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  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Christina Bolling was named Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of DSC Dredge, LLC., a Louisiana based manufacturer of dredging equipment.  She was promoted after serving five years as DSC Dredge Corporate Human Resources Director where she has fostered an integrated culture throughout DSC headquarters and two production facilities in Greenbush, Michigan and Poplarville, […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association vice president Mr Mike Allsop has been named chair of the newly-formed Peninsula Waterways Committee. “The association has been maintaining a close watch on the dredging program and its impact on resumption of ferry services to Ettalong and Wagstaffe,” Mr Allsop said. “Needless to say, we have all […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The consortium including Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by Windpark Fryslan B.V. as the preferred contractor for the construction of the Fryslan nearshore wind farm. The wind farm will contain 89 wind turbines with a capacity of 4.3 MW each in the Frisian section of the IJsselmeer Lake, next to […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, named its new hydrographic survey vessel, the CATLETT, yesterday morning in a ceremony in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The CATLETT will support Baltimore District’s mission of ensuring safe navigation on channels in and out of the Port of Baltimore as well as on dozens of other channels throughout […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board yesterday unanimously named Ernie Marks the District’s new Executive Director, effective Wednesday, August 2. “Ernie Marks has amassed over 20 years of public service in natural resource management, with 13 of those years solely concentrated on the restoration of America’s Everglades,” said SFWMD Governing Board Chairman […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Joel Brown as chief of its river operations branch, Operations Division. In this position, Brown will be responsible for the work of the Mat Sinking Unit, Dredge Jadwin, Vicksburg Harbor facility, maintenance section, navigation and dredging on the Mississippi, Red, and Ouachita/Black Rivers, and operation […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Viviana Berrios Williamson as Engineering and Construction Division’s channel improvement coordinator. In this position, Williamson will be the District’s specialist for matters pertaining to Mississippi River channel improvement and stabilization for flood control and navigation, USACE said. She will be responsible for managing, conducting and […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rosewood Beach was recently named one of America’s 2016 Best Restored Beaches by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association. The Rosewood Park restoration project, completed in 2015, involved restoring beach, bluff and ravine ecosystems along a 1,500-foot section of the west shore of Lake Michigan. It was accomplished under the Great Lakes Fishery and […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Her Royal Highness Princess Anne yesterday officially named the new jetty which will house the Royal Navy’s giant new aircraft carriers in Portsmouth. The Princess unveiled a plaque at Portsmouth Naval Base officially naming the vast berth as The Princess Royal Jetty. Formerly known as Middle Slip Jetty, the berth has been upgraded and strengthened […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Garret Graves was named Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on January 23. The Subcommittee oversees water resources development and regulatory programs administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency. As Chairman, Graves will play an expanded role in shaping legislation to […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley will play a key role in the Government’s response to flooding incidents during winter 2016/17, as a result of Team Van Oord (TVO) securing a new contract covering three regions across the south of England. Under the new contract, TVO is now the lead supplier to provide ‘incident response resources’ to the Environment Agency […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Professor Sieuwnath Naipal of Conservation International Suriname last week kicked off a project to stop the coastal erosion and salinization of arable land at Weg naar Zee, near Paramaribo, Suriname. The project is based on the concept of Building with Nature and consisting of five permeable dams. The dam captures sediment and helps to establish […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Moray Council’s new £2.5 million dredger was officially named last Friday. Spectators gathered on the quayside at Buckie harbor as the Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire, Clare Russell, smashed a bottle of Scotch whisky over the bow of MV Selkie. Among the crowd were pupils from the local Cluny Primary School who chose the name for […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the presence of guests and employees, Ms Lydia van de Kerk, the wife of CFO Arjan van de Kerk, named Van Oord’s latest cutter suction dredger Biesbosch on 7 April 2016. The ceremony was held on the jetty at Van Oord’s Rotterdam office. The cutter suction dredger Biesbosch was built by Royal IHC at […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of Charlock, Van den Herik’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, took place on February 6th in Harlingen. The vessel was built by Barkmeijer Shipyards and will start her first assignment in March 2016. The first Charlock’s task will include the coastal replenishment operations on the Dutch coast near Bloemendaal Zandvoort. Mrs. Struijk Anke van […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    As of 1 January, the renowned Training Institute for Dredging (TID) was renamed IHC Training Institute. The name change reflects the organisation’s newly extended portfolio, which now also includes various offshore courses and classes. The existing training portfolio has now been extended with new introductory courses, function-specific training and masterclasses in offshore construction, offshore IRM […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has named a new cutter suction dredger at the yard of Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The vessel, which was given the name Mangystau, is the second modified Damen CSD 650 cutter suction dredger in the Van Oord fleet. The naming ceremony was performed by Ms J.P.T.M. Verwijs, wife of the […]

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

    Royal IHC named the MAHURY, a 1.840m3 capacity twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), on 29 October 2015 at its partner MTG Dolphin’s shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria. The new TSHD is Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging’s fourth IHC-built vessel. Dutch Dredging named the vessel after its tradition of reusing the names of sold or […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The naming ceremony for the first of the two Damen Shoalbusters 3009 being built for marine solutions specialist SMIT Amandla Marine at Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT), was held on Thursday, 29 October 2015. The Shoalbuster series of multi-purpose, shallow draught workboats are designed for inland and coastal waters. The 30 meter Aukwatowa has a […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Children at primary schools in the Buckie area are to help decide the name of Moray Council’s new £2.4 million dredger. A competition is being run over the next few weeks when pupils will be asked to suggest a suitable name for the vessel, which is currently under construction at the Macduff Shipyard site at […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last week saw CH2M pick up prestigious awards at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Awards ceremony for two of its regional environmental and flood management programs. CH2M’s European water team picked up the Major Project of the Year Award for the Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Phase IV program as well as the […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    For the first time, Van Oord named a vessel at its Rotterdam head office jetty. The vessel is a water injection dredging vessel that is almost 19 m long and more than 5 m wide. Van Oord employee Ms Jacqueline Determann named the vessel Borr. Water injection dredging is a proven technique for small-scale dredging […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    WeSubsea, the global ROV and diver dredging company, has appointed Jason Wilson as the new UK managing director. With more than ten years’ experience in the dredging and well abandonment field, Jason is bringing a vast wealth of knowledge to the company, reported WeSubsea in a release. Jason will take on the operational and strategic responsibility for […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting in December 2014, IHC Sealing Solutions will operate under the new, but also old and trusted, name of Lagersmit. The new pay-off line ‘The Origin of Sealing Solutions’ pays tribute to the company’s rich history and its desire to supply the best sealing solutions, now and in the future. In the summer of 2014, the company […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott president Peter Bowe was recently selected as SmartCEO’s Baltimore CEO of the Year. Though there were many candidates for the award, SmartCEO explains why Peter was the most impressive: “​Since arriving at Ellicott Dredges in the early 1980s, Bowe has patiently and steadily led Ellicott Dredges through tough business cycles, ownership transition, foreign political […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Swathe Services Australia is changing its name to Precision Hydrographic Services (PHS). While Swathe Services (UK) still maintains their working relationship with PHS and have upcoming collaborative projects, the PHS rebrand allows both companies to continue to grow their operations respectively. “Precision Hydrographic Services will continue to provide clients with the expertise, quality and trust […]