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  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Doedijns International, through a US subsidiary, supported by its shareholder IK Investment Partners (IK), has acquired the assets of Logan Industries International Corp. (Logan), an integrated engineering and manufacturing company based in Houston, Texas, which focuses on heavy hydraulic equipment for the offshore oil and gas industry. Financial details of the acquisition are not disclosed. […]

  • 14 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The unique 3D sonar technology of the Coda Echoscope® is set for new decommissioning projects in the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. The benefits of the Echoscope’s 3D capabilities, which bring real-time visualisation to the underwater working environment, were substantiated in a successful role in a recent ‘plug and abandonment’ task in the […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    At a legislative markup yesterday in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy pressed for increased funding to restore the Mississippi River Delta and the Louisiana coast. The Cassidy amendment, like legislation passed by a key House committee just two weeks ago, amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Konecranes has received an order from the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) in the U.S. for nine Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes. They will be shipped to the Port Authority’s Bayport Container Terminal in mid-2016. The nine Konecranes RTGs on order are high-performance, 16-wheel RTGs with a lifting capacity of 40 LT, a stacking height […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Big River Coalition (BRC) recently published this very interesting video about the importance of navigation on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC). The coalition is committed to ensuring the future of the MRSC’s navigation as one of the nation’s fundamental natural resources and true economic powerhouse. The Mississippi River and Tributaries has an estimated […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, created by President Obama by executive order to develop a comprehensive restoration strategy for the Gulf of Mexico, holds its final meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi. President Obama selected EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, a native of New Orleans, to chair the task force which is comprised of 12 federal […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    CJW Construction Inc., from Santa Ana, California, has won an $8.3 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of the Houston ship channel. Work will be performed in Houston, Texas, with an estimated completion date of September 30, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received. The Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is the […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest civil works design-build project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ history, the $1.35 billion Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier, was named the winner of the 2014 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award at this year’s Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) gala. At 2 miles long and 26 feet high, the […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released this very interesting video about a 160 acre marsh restoration project along the Nueces Bay Causeway between Corpus Christi and Portland. A total of 340 acres of marsh were lost due to erosion and subsidence and harmed the fish and and wildlife that utilized marsh. The […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington, LA, has just won a $6.5 million dredging deal in Texas. The contract is for maintenance dredging of the Brazos Island Harbor jetty channel and option for Brazos Island Harbor entrance channel. Work will be performed at San Padre Island, Texas, with an estimated completion date of February 12, 2016. The […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Sarasota County will host a public meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, to provide information and answer questions regarding the Manasota Key Restoration Project. “There will be a brief presentation at the beginning. County staff will be available for one-on-one discussions with interested citizens after the presentation,” said the county in their official release. The […]

  • 24 May 2012

    The Collier County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved spending $2 million for the Marco Island’s South Beach renourishment project. According to news-press.com, the project includes: • Adding at least 77,000 cubic yards of sand; • Extending the beach about 80 feet into the Gulf of Mexico; • Repairing five erosion-prevention structures known as T-groins. “It […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently awarded a $28.6 million contract to Mike Hooks LLC of Westlake, Louisiana, for the Calcasieu River Ship Channel maintenance dredging project. The channel was formed by channelization of the Calcasieu River from Lake Charles to the Gulf of Mexico—36 miles—and an additional 32 miles out […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $2.5 million to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana to improve coastal wetlands in Louisiana. The project will create 300 acres of barrier marsh and nourish 130 acres of developing marsh near Bayou Moreau using dredged material from the Gulf of Mexico. This project is funded […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard issued a final order Thursday approving the permit to restore the beach on Okaloosa Island. Vinyard’s decision gives Okaloosa County permission to complete the $12 million restoration of 2.9 miles of public beach. The controversial project would add about 913,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will tomorrow, July 1, hold a webinar about the restoration of the Terrebonne Basin Barrier Islands. CPRA’s Greg Grandy and April Newman are to present the Barrier Islands project. The presentation will provide an overview of the restoration of the Terrebonne Barrier Island chain. According to CPRA, the […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has just announced the initial round of grants from the Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program (GCCGP). The announced 29 grants total nearly $13 million and will generate an additional $15.8 million in matching funds, for a total conservation impact of nearly $28.8 million that will enhance coastal watersheds, […]

  • 15 September 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority joined the Port in Corpus Christi yesterday at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center to celebrate the Port’s 85th anniversary and sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work with one other to promote trade opportunities. With cotton as its first cargo, 85 years ago Port Corpus Christi opened its […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) continues the work on Spanish Pass Ridge and Marsh Restoration project in Barataria Basin. The project – part of the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material program better known as BUDMAT – is aimed to restore 78 acres of marsh ridge habitat. This program uses dredged river sediment to […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Delft Infrastructures & Mobility Initiative (DIMI) is organizing a series of meetings on Deltas & Ports of the future. On 10 April the in-depth colloquium will be on the next generation storm surge barriers. Central theme will be the design and planning of barriers. US coastal city Houston Galveston, on the coast of the Gulf […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Longboat Key dredging project is expected to begin tomorrow, and it will last until the middle of July. Dredging operations will typically run six days a week, 12-hours, excluding Saturdays, but may extend to seven days, 24-hour operations. Heavy equipment will be moving around the beach supporting the dredging operations. An excavator and a […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    BAE Systems has offered an insight into the latest shipbuilding activities which includes major shipping companies that supply the offshore energy industry, dredging operations and cargo transportation. “Having completed in 2012 the American Phoenix¸ a 616-foot-long chemical tanker, we are now under contract to build several additional vessels,” announced baesystems.com. The Jacksonville, Florida shipyard is on […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is helping to restore one of Louisiana’s key barrier islands. An agreement signed between the state and BOEM will allow the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana to use Federal offshore sand to restore the beach, dunes and marsh habitats at Caillou Lake Headlands, also known as […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deployed as many as 25 dredgers during the past nine months to maintain the Mississippi River’s navigation channel and re-open sand-choked harbors between St. Louis and the Gulf of Mexico in response to one of the nation’s most severe droughts. Beginning in May 2012, and continuing these days, Corps […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Fugro is expanding its survey fleet in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) to include a new AUV, Echo Surveyor VII, and a new vessel, R/V Fugro Americas. “Both these impending launches indicate our strong capabilities and commitment to our clients in the GOM and internationally,” said Melissa Jeansonne, Vice President, Fugro GeoServices, Inc. “Both the […]

  • 9 August 2012

    This week, a $800,000 dredging project in Clearwater Harbor has started. Bill Morris, the director of the Marine and Aviation department, stated: „The depth of the Clearwater Pass channels is supposed to be eight to 10 feet but in some places it is five and a half and six feet.“ Flowing below the Sand Key […]