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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 […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congress members Jerrold Nadler and Hakeem Jeffries announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a Project Partnership Agreement to move forward with critical repairs and emergency beach restoration for the Coney Island shoreline. This is a longstanding U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ project to […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Rep. John Carney (all D-Del.) yesterday highlighted the start of the Nanticoke River maintenance dredging project. Earlier this year, Delaware’s Congressional delegation of Sens. Carper and Coons and Rep. John Carney announced funding for engineering, design and construction of the dredging of the Nanticoke River. The […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Port of Barcelona closed the financial year with operating profits of 60 million euros and investments of 105.4 million euros, mainly in new infrastructure such as the construction of the Prat Wharf, the enlargement of the South Quay, the new building at the Border Inspection Post (BIP) and repairing and improving breakwaters and quays. […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Research by the Australian Institute of Marine Science has discovered that proposed dredging works along the WA coast could severely impact certain coral species found in local waters. Scientists from the Institute along with the Australian Research Centre of Excellence conducted laboratory tests to develop lethal and sub-lethal benchmarks for coral exposed to dredging-generated sediments […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners appointed Jean Banker as Deputy Executive Director at a January Port Board meeting (Jan. 12, 2012) and Chris Chan as Director of Engineering during the December 15, 2011 Port Board meeting. Both are Port employees who were promoted from within the organization. Mr. Chan’s official start date was December […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

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

    There were cheers all around when the final load of sand to form the base for Brisbane Airport’s New Parallel Runway was pumped onto the runway site over the weekend – some two months early. Julieanne Alroe Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) CEO and Managing Director said collaborative project management and detailed planning contributed to the […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The concerned groups and individuals said there should have been transparency in the controversial P50-million Yawa River dredging project implementation in line with the “Matuwid na daan” policy of President Benigno S. Aquino III. Incidentally, dredging projects have been selectively banned in the Bicol Region because of their highly scandalous implementation in the past, which […]

  • 2 May 2013

    During the past nine years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey have been deepening 38 miles of federal navigation channels in the New York Harbor to a depth of 50 feet. Recently, the New York District awarded the final major construction contract, which […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following is the text of the speech delivered by the Honourable Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K.Vasan at the meeting of the Consultative Committee attached to the Ministry of Shipping on April 15, 2013 in Mumbai. “I extend a very warm welcome to all of you to the city of Mumbai and also to this meeting […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Jorge Luis Quijano, incoming Administrator for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), will give the opening address at this year’s TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, returning for the fourth time to Panama on December 4-6. Quijano, who officially takes up his new role on September 4, was named this March as the successor to Alberto […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters has released its work plan for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2012 and it includes approximately $163 million dollars for projects and studies being managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. “Now that Fiscal Year 2012 federal […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa. The project represents another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE), the Netherlands based Royal IHC and its world-renowned Training Institute. The high-tech simulator – based at the MSoE’s […]

  • 18 March 2011

      This is the first announcement of the next World Dredging Congress. Under the theme of “The Art of Dredging” WODCON XX will take place from 3 to 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. World Dredging Congresses (WODCONs) are organised once every three years by one of the three sister associations of WODA, the World Organisation […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began a five-month, $6.5 million maintenance dredging project May 2, 2012 when a clamshell dredge started removing up to 350,000 cubic yards of material in an effort to restore safe navigation to federal channels in lower Newport Harbor. The contractor, R.E. Staite Engineering of San Diego, Calif., will operate […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    ECO Technologies, an Eastern Canada based environmental services provider, specializing in low impact interventions in sensitive aquatic ecosystems, as well as highly efficient dredging operations in harsh industrial and coastal environments, is continuing with the fundamentals – expertise, experience and dedication – that have proven successful in its past growth with an eye toward future growth. […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has just released an interesting overview of the business year 2016. Explaining the year as “a busy, productive and exciting one“, the company rounded up 2016 with some of the key highlights and achievements, putting them all in one story named “2016 – a year in pictures and words“. January January saw Team […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Janice Hahn (D-CA) and Ted Poe (R-TX) will be honored on March 19 as the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2013 “Port Persons of the Year” during the association’s annual Spring Conference event, March 18-19, at The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Marking its 101st year as the Western Hemisphere’s leading trade […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Addressing the 4th Annual Med Freight Conference, APM Terminals Director of Port Investments for Europe and the Mediterranean, John Trenchard cited both long-term demographic trends and the expected introduction of larger vessels into regional Mediterranean trades as driving factors of port development and expansion in the Mediterranean. “Shipping lines are looking to increase the size […]

  • 12 October 2011

    APM Terminals’ Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network observed its 5th annual Global Safety Day on October 12th with the participation of 24,000 employees at the company’s facilities around the world. Each facility will organize their safety day activities around local challenges, concerns or issues. In some cases the program will consist of an […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) released its annual Review of Maritime Transport report for 2011 in December, observing that the share of developing countries’ GDP in overall global economic output has jumped from 17% in 1980 to over 28% by 2010, with the growth trend projected to continue. The report also […]

  • 2 January 2013

    “The mountains can no longer hold the water generated by rains because they lack trees cover or canopy,” said Undersecretary Benito Ramos, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) executive director and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) administrator. People must plant more trees and sustain the activity as a long-term solution to flooding, he […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals was named “International Terminal Operator of the Year” for 2012 at the annual Containerisation International awards luncheon in London, with the company’s “ongoing investment programs at its terminals and its ability to implement and adapt very effectively global safety, security and environmental guidelines at the local level” cited by the judging panel, as […]