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  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Beach renourishment in Cherry Grove and Windy Hill, South Carolina, is now officially complete, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, said in its latest announcement.  The first ‘reach’ of renourishment had no issues and weather was perfect, leading to completion several weeks ahead of schedule. According to USACE, the Great Lakes Dredge and […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 30th IAPH World Ports Conference will take place in Bali, Indonesia, on 7-12 May 2017 at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC). Under the main conference theme of “Enabling Trade. Energizing The World”, this event aims to bring together all stakeholders in discussing various maritime issues and its solutions in order to deliver positive […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Holland Shipyards Group has acquired Teus Vlot Dredging, member of the Teus Vlot Groep. With this expansion, Holland Shipyards Group further increases its scope of products and services in the dredging sector. “In order to remain a recognizable brand name, it has been decided to change the name of the organization from Teus Vlot Dredging into […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Hamburg Port Authority has announced early information about plan for the Elbe river sediment analysis services. This work is associated with the sustainable development of the Elbe river and monitoring services into the increase of sediment build-up in the upper river area and the Port entrance. There is a plan to construct a tidal dyke […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Hamburg Port Authority has announced plan for transfer of treated sludge from dredged harbours. Sludge to be removed to Francop and to be added to previously dredged mud from Hamburg and surrounding waters. It is planned to carry out the following work in an open process which will comprise: – Deposition of silt including port […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is hosting a 5-day USACE prospect course on dredging fundamentals. Student attendees included USACE employees, and members from both the Coast Guard and Navy, the Corps said in its announcement. The purpose of the course is to provide the attendees with the fundamental knowledge of dredging theories […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Growth Equity Investment Ltd., a special purpose acquisition company, announced yesterday that its general meeting of shareholders will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at 11 am local time, at the law offices of Reed Smith LLP, 599 Lexington Avenue, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10022. Shareholders of record at the close of […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Mr Jac.G. van Oord, member of the Supervisory Board and former CEO, has been invested as Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau. The Royal Honour was presented to him today in The Hague by Mr M.J.M. Verhagen, Minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation. From 1995 until his retirement in 2008, Mr Van Oord was […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Rackwise, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Army has expanded its use of the RACKWISE® DCIM solution from offshore operations infrastructure technology with a second successful implementation for the Army Corps of Engineers in the United States. After initially choosing and successfully implementing RACKWISE® to manage the data centers that support much of the U.S. […]

  • 29 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    International workboat operator Acta Marine has successfully obtained certifications of its activities in accordance with the ISO-9001 quality standard and the SCC** safety standard. Acta Marine is the new trade name of the former sister companies Waterweg and Van Stee that recently merged into one company. The obtained double certification confirms that the integration process […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Everglades announced the appointment of Jim Pyburn to the position of Director of its Business Development Division. The 36-year industry veteran comes to the state’s leading container port from Port Tampa Bay where he was the director of marketing and business development for Latin America. “Jim has all the great qualities we were looking […]

  • 19 January 2011

    Two Wilh. Wilhelmsen companies join forces to provide a more comprehensive portfolio of solutions, equipment and services tailored to the maritime and offshore industries. The newly formed company, Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions, will be a global provider of fully engineered environmental, safety, HVAC-R, power distribution and control solutions and their related services. The companies merged are […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District’ has announced the signing of a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the Port Freeport Commission, effective June 23, 2020, for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP) to deepen and widen the Freeport Channel. This project will contribute to the economic efficiency of commercial navigation in the […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Nuttall Mott Macdonald Joint Venture, set up to deliver coastal and fluvial works under the WEM (Water and Environment Management) framework, has been awarded a contract valued at £23 million by Leeds City Council, which it procured using the EA’s WEM Framework procurement facility. The aim of the scheme is to provide 1 in […]

  • 26 October 2012

    China Growth Equity Investment Ltd., a special purpose acquisition company, China Dredging Group Co., Ltd. and Fujian Provincial Pingtan County Ocean Fishing Group Co., Ltd. yesterday announced that CGEI and CDGC have entered into a definitive merger agreement for CGEI to merge with CDGC and that CGEI and Pingtan Fishing have entered into a definitive […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Myrtle Beach renourishment works, which will see sand placed on 2.7 miles of the city’s nine miles of beach, are making significant progress, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District said in its latest project update.  The crews are moving about 1,000 feet per day and are two weeks ahead of schedule. […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Kenmare Resources has placed a multi-million rand order with Weir Minerals Africa for 32 pumps for the expansion of its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in northern Mozambique. This is Weir Minerals Africa’s largest ever pump order since it merged with the CH Warman pump group in 2008. The original processing plant, which was fitted with […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This week VOSTA LMG celebrates an important milestone as it is 50 years since the company started with the development and production of bayonet dredge ball joints. The 50 years are a unique amount of experience for the dredge component and it overlaps a significant part of the total history of VOSTA LMG, which goes […]

  • 26 June 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. visited the Shark River Inlet to highlight maintenance dredging that began there on June 20. The dredging is conducted by the Army Corps of Engineers to improve the safety and accessibility of the inlet. Funding for this project was included in the Fiscal Year 2012 budget at Congressman Pallone’s request. Two […]

  • 19 January 2012

    ABB has completed the delivery and energization of the world’s first cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulated 345 kV AC submarine cable system. Extruded in a single continuous length without factory joints, the new cable system brings 512 megawatts of power generation capacity to the critical wholesale power market in New York City. The ABB extra-high voltage […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced yesterday that The Water Institute of the Gulf was one of several recipients of funding from the National Coastal Resilience Fund. According to their official announcement, the $500,000 grant to the Institute will be leveraged with private funding from […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    VOSTA LMG BV is already 10 years operative. VOSTA LMG dredging technology is a merger between LMG Marine Technology Department and VOSTA BV. Although this was a new name in 2002, the company embodies 140 years of experience and expertise. Now, ten years later, VOSTA LMG has proven to be a serious partner in the […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to Midwest Construction Company, Inc., on January 3 for the repair of approximately 300 feet of the right bank of the Platte River, approximately 1.25 river miles from the confluence of the Platte and the Missouri River. At this location, the […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations were scheduled to start Monday, May 13, in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but strong offshore winds and waves have slowed offshore pipe mobilization, delaying the start of beach nourishment a few days, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in its latest release.  The project, which will see sand placed on […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley has secured key provisions that will help create jobs and improve infrastructure in Oregon communities in the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Energy and Water appropriations bill, which was voted out of committee late last week. “One of the most gratifying parts of serving on the Senate Appropriations Committee is that I […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Indonesian Port Corporations (Pelindo II) has recorded a 42 percent increase in revenues to US$136.08 million in the first quarter of this year, reports thejakartapost.com. In the first three months, the company posted Rp 513 billion in net profits, or up by 46 percent from Rp 351 billion in the same period last year. […]