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  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares, in cooperation with the World Bank, is working on a study in the Caribbean to assess the impact of sea level rise and resilience potential of 17 countries in the region. The aim of the study is to derive proxies to estimate the resilient potential of each country in the region and their potential […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves formally announced on Wednesday, December 5 that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. setting out the general terms for a new long-term business agreement for the development and operation of a new cruise terminal. While specific designs and costs […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Dredging DS, a Quebec based company specialized in deep-water sediments removal, has signed its first long-term suction dredging contract with Empressa Generadora de Electricidad Itabo in the Dominican Republic. This multiyear agreement, signed in the presence of the Canadian Ambassador in the Dominican Republic Shauna Hemingway, supports Ocean’s development plan and its latest steps […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. The company also reported a growth in its revenues. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Piedroba partners Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz and […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd Latam Caribbean Ports and Logistics Summit will take place on January 28-29, 2015, in Panama Marriott Hotel, Panama. The focus of the 2nd Latam Caribbean Ports and Logistics Summit is analyze ongoing and planned projects, as well as new public policies and the port industry’s strategies to increase logistics competitiveness, as well as debate the future […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $19 million. Under this contract, Orion Marine Group will design and build a new dock facility for a private customer in the Caribbean. Design work will begin in the first quarter of 2014 while […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $14 million. Orion Marine Group was recently awarded a contract to demolish and reconstruct an existing fuel pier for the US Navy in the Caribbean. Onsite construction will begin in the second quarter of […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The benefits and challenges of port concessions, port privatization and strategic alliances are among the critical issues that will be addressed at the American Association of Port Authorities’ 2013 Latin American and Caribbean Executive Management Conference. This semi-annual, three-day conference typically draws more than 100 port and maritime professionals from all over the Western Hemisphere, […]

  • 18 July 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, announced a contract award of approximately $10 million. Orion Marine Group was recently awarded the contract for the construction of port facilities in the Caribbean. Onsite construction of the project is expected to commence in the first quarter 2013 and last […]

  • 2 February 2011

    A multipurpose bulk storage terminal is to be developed in the Caribbean, holding two million m3 of liquid…   (tankstoragemag) [mappress] Source: tankstoragemag, February 3, 2011;

  • 11 October 2010

    The Caribbean Isles Co-Operative Association (CICA) has proposed the maintenance dredging of all canals within the Caribbean Isles Mobile… (tampaport) [mappress] Source: tampaport, October 12, 2010;

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Montserrat, together with its partners the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Fund (UKCIF), has launched construction of a $19.5 million port development in Little Bay. “The launch of this port construction project marks one of the first steps towards the fulfillment of the long hoped for transformation […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Rick Scott visited JAXPORT earlier this week to highlight his Fighting for Florida budget agenda, which includes more a more than $140 million investment for Florida Ports. Senator Scott also toured Port Tampa Bay, Port Canaveral, Port Panama City and PortMiami throughout the week to highlight his commitment to fighting for the continued success of Florida’s […]

  • 21 January 2019

    By Maurice Freivokh, President at Dragflow Latin America and Dragflow North America. In mining it is often necessary to tackle dredging work in complex contexts. In fact, companies often find themselves working with inhomogeneous sediments and in difficult environments. Choosing the right equipment can really make the difference for those who have goals to keep […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), a trade association founded in 1912 that represents over 130 port authorities in the Western Hemisphere, including the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, recently announced a video named ‘Let’s Fix the Harbor Maintenance Tax’ (HMT). According to the Association, America’s ports are denied full funding through […]

  • 11 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 5-11, 2018).   Elbe Fairway Adjustment VIDEO With the building permit for the adaptation of the fairway obtained, the actual work to facilitate access to the Port of Hamburg can now begin.   Dredging Underway at CocoCay in the Bahamas […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Caribbean reported on its blog yesterday that Jan De Nul Group has begun dredging work at CocoCay in the Bahamas, signaling the start of a pivotal milestone in creating a pier for ships to dock. According to the company, the project includes dredging of the coral basin around the island and the installation of […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     APM Terminals’ Moin Container Terminal (MCT) in Costa Rica has been granted permission by the National Council of Concessions (CNC) to start commercial operations at its first deep-sea berth. This is a key step for the terminal, which is on schedule to be fully operational in February 2019, said APM in its latest announcement. […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Caribbean region stands to benefit from a research regarding the coastal issues through the partnership between the Dutch research institute Deltares and Jamaica’s Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI). With most populations of Caribbean countries located in coastal areas (70% of Jamaica’s population, for example, work or live in coastal communities), local resources remain exposed to […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In-keeping with the Government of Saint Lucia’s plans to build a resilient Saint Lucia, the essential desilting works on The John Compton Dam (JCD) are finally starting with phase one. The Water and Sewerage Company Incorporated (WASCO) is spearheading the JCD Rehabilitation project which will see the construction of a Sediment Disposal Area (SDA) as […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following a 26-day voyage across the North Atlantic, two floating docks have arrived at Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu) in the southern Caribbean. The two docks were delivered by the heavy-lift carrier Xin Guang Hua to the Port of Willemstad, Curaçao on 26 April 2018 following a trip with more than its share of bad weather. […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings (ORN) today reported net income of $4.1 million ($0.14 diluted earnings per share) for the three months ended March 31, 2018. These results compare to net loss of $1.8 million, ($0.07 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago, said the company. “During the first quarter, we had solid execution with continued strong market […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Vryhof Anchors has secured contracts for its STEVSHARK®REX anchoring solution with a number of dredging, oil and gas, offshore construction and marine renewables companies. These include Jan De Nul Group, a Luxembourg based dredging, offshore, civil and environmental contractor, international EPC contactor CNGS Group and energy companies Perenco Congo SA and Maersk Drilling in Trinidad. […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings today reported net income of $9.5 million ($0.34 diluted earnings per share) for the three months ended December 31, 2017.  These results compare to net loss of $6.3 million, ($0.23 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. Excluding net benefits of $4.3 million related to the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pointe Seraphine Berth One extension was formally opened on January 13, welcoming Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, the first-ever mega ship to visit Saint Lucia. The upgrading of the cruise facility was undertaken by the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), in keeping with the government’s outlook for improving the tourism […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Marine access to the island of Montserrat is set to improve, as the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of £14.4 million to develop the port at Little Bay. The funds are being provided through the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund (UKCIF), and will assist in financing […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the last month Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance has visited two yards and one sister company from Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s (DSC) global network to audit their management systems. The results of the auditing processes have been successful: firstly, in the Netherlands, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam and Niron Staal received ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications. And secondly, […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) today reported a net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2017, of $5 million. These results compare to net income of $4.7 million for the same period a year ago. During the three months ended September 30, 2017, the company experienced unprecedented weather impacts, including three major hurricanes – Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    SAGE (Systems Approach to Geomorphic Engineering) will organize on October 19th a webinar on Sustainable Adaptive Gradients in the Coastal Environment: Reconceptualizing the Role of Infrastructure in Resilience. The webinar will be presented by Melissa A. Kenney, Associate Research Professor in Environmental Decision Support Science, University of Maryland, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center. The Adaptation Gradients framework incorporates […]