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  • 14 February 2013

    The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO salutes President Obama for stating the need to upgrade America’s ports and harbors during his State of the Union address on February 12. As part of his “Fix-It-First” initiative, the President listed projects needed to improve the nation’s infrastructure. “And to make sure taxpayers don’t shoulder the whole burden, I’m […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Regional Minister for PEI and Member of Parliament for Egmont, has announced that an investment of approximately $16.3 million is being made at PEI commercial fishing harbors. Individual projects will be announced over the coming weeks. “Since 2006, our Government has invested approximately $60.4 million in PEI’s […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Prince Rupert Harbor Debris Society announced yesterday the successful completion of its extensive harbor cleanup. The Harbor Debris Society was incorporated as a non-profit group in 1983 with the objective of controlling and reducing the dangers to navigation caused by debris and promoting safe use of the harbor. Throughout the year, debris such as […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2012, of $5.4 million ($0.20 diluted loss per share). These results compare to net loss of $3.2 million ($0.12 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “During the second […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas General Land Office (GLO) and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the release of the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. Since 2015, GLO and USACE have worked cooperatively on the feasibility study formulating risk reduction solutions to address coastal storm risks […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Salud Carbajal has announced the passage of new federal funding for water projects on the Central Coast included in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Appropriations Act (H.R. 5895). The bill – signed into law by the President on Friday – includes investments in the Cachuma Water Project, and will help fund necessary dredging in the Morro Bay […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) received yesterday a delegation from Port Everglades led by Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief and Deputy Port Director Glenn Wiltshire. During the meeting, the Panama Canal Administrator provided an update on the Expansion Program and its impact on U.S. East Coast ports. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Port Everglades […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge, a Reserve, Louisiana, based dredge manufacturer, is joining forces with Dragflow, an Italian producer of dredging equipment, to expand their product lines.  Commenting the latest news, DSC’s President/CEO Bob Wetta, said: “There is no overlap in our product lines and this partnership will allow DSC to offer high quality dredging equipment to our […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Baekkun Dredging Co. Ltd., a Korean based manufacturer of eco-friendly dredging equipment, has just reveled a plan to increase its export to emerging economies in Southeast and South Asia, including Bangladesh, Indonesia and India. According to their latest release, the company has gained entitlement to subsidy, offered by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups, to […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (MBCC) approved $61.3 million in funding to protect, restore and enhance more than 205,000 acres of wetlands and associated uplands in the United States, Canada and Mexico. “Conservation of our nation’s wetlands is critical to protecting our wildlife, watersheds, coastal communities and important economic activities,” said Secretary of the Interior […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) will deploy its innovative tools and expertise to support its client, EMAS-AMC, with post-lay trenching and backfilling services at the Bouri oilfield. JFSE’s expertise will be used in replacing the floating storage offloading (FSO) vessel Sloug off the coast of Libya. The company’s patented T4000 and TwinR2000 tools will carry […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Tallinn (AS Tallinna Sadam) earned an unaudited half-year net profit of 20.2 million euros with company’s turnover reaching 59 million euros. Compared to last year the turnover increased by 7% and the net profit by 16%. “The first half of this year introduced the best ever figures for Port of Tallinn, both financially […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boaters are to benefit from a £1.4 million investment into Anglian Waterways, as the Environment Agency launches its latest improvement program. The seven-figure investment for the repairs and upgrades of the Anglian Waterways’ 353-mile network will ensure the structures remain in good working order for years to come, reports the Environment Agency. Among others, the investment program includes de-shoaling work on […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delta Flume at Dutch-based research institute Deltares was the location last week for the first storm test on 47-year old asphalt taken from an original Dutch sea levee. Trials started on 10 July and are being conducted in the enormous flume – which is 300m long, 9.5m deep and 5m wide – to find […]

  • 25 September 2017

    By Alia Instruments Over the past decades, nuclear density meters have become widely used on board of dredging vessels worldwide. Not because they are particularly highly rated or cost efficient – their disadvantages are well known – but mostly because of the lack of viable alternatives. Now Dutch company Alia Instruments is challenging the status quo with […]

  • 6 July 2020

    As the Proposal Manager (Instrumentation and Automation) within the IHC Systems department in The Netherlands, you will be responsible for instrumentation and automation design, and cost estimates in the field of mission equipment instrumentation and automation, and predictive and dynamic simulation based upon the stakeholders’ requirements. You will be part of the design/tender team(s) for […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals is now entering the attractive Russian market in a strategic partnership with the leading Russian transportation group, N-Trans. By acquiring 37.5 pct. of the public company Global Ports, APM Terminals becomes an equal controlling partner in the leading operator of container terminals in Russia. Up until now, N-Trans has been the sole controlling […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded the first contract for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay, New York Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project. This is the first of several contracts that will provide nearly $600 million in federal investment for the construction of storm risk reduction […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the repeat sale of a Mud Cat® auger style cutterhead dredge to the City of Pocatello’s Water Pollution Control Department (WPC). According to EDT, the city replaced their 32-year-old Mud Cat MC-815 with Mud Cat’s updated MC- 225D with 815 style cutterhead. “We are extremely pleased with the new […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bournemouth Borough Council has been granted over £1.2million by the Government to repair storm damage caused last winter to its coastline at Hengistbury Head, with works due to start on 8th September. Councillor David Smith, Cabinet Member for Planning and Environment at Bournemouth Borough Council, said: “Securing this investment is great news for Bournemouth following […]

  • 1 May 2012

      DP World Limited held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in respect of the full year 2011 this morning, with all resolutions put to shareholders passed, with over 99% of the votes cast in favour. Shareholders voted in favour of the re-appointment of all eight Directors of the DP World Board. The resolutions also included […]

  • 11 April 2011

      In its first year, HR Wallingford’s Environment Group has won a number of exciting projects for both public and private sector clients in the UK and overseas. The group was launched in April 2010 and now stands at 10 environmental professionals. Specialising in environmental policy and legislation, environmental impact assessment and targeted research, the group’s technical skills […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) has announced that the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) has been awarded $233,600 to further develop research and educational programs to ensure that New Jersey coastal communities are resilient to the impacts of climate change, as well as future storms.  Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In recognition of its exceptional management and innovative approach to improve operational efficiencies, DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has been named “Shipping Port of the Year” at the prestigious annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2013. It is Jebel Ali’s fifth SCATA award in seven years, and was received by Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio, last week introduced H.R. 440 the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act, which would unlock billions in already-collected fees to maintain U.S. federal ports and harbors. Currently, the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund collects more revenue from shippers than Congress has appropriated […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates, Inc., an Ohio-based Coastal/Transportation engineering firm, has just announced that Christopher M. Day, P.E., is now a new member of the firm serving as a Project Manager at their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction […]