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  • 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 […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The County of Dare has just released the latest update on the Buxton beach nourishment program, saying that the beachfill work in this area is being put on hold at the moment.  With rough sea conditions forecasted later this week, Weeks Marine said that that the dredger C.R. McCaskill will travel to Norfolk to ensure […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    SMS Southampton, part of The SMS Group, has completed a significant dredger refit job for Tarmac Marine. The refit involved the 72 meter, 1997-built aggregate dredger ‘City of Chichester’ and was successfully wrapped up at Williams Shipping’s berths in the Western Docks, port of Southampton UK. The program of works for the dredger was extensive […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine has reached agreement on the restart of the complete electrical installation works on board a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), currently under construction at Barkmeijer Shipyards in the Netherlands. “A new customer was found after the take-over of the insolvent Barkmeijer by Thecla Bodewes Shipyards. Works in Harlingen are now in full swing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc., a Houston based construction company, has announced that their heavy civil marine construction segment, Orion Marine Group, was recently awarded a $25.6 million contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command of Silverdale, Washington. The project, to be undertaken together with Watts Constructors, entails constructing a pile-supported approach trestle and pier for the P-993 Transit Protection […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Western Marine Construction, a company specialized in marine construction since 1961, has won a major contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, to improve navigation in the Valdez port area.  The Valdez Navigation Improvement contract is estimated to be worth around $21.7 million and will include construction of a breakwater and dredging operations. Construction of the 3,160 linear […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coasts and Marine Structures conference will take place from 23-25 March, 2015, at Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Times are changing for the Coast and Marine industry and over the last 15 years the mining construction boom has allowed the industry to expand rapidly and enjoy record-breaking demands for increased services. But […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Marine Department has stepped up its measures to prevent encroachment on public waters after officials discovered several cases of the offense in the Chaophraya and the Pahsak Chonlasit Rivers. Director of the Marine Department Region 2 office, Wilawan Siringampen, disclosed that her agency had adopted several measures to prevent the encroachment on public […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a maintenance dredging contract of around $3 million to Orion Marine Construction Inc., to dredge the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) across Aransas Bay in Aransas and Calhoun counties, Texas. The contractor will use a pipeline dredge to remove approximately 1,323,000 cubic yards of material from […]

  • 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 & […]

  • 16 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    THE State Government looks to have given the nod for funding of the first stage of the $100 million-plus Townsville Marine Precinct Project at the mouth of Ross River… Source:townsvillebulletin,December 16,2009;

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    ASL Marine Holdings Ltd., an integrated marine company offering comprehensive services in shipbuilding, shiprepair and conversion, shipchartering and dredging engineering, reported revenue of S$68.5 million and net profit attributable to shareholders of S$3.0 million for the three months ended 30 September 2014. Total Group revenue of S$68.5 million for 1QFY2015 was 53.8% lower year-on-year (yoy) compared […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, has announced funding of over $12 million towards the expansion of the Charlottetown Marine Terminal, the Government of Canada said in their recent announcement.  The Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island (PEI) are both contributing up to $4 million through the New Building Canada Fund. The Charlottetown […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lagos State Government last Thursday announced that work is progressing steadily on the construction of nine jetties with shelter and shoreline protection and channelization of four new ferry routes as part of efforts to boost water transportation in line with the multi-modal transport policy across the State. Speaking at the annual Ministerial Press Briefing […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 53rd Marine Measurement Forum was organised by Xylem Analytics UK and hosted by the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton on Thursday 28th November 2013. The event was particularly well attended with over 60 delegates benefitting from a full programme of presentations, 12 small exhibition displays and a number of fully-subscribed tours. The day began with […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.5 million contract to conduct dredging in the federal navigation channel and harbor areas of Oswego Harbor during spring and early summer 2019. The contract was awarded to Ryba Marine Construction Company, based in Cheboygan, Michigan on March 21, 2019. According to the Corps, […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 11th Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters conference, organized by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), is set to take place on 5-7 September 2017 in Liverpool. “The meeting attracts over 450 delegates from around the world, offering presenters and their organisations a unique opportunity to share findings and research with carefully targeted audience of […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. a Houston based construction company, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $80 million. Orion Marine Group, the company’s Heavy Civil Marine Construction segment, was recently awarded a contract for a project along the Gulf Coast of Texas for a private sector client in the downstream energy business. The project entails dock […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., headquartered in Cranford, NJ, has won an $112.8 million contract for the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP), comprehensive barrier island restoration plan and Ship Island Project – Phase Two. Bids for this project were solicited via the Internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Ship Island, […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Buffalo District, has moved quickly following the Stipulation and Order entered by the Court last week, and has awarded a $3.7 million contract to dredge the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel in 2016 to Ryba Marine Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan.  Under the terms of the Stipulation and Order, all dredged sediment from the […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County yesterday announced the latest update on their Buxton Beach Nourishment Project, saying that Weeks Marine has worked intermittently over the last few days, as marine conditions allowed. “With Hurricane Gert forecasted to pass offshore, high waves are expected today and tomorrow. Weeks Marine is closely monitoring the weather,” said the county. Once the […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is currently conducting beachfill operations in Mantoloking, Ocean City and Longport, New Jersey – part of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet coastal scheme. These are three separate projects with the same purpose – reducing the risk of coastal storm damages, USACE said. “The Christie Administration is pleased that […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $4.675 million contract to Weeks Marine on January 14 for the Arecibo Harbor maintenance dredging in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Under the agreement, Weeks Marine of Covington, Louisiana, will be responsible for dredging approximately 110,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the Arecibo Harbor. “Dredging Arecibo […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, recently awarded a $1.1 million contract to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel and harbor areas in Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio, during summer 2019.  The work was awarded to Ryba Marine Construction Company, based in Cheboygan, Michigan, on April 10, 2019. Under this contract and 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 […]