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  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens will introduce a Private Member’s Bill to the Senate today to ban offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and backdate it so that it is illegal for the Abbot Point offshore dumping to proceed. “The Senate Inquiry established by the Greens into the Great Barrier Reef yesterday tabled […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Greens are calling for the Abbott Government to revoke its approval to dump dredge sludge in the Great Barrier Reef for the Abbot Point coal port, following reports the proponent is considering onshore disposal. “It’s appalling that the Abbott and Newman governments have ticked off on dumping sludge in the Reef’s World Heritage […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Often referred to as the jewel of Hampton Roads, the Norfolk District put Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area on display through a partnership of port, state and corps officials for Sen. Tim Kaine last week. Kaine, who is on a two-week tour throughout Virginia, saw and heard firsthand how vital the facility’s continued use […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA) were surprised by Premier Campbell Newman’s comments in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin this week. The Premier has contradicted the Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunt’s promise on an ABC 4 Corners interview that the majestic Fitzroy Delta area is protected from port development forever. “The Premier is playing fast […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week signed AB 2395 by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) into law. AB 2395 increases the Oxnard Harbor District’s borrowing authority from the current $1 million cap to $10 million, but retains key accountability standards, including a two-thirds vote by the district’s Board of Harbor Commissioners for any new borrowing. […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dredging and Reclamation ANZ conference is now in its 6th consecutive year, and it will take place in Australia on 26–27 August 2014. This year’s event will look at exciting opportunities in new sectors such as LNG, Large O&G and Coal Seam Gas projects, which is driving the industry to define new investments and […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has invited public review and comments on the Lower Snake River Final Programmatic Sediment Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (PSMP EIS). The PSMP EIS comment period is planned to open August 22, 2014, when the notice of availability is published in the Federal Register, and […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) called for Environment Minister Greg Hunt to guarantee the claim he has drawn a “line in the sand” on future dredging by introducing limits on dredging and a ban on dumping in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters. The 2014 Reef Outlook Report, released this week, highlighted dumping of dredge […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian and Queensland Governments have today released the final comprehensive strategic assessment of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area addressing a key recommendation of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The comprehensive strategic assessment, released alongside the Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2014, is a comprehensive analysis of issues affecting the reef and what […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced an investment of $2.5 million to support improvement projects at three small craft harbors in British Columbia. Major projects being funded include: – Construction and installation […]

  • 10 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thordon Equipment Shows Great Results on DEME’s “D’Artagnan” Water lubricated Thordon Composite cutterhead shaft bearings have performed well for 9 years on one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in the world – Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering N.V. (DEME)’s D’Artagnan (28,200 kW total installed power).   Great Lakes Reports 2014 Second Quarter Results Great […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) is concerned by media reports that the new Chief Executive of North Queensland Bulk Port Corporation does not recognize the serious risks posed to the Great Barrier Reef by dredging and dumping for the expansion of the Abbot Point coal terminal. As the new head of a state-owned port […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto were joined by Lamu leaders on August 1, to witness the signing of the contracts between Kenya Ports Authority and China Communication Construction Company for the construction of the first three berths of Lamu Port. “The commencement of this project reinforces government’s resolve to make infrastructure a […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Coffs Harbor Andrew Fraser have announced that major dredging of the Coffs Harbor outer harbor has finished, with 30,000 cubic metres of sand transferred to Park Beach. “The sand nourishment of Park Beach and dune re-profiling has also been completed,” Mr Humphries said. […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has welcomed a new paper on sediment impacts on coral saying it made a positive contribution to scientific knowledge. NQBP said that it was important to note that the study examined sediment impacts associated with dredging operations that occurred either on or within very close proximity (less than 8kms) […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, July 14, approved an $858 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the upcoming fiscal year, with two-thirds of the spending set aside for a robust building and modernization program. For the fiscal year starting Oct. 1, 2014, the Harbor Department plans to spend […]

  • 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

    Last week, Congressman Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) highlighted economic importance of the Great Lakes and expressed his support for funding the projects that allow for harbor maintenance and dredging in the Lakes. “The harbors and waterways play a vital role in our region’s economy. All said, the ports and channels in the Great Lakes Navigation System […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The North-West Basin Branch in late June organized an extended session of the enterprise headquarters and branches ecological departments concerned with the discussion of different issues of realization of ecological and environmental protection measures during the current economic activity of FSUE “Rosmorport”. As part of the meeting the problematic aspects of the implementation of environmental […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    SeaBed Services, a Norwegian dredging company, purchased an IMS Model 7012 HP Versi-Dredge for use in marinas, ports and fjords in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. With a focus on environmentally friendly dredging, they selected the 7012 HP with a supplementary IMS Environmental Plus cutterhead and an elongated turbidity shroud to be used when they dredge […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced that she has secured $200,000 in special state grant funding to start dredging at the Port of Ogdensburg. “The future of Ogdensburg’s deep water port is at risk from 30 years of silt build up that makes docking more difficult, dangerous and costly,” said Senator Ritchie. “This funding helps kickstart […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC (IHC), the global leader in shipbuilding for the dredging and offshore industries, has reached an agreement to sell 100% of its shares in its subsidiary IHC Sealing Solutions. The new owners are Willem Steenge, who as CEO is partly responsible for the strong growth of IHC Sealing Solutions in recent years, and Rabo […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Patrick F. Welch, an attorney at Jennings Strouss & Salmon, PLC, recently attended the 2014 Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC) Plenary Session hosted by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Sonora Governor Guillermo Padrés in Phoenix, Arizona. The theme of the Plenary Session was “Arizona & Sonora: Evolution of a Region”. The semi-annual event serves as a platform […]