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  • 14 March 2013

    The Glace Bay harbour dredging program is nearing its completion, reports capebretonpost.com. The dredging project, undertaken by J&T Van Zutphen of Port Hood, commenced on Janary 8, 2013. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans conducted a sound test to ensure the appropriate depth of the harbour. Regarding this, Herb Nash, chair of the Glace Bay […]

  • 12 March 2013

    The Lagos State Government on Monday said it had licenced 25 companies to dredge creeks within the state. Mr Adesegun Oniru, the Commissioner for Waterfront and Infrastructural Development announced this in an interactive session with newsmen in Ikeja. Oniru, who spoke against the backdrop of illegal dredging within the state, said that over 120 companies […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Managing Director of Gheshm Free Zone said that the Gheshm Island has been officially recognized by the Ministry of Oil as the Island of oil, energy and petrochemical products. Pointing out to the investment worth $250 million by Petropars Company for development of Bahman Port in the Gheshm Free Zone revealed that development of this […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The fact that national waterways ways found a mention in the Budget speech of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram is in itself significant. Sadly, though, it did not throw light on allocations or specific plans the Government is mulling to develop this sector, a move that could lead to substantial savings in transportation costs. Chidambaram announced […]

  • 8 March 2013

    NCC has been commissioned to construct a new ferry harbor, as well as two new bridges, in Larvik, 120 kilometers north of Bergen. The order is valued at approximately SEK 250 million and will be registered among orders in the first quarter of 2013. The project is part of the refurbishment of the ferry service […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the beauty of the incredible Austrian landscape it is hard to make the link to dredging. For Geluk Dredging it is everyday business. Geluk is a well known contractor for sediments problems in Dams. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences A steep (15%) curved road near Kühtai brings […]

  • 7 March 2013

    Cashman Dredging has succesfully completed maintenance dredging for Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The sinking basin was dredged to -70 feet to enable BIW to launch new ships. The Kennebec River has swift currents and tide variations of up to 10 feet. Because of the depth of the project and river conditions, the dredge […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the projects for the development of multi¬purpose berths and mechanized berths with allied facilities on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis at Haldia Dock II (North) for a period of 30 years at an estimated cost of Rs. 821.40 crore and at Haldia Dock II […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District is tasked with maintaining the Texas portion of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway to ensure this important component of the Texas and U.S. maritime system remains open for commerce. Working with the partners, the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas ports and organizations such as the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the district keeps […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A massive tourism and marina development approved today by the Federal Government will put the unique environment of Great Keppel Island at risk, say the Australian Greens. “Tourism is vital for Queensland’s economy and locals suffered when Great Keppel Island’s last resort shut down but this new resort has a far larger ecological footprint and […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) has unveiled plans to double its trade in the next three decades with the publication of an ambitious masterplan, Vision 2041. The plan was launched by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar, TD, and is the first of its kind set out by […]

  • 1 March 2013

    Progress on a new inland port in Greer, South Carolina took a significant step forward today, as more than 200 port users, stakeholders, community leaders and elected officials came together to break ground at the site. The South Carolina Inland Port (SCIP) will extend the reach of the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) marine facilities […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The Whangamata Bar Association (WBA) was formed after a meeting in May 2012 of 40 plus local surfers concerned about degrading wave quality at the Whangamata Bar. After independently monitoring The Bar under the guidance of surveyors and coastal process scientists, local members of Surfbreak Protection Society and WBA believe there is a correlation between […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The highly successful book “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” jointly produced by CEDA and IADC was published five years ago. Since that time a lot of knew knowledge has emerged and the Boards of CEDA and IADC have decided to summarise that new knowledge in a concise manner and make it available in a new book. […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Kuwait’s Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Minister of State for Planning and Development Rola Dashti invited Thursday Chinese investors to have a share in the development projects in Kuwait. “Kuwait is looking forward to bigger contribution from China state-owned and private companies in the execution of its ambitious multi-billion dollar development plan,” Dashti […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hycom BV, an international supplier of hydraulic systems for applications in the industry, offshore, marine and dredging, civil works and aviation has become a new member of the Hydac Group. At Hycom, application knowhow, innovation and flexibility are used when designing complete and energy saving hydraulic drive and control systems. Hycom’s client base has been […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Here’s what industry and local leaders had to say about investing in Jacksonville’s future following the decision Monday by JAXPORT’s Board of Directors to seek a 47 foot depth for the St. Johns River Federal Channel: “This may be our best, and perhaps last, opportunity to become a major port.” – George Gabel, Chairman, Logistics […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Innovative approaches to cope with the challenges arising from a combination of continued global economic and financial fragility, volatility in container shipping, the emerging wave of mega-vessels and the need for more efficient infrastructure to support global container trade will be the core focus of discussion at the 37th TOC Container Supply Chain Europe Conference […]

  • 26 February 2013

    A long awaited dredging program at Clam Pass in Collier County is one step closer to realization. The Pelican Bay Services Division inked a contract with Kyle Construction on Friday for the $200,000 worth dredging work at the mentioned area, reports nbc-2.com. Kyle Construction will receive a county permit to move the equipment on the […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Many of the 25,000 miles of inland, intracoastal, and coastal waterways that link thousands of ports and harbours in the U.S. have never been completely surveyed. In those areas that have been surveyed, approximately half of the depth sounding data shown on U.S. nautical charts are from before 1940, collected by antiquated leadline soundings and […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Rewa River re-dredging project has been postponed for the next one or two years, reports fbc.com. The main reason for the changing of the original dredging plan is money. The Rewa River dredging funds have been diverted for the re-dredging of the Ba River. Regarding this issue, Commissioner Central Lieutenant Colonel Bale Tuitubou, stated: […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Nigeria: Sand Dredger Killed in Lagos Explosion An explosion under the Festac Link Bridge yesterday killed one person and left another seriously injured.   Nigeria: Lagos Police Arrests Suspect for Explosion The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man in connection with the explosion which occurred on Miracle Sand Beach under the Amuwo […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    At the new beginning of the New Year, CCCC Second Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. has consecutively won three important contracts. These contracts are as follows: – engineering survey and design of Phase 2 of the dredging and flood control and drainage system of the Baiqi Lake in the Quanzhou Taiwanese Investment Zone in Fujian Province, […]

  • 21 February 2013

    The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man in connection with the explosion which occurred on Miracle Sand Beach under the Amuwo Odofin Link Bridge resulting in the death of the chairman of the Sand Dredgers Association, Oladele Pius. The suspect, it was learnt, was arrested on Wednesday at the site of the explosion […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    On February 7, Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder released his proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget, which begins Oct. 1, 2013. Included in the governor’s budget recommendations is $21 million for dredging harbors which is critical to Michigan’s boating, tourism, and shipping industries, and Michigan’s port communities around the state. The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) commends […]

  • 20 February 2013

    In spite of the “water no get enemy” mantra that is plastered across the blue and white pipelines of Lagos, Nigeria is in danger of falling short of targets it set more than a decade ago to provide clean water and sanitation to the majority of citizens. However, increased government funding for water management and […]