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  • 29 August 2011

    The amount of cargo handled at the port of Maputo between January and July of 2011 totalled 6.4 million tons, which was a real year-on-year … (macauhub) [mappress] Source: macauhub, August 30, 2011;

  • 11 January 2011

    Transport Minister Omar Nundu has cited unnecessary bureaucracy by Port Improvement Committee officials as the stumbling block to the … (ippmedia) [mappress] Source: ippmedia, January 11, 2011;

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the director of Slovenian Maritime Administration (SMA) Jadran Klinec and Luka Koper’s Management Board President Gašpar Gašpar Mišič signed a letter of intent in order to provide a comprehensive collaboration with a special emphasis on the following issues: – regular forms of professional collaboration (appointment of a work group); – collaboration in the […]

  • 29 September 2011

    The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Ogdensburg…   (myabc50) [mappress] Source: myabc50, September 29, 2011;

  • 1 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd, Visakhapatnam celebrated its glorious 37th Formation day on Friday 29th March 2013 at Andhra University Dr BR Ambedkar Assembly hall. The corporation incorporated on 29.03.1976 and completed 36 years of the dedicated service to the nation. DCI is the sixth largest dredging company in the world and owns 11 TSHDs, […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis and Atkins, has been appointed to the Environment Agency’s national Marine and Coastal framework. The parent companies of VBA have worked continuously with the EA over the past 17 years. VBA has been awarded positions as one of only three suppliers in Lot 1 (projects over £5m) and […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) commemorated its 35th anniversary last week with a resolve to further develop the entire maritime industry of the country for sustainable existence in the maritime sector, with rapid globalization and amidst challenging competitions between international ports. Following the guidelines set in the ‘Mahinda Chinthana’ policy document of the Government […]

  • 27 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 21-27, 2016).   Dredging Barge Grounded on Niles Beach The U.S. Coast Guard harbormaster is working to secure dredging barges after one of the barges broke free from its mooring in Gloucester Harbor.   Russia to Build Modern Dredgers […]

  • 23 September 2011

    The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) is in hot waters as a sub-committee of the senate’s standing committee on ports and shipping has started probing into what the committee members perceive as “wastage” of over Rs19 billion by the port operator in its stalled Dredging and Reclamation project at the $1.6 billion Pakistan Deep Water Container […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 64,000 more homes will be better protected from the devastating effects of flooding after 93 new flood defences were given the green light to start construction this year. With £294 million to be invested in flood risk management this year, 165,000 homes are now expected to be better protected by 2015, which is […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Both in Germany and the Netherlands flood mitigation measures are implemented quicker when residents are involved right from the start. This was said during the recent seminar that took place in Grimma, Germany, on occasion of the Dutch trade mission to the region. At a special organised flood seminar it proved that in both countries […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) dredger Merritt is on site at Oregon Inlet, but heavy winds have delayed the crew’s ability to begin dredging operations.  The Wilmington District’s crew will stay at the inlet, and will attempt to move through the navigation span to the east side of the bridge during high tide […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Federal Government has hinted of new measures to address the lingering problems in the production and supply of petroleum products to most Nigerians. Besides the ongoing repairs of the four refineries, which have been operating at epileptic level, the government said that the Greenfield refineries it planned to set up in Bayelsa, Kogi, and […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers has signed a Chief’s Report for the Peckman River Basin Flood Risk Management Study — a key milestone for the proposed project, according to the Army Corps. “This is a momentous day for residents long impacted by flash floods from the Peckman River. This project will reduce […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said in their latest announcement that Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO, R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army for Civil Works, and other officials will gather on Friday, March 2, to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    DP World today, October 22nd, welcomed the first scheduled vessel, the ‘APL Phoenix’ to call at its new Container Terminal 3 in Jebel Ali, Dubai, as it gears up to serve customers at the state-of-the-art facility. Once fully operational next year, the world’s most modern container terminal will add a further 4 million TEU (twenty-foot […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract for the dredging of Portland Harbor. “With so many large ships coming in and out of Portland, it’s absolutely critical to have a navigable harbor,” said Pingree. “The cruise ships, tankers, fishing boats, cargo freighters, and more that bring millions of […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Scottish Government Minister for Local Government and Planning, Derek Mackay yesterday visited the 53 hectare Westway Park in Renfrew, to inspect progress at a £1.3 million dock development project. The project was one of the first locations in the country to receive funding from the Scottish Government’s National Renewable Infrastructure Fund (N-RIF), managed by Scottish […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Geosyntec will be well represented at the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, organized and presented by Battelle February 4-7, 2013, in Dallas. Maintaining the economic and biological viability of the environments of rivers, lakes, bays, and harbors requires advanced management of a complex series of actions related to the accumulation in sediments […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) supported legislation that will improve the maintenance of harbors and ports in Northern Michigan. “Frankly, this issue is about jobs in Northern Michigan. A lot of communities up here depend on their harbors and ports for shipping and recreational boating. Unfortunately, we’ve seen the money designated for harbor maintenance being spent […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A high level delegation from Argentina led by the Vice President, His Excellency Amado Boudou, today visited DP World headquarters in Jebel Ali and was welcomed by Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer, DP World. Accompanied by  H.E. Ruben Caro, Argentina’s Ambassador to the UAE, the delegation comprised Romano Eduardo, Personal Secretary of Vice President, […]

  • 3 July 2012

      The first 100 days of Campbell Newman’s Premiership have been a disaster for Queensland’s future according to the Queensland Greens. On the 100th day of taking over responsibility for governing the State and all its features and assests, Premier Newman’s success on the big issues can be judged as turbidity levels rise again in […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced that Elaine Dorward-King was appointed to its Board of Directors. Dr. Dorward-King was appointed to the class of directors that will stand for election at the upcoming 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Her appointment as a new independent director was effective January 7, 2020 and follows […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins sent a letter to President Trump and congressional appropriators yesterday, urging them to prioritize Southwest Louisiana’s infrastructure needs and funding for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge. The letter reads, in part, “While our region is the fastest growing in Louisiana and among the top nationally for economic growth, Southwest Louisiana’s […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Francisco is asking the state to help fund what would be an estimated $5 billion project to protect the Embarcadero Seawall, a weakening structure built more than a century ago along the city’s waterfront. The structure is considered vital for holding back rising sea levels and potentially devastating flooding during a […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rapidly growing and award winning subsea specialist ROVOP has made a strong start to 2013 after expanding its management team and signing £3.5 million of contracts in January alone. The company, which provides subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services, has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Moray Melhuish as commercial director, and strengthened […]