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  • 8 June 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., released the following statement after the House voted to pass the FY 2013 Energy & Water Appropriations bill. This bill continues to ignore South Louisiana’s coastline and wetlands and severely underfunds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operations & Maintenance account at the expense of the nation’s waterways. Boustany, an […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The development of Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm, 23 kilometres off the coast of the municipalities of Noordwijk and Zandvoort, is entering a new phase after completion of the contractor selection process. Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore wind projects, shall be responsible for the foundations and the electrical […]

  • 7 June 2012

    In a major victory for the Delaware Valley region, yesterday the House approved $29.4 million in federal funding for the deepening of the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel. U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) worked tirelessly, together with his colleagues including Rep. Bob Brady (PA-01), to secure this funding in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Congressman Steve Scalise and Congressman Cedric Richmond successfully passed an amendment to ensure critical funding for coastal restoration projects in Louisiana. The amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill passed by a vote of 216 to 177. “The House sent a strong message that restoring our coast is a national priority by transferring $10 […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Dredging and capping of contaminated sediments in Onondaga Lake is set to begin this summer, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced at an event in Syracuse yesterday. The $451 million Superfund remediation project has undergone five years of design and engineering, with preparation for dredging and capping now underway. […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The annual general meeting of Ackermans & van Haaren took place yesterday. The shareholders approved the proposal to distribute a gross dividend of 1.64 euro per share. After deduction of the withholding tax, the net dividend amounts to 1.23 euro per share. Shareholders who benefit from reduced withholding tax (VVPR shares) are entitled to a […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Christie Administration has won another round in the state’s legal fight to hold those responsible for intentionally polluting the lower Passaic River with pesticides, including an extremely toxic form of dioxin, liable for cleanup, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi, presiding in Essex County, held […]

  • 22 May 2012

    As part of the habitat improvement and erosion protection works associated with Wightlink Ltd.’s investment into upgraded ferry facilities in Lymington -(Lymington to Yarmouth IOW Service), Land and Water Services Ltd (LAWS) were contracted for the first phase of the saltmarsh restoration works. The works comprised the collection of dredged spoils from marinas’ within the […]

  • 17 May 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding public meetings in both states next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to clean […]

  • 16 May 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder yesterday called on the Army Corps of Engineers to fund the immediate dredging at the East Rockaway Inlet, and also to work with the New York City Parks Department to place dredged sand on storm-eroded Rockaway Beach. On shore, as a result of severe storm damage […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Vessels

    GEO.xyz continues to invest in bespoke survey & support vessels and survey equipment. During All Energy 2012, “Geosurveyor VIII” will be presented as the fifth multipurpose catamaran in the GEO.xyz-fleet of vessels. With an MCA cat. 2 certificate, for operations up to 60 nm from safe haven, this new build vessel, confirms GEO.xyz’s commitment in […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Boskalis realized a slightly higher revenue in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year. In recent months, market circumstances remained challenging with continued pressure on revenue and margins. For the combined Dredging and Dry Infrastructure segment revenue for the first quarter was comparable to the same period in 2011. Average […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kobelco Construction Machinery America introduced the SK170 full-size, high-performance excavator to the Kobelco Mark 9 excavator series. These new Tier 4 models include the SK210, SK260, SK295, SK350 and SK485 Mark 9 excavators. The versatile SK170 Mark 9 delivers up to a 10-percent improvement in both fuel efficiency and productivity, and provides more power and […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., led a bipartisan group of 27 senators seeking legislation to ensure that all funding available in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund is dedicated to harbor maintenance projects. The letter asks Senate members of a House-Senate conference committee to strengthen harbor maintenance language included in both the Senate and House versions of […]

  • 7 May 2012

    DP World announced a significant boost to DP World Melbourne’s capabilities with the first eight of 16 new energy-efficient straddle carriers starting operations. The new equipment with its greater capacity to handle containers will also help reduce DP World’s environmental footprint as well as improve efficiency and productivity at Australia‟s largest container port. A second […]

  • 4 May 2012

    An unprecedented effort to restore the Great Lakes will be highlighted in Cleveland this September when hundreds of advocates, scientists, public officials and conservation leaders gather for Great Lakes Week 2012. The theme of this year’s event, to be held Sept. 10-13 in downtown Cleveland, is “Taking Action, Delivering Results.” It will focus public attention […]

  • 30 April 2012

    The US Environmental Protection Agency, which has determined the Passaic River to be a Superfund site, has been advised by the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT), an advisory board established by the EPA, that the Cement-Lock process is suitable as a way to begin cleaning up the Lower Passaic River and […]

  • 27 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said he was very pleased the federal funds needed to continue the study of Charleston Harbor deepening had been secured in the Senate. The Senate Appropriations Committee, of which Graham is a member, passed the Senate version of the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water (E&W) Appropriations Act which contains $3.5 […]

  • 27 April 2012

      U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), a member of the Appropriations Committee, and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced Committee approval of $119 million in funding for New Jersey projects in the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The legislation provides $68 million to complete the channel deepening project that will allow bigger […]

  • 27 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., secured $16.8 million for the Louisiana Coastal Area Program (LCA) to begin construction on LCA Ecosystem Restoration projects and $9.36 million to study future projects. The funding was included during a markup by the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee of the FY13 Energy and Water Development appropriations bill. […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Congressman Fred Upton issued the following statement yesterday after House Speaker John Boehner named him one of 33 House Members to negotiate with the Senate on the federal highway bill. Last week, Upton joined his House colleagues in passing a bipartisan extension of federal surface transportation programs (H.R. 4348) that would last through September. The […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) announced $29.4 million in federal funding for the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel project has been included in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013. “After years of needless delays, today the House of Representatives takes an important step toward funding for this project,” said Meehan. “This […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg, a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, and Robert Menendez announced the Subcommittee’s approval of $68 million to make critical improvements to the channels at the Port of New York and New Jersey. This funding would deepen the harbor, allowing larger ships to enter the port […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Singapore and Norway have just signed two MoUs (Memorandum of Understanding) in a bid to further clean technology application in the maritime sector. The signing of the MoUs come on the back of the 7th Singapore Maritime Week, which has recently concluded. Singapore company registration specialist, Rikvin, recognizes the MoUs as a testament to Singapore’s […]

  • 23 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract to Manson Construction Co., in the amount of $3,234,150 for maintenance dredging of the Sabine Pass Outer Bar and Bank Channel, Texas. Hopper dredge BAYPORT will remove approximately 2.6 million cubic yards of sediment from the Sabine-Neches Waterway Entrance Channel beginning in mid May […]

  • 23 April 2012

    In March 2012, Konecranes received an order for 20 Automated Stacking Cranes (ASCs) from Global Terminal & Container Services, LLC (“Global”) in New Jersey, USA. Most of the cranes will be delivered to Global’s container terminal in Jersey City in 2013. This is Konecranes’ second ASC delivery to the USA; Konecranes has previously delivered ASC […]