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  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Through the formal request to Governor Andrew Cuomo, the leaders of four major environmental organizations are stating that given New York’s status as a Trustee of the Hudson River Superfund Site, the governor has a critical role to play to ensure a healthy and restored Hudson River. The choice is between a cleaner and more […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cabinet Committee on Investment directed various security agencies to adhere to the timeline of 12 weeks already approved by the Cabinet Committee on Security, for grant of security clearances for port infrastructure improvement projects. In the year 2012-13, 32 projects were awarded resulting in capacity addition of 136.75 MTPA and involving an investment of […]

  • 6 March 2012

    On March 15th 2012, HME’s Singapore Branch Office will be officially launched by the Dutch ambassador H.E. Johannes W.G. Jansing at his residence in Singapore. The opening coincides with one of Asia’s most established and proven maritime trade exhibitions Asia Pacific Maritime 2012. HME Singapore to support international trade HME Singapore has been set up […]

  • 11 April 2012

      By a 6-0 vote with Commissioner Lee Burdick absent, the Board of Port Commissioners voted to appeal being named as a primary discharger in the Cleanup and Abatement Order issued by the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board in the recent Shipyard Sediment Site administrative matter R9-2012-0025. The appeal will not request a […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the rivers Parrett and Tone has now started. The crucial 8km stretch that was identified by the Environment Agency (EA) modelling following the flood event of 2012 is currently where the operation is taking place. Dredging will start at Moorland House Farm with a long reach excavator. This is one of the key […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has joined an international European consortium comprising nineteen leading industry and research organisations to develop deepwater mining solutions. Over the next four years, the European Commission funded project, known as Blue Mining, will be developing seabed mining practices by creating new cost-effective solutions for environmentally friendly mining and processing in […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company is celebrating after winning two awards at the prestigious Big Project and BGreen magazine Awards ceremony held at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, in the presence of Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi, a member of the ruling family of the Emirate of Ajman. Four hundred industry colleagues saw ADPC win […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Safety is always uppermost on the minds of dredging contractors. As part of the maritime community, dredging vessels, contractors, crews and support staff on land, strive to follow international safety standards as well as local and regional requirements at all times. But the safety rules and regulations that have developed over time are complex. This […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Dredge Yard, with the offices in the United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands and Turkey, is becoming one of the world leaders in dredging market and mining components, equipment and mining technology. For a few years in a row, the company is proving that it is possible to have worldwide operations, good sales and a growing list of important and […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond (LA-02) along with co-chair Michael G. Grimm (NY-11) announced the establishment of the Congressional Maritime Caucus. The Caucus will work to raise awareness among members of Congress on a broad range of maritime-related topics. “The maritime industry is the unsung hero of our nation’s economy,” said Rep. Richmond. “From Alaska to […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has announced the appointment of Sipho Nzuza as Cape Town’s new Port Manager. Making the announcement at a briefing to stakeholders, TNPA Chief Executive Tau Morwe said Nzuza’s appointment was in keeping with TNPA’s organisational transformation geared to align human resources competencies to ensure delivery on Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Emission reduction is one of the biggest innovation challenges for the maritime industry. In recent years, this was mainly driven by the implementation of strict emission regulations, such as the IMO global sulphur limit. As a result of the Paris Agreement, the focus is shifting towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. This has started […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ‘Dredging in Wales, A Review and Forward Look’ seminar, organized by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and co-promoted by the ICE Wales Region, will take place on Tuesday, 9 May 2017, at Novotel Cardiff Center, Cardiff. The presentations at the event will primarily be Wales specific, but will be informative for anyone with links to the […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Francisco is asking the state to help fund what would be an estimated $5 billion project to protect the Embarcadero Seawall, a weakening structure built more than a century ago along the city’s waterfront. The structure is considered vital for holding back rising sea levels and potentially devastating flooding during a […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two major construction projects, totaling EUR 62 million, will start this month at the Port of Rauma, Finland. The port, in cooperation with the Finnish Transport Agency, will increase the maximum authorized draught of Rauma channel from 10 meters to 12 meters. WASA Dredging is the principal contractor appointed for the channel deepening project. The company will use […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    CIRIA, the construction industry research and information association, and Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will next Wednesday, February 4th, hold the Risk Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sediments event in London. The event will examine how the risks of contaminated sediments in UK could be assessed and managed. In some parts of the UK, increased dredging has been […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has officially inaugurated the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) in Georgia. The expansion encompasses both the waterside and landside areas of the multipurpose terminal, intended to optimize the processing of existing cargo flows and install additional capacity to accommodate new business. During the inauguration ceremony, Hans-Ole […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Can nature-based solutions be mainstream solutions?’ The concept of nature-based solutions (NBS) is relatively recent. It has emerged during discussions at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2009. This concept […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Business development

    The Independent Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) met yesterday to discuss the Port of Townsville’s $193 million Channel Upgrade project. The ITAC consists of marine experts who provide independent advice and input on the environmental monitoring programs, management plans and mitigation strategies. Consequently, ITAC Chair, Dr Brett Kettle, said that one of the important functions of […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has commenced a major feasibility study into the potential expansion of facilities at the port. Continued growth in traffic and cargos, as well as an increase in the size of the vessels has prompted the study, as projections indicate that Aberdeen Harbour will remain the principal port for the oil and gas […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Paradip Port Trust and GAIL (India) Ltd. for setting up of a LNG Terminal in Paradip Port Trust. Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that as a part of capacity augmentation programme of Paradip Port, it is proposed to construct an offshore […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy urged Senate leaders of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies yesterday to fund the Environmental Protection Agency’s Long Island Sound program for Fiscal Year 2017. The Senators are requesting $10 million in federal funding for FY17 to facilitate habitat restoration projects, […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) has considered the Port Melville development project and decided that no further assessment is required under the Environmental Assessment Act. Chair of the NT EPA, Bill Freeland, said that the determination comes after a detailed consideration of the port components, including those yet to be constructed in […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Brian Babin and Gene Green have introduced the Waterway Safety Improvement Act (H.R. 3315) to enhance navigation and safety in the nation’s ports, including the Port of Houston. This legislation addresses longtime concerns on the Port of Houston waterways with clarifying language and by granting discretionary authority to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates has announced that Mark P. Cencer, P.E., has been promoted to Director of Coastal Engineering Services. In his new role, Mark leads the KS Coastal Engineering Group in providing planning, design, and construction engineering services for all types of waterfront infrastructure, with a focus on projects along the Great Lakes and inland bodies […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Arcadis, a design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been awarded an approximate $11.6 million contract by the City of Norfolk, Virginia, to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise. The city received a $115 million grant to transform the Ohio Creek Watershed. The grant follows a […]