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  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    USACE’s Baltimore District Commander Col. Ed Chamberlayne, incoming Commander Col. John Litz and other District team members met with Representative Elijah E. Cummings and Congressman John Sarbanes earlier this week to discuss key programs and projects in support to the region and Chesapeake Bay. During a briefing at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, they discussed: dredging […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts State Senator, Kathleen O’Connor Ives, last week participated in the monthly meeting of the Merrimack River Beach Alliance. The state legislative delegation for Newburyport, Salisbury and Newbury – Old Town, Plum Island and Village of Byfield met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and other leaders to discuss strategies for improving […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently visited Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) to discuss potential development strategies in the area. The Prime Minister was welcomed by CMIT acting Managing director Nguyen Xuan Ky, who expressed the facility’s appreciation to the Vietnamese national and provincial governments, and the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport for supporting policies which have […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    During Estuary Week in September of 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, took to the waters within the New York Harbor Estuary and hosted a “Partner Harbor Inspection” aboard the Corps vessel MV Hayward. Attendees included the Corps senior military leaders, Brig. Gen. William Graham, Commander of the North Atlantic Division and Col. David […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Future dredging technologies will be based on robotization and intellectualization, according to Mikhail Chemodanov, Technical Director of Nonius Engineering. The Nonius Engineering, established in St. Petersburg in 2008, is focused on the development of automation and monitoring systems for industrial ships. The company’s main aim is to take hydrotechnical works to an absolutely new level by working on the […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The sustainability of water resources is becoming a key challenge for the growth and long-term survival of the mining sector in many countries. This is why the Netherlands Consulate General in Cape Town together with Dutch company partners and the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) will be organizing several events on the 10th of February on water-related mining challenges. As […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Seychelles, James Alix Michel, met with the Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minoru Kiuchi, at State House yesterday. They spoke about the extension of the Providence fishing port, which forms part of a Seychelles request for a 7th Fisheries Grant from the Japanese Government. The officials also discussed the climate […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The success of marine scientists and the importance of their work supporting Australia’s growing ‘blue economy’ was highlighted during yesterday’s Australian Institute of Marine Science Open Day. Parliamentary Secretary Karen Andrews visited the open day, held at AIMS’s headquarters at Cape Cleveland, near Townsville and adjacent to the center of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. “Marine industries, […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The causes of worsening land erosion along rivers and the coast in the Mekong Delta were analysed at a seminar held in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on June 6, VNA announced. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Hoang Van Thang said that among various reasons, impacts from development process in upstream […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met yesterday, May 17th 2015, with the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish to discuss the progress being made on the New Suez Canal project.  During the meeting, President Sisi emphasized that the project must be completed on time and in accordance with the latest international standards. According to spokesman […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The recently appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport Claire Perry visited Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham recently, where she discussed plans to strengthen existing rail infrastructure at the facility dubbed ‘the King’s Cross of rail freight’. The minister toured the port as part of a visit organized by local Government officials including […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District is about to hold a web meeting that will discuss recently completed study on the Toledo Harbor dredged sediment in the Western Lake Erie Basin and its influence on Harmful Algal Blooms. The study was completed by engineering consulting firms Ecology and Environment and LimnoTech. Main aim […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) received yesterday a delegation from Port Everglades led by Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief and Deputy Port Director Glenn Wiltshire. During the meeting, the Panama Canal Administrator provided an update on the Expansion Program and its impact on U.S. East Coast ports. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Port Everglades […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Surrey Board of Trade’s Policy Manager, Ray Hudson, travelled to Ottawa recently with Jeff Scott, CEO, Fraser Surrey Docks who was leading a delegation of customers and supply chain partners. The purpose of the advocacy delegation was to familiarize and underscore the critical importance of the Fraser River to the Canadian economy. Meetings were […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The seminar on the mechanisms for implementation of investment projects in seaports has been hold an the Port of Nikolaev on April 3-4. Experts from the Ports of Nikolaev, Kherson, specialized seaport of Oktiabrsk and “Delta-pilot” branch attended the seminar-discussion. Features of the existing legislative framework for the implementation of investment projects explained the Head […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, hosted Ahmet Chalyk, the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Calyk Holding Group of Companies. Calyk informed Berdimuhamedov on the progress in implementing the projects entrusted to Turkish partners in Turkmenistan. In this context, extensive discussion focused on the construction of a new international seaport in Turkmenbashi. The general […]

  • 16 December 2013

    Significant port expansion plans for the cruise industry were outlined at the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, Abu Dhabi, which was attended by global cruise line executives, regional ministers, tourism leaders and delegates. Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman and Ras Al-Khaimah all spoke of port expansion plans that would enable the region to grow its […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the recent past, the Martin County Taxpayers Association has attempted to outline the options to fund dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet. While time waits for no one, Martin County did proceed with the dredging project while government officials deliberated over jurisdiction and other related matters. Fortunately, the county was able to provide the […]

  • 23 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    GE issued the following statement today regarding certain previously identified fourth-quarter 2010 items that taken together do not change the company’s strong financial outlook for the fiscal year 2010. “As we covered in our December 14th presentation to investors, we anticipated a number of specific fourth-quarter items that offset each other. While we understand that […]

  • 30 November 2010

    A meeting to discuss the challenges posed by flooding and other waterway issues in Hampton will be held on Tuesday evening at the Hampton… By David Macaulay (dailypress) [mappress] Source: dailypress, November 30, 2010;

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has decided not to pursue a $2 million project to build an erosion control barrier, called a groin, near the department’s boating access site on Oman Creek, the State of Michigan informs. Instead, the DNR will continue to maintain the boating access site through routine dredging operations, which have […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian and Dutch water experts – during the recent seminars in Jakarta and Surabaya –  discussed options to integrate the concept of Building with Nature in future infrastructural projects in Indonesia. The seminars took place on 10 and 12 March and were part of a trade mission and a state visit by Dutch King Willem-Alexander and […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has published both its Annual Report 2019, which includes the new corporate business plan 2020-2022, and their Sustainability Report 2019. The new business plan is also discussed in this online interview with Peter Berdowski, CEO Boskalis. The corporate business plan is drawn up with a clear eye on the long-term […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2020 Work Plan includes critical funding for infrastructure projects in Louisiana, including $85 million to deepen the Mississippi River to 50 feet. “After years of hard work, I’m very glad that the Corps included over $160 million for critical infrastructure projects in […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The owners and chief executive officers of the hopper owning and specialized dust pan companies met this week in Washington, DC for three days of meetings, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) reports.  The sessions included a roundtable discussion with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chief of Engineers, Lt. General Todd Semonite and Major General […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin and Chief Engineer of the Suffolk County Department of Public Works William Hillman carried out a site visit of Hamptons Bays’ Dune Road on Tuesday, November 26. The visit took place after multiple recent storms caused severe damage to the dunes along the ocean side and led to severe flooding […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     A new video has been released showing unique footage of progress on the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (FIMI). In the video, Project Manager, Robert Vohden, discussed the particulars of Contract 3B2 and how its benefiting the community of Fire Island. The FIMI Project was designed to provide […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their event, named ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference’, will take place on Friday, 18 October, 2019, at the Leela Palace Hotel in New Delhi, India. With growing environmental awareness and increasing climate pressures on low-lying deltas, modern-day society puts incredibly strong demands on the sustainability […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Senator Tom Carper yesterday hosted the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division Commander, Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, and the new Philadelphia District Commander, Lt. Col. David C. Park, to tour priorities and ongoing project sites at the Port of Wilmington. During the tour, Carper, Milhorn and Park viewed the future […]