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  • 21 December 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced yesterday a partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to co-host next year’s first-ever PANAMA CANAL 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress. It will be held April 18-20 in Panama City, Panama. ACP and ASCE are convening this Congress to share best practices and detailed, practical, hands-on […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association has announced that their upcoming trademark biennial event – CEDA Dredging Days, is set to take place from 9-10 November 2017 at Ahoy Rotterdam. “In nearly 40 years, CEDA Dredging Days has grown to become the primary event for dredging professionals in the CEDA region. It’s where they expect to meet relevant […]

  • 10 January 2011

    PD Ports has announced it has reached another major milestone at Teesport – handling its 150,000 container through its container terminals for the first time in history within a calendar year. Frans Calje, PD Ports MD Unitised, said: “To have reached this record number from a steady throughput of around 80,000 containers only some two […]

  • 13 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc.,a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $18 million.Orion Marine Group’s wholly owned subsidiary, F. Miller Construction, LLC. was recently awarded a contract by The Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District for Phase I of the Restoration of Bayou Lafourche. As part of […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Forty years ago a group of professionals in the dredging industry launched Terra et Aqua. One hundred and twenty-five issues later, it is clear how far-sighted these people were. According to the first editor, Terra’s “aims are to disseminate information useful to the civil servant, politician or financial expert who is involved in local problems […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach (POLB) said in their latest release that the third and final phase of the Middle Harbor Terminal Redevelopment Project is underway and on track to be completed on time and on budget. When finished, the facility operated by Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) will be a 311-acre modern marvel equipped […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work. The Soai Rap project is being carried out on behalf of […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    UniSite UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, is currently taking part in the Seatrade Maritime event in Dubai, UAE. As a part of UAE Maritime Week, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    To support export growth and economic investment associated with international trade, the nation must develop a prioritization system, a merit-based budget process and predictable means of authorization for needed port infrastructure, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) told members of a Congressional committee. Yesterday, the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Paolo Cornetto, Managing Director of APM Terminals Vado, Italy, addressed the 5th MedPorts 2017 conference last week in Barcelona by highlighting the future role of the deepwater APM Terminals Vado facility, now under construction, as a new southern gateway to Central Europe. “We designed our new port around liner customers – and our landside customers […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano presented the Panama Canal Expansion Program during his recent visit to Lamar University, in Beaumont, Texas. During the conference, Quijano highlighted the impact of the Panama Canal Expansion on the U.S. Gulf ports, focusing on those located in Texas. “An important number of the vessels of various segments that […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group Inc, a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2012, of $1.6 million ($0.06 diluted loss per share). These results compare to a net loss of $6.2 million ($0.23 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “The plan […]

  • 10 March 2011

      With a record number of more than reviewed 850 papers, the OMAE2011 Conference (International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering) in Rotterdam is an ideal forum for offshore engineers, researchers, managers and students to present their progress in research and innovative technology. The OMAE is considered to be the ideal mix of people […]

  • 1 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $23 million. Orion Marine Group’s wholly owned subsidiary, Misener Marine Construction, Inc., was recently awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to design and build a replacement facility for Wharf Charlie at Naval Station […]

  • 27 March 2014

    The results, from a trial looking into the potential effect of dredging a deeper approach channel to Falmouth Docks, have now been reported. The findings have been sent to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and will provide robust scientific data that will be used to update the Environmental Statement that was submitted along with the […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Otago will become the first port in New Zealand to deepen its shipping channel for the next generation of container shipping as part of a $30 million upgrade over the next two years. The infrastructural works program, ‘Next Generation Port Otago’ will allow larger ships to access Port Chalmers while bolstering the port’s services […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter ended June 30, 2015, Great Lakes reported revenue of $238.9 million, net income of $2.7 million, and adjusted EBITDA of $33.4 million. During the second quarter, Great Lakes won $121 million, or 60%, of the […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Tema, Ghana’s largest port, has made global headlines recently over the “crippling disruptions” caused by an impounded Argentinean military ship blocking a busy berth. The obstruction has come at an inopportune time for Tema, where activity should be ramping up to the peak pre-Christmas period. It also highlights the importance of ongoing efforts to enhance […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Over 60 per cent of the population live near to the coast, and 208,000 properties across Wales are at risk of flooding from the sea or rivers, Wales Audit Office said in its latest report. Severe coastal flooding in the winter of 2013-14 was the latest incident to dramatically highlight the vulnerability to flooding and erosion […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Malam Habib Abdullahi has reiterated the commitment of the authority to harness then huge potentials and further improve the patronage of Delta Ports. Malam Habib Abdullahi made this assertion at the familiarization and inspection tour of major infrastructural developments that are ongoing at the port. According to him […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Research conducted by an independent veterinary scientist has quashed the Gladstone Ports Corporation’s argument that flooding and freshwater influx from the 2011 floods has been the cause of diseased marine life in Gladstone Harbour. Supported by the Gladstone Fishing Research Fund, the Report highlights dredging by the Gladstone Ports Corporation and a failure to implement […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

        IHC Fundex Equipment BV, part of IHC Merwede, will introduce the world’s largest piling machine on 31 March and 1 April 2011. This event will take place on the company grounds in Goes, The Netherlands, where the machine – commissioned by a Brazilian contractor – was designed and produced. The multipurpose piling machine […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    South Asia’s largest and most Successful Maritime Event INMEX INDIA 2013 opened its doors to thousands of maritime professionals who had the opportunity to see the latest products and solutions, network with industry leaders and discuss business opportunities. “The Indian maritime sector – which handles 90% of India’s International trade – facilitates not only transportation of […]

  • 12 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld to expedite and finalize the company’s commitment to multi-million dollar facility upgrades at their Massena plant. Schumer has been working with Alcoa and the EPA for over a year to finally make public a long-delayed clean-up plan for the Grasse River. It was this large […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord today released their 2018 business results, saying that they recorded EUR 1.88 billion in revenue (2017: EUR 1.53 billion) with a net profit of EUR 92 million (2017: EUR 78 million). The increase in revenue was mainly driven by offshore wind activities, which realized EUR 706 million of revenue (2017: EUR 403 million). […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) said that the conference report that reconciles House and Senate water resources development legislation was filed yesterday. This legislation, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA), authorizes funding for Army Corps of Engineers navigation, flood control and environmental restoration projects. This legislation will directly benefit Oregon’s small ports. […]