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  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Pin Oak Corpus Christi, LLC received its first vessel at the newly commissioned Oil Dock 14 at the Port of Corpus Christi last week. The new dock can accommodate fully laden bulk liquid tankers up to Suez-max class with loading rates in excess of 40,000 barrels per hour. The Port of Corpus Christi is the […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the use of permanent magnets and high-tech bearings, Royal IHC has created the Deep Sea Special Motor – an environmental friendly submerged electric motor for the deep sea mining and oil & gas industries. “One of its unique features is that it is 100% oil free. Seawater can run through the motor, taking care […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Dredge Yard’s cutter suction dredger ECO 300 was successfully delivered to their client in Dubai in the last quarter of 2019. This dredger was specifically designed and customized for challenging projects involving hard soil. “Recently, we have received some updates on the project. The dredger ECO 300 is performing to the highest standards, despite […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority has deemed complete the proposal of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) to develop Iloilo ports. ICTSI received from PPA a letter of acceptance for completeness in accordance with the Revised Guidelines and Procedures for Entering into Joint Venture Agreements between Government and Private Entities (2013 NEDA JV Guidelines). PPA will […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft Masterplan to revitalize Port Hedland through construction of the McGowan Government’s $94 million Spoilbank Marina and waterfront redevelopment has been released for public comment, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The Spoilbank Marina project represents an important step toward the activation of the Port Hedland waterfront for the local community and those from […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    On-site environmental investigations for the McGowan Government’s Spoilbank Marina project in Port Hedland have officially started, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The State Government has engaged consultants to assist in preparing the environmental impact assessment of the marina project, with O2 Marine to conduct field investigations in Port Hedland from today. The work includes […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Soil removal operations from the RijnlandRoute tunnel in the Netherlands have officially started, DEME Group said in its latest announcement.  Tunnel boring machine ‘Gaia’ continues its underground journey with nearly 3,600m³ of soil being excavated per day. The soil is mixed with water in a soil compressor and transported through a 3.6 km pipeline to […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia today announced that the Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina design will include a four lane boat ramp, doubling the original size of the boat launching facility, following strong community feedback. “Feedback from boat users and the Port Hedland community has seen the original two-lane ramp replaced with a four-lane option which […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd has signed a contract to supply a 200Te Multi-Mode Pre Lay Plough to marine service provider Boskalis N.V. Set for delivery in spring 2020, the Pre Lay Plough comes with SMD’s latest surface control equipment which will be mobilized on the bridge of a Boskalis specialist trenching vessel. The Multi-Mode Pre […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Oman Creek boating access site, located on Lake Superior at Little Girls Point, will be closed through Thursday June 13, while an engineering firm conducts offshore soil borings, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said in its latest release.  “This work is part of a site improvement project that is aimed at providing […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ilonggo Senator Franklin Drilon has urged the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to act on the business tycoon Enrique Razon Jr.’s $166 million proposal to develop two Iloilo ports. At a recent briefing attended by Ilonggo political leaders and business groups, Mr. Christian Gonzalez, International Container Terminal Services’s Global Corporate Head, revealed that the Razon-led ICTSI […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has submitted a proposal to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to develop two ports in Iloilo – the Iloilo Port Complex and the Port of Dumangas, an investment estimated to cost over $94 million. In line with the future development needs of Iloilo and the Visayas, ICTSI submitted a […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Iloilo City government will no longer allow the extension of the Iloilo River Esplanade project towards the mouth of the river, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The announcement was made by Mayor Jose Espinosa III at the meeting of the Iloilo Batiano River Development Council (IBRDC), held at the city hall last Friday. […]

  • 9 April 2018

    By Lagersmit Ship owners all know it and the stricter environmentally regulations prove it: oil leakage is not done. Whether it’s a dredging vessel or a container ship, oil emission is something that has to be avoided at all times. The impact on the environment is considerable, not to mention the consequences for ship owners. Facts […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Commissioners have approved a lease agreement with CCI Corpus Christi Infrastructure LLC (CCI) for approximately 55 acres of land on the north side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in the Inner Harbor, for purposes of constructing and operating a marine terminal facility. “This lease agreement aligns with the Port’s […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IFS said in its latest release that Soil Machine Dynamics (Shanghai) will implement IFS Applications as its central, fully integrated ERP system to optimize the company’s project-based manufacturing processes. Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) (Shanghai) is the newly-established subsidiary of Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric Co., Ltd. (TEC) – suppliers of deep-sea robots as well as manufacturer of subsea vehicles […]

