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  • 8 August 2012

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan yesterday joined federal, state and local leaders at the Port of Philadelphia to discuss progress on the deepening of the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel. The River’s deepening is poised to go forward thanks to $29.4 million in new federal funding for the project approved by the House of Representatives. Meehan […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), during the gala dinner of its triennial international conference in Miami (WODCON) last week, presented four Environmental Excellence Awards in two categories, Environmental Dredging and Dredging for Coastal Reinforcement. The First Prize for WODA’s Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging was presented to the Project Team for Boeing’s […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Transport, Telecommunication and Energy Council adopted on 8 October a general approach on port services which takes on board some of the key requests made by EU regions and cities in the Opinion on Framework on Future EU Ports Policy adopted last November. The President of the Committee of the Regions, Michel Lebrun, has welcomed the adoption of […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Following a successful funding procedure, the Port of Cork has been awarded funding by the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). The Port of Cork, described as a future Core Network port by TEN-T, plays a key strategic role in the movement of goods to and from the UK and Continental Europe. This funding will assist in […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacramento is among the most at-risk cities in America for catastrophic flooding. An aging system of dams, weirs, bypasses and levees work together to reduce flood risk for the city. But that system, just like a chain, is only as strong as its weakest link, and needs comprehensive modernization. This year, the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbour Board’s annual results have revealed record vessel activity in 2012 and record levels of cargo passing through the port. Overall vessel tonnage handled by the port increased by eight per cent, from 25.91 million tonnes in 2011, to 28.19 million tonnes in 2012. The Harbour also saw an eight per cent increase in […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Colliers International released its third North American Port Analysis report which examines evolving trade patterns resulting from the upcoming Panama Canal expansion in 2015. The report’s theme, “CapEx or Capsize,” underscores the idea that cities need to spend the capital to upgrade their ports, or risk “capsizing” their economies. Report author, KC Conway, notes that […]

  • 19 March 2012

    Ocean Trenching Technologies (OTT) introduced the Ocean Ranger OTO2 Subsea drill rig. General Manager from OTT Mr Tom Wilson said: “OTT has leveraged its leadership in technology and innovation to design environmentally-friendly subsea equipment.” Mr Wilson stated that OTT success is with the input and effort of the company Operations Manager and designer, Mr Ian […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC will welcome global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) who will attend the third annual edition of the World Ports and Trade Summit to be held Abu Dhabi from 19-20 March 2013. The Summit, spearheaded by ADPC, brings the industry together to discuss the changing […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District on Friday awarded a $6.7 million contract for maintenance dredging of the lower Snake River federal navigation channel and associated berthing areas at the Ports of Lewiston, Idaho, and Clarkston, Wash. The contract was awarded to American Construction Co., Inc., of Tacoma, Wash., as a small […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    As Partrac enters the 10th year of trading, the Company reports a very busy 2012. Regarding this, Technical Director Kevin Black said: “We have just completed internal reviews for our 2012 Annual Report, and last year was an exciting year for us with projects in every area of our business. The projects, some of which […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Charleston District’s survey section is no stranger to using advanced visualization technologies to support the District’s decision makers. Recently, while hosting a seafloor mapping S.T.E.M. outreach event with the College of Charleston’s Marine Geology Mapping Group, the survey team was introduced to the Dynascan mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) mapping system. The District’s […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Blueprint for Water coalition of environmental organisations has this week submitted a strong response to the Government, objecting to proposals to weaken controls on river dredging which have been produced at the request of Environment Secretary Owen Paterson. The Environment Agency was asked by Mr Paterson to consider how it can make it easier […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has just released an interesting overview of the business year 2016. Explaining the year as “a busy, productive and exciting one“, the company rounded up 2016 with some of the key highlights and achievements, putting them all in one story named “2016 – a year in pictures and words“. January January saw Team […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey State, County and local officials gathered last Friday, October 9th, at the Shark River Hills Marina to outline the journey and acknowledge the efforts that led to the award of a contract to dredge 102,000 cubic yards of sediment from the navigable channels of the Shark River. “Efforts to dredge the Shark River have […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the Somerset Levels will begin next month as soon as it is safe and practical to do so, the Environment Agency (EA) announced yesterday. The Environment Agency is formally advertising the works in preparation for work to start. Dredging will take place on eight kilometres of river channel where the Tone and Parrett […]

  • 31 January 2012

    International diversified resources company, Astra Resources Plc, has received a favourable report from the Cagayan River Construction & Development Corporation (CRCDC) on its Philippine iron sands project. The report, commissioned by the CRCDC who is Astra’s Joint Venture partner for the project, identifies the iron ore potential of the immediate surroundings of the CRCDC dredging […]

  • 3 January 2014

    Lemesos port in Cyprus will be further extended and upgraded with the construction of an additional 500-metre quay. The signing of the contracts with the successful tenderer is now a reality and therefore the construction works for the extension to the existing port’s quay on its western basin, thus reaching to a total 1270m, will […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The Expert Group is a follow up of the work by the CEDA Working Group that produced the very well received position paper on Underwater Sound. The WODA Expert Group will composed of members from CEDA, EADA and WEDA. CEDA Members are invited to express interest in joining WEGUS. Expertise required is as follows: – […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Canaveral has signed a 35-year agreement with GT USA, the US-business of privately-owned international port operator Gulftainer, to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal. The terminal, set to commence operations in the last quarter of 2014, positions Port Canaveral as the most economical and convenient ocean gateway for containerized cargo […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environmental Advocates of New York, NY/NJ Baykeeper, New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG), Riverkeeper and Tri-State Transportation Campaign strongly oppose Governor Cuomo’s plan to allow the State Thruway Authority to borrow $511 million of Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) funds originally slated for wastewater infrastructure and environmental restoration projects, in order to pay for construction, […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has just released its 2016-2020 Port Planned Infrastructure Investment Survey. In the survey, AAPA asked the U.S. member ports how much they and their private-sector partners plan to spend on port-related freight and passenger infrastructure over the next five years. The answer was a whopping $154.8 billion. AAPA then contrasted that […]

  • 28 March 2012

      Kenmare Resources plc., which operates the Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique, today announced its preliminary results for the twelve months to 31 December 2011. This release incorporates Kenmare’s Interim Management Statement relating to the period from the 1 January 2012 to the 28 March 2012. Highlights • EBITDA of US$71.7 million for 2011 […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The Shoreham Adur project is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. The scheme is separated into 10 reaches, or […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the New Hampshire Pease Development Authority, Division of Ports and Harbors (New Hampshire Port Authority), has prepared a Draft Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Assessment (FR/EA) to examine improvements to the turning basin located at the head of the Federal navigation channel in […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives has sent another clear signal that it is committed to ending the dredging crisis on the Great Lakes. An amendment to the Energy & Water Appropriations bill mandates that the Great Lakes Navigation System gets the 10 percent of increased funding for dredging that is promised in the Water Resources […]