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  • 27 February 2012

    The House committee shaping the state’s budget is setting aside $180 million for harbor deepening in a key move to modernize South Carolina’s harbor assets and boost the long-range economic outlook for the state. The South Carolina House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee established the Harbor Deepening Reserve Fund and included $180 million in […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    In less than two weeks, maritime and port development stakeholders from Oman, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Iran will be meeting at the Port Development Middle East conference that will take place from 17-18 October at the Grand Millennium Muscat, Oman. Last year’s Port Development Middle East Forum concluded with one resounding remark: “Ports […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans for state-of-the-art new coastal defences in Southsea have been given the green light as government awarded nearly £100m of funding to the project. Funding from the Environment Agency was the final hurdle the Portsmouth City Council project had to overcome and work is now set to start on site later this year. Cllr David […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2014, of $5.3 million ($0.19 diluted earnings per share). For the full year 2014, Orion Marine Group reported net income of $6.9 million ($0.25 diluted earnings per share), which compares to the prior full year […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port Hedland Port Authority was awarded the “Port of the Year” at the 17th Annual Lloyd’s List Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards in Sydney last night. The event attracted more than 400 senior industry executives from Australia’s shipping, ports and maritime industry, making it one of the more prestigious events in the shipping […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, has announced that its Work Plan for the 2020 fiscal year includes $102 million in funding for its civil works program, the largest amount of funding since the 2013 fiscal year. The Work Plan will fund projects, programs and activities that received funding in the three previous […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2014 and forward to 2015 when it will celebrate its 50th anniversary. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of dredging, which will be performed later this year from May through November. When dredging is completed this year, GE will have removed 100 percent of the PCBs targeted by EPA for removal — more than 2.65 million cubic yards of […]

  • 9 August 2011

    Development works at the Larnaca port and marina will begin next year, with the project set to “fully rejuvenate the area” at a cost… (famagusta) [mappress] Source: famagusta, August 9, 2011

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, Royal IHC released a video about the company’s highlights of the year 2016. This year has been a very interesting one for IHC with several important shipbuilding contracts won, launching ceremonies held for number of new vessels including the most recent one for the worlds first LNG-powered hopper dredger, many ship repair projects completed, […]

  • 11 December 2013

    At the Port of Houston Commission meeting, Chairman Janiece Longoria reviewed the achievements and work of the Port Commission and staff serving in her first year as Chairman. “We have seen so many changes and accomplishments during that time,” she said. “I’ve enjoyed every bit of it and we have a phenomenal team.” Longoria noted […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    For Delaware River Ports, dredging has always been first and foremost about navigation, and that’s not about to change, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in its latest release. What is changing is that more and more, dredging’s benefits are extending to other areas as well. “Why dredge? In the maritime community, the […]

  • 28 September 2012

    The largest dredging project in the United States, the Hudson River dredging, has surpassed this year’s goal. According to saratogian.com, the officials had set a goal of removing 350,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the river this year, but 466,000 have already been taken out. Tim Kruppenbacher, General Electric Co.’s operations manager for the […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2015. For the three months ended December 31, 2015, Great Lakes reported revenue of $222.6 million, net loss from continuing operations of $0.8 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $22.2 million. For the year ended December 31, 2015, Great Lakes […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the Port of Weipa maintenance dredging project is officially underway. NQBP added that dredging will also be completed at Amrun on behalf of Rio Tinto. According to the announcement, the dredging work will be underway until 17 July. Dredge vessels TSHD Brisbane and Oranje will […]

  • 22 September 2011

    Governor Tom Corbett has announced the release of $15 million in state funding to continue the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening project, saying its completion is critical to economic development and job-creation efforts. “With ports up and down the East Coast deepening their navigation channels, Pennsylvania‟s international seaport in Philadelphia must keep pace to remain competitive […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian ports are about to undertake several capital dredging projects this year, according to the Andrey Amelin, Chairman of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA). The total amount appropriated for these project totals approximately $43 million. The Ilyichevsk Port development program will involve the reconstruction of the sea approach channel with the new depth to reach up to 16 m. In […]

  • 26 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    With private players deliberating on investing in infrastructure projects in the aftermath of the global slowdown, nearly half of the projects for capacity expansion at ports, scheduled for awarding this year, are likely to spill over into the coming financial year (2010-11)… [mappress] Source: Business Standard, January 27, 2010

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said that they have realized a good third quarter. Quarterly revenue slightly exceeded the average quarterly revenue in the first half of the year. Cumulative revenue for the past three quarters was stable compared to the same period last year when adjusted for (de)consolidation and currency effects. In line with expectations, […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As one of the five identified Priority Port Development Areas in the Queensland Government’s Ports Strategy, the Port of Mackay is required to prepare a 30 Year Port Master Plan. “A critical element in the development of the Master Plan will be consultation with a broad range of stakeholders and we are currently waiting for […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Board (CPRA) convened in Baton Rouge earlier this week to approve the Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Plan, a 3-year outlook of projected revenues and expenditures, project activity and implementation schedules.  In a presentation to the board, CPRA Executive Director Michael Ellis reported that CPRA facilitated three public hearings: January 8th, […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will – at its next board meeting on Wednesday, December 13 – release a draft of its 2019 fiscal year plan. CPRA reported that the plan outlines the next year in restoration work by the state, providing updates on current projects, some of which are located in Terrebonne and Lafourche […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has announced that an ambitious project to construct 7km of new sea defences inland from the coast together with a wildlife haven at Medmerry in West Sussex is nearing completion. Construction of this £28 million project is progressing well and the flood defences are now complete. Work is nearing completion to carefully […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord had a better business result in 2013 than in 2012. The year closed with an almost equal turnover of EUR 1,641 million (2012: EUR 1,676 million). At EUR 130 million, the net profit was considerably higher than in 2012 (EUR 98 million), and the company’s order portfolio was similar to the previous year. […]

  • 8 February 2012

      Celebrations are in full swing for one of the Sunshine Coast’s longest standing companies, with local dredging, civil contracting and marine civil specialists Hall Contracting having marked 65 years in business. “We have continued to expand our service offering with the addition of larger and more powerful dredging equipment to tackle major Port and […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal yesterday celebrated its 15 year anniversary under the leadership of the Panamanian Administration. During this period, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has proven its ability to efficiently operate the waterway, while providing a crucial service to global maritime trade and contributing to Panama’s development.   A Cutting-Edge Canal Since 1999, the Canal […]