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  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first test for the rolling gate of the new Panama Canal locks took place on June 23, 2015 at the Atlantic side. This progress marks yet another step forward toward the completion of the Canal Expansion Program. The Panama Canal gates have different dimensions depending on their location in the lock chamber. They are […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subcon has been awarded by Citic Pacific Mining (CPM) a contract for the design and supply of their scour systems for berth pocket stabilization at the Sino Iron Terminal at Port of Cape Preston. “The larger vessel size and deeper berth pocket means increases in bow thruster and main propeller wash velocities pose a significant scour erosion […]

  • 4 June 2014

    Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has commenced dredging projects along the coastal areas of Bataan and Orani. Governor Abet Garcia said that he expects dredging to minimize the flooding from the last rainy season, Manila Bulletin informs. Garcia earlier sought funds for dredging and desiltation from President Aquino and DPWH secretary Rogelio […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, is ready to begin with the planned dredging operations of the Kahului Harbor, Maui, Hawaii. The project, which is set to take place between April 10-25, will be carried out by the Corps’ trailing suction hopper dredge Essayons. Dredged material, to be taken from the area during the works, will be disposed of at […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Department of Natural Resources has scheduled public meetings on Wednesday, June 14, and Thursday, June 15, to discuss facility improvement projects along the Kasilof River. The June 14 meeting will be held in Soldotna in the Community Room of the Joyce K. Carver Memorial Public Library, and the June 15 meeting will be in […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is inviting comments on a proposed shoreline stabilization project which includes a 140 foot long by 20 foot wide concrete seawall along the bluffs and coastline in the City of Solana Beach, California. “The development would protect the above residential properties and would be located on city-owned […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to comment on proposed options for cleaning up the Cornwall Avenue site on the Bellingham waterfront through Sept. 20. The Port of Bellingham, with Washington Department of Ecology oversight, compiled a draft report that details contamination found on the site and evaluates potential cleanup options. Ecology is hosting a public meeting […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR), DEME’s subsidiary specialised in deep sea harvesting, has introduced the nodule collector ‘Patania II’. The pre-protoype is the successor of the tracked soil testing device ‘Patania I’, which was successfully tested during a 2017 expedition in the Central Pacific Ocean. The ‘Patania II’ integrates the track design of the first […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit will be held at the Sands Convention Center in Singapore on 29-30 September. As the international deep sea mining community move ever closer to mining the deep-ocean floor, industry stakeholders, from developing island nations and ocean regulators to commercial deep sea miners and subsea technology companies, come together annually to […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A former factory site had stood empty for several years in Ealing, London. Bisected by the Grand Union Canal, this site was ripe for redevelopment into housing, retail outlets and public amenities. To support this project, The Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business, was chosen to help incorporate canal-side bank stabilization […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the maintenance works are set to begin on the Bowen Wharf this week. According to NQBP acting CEO Rochelle Macdonald, the works include repairs to cracked concrete slab sections and some of the timber decking structure and the removal of deteriorated timber fender piles. “NQBP […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a dedicated coal terminal started on the coast of the Tatar Strait in the far east on December 11, 2013. The builders of the SK MOST Group of Companies have excavated about 700,000 cubic meters of soil as part of the area grading for building a dedicated coal terminal in the Muchke […]

  • 12 April 2012

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued a penalty to PacifiCorp for failing to monitor water quality and keep accurate records during dredging operations at the Red Blanket Creek and Middle Fork Rogue River diversion dams in August 2011. Dredging operations are permitted at both dams, but must follow requirements contained in a U.S. […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    More than 400 software users and developers attended the Delft Software Days (LINK maken), held for the second time at Deltares in Delft, from 19 to 30 November. The number of visitors was almost double that of last year, with participants from 32 countries and representatives from 156 organisations, including many universities, governments, companies and […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached two settlements with several parties to begin cleanup of Yosemite Slough, an inter-tidal water channel in the Bayview District of San Francisco. The site contains high levels of contaminants, especially PCBs and lead, which are hazardous for the plants and animals that live in the slough. The Yosemite […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Portland District has awarded J.E. McAmis a contract for maintenance dredging works along the Oregon and Washington coasts. According to J.E. McAmis, the contract includes dredging of the Port Orford, Charleston Harbor, Winchester Bay, Baker Bay, Skipanon River and Astoria Turning Basin. Port Orford is located in Curry County, Oregon. The anticipated […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The informational meetings for the Sunset/Huntington Harbour Maintenance Dredging and Waterline Project will take place on December 17, 2015 and January 14, 2016 at the Harbour View Clubhouse in Huntington Beach, CA.  The overall S/H dredging scheme, set to start this month, includes the installation of a 16-inch-diameter waterline under the Huntington Harbour channel. The waterline […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A mixture of soft and hard engineering measures has been employed to save the eastern coastline of Tongatapu, the main island of the Kingdom of Tonga. Measures like constructing permeable groynes and short offshore breakwaters supplemented with beach replenishment and coastal planting is being trialled to save Tongatapu’s east coast from gradual erosion and land […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    CARIS Asia Pacific recently held an open training course in Adelaide, Australia for the new release of Bathy DataBASE 4.0. The course attracted a number of new and current users ranging from port authorities, charting agencies and private survey companies. Participants received hands-on experience with dedicated workstations over the three-day training course. Topics during the […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $62.26 million grant to support a project that will enhance the safety, security, and sustainability of Apia Port, which is Samoa’s main international maritime gateway. Samoa has historically suffered from disasters triggered by cyclones and earthquakes. The breakwater at the port is badly damaged. The project will […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at two separate Congressional hearings, Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) continued her steady advocacy for strong ports by calling for an investigation into recent activity by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and testifying in front of the House Budget Committee for increased port funding in the upcoming budget. At a hearing of the Subcommittee on […]

  • 24 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DIAP Nabs Jurong Island Westward Extension Deal (Singapore) Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (DIAP, DEME’s subsidiary for the South East Asia region) in a joint venture with Starhigh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd has been awarded a Design and Build contract for 148ha of land reclamation as an extension to Jurong Island…   Van Oord […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Environmental consultants have an additional week to submit bids to support Whatcom County, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) in preparing the agencies’ Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate a proposed bulk cargo marine terminal at Cherry Point in north Puget Sound. Bid proposals are due by […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    HME Construction Inc., from Vancouver, Washington, has won a $7 million contract for the Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Operations and Maintenance Dredging Program.  Bids were solicited via the internet with two received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). “Work will be performed in Aberdeen, Washington, with an estimated completion date of September 30, 2020,” according to […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Botany’s newest container terminal, Sydney International Container Terminals Limited (SICTL), is now operating. It received its first ship on Wednesday night, the Forum Fiji. SICTL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator. SICTL is HPH’s second international container terminal in Australia. Brisbane Container Terminals […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]