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  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, today announced two key appointments, to strengthen its Management Team in Aberdeen. Mervyn New joins DeepOcean as Trenching Business Line Manager – Aberdeen. Mervyn brings over 30 years’ experience in the subsea oil & gas industry, with a strong track record in trenching with various contractors, […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has delivered a pledge to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s office to end dumping of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef. The pledge has been delivered with a demonstration of dumping and dredging by protesters from the AMCS who staged a mock dump of sludge at the Prime Minister’s office […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 9:30 a.m., Aug. 8, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines. The following are some points of agenda for the August meeting: Construction – Big Mill Creek Stream Bank Restoration Construction […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of 1 September 2013, Dirk Philips will succeed Govert Hamers as the new CEO of IHC Merwede. In addition, the Board of Management will be expanded with the appointment of a new COO, namely the current Director of the company’s Dredging division, Bram Roelse. Dirk Philips is a 48-year-old Belgian national, who has gained […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Within 6 months of 2013 JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” (“SP SPb”) transferred 102.5 mln Rubles for the modernization of the cargo terminals and infrastructure. Within the programme on modernization of production process the company transferred main part of the funds for the renovation of handling and technological equipment, including lease payments for the equipment […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. (NYSE:ORN) (the “Company”), a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended June 30, 2013, of $0.2 million ($0.01 diluted earnings per share). These results compare to a net loss of $5.4 million ($0.20 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “During […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gladstone residents are being urged to take a last look at the East Shores waterfront this weekend before it receives a major facelift. Construction of the $45 million Gladstone Coal Exporter’s Maritime Precinct started on Monday, July 29. The major community project, which is being delivered by Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) and Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Singapore plays host to Mr Yang Zan, Director-General of the Department of International Co-operation, Ministry of Transport, People’s Republic of China, under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) Distinguished Visitors Programme (DVP) from 31 July to 2 August 2013. Mr Yang held several key roles in the Ministry of Transport before assuming his […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A fleet of dredgers of Luxembourg-registered Jan De Nul Group arrived in the waters of the Port of Murmansk on the Kola Peninsula. The dredging fleet will be engaged in dredging at the Port of Sabetta. The vessels are now passing clearance and then will proceed along the Northern Sea Route. Permissions from the Federal […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Resources Council has launched a public awareness campaign to ‘set the record straight’ on the future of the Great Barrier Reef and the continuing prosperity of more than one million Queenslanders who live and work adjacent to it. Against a backdrop of the Dalrymple Bay and Hay Point coal terminals near Mackay, Queensland […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, introduced a bipartisan amendment in the House of Representatives to ensure that funds for harbor maintenance are used as intended and not diverted for other purposes. The amendment, co-authored by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI), was passed unanimously by a voice vote. “The Harbor Maintenance Trust […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has released its draft Lake Erie Protection & Restoration Plan 2013 (LEPR) for public comment. The LEPR, last published in 2008, reflects actions the Ohio Lake Erie Commission and its member agencies plan to take over the next several years to protect, preserve and restore Ohio’s Great Lake. The state’s […]

  • 23 July 2013

    Anvil Attachments recently shipped a large order of dredging buckets and rock grapples to one of its longtime customers in Saudi Arabia. This customer has used Anvil’s dredging buckets and rock grabs on some of the world’s largest and highest profile dredging projects, such as the Palm Island project in Dubai. This project involved moving […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 12-23, 2013. Seven public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The government has agreed to allocate RM250 million to deepen the Sungai Besut estuary for the fishing and tourism industries. Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had approved the allocation for the project which was expected to be implemented early next year. “The Prime Minister had […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hans Schutte, who was appointed Director-General of Higher Education, Vocational Education, Science and Emancipation in September 2012, paid an introductory visit to Deltares on Thursday 18 July. Mr. Schutte was informed about the Deltares role as an applied research institute and about collaboration with universities and other research institutes. The programme included a visit to […]

  • 19 July 2013

    The 7th Circuit upheld the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision allowing the destruction of wetlands for a section of Interstate 69 in Indiana. The Clean Water Act authorizes the Corps to issue permits “for the discharge of dredged or fill material into the navigable waters” of the United States. However, the law says a permit […]

  • 16 July 2013

    North Tyneside Council has named Kier Property as its development partner to bring forward the regeneration of the former Swan Hunter shipyard. The appointment follows a competitive tendering process and, under the contract, Kier Property will now deliver a master plan to transform the 34-acre site, secure occupiers for the high-tech industrial and office complex […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    As Community Cabinet meets in Rockhampton today, research shows more than three-quarters of people in the Queensland electorate of Capricornia [75.2%] support a total ban on the dumping of dredged waste in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Of all the threats to the Reef, by far the biggest concern is […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Andrew Manning has been appointed a Visiting Professor specialising in Sediment Dynamical Processes by the University of Hull. Andy, a Principal Scientist at HR Wallingford in the Coasts and Estuaries Group, is a marine scientist specialising in sediment transport within coastal, estuarial and fluvial locations. Andy is also a Lecturer in Coastal and Shelf Physical […]

  • 13 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, introduced a plan for the Jones Inlet dredging program. The project includes maintenance dredging of the Federal Navigation channel and deposition basins at Jones Inlet with subsequent placement of the dredged material along the designated downdrift beach west of the inlet. The proposed maintenance dredging and beach […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Governor Jindal met with local officials and flew over barrier island projects to observe the state’s progress to protect Louisiana’s coast and highlight continued coastal land loss in Louisiana. The Governor highlighted three specific projects on Pelican Island, Shell Island and Scofield Island on the lower rim of Barataria Bay. On Shell Island, the state […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Navigation equipment manufacturers Consilium UK announce that they have been appointed to supply the full bridge navigation package to Manor Marine, for the Port of London Authority’s new Mooring Maintenance Vessel currently under build at Portland. Phil Such, of Consilium UK said: “We are delighted to have been appointed to design and install the navigation […]

  • 11 July 2013

    With additional funding approved July 2 by the East Bay Regional Park District Board, 82,600 cubic yards of sand will be pumped onto Crown Memorial State Beach and Alameda Beach between September and November this year. The project will restore the beach and dune system to its 1987 footprint, at a cost of nearly $5.3 […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced four appointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation Board, as the Port Capacity Project surges full steam ahead. Mr Hodgett said he was pleased to renew appointments for Deputy Chair James Cain and Director David Cranwell, and appoint new Directors Alice Williams and Jim Marshall. “I’m pleased to […]

  • 10 July 2013

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed concern that State and Federal Ministers have missed the opportunity to address the impacts of rapid industrial development along the Queensland coast. AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director Felicity Wishart said the Ministers had ignored the international recommendations of UNESCO to stop work now on all industrial […]