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  • 2 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Naming ceremony for the 6,675kW cutter suction dredger Ganga took place at Kakinada Seaport Private Ltd in Kakinada port in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India,on 30 July. Mrs Navatha, spouse of Mr KV Rao, Chairman cum Managing Director of Kakinada Seaport private Ltd, acted as godmother of the new dredger. The stationary cutter […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has toured APM Terminals Callao to personally view how the company’s $750 million investment in the North Terminal is creating new jobs and modernizing the multi-purpose terminal into a world-class facility, handling container, bulk, Ro/Ro, general cargo and cruise vessels. Accompanied by the Minister of Transport and Communications, José Gallardo, President […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 2,000m³ hopper dredger Beloe More has joined its sister vessel Severnaya Dvina in the Port of Sabetta, northern Russia, where she will perform maintenance duties and execute capital dredging in the newly created harbor. According to Damen, this customized dredger was recently delivered from stock to FSUE Rosmorport. The Beloe More – meaning ‘White Sea’ in Russian – is […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has recently added a $1.3 million amphibious dredge to its fleet. The company’s CEO Cameron Hall also announced plans to purchase an additional four of the European machines over the coming months. Mr Hall said that the dredge – recently christened Mooloolah River – is currently the […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Each Soldier in the U.S. Army plays a role in maintaining the nation’s security. For Army Capt. Robert M. Burnham, the economic strength of the nation remains secure, as he fulfills his role as an operations manager in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Navigation Branch, managing dredging-related operations and maintenance projects along […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Amid handshakes, smiles and stories of central Pennsylvania floods, the Baltimore District said farewell to Jim Brozena, the executive director of the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority, at an awards ceremony on Jan. 9. Over two dozen program managers, engineers and water operations experts gathered in the District’s executive office as Col. Richard Jordan, Commander […]

  • 21 September 2012

    AAPA Chairman Testifies Before Senate Committee on Water Resources Development Act; Testimony emphasizes importance of investment in waterside infrastructure. Jerry Bridges, the American Association of Port Authorities’ Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Virginia Port Authority, testifying today on behalf of AAPA before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, stressed […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Sen. William A. Walaska yesterday offered his congratulations and compliments on the hiring by the Quonset Development Corporation of a Rhode Island firm to run the new container operation at the Port of Davisville. The QDC announced the hiring of R.I. Port Services to handle the planned expansion of short-sea shipping at the port. Under […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director A.Lavrischev, Rosmorrechflot head A.Davydenko and Rosmorrechflot deputy head S.Gorelik on November, 21-23 paid a working visit to the sea ports of Murmansk and Kandalaksha. As planned events, A.Lavrischev, A.Davydenko and S.Gorelik met the Murmansk Region Governor M.Kovtun, visited reconstructed objects of the sea port of Murmansk passenger complex, met the […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group has announced the successful competition of the “Census of Persons, Families and Assets Attached to Land, Directly Benefited by the Construction of the Nicaragua Canal Project”. The Census recognition ceremony was held October 16th in the auditorium of the Secretariat of the Presidency (SEPRES). The total land area covered by the survey was […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Columbus will publicly unveil the first-ever Flood Risk Management Plan for the Columbus area today, two days before the fifth anniversary of the 2008 flood. Mayor Kristen Brown encourages community members to attend the Flood Risk Management Plan presentation that begins at 6:00 p.m. June 5 in the City Hall Meeting Room. […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Frederick W. Hertrich, III and his project manager, Charles Ernesto, will jointly pay a $100,000 penalty for violating the Clean Water Act at a site in Federalsburg, Caroline County, Md. The alleged violations at the 183-acre site occurred during the development of forested wetlands into pastureland for a […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter met with Lieutenant General Tom Bostick, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday, to discuss repeated delays and a path forward on the Morganza to the Gulf hurricane protection project for Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes. Terrebonne and Lafourche parish experienced significant damage from past hurricanes that could have […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the $706 million Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) begins, the University of Georgia and Georgia Sea Grant are poised to help coastal residents adapt to changes that are expected to bring additional jobs and prosperity to their communities. “Most of the regional attention to the Savannah Harbor deepening has focused on the ecological effects […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, delivered its Order on the request for the indication of new provisional measures submitted by Costa Rica on 24 September 2013 in the case concerning Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area, with which has been joined the […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Monday, December 1,  2014, HollandMT, an innovative engineering and contracting company serving international dredging contractors and shipyards, launched a new 500 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) design. The dredger, suitable for maintenance dredging of inland and sheltered waters, is specially designed to operated in shallow waters, therefore the minimum vessel draught is limited to only […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The proposed federal budget for 2018 includes drastic cuts in funding for Great Lakes programs. It calls on the eight states bordering the lakes to fund a wide array of programs designed to safeguard the lakes and protect public health and ecosystems. U.S. President Donald Trump also proposed deep funding cuts in Great Lakes programs […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has reached an agreement with The Rezayat Group of Saudi Arabia (Rezayat) to sell SMIT’s terminal and AHTS transport activities to Lamnalco Ltd (Lamnalco). Boskalis and Rezayat each own a 50% stake in Lamnalco. Lamnalco will pay approximately USD 450 million for these activities and Boskalis will receive a net cash […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Capt. Mohamed Al Shamisi, EVP, Ports’ Unit, ADPC has personally welcomed a delegation of leading European journalists at the Kizad Visitor Centre at Taweelah, part of the vast megaproject being built by ADPC, featuring Khalifa Port (inaugurated on 12/12/12) and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad). The sixteen journalists also went on a site visit […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    An explosion under the Festac Link Bridge yesterday killed one person and left another seriously injured. The impact of the blast left the body parts of Pius Oladele, head of the sand dredgers association in the area, flying in different directions. Emergency rescue officials, who arrived minutes after the noon incident, used shovel to scoop […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Project management, consultancy and engineering service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has been commissioned by NL Agency to study the 18 km long Agua Blanca dike near Cali in Colombia. The dike protects Colombia’s third-largest city against flooding from the nearby Cauca River, but is very old. Colombia was hit by severe flooding in 2010 and in […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colonel Leonard Waterworth, Executive Director of the Port of Houston Authority, announced last week that he is stepping down as its Executive Director. Waterworth advised the Port Commission that he had accepted the role for two years, to help the Port Authority through recent transitions and to use his U.S. Army Corps of Engineers background […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority today announced that the results of an economic impact study, conducted by the Washington Economic Group (WEG), concluded that the proposed port infrastructure improvements are estimated to generate nearly $133 million in net state revenues, representing a total return on investment (ROI) of nearly $4.66 to state taxpayers for […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) began 24 hour a day dredging operations in the Hudson River as part of the New NY Bridge Project. The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a revised Notice to Mariners with updated safety information, including a request that boaters use extreme caution within 1,000 feet of all construction barges as […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Finishing nearly three years of study on the potential economic opportunities associated with Rhode Island’s ports, a Joint Legislative Commission reported today that development of port infrastructure and growth of maritime industries can result in 1,000 new jobs, $70 million in personal income, $127 million in business revenue and $8.1 million in state and local […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 3rd, 2012, Kommer Damen, President of Damen Shipyards Group, officially opened the new, multifunctional building of Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). The clever and outstanding design combines a 1.125m2 services workshop and logistics centre on the ground floor topped off with offices and meeting rooms above. Those designated to work in the upper […]