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  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      BlueView Technologies, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, introduces the new M Series, the smallest full-featured 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar available. The M Series is 30% smaller than BlueView’s popular P900 Series and is engineered to fit where others can’t to deliver crisp, real-time high resolution sonar imagery for underwater […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just revealed another nominee for its Safety Award 2017, the DEME – Worldwide Safety Stand Down. Launched in 2015, the IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on the job, rewarding people and companies demonstrating diligence in safety awareness in the performance of their profession. DEME […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Two dredging professionals were recognized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) on June 28th, at its annual meeting in Norfolk, Virginia. Marcel Hermans, President and Chair of WEDA, presented the 2018 Annual Lifetime Achievement Award to William G. Gahagan and the 2018 Dredger of the Year Award to David E. Simonelli for their contributions to […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunergy, Inc. has announced that it has raised $150,000 in a combination of loans and equity in the months of November and December. These funds will primarily be used to enable the Company to commence seasonal dredging operations in Sierra Leone and Liberia. The Dredgemaster, David Price, is leaving the UK for Monrovia, Liberia and […]

  • 21 February 2013

    The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man in connection with the explosion which occurred on Miracle Sand Beach under the Amuwo Odofin Link Bridge resulting in the death of the chairman of the Sand Dredgers Association, Oladele Pius. The suspect, it was learnt, was arrested on Wednesday at the site of the explosion […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to potential flooding in eastern Washington, officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, are sending flood teams to the Yakima and Okanogan Basins. One three-person flood team arrived in Yakima County Thursday and is supplying 1,000 tons of rock and overseeing its use, inspecting problem areas and levees, and providing […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne BlueView, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology made its initial shipments of the smallest, full-featured 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar systems, the M Series. Shipments of the all new M Series sonar included Global Diving & Salvage, Seattle, WA, and Oceanographic & Geophysical Instruments, Sandwich, MA. The new M Series is […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s shorelines saw a flurry of activity during 2012. The state experienced several storm systems that caused erosion impacts to a host of federal beach projects. In addition, a few beaches saw new sand placed on their shores as a result of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging projects. Storm season is always an active […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has announced the sale of an Easydredge® 3700, the largest vessel in the Easydredge® series of standard twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD), designed and built by IHC. This innovative and flexible Easydredge® concept can be tailor-made to suit requirements, without compromising on delivery times or price. Available from stock, the vessels are fit […]

  • 13 December 2011

    Almost 75,000 Australians have signed a petition calling on UNESCO to intervene and help put a stop to dredging in the Great Barrier Reef. Lobby group GetUp will present the petition to a UNESCO official in Paris on Wednesday on behalf of the 74,708 Australians who signed it. Their concerns centre around an approval to […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) hosted a forum on November 16 with presentations from experts on the topic of the current and future challenges and opportunities of conducting legal maritime related trade with Cuba. With an attendance of approximately 100 business representatives from throughout Florida and the Southeast, the forum included discussions on an array […]

  • 16 August 2012

     On 14th August 2012 AB Klaipedos nafta and state enterprise Klaipeda State Seaport Authority has signed Additional Agreement to the General Bilateral Agreement on Development of Infrastructure/Suprastructure of the Klaipeda Seaport. Amongst other things, parties have agreed on preliminary estimated investments into the infrastructure and suprastructure of Klaipeda Seaport. It is estimated that: – Authority’s […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Morgan & Morgan announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased the common stock of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive, alleging violations of […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Acting on behalf of the Marine Management Organization, Michelmores partner Andrew Oldland QC successfully responded to an appeal against a landmark conviction at the Court of Appeal. The appeal by Mr. Peter Frampton was against his conviction for illegally dredging in Falmouth Harbour and deliberately attempting to conceal the activity which disturbed highly toxic substances […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an open house to answer questions about the National Environmental Policy Act process and receive comments about the potential environmental impacts of the proposed Jellystone Camp Resort™ and commercial marina development project at the Salt Creek Cove North Recreation Area on Keystone Lake in Mannford, Oklahoma.  […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Vessels

    STORNES, a flexible fall pipe vessel built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “CIMC Raffles”) for the Dutch company Van Oord Marine Services BV was successfully delivered in Yantai, China. STORNES is the world’s fifth flexible fall pipe vessel. It features high technology and construction and commissioning difficulty, and can […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plan to dredge a section of the Grand River, aimed to restore navigability of the Grand River from downtown Grand Rapids to Grand Haven in Michigan, has been postponed officially. This Grand River Waterway Project’s release comes after months of inaction by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) regarding soil sampling testing, which […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announced that a complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased the common stock of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive, alleging violations of the […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bob Irwin will use his Great Barrier Reef tour with Fight for the Reef to call on the Federal Environment Minister to dump plans to dredge the seafloor of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park at Abbot Point. Plans currently sit on the desk of the Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke to dredge millions of […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    It’s no secret that successful engineers often exhibit similar personality traits ranging from possessing strong problem solving skills to working well as a team, so it didn’t come as a surprise to Capt. Derek Thornton’s family when he decided to pursue a career as an engineer. What they didn’t know was that he was determined […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Earlier in October, enthusiastic students of the University of Portsmouth were given the opportunity to see a dredging project in action. The students arrived at the Site Office of the Southampton Channel Widening Project and were welcomed by Maarten de Wit of Boskalis. After a short introduction to the project the students alighted a small […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Morgan & Morgan announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased the common stock of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive, alleging violations of […]

  • 28 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      HvS Dredging Support BV, marine support company from Harlingen (The Netherlands) announces, in addition to their current Support Vessel “Zwerver I”, a new unique Multi Purpose DP-1 Support Vessel is built, which will be called “Zwerver III”. The vessel is especially designed for supporting Wind farm-/Renewable Energy-, Offshore installation- and dredging projects. HvS Dredging […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has announced new senior staff appointments that will focus solely on improving Lake Erie’s water quality. Karl Gebhardt, currently Ohio EPA’s Division of Surface Water (DSW) chief and deputy director for water resources, will focus his efforts solely on being the deputy director for water resources to complete two main tasks. One is to […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica’s aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf & East coastal area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project. Speaking in Kingston recently, Giorgio Valentini, World Bank Group representative to Jamaica, described the logistics hub initiative as ‘transformational’ and […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, an international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, will use the option of ordering a third trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) at Keppel FELS Limited. The vessel is similar to the two vessels that Van Oord ordered in May 2018. Each one has a hopper capacity of approximately 10,500 cubic […]