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  • 27 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    ASL Shipyard Launches Dredger “Cassiopeia V” (Singapore) On Monday the 7th of October 2013, the cutter suction dredger Cassiopeia V, was successfully launched by ASL Shipyard in Singapore for Penta-Ocean Construction Co. Ltd from Japan. VOSTA LMG is responsible for delivery of the engineering and the dredging equipment.   VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update […]

  • 25 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Malaysia: Inai Kiara to Roll Out TSHD “Inai Kenanga” Tomorrow Inai Kiara SDN BHD, Malaysia’s largest marine services provider, announced that the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will launch the trailing suction hopper dredger Inai Kenanga tomorrow.   China: Six People Missing after Dredger Sinks The 1,700-ton sand dredger capsized and sank yesterday in […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Analysts at Barclays Capital reduced their target price on shares of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. from $9.00 to $8.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Barclays Capital’s target price points to a potential upside of 15.94% from the stock’s previous close. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock […]

  • 29 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    3 Dead, 2 Missing after Dredger Sinks (China) Three people died and two are still missing after a dredger sank off the coast of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Wednesday night, local authorities said Thursday.   Qatar: Doha Newport Project Moves Ahead The number of wharf concrete-blocks installed in Qatar Doha Newport Project […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The St. Joe Company announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Green Circle Bio Energy, Inc., a producer of biomass based renewable energy. The LOI encourages economic development opportunities for Florida’s Northwest region, including the potential to make the Port of Port St. Joe operational. The LOI anticipates several potential new […]

  • 2 January 2013

    “The mountains can no longer hold the water generated by rains because they lack trees cover or canopy,” said Undersecretary Benito Ramos, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) executive director and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) administrator. People must plant more trees and sustain the activity as a long-term solution to flooding, he […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Undersecretary Benito T. Ramos on Sunday conducted an aerial inspection of areas affected by tropical depression “Quinta” and stressed that it would take months for Panay to recover from the devastations. Ramos, administrator of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), underscored the need […]

  • 14 December 2012

    In a victory for clean water, wildlife, and taxpayers, a coalition of conservation and fishing organizations won a major court ruling December 13 that halts the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plans to dredge the lower Snake River this winter. The plaintiffs had charged that the Army Corps of Engineers violated federal law and ignored […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When it comes to communications on a ship, the ideal situation for crew members is when their shipboard communications, such as e-mail, the Internet, telephone and other applications, work much the way they do in their offices on land. This is an area that Product Manager, Defense Wide Transmission Systems, or PdM DWTS, part of […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The City Council voted last week to award the Martinez Marina dredging project to the California Dredging Company. According to martinez.patch.com, California Dredging Company agreed to dredge 22,505 cubic yards for $250,000, more than the engineer’s estimate of 19,700. The four areas slated for dredging include the entrance, the main fairway, the end of the […]

  • 12 July 2012

      From today, the Dutch coastline will be permanently different. Queen Beatrix gave the sign for the closure of the seawall of Maasvlakte 2. At slack water, when there was minimal current, the large equipment of contractors Boskalis and Van Oord closed the gap in the eleven-kilometre long seawall. Hans Smits, President and CEO of […]

  • 29 June 2012

    On 11 July, the high point in the construction of Maasvlakte 2 will occur. Then, at slack water, when the current is at its weakest, the gap in the 11 km long seawall will be closed. From that moment, the Dutch coastline will be changed forever and the new land will be well protected from […]

  • 28 June 2012

    For years, Mother Nature’s fury has steadily eroded the structural integrity of the Fort Norfolk pier and wharf area, seriously degrading its operational effectiveness and jeopardizing its safe operation. Broken, crumbling and missing pilings; deteriorating pier foundation; wharf top cap rotten away; mooring fasteners and piling bolts – gone! That was then. Today, new state-of-the-art […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The devil is in the detail for Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef, with the Government’s failure to extend the successful $200 million Reef Rescue program in this year’s Budget or to review the mass dredging plan which has caused ‘extreme concern’ within the international community. The Australian Greens welcomed the small increase of $8 million […]

  • 5 April 2012

    Woodside’s planned dredging program at James Price Point shows that the project could have an impact on the marine environment by releasing toxins. The 2011 Federal Government review of the project established that the assessment failed to address the potential for dredging to release arsenic, nickel and zinc into the water, which can be toxic […]

  • 4 April 2012

    After missing a deadline, Newport Beach officials were granted a deadline extension and have until June to commence the next phase of the city’s harbor dredging project, Daily Pilot reports. Dredged materials from areas near the south side of Lido Isle, the north side of Balboa Island, West Coast Highway, the Coast Guard Station and […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The Transport Minister, Senator Idris Umar, said yesterday that the inland river port in Onitsha, the commercial center of the South-east would soon become operational, reports The Sun News. At the 19th Leadership Forum of the Pilot Newspapers in Abuja, Senator Umar assured that work on the port has been over 95% completed and the […]

  • 28 February 2012

    As of this week, the Spokane region has a formal organization to lead efforts to find and reduce toxic compounds in the Spokane River. Thirteen governmental agencies, private industries and environmental organizations have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that forms the Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force. Members of the task force include representatives of […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Conti Federal Services Inc., in March 2010, that included jetty repair work on the Freeport Harbor Channel jetties in Brazoria County, Texas. A subcontractor, Luhr Brothers Inc., will begin work on the jetties around Jan. 3. The plan is to rebuild the seaward […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Sand Island, a spit of land that been missing from the horizon off Fort Morgan for generations, reappeared last month after the Mobile …   By Gabriel Tynes (baldwincountynow) [mappress] Source: baldwincountynow, December 2, 2011;

  • 22 November 2011

    The accusation according to which RM100 million had gone missing from Miri Port Authority (MPA) proves not to be true. After the State Legislative Assembly meeting held yesterday, Dato Sri Michael Manyin, Infrastructure Development and Communication Minister, stated that the matter in question brought up by Alan Ling Sie Kiong had been manipulated to bring […]

  • 16 August 2011

    “The dredging of the Cagayan river is a very laudable project since it will benefit not only the province of Cagayan but the whole region,” stated Infrastructure Development Committee (IDC) Chair and Nueva Vizcaya Governor Luisa Lloren Cuaresma during the recently concluded meeting of the Regional Development Council-IDC. According to Cuaresma dredging is an excavation […]

  • 10 May 2011

    The rapid sinking of a new $1 million, 48-foot sport fishing boat that ran hard aground in St. Augustine Inlet last week after missing a tem… By PETER GUINTA (staugustine) [mappress] Source: staugustine, May 10, 2011

  • 23 July 2010

    Missing out on federal funds for dredging of the Saginaw River would have a serious impact on the river’s condition for shipping within two years, said the chief of operations for the Detroit District Army Corps of Engineers. Wayne Schloop said a nearly $4.2 million chunk of federal funds U.S. Rep. Dale E. Kildee, D-Flint, […]