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  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers faces aging technology, shortage of funding and a lack of citizen awareness, said its commander. Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the Army’s chief of engineers and USACE commanding general, spoke Thursday, at a Civil Works Infrastructure roundtable conference. He highlighted some of the major challenges the country faces and […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environmental Advocates of New York, NY/NJ Baykeeper, New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG), Riverkeeper and Tri-State Transportation Campaign strongly oppose Governor Cuomo’s plan to allow the State Thruway Authority to borrow $511 million of Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) funds originally slated for wastewater infrastructure and environmental restoration projects, in order to pay for construction, […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Decom North Sea (DNS), the oil and gas decommissioning forum, will host a lunch and learn event to give supply chain companies the opportunity to learn more about a variety of pertinent topics; from crisis communications, to the new developments at Aberdeen harbour. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 24, at the Doubletree […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (R) has been named 2014 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Development Forum (March 25-26, 2014, Shanghai, China) will be hosted by Dalian Maritime University Shipping & Port Research Institution. Over 150 delegates from ports authorities and operators, famous shipping liners, hi-tech providers, port designers and engineers, financial institutions, equipment vendors, construction contractors and relevant vendors will be invited to join this conference. Background The […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, both D-Mich., announced that the Army Corps will distribute $25 million for Great Lakes navigation projects, including funding to help address the backlog of dredging projects in the Great Lakes. Last month, Great Lakes Task Force Co-chairs Levin and Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., led a bipartisan letter from […]

  • 23 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands: Boskalis Expands Partnership with Infor Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that Boskalis, a leading service provider of all-round dredging and maritime solutions, will implement the Infor 10x version of Infor LN, which includes Infor ION, Infor Ming.le and Infor Business Intelligence (BI).   […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A further flood funding boost of £500,000 has been proposed for river dredging by Somerset County Council yesterday, and it brings the total proposed by the council to £1m. The Council is planning to up its offer of £300,000 for dredging, and £200,000 for local flood prevention schemes, to a total of £1m – with […]

  • 18 December 2013

    Governor Bobby Jindal, officials from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Department of Economic Development and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) joined leaders from the City of Baton Rouge, The Water Institute of the Gulf, Louisiana State University and other coastal research institutes to unveil plans for the establishment of The Water Campus […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the completion of its latest project with state-owned port operator, Indonesian Port Corporation II. BMT has delivered a pre-feasibility study for a possible Greenfield site in the region of Kijing in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. […]

  • 22 November 2013

    Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar (D) has been named 2013 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the nation’s […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden will travel to Panama in the third week of November to meet with President Ricardo Martinelli and visit the Panama Canal expansion project. Biden had to postpone a previous scheduled visit in September after a visit to Mexico, due to the crisis in Syria. He will visit the expansion works […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    While speaking at the inaugural function of Vigilance Awareness Week-2013 held by Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) yesterday, the Police Commissioner, Mr. B. Shivadhar Reddy, IPS, has called for a moral introspection among political and administrative leaders on more effective ways of containing pervasive corruption in society. Even while the laws on various forms […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thailand will host Flood Control Asia 2013, Asia’s first Flood Control and Protection Technology Exhibition on 29 – 31 October 2013 at BITEC, Bangkok. Co-located with Asia Flood Conference 2013, this event would bring together professional flood protection companies and experts who will share ideas and showcase the latest technologies to tackle the persistent flood […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard to provide maintenance dredging, construction oversight, environmental coordination and hydrographic surveying services for nine U.S. Coast Guard stations located along the Texas coast, increasing navigation safety while saving taxpayers thousands of dollars annually. “After learning that the Coast Guard was having […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) stood before the shuttered Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 Laboratory in Edison, New Jersey, calling for an end to the reckless Republican government shutdown that has left all 100 employees of the lab furloughed. The government shutdown has halted or slowed work on a variety of activities critical to […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On October 9, ZPMC won three bids consecutively in the domestic and overseas port machinery market, with a total contract value of nearly 2.9 billion yuan. The purchase by the customer in Doha, Qatar marks ZPMC’s products have entered the 84th country. Abroad, ZPMC signed a sales contract for 12 double-lifting shore cranes and 38 […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Representative David Gomberg announced that the legislative Coastal Caucus has worked with the Governor’s office to secure emergency strategic funding for dredging in Yaquina Bay. The Bay was previously scheduled to be cleaned and deepened by the Army Corp of Engineers. However, approaching winter weather means the project would be delayed due to the […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thailand will host Flood Control Asia 2013, Asia’s first Flood Control and Protection Technology Exhibition on 29 – 31 October 2013 at BITEC, Bangkok. Co-located with Asia Flood Conference 2013, this event would bring together professional flood protection companies and experts who will share ideas and showcase the latest technologies to tackle the persistent flood […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major project to restore critical estuary habitat along the Snohomish River is underway as part of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Tulalip Tribes of Washington partnership. The Qwuloolt Estuary Restoration Project will restore tidal access to about 360 acres of historic floodplain. The tribes partnered with several city, state and federal agencies […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott sent the below letter to Brigadier General Donald E. Jackson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division regarding the Lake Okeechobee Herbert Hoover Dike System and the lack of federal investment for regional restoration projects. Governor Scott stated: “I am writing regarding the Corps of Engineers’ inaction that led […]

  • 7 August 2013

    On August 2nd 2013, Euroports Italy’s terminal in Marghera, Venice welcomed the largest seagoing vessel ever to enter the port of Venice for handling operations. The MV TEN JIN MARU (LOA: 240 m x 38 m, deadweight: 98.000t), a bulk carrier, departed from South America on July 8th, with a record of 65.000 tons of […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Blueprint for Water coalition of environmental organisations has this week submitted a strong response to the Government, objecting to proposals to weaken controls on river dredging which have been produced at the request of Environment Secretary Owen Paterson. The Environment Agency was asked by Mr Paterson to consider how it can make it easier […]

  • 9 July 2013

    New Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler now has one month to knock back the controversial proposal to dump millions of tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park near Abbot Point in north Queensland. A decision was due yesterday, but Minister Butler postponed the deadline until the 9th August. “With the threat of […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Cork has announced an investment of €3 million in new plant equipment following an agreement with crane manufacturer, Liebherr. The investment includes a new LHM 550 Harbour Mobile Crane which will be in operation at Ringaskiddy Deep-water Berth. Increasingly, importers to the Port of Cork are using Panamax size vessels of over […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thailand will host Flood Control Asia 2013, Asia’s first Flood Control and Protection Technology Exhibition on 29 – 31 October 2013 at BITEC, Bangkok. Co-located with Asia Flood Conference 2013, this event would bring together professional flood protection companies and experts who will share ideas and showcase the latest technologies to tackle the persistent flood […]