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  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has emerged as best bidder in a tender to construct an artificial island in the IJmeer lake adjacent to the existing IJburg islands. Based on the current plans the contract is valued at around EUR 85 million. According to the company, the project involves the construction of an artificial island […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) will pay the entire $12.8 million cost of the City of Troy Seawall Stabilization Project, according to the U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer. Schumer initially secured $6.7 million in federal funding in July 2014 so this stabilization project could begin and this damaged seawall would not threaten to undermine the […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four projects that Representative Bill Keating advanced with the Army Corps of Engineers have been funded in the Army Corps’ New England District work plan for 2016. “From severe weather patterns to rising sea levels, our district – with the most coastline in the state – is at greatest risk and vulnerability to these impacts […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford Chief Technical Director of Flood Risk, Ben Gouldby, has been appointed Visiting Professor in Ocean and Earth Science at the University of Southampton. Prior to the appointment, Ben collaborated with Dr Ivan Haigh, Associate Professor in Coastal Oceanography at the University of Southampton, on research into extreme but plausible coastal flooding scenarios for […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum on February 22, 2017, to address USACE policy, programs, authorities and business process developments. James Dalton, USACE director of Civil Works, provided the keynote address. The event’s theme was “Strengthen the Foundation, Deliver the Program and Achieve the Vision,” consistent with […]

  • 7 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Land Reclamation in Singapore from 1984 to 2012 A large-scale of land reclamation has been undertaken in different parts of Singapore since the 1960s.   Indofin Group Acquires Majority Stake in IHC Merwede (The Netherlands) Indofin Group, the investment company, owned by the De Bruin family, has acquired a majority shareholding of 62% In […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced that the contractor, Marinex Construction, is about to begin mobilization activities associated with South Island Emergency Beach Fill Project. According to the town, Marinex will begin mobilization activities on August 15, 2017. Marinex is planning for a water based mobilization with equipment and pipeline both being barged in. A […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach’s dune restoration project is now underway, the city said in their latest announcement.  The $616,000 project with A.O. Hardee & Son as the contractor will use up to 60,000 cubic yards of sand to restore sand dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Funding has been confirmed for the development of Redland City Council’s comprehensive Coastal Adaptation Strategy. Council will receive $195,650 from the State Government’s QCoast2100 Program for phases 1-5 of the strategy, which will identify and develop management plans for coastal hazard. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams, said that the funding, approved by the Local Government […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Memorial University Fisheries and Marine Institute will inaugurate the new Master of Marine Studies in Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) and Management, the first graduate program of its kind in Canada, in September 2016. “Marine spatial planning is an emerging and important field that is gaining prominence as global demands on our coastal spaces and […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan House yesterday approved legislation to make it less expensive for local communities to dredge Great Lakes and inland waterways, state Rep. Dan Lauwers announced. “Lake Huron and the St. Clair River are engines for commerce and a tremendous natural resource for recreational boaters, and we need to make it easier to properly maintain […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is nearing completion of a comprehensive evaluation of seven federally-constructed levees in Alice, Freeport, Lynchburg, Matagorda, Port Arthur, Texas City and Three Rivers, Texas, as part of the Corps’ Levee Safety Program. Using state-of-the-art technology and consistent risk methodologies, the inspections will allow Corps experts to properly […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up the final contract awards for fiscal year 2017. The Civil Works mission is to provide quality, responsive service to the nation and assist with water resource development activities including flood risk management, navigation, recreation and infrastructure and environmental stewardship, including emergency response. “The […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday awarded $9.5 million in grants to eight marine highways projects across the Nation under the America’s Marine Highway Program.  The funding supports the enhancement of navigable waterways and expands existing waterborne freight services in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord, an international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has just released this beautiful photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Dravo Costa Dorada at work in the West African country of Liberia. “At this moment the Dravo Costa Dorada is carrying out emergency maintenance dredging operations in the Port of […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business, has completed the final section of the sea defense works at Fairhaven Lake, and the promenade is now open to the public. The Fairhaven coastal protection scheme involved the replacement of the sea defense walls, as the existing coastal defences were time […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has initiated the second phase expansion of its Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT), located 92 miles upstream on the left bank of the Congo River, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Phase 2 expansion will more than double MGT’s existing annual throughput capacity to 400,000TEU/yr. “The expansion of MGT […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IADC today announced third nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Van Oord and Boskalis agree: MedAssist gives needed medical support to ships at sea. The MedAssist Skills Application provides offline step-by-step instructions for basic medical skills and procedures on board a ship when there is no doctor present or the ship […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Barnegat Bay Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) is open for public comment until August 31, the Barnegat Bay Partnership (BBP) reports.  Estuaries are natural resources increasingly threatened by pollution, habitat loss, development and resource conflicts. Congress established the National Estuary Program (NEP) in 1987 to pioneer a broad and innovative approach to respond […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work has recently started at Granny’s Bay, as part of the £22 million coastal protection project along the Fylde coast, VolkerStevin reports.  VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been awarded an extension to the contract to redevelop Granny’s Bay. On completion, this work will […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Port of Quebec Deep-Water Wharf Project – Beauport Sector. The government officials reported that since the previous public consultation period on the proponent’s Environmental Impact Statement, the Agency has received updates on the proposed project. Therefore, the Agency is inviting the […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District leaders met with Southeast Texas and South Texas Congressional members in the District of Columbia earlier this month, during Texas Water Days. Members received updates on the Buffalo Bayou Tributary and Resiliency Study’s upcoming public meetings scheduled for late April and early May. This study explores a […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, recently awarded a $990,402 contract to Advanced Trenching and Utilities to provide protection to the Glenwood/Pacific Junction Water Plant at Glenwood, Iowa. As USACE reported, emergency repairs to the Clear Creek levee near Ashland, Nebraska, have been mostly complete. The breach repair will finish on, or ahead […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum August 4th 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., to introduce the district’s new commanding officer, Col. Lars Zetterstrom, and discuss Southeast Texas Flood Risk Management partnering successes, challenges and opportunities during the 2015-2016 floods. “This forum provides us with […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    OceanflORE, a joint venture between Royal IHC and DEME, will be present at the Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit in Singapore on 29-30 September. General Manager at OceanflORE, John Feenan, will talk about de-risking offshore mining operations, and highlight OceanflORE’s expertise, cost-per-tonne mining contracts, and affordable and sustainable deep-sea mining solutions. The 4th session and […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Turkish Government yesterday announced the final route of a new waterway aimed to reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait – the Kanal Istanbul Project. According to Ahmet Arslan, the Transport and Communications Minister, the canal would begin in the Istanbul district of Kucukcekmece on the Sea of Marmara, where there is already an inland […]