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  • 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 […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting) is now VBMS. This name change is a result of the strategic joint venture between VolkerWessels and Boskalis, which was formalized in 2013. VBMS is inspired by the initialization of VolkerWessels Boskalis Marine Solutions. Besides introducing a new name, VBMS is also rolling out a new logo and corporate […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and head of the executive council of the Suez Canal Corridor Project Mohab Mamish said that the name of the consortium that wins drawing up the Suez Canal Corridor Project’s blueprint would be announced within this week. He pointed out that the measures to choose that consortium were […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Ian Townend, director of research at HR Wallingford, has been appointed as an Honorary Professor at Nanjing Hydraulics Research Institute in China. Nanjing Hydraulics Research Institute (NHRI) is a leading hydraulics research institute in China reporting to the Ministry of Water Resources and the Ministry of Transport. Ian Townend visited NHRI in May to participate […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Lake Improvement Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys, recently announced the result of its “Name That Dredger” contest. The new dredger destined to join Grand Lake St. Marys State Park’s record-setting fleet will be named “Hoedag”, the moniker of a mythical creature said to prowl the waters […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    American Farmland Trust announced Larry Werries, former Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture, will be the Watershed Coordinator for a new outreach program to farmers designed to reduce sediments and nutrient runoff in the Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois. “The Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed is considered an impaired watershed under […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Lake Improvement Association announced it is seeking nominations from its members and the public to name the new dredge currently being built for Grand Lake St. Marys. Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Manager Brian Miller has honored the LIA by allowing the non-profit organization to suggest a name for the dredge, which will […]

  • 13 March 2014

    Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) India has announced the appointment of Mr. A. Rajendra Managing Director, Dharti Dredging and Infrastructure Ltd, India as the new Chairman of the EADA (India) for 2014-2016. Mr. A. Rajendra, who has gained extensive experience as a CEO, in which he led significant projects in the areas of strategy, growth, transformation […]

  • 22 November 2013

    Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar (D) has been named 2013 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the nation’s […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) has been named to the U.S. House conference committee for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act. Regarding this, Congresswoman Corrine Brown made the following statement: “I am pleased to be selected as one of twelve House conferees for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as we work with the […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that he has officially been selected to be on the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) conference committee. In March, the Senate passed its version 83 to 14. Last week the House passed its version 417 to 3. Vitter is the lead sponsor of the Senate bill and the top […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABP’s Port of Southampton has been ranked the most productive port in Europe and the number one performing container terminal in the UK, according to an independent industry study. Based on confidential data charting more than 100,000 port calls at 400 ports during 2012, the analysis from the Journal of Commerce (JOC) put Southampton’s productivity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    New streets on reclaimed land at Rous Head will be named after a former Fremantle Port Authority general manager, an early container ship and a passenger ship that became a troop carrier during WWII. The 27 hectares of land, reclaimed during the most recent Inner Harbour deepening, will be used for port-related purposes, mostly to […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In recognition of its exceptional management and innovative approach to improve operational efficiencies, DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has been named “Shipping Port of the Year” at the prestigious annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2013. It is Jebel Ali’s fifth SCATA award in seven years, and was received by Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a national search, the Board of Commissioners of the Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport has named Jonathan Daniels as the port’s new executive director. “We are very pleased to be successful in landing a person with the experience and credentials of Jonathan Daniels,” said Jim Simpson, commission president. “Jonathan has port management, international […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The accolades keep on coming for Sunshine Coast based business Hall Contracting, with the dredging and civil contracting company having taken out the 2012 Host Employer of the Year award at the Acclaim Apprentices and Trainees awards evening held recently. Hall Contracting Director Cameron Hall said he was delighted to have the company’s efforts recognised […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A consortium comprised of APM Terminals, Bollore Africa Logistics and Bouygues has been named the preferred bidder to manage a second container terminal at the Port of Abidjan. Plans for the new facility (TC2), call for an investment of 300 billion Central African Francs ($590 million USD) over the 21-year concession term. With a depth […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SANY America has named Tar Heel Machinery its excavator dealer in North Carolina. “Tar Heel Machinery has built its business reputation on trust and long-term relationships,” said Eric Teague, vice president of earthmoving for SANY America. “We find them a good match for our vision to provide the best excavators and service to our customers.” […]

  • 12 December 2012

    Nicaragua’s river-dredging machine, which was christened the “Doña Laura” in mock homage to Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, has been given a more diplomatically correct name at the behest of President Daniel Ortega. Edén Pastora, who is heading Nicaragua’s river-dredging operation on the Río San Juan, told TV Channel 63 news that he had named […]

  • 17 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Today, the new heavy-duty cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Amazone’, was named at Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore by Mrs. Monique Marcourt, spouse of Mr. Jean-Claude Marcourt, Vice-president and Minister for Economy, SME’s, Foreign Trade and new Technologies of the Walloon Government. This new sea-going dredger is self-propelled and features no less than 12,860 kW […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Jeffrey E. Miles was named Deputy Executive Director for Operations of the North Carolina State Ports Authority by Tom Bradshaw, Executive Director. “In my brief time with the Authority, I have grown to depend on the operational expertise Jeff provides our ports and our customers. He is leading the development of our strategic plan, working […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A new backhoe dredger manufactured by IHC Merwede was named ALBERTO ALEMÁN ZUBIETA during a special ceremony at the shipyard of its cooperation partner, NMC, in Nieuw- Lekkerland, The Netherlands, on 28 September. IHC Merwede has built the vessel for Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP). The ceremony was performed by Mrs Ana Matilde Alemán, […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Today Van Oord’s first shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray was named at the COSCO shipyard in Nantong, China. The naming ceremony was performed by Mrs A. Athmer-Albersen, wife of Managing Director Offshore, Mr J.B.E.M. Athmer. Stingray is designed in accordance with the highest quality and safety standards in the oil and gas industry and […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following his promotion yesterday from captain to rear admiral, Gerd Glang was named as director of the NOAA Office of Coast Survey and the nation’s chief hydrographer, responsible for mapping and charting of all United States coastal waters. The U.S. Senate has confirmed his nomination by President Obama to the rank of rear admiral (lower […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The White House has announced that federal review and permitting will be expedited under the federal “We Can’t Wait” program for projects at JAXPORT and PortMiami. The JAXPORT project to be expedited is a study of deepening Jacksonville’s ship channel, where the report will be completed a year earlier. In addition, the permitting process is […]