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  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Metro Vancouver, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation of Delta, and the City of Richmond together celebrate the milestone of a $10-million collaboration to dredge the lower Fraser River in Ladner Harbor, Deas Slough, Sea Reach and Cannery Channel. Dredging involves the careful removal […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fraser River Pile and Dredge (FRPD) was fined $350,000 in the Provincial Court of British Columbia last week, after pleading guilty to depositing a deleterious substance into water frequented by fish, in violation of the Fisheries Act, the Government of Canada announces.  The penalty will be directed to the Government of Canada’s Environmental Damages Fund. In […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vital channels in the Fraser River in Steveston and Ladner will be kept navigable and continue to facilitate economic activity as a result of unprecedented collaborative work bringing together a $10 million joint commitment announced yesterday  by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 17, 2012, a $10 million joint commitment by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation of Delta and the City of Richmond was announced to undertake local channel dredging around Ladner and Steveston. Since that time, staff has been assisting Port Metro […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    CITGO Petroleum Corporation, together with the Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program (CBBEP), hosted a coastal restoration effort in the Nueces Delta Preserve last week. “It is important for businesses like ours to partner with the communities in order to solve issues that affect all of us,” said Nelson P. Martinez, CITGO president and CEO. […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In order to prevent future flooding of the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, and ensure economic prosperity and growth of the whole region, infrastructure of Fraser River must be improved, managed and maintained. According to the latest report on the Economic Importance of the Lower Fraser River, released by the Metro Vancouver and Chambers of Commerce, “to […]

  • 13 March 2012

    As The Nation reports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is studying the best way for utilising the channels leading to the Koko port in Delta State. Mr Omar Suleiman, the Nigerian Ports Authority Managing Director, stated that NPA is collaborating with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and other investors to revive the Koko port. […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA), a community group based in central Queensland opposing port development in the Fitzroy Delta, have welcomed the announcement that GlencoreXstrata have dumped plans to build a coal export terminal on Balaclava Island in the Fitzroy Delta, but call on further action to reject other coal ports proposed for […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new poll has just shown that 62 percent of Louisiana voters favor Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan – the state’s blueprint for prioritizing large-scale coastal restoration and protection projects – while only 6 percent oppose it. The poll, conducted in December 2016 by Applied Technology Research Corporation and commissioned by Restore the Mississippi River Delta, comes […]

  • 4 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord: Annual Report 2012 (The Netherlands) Van Oord publishes its annual report 2012 yesterday. In this integrated report, Van Oord reviews the course of business in the company in 2012.   Minister Not Warned about Risks of Fitzroy Delta Port (Australia) Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke admits he was never warned about the ‘extreme’ risks […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. will publish its 2011-2013 Corporate Strategy today at 10.00 CET. Peter Berdowski, CEO, will present the strategic plan through a live webcast. The English spoken webcast will commence at 10.00 CET. At the same time, the strategy update will become available through the recently re-launched corporate website: www.boskalis.com. Furthermore, a […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The West Bengal government has taken initiatives to dredge Muriganga River to facilitate round-the-clock ferry services to Gangasagar Mela, PTI India reports.  The work, once complete, will also reduce travel time between the ferry jetties and Sagar Island in South 24 Parganas. Every year on Makar Sankranti (January 14), thousands of pilgrims gather at Sagar […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DBL Group, a Dhaka based diversified business conglomerate, has just launched its dredging business concern named ‘DBL Dredging Limited’. “It is going to be a full service company for valuable contribution towards the dredging and excavating needs of Bangladesh,” the company stated in the announcement. “The management is committed to continuous improvement and strives to meet […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Astra Resources PLC has signed an agreement with Cagayan River Construction & Development Corporation (CRCDC) on iron sands project in Philippines. The joint venture’s purpose is dredging, developing and managing the iron sands reserves in the Cagayan River Delta located in the Cagayan Valley Region and off-shore in the North Eastern part of Luzon in […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Broad green dikes are cheaper to build and often provide more protection than traditional dikes with stone or asphalt revetments. Generally, they are also a more harmonious match with the surroundings. This alternative should therefore be considered more often during dike upgrades. This is the conclusion of a study by Deltares and Alterra Wageningen University […]

  • 31 January 2012

    International diversified resources company, Astra Resources Plc, has received a favourable report from the Cagayan River Construction & Development Corporation (CRCDC) on its Philippine iron sands project. The report, commissioned by the CRCDC who is Astra’s Joint Venture partner for the project, identifies the iron ore potential of the immediate surroundings of the CRCDC dredging […]

  • 9 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 3-9, 2020).   Two Damen Cutter Suction Dredgers Shipped to Mexico Damen Shipyards recently delivered two new dredgers to the Mexican Navy, among which is the cutter suction dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19).   JV Including DEME […]

  • 6 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 30 – October 6, 2019).   Another Ten IHC Beavers for Egyptian Ministry of Defense Royal IHC has secured a contract from the Egyptian Ministry of Defense’s Engineering Authority (MOD) for the construction of ten IHC Beaver® 45 Cutter […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has published its 2011 Annual Report. The reports, which have been published in English and Dutch, can be read or downloaded from the following link. The 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report will be available on the company’s website as from the end of March. Mid-April, printed versions of the Annual […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    During today’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, Mr. J.M. Hessels was appointed to the Supervisory Board of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for a four year term. He will also chair the Supervisory Board. Mr. Hessels (68) fulfills the function of chairman of the Board of NYSE Euronext, Inc. and is member of the Supervisory Board […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) held a public meeting in San Francisco, California, Sept. 9 to 11, 2014, to review coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific coastal region with experts from California and the West. The CERB, a national, congressionally-authorized board, advises the Chief of Engineers on research and technology, and guides priorities for […]

  • 9 May 2012

    International diversified resource company Astra Resources PLC, through its joint venture in the Cagayan River Construction and Development Corporation (CRCDC) will begin the dredging of its Philippine iron sands project in late 2012. Through its subsidiary Astra Philippines Pty Ltd, Astra beneficially owns ninety percent (90%) of the joint venture company CRCDC, a Philippine registered […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, says government had to remove 62 critical wrecks from Lagos waterways to allow for dredging and also accommodate bigger vessels. Umar disclosed this in Abuja on Monday during the 2013 Ministerial Platform organised by the Ministry of Information. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract worth approximately € 30 million to provide and install a submarine fiber optic cable across the Strait of Magellan, Argentina. The contract was awarded by the state-owned corporation AR-SAT (Empresa Argentina de Soluciones Satelitales S.A.). The fiber optic cable, which will be used for internet […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol, an infrastructure advisor specializing in the planning and design of facilities that shape the coastlines, harbors and rivers, has named a new Coasts, Water and the Environment Practice Leader and new supporting leadership roles. The firm elected Senior Coastal Engineer Jeffrey G. Shelden, PE, to serve as overall Practice Leader. Mr. Shelden […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has placed an order with Samsung for the construction of a power cable laying vessel. The vessel with an overall length of 100 meters and with a cable loading capacity of 5,000 ton is expected to be completed in the second half of 2012. Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has also been […]