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  • 22 November 2012

    The construction of Maasvlakte 2 is still on schedule and the first phase is close to completion. After the ‘back door’ was closed on 11 July 2012, contractor PUMA (Boskalis and Van Oord) will open the ‘front door’ next weekend. That is when the Yangtzehaven cut-through will start. The temporary inland lake that was created […]

  • 22 January 2011
    Vessels

    Congo is getting a very special meaning for the DEME-Group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering), since the new flag ship of the DEME-fleet is being named ‘Congo River’ and since only recently DEME signed a contract with the Régie des Voies Maritimes (RVM) of Congo for dredging works to be executed on the Congo river. […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper, Waterkeeper Alliance and Environmental Advocates of New York have filed a lawsuit against New York State officials, seeking to ensure that urgently needed federal Clean Water Act funds will not be illegally used to fund the new Tappan Zee Bridge construction project or for other ineligible projects in the future. The suit was filed […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over 300 industry guests gathered at the Port of Liverpool yesterday to toast the launch of Peel Ports’ landmark deep water container terminal Liverpool2. Sir Bobby Charlton and ‘King’ Kenny Dalglish pushed the button on the start of dredging and launched a dazzling display of fireworks over the site of the new terminal in the […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $10 million contract to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J., to place approximately 600,000 cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach in areas where erosion is most critical as part of near-term coastal restoration efforts taking place at previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction […]

  • 16 February 2012

      U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his push for the Harbor Maintenance Act, which would free up critical dredging funding for Port of Oswego, to be included in a key infrastructure bill that is currently moving through Congress. This legislation would free up badly-needed funds that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) must […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority officially opened the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve, providing public access to a unique 88-acre urban wildlife habitat. The Preserve is a man-made peninsula on the Lake Erie shoreline and a haven for a variety of migratory birds, butterflies and animals. Located at the northern end of Martin Luther King Jr. […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup underway, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released “Questions & Answers” document regarding the dredging/soil removal project. Lake bottom sediment was contaminated with mercury and lead from the DuPont (now Chemours) Pompton Lakes Works Site in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. What work will be completed […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Affected by the international and domestic economic environment and the financial positions of local governments of China, the industry generally faced challenges during the first half of the year. However, the prospect of the market is still promising and the medium-to-long term demand will be robust. In the long run, the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” and […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Dockwise (the “Board”) has unanimously resolved to support the combination of Dockwise and Boskalis (the “Combination”) and to recommend the mandatory cash offer by Boskalis of EUR 18.50 / NOK 137.65 per share cum dividend for all of the issued and outstanding common shares in the capital of Dockwise (the […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Ports Association has announced its “Options to manage dredged material” fact sheet. What do Queensland ports do with dredge material now? In most cases, material is placed at sea. Dredges or barges relocate the material to a designated placement site where it is placed according to dredging permit conditions. Most dredge placement sites […]

  • 23 May 2012

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith Enck was joined by Congressional Representative Paul Tonko, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Deputy Commissioner Eugene Leff and Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia on the shore of the Hudson River to mark the third season of dredging to remove PCB-contaminated sediment from a 40-mile stretch of the […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Kiel successfully maintained its sound handling result in 2013. With a performance of 6.32 million tons the result for the previous year was even slightly surpassed by 12,000 tons resp. 0.2 %. The ferry lines form the backbone of the port’s business, rising up to 5.1 million tons (plus 1.3 %) and […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Reps. Steve Israel (D–NY) and Rosa DeLauro (D–CT) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation to protect Long Island Sound. The Long Island Sound Stewardship and Restoration Act will advance the protection and restoration of this key estuary. They were joined by local environmental groups, including the New York and Connecticut […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at the home of Katherine Graves & Tom Ryan, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to swiftly investigate flooding along the Grassy Sprain Brook in Yonkers and provide the best mitigation strategies to prevent future flooding into this residential neighborhood. Up […]

  • 17 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One of the partners of Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) Mr. Jelle Prins has provided invaluable insight into Piedroba’s business plans in the following interview with Dredging Today. What can you tell us about Piedroba Consulting Group? Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) is a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging operations in the […]

  • 1 March 2013

    Progress on a new inland port in Greer, South Carolina took a significant step forward today, as more than 200 port users, stakeholders, community leaders and elected officials came together to break ground at the site. The South Carolina Inland Port (SCIP) will extend the reach of the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) marine facilities […]

  • 4 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended September 30, 2010, of $7.1 million or $0.26 diluted earnings per share (based on 27,094,326 diluted shares outstanding). These results compare to net income of $5.4 million or $0.22 diluted earnings per share (based on 24,678,251 […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited, the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, announced the unaudited interim results of the Company and its subsidiaries (the “Group”) for the six months ended 30 June 2011(the “Reporting Period”). – Revenue of RMB461.6 million, representing a year-on-year increase of 188% – Gross […]

  • 7 May 2010

    To protect the Upper and Lower Hudson River in the next phase of the Upper Hudson River dredging project, GE today urged a panel of independent scientists to recommend the establishment of firm, accountable, science-based standards to ensure that dredging itself does not slow down the river’s environmental recovery.The independent scientists are peer reviewers who […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Fitch Ratings affirms the ‘A’ rating on Broward County, Florida’s outstanding $249 million port facilities senior revenue and refunding bonds. All senior bonds are secured by net revenues from Port Everglades (the port). The Rating Outlook on all senior bonds is Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS DIVERSIFIED REVENUES, PRIMARILY LOCAL CARGO MARKET: The port benefits from […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), on behalf of its United States member seaports, expresses both encouragement and disappointment over the funding levels and programmatic changes in federal port-related programs that were proposed yesterday in President Obama’s FY 2015 budget. While the President’s budget proposal included funding for a new National Infrastructure Investment […]

  • 26 November 2010

    C-Power is pleased to announce that it has closed the financing of the second and third phases of the offshore wind farm on the Thornton Bank (located about 30 km in the North Sea off the Belgian coast). A group of 7 commercial lenders: KBC, Rabobank, Société Générale, KfW Ipex-Bank, Commerzbank, Dexia and ASN Bank […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group Inc, a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2013, of $2.1 million ($0.08 diluted earnings per share). These results compare to net income of $1.5 million ($0.05 diluted earnings per share) for the same period a year ago. For the full year 2013, […]

  • 3 March 2011

      On Wednesday, 16 February 2011, Jan De Nul Group celebrates the official inauguration of its new office building in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. After the impressive fleet expansion between 2007 and today, the opening of this highly ecological office building fits perfectly with the climate for investments at Jan De Nul Group. Together […]