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  • 30 December 2011

    Congressman Maurice Hinchey has received assurances that the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WIRE will continue to remain in Saugerties, New York. The flood waters caused by Hurricane Irene deepened the Esopus Creek, allowing for safe passage of the vessel throughout the coming winter months. Nevertheless, Hinchey is now working with the Coast Guard and the […]

  • 2 May 2012

    At the conference “Future Ports” held in Stockholm 25th-26th April, APM Terminals’ Head of Project Implementation, Soren Sjostrand Jakobsen, told delegates that increasing productivity to meet customer demand is critical for container terminals. “Our customers are building bigger and bigger ships and it is imperative that we are able to increase our delivered productivity at […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has announced the availability of a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the dredging of Oregon Inlet with a Dare County dredge. Dare County is seeking a Special Use Permit from the Seashore to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge in the same manner and under the same conditions […]

  • 30 November 2009

    Stuck is an understatement. Stranded does it no justice. Marooned? Closer, but not quite… Source: Daily Press, November 29, 2009

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the University of Wyoming have each received $112,500 in grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop protect, manage and restore wetlands in the state of Wyoming. The EPA Wetland Program Development Grants are awarded through a competitive process and are intended to support state and local […]

  • 7 February 2012

    Demag Cranes started financial year 2011/2012 with ongoing growth. Demag Cranes once again outperformed the prior year on our key reporting indicators: Group order intake, Group revenue and operating EBIT. Demag Cranes AG’s CEO, Aloysius Rauen, states: “Financial year 2011/2012 has started well for the Demag Cranes Group. However, there are signs that our order […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Idreco has recently delivered a state-of-the-art ISD350-M dredger for the Cemex-plant in Lüttow, North Germany. The new dredger is equipped with an IDP350 Idreco dredge pump, which is one of the most efficient and modern dredge pumps currently available in the market. The choice for a bigger pump was made in order to reach the […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Central Province of Quang Nam and Da Nang city have agreed to undertake dredging work on a 28km section of the Co Co River to boost commercial water traffic between Hoi An and Da Nang, Viet Nam News reports.  According to the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee, Le Tri Thanh, the project is scheduled to […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the announcement of an inquiry into the leaking bund wall in Gladstone and said no further port development approvals should be allowed on the Reef until the truth about Gladstone is fully understood. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said there had clearly been problems associated […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has announced that 46,827 containers were handled at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in October 2014, establishing a new record for most containers handled in one month and surpassing the previous record of 44,095 containers set in July 2013. “The Port of Baltimore is one of the most efficient […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fight for the Reef campaigners have welcomed the decision by the World Heritage Committee to maintain pressure on Australia to improve protection of the Great Barrier Reef and address threats from industrial port development, dredging, dumping, and poor water quality. The World Heritage Committee is holding its annual meeting in Doha, Qatar this week and […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the Environment Agency’s chief executive, visited the Lincolnshire coast last week to see the work being done to reduce flood risk along the east coast and across the county. East coast inundation is one of the top risks facing the county, and Sir James took the opportunity to learn more about the […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Idreco has recently delivered a state-of-the-art ISD350-M dredger for the Cemex-plant in Lüttow, North Germany. The new dredger is equipped with an IDP350 Idreco dredge pump, which is one of the most efficient and modern dredge pumps currently available in the market. The choice for a bigger pump was made in order to reach the […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Dunkirk Common Council yesterday approved a dredging project aimed to improve the Dunkirk recreational harbor. Dean Marine of Michigan won the contract for the works, the same company that worked on dredging and deepening of the Barcelona Harbor in Westfield last year, reported the BuffaloNews. The contract requires a cooperative agreement with the Town […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency, with the support of Christopher Pincher MP, has officially opened the Fazeley section of the Lower Tame flood scheme. This work has reduced the risk of flooding to 250 properties in the area. Construction of the £3.5million Fazeley section of the scheme began in June 2013 and was completed in August 2014. […]

  • 13 January 2012

    In the light of the upcoming EEOI, high fuel costs, levy’s on CO2 emissions and economical difficult times, efficient ship operation has become high priority. The most straightforward way to save fuel is to operate a ship in the most efficient way, by careful voyage planning and efficient ship operation by the crew. For many […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk–Interlake, on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that approximately $7.5 million will be invested across the province to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at harbors in Manitoba. In Gimli, the local harbor will undergo reconstruction of the concrete deck on the […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected Robert S. Jepson Jr. of Savannah to serve a second term as chairman of the board. Jepson was first appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008 and previously served as vice chairman. The new vice chairman will be James A. Walters, and Stephen […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The James River has and continues to be an economic engine for the nation, charged with keeping the waterway open and safe for vessel traffic is the Norfolk District. The James River Federal Navigation Project extends from Hampton Roads, Virginia to Richmond, Virginia covering a distance of 90.8 miles. The channel portion of project is […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea excavation specialist KDM Marine International is set to develop its business within the Asia Pacific region. Members of the KDM Marine team, which is part of the James Fisher Group, will be exhibiting at OSEA 2014 in Singapore from December 2nd to 5th at Stand BG3-06 alongside its fellow group company Fisher Offshore. […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Custom Dredge Works, Inc. (CDW) and Triborough Sand & Stone, a division of Eureka Stone Quarry, Inc., has announced the successful launch of a new 16” electric powered cutter suction dredger at Tri-Borough’s Sand Plant located in Voorhees, NJ. This dredger has already increased aggregated production for Triborough in the short time that it has […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a proactive approach to environmental management, the City of Armadale will dredge the Minnawarra Park lake just after Australia Day (Friday, January 26). Chief Executive Officer, Ray Tame, said that it is a complicated process, and it has taken some investigation to ensure we get it right, but ultimately, it will see mud and […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The nature of shipping at Portland Port in Dorset, UK, is changing rapidly; as the cruise business continues to grow, the Port’s cargo customers are also seeing a significant growth in activities and there is an increased use of the port by military vessels. According to the port, this growth in all areas has driven […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thirteen Great Lakes Senators yesterday have sent a letter to key legislators who will lead the House/Senate conference on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act urging them to include provisions that will bring more Federal dredging dollars back to the Lakes and break the dredging crisis’ stranglehold on shipping on the Fourth Seacoast. Years […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of a state-federal agreement allowing the Savannah Harbor deepening to begin, the GPA has posted nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic for the first quarter of the fiscal year. “September’s outstanding cargo volume continued a trend of double-digit growth,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “Important investments in infrastructure, including the […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fargo Moorhead Diversion Board of Authority has voted to appeal the decision by the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District (BRRWD) to deny a permit for the FM Area Diversion Project and to direct legal counsel to explore all other legal actions. The BRRWD voted 3-3 on the permit application June 24, 2019 at which time […]