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  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    F.F. Marine Inc. recently installed a Trimble Marine HYDROpro Dredge System aboard the ‘Aida’, their twin-clam grab dredger.  “SITECH Philippines, our local Trimble Marine dealer, installed the system and used Wi-Fi to send the GNSS antenna positions from each trolley to the bridge so both operators can work independently,” the company spokesperson said. Dual cable […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Memorial University Fisheries and Marine Institute will inaugurate the new Master of Marine Studies in Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) and Management, the first graduate program of its kind in Canada, in September 2016. “Marine spatial planning is an emerging and important field that is gaining prominence as global demands on our coastal spaces and […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Beacon Marine Construction, LLC., a Massachusetts based full service marine contractor, has completed a dredging and beach nourishment project in Osterville, MA. The project included removal of approximately 1000 CY of material from the Seapuit River and West Bay. The dredged material was then beneficially reused to protect Indian Point from continuing erosion. We took the opportunity couple […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Briggs Marine and Environmental Services has ordered a Damen Multi Cat 2712, the 27-meter workboat capable of taking on almost any role in the coastal environment. Designated the Forth Warrior, the new Multi Cat is currently being fitted out at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in the Netherlands. Special equipment being installed includes a DPS-1 system for use […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, together with the contractor Donjon Marine Co., recently completed the Flushing Bay and Creek Federal Navigation Channel Maintenance Dredging Project. The $10.1 million worth contract included removal of approximately 135,000 cubic yards of dredged material in order to return the channel to its authorized depth of 15 feet. The […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Acta Marine has just announced the newest addition to their fleet – a 2611 multicat eurocarrier vessel, named Coastal Ace. The multicat vessel, enabling Acta to better assist their clients in the shallow water projects, has the length of 26,48 meters and is supported by two large cranes; a 1×100 T and a 1×50 T winch; […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed the Flushing Bay and Creek Federal Navigation Channel Maintenance Dredging Project, with the removal of approximately 135,000 cubic yards of dredged material. “We’re proud to have completed this significant project on time, within budget and in an environmentally responsible manner,” said Col. David Caldwell, […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mercury Marine is partnering with the Fond du Lac City Parks Department and Fond du Lac Festivals to build a permanent fishing dock on the south side of Oven Island in Lakeside Park. The dock, scheduled to be completed by June, will provide a 130-foot by 10-foot fishing platform. It also will enable the Mercury National […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has published its ninth annual Sustainable Development (SD) report covering the year 2014. This builds upon the wider sustainable development initiative established by BMAPA’s parent organisation, the Mineral Products Association (MPA). The encouraging signs of economic recovery observed during 2013 were maintained into 2014, with total marine aggregate […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Marine Group (ORN), providing services both on and off the water in the continental United States, Alaska, Canada and the Caribbean Basin, last week announced a contract award of approximately $13 million. The company’s marine construction segment was recently awarded a contract for a dock replacement project in Alaska by a private sector customer. According to […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A $21.5 million beach restoration project on south Siesta Key that will add some 690,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beaches is scheduled to begin next month, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports. County commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved the project, along with the creation of a special taxing district for property owners in the affected […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has just released a report named “Marine Aggregates Capability & Portfolio 2015“.  The 2015 report outlines the significant demand and range of uses for marine aggregates in the UK. Britain has one of the world’s most developed marine aggregates industries, extracting 15 to 20 million tonnes from the seabed annually. Much of […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    E-tech elements, such as cobalt and tellurium, are vital for emerging E-technologies. These elements are in short supply, yet they are formed through natural Earth processes and occur in high concentrations in the world’s ocean basins in metal rich deposits. HR Wallingford is part of MarineE-tech, a new £4.2 million research program that will investigate the […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., has announced the appointment of L. Dwayne Breaux to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Breaux brings over 30 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry with strong marine contracting expertise. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Breaux was President of Wison Offshore & […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Marinet has published a paper titled Marine Aggregate Extraction — The Need to Dredge: Fact or Fiction? This publication is linked to Marinet’s ongoing work to secure the end to offshore dredging for marine sand and gravel (aggregate for the building industry), and to replace these virgin raw materials with recycled ones. David Levy, Marinet chair, […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.8 million to Weeks Marine Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel from Exxon to Carpenters Bayou in Harris County, Texas. The contractor will be required to remove approximately 600,000 cubic yards of maintenance material using a […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington, LA, has just won a $6.5 million dredging deal in Texas. The contract is for maintenance dredging of the Brazos Island Harbor jetty channel and option for Brazos Island Harbor entrance channel. Work will be performed at San Padre Island, Texas, with an estimated completion date of February 12, 2016. The […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $1.9 million contract to place riprap in the Mississippi River downstream of Lock and Dam 1 in Minneapolis, on September 21. The contractor, LS Marine, Inc., from St. Paul, Minnesota, will place nearly 20,000 tons of riprap and bedding downstream of the lock. Work […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine – a Dutch supplier of dredging components, services and design, from a single spare part to a complete dredging vessel – began the year with great momentum, enthusiasm and energy.  Development of “yard packages” for the Prime Dredge Line, Quick Dredge Technology and presentation of the ‘Core Dredge Line’ are some of the stories DT brought to you in 2015. In […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana, has won another major dredging contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This time it is the $25 million contract for a cutterhead pipeline dredge that will perform Pascagoula Harbor dredging project, with an estimated completion date of October 9, 2016. The project area is located primarily within […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Land and Water Services Ltd. is building a new marina on the navigable River Nene in Northamptonshire. The 140 berth facility is the brainchild of John and Debbie Skinner who were looking to provide much needed moorings to promote the use of the navigable Nene. The construction criteria was focused on delivery and therefore Land and Water elected to […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Manchester Marine Corporation and Sunset Rock, LLC, are seeking permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposal of dredge material for their marinas in Manchester, Mass. The Corps has received separate permit applications from a number of private […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first year of monitoring a series of significant marine sites in the Marlborough Sounds suggests large areas of deterioration and an urgent need for more formal protection. A report prepared by a Nelson marine biologist, jointly funded by Council and the Department of Conservation and presented to the Marlborough District Council’s Environment Committee, makes […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Legislature has approved $24.8 million in state bonding to help fund a new building at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport that will be a centerpiece for research and education on critical issues facing coastal communities. The $50 million, 100,000-square-foot facility is an integral part of OSU’s ambitious Marine Studies […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jenkins Marine, a company engaged in vessel charter, dredging and facilities management, purchased recently two new deck barges, JML50 and JML18. Originally built and operated in Holland by Neptune Marine, well known in work boats for the offshore and dredging markets, JML50 has dimensions of 50m x 14m x 3m, The barge will not only be one of […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Brisbane-based Riverside Marine has signalled its entry into the Australian dredging markets with the purchase of an IHC-built 2000 cubic meter dredger. Their new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Resolute, will arrive in Australia in October after substantial modifications currently being undertaken in Singapore. The modifications include an ADC devised mechanism to reduce dredge material […]