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  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has reported significant progress at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex, the first major expansion of the Port of Philadelphia in over 50 years. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ), the next step in selecting one or more private-sector partners to develop the three parcels that comprise Southport, will be issued […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. today reported net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2015, of $1.8 million ($0.07 diluted loss per share).  These results compare to a net loss of $1.2 million ($0.04 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “As expected, inconsistent lettings by the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $1 million grant to advance the Herring River estuary restoration, the largest tidal estuary restoration project ever undertaken in the Northeastern United States. The grant, awarded by the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) and funded by the Environmental Bond Bill, will complement another […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A new generation “Antigoon” class dredger, called “Scheldt River”, being built by Royal IHC (IHC) in the Netherlands on behalf of the Belgium based DEME Group, is to be powered by Wartsila dual-fuel (DF) engines. This will be the first ever dredger to operate on engines capable of utilizing either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Porto do Açu Operações S.A., Prumo’s subsidiary, has received an approval letter from Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES) to refinance its outstanding short-term debt obligations. The agreement establishes the terms and conditions for the R$2.8 billion long-term facility, of which R$2.3 billion will be funded upon closing and used to fully amortize […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Not only is gaining environmental approval for dredging projects considered to be a lengthy and inefficient process, a knowledge gap exists on the subject of effective communication on the true benefits and implications of dredging, community buy-in, confidence and political acceptance of dredging projects has never been so low. The two-day event will through series […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Seychelles, James Alix Michel, met with the Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minoru Kiuchi, at State House yesterday. They spoke about the extension of the Providence fishing port, which forms part of a Seychelles request for a 7th Fisheries Grant from the Japanese Government. The officials also discussed the climate […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Sacramento District, awarded a $5.5 million contract to Power Engineering Construction Company on July 27 to repair and maintain operational capability at Pier 3 of the Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO). The project will allow MOTCO to meet its mission safely and efficiently by sustaining Pier 3 operations until modernization of the main […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Naufrage Harbor, Prince Edward Island.  This funding will be used to replace a section of an existing deteriorated wharf with a new structure, repair the entrance breakwater and carry out maintenance dredging of the channel. […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Seabed Authority (ISA) General Assembly on July 14th approved the World Ocean Council (WOC) as an official Observer. Established by the Law of the Sea treaty, the ISA is the intergovernmental body which organizes, regulates and controls all mineral-related activities in the international seabed area of the world. With formal ISA Observer status, […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 9th International SedNet conference will be held on 23-26 September 2015, in Kraków, Poland. At the core of this SedNet conference, hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and respective experiences […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Progress on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known as SHEP, shifts into high gear as four major milestones are reached in the first week of August. The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday, July 31st, awarded the contract for the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System to CDM Constructors Inc. (CDM Smith) of Maitland, […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance

                    NMDC Announces Completion of Suez Dredging National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (Jan De Nul‬, Boskalis and Van Oord), has announced the completion of the New Suez Canal project following its successful trial run on Saturday, July 25.   Uljanik […]

  • 31 July 2015

    John Williamson, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at eleven small craft harbors in New Brunswick.  Funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans announced yesterday that the Government of Canada and the City of Percé have reached an agreement in principle to rebuild the Percé wharf as part of a process to divest the wharf to the city. Fisheries and Oceans Canada will be responsible for reconstruction of the wharf. Work is […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Diane Finley, Member of Parliament for Haldimand-Norfolk, has announced an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Port Dover Harbor in Port Dover, Ontario.  This two year project involves rehabilitation of the concrete decks of the west pier and fishing piers, as well as the concrete parapet on the east basin wall. […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A joint meeting of the Habitat and Water Quality Advisory Committee and the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Steering Committee will be held at 1 p.m., on August 12, at the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources Washington Regional Office, 943 Washington Square Mall, Washington. The committees will review sections of the Coastal Habitat Protection […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Taiwan International Ports Corporation will host the 102nd Annual Conference of the Association of Pacific Ports from August 17th – 19th in Kaohsiung. The Corporation Vice President Liou Shy-tzong said that the conference is an opportunity for the seaports officials to gather, exchange and verify information about similar operations around the world, particularly from the […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is investing in 16 projects that will support recreational fisheries on Vancouver Island, announced yesterday John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North. Through the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP), the groups carrying out these projects will receive up to $977,000 […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, announced today the start of construction work on a brand new container terminal at Jebel Ali Port, Dubai. Phase 1 of the Container Terminal 4 (T4) project will deliver new capacity of 3.1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) by 2018, taking Jebel Ali Port’s total capacity to […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first year of monitoring a series of significant marine sites in the Marlborough Sounds suggests large areas of deterioration and an urgent need for more formal protection. A report prepared by a Nelson marine biologist, jointly funded by Council and the Department of Conservation and presented to the Marlborough District Council’s Environment Committee, makes […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today an investment to improve working conditions for fishermen at Tignish Harbor in Prince Edward Island.  “For generations, hard-working Canadian men and women have made their livelihood from our waters. Without question, small craft harbors are the cornerstone of the commercial fishing industry. This announcement is […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries and the Busan Port Authority have announced a long-term vision and strategy to develop Busan Port into a global trans-shipment hub port. In recent years trans-shipment cargo at Busan has grown by 10% (average) year-on-year while local cargo has increased by 4.2%. In 2014, trans-shipment activities overtook local cargo […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has been working on a series of regional brochures to describe the geological evolution of local coastlines, the geological origins of the offshore sand and gravel resources that are being dredged and the influence of the modern day waves and tides on both these deposits and the coastline. Mark Russell, […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District awarded recently URS Cooperation and Baird Inc. with a contract to conduct a beneficial use of dredged material tracer study at Presque Isle Bay, Erie, Pennsylvania. The goal of this project is to trace how sediment naturally moves in the system, to determine if sediments dredged […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, on behalf of the Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Five Fathom Hole harbor in New Brunswick.  The project involves the installation of new floating wharves which will provide additional berthing capacity for harbor […]