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  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive Officer, was among a delegation of senior managers from the Environment Agency who paid a visit to the site where Team Van Oord has started work on a scheme to provide better protection from flooding for the residents of Shoreham-by-Sea. The party was there to witness a training exercise taking place […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Valero Terminaling and Distribution Co., a subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation, and TGS Development LP have formed a 50-50 joint venture and started construction on a new marine terminal on the lower Sabine-Neches Waterway near Port Arthur, Texas. As participants in the joint venture, known as PI Dock Facilities LLC, TGS Development LP will act […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Maurice De Kok, Business Development Manager at Van Oord, as speaker during the event. Mr. De Kok will take part in the session named ‘Which current trends are your best friends?’. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District completed an initial breach closure on levee L575 near Percival, IA Thursday. This closure stops the inflows through this breach. The contractor will be increasing the width of the closure from a nominal width of 50 feet to a width of 500 feet, reported the Corps. A follow-on contract, […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority of Western Australia (EPA) has advised on the extension of the start of construction of an onshore marina and associated boating infrastructure on the western side of Point Grey, near Dawesville. Releasing the report, EPA Chair Dr Tom Hatton said that there had been no changes to the proposal or significant […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday released its final plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. These areas are collectively referred to as the Pompton Lake Study Area. Areas of the sediment […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Coastal Management Program (ICMP) will host three public meetings over the next two weeks to present and answer questions about the Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control (CNPC) Program. Nonpoint source pollution comes from many diffuse sources, and since it cannot be traced to any one source, it is everyone’s […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Continuing the trend of greater attention being paid to America’s seaports in the national media, among policymakers on Capitol Hill and top officials within the Administration, President Obama included ports and port-related legislation in his State of the Union address last night, making it the second year in a row he has specifically referenced ports […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Vessels

    The Bureau of Reclamation of the US Department of Interior has selected Ellicott Dredges’ newest and most versatile dredge, the 860SL, to maintain settling basins on the lower Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona. The dredge will use biodegradable oil, an engine certified by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and a fully self-contained system environmentally […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held Maryland’s first Conowingo Dam Summit, and announced the formation of a multi-agency work group to seek innovative solutions for reducing pollution that threatens the Chesapeake Bay. The Hogan administration also announced a formal Request for Information to help find solutions, and determine if dredging of the Conowingo Dam and re-use of […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tony Abbott’s double dissolution agenda and secret policy revealed recently would be a disaster for the climate and the environment, Greens Deputy Leader, Adam Bandt MP and environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters said. Labor needs to give a clear commitment before the election that they won’t be spooked into caving in to the Abbott agenda […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Research & Development

    Leading manufacturer of sonar seabed survey equipment, GeoAcoustics Ltd, recently released the GeoSwath Plus Compact for wide swath bathymetry. This new shallow water multibeam and side scan system is based on the most successful phase measuring bathymetric sonar in the market, the Geoswath Plus. GeoSwath Plus Compact offers efficient simultaneous swath bathymetry and side scan […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat® 311F LRR excavator. Powered with a 52-kW (ISO 9249) Cat C3.4B engine that meets EU Stage IIIB emissions standards, the new excavator features a reduced radius that limits over-the-side tail swing to just 508 mm, making it ideal for space-restricted job sites. A massive 2450-kg counterweight gives it the stability […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The World Heritage Committee has today strengthened its warning that the Great Barrier Reef could be added to the World Heritage list of sites in danger at its meeting in Cambodia. “The World Heritage Committee has stepped up its warning, expressing concern over ongoing coastal development and giving the government one last chance – one […]

  • 8 July 2013

    New federal Environment Minister Mark Butler is due tomorrow to decide on a proposal to dump masses of sediment in the Great Barrier Reef for the expansion of the Abbot Point coal port. “This is another type of Abbot that Labor should oppose – the Abbot Point coal port expansion would see up to 3 […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Local, state and federal agencies responding to the Enbridge oil spill announced today that an additional 34 miles of the Kalamazoo River and the entire 2 miles of Morrow Lake are now open for recreational use. Part of the area referred to as the Morrow Lake Delta is still closed. The closed portion will be […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last month, after nearly 9 years of scientific studies and regulatory work with state and federal agencies, the Port of Everett received its marina maintenance dredging permit for the South and Central docks. The permit was issued based on a unique scientific study, called a bioaccumulation study, that demonstrated the dredge material is environmentally acceptable […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    At a legislative markup yesterday in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy pressed for increased funding to restore the Mississippi River Delta and the Louisiana coast. The Cassidy amendment, like legislation passed by a key House committee just two weeks ago, amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada said in their latest release that Graham’s Pond Harbor will soon see some critical repairs, aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy in the community of Gaspereaux. Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. “With […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    By introducing direct payments to the state budget from Latvian ports’ revenues, implementation of port functions, stipulated by law, will have to be financed from the state budget. That was the conclusion reached by the Ministry of Transport, evaluating operation of Latvian and Estonian port authorities and their funding models. The Ministry of Transport indicates, […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The release of a new online report card shows that the Victorian Coalition Government continues to improve the health of Port Phillip Bay and the Yarra River. Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith said the launch of the new online report card provides Victorians with comprehensive water quality information, as part of the […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy has completed cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. Completion of the work was reviewed and approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Since the operation began on May 6, approximately 2,500 tons of coal ash and river sediment have been removed from this […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem this week hosted senior Dubai official HE Mohammed Al Shaibani at DP World London Gateway port and logistics park in the UK. Mr Al Shaibani is the Director General of the Ruler’s Court of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority announced yesterday that it has no plans to further deepen the Fraser River to accommodate larger vessels as it can “sufficiently” handle Canada’s trade for the foreseeable future. The port authority reported that it maintains, on behalf of the federal government, a 36-kilometer-long, deep-sea navigation channel in the south arm […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A recent NOAA study, published in the journal PLOS One, shows “living shorelines” – protected and stabilized shorelines using natural materials such as plants, sand, and rock – can help to keep carbon out of the atmosphere, helping to blunt the effects of climate change. This study, the first of its kind, measured carbon storing, […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a plan to do some additional excavation of contaminated soil in some areas of the former Li Tungsten Property in Glen Cove, N.Y. EPA plan includes removing and disposing of arsenic and lead-contaminated soil from portions of the site and backfilling the area with clean soil or […]