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  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme has added another award to its growing collection of industry accolades. The latest recognition for the £30 m Broomhill Sands scheme – delivered by Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency – came at the 2016 South East England Engineering Excellence Awards. The awards’ ceremony was […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, a company dedicated to the market of dredge equipment and dredging technology, has received ISO 9001 certification, the internationally recognized standard for the quality management of businesses worldwide. Dredge Yard’s Finance Officer, Syed Aalishan, said: “By implementing ISO 9001 Quality Management System in Dredge Yard we didn’t only aim for International Quality Recognition, […]

  • 20 April 2011

      Within the last years the interest of the leading global services providers operating in dredging sector to the Ukrainian market has been significantly increasing. Before entering the Ukrainian market a foreign provider should be aware of certain requirements for carrying out dredging activity in Ukraine. One of them – licenses and permits required for carrying […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company welcomes the new National Ports Policy launched by Minister Leo Varadkar recently. The policy recognises Dublin Port as one of three Tier 1 ports of national significance and endorses the objectives the Port has set for itself in its Masterplan 2012 to 2040. Speaking after the launch, Dublin Port Company’s Chairperson, Lucy […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The Chief Executive of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), Hugh Williams, 59, has announced his intention to stand down at the end of 2012 after 10 years in post. IMCA is the international trade association for offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies with about 850 members in over 60 countries all around the world. […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The Port of Liverpool was  awarded Port Authority of the Year at the global Containerisation International Awards held in central London. The Port beat highly commended entries from other global ports including Los Angeles, Antwerp and Charleston. The Port of Liverpool’s Managing Director Gary Hodgson said: “We are delighted to receive this award, and see […]

  • 13 November 2013

    DP World was today named the Best Performing Company in the UAE and awarded the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award for Most Outstanding Performance for 2013. The country’s highest business award was presented by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, to His Excellency Sultan […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    River Severn Partnership has secured around £40 million to progress flood defence in a multi-billion pound national investment, according to the Environment Agency. The government announcement, which included £200 million for innovative projects and £170 million for accelerated flood defence schemes, comes as welcome news to the partnership and its ambition to make the Severn […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A dream to restore the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, took a giant leap forward yesterday with the start of a new £4 million project, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  A new nature reserve is to be created next to the canal near Oswestry which, together with […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    On June 28th, at its annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) presented an award that recognize individual contributions to the organization. Marcel Hermans, President and Chair of WEDA, presented the 2017 Annual Lifetime Achievement Award to Anthony Binsfeld in recognition of his life’s work in advancing the dredging industry. “Anthony Binsfeld has been […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wartsila Sternguard In-Water Serviceable Seal (IWSS) has won the award for Innovation in Dredging Equipment at the Dredging & Port Construction (DPC) Innovation Awards 2016. The main ceremony and gala was held on 10 November 2016 in London. The panel of judges included industry experts, who chose the winners from among a number of high […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is holding two public meetings on its draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan and is extending the public comment period. The Corps is holding a public meeting, in cooperation with the Buffalo County Board of Supervisors, on June 6, at […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Coastal Rambler, one of Acta Marine’s shoalbusters, has been supporting the construction of Dubai’s Deira Island. The vessel’s main duties on the Deira job are handling barges loaded with the rocks that form the basis of the artificial island structure. “Considering the dimensions of the barges involved – up to 10,000 DWT – Coastal Rambler […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Continuing a long tradition of excellence, PORTS ’13 “Ports: Success through Diversification” (August 25-29, 2013, Seattle, Washington) is the thirteenth in a series of international port and harbor development specialty conferences held on a tri-annual basis since 1977. This conference’s theme was selected in recognition of the broad spectrum of factors that make ports so […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has presented the IADC Young Author Award at the PIANC-COPEDEC IX conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lucas Silveira, manager of Coastal & Ports Engineering of CB&I, received the prestigious award. He was awarded the prize of €1,000, a certificate of recognition and a small sculpture for his […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mackley piling team, working as part of Van Oord on a project in the Middle-East, has received a safety award. The team was in Kuwait working on a project at the Al Zour Oil Refinery, south of the capital Kuwait City. Each month Van Oord presents a safety award to one of the teams […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Continuing a long tradition of excellence, PORTS ’13 “Ports: Success through Diversification” (August 25-29, 2013, Seattle, Washington) is the thirteenth in a series of international port and harbor development specialty conferences held on a tri-annual basis since 1977. This conference’s theme was selected in recognition of the broad spectrum of factors that make ports so […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dr Alice Hall has won the Innovation Award at the CIRIA BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards for her research in coastal infrastructure and defences. Bournemouth University (BU) ecologist worked with Scarborough Borough Council and University of Hull (Dr Sue Hull) on a scheme to protect houses and coastal infrastructure in Runswick Bay in North Yorkshire with […]

  • 19 June 2012

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board approved the most aggressive investment plan in the agency’s history, reports abcnews4.com. The Board approved the SCPA’s budget for the 2013 fiscal year, which starts July 1. “This aggressive investment plan for our ports mirrors the significant investment of our state toward realizing the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project,” said […]

  • 18 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dr GYY Victor was conferred and honored with “Award of Excellence” by Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) for his recognition of his outstanding commitment and contribution to Eastern Dredging Association of India and Indian Dredging Industry. The award was bestowed on Dr GYV Victor by the founding member of Eastern Dredging Dredging, Mr John Dobson, Director […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp has once more won an award in recognition of its efforts to grow into a sustainable port where economic activities and nature development go hand in hand. At the annual meeting of the International Association of Ports and Harbours in Los Angeles, Eddy Bruyninckx, CEO of Antwerp Port Authority, was presented […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott emphasized the need for strategic infrastructure investments to grow Florida’s economy this morning in his annual State of the State address, aligning his message with his budget recommendation of $288 million in seaport improvements this year. JAXPORT Interim CEO Roy Schleicher praised the governor’s recognition of the ports’ importance to the state: […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    An award-winning harbor improvement project successfully completed by Team Van Oord partner Kier, will be the subject of a presentation at the forthcoming ICE Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017 Conference. The St Mary harbor work has previously been the recipient of a ‘Gold’ Green Apple Environmental Award, and a CEEQUAL ‘Gold’ Outstanding Achievement Award. […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Asia Pacific HRM Congress 2014, a conclave of CEOs and HR professionals, that was held on Thursday, September 11, awarded Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. the “Organization with Innovative HR practices” in recognition to the strategic position of the organization. Dredging Corporation of India during the last three years has taken various steps for improving the […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s port directors presented the Florida Ports Council Economic Visionary Award to Florida Governor Rick Scott yesterday at the American Association of Port Authorities Annual Convention in Orlando. The award is a special recognition of the historic investment in Florida’s ports and freight mobility by Governor Scott to create jobs and grow Florida’s economy. “Governor […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority wins The Deal of the Year Award at the inaugural Maritime Standard Awards, Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards 2014, held recently at the Atlantis The Palm in Dubai.  The Sri Lanka Ports Authority became the deserved winner of the  Deal of the Year Award, in recognition of its success in […]