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  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A delivery plan to make Wales more resilient to coastal flooding has been officially launched by Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Since the devastating storms that hit communities along the coast of Wales 12 months ago the priority has been to repair and restore defenses damaged in the storms. The delivery plan issued yesterday outlines how the 47 […]

  • 8 June 2012

      The Dutch group Supermaritime is to build a breakbulk terminal in the Scaldiahaven in Vlissingen. This terminal will add a new activity to Supermaritime’s package of services. For the Zeeland ports, the new terminal will mean an increase in capacity for handling general and project cargo. The new terminal will become operational in the […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Trade between India and Dubai is expanding at an unprecedented pace, and as one of the largest marine terminal operators in the region, DP World is a major facilitator and contributor to this growth. That’s the message from Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region to the 7th India […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Natural resource manager Michael Nash has been elected chair of the Hinchinbrook Local Marine Advisory Committee for the group’s new three year term. The committee is one of 12 along the coast from Cape York to Bundaberg that provide input to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) on local marine issues. GBRMPA Chair […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited  will raise Rs.500 crore through public issue of tax-free bonds of face value of Rs.1,000 each, said its chairman and managing director D.K.Mohanty Friday. India’s only dredging company in public sector is raising the money to acquire a dredger. It is one of the three dredgers being purchased by the […]

  • 3 October 2013

    The port of Rotterdam has grown rapidly during recent decades. But in order to meet increasing demand in the future and to maintain its leading role, the port must expand. With the construction of Maasvlakte II, a high-grade location is being created in the heart of the European market so that the port can continue […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Environment and Water to boost cooperation and coordination between both parties as part of the efforts made by ADPC to launch the first phase of Khalifa Port, the region’s first semi-automated port, in the last quarter of 2012. […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The city of Villahermosa in the state of Tabasco, Mexico recently added a W&S Wolverine dredge from DSC Dredge, LLC to its flood-prevention arsenal. In 2007, the city experienced a devastating flood. Since then, the federal and state governments, with the assistance of private industry, launched a program designed to help prevent future flooding in […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne Corporation’s 2011-12 Annual Report, tabled in the Victorian Parliament today, sets a solid foundation for the $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project, Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said today. “The Port of Melbourne recorded increases across all cargo types in 2011-12 leading to a record overall throughput of 87 million revenue tonnes,” […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Feasibility Study recently reached another major milestone when the results of the study were presented to the Civil Works Review Board in Washington, D.C. At the end of the meeting, the panel members, comprised of senior U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders and chaired by Maj. Gen. John Peabody, […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a meeting with the US Army Corps of Engineers on September 3, 2014, officials for Channel Islands Harbor, owned and operated by Ventura County, learned that dredging of the Harbor sand trap will begin October 1, 2014. The Channel Islands Harbor sand trap was designed to retain sand for placement on Hueneme Beach every […]

  • 2 January 2014

    Vizhinjam International Seaport Limited (VISL), the State government agency that is implementing the proposed deepwater container transhipment port at Vizhinjam, should complete the bidding process connected with the project by April, 2014, VISL managing director and chief executive officer A.S. Suresh Babu has said. “We are adopting a two-stage bidding process. The first is a […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest $8.4 million in repair, maintenance and construction projects at small craft harbours in Nova Scotia. “Our Government understands the important […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Singapore plays host to Mr Yang Zan, Director-General of the Department of International Co-operation, Ministry of Transport, People’s Republic of China, under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) Distinguished Visitors Programme (DVP) from 31 July to 2 August 2013. Mr Yang held several key roles in the Ministry of Transport before assuming his […]

  • 2 November 2010

    The valedictory function of the Vigilance Awareness Period 2010 was held at Corporate Headquarters of DCI, Visakhapatnam today. Mr. G. Nageswara Rao, IPS, DIG, CBI, Visakhapatnam was the Chief Guest at the function. Prof. K. Ravi, faculty of Public Administration, Andhra University attended the same as the Guest of Honour. Mr.S. Vasudeva Rao, IPS, Chief […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Tom Harkin (Iowa) announced the launch of the Mississippi River Caucus, a bipartisan initiative intended to focus congressional efforts on important river management goals such as addressing flood mitigation, encouraging commerce along the Mississippi River, and generally assisting river communities with their concerns. “The Mississippi River is a vital […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to clean up low levels of historic contamination in the Whatcom Waterway on Bellingham’s waterfront, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and Port of Bellingham are preparing for a $25 million cleanup this summer. Before cleanup work begins, Ecology is making a draft engineering design report available for public review and comment […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World London Gateway Port and Logistics Park is celebrating receiving a Special Award for Engineering and Contribution to London’s Economy from the prestigious Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE). The annual ICE London Civil Engineering Awards celebrate outstanding engineering achievement. The Awards were held at the home of the Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has submitted their presentation on High Depth Dredging, exclusively for Dredging Today readers. Growth of global population, tourism, transportation of people and goods together with increased awareness of the need to protect […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A strategy to facilitate the development of the Galilee Basin and deliver up to 28,000 new jobs was unveiled by the Newman Government today. Speaking at the Major Projects Conference in Brisbane, Premier Campbell Newman said the Galilee Basin Development Strategy would grow the resources sector as one of the four pillars of the Queensland […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Green Marine and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding underscoring a new collaboration to advance the environmental sustainability of port and terminal operators. The MOU, signed during AAPA’s 102nd Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla., will serve as a framework for increased cooperation between the two parties to advance environmental […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A team of scientists and community experts has released key recommendations to maintain and build land in coastal Louisiana. Their recommendations focus on operating Mississippi River sediment diversions and consider the needs of communities, wildlife and fisheries. Seven LSU faculty served on the 12-member Sediment Diversion Operations Expert Working Group, which put forth these recommendations. LSU […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Geosyntec will be well represented at the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, organized and presented by Battelle February 4-7, 2013, in Dallas. Maintaining the economic and biological viability of the environments of rivers, lakes, bays, and harbors requires advanced management of a complex series of actions related to the accumulation in sediments […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed extreme concern with the decision by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to re-issue a permit to allow dredging of 82,500 cubic meters and dumping of 378,000 cubic meters of dredge spoil from the port at Hay Point in the Marine Park. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Flood mitigation works in the Carnarvon horticultural district will reduce the impact of flooding on local growers and support the region’s expansion as a major food bowl. Regional Development Minister Brendon Grylls and Water Minister Bill Marmion said today’s ground-breaking ceremony for the Carnarvon Stage 2 flood mitigation works marked a major milestone for flood […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Positioned as the new Asian gateway and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Sri Lankas maritime and logistics initiatives will be given another boost from the inauguration of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics two day Conference and Exhibition which ended at the Hilton Hotel Colombo, recently. The conference supported by Sri […]