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  • 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 […]

  • 3 June 2012

      Congresswoman Laura Richardson continued her remarkable record of making major progress for port communities by introducing a bipartisan amendment that will ensure that the nation’s ports are prepared in times of crisis. In 2009, Congresswoman Richardson was appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton to the National Defense Authorization […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 edition of Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global open dredging market by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), is now available. The annually prepared report serves as a resource to entities interested in the financial development of the dredging industry. “The document focuses on the global dredging and maritime construction […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Pawleys Island Police Department has just released these beautiful photos from the South Carolina’s Pawleys Island beach fill program, showing the progress being made on a multi-million dollar renourishment project. The $14.8 million job is starting in the south end and crews will work their way up past the Pawleys Island Pier. The beach […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE San Francisco District will hold a public meeting Friday, July 19, at the Federal Building located at 90, 7th Street in San Francisco to introduce additional details about the process for completing a Dredge Material Management Plan or DMMP.   USACE’s mission to maintain safe and efficient navigation in the San Francisco Bay has […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Chatham Rock Phosphate said in their latest release that they are joining the World Ocean Council (WOC), the international business leadership alliance for “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. According to the announcement, Chatham Rock Phosphate aims to be the premier supplier of direct application phosphate to the global agricultural sector, in support of sustainable farming […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    New work to assess the environmental impacts of wastes from mining operations which have been disposed into the marine environment is set to begin shortly. The work will be undertaken by a dedicated working group, established by the Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP). GESAMP, which is a […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The official inauguration ceremony for the expansion of Pier III of COSCO Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) was successfully organized on Thursday, January 22nd 2015. The inauguration was attended by Mr. Zou Xiaoli, Chinese Ambassador to Greece and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras of Greece. Executive Vice President of COSCO Group, Sun Jiakang delivered a speech and cut the ribbon together with […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 7, CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for the hydraulic structure works of the general terminal of the Honghuatao operation area of the Yidu zone of Yichang Port in Hubei Province, with a contract value of some 79.36 million yuan and a construction period of 24 months. Located at Yidu […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced Tuesday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to allocate $3.5 million in federal funding to dredge Scarborough River as early as this fall. “This is welcome news for the Town of Scarborough,” said Collins, a Republican, and King, an independent. “Maine’s small ports, harbors, and […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado lauded farmers and fisherfolk in the Bulacan province, calling them “strong” and “resilient” despite the challenges poised by the ill effects of global warming and climate change. “The role of our farmers and fishermen is indeed vital to our lives. If there is wealth that our country could be proud of, […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Festival of Dredge in New York is a symposium about the human acceleration of sediments, the technologies and techniques developed for this purpose. This event is scheduled for September 28-29, 2012. The techniques of dredging, and the galaxy of technologies that surround it, constitute perhaps the greatest unrecognized landscape architecture project in the world. […]

  • 16 January 2012

    South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet Jan. 17 at 9 a.m. in Room 406 of the Gressette Building in Columbia. The meeting agenda includes a brief staff presentation and continued committee discussion of beachfront setback area options and the roles of state and local government in beachfront management. The committee has […]

  • 11 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Two Italian coastal protection projects have recently been completed thanks to the effective long-distance pumping power of Italdraghe booster stations. In the first, near Marina di Ravenna (RA), on the east Adriatic Coast, an SGT 350 booster played a fundamental role in creating an underwater quarry-sand barrier at a distance of 600 metres from the […]

  • 8 June 2012

    On May 29, CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for Phase 3 barge terminal project in Nansha Area of Guangzhou Port, with a value of 142 million yuan and a construction period of 220 days. Located in the reclamation area on Longxue Island in Nansha, Guangzhou, with a coastline of 2,218 meters, […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Neil Lawson, in his capacity as Chairman of PIANC, hosted a member-only PIANC networking event on Thursday, 10 September, at Cardno’s Sydney office. PIANC is the global non-political and non-profit organisation providing guidance for sustainable waterborne transport infrastructure for ports and waterways. PIANC members heard guest speaker, Dr. Todd Bridges, Senior Research Scientist for Environmental […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after introducing the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act, H.R. 335, in the 113th Congress: “As we begin the 113th Congress, I want to highlight the need to fully allocate funding to keep America’s ports and harbors competitive. This bipartisan legislation guarantees funds […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has confirmed Dr. Kantharaj Murali, Ocean Engineering and Engineering Unit Chairman of IIT Madras, to be one of the speakers at their Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, scheduled for 18 October in New Delhi. During his presentation, Dr. Murali will address the regional challenges on sustainable dredging. Dr. Murali […]

  • 6 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Dutra to Dredge Oakland Harbor The Dutra Group, based in San Rafael, California, has been awarded a contract for the maintenance dredging of the Oakland’s inner and outer harbors.   New 2070 Dragon Dredge from Ellicott Ellicott Dredges LLC has announced a completely new design 20” (500 […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, introducing the following articles: Beneficial Use, an Expertise Exporter and Trenching Model. CEDA’s Working Group on Beneficial Use aims to inspire sediment stakeholders and practitioners by describing the importance of sediments in the context of sustainable development […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Harry Baayen, who was the Deltares managing director until 2012, is taking up the position of chairman of the new board of the Netherlands Institute for Marine Research (NIOZ). The NIOZ, which has operations on the island of Texel and in Yerseke, intends to adopt a new strategy involving an extension and upgrading of its […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Recently, Shanghai Dredging Co. Ltd won the bid for section 1 of the channel works of Basin 2 of Caofeidian port area of Tangshan Port, with a value of 112 million yuan and a construction period of 12 months. Located in Caofeidian port area of Tangshan Port, the project was designed for all-day one-way navigation […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transport Minister, Andrew Jones MP, visited the Port of Liverpool today to view the latest developments at Liverpool2 as the terminal approaches its opening. The minister, who has responsibility for the strategic roads network and ports, received a tour of the site during a visit to the city. Mr Jones said: “The container shipping industry […]