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  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Public Enterprises Minister, Mr Malusi Gigaba today unveiled Transnet’s seven new state-of-the-art ship-to-shore cranes at the Durban Container Terminal – Pier 2 as the company surges ahead in its drive to boost productivity and efficiency in arguably the Southern hemisphere’s biggest and busiest port. The cranes, which were supplied by China-based original equipment manufacturer, ZPMC […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Barack Obama toured the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal last week and spoke to a crowd of more than 500 on the importance of growing the nation’s economy through increased exports. “This is one of the busiest port complexes in the entire world,” President Obama told the crowd following a tour of the Napoleon Avenue […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year. With the start of the summer navigation season, the vessels will leave from the Port of Murmansk and will be headed to the Gulf of Ob. The dredging operations at Sabetta will be carried […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded two contracts to repair navigation projects in Nassau County totaling approximately $13.5 million. The larger of the two contracts, for $ 9.7 million, was awarded to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J., to perform needed maintenance dredging of the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel, with […]

  • 28 May 2010

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will consider authorizing $2.7 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform critical dredging of the channels adjacent to PHA’s Turning Basin and Barbours Cut docks, on Tuesday, June 1, beginning at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, located […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS has long included support for Inland Electronic Navigational Chart (IENC) products in the software and has been closely involved and supportive of the Inland ENC Harmonization Group’s (IEHG) work. CARIS S-57 Composer and CARIS HPD, the desktop and database solutions for electronic chart production, support the creation of the full range of IENC and […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that a $15 million Army contract has been awarded for emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet. Schumer and Gillibrand successfully secured approval from the Army Corps to begin this multi-purpose project which will provide much-needed dredging […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Brevard County is embarking on a large-scale environmental dredging project for the Indian River Lagoon. Decades of excessive pollution has overwhelmed the natural resilience and assimilative capacity of this National Estuary. This legacy of pollutant load contributed to record breaking algae blooms in 2011 and 2012, loss of 60% of the seagrass beds, and unusual mortality […]

  • 7 March 2011

    WEDA Board of Directors recently approved the establishment of an Annual WEDA Environmental Award. This Award will be presented to whoever, in the opinion of the WEDA Environmental Commission, has: “Promoted communication and understanding of environmental issues and stimulated new solutions associated with dredging and placement of dredged materials such that dredging projects, including navigation and […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a recently completed survey that the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) initiated, U.S. seaport agencies and their private-sector partners plan to invest a combined $46 billion over the next five years in wide-ranging capital improvements to their marine operations and other port properties. While port authorities and their business partners are making major […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today provided an update for investors on the company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook The company remains encouraged about the second half of 2014 and beyond, as positive developments in its various end markets continue. As expected, utilization of some […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded $10 million in grant funding to Brevard County last week for the removal of up to 350,000 cubic yards of muck in the Indian River Lagoon and its tributaries. “Governor Scott and Florida’s legislative leaders are committed to improving the health of the Indian River Lagoon,” said […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Financial results continue to trend “strong and up to the right,” Executive Director Len Waterworth reported at yesterday’s meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. Total tonnage was up 9 percent through September of this year compared to the same period last year. Among other matters during the meeting, the Port […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis, a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors, realized a higher revenue in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013. Adjusted for the acquisition of Dockwise, which was only included in the consolidated figures from the second quarter of 2013, revenue […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Boskalis realized a slightly higher revenue in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year. In recent months, market circumstances remained challenging with continued pressure on revenue and margins. For the combined Dredging and Dry Infrastructure segment revenue for the first quarter was comparable to the same period in 2011. Average […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin working with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation on short-term protective measures along the the East and South Shores of Staten Island. In February, Schumer called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to formally assign […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Work is well underway on the latest in the long line of cutter suction dredgers built in Italy by Italdraghe SpA , this time in collaboration with Goodchild Marine Services of the UK. This latest dredger to be named ‘Marina Master 8000’ is an innovative design developed from a successful dredger operated for some years […]

  • 12 March 2012

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and David O’Neill of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) joined Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton of the District of Columbia at Marvin Gaye Park to announce the creation of The Anacostia River Revitalization Fund. The fund, which will invest $1 million in […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coastal defence project has pioneered the use of BIM in a new field, proving that the technology is worth pursuing in every area of infrastructure design. It is often thought that building information modelling (BIM) is for buildings. BIM’s advantages are obvious on complex structural projects with building services systerns, convoluted sequencing and endless […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, an independent civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organization, has just released a very interesting article named “Developing a new tool to optimize sea wall design”. Sea walls are designed to protect people, property and infrastructure from large waves that can occur when a severe storm happens at the same time as a high […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. District Judge Richard M. Gergel accepted the settlement agreement between all parties involved in the mediation over the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project in an order that dismissed the federal litigation pending against the proposed deepening of the harbor channel. “We appreciate the patience and persistence of former Congressman Spratt and federal Magistrate Hendricks who […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked a record month in April for autos and the fourth busiest month in the Authority’s history for total tonnage. In autos and heavy machinery, the GPA handled 60,974 units. “The Colonel’s Island terminal at the Port of Brunswick handled the majority of this roll-on/roll-off cargo, with 59,926 units,” said GPA […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups announced a settlement reached in the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project litigation that establishes significant new conservation efforts to help the Savannah River withstand the harm from further deepening, and requires proof that a proposed oxygen injection system actually works before any river dredging can begin. Previously, conservation groups challenged the project in multiple […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The first stage of a two-phase project to remove dioxin-contaminated and cancer-causing sediments from the lower Passaic River, adjacent to the Diamond Alkali Superfund site in the Ironbound section of Newark, has begun yesterday. Tierra Solutions, current owner of the former Diamond Alkali site, under federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supervision, is initially targeting removal […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared the lower 14 mile section of the Sheboygan River a hazardous waste site under the EPA Superfund legislation in 1986. A Sheboygan River Dredging Workgroup was established in August of 2009 to assist in coordinating these projects, and is represented by officials from the EPA Region 5, Great Lakes […]

  • 15 February 2011

    The Obama Administration today proposed a FY 2012 budget of $8.973 billion for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This proposal reflects President Obama’s commitment to ensuring the government lives within its means while ensuring that EPA can carry out its core mission: protecting public health and our environment while reducing air and water pollution […]