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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 February 2013

    The Alaska District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting research prior to releasing a solicitation for a maintenance dredging program at the Port of Dillingham, Alaska. The Port of Dillingham is a regional port for many southwest Alaska villages offering a full range of dockage, boat yard and marine services for commercial […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waikato Regional Council said it is committed to working closely with Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) and local communities to manage coastal hazard risks, such as erosion and flooding, in the face of any increased sea level and climate change pressures. The comment follows the release of a statement from TCDC focusing on the need to […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Top specialists of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) had a meeting with Vizhinjam project stakeholders here on Tuesday to assure them that the environmental impact assessment study being done for the project would conform to the performance standards the IFC had set for itself. The visit of Isabella Paris and Bhanu Mehrotra, senior environmental specialist […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rosewood Beach was recently named one of America’s 2016 Best Restored Beaches by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association. The Rosewood Park restoration project, completed in 2015, involved restoring beach, bluff and ravine ecosystems along a 1,500-foot section of the west shore of Lake Michigan. It was accomplished under the Great Lakes Fishery and […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi has signed a $316 million contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of new LNG terminal in Gujarat, India. This capital development program will include massive dredging and marine infrastructure works. NMDC’s role in the Gujarat LNG scheme will also involve land reclamation activities, construction of breakwaters, jetties […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Port of Newcastle is celebrating 160 years of continuous dredging and its vital role underpinning safe and reliable operations as Australia’s third-largest port and the world’s largest coal export port. Continuous dredging of the channel began in March 1859 using ladder dredges to remove mud, sand, boulders and surface rock to ensure the safe passage […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the JAXPORT Board of Directors, Joe York, announced earlier that senior maritime leader Brian W. Taylor joined JAXPORT as Chief Executive Officer on Monday, July 29, 2013. Taylor, a long-time Horizon Lines executive, is an accomplished sales and operations manager with a track record of building high-performance teams and leading complex organizations. […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Matthew Kinmond, Marine Licensing Manager for aggregate dredging at the MMO, provides an insight into marine licensing and encouraging students to consider a career in marine development and dredging. “At the beginning of October I was one of a number of speakers at a Young Central Dredging Association (CEDA) seminar in Portsmouth. The CEDA provides […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has called on the government to clarify its plans for the fast tracking of the proposed Abbot Point dredging, dumping and port expansion. While a spokesperson for Federal Environment Minister Mr Hunt told The Australian newspaper that the proposals for the dredging in the Reef’s waters and dumping on the […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stakeholders, customers and elected officials were guests of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, for the annual Missouri River tour August 16. The purpose of the trip aboard the district’s barge is to provide a first-hand look at the Civil Works projects the district builds and maintains along the Missouri River and […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Lake Improvement Association announced it is seeking nominations from its members and the public to name the new dredge currently being built for Grand Lake St. Marys. Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Manager Brian Miller has honored the LIA by allowing the non-profit organization to suggest a name for the dredge, which will […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the morning of December 11, the turning-over ceremony of Lobito Port Expansion Project in Angola was held at Lobito Port Authority. Ana Paz De Jesus Neto, Chairman of Board of Directors of the project client Lobito Port Authority, representative of consulting engineer – supervision company A1V2 and representative of CHEC’s project department, signed the […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gareloch Support Services (Plant) Ltd, has won the Girvan Harbour dredging contract. This development project will include the maintenance dredging of Girvan Harbour by using a combination of suction and plough dredging. The dredged material will be deposited on the sea bed immediately beyond the harbour mouth. Councillor John McDowall, Sustainability and Environment Portfolio Holder […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has called on the European Commission to give greater recognition to the key role of Europe’s regions in tackling the challenges of climate change. At its General Assembly in Helsinki in October, CPMR and its member regions presented a series of bold proposals to make the EU’s Adaptation Strategy and Clean Energy […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co. Ltd. has recently won the bid for Lot 2 of the Jinghe River dredging and bank protection project in Wuhan, Dongxihu District. As another major environmental project undertaken by the company after the sludge removal of the Waisha Lake in Wuhan, the project demonstrates CCCC’s strength in environmental renovation. The project […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    An interesting video was released yesterday by Van Oord about the company’s role in the A16 motorway construction project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The first milestone for the project has been achieved with 1 million cubic metres of being brought and offloaded to the site. In total, about 4 million cubic metres will be needed […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Sri Lanka Ports, Trade & Logistics two day Conference and Exhibition that commences on the 10th July 2012 with the initiative of Hon. Minister of Transport – Kumara Welgama at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo. The conference supported by Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), is another important annual fixture in the international maritime events diary. […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released this amazing video named ‘How we made our mark in the Markermeer lake’.  In March 2016, Boskalis started work on the first stage of one of the largest nature restoration projects in western Europe – Marker Wadden. The project aimed to transform the ecologically impoverished Markermeer lake […]

  • 6 June 2013

    JCU researchers are recording underwater sounds in the Great Barrier Reef to help track animal movements and human activities such as shipping. JCU’s Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture (CSTFA) is collaborating with JASCO Applied Sciences, a world leader in the science of industrial underwater noise and its effect on marine life, on the […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has just announced three key new appointments within its Water Business Line, to further drive the company’s successful partnerships in water– particularly flood resilience and smart water – and enhance its digital service development. The new appointments are: Lennart Silvis to the role of Global Director Water Partnerships & Business Development; Lisette Heuer […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutra Museum of Dredging is a private collection of materials representing the history of sidedraft clamshell dredging in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the role the Dutra family and Dutra companies have played in building the Delta infrastructure. The collection, unique in its scope and size, spans the century that has elapsed since the […]

  • 1 November 2012

    Inspections of storm damage are ongoing across Delmarva, reports wgmd.com. The Army Corps of Engineers has been in Ocean City for a visual inspection of the beach replenishment project with city officials. Col. Trey Jordan, Baltimore District commander says the replenishment project played a significant role in preventing damage from Hurricane Sandy. A team from the […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company, recently won a bid for the EPC project (engineering, procurement and construction) in Marunda Industrial Park, Indonesia. The bid is for the Lot 1B of the central terminal project with a contract value of approximately $39 million and a construction period of 15 months. Located in […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    On July 5, No. 19 berth and yard project in Mombasa, Kenya, undertaken by China Road & Bridge Corporation (CRBC), was launched. The project is the first port construction project undertaken by CRBC in Kenya, was signed between CRBC and Kenya Ports Authority, and is a project with a spot investment from the Kenyan government, […]