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  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ports, shipping and logistics development across India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will form a key topic of debate at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE. India’s economy is at the threshold of a “golden age of growth”, with the potential […]

  • 1 October 2013

    An International Seminar and Workshop on Hydrography was recently held in Batam, Indonesia. Approximately 200 people attended the seminar, which consisted of a one-day conference and a two-day practical workshop for 25 budding hydrographic surveyors and data processors from the country. The event was supported by the Geospatial Information Agency, the National Land Agency, the […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Dredging Corporation of India has plunged into a deep slump over the recent period which resulted in a very poor dredging activity, if any, for its fleet. According to the Non-Executive Employees’ Union affiliated to the CITU, this has further resulted in the failure to recover huge amounts of money from clients, such as Sethusamudram […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

      Officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) announced that the agency has just completed a comprehensive new video production on the Port of Philadelphia that will be a central component of the Port’s marketing, promotion, and educational efforts. The video, to be launched on a variety of platforms, was produced by PRPA’s Marketing […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) confirmed that the City of Gulfport will be able to use almost $1.6 million to repair piers and jetties damaged by Hurricane Isaac in 2012. Cochran, who serves on the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, worked with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to resolve a stalemate involving federal environmental […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Otago Regional Council has just announced that the flood mitigation works along the Water of Leith, between the Union Street Bridge and the Leith Street Footbridge, will start shortly. Being conducted as part of the Leith Flood Protection Scheme, this project will involve riverbank excavation and associated works. These works will take place between January and […]

  • 27 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Work on the second largest contract of the Panama Canal Expansion Program has begun. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) issued consortium FCC-ICA-Meco the Notice to Commence the fourth and final dry excavation (PAC-4) contract… [mappress] Source: MarineLink, January 26, 2010

  • 20 April 2010

    It is reported that Mumbai Port Trust proposes to create dedicated facilities for containers, dry bulk, pre shipment storage and related infrastructure and increase traffic to over 100 million tonne from the present level of 54.54 million tonne… [mappress] Source:worldnews,April 20,2010;

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public comments on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement are due to the Corps of Engineers by November 15, 2018. The study is sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District and the Connecticut Port Authority. USACE said that a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan. The Corps is evaluating several alternatives in the draft SEIS to manage flood risk for the cities of Castle Rock, Lexington, Kelso and Longview, Washington, through the year 2035. […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District will hold an open house and public information meeting regarding a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lower Snake River Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP) on Thursday evening, January 24. The meeting will be in the Clearwater Room of the Williams Conference Center at Lewis-Clark […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful photo of their spray pontoon ‘Omega’, taken during her work at the Meeslouwerplas in the Netherlands. As the recreational area was created through sand extraction in the past, the lake was very deep in some places and the banks were steep and unstable. “Fortunately, we had large amounts […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently installing a Geotextile Fabric at the Clouter Creek Disposal Area with the main goal to increase strength of the base of the dike foundation. This work will allow for increased resiliency and the capability to raise the elevation of the dike in the future in […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group has entered into an agreement with Friends of the San Juan River Foundation (FUNDAR), a Nicaraguan environmental NGO, for the development of the first Biodiversity Management Plans for the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project. HKND will, in strict accordance with the recommendations made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) undertaken by the […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    MTCC’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Mahaa Jarraafu, is on its way to the Maldives where she will be handed over to the new owner. According to the company’s latest tweet, the newbuild set sail today on its maiden voyage from China, taking the long way home via Singapore. The vessel is the largest in the […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has recently appointed Boskalis Westminster to carry out major dredging work in the approach channel to the Port of Southampton. Work on the £30m contract is due to get underway shortly, with the new facilities at Southampton’s container terminal due to open in the first quarter of 2014. The dredging works […]

  • 7 April 2010

    The Volta Lake Transport Company (VLTC) will soon be given a new lease of life following government’s plans to implement a series of programmes to revive the lake transport system.Minister for Transport, Mike Hammah, announced this at a forum at Yeji in Brong Ahafo… [mappress] Source:ghana.gov,April 7,2010;

  • 25 April 2010

    Metro Vancouver’s marine communities complain that rising silt levels in the region’s secondary channels are leaving them high and dry and threatening to cause widespread chaos in the region. At times, commercial fishermen have to wait hours to get into Steveston Harbour to deliver their catch… [mappress] Source:vancouversun,April 25,2010;

  • 2 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Peab, a Nordic civil engineering company, has won a contract to renovate the dock at Haakonsvern Naval Base in Bergen. The customer is Forsvarsbygg with the contract value at $12.9 million, the company reports.  Under the project, the Haakonsvern Naval Base dock will be renewed to suit the Royal Norwegian Navy’s new ship structure. “We […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Un-restrained collection of sand and pebbles from the Sekmai riverbed has been cited for the acute shortage of drinking water in Kanglatongbi areas. According to some Kanglatongbi residents about 3000 truck loads of sand/pebbles are being collected on a daily basis in the past few years. Contrary to the locals engaged as labourers to shovel […]

  • 25 April 2011

    Petoskey City Council gave the go-ahead Monday for the city to work with contractors this spring on marina repairs and dredging,… Ryan Bentley (petoskeynews) [mappress] Source: petoskeynews, April 25, 2011     Sri Lanka Deputy Minister of Ports and Transport Rohitha Abeygunawardana said that he is ready to debate at the beginning of the…

  • 30 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    A consortium of Spain’s FCC, Mexico’s ICA and Costa Rica’s Meco has won the final Panama Canal dry-excavation contract with a US$ 267.8 million bid. The consortium beat Belgium’s Jan de Nul, Brazil’s Oderbrecht and the… Source: International Construction, December 30, 2009 [mappress]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two Ellicott dredgers are set to begin a dredging project near the Altamira Port Complex in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.  An Ellicott Series 670 Dragon dredger is currently being used to perform routine maintenance on the navigation and access channel for a private industrial terminal. “In fact, the medium-sized cutterhead dredger contains a 14”x14” […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Dewatering, L.P. and Seair Inc. have executed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a strategic alliance exclusively in Western Canada and the Northwest Territories for selected markets/applications. The collaboration is based on the use of Seair’s unique gaseous diffusion technology which enhances processes currently within Canadian Dewatering’s target markets. Initial targets will focus on […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, has posted on their official facebook page a very interesting photo album. In this photo collection, named ‘Italdraghe – building dredgers for over sixty years’, they showed some remarkable moments from their history. The photo below is the oldest and dates back to the 1950s when Italdraghe (then named […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Merrimack River Beach Alliance members have started an initiative to ensure help to rivers to the south, the Ipswich, the Essex and the Annisquam, however the future is not very bright due to financial constraints of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, reports salemnews. Edward O’Donnell, navigation division chief of the U.S. Army Corps of […]