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  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) on April 4 at its annual Washington, D.C. “Spring Conference” presented the 2017 “Port Person of the Year” award to the U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise for his strong advocacy of the maritime industry since coming to Congress in 2008. According to Brandy Christian, president and CEO of the Port […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) and Mexico’s general coordinator of ports and merchant marine, Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, have been jointly selected to receive the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2015 “Port Person of the Year” award. Marking its 103rd year as the recognized, authoritative and coordinated voice of the seaports industry in the […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The coastguard is searching for a missing person after a yacht and dredger collided one mile off Felixstowe, announced MCA Press Office. One person on board was pulled to safety but another person is unaccounted for. The Felixstowe Coastguard Rescue Team, two lifeboats from Harwich, two pilot boats, a dive boat, the search and rescue helicopter […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises has announced two major personnel changes to its senior management team. Gert de Vries has joined as Senior Director of Engineering, in which capacity he will be supporting the engineering departments of all of Ellicott’s brands, principally Ellicott and Rohr-Idreco. “He will also be mentoring our engineering teams, which is extremely important […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) have been jointly selected to receive the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2014 “Port Person of the Year” award. The bi-partisan nomination for AAPA’s most prestigious annual award was submitted by the California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA). Marking its 102nd year as […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Brian Higgins (NY-26) are objecting to efforts by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to move functions performed in the Buffalo region to Louisville and Detroit. “The Army Corps of Engineers continues to play a critical role in the success of several projects of both local and regional significance,” […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a true measure of bipartisan and bicameral teamwork, state Sen. Tom Casperson, (R-Escanaba) and Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) have worked together to secure funding to dredge the Marquette Harbor. Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation last week to spend $21 million on emergency dredging of 58 harbors, including ten marinas in the Upper Peninsula: the […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-CA) and Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX), Co-Founders of the bi-partisan PORTS Caucus were honored with the distinguished American Association of Port Authorities 2013 “Port Person of the Year” award at the association’s annual spring conference in Washington, DC. “I am honored to accept this prestigious award with my friend and colleague, Congressman […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Tom Casperson has joined with several of his colleagues to form the bipartisan, bicameral Legislative Waterways Caucus and will soon be introducing legislation aimed at enhancing enjoyment of Michigan waters. Sens. Goeff Hansen and Jack Brandenburg will serve as Senate co-chairs of the caucus, which will be a forum for a variety of issues, […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Janice Hahn (D-CA) and Ted Poe (R-TX) will be honored on March 19 as the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2013 “Port Persons of the Year” during the association’s annual Spring Conference event, March 18-19, at The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Marking its 101st year as the Western Hemisphere’s leading trade […]

  • 15 June 2012

    According to The Nation, the Lagos State Government has arraigned 13 persons for alleged illegal sand dredging. The violators were arrested by the monitoring team of the Lagos State Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure, in collaboration with the State Taskforce Environmental and Special Offences. The monitoring team arrested Henry Akinwunmi, a worker at RHS Dredging Engineering […]

  • 21 March 2012

    Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-FL) received the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) “Port Person of the Year” award yesterday, in recognition of his support in improving the nation’s maritime and port infrastructure. Chairman Mica spoke to a gathering of the nation’s port leaders in Washington during AAPA’s 100th anniversary event, […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A government spokesperson stated that the government had already acknowledged in principle of the Royal Act regarding reconstruction after flood – debt of Financial Institution Development Fund. She also elaborated that those two Royal Acts are parts of financial preparation for an investment on water management system and country’s future building. Mrs. Titima Chaiseang, Office […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its members as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board is happy to announce that the 2010 Safety Award has been presented to Royal Boskalis Westminster NV. As several serious accidents involving banks- and […]

  • 20 January 2021
    Authorities & Government

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently announced their decision to postpone the annual Gulf Coast Chapter meeting until November 2021. “The Gulf Chapter Board has been diligently tracking the societal and functional impacts of COVID related restrictions to everyone’s personal and professional lives,” WEDA said in the announcement. “Ongoing restrictions associated with social distancing, PPE […]

  • 19 January 2021

    The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 5-year long-term service agreement with Nanjing Changjiang Waterway Engineering, a leading Chinese dredging company. The agreement, signed in December 2020, covers the ‘Chang Jing 9’, a 13,800 cubic metre trailing suction dredger and the latest addition to the company’s fleet. The ‘Chang Jing 9’ is a relatively new […]

  • 15 January 2021

    Julong Environment Technology successfully delivered a Julong CSD550 model cutter suction dredger to Egypt recently. The dredger arrived at Alexandria Port in December 2020 and was assembled with the help of Julong engineers. With a 1.600hp Cummins Marine Engine for driving the dredger pump and 600hp Cummine Marine Engine for hydraulics and electrics, it can […]

  • 14 January 2021

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese company involved in the production of dredgers and dredging equipment, successfully delivered a lot of their dredging equipment to Egypt recently. According to their latest announcement, a new set of Hansel HS-55 type of cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) arrived at the King Mariout Lake dredging site in Alexandria last month. At the […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Business development

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) continues its support as the industry partner for the 4th International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging”. The event will be held on 25-26 February 2021 in Moscow in a mixed in-person/online format. IADС has been supporting this event dedicated to dredging for over six years. IADС Secretary General, […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Weeks Marine has begun mobilization of personnel and equipment that will be used for the upcoming Morehead City dredging & beach nourishment works. The mobilization/staging process continues and Weeks Marine’s cutterhead-suction dredge, the J.S. Chatry is scheduled to arrive the 1st week in January, reported Carteret County shore protection office. If all goes according to […]

  • 22 December 2020

    The USACE Buffalo District and its contractor Dean Marine & Excavating, Inc. will resume repairs of the Rochester Harbor east pier, located in Rochester, New York, in Spring 2021.  The remaining repairs, the concrete cap and pier lighting, are expected to be completed within a month of resuming construction, said USACE. Despite COVID-19 related delays […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Human Capital

    Nick Giarratano, currently Vice President of Manufacturing of DSC Dredge was promoted after serving more than twenty-four (24) years in various roles in both Engineering and Manufacturing, the company informs. Giarratano first started his career at DSC drafting and designing dredging equipment but quickly moved up the ranks to Project Manager and his latter post […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) is about to begin preparations for the Phase 3 of the Post-Florence Renourishment project. According to Carteret County, GLDD is planning to mobilize land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment, personnel, etc. starting this December with the dredging/pumping to begin in the final week of January 2021. For the project, […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The making of a dredge is no simple feat, and the planning and design of the largest self-propelled trailing suction hopper dredge in the USA has certainly been no different. For more than a decade, the new vessel – which is set to be christened the FREDERICK PAUP – has been an inkling in the […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Weeks Marine has received a Notice to Proceed (NTP) from the Carteret County officials to begin mobilization of personnel and equipment needed for the Morehead City dredging & concurrent beach nourishment works. According to the county’s shore protection office, the initial mobilization of personnel and equipment to the Morehead harbor and beach will start in […]

  • 25 November 2020

    The 4th International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” will take place on 25-26 February 2021, in Moscow. The Congress will include the 8th International Dredging Forum and the 4th Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”. Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures […]