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  • 9 July 2013

    In a special ceremony that marked a combined total of 2000 years of work by a group of long serving employees, DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has credited Jebel Ali Port’s phenomenal success to its dedicated and long serving people. At a ceremony held by DP World, UAE Region to honour 80 […]

  • 8 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has published a final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the A-1 Shallow Flow Equalization Basin (FEB) project proposed by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The document is available for public review and comment through August 5, 2013. The SFWMD has requested a Department […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of Ohio EPA’s continuous effort to monitor and report on the quality of rivers and streams throughout Ohio, the Agency is launching a study this year of the Stillwater River Watershed. The Stillwater is a state scenic river that is part of the Great Miami River watershed. Information specific to the Stillwater can […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Civil society groups representing millions of members worldwide have sent Aurizon CEO Lance Hockridge and the Board an open letter urging it to abandon plans to buy GVK Hancock’s rail and port project and signalling an intention to use all peaceful means to stop the projects being built. “The new rail and port proposals that […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the completion of all dredging and habitat restoration projects required to remove the Sheboygan River “Area of Concern” from a list of toxic hot spots identified in the 1987 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. “Thanks to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and our dedicated federal, state and local partners, […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Buckley’s updated shoreline master program. Buckley’s shoreline program provides significant improvements in the protection, use, development, and restoration of more than three miles of shoreline and the water quality of the White River in Buckley. Buckley is one of nearly 81 local governments that have completed updates. […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Dr Mohamed Waheed has inaugurated Addu International Airport Development Project. The inauguration ceremony was held on Sunday at Gan International Airport. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, President Waheed noted that Gan International Airport is geographically located in a very strategic position and that traveling to Gan Airport from destinations across the Indian Ocean would […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Columbus will publicly unveil the first-ever Flood Risk Management Plan for the Columbus area today, two days before the fifth anniversary of the 2008 flood. Mayor Kristen Brown encourages community members to attend the Flood Risk Management Plan presentation that begins at 6:00 p.m. June 5 in the City Hall Meeting Room. […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XX, in a ceremony on 2 February 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse of Captain DK Mohanty, the Managing Director of DCI, who was also in attendance, along […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District (SCIDD) in Coolidge, Arizona, recently purchased an electric powered Barracuda Class dredge from DSC Dredge, LLC to remove sediment from the bottom of the Florence-Casa Grande Canal settling basin. This hydraulic dredge was chosen not only because SCIDD felt it offered the best value for the money, but […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    President Barack Obama visited Moravia Park Elementary School, local manufacturer Ellicott Dredges and The Center for Urban Families in Baltimore last week as part of his Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour. Here are some lines from his speech at the Ellicott Dredges: “I want to thank your CEO, Peter Bowe, and your plant manager, […]

  • 20 May 2013

    Under the auspice of HE Said Hamdoon, Undersecretary Ministry of Transport and Communication, Oman International Container Terminal ground breaking ceremony took place on May 16th to mark the start of the expansion of their container terminal capacity in Sohar. The construction will pave the way to increase the terminals’ capacity from the current 800,000 TEU […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Making “Mahinda Chinthana” development policy of the Present Government of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa a reality, to build Sri Lanka the Regional Maritime Hub with the advantage of its unique geographical location, Sri Lanka Ports Authority led by its Chairman Dr.Priyath B.Wickrama under the instructions by Hon.Minister of Port and Highways (Project) – […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An amendment sponsored by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) that will increase the chances that much needed maintenance and dredging money gets to small ports, including those on the Oregon Coast, is part of a water resources bill passed by the United States Senate yesterday. The amendment, one of several in the bill important to Oregonians, […]

  • 12 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord: First Awards for “Stingray” Van Oord has been awarded two pipe lay projects for its new shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray.   Philippines: Boskalis Wins Important Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has been awarded a contract by Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. for the installation of an offshore Depletion Compression Platform for the […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    High Commissioner of India H.E. Ashok K. Kantha, participated in a brief ceremony on 6 May 2013 at Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbour to mark the completion of the dredging operation. The “Joint Post Dredging Survey” chart was formally handed over by the High Commissioner to Capt. Nihal Keppetipola, Managing Director of Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA). […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World is the winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Business Excellence for 2013 for its professionalism and quality operations across its five marine terminals in India. The annual award was presented at a ceremony in Dubai in recognition of DP World’s business practices in India. It marks the third year running that […]

  • 4 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord: Annual Report 2012 (The Netherlands) Van Oord publishes its annual report 2012 yesterday. In this integrated report, Van Oord reviews the course of business in the company in 2012.   Minister Not Warned about Risks of Fitzroy Delta Port (Australia) Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke admits he was never warned about the ‘extreme’ risks […]

  • 1 May 2013

    Governor Jack Markell, Delaware’s Congressional Delegation of U.S. Sens. Carper and Coons and Representative John Carney (all D-Del.) and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara announced that as much as $30 million in federal funding has been secured to rebuild Delaware beaches to protect homes, businesses and roads against future […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global Marine Systems announced the addition of a ForumTM XT 600 Trenching System to its subsea cable fleet. The XT600 is a purpose-built system that allows Global Marine to significantly enhance performance across the full range of demanding subsea cable maintenance, trenching and survey activities. The equipment is the latest evolution to the highly successful […]

  • 28 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ongoing Port Development Projects Introduced (India) 58 port development projects in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode have been awarded up to 31st March, 2013.   Damen: Partnership with Van Oord (The Bahamas) Following a six-year acquisition program, the Government of the Bahamas has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 9 vessels […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Department of Natural Resources grants totaling more than $850,000 will fund removal of sediment and logjams from Indiana’s lakes and rivers. The grants were awarded by DNR director Rob Carter, and are provided through the Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program in the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. The 17 projects involve 11 lakes […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The second edition of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics Conference Exhibition and Awards would be held at the Hilton Hotel, Colombo, from May 1 to 3, 2013. Organised by Seatrade and hosted by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, the three day event would include a two-day conference sessions, an exhibition, a gala dinner and […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) are partnering on this Earth Day to remind private, public and commercial land owners that permits are required if wetlands and/or streams may be impacted during a project. “With construction season here and many residents currently experiencing flooding, it […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    BMT is collaborating with Adani Mining Pty Ltd (Adani) to design the expansion at the Adani Abbot Point Coal Terminal at Abbot Point, north of Mackay, Queensland. The collaboration will involve BMT engineers from Australia (BMT WBM) and India (BMT Consultants (India)) working closely together with Adani at its head office in Ahmedabad, India. The […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Colliers International released its third North American Port Analysis report which examines evolving trade patterns resulting from the upcoming Panama Canal expansion in 2015. The report’s theme, “CapEx or Capsize,” underscores the idea that cities need to spend the capital to upgrade their ports, or risk “capsizing” their economies. Report author, KC Conway, notes that […]