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  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crews are working on a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project to improve the channel between Lake Jackson and Little Lake Jackson in Sebring. This development program, undertaken by the contractor Douglas N. Higgins, Inc., includes the channel dredging operations, debris removal, rip-rap replacement, etc. Starting Monday, December 21, 2015, the contractor will temporarily close the […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the world’s largest suction hopper dredger, Jan de Nul’s Leiv Eiriksson, was successfully dry-docked at Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) recently. Capable of dredging up to a depth of 155m, the 78,000dwt vessel has a 46,000m3 hopper capacity and a total trailing pump power of 13,000kW. The massive 213m long dredger underwent major repairs to its dredging valves, […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next beach nourishment (now called storm damage reduction) project is scheduled to begin today (November 16) in New Hanover County. During the works, approximately 592,000 cubic yards of sand will be placed in two areas: from the N. Carolina Avenue in Carolina Beach to Myrtle Avenue; and from Davis Road to Camp Wyatt Court. Funding […]

  • 13 September 2011

    The Supervisory Board and Management of N-Sea announce that as of 12 September 2011 Mr Gerard Keser takes office as the new Managing Director of N-Sea. Leen Noordhoek, who has been Managing Director, ad interim, since May of this year, will become a Member of the Supervisory Board. From 2002 to 2011 Mr. Keser held […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Two Jan de Nul cutter suction dredgers, the 2010-built Ibn Battuta and Zheng He, were drydocked and repaired recently at Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM). In addition to the routine repair scope, the major spud repairs and modifications were undertaken for the vessels. N-KOM had previously completed two other repairs for Jan de Nul; the massive 78,386dwt suction […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission unanimously approved a variance this week enabling the N.C. Ports Authority to go ahead with the Port of Wilmington dredging project, according to CRC Chair Frank Gorham. The present 1,200-foot turning basin at the Port of Wilmington will be expanded to 1,400 feet so the port can service vessels in the New […]

  • 3 April 2012

      Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced that DP World Callao upgraded from the Navis SPARCS N4 version 2.0 terminal operating system (TOS) to version 2.1. DP World Callao handled the SPARCS N4 upgrade internally with no assistance from the Navis […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat McCrory has named Tom Adams of Brunswick County the next chairman of the North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors. “We look forward to Tom Adams’ leadership as he takes on this new role within the Board, and we trust in his ability to advance the goals of the North Carolina State […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ocean City beach renourishment project is moving ahead. The dredger R.N. Weeks is one of the two boats used for dredging in Ocean City, Md. During renourishment the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers typically places 800,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean City every four years. Dredging activities began in January and […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre hailed the House passage of the final 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a comprehensive piece of legislation that will help local beaches and North Carolina’s coastal economy. Congressman McIntyre said: “Our beaches, ports, and waterways are the economic lifeblood of our coast. With the passage of this bipartisan bill, […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Ocean City beach renourishment project is currently underway. The dredger R.N. Weeks is one of the two boats used for dredging in Ocean City, Md. During renourishment the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers typically places 800,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean City every four years. Dredging activities began in January and […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlier this week, the Clay City Council unanimously passed Resolution 2020-08, awarding the bid for the Cosby Lake dredging project to M & N of Alabama, LLC., The Trussville Tribune reports. “It is a resolution to allow the mayor to sign a contract for the dredging of Cosby Lake,” City Manager Ronnie Dixon said. “The low […]

  • 22 May 2011

    The Christie administration this week extended its legal battle to prevent the deepening of the Delaware River by the U.S. Army Corps of Eng… (nj) [mappress] Source: nj, May 22, 2011;

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kerry Siam Seaport (KSSP), a world class multi-purpose deep seaport located at the Eastern Seaboard gateway of Thailand, has successfully completed its migration from SPARCS Express to N4. This implementation is an important step in optimizing and improving overall terminal effectiveness to support scalability – and underscores KSSP’s commitment to a global gold standard terminal […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has selected the Hudson River Foundation as the new host for the New York-New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program. The Harbor & Estuary Program, which has worked to protect and restore waterways throughout the New York-New Jersey Harbor for over 25 years, had been located at the […]

  • 6 November 2013

    Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced that Peel Ports Group will begin to implement Navis’ N4 terminal operating system (TOS). N4 will allow Peel Ports to streamline operations and align the customer experience across eight terminal sites located in the UK and Ireland. Peel Ports is the […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A joint meeting of the Habitat and Water Quality Advisory Committee and the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Steering Committee will be held at 1 p.m., on August 12, at the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources Washington Regional Office, 943 Washington Square Mall, Washington. The committees will review sections of the Coastal Habitat Protection […]

  • 5 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    SIX additional ports are to be built by the Federal Government along the lower River Niger in the Niger Delta region… Source: The Guardian, November 5, 2009;

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Navis celebrated the grand opening of the new DP World Brisbane terminal and the go-live of the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS) to support its semi-automated operations. Implementation of N4 at DP World Brisbane, the fourth member of the DP World Australia family of terminals to go live on Navis N4 over the last […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two years ago, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer played an […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has awarded six contracts worth N9 billion, three out of which are dredging contracts, for dredging of the River Niger. After the full dredging of the river and the channels was completed two years ago, new contracts were awarded for the same works. According to Leadership, Mr. Tayo Fadile, […]

  • 3 May 2012

    According to the Vanguard, the Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved contracts worth N8.3 billion for the construction of Inland River Ports and also dredging of rivers as part of efforts to resuscitate the Inland waterways transport system. The Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, stated this while briefing State House Correspondents on the outcome […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Capt’n Ray made its way into Charleston Harbor on a sultry August afternoon. Like many other vessels entering the harbor, she was headed to one of the South Carolina State Ports Authority’s terminals to take on some cargo. But the cargo Capt’n Ray was picking up wasn’t containers or BMW’s. It was actually picking […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has completed the previously announced acquisition of MNO Vervat. MNO Vervat holds a leading position in the Dutch civil infrastructure market. Established in 1917, this family-owned business is specialized in road construction, concrete and other civil construction work. Internationally MNO Vervat operates mainly in Suriname. MNO Vervat has an annual revenue […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. achieved a record result in 2010, with net profit rising 36% to an all-time high of € 310.5 million… More info: boskalis [mappress] Source: boskalis, March 17, 2011    

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of its plan to clear the area, the Government of Guyana has commenced dredging of the shallow ranges along the Essequibo River, announced the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD). The dredging vessel “Steve N” started working on Wednesday in the area known as Chalmers Crossing, close to Wakenaam, Leguan and Hog Island. “This marks the beginning of an extensive […]