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  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this week, Baggerbedrijf de Boer/Dutch Dredging B.V. started works under the contract “Dredging Het Nieuwe Diep”, which was commissioned by the Port of Den Helder. Under the deal, Dutch Dredging is expected to carry out the remediation of 200,000m³ of partially contaminated spoil until mid-December. The survey vessel “Hydrograaf” started the pre-dredge survey on […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will this week host a webinar named ‘Restoring Queen Bess Island’.  During the webinar, CPRA and LDWF project managers Katie Freer and Todd Baker will present on the recently restored Queen Bess Island. They’ll also discuss how coastal engineering and wildlife habitat expertise synergized to give new […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio has just asked the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to fully fund critical repairs to Port Orford’s failed breakwater after money for these necessary repairs was redirected by the Army Corps to address disaster recovery needs. “Storm damage, coupled with […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The U.S. Senate last night voted 86-13 to move forward and debate the bipartisan Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIA) sponsored by U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La. and supported by 31 bipartisan, geographically diverse senators. Last month, Sen. Landrieu secured a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to bring the bill to […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Col. David Hibner, acting commander of the USACE Alaska District, toured Nome Harbor with representatives from the city and port on July 15. The Chief’s Report for constructing navigation improvements at the Port of Nome was approved by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, advancing […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The report on the Gladstone harbour development is in its final stages but has been delayed. But local journalist John Mikkelsen reports the delay was not politically motivated. Gladstone’s controversial harbour development and dredging projects were again high on the agenda at two important national conferences this month, but the release of a federal government […]

  • 28 February 2013

    A $900,000 river dredging project is underway in Newington. The Army Corps of Engineers is the contractor for the federal project, which is intended to make the Piscataqua River more navigable in one area. When completed next month, some 15 thousand cubic yards of sand and gravel will be taken from the Simplex Reach, upriver […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has received confirmation from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) that some trigger values for turbidity will be raised. The decision comes after an extensive review of additional data by the regulator to better reflect the background turbidity levels. Naturally occurring turbidity prior to dredging commencing was analysed to […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction works on the New Suez Canal came to a halt last weekend after the wall protecting dry basin site partially collapsed due to an overload of dredged material, reported the Suez Canal Authority today. The head of the authority, Mohab Mamish, said in the statement that the force of a drainage pipe resulted in a water leak of one of […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and City of Portage have started phase two of the canal restoration works. The project is a continuation of remediation and dredging work on the approximately 2.5-mile canal. According to the Portage Public Works Director Aaron Jahncke, DNR contractors are preparing the site at the end of Mullett Street […]

  • 20 February 2012

    In a bid to revive the much awaited water transport system in the City, the government has started dredging of… (greaterkashmir) [mappress] Source: greaterkashmir, February 20, 2012

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 100,000 persons here have been affected by floods that continue to rise following days of incessant rains in Maguindanao and North Cotabato, officials announced. Lawyer Cynthia Guiani Sayadi, Cotabato City administrator, said 26 of Cotabato City’s 37 villages have been submerged by flood waters for a week already forcing thousands of resident to […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Fiona Woolf, welcomed the foreign direct investment by Dubai’s DP World into London Gateway, while visiting the recently opened deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. During her visit, the Lord Mayor, climbed one of the world’s largest quay cranes to have an elevated view of […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    IADC today announced the fourth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Jan de Nul’s Full Mission Simulator safely prepares crews for risky conditions at sea. The Full Mission Simulator (FMS) is a 360° simulator of a dredger’s bridge where real situations can be practiced in a safe environment. The simulator trains […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is working with its partners to deepen and widen the channel of the Little Mill Creek in New Castle County, DE. USACE is excavating and removing approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material as part of the project which is designed to reduce flooding. Work involves widening of […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    During yesterday’s meeting of the Houston Port Commission, Chairman Janiece Longoria shared highlights of a briefing and tour of the Houston Ship Channel provided last week to Lt. General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During his visit, Chairman Longoria outlined the economic impact of the […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Garret Graves was named Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on January 23. The Subcommittee oversees water resources development and regulatory programs administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency. As Chairman, Graves will play an expanded role in shaping legislation to […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Board of Authority are inviting the public to a 1997 Flood Commemoration and Groundbreaking Ceremony at 1 p.m., today at the future site of the diversion project’s inlet control structure. The ceremony will take place outdoors near the intersection of County Roads […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dave Himmelheber, Ph.D., a Geosyntec environmental engineer based in New Jersey, has published a chapter on contaminated sediments in a monograph issued by the environmental research arms of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Dr. Himmelheber’s chapter, “In Situ Biotransformation of Contaminants in Sediments,” appears as part of Processes, Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Shellharbour City Mayor and former Lake Illawarra Estuary Committee Chair, Cr Marianne Saliba, has welcomed a $15,000 contribution towards funding a Lake Illawarra dredging study to improve boating access, Shellharbour City Council reported today.  The money is from the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program, with Shellharbour City Council providing matching funding to allow for $30,000 in […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Finance International Brazil 2013 conference is scheduled for 12 & 13 November 2013, in Bolsa do Rio Convention Centre, Rio de Janeiro. Bringing together leading players in the Brazilian ports sector to discuss the challenges and opportunities in this developing ports sector, Port Finance International Brazil will provide all those who attend with […]

  • 29 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) will next month conduct a nine-day tour of port and harbor communities throughout the state of Michigan to launch the first ‘full spectrum’ economic impact study of ports ever conducted in this state. Through a grant provided by the Michigan Waterways Commission, in cooperation with the City of Alpena, the […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the 18th and 19th June, 2014, the IADC/CEDA “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” Course was hosted by HR Wallingford at their headquarters in Howbery Park, Wallingford, UK. With a total of 27 delegates attending from France, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Qatar, Ireland and Colombia, the presentations and workshops forming the course were the scene of much […]

  • 28 November 2011

    The amount of €160 million, (US$212m) will be invested in a new container terminal at the French port of Le Havre. The investment, concerning the terminal’s buildings and loading/unloading areas, will be made by Shipping line MSC and cargo-handling operator Terminaux de Normandie (TN) through their joint-venture company TNMSC. The new 1,400 meters TNMSC terminal […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Shawn Wilson, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, will travel to Washington, D.C. to meet with Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to discuss the long-delayed Comite River Diversion Canal (CRDC). The project, intended to be funded […]