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  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), Pacific Chapter Board, has announced that their Fall 2017 Conference will be held in Portland, OR. The event will take place at Embassy Suites Portland – Downtown, from Wednesday, October 25th, through Friday, October 27th, 2017. Projected agenda summary: Wednesday session: Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 PM, Ports Meeting 1-3 PM, 2017/18 […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME’s subsidiary MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company) has been awarded a contract for the Old Doha Port Redevelopment project in Qatar.   In Singapore, DIAP (Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd) also secured a contract for the Ayer Merbau Reclamation Phase 2 project, DEME said in its latest release. The total value of these contracts […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), one of the most important infrastructure projects in the nation, will deepen the Savannah Harbor 5 feet, down to 47 feet below mean sea level at low tide. That will enable modern deep-draft cargo vessels, akin to floating islands, to call more easily on the port here. According to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has won the Mouth of the Columbia River (MCR) 2017 North Jetty Rehabilitation Project. In continuation of interim repairs completed also by McAmis in 2015, the basic repair template for the 2017 MCR North Jetty Rehabilitation effort includes more than 6,300 LF of rehabilitation or […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of Western Australia (UWA), represented by Prof. Ryan Lowe, and Dutch research institute Deltares, represented by Simone van Schijndel, Regional Manager Australia and New Zealand, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) last week. The MoU highlights the desire of both institutions to increase collaboration on a broad range of research topics, in particular […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just released its CEDA Annual Report 2016, detailing their work over the previous year and highlighting work related to the new initiatives. “2016 was an interesting year, in many ways, and for CEDA it was an outstandingly positive one with a few ‘firsts’. We established the Dredging Management Commission, made a […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Los Angeles District held a public hearing on March 1 in Calabasas to present the National Environmental Restoration and Likely Locally Preferred Plan for ecosystem restoration along Malibu Creek and to take comments from the public about their concerns regarding the project. District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs conducted the meeting for about 30 […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas yesterday received its first official vessel call with the arrival of the 9,600 TEU capacity Maersk Salalah on the AC2 Transpacific service from Asia. “A priority for us is to transition terminals under implementation into operation, and make them as efficient as possible to support our customers,” said Morten H. Engelstoft, […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA has released its final cleanup plan, called a Record of Decision, for 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River within the Portland Harbor Superfund Site which runs through the economic heart of Portland, Oregon. EPA’s final plan, or ROD, addresses contaminated sediments through dredging, capping, enhanced natural recovery and monitored natural recovery, […]

  • 27 December 2016

    By Rob van Hoorn nC Surface Technology Anti-fouling is one of those areas in the maritime industry that is subject to constant development. Especially in areas where traditional coatings have difficulties to hold their own on the host-surface, nanotechnology is a solution that will succeed by nature, as nanoparticles tend to bond into surfaces rather […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major milestone in the ongoing expansion of the Port of Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal was reported yesterday by the port officials. The Phase II North container terminal expansion project, launched in the first quarter of 2015, is now more than 75% complete, the port announced. “Prince Rupert’s container business has experienced rapid growth […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An $824,764 contract for the next phase of improvements for the ring levee surrounding the northern California town of Marysville was awarded to Patterson Taber General Engineering, Inc. of Marysville, California on August 26, 2016. Expected to begin later this year, the next phase of construction is located within the Union Pacific Railroad track diamond […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Review Panel for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project has announced that it has scheduled a second orientation session open to the public to be held September 16, 2016 in Vancouver. The orientation session will be held at the Simon Fraser University – Segal Building, Vancouver, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. At the session, Transport Canada, […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of Kaohsiung Port’s Terminal 7 in Taiwan. The agreement marks the beginning of a joint effort to seek future business opportunities and to steer growth in Taiwan’s port infrastructure, while enhancing the country’s trade potential by establishing […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Townsville City Council will conduct top-up sand renourishment works on Horseshoe Bay and Nelly Bay beaches this month as part of an ongoing program to combat erosion on the island. The Nelly Bay works will happen from June 6-10 and the Horseshoe Bay works will happen from June 13-17, reported the City Council. At Horseshoe Bay […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    After leading a two-day fact-finding mission to the Panama Canal, aimed at learning more about how the canal expansion program will affect Washington trade, jobs and port competitiveness, Senator Pam Roach has returned to Washington. She returned with an urgent warning for her fellow lawmakers: “We’d better get serious about making our ports more competitive […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has forged ahead with the new deep-water semi-automated Lázaro Cárdenas Terminal 2 (TEC2) project. This development scheme, representing an overall investment of $900 million, is in line with the full expectation that the 1.2 million TEU annual throughput capacity added to Mexico’s port infrastructure will have an immediate impact on Mexico’s local and […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has announced a simplified organisation and management structure. As of 1 January 2016 the company has consolidated its activities into four Business Lines and four regions, enabling closer collaboration and faster decision-making. The new structure consists of four Business Lines offering services to public and private clients globally. Business Line Directors will have […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World and the Prince Rupert Port Authority have announced an agreement to study further expansion of the Fairview Container Terminal in Prince Rupert.   The agreement was signed by DP World Canada Group General Manager, Maksim Mihic, and Prince Rupert Port Authority President & CEO, Don Krusel, further strengthening the commitment of their organizations […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At a ceremony held 25th November at the Suez Canal Authority’s (SCA) training center in Ismailia, Vice Admiral Mohab Mamish, the Head of the SCA, formally approved the construction of a new 9.5 km long, 17 meter deep and 250 meter wide access channel to Port Said East. At present, due to convoy traffic on […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    E-tech elements, such as cobalt and tellurium, are vital for emerging E-technologies. These elements are in short supply, yet they are formed through natural Earth processes and occur in high concentrations in the world’s ocean basins in metal rich deposits. HR Wallingford is part of MarineE-tech, a new £4.2 million research program that will investigate the […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revetments made with BASF’s solution for coastal protection, Elastocoast, now cover the shoreline of Goseong, Gyeong-nam Province, in South Korea. The solution helps manage sediment and provides protection against coastal erosion during typhoon season. Instead of paving the coastline with concrete or tar, the Elastocoast polyurethane binder bonds rocks and aggregate into a stable yet porous structure that absorbs wave energy. […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME Group, a Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering company, has secured several international dredging contracts with a total contract value of 150 million euros. It concerns projects that will strongly improve the accessibility of various world ports for international shipping. The execution of the contracts will start immediately and will happen on a tight schedule. […]