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  • 14 January 2011

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service has opened a new office in Sousse, south of Tunis and conveniently located between Tunisia’s main ports. The new facility will service a growing market in the region, including vessels calling on Tunisian ports and a number of offshore customers, with Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s range of agency services and Unitor marine products. The […]

  • 14 February 2012

      American business delegation plans to visit West Bengal on Friday to strengthen trade ties between eastern India and the USA. This team will mainly comprise representatives from dredging equipment companies, like Ellicott Dredges, DSC Dredge, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, which are seeking entry and partnership in port and maritime technology sector. However, this […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the final winter works are being carried out, the Scottish Canals unveiled yesterday a new pilot scheme to increase the amount of staff time and resources devoted to dredging in the Lowland Canals. In recent years the Scottish Canals seen an average of 80 boats transit the Forth & Clyde, and whilst interest in the Kelpies […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Over the past few years, Rice University experts have been working on a new hurricane-protection options for the Houston-Galveston region. Past discussions focused on constructing a floodgate at the mouth of either Galveston Bay or the Houston Ship Channel. Rice University has just presented a third alternative: a mid-bay gate halfway between the previously discussed sites. In […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has been named the winner of the 2013 Lloyd’s List Asia Awards annual “Port Operator” Award in recognition of maintaining “the highest standards of operational efficiency and customer service throughout the year” among port and terminal operators in the Far East. Excluding operations in the Indian Subcontinent (which was not part of the […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Dock Road homeowners, fighting a planned dredge disposal site, are drawing a parallel to the 12-foot dike that would be built facing their houses, according to app.com. “The critical point is that an appellate New Jersey court has recognized that a government project blocking an ocean view is a serious aesthetic — as well as […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District will hold an open house public meeting for the Benedictine Bottoms Shallow Water Habitat Restoration Project Friday, May 17, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the U.S.D. 409 Atchison Public Schools – Community Meeting Room, 626 Commercial in Atchison, Kan. Early last week the Corps issued […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis 4,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Freeway has arrived at the HMNB Portsmouth and is dredging the channel ahead of the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. To accommodate their vast size and bow design, over three million cubic meters of clay, sand and gravel will be removed from over two miles of Portsmouth […]

  • 21 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    JF Hose have opened a large bore hose division at its Leyland factory specialising in production of hand-built rubber hoses for dredging, dockside oil and heavy industrial applications in sizes 2″ to 40″ diameter and lengths up to 12 metres. The factory has on-site rubber compounding, calendering and laboratory facilities ensuring quality and consistency. Bespoke […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the course of the deepening of the Elbe fairway, around 1,200,000 tons of underwater construction stones were built into the “Medemrinne” and “Neufelder Sand” underwater deposit areas (UDAs) between March and October. The stone mixture was required for the completion of respective central dams within the UDAs in the Elbe estuary funnel so that […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction on the Stewart’s Creek Estuary Habitat Restoration Project in Barnstable, Mass., is scheduled to begin this week and will have some impact on local traffic. The project is located on Cape Cod in the town of Barnstable. The system is connected to Hyannis Harbor (Nantucket Sound) through a 50-foot-long, 3-foot-diamater concrete culvert that passes […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to perform maintenance dredging of the North Cove Federal navigation project in Old Saybrook, Conn. The town of OId Saybrook requested maintenance dredging of the project to provide safe access to the cove at all tide stages, USACE said. The authorized project provides for an […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major project to restore critical estuary habitat along the Snohomish River is underway as part of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Tulalip Tribes of Washington partnership. The Qwuloolt Estuary Restoration Project will restore tidal access to about 360 acres of historic floodplain. The tribes partnered with several city, state and federal agencies […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The Quonset Development Corporation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District for work in waters of the United States to dredge in Narragansett Bay in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, and dispose of the material in the Rhode Island Sound Disposal Site. The proposed Quonset Development Corporation Port of […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge Currituck, based out of Wilmington, N.C., is scheduled to begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project for five days beginning Dec. 7, 2012. The dredging is being done as a result of significant shoaling across the entire entrance channel. Weather conditions and wind direction have caused an increase […]

  • 12 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is seeking public comment on the draft Lower Willamette River Ecosystem Restoration Project, Feasibility Study and Integrated Environmental Assessment (draft FS/EA). The draft FS/EA addresses the impacts associated with implementation of ecosystem restoration actions along the lower Willamette River, as well as in Tryon Creek and Columbia […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Dimos LeykadasGR has invited bidders to submit their offers for the construction of a leisure marina in Vassiliki in the northeastern part of the Royal Bay, in the southwestern part of the island of Lefkada. The project includes: – Construction of windward quay with hardcore and rock fill by natural boulders; – Construction of leeward […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project is one step closer to construction after receiving approval to release the study’s proposed Chief’s Report from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers board in Washington, D.C. The Civil Works Review Board approved release of the project’s proposed Chief’s Report accompanied by the final Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Building blocks that will make up two new artificial reefs in Hervey Bay, weighting a total 690 tonnes, will leave Gladstone on a barge today.  The 30 modules are destined for reefs located on the western side of Fraser Island. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef Dr Steven Miles said the two […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard unveiled its redesigned website this week, featuring major enhancements to its popular site. The new website’s appearance is fresher, with many new pictures collected from all Dredge Yard offices, foundries and machine shops. Dredge Yard supplies several dredging components needed for the dredgers and dredge pipe lines. Those dredge components are designed by […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two dredges are now running 24 hours a day, six days a week on Quonochontaug Pond, suctioning material from the breachway and depositing it on the adjacent salt marsh as part of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) salt marsh restoration and elevation enhancement project. Contractor J.F. Brennan, which also worked on a […]

  • 8 January 2010

    Listed Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has lodged resource consent applications to deepen its navigation channel for larger vessels, at a cost of up to $100 million; a process Port Otago hopes to follow during the next few months. [mappress] Source: Otago Daily Times, January 8, 2010;

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Stephens Council has engaged Whitehead & Associates in conjunction with Coastal Environment Pty to develop options for the removal of the 80m seawall that currently extends along the foreshore to the north of Kangaroo Point Foreshore.  This seawall is currently failing; eroding on both the landward and seaward side of the wall. Vertical seawalls […]

  • 20 February 2012

    NSTAR Electric Company is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with transmission system improvements in southeastern Massachusetts. NSTAR is proposing to place fill material within wetlands and waterways in conjunction with improvements to its transmission system. The […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Stewart’s Creek Estuary Habitat Restoration Project in Barnstable, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $470,720.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Sumco Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. The project is scheduled to start on or about Dec. 1, 2012 […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the Exeter flood defense scheme is now well advanced with completion of the whole scheme expected at the end of 2018, reports the Environment Agency. The project – a partnership between the Environment Agency, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council – will reduce the risk of flooding to more than 3,200 […]