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  • 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 […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has just reported that it will award over $17 million to 20 projects in 10 coastal states to protect, restore or enhance more than 13,000 acres of coastal wetlands. The funds will be awarded under the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program, announced the FWS. FWS also added that state […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $2.2 million in grants to support local efforts to reduce risks from coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The grants, provided by the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM), were awarded to Barnstable, Boston, Brewster, Chelsea, Dennis, Edgartown, Essex, Falmouth, Lynn, New Bedford, Plymouth, Quincy, Sandwich/Barnstable, Scituate […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Malam Habib Abdullahi has recently identified efficient port services and upsurge in cargo throughput in the nation’s seaports as some of the positive impact of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the nation’s ports. He also identified a reduction in cargo dwell time in ports operations, improved […]

  • 28 November 2012

    DP World today celebrated the 41st UAE National Day with cultural and traditional Emirati festivities for its employees, partners, customers and friends. Activities included the ceremonial planting of a tree in response to the suggestion of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, to plant […]

  • 10 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    IHC Parts & Services, part of the IHC Merwede group, now offers dredging operators and utility and infrastructure engineering companies all over the world the opportunity to rent its improved TT Pump Dredging Unit. The TT Pump Dredging Unit was specifically developed for use in small-scale dredging projects, including maintenance activities, as well as environmental […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday awarded $9.5 million in grants to eight marine highways projects across the Nation under the America’s Marine Highway Program.  The funding supports the enhancement of navigable waterways and expands existing waterborne freight services in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and […]

  • 27 November 2013

    DP World marked the 42nd National Day of the UAE with Emirati-themed festivities and events for its customers, partners, employees and friends at its global Head Office in Jebel Ali Port & Free Zone. Hundreds of people including high-level representatives of DP World customers, government officials, police officers, senior managers and employees, attended a flag-hoisting […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Caterpillar has been awarded a contract by the City of Tucson that will be marketed nationally by the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA) to supply construction equipment and related services to current and future National IPA participants. The award is the result of a national competitive bid for supplying “Heavy, Equipment, Parts, Accessories, Supplies […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tetra Tech, Inc. has won a $35 million general environmental services contract that includes technical support services related to the assessment and remediation of contaminated sediments in the tidal portion of the Anacostia River, a heavily urbanized river flowing through the Nation’s Capital.  Restoration activities will be implemented at sites throughout the watershed as part of […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division. “The fiscal 2015 civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities of supporting and improving the […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The chairman governing board of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Chief Tony Anenih has commended the efforts of the workforce in the Authority, especially those in the Rivers Port, Port Harcourt, for sustaining the Port in the last 100 years of its existence. He therefore joined the workforce in celebrating the 100 years of the […]

  • 18 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IHC Parts & Services, part of IHC Merwede has announced a new joint agreement with Bakker Sliedrecht for the condition monitoring of dredging vessels. This will see the two companies combining forces to supply a unique range of specialist and high-quality services to customers that in turn will enable them to reduce their operational costs. […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kier has agreed a new £25m per annum contract with the Canal & River Trust to carry out important engineering and construction works on the nation’s 200-year-old canal network. The National Engineering & Construction Contract (NECC) will initially run for six years, with options to extend up to a maximum of 10 years. This longer […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has been busy lately working with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park on the river bank stabilization program. According to the Corps, soil erosion and nonpoint source pollution affecting the Cuyahoga River has had downstream adverse environmental impacts and reduced water depths in harbors and shipping channels due […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging industry’s largest order for floating discharge lines has been secured by IHC Parts & Services, part of IHC Merwede. The confirmation of the purchase of 85 12-metre armoured floating discharge hoses by the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) is believed to have set a new sales landmark in this particular sector of the […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has received $3.7 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations to construct and repair approximately 1,300 feet of seawall of the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY. The seawall fronting the Colonel F.G. Ward Pumping Station has deteriorated over time due to Lake Erie ice […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United States prepare for the anticipated impact on its ports, waterways and intermodal freight systems from the Panama Canal expansion. The expansion of the Panama Canal, scheduled for completion in 2015, will give much […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck yesterday joined Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, the Commissioner for NYC Parks, and Irene Scheid, the Executive Director at the Alley Pond Education Center, to mark progress of EPA-funded work to restore wetlands at Alley Pond, in Douglaston and Flushing, Queens. The EPA and the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 16 June 2020

    In deze functie ben je verantwoordelijk voor het aansturen van de afdeling, het vormgeven van het afdelingsbeleid, coördineren, plannen en doen uitvoeren van commissioning en servicewerkzaamheden, on- en offshore, nationaal en internationaal, 7 dagen in de week / 24 uur per dag. You will be responsible for: Als Manager Commissioning & Service geef je leiding […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Rackwise, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Army has expanded its use of the RACKWISE® DCIM solution from offshore operations infrastructure technology with a second successful implementation for the Army Corps of Engineers in the United States. After initially choosing and successfully implementing RACKWISE® to manage the data centers that support much of the U.S. […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is hosting a 5-day USACE prospect course on dredging fundamentals. Student attendees included USACE employees, and members from both the Coast Guard and Navy, the Corps said in its announcement. The purpose of the course is to provide the attendees with the fundamental knowledge of dredging theories […]

  • 22 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Government Minister for Transport and Islands, Derek Mackay MSP, has announced the launch of a brand new dock facility at Westway in Renfrew.  The new £1.3m development was one of the first locations in the country to receive funding from the Scotland’s National Renewable Infrastructure Fund (N-RIF), managed by Scottish Enterprise. Mr Mackay said: “I have […]

  • 11 April 2014

    The flood defence banks between Blakeney and Cley, and between Brancaster village and Brancaster beach suffered multiple breaches during the tidal surge in December. The damage was so significant that the footpaths on top of the defences had been closed since the surge. The Environment Agency is working with the National Trail, National Trust and […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement after the Ports Association of Louisiana in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development released an economic impact study titled, “The Economic Impact of the Ports of Louisiana”: “Yesterday marked National Maritime Day so this report could not have come out at a […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn D. Wilson last week joined officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  to announce an agreement for the deepening of the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico through Baton Rouge has been authorized and signed.    “This is a […]