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  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a full committee hearing entitled, “The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the Need to Invest in the Nation’s Ports.” The hearing is scheduled for 10:00am EST in 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. This is the first hearing on legislation that may be included in […]

  • 23 January 2013

    The grand opening of Huizhou International Container Terminals (HICT), the groundbreaking ceremony for a 50,000 tonne petrochemical terminal, and the launch of a 30,000 tonne oil terminal expansion project, was held at the Quanwan Port Zone (QPZ) on 22 January. About 400 guests, including Huizhou Party Secretary HUANG Yebin, Mayor CHEN Yiwei, officials from Huizhou […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the TEN-T days event in Riga (June 22 and 23), the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) and the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) called on the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to give priority to transport and especially port projects, when assessing investment projects. Europe’s sea and inland ports have […]

  • 1 March 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter secured bipartisan sponsorship of his bill that would begin to reform the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ delivery of critical flood control and navigation projects. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) has joined as a cosponsor on Vitter’s bill, which would create a pilot program aimed at eliminating red tape and expediting backlogged […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, and Van Oord have been awarded a major contract for the modernization of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland. The contract, co-financed by the European Union, has a value of approximately EUR 313 million and covers the deepening and widening of the fairway along a section of approximately 62 km, […]

  • 27 May 2013

    The role of transport and logistics has become increasingly important to accelerate the growth of Namibia’s economy and with the rapid growth in cargo volumes along the Walvis Bay corridors through the port of Walvis Bay and the benefits that the trade routes have to offer, Walvis Bay has been identified to become the logistics […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC and Semiotic Labs have signed an agreement to develop smart solutions for the dredging industry. As part of the collaboration, both companies will combine their knowledge in the field of shipping and the dredging industry with smart Internet-of-Things sensors and artificial intelligence, which together will increase the availability and reliability of production resources. […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Olivier Marcus, Product Director Dredging at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). The Damen Group, gold sponsor of DTC, is a Dutch defense, shipbuilding, and engineering conglomerate company based in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. The Dredging Today Conference will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach Mayor, Marilyn Hatley, acting in her role as Vice Chairperson of the South Carolina Beach Advocates organization, traveled to Columbia, SC on March 31 to participate in a hearing on “Dedicated State Funding for Beach Preservation”. During her remarks, Mayor Hatley said that the economic benefits resulting from beach preservation or renourishment […]

  • 10 February 2014

    Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) joined Judi Sheiffele, Executive Director of the New Haven Port Authority and Colonel Charles Samaris of the U.S. Army Corps to celebrate the impending completion of New Haven inner harbor maintenance dredging. The project, critical for local businesses, is due to be completed February 14. DeLauro played a crucial role in […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Equipment, Technology

    Eighteen European partners are joining forces to develop a toolkit for making coasts less vulnerable to flooding and the impact of floods. The new toolkit provides policymakers with concrete instruments and methods for enhancing protection of their coast from the dangers of sea flooding, coastal erosion and sudden floods caused by rainfall. Deltares in coordinator […]

  • 10 July 2013

       Waikato Regional Council’s catchment services committee has agreed to a contribution of up to almost $200,000 to help remediate one of two slips on the Waikato River bank near Claudelands Bridge. It follows a request from Hamilton City Council for the regional council to pay a third of the costs. The slip HCC has […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rock has been used for ports and coastal protection purposes for centuries – for dikes and breakwaters, groins and scour protection. Yet in the past several decades the uses of rock have taken on new dimensions in the execution of maritime infrastructure construction. Previously referred to as rock dumping, today the term Subsea Rock Installation […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Congressman Pete Visclosky announced federal funding to fight flooding, promote economic development, and preserve vital natural resources throughout Northwest Indiana. The Little Calumet River Flood Control and Recreational Project is receiving $7,100,000, which will be used to continue construction components of this project, including hiking and biking trails and wetland restoration. In 2011, nearly 2,600 […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report for the Nicaragua Canal Development Project, completed by Environmental Resources Management (ERM), has been presented to the Government of Nicaragua. Xu Changbao, General Manager of HKND’s Nicaragua Office, received the ESIA report from Manuel Román (senior consultant of ERM) and handed it over to the President of the Nicaragua […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    On August 5th following the construction of the International Port of Colombo South Container Terminal Project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, an opening ceremony was held to officially open the Port for use. President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa was present at the site, as well as China Communications Construction Company’ s Assistant President, Song Hai […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For assisting communities after devastating storms and leading vital civil works projects throughout 14 states in the Northeast, the Army recognized three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civilians assigned to the New York District, North Atlantic Division, Thursday, during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal presented the Meritorious […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Maurice De Kok, Business Development Manager at Van Oord, as speaker during the event. Mr. De Kok will take part in the session named ‘Which current trends are your best friends?’. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a federal court ruling earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown joined business and environmental leaders in Cleveland on Thursday to call for a long-term solution for maintaining navigation of the Cuyahoga River’s shipping channel while continuing to protect the Great Lakes. “Lake Erie and this river are in the midst of a remarkable […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    A one-month extension has been granted to enable dredging work in Peel Marina to continue until the end of June and ensure this year’s programme is completed as planned. The operation to remove 44,000 tonnes of silt is progressing well since resuming activity following a four-week hiatus during the enforced shutdown of the construction sector […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has just released an interesting overview of the business year 2016. Explaining the year as “a busy, productive and exciting one“, the company rounded up 2016 with some of the key highlights and achievements, putting them all in one story named “2016 – a year in pictures and words“. January January saw Team […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, joined Nantucket Town Manager, C. Elizabeth Gibson, and other state and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony last week to celebrate completion of the Polpis Harbor Dredging Project. Additionally, Lt. Governor Polito announced that Nantucket will receive a $500,000 award through the first-ever grant round […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The state Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on the city of Port Angeles’ recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Ecology will accept public comment on Port Angeles’s proposed shoreline program through […]

  • 10 October 2012

    New Hanover County announces the hiring of H. Layton Bedsole Jr. as the County’s Shore Protection Coordinator, filling a key role tasked with managing the County’s waterways, shore protection, and beach nourishment efforts. H. Layton Bedsole Jr., a Wilmington area native, will join the County October 30, 2012, transitioning from the private sector where he […]

  • 11 June 2012

    As part of its continuous commitment to support industry related events, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) presented delegates of the 5th Global Logistics & SCM Strategy Summit, held in Dubai recently, with an opportunity to visit both the Taweelah Visitor Centre and the Port Island in a tour specifically designed to meet their respective interests. […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After Governor Rick Scott’s signing of a funding package, Port Tampa Bay said that the port authority will now have the funds to purchase new post-Panamax gantry cranes to expand throughput capacity at the port’s growing container terminal—a $12 million boon for the state’s largest and most diversified port. Port Tampa Bay’s strategic investment in […]