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  • 21 April 2010

    A new Chinese canal project should strengthen Wuhan’s role as a shipping hub in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, according to David Lammie of Yangtze Business Services. The new project is a 67km-long canal from the mid section of the Yangtze River… [mappress] Source:worldnews,April 21,2010;

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The first of Damen’s new Shoalbuster 3512 class was recently handed over to Dutch marine services specialist Van Wijngaarden Marine Services B.V. in the port of Boven-Hardinxveld, the Netherlands.  At the ceremony, Mrs. Elske de Bruijn-de Vries officially named the vessel and made a speech praising the technical capabilities of the vessel. With 35 meters […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover’s scheme to enhance junctions on the A20 in Dover has today been highlighted as one of the key investment schemes by the Government in unlocking Britain’s economic potential. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive, Port of Dover, said: “Today’s Government announcement is a clear vote of confidence in how the Port of Dover […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will be the organizer of the UK technical seminar: Delivering Connectivity – the role of dredging in major infrastructure projects. To seminar will be held at the Institution of Civil Engineers London office on Tuesday, December 1st 2015. For the technical seminar, CEDA UK will showcase a number of exciting, major infrastructure projects where […]

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

    The crew of the Cottrell Contracting Corporation dredger “Marion” is working to remove shoals from the James River federal navigation channel. The river plays a role in the economies of Richmond and Hopewell, providing a navigation channel of 25 feet deep for ships to move goods to and from the inland ports. [mappress] Dredging Today […]

  • 26 June 2012

    Malaysia’s Johor Port has embarked on a five-year business and expansion plan to redevelop and restructure the port infrastructure, and upgrade equipment and facilities. “Industries in Pasir Gudang are growing to the extent that they have now expanded to the Tanjung Langsat Industrial area. Therefore Johor Port needs to gear itself to cater for the […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $900,000 to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for protecting wetlands and aquatic resources. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on this project. “Wetlands play a significant role in protecting our nation’s water supply,” said EPA […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Congresswoman Kaptur has secured the ranking member position on the Energy and Water Subcommittee of House Appropriations. Congresswoman Kaptur called the subcommittee position “a good fit” for Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District, which stretches along the Lake Erie coast from Cleveland to Toledo. Among other areas, the subcommittee has jurisdiction over: -Renewable energy initiatives nationally; -Dredging […]

  • 9 September 2013

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Memish said that the project of “Suez Canal Axis” will be developed in a way that allows accelerating the growth rate in the region as well as attracting Arab and foreign investments to take part in the implementation of the project. He said that the name of Suez […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first woman Master in the UK Marine Aggregate Dredging Sector, Georgina Carlo-Paat, has recently completed her first tour of duty aboard CEMEX UK Marine aggregate dredger, the Sand Heron. Georgina is in command of one of four CEMEX dredgers that operate in waters around the UK, which provide approximately 18% of CEMEX aggregates, used […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tau Morwe, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 3rd Cool Logistics Africa conference, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on 4-6 March 2014. As one of the five divisions of Transnet Ltd, South Africa’s national transport operator, TNPA is responsible for managing infrastructure […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has just announced that on September 1, 2016, Bram Roelse will step down as CEO. On that date, Mr Dave Vander Heyde will be appointed by the Supervisory Board as the company’s new CEO. Vander Heyde has been CFO at IHC since 2011. During his time in this role, Mr Roelse has used […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking at the contract signing between the International Seabed Authority (ISA) and Ifremer on Tuesday, November 18,  Secretary-General Nii Allotey Odunton said the new contract marked the beginning of a new era in what has been a productive relationship between Ifremer and the ISA. He said the contract being signed was also a pioneering contract […]

  • 27 February 2012

    DP World, UAE Region has applauded the leading role of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security in promoting a safe and transparent work environment at the country’s ports. At an event held recently at Jebel Ali Port, Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, presented […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Funding of €7.4 million for urgent remedial works at six regional harbours has been announced by Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar. The funding will pay for repairs and safety works on essential harbour infrastructure, and is likely to benefit the local economy, promote leisure activities and support the fishing industry. “This funding […]

  • 12 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 6 – 12).   VIDEO: Dredger Oranje in South Korea Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. launched this month the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Jeffrey E. Miles was named Deputy Executive Director for Operations of the North Carolina State Ports Authority by Tom Bradshaw, Executive Director. “In my brief time with the Authority, I have grown to depend on the operational expertise Jeff provides our ports and our customers. He is leading the development of our strategic plan, working […]

  • 14 April 2011

    Shipping Minister Mike Penning has today backed proposals by Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) for the future of the port, which could create hundreds of jobs over the next five years and safeguard the local economy. During the two-hour visit Mr Penning was given a guided tour of the harbour onboard pilot boat Trelawney, and learned […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy technology company, Ecosse Subsea Systems, (ESS) has increased the size of its engineering division in response to client demand for specialist engineering packages. Aberdeen-based ESS specialises in trenching, deepwater installation and subsea lifting technologies for the oil and gas, marine and renewable industries, and has a range of patented technologies in development. The new […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last week saw CH2M pick up prestigious awards at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Awards ceremony for two of its regional environmental and flood management programs. CH2M’s European water team picked up the Major Project of the Year Award for the Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Phase IV program as well as the […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 21, CCCC Vice President Sun Ziyu attended the signing ceremony of the EPC contract for Zanzibar New Port project. With a contract amount of over USD 200 million and a construction period of 36 months, the project involves construction of a multi-purpose terminal berth and related auxiliary facilities. The project will boost the […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday marked the actual anniversary of the founding of the American Association of Port Authorities, headquartered in Alexandria, Va. On December 10, 1912, one hundred years ago, a meeting of public port officials from throughout the United States convened in New York City to “exchange ideas relative to port organization, to promote the exchange of […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour has recorded significant increases in traffic in the first six months of the year, as activity within the energy sector generally and the North Sea in particular continues to rise. Continued growth in the oil and gas sector was reflected in the increase in support vessels that used the port over the first […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Community Advisory Group for Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site will have its quarterly meeting at Saratoga Town Hall on October 30, 2014, from 1:00PM to 4:00PM. Meetings of the CAG are open to the public as a means to raise concerns with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the Superfund process. The draft agenda includes […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The team behind the preparation of the naval base for the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has received a New Year’s Honor from the Royal Navy. Royal HaskoningDHV’s role has been as a member of this joint Naval Base Command, Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and Industry team preparing Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth to […]

  • 15 December 2011

    An independent panel of technical experts established prior to the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal project to provide high level advice to the project team and government regulators will meet in Gladstone today. The Dredge Technical Reference Panel (DTRP) is chaired by an independent expert in dredging activities, Dr Rick Morton. Dr Morton convenes the […]