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  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    APT Global Marine Services recently successfully dry-docked both cutter suction dredger HAM 218 as well as water injection dredger Iguazú for the Van Oord Ship Management B.V. at DMC Dubai. With these 2 dry-dockings completed (HAM 218 being the first large cutter suction dredger to ever dry dock within DMC), APT Global reaffirms its position as […]

  • 26 February 2013

    Personnel supplier iPS opens an office in Den Helder, specifically focusing on the Dutch shelf of Offshore and Energy operations. Manager Hans Slootweg will lead this new iPS segment in its next step towards enhancing the company’s position in the Energy industries. Hans Slootweg has broad experience in all staffing aspects in the Oil & […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott held a press conference call with Florida port leaders to discuss the importance of Florida’s ports during the ongoing negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) regarding their contract, which is set to expire Saturday, December 29th. Governor Scott said, “We are together on this […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tom Reed said that the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), a bill to facilitate upgrades to water infrastructure in the United States. The WRRDA conferees came to an agreement between House and Senate bill versions last week and the Conference Report is likely […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia yesterday announced plans for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to collaborate on a series of initiatives designed to meet the changing dynamics of seaborne trade and the impacts of those changes on cargo flow through the nation’s largest trade gateway. The […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has a new National Water Plan, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, the Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, announced today. Minister Schultz van Haegen and Martijn van Dam, State Secretary for Economic Affairs, recently discussed how, for the next 6 years, the Netherlands will protect itself from water, how the water will be made cleaner […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has just released their latest edition of ‘Faces of Trade’, introducing Ellicott Dredges, a 135 year old manufacturer of dredging equipment from Baltimore, MD.  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Faces of Trade is a longstanding and ongoing project to tell the real-life stories of the American workers and entrepreneurs whose livelihoods […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $1.7 billion work-plan for Fiscal Year 2018 Civil Works appropriations, released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers June 11, includes $143 million for Jacksonville District’s continuing navigation, flood and coastal storm damage reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects in Florida and Puerto Rico. “The array of projects in this budget will positively contribute to […]

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. Following the report, some officials made these comments: Rick Gabrielson, Director of International Transportation, Target and […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord and Ace Aquatec have formed a strategic partnership whereby the FaunaGuard will be made available to all marine contractors and other interested parties. The FaunaGuard is an innovative acoustic device to protect marine fauna near marine construction activities. Launching today, the FaunaGuard will be available for the rest of world. It can be […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kerry Siam Seaport (KSSP), a world class multi-purpose deep seaport located at the Eastern Seaboard gateway of Thailand, has successfully completed its migration from SPARCS Express to N4. This implementation is an important step in optimizing and improving overall terminal effectiveness to support scalability – and underscores KSSP’s commitment to a global gold standard terminal […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Dredge Yard, a specialized company in dredging technology and dredging equipment needed for the dredgers and dredge pipe lines, earns the reputation of providing high- performing products by controlling all phases of the development process like design, manufacturing and testing. All the dredge components are designed by Dredge Yard’s team of engineers using the […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dane County Government has announced plans for over $18 million in initiatives designed to recover from damage and to prevent future flooding events. Commenting the latest news, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said: “This summer’s historic rains brought flooding and destruction to many areas throughout Dane County.”  “Our charge moving forward is to come […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Legislation (HB 5289) spearheaded by Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey (D-Hamden) that creates a state Port Authority to oversee and promote Connecticut’s three deep water seaports was passed by the House of Representatives yesterday. “Our ports are underutilized commercial hubs that represent an untapped resource for developing new business markets and spurring economic growth […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    HHLA’s subsidiary Metrans has acquired the company which operates the trimodal container terminal in the Austrian port of Krems on the Danube. The company was taken over from Mierka Donauhafen Krems GmbH & Co. KG. The terminal will now provide a direct link between the German seaports and the economic region of Lower Austria. “The […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in mind, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has identified the major projects that will be undertaken in 2014, all in preparation for the implementation of the AEC by next year. In the annual New Year’s Toast held at the PPA Head Office recently, attended by senior and junior officials […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major beach fill project that will provide the Borough of Stone Harbor with greater resiliency from future storm events while also greatly expanding recreational opportunities on the beachfront will resume during the first week of July. Mayor Suzanne Walters reports that the reconstruction of the Borough’s beachfront will continue around the clock until its […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), an Illinois based provider of dredging, environmental and infrastructure services, announced yesterday the receipt of a several major dredging awards totaling $164 million. The awarded work includes: Long Beach project (Coastal Protection, New York, $54.4 million); Myrtle Beach project (Coastal Protection, South Carolina, $34.8 million); Nags Head Beach project […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has just reveled to Dredging Today some details about their future business plans. “These include the development of new kind of pumps and dredgers to increase the applications in all the sectors, such as dredging, mining and offshore industry,” said Mr. Roberto Martinelli, Dragflow […]

  • 21 April 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded a contract to dredge the National Park Service Dock on North Manitou Island, located in Lake Michigan about 30 miles northwest of Traverse City, Mich. MCM Marine, Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., was awarded the $413,040 contract to dredge 48,500 cubic yards of material […]

  • 7 July 2011

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD, (R-LA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, will testify at a hearing of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on H.R. 104, The Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act. The bill, introduced by Boustany, ensures funds brought into […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Engine supplier MAN Rollo has just announced that they will provide the crane vessel Werkendam with three LNG generator sets. International marine and offshore contractor Van Oord is currently building the ship at Neptune Shipyards in Hardinxveld-Giessendam. It is the first LNG powered vessel for both the yard and Van Oord. Karel Schuurman, Sales Manager […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast is spending $20,000 a day on beach maintenance in response to recent weather events. Announcing the figure today, Mayor Tom Tate said the daily costs meant the city had spent an estimated $500,000 on beach maintenance since the Australia Day weekend. “While safety has been our first priority, maintenance crews […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Harbor Port Development Partners, Inc. (HPDP) has reached an agreement with China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) to discuss arrangements related to the design, construction and ownership of the marine container terminal, as part of the deep water port development project in Sydney, Nova Scotia. CCCC plans to undertake the design and construction of Sydney’s container […]

  • 12 July 2013

    AGR Seabed Intervention and Marin have, over many years, established themselves as world leaders in their respective fields with proven capabilities to execute high level engineering and technical operations globally. The two ultra deep-water specialist recovery and excavation companies have decided to form a strategic alliance in a move that will deliver practical and cost […]