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  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sydney International Container Terminals announced today the official opening of its new container terminal at Port Botany by NSW Premier, Mike Baird, recognizes the start of a major transformation of the State’s maritime international trade. The new container terminal sits on 45 ha of reclaimed land just across from Sydney Airport and employs a high […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 73m-long trailing suction hopper dredger “Sospan Dau” is about to start the next phase of Pevensey Bay’s summer/autumn’s annual beach recharge.   About 5,000m3 was added in early June, and the next two weeks should see a further 15,000m3 of sand placed on the beach. In total Pevensey Coastal Defence Ltd (PCDL) expects to […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To improve boating access at Cullen Park, the City of Toledo obtained a grant in the amount of $475,000 to re-dredge the existing channel between Cullen Park and main deep water channel of the Maumee River.  In addition to channel dredging, the City of Toledo obtained an $850,000 grant from the State of Ohio, Division […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has achieved another major milestone by completing and filing evidence from 31 expert witnesses and answers to 62 queries from the Environmental Protection Authority. CRP has applied for a marine consent to mine rock phosphate from an area of the seabed on the Chatham Rise, in the Pacific Ocean 450 km from […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Christie yesterday announced the award of $8.5 million in state dollars to Sea Bright for a post-Sandy project to construct a portion of new sea wall and repair an adjacent damaged section of sea wall that is vital to the protection of this northern Monmouth County town from future storms. The project, to be […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The federal government has announced that 20 species of coral are now protected as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act because global warming, disease and ocean acidification are driving them toward extinction. This decision by the National Marine Fisheries Service responds to a 2009 scientific petition by the Center for Biological Diversity seeking the Act’s […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $485,000 to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for testing water quality along the state’s Gulf Coast. The sampling results will contribute to EPA’s National Coastal Conditions Assessment (NCCA). The NCCA is a survey of the nation’s coastal waters which EPA and state partners conduct […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) yesterday opened the Second International Maintenance Congress with the participation of 26 international and six local experts to promote reliability and sustainability in business practices, based on a maintenance culture. “Maintenance has been fundamental for the Canal to operate as it does today, after more than 100 years in operation,” […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has received unanimous approval by a senior government panel to move forward with the final state and agency review on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction (HSDR) Project. The Civil Works Review Board, which convened in Washington D.C., received a detailed presentation from the Jacksonville […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CEDA African Section will be hosting an international symposium “Dredging without Boundaries” on 27-28 November 2014, in Casablanca, Morocco. Dredging works have an important role in the construction and maintenance of port infrastructure in the world and particularly on the North African coast. Dredging projects are based around the three key parameters of environment, […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit last week, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of local coastal economies and an important source of jobs. Merkley also received recognition from the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following previous investments in the Beverdonk Container Terminal at Grobbendonk, now DP World takes over all shares owned by Euroports in Trilogiport (Liège container terminal). With this, the international terminal operator takes full responsibility for the development of Trilogiport. DP World thus confirms its confidence in Belgium as a logistics hub and base for the […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Conservation Department together with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources have taken steps to develop 18 lagoons in the island. The development of the new lagoons is scheduled for completion before the end of 2015. Arrangements are in place to remove unauthorized establishments in the lagoon areas and develop them without harming their […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is requesting public comment on the Public Health Assessment for Ruddiman Pond and the Main Branch of Ruddiman Creek in Muskegon County. The assessment looks at the amount of chemicals remaining in the sediment of the pond and the Main Branch of the creek after the dredging and […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) recently released Report no. 123 – 2014 entitled ‘Countries in Transition: Coastal Erosion Mitigation Guidelines’. Karsten Mangor, one of the DHI experts, was the Chairman of the International Co-operation Commission Working Group (CoCom) Working Group 2 responsible for these guidelines. PIANC’s CoCom Working Group 2 focused on: […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Symposium on Sediment Dynamics: From the Summit to the Sea will take place on December 11-14, 2014, in New Orleans, USA. This International Symposium is part of a series of events organized under auspices of The International Commission on Continental Erosion (ICCE), which is one of ten commissions of the International Association of Hydrological […]

  • 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. […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MESL were identified as the preferred consultancy to collect, process and identify samples from three of five regional projects; The Humber, Thames and Anglian regions. The samples will be collected in order to obtain a baseline dataset that will be used to deliver monitoring conditions for marine licences via the new Regional Seabed Monitoring Plan […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd., a Kongsberg Maritime subsidiary and a leader in the underwater acoustic industry, has launched a bundled system developed to meet the needs of customers who want a rapid deployment turn-key system for maritime security. The M3 MARSEC Shallow-Water Maritime Security Sonar System delivers excellent quality data at a low cost of ownership. The […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The coal ash bill issued by a conference committee of the N.C. General Assembly failed to require cleanup of 10 coal ash sites across North Carolina by allowing Duke Energy to leave its polluting coal ash in unlined, leaking pits at 10 of 14 sites, announced the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC). The bill leaves […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Town of Oak Island will receive at least $1.1 million in state funding for the Town’s Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration Plan. The project will also put much-needed sand on the island’s west end. The Town received notice of the tentative award from the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources Tuesday. It’s possible […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When a river runs through it, there will be opinions aplenty on how to manage that river. And as emeritus geography professor Will Graf knows, science has a lot to offer when competing interests are entrenched in positions that might seem impossible to reconcile. Take the Savannah River. South Carolina and Georgia are engaged in […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, dedicated to the dredging and mining industries, will take part at the Latin American Congress of Ports annual meeting that will be held in less than a week in Puerto Iguazú in Argentina. The company’s objectives are to showcase its latest innovations in realm of dredging and mining equipment, to exchange the ideas and experiences […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five years ago the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and Port of Bay City partnered on the study and new construction of an east jetty at the Mouth of the Colorado River to stabilize the shallow draft navigation channel and reduce maintenance dredging requirements. Today, that infrastructure plays an integral part in saving […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced $10.3 million to support improvement projects at small craft harbors in Quebec. This investment will support the following projects: The beginning of a multiyear project involving breakwater construction and the installation of floating wharves at Harrington Harbor; Widening of the wharf at Mingan; Construction […]