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  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Central, LLC, has announced the delivery of a brand new dredge tender to work in conjunction with a new Rohr-Idreco dredge for frac sand mining pit in Wisconsin. “This tender is our standard mid-size model, measuring 24 ft x 10 ft x 3.5 ft (7.3 m x 3.05 m x 1.1 m), and is […]

  • 12 October 2010

    Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a transportation contract by Van Oord Ship Management B.V. The Fairstar semi-submersible vessel FJELL will sail to the Sakhalin peninsula in Russia to load a cargo of split hopper barges, a cutter suction dredger and other related dredging equipment. The FJELL will sail to Sakhalin immediately after […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal and local officials yesterday highlighted a shoreline restoration project east of Holly Beach in Cameron Parish. The project is restoring miles of eroded beach devastated over many years, most recently as a result of Hurricanes Ike and Rita. The restoration project mines sand from federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico and […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just released its draft 2017 Coastal Master Plan and draft FY 2018 Annual Plan for public review and comment. The plan, if approved, will serve as the blueprint for the state’s coastal restoration and protection activities over the next 50 years. In response to the release, Restore the […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Everett, started the maintenance dredging of the upper and lower channel of Everett Harbor and Snohomish River October 16. The Corps awarded a contract to Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC., of Anchorage, Alaska., for $1.5 million. Approximately 60,000 cubic yards of material will […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment (Rijkswaterstaat Survey department IGA) has selected the Kongsberg Maritime EM 2040C very high resolution, shallow water multibeam system to spearhead its inland waterway survey operations. For starters, the Ministry has in 2015 ordered five EM 2040C dual head and dual swath systems and the contract provides the option […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    A Dutch consortium consisting of Royal HaskoningDHV and Ecorys has won a contract to conduct a pre-feasibility study into the construction of a canal through Nicaragua – all the way from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean. The canal will cater for larger ships than the Panama Canal and will be Central America’s […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Capt’n Ray made its way into Charleston Harbor on a sultry August afternoon. Like many other vessels entering the harbor, she was headed to one of the South Carolina State Ports Authority’s terminals to take on some cargo. But the cargo Capt’n Ray was picking up wasn’t containers or BMW’s. It was actually picking […]

  • 5 April 2011

    Peruvian government officials selected APM Terminals to run “Terminal Muelle Norte” in the port of Callao.   The port project supports the Peruvian government’s initiative to continue to modernize its port infrastructure to meet the country’s growing trade needs. APM Terminals Callao will invest USD 749 million to modernize and transform “Terminal Muelle Norte” into a modern multipurpose terminal for […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to begin constructing the new flood defense works at Westonzoyland in Somerset this week. The Agency has worked closely on the design with the local community over the past few months, particularly those residents most affected by flooding. After listening to their views, it has finalized the details of a […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    People from all over the world gathered in San Antonio, Texas, for the HYPACK 2015 Training Event. With over 250 attendees, 25 exhibitors, and 6,000 remote viewers, the unavailing of the new and improved version of HYPACK® 2015 was a great success. HYPACK® 2015 is filled with new features such as enhanced topographic laser capabilities, integration of […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard has sponsored for the 3rd consecutive year the Moscow Forum of Dredging Companies, organized by the Media-Group Port News with the assistance of the Ministry of Transport of Russia Federation. Specialists in dredging and shipbuilding industry gathered from around the globe to discuss about international and Russian dredging projects, shipyards capabilities on designing, […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has called on the Commonwealth Government to work with State and local governments to manage coastal erosion across the country. The State Government today released a comprehensive report outlining the scope and scale of coastal erosion across Western Australia, and potential options for managing areas of risk. The report itself […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., released the following statement regarding the record $1.4 billion Transocean settlement for its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Transocean will pay $400 million in criminal fines – with $300 million of that going to the Gulf Coast – and $1 billion in Clean Water Act (CWA) penalties. The […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A 10-year Action Plan for flood mitigation projects to improve safety in Bundaberg is underway with the Palaszczuk Government honoring an election commitment and investing $4 million to get started on technical investigations, Queensland Government said in its latest release.  Minister for Local Government, Mark Furner, launched the 10-year Action Plan in Bundaberg today. “This is […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The U.S. company SSA Marine, through its subsidiary Manzanillo International Terminal in Panama, plans to invest in Colon more than 200 million dollars in the coming years to expand port services provided by this prestigious company to shipping lines. Jon Hemingway, CEO of SSA Marine / Carrix, in a recent visit to the city of […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Today, on the 10 year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reflects on the tragedy and the decade of coastal restoration progress that has contributed to the state’s overall recovery.  On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion initiated an immense tragedy that took […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG will showcase a new range of floating dredge hoses with integrated quick connect coupling and a mechanical adapter for dredge cutterheads at the 2015 Europort exhibition for maritime technology in Rotterdam. The new range of floating dredge hoses became a logic addition to VOSTA LMG’s standard range of dredge hoses after the recent […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Monday, January 13th witnessed the official opening ceremony of Damen Shipyards Sharjah FZE – the newest shipyard of Albwardy Marine Engineering. In a joint venture between the Damen Shipyards Group and Albwardy Marine Engineering, the core activities at DSS will continue along the tried and trusted course of Damen new-builds and Albwardy’s conversions, dry-dockings and […]

  • 21 April 2011

    On the one-year anniversary of the explosion that led to the BP oil spill, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson spent the day in her hometown of New Orleans, surveying ecosystem restoration progress and discussing her work to preserve and restore the gulf with community members and local conservation groups. Administrator Jackson, who chairs the Gulf […]

  • 9 September 2011

    Crews aboard the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District’s three drift-collection vessels have been working to clear drift and debris from the waters in and around the New York and New Jersey Harbor after Tropical Storm Irene. While the mission happens all year, Irene brought storm surge, heavy winds and lots of rain […]

  • 19 December 2010

    SIS is pleased to announce that the company has recently signed an agreement with Van Oord, a leading Dutch dredging and marine contractor. The contract, which covers Van Oord’s fleet of more than 90 vessels, represents one of the largest contracts ever awarded in the marine software industry. Under the terms of the contract, SIS […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday received updates on multiple hurricane protection systems and projects that will protect people, property and habitat across the state coastal zone. “We made great advances in the decade following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and now we are seeing an acceleration of bigger projects moving from the pages […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A pilot project aimed at restoring Lake Barnarpasjön in the vicinity of Jönköping, Sweden has almost doubled the oxygen levels and reduced eutrophication after the project was initiated two years ago. The project focuses on thin layer dredging and the removal of eutrophicated organic matter from the bottom sediments. “The equipment used is fairly cheap […]

  • 11 October 2011

    Inland Salvage Inc. recently completed the removal of approximately 1000 tons of structural scrap steel from a sunken hopper barge and subsequent salvage of the barge which had been obstructing a loading dock on the Mississippi River​ near LaPlace, LA. Immediately upon being notified by the dock’s owner that Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) had been […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., released the following statement after the House voted to pass the FY 2013 Energy & Water Appropriations bill. This bill continues to ignore South Louisiana’s coastline and wetlands and severely underfunds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operations & Maintenance account at the expense of the nation’s waterways. Boustany, an […]