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  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, Justin Callahan, discussed the importance of the coastal storm risk management project at Ocean City, Maryland, yesterday at an event with senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with other local officials. The Corps anticipates awarding a contract for beach renourishment, important to […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven this week met with Congressman Mick Mulvaney, nominee to head the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and highlighted important priorities for North Dakota. OMB approval is required for Army Corps of Engineers’ projects, like permanent flood protection for Fargo-Moorhead and Minot. “OMB plays an important role in projects that make a […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, released the following statement earlier this week, after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers introduced their updated Fiscal Year 2018 Work Plan that allocates more funds for recreational harbor dredging in Southwest Michigan. “Dredging is critical to tourism, recreation, economic activity, and jobs and we need to dig deep […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The contours of the Blankenburg Connection in the Netherlands are now clearly taking shape, DEME Group said in their latest announcement.  BAAK, the consortium including Ballast Nedam and DEME, is building the new road connection between the A20 at Vlaardingen and the A15 at Rozenburg. “The new highway includes a complex immersed tunnel, and highlights […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month, Port Saint John’s competitive connectivity will be showcased to a transnational audience. Representatives from Port Saint John, along with the Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP) and regional industry leaders, will be visiting Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from Oct. 18 to 26. Jim Quinn, president and CEO and Andrew Dixon, senior vice-president, […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction industry research and information association CIRIA will be the organizer of an event that will explore how risk of contaminated sediments should be assessed and managed in the UK. The event named “Can industry improve dealing with contaminated sediments?” is taking place on April 10th at the CIRIA Office in Griffin Court, London. It will […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vice President Joseph R. Biden will visit America’s Central Port along the Mississippi River in Granite City today. This visit will mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and highlight the need for continued investment in infrastructure to create jobs and grow the economy. “I’m pleased Vice President Joe Biden is […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The winter floods have highlighted the danger of building on floodplains, the Environment Agency Chairman Lord Chris Smith said at this week’s CIWEM conference. Britain’s wettest winter for 250 years also underlines the need to continue improving flood defences to cope with future extreme climate, he said in a keynote speech. In addition, there needs […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has announced that the tenth in this highly-regarded series of specialist conferences “Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2013” is scheduled for September. Known for offering the best international forum for the discussion of the latest developments as well as informed debate – every event in the ‘Breakwaters’ series has […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced that the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations approved legislation that would designate $30 million specifically for the purpose of small port dredging. As a member of the U.S. House Appropriations committee, Jaime has strongly advocated to make small port dredging a federal priority. Recently, Jaime took to the U.S. House […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at the Scenic Hudson Riverfront Park in Irvington, Senator Schumer called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to include Hudson River communities in the $20 million comprehensive study of flood-prone coastal populations that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Schumer highlighted that the Army Corps study, which is still in planning stages, is […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure

    There are officially three weeks left to provide input on the draft report for the Charleston Peninsula Flood Risk Management Study. The $3 million Charleston Peninsula study investigates solutions to address coastal storm risk to people, property and infrastructure on the peninsula. It was jointly developed by the Army Corps and the City of Charleston […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    René Kolman, Secretary General of IADC will be presenting on the topic of “Ecosystem Services” at the 30th IAPH World Ports Conference in Bali, Indonesia. The event will take place on 7- 12 May, 2017 at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC). Last year, IADC published the “Ecosystem services: Towards integrated marine infrastructure project optimization” […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, today released a draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan. The plan highlights the Corps’ navigation maintenance requirements for the next 40 years within the Mississippi River Lower Pool 4 region. This is an area between Wabasha, Minnesota, and Buffalo City, […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has commissioned a prestigious new jubilee book, entitled 70 years IHC Merwede. The first copy of this publication was presented to the mayor of Rotterdam, Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb, at the city’s Maritime Museum. Written by maritime historian Dr Joke Korteweg, this unique and beautifully designed book contains more than 300 pages and approximately […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Innovation in Flood Risk Management in the UK seminar will take place on October 4, in London. The seminar, organized by CIRIA, will cover the benefits and approaches to innovation in flood risk management. This includes innovations in engagement with communities and stakeholders, as well as the planning, design and maintenance of flood risk management […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    At last week’s House Natural Resources Committee hearing, New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew informed Secretary David Bernhardt of the U.S. Department of the Interior about the problems facing the Borough of Stone Harbor in relation to the Coastal Barrier Resources Act. “CBRA was passed in 1982 to prohibit federal financial assistance for development on […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Napier Port now plans to lodge its resource consent applications for the proposed wharf development and phased dredging project in the first half of 2017, so it can do further work to confirm the best locations for disposal of dredged material. Napier Port had planned to submit its applications to Hawke’s Bay Regional Council before […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Sam Brody, director of the The Center for Texas Beaches and Shores at TAMUG, spoke on April 13th at the Texas A&M Foundation Legacy Society Celebration in College Station about flood mitigation and ecological and environmental resiliency along the Texas coast. During his presentation, Dr. Brody highlighted the causes and effects of flooding in Houston, especially […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released yesterday the following statement after the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works passed the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015 (S. 1024): “The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is a critical program for our region, the health of our communities, and the protection of our clean water resource. “I […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Rep. John Carney (all D-Del.) yesterday highlighted the start of the Nanticoke River maintenance dredging project. Earlier this year, Delaware’s Congressional delegation of Sens. Carper and Coons and Rep. John Carney announced funding for engineering, design and construction of the dredging of the Nanticoke River. The […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly has submitted a joint bipartisan letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to officially request that beach nourishment for Presque Isle State Park remains a high-priority project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ budget for fiscal year 2019 and work plan for fiscal year 2018. “I’m very proud […]

  • 27 May 2012

    The Florida Ports Council has announced the release of the report: Charting a Course for Economic Success: The Five-Year Florida Seaport Mission Plan for 2012 to 2016. The report provides 2011 data on trade, cargo and cruise activities at Florida’s seaports, as well as providing planned improvements to facilities for the next five years. Some […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Albwardy Damen will once again be holding an Experience Day at its shipyard in Sharjah, UAE, (28 September) immediately following the three-day Seatrade Middle East event taking place in Abu Dhabi. “The Experience Day is open to all those interested in innovative and high-quality workboats, and during the day guests will have the opportunity to […]

  • 4 March 2011

      The Dredging Operations Technical Support (DOTS) and the Dredging Operations and Environmental Research (DOER) Programs would like to announce their intention of hosting a Dredged Material Assessment and Management Seminar in Jacksonville, FL on 24-26 May, 2011. Like previous seminars, this three day meeting will offer presentations and demonstrations from the field’s leading experts. […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, will participate at the 29th edition of Samoter in Verona, from 8-11 May, 2014. This event will focus on many different topics: from sustainability, the cornerstone of the event, to innovations involving earth-moving machinery, by conferences. Earth-moving machinery of the future will also be highlighted at Samoter, as discussed […]