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  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rijkswaterstaat currently reinforces the Houtrib Dike in Lake IJssel, located in the center of the Netherlands. Before the start of the reinforcement, a test section was first laid along the dike. The reason to do this was simple: the company knew quite little about sand reinforcements in a freshwater lake. Thanks to the pilot that […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal cities play a critical role in the global economy. The cities are being increasingly exposed to natural hazards and disasters, such as hurricanes, and recurrent flooding due to the rise of sea levels caused by climate change, University of Miami’s College of Engineering said in their latest announcement.  These disasters directly impact infrastructure such as […]

  • 12 May 2011

    Three access points to the new recreational beach at Maasvlakte 2 will have steps designed by Jan Konings. The Rotterdam artist came up with the idea of a 9-metre wide set of steps that serves various functions and, due to its minimalist yet playful form, fits in well with the dunes. The design by Jan […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Reef Subsea AS announced today that one of its Norwegian subsidiaries, Scanmudring AS, has fully acquired Norwegian company Vako AS. Scanmudring had previously owned 38% of Vako and today bought the remaining 62% for full ownership. Vako will be integrated into Scanmudring-Rotech Subsea, a group of companies that have merged since Reef Subsea acquired Rotech […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Ridgefield’s updated shoreline master program. Ridgefield’s program will guide development and use along 1.6 miles of shorelines on Lake River and Gee Creek. It will result in significant improvements in water quality as well as improved protection and restoration of the shorelines. Ridgefield is one of nearly […]

  • 22 April 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal pricing structure to align Canal toll charges with the value the route provides. New Segments The proposal increases the number of segments from eight to eleven by Panama Canal vessel type. It also breaks down the tanker segment into […]

  • 3 November 2010

    China Dredging Group Company Ltd., a leading private dredging contractor domiciled in the BVI with operations in the P.R.C., has announced today that it has merged with CAC, a U.S.-public-reporting shell company on October 27th, also domiciled in the BVI. Following the merger, China Dredging is the surviving corporation and its management continues in place […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $1.7 billion work-plan for Fiscal Year 2018 Civil Works appropriations, released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers June 11, includes $143 million for Jacksonville District’s continuing navigation, flood and coastal storm damage reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects in Florida and Puerto Rico. “The array of projects in this budget will positively contribute to […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea has taken the step to restructure its business into two divisions – one being a new division focused on integrated subsea projects and the second a restructure of the Dredging & Excavation division. In the restructure, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical and Reef Subsea Norway has merged to form the new division, Reef […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) first-ever Performance Audit on Water Pollution in India has found out that despite earmarking Rs 24.56crore, under the National River Conservation Plan (NRCP), the project for restoration and conservation of Veli-Akkulam lake had not achieved its objectives as yet. The report said that the activities to be undertaken for […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £50 million flood alleviation scheme in Leeds which uses movable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK – was opened recently by Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd. Led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme will provide more than […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel advocated for South Florida priorities, Port Everglades expansion and Everglades Restoration, as negotiations got underway on a final Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Frankel, a member of the Transportation & Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment, has a seat at the table as the House-Senate Conference Committee resolve […]

  • 17 November 2011

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author under the age of 35 was presented to Bas Borsje at the CEDA Dredging Days in Rotterdam on November 11, 2011, for the paper “Biogeomorphological Interactions on a Nourished Tidal Flat: Lessons Learned from Building with Nature”. Tidal flats are valuable habitats for different plants and […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Smarter ways of exchanging information in the water sector should result in lower costs, innovation and a stronger international position. Rijkswaterstaat, IBM, the Delfland water authority, Delft University of Technology and Deltares announced the launch of Digital Delta yesterday. Over a period of 12 months, these organisations will be looking at how improvements to the […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District recently awarded $54.6 million in dredging contracts for the work along the Texas coast. The following contracts were awarded: $26,571,750 awarded to Weeks Marine Inc., for deferred environmental restoration along the Houston Ship Channel. This contract will use material mined from the HSC beneficially to construct marsh […]

  • 5 January 2011

    Dredging operations have commenced at the SL 214 #1, a 19,500 feet subsalt test at Garden Island Bay Field, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Dune will have a 15% working interest in this well before payout and a 26% working interest after payout. Payout is defined as gross 3 MMboe of production. Total unrisked reserve potential for […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that Boskalis, a leading service provider of all-round dredging and maritime solutions, will implement the Infor 10x version of Infor LN, which includes Infor ION, Infor Ming.le and Infor Business Intelligence (BI). Infor’s software will support the organizational change process […]

  • 16 May 2012

    In April 2012, Konecranes received an order for two RTG (Rubber-Tired Gantry) cranes and two BOXRUNNERTM straddle carriers from the Estonian company A.S. Muuga Container Terminal (“Muuga CT”). Konecranes has previously delivered three Konecranes STS cranes and one RMG crane to Muuga CT. The straddle carriers will be delivered in 2012 and the RTGs in […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Singapore is relocating its transhipment port operations to Tuas in 10 years’ time, Minister of Transport Lui Tuck Yew announced earlier this week. Singapore company registration specialist Rikvin lauds the move, stating that this will further boost Singapore’s already thriving maritime sector and reinforce the city-state’s reputation as a leading international port. BIGGER PORT, LARGER […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with six awards from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition. The district won three first place awards and three second place awards in the following categories: * Category A: Community Relations Individual Achievement – First Place […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) increased its container throughput to 3.5 million standard containers (TEU) in the first half of 2012. Revenue fell by 5.0 percent to € 566.3 million following the realignment of the Intermodal segment and changes in consolidation methods. The operating result (EBIT) rose by 1.2 % to € 94.2 million. […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Managing federally funded civil works projects through feasibility studies and construction requires leadership – a skill U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston district Project Manager Sharon Tirpak hones while guiding multidisciplinary teams through complex projects that energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters. A marine biologist by trade, Tirpak left the world of research […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Fife’s updated shoreline master program. Fife’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of approximately five miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Puyallup River and Hylebos Creek in the city and its urban growth areas. Fife is […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Spokane County’s revised shoreline master program to guide future development and preservation for about 440 miles of river and lake shoreline in the state’s fourth most populous county. Spokane County’s new shoreline program will significantly improve the protection, use, development and restoration of shorelines. It encompasses areas […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ 237th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 7, to recognize an Employee, Engineer and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “We’re here to reflect on the hard work and achievements of […]

  • 6 April 2011

      MMT and NetSurvey have recently merged after 6 years cooperation on various hydrographic survey assignments. The goal is to benefit from synergy effects and to jointly provide high-resolution surveys. NetSurvey will bring strong technical capabilities in the field of multibeam expertise to the MMT Group, which recently acquired all shares in NetSurvey Limited, Banbury, […]