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  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Janiece M. Longoria was unanimously reappointed Chairman of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority two days ago in a joint session of the Harris County Commissioners Court and the Houston City Council. During the meeting, which was held at the Port of Houston Authority’s Executive Office Building Boardroom, both Houston Mayor Annise D. […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has completed the supervision of Associated British Ports with the Port of Southampton’s recent capital dredge project – the Southampton Approach Channel Deepening (SACD). The project consisted of dredging over 5 million cubic meters of material over a 54km stretch of existing navigational channel in the South of England. The […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Menemsha Creek east and west jetties in Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., will be repaired under the terms of a $1.3 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by RC&D, Inc., of Pawtucket, R.I. Construction is scheduled to start on or about January 15, […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) LLP is currently in the process of assisting with the production of the revised British Standard for Dredging and Land Reclamation. The British Standards are the standards produced by the BSI Group and establish a standard of quality for a range of goods and services. These standards are used internationally. Anthony D Bates […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £1.8 million worth dredging project to replenish the storm damaged beach between Shore Road & Branksome beach has been completed. Works on the project started on Monday, 3rd November, with delivery of pipes for the sinkerline, to be welded on the beach. Sand pumping operation started on 19th November. The trailing hopper dredger Magni R picked up sand […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transportation Secretary James T. Smith, Jr., last Friday praised U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, for her hard work to deliver funding for key Maryland transportation projects as part of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 that passed Congress last weekend and signed by President Barack Obama. […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) will receive a Callaghan Innovation Research and Development (R&D) Growth Grant. Callaghan provides R&D Growth Grants to increase R&D investment in businesses.  These on-demand, three-year grants provide 20 per cent public co-funding for qualifying firms’ eligible R&D expenditure, capped at $5m per annum. After two years of funding, businesses can be […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to levee unit R-627, Grace Street Ditch, in Douglas County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The draft (EA) evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2014. The damaged area is located along the left descending bank of […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three days ago, December 2nd, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation authored and introduced by Congressman Mike McIntyre which will ensure that North Carolina houses which were mistakenly included in coastal protection zones are removed and can receive flood insurance. In addition, the bill ensures that environmentally vulnerable areas and wildlife on the […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    New flood defenses will benefit homes in the Thames Valley to the tune of nearly £300 million, the government announced yesterday.  The new flood defense scheme in Oxford, just one of 162 schemes in the Thames Valley that received the green light yesterday, is worth over £100 million and will protect over 3,000 homes. Government funding […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Around 40,000 cubic meters of sand is currently being placed onto a Dorset beach to protect nearby homes from storms. Material will be dredged from the Poole Harbor Swash Channel and will be pumped onto the Poole’s Shore Road beach as part of the local councils/Environment Agencies coastal protection scheme. The work will be undertaken […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has issued an initial proffered permit to the Village of Bald Head Island for the construction of a 1900 foot terminal groin at the western end of South Beach.  This project is the first of four proposed terminal groins to be permitted in North Carolina following the passage […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Channel Islands Harbor dredging project, the largest dredging project ever conducted at the Harbor, is expected to begin within next few days, according to the latest release from the City of Port Hueneme. Cutter suction dredger HR Morris will take on the project and through the network of pipes that run under the Channel Islands […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nova RMF from Napa, California, has won a $9.3 million for firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract for maintenance dredging of piers at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. The work to be performed provides for maintenance dredging of surrounding piers in order to re-establish the minimum required harbor depths needed for […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Director General of JSC Lenmorniiproekt, Vladimir Merzlikin and Sergey Gorelik, Deputy Head of Rosmorrechflot, met recently to talk about the construction of Sabetta Port. During the meeting, also attended by Rosmorport’s Executive Director Andrey Lavrishchev and the Deputy Director-General for safety of navigation Victor Vanyukov, the wide range of topics related to the development of the […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A program to manage shorelines along six rivers and 80 lakes within Grant County, including portions of the Columbia River and Banks Lake, has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the 2014 NordBau in Neumüster, Liebherr is presenting its R 922 crawler excavator, which supersedes the previous R 906 model and has been introduced at the 2013 Bauma trade fair in Munich, Germany. Together with the R 918 and R 926 crawler excavators, the 22-tonne R 922 is a member of the newly developed […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Repairs to the shoreline stone revetment at Camp Cronin fishing area in Narragansett, Rhode Island, and emergency repairs to the adjacent East Shore Arm Breakwater of the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project, also in Narragansett, will be completed under the terms of a $5.4 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 23,545kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger AL BAHAR C/D HUTA 12 is currently going through sea trials, prior to its delivery to the owner. IHC Merwede (now Royal IHC) has successfully named and launched the state-of-the-art vessel in a ceremony at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, in March 2014. The contract for the […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has OK’d dredging of the Calabar channel, boosting development along the Cross River and the country. The announcement was made by the Hon. Minister of Transport, Senator ldris Umar who said that the dredging of Calabar Ports is part of the deliberate efforts of the Federal Government to boost economic activities […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of a project for emergency streambank protection along the Connecticut River in Middletown, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $1,282,550.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The construction will be conducted during the Connecticut River seasonal low flow period in the wet. Work will […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Charles Boustany (R-LA) have announced that Louisiana could receive millions to fund harbor maintenance and dredging projects. The Cassidy-Boustany amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations Act of 2014 will re-direct funds from the Department of Energy’s administrative offices to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to provide funding to […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board has voted to begin the first phase of a massive dredging project that will improve water quality, navigation and the economy in and around the central Indian River Lagoon. The Board approved an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to receive $10 million […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Vessels

    The Cutter Suction Dredger D’Artagnan, built by IHC Holland, is capable of dredging to a depth of 35m. The vessel is equipped with two inboard dredge pumps and one submerged dredge pump on the cutter ladder. The dredged material can be pumped ashore through a 1,000mm discharge pipe. The dredger is equipped with two propellers (3,700kW […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coda Octopus has designed Dimension, a revolutionary new sonar for ROV and AUV operations. Based on Echoscope 3D imaging technology and industry-leading software, Dimension provides real-time 3D imaging for subsea vehicle applications. Designed for deployment on a wide range of subsea vehicles, Dimension is a true real-time 3D sonar that transforms ROV underwater operations. Using […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ocean City beach renourishment project is moving ahead. The dredger R.N. Weeks is one of the two boats used for dredging in Ocean City, Md. During renourishment the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers typically places 800,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean City every four years. Dredging activities began in January and […]