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  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project (GHNIP) will be available for review and comment until August 11th, 2014. Since 2007, the Corps has been investigating the feasibility of deepening the channel to its congressionally authorized depth of -38 feet and released its draft […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Charleston District’s survey section is no stranger to using advanced visualization technologies to support the District’s decision makers. Recently, while hosting a seafloor mapping S.T.E.M. outreach event with the College of Charleston’s Marine Geology Mapping Group, the survey team was introduced to the Dynascan mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) mapping system. The District’s […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liverpool2, Peel Ports Group’s flagship £300m deepwater container terminal, took an important step closer to realisation this month when the Dutch marine engineering specialists Van Oord commenced their dredging of the River Mersey estuary. The family-owned Dutch firm was awarded the dredging contract in March 2014 and the arrival of Van Oord’s HAM 316 Trailing […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Suffolk County Legislature voted unanimously to approve funding for dredging of the South Ferry Channel between North Haven and Shelter Island at the June 17 general meeting of the Legislature in Riverhead. The resolution amends the 2014 capital budget and appropriates the funding for this project. This resolution will authorize the issuance of $2,048,500 […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New FOI documents revealed that the conclusions from modelling of deep ocean currents published by GBRMPA in 2013, were fiercely disputed by the Queensland Ports Association (QPA) because the results called into question all previous port modelling and monitoring, North Queensland Conservation Council (NQCC) said. “The new FOI documents show that experts raised serious doubts […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continue work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach by placing nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand, restoring the beach that […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Grontmij, a listed consulting & engineering company with a strong European presence, has been appointed by the Polish National Water Management Authority (NWMA) to prepare comprehensive flood risk management plans, in a consortium with the Polish Institute of Meteorology & Water Management, DHI Group and Arcadis. The plans will cover the whole of Poland and […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In Petrozavodsk (Russia) on July 8, 2014 an off-site meeting of the Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev jointly with the Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the North-West Federal District Vladimir Bulavin was held as the part of the preparatory measures to the Karelian Republic 100-year anniversary celebration. At the meeting with the participation of the Rosmorrechflot […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    S. B. Submarine Systems Co., Ltd. (SBSS) is China has completed Panyu Trenching and Liwan Grouting project in South China Sea. After SBSS and its customer, COOEC, signed the contract, SBSS mobilized the Bold Maverick to serve its customer’s needs. The work included 8.4KM Pipeline trenching Work by REEF T8000 Trencher for three segments (Panyu) […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Regional Minister for Prince Edward Island, was in West Point Harbour yesterday to announce a Government of Canada investment of $9.5 million to support improvement projects at small craft harbours in Prince Edward Island. At West Point harbour, the major projects being undertaken are reconstruction […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing to perform maintenance dredging from Nutten Hook to Staats Point, New York, NY. The work will involve maintenance dredging of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material from three discontinuous reaches of the Hudson River Federal Navigation Project Channel at Nutten Hook, Stuyvesant […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Few days ago, on July 4th, a meeting was organised at the Delft University of Technology to mark the completion of the doctoral research conducted by Timo Schweckendiek (Deltares/Delft University of Technology), who studied ways of reducing uncertainties associated with piping. This is a process in which water seepage erodes dikes from below and it is […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed Paul Foster to a new post as Director of Projects with a remit to drive forward its ambitious development plans. Before joining the Port, Paul was project director for an international renewable energy business based in Manchester. His career began with 15 years’ service in the Royal Engineers, and […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Mitchell Ports has established a new project company known as Hay Point Exports (HPE) to progress a proposed transhipping terminal for the export of coal at the Port of Hay Point. This proposed project is referred to as the Bowen Basin Terminal (BBT) project and will require extensive assessment under both Commonwealth and State legislation, requiring […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest announcement from Royal BAM Group, the company is  expecting project losses totaling approximately €75 million. The main reasons for the losses are: Deterioration of a large civil engineering project in Germany which is one of the handful of lossmaking projects reported last year. The problems are due to adverse ground conditions; […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Australian Greens are alarmed by a proposal submitted to the federal government to build a coal port less than 50 metres from homes near Mackay and to load the coal from barges into ships offshore in the Great Barrier Reef. “Now the big mining companies want to use the Great Barrier Reef as a […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project will be available for review and comment July 11 – Aug. 11, 2014. The Corps has produced a limited reevaluation report and supplemental EIS resulting from a General Investigation of dredging the federal navigation channel to its legislatively […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    An Ohio EPA draft water quality report about the upper Scioto River watershed is available for public review and comment. The Agency is accepting public comments on the draft report until August 4, 2014. Stream data was collected throughout the watershed in 2009 and 2011. The draft report includes conclusions from the data analysis and […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers faces aging technology, shortage of funding and a lack of citizen awareness, said its commander. Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the Army’s chief of engineers and USACE commanding general, spoke Thursday, at a Civil Works Infrastructure roundtable conference. He highlighted some of the major challenges the country faces and […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed by President Barack Obama June 10.  Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Everglades announced the appointment of Jim Pyburn to the position of Director of its Business Development Division. The 36-year industry veteran comes to the state’s leading container port from Port Tampa Bay where he was the director of marketing and business development for Latin America. “Jim has all the great qualities we were looking […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The JAXPORT Board of Directors selected new officers during its regular meeting. The following slate of officers will serve a one-year term from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015: – Chairman: John J. Falconetti; – Vice Chairman: Dr. John Allen Newman; – Treasurer: Robert F. Spohrer; – Secretary: James P. Citrano. Falconetti is President […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The public will not have access to the North Jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River beginning in October 2014 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins the next phase of its major rehabilitation of the jetty system.  The Corps will mobilize equipment and personnel to replace a culvert under Jetty Road in […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Science and engineering firm Integral Consulting Inc. has appointed Mr. Ken Israel to its growing ocean services team as a principal oceanographer. In this role, Mr. Israel will further augment Integral’s offerings to clients on a range of environmental and engineering projects. With more than 20 years of experience spanning project management, oceanography, and marine […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners is scheduled to vote Monday, June 30, to name Jon W. Slangerup, a veteran corporate executive with extensive experience in global logistics and environmental technologies, as the Port of Long Beach’s new Chief Executive. With the pending expansion of the Panama Canal and the aftermath of the 2008 […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow was appointed as a Vice Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, which is a bipartisan organization that works to protect the Great Lakes’ ecosystem and develop the region’s economy. Sens. Stabenow and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) were appointed to the newly created positions and will serve with Co-Chairs Sens. Carl […]