  • 11 August 2017

    The Glasgow Caledonian University  in collaboration with the European Federation of Soil and Water Bioengineering (E.F.I.B) and within the ECOMED Erasmus+ project framework, will host the International Symposium on Soil- and Water Bioengineering in a Changing Climate on 7th-8th September 2017. According to the E.F.I.B., Soil- and Water Bioengineering is a discipline that combines technology and biology by making use […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Interim Action Record of Decision (IROD) that specifies the interim remedy for Operable Unit 1: Outfall Ditch at the Terry Creek Dredge Spoil Areas/Hercules Outfall Site. The State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division concurred with the interim remedy decision, EPA said. The major components of the […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) today signed a contract with Van Oord for the manufacture and delivery of a QTrencher 1600. Scheduled for delivery in Q1 2018, the high power trenching machine will be supplied with an SMD designed umbilical winch, along with jetting and mechanical cutting tools to tackle a wide range of seabed […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has received an application from Total Petroleum Puerto Rico for a maintenance dredging project aimed to restore the required depth for the safe maneuvering of ships approaching and berthing at the Catano Oil Dock, Municipality of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. The applicant seeks authorization to perform maintenance dredging of approximately 15,750 cubic […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Gothenburg is planning to make use of contaminated clay from the seabed to build a new freight terminal. According to the port, the method is currently being tested as part of large-scale field trials using dredging spoils from the Göta Älv river. The first barges loaded with spoils arrived yesterday. The new […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 14th International AquaConSoil Conference will take place from June 26-30, 2017 in the Convention Center in Lyon, France. Focusing on sustainable use and management of soil, sediment and water resources, AquaConSoil 2017 will host delegates from research institutes and universities, governmental, industry and consultant organizations. This conference is organized by Deltares, in cooperation with […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority – Iloilo Fish Port Complex (PFDA-IFPC) has sought the endorsement of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (the Legislatures of City Governments) for a possible funding by the Department of Agriculture of two big projects. According to IFPC Manager, Engineer Elmer Figuracion, these development programs, worth around $2.6 million, include the extension of […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government today announced its full commitment to the long-awaited $152 million Spoilbank Marina in Port Hedland. Premier Colin Barnett said that the State Government would contribute $112 million to the project, comprising $72 million from Royalties for Regions and $40 million from consolidated funds. A further $40 million will be contributed by […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An oil spill occurred yesterday morning, October 6th, at the coast of Hanhikivi Headland while Terramare Ltd. was conducting hydraulic construction work. The company was performing dredging operations in the area when the bottom of the barge hit the ocean floor causing the oil spill. Approximately 300 liters of oil leaked to the sea, which formed about […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident stemming from a dredging operation resulted in about two gallons of oil getting into Storm Lake two days ago. Dredge crews, the City of Storm Lake and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources were able to contain and clean up the oil spill on Sunday afternoon. The contract operator of the dredging operation, […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Guimaras-Iloilo Ferry Terminal (GIFT) project is not yet ready for opening; there are still several works to be finished before its inauguration. This was reported by city administrator Norlito Bautista after mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog met on July 11 project stakeholders to include developer Double Dragon Properties, pumpboat operators, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), Maritime […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has successfully completed a project to create a barge dock at the new Al Zour Oil Refinery to the south of Kuwait City. The project, which was subcontracted to Mackley by Van Oord, took six weeks to complete with the assistance of the local workforce. The barge dock provides a heavy loading berth which is […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mekong Water Technology Innovations Institute (Mekong Water Innovation) has proposed piloting a soil bank model for better management of canal dredging and for generating revenue from dredged soil in the Mekong Delta region. Trinh Cong Van, director of the Institute, said at a conference on solutions to climate change adaptation in the Mekong Delta […]