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  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first of Port of Tauranga’s new-build tugs arrived today after a 30 day delivery voyage from Hong Kong. The Tai Pari and her sister vessel Tai Timu were built to the Port’s specifications by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong. The Tai Timu is scheduled to arrive at Tauranga at the end of June. The tug […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A federally-appointed arm’s length panel reviewing the Canada Transportation Act is gathering feedback from Northerners on how new transportation policy and program development can further support sustainable economic development in the Northwest Territories.   Department of Transportation staff escorted Review Panel members to Hay River two days ago where they met with representatives from the transportation […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    At a briefing to the Coromandel Harbor Project Stakeholders Working Group this week, the Chief Executive David Hammond provided an update of the Coromandel Harbor Facilities Project. With the project separated into two work strands – the Sugarloaf Upgrade Project and the Inner Harbor Project – the project management structure has been changed accordingly. Mr […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week Congressman Walter B. Jones urged the Obama administration to allocate federal funding for dredging on the New River Inlet. Rep. Jones’ call comes after Onslow County leaders provided him with new information from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune stating that the Corps needs New River Inlet dredged to its authorized depth in order […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham said the Sustainable Ports Development Bill, introduced to Parliament today and the first of its kind in Australia, would boost ongoing development at the key export ports Townsville, Abbot Point, Gladstone, and Mackay Hay Point/Mackay and protect the Great Barrier Reef. “The Palaszczuk Government is delivering on our […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Captain Peter McGovern of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) announced today that the VRCA is adopting exciting new technology that will allow larger ships with more cargo to access the Geelong Port. Melbourne-based OMC International (OMC) developed the Dynamic Under Keel Clearance (DUKC®) system that allows ships to safely navigate channels carrying more cargo than is possible […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first vessel, a 75,000 tonne Conti Spinell Bulk Carrier, has docked at PD Teesport Berth 1, Middlesbrough, following the recent completion of £19m phase 1 works, McLaughlin & Harvey announced. This development program included the demolition and reconstruction of 305m of suspended deck quay to replace the original 1950s understrength structure. The berth has […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia has welcomed UNESCO’s draft decision on the Great Barrier Reef. “UNESCO has placed Australia on probation. The Australian and Queensland Governments must now deliver on their promises to better protect the Reef,” said WWF-Australia CEO Dermot O’Gorman.“ The draft decision acknowledges progress but keeps the pressure on the Australian Government to turn their commitments into […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has issued enforcement notices to five companies telling them to stop dredging sand from Lough Neagh by the end of June or face prosecution. Alliance Environment spokesperson, Anna Lo MLA, has welcomed the action that the Environment Minister has taken against companies that have been dredging sand from the Lough. “I am […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), University of Toledo (UT) InterimPresident Nagi Naganathan, UT Professor of Environmental Sciences Dr. Daryl Dwyer, as well as representatives from local governments and environmental groups, yesterday celebrated the successful completion of a wetland restoration project at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Ohio. The project was undertaken through two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Daniil Putyatin, the head of the Land Reclamation Department of the Russian Agriculture Ministry, last week visited several land reclamation sites in the southern Dagestan within his working visit to the republic.  According to Putiyatin, all works are executed within the program “The development and reclamation of agricultural lands in Russia for 2014-2020.” “After the reconstruction, […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is progressing well on the Alexandra Dock site with the marine piling and demolition now complete, said ABP in its latest release. The project’s roots stretch back to the early 2010, when the idea was first mooted that Hull would be an ideal base for the UK’s burgeoning offshore wind industry. Now, over five years later, the […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has urged the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to approve the Town of North Hempstead’s grant application for tidal wetland restoration in Hempstead Harbor, Port Washington from the 2015 Long Island Sound Futures Fund. The revitalization of Hempstead Harbor is imperative to strengthening the shoreline and protecting the surrounding community […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coast protection work has begun which will protect and enhance the Children’s Corner area of the south beach at Lowestoft. The work, which started yesterday, will include protection measures against high erosion pressure, restored beach access and installation of a promenade guard-rail. This is the second part of a two-phase scheme funded by a £2.9m […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopted the 2014 financial statements at the annual meeting held yesterday. Also at the Meeting Mr. J.M. Hessels, Mr. J.N. van Wiechen and Mr. C. van Woudenberg were reappointed as members of […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operation at Buckeye Lake have been brought to a halt due to the lack of space where the dredged material from the lake could be placed. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, a dredge has been making its way from Lieb’s Island to Seller’s Point since April 6, but the operations have recently been stalled because there is […]

  • 10 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge, LLC, based in Reserve, Louisiana, was recently awarded the inaugural Gulf Coast Trade Alliance Export Achievement Award for the state of Louisiana. The Gulf Coast Trade Alliance honored DSC with the award on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at a luncheon during the 15th Annual Gulf Coast Trade Alliance World Trade Conference, which took […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jetty stone is arriving and crews are preparing for some heavy lifting at the North Jetty in Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is staging equipment and material to repair the 100-year-old navigation structure.  The construction is required to maintain the jetty system, which provides safe transit to ships travelling between […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three Rhode Island communities will serve as new pilot projects to increase coastal resilience to climate change impacts, such as sea level rise, flooding, and increased storminess, according to the Rhode Island Sea Grant. The project will explore landscape methods that are natural – or that mimic nature – to restore ecosystem services (habitat and stormwater […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.N. International Seabed Authority (ISA) recently issued a “Report on the draft framework for the regulation of deep seabed exploitation activities“. The ISA report on the draft regulation of marine mining is open for comment until May 15th. The WOC (World Ocean Council) is working to help ensure there is adequate ocean industry input […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A £700,000 dredging project aimed at making Leicestershire’s waterways easier for boaters to navigate has started this week. The project will see a floating digger clearing 12,000 tonnes of mud and silt from the bed of the River Soar, dredging almost nine miles of the river in two phases. The first phase started this week with the […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The resilience of U.S. coastal communities to storms, flooding, erosion and other threats can be strengthened when they are protected by natural infrastructure such as marshes, reefs and beaches, or with hybrid approaches, such as a “living shoreline” — a combination of natural habitat and built infrastructure, according to a new NOAA study. The study, published in […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the Hay Point coal terminal expansion project has achieved two major milestones in the last year with the completion of the new 1.9km jetty and additional berth. Apart from the new jetty and berth, Bechtel’s work for BMA, now in the final stages, includes onshore coal materials handling facilities. “These recent milestones […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APT Global has delivered newly built modular Jack-Up Barge “Fugro Oceanus” to Fugro Middle East. “Fugro Oceanus” is a modular self-elevating drilling platform built under RINA classification and is designed to carry out marine soil investigation works related to dredging in coastal waters, ports and tidal waters in depths of up to 25m. Measuring 12.2 […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Surveys of the known flood siltation areas of the channel at Newcastle started yesterday with the Horseshoe area and the Kooragang Swing Basin complete. Surveys of other areas of the channel will continue throughout this week. The Harbor Master has promulgated the Horseshoe Area at 14,6m. At this point the other areas surveyed were no […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crucial works to repair and rebuild a sea wall at Shortland’s Bluff will help prevent coastal erosion caused by storm surges and protect navigational aids at Queenscliff. The $150,000 works managed by the Victorian Government were completed prior to Easter and will help defend the seawall and coastal assets before the onset of powerful winter […]