive search process, I am confident that the Board identified the right candidate to […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bob Wetta, President/CEO of DSC Dredge, LLC, along with the other Louisiana “E” Award winners, held a meeting in Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy’s office on September 1. The purpose of the meeting was to recognize the winners for their accomplishments that led to receiving this prestigious award. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The last week’s launch of the Africa’s First Dredging Simulator at the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSOE) provided an excellent opportunity for Mr Richard Vallihu, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), to speak about the topic. The inauguration of the Royal IHC dredging simulator, held on Friday, 2 September, marked the start of a new […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has just announced that on September 1, 2016, Bram Roelse will step down as CEO. On that date, Mr Dave Vander Heyde will be appointed by the Supervisory Board as the company’s new CEO. Vander Heyde has been CFO at IHC since 2011. During his time in this role, Mr Roelse has used […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the new chief executive of the Environment Agency, is visiting Somerset this week where he will see firsthand the improvements made in the area since 2013/14.  He will start his tour in Bridgwater where he will meet local Environment Agency staff. Sir James will then be taken to Burrow Mump, where he will witness the […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wim Biesemans joins the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME as CEO of DEME Concessions.  “I have always been lucky enough to work for growing companies or on promising start-up projects. I love building strong teams that can grow together and that’s exactly what I expect to do with DEME’s entire entrepreneurial team,” […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott president Peter Bowe was recently selected as SmartCEO’s Baltimore CEO of the Year. Though there were many candidates for the award, SmartCEO explains why Peter was the most impressive: “​Since arriving at Ellicott Dredges in the early 1980s, Bowe has patiently and steadily led Ellicott Dredges through tough business cycles, ownership transition, foreign political […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During the recent SMM Hamburg 2014 show, one of the world’s leading events for the maritime industry, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Axel Mattern, Port of Hamburg CEO, and discuss ongoing development activities in the port. One of the Port’s biggest projects at the moment is to dredge the River Elbe from […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    CARIS informs that Dr. Salem Masry, President and CEO of CARIS, was awarded the 2014 C.C. Kirby Award, by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick (APEGNB), in recognition of his world-beating land and marine mapping software. Dr. Masry founded CARIS in 1979 to commercialize the research into digital charting systems he […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 into the Dredge Yard’s business plans. […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has appointed Bram Roelse as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect as of 1 April 2014. He has taken over this leading role within the company from predecessor Dirk Philips who stepped back in November 2013. Mr Roelse (56) has worked at IHC Merwede for the past 13 years. […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    South Carolina Ports Authority container volume rose nearly 7 percent in January compared to same month last year, with 129,562 twenty-foot equivalent units handled by the port in January. In fiscal year to date results announced at the SCPA’s regular Board meeting today, container volume in Charleston is up 5.5 percent. A total of 942,013 […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nearly 200 people gathered at UNF last week to listen to the annual State of the Port address by JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor. After being introduced by Propeller Club President Jim Gillen, Taylor reviewed JAXPORT’s past performance and provided updates about port projects such as Mile Point, the Intermodal Container Transfer Facility at Dames Point, […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch dredgers and dredging equipment manufacturer Dredge Yard has participated in The Forum of Dredging Companies, held on 12 February 2014 in Moscow, Russia. The event was organized by media group IAA PortNews and the partners of the Forum were FSUE ROSMORPORT and the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). The forum hosted over […]