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  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association webinar, named Climate Change Adaptation as it Affects the Dredging Community, is scheduled for 2 October 2013, 2:00 pm Europe D.T (GMT +02:00). The main presenter will be Pol Hakstege, Technical Manager, Rijkswaterstaat, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands, Chairman of the CEDA Working Group on Climate Change Adaptation. Description […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after recently sending a letter to President Barack Obama seeking the President to address dredging and harbor maintenance needs for America’s ports and harbors: “Keeping America’s ports and harbors properly maintained and operating at maximum efficiency continues to be a primary goal of […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter made the following statement in response to developments in the settlements with BP and the U.S. Department of Justice. A settlement was reached with DOJ this morning assessing criminal charges against BP. “With these unprecedented criminal penalties assessed, I urge the Obama administration to be equally aggressive in securing civil monies […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The container terminal at the Medel Business Park in Tiel will be built. The Council of State has rejected the objections of nearby residents to the zoning plan that makes construction possible. According to the planning schedule, construction is set to start next year on the 200-metre long loading and unloading quay along the Amsterdam-Rhine […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    CMIT (Cai Mep International Terminal) received the maiden call of the 14,000 TEU CSCL Star, the ultra large container vessel (ULCV) of 157,000 DWT, on October 29, 2015. The Vietnamese Ministry of Transport, Vinamarine and the VMS have all played a crucial role in making this ULCV port call happen by funding the Cai Mep […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    DEME Group has just released this amazing photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bonny River during her work on the river Elbe in Germany. The TSHD Bonny River has a large jet pipe on her suction tube that uses extracted overflow water from the hopper that is pumped back to the seabed and […]

  • 16 February 2011

      ABS President and Chief Operating Officer Christopher J. Wiernicki will assume the duties of Chief Executive Officer of ABS following the classification society’s annual meeting in April 2011. Robert D. Somerville, currently Chairman and CEO of ABS, will relinquish the CEO responsibilities while remaining Chairman of both ABS and the ABS Group of Companies. […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is currently carrying out a program of works to repair and improve a half-mile long structure which protects the harbor in the south Devon town of Brixham. First erected in 1843, Victoria Breakwater was severely damaged during Storm Emma in March 2018. Working on behalf of Torbay Council, Mackley has been contracted to rectify […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut congressional delegation yesterday applauded fourteen grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Long Island Sound Futures Fund supporting preservation and restoration of the Long Island Sound in communities across the state. NFWF’s Long Island Sound Futures Fund supports projects in local communities that aim to protect and restore the Long Island Sound. It […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Detroit River. The contract, worth more than $738.000, was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company, of Frankfort, Michigan. “This important dredging project will help maintain a key Great Lakes navigational channel to keep cargo moving – products like iron […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Suction hopper dredge M/V Glenn Edward, the newest and largest hopper dredge in the U.S., has been removing material from Galveston Harbor. The vessel was working to maintain the channel depth at its currently authorized 45 feet as part of an option that was exercised on the existing fiscal year 2013 Galveston Entrance Channel contract. […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven this week met with Congressman Mick Mulvaney, nominee to head the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and highlighted important priorities for North Dakota. OMB approval is required for Army Corps of Engineers’ projects, like permanent flood protection for Fargo-Moorhead and Minot. “OMB plays an important role in projects that make a […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The book Dutch Dikes, offering a complete overview of the Netherlands’ most important invention: the dike, was officially published, on January 26th 2015, in Amsterdam. What once began with mounds and culverts is now a network of more than 22,500 km of dikes, dams and dike relics. Dikes are the framework of the Dutch landscape and […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently signed the contract for container terminal yard and housing construction at Karachi Deepwater Port, Pakistan, with a contract value of some $100 million and a construction period of 840 days. The company will be in charge of project construction. The project involves a 1,500-meter frontage, berthing zones […]

  • 4 November 2010

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5, joined by its government partners for the Enbridge oil spill response, will hold an expo and public meeting Nov. 8 in Battle Creek, Mich., to update residents on the status of the cleanup and the long-term role of EPA. EPA is the federal On-Scene Coordinator for this incident. EPA […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stephan van der Biezen has been nominated by the Board of Directors of Witteveen+Bos as a new director of the engineering and consultancy firm. The announcement was made at a meeting of the entire workforce on 16 February 2017. Van der Biezen will succeed Henk Nieboer who has served as a board member since 12 […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC Water Transportation Consultants Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the design of the artificial river revetment of the start-up zone (business town) of the Yan’an Business District of the Dalian New Airport, with a contract value of 9.5434 million yuan and a total design period of three months. The artificial river revetment […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association webinar, named Climate Change Adaptation as it Affects the Dredging Community, is scheduled for 2 October 2013, 2:00 pm Europe D.T (GMT +02:00). The webinar will be presented by Pol Hakstege, Technical Manager at Rijkswaterstaat, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands, also Chairman of the CEDA Working Group on Climate […]

  • 8 October 2013

    On July 10, 2013, the four new Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes leaved Changxing Island ZPMC Fabrication base on the Zhen Hua 13, and after a 60-day sea voyage, the new cranes arrived in Miami yesterday. They will be located between cranes 8 and 11 to work on wharves 2, 3 & 4. “The arrival of […]

  • 15 August 2012

    On August 14, during working trip to Odessa Ukrainian Prime Minister Nikolay Azarov visited the deepwater container terminal “Quarantine Mole”, which is now under construction. Cortège of the Prime Minister drove directly to the new berth, which is being built on the alluvial areas and had the opportunity to personally observe the work of the […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tauw, an independent European consulting and engineering company specialized in the design, improvement and management of the natural environment, has landed a new framework contract for performing sediment assessments for the Port of Rotterdam during the next 3 years, from 2015 up to and including 2017. “The expectation is that in the next few years many sediment assessments will […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd yesterday released the 2014 update to the Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan. The plan, first issued in 2007, focuses on water quality improvements, ecological restoration and enhancing valuable natural resources. The update outlines the numerous initiatives DEP has undertaken, along with state and federal partner […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Peel Ports has appointed Douglas Coleman; one of the UK’s most experienced project directors, as its Programme Director for the construction of the planned in-river container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. The primary purpose of Coleman’s role is to take charge of the landmark container terminal project, with the job also involving the development […]

  • 4 November 2013

    Manmade coastal flood habitat set to double in next 12 months. The country’s largest ever coastal flood realignment scheme is completed today  in Medmerry, West Sussex. The £28 million Medmerry scheme will protect 350 properties, two holiday parks and a water treatment works from coastal flooding, in addition to providing 180 hectares of habitat for […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Port Rashid, DP World officials stressed that leadership, vision, commitment and successful partnerships were at the forefront of the success of Dubai’s port and marine terminal industry over the decades. At the Annual Gala Dinner hosted by DP World, UAE Region for its stakeholders, partners and clients from the supply […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Andrew Adam, Director Operations, ANZ Region – Sydney for DP World and Yasmin Kristensen, Chief Process Officer, Operations Division at the Port of Tanjung Pelapas (PTP) are among the latest panel members confirmed for the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) State-of-the-Art Technology Forum, taking place Tuesday 13 March in Hong Kong as part of the […]