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  • 29 August 2012

    The Port Authority’s Second Quarter Budget Reforecast paints a positive picture, Executive Director Len Waterworth reported at yesterday’s meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. “The bottom line is that revenues have increased by more than $11 million or 5 percent, compared to the original budget forecast,” Waterworth said. “And expenses […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has commenced a major feasibility study into the potential expansion of facilities at the port. Continued growth in traffic and cargos, as well as an increase in the size of the vessels has prompted the study, as projections indicate that Aberdeen Harbour will remain the principal port for the oil and gas […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    One thing is clear: Conventional procurement is not always cost-efficient and clients and consultants are ready to look for alternatives – like Early Contractor Involvement. On the other hand, for many attendees at the ECI Forum in London the exact definition of “Early Contractor Involvement” was not clear and for some, who had their own […]

  • 5 November 2013

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today reported financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2013. Jonathan Berger, Chief Executive Officer stated, “For the three months ended September 30, […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Funding from BP’s $1 billion early restoration agreement will accelerate restoration projects in the Gulf of Mexico. State and federal Trustees today unveiled the first set of early environmental restoration projects that are proposed for funding under the landmark agreement BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (BP) signed with the Trustees in April 2011. The eight […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited, the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, has announced the consolidated annual results of the Company and its subsidiaries (the “Group”) for the year ended 31 December 2011 (the “Reporting Period”). – Revenue of RMB 1,137 million, representing a year-on-year increase of 203% […]

  • 13 June 2011

    A specially-designed 55,000m² ‘Destination Village‘ is being built on the Abu Dhabi Corniche breakwater to host the Volvo Ocean Race yachting fleet and its many thousands of fans expected to descend on the UAE capital when the city welcomes the flotilla this New Year. Plans for the ‘Destination Village,’ which will be adjacent to the […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit last week, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of local coastal economies and an important source of jobs. Merkley also received recognition from the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus […]

  • 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, […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vladimir Putin held a meeting on developing ports in the Azov and Black Sea basins. The President proposed holding a number of meetings to discuss the prospects for developing ports in key Russian waters. The meeting was attended by Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Ivanov, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded two contracts for the restoration of two previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction projects in Suffolk County. The work is part of a larger near-term coastal restoration effort taking place at previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction projects impacted by Hurricane Sandy throughout the […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Additional early restoration projects totaling about $9 million will begin along the Gulf Coast in 2013, according to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment trustees. Following a 30-day public comment period on the “Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Phase II Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Review,” the NRDA trustees have finalized plans allowing […]

  • 20 February 2013

    In spite of the “water no get enemy” mantra that is plastered across the blue and white pipelines of Lagos, Nigeria is in danger of falling short of targets it set more than a decade ago to provide clean water and sanitation to the majority of citizens. However, increased government funding for water management and […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Making a yet another significant landmark in the container handling saga of Sri Lanka, the State-owned Jaye Container Terminal (JCT) received an 11,660 TEU capacity Container Carrier, “MV MSC LUCIANA”, operated by the Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). “MV MSC LUCIANA” which made a history as the largest ever container vessel thus far called over […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana Harbor and Canal has not been dredged since 1972, but thanks to a truly collaborative effort, the Corps has started to safely remove and contain sediment to not only restore deep draft commercial navigation but improve water quality in southern Lake Michigan. Over a period of eight to 10 years, the Indiana Harbor […]

  • 5 May 2011
    Vessels

    On 19th April 2011. Uljanik shipyard delivered the third of four Self-Propelled Cutter Section Dredgers, named „Fernao de Magalhaes“, to the Luxembourg company Jan De Nul Luxembourg S.A. Capellan G.D. Luxembourg forming part of the Jan De Nul Group. As a reminder, the first dredger «Ibn Battuta» was delivered to the same buyer at the […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Scientists in the Habitat Research Group (HRG) are conducting studies to identify the essential habitats of eastern Bering Sea species. This includes work to identify suitable predictor variables for quantitative habitat models and to develop tools to map the variables over very large areas. Abundance estimates from annual bottom trawl surveys are being combined with […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a supplier of innovative and efficient equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets, recently presented a patented non-radioactive slurry density measurement tool for inland CSD dredgers at CEDA Dredging Days. In order to present this new development to our readers, we caught up with Jacco Osnabrugge, Manager R&D IHC Systems […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Structural growth in the markets where Boskalis is active continues to be driven by long-term global economic and geographic trends. For the purpose of our new Business Plan we carried out a global review of the relevant trends and developments in our markets. We also visited dozens of clients and end-users around the world to sound them out about their vision on […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long term planning and oversight of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) dredging operations on the Great Lakes is the responsibility of Brig. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser, USACE Great Lakes and Ohio Rivers Division Commander. Recently Brig. Gen. Kaiser, who grew up in Racine, Wisconsin along the shores of Lake Michigan, explained the challenges, […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design measures to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, which will improve navigation and energize the national, state and local economy. The “Wider, Deeper, Safer” dredging project will deepen the Inner Harbor channels to 55 feet, Chesapeake Bay’s Thimble Shoal Channel to 56 […]

  • 24 February 2014

    In January 2014, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal met with leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division and New York District to receive various updates regarding the Corps’ efforts post Hurricane Sandy and observe the significant progress of the New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project. “Given […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, has reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The company’s operations during the quarter were focused primarily on the recovery of gold from the SS Central America shipwreck and validation of the phosphate mineral deposit controlled by one of the […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today is providing its investors an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook While the Company is pleased with the recovery of backlog from the lows reached in 2011 and with recent legislative activity in Washington, dredge utilization […]

  • 2 May 2013

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2013, of $1.1 million ($0.04 diluted loss per share). These results compare to a net loss of $6.3 million ($0.23 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “Our first quarter […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Comparing dredged and undredged sections of the Allegheny River, reduced populations of fish and less variety of aquatic life occurred in areas where gravel extraction took place, according to researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. The researchers investigated navigation pools 7 and 8 near Kittanning and Templeton and published their results in the […]