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  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $5.7 million this year in six small craft harbor improvement projects in West Nova. Two of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for an additional $1.2 million. Small craft harbors play an important role […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded a $1,496,125 contract for maintenance dredging of the lower Detroit River to Ryba Marine Construction Co., of Cheboygan, Mich. “This important dredging project will help maintain a key Great Lakes navigational channel to keep cargo moving – products like iron ore, limestone, coal and cement that […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. and CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. have respectively won the bid for Section II and I of the hydraulic works of Berth 1 and 2 in Shitoubu operation zone of Tieshan Port in Beihai, Guangxi, with a total contract value of 292 million yuan. The project of […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) Gdansk, maritime ports consultant CH2M and Belgian contractor BESIX celebrated the opening of Terminal 2 (T2) yesterday. The new 650-meter-long and 17-meter-deep quay increases DCT’s annual handling capacity to up to 3 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit). Additionally, the new terminal berth can now accommodate ultra-large container vessels of capacity exceeding 18,000 TEU, […]

  • 5 November 2012

    The Government will continue to sharpen its competitive capability by seeking to provide the driving force for the shipping and port industries to thrive, the Director of Marine, Mr Francis Liu, said today. Speaking at the opening plenary of the APEC Port Services Network (APSN) Workshop organised by the Secretariat of the APSN and co-hosted […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) announced yesterday that it is encouraged by the release of the infrastructure investment outline by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats. According to AAPA, the recognition that ports and waterways play a vital role in the nation’s economy, jobs and supply chain raises hopes for future […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has just announced that people living and working in Cardiff are invited to a drop in event to find out more about the latest plans to reduce the risk of flooding to more than 400 properties in Roath. NRW has also appointed the contractor Dawnus to carry out the flood scheme […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Moray Council and Macduff Shipyards Ltd. have entered into a £2.4 million contract for the construction of new dredger. The vessel will be a replacement for the Shearwater, which the council sold more than two years ago. The new vessel will be built at Macduff Shipyards’ fabrication facility at Buckie harbor which the company acquired last year. Construction […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol has announced a new Business Unit Leader in the Seattle, Washington office. Mr. Bruce I. Ostbo, PE, SE, assumed the role October 2014. He is a structural engineer and engineer-diver who joined the firm on July 11, 2012, bringing more than 30 years of local, national and international experience in bridge design, […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin announced yesterday at an event in Dover, Delaware, that EPA has awarded a total of $2.6 million in Wetland Program Development Grants to six recipients in EPA’s Mid-Atlantic region. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environment Control (DNREC), one of the recipients, was awarded $443,233 that will help the […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected Vadnais Heights, Minn., resident and St. Paul District employee Kent Hokens as the recipient of the inaugural U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Structural Engineer of the Year Award. The award recognizes an exemplary structural engineer’s contributions to the Corps’ mission to deliver vital […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 39th meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, October 31 – November 2, 2017, USACE’s Omaha district said in its latest release.  The committee established three new adaptive management work groups in August that will help implement the Corps new adaptive management (AM) strategy. MRRIC tentatively approved seven recommendations to the Corps and the Fish and […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee meeting to consider the condition of the Great Barrier Reef and other world heritage sites in less than four weeks, YouNesco.org has been created as a new platform to collect votes on Australian government plans to dump dredge spoil in reef waters. The Fight for the Reef campaign, backed by […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On April 30, 2014, the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Task Force held a dedication ceremony at ConocoPhillips in Houma, Louisiana. The ceremony celebrated the CWPPRA’s continued commitment to coastal restoration.  CWPPRA has been the backbone of coastal restoration efforts in Louisiana for the last 23 years and will continue to play […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A film has been produced showing the tests conducted last August on the IJkdijk in Bellingwolde in the north of the Netherlands. Deltares was responsible for conducting the test series. The project comprised ‘all-in-one sensor validation testing’, a number of experiments to determine the quality and predictability of sensors, and of analysis and visualisation systems. […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament for Chatham-Kent-Essex, Dave Van Kesteren, on behalf of the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday an investment by the Government of Canada in maintenance of the Wheatley Harbor. “The continued use of Wheatley Harbor by commercial and recreational fishermen is vital to our community,” said Dave Van Kesteren. […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of PT BITA Enarcon Engineering, Maritime & Transport Business Solutions (MTBS) and lead contractor Witteveen+Bos Indonesia was commissioned recently to study the feasibility of an inland shipping route between the industrial area in the Cikarang/Bekasi region and the Port of Tanjung Priok. The contract was awarded by PT Pengembang Pelabuhan Indonesia. The […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Col. David Caldwell of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced yesterday the completion of the Sea Gate Reach of the Coney Island Shore Protection Project. The $28 million project will increase resiliency and reduce the risks coastal storms pose to residents and businesses on Coney Island. It will also prevent sand […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A preliminary analysis of the results has shown that the sensor systems predict the dike breaches well in advance. The dikes collapsed at the IJkdijk test location in Bad Nieuweschans, the Netherlands, on Saturday, 8 September. The exact failure mechanism still has to be determined. The first two dikes collapsed on 26 and 27 August. […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) first annual networking event for young professionals of IADC’s member companies, named ‘Peering into Dredging’s Future‘, took place last month. “The networking and future-oriented event is born from the need for a platform where young professionals can connect with fellow young professionals while gaining insight into the pressing issues facing […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    Almarin, based in Barcelona, Spain, and Ahlers Lindley, based in Estoril, Portugal, have joint forces to launch a new range of marine buoys and towers under the name Balizamar. The primary application of the Balizamar line of products is Aids to Navigation (AtoN), flotation and mooring buoys. Balizamar will be in Marine Equipment Trade Show […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port, Northern Ireland, has set Monday 15th October as the new date for an open drop-in event to allow members of the public and other stakeholders to learn more about proposed changes to how dredged material from the harbor is dealt with. Taking place at Warrenpoint Town Hall from 3pm to 6pm, the event follows […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has scheduled its Ecology and Dredging Webinar for December 11th, 2013, at 15.00 hrs. This webinar will focus on the need and application of ecological knowledge in dredging projects. Astrid Kramer, the presenter is an ecologist and works as a project engineer for Hydronamic, the in-house engineering department of […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cambodian Prime Minister, Samdech Hun Sen, yesterday inaugurated a multipurpose terminal in the state-run Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), the only deep-sea port in Cambodia.  This new achievement – completed after more than three years of construction work – was undertaken at a total cost of $74 million under Japanese soft loan, through Japan International Cooperation […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Every year Boskalis publishes its Creating New HORIZONS magazine in which the company offers fresh perspectives from external experts and present projects and approaches that push back operational and technological boundaries. “Even in these turbulent times, we want to keep our clients, business partners and other stakeholders informed about interesting new developments and the backgrounds […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leaders of the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI), a mayoral-led effort to create a coordinated voice for the Mississippi River, and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced several breakthroughs during a first of its kind Mississippi River Economy Summit, which was hosted by MRCTI, the Delta Regional Authority, and the City of Memphis […]