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  • 21 February 2012

    The Water Resources Division (WRD) of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) will hold a public hearing at the City of the Village of Douglas City Hall, Council Room, 86 West Center Street, Douglas, Michigan 49406, on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of this hearing is to secure the views […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a series of public meetings this November to outline the next steps in Vermont’s efforts to restore water quality in Lake Champlain. The meetings will be moderated by the Lake Champlain Basin Program, and will include both afternoon and evening sessions to encourage participation by all interested […]

  • 11 March 2014

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; U.S. Acting Deputy Secretary of Transportation Victor Mendez; Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Riatt; and M. Gen. John W. Peabody, deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations at the […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Governor Pat McCrory joined officials from the Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division yesterday to officially christen the division’s newest vessel, the Dredge Manteo. The 154-foot cutter suction dredge will help keep North Carolina waterways navigable, help stabilize inlets, and support the state’s vital ferry system and emergency routes. “Our state’s connections across the water are just as […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) Board of Directors approved an updated, amended Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) at the board meeting and annual meeting held on Thursday, February 21, 2019.  “The new plan includes up-to-date technical work to accurately reflect natural hazards along the shoreline, policies that reflect current land use trends and provincial policy, […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County (NY) waterways are now much safer for boaters travelling throughout the Long Island following the completion of the county 2018-2019 Priority Waterway Dredging Program. The County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday, Jan. 21, that the Department of Public Works has now completed dredge work in seventeen priority waterways across six towns to ensure safe passage […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) will host an event titled ‘Dredging the Mighty Fraser River’ on November 14, 2018, at the George Mackie Library, 8440 112 Street, Delta, Greater Vancouver, Canada.  Every year, the Fraser River deposits about 32 million cubic meters of sediment into the Strait of Georgia. To provide a safe and […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania, will receive $1.5 million for beach nourishment in the USACE’s work plan for fiscal year 2018. On March 8, 2018, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly sent a personal letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to formally […]

  • 14 October 2011

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has been recognised for its major contribution to the North-east economy as it received the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Northern Star Business Awards. The accolade was presented to Aberdeen Harbour Board chairman, Chris Lloyd and chief executive Colin Parker, by television and radio personality Gaby Roslin, at the ceremony organised […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its members as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board is happy to announce that the 2010 Safety Award has been presented to Royal Boskalis Westminster NV. As several serious accidents involving banks- and […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    New Buffalo Harbor will be open for boating this season. This year Lake Michigan water levels are at an all-time low and levels are expected to continue dropping this summer, adversely affecting boating throughout the Great Lakes. Despite this, New Buffalo Mayor Warren Peterson is resolute, “safe navigation in New Buffalo Harbor is a top […]

  • 15 August 2012

    On August 14, during working trip to Odessa Ukrainian Prime Minister Nikolay Azarov visited the deepwater container terminal “Quarantine Mole”, which is now under construction. Cortège of the Prime Minister drove directly to the new berth, which is being built on the alluvial areas and had the opportunity to personally observe the work of the […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 22-tonne Amphibex machines are breaking through the ice on areas of the Red River with a history of ice jamming. The icebreakers can also be transported by heavy truck to other areas of the province if ice-jam issues develop on other rivers, Premier Greg Selinger said. “We’ve seen the damage ice-jam-related flooding can have […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A lobbying effort by Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto has forced the Federal Coalition Government to come good on their election promise to allocate funding to go toward the dredging of Cardwell’s One Mile Creek. Mr Dametto said that this morning’s expected announcement of $1.5 million for dredging was an important step forward in solving the […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    With six months on the job as a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District supervisory civil engineer in the Engineering and Construction Division (Southern Area Office), Leslie Olson has her hands full, juggling the design of maintenance dredging projects in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Brazos Island Harbor and the […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul said in its latest announcement that their new multipurpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant has successfully completed sea trials on the Yellow Sea. AVIC Shipyard from Weihai, China, launched this new multipurpose vessel for Jan De Nul Group in February. “To perform a variety of functions, different mission equipment is available and can be […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Van Oord held a ceremony commissioning crane vessel Titan and accommodation pontoon Astrachan. The honours were done by Mrs E. (Lily) de Wit – wife of Area Director F. (Freek) de Wit – and Mrs M. (Michele) Kamsteeg, wife of Area Manager M.C. (Ries) Kamsteeg. The order to build Titan and Astrachan was awarded […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      BlueView Technologies the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology has extended the maximum detection range of its P450 Series 2D Mulitbeam Imaging Sonar to 300 meters (984 ft.). BlueView’s P450 Series now offer the longest real-time detection range available from a compact, multibeam imaging sonar. Available with 45°, 90°, or 130° […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 30 Lyttelton locals and some berth holders from the inner harbor pile moorings visited Lyttelton Port of Christchurch’s information cabin Port Talk, located on Lyttelton’s main street, last week to find out more about the latest port’s development projects. Recently, LPC announced that it will build a new marina called Te Ana, at […]

  • 11 October 2011

    October 8 witnessed grand opening ceremony of Phase I Kribi Deepwater Project of Cameroon constructed by CHEC. The ceremony was attended by Paul Biya as the President of Cameroon and his first lady, the Minister of Economic Planning and other Cameroon government officials. Xue Jinwei as Chinese Ambassador to Cameroon and Wu Jingchun as economic […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Local government of Olongapo is set to begin its massive river dredging works that is meant to mitigate severe flooding in the city after receiving a P2.4 million backhoe from a mall chain. Mayor Rolen Paulino personally tested the equipment given by SM Prime Holdings during the turnover held recently at the Marikit Park. “This […]

  • 7 June 2012

    In a major victory for the Delaware Valley region, yesterday the House approved $29.4 million in federal funding for the deepening of the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel. U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) worked tirelessly, together with his colleagues including Rep. Bob Brady (PA-01), to secure this funding in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has just released a photo from the steel cutting ceremony for three new trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) at Keppel Singmarine. The vessels, ordered earlier this month, combine a shallow draught with high manoeuvrability, making them very suitable for working in confined areas, Jan De Nul said. The TSHDs are in diesel-electric execution: […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Senate version of the Energy and Water Appropriations bill for FY 2016 will include $1.8 million in federal funding for the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study, which will allow a feasibility study for mitigation and resiliency projects to protect Nassau Back Bay. President Obama recently requested that just $1 million in 2016 Appropriations be allocated […]

  • 18 January 2011

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today announced that, subject to market and other conditions, it intends to offer up to $250 million of Senior Notes (“Notes”). 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 […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has delivered a pledge to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s office to end dumping of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef. The pledge has been delivered with a demonstration of dumping and dredging by protesters from the AMCS who staged a mock dump of sludge at the Prime Minister’s office […]