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  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada will be investing $42 million in small craft harbor improvement and transfer projects across Nova Scotia over the next three years. The announcement was made by Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings─Hants, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment, recently completed a custom designed and built Series 370 Dragon dredger for a salt mining company in Nova Scotia, Canada. “Ellicott Dredges was awarded the contract based on its reputation for designing and manufacturing heavy-duty, reliable dredges,” the company said in their announcement. This customized edition […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister, Iain Rankin, launched public consultations on future coastal protection legislation earlier this week, June 26. Commenting the latest announcement, Mr Rankin said: “Nova Scotia is leading the way in fighting climate change. We’ve increased our sources of renewable energy, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and we’re developing a cap and trade program […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest approximately $47 million in small craft harbor improvement projects across Nova Scotia this year. Small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honorable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest $60.3 million in major improvement projects at 48 harbors across Nova Scotia over the next two years. These projects will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. Of this funding, […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Canada is about to invest more than $10 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at seven Nova Scotia harbors that will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and harbor users. The announcement was made by the Honorable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced $3.5 million to support improvement projects at five small craft harbors in Nova Scotia. This is part of the Government of Canada’s investment of […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that the Government of Canada will invest $10.2 million in maintenance, repair, construction and dredging projects at small craft harbours in Nova Scotia. […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest $8.4 million in repair, maintenance and construction projects at small craft harbours in Nova Scotia. “Our Government understands the important […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Harbor Investment Partners (SHIP) and Ports America have announced an agreement for the promotion, development and management of Novaporte, the marine container facility in the Port of Sydney, Nova Scotia. SHIP has exclusive development rights to approximately 500 acres in the Port of Sydney and, with the support of Ports America and a specially […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $5.7 million this year in six small craft harbor improvement projects in West Nova. Two of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for an additional $1.2 million. Small craft harbors play an important role […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has started a federal environmental assessment (EA) for the Boat Harbor Remediation Project, located next to Pictou Landing First Nation, Nova Scotia. The agency has invited public to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should be examined during the environmental assessment, as […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is about to decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Boat Harbor Remediation Project, located approximately five kilometers east of Pictou, Nova Scotia. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the project and its potential effects on the environment. […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria joined yesterday Chief Terry Paul, member of council and members of the Membertou First Nation to celebrate the completion of their harbor infrastructure project. Through this project, Membertou First Nation completed site development in Phase 1 for the Sydney Harbor in the industrial area which will help support […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, Scott Brison announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure in Delhaven, Kings County, Nova Scotia. According to the announcement, work is expected to begin this winter to replace the wharf approach and wharf structure which is showing significant deterioration. Scott […]

  • 4 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 30 – August 5, 2018).   All Set for the Rukki Channel Maintenance Dredging The Estonian Maritime Administration recently selected a contractor for the upcoming Rukki Channel (Rukki kanal) maintenance dredging project.   Fryslan Project: Van Oord, Siemens Gamesa Named […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia will soon be home to more coastal habitat and defenses against flooding and erosion as the result of a $1.8 million partnership between the Government of Canada and Saint Mary’s University. “This support from the federal government is crucial. We will use it to create new salt marsh habitat around the Bay of […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s WEDA Eastern Chapter annual meeting will take place on October 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Pending final USACE approval, the USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will be held on Wednesday from 8:00am-5:00pm, while on Thursday an ICHDMG Meeting will run from 8:00am-11:30pm. […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced yesterday in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, that the Government of Canada is investing $289 million in small craft harbors across the country in 2016–2017. The announcement includes $32 million of the $149 million allocated to small craft harbors in Budget 2016. Small craft harbors […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has completed a key construction contract comprising two electric-powered cutter suction dredgers (CSD) for the Canadian oil sands industry. With both vessels built in Canada, the contract marks the close cooperation between Damen and Aecon, Canada’s largest publicly traded infrastructure development and construction company. Two newly-built Damen CSDs have started operations in Northern […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fugro has been awarded new task orders by the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) to conduct airborne LiDAR bathymetry (ALB) surveys in Eastern and Central Canada. The task orders, which have been issued under a supply arrangement Fugro holds with the CHS, are in support of their nautical charting programs and involve the survey of multiple […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Harbor Port Development Partners, Inc. (HPDP) has reached an agreement with China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) to discuss arrangements related to the design, construction and ownership of the marine container terminal, as part of the deep water port development project in Sydney, Nova Scotia. CCCC plans to undertake the design and construction of Sydney’s container […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Gerald Keddy, MP for South Shore – St. Margaret’s, announced last Saturday that the Government of Canada will invest almost $3.5 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at four harbors in Nova Scotia. Projects being funded will provide a safer and […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    TorQuest Partners announced yesterday that it has partnered with management and other co-investors to acquire a majority interest in Envirosystems Inc. from Thornridge Holdings Limited, a privately held investment firm. Headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Envirosystems is one of the fastest growing industrial services organizations in North America with over 1,000 employees in more than […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Regional Minister for Prince Edward Island, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in seven small craft harbors located in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. These projects are valued at more than $1.2 million and involve maintenance, repair, construction and […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honorable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest $69,500 in a project at Skinners Cove Harbor. The work will involve emptying the containment cell that holds dredged material in order to accommodate the dredging planned for the spring. Dredging the channel ensures that […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada is investing $4 million in harbour improvement projects at four small craft harbours in Cape Breton. The four projects in Cape Breton being funded are: Basin redredging at New Waterford, to be carried out over two years; Creation of […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament Gerald Keddy, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, said that the Government of Canada will invest $1.75 million in five harbour projects in South Shore – St. Margaret’s. The Harbours are as follows: – Bush Island for the construction of a launch ramp; – Falls Point […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]