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  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Аmphi-King from the German manufacturer Senwatec is a first ever made amphibious boat of this type and PROGROUPE is the first company to use such equipment. The boat is capable of working on the ground as well as the water. “Of its kind little brother of big dredgers.” Amphi-King is a brilliant solution for reconstruction […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has received unanimous approval by a senior government panel to move forward with the final state and agency review on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction (HSDR) Project. The Civil Works Review Board, which convened in Washington D.C., received a detailed presentation from the Jacksonville […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has awarded $2.3 million worth Atchafalaya Basin Protection Levee contract to a company from Belle Chasse, LA. The work consists of clearing and vegetation removal, demolition, straddle levee lift enlargement, reinforced concrete floodwall construction, placement of steel sheet piling and H-piling. Also included in the project are […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The French Regional Park boat ramp improvements program will begin in early September, announced threeriversparks.org. Work will include dredging of material at the end of the ramp to increase the water depth and the replacement of the existing boat ramp. The boat ramp will be closed starting September 8, 2014 and is expected to reopen in mid-November. The […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CEDA African Section will be hosting an international symposium “Dredging without Boundaries” on 27-28 November 2014, in Casablanca, Morocco. Dredging works have an important role in the construction and maintenance of port infrastructure in the world and particularly on the North African coast. Dredging projects are based around the three key parameters of environment, […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coastal defence project has pioneered the use of BIM in a new field, proving that the technology is worth pursuing in every area of infrastructure design. It is often thought that building information modelling (BIM) is for buildings. BIM’s advantages are obvious on complex structural projects with building services systerns, convoluted sequencing and endless […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit last week, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of local coastal economies and an important source of jobs. Merkley also received recognition from the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sumitomo Heavy Industries Material Handling Systems Co., Ltd. and Yorigami Maritime Construction Co., Ltd. have developed design of a hybrid grab dredger that features Energy Fuel saving and Fully-Automatic Operation Systems. Their product recently received the 2014 Infrastructure Technology Development Award. The Infrastructure Technology Development Award is nominated jointly by the Japan Institute of Country-Ology […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International n.v. has introduced the PC228USLC-10 hydraulic excavator. The PC228USLC-10, with an operating weight between 23,800 kg and 24,500 kg, is powered  by a net 123 kW (165 HP) Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine that is EU Stage IIIB/EPA Tier 4 Interim emissions certified. The rounded cab design allows the cab to rotate within the […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Infraconsult bv (under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants) has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc for the construction of the new coastal road (Nouvelle route du littoral) on the French island La Réunion in the Indian Ocean. The license agreement has been signed with a joint venture of GTOI (part […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for the widening of parts of Florida Avenue Canal. The project is a part of the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project. The approx $119 million ($116,956,672 award with an option for an additional $2,041,945) contract, awarded to Boh Bros Construction Company, was awarded […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine works involving site investigation, dredging operations, temporary reclamation, construction of temporary seawall and construction of tunnel have begun at one more location in Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter, Hong Kong. According to the Marine Department of the Hong Kong SAR notice, works on the project started two days ago and will continue over the next […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Arkhangelsk Branch of Rosmorport resumed the Sabetta Port dredging work in early August, as soon as the summer navigation period commenced. The dredging vessels arrived within the planed period on August 1, 2014, while the marine survey and full package of environmental engineering survey had been completed by that time so that the vessels could […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The completed new terminal for ferries and roll on-roll off (RORO) vessels will be inaugurated on September 5, 2014 in Lapuz, Iloilo City. This was announced by Ilonggo Senate President Franklin M. Drilon after the project’s successful dry run last August 15th, reported today PNA. The more than $4.5 million worth project was put up […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan. The Corps is evaluating several alternatives in the draft SEIS to manage flood risk for the cities of Castle Rock, Lexington, Kelso and Longview, Washington, through the year 2035. […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Seattle Engineer District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has informed the Port of Skagit that the next round of maintenance dredging in the Swinomish Channel will begin in late September. On July 22, 2014, the Corps issued a contract to American Construction Co. Inc. for $820,750, to complete the FY14 Swinomish Channel […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 4.61 miles of shoreline within the city of Lynden is under review by the Washington Department of Ecology and is open for public comment. The proposed updates to Lynden’s shoreline master program will guide construction and development in the city’s stream shorelines, including Fishtrap Creek and a portion of the Nooksack […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has appointed John Y. Chun, P.E., as the new Director of Engineering Design, heading up roads, utilities and other infrastructure projects for the Port of Long Beach. Chun, who started with the Port in 1996 as a civil engineering assistant, has served as a Deputy Chief Harbor Engineer […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 1,400 properties between Camber and Lydd will benefit as work begins on the Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme in Kent. The Environment Agency has appointed Team Van Oord to construct the scheme, which will cover 2.4km of beach from the Suttons, Camber to the western boundary of Lydd Ranges and will include: a […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has reported 2014 fiscal year-end operating earnings of $14.3 million, 20.7 percent over the organization’s financial plan. From July through June, the SCPA posted operating revenues of $164.1 million, an increase of nearly 17 percent over the previous fiscal year. FY2014 expenses totaled $149.9 million. “With the Port’s aggressive capital plan […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A renewables jobs boom for the Highlands moved a step closer as the Port of Ardersier secured the full backing of the Scottish Government for plans to turn the former oil fabrication yard on the Moray Firth into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore wind. In what Chief Executive Officer Captain Steve Gobbi described as a […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Town of Oak Island will receive at least $1.1 million in state funding for the Town’s Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration Plan. The project will also put much-needed sand on the island’s west end. The Town received notice of the tentative award from the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources Tuesday. It’s possible […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Plaquemines Parish Government hosted a Dredging Industry Day at the Belle Chasse Auditorium on Thursday, August 14. The parish will be going out to bid on Reach B-2 from Fort Jackson to Venice on vegetated ridge projects in Plaquemines. The project will allow for enhanced flood protection to reduce levee overtopping and the creation of […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals delivered an increased profit of $223 million ($179m) and a return on invested capital of 14.2% (12.8%), according to the company’s latest interim results. Terminals becoming fully operational and new terminals added to the portfolio supported the 8% growth in volume. More than 80% of EBITDA was generated in growth markets, 41 out […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next round of improvement works to be carried out on the southern breakwater  at the Mackay Marina will commence from Monday, August 25, and continue until  sometime around the end of the year. Accordingly, in the interests of safety, public  access to the breakwater will not be permitted while the work is being undertaken. […]