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  • 3 August 2010

    Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades”. “My prediction is that we will be dealing with the impacts of this spill for several decades to come and it will outlive me,” Dr. Ed Cake, […]

  • 22 January 2010

    The European Strategy for the Danube Region will bring to Romania primarily the improvement of the navigable channel, the development of ports on the Danube, the creation of jobs and economic growth nationwide, Liberal Euro-deputy Ramona Manescu told on Wednesday. [mappress] Source: Financiarul, January 22, 2010

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has just announced that “The MI-SAFE package: Resources to implement nature based flood defense” webinar will take place on July 20, 2017, from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST. “Nature-based solutions are becoming recognized as amongst the most sustainable and cost-effective approaches towards coastal flood and erosion risk reduction. So far, however, such solutions have […]

  • 30 April 2012

    As shorenewstoday.com reports, the Ocean City Council will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, May 3 at City Hall, 861 Asbury Ave., to consider adoption of a resolution to award a contract for back bay dredging. “We will bring it back to you at a special meeting next week,” city business administrator Mike Dattilo […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released the latest edition of their On the Road Again videos, bringing more details about the recently completed East Rockaway Inlet Maintenance Dredging and Beach Restoration Project in New York.  In the video, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Law Offices of Todd M. Garber announces that it is investigating potential claims against Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation concerning possible violations of federal securities laws. Great Lakes engages in marine construction, dredging, and commercial and industrial demolition primarily in the east, west and Gulf Coasts of the United States. The investigation is […]

  • 16 April 2012

    According to Reuters, Panama will know in a few months whether the long-awaited expansion of its famous shipping canal will meet the 2014 deadline for completion or face further delays. “In the next few months we will be able to say with more certainty when the work will be completed,” Alberto Aleman, who heads the […]

  • 4 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 29 – February 4, 2018).   Boskalis in Markermeer Lake: Changing Map of the Netherlands Boskalis is changing the map of the Netherlands in the Markermeer lake, where nature is getting a boost with an archipelago of five new […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr Bruce Tomlinson has been appointed as Chief Executive of HR Wallingford. He joins HR Wallingford from UK-based Fugro EMU, a marine survey and consultancy, where he was Managing Director. With more than 25 years’ experience in the maritime industry, Bruce brings high level strategic business experience to HR Wallingford as well as a wealth […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord and film companies EMS and Veldkijker have signed a sponsorship contract for a new nature film, Wild Port of Europe – The New Wilderness 2.0. The film will be screened in 2021 and is a dramatized nature documentary about the Rotterdam port area. The film’s locations include the Port of Rotterdam, the Nieuwe […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Law Offices of Todd M. Garber announced that shareholders of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation have until May 20, 2013 to move for lead plaintiff status in the shareholder lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a class comprising […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of State, Investment and Empowerment, Dr. Mary Nagu and the Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania H.E. Amb Lv Youqing witnessed the Tanzania Bagamoyo Port and Industrial Zone Project Implementation Agreement signing ceremony in Dar es Salaam. The Bagamoyo project framework agreement was signed on 24th March 2013, witnessed by the Chinese President Xi Jinping […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Based on the model of last year’s very successful inaugural Heavy Days event, Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment has welcomed very close to 500 existing and prospective customers to this year’s Demo Days events held in June and July 2012 in the Czech Republic. Held at the Kozli Quarry close to Pisek, south west of the […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Brig. Gen. C. David Turner toured a dredge with other USACE representatives, including Col. Alan M. Dodd, Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander, while learning about the Miami Harbor expansion project. Located in the heart of downtown Miami, PortMiami is the second largest revenue producing department in Miami-Dade County. It is expected […]

  • 30 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named yesterday at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named by Mrs Veerle Hegge, the wife of Mr Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp. The 8,400 m³ Scheldt River is the second dredger in the DEME fleet equipped with dual fuel engines. […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced that FEMA has awarded $1,833.961 in federal funding to Middlesex County to repair the beach, dunes and groins at the Old Bridge Waterfront Park damaged as a result of Hurricane Sandy. This area sustained significant damage during Sandy and this FEMA funding, which will pay for 90% of the total […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Atlantic Coast of New York East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Hurricane Sandy Reformulation Study—a crucial milestone for the proposed project. The project calls for the construction of nature based and structural features to be constructed on […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., has announced the appointment of L. Dwayne Breaux to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Breaux brings over 30 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry with strong marine contracting expertise. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Breaux was President of Wison Offshore & […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Barack Obama toured the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal last week and spoke to a crowd of more than 500 on the importance of growing the nation’s economy through increased exports. “This is one of the busiest port complexes in the entire world,” President Obama told the crowd following a tour of the Napoleon Avenue […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Siqura CCTV system was recently installed on board of trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Brugge. According to an official announcement from Siqura, the new system will provide assistance in managing dredging operations as well as enhance overall security aboard ship. It consists of a total of eight outdoor and indoor cameras and network equipment, […]

  • 20 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 14-20, 2016).   Royal IHC, ANP Ink TSHD Deal Royal IHC has signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 4,200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP) in Montevideo, Uruguay.   […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A strong risk-based framework for sustainable maintenance dredging of Queensland ports, aimed to ensure protection of the Great Barrier Reef, has been announced by the government. The Maintenance Dredging Strategy for Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area Ports was jointly released by Ports Minister Mark Bailey and Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles, […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Port Authority Executive Director Jerry Bridges was formally installed on Sept. 15 as the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) chairman of the board for 2011-12. Mr. Bridges accepted his new chairmanship duties at a membership meeting in Seattle during which the entire slate of 2011-12 officers was inducted as part of AAPA’s 100th […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging and cleanup of a nearly three-quarter mile section of the Portage Canal is moving ahead with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources providing $4.3 million to cover the cost of the work. “In the spirit of Gov. Evers’ declaring 2019 the Year of Clean Drinking Water, the DNR is committed to cleaning up contaminated […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Suez Canal Authority is currently in negotiations with local banks for a bridge loan of $450 million, Egyptian financial daily Al-Mal reported yesterday. The head of Suez Canal Authority Muhab Mamish told the newspaper that the funds would be allocated to pay the firms that will dig the new extensions to the canal. The loan would […]

  • 20 March 2013

    As a way of guarding against a recurrence of flooding in Kwara State and its environs, the state government has called on Federal Government to take urgent steps towards dredging River Niger. The Commissioner for Environment and Forestry, Barr. Kayode Towoju, who made the call during an interview with Royal Times correspondent, said the dredging […]