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  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 Spring Conference of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will take place in Washington, D.C., on April 20-21, 2015. The two-day event will include member-only meetings of port directors, regional port delegations, and five of AAPA’s 13 technical committees (Cruise, Executive, Finance, Maritime Economic Development and Public Relations). Among the U.S. government […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Two Royal IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers have been deployed in Brazil to work on a large-scale hydroelectric dam construction project, which is due for completion in 2016 and will provide electricity to millions of people in the country. IHC Beaver Dredgers has built numerous cutter suction dredgers (CSD) throughout the years. The company builds both standard cutter […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Cavache Inc., one of the leading companies in dredging industry, is using an Ellicott 1170 dredge to perform the 40ft. maintenance dredging project for Manatee Harbor. Since the works began some two months ago, the 2010 Maya Caelyn is dredging the entrance channel, turning basin and berthing areas in Manatee Harbor, and will continue until late January 31, 2015. The […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Casey, Congressmen Brady and Fattah and state, local and industry leaders recently toured ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations in Philadelphia. During the visit, Biden emphasized that the project is very important for keeping Philadelphia competitive and that dredging of Delaware River will allow larger vessels to enter Philadelphia port. […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Offshore Energy, the fastest growing gathering of offshore industry professionals, is breaking records year after year with more than 600 exhibitors present in 2014. The two-day event was opened by Dr. María de Lourdes Melgar Palacios, Under Secretary of Hydrocarbons of Mexico, joined by Pieter van Oord, CEO of Van Oord and Chairman of the […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The following video shows the highlights from the first day of the Offshore Energy 2014 event that opened its doors to visitors yesterday (October 28) at Amsterdam RAI. Offshore Energy 2014 was opened by Dr. María de Lourdes Melgar Palacios, Under Secretary of Hydrocarbons of Mexico, joined by Pieter van Oord, CEO of Van Oord and […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Penn’s Landing to tour ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations and discuss the importance of dredging and maritime commerce to the economy. Biden was joined by Sen. Bob Casey and Reps. Bob Brady and Chaka Fattah from Pennsylvania, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander Lt. […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Within the framework of the centennial celebration, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano received a Maersk Line delegation led by Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk Liner Business, to provide an update on the Expansion Program and discuss the future trends in the maritime industry. Administrator Quijano updated Maersk executives on the progress of the […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APEM has won a major contract to collect and analyze over 1,000 samples from the seabed in the eastern English Channel and off the south coast, for eight marine aggregate operators with licensed interests across the region. Offshore surveys organized by APEM will collect 1,060 ‘grab’ samples of the seabed. The samples will then undergo […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) commemorated its 35th anniversary last week with a resolve to further develop the entire maritime industry of the country for sustainable existence in the maritime sector, with rapid globalization and amidst challenging competitions between international ports. Following the guidelines set in the ‘Mahinda Chinthana’ policy document of the Government […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger Artevelde has started its participation in the Belgian Fishing for Litter (FFL) project. The Foundation for the Development of Sustainable Fisheries SDVO, Waste Free Oceans WFO, DAB Vloot, DEME, the Directorate-General for the Environment, Ecodivers and Healthy Seas are joining their efforts as partners to make the North Sea waste-free. […]

  • 6 June 2014

    Maasvlakte II is the expansion of the port of Rotterdam. A new top European location for port activities and industry is being created immediately to the west of the present port and industrial area. The expansion of the port with Maasvlakte II is taking place in conjunction with nature and quality of life projects in […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Top reputation among divers could be ruined by possible environmental degradation associated with the Resorts World Bimini pier terminal project, the California-based Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) said. As a hotly-opposed dredging operation got underway off the coast of Bimini last week despite legal challenge, a global non-profit warned that the associated environmental degradation […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new report has revealed that the impact of dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef is much worse than the mining industry or state-owned ports have indicated, raising concerns over plans to dredge and dump more than 100 million tonnes in the Reef’s waters. The report’s key findings include: – The World Heritage […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, 2 April, the eighth edition of the Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) took place at the Beurs-WTC building in Rotterdam. The event, aimed at career within the maritime and offshore industry, welcomed 4449 visitors. The 131 exhibitors spoke highly of the event itself as well as the quantity and quality of the […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, conducted a dredging project in Shem Creek to dredge the channel back to its former depth. This will allow the shrimping industry in the area to continue to function without hinderance. For this purpose the Corps employed the dredger Richmond. This dredger is 130 feet long, […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s peak resources sector body has backed the science-based decision of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) to grant dredge permits under strict conditions for the expansion of the Port of Abbott Point. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council, Michael Roche, says he was always confident that GBRMPA would base the decision […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    QTIC has joined with three other peak tourism industry associations in Queensland to express grave concerns to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) over the consideration to dump 3.5 million cubic metres of port dredge from Abbot Point Coal Port into the waters of the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. The Association […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The seventh annual Shifting International Trade Routes conference at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay Hotel will feature a press conference beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23. The program is sponsored by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), in cooperation with the U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd) and hosted by the Tampa Port Authority […]

  • 6 December 2013

    The Construction Institute of Thailand (CIT) has revealed that the 1 trillion baht investment target in the construction sector this year is unlikely to be realized, and that the industry’s growth next year might still be on a slow pace. CIT Director Chakporn Oonjitt stated this year’s declining growth in the construction industry is in […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Abbott Government must not approve the Abbot Point coal port expansion in the Great Barrier Reef, with reports today that low coal prices could mean the industry won’t need it anyway, say the Australian Greens. “Industry is pulling out of the Galilee Basin because the world doesn’t want to buy our climate-destroying coal,” Senator […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The global maritime industry has dropped anchor in the UAE, aiming to take advantage of the popularity of the region as the fastest growing trade route, its offshore developments and port expansions. Major regional and international players in shipping, ship repair, offshore support, port development and other related areas have converged on the biennial Gulf […]

  • 12 November 2013

    In the course of a press panel discussion in Hamburg hosted by Port of Hamburg Marketing, port and business representatives from centres along the Kiel Canal and the Hamburg Port Authority jointly called for the reconstruction without delay of the fifth lock chamber and the renovation of the two existing large lock chambers at Brunsbüttel. […]

  • 4 November 2013

    While lacking in prominence, the Dredging Services industry is an essential part of the US economy; furthermore, as ocean freight lines develop and incorporate enormous cargo vessels into their fleets to improve shipping efficiencies and economies of scale, the need for dredging services will increase. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator Jorge L. Quijano met with the Union of Greek Shipowners, the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) and the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO) this week in Greece. These meetings are part of the discussions held with customers and industry representatives regarding the waterway’s toll structure […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Geosyntec’s Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) biofilter project earned the 2013 Outstanding Stormwater BMP Implementation Award from the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) on September 10. Representatives of the client (Boeing), the SSFL Surface Water Expert Panel, and members of the Geosyntec project team that designed and implemented the biofilter system accepted their award during […]