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  • 28 March 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building, the shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region and a strategic affiliate of Mubadala, has announced that it is stepping up its focus on maintenance, repairs and overhauling services, which has been one of the fastest-growing business divisions of the company. Abu Dhabi Ship Building is currently showcasing […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Progress on the Port of Charleston’s Navy Base Terminal has reached another milestone with last week’s approval of the next major construction project. The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board approved the $42.7-million contract, which includes the placement of fill material on portions of the landside of the terminal and along the already completed 5,000-foot-long […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On March 24th, STX France Lorient yard has floated out the St Pierre trailing suction hopper dredger ordered in July 2010 by STFMO, subsidiary of Sablières de l’Atlantique. Following her keel laying held last September, this floating out is another important milestone in the contract, before her delivery in summer 2012. With this new step, […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The Cochin Port Trust is looking at manners of curbing dredging costs, anent increased expenditures for the purpose of shipping channel maintenance, IBNlive reports. Namely the costs of the Cochin port’s maintenance have jumped from Rs 35 crore to Rs 110 crore on annual basis. The situation is further aggravated by the failure to share […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 9.2 percent in February compared to the same month last year, in results announced recently at the regular meeting of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors. Charleston handled 119,052 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) last month, representing a 5.8 percent climb in container volume over […]

  • 23 March 2012

    North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) Interim CEO Jeff Strader reported on Thursday that on the whole, the state of North Carolina’s Ports is strong. In the last year the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City saw business growth and revenue increases, and overall there is a renewed sense of importance for the role which […]

  • 19 March 2012

    According to Business Standard, State-owned Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) is expecting a new dredger worth Rs 500 crore to join its fleet by the end of this financial year. Dredging Corporation of India has also placed orders on IHC Netherlands to procure three dredgers with an outlay of Rs 1,500 crore. Of these, one […]

  • 18 March 2012

      MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company Q.S.C.) has been awarded a contract to dredge the approach channel for the ‘New Port Project’ in Qatar for the account of the New Port Project Steering Committee, under the Government of the State of Qatar. The contract also includes the dredging of the basin as well as the […]

  • 16 March 2012

    On March 14, 2012, the San Diego Water Board ordered multiple entities to clean 21 acres of contaminated sediment along the San Diego Bay by adopting a Cleanup and Abatement Order. “This project is the largest single sediment cleanup project ever undertaken in San Diego Bay and is an important component in protecting water quality […]

  • 13 March 2012

      Union Ministry of Shipping Secretary, Pradeep Kumar Sinha, last week visited the Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI). According to a DCI spokesman, the Shipping Secretary reviewed the progress of the Company’s performance. He also stated that the DCI should take all necessary steps to improve its performance and become more competitive to become […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BlueView Technologies, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, is now including its new ProViewer Plus operating software with all 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar shipments. ProViewer Plus features the industry’s most advanced target tracking capabilities through exclusive data analytics developed by SeeByte. The new operating software enables users to track, monitor, and […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building, the leading shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region and a strategic affiliate of Mubadala, has yesterday launched “Mezyad”, the fourth vessel of the Baynunah Corvette Class Program for the UAE Navy and the third vessel under the Baynunah fleet constructed by AbuDhabi Ship Building. The vessel was […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Congressman Steven Palazzo, Assistant Republican Whip, and member of the Sea Power and Projection Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus in releasing a statement after receiving final confirmation that the commissioning of the USS Mississippi will take place in Pascagoula: Congressman Steven Palazzo: “Over the past […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Akash Dredging & Marine services (p) ltd, Visakhapatnam (ADAMS) announces acquisition of a New Cutter Suction Dredger, from DAMEN Shipyards, the Netherlands. This dredger after its erection and trails by the OEM shall be inaugurated on 15th February 2012 at ABG Shipyard – Dahej, Gujarat. ADAMS is a professionally managed company headed by its MD […]

  • 2 February 2012

    The next step in preparing Portsmouth as the home of the biggest warships ever built for the Royal Navy begins this week. A specialist rig begins six weeks of drilling on Friday, sampling the sea bed in the harbour and in the Solent. The tests will pave the way for major dredging work in a […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Marine data acquisition and consulting experts the Partrac Group have experienced the busiest and most successful year since operations began in 2003. The Group, which is headquartered in Glasgow, has attributed the resulting growth to the award of many new contracts and contract extensions, continuous innovation and the streamlining of survey and project management processes, […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Alarmed at a severe deterioration, Leslie Williams, Member for Port Macquarie, has called on the State government to carry out dredging of the Manning River.  “At the current rate of deterioration, it is feared the river will be impassable within the next month which will have an intolerable impact on business and tourism in the […]

  • 1 December 2011

    India’s Ministry of Shipping has announced the appointment of Captain D. K. Mohanty as Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) Ltd for a period of five years. Captain D. K. Mohanty assumed his new role on November 30th. The Head Office of Dredging Corporation of India is strategically located on the eastern seaboard of India […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Vessels

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has taken delivery of a backhoe dredger with a BA 800 excavator from De Donge shipyard in the Netherlands. The backhoe dredger, DCI Dredge BH-1, cost Euros 18.5 million. The dredger was delivered on November 22nd. The Head Office of Dredging Corporation of India is strategically located on the eastern seaboard of […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BlueView Technologies, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, has answered the call for a long range imaging sonar with a wide field-of-view – the all new P450 Series now with S2 electronics is available in five new models including two deepwater options. Each model has a maximum detection range of 250 […]

  • 24 October 2011

    An eight-member U.S. Navy Fleet Survey Team (FST) began survey operations in Puerto Limon and Puerto Moin, Costa Rica Oct. 21, to collect da… (military) [mappress] Source: military, October 24, 2011;

  • 14 October 2011

    Fleet Survey Team (FST) is conducting a hydrographic survey in the harbor of Durres, Albania, its approaches and anchorages in a cooperative survey with the Albanian government. FST deployed a seven-person survey team, comprised of both military and civilian surveyors, and a nine-meter survey vessel for the mission, which includes the collection of sounding data, […]

  • 10 October 2011

    Dredging of the Main Channel and a key turning basin for ships in the Port of Long Beach has been completed, marking a major milestone in an ongoing $40 million project by the Port and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve navigation and the environment in the harbor. The project has provided a […]

  • 7 October 2011

    One year ago today, President Obama established the Task Force by executive order, in response to recommendations from a report by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, to continue the Administration’s ongoing commitment to the Gulf region. The group is made up of representatives from the five Gulf States and 11 federal agencies, including the […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc.a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector  is providing its investors an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. As part of its ongoing communications with investors, the Company is establishing a mid-period update on its outlook and end markets. In the future, investors should expect this update […]

  • 28 August 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers finished dredging a portion of the Kennebec River on Aug. 14, in time for the Navy to receive Bath Iron Works’ n… BY JOHN MAGUIRE (onlinesentinel) [mappress] Source: onlinesentinel, August 28, 2011;