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  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 5th at 6:30pm at the Sunrise Pointe Clubhouse in Storm Lake to discuss and receive comments on the study that consulting firm FYRA Engineering is conducting on Storm Lake. The meeting will be hosted by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Storm Lake Preservation Association and […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The start of the Cherry Grove canals dredging project has been postponed until the fall of 2016. The City postponed the project for one year after learning from its engineering consultants that material from other area dredging projects currently stored in the Tidewater Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) has not de-watered to the point where it […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Northern Juvenile, capable of carrying 8,800 twenty-foot equivalent units (containers), set a record last week as the largest container cargo ship to ever call on Jacksonville. The ship, which transited the Suez Canal from Asia before reaching the U.S. East Coast, loaded and offloaded cargo at JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point. […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A sand replenishment project along sections of the Noosa River foreshore is going to start from Monday, April 27th 2015, reported today the Council. Coastal and Foreshores Technical Officer David Shing said that a 30m exclusion zone will be applied to all vessels around the dredging equipment operating in the waterway. A dredge will pump sand […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin has been awarded a £34 million design and build contract for the reconstruct of jetty at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth) that will house the new Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. The existing Middle Slip jetty, originally built in the 1920’s, has seen several modifications throughout the years including an extensive review and […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Tim Ryan, David Joyce and Marcy Kaptur yesterday introduced bipartisan legislation to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to appoint a coordinator to address the issue of harmful algal blooms in the Great Lakes, which affected over a half million Ohioans last year. This legislation will ensure that there is a coordinator at the EPA […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honorable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest $60.3 million in major improvement projects at 48 harbors across Nova Scotia over the next two years. These projects will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. Of this funding, […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the start of major beach construction projects in Cape May and Monmouth counties. The federally funded projects, totaling nearly $96 million, are critical components of the Administration’s comprehensive strategy to protect communities and make New Jersey’s coastline stronger and more resilient in the face of […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Tilly O’Neill-Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest a minimum of $36.2 million over the next two years to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at 14 fishing harbors in Northeast New Brunswick. Since 2006, […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have shown how air bubbles could keep sediments from obstructing bends in river waterways such as the Rhine River, which has to be dredged regularly to stay open for freight ships. The Rhine River is a crucial transport artery, carrying hundreds of millions of tons of freight […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has deployed its trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Asia to the New Suez Canal Project. The Volvox Asia will accompany three stationary cutter suction dredgers and a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger, already working on the project. Another cutter suction dredger will be […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin annual Grays Harbor maintenance dredging April 18. Seattle-based Manson Construction Co., is contracted to dredge nearly one million cubic yards of material, working through May 31. Manson’s Bayport Dredge will place material at the existing South Beach nourishment site and Washington State Department of Natural Resources-managed Point Chehalis […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A coastal protection scheme from Sáilín to Silverstrand will be shovel-ready by the end of this year, announced Connacht Tribune. Galway City Council has appointed RPS Consulting Engineers to draw up technical documents for the €7 m project, which will allow it advance to tender stage. A spokesperson for the Council said that a source […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has introduced a plan for the Rouge River maintenance dredging project. According to the plan, the dredged materials will be placed into Cell#3 and Cell#5 of Pointe Mouillee Confined Disposal Facility. The project is estimated to cost between $1 million and $5 million. The solicitation for this dredging […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for nine habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the March 10 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include two anadromous fish passage restoration projects, a salt marsh restoration project, a […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. and CCCC Third Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. have won bid for the Phase 1 of the Tongzhouwan port zone land reclamation works. The value of the contract is approx $111 million with a construction period of 653 calendar days. The project is located on the shoreline of Tongzhou District, Nantong, Jiangsu Province. With a […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, has been named as one of two “Proving Grounds” for the USACE, Engineering with Nature (EWN) program. EWN is defined as the intentional alignment of natural and engineering processes to efficiently and sustainably deliver economic environmental and social benefits through collaborative processes. Many projects in the […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    On March 30, 2015, Congressman Charles Boustany, Jr. MD stopped by the Port of South Louisiana to meet with port and local officials, as well as industry leaders, to discuss how he can be of assistance to further secure funding for the district. During a one-and-one meeting with Congressman Boustany, Executive Director Paul G. Aucoin presented an […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    BAM Clough Joint Venture has completed the fifth iron ore loading berth at Anderson Point Facility (AP5) in Port Hedland, Western Australia for Fortescue Metals Group. The works included the design and construction of a 306-meter long wharf extension, seven berthing dolphins, and the supply and installation of wharf conveyor modules. The construction of the AP5 […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Residents and visitors to Coochiemudlo Island over the Easter break will benefit from new and improved ferry terminal facilities following the completion of the new Coochiemudlo terminal and a revamp of the Victoria Point ferry terminal. Minister for Main Roads, Roads Safety and Ports, Mark Bailey said the Queensland Government had worked closely with the […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis, a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, launched today the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the Suez Canal. ‘Creating New HORIZONS’ also introduced the interviews with Samuel Leupold, DONG Energy’s Executive […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has just published the agenda for the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The meeting will take place on 12 May 2015 at the headquarters of Boskalis in Papendrecht.     AGENDA 1. Discussion of the Annual Report […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest approximately $7.7 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at eight harbors in Shelburne County. These projects will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for commercial fishermen. “For generations, hard-working Canadian men […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the decision of the Wangan & Jagalingou people to oppose the development of the proposed Carmichael coal mine on their ancestral lands in the Galilee Basin. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the decision of the Traditional Owners to say no to Indian mining company […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Alton City Council has given preliminary approval to Parrott Pointe Marine, Inc. to solicit bids for the Alton Marina dredging scheme, according to Alton Daily News. The cleanup plan for the marina, operated by Parrot Pointe and located at MM 202, just north of the Melvin Price Lock and Dam, includes removal of accumulated […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the Downtown Montauk Project, a key dune stabilization project in the First Congressional District of New York, announced Congressman Lee Zeldin. On Friday, March 20, 2015, USACE awarded the Montauk project to the lowest bidder, H & L Construction, for $8.4 million. This project is fully funded by the […]