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  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Barack Obama is scheduled to be in Baltimore on Friday, reports wbaltv.com. He will visit Ellicott Dredges, a South Baltimore company that manufactures dredging equipment for local and international infrastructure projects. The White House says the trip to Baltimore is the president’s second “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour.” The president is also due […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Bremerton Gasworks, a former coal gasification plant that operated in Bremerton, Washington from 1930 to 1963, will be listed on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s national list of highly contaminated sites. Bremerton Gasworks is located a mile and a half from downtown Bremerton, along the Port of Washington Narrows. EPA will manage the site under […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Students from the Institute of Management Technology in Dubai have visited Khalifa Port and Kizad to learn more about the mega project and how it will contribute towards the emirates plans for economic diversity and the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. The institute is one of the leading business schools in the UAE; it aims […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    A WASSP Multibeam Sonar is being used by hydrographic surveyors at the grounding of the 236m-cargo vessel MV Rena on the Astrolabe Reef off the coast of New Zealand, to locate lost containers. Marine electronics manufacturer WASSP Ltd, a world leader in multibeam sonar technology has provided one of their WASSP sonar systems for the […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The team at Navajo County Public Works, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, has been designated as the USACE South Pacific Division’s Planning Team of the Year for the work being done on the Feasibility Study for flood risk management in the Winslow, Ariz. area. The team is also […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Port of Hamburg yesterday released the latest update on the Elbe River dredging project. Overall, the fairway adjustment project is going according to plan, so that completion at the end of the coming year remains firmly in focus, reported the company. The deepening and widening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment (EA) for a proposal to protect cultural sites from bank erosion within the Fort George Historic District at Lake Sharpe in Stanley County, South Dakota, is currently available for public review, said USACE’s Omaha District in its latest release.  The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of constructing an off-shore breakwater […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is currently running a five-day Dredging Seminar in Panama (April 11-15). During the first two days of the seminar, 32 participants from 13 countries visited the artificial islands of Punta Pacifica and a rock loading facility in Vacamonte. The Punta Pacifica land reclamation project, being undertaken by Boskalis, involves […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Local Organising Committee, the National Committee for Coastal and Ocean Engineering (Engineers Australia), PIANC Australia and the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) scheduled the Coasts & Ports 2013 conference for 11-13 September 2013, in Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific. This is an amalgamation of the 21st Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 14th […]

  • 15 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work on giving a Worthing pleasure park lake an environmental-makeover is well underway – with hundreds of fish already moved temporarily upstream to protect them whilst excavation takes place, the Adur & Worthing Council said in their latest announcement.  The council has commissioned Five Rivers Environmental Contracting to create a new thriving natural habitat for […]

  • 1 October 2012

    The dredging plans for the Harbour Town Yacht Basin and two other clogged waterways on Hilton Head Island are moving forward. According to islandpacket.com, the South Island Dredging Association (SIDA) applied on Sepember 10 with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Charleston for permits to hydraulically dredge creeks and marinas in Sea Pines. The […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A building site in the heart of the city of Rotterdam challenged the currently available dredging tools. Contractor Martens & van Oord needed to remove clay but was hindered by the presence of piles. Damen Dredging Equipment made a special cutter head meeting the tight schedule. The project concerned is a Market Hall in the […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    American Construction Company continues the successful dredging of the Grays Harbor Navigation Project near Aberdeen, Washington. The dredged material is transported to the open-water disposal site on their 4,000 cubic yard capacity split-hull dump scows “Freedom” and “Liberty”. The channel is 350 feet wide with a depth of 38 to 42 feet. This dredging program […]

  • 9 October 2013

    The Crown Estate has spent £450,000 to upgrade the flood protection and drainage system on its Sunk Island Estate. The works are designed to protect the high grade agricultural land and heritage of the Island. Improvements will be made to the Spragger Clough Drainage Outfall, the structure which prevents the River Humber flooding the Estate […]

  • 25 August 2011

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chairman Dr. Priyath Bandu Wickrama said that there will not be any unscheduled delays in starting operations… By ChannaFernandopulle (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, August 25, 2011;

  • 21 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Town to begin new river dredging phase THE third dredging phase of the Nadi River is expected to commence soon, says Director Land and Water Resources Management Division Lakshman Mudaliar… [mappress] Source:fijitimes,January 20,2010;

  • 25 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The dredging of Melbourne’s shipping channels will continue for another six months and return every five years despite the controversial project being declared complete… Source: Herald Sun, November 25, 2009;

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in its latest announcement that this week marks the one-year anniversary of their Superfund Task Force Report. The Superfund Task Force was commissioned to provide recommendations on how EPA could streamline and improve the Superfund program. “EPA has made significant progress in carrying out the report’s recommendations. The […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    TMS Ltd crews are currently in the Shetland Islands, a subarctic archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, working on Toft Pier development. According to their latest project update, the weather has been testing them, but the sixth pile gate has now been set up on the seaward side. “Now that the piles are complete […]

  • 17 October 2010
    Vessels

    Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC), Sri Lanka has been successful in securing repeat business from Van Oord, Holland one of the biggest Dredger operators in the world. Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger Sagar Hansa major layup and drydocking repairs were completed during September 2010. Colombo has been the automatic choice for Van Oord fleet placed in the […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently held two public information events at the Arundel Town Hall to update the community on its plans to better protect people at highest risk of flooding and river erosion in Arundel. The drop-ins were attended by 84 people, including the local MP, Nick Herbert. At the events, the EA shared details […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn, Delaware, and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock groin will be periodically closed starting June 12 through July 11, for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel. DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife said in its latest release that during […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District has just released the latest update on their Duluth-Superior Harbor dredging project, located in western Lake Superior on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. USACE said that the $1.93 million project, awarded to Roen Salvage Co., from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, continues to flow along smoothly. Under the contract, the company will dredge approximately […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Seminar on Dredging and Land Reclamation will be held from Monday, 20 June, through Friday, 24 June, 2016 at UNESCO-IHE, Delft, the Netherlands.  This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops, partly conducted on-site in order to give the […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $50 million Guam Commercial Port Improvement Project, administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on behalf of the Department of Defense (DOD), has been completed, MARAD announced yesterday. “As Guam’s only commercial port, these facilities are key to unlocking a more prosperous future for the people of the territory – and the […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Defense, Marise Payne, and Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, today launched an Indigenous joint-venture to deliver the $213 million Bayinguwa critical wharf works project at Garden Island Defense Precinct, the Royal Australian Naval Base in Sydney. The Bayinguwa Delivery Team is a joint venture between Pacific Services Group Holdings Pty Ltd (PSG […]