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  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    To prevent a worsening outbreak of algae blooms this summer at City Park Lake in Baton Rouge, LA, a series of herbicide treatments will be applied between May and July, said BREC – the agency that connects people to parks and nature in East Baton Rouge Parish. The mild winter and warm spring resulted in […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Faculty members at Lamar University in the Center for Advances in Port Management, are tailoring a tool in the planning “tool kit” to help address an upcoming, major disruption to traffic through the Houston Ship Channel (HSC). “Because the Port of Houston is the nation’s busiest in foreign waterborne tonnage, third in terms of foreign waterborne commerce value and […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In April 2011, the Fraser Titan, a triple screw 2300 m3 dredger, was converted to Thordon RiverTough water lubricated propeller shaft bearings from an oil lubricated system. The previous oil lubricated system had many issues – frequent maintenance of aft seals, water ingress contaminating the lubricating oil and unplanned drydockings. The vessel had its first […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five new Eco-RTGs (Rubber-Tire Gantry Cranes) are expected for delivery within the next month at APM Terminals Apapa as part of the third phase of a $135 million terminal upgrade announced in February. The remaining five Eco-RTGs will be delivered in November enabling the terminal to convert from the use of reach stackers to the […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority has decided to use the services of Environmental Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI) in tackling the contentious issue of hazardous material to be dredged out of Hussainsagar lake, reports thehindu.com. Hussain Sagar Lake is a historic lake constructed in the year 1562 A.D to meet the irrigation needs of […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will begin implementing mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) survey data technology along the Texas coast in November to survey dredging placement areas, assist with hydrographic surveys and collect data that will help analyze beach erosion. “The use of mobile LiDAR will aid the district’s analysis of […]

  • 21 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on restoring a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County is expected to begin in early November following the award of a project contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The $9.9 million contract to restore Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was made by the Army Corps of […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new 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. Areas of the sediment on the bottom of the lake have become contaminated with mercury […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is continuing the development of new products addressing the changing needs of dredging industry. Just a few days ago, we interviewed one of the company’s leaders to find out more about current projects and […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and the 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the “New Jersey Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” – a significant milestone for the proposed project. The signing of the report advances the project to Congress for […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday announced a project that will ultimately transform 240 acres of Liberty State Park into a mosaic of freshwater wetlands and salt marshes. “This project, funded in large part by settlements with past polluters, will restore a large interior portion of Liberty to provide additional places for people […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft Project Implementation Report for the creation of new Shallow Water Habitat on the Little Sioux Bend of the Missouri River is currently available for public review. The draft PIR provides details of the Corps’ planning process in reaching a proposal to construct SWH on the Little Sioux Bend near the town of Little […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Partrac Ltd has recently completed a survey to demonstrate its world-leading particle tracing technology for aiding the management of contaminated sediments. This was for the SPAWAR (Space and Naval Warfare) Systems Centre Pacific in San Diego. The study was undertaken under a grant funded by the US Department of Defense (DoD) ESTCP programme. This is the […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Jaime Herrera Beutler led a joint letter to Columbia River Crossing Director Nancy Boyd yesterday highlighting the economic consequences of limiting navigation on the Columbia River, and seeking answers on potential costs to taxpayers if the bridge height limits certain river users. The letter was signed by Jaime, Reps. Doc Hastings, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome’s recent State of the Port focused on growth, modernization and the abundant opportunities ahead for South Carolina’s public port system. In his eighth address at the annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston, Newsome reviewed the Port’s financial and volume gains in recent years […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn has announced investments for stormwater control projects in Blue Island from his Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program. The announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure, create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward. “It’s important that all of Illinois’ communities are protected from […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A $1.16 million study into the water hydrology of the Brisbane River catchment will help create new systems which can better handle future floods. As part of the Newman Government’s commitment to implement the recommendations of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry’s Final Report, the Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study will review the expected magnitude […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The number of ultra large vessels calling at the Port of Hamburg has been on the increase for years. This is resulting in some major challenges for the port operators, shipping companies and authorities. With the introduction of the Nautical Terminal Coordination (NTK), there is now a body to handle the centralized operational coordination of […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The importance of a strong legal framework in building a sustainable business was underlined during a visit by Dubai Courts to DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port recently. Top officials from Dubai Courts led by Dr. Ahmed Saeed Bin Hazim, Director General of Dubai Courts, were welcomed by HE Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah; Vice Chairman, […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Liebherr Container Cranes has recently delivered and commissioned two Super Post Panamax Cranes in Ngqura Container Terminal, South Africa. The terminal is operated by Transnet and these two cranes bring to eight, the total number of Liebherr ship to shore cranes operating in Ngqura Container Terminal. The cranes have an outreach of 52m and the […]

  • 16 August 2012

    Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator, has awarded Laing O’Rourke the civil works contract for the new Port Botany Terminal 3. The contract marks the start of the on-ground works of HPH’s A$500 million investment for the development of a new container terminal. Laing O’Rourke will construct an A$150 […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Two Dutch companies, Van den Herik and Boskalis/Cofra, recently won contracts for the construction of a vertical geotextile screen in the berm of the river levee along the Nederrijn, near Opheusden, the Netherlands. Requested by the Rivierenland water board, the two companies developed their own technology to construct such a screen that is specially designed to prevent […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels has secured full federal authorization with this week’s approval by the President of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. “The project’s inclusion in the bill clears the path for The Port of Virginia to become the […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has expressed alarm at the proposed dredging of 5 million cubic meters of seafloor to make way for bigger cruise ships at the Port of Cairns. AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, Felicity Wishart, said the proposed dredging would threaten water quality and important habitat for fish, dugongs and turtles. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Lake Improvement Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys, recently announced the result of its “Name That Dredger” contest. The new dredger destined to join Grand Lake St. Marys State Park’s record-setting fleet will be named “Hoedag”, the moniker of a mythical creature said to prowl the waters […]