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  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District ushered in a new era of leadership as Lt. Col. Michael A. Bliss assumed command from Lt. Col. John C. Becking during a July 1 ceremony in the Wanamaker Building’s Crystal Tea Room. Bliss is the 58th commander in the District’s history. North Atlantic Division Commander Brig. […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors  approved a project to clean out a number of major waterways in Jakarta, in support of the provincial government’s flood management system. The Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project – also known as the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative, or JEDI – will help dredge about 67.5 km of 11 […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    From March 18 to 19, CCCG & CCCC 2013 Work Conference was held at CCCC Building in Beijing. In strict accordance with the requirements of the Notice on the Thorough Learning and Implementation of the Eight Regulations of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee on Improving Work Style and Maintaining Close Ties with the […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lake Michigan water level is at an all-time low – and levels are expected to continue dropping. Despite this, New Buffalo Mayor Warren Peterson is resolute, “safe navigation in New Buffalo Harbor is a top priority of the City of New Buffalo…. the City is committed to having the waterway from the City Boat Launch […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Damen Shiprepair Götaverken aims to be the best within the Nordic countries, according to its new strategy. As part of this focus, Ms Monica Svenner has been appointed as the new MD. Ms Svenner has wide industrial experience as MD for several international companies, such as Stena Recycling and Atlas Copco. She is the first […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA ships, small boats, and hydrographic services contractors have their sailing orders to survey more than 2,000 square nautical miles in U.S. coastal waters this year, collecting data that will strengthen the foundation of the nation’s environmental intelligence. Most of the vessels are sailing to their initial project areas now. The NOAA Office of Coast […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group has successfully hold the first ever digital naming ceremony for a dredging vessel. Last week, the company hosted this special naming ceremony for its next generation trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Bonny River’ and ‘Meuse River’. Due to the coronavirus restrictions, the company decided to hold the digital naming ceremony. The online event captured […]

  • 8 July 2013

      Dredging operations from both the Federal Navigation Channel and the Launch Access Channel (between the Whittaker Street Bridge and the City Boat Launch) are complete, and the New Buffalo Harbor is open. The U.S. Army of Engineers’ contractor for the Federal Navigation Channel addressed the ‘trouble spot’ at the harbormouth and they will soon […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Efforts to enhance Saunders Beach continue as the Government signs contracts for beach replenishment for this popular Bahamian and tourist recreational area. During the signing ceremony Monday, Public Works and Transport Minister the Hon. Neko C. Grant said, “This project consists of the completion of physical enhancements to Saunders Beach comprising some 2,300 feet of […]

  • 20 February 2012

    A package of bills has been introduced in the Senate and House of Representatives that will implement major recommendations of a legislative commission which spent nearly three years studying the economic growth that could result from further development and marketing of Rhode Island’s ports. Five bills each were submitted in the two legislative chambers on […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    It’s rich in nutrients, occurs naturally and something marinas are happy to rid themselves of: dredge spoils. Could dredge material be bagged and sold for gardening? Ernest Utsch, an owner of Utsch’s Marina in Lower Township, said he believes dredge spoils could become mulch and be mixed together with other materials to produce nutritious soil. […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The Komatsu PC55MR-3 Mini Excavator will be displayed at Bauma 2013. With an operating weight of 5280 to 5.350 kg, the PC55MR-3 fits right into Komatsu’s MR-3 range. A tight tail design lets this machine work in total safety in most restricted areas, with no need to worry about rear collisions. Its Komatsu 4D88E-6 engine […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 3,500m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Diogo Cão was launched last Saturday at the Keppel Nantong shipyard in China, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine. This green vessel – the second of three 3,500m³ hoppers to be launched – is equipped with an exhaust gas treatment system filtering out and virtually eliminating many pollutants […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Often referred to as the jewel of Hampton Roads, the Norfolk District put Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area on display through a partnership of port, state and corps officials for Sen. Tim Kaine last week. Kaine, who is on a two-week tour throughout Virginia, saw and heard firsthand how vital the facility’s continued use […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC) has taken the bold step to build trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) for stock. The step may break down economic barriers for customers that carry out smaller dredging works. They often operate a few IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) – also available from stock – or are entrants to the market. If TSHD operations […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a recently completed survey that the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) initiated, U.S. seaport agencies and their private-sector partners plan to invest a combined $46 billion over the next five years in wide-ranging capital improvements to their marine operations and other port properties. While port authorities and their business partners are making major […]

  • 4 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group is proud to announce the sale of its first-ever Twin Axe Catamaran, the Damen High Speed Support Vessel (HSSV) 2610, which is particularly suited for the offshore wind industry. Marineco UK, based in Edinburgh, Scotland, recently signed for the new HSSV 2610 with an option for a second. The Scottish firm already […]

  • 3 January 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Saturday December 31st, the new backhoe dredger ‘Peter the Great’ was launched successfully on the Ravestein shipyard in Deest, the Netherlands. The pontoon was built for the account of DEME NV and its Russian partner NDC (Northern Dredging Company Ltd), part of the PST Group. The Dutch shipyard Ravestein BV was awarded with a […]

  • 9 October 2020

    COLLABORATION gain knowledge – get attention – make contact In three weeks the 14th edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference opens its virtual doors! Enough said about the challenges and limitations that Covid-19 poses to all of us and our industry. Much can be done –  especially online – to connect with our peers, have experts inform […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent for the acquisition of MNO Vervat. Boskalis intends to acquire MNO Vervat’s activities and expects to sign the final agreement within the next few months. MNO Vervat holds a leading position in the Dutch civil infrastructure market. Established in 1917, […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea announced that its subsidiary company, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, based in the North-East of England, with offices in Aberdeen, has launched a new innovative subsea Trench ROV in Newcastle upon Tyne. Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical’s new Q1000 Jet Trencher was unveiled yesterday in front of many clients and associates from the […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate approved major national water projects legislation with the support of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, who won approval to include provisions that will benefit waterway development and flood protection in Mississippi. The Senate on Wednesday approved the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (S.601 or WRDA), an authorization bill for Army Corps of […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit last week, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of local coastal economies and an important source of jobs. Merkley also received recognition from the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The Port of Tyne yesterday announced its best ever financial results. A massive rise in the volume of cargoes coming in and out of the River Tyne resulted in the Port’s turnover increasing by almost a third to £60 million and profit more than doubling to £9 million. This financial performance is the best in […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When designing the new Cat® M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators, Caterpillar solicited customer input for characteristics considered important. Heading the list were initial quality and reliability, low operating costs, operator comfort and safety, simplicity of operation and maintenance, durability, and environmental friendliness. The new models are designed around those goals, while retaining the best features […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur yesterday commissioned the Wasakuse Water Project at Wasakuse near Ada-Foah and assured the nation of Government’s commitment to restore lost water bodies and prevent them from causing further damage. The project involves the dredging of the 12-kilometre water body, which is an extension of the Volta River to Wasakuse and […]