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  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Don Krusel has been named managing director of the Port of Quebec’s project to build a container terminal, Mario Girard, President and CEO of the Quebec Port Authority (QPA) announced earlier this week. According to an official statement, QPA has expansion plans in the Beauport sector that would see 17 hectares of graded land added […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor Weeks Marine Inc., of Cranford, N.J. has begun before-dredging surveys of the Moriches Inlet and bay. The first of three tug-boat shipments of submergible pipe arrived on August 25, 2018. Two more shipments of equipment are scheduled to arrive within the next couple of weeks, which all together […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada is investing $8.35 million in harbor infrastructure in West Nova. Commenting the latest announcement, Colin Fraser said: “This $8.35 million investment in local small craft harbors […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies today revealed the first nomination in the running to receive the IADC Safety Award 2018. According to the announcement, the first nomination is ‘We Are ITA by Jan De Nul Group‘. In the coming weeks, IADC will publish the rest of nominations for the Safety Award 2018. The winner will be announced on 15 […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Acta Marine has deployed one of its Ultra Shallow Draft Multipurpose Support Vessels – Coastal Chariot – to assist the start of a pipe pulling project. The company’s Project Manager for the contract, Sinclair McWilliam, highlights the vessel’s key features that are enabling the efficient execution of the operations. “Coastal Chariot has the power; 4000hp and […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) recently presented additional data on the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. The new coastal defenses have been designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next century. According to the ESCP, the implementation of the project has been split into five phases, […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    An advisory group that advises the state on remediation of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern will discuss dredging of local waterways and habitat management efforts tomorrow, July 26, the State of Indiana said in their latest announcement.  The Citizens Advisory for the Remediation of the Environment Committee (CARE) is set to meet from 1 […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Hampshire Congresswoman Shea-Porter’s amendments to dredge Hampton and Portsmouth Harbors have been included in the House Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which recently passed 408-2. Commenting the latest news, the New Hampshire Congresswoman said: “Hampton Harbor is New Hampshire’s largest commercial fishing port, and it is a lifeline to the ocean for New Hampshire […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    SMS Avonmouth, part of the Southampton-based SMS Group, has completed a major refit alongside in Bristol Port for Tarmac, and relocated to larger premises to meet localized demand. The business has completed a major refit onboard the hopper dredger the City of Cardiff for Tarmac whilst simultaneously relocating to a new, larger, footprint. “The City […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 36th edition of the International conference on coastal engineering ICCE 2018 will take place in Baltimore, MD, from 30 July – 3 August. Central theme of the conference will be the present state of the art and science of coastal engineering. The biannual conference is held under the auspices of the Coastal Engineering Research […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northland Regional Council has granted resource consent to New Zealand Refining regarding the proposed Whangarei Harbor dredging project. According to the Council, on the basis of the assessment of effects on the environment, consideration of the measures proposed to offset or compensate adverse effects, and consideration of the relevant objectives and policies of the statutory […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction works continue on the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme, which is aimed to reduce the risk of flooding to approximately 430 homes and 390 businesses in and around the East Sussex. According to the Environment Agency, the works on the west bank are complete and the focus is now on the east bank. Area 1: A26 […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marshlands in the south east of England could start to disappear from the year 2040 due to rapid sea level rise, according to new research involving Durham University scientists. Using data from more than 800 sediment cores which record how salt marshes responded to variable rates of sea-level rise over the past 10,000 years, the […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Municipality of Ystad in southern Sweden have inked a 25-year loan agreement worth EUR 48 million to finance the expansion of the city port. The expansion project will allow the port to take advantage of growing traffic volumes along the Ystad – Swinoujscie route and to handle larger vessels as well […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Hogan Administration has awarded funding to 18 recipients through the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund to improve the health of Maryland’s waterways, Maryland Department of Natural Resources said in its latest release.  The “Trust Fund” allows Maryland to accelerate Chesapeake Bay restoration and improve water quality by focusing targeted financial investments and resources on the most […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    On April 26, 2018, Secretary Wilbur Ross, United States Department of Commerce, appointed Bob Wetta, President and CEO of DSC Dredge LLC, to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA).  Wetta named Charlie Sinunu, DSC’s Director of International Dredge Sales to his staff and they will help identify commercial opportunities […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 invested in deepening, $24 will be returned to the economy, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) said in their latest announcement named ‘Harbor Deepening Facts’. According to the official statement, JAXPORT currently supports more than 130,000 jobs throughout the region and creates $26 billion in economic impact every year, with local jobs associated with […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, marked the completion of two major milestones as part of the Army Corps navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point during a ceremony at the Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield June 21. The projects were conducted in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Somerset County; Maryland […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Envisan, environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, yesterday received the Charter Sustainable Entrepreneurship from the Flanders’ Chamber of Commerce (Voka) as a recognition for its sustainability program. This program includes various action points, including the investment in two brand new physicochemical installations for the soil and sediment treatment centers in Belgium and France. In […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A global study has assessed the potential risk from dredging to coastal fish and fisheries and identified guidelines that could protect 95 per cent of fishes from dredging‐induced mortality. Dredging operations worldwide are forecast to intensify in the future to meet the demands of an increasing rate of coastal development and shipping activities and up […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Harford County has been awarded nearly $1 million in state funding to improve waterways in Abingdon and Joppatowne. In a May 19 letter to County Executive Barry Glassman, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that the General Assembly had approved Maryland Waterway Improvement Fund grants totaling $957,250 applied for by Harford County for four projects. The funding […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, June 11, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Work Plan which included an additional $4.255 million for operations and maintenance work in Grays Harbor. The Port reported that the funding will be used for additional maintenance dredging of Grays Harbor and repair of the Point Chehalis […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the maintenance works are set to begin on the Bowen Wharf this week. According to NQBP acting CEO Rochelle Macdonald, the works include repairs to cracked concrete slab sections and some of the timber decking structure and the removal of deteriorated timber fender piles. “NQBP […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2018 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $79 million will be used in 2018 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes. The Detroit District’s work plan increase of […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in June 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that will, once finished, provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. At the moment, […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s coastal basins need help, the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reported at the biennial State of the Coast Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center yesterday. During a panel discussion led by CPRA Operations Chief Ignacio Harrouch, officials also said that much has been done in each of the basins, and […]