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  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    It’s been seven years since the Army Corps’ New York District began its mission in response to Hurricane Sandy. Sandy made history as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record when it made landfall on Oct. 29, 2012. With wind gusts in excess of 75 miles per hour and storm surge that inundated much of the […]

  • 20 February 2014

    Port of Tauranga, New Zealand’s largest port, reported good progress reinforcing its position as New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway and a financial result for the six months to 31 December 2013 in line with the same period in the prior year. Port of Tauranga Chairman David Pilkington said: “Port of Tauranga is very well positioned […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ and U.S. Army’s 238th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 13, to recognize an Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “The Corps’ and Army’s 238th birthday allows […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Members of the Harbor Advisory Committee paid a site visit to the new Cowes Breakwater today, Tuesday 29th September, to get a close-up view of the 350-meter long structure and learn about the construction process from contractor Boskalis Westminster. Ben Willows, Chairman of the Advisory Committee (CHAC), said: “We are very appreciative to CHC for […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today announced it would be formally seeking the withdrawal of the Environmental Protection Authority’s staff report issued last week because of extremely worrying evidence which suggests the potential for bias. CRP last week criticised both the content and timing of the EPA staff report on CRP’s Marine Consent application. Now a new […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahead of the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the first “Sandy Infrastructure Inventory” of the historic $17 billion investment of federal Sandy aid funding to date, that has gone towards resilient green infrastructure, transportation, coastal protection and municipal infrastructure. That number is likely to rise close to $25 billion […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today announced eight new contract awards totaling approximately $180 million. The awards include a coastal restoration project in Louisiana, port deepening work in New York’s Ambrose channel and six […]

  • 8 December 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    With a global presence and a huge portfolio of subsea equipment for subsea construction support, the most important thing for Seatronics is a complete range of products, the best products available and the latest technology to offer to their customers. In November 2010, Seatronics placed an order for 13 upgrades of their SeaBat 7125 ROV […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian and Queensland Governments have today released the final comprehensive strategic assessment of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area addressing a key recommendation of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The comprehensive strategic assessment, released alongside the Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2014, is a comprehensive analysis of issues affecting the reef and what […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2013, DEME reached a turnover of EUR 2.53 billion in 2013. Compared to the previous year, this represents an increase of 32% and a record turnover. Ebitda increased by 25% to EUR 437.8 million, and net profit amounted to EUR 109.1 million, an increase of 22% compared to 2012. The order book – well […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME, the Belgian dredging, hydraulic engineering and environmental solutions group, has secured a number of new contracts worldwide. The total value of these orders is approximately 1.6 billion EUR. Foremost important is a Letter of Award received in Singapore. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has awarded Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd – Daelim Industrial Co […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Rodney Davis and Bill Enyart yesterday met with officials at America’s Central Port to share concerns over how Mississippi River water levels can impact local industry and pledged to work together to protect good jobs. Responding to Southern Illinois’ extreme weather conditions – from this past year’s record drought to potential flooding this spring- […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it executed an agreement to use more than 10 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for coastal restoration projects in Cameron and Lafourche parishes. BOEM signed two separate negotiated noncompetitive leases with the state of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2015, held on May 19-22, in Singapore, was again the premier meeting place for port, dredging and land reclamation professionals in Asia. The event, organized by Equip Global, incorporated case studies and updates from the latest port dredging projects around the region, bringing the visitors face to face with […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has announced its 2013 business results and delivered an increased profit of USD 770m and a return on invested capital of 13.5% (15.2%), reflecting improved underlying performance but also a higher asset base due to the continued high investment level. The expansion into high growth markets continued, exemplified by projects in Mexico, Peru, […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The head of North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) stated that the Great Barrier Reef is not under threat by proposed port development. In an opinion piece (see below), NQBP chief executive Brad Fish says port operations and shipping in the marine park are well regulated and the scale of the activity is minor compared to […]

  • 2 July 2010

    Following an investigation, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has issued notices of violation to the owner of a Montauk marina and local marine contractor for conducting regulated activities without valid permits, according to Regional Director Peter A. Scully. The enforcement action stems from a dredging project undertaken at the marina in […]

  • 7 June 2013

    U.S. Representatives Candice Miller (MI-10), Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Dan Benishek (MI-01) introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, has announced an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. The Company’s outlook for the second half of 2014 continues to show positive development. Delayed projects from the second quarter have now fully begun and are contributing to higher levels of […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    With the signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 earlier this year, many people expected construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to start immediately. However, several actions need to take place before construction can occur. “Environmental monitoring ranks high in the hierarchy of actions that must take place before […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed and released the findings of the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study that was conducted in accordance with the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2, or often referred to as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill). USACE was directed by Chapter 4 of […]

  • 28 February 2012

    APM Terminals, the Hague-based global port operator, yesterday reported record breaking annual results for 2011. A revenue growth of 10% year- on-year and an EBITDA of USD 1,059 mio. makes APM Terminals’ result for 2011 “the strongest ever”, according to CEO Kim Fejfer. Net operating profit after tax was USD 649 mio. Profits of USD […]

  • 4 February 2011
    Vessels

      In 2010, Jan De Nul Luxembourg S.A., a subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, ordered two new 14,000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers. This week, an agreement was reached for the construction of a very large fallpipe and mining vessel, a sister vessel of the ‘Simon Stevin’. In this way, the group kicks off […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Crews working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, began placing nearly 3 million cubic yards of sand onto Rockaway Beach in recent weeks as part of the second of two major sand placement contracts to repair and restore the engineered beach there to reduce coastal storm risks to the community there, […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis, one of the world’s biggest dredging companies, defended its track record in making the case for a proposed phosphate mining project on the Chatham Rise, and is confident the measures it would take to protect the environment would aid recolonization of the area by marine life. The Rotterdam, Netherlands-based company is the proposed […]