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  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council (FPC), represented by the Chairman, Bill Johnson, PortMiami; Legislative Co-Chairmen, Paul Anderson, Port of Tampa, and Steve Cernak, Port Everglades; Stan Payne, Port Canaveral; and Carlos Buqueras, Port Manatee, presented the FPC Federal Legislative agenda to the Florida Congressional Delegation yesterday. “With the state of Florida leadership already committed to creating […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT, in conjunction with the JAX Chamber, announced yesterday that the Florida Ports Council (FPC) has joined the recently launched Deep Water Now initiative to encourage business and community leaders in Northeast Florida to support efforts to deepen the St. Johns River shipping channel to accommodate the next generation of larger cargo vessels. The Florida […]

  • 2 May 2012

    The Florida Ports Council, representing Florida’s 15 public seaports, has recognized Florida World Trade Month 2012, to increase awareness about the importance of international trade as a major contributor to job creation and corporate growth. More than half of Florida’s nearly $150 billion in international trade comes through Florida’s ports, making international trade and growing […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passing the transportation package. “The Florida Ports Council is encouraged by the passage of the surface transportation bill by Congress,” stated Doug Wheeler, president of the Florida Ports Council. “The included provisions such as continuation of SAFETEA-LU’s Projects of […]

  • 27 May 2012

    The Florida Ports Council has announced the release of the report: Charting a Course for Economic Success: The Five-Year Florida Seaport Mission Plan for 2012 to 2016. The report provides 2011 data on trade, cargo and cruise activities at Florida’s seaports, as well as providing planned improvements to facilities for the next five years. Some […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    The RESON Group are offering existing SEABAT 7125 SV2 customers the opportunity to upgrade their systems with RESONs Feature Pack 3, (FP3) totally, free of charge. Feature Pack 3 has taken all the benefits of FP2 and added two new features, TRACKER and SEABAT UI, to provide users with increased efficiency in a wide range […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    RESON announced that it is now adding the extra features contained in its Feature Pack 3 (FP3) to the SeaBat 7125-ROV2 multibeam system. FP3 contains RESON’s latest SeaBat technology for enhancing performance and efficiency, based on four state-of-the-art features: RESON’s new SeaBat User Interface, Tracker (Autopilot), X-Range (400kHz), and Full Rate Dual Head (400kHz). “With […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A European consortium launched on February 1st a new Horizon 2020 project: Blue Nodules. This project addresses the challenge of creating a viable and sustainable value chain to retrieve polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor. It will develop and test new highly-automated and sustainable technologies for deep-sea mining with minimal environmental pressures. The technical side […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The Komatsu PC55MR-3 Mini Excavator will be displayed at Bauma 2013. With an operating weight of 5280 to 5.350 kg, the PC55MR-3 fits right into Komatsu’s MR-3 range. A tight tail design lets this machine work in total safety in most restricted areas, with no need to worry about rear collisions. Its Komatsu 4D88E-6 engine […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Femern A/S is activating the main construction contracts with Femern Link Contractors (FLC) with effect from January 1, 2021. the project owner said in their latest release.  This means that construction of the large scale tunnel element factory at Rødbyhavn can get underway. November 2019 saw the start of the main construction phase of the […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has been awarded two pipe lay projects for its new shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray. The total value of these contracts is approximately USD 80 million amount to more than EUR 60 million. In Ulsan, Korea, Van Oord has been awarded the new SPM (Single Point Mooring) construction project for the S-Oil […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU FP7-project Restoring Rivers for Effective Catchment Management (REFORM) will host an international conference on Novel Approaches to Assess and Rehabilitate Modified Rivers. The conference will take place in Wageningen, the Netherlands, from 30 June to 2 July 2015. The purpose of the conference is to enlarge awareness of the need and appreciation for […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU FP7-project Restoring Rivers for Effective Catchment Management (REFORM) will host an international conference on Novel Approaches to Assess and Rehabilitate Modified Rivers. The conference will take place in Wageningen, the Netherlands, on 30 June to 2 July 2015. The purpose of the conference is to enlarge awareness of the need and appreciation for […]

  • 24 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 19 – 25, 2018).   Celebrating Van Oord’s 150th Anniversary Van Oord celebrated its 150th anniversary on Friday during an international symposium featuring top diplomat Christiana Figueres as guest speaker.   Prins Hendrik Sand Dike VIDEO Jan De Nul […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) is lodging a complaint with the Australian Press Council against The Australian newspaper for misleading and false allegations. The Australian newspaper on the 16th, 18,h and 25th of February 2013 published four articles claiming GPC had committed a number of breaches of conditions in its conduct of the Western Basin […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is seeking input on four permit requests from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to conduct routine restoration activities on 83 lakes and water bodies throughout Florida. FWC has applied for permits from the Corps to conduct restoration activities on 12 lakes in FWC’s Northwest […]

  • 6 September 2010

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is fully operational following an extensive assessment by structural engineers. LPC has however sustained significant damage from Saturday morning’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake, centered approximately 40 kilometres from the port. The cost to repair the damage to the port is likely to be tens of millions of dollars. Following the earthquake […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The maintenance dredging operations at the Port of Foynes are scheduled to begin today, according to the Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC). The dredging works will be undertaken by the SFPC’s multicat Shannon 1. Operations will be conducted by using a plough, and will be located within the Port of Foynes, including the West and East Jetties and […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council have announced a public meeting to present the Council’s Funded Priorities List (FPL 3a). This will be the first in-person Gulf Coast public meeting held during the RESTORE Council’s 32-day public review and comment period on Funded Priorities List (FPL) […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has almost a century’s worth of experience managing Gladstone Harbour and is committed to protecting one of Gladstone’s number one asset long into the future, CEO Leo Zussino said today. “GPC is the custodian of Gladstone Harbour and it is a responsibility we take very seriously,” Mr Zussino said. “We […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has just announced that there will be a bit more action in the Gladstone Marina than normal in the coming months. GPC will be undertaking essential maintenance works in the Gladstone Marina throughout May, including maintenance dredging and pile replacements. Maintenance dredging is undertaken in the marina every five years to […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) was recently granted resource consent by Environment Canterbury to dredge the existing shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Whakaraupō. The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) subsequently appealed the consent, primarily over concerns about effects on local surf breaks. Peter Davie, LPC Chief Executive and Michael Gunson, SPS Research and Communications announced today that SPS […]

  • 20 December 2012

    After the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has released details of a compensation package to commercial fishers affected by loss of access to commercial fishing grounds in certain parts of Catch Sites 12, 13, 17 and 18 in the Gladstone harbor, the Queensland Seafood Industry Association said that this compensation is far from adequate. QSIA chairman […]

  • 31 January 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has announced statement on the Gladstone fishing industry’s compensation claim: “The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has always been keen to provide compensation to commercial fishers as required for the loss of access to fishing grounds caused by the Western Basin Dredging Project. GPC’s estimate from fisheries data of the total annual […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Potential applicants have until Friday, 10 May 2013 to apply for compensation under the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) Commercial Fisheries Compensation Program. The WBDDP Commercial Fisheries Compensation Program is being conducted by Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) to provide compensation to eligible commercial fishing operators affected by a loss of access to […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Algal blooms located in water surfaces is a common problem which is encountered by many professionals in the water industry. High algae levels often result in a deterioration of the water quality and bad odor. In order to provide an environmentally friendly solution to prevent the growth of blue-green algae, the Dutch company LG Sound […]