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  • 5 September 2013

    The properties of ecosystems could be used more to improve flood protection. The restoration or preservation of these systems should be included in the early stages of flood protection and climate adaptation strategies. This was the conclusion of a number of international researchers, who included Bregje van Wesenbeeck, an ecologist with Deltares specialising in ecological […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has published a new report highlighting the significant opportunity provided by the nation’s marine aggregates resource to deliver a sustainable, secure and growing contribution to the UK’s building materials supply chain, coastal management and port development. The ‘Marine Aggregates’ report, being launched at the CBI’s ‘Living with Minerals’ conference, sets out the […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Bristol Port Company has taken delivery of a new 23-meter long Damen Shoalbuster 2308S. Modified with several customized options, the vessel will be able to take on a multifunctional role that includes plough dredging, towing, pilotage and survey duties. During the handover ceremony on 17 March, the newbuild was officially named Graham Robertson. Addressing the […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol, an infrastructure advisor specializing in the planning and design of facilities that shape the coastlines, harbors and rivers, has named a new Coasts, Water and the Environment Practice Leader and new supporting leadership roles. The firm elected Senior Coastal Engineer Jeffrey G. Shelden, PE, to serve as overall Practice Leader. Mr. Shelden […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is currently underway. This project is necessary because sediment, tires, trash, and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. The Geographic Information Systems Department is […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A., a Spanish construction company based in Madrid, has released a video about the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Sacyr is part of Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), the main contractor responsible for the design and construction of the Panama Canal’s third set of locks. The consortium includes Italy’s Impregilo, Belgian Jan […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis, a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, launched today the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the Suez Canal. ‘Creating New HORIZONS’ also introduced the interviews with Samuel Leupold, DONG Energy’s Executive […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week in the European Parliament the Intermed association, comprising the ports of Barcelona, Marseilles and Genoa, defended the excellent potential of Mediterranean ports to achieve more balanced and sustainable logistics in Europe. The president of the association and most senior representative of the port of Marseilles, Mr Jean- Claude Terrier, presented the paper “The […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    On April 26, 2018, Secretary Wilbur Ross, United States Department of Commerce, appointed Bob Wetta, President and CEO of DSC Dredge LLC, to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA).  Wetta named Charlie Sinunu, DSC’s Director of International Dredge Sales to his staff and they will help identify commercial opportunities […]

  • 24 June 2011

    Managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Omar Suleiman has said that Nigeria may not be able to achieve rapid… (independentngonline) [mappress] Source: independentngonline, June 24, 2011

  • 20 September 2013

    Head of Rosmorrechflot A.A. Davydenko on September 19, 2013 officially presented to the FSUE “Rosmorport” employees the new General Director of the enterprise Andrey Vladimirovich Tarasenko at the conference hall of the enterprise. Alexander Davydenko congratulated the General Director of the appointment and wished him personally and the whole team of the FSUE “Rosmorport” successful […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen has just unveiled a new compact multi-role Utility Vessel, the UV2410. The release further disclosed that the work on the first vessel of a new class is due to start shortly. This multi-role platform is the result of extensive consultation with customers from several different industries in the UK and Norway. For these customers it was important […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Gov. Nikki Haley faces increasing questions over her role in a decision that helped Savannah gain a competitive advantage over the Port …   More info: postandcourier By Yvonne Wenger [mappress] Source: postandcourier, November 25, 2011;

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    APT Global, a Dubai-based manufacturer and technical service provider in marine, dredging, offshore and oil and gas industries, has played a major role in construction and installation of 5MW land based booster station “Al Jabbar” for Van Oord. After fabrication and machining of the 50t foundation skid structure in one of APT’s UAE facilities, the structures […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Previously uninhabited, Boubyan Island is the largest of the Kuwaiti coastal islands and is now the scene of a complete development project. The overall master plan for the island’s evolution includes residential and industrial developments, a bridge link to the mainland, a seaport and a nature reserve. The port, known as the Mubarak Al Kabeer […]

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

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has just released a video about their role in the New Suez Canal dredging program. In the video, the semi-submersible heavy transport vessel, Dockwise’s Trustee, mobilizes the first part of the Boskalis’ dredging equipment (cutter suction dredger Edax, Barge 9 and two multipurpose offshore vessels) for the canal expansion project in Egypt. […]

  • 31 January 2014

    Geosyntec Consultants announced the promotion of a new group of practitioners to senior roles in the United States and Canada. Practitioners Promoted to Senior Roles at Geosyntec are: – Scott Compston, an environmental scientist whose practice focuses on the remediation of contaminated sediments. He has conducted site investigations at complex upland and sediment sites throughout […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Baggerbedrijf De Boer B.V. (Dutch Dredging) has made an order for two custom, special-purpose tugs to be built at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in the Netherlands. According to Damen, the tugs are for a 10-year contract with Grand Port Maritime de Guyane in the ports of Cayenne and Kourou in French Guyana. Their primary functions will be […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Chittagong Port, the country’s prime maritime port, handles 92 per cent export and import cargoes of Bangladesh’s sea-borne trade. It is …   By Pankaj Dastider (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, December 21, 2011; Image: cpa.gov

  • 20 September 2012

    The Parliament Standing Committee on Transport has suggested preparation of a long-term plan for the financing of the Major Ports dredging operations. The Committee noted that execution of dredging projects has not been given due priority and this has affected the capacity of additional dredging programme at the Major Ports, The Hindu Business Line reports. […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Germany has engaged in the coastal permafrost erosion research project (COPER) funded by the Helmholz Association and the institute. Kongsberg Geoacoustic’s GeoSwath Plus Compact system is playing a vital part in this important project. A stark seasonal contrast characterizes coastal dynamics on arctic coasts. […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District is tasked with maintaining the Texas portion of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway to ensure this important component of the Texas and U.S. maritime system remains open for commerce. Working with the partners, the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas ports and organizations such as the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the district keeps […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) told federal policy makers that the nation’s transportation network and supply chain are “only as strong as its weakest link” and called for increased growth and investment in the U.S. Maritime Transportation System (U.S. MTS). The comments were submitted February 14 to the House Ways and Means […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    After receiving consent from the Marine Management Organisation to undertake the program of dredging, Associated British Ports have appointed Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) as their client representative for the forthcoming Southampton Approach Channel Dredge. This project involves selective deepening and widening of the navigation channel at various locations within Southampton Water and the Solent […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rapid advances in the new and developing field of restoration sedimentology will be needed to protect the world’s river deltas from an array of threats, Indiana University Bloomington geologist Douglas A. Edmonds writes in the journal Nature Geoscience. The commentary, published this week in the November issue, addresses the fact that land is disappearing from […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Prince Rupert Port Authority announced that 2012 was a year of growth and prosperity for the Port of Prince Rupert and the many communities impacted by the reach of its gateway. Details of the Port Authority’s activities and financials were discussed during its Annual Public Meeting, held at the Crest Hotel in Prince Rupert. […]