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  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A.P. Moller-Maersk Executive Board Member Kim Fejfer will meet with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan this afternoon, in connection with a state visit to the Danish capital by the Turkish Prime Minister and as the next step in the company’s partnership on Turkish infrastructure. The formal agreement for the development of the Aegean Gateway […]

  • 11 April 2013

    The German Minister of Transport, Dr. Peter Ramsauer, stated that the federal German government is and remains a reliable partner in maritime alliance. “To keep Germany competitive as a maritime location, we will keep the tonnage tax in force. In doing so, we will ensure future-proof framework conditions for the maritime sector, which is a […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Undersecretary Benito T. Ramos on Sunday conducted an aerial inspection of areas affected by tropical depression “Quinta” and stressed that it would take months for Panay to recover from the devastations. Ramos, administrator of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), underscored the need […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The Whangamata Bar Association (WBA) was formed after a meeting in May 2012 of 40 plus local surfers concerned about degrading wave quality at the Whangamata Bar. After independently monitoring The Bar under the guidance of surveyors and coastal process scientists, local members of Surfbreak Protection Society and WBA believe there is a correlation between […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Commitment to its people and customers is at the heart of DP World’s success and part of the company’s core values, HE Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah. Vice Chairman, DP World underlined at a ceremony to honour the company’s exceptional employees. DP World, UAE Region recently held its annual Taqdeer’ initiative event to honour a number […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The Australian Greens are backing a call on Australians to use their customer power to shift the big banks investment decisions, which are contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef. The report released today, “Financing Reef Destruction: How Banks are using our Money to Destroy a Natural Icon,” by Market Forces and 350.org, […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Panama Canal Authority Administrator Alberto Alemán Zubieta was awarded the Georgia Ports Authority Partnership in Excellence medal. Alemán Zubieta is the first person to have received this medal. This recognition was presented to Mr. Alemán Zubieta by Curtis J. Foltz, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, during the 44th Georgia Foreign Trade Conference (GFTC), which was […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The General Assembly has passed and the governor has signed resolutions approving plans of the RI Economic Development Corporation to issue $7.5 million in bonds for maintenance dredging at the Port of Davisville. Sponsored in the Senate by Sen. William A. Walaska (D-Dist. 30, Warwick) and in the House of Representatives by Rep. Helio Melo […]

  • 21 January 2013

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Region 7 (DENR-7) and the Lapulapu City government have formation of a multipartite monitoring team (MMT) for the Mactan North Reclamation Development Project (MNRDP) in Lapulapu City. Dr. Isabelo R. Montejo, DENR 7 regional executive director, said the MMT should primarily oversee the compliance of the proponent […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Business development

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval on its 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners last week. The Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, updated from 2014, is a comprehensive blueprint for 5, 10 and 20 years of development and capital improvements. “This 20-Year Master/Vision Plan update is comprehensive and strategically paves the […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the interviews from our first ever Dredging Today Conference, held in Amsterdam a couple of months ago.   Dredging Today Conference: Dealing with Effects of Climate Change Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The General Assembly has passed and sent to the governor resolutions approving plans of the RI Economic Development Corporation to issue $7.5 million in bonds for maintenance dredging at the Port of Davisville. Sponsored in the Senate by Sen. William A. Walaska (D-Dist. 30, Warwick) and in the House of Representatives by Rep. Helio Melo […]

  • 28 February 2012

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) setting out the performance targets for 2012-13 for Ennore Port was signed between the Ministry of Shipping and Ennore Port Limited (EPL) in New Delhi today. Shri K.Mohandas, Secretary, Ministry of Shipping and Shri S. Velumani, Chairman and Managing Director, EPL signed the MoU. Ennore Port Limited, a Mini-Ratna Category-I […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The crew of a Van Oord vessel provided assistance to a sailor in distress off the Lincolnshire coast, in a recent incident which involved the Coastguard helicopter and the RNLI. The company’s Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger ‘HAM 316’ was deployed off the coast for the £7m Lincolnshire Beach Management Project which got underway on 30 April and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Gov. Rick Snyder’s recognition on the importance of boat harbors to Michigan tourism and local communities last week was good news to state Rep. Greg MacMaster, who has been working to secure dredging funds for the past two years. The Kewadin lawmaker followed up this week by sending a letter to the governor offering to […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Southampton’s strategic role as a regional gateway for the new generation of ultra-large container ships (ULCS) was reinforced yesterday with calls from two ocean carriers, among the largest and newest in the world, which berthed in tandem at the UK’s only South Coast container terminal, DP World Southampton. The calls by Hapag-Lloyd’s Hamburg Express and […]

  • 16 September 2013

    Havyard Ship Technology’s shipyard in Leirvik in Norway has won the contract for a major conversion of the subsea vessel Havila Phoenix. Havila Shipping has signed contract with Deep Ocean who has chartered the subsea vessel «Havila Phoenix» for cable laying and trenching operations. The contract is for seven years with four one-year options and […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Keppel Singmarine has secured contracts from Van Oord to build two high-specification trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). The two dredgers are expected to be completed in 4Q 2020 and 2Q 2021 respectively. “As part of the contracts, Van Oord has an option to order a third dredger to be exercised within one year,” Keppel said […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) recently took delivery of a new, fully customized cutter suction dredger. This piece of equipment, designed and built by DSC Dredge, was christened the Dredge Manteo in a ceremony held April 28, 2016, at the NCDOT State Shipyard in Manns Harbor, North Carolina. The 154-foot pipeline dredger will work […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port Saint John, one of the major ports in the Atlantic Gateway – only an hour from the border and the US Northeast, has made great strides over the past two years with a resurgence of port activity and the attraction of some of the world’s top container shipping lines including Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sevenson Environmental work crews at the Welsbach & General Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden and Gloucester City, N.J., have worked more than one million total safe man hours without a lost time accident in more than nine years of work, dating back to August 2004. “We developed and implemented a Site Safety and Health […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting climate change.  That was the final thought of our first Dredging Today Conference, beautifully put by Mr Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager Water, Royal HaskoningDHV. At the conference, held in Amsterdam on October […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Today Van Oord’s first shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray was named at the COSCO shipyard in Nantong, China. The naming ceremony was performed by Mrs A. Athmer-Albersen, wife of Managing Director Offshore, Mr J.B.E.M. Athmer. Stingray is designed in accordance with the highest quality and safety standards in the oil and gas industry and […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter led 18 Senators in a bipartisan letter urging the Senate Appropriations Committee leadership to set the funding levels for harbor maintenance at the levels authorized in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “We need to make investments where there will be the greatest impact – and that means ports […]