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  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ine Moulaert, Senior Engineer Marine Environmental Department at Jan De Nul, will be one of the speakers at the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC). The DTC is taking place October, 9-10th 2017 at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. Apart from being the Senior Engineer at JDN, Ine Moulaert is also member of the PIANC Working […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A $1.5 billion investment in Ghana’s new port by APM Terminals and its partners is unconventional in its scope, and will have a major role to play in maintaining the pace of one of the world’s fastest growing countries. The new port, build in the capital Accra, will be a modern multi-purpose facility located on […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Mr Kommer Damen, Chairman of the Damen Shipyards Group, on November 9th officially reopened the offices of Damen Dredging Equipment (DDE) in Nijkerk following an extensive refit and extension. Among the many improvements, the building now provides visitors with a complete ‘dredging experience’, starting with displays in the hallways illustrating the challenges of living in […]

  • 21 November 2011

      By taking control of the D’Appolonia Group, a global engineering consultancy, international classification society RINA has increased its group turnover by almost 50 per cent and significantly strengthened its expertise and range of services in the offshore and port development fields. Says Ugo Salerno, CEO, RINA, “By bringing the D’Appolonia Group’s 580 multidisciplinary staff […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 Spring Conference of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will take place in Washington, D.C., on April 20-21, 2015. The two-day event will include member-only meetings of port directors, regional port delegations, and five of AAPA’s 13 technical committees (Cruise, Executive, Finance, Maritime Economic Development and Public Relations). Among the U.S. government […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 18 months of uncertainty, the Bowen community may finally have something to celebrate with today’s announcement by federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt approving development of the Adani T0 project and capital dredging at the Abbot Point coal terminal. Minister Hunt also issued approval for the Arrow LNG facility on Curtis Island near Gladstone and […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, along with Valley City, N.D., will hold a public meeting to provide a status update to the public to the Valley City Sheyenne River Flood Risk Management Feasibility study Jan. 10, 2013. The study is a cost shared effort between the Corps and Valley City to […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Historic low water levels have moved harbor dredging to the top of Michigan tourism’s priority list for public marinas and ports in the state, and now private facilities could also receive some state assistance to help improve navigable access. Rep. Ray Franz today co-sponsored legislation to create The Marina Dredging Loan Origination Program, a partnership […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has announced that their 2016 Delaware Wetland Conference, with the theme “Educate, Connect, Protect.”, will take place on February 3rd and 4th at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. “Wetlands play an important role in Delaware’s environment by improving water quality, providing habitat […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Joe Courtney has released the following statement on the U.S. Navy and Electric Boat joining the broad coalition of supporters in Connecticut, including the state’s congressional delegation, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Long Island Sound Dredged Material Management Plan (LIS DMMP). “The U.S. Navy and Electric Boat – which are pillars of the Long […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first annual Dredging Today Conference, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, are progressing according to schedule. We are pleased to announce that Richard Brakenhoff, Industry analyst at Rabobank, has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). Mr Brakenhoff has worked as an […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, concluded yesterday his swing through the Bayou State where he addressed regional economic leaders and toured a coastal restoration site in Luling, Louisiana. “Coastal restoration is vital to the preservation of the environmental and economic health of the Gulf Coast,” said EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “Today, […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) recently announced Louisiana merchandise exports increased five percent over the last year, growing from $27.0 billion to $28.4 billion. Key merchandise export categories include petroleum products, agricultural products, chemicals, food and kindred products, […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Gig Harbor’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed shoreline master program combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. It will guide construction and development along approximately six miles of city shoreline. These include areas […]

  • 9 January 2014

    The Government of Ghana is engaging local and foreign stakeholders to raise resources for the deployment of inland ports to reduce pressure on the Tema and Takoradi harbours, and the roads. This forms part of Government’s programme for a massive improvement in the nation’s transportation system to further open up the economy, create decent and […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee (WHC) has delivered a vote of confidence in Australia’s ongoing management of the iconic Great Barrier Reef (GBR). Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said all Australians would welcome the committee’s decision in Doha, Qatar, to reject activist calls to place the reef on the World Heritage ‘in-danger’ list. “The […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has agreed the largest single flood risk management contract, a £300 million programme that will reduce flood risk in London and the Thames estuary. The £300 million Thames Estuary Asset Management Programme will deliver the first 10 years of capital investment in flood risk management schemes as recommended by the Thames Estuary 2100 […]

  • 20 November 2013

    DP World, UAE Region, the leading regional marine terminal operator, has won the prestigious Container Terminal Operator Award for a fifth consecutive year at the Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards 2013 in Dubai. The judging panel chose the operator of Jebel Ali Port for its all-round operational excellence, a dynamic approach to creating […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Helix Energy Solutions Group’s Canyon Offshore subsea contracting business unit signed contracts for a new Perry XT 1500 Seabed Trenching System and two 200 horsepower Perry XLX work class ROVs, to be built by Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. The XT 1500 trencher will support Canyon Offshore’s Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy contracting operations, trenching […]

  • 13 December 2011

    Associated British Ports (ABP) and Siemens plc announce that they are submitting applications to Hull City Council for the development of the proposed Green Port Hull facility. Joint applications are being made for the demolition of existing buildings at Alexandra Dock and the development of a factory, office and amenity facilities and a helicopter landing […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Changes in rainfall and temperature are predicted to transform wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world within the century, a new study from the USGS and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley concludes. Such changes are expected to affect the plant communities found in coastal wetlands. For example, some salt marshes […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy plays a role throughout the lifecycle of dredging projects, and decisions made early in the project initiation phase can have huge impacts on later energy consumption. Also, legislation, relating to emissions and sustainability, is becoming more strict, Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in their release.  With that in mind, CEDA Environment Commission (CEC) has set […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    At the yesterday’s Coastal Wetland Communities Adaptation Leadership Forum at Nicholls State University a recurring theme emerged – Louisiana’s coastal communities will survive the rising tide as local governments have taken extraordinary measures to save the state’s disappearing coastline. During the event, hosted by the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), Terrebonne Parish President Gordon Dove and Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District Executive Director Reggie Dupre, […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The development of urbanizing river delta areas calls for an adaptive planning, based on flexible strategies that include the use of nature as an infrastructure. This was a key message at the meeting ‘Adaptive planning and development for urbanizing deltas’ where international knowledge organisations told about their activities to develop more knowledge on the challenges […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Reduce urban water risks by including wetlands as natural buffers in cities and their surrounding landscapes. This was the message by Chief executive officer Jane Madgwick of Wetlands International at the start of the United Nations’ Habitat III global summit in Quito, Ecuador on 17 October. Mrs Madgwick is part of the official Dutch delegation […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Kitsap County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of over 290 miles of lake, stream and marine shorelines throughout the county. “The county’s staff and commissioners are to be commended for an outstanding public […]