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  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami is counting down to July for the completion of the Deep Dredge project that is deepening the Port’s main harbor channel from -42 feet to a depth of -50/52 feet.  PortMiami will be the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels. More than $1 billion of capital […]

  • 5 April 2015
    Business & Finance

                    New HORIZONS: Boskalis’ Role in New Suez Boskalis, a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, launched today the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. CCCC Restructures Its Dredging Business  China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC), a large […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Scheepswerf Gebr. Kooiman BV, a subsidiary of The Kooiman Group, has inked a contract to complete a conversion project for the trailing suction hopper dredger Ostsee. The conversion involves the replacement of dredging installation’s electrical drives with the direct diesel drives. Two jet water pumps with electric motors will be replaced by two new Nijhuis pumps with a higher […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited has announced its agreement to acquire Maher Terminal’s Fairview Container Terminal (Fairview) in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada from Deutsche Bank. Fairview presents growth opportunity in a market with attractive and growing demand. Fairview is a purpose built terminal with an efficient sea-rail link and has a current capacity of 850,000 TEU (twenty-foot […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After the construction of the storm-surge barrier and the reclamation works at Bronka Container Terminal, Boskalis returned to St Petersburg, Russia, for the construction of the six-kilometer-long entrance channel and turning basin to the terminal, the company reported in the latest issue of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites stakeholders, governmental representatives, scientists, environmental groups, agricultural operators and others, to attend a meeting (March 31, 301 S.E. 4th Avenue, Gainesville, FL) addressing restoration of waterbodies in the Orange Creek Basin. DEP representatives will discuss the status of ongoing projects and sampling, the restoration plan schedule, and pollutant issues […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio House of Representatives gave its final approval yesterday to legislation (Senate Bill 1) that makes great strides in protecting western Lake Erie from toxic algae and the threats it poses to people’s drinking water and the lake’s $12.9 billion dollar tourism industry. The Ohio Senate is expected to promptly approve the bill and […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that $22 million has been received from D.S.C. of Newark Enterprises, Inc. for their liability in a settlement to recover the federal and state government’s costs for cleanup and for natural resource damages caused by contamination at the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey. The […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Negrini company, specialized in engineering and manufacturing a comprehensive range of grabs and buckets for rope machines and crawler mounted cranes, has been active in the market since 1967. The company’s equipment is very well-known for quality as well as for the very accurate and skillful engineering work; in fact, Negrini supports their clients by analyzing […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, the 9th International SedNet conference will be held on 23-26 September 2015, in Kraków, Poland. At the core of this SedNet conference will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and respective experiences […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft Business Case for the development of the Coromandel Harbor Facilities has been completed, according to the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The draft will be reviewed by an internal review team before being presented to the Coromandel Harbor Stakeholders Working Group and Council’s Economic Development Committee after which it will be presented to the Council. “The presentation of the […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A North Jersey tugboat captain died, and three crew members needed to be rescued from the Atlantic Ocean after their vessel sank off Fire Island, N.Y. two days ago. The boat, owned by Wittich Brothers Marine, Inc, was working in Moriches on a dredging project and was traveling back to its base in Bayonne when […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Helsinki and Port of Tallinn continue to work together closely to develop the Helsinki-Tallinn maritime link. Last week the ports together with AS Tallink Grupp submitted applications for funding investments within the 2014 CEF Transport Multi-Annual Calls for Proposals. The goal is to develop an improved and stream-lined port infrastructure and green line […]

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

    Next to the staircase on the second floor of Building 1 in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is a 1-inch = 1-foot scale model of the trailing suction ocean-going hopper dredge (TSHD) “Markham”. Many Buffalo District employees pass by this model every day, perhaps not even giving it a thought. Today, sadly, […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Foreshore Technology has just returned from Ireland after installing Dredge Master Plough for Fastnet Shipping. Fastnet Sound is a versatile Multicat/Dive Platform equipped with an anchor handling/towing winch and Aft mounted A frame to enable plough dredging with an 11m Wide dredging Plough. Foreshore Technology provided all of the necessary hardware and software to provide […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the initiative of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), shipowners and shipping industry leaders have joined forces to launch the inaugural European Shipping Week (ESW) in the first week of March 2015. Centered around a Flagship conference, Europe’s main shipping organisations as well as the European Commission are organizing a series of high level events to […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It has become apparent to CAFNEC that in 2014 Ports North dumped more dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park than their GBRMPA permit allows for in a normal year. The dumping permit allows for 350,000 tonnes dry weight or 550,000 cubic meters of wet load dredge spoil to be dumped in the […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A consortium of environmental scientists has expressed strong concern about the impact of a controversial Central American canal across Nicaragua. The path of the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will cut through Lake Cocibolca (aka Lake Nicaragua), Central America’s main freshwater reservoir and the largest tropical freshwater lake of […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two draft environmental assessments for bank repairs to levees along Antelope Creek and Salt Creek near Lincoln in Lancaster County, Neb. are currently available for public review. The draft EAs evaluate the environmental impacts of repairing damage caused by high flows in October 2014 to one area along the Antelope Creek flood protection project and […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of a combined effort by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Civil Works Directorate, USACE Office of History, and the Dutch Rijkswaterstaat, a joint history of water resources development by the USACE and Rijkswaterstaat has just been published.  In recognition of the book’s release, Ms Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last Thursday, 26 February 2015, the Deputy Emir of Qatar His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project in the presence of His Highness Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and His Excellency Jassim Saif Al Sulaiti, the Minister […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has signed a Letter of Intent with ABB, the leading firm within power and automation technologies, for a seabed clearance and trenching project in the north of Scotland. The Aberdeenshire-based subsea technology firm will prepare the route for the 100-mile interconnector cable at the centre of SHE Transmission’s £1.2 billion Caithness-Moray […]

  • 1 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Picture of the Day: Dredgers Crowding New Suez The New Suez Canal project is currently under construction and is scheduled to be delivered next August.   Chief Mate Guilty Over Fatal Dredger Collision On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned by Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV, collided with a Moody 31 sailing yacht Orca at the entrance to the River Orwell in Suffolk. At the helm of the Shoreway at the time was Mr Gerardus Chapel who was employed as Chief Mate. […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Five ports in Sweden and Finland have this week submitted applications for EU funding within the 2014 CEF Transport Calls for Proposals. The cooperation will result in improved port infrastructure and environmental services and the applications are supported by both the Swedish and the Finnish Government. Four Finnish TEN-T core ports – Turku, Helsinki, Naantali […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Broads Authority has taken charge of a second new mud wherry as part of a ten year strategy to replace old equipment. Named Gleaner after an old timber sailing wherry that carried cargo into Norwich, the new wherry has been built to a bespoke design by local naval architect Andrew Wolstenholme to transport sediment […]