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  • 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 […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Registration opening for WODCON XX  is now announced on its website. CEDA/WEDA/EADA Members will be honoured a special member fee. Early bird registrations are available until 15th March 2013. Experts representing manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, contractors, port & harbour authorities, government agencies and public authorities working in the dredging and related fields are invited […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard Jr. joined local officials Thursday to commemorate the adoption of a basin management action plan for Lake Harney, Lake Monroe, Smith Canal and the Middle St. Johns River, made possible through a $22 million commitment of state and local partners. Governor Rick Scott said, “We’re working […]

  • 18 July 2010

    A critical piece of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project fell into place Friday when the Georgia Ports Authority board voted to pay the $20.4 million it will take to extend channel depth to 48 feet. The vote came after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers revealed its economic analysis of the project will recommend deepening […]

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals has signed a 25‐year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, having been named the preferred bidder for the port management and modernization project last March. The now formalized agreement for the port’s privatization will result in the investment of $120 million USD in […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is celebrating an important milestone of a 15 year project to provide 7km of new sea defences inland from the coast to protect local communities together with the creation of a large nature reserve at Medmerry in West Sussex. The £28m scheme involves the largest realignment of the open coast ever in […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group said in its latest announcement that they won major contracts in two Argentinean ports in the course of June 2018. The first contract for the 50-feet deepening dredging works of the Port of Quequén was signed with Jan De Nul on 1 June 2018. According to the company’s release, the second […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget once again includes funds to continue Charleston’s Post-45 Harbor Deepening, a project designated last year by the Administration as one of its priority infrastructure projects. Released yesterday, the fiscal year 2014 budget includes a $1.165-million allocation to continue the considerable progress on the project’s feasibility study, now at its midpoint. “We are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 December 2010

    Dubai A proposed new container port in the western Indian state of Gujarat built on a public-private partnership could tap funding from expatriate Indians or Indian-owned institutions for its development. There could even be opportunities for GCC-based port operators with the proposed project open to the idea of aligning with potential partners. The intention is […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    With the signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 earlier this year, many people expected construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to start immediately. However, several actions need to take place before construction can occur. “Environmental monitoring ranks high in the hierarchy of actions that must take place before […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his push for the Harbor Maintenance Act of 2013, which would free up critical dredging funding that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) needs in order to dredge the Buffalo River and surrounding waterways and keep the waterfront fully open for business. Each day, sediment settles at the […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Today marks a milestone in the state’s transition to a new, clear and streamlined approach to the cleanup of contaminated sites – the deadline for those responsible to clean up these sites to enroll in the Licensed Site Remediation Professional Program. The LSRP program more efficiently deals with cleanups, many of which have languished for […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has been awarded a three-year, $27 million contract to provide the equipment design, electrical assemblies and engineering services for the distribution and control of electrical power across the Atlantic and Pacific sites of the expanded Panama Canal. The work will be conducted in conjunction with Grupo Unidos por el Canal, […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., led a bipartisan group of 27 senators seeking legislation to ensure that all funding available in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund is dedicated to harbor maintenance projects. The letter asks Senate members of a House-Senate conference committee to strengthen harbor maintenance language included in both the Senate and House versions of […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga has today received final approval from the Minister of Conservation for its plans to widen and deepen shipping channels, to accommodate larger ships. Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, Mark Cairns, welcomed the news, saying the benefits to the New Zealand economy from the ability to accommodate larger vessels would be widespread and […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ZWIJNDRECHT – Within the context of a princely mission titled “Multisectoral – Brazil”, prepared by FIT (Flanders Investment & Trade) the Belgian crown prince Filip has visited today the remediation project of the contaminated site “Lixao da Alemoa” in Santos, executed by DEME subsidiary DEC. During the princely mission to Brazil, prince Filip visited the […]

  • 12 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters has released its work plan for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2012 and it includes approximately $163 million dollars for projects and studies being managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. “Now that Fiscal Year 2012 federal […]

  • 3 May 2012

    New approaches and technologies to manage the next big step-change in container vessel sizes, call exchanges and carrier service expectations at ports and terminals worldwide will be a major focus of attention at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Europe 2012 conference and exhibition, taking place 12-14 June in Antwerp. The latest wave of ultra […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahead of the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the first “Sandy Infrastructure Inventory” of the historic $17 billion investment of federal Sandy aid funding to date, that has gone towards resilient green infrastructure, transportation, coastal protection and municipal infrastructure. That number is likely to rise close to $25 billion […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VULKAN Couplings’ focus at the product and service presentation at MARINTEC 2013 in Shanghai will be on specially integrated drive solutions for suction dredgers and offshore ships. The couplings manufacturer, which has its head office in Herne, Germany, has been supplying drive components for many years, primarily to the high-growth markets in Brazil and China. […]

  • 22 November 2013

    Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar (D) has been named 2013 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the nation’s […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet is returning to service to keep industrial America on the mend. The first vessel to get underway was the tug/barge unit DOROTHY ANN/PATHFINDER on March 5. The vessel will spend the month shuttling iron ore within Cleveland Harbor. Next to sail was the cement carrier SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN/INNOVATION. The tug/barge […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the Butuanon River as a water quality management area (WQMA), a move expected to boost ongoing efforts to revive the polluted water body in the bustling province of Cebu. DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje recently signed an administrative order designating the 23-kilometer river as a […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) submitted to Congress Wednesday the “U.S. Port and Inland Waterways Modernization: Preparing for Post-Panamax Vessels” report, an examination of options for future modernization of U.S. ports and inland waterways. The USACE Institute for Water Resources (IWR) in Alexandria, Va., was responsible for the development of the report as […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    One thing is clear: Conventional procurement is not always cost-efficient and clients and consultants are ready to look for alternatives – like Early Contractor Involvement. On the other hand, for many attendees at the ECI Forum in London the exact definition of “Early Contractor Involvement” was not clear and for some, who had their own […]