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  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2011

    In a direct response to the growing needs of its customers, DP World, UAE Region today announced that it has commenced upgrading Al Hamriya Port in Dubai. Work has already started on the first phase of modernising the small and busy general cargo facility that has served the regional sea trade for generations. Al Hamriya […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) hosted a forum on November 16 with presentations from experts on the topic of the current and future challenges and opportunities of conducting legal maritime related trade with Cuba. With an attendance of approximately 100 business representatives from throughout Florida and the Southeast, the forum included discussions on an array […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed Paul Foster to a new post as Director of Projects with a remit to drive forward its ambitious development plans. Before joining the Port, Paul was project director for an international renewable energy business based in Manchester. His career began with 15 years’ service in the Royal Engineers, and […]

  • 23 April 2012

      Aden Container Terminal (ACT), operated by global marine terminal operator DP World, has received and serviced one of the largest container vessels to call at the historic Yemeni port, the Kota Carum, owned by Singapore-based Pacific International Lines. The 300-metre long, 6,606 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container unit) ship, built in 2011, is the largest […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Insurance company Prudential has been named as the cornerstone investor in Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay project. According to the deal, Prudential plans to invest up to $160 million in the first renewable energy scheme of its type in the world.  The deal forms part of Prudential’s commitment to invest alongside five other major UK insurance […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ and U.S. Army’s 238th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 13, to recognize an Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “The Corps’ and Army’s 238th birthday allows […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today released a 10-point plan to save the Great Barrier Reef, in response to the Queensland Government’s Draft Reef 2050 strategy. The Fight for the Reef solution calls for dumping to be banned and dredging minimized, an end to farm chemical pollution, permanent protection for sensitive areas including […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is celebrating an important milestone of a 15 year project to provide 7km of new sea defences inland from the coast to protect local communities together with the creation of a large nature reserve at Medmerry in West Sussex. The £28m scheme involves the largest realignment of the open coast ever in […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the premier organisation representing the private dredging industry, is organising for the very first time the IADC International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in Recife, Brazil from 19 to 23 March 2012. Participants will have the unique opportunity to visit the on-going dredging project at the Port of […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ 237th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 7, to recognize an Employee, Engineer and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “We’re here to reflect on the hard work and achievements of […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $2.9 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment along the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan. The contaminated sediment is within the Detroit River Area of Concern (AOC), identified by the United States and Canada as one of 43 toxic hotspots in the Great Lakes basin. Work will […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) convened two briefing events for more than 100 congressional staff in Washington, D.C. on June 4, to discuss the importance of the $650 million Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund and the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). Coinciding with National Fishing and Boating Week (June 1-9) – an […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry through three new articles about sliding slurry, a prevention checklist, sustainability advocate and value creator. “Which slurry transport regime should be used and why? Sape Miedema, Director of […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterway Constructions, a Sydney based maritime contractor, has taken delivery of a Damen DOP250 submersible dredge pump. The DOP250 is a wear-resistant, submersible dredge pump, capable of moving 1,250 cubic meters of material per hour through a 250mm pipe. In 2014, Damen delivered a Crane Barge 3216 to Waterway Constructions, and this latest order is […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has begun distributing $8.2 million in funding for 12 local projects designed to protect and restore the natural shorelines around Puget Sound. Project sponsors include local governments, tribes and non-profit organizations from Hood Canal to the Snohomish River Delta who applied for funding through two competitive grant […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME has won the second edition of the “Entrepreneur for Entrepreneurs Trophy” as most sustainable company 2016. The trophy honors companies from the North that sustainably promote entrepreneurship in the South. The prize was handed out yesterday in attendance of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation, Alexander De Croo. DEME was in particular recognized […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A three-month ‘Building with Nature’ study has been launched by Ecoshape, Deltares and Witteveen en Bos in the channel to the south of the Ridderkerkse Griend nature reserve in the Netherlands. The study will look at two types of willow woods – pollard willows and an osiery – to see whether it is possible to […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham’s beaches draw visitors from near and far throughout summer, but during winter, storms and wild weather can deplete the quantity of sand available for the next season. So, every year the City selects various beaches for sand renourishment as part of its ongoing beach monitoring and management program. The choice of […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) earlier this week celebrated the start of Youth Wetlands Week, April 16-April 22, 2018.  To kick off the week, CPRA and LSU AgCenter 4-H Youth Wetlands Program (YWP) staff visited with Isidore Newman School students in New Orleans, Louisiana. At the event, students participated in a hypothethical planning […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Lake Improvement Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys, recently announced the result of its “Name That Dredger” contest. The new dredger destined to join Grand Lake St. Marys State Park’s record-setting fleet will be named “Hoedag”, the moniker of a mythical creature said to prowl the waters […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kimberley community is set to benefit from a $24.15million investment to refurbish and repair the Broome wharf. The State Government today approved funding for the Broome Wharf Extension of Life Project at Broome Port. Transport Minister Troy Buswell said the Broome wharf, operated by the Broome Port Authority, serviced the only deepwater port in […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Environment and Heritage Protection Minister, Andrew Powell today put out a call to Australia’s leading scientists to chair the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Science Panel. The establishment of the panel follow’s Premier Campbell Newman’s announcement of the formation of the Gladstone Harbour Healthy Harbour Partnership earlier this year. Mr Powell said the Government was looking for […]

  • 22 November 2010

    URS/Scott Wilson has won a strategic role to provide the design audit and construction supervision for the US $1.2 billion first port contract for the new commercial sea port development on Boubyan Island in Kuwait. The four-year contract involves the technical and environment audit of the contractor’s design, preparing the documentation for the following dredging […]