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  • 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 […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has just announced launch of the new PC700LC-11 hydraulic excavator. With an operating weight between 67.500 kg – 69.500 kg, the PC700LC-11 is EU Stage IV emissions compliant and maintains productivity and transportability of the previous model. Vince Porteous, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe commented: “The PC700LC-11 was designed and manufactured by […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has introduced the new PC210LCi-10 excavator to the EU market. The PC210LCi-10 features Komatsu’s exclusive machine control and guidance system, fully integrated with all other qualities and benefits of a standard Komatsu PC210LC-10 excavator. Thanks to the exclusive control function, the operator will no longer worry about digging too deep or […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) posted higher net income in the first 10 months of 2013, enabling the agency to donate P20 million to Yolanda-ravaged areas. Latest data showed that net income reached P4.87 billion in the January-October 2013 period or about 58.2% higher compared to the P3.08 billion registered in the same period […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    An International Container Transshipment Terminal is being established in Cochin Port. As of today 95% of the physical completion of the ICTT has been achieved. The first phase of the terminal is expected to be ready for operations by end August, 2010. Cochin Port Trust had carried out environment impact assessment (EIA) studies of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 February 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, N.Y. The investigation confirmed the widespread presence of numerous contaminants in the canal and identified the sources of contamination. The investigation also identified characteristics of the canal that will influence future plans for a cleanup. A companion human […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has modified a plan to address sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site in Massena, New York. The modification calls for removal of an additional 90,000 cubic yards of sediment from an area of the river near Snug Harbor, instead of capping. “EPA continues […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Barge-mounted excavators will start dredging the Gowanus Canal in mid-November, reports Brooklyn Paper. “We are on schedule for mid-November start of dredging,” said the Environmental Protection Agency’s Christos Tsiamis at the September 22 Gowanus Canal Advisory Group meeting. “We have made a lot of progress – we’re getting ready.” The federally-supervised cleanup is split into […]

  • 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 […]