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  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first woman Master in the UK Marine Aggregate Dredging Sector, Georgina Carlo-Paat, has recently completed her first tour of duty aboard CEMEX UK Marine aggregate dredger, the Sand Heron. Georgina is in command of one of four CEMEX dredgers that operate in waters around the UK, which provide approximately 18% of CEMEX aggregates, used […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced the newest addition to its website, the CEDA Digital Library. With the opening of the Digital Library CEDA provides online access to a wealth of scientific and technical knowledge on all aspects of dredging and marine construction available in its conference proceedings. CEDA conferences are recognised worldwide as […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the lower portion of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Channel in Stratford and Milford, Conn., is about to begin soon, according to William Rock, a member of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission and chairman of its dredge committee. The $9.3 million contract will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two International Seabed Authority (ISA) Legal and Technical Commission (LTC) meetings have been scheduled to be held in Kingston, Jamaica, in 2014. The first session of the ISA LTC meetings will be held in Kingston from 3-14 February and the second session will take place during the Authority’s 20th Session from 7-25 July. In an […]

  • 20 December 2010

    With Amoras the Flemish Government is securing a lasting and environmentally sound solution for the large amount of sediment dredged annually by the Port of Antwerp – said Freddy Aerts, Chairman of the Belgian Section of CEDA (Ministry of Flanders, Belgium) – when welcoming CEDA members and guests to Amoras after a delicious hosted lunch. […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PSA Panama International Terminal (PSA Panama) held a groundbreaking ceremony two days ago to commemorate the expansion works for Phase 2 of its container terminal located on the west bank of the Panama Canal. The ceremony was graced by the President of Panama His Excellency Juan Carlos Varela, Mr Jorge Barakat, Administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) and […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament for Chatham-Kent-Essex, Dave Van Kesteren, on behalf of the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday an investment by the Government of Canada in maintenance of the Wheatley Harbor. “The continued use of Wheatley Harbor by commercial and recreational fishermen is vital to our community,” said Dave Van Kesteren. […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgian government has announced a call for expressions of interest in the construction, design and operation of a deep-sea port in Anaklia. Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, together with other government members attended the Anaklia Sea Port project presentation. “I do believe that the new Deep Water Sea Port of Anaklia will be […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (11 – 15 November 2013, Kinderdijk, the Netherlands) will be performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls which […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and PortMiami are about to host a three-day event, the 104th Annual Convention and Exposition of AAPA. Member-only meetings will get underway on Monday, November 2, followed by two days of general business sessions focusing on supply chain optimization, infrastructure design and financing, community relations and industry awareness outreach. At the event, […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) first annual networking event for young professionals of IADC’s member companies, named ‘Peering into Dredging’s Future‘, took place last month. “The networking and future-oriented event is born from the need for a platform where young professionals can connect with fellow young professionals while gaining insight into the pressing issues facing […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port, Northern Ireland, has set Monday 15th October as the new date for an open drop-in event to allow members of the public and other stakeholders to learn more about proposed changes to how dredged material from the harbor is dealt with. Taking place at Warrenpoint Town Hall from 3pm to 6pm, the event follows […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told the parliament yesterday that the government would procure 23 dredgers, 4 amphibian dredgers, survey vessel, tug boat and crane boat to ensure navigation on inland waterways across the country. “The government already procured 11 dredgers and conducted sand quarry in 1,000 km rivers to ensure smooth navigation for water transports […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first season of the Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is moving on nicely, according to Gloucester Harbormaster T.J. Ciarametaro. Last Wednesday, Ciarametaro briefed Waterways Board members about the progress made so far saying that almost half of the targeted sand and debris has been already removed from the river. Ciarametaro also said […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee earlier this week passed the 2020 Energy and Water Appropriations bill, which was amended to include $200 million in funding for Everglades restoration. “The federal government, in the last century, manipulated Florida’s water to bring it to where it wasn’t wanted and now we don’t get the water […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Leader of Portsmouth City Council has praised Team Van Oord for carrying out emergency repairs to the sea defense wall in Southsea over the Christmas holiday period. In a letter to Tony Camilerri, MD of Team Van Oord member Mackley, Councillor Donna Jones said she “wanted to put on record how impressed we have been […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be holding a Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project Friday, January 30 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Kimbell Center at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project aims to restore and sustain the overall quantity, quality, timing, […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The final two public hearings on Cherry Grove Canals Dredging Project will be held today June 30 and July 1 at 9:00 a.m. at the City Hall. Property owners who have provided the North Myrtle Beach City Manager with a written objection to their assessment within the Cherry Grove canals dredging project special assessment district may verbally support […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 5 February 2013

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) won the International Public Bidding Process for the Design, Financing, Construction, Maintenance, Operation and Exploitation of the Specialized Container and General Cargo Terminal of Puerto Cortes in Honduras. The announcement was made during a public hearing held on 1 February 2013 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. At the same public hearing, […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Clacton’s main holiday beach is getting important maintenance work carried out to the seawall. Tendring District Council (TDC) is undertaking the improvements at West Beach at the same time as drainage is being upgraded along the Lower Promenade in a similar location. The Council’s own engineering staff are carrying out the scheme using a 35 […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently announced the selection of Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch. In this position, Arcement is responsible for oversight of non-routine levee safety modification studies, engineering risk analysis, and serves as a […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A scientific research project was recently completed on “Numerical and Experimental Modelling of Near Field Overflow Dredging Plumes”, the International Marine and Dredging Consultants (IMDC) has announced. IMDC staff member Boudewijn Decrop obtained a PhD for conducting this research in collaboration with universities UGent and KULeuven. During his PhD research, Boudewijn Decrop executed both physical […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rula Deeb, Ph.D., BCEEM, PHP, has joined Geosyntec Consultants as a principal civil and environmental engineer based in California. She has more than 25 years of experience in private practice and academia addressing the cross-media fate and transport of contaminants and the remediation of complex soil and groundwater sites impacted by nonaqueous phase liquids. Dr. […]

  • 3 July 2012

    Terminal Catalunya (TERCAT), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group, has announced the first vessel call at its new terminal Muelle Prat, signifying the start of the testing phase which will cover all equipment and IT systems. The unloading of containers from the Mediterranean Shipping Company’s MSC Esha ran smoothly demonstrating the successful integration […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of 1 September 2013, Dirk Philips will succeed Govert Hamers as the new CEO of IHC Merwede. In addition, the Board of Management will be expanded with the appointment of a new COO, namely the current Director of the company’s Dredging division, Bram Roelse. Dirk Philips is a 48-year-old Belgian national, who has gained […]