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  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is pushing for vote on critical bill that will allow construction of Staten Island Seawall to finally move forward. Last Sunday, the senator made a public push to – at long last – defeat a bureaucratic boondoggle threatening the construction of the Staten Island Seawall. Schumer called U.S. Senate Majority leader, […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    France has engaged the environmental expertise of Jan De Nul Group to clean up the oil-polluted beaches along the Mediterranean Sea. This week, Envisan, the environmental subsidiary of the dredging and construction company, signed a contract with the French company Le Floch Dépollution for cleaning up the polluted sand using Envisan’s soil treatment center near […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The major redevelopment project for the Royal Southern Yacht Club and the Royal Air Force Yacht Club on the River Hamble, has reached a major milestone, with club members’ vessels being welcomed on to the new pontoons in time for the Easter weekend. The £2.6 million project has been led throughout by UK based specialist […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the bipartisan Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, has announced approval of H.R. 223, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act (GLRI) of 2016 in the House of Representatives.  The legislation authorizes $300 million annually for fiscal years 2017 through 2021 to accelerate efforts to protect and restore the Great Lakes. […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Scientists at HR Wallingford have received research funding for a pilot project aimed at investigating the measurement of cohesive sediment properties using high frequency underwater acoustics. The primary aim of this project is to derive semi-empirical algorithms that can be used to calibrate Doppler sonar signals in terms of the relationship between acoustic backscatter intensity […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announces the upcoming public meeting regarding the Grasse River Record of Decision (ROD). The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) will host the meeting on May 7, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Saint Regis Mohawk School. The purpose of the meeting is for the USEPA to […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Department of the Interior’s plans to assist coastal communities recover from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced the availability of $11.7 million in funds from the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. The funding is part of the $475.25 million announced today by Secretary of […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Repairing the special ship with “high quality, time accuracy, safety, and excellent service”, Boluomiao Shipyard obtained praise from the ship owner, and established an important flag for the brand of BLM. On Apr. 5th, Boluomiao Shipyard completed the big dredger “Tian Rui 1” successfully and achieved the good reputation again. In the process of repairing, […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen recently delivered their DOP dredge pump as a complete turnkey package to Israel, for a unique coastal protection project.  The DOP doing the job is a DOP200 fitted out with a jet water assisted leveler head. It will mine sand at a max depth of -7m. “The discharge distance to the geotubes varies between 200m […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Royal Volker Wessels Stevin N.V. (VolkerWessels) have signed a Letter of Intent to set up a joint venture combining their forces in the field of cable installation. Boskalis and VolkerWessels will each hold a 50% stake in Visser & Smit Marine Contracting Holding B.V. (currently a 100% subsidiary of […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Louise M. Slaughter introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects in the Great Lakes and […]

  • 3 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    All sea routes lead to the port of Hamburg – the largest port in Germany and second biggest in Europe – on 7-10 September for the biennial Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology (SMM) international trade fair. IHC Merwede will be taking its place on Stand 300 in Hall B4 as one of the leading exhibitors […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Doug Domenech announced last week the release of more than $9.6 million in grant funding to American Samoa through the Office of Insular Affairs’ (OIA) Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Program for fiscal year 2017. “We are happy to support Governor Lolo in his efforts to strengthen infrastructure in American […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hitachi has introduced their new sliding arm excavator, named ZX135US-6, at Intermat – International Exhibition for Construction and Infrastructure (April 23-28, Paris). The sliding arm extends the working range of the ZX135US-6 considerably to a maximum digging depth of 7,8m and the upper arm features a built-in sliding cylinder with a 2,000mm stroke. “This makes it ideal […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Ralph Abraham announced Wednesday that two important projects led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are underway in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District. On Monday, the Corps began repairs on five non-functional tainter gates at the Lindy C. Boggs Lock & Dam No. 1 on the Red River in Avoyelles Parish. Congress provided the […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum states in “The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015”. This is the third time in succession that the Netherlands has occupied the top spot. Singapore remains in second place, like last year, with the United Arab Emirates forcing Hong Kong […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Douglas Shire Council is replenishing Newell Beach with up to 5000 cubic metres of sand to help mitigate erosion issues. The beach replenishment is utilising sand dredged from the Daintree River ferry channel to help restore up to 300 metres of Newell Beach shoreline from Rankin St north with a protective sand barrier up to […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    On 26 and 27 August, two test dikes at the IJkdijk location Bad Nieuweschans in Groningen, the Netherlands collapsed entirely according to plan. Both dikes collapsed because of microstability, where water forces its way into the body of the dike. The dike then softens and shifts at the dike toe (at the bottom). Commissioned by […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 has been a landmark year for the Australian waterfront. It saw a third container stevedore enter the market in Brisbane and Sydney, and the Port of Melbourne Corporation begin its selection of a company to build and operate a third international container terminal. The New South Wales Government finalised the sale/ long term lease […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Subic Freeport locator CST Bluemax Subic Inc. has offered to dredge the river channel of Olongapo for free in an effort to improve the city’s defense against severe flooding. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman Roberto Garcia announced the proposal during his courtesy call to newly installed Mayor Rolen Paulino. “The company will dredge the […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) recently passing the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled for period of January 1 to June 30 strongly suggest that this will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced his priorities for the state’s coastal program for his next four years in office. Edwards also announced the state will receive its maximum payment from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) for the first time. In addition, he committed at least $115 million in state surplus […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded over $1.6 million to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority for a project that would create 392 acres of marsh land in southwest Louisiana. This project will help restore marsh land in shallow areas by using dredged material from the Calcasieu Ship Channel. “This project is […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Responding to a request from U.S. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. Army Europe to remove a sunken dredge barge from the Port of Alexandroupoli, Greece, NAVSEA Supervisor of Salvage and Diving, SEA 00C, has developed a plan and assembled a team to remove the barge and restore access to the pier for future NATO missions. […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council has endorsed the Amity Point Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP), outlining its strategy to manage and respond to current and future erosion issues. The City Mayor and Chair of Redland City Coastal Adaptation Strategy Steering Committee Karen Williams said: “Amity is a declared erosion prone area under the Coastal Protection and Management […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the recent and successful introduction of several machines in Europe, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is preparing to launch its largest excavator yet. The Kobelco SK850LC-10E is the latest addition to the Japanese manufacturer’s proven Generation 10 range and will make its European debut at BAUMA on 8-15 April. Commenting on the introduction […]