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  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Stressing a commitment to deliver results that place Caterpillar Inc. in the top 25 percent of the S&P 500 for total shareholder return, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman and members of the company’s Executive Office updated analysts on the company’s strategy and expectations for 2015. The analyst meeting and discussion took place at MINExpo […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Measurement Technology NW (MTNW) & Thern announce successful installation and commissioning of winch monitoring systems at the US Army Corp drinking water settling pond site, Georgetown Reservoirs in Washington, DC. Thern & MTNW collaborated with Liquid Waste Technologies (LWT), Archer Western, and CH2M Hill to develop and install a winch instrumentation retrofit that monitored tension […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Sen. James C. Sheehan, who led the battle against a mega-container port, stated that aside from quality of life issues, a mega-container port is undesirable because it is not economically viable. Senator Sheehan, who also served on a recent legislative commission studying port development in the state, said “the idea of building a mega-container port […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Manson Construction Co., in the amount of $8,758,350, for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Port Arthur Canal, turning basin, junction area and Taylors Bayou in Jefferson and Orange counties, Texas, and Cameron Parish, La. The contractor is required to remove approximately 2.9 […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When it comes to communications on a ship, the ideal situation for crew members is when their shipboard communications, such as e-mail, the Internet, telephone and other applications, work much the way they do in their offices on land. This is an area that Product Manager, Defense Wide Transmission Systems, or PdM DWTS, part of […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    State and federal agencies led discussions on Mohawk River flooding and flood mitigation strategies during a public forum in Herkimer County, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced. The forum consisted of two panel discussions with presentations on flooding along the Mohawk River, flood responses, floodplain management requirements and flood mitigation. The […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, visited the Port of Halifax to mark progress on two significant projects. Led by Halifax Port Authority representatives, Minister Ashfield toured the site of the recently completed South End Terminal Expansion project and the construction site of the Richmond Terminals Multipurpose Gateway Improvements project. “Today we […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aging infrastructure for marine ports, inland waterways, and airports threatens more than 1 million U.S. jobs according to a new Failure to Act report from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Between now and 2020, investment needs in the nation’s marine ports and inland waterways sector total $30 billion, while planned expenditures are about […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa has invited Expressions of Interest (EoI) from consulting firms to draw up a Maputo port gateway and freight corridor strategy. According to engineeringnews.co.za, this strategy would form part of a coordinated approach focused on the Maputo port and transport corridors development. The Maputo corridor links the landlocked […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The General Dredging Course is a two-week intensive course, focused on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment and covers all basic aspects of dredging, such as dredging processes, automation and control, equipment selection, soil characteristics and project management of dredging projects. The course will be held at the training facilities in […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has commenced a major feasibility study into the potential expansion of facilities at the port. Continued growth in traffic and cargos, as well as an increase in the size of the vessels has prompted the study, as projections indicate that Aberdeen Harbour will remain the principal port for the oil and gas […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Cape Town boasts the second deepest container port in Africa and expects to see its container capacity expand to one million TEU’s per annum by 2013. The Port is ideally suited to serve as a hub for cargoes between Europe, the Americas and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and this year sets the stage for African […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Project management, consultancy and engineering service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has been commissioned by NL Agency to study the 18 km long Agua Blanca dike near Cali in Colombia. The dike protects Colombia’s third-largest city against flooding from the nearby Cauca River, but is very old. Colombia was hit by severe flooding in 2010 and in […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy technology company, Ecosse Subsea Systems, (ESS) has increased the size of its engineering division in response to client demand for specialist engineering packages. Aberdeen-based ESS specialises in trenching, deepwater installation and subsea lifting technologies for the oil and gas, marine and renewable industries, and has a range of patented technologies in development. The new […]

  • 9 September 2012

    Ortigas & Co, the property developer, said that the Marikina River will be cleared of accumulated silt and trash. According to inquirer.net, this dredging project is Ortigas & Co.’s commitment to the community along with the development of a P300-million river wall. Joselito Santos, general manager of Ortigas & Co.’s real estate division, stated: “Once […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Festival of Dredge in New York is a symposium about the human acceleration of sediments, the technologies and techniques developed for this purpose. This event is scheduled for September 28-29, 2012. The techniques of dredging, and the galaxy of technologies that surround it, constitute perhaps the greatest unrecognized landscape architecture project in the world. […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    An Ulster Unionist Party delegation led by Euro MP Jim Nicholson and local MLA Roy Beggs Jnr has met with senior management at the Port of Larne to discuss future developments at the harbour. East Antrim MLA Roy Beggs said; “We were pleased to welcome Jim Nicholson MEP back to Larne this week and I […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Years of meticulous planning and disciplined execution culminated with the commencement of commercial operations on September 1st, 2012, by Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) at the state-of-the-art flagship Khalifa Port, the most technically advanced port in the MENA region. Khalifa Port is one of the pioneering accomplishments resulting from the visionary leadership of Abu Dhabi […]

  • 31 August 2012

    According to NBC40.net, within the next two to three weeks the major dredging project on the waterways around Ocean City will begin. “I think it’s a very exciting project what Ocean City is doing to bring the boating public and the boaters in the area a much more exciting experience in our area,” boating salesman […]

  • 28 August 2012

    From 4 to 7 September Europe’s most important maritime trade fair will take place. The 25th Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine technology fair in Hamburg, in short: SMM, is the ultimate meeting place for the international shipbuilding industry. With over 2000 exhibitors from 60 countries, 50.000 participants and 30 country pavilions, the trade fair will be […]

  • 27 August 2012

    The next in CEDA’s successful series of conferences, CEDA Dredging Days, will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 12 and 13 December 2012 under the theme “Virtue, Venture and Vision in the Coastal Zone”. CEDA Dredging Days have the reputation of being the premier technical forum for presenting and debating new ways […]

  • 22 August 2012

    Wyly Gilfoil, the Lake Providence Port director, said the cutterhead dredge Butcher, which arrived at the port on August 9, continues to carve a path from the river to the port docks. “It’s going fairly well,” Gilfoil said. “The Army Corps of Engineers said dredging will be complete by September 1, but I think it […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Members of the Mississippi River Commission met yesterday to discuss the results of their low water inspection tour, according to kfvs12.com. Members say they’re extremely concerned because the river is at a near record low. During this meeting in Caruthersville, R.D. James of the Mississippi River Commission said: “The unofficial 28 day forecast is for […]

  • 20 August 2012

    The Mumbai and Nhava-Sheva Ship Agents Association pointed out that the inking of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port dredging plan was a “great achievement for the maritime industry of India.” “MANSA appreciates and applauds the persevering spirit of the current JNPT management in ensuring that this major project of lasting impact in the maritime activity of […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has announced the appointment of Sipho Nzuza as Cape Town’s new Port Manager. Making the announcement at a briefing to stakeholders, TNPA Chief Executive Tau Morwe said Nzuza’s appointment was in keeping with TNPA’s organisational transformation geared to align human resources competencies to ensure delivery on Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Fish sampling conducted in June and July has found fish health in Gladstone waters is continuing to improve, even in the tougher conditions of winter. Fisheries Queensland has released its latest survey report, which found fish to be in overall good health within Gladstone, including the harbour and spoil grounds. Fisheries Queensland biologist Dr Stephen […]