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  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and the Terrebonne Parish Port Commission have signed an agreement for contribution of additional funds which will result in more dredging and improved channel depth in the Houma Navigation Canal. “Execution of this agreement is a tremendous accomplishment for all involved,” said Col. Michael Clancy, commander, […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The New Forest District Council has committed additional funds to the urgent repairs to the Milford on Sea failing seawall.  “We are putting forward a further £325k to fund additional urgent works required to the site as a result of recent storms and severe weather, and in addition are setting aside an £300k contingency fund […]

  • 7 December 2012

    Governor Pat Quinn and other Illinois officials are very concerned about the current condition of the Mississippi River, especially around St. Louis area, reports cbslocal.com. Quinn stated: “We’ve asked the Army Corps of Engineers to initiate immediately blasting and dredging to help make the river a little deeper. We’ve also asked that the Missouri River, […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Levels of certain chemicals used in forestry, agriculture and fish farming are low in marine sediment off Scotland, research published recently by Scotland’s environment watchdog shows. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s (SEPA) has published two reports on the presence of chemicals in marine sediments, resulting from its surveillance monitoring programmes in 2008 and 2009. Occurrence […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Currently, Lake Superior is three inches below the level it was at this date, last year. Overall, Superior is 13 inches below average. Lakes Huron and Michigan are currently 15 inches below last year’s levels, and 26 inches below average, overall. The below average levels on the Great Lakes are being blamed, in large part, […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A project to relocate fish from the Swansea Canal ahead of important dredging works has revealed the huge wealth of protected species that call the waterway home. Using a technique called ‘electrofishing’, the team – working with Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales – removed almost 2,000 brook lamprey and hundreds of […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has begun repair work to the Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater to repair the $24.9 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. Repair work to the 3,200 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Great Lakes Dock & Materials L.L.C., Muskegon, MI and includes […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has delivered dredge ball joints to Saudi Arabia. The ball joints delivered to S.A. are designed and manufactured by Dredge Yard. The ball joints are capable of achieving working pressure of 20 bar and discharge pipe diameter of 650mm. Wear resistant liner is assembled so as to increase the life time of the […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Garey Bies (R-Sister Bay) announced that the Joint Finance Committee approved a motion that includes $5.2 million for the dredging of the channel between Northport and Detroit Harbor. The committee began voting last week on appropriations in Governor Walker’s biennial budget and offering other amendments for consideration. The money for Washington Island was part of a larger […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coastal defence project has pioneered the use of BIM in a new field, proving that the technology is worth pursuing in every area of infrastructure design. It is often thought that building information modelling (BIM) is for buildings. BIM’s advantages are obvious on complex structural projects with building services systerns, convoluted sequencing and endless […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Zealand marine electronics company, Electronic Navigation Ltd (ENL) has won an award at the New Zealand Boat Show over the weekend for their WASSP Multibeam Sonar. The Wide Angle Sonar Seafloor Profiler (WASSP) was chosen amongst a number of finalists as the winner of the Most Innovative International Product Award. In choosing the winner, […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Equipment

    A cutter suction dredger (CSD) 650 was successfully launched at Albwardy Damen earlier this week. This modularly built dredger is the first CSD650 to be built at this yard. Usually, the yard is active in ship repair including dry dockings as well as newbuilds of other vessel types. The CSD650 is a standard suction dredger, […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd has announced its Financial Results for the period ended June 30, 2012. The company has posted net profit / (loss) of (Rs.66.8) million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 as compared to Rs.30.2 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Total income was at Rs.1292.7 million for the […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Some of the sediment that has been washing down the Bear River into Rollins Reservoir will be removed this fall in a test program approved Wednesday by directors of the Nevada Irrigation District. The board approved a $150,000 time and materials contract with Hansen Brothers Enterprises, Inc. of Grass Valley, which operates a nearby gravel […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Grand River Conservation Authority’s rehabilitation project of the 500 meter section dyke and channel on the Conestogo River in Drayton is set to begin the week of September 21, 2015. The work must be carried out during a period of low flow in the river, which may affect the timing and total duration of […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The last remaining section of the Carlyon Bay sea defenses erected without planning permission in 2004 is being ripped up. Diggers have been taking up the iron shuttering which was protecting the Information Hut at the western end of Crinnis beach. The developers, CEG, had been ordered by Cornwall Council to remove the structure by the end […]

  • 26 April 2010

    Marsa Al Nejoum Real Estate has unveiled the master plan of its waterfront Nujoom Islands project in Sharjah. The firm is the UAE-based development arm of master developer Al Hanoo Holding.The agreement has been signed with Los Angelesbased design firm Creative Kingdom… [mappress] Source:emiratesbusiness,April 26,2010;

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cashman Dredging of Quincy, Massachusetts, has just published a photo from the ongoing dredging operations at the Boston Harbor. Works on this project started in late July and will continue over the next several years. In order to remove approximately 11.7 million cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock from the harbor, the company recently […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    In order to serve markets in Central Asia and the Middle East as effectively as possible, international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos is opening a new regional office in Dubai, UAE. Both regions are facing major challenges in dealing with water shortages, environmental pollution, and rapid urbanization, as well as in securing energy supplies and […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District will hold an open house public meeting for the Benedictine Bottoms Shallow Water Habitat Restoration Project Friday, May 17, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the U.S.D. 409 Atchison Public Schools – Community Meeting Room, 626 Commercial in Atchison, Kan. Early last week the Corps issued […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District has issued a public notice announcing plans to restore shallow water habitat on the Missouri River just north of Atchison, Kan. The proposed project, which would involve the construction of two side chutes, would be constructed on the Corps’ Benedictine Bottoms Missouri River Bank Stabilization and […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has delivered a customized CSD500 to CCCC Tianjin Dredging. The cutter suction dredger will perform essential maintenance in the Mao Wei Sea in southern China. The shallow draft of the CSD500 is vital as the lake has silted alarmingly the past decades. The multi phase dredging project required a capacity boost at a short […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, today marks the 25th anniversary of its terminal operating system (TOS) amidst a surge of container terminal projects around the world whether they are automated, semi-automated or manual. Due to the continued strength and reliability of the technology, Navis has been selected […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today released its financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2016, reporting revenue of $213.4 million, net loss of $7.0 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $11.6 million.  “The following non-recurring items totaling $7.3 million negatively impacted results during the fourth quarter of 2016: a loss on an asset held for sale […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, and ProvPort officials announced two new state-of-the art mobile harbor cranes for the Port of Providence have been ordered and are now being manufactured by Austria-based Liebherr Group. The two cranes are part of a $20-million enhancement project funded by a federal […]