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  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, hosted two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings last week, regarding proposed dredging and potential sand sources that could be utilized to provide sand for the renourishment of the Bal Harbour beach. Public comments on this plan will be accepted through December 24, said USACE. […]

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

    The modernization of USACE Jacksonville District’s fleet of survey boats continues with the arrival of its newest vessel. Crew members took delivery of the new boat, known as SB-48, in the past few weeks and have been working to install survey equipment so it will be ready to perform missions later this year. “Once it […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, the Sandy Hook Bay dredging program will be undertaken during the October 2014 – March 2015 time window. The proposed maintenance dredging will involve the removal of approximately 41,170 cubic yards of material from the mentioned area. The sediment dredged from this channel, located in Leonardo, […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released its latest trading update, saying that the market picture for the coming period would be characterized by continued lower volumes of work and pressure on both utilization levels and margins. Compared to the same period last year, revenue declined at virtually stable fleet utilization rates. Weak market conditions resulted […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    To mark its bicentenary, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has created the commemorative album Shaping the World as a beautifully designed book to showcase the 200 structures and engineering projects that have had the greatest impact on the people lives. The book celebrates the individuals and organisations that deliver the vital infrastructure everyone relies on and […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    RSC Bio Solutions’ Matt Houston reviewed the challenges faced by the dredging industry and the solutions that environmentally acceptable fluids, cleaners and absorbents can provide for field operations and equipment, as well as for equipment maintenance. This video provides a closer look at biobased and biodegradable lubrication solutions for dredging operations. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley recently took part at the Flood Expo event, the world’s leading flood exhibition and conference. The two-day event, staged on 12-13 October at London Excel, gathered high-profile speakers that presented latest solutions to widespread flooding problems. It also featured an extensive seminar and workshop schedule designed to help highlight new, cost-effective ways to prevent […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Changes in rainfall and temperature are predicted to transform wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world within the century, a new study from the USGS and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley concludes. Such changes are expected to affect the plant communities found in coastal wetlands. For example, some salt marshes […]

  • 23 August 2011

    Business is booming at Ramsgate’s Royal Harbour Marina with record numbers of boat owners using the facility… By Chris Britcher (kentnews) [mappress] Source: kentnews, August 23, 2011;

  • 23 March 2012

    North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) Interim CEO Jeff Strader reported on Thursday that on the whole, the state of North Carolina’s Ports is strong. In the last year the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City saw business growth and revenue increases, and overall there is a renewed sense of importance for the role which […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed, Ducks Unlimited, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service gathered for a press conference last week to discuss the significance Delaware plays within Delaware River Basin and new funding coming to the state. […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Placing of gravel and cobble on the seaward shore of Ediz Hook was started by a Port Angeles construction company last week. The prospect of the undertaking is to oppose and mitigate the effects of erosion. Bruch & Bruch Construction Inc. of Port Angeles intends to place 50,000 tons of material on the sand spit […]

  • 26 September 2011

    The Uruguayan government has created a committee to look into potential locations for construction of a deepwater port, Juan José Domínguez…   By Juan Andres Abarca (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, September 26, 2011;

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has commissioned a prestigious new jubilee book, entitled 70 years IHC Merwede. The first copy of this publication was presented to the mayor of Rotterdam, Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb, at the city’s Maritime Museum. Written by maritime historian Dr Joke Korteweg, this unique and beautifully designed book contains more than 300 pages and approximately […]

  • 19 April 2012

    The world wants soy, and U.S. farmers have invested in finding ways to get more of it to export markets quicker, easier and cheaper. Two soy checkoff-funded studies examine the challenges and opportunities related to transportation infrastructure. Study: “America’s Locks & Dams: A Ticking Time Bomb for Agriculture” The deteriorating condition of the U.S. lock […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest release that they are establishing three safety zones to facilitate the Philadelphia to Sea Dredging Maintenance Project which includes the dredging works in the Delaware River from May 12 through September 1, 2017. During this time, the cutter suction dredger Illinois will begin dredging in Marcus Hook […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is erecting dune system that will help the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore the salt water marshland of the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. This $38 million worth marsh restoration project is one of the largest restoration projects of its kind ever conducted in the eastern […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that more than $181 million in economic development funding has been approved for 24 projects that are spurring growth and opportunity in nine regions of the New York State. The funding, approved by Empire State Development’s Board of Directors, supports projects that are creating 1,524 new jobs and retaining […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, reports that two major financial developments related to the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project will assure continued work on this critical regional economic development project in the months to come. After years of planning and preparation, the project to deepen the Delaware River’s main […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore the marshes at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is making progress. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is dredging more than one million cubic yards of sand from the Delaware Bay and using it to build a dune and berm in the area. The dune and restored beach area will […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor-Elect John Bel Edwards has announced that Johnny Bradberry is his appointee for Executive Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Activities. In this position, Bradberry will also serve as the Chairperson of the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). National and local conservation groups working together on Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 123 million in the first half of 2013 (H1 2012: EUR 102 million). Dockwise contributed EUR 15 million to this result. Revenue rose by 12% in the first half to EUR 1.6 billion (H1 2012: EUR 1.4 billion). Organic revenue growth was 4%. EBITDA in […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons has secured $80 million in funding for Dover Air Force Base and $33 million in funding for the Delaware River deepening project in the annual Military Construction/Veterans Affairs and Energy and Water Development appropriations bills respectively. These bills passed out of the Appropriations Committee and are now ready for debate by […]

  • 30 September 2011

    A R2 billion initiative by the Namibia Port Authority (Namport) to expand the deep water port at Walvis Bay from 2012 could consolidate the… By Felix Njini (southerntimesafrica) [mappress] Source: southerntimesafrica, September 30, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers crews are making great progress on levee improvements in the lower Natomas Basin. Their new commander Col. James Handura took a closer look recently at the work being done at two sites. “Col. Handura toured our seepage cutoff wall construction along Steelhead Creek, east of Northgate Blvd, and along […]