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  • 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 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Moorhead and Clay County, MN, have formed a Joint Powers Authority (MCCJPA) to reaffirm their support and involvement in the implementation of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project. The MCCJPA had its first meeting on August 14 at the Clay County Courthouse. “The MCCJPA’s primary objectives include the responsibility to acquire necessary property […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the 412-4 vote in the U.S. House on Tuesday and the 91-7 vote in the U.S. Senate yesterday, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is trumpeting full Congressional approval of the long-awaited and critically-needed water resources development legislation known as H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, or simply WRRDA. Kurt […]

  • 15 August 2012

    In early August, a Dutch water mission presented its recommendations about how to improve flood protection in the La Mojana river basin in Colombia. The mission was led by Erik Mosselman, a Deltares river expert. The mission’s suggestions were welcomed by the Colombian government and they will be implemented during the next eighteen months, opening […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After successful commissioning and sea-trials in June, the backhoe dredger “Bucephalus” has recently commenced dredging works in Sardegna, Italy. With the commissioning of this dredger, Italian based civil contractor SOMIT s.r.l. has further strengthened its position as a versatile maritime contractor along the coastal regions of Italy. The “Bucephalus” is a Backhoe dredger, type Dredge-X150SP, […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) today reported a net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2017, of $5 million. These results compare to net income of $4.7 million for the same period a year ago. During the three months ended September 30, 2017, the company experienced unprecedented weather impacts, including three major hurricanes – Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has just released its 2016-2020 Port Planned Infrastructure Investment Survey. In the survey, AAPA asked the U.S. member ports how much they and their private-sector partners plan to spend on port-related freight and passenger infrastructure over the next five years. The answer was a whopping $154.8 billion. AAPA then contrasted that […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday announced that it has priced its previously announced offering of $25 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7.375% Senior Notes due 2019 and entered into an agreement to sell the Notes. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on November 24, 2014, subject to customary closing […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today announced that it intends to offer up to $25 million in aggregate principal amount of 7.375% Senior Notes due 2019. The Notes, if issued, would be senior unsecured obligations of the Company and its subsidiaries that guarantee the Notes. Each of the Company’s existing and future wholly owned […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse RETEC Romania has delivered recently its first designed, produced and commissioned complete electrical package together with the electrical propulsion system and static converter distribution on board of 750 cbm Hopper Dredger, built in Damen Shipyards Galati. Although the overall lenght of the vessel is 59.20m, gross tonnage aprox 700GT, sustaining a crew of 10 […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Gov. Rick Snyder presented to the Legislature his recommended fiscal year 2014 state budget, an investment blueprint that moves Michigan forward and continues its emergence as the nation’s comeback state. This is Snyder’s third budget in a row that establishes a fiscally responsible trend of the state spending within its means, while making strategic investments […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 12-13 December CEDA organises its Dredging Days 2012 conference and exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. An optional technical visit will be organised in the afternoon on the second day of the conference. Prospective authors are invited to contribute to the programme. Theme of the conference is “Virtue, Venture and Vision in the […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s Interpretive Statement on dredge material management raises renewed caution about the need for additional scientific evidence on the full impact of dumping and dredging in the Reef’s waters. The statement reads in part, “The reports highlight to GBRMPA and the Department of the Environment the need to establish […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Congressman Tim Bishop and state and local officials representing East Hampton Town announced that federal funding to begin the process of rebuilding heavily-eroded beaches of the South Fork, including Montauk, has been approved by the federal Office of Management and Budget as part of the implementation of the US Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Fire […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The release of two important reports have confirmed the stresses and dangers to the Reef are accumulating fast but that governments are falling short on the action needed to address pressures including port development, dredging and dumping and increased shipping, announced marineconservation.org.au. The Reef Outook Report and Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment reports reveal: – Five […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A pilot project aimed at restoring Lake Barnarpasjön in the vicinity of Jönköping, Sweden has almost doubled the oxygen levels and reduced eutrophication after the project was initiated two years ago. The project focuses on thin layer dredging and the removal of eutrophicated organic matter from the bottom sediments. “The equipment used is fairly cheap […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has announced that 46,827 containers were handled at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in October 2014, establishing a new record for most containers handled in one month and surpassing the previous record of 44,095 containers set in July 2013. “The Port of Baltimore is one of the most efficient […]

  • 26 October 2010

    The inaugural function of the Vigilance Awareness Week was held at Corporate Headquarters of DCI, Visakhapatnam today. Shri J. Purnachandra Rao, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Visakhapatnam was the Chief Guest at the function. Shri P.M.Mohan, IPS, CVO, VPT also attended the same as the Guest of Honour. Shri S. Vasudeva Rao, Chief Vigilance Officer, DCI, […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced the FY16 Omnibus Appropriations bill, expected to pass Congress this week, will allocate $2.32 million in federal funding to dredge the Port of Rochester’s Harbor next year. This funding had been requested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Budget. In […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As of November 1st, the new Damen website, www.damen.nl, has officially gone live. The site has been structured according to Damen’s 10 Product-Market Combinations and navigation has been designed to be fast, simple and user-friendly. The new website aims to personalize content, enable infosharing and enhance client interaction. COO Arnout Damen says: “For Damen, shipbuilding […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Major floods in the Townsville region in early 2019 have failed to dampen growth in exports leaving the North Queensland city. According to the latest release from the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, Jackie Trad’s office, new preliminary figures show that total trade through Townsville Port increased by […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven on Tuesday met with Office and Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Fargo-Moorhead leaders, including Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams. Hoeven arranged the meeting to secure funding for comprehensive flood protection for the Red River Valley in the Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queensland pride is on the line tonight with wildlife warrior and conservationist Bob Irwin appearing in an advertisement during State of Origin to encourage Queenslanders to stand up and fight to protect the Great Barrier Reef from industrialisation. The advertisement featuring Irwin will be aired in Brisbane and explains the dangers the Reef and its […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms two more high-profile speakers that will share their insights and personal experiences at our event, Dick Konijn, Owner – CEO of ID Consultancy BV and Commerijn Plomp, World Bank and IFC private sector liaison officer for the Netherlands. DTC – set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI – will offer a forward-looking […]