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  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives approved last week comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, U.S. Senator […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Oxfordshire’s Adderbury Lakes is a much-loved local nature reserve, attracting both village walkers and photographers keen to capture the beauty of the setting in which specimen trees and wildlife such as kingfishers and herons grace the eighteenth-century landscaped pools and waterfalls. And after years of maintenance and management by dedicated volunteers, the Lakes face an […]

  • 4 April 2013

    In an era of global economic uncertainty, changing trade patterns, evolving ship size demands and ever-tightening government budgets, the financial viability of port capital investments is a topic of much discussion, particularly among the world’s top port financial managers. At the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) upcoming 28th World Port Conference in Los […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahead of the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the first “Sandy Infrastructure Inventory” of the historic $17 billion investment of federal Sandy aid funding to date, that has gone towards resilient green infrastructure, transportation, coastal protection and municipal infrastructure. That number is likely to rise close to $25 billion […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure today unanimously approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility, and strengthens our water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week closed its public comment period on a proposed new nationwide permit (NWP) for living shorelines projects, a proven alternative to hard infrastructure such as seawalls and bulkheads, which use natural materials to reduce erosion, storm runoff and habitat loss.  The Pew Charitable Trusts supports the proposed nationwide […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday said it commends steps taken this week by President Barack Obama, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, and by House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) toward increasing the investment in transportation infrastructure, including needed infrastructure in and connecting to America’s seaports. AAPA President Kurt Nagle […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Committee leaders introduced unprecedented bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, promotes fiscal responsibility, and strengthens the water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), was introduced in the […]

  • 22 February 2012

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss met yesterday with Acting U.S. Deputy Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank for a briefing on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) and a tour of the Port of Savannah. “We’ve seen meaningful job growth over the last two years, but getting more Americans back to work means helping more […]

  • 16 December 2010

    This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note describes a collaborative strategy with a Federal navigation project sponsor for conducting operation and maintenance (O&M) dredging and disposal activities. A collaborative strategy increases opportunities for securing funding to conduct maintenance dredging and promotes responsiveness to local sponsor needs and capabilities. Dredge-ready or shovel-ready maintenance dredging plans compete well and may possibly be […]

  • 1 April 2012

      The National Port Commission of Guatemala and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), finalize the details of the XXI Latin American Congress of Ports, which will take place in Antigua Guatemala, from April 9th to 12th. This year, the topic will be: “PRESENT AND FUTURE OF LATIN AMERICAN PORTS IN THE MULTIMODAL AND […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing the Camp Ellis Beach Shoreline Damage Mitigation Project that will stabilize the shoreline at Camp Ellis Beach in Saco, Maine. The Corps, in partnership with the city of Saco, has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) that examines alternatives to prevent […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation announced today they successfully completed their integral part in the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project working collaboratively with the operations team for Fluor, the principle contractor. Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation (RSD&E) completed their multi-million pound project over a period of two years (2010 – 2012) where they performed […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On November 10, 2011, DSC Dredge, LLC and Supreme Dredge & Processing, LLC together created a new company known as Supreme-DSC Dredge, LLC. The company was formed as a Louisiana-based corporation with major component manufacturing taking place at the Stoneboro, PA manufacturing facility, as well as existing DSC facilities. DSC and Supreme have been discussing […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Jorge Luis Quijano, incoming Administrator for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), will give the opening address at this year’s TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, returning for the fourth time to Panama on December 4-6. Quijano, who officially takes up his new role on September 4, was named this March as the successor to Alberto […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    For Delaware River Ports, dredging has always been first and foremost about navigation, and that’s not about to change, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in its latest release. What is changing is that more and more, dredging’s benefits are extending to other areas as well. “Why dredge? In the maritime community, the […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    USACE has introduced the latest article submission (What is ecosystem restoration?) in the continued series of these very important topics. Q. What is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Ecosystem Restoration Program? A. The USACE is comprised of approximately 30,000 civilian and military personnel, making it the world’s largest public engineering, design and construction management […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today refuted the misinformation media campaign being run by the Deep Water Group and questioned fish trawling’s environmental record. In media articles George Clement of the Deep Water Group has described Chatham’s proposal to extract rock phosphate as a potential environmental “catastrophe”. “Such descriptions could be applied to fishing, when you think […]

  • 22 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In compliance with its commitment to protect and preserve the environment, the ACP along with the contractors for each component of the program and in coordination with Panama’s National Environmental Authority (ANAM), conducts wildlife rescue and relocation operations as it progresses in the various projects being executed under the Expansion Program. These activities are developed […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 includes roughly $123.8 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. Along with an updated total of $128.1 million included in the recently released USACE work plan for fiscal 2016, this funding allows Philadelphia District to continue to […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly (417 to 3) approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility, and strengthens our water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of […]

  • 4 February 2011

      Over the last couple of months, a total of more than 1 billion euros projects have been added to the order book. These awards bring the total value of current commitments for Jan De Nul Group to 3.1 billion euros. New work was secured in all corners of the world, from South America and […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a recently completed survey that the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) initiated, U.S. seaport agencies and their private-sector partners plan to invest a combined $46 billion over the next five years in wide-ranging capital improvements to their marine operations and other port properties. While port authorities and their business partners are making major […]

  • 15 February 2012

    President Obama’s new budget, to be submitted to Congress Monday, includes $31 million for continued deepening of the Delaware River navigation channel, two members of Congress said Sunday night. Supporters say deepening the 102-mile channel by five feet will allow bigger ships – and greater commerce – between Philadelphia and Camden and the Atlantic Ocean. […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and Senator David Vitter (R-LA), EPW Committee Ranking Member, released highlights of the bipartisan, bicameral agreement that was reached late last week on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report. The WRRDA conference report was filed yesterday and is […]

  • 30 September 2010

    The fourth edition of this event was held at Calabar, located in Nigeria’s south-eastern Cross River State, between 22nd and 24th September. The event, organised and hosted by the Lagos-based Dredge Skills and Marine Training Centre Ltd, was attended by Nigerian dredging companies and dredgemasters, dredging regulating bodies, dredging equipment manufacturers and importers and local […]