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  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     MAN Energy Solutions has just released this very interesting video about the conversion of trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain to dual-fuel operations. Dragages-Ports EIG, owner of the dredger, decided in 2016 to replace the existing diesel generators of Samuel de Champlain by a dual fuel (diesel and LNG) system, in order […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    After a long conversion period, the trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain sailed from Damen shipyard in Dunkirk last Friday, June 14th, to the Loire estuary where she arrived on Sunday, June 16th, to start dredging operations. Dragages-Ports EIG, owner of the ship, decided in 2016 to replace the existing diesel generators of Samuel […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    More than year and a half after the contract was awarded, Europe’s first conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO is close to completion. Yesterday, February 26, a technical presentation on the Samuel de Champlain project took place at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque to an invited audience of Damen customers and other […]

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

    Construction works continue on the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain, which is being converted from diesel-electric propulsion burning MGO to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. The conversion of this hopper dredger to a dual fuel propulsion combining LNG and MGO is the first of its kind in Europe. Currently, the “Samuel […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine has entered a new phase in the electrical conversion of the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain. After months of engineering and a study of the potential harmonics pollution in preparation for the electrical conversion, the company has started work on board the vessel at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque, where the […]

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

    Electrical system integrator Alewijnse has been awarded contract for the electrical refit of the 8500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain. The 117-meter long dredger is to be converted from diesel-electric propulsion burning MGO to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO, and this will be the first conversion of its kind to take place […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, have initiated levee strengthening work in Riverside, Washington, and continue berm construction in Conconully, Washington, and levee strengthening work in Okanogan, Washington, and Plains, Montana.  According to the USACE’s latest announcement, Seattle District’s Okanogan flood team is assisting Okanogan County with levee strengthening in […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials approved a Flood Plain Management Study for the town of Lyman, Washington, and provided the Seattle District $40,000 to complete it. The flood plain study will look at long-term solutions the town could implement to reduce future flood risk for its residences. The program does not give the […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host a public workshop on the Upper Joachim Floodplain Management Plan at the De Soto Community Center in De Soto, Mo, today from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.   The workshop, organized in partnership with the City of De Soto, Jefferson County, the Missouri Department of Natural […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Cryonorm Systems BV has signed a contract with Damen Shiprepair Dunkirk to supply the LNG Fuel System on-board the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain. Last week, Damen won a contract from Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports to undertake the conversion of the dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. The works will take place next […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dam owners and local governments may apply for $1.2 million in grants available from the Virginia Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) just announced. The fund is managed by the Virginia Resources Authority on behalf of DCR. All grants are reimbursements and require a 50 percent match. […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During planning processes for dealing with flood risk management, the early identification of the economic and ecological benefits delivered by nature-inclusive solutions results in different choices. The Natural Dutch Capital approach – which is based on the identification, valuation and capitalization of ecosystem services – is a useful method here. Deltares and Alterra arrived at […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Conservation has approved a new plan to improve water quality in Lake Champlain. The Northern Lake Champlain Direct Drainages Tactical Basin Plan compiles over two years of work focused on the health of the basin and development of targeted actions to remediate and protect surface waters. High levels of sediment and […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sens. John Thune, Mike Rounds and Rep. Kristi Noem gathered yesterday for their first delegation meeting with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Associate Administrator for Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA), David Miller, and FIMA’s Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Roy Wright. They called on the agency to finalize the new Sioux Falls flood […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $16 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed to New York State and the state of Vermont to implement conservation projects in the Lake Champlain watershed. The funding was allocated through the USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contracted with Agate Construction to repair the Barnegat Inlet North Jetty beginning on or about April 14 and possibly continuing through November. Operations will occur during daylight hours and at night. A crane barge and a rock barge will be spudded down for stabilization at the north jetty […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    HollandMT has developed a Plain Suction Dredger (PSD) for the purpose of dredging and deepening of inland lakes, estuaries and mining & tailing ponds. The PSD350 Plain Suction Dredger is fitted with a 350 mm dredge pipeline system and is designed for dredging up to –40 m below water level. Reduced dredging depth can be […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Town of Plainfield is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with developing five lots at the Plainfield Industrial Park in Plainfield, Conn. The Town of Plainfield is proposing the discharge of fill material into wetlands associated […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released for public review Documentation of Changes to the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the “Upper Des Plaines River and Tributaries, Illinois and Wisconsin Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment,” originally released to the public on Sept. 3, 2013. The document was prepared based on […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its draft feasibility study and environmental assessment of ecosystem restoration projects in the Cedar Creek watershed in the vicinity of Springfield, Ore. Co-sponsored by the City of Springfield and Lane County, the Springfield Metropolitan Waterways Ecosystem Restoration feasibility study recommends restoring floodplain structure and […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of Vermont are seeking public input on a recently released draft proposal to restore Lake Champlain. Also released is a timeline for completing the Lake Champlain restoration plan, which includes a number of opportunities for the public to get involved. The EPA and the State of […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District released for public comment the “Upper Des Plaines River and Tributaries, Illinois and Wisconsin Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment,” Sept. 3, 2013. The document outlines a variety of potential flood risk management and ecosystem restoration projects that could be implemented along the Upper Des Plaines […]

  • 27 August 2013

    Two Geosyntec practitioners will be among the presenters at the 2013 Floodplain Management Conference, set for September 3-6 in Anaheim, California. Trevor Alsop, P.E., CFM, and Venkat Gummadi, both engineers based in California, will co-present “2-D Hydraulic Modeling of Innovative Stream Bank Protection Measures,” which describes the results of a Geosyntec project performed for the […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ryan & Maniskas, LLP, announces that purchasers of the securities of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive, have until May 20, 2013 to file a motion with the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff. The shareholder lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP announces that purchasers of the securities of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive, have until May 20, 2013 to file a motion with the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff. The shareholder lawsuit was filed in the United States District […]

  • 25 March 2013

    The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands explained the details of the Environmental Watch Plan for the dredging of the Port of Mahon to the Sant Lluís Town Council. The Plan ensures that the town’s coastline and the Isla del Aire’s SCI (Site of Community Importance) will not be affected. A group of APB experts […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announced that a complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased the common stock of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive, alleging violations of the […]