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  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul Group has just presented a video of the remediation works in Oskarshamn harbor basin in Sweden. In the past, a copper production site and battery factory discharged their contaminated waste water into the sea, resulting in the whole harbor basin becoming contaminated with heavy metals, PCBs and dioxins. As shipping continues […]

  • 29 June 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that it has published a revised tolls proposal that defers the implementation date of new Canal tolls to October 2012 and October 2013. The ACP announced in April its intention to adjust tolls to bring them closer to the value of the route for […]

  • 9 August 2013

    In a raid conducted in Kulvanu village under Ghagga Police station on Wednesday night, police arrested seven people for illegal sand dredging. Police also recovered a JCB machine and two trucks used to carry the sand. “The investigation is under process. Farm owner Raghuvir will be arrested soon,” said Ranveer Singh, station house officer, Ghagga […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International n.v. has introduced the PC228USLC-10 hydraulic excavator. The PC228USLC-10, with an operating weight between 23,800 kg and 24,500 kg, is powered  by a net 123 kW (165 HP) Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine that is EU Stage IIIB/EPA Tier 4 Interim emissions certified. The rounded cab design allows the cab to rotate within the […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Partrac GeoMarine Inc., the Houston based Marine Survey and Consultancy company, has won a 3-year contract to demonstrate a new tool for mapping the in situ distribution of Contaminants of Concern (COCs) in aquatic sediments. The award is part of the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), the US Department of Defense’s (DoD) environmental technology […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $100 million agreement with National Grid for cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. The milestone settlement will support cleanup work near the head of the Gowanus Canal, including the cleanup and restoration of Thomas Greene Park, as well as the Douglass […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The EPA is providing additional time for the public to provide input on a plan that outlines how GE will dismantle and decontaminate its 110 acre sediment processing facility in Fort Edward, NY. This facility was built to support the dredging of the Hudson River PCBs superfund site. The plan, called the Processing Facility Demobilization and […]

  • 2 September 2012

    G.K. Vasan, the Union Shipping Minister, stated that the new guidelines have been issued to streamline security clearance proposals to remove bottlenecks in award of port development projects. According to thehindubusinessline.com, the Ministry plans to award projects to create 244 million tonne of capacity during 2012-13. The Ministry has also given targets to all the […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Burke Mountain Naturalists (BMN) are calling on Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) to reconsider its plans to dump dredged materials into the Burrard Inlet, the Tri City News reports. Elaine Golds, a spokesperson for BMN, said in a letter to the city of Port Moody and the company that the few samples that were taken for […]

  • 9 April 2012

    In another move to ease fears of natural disaster, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has assured the public of a major progress of flood and drought prevention efforts in her talk show this Saturday. In her weekly program, Ms. Yingluck disclosed that the canal dredging project in Bangkok was now over 40 percent complete, adding that […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following a press release issued yesterday regarding an intended offer for Dockwise Ltd., Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it has acquired approximately 11.5 million shares in Dockwise in the course of trading. This shareholding represents 29% of the shares in Dockwise. As previously announced, HAL Investments B.V. has irrevocably committed to tender its shares […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Since the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route suspended operations Jan. 18, the contractor hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has removed 102,723 cubic yards of material to a required depth of 10-feet and the project is approximately 65 percent complete by quantity. The Dredge Richmond is currently located in the vicinity of navigation aid 9A. […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Global Ports Holdings has, through privatization, acquired the unlisted 62% share of the Port of Bar. This is the first time a Turkish company acquires the majority ownership of a port operation overseas, as has been indicated by Saygın Narin, the CEO of GPH. GPH, the only operator of three leading commercial and cruise ports […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    River Raisin in Monroe, Michigan is getting closer–one scoop at a time–to being delisted from the Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The 2.6-mile section of the river, located near the Port of Monroe, Michigan’s only port on Lake Erie, was contaminated with PCBs and lead from nearby manufacturing. Multiple cleanups starting in 1997 have removed […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Environmental Protection Agency officials have stated that dredging on the Hudson River is not expected to cause any harm to the waterway’s Atlantic sturgeon. Federal officials have declared Atlantic sturgeon an endangered species thus efforts could be directed towards protecting and preserving its habitats including the Hudson River. EPA noted that crews working for General […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A Dominican-registered dredger JBB DE RONG 19 sank earlier today (12.40am local time) following a collision with an Indonesian-registered tanker KARTIKA SEGARA some 1.7 nautical miles south-west of Sisters Island in Singapore. The dredger was transiting the westbound lane while the tanker was departing Singapore joining the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) in […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) has been awarded a $14.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Port Infrastructure Development Program to modernize and expand Port Canaveral’s North Cargo Berth 3. “This is the largest federal grant ever awarded to Port Canaveral, and we thank Secretary Chao for her commitment to us,” Port CEO […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has introduced the PC240LC- 11 hydraulic excavator to the European market. This new excavator further leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation with a more environmentally friendly EU Stage IV Komatsu engine, up to 6% improved fuel efficiency, an upgraded cab design, and enhanced serviceability. Built on a solid foundation initiated […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    GE’s crews have resumed dredging and backfilling activities in the Upper Hudson River. This season marks the fourth year sediments will be removed from the river, processed and transported out of New York State for permanent disposal. This year begins with the project approximately 50 percent completed. After the first three seasons of dredging (in […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has launched the PC170LC-10 excavator to the European market. This newest addition to Komatsu’s dash-10 series, with operating weights ranging from 17,280-18,220 kg., provides improved performance with up to 5% more lift capacity with a standard counterweight compared to the previous PC160LC-8. The optional heavier counterweight provides up to 15% more […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following a press release issued yesterday morning regarding an intended offer for Dockwise Ltd., Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it currently holds a 33.0% stake in Dockwise. As a result, Boskalis is now the largest shareholder in Dockwise. These shares acquired since yesterday morning were purchased at an average price of EUR 17.04 with […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nakhle Khoda port is a development project under construction by the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO). This project is located in Hormozgan province in the south of the country bordering Persian Gulf. The main reason for the construction of this port is shortening distance between Bandar Abbas port and Hormoz Island. A port official of […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fox River dredging operations for the 2014 season resumed last week. Work to remove shipwreck debris behind 1611 State St. in Green Bay, WI, is expected to be underway soon, and capping and covering operations will start in May. The Fox River Cleanup Project, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation invites the public to comment on its proposed remedy for the Harbor at Hastings site cleanup, the agency announced yesterday. A public meeting is set for Thursday, January 26 at the James Harmon Community Center, 44 Main Street, Village of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY at 7 p.m. The site […]

  • 23 March 2011

    In order to ensure ample opportunity for local citizens to be involved in EPA’s ongoing analysis to determine the “Rest of River” clean up decision for the Housatonic River, the Agency will sponsor a series of workshops to provide information, and will hold an all day interactive opportunity for discussion. On April 5, 6, and […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port […]