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  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Giant cranes taller than the London Eye sailed into the Thames Estuary last week and berthed at the UK’s new global shipping port, DP World’s London Gateway, at the end of a two-month sea voyage from China. The London Eye could be rolled underneath the three new cranes, which measure 138 metres tall at full […]

  • 16 October 2012

    With support from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the Buzzards Bay Coalition is getting technical to find the right solution for the cleanup of New Bedford Harbor. Specifically, the Bay Coalition was awarded a Technical Assistance Grant to study the proposed change to the EPA’s method for disposing of toxic PCBs removed from the bottom […]

  • 28 April 2011

    City Council members agreed Tuesday night to make one more pitch to waterfront property owners in Port Richey to see if they would be… By Robert Napper (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, April 28, 2011    

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Damen Yichang Shipyard in China is poised to enter a new era. Starting operations in 1999, the joint venture between Damen Shipyards Group and Sinotrans CSC has had a successful history of delivering cargo vessels from the Damen portfolio. Now, the yard is rolling out an increased portfolio of vessels to a wider market […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE New England District has received a permit application from Quonset Development Corporation for a work in Narragansett Bay. The project is located at the seaward end of MacNaught Street in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. The proposed scheme includes: the installation of a bulkhead, a pile-supported pier, a catwalk and dolphin system, removal of […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked affected districts to preserve water in reservoirs and dredge rivers, canals and wells to mitigate the impact of drought and saline intrusion in the southern and central areas of the country. The districts were also asked to restructure their crop cultivation and irrigate water in a […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports Limited has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredger charter services. This is a call for competition for the provision of a charter service (dredging vessel with experienced crew and supporting vessels) for the purposes of undertaking dredging related activities across the various Peel Ports operating sites. This contract is divided […]

  • 7 December 2012

    The long awaited dredging program at the swimming and beach area at Lake Gregory has been postponed again, reports mountain-news.com. Rick Dinon, chairperson for the Lake Gregory Improvement Committee, stated: “We were told that the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board wanted new conditions for doing the dredging.” He added: “The plan proposed by Regional […]

  • 6 April 2011

    While the noise effects from dredging Otago Harbour are likely to be minor, operational noise from extending the multipurpose wharf might… By Rebecca Fox (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, April 6, 2011    

  • 18 January 2011

    Florida based dredging and marine contractor Piedroba Marine Construction (PMC) announced today the succesfull completion of its portion of the Manatee Pocket Dredging Project. PMC was hired by Dickerson of Florida earlier this year to dredge several tributaries surrounding the main channel. PMC’s 2009 8″ Ellicott swinging ladder dredge was used to dredge canals as […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     In preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine of Hillside, New Jersey, to expedite dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal, using a crew of 60 and working two 12-hour shifts each day. […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Business development

    Michels Corporation’s Foundations operations rebuilt 1,250-feet of the South Breakwall in the harbor of Sheboygan, WI, earlier this year. Steel sheet piles were used in an underwater internal bracing system. Also, the new structure was filled with a few thousand tons of clear stone and scour stone. Furthermore, all equipment was placed on barges for […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Commenting on the news that the European Commission had formally adopted the new General Block Exemption Regulations (GBER) on state aids, the British Ports Association Chief Executive, Richard Ballantyne, warned against the distortion of competitive port markets with major public subsidies. Mr Ballantyne said: “While we fully appreciate the diverse nature of the European ports industry, we […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency’s annual flood defence work to protect thousands of coastal properties from flooding is almost complete for 2020. According to the EA, the £7m scheme saw 400,000 cubic metres of sand replaced on Lincolnshire’s beaches. The sand is pumped from the seabed back onto the beach to replace levels lost to the sea […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Napier Port today released its annual results for the 2018 financial year, with new records set for cargo and cruise. In the year to 30 September 2018, Napier Port celebrated handling a total of 5.1 million tonnes of cargo. A record 2.2 million tonnes of logs were exported to markets across the […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick’s Holmsgarth North project reached a major milestone recently with completion of the sheet pile walls of the new pier, undertaken by contractor Tulloch Developments. The new jetty is already providing a significant shelter improvement. The overall project is due for completion one year from now. This photo, taken by John Coutts and published by […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This one-day workshop was jointly organised by CEDA, EuDA and ESPO. It took place on 29 April 2010 at the EuDA Offices in Brussels, Belgium. The revised Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC came into force at the end of 2008. It has to be transposed into national law by 12 December 2010. The aim of the […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Boskalis has won two major dike reinforcement contracts in the Netherlands, namely the IJsseldijk Zwolle-Olst project and the Krachtige IJsseldijken Krimpenerwaard. The projects are part of the national Flood Protection Program in which the government and regional Water Boards work together to protect the Netherlands against flooding. Based on current estimates, the combined contract value […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group last Saturday inaugurated two IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. The vessels were inaugurated by the Bangladesh Minister of Shipping, Honorable Shajahan Khan. Also attending the ceremony were Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), Commodore Mohammad Mozammel Haque, Chairman, District […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, Texas General Land Office, Galveston Park Board of Trustees and the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company representatives marked the completion of a major beach restoration project in Galveston last week. The project used 725,000 cubic yards of sand from the Galveston Ship Channel to create 20 […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, the Dutch-based designer and manufacturer of amphibious machinery, has just sold another excavator to a German company specialized in water and civil engineering. The WK 150 NG-A amphibious excavator, equipped with an adjustable undercarriage and a Hitachi ZX130-5 upper structure with long reach, was sold via Waterking’s German dealer MBN Baumaschinenwelt and will be used for a restoration project […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A new review has found that turbidity and sedimentation, two of the most widely recognized threats to coral reefs, can have an effect on coral reproduction before, during and after spawning. Elevated turbidity regularly occurs in shallow, tropical marine environments driven primarily by wind-driven waves but this can be exacerbated by anthropogenic activities such as […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.N. International Seabed Authority (ISA) recently issued a “Report on the draft framework for the regulation of deep seabed exploitation activities“. The ISA report on the draft regulation of marine mining is open for comment until May 15th. The WOC (World Ocean Council) is working to help ensure there is adequate ocean industry input […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    London Titan – the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new and unique multi-purpose mooring maintenance vessel – will help modernize how the authority works and provide a safe work platform for staff. Speaking just days after Titan was launched into crystal clear waters at Portland Harbor, Dorset, PLA director of marine operations Peter Steen said […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today an investment to improve working conditions for fishermen at Tignish Harbor in Prince Edward Island.  “For generations, hard-working Canadian men and women have made their livelihood from our waters. Without question, small craft harbors are the cornerstone of the commercial fishing industry. This announcement is […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Andrews Labor Government is securing the future of Gippsland Lakes by investing in a new dredge which will deliver safe and reliable ocean access to commercial fishing and shipping operators, tourism operators and recreational boaters and fishers. Minister for Ports Luke Donnellan announced the funding at Jemmys Point Lookout today with Gippsland Ports’ Chair […]