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  • 19 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      In February this year Pronomar received an order from Royal Boskalis Westminster NV, a Dutch company that provides services in maritime sectors on international basis. Royal Boskalis Westminster NV decided to place an order for the Merus rings for their trailing suction hopper dredger, the ‘Prins der Nederlanden’. The Merus rings are a highly […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Government’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) started the dredging operations for the Tullahan-Tinajeros River System on Sunday. “Cleaning the Tullahan River will make Manila Bay easier [ease the efforts of the government and volunteers in reviving the beauty of Manila Bay],” said Environment Secretary, Roy Cimatu, at the Navotas Centennial Park […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was urged yesterday by the Militant fisherfolk group Pamalakaya to halt Manila Bay land reclamation program. “We are highly disturbed by the admission of your department that DENR will not be a major obstacle to the reclamation projects to be undertaken by the PRA under the Public-Private […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said in its latest announcement that their large trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Prins der Nederlanden is now powered by a biofuel blend, resulting in a substantial CO2 reduction. According to the release, Boskalis will also use a biofuel blend on the project to install the export cable to the Borssele […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The capacity of the Port of Dar es Salaam will be increased to 25 million tons over the next seven years following the World Bank Board of Executive Directors’ approval of a $345 million credit and a $12 million grant to the new Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project (DSMGP).  DSMGP is to be implemented […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to quicken the pace of habitat restoration in California’s biggest estuary, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has invited private companies, non-profit groups and individuals to submit proposals to create wetlands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. These projects will advance California EcoRestore, a program to fulfill Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s direction […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Jay Cashman Inc. has been named a Top 20 Contractor in Hazardous Waste by Engineering News-Record (ENR) and was ranked #277 in ENR’s Top 400 Contractors List. Cashman attributes its being named to ENR’s Top 20 Hazardous Waste Contractors List to the firms continued work on major hazardous waste remediation projects. Cashman Dredging, a division […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Crews working at the Lake Oroville Spillway are continuing to make progress on the project, nearly one week since flows from the spillway were halted to give excavators better access for debris removal. “Our crews continue to make great progress on this 24/7 operation,” said DWR Acting Director Bill Croyle. “We’re seeing very positive results […]

  • 11 March 2011

    According to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR) Beneficial Use of Dredge Material Program has filed an application with…   (wlox) [mappress] Source: wlox, March 11, 2011    

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2017 dredging season, having removed 1.053.042 cubic yards of dredge material from state park lakes and other state properties. Last year, a total of 1,011,458 cubic yards of sediment were removed statewide, ODNR said. “Dredging is critical at our state park lakes to improve boater […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will conduct a public information meeting in Kaunakakai on Wednesday, May 16, to provide information on planned construction activities for improvements to the commuter ferry (Molokai to Maui) and the impact to harbor operations. “DLNR is the lead agency coordinating the design and construction of this major […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Two Van der Velden® ATLANTIC rudders in combination with Van der Velden COMMANDER™ ram-type steering gear have been installed on board the dredger Ambiorix. Van der Velden Marine Systems will exhibit at the SMM 2012 International Trade Fair in Hamburg. The fair will be held from 4 until 7 September at the Hamburg Messe. […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van der Kamp recently won a contract to handle dredging work in the Rotterdam port area. According to the agreement, the Zwolle-based dredging company will be responsible for keeping Rotterdam’s port basins at the correct depth until 2023. To perform the task, the company will use a LNG-powered dredging vessel named Ecodelta. The ship, a key component of the new contract […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and nine ministers, the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority and Head of the Executive Council of the New Suez Canal Project, Vice-Admiral Mohab Mamish, said the Egyptian-Bahraini Dar Al-Handassa consortium won the contract of carrying out the landscape of the Suez Canal Development Project. He […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) and Van der Kamp have signed an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas that will power Van der Kamp’s new dredger. The newbuild, named Ecodelta, is currently being built at the Dutch yard Barkmeijer. This will be one of the first LNG-powered dredgers in operation around the globe. Distinguishing it from […]

  • 10 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Acidification of UK waters may make industrially-contaminated sediments more toxic over time, say scientists. The study looked at crustaceans that feed on the surface of sediments from dredged ports and estuaries. It found that ocean acidification, caused by climate change, causes sediments contaminated with metal to become more toxic. This can result in significant DNA […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday named the latest addition to its ‪‎hydrographic‬ survey fleet after retired Command Sergeant Major Micheal L. Buxbaum. The Buxbaum will be equipped with a vessel mounted “LIDAR” (light detection and ranging) system. The Optech Ilris 3-D laser scanner has the capability to collect data in a […]

  • 24 August 2010

    The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) has said it is confident the Dar es Salaam port will remain Zambia’s preferred routes for its bulky … (thecitizen) [mappress] Source: thecitizen, August 25, 2010;

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Town of Salisbury completed work on a sand nourishment project along Salisbury Beach last week. The project is designed to better fortify Salisbury Beach against the full force of northeast storms and beach erosion. The project is a unique partnership between the state and the Town […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    San Miguel Corporation (SMC) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Monday formalized a joint commitment to undertake an extensive cleanup of the Tullahan River system, informs the Philippine News Agency. Ramon S. Ang, SMC president and chief operating officer, and DENR secretary Roy Cimatu signed the landmark memorandum of agreement (MoA) […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The state Department of Marine Resources has backed away from a project to build 650 acres of land in the Mississippi Sound in front …     By KAREN NELSON (sunherald) [mappress] Source: sunherald, January 23, 2012;  

  • 20 March 2012

    The Office of Naval Research (ONR) and Marine Technology Society (MTS) Buoy Workshop is an opportunity for buoy industry users to meet and share best practices about buoy-based monitoring systems. The workshop meets every two years at various locations across North America and delegates typically come from all parts of the world to attend. As […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The rehabilitation of the historic Malandog River in Hamtic, Antique, is now a priority of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Western Visayas, the Philippine News Agency reports.  DENR regional director, Jim Sampulna, yesterday presented the Malandog River Rehabilitation Plan before members of the local media. He said that no less than Secretary […]

  • 5 October 2010

    The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) may invest $20.8bn in 276 port projects under capacity expansion plans. The state-owned company will invite bids for 22 projects worth INR160bn ($3.5bn), which are planned to be implemented in a public-private partnership. The corporation has completed 24 projects at a cost of INR65bn ($1.4bn), while 19 projects of […]

  • 13 July 2010

    The Tanzania International Container Terminal Services (TICTS) has received new equipment expected to greatly enhance the company’s cargo… [mappress] Source: thecitizen, July 13, 2010;

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operation at Buckeye Lake have been brought to a halt due to the lack of space where the dredged material from the lake could be placed. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, a dredge has been making its way from Lieb’s Island to Seller’s Point since April 6, but the operations have recently been stalled because there is […]