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  • 10 March 2011

      With a record number of more than reviewed 850 papers, the OMAE2011 Conference (International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering) in Rotterdam is an ideal forum for offshore engineers, researchers, managers and students to present their progress in research and innovative technology. The OMAE is considered to be the ideal mix of people […]

  • 22 February 2012

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is committed to a comprehensive cleanup of the DuPont Pompton Lakes Works hazardous waste site in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey with full interaction with the community. Soil and sediment in areas of the former manufacturing site, the Acid Brook Delta and Pompton Lake were contaminated by mercury and lead, […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2014 provide more than $150 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction and ecosystem restoration work in California. The appropriations fund projects through September 2014, the end of the federal fiscal year. Funded projects include: Sacramento area: • Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway Project construction: $66.4 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded the second phase of the construction of the LNG import terminal of Cuyutlán on the west coast of Mexico. The total contract value is approximately € 90 million with Boskalis’ share amounting approximately € 45 million. The contract was awarded by Secretaría de Comunicaciones Y Transportes (Ministry of […]

  • 4 April 2014

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran said there is a good chance that Congress will change the Obama administration’s recommended 17 percent budget reduction for the Army Corps of Engineers because it would unduly affect maritime commerce and flood safety projects in Mississippi and around the nation. Cochran has questioned how officials set priorities for commercial navigation, […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work. The Soai Rap project is being carried out on behalf of […]

  • 17 December 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by the Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management to reinforce part of the coastline in the province of Zuid-Holland by creating a ‘sand engine’. The total value of the contract is € 50 million for the Van Oord- Boskalis consortium, in which Boskalis […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Development Council (RDC) 3 has passed a resolution endorsing the proposed increase in cost of the Pinatubo Hazard Urgent Mitigation Project (PHUMP) Phase III of the Department of Public Works and Highways. “The additional cost of P463.6 million will be incurred due to the existence of implementation concerns both technical and administrative which […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) selected the Louisiana Diversion Company (LDC) to provide Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Project, the agency announced Monday. The CMAR model integrates the construction contractor during the early design phase of the project to obtain input on cost, scheduling and constructability, a process that […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, created approximately 850 acres of wetlands in 2014 through the beneficial placement of approximately 60 percent of the material dredged from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River. “With Louisiana continuing to lose its coastal wetlands, the Corps established new goals for maximizing the amount of dredged […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded about $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Bay is a designated “estuary of national significance” under the Clean Water Act. The bay and its tributary streams, situated in an urban area with more than seven million people, provide […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is soliciting proposals for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project. On March 6, CPRA released a Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for eligible firms interested in providing engineering, surveying, and other technical support for the Mid-Barataria project. The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion will be the first controlled […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has selected the Stantec Team to provide engineering, geotechnical, surveying, and other technical services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project. This project is part of the Mississippi River Mid-Basin Sediment Diversion Program, which also includes the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. These two projects will be the first controlled […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been exclusively selected by Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) to undertake the detailed design of its offshore rock phosphate nodule project at Chatham Rise. Boskalis was selected following a full review of three scoping studies submitted by global dredging contractors. Chatham Rise is located 450 km east of Christchurch […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Waterfront consortium, formed by Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and the TBI companies Synchroon and Koopmans Bouwgroep, is to realize the ambitious Waterfront project of the Dutch municipality of Harderwijk. Boskalis will execute all the civil engineering and underground infrastructural work involved. Synchroon and Koopmans Bouwgroep are responsible for the commercial development of the […]

  • 15 June 2012

    Leaders from the Ningbo Port Group and APM Terminals were on hand to sign a major agreement that creates a new level of cooperation in the fastest growing, deepwater, container port in the world. The new agreement reflects a 75%/25% (Ningbo Port Group/APM Terminals) share to jointly invest and operate berths 3, 4, 5, comprising […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The DuPont City Council has authorized the city’s mayor to sign a settlement agreement allowing development of a plan to restore the Sequalitchew Creek watershed, including Edmond Marsh. The Settlement Agreement also allows CalPortland Co. (CalPortland) to apply for gravel mining and reclamation permits in areas adjacent to its existing mine. The City Council, by […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Lurking below Central Valley waters lies a hidden enemy for California’s waterborne commerce, requiring annual assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District to keep it at bay. Roving piles of sand, or shoals, collect along channel bottoms and wreak havoc for barge pilots trying to make their way in and out of […]

  • 17 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Soyo LNG port in Angola. The total contract value is approximately € 155 million in which Boskalis has a 50% share. The contract was awarded by Angola LNG Ltd. Work is set to commence in 2010 and capital […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Instead of wasting time with a secret trip to lobby the World Heritage Committee, as reported today, the Abbott and Newman governments should be following the World Heritage Committee’s recommendations, say the Australian Greens. “The World Heritage Committee is an expert committee – members will judge Australia’s management of the Great Barrier Reef on the […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., and U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., introduced the Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports (DREDGE) Act of 2013 in the Senate and House to direct the Corps of Engineers to achieve, operate and maintain a 50-foot channel from Baton Rouge to the mouth of the Mississippi […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Today Van Oord’s first shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray was named at the COSCO shipyard in Nantong, China. The naming ceremony was performed by Mrs A. Athmer-Albersen, wife of Managing Director Offshore, Mr J.B.E.M. Athmer. Stingray is designed in accordance with the highest quality and safety standards in the oil and gas industry and […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As coastal lands in Louisiana erode, researchers, environmentalists and engineers are all searching for ways to preserve the marsh coastline. Now, a Florida State University researcher has developed a model to help stakeholders figure out what factors they need to consider to rebuild land in this fragile wetland. The model is outlined in the journal Geophysical […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced yesterday, receipt of approval from the Army Corps of Engineers to Louisiana’s request to include the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project on the Federal Permitting Dashboard. The official request was submitted on January 28, 2019 by Chip Kline, CPRA Board Chair and Governor Edwards’ Executive Assistant for Coastal […]