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  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups lost an appeal last week in Fulton County Superior Court challenging the Georgia Shore Protection Committee’s issuance of a permit to Sea Island Acquisition LLC for construction of a groin in an ecologically-sensitive area of Sea Island. The Southern Environmental Law Center representing One Hundred Miles and GreenLaw representing Altamaha Riverkeeper argued that […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rolls-Royce has secured a landmark agreement to supply six of its new B33:45 medium-speed diesel generator sets to China’s Fuijan Mawei shipyard for configuration aboard the world’s first ever seabed mining vessel. The pioneering vessel, designed by Singapore’s SeaTech Solutions for Dubai-based owner Marine Assets Corporation (MAC), will be powered by six B33:45L9A engines to provide 31.4 megawatts of […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) made the following statement regarding the U.S. Treasury Department’s Interim Final Rule under the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States (RESTORE) Act, which establishes grant programs for the Gulf States, including Louisiana, to receive funds for environmental restoration and economic development projects. […]

  • 9 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    THE State Government yesterday announced a study will be under way by the end of the year to find a long-term solution for Kirra’s surf… Source: Gold Coast Bulletin, November 9, 2009;

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing commitment to helping New Jersey’s communities recover and rebuild from the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration yesterday took action to streamline state permits for various types of vital rebuilding projects, a move that will aid reconstruction of impacted homes and businesses, assist the recovery of marinas and […]

  • 22 December 2010

    Mitsui & Co., Ltd., approved today the investment of A$ 1.25 billion through its 100% subsidiary Mitsui Iron Ore Development Pty. Ltd. for the expansion of iron ore export capacity at Cape Lambert (also known as Port Walcott), owned by Robe River J/V(Rio Tinto 53%, Mitsui 33%, Others 14%) in the Pilbara region of Western […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today celebrates 40 years of world leading research at its Hydrodynamic Research Centre in Kristinehamn, Sweden. The Rolls-Royce Hydrodynamic Research Centre (HRC) is one of the world’s leading marine research facilities, specialising in the development of marine propulsion systems including the design and testing of propellers and water […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The Australian Financial Review reports that Aquila Resources is the frontrunner to win the rights to build a new multi-user deepwater port at Anketell Point in Western Australia. The company is reportedly close to securing sufficient financing and may be able to complete construction within two years. The Western Australia state government is keen for […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wyk auf Fohr Port Authority has announced tender for the new construction and extension works at the Alte (Old) Mole and the Quermole. After the last reconstruction in the 1980s, the Alte Mole shows an increased need for repairs to the sheet piling, the authority said. In addition, the Alte Mole, in terms of […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Woods Hole Group, Inc., an international environmental, scientific, and engineering consulting organization based on Cape Cod, has been awarded a contract to review the Coastal Protection Plan for the Town of Palm Beach, Florida. The Palm Beach Town Council unanimously voted to hire Woods Hole Group to do a thorough review of the town’s long-term […]

  • 21 December 2012

    With reference to the press release of 26 November 2012 (the Initial Announcement) and subsequent release on 17 December 2012, in which Boskalis announced its intention to make an offer for Dockwise, Boskalis today confirms it is making an all cash voluntary public offer (through its wholly owned subsidiary Boskalis Holding B.V.) for all the […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In Mike Hooks Dredging Company v Marquette Transportation Gulf-Inland, LLC the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently explored Inland Navigational Rule 9, the rule for navigating in a narrow channel, and its relationship to The Pennsylvania rule in connection with an allision that occurred on the Intracoastal Waterway in Louisiana. Facts The dredge Mike […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority today reported container business up 12 percent in 2014, a year highlighted by strong volume growth and substantial forward progress on the harbor deepening project. In December the Port handled 141,956 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), up 14 percent compared to the same month last year. SCPA container volume rose to nearly 1.8 […]

  • 19 December 2010

    A recent critical habitat rule about juvenile smalltooth sawfish has led to scrutiny over dredging plans in the waters around Bonita Springs… By ANDREA STETSON (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, December 19, 2010;

  • 21 November 2011

    Tourism, the multi-million dollar fishing industry, farming and the lifeblood of the Valley, the Clarence River, are under threat from the…   By Rodney Stevens (dailyexaminer) [mappress] Source: dailyexaminer, November 21, 2011;

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on proposed rules that would require people to obtain a standard state hydraulics permit to use a suction dredge to prospect for gold or other minerals in or near state waters. A suction dredge works by sucking up water, gravel, gold, and other […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Final Rule establishing new restrictions on the use of the Central and Western Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites. The Final Rule amends the 2005 site designation rule with new restrictions on the use of the two sites to help meet the goal of reducing […]

  • 1 July 2011

    The Philippines is turning off investors by trying to scrap or revise the terms of contracts for projects such a Roll-on Roll-off (RORO) … By Coco Alcuaz and Warren de Guzman (abs-cbnnews) [mappress] Source: abs-cbnnews, July 1, 2011;

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revenue of the Port Authority rose by 3.1% last year due to increased economic activity at the port. However, profits fell by 4.9% owing to higher interest charges and depreciation. The completion of phase 1 of Maasvlakte 2 brought the level of investment down to €189 million, a level that is still higher than before […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based company specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has ordered the construction of a new crane vessel. This vessel, which will be named Werkendam, will be Van Oord’s first LNG-powered vessel. It will generally be deployed to Netherlands-based projects executed by subsidiary Paans Van Oord. The Werkendam is being […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    By Ministry of Transport of Russia order dated 07.11.2013 No. 344, the new Compulsory Regulations in Olga Seaport have been approved. They are to become effective within 10 days from the date of their official publication. The Compulsory Regulations in Olga Seaport stipulate: – rules for port calls and exits of vessels and rules of […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first test for the rolling gate of the new Panama Canal locks took place on June 23, 2015 at the Atlantic side. This progress marks yet another step forward toward the completion of the Canal Expansion Program. The Panama Canal gates have different dimensions depending on their location in the lock chamber. They are […]

  • 14 January 2010
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis / Dragamex together with Mammoet make good progress in Cuyutlán, Mexico on getting equipment into the lagoon. [mappress] Source: Maasmond Maritime, January 14, 2010

  • 27 April 2012

    In the first weekend of April, building consortium PUMA shut a temporary dam that forms a connection between the northern point of the Rotterdam World Gateway terminal and the soft sea wall. This compartmentalisation dam closes the Prinses Alexiahaven off from the other port basins on Maasvlakte 2. The port basin has been closed off […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for bank repairs to Dry Creek, a left-bank tributary of the Big Sioux River, near Hawarden in Sioux County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing bank erosion along a portion of Dry Creek and filling a scour hole caused by high […]

  • 19 October 2011

    New York City is rebuilding a Brooklyn marine terminal that will handle roll-on, roll-off and breakbulk cargo when it opens in 2012… By Peter T. Leach (joc) [mappress] Source: joc, October 19, 2011;