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  • 25 January 2012

    A marine science expert said dredging will not cause flooding as alleged by anti-mining advocates in at least five municipalities in the province. Dr. Fernando Siringan of the Marine Environment and Resources Foundation-Marine Science Institute of the University of the Philippines clarified that sand per se is not a binding material but the mud present […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The start of a new era in flood protection and management has been welcomed by Somerset County Council following the signing of a landmark agreement yesterday. The deal signed in London seals a £2.7m interim funding package for the creation of a Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the end of January next year. The SRA […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gov. David Ige and the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division broke ground yesterday for the Kapalama Container Terminal project — the largest capital improvement project in the history of Hawai‘i’s commercial harbor system. “I’m proud to say the construction of the Kapalama Container Terminal Project is underway, and in four years we’ll have […]

  • 26 April 2012

      DP World is the winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for 2012 for its work in India, where it operates five marine terminals. The coveted annual award, instituted in India in 1991 to encourage corporate responsibility initiatives promoting sustainable development, was presented at an award ceremony in Dubai in […]

  • 18 March 2011

      Dredging forms the basis for many important aspects of our civilised World and is indeed vital to social and economic development, particularly to the construction and maintenance of much of the infrastructure upon which our economic prosperity and environmental well-being depend. The world’s population relies heavily on dredging solutions for creating and maintaining ports for global trade, […]

  • 26 September 2012

    A proposal to build a vital new shipping channel in Gladstone Harbour will be the subject of a rigorous environmental assessment after being declared a ‘significant project’ by the Queensland Coordinator-General. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney called for the public to comment on the project’s draft terms of […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Vessels

    In the shipbuilding hall of the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg, a start has now been made on the construction of a German premiere: production  of the first sections and blocks of the offshore wind power jack-up vessel for the prestigious Dutch marine engineering company Van Oord has started. In the presence of Peter de Ridder, […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s House Appropriations Committee has approved House Bill No. 2, the state’s Capital Outlay bill, the Restore the Mississippi River Delta reports.  The bill annually provides the funds for constructing projects across the state, projects that are needed more than ever because they provide jobs and stimulus to local economies. An amendment was added in […]

  • 6 July 2010

    The Honourable Rob Merrifield, Minister of State (Transport), and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister responsible for Nova Scotia, along with Rob Crosbie, chair of MAI’s board of directors, and Wayne Follett, MAI’s president and chief executive officer, announced today that the Government of Canada is making significant investments to revitalize […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is set to start building an earth embankment that will improve flood protection from the sea at Easton Broad, Suffolk. The work, which will be carried out in stages over several years, will see a 400 metre long, 2.5 metre high bank built across the existing reed-bed. The new bank will act […]

  • 26 June 2012

    State officials announced Muskegon County’s White Lake is one step closer to environmental recovery. Designated as a federal Great Lakes Area of Concern in the late 1980s due to severe environmental damage primarily from industrial activities, the White Lake AOC is one of 14 coastal sites around Michigan benefitting from focused environmental restoration work as […]

  • 5 November 2010

    Since work started on the construction of Maasvlakte 2 two years ago, 170 million m3 of sand has been brought in. That is more than would be needed to fill the Rotterdam – Fyenoord soccer stadium to the brim 100 times. At the height of the ‘sand operations’, some ten trailing hopper suction dredgers were […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The proposed federal budget for 2018 includes drastic cuts in funding for Great Lakes programs. It calls on the eight states bordering the lakes to fund a wide array of programs designed to safeguard the lakes and protect public health and ecosystems. U.S. President Donald Trump also proposed deep funding cuts in Great Lakes programs […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An EU-funded project has developed simulation software in a bid to save money and reduce the impact dredging has on the built environment. Being able to simulate water and soil interactions is a game changer for Europe’s EUR 7 billion industry which provides jobs for a quarter of a million people, European Commission said in their […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Detailed application plans for the Fehmarnbelt fixed link have been put on display to the German public by the authorities in Schleswig-Holstein. As is the practice in Demark, the German regulatory approval process for the Fehmarnbelt project is conducted in full transparency and dialogue with all stakeholders. One result of this is that all documents […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly (417 to 3) approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility, and strengthens our water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leaders of the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI), a mayoral-led effort to create a coordinated voice for the Mississippi River, and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced several breakthroughs during a first of its kind Mississippi River Economy Summit, which was hosted by MRCTI, the Delta Regional Authority, and the City of Memphis […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $9.3 million grant has been awarded to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to increase knowledge of the lower Mississippi River and how large-scale Coastal Master Plan projects will affect the ecosystem, navigation and economic activity. According to CPRA, the grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) will fund […]

  • 20 July 2010

    Conservation groups today urged the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to pass President Obama’s budget proposal to begin funding Coastal Louisiana restoration projects when it marks up the spending bill for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other public agencies for Fiscal Year 2011. Last week, the House Energy & Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee did […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In fiscal 2013, the EUROGATE Group successfully navigated the challenges that continue to be characterised by a difficult market and industry environment and increased group annual net profit by 13.3% to EUR 61.9 million. Container handling volumes once again exceeded the peak value of 14 million TEUs. With a rise of 7.3% year-on-year, the EUROGATE […]

  • 26 August 2013

    Construction of EMAL’s Phase II expansion is more than 70% complete and on schedule to meet its December 2013 deadline. Cooperation with Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is helping to ensure that the expansion of Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) into one of the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelters is on target. Almost half of the containers […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Airport expansion project has reached another significant milestone, with the completion of sand dredging and pumping operations ahead of schedule, the Sunshine Coast Regional Council said in its latest release. Around 1.3 million cubic meters of sand is now on site and will form the foundation of the runway which remains on […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the Facts About Seabed Intervention study. Facts About is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Several projects have been awarded to Jan De Nul Group: a reclamation project in Indonesia, a capital dredging project in Russia and an offshore project in Australia. In Indonesia an offshore island will be reclaimed. These works are a part of a large scale reclamation development north of Jakarta, where a 260 ha island is […]

  • 14 October 2010

    Between now and 2013, a series of art projects will take place on and around Maasvlakte 2. The Port of Rotterdam Authority and the Foundation Art and Public Space (SKOR) have agreed to set aside a joint € 500,000 for this. “There should be place for art with a big project like Maasvlakte 2. Art […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, has acquired the stock of Magnus Pacific Corporation (Magnus). Magnus is expected to generate approximately $118 million of revenue in 2014 and adds approximately $90 million to Great Lakes’ backlog, […]