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  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014, including record backlog of $670 million. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said: “During 2014, the Company achieved several […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has awarded a $3.6 million contract to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Wicomico River, MD. The contractor will use hydraulic pipeline dredge to perform the maintenance dredging of the river, reported the Corps. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of silty and sandy material is to […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy appeared before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works last week to introduce Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition Director Steve Cochran for a hearing on America’s water infrastructure needs and challenges. Cassidy warned that even as Louisiana is losing land by the minute, the federal government’s outdated and inefficient […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging of the Coast Guard Channel, a part of the Norriego Point project, has been completed. The Old Pass Lagoon Channel dredging operations are planned to begin today, with one part parallel to the Marler Bridge already completed. As the Destin Log reports, Inland Dredging Company will be removing up to 18,000-cubic yards of […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Lee County has started a dredging project around Redfish Point and the Normandy Canal at the Yacht Club Community Park area. A “spoil staging area” has been established to deposit the dredge material from the operation. The project will remove a foot of fill and lower the depths of the channels to 6 feet. The […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday debuted its “Engineering with Nature” atlas to the public at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. “The projects presented and considered in this atlas use an Engineering With Nature lens as a means of revealing the use of nature-based approaches and the range of benefits that can […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the Singapore Summit 2014 Dialogue, held on 20 September 2014, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spoke about the ways in which Singapore can continue to improve.  With Asia becoming a key growth engine for the global economy, Asia and the rest of the world are more and more connected and intertwined in what is often referred […]

  • 9 July 2012

    The Port Technology reports that the Marseille Port Authority (GPMM) has announced that it plans to construct a new €60 million intermodal facility. The terminal, to be located adjacent to the existing Mourepiane Med Europe Container Terminal, will be built and operated by a Progenor-led consortium, comprising of SNCF Geodis, Naviland Cargo, CMA Rail and […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Egypt’s Damietta Port and the Armed Forces Engineering Authority last week signed a cooperation protocol for the construction of a new multi-purpose terminal. According to the DPA Chairman, AD./ Ayman Saleh, the new terminal will have a depth of 17m, berths 630m long, and back area of 75,000m². Saleh also said that the construction of […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency will be hosting two exhibitions during November 2015 to share their latest plans with the community about the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme. The EA, together with Lewes District Council, is working to develop a scheme that will reduce flood risk from the sea and the river along the Ouse valley. The scheme will cover […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major £95 million flood defense and regeneration scheme for Derby has been approved by Derby City Council’s planning control committee. The innovative ‘Our City Our River‘ Council-led scheme plans to reduce Derby’s flood risk and maximize regeneration opportunities along the River Derwent. The flood defenses would be designed to protect the city against a […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Hambantota Port will receive two ships to shore cranes and they will be placed inside the port by the end of this month.  “These ships to shore cranes are essential for the new ports like Hambantota, because those cranes have arms which are much longer than the gantry cranes,” said Parakarma Pillapitiya, the Business […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the water level at Angat dam dropped near to its critical level of 180 meters, the provincial government on Thursday bared long term proposals to address the effects of the weather disturbance known as “El Nino” or prolong drought period. Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado has suggested massive dredging operations at the reservoir of Angat […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kamarajar Port Limited (KPL) will be commissioning five projects within the next three years, according to Mr. M.A. Bhaskarachar, the Chairman and Managing Director of KPL. A significant amount of money is being invested in new projects to keep pace with competition from neighboring ports such as L&T Kattupalli Port, Karaikal, Tuticorin, Chennai and Krishnapatnam Ports, Bhaskarachar […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Karim Belhadjali, who has more than 20 years’ experience in ecosystem restoration, storm and flood risk reduction, has joined Abt Associates as a Principal Associate of Environment and Natural Resources. Before joining Abt, Belhadjali worked for 15 years in Louisiana where he held multiple positions at the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). At CPRA, […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working with Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council to reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing. The scheme is separated into 10 reaches, or lengths of the estuarine bank. The design of the defenses varies between the reaches as they […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren today announced its interim statement on 2013 third quarter results. The activities of DEME (AvH 50%) developed in line with expectations during 3Q13 due to the high activity level and good fleet occupancy. At the end of September 2013, the order book was worth 2,615 million euros (compared to 2,954 million […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Atlantic Port of Bordeaux, the EIG Dragages Ports and the SOCARENAM shipyard have just signed a contract for the construction of the water injection dredger running on LNG. This innovative and eco-efficient dredger will replace the grab hopper dredger “La Maqueline” in the summer of 2019. Atlantic Port of Bordeaux uses two dredgers to maintain […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Flood defenses to protect Aylesbury’s Willows estate will be out on display on Saturday, September 12. The defenses aim to stop the kind of deluge that flooded 79 homes on the estate in the severe storms of winter 2013/14. Nearly half a mile of emergency flood defense barrier has been bought from a £340,000 repair […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District held a public meeting at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building in the City of Shaker Heights, on May 16, regarding its Green Lake dredging project. The Green Lake dredging scheme will benefit the water quality by removing organic sediments and reducing the cloudiness of the water. Restoring the lake’s depth will improve […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vital coast defense work is due to start this month at Coronation Parade, Folkestone, according to the Shepway District Council. The arches and promenade that protect homes and businesses have been damaged by chloride over the years. This has caused the reinforced steel within the concrete to corrode and expand and led to concrete cracking throughout […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A Japanese delegation led by H.E. Mr. Takeshi Maeda, Minister for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Government of Japan along with Mr. Akitaka Saiki, Ambassador of Japan to India met the Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan, in New Delhi today. Bilateral issues concerning the port and shipping sectors and other issues of mutual […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commissioners at their Board meeting on Wednesday, 29th July reviewed and approved the sedimentation report from hydrodynamic consultants ABPmer. The report was commissioned by CHC as part of the June 2015 Breakwater Project Review to investigate and report on the potential issues and concerns surrounding the apparent increased sedimentation in Cowes Harbour. ABPmer have […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and the 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the “Delaware Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” — a key milestone for the proposed project. The signing of the report advances the project to Congress for authorization. […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that took place over the past year.   Krasnoye Sormovo Launches TSHD Sommers Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, held recently the launching ceremony […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal and silting issues at Heysham Port, which have led to several sailings being rescheduled this week, will soon be resolved, according to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. Peel Ports, which owns Heysham Port and is responsible for maintaining approach channels for all customers, has conducted several weeks of dredging with the vessel Albatross […]