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  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for nine habitat restoration projects in the 14th round of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the February 27 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. As with the previous two years, in its request for proposals the […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Providence Working Waterfront Alliance yesterday testified before the House Committee on Finance in strong support of Budget Article 16, Section 4. According to the Working Waterfront Alliance’s release, this legislation would appropriate $10.5 million for the construction of a new Confined Aquatic Disposal (CAD) Cell critical to the upcoming maintenance dredging of […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for seven habitat restoration projects in the 17th year of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the March 10 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. A number of the projects have a resiliency focus this year, including […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has just announced that the Waterfire Dredging Project is out for bidding. According to CRMC, the services under this contract will consist primarily of work plan development and dredging of the Woonasquatucket River and the Providence River within the City of Providence, RI. The Waterfire Dredging Project includes […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has begun work on a significant dredging project along the Providence River, reports the Providence Foundation. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. Under the project, the Woonasquatucket and […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham has applauded the inclusion of funding for the dredging of Lake Providence Harbor he had previously requested in President Trump’s 2021 budget. “Lake Providence Harbor is Louisiana’s largest inland port in terms of tonnage and among the most important in the nation,” Abraham said. “Every year, around one million tons of […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has just presented a video overview of the Waterplace Park dredging project in Providence, RI. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. The dredging will enhance one of […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Bank Mandiri and Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) have agreed to provide loans worth US$105 million to Pelindo II to help the financing of the Kalibaru Port development program. “This credit would significantly accelerate the development of the first phase of the Kalibaru Port, which will become one of the largest container ports in the country […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    For week commencing 13th April 2015, the “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the Wells Harbor main channel in the area of number 4 buoy. All pre-arranged dredging areas are constrained by the weather and wave heights therefore operations are subject to change on a daily basis. The Port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Bill Cassidy recently applauded the passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) in the House of Representatives. This bill authorizes many critical infrastructure and hurricane protection projects for Louisiana, including Morganza to the Gulf. The conference report includes many reforms spearheaded by Congressman Cassidy. “This is a huge step forward in […]

  • 24 December 2012

    With reference to the press release of 21 December 2012 in which Boskalis announced its decision to make an all cash voluntary public offer for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Dockwise at a price of EUR 18.50 per share (the Offer) and to expect the offer document to be sent to Dockwise […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $500,000 in grant funding for a beach stabilization project that also provides recreational opportunities at the North Shore Public Beach Access to residents and visitors of the town of Longboat Key. “The department is committed to helping fund and implement projects that offer direct benefits to local communities […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman John Katko (NY-24) has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide funding for vital dredging at the Port of Oswego. The recently allocated funds will allow the harbor of the Port of Oswego to be sufficiently dredged to its functional channel depths. “As the only deep water port on the U.S. […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Jason Kirk, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, spoke to reporters briefly following a meeting with U.S. Rep. Brian Mast in Port St. Lucie last week.  Col. Kirk met with the congressman to provide the latest information related to the Corps’ review of options under consideration to meet the state […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A long-awaited dredging project on Waterplace Park in downtown Providence is expected to begin within days, the RI Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) reports. The CRMC Council approved the maintenance dredge permit at its October 8 meeting. As the state’s dredging coordinator, the CRMC will be working with project manager The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     This season, good fortune shone on Brennan’s Environmental group as they procured a winter river restoration project in Rhode Island. “The general scope for this project remained along the lines of past work, where we restore river depths to facilitate and improve water quality, fish migration, but this one came with a twist; its […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the sun on the dredging season in the Midwest inland areas began to set, operations were starting to heat up on the east coast for J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan). For a third straight year, Brennan has had the opportunity to procure work in the milder maritime climate throughout New England during the winter months. […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, and ProvPort officials announced two new state-of-the art mobile harbor cranes for the Port of Providence have been ordered and are now being manufactured by Austria-based Liebherr Group. The two cranes are part of a $20-million enhancement project funded by a federal […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, made the following statement regarding a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the project delivery and communication shortfalls of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ flood control projects. “Unfortunately, this report confirmed what we already know – […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee and Chair of the joint House-Senate Conference Committee, released a summary of the benefits for California in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report. The final agreement provides critical flood protection, restores important ecosystems, and maintains ports and navigation routes […]

  • 15 November 2013

    Oraco Resources, Inc. announced that they have decided to undertake a thorough washing of the approximately 80 tons of gravel and silt that they had removed from the riverbed at their Boroma site. The Company stated that the results of the rough washing of approximately 2 tons of the dredging performed prior to the rainy […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) of IHC, the Netherlands, together with UNESCO-IHE, will organize two training sessions for Bangladeshi experts. The first group of trainees from Bangladesh Water Development Board has started exercises on August 15, and it will last 4 weeks. These staffs are responsible for capital dredging of the river systems in […]

  • 7 May 2012

    “To understand what the Risk Management Center is, you have to understand risk,” said Dave Carlson, senior program manager of the Eastern Division Corps of Engineers Risk Management Center (RMC). In the most basic definition, Carlson explained, risk is the probability of failure and the associated consequences. The RMC, established in 2009, is a center […]

  • 9 March 2010

    The R4 billion project to widen and deepen the Port of Durban entrance channel is just about complete, apart from a few finishing touches. Transnet Projects held a roadshow to ‘show off’ what has been done during which the dredger Pallieter and two harbour tugs provided a ‘water ballet’… [mappress] Source:ports,March 9,2010;

  • 10 November 2011

    The government’s Flood Relief Operations Centre will provide a total of 71 pumps for the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to use… (pattayatoday) [mappress] Source: pattayatoday, November 10, 2011;

  • 6 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Annual review of the global dredging market is provided by IADC as a service to all who are involved in dredging and maritime related industries and as part of its role to inform the public and other interested parties. The present review focuses on the situation in 2010 and was published in October 2011. IADC […]