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  • 31 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District launched its new website offering visitors quick and easy access to essential information about the district’s missions. The site is number eight of 58 USACE sites to be migrated this year to a cloud-based system, enabling the Corps to create a consistent look and feel and provide […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority today reported container business up 12 percent in 2014, a year highlighted by strong volume growth and substantial forward progress on the harbor deepening project. In December the Port handled 141,956 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), up 14 percent compared to the same month last year. SCPA container volume rose to nearly 1.8 […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston attended the Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Summer Stakeholder Partnering Forum with local industry members and Corps representatives at Texas A&M University Galveston Campus earlier this week.  During the event, Executive Director of Port of Houston Authority, Roger Guenther, provided remarks on behalf of the Texas Ports Association as well as […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Consulting Engineers Association of India (CEAI) has announced that their ‘Seminar on Ports & Industrial Corridors’ will take place on April 7, 2017 at Multi Purpose Hall India International Center in New Delhi. The mission of this seminar is to highlight the new and emerging opportunities in the Indian ports and new and existing industrial […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The UK is set to be amongst the best prepared nations for the implications of climate change following publication of a groundbreaking study into the threats the country faces. The Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) highlights the top 100 challenges to the UK and their economy of a changing climate and provides the most compelling […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced yesterday the completion of the first phase of the Port Monmouth Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. This $18 million project, aimed to reduce the risks that coastal storms pose to the Port Monmouth area, is federally funded through the Sandy relief package. Phase One of the project included dune […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection yesterday announced an invitation for local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to take part in a restoration plan development workshop for Kings Bay and Crystal River. “DEP is developing restoration plans that respond to the specific needs of the waterbody and ensure the local public […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A recent press event at Volvo Construction Equipment’s Konz facility has not only unveiled the company’s latest EC250E crawler excavator, but also gone behind the scenes at one of Germany’s ‘top national employers’. Journalists gathered in early April for a ‘Made in Germany’ event at Volvo Construction Equipment’s (Volvo CE) facility in Konz. The highlight […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    OceanflORE, a joint venture between Royal IHC and DEME, will be present at the Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit in Singapore on 29-30 September. General Manager at OceanflORE, John Feenan, will talk about de-risking offshore mining operations, and highlight OceanflORE’s expertise, cost-per-tonne mining contracts, and affordable and sustainable deep-sea mining solutions. The 4th session and […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    An international conference named ‘Dredging: Ports, Harbors and Inland Waterways’ will take place on March 11-12, 2016, at Adani Corporate Premises in Shantigram, Ahmedabad, India. This event, organized by the Eastern Dredging Association India, aims to incorporate a rare blend of lectures that will be delivered to the participants by policy makers and those influencing policy making. The seminar […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CHEC Wins Two Projects in Trinidad and Tobago On February 25, minister of trade, industry and investment of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago signed the business contract for the transshipment port and dry dock project and the Endeavour business development project in the country.   VIDEO: Van Oord 2013 Highlights Van Oord, the Netherlands based […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Sierra Rutile Limited has announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2011. Key Highlights: – A successful year of transition and progress. – Revenue increased 25% to US$55.0 million in the year (2010: US$43.9 million). – EBITDA1 of US$0.1 million (2010: US$(0.8) million). – 2011 rutile production in line with guidance: 67,916 tonnes […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Vessels

      The Port of Los Angeles has received final approval from the U.S. Coast Guard to install a hybrid propulsion system on its 42-year-old harbor tour boat, the Angelena II. Upon completion later this spring, the Angelena II will be the first harbor craft of its kind retrofitted with a hybrid propulsion system that will […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The last year was a year of new beginnings and growth for Port of Coos Bay, the port said in their latest announcement.  They just released a Year in Review letter from Port CEO, John Burns, introducing the accomplishments that have taken place at the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay in the past year. “As […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tom Carper has highlighted significant Delaware wins in the bill America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA) – a major bipartisan, bicameral water infrastructure bill that Senator Carper co-authored along with Senators John Barrasso, Ben Cardin and Jim Inhofe. “This infrastructure bill delivers for Delaware and families across our country, and I’m proud […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse yesterday joined with area small business owners and local officials in the flood-prone Island Park neighborhood of Portsmouth to highlight the newly funded National Oceans and Coastal Security Fund, which can help coastal businesses weather rising seas and worsening storms.  Congress approved $30 million in funding for the National Oceans […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 15 & 16 October 2013 the 6th Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference was held in Amsterdam RAI. The two-day event was attended by 9,123 international visitors, an increase of 20% compared to last year. Official opening: The state of the world By the push on the button of KoColijn, Sander Vergroesen, Managing Director IRO, […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), along with the Port of Arica, will host the biggest port event in the last 20 years in Chile this week, gathering together Chilean ports and the most important port terminals from Latin America, USA and the Caribbean. EPA’s President, Francisco Javier González, highlighted the relevance of this Congress ( […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Commonwealth Minister for Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, has today given the green light to progress the environment referral application for the Toondah Harbor project in Cleveland. Walker Group will now be able to take the application to the next stage of the process, which is to have the science tested. Redland City Mayor, […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District has released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for its proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 5, near Kellogg, Minnesota. The draft plan outlines the transportation methods and necessary land requirements to permanently place dredged material removed from the Mississippi River in Pool 5 for the […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Connecticut Institute for Resilience & Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will organize a workshop on putting living shorelines projects into practice. Sea-level rise and storms are increasing erosion and inundation of coastal wetlands across New England and threaten property and valuable natural resources. The term “living shoreline” […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vital dredging of the entrance channel of the Clyde River at Batemans Bay has been completed in time for the Christmas holidays. Member for Bega, Andrew Constance, said that the NSW Government has invested over $500,000 to ensuring the lower reaches of the river are accessible to boaters during low tide. “Dredging the river channel […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released its Dredging in Figures 2015, an annual review of the global dredging market. The edition focuses on the global dredging industry in 2015 and IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The data of the closed markets could […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 38th Formation Day of Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) was celebrated on Saturday night at Port Kalavani Auditorium. Capt. D. K.Mohanty, CMD, DCI cut the cake and addressed the employees, families and stake holders. In his speech he highlighted various progresses made by the Corporation both in achieving a turnover of Rs. 730 […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Due to lack of rainfall, the Danube is currently facing its lowest levels since 2003. Bigger ships are being blocked by multiple sand bars as a result of an extensive draught. According to the WWF human undertakings such as gravel extraction, dredging and dams have contributed to a significant loss of wetlands that can soak […]

  • 28 May 2012

    Port of Salalah’s general cargo terminal and liquid jetty project has been initiated by the Ministry of Transport and Communications at a preliminary meeting held recently with key stakeholders from the ministry, port and winning contractor. The project will increase cargo handling capacity to 20 million tonnes per annum (mpta) of dry bulk commodities and […]