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  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The building of the Fehmarnbelt link is moving ever closer. In just over a year, contractors are expected to commence construction of the world’s longest immersed tunnel. As result, a number of detailed surveys of the seabed off the shores of Fehmarn and Lolland need to be carried out. The studies will concentrate on where […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that next week the Hudson River dredging will conclude for the year. Dredging is expected to continue in spring 2015. To date, about 2.5 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have been removed. In 2014 approximately 575,000 cubic yards of PCB-contaminated sediment were dredged from […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published its Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global dredging market. The document focusses on the global dredging and maritime construction industry in 2013. The IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The statistics provided here are based on information from international sources as well […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” will next be presented in Delft, the Netherlands. Organised by the Postgraduate Academic Program (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 24-25 November 2014. Advanced educational credits are awarded to participants. The Training Course is based on the book Environmental Aspects of Dredging that […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    India Ratings & Research (Ind-Ra) has assigned Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) a Long-Term Issuer Rating of ‘IND AA’ with Stable Outlook. The rating reflects DCI’s moderate to strong operational linkages with the government of India (GoI; 78.56% shareholder) and strong market position in the domestic dredging market. DCI’s ownership by GoI has facilitated […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced an investment to help develop the Mid-America Port along the Mississippi River in Quincy. The investment will help complete the planning phase for the estimated $80 million intermodal port project that will supply the world market with Illinois products. “The Mississippi River forms our entire western border and is one […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Australian Academy of Science has warned that a draft plan to protect the Great Barrier Reef won’t prevent its decline and fails to address key pressures affecting the Australian icon. In its submission to the Australian and Queensland governments’ Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan, the Academy warns that the draft plan fails to effectively address […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Aberdeen Coastguard received a request early on Saturday morning, which prompted the rapid response of Invergordon Lifeboat to attend an incident in the Cromarty Firth. Invergordon RNLI Trent Class Lifeboat and her volunteer crew were launched just before 7.00am to assist the dredger WD Mersey. The WD Mersey was carrying out dredging operations at Nigg […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the 2012 list of waters in New Jersey that are considered either impaired or threatened by pollutants. An impaired water body does not meet federally-approved water quality standards even after pollution controls have been put in place. A threatened water body is expected to be impaired within two […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The second staff report, released by the Environmental Protection Authority yesterday, contains no conclusions or recommendations reported Chatham Rock Phosphate. “At our request the decision-making committee (DMC) agreed and directed that the staff report should contain no recommendations or conclusions,” managing director Chris Castle said. “Following its release we still think the supplementary report has […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next project shortlisted for this year’s ESPO comes from Lisbon and looks at new ways to preserve the natural environment around the port, while improving its economic prospects and collaboration with society and stakeholders. The 2014 ESPO Awards celebrate the role that ports can play in maintaining the natural environment and contributing to a […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Cat® 303E CR mini hydraulic excavator, only 61 inches (1 550 mm) wide across the blade and having a compact-radius design that limits tail swing to less than 5 inches (127 mm), is an easily transported machine that works efficiently and safely in small spaces and on congested job sites. With a maximum […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £30m flood defense project in Exeter, being delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council, has joined a national campaign to raise awareness of the contribution civil engineering makes to society. This is Civil Engineering is a campaign developed by the Institution of Civil […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The community of Harbor Beach in the state’s Thumb was honored with the Michigan Municipal League’s 2014 Community Excellence Award on October 17, 2014, at the League’s Annual Convention in Marquette. Accepting the award, from left are, Harbor Beach council member Sam Capling, Harbor Beach Mayor Pro Tem Al Kleinknecht, and Clark Ramsey, a member […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    DP World today, October 22nd, welcomed the first scheduled vessel, the ‘APL Phoenix’ to call at its new Container Terminal 3 in Jebel Ali, Dubai, as it gears up to serve customers at the state-of-the-art facility. Once fully operational next year, the world’s most modern container terminal will add a further 4 million TEU (twenty-foot […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    As one of the UAE’s leading enablers of development and trade, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is fast progressing while taking significant steps on its way to diversify Abu Dhabi’s economy. Only two years after the start of commercial operations, ADPC’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Port now ranks number five in the Europe, Middle East and Africa […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet emergency maintenance dredging project began yesterday, October 21st, right after the contracted dredging vessel arrived at the scene. The vessel will perform 24-hour continuous dredging to address “severe shoaling” in the Inlet.  Lake Worth Inlet connects Palm Beach Harbor to the Atlantic Ocean. The Port of Palm Beach is the fourth […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman has announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $8.6 million to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana state agencies to protect public health by targeting harmful algal blooms in western Lake Erie. Hedman was joined by U.S. Sen. Sherrod […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and the state of California’s Department of Water Resources are promoting California Flood Preparedness Week, October 20-25, by releasing two video products to improve Californians’ awareness and preparedness for flooding.       Here are regionally tailored links to ‘Where Flood Waters Flow’ videos: Northern/Central California video […]

  • 19 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., NMDC (Abu Dhabi) and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has acquired a contract from the Suez Canal Authorities in connection with the expansion of the Suez Canal, which provides a vital shipping link between Europe and Asia. The total contract value amounts to $1.5 billion, with […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Memphis District’s Clearing and Snagging Unit is working on the river bank near West Memphis, Arkansas. On the picture, the Motor Vessel Goodwin tends the Clearing & Snagging Unit at Bauxippi-Wyanoke revetment site near West Memphis. As the first step of Revetment Operations, crew members clear the river […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has announced a new call for proposals under the ‘Urbanising Deltas of the World’ (UDW) research programme, and initiates a bottom-up process to further define the content and conditions of the next call. The aim of the UDW programme is to contribute to global water safety, water and […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Transport, Telecommunication and Energy Council adopted on 8 October a general approach on port services which takes on board some of the key requests made by EU regions and cities in the Opinion on Framework on Future EU Ports Policy adopted last November. The President of the Committee of the Regions, Michel Lebrun, has welcomed the adoption of […]

  • 13 October 2014

    More than 100 people attended the Hamilton Island Reef Hour on Thursday night to hear guest speakers including finance and energy expert Tim Buckley and former GBRMPA director Dr Adam Smith discuss ongoing threats to the Great Barrier Reef. Dr Adam Smith, Director of Reef Ecologic and former Director of GBRMPA said: “There are some […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first pile for a new seawall was sunk yesterday in Jakarta, Indonesia, marking the start of work on a major coastal protection project on the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) project, which is aimed at countering the effects of soil subsidence and rising sea levels. The project was made possible in part by […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company has presented its €200 million worth Masterplan that will guide development of the port in the period from 2012 to 2040. The Masterplan was presented yesterday by the Dublin Port Company chief executive Eamonn O’Reilly at a Bord Pleanála hearing. The plan, among others, includes rebuilding and lengthening of almost half of […]