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  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II announced yesterday that funding has been provided by the U.S. Army Corps’ Fiscal Year 2017 work plan to complete the Blue River Basin/Dodson Levee and the Turkey Creek Basin projects in the Kansas City area. “This was a long standing effort and I’m pleased to help with funding to see these […]

  • 28 June 2012

    The Industry Minister has led the management team from the Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) to Japan to assure Japanese investors of Thailand’s flood prevention plan in a bid to create investor confidence. During the roadshow to Japan, Industry Minister M.R. Phongsawat Svastiwat presented Thailand’s industrial and investment promotion strategies to Japanese investors, while […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    IHC Lagersmit, part of IHC Merwede, has opened on 8 June last a new manufacturing plant in Alblasserdam, The Netherlands. The company has decided to invest in the latest high-tech production facility for rotating shaft seals in western Europe, despite in these economically difficult times. In addition, IHC Lagersmit has introduced two new innovative products […]

  • 19 October 2010

    The international dredging group Jan De Nul has just taken on its 500th engineer: Maarten Beckers (23). “It is very special to me that we can engage the 500th engineer in times of crisis,” says Jan Pieter De Nul, CEO of Jan De Nul Group. “There are not many companies in Belgium that employ that […]

  • 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).   […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the last couple of decades, the Russian dredging market has been growing at a fast pace. Although the global financial crisis has slowed the market’s development, demand for maritime infrastructure and energy-related projects continued to fuel the boom. One of the best examples of this development is Nonius Engineering Company. Being relatively young on the […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have urged the Department of the Army and the Office of Management and Budget to help Michigan communities effected by high water levels in the Great Lakes and inland waterways. According to the officials, extreme weather, flooding and erosion have led to damaged property, harbors, beaches, roads and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Interview: WeSubsea Raises the Bar WeSubsea, a subsea service company located in Norway and UK, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments.   Interview with Vortex: Focus on Research and Development Vortex International […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 May 2012

    The Science and Technology Minister has admitted that inefficient water resources management is the root to the country’s inundation problem while insisting that the construction of Mae Wong Dam will not cause environmental impact. Speaking at a seminar concerning the flood crisis and budget allocation for appropriate water management in the future, Science and Technology […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    There is widespread, bipartisan support for action in addressing Louisiana’s coastal land loss crisis, according to a new poll released today by BDPC, LLC + Pinsonat and Restore the Mississippi River Delta. Of note, 79 percent of coastal voters said they support sediment diversions, large-scale engineering projects that would be strategically operated to direct sediment and fresh water from the […]

  • 28 September 2012

    The controversial mass dredging operations, that independent scientists believe are likely responsible for creating a marine contamination crisis in Gladstone harbour, are now planned to increase with the addition of a new shipping passage in the harbour. “This is some of the worst possible news for local Gladstone fishing communities, who have lost their harbour, […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Titanium Resources Group Ltd is pleased to announce that it today appointed Michael Brown as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect. Mr. Brown is the Chief Operating Officer of De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd (“DBCM”), the South African mining operation of the De Beers Group. Mr. Brown has worked […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The state’s revised 50-year comprehensive Coastal Master Plan to protect and restore Louisiana’s endangered coast, was heard by the Louisiana Senate Natural Resources committee, along with the Fiscal Year 2018 annual plan for project expenditures in the upcoming state fiscal year. Both plans were approved and will await a hearing on the Senate floor when, […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has updated the status and shared the implementation timeline of the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion on the Federal Permitting Dashboard. The update indicates that the expected release of the draft environmental impact statement for this project will be November 2022, and a record of decision is expected by February 2024. […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Schock Contracting Corporation and Tierra Contracting, in combination with DSC Dredge, joined their forces recently to accomplish the emergency dredging project in Carpinteria Salt Marsh. Carpinteria, a small California town approximately 80 miles north of Los Angeles, sits right on the Pacific Ocean with mountains just behind it. Unfortunately, this past year has been very […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition sent a letter today to Governor John Bel Edwards, signed by 28 Louisiana business associations, chambers of commerce and other organizations, urging him to protect funding for coastal restoration and to move forward with the implementation of the state’s Coastal Master Plan. “Our ongoing land loss crisis creates […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, has released findings of a study that determined the city’s comprehensive strategy for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) project. The study evaluated dozens of adaptation measures and identified a set of strategies to build resilience in Lower Manhattan. The recommendations include developing a plan to extend […]

  • 29 March 2011

        The Port Authority’s results for 2010 amount to € 154 million. That is € 10 million more than the results for 2009, excluding the one-off proceeds of a sale during that year. The increase in the results is thanks, among other things, to the strong recovery in goods throughput in 2010 (+11%). CEO […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators and Waterways Council, Inc. continue to warn Congress and the Administration of the economic effects that the nation’s midsection would face in the wake of further navigation restrictions or possible Mississippi River closure to barge traffic in mid-December. States along the river would see an immediate impact on jobs and wages, […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC reported today that 2018 was a difficult year and due to cost overruns in the execution of a number of challenging innovative projects, the loss for 2018 ultimately amounted to €80.6 million. IHC has initiated a number of clear actions in order to restore profitability. For example, the organisation has applied focus to […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, operator of the country’s busiest port, still projects growth in its business for next year despite the gloomy global economy. Its chief executive officer Ruben Emir Gnanalingam said despite the global economic crisis and news of the European economy in recession, consumption worldwide was still increasing. Therefore, he said, Westports’ cargo […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Prime Minister David Cameron has visited the site where flood and coastal specialist VBA, on behalf of the Environment Agency, is helping life get back to normal for residents in Croston. The joint venture which comprises VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins were instructed to complete emergency repair works by the Environment Agency. They have been […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    At a legislative markup yesterday in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy pressed for increased funding to restore the Mississippi River Delta and the Louisiana coast. The Cassidy amendment, like legislation passed by a key House committee just two weeks ago, amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) […]