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  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, in a letter, to fairly consider Florida’s critical water infrastructure projects in its Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan. The letter also specifically conveys Rubio’s readiness to work with the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    With construction in progress for the Gulf Shoreline Stabilization Project at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and other partners celebrated last week the work done to minimize coastal erosion in the refuge, located in Cameron and Vermilion parishes. The scheme, funded by the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection Restoration Act […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Acciona, a Spanish conglomerate group involved in the development and management of infrastructure and renewable energy, is developing vehicles capable of performing complex tasks in underwater environments autonomously, without the need for human intervention – using Artificial Intelligence. “The use of this type of underwater autonomous vehicles will reduce the risks associated with the construction and […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hinkley Point C contractors have now completed the licensed work to dredge and deposit mud in the Severn Estuary, EDF Energy said in their latest announcement.  According to the official release, “this mud is no different to mud found anywhere else up and down the coast. It has been thoroughly tested by a UK Government […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Energy Resources of Australia Ltd. (ERA), one of the nation’s largest uranium producers, has reported a 36% increase in production during the three months to September. “ERA produced 544 tonnes of uranium oxide in the September 2018 quarter compared to 400 tonnes in the June 2018 quarter. Higher volumes of ore milled and increased ore grade […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    At a legislative markup yesterday in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy pressed for increased funding to restore the Mississippi River Delta and the Louisiana coast. The Cassidy amendment, like legislation passed by a key House committee just two weeks ago, amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Socarenam has entrusted Barillec Marine with the production of the LNG/Diesel-electric propulsion and the water injection dredging system for a new dredger which is being built for Dragages Ports and Bordeaux port Atlantique. According to Barillec, this innovative system will make the port of Bordeaux dredger, the first new dual-fuel construction in France (excluding LNG […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Salud Carbajal has announced the passage of new federal funding for water projects on the Central Coast included in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Appropriations Act (H.R. 5895). The bill – signed into law by the President on Friday – includes investments in the Cachuma Water Project, and will help fund necessary dredging in the Morro Bay […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said in its latest announcement that their large trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Prins der Nederlanden is now powered by a biofuel blend, resulting in a substantial CO2 reduction. According to the release, Boskalis will also use a biofuel blend on the project to install the export cable to the Borssele […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump last Friday, September 21, signed into law the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, a three-part package called a “minibus” at a signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in Las Vegas, Nevada. The legislation accounts for dredging activities in harbors and channels, important infrastructure […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Dragflow recently supplied a hydraulic pump HY85A and hydraulic power pack for the Marina di Militello harbor dredging project in Italy. According to the Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment, the client asked for a versatile solution to address the problem of sand sedimentation close to the pier. A crane was equipped with an hydraulic pump (HY85A) suspended […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    House and Senate Committee leaders yesterday announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, which could be considered on the House floor later this week. The announced text of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 includes four titles. Title I authorizes proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works activities for port, waterway, […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, attended a special ceremony last week, held to mark the completion of the Lh. Kurendhoo Coastal Protection Project. The main components of the project included dredging of 3,740m³ of material from the Kurendhoo coastal area and construction of 220m revetment, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The India Infrastructure Publishing Pvt. Ltd. has announced that their 9th annual conference on ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 6-7, 2018, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to highlight the trends and opportunities in the sector and discuss the key challenges. It will also showcase some of the […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Tema LNG Terminal Company signed an agreement with the China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) on September 2 for the construction of a $350 million liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Tema, Ghana.  The LNG Terminal, set to be completed in 18 months, will be Sub-Saharan Africa’s first regasification terminal, strengthening Ghana’s position as a regional trade […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference celebrates the launch of the publication of the same title. The two-day-long program (19 and 20 November), taking place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Beurs van Berlag, will gather professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of a dredging project. All participants will receive a copy […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito of Massachusetts announced $3.6 million earlier this week to support ten projects for the upcoming dredging season. These grants, awarded through the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will benefit eleven communities, tapping into another $3.9 million in local funding. The projects are expected to remove nearly 188,000 cubic yards of harbor […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford last weekend visited a shoreline resiliency and restoration project at Assateague State Park. The innovative project seeks to enhance habitat, improve public access and reduce erosion through the use of nature-based structures, including boulders, cobble and clean sand, and native wetland vegetation. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources recently completed […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The operating results of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) decreased in the first half of the year compared to the first half 2017, the company reported. According to Boskalis, this decline was mainly due to a sharp drop in the result of the Offshore Energy division where the transport activities at the low end of […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has been selected by Suncor Energy – the largest integrated energy company in Canada – for the rental of seven IHC Beaver® 45 cutter suction dredgers. The contract with Suncor is a landmark for IHC, and highlights how it can help both established and new dredging contractors with equipment and support for an entire […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senator John Hoeven yesterday convened a roundtable with local leaders from the Fargo-Moorhead region on efforts to advance comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. Hoeven outlined provisions he recently secured to support flood control efforts, including in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water funding bill, which was passed by the Senate in June, and the […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach (POLB) said in their latest release that the third and final phase of the Middle Harbor Terminal Redevelopment Project is underway and on track to be completed on time and on budget. When finished, the facility operated by Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) will be a 311-acre modern marvel equipped […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The consortium including Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by Windpark Fryslan B.V. as the preferred contractor for the construction of the Fryslan nearshore wind farm. The wind farm will contain 89 wind turbines with a capacity of 4.3 MW each in the Frisian section of the IJsselmeer Lake, next to […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced more than $3.2 million in funding to support local efforts to proactively plan for and adapt to coastal storm and climate change impacts, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. These Coastal Resilience grants, provided by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Office of Coastal Zone […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi successfully priced and sold $216.2 million of Senior Lien Revenue Bonds on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. According to their official announcement, these bonds will be used for both the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel as well as upcoming capital projects within the port. Wells Fargo Securities […]