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  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deep sea and high depth dredging: that’s the new emerging trend in the dredging market and Dragflow is a world leader in this field, thanks to its decennal experience, combined with a never ending Research&Development. In order to answer to the most demanding customers requests, Dragflow extends its wide range of products, launching on the […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has showed his support for the state’s water ports – including the Port of Corpus Christi – in a recent letter to Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). In the letter, Abbott urged the Corps to advance funding […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday awarded $17.5 million for the Jacksonville Port deepening project in its FY 2017 Work Plan. This funding will begin construction of the deep draft navigation improvements at JAXPORT. Congressman John Rutherford has urged the Army Corps for funding to deepen the Jacksonville harbor, which would bring larger ships, […]

  • 25 March 2014

    On February 25, minister of trade, industry and investment of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago signed the business contract for the transshipment port and dry dock project and the Endeavour business development project in the country. With a contract amount of nearly $500 million and a construction period of 36 months, the transshipment port […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to prioritize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project.  The project, which will deepen the 36-mile ship channel to 52 feet (MLT) Mean Low Tide from the current 45 feet MLT, is critically important to the people of Texas, America’s […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has identified 96 reclamation ventures in varying stages of evaluation or approval along with 487 unauthorized projects that the government plans to either seek reimbursement from or take back the lands through forfeiture proceedings. Speaking at the 40th anniversary celebration of the PRA, Finance Secretary, Carlos Dominguez III, said that […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Malam Habib Abdullahi has applauded the contribution of the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) while stating that the port concession is a huge success. The Managing Director gave this commendation when the Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE), Mr. Benjamin Dikki, paid him a […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, said in their latest release that Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Hashamomuck Cove, NY, Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The project will help reduce coastal storm damages to residents who […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

      The clock is ticking and with the Dredging Today Conference just around the corner, we have decided to unveil the latest updates on the DTC Program. Our first DTC Program update will focus on the Keynote Sessions, named ‘Which Current Trends Are Your Best Friends?’. In this session, high level speakers will provide topical and […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major £36 million project to create 23 new beaches along the Clacton and Holland coastline was officially opened yesterday. The 5km scheme has been completed ahead of budget and ahead of schedule – and will act as a catalyst for the regeneration of the seafront areas. The new defenses will also protect more than […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Jurgen Dhollander will be in Beijing to give an insightful presentation to attendees of the 5th International Congress on Dredging Technology Development, from 28-29 November. Mr Dhollander will present the integrated role of ecosystem services in project assessment within the dredging industry, aligning with the conference’s primary themes of […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Milford Haven Port is the biggest port in Wales, the third largest in the UK, and is one of the largest oil and gas ports in northern Europe. With 25 per cent of the UK’s petrol and diesel provisions as well as up to 30 per cent of the UK’s gas requirements being handled through […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement yesterday after voting to provide necessary levels of funding for harbor maintenance and dredging for America’s ports, harbors, and waterways: “South Louisiana is home to some of America’s largest ports and most used waterways. I have met with many vessel operators and companies […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Jan Peters, Director Alia Instruments BV, as speaker during the event.  Jan Peters will address Dredging for Hydropower in the thematic session ‘Dredging for Clean Energy’ on Tuesday, 10 October, from 11.30 – 12.15 hrs. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 3 October 2013, experts from HR Wallingford will join other colleagues in France to present the findings from two international collaborative projects. The teams of experts working on flood protection of the built environment in the FloodProBE-project and on the International Levee Handbook (ILH) are meeting in Aix en Provence to launch the Handbook […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), Brazil’s newest and most modern container terminal, has reached a number of important milestones. The facility, a joint venture between APM Terminals and Terminal Investment Limited, has handled container number 1 million, discharged on its quay from vessel no. 1000 to berth at its facility on Friday, 24 July. This was […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a significant repeat automation contract with DP World London Gateway to deliver an additional system of 20 automatic stacking cranes as the port continues its expansion program and invests in a third berth following the successful launch of berths 1 and 2. Kalmar has delivered 40 automatic stacking cranes, […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, along with Valley City, N.D., will hold a public meeting July 10 to provide background information on and introduce the public to the Valley City Sheyenne River Flood Risk Management Feasibility study. The purpose of this study is to evaluate alternatives for flood risk management in […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, officially opened the new extension to Container Terminal 2 (T2) at flagship Jebel Ali Port, welcoming one of the largest container ships afloat, the MSC La Spezia. A red carpet welcome was given to the 366-metre long vessel, which has 14,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container units) capacity. […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Managing federally funded civil works projects through feasibility studies and construction requires leadership – a skill U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston district Project Manager Sharon Tirpak hones while guiding multidisciplinary teams through complex projects that energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters. A marine biologist by trade, Tirpak left the world of research […]

  • 21 February 2012

    The Port of Sept-Îles has announced  the financial support of the federal government for the construction of the multi-user dock in the Bay of Sept-Îles with a maximum contribution of $55 million, which is 25% of the project costs. The announcement was made in the presence of the Honorable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary, David Bernhardt, last week announced that the Department will disburse nearly $215 million in FY 2018 energy revenues to the four Gulf oil and gas producing states – Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Commenting the latest announcement, Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise made the following statement: “Revenues from […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord and Ace Aquatec have formed a strategic partnership whereby the FaunaGuard will be made available to all marine contractors and other interested parties. The FaunaGuard is an innovative acoustic device to protect marine fauna near marine construction activities. Launching today, the FaunaGuard will be available for the rest of world. It can be […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday’s ground-breaking ceremony marked the next phase of a port improvement project that will drive economic growth for Ziguinchor, the main economic city in southern Senegal’s Casamance region.  The ceremony marked the start of construction for a new fishing port within the overall Ziguinchor port area. According to an official announcement, this is the second […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has just announced its readiness to stand and support its Dutch affiliate Nautilus NL/FNV Waterbouw as it resists plans by marine services and dredging company Boskalis to ditch and replace 20 crew members on five vessels. According to ITF, the latest plans would lead to the likely removal of […]