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  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), a trade association founded in 1912 that represents over 130 port authorities in the Western Hemisphere, including the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, recently announced a video named ‘Let’s Fix the Harbor Maintenance Tax’ (HMT). According to the Association, America’s ports are denied full funding through […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Significant increases for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Harbor Maintenance Tax operations and maintenance activities and construction budgets have been added to the proposed USD 1.01 trillion Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 hammered out in the U.S. Congress late Tuesday. While the Department of Transportation’s TIGER (Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery) grants […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Auckland-based marine construction and dredging company, Heron Construction Ltd., has taken delivery of its two new 1200m³ Split Hopper Barges. The new SHB’s come as a timely addition to the Heron’s Australian fleet that is currently carrying out dredging operations throughout Victorian waters. The SHB’s are fitted with Bow Thrusters that represent Heron’s dedication not only to production, but dedication […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Amphibious Excavators Market for Construction, Mining and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2014 – 2020.” According to this report, the global amphibious excavators market accounted for USD 3.19 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach USD 5.66 billion by 2020, growing at […]

  • 11 August 2009

    Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd, India’s largest private port and special economic zone, on Monday announced that a consortium led by it has won the bid for the development of coal handling terminal at port of Mormugao, Goa on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer basis… More: www.stockwatch.in

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed by a recorded vote the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), H.R. 2440. The vote was 296 in favor and 109 opposed. The voting required a two-thirds super majority of the House in order to pass under “suspension of the rules.” There were seventeen (17) […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) recently announced the successful completion of the sizable port construction project in Duqm, Oman. For this extraordinary EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) project Boskalis dredged a new harbor basin and entrance channel with a depth of 18 meters. The company also constructed a kilometer-long quay wall, two 400 meter-long jetties […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the past two years a conglomerate of trade associations, industry, government and academia have been collaborating on the world’s first operational 3D printed excavator. That project made a giant leap forward with the recent printing of a prototype that leveraged large-scale additive manufacturing technologies and further explores the feasibility of printing with metal alloys. […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Damen’s Galati yard in Romania is making nice progress in the construction of a new dredger type MAD3500, which is being built for Hanson Aggregates Marine. Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 is the latest vessel in Damen’s series of newly designed and recently launched specific marine aggregate dredgers. The new dredger, aided by a number of […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) is showcasing the ZX85US-5 super long front excavator at Bauma. Compact and with a short-tail swing radius, low-impact rubber tracks and class-leading 10.3-meter reach, it has been specially designed for earthmoving on dredging, bank maintenance and slope finishing projects. The ZX85US-5 has been developed by Hitachi using feedback from owners […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Chinese companies, China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) and China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), and the Algerian government last Sunday signed an agreement to build a mega seaport in Algeria. Under the deal, the two sides will set up a consortium company in March to build the port, some 60 km west of the capital […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A team from Spend Management Experts (SME), including John Haber, Paul Steiner and Brian Broadhurst, visited the Port of Savannah recently and met with several individuals from the Georgia Port Authority. Currently, the Port of Savannah is undergoing their harbor expansion project, approved by both the EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers, which will accommodate larger […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Royal Navy’s smallest commissioned vessel, Her Majesty’s Survey Launch Gleaner, returned to Devonport homeport one last time on Tuesday ahead of her decommissioning. In mist and rain, and with a 16-meter decommissioning pennant tied to the stern rail to prevent it flapping around uncontrollably, three of the nine crew lined up for Procedure Alpha as […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    For 31 days, a rusting dredging ship tossed by Typhoon Haiyan 100 metres inland into a coastal shanty town was home for seven-month-pregnant Rosita Pica and her family. Along with 38 other families, they shared cramped spaces inside the vessel that was also home to many dead bodies. The stench of decomposition mixed with the […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    For the second year in a row, the U.S. House Energy & Water Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), has approved a $1 billion draw from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. The money is for maintaining America’s deep-draft navigation channels and harbors and is as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fiscal […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the onset of the rainy season and flooding, the city government of Parañaque City, has put in motion a comprehensive flood control program that includes the construction of a major diversion creek and the clearing of creeks and canals as well as the relocation of informal settler families living along critical waterways. […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Napier Port is on track to start dredging for 6 Wharf this week, taking the port one step closer to finishing the wharf by the end of 2022. 6 Wharf will allow the port to reduce congestion and welcome more and larger ships as vessel sizes increase and exports out of the region grow, said […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies, Fertoing Ltd. held an exhibition of photos made by their engineers during the Sabetta Port dredging project. Total amount of dredging works at Sabetta Port for the 2014-2017 period will include removal of 68.6 mln cbm of material. The main goal of this port development project is to […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Completion of a coffer dam in the River Tay at the site of V&A Museum of Design Dundee marks a major milestone in the £80.11 million construction project, Royal BAM Group announced. The V&A Dundee building will protrude out into the River Tay. To enable the land reclamation work to progress, BAM Construction has constructed a […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey is kicking off the unofficial start of summer this Memorial Day weekend with vastly improved beaches, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said yesterday during the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s annual State of the Shore event in Asbury Park. “The beaches are in great shape, and we are ready for the 2015 […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 23 July 2010

    An attorney for residents living along the St. Johns River today filed suit in federal court against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asking for an injunction to stop dredging in the river. The Corps did maintenance dredging of the river two days in May, removing 8,000 cubic yards of material. Residents believe the dredging […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    American Construction Company is working away in the Upper Bay this morning, completing dredging between River Miles 12 and 15, Port of Coos Bay reports. Contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, American will remove approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material between now and October 31st of this year. The project will take the […]

  • 2 August 2020
    Equipment

    Callan Marine has announced construction commencement of the General Bradley, a new 28” dredge that will join the fleet in 2021. The General Bradley is diesel-electric driven and will have three ABC 12DZC engines installed with a total of 9,260 horsepower. At 341’ in length with a 6.6’ draft, the General Bradley will focus on […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Many of the flood risk assets that were damaged in the extreme weather since December are already being repaired by the Environment Agency – with repairs to over 350 defences already completed, restoring protection to over 115,000 homes. A further 650 assets have repairs planned or underway, to restore protection to a further 180,000 properties. […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the Brechin Flood Prevention Scheme is well underway, with work ongoing from the Inch, along River Street and into the East Mill industrial estate. The most significant recent progress is on the new flood defense in River Street, where foundations are complete and the wall will soon be visible. Construction works remain […]