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  • 26 June 2013

    Shepherd Offshore has dug deep to achieve another major milestone in the multi-million pound development of Tyneside’s Neptune Energy Park. A dredger took two months to move a mountain of silt from the riverbed next to the former Neptune shipyard so that deep-hulled vessels can now berth alongside the Park’s 700 tonnes heavy load out […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chancellor George Osborne is to announce a £35m grant to dredge the approach channel in the Mersey Estuary – creating the opportunity for massive container vessels to enter the river. The Chancellor will make the announcement during a visit to the Port of Liverpool where he will meet representatives from businesses in the region […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has agreed to accept funds from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in order to expedite the processing of MassDOT Department of Army permit applications. The agreement will expedite Corps review of permit applications submitted by MassDOT pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The town of Charlestown is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District for work in waters of the United States to dredge Ninigret Pond and place the material in the intertidal zone to nourish Charlestown Beach in Charlestown, Rhode Island. The town of Charlestown is proposing to perform maintenance […]

  • 17 August 2010

    Five buoy-mounted automatic water quality monitors (AWQMs) have been installed by YSI Hydrodata engineers at the new Tyne Tunnel project to ensure that construction operations do not significantly affect river water quality. Unusually, the contractors have not taken ownership of the instrumentation, preferring instead to simply purchase the data and alarms. Background In 1967 a […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) completed its Container Handling Equipment (CHE) Upgrade Project by receiving the final consignment of 50 yard tractors on Wednesday. The previous consignments consisted of ship-to-shore cranes and Rubber-Tyred-Gantry (RTG) cranes used for transferring containers between stacks in the yard. The CHE upgrade project which was started in mid 2009 […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA in cooperation with the U.S. Navy and R.I. Dept. of Environmental Management (RIDEM) has completed two “Records of Decision” (RODs) approving cleanup remedies of contaminated areas at the Derecktor Shipyard which is part of Naval Station Newport, formerly known as the Naval Education and Training Center, in Middletown, R.I. The two contaminated areas targeted […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea announced today that its subsidiary company. Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, has placed an order for a Heavy Duty Cable Plough, which will expand the company’s capabilities and position it as a true leading contractor in subsea trenching and cable installation. Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, based in the North-east of England with […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with beach nourishment and shore protection along Winthrop Beach in Winthrop, Mass. The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) proposes to perform […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) announces that its intermediate parent company, ABP Acquisitions UK Ltd (ABPA), has signed a £70m loan facility with the European Investment Bank. The loan from Europe’s long-term lending institution will be used to fund part of the costs of the further development of the UK’s second largest container terminal at the […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea announced that its subsidiary company, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, based in the North-East of England, with offices in Aberdeen, has launched a new innovative subsea Trench ROV in Newcastle upon Tyne. Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical’s new Q1000 Jet Trencher was unveiled yesterday in front of many clients and associates from the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Cornwall’s business leaders have welcomed plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure potential environmental impacts. Last week Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) revealed it hoped the scientific trial would begin in May, subject to consent being granted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), and last for approximately six months. The […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, has visited the construction site of the major expansion project currently underway at the Port of Liverpool, which is being developed by Peel Ports, one of the UK’s largest port groups. The £300 million Liverpool2 investment program will create the most central deep water container terminal in Great Britain and […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne achieved its highest cargo volumes in over 20 years in 2012, it was announced recently. Investment in the Port led to the biggest volume of cargo handled since 1989, at 6.5m tonnes, representing 22% growth against 2011 figures. Ongoing investment which has included £5m in deepening berths and the River channel […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 21, with the completion of a project in Westhampton, NY, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division finished its last of 25 emergency beach repair projects authorized after Hurricane Sandy. This effort, funded under the Corps’ Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FC&CE) program, served to repair and restore coastal storm risk […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Activists, environmentalists and trade unions are set to come together on June 11 to call for the immediate implementation of a Freedom of Information Act. The event is being organized by Save The Bays, the fast-growing national movement that has championed the cause of the public’s right to know. It will take place from 8am-2pm […]

  • 5 April 2011

    APM Terminals’ FastNet Crane concept was named the winner of the “Innovation in Ship Operations” category of the 23rd Annual Seatrade Awards held at the Guild Hall in London last night. The award was presented to APM Terminals’ Head of Design and Operations Ross Clarke by Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, The Princess Royal, who was the guest honor […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, and ProvPort officials announced two new state-of-the art mobile harbor cranes for the Port of Providence have been ordered and are now being manufactured by Austria-based Liebherr Group. The two cranes are part of a $20-million enhancement project funded by a federal […]

  • 19 April 2012

    EPA has issued an enforcement order to AVX Corp. to implement the ongoing cleanup work at New Bedford Harbor, including dredging PCB-contaminated sediment from the Harbor and disposing the dredged sediment to an appropriately licensed off-site facility, into a confined aquatic disposal cell in the Harbor, and into confined disposal facilities to be built along […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA is issuing its final approval to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to construct the South Terminal project, a 28-acre marine terminal in New Bedford Harbor, the primary purpose of which will be to provide critical infrastructure to serve offshore renewable energy facilities and accommodate future international shipping. The Commonwealth requested that EPA include the South […]

  • 11 November 2013

    The announcement of a call for expression of interest in a tidal-farm pilot project in the area, together with the agreements concluded by DCNS and Alstom with PNA, confirms the importance of Cherbourg in the MRE sector. This was further enhanced by President François Hollande’s visit of Cherbourg on 30 September. For Ports of Normandy […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    “On April 10th, 2013 we proudly looked back on the 140th company anniversary of Lübecker Maschinenbaugesellschaft – LMG- and its succeeding companies,” announced VOSTA LMG. LMG history up to today Its foundation took place in a time in which industrialization started in the Hanseatic City of Lübeck and initiated- following the development like in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Peel Ports yesterday named international property and infrastructure group Lend Lease as principal contractor for Liverpool2, its new £300m deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. The landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be open for business in 2015. Located in the River Mersey, […]