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  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    François-Philippe Champagne, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and MP for Saint-Maurice—Champlain, has announced significant investments in the Port of Trois-Rivières development. The project involves extending dock 10 towards the east and filling the space between this extension and the current dock 9. This scheme will increase exterior storage space in this area from 3,000 m² […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has announced plans to establish a Service Hub in the Russian port of Novorossiysk in a Letter of Intent (LOI) signed with Delo Group of companies. According to the company, the primary aim of the Service Hub will be to optimize the services provided to the growing number of Damen vessels operating […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thousands of Bicolanos will have a job for at least six months this year as the Department of Labor and Employment-Bicol announced today that it will be hiring workers from all over the region starting this month. “Yes, everybody will have a chance to have a decent job this 2014,” said DOLE-Bicol Regional Director Nathaniel […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second stage of the Cairns Shipping Development Project officially started today with the arrival of the backhoe dredger Woomera, which will soon begin clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The 111m-long, German-built dredging vessel Balder R began its task on July 1 to open up the inlet for large cruise ships after […]

  • 7 March 2012

    About a dozen Anti-Coal activists led by Greenpeace staged a protest at Gladstone Harbour yesterday. Greenpeace spokeswoman Julie Macken says the activists used two boats to paint the message, “the reef is in danger” on the side of a coal ship. A United Nations mission visited Gladstone yesterday  to assess the impact of gas and […]

  • 5 April 2012

      As sheboyganpress.com reports, the Sheboygan Common Council on Wednesday unanimously approved spending $250,000 to help dredge tainted sediment from the Sheboygan River’s inner harbor east of the Eighth Street Bridge. This money will come from the city’s undesignated reserve fund and will match another $250,000 pledged to the project last month by the Sheboygan […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report finds the Great Barrier Reef will suffer irreversible damage from coral bleaching and ocean acidification. “Today’s report confirms that the very future of our iconic Great Barrier Reef is at stake,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Climate change of even 2 degrees of additional warming […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work is expected to resume later this month on a facility in Massena, New York, to support the $243 million dredging project to clean up PCBs from the Grasse River. When constructed, the facility will be used as a staging area to support future dredging and capping operations. Before dredging work can start, the […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Gemak Group, a ship repair and ship building group from Turkey, has been awarded in September 2015 by Jan De Nul Group to undertake the middle life refit project of their cutter suction dredger “Leonardo Da Vinci”. The scope of the project included removal of 1200 tons cutter ladder from the vessel, blasting interior and […]

  • 6 January 2010

    Nearly five years after regional water-pollution cops announced a landmark order to clean toxic muck in San Diego Bay, they’re back with a plan that would remove just 16 percent of the sediment targeted initially. [mappress] Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune, January 6, 2009

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week announced a landmark agreement (PDF) between DEC and Arconic, Inc. Under the agreement, Arconic will provide more than $2.25 million to protect and restore critical habitat at the Grasse River Federal Superfund site in Massena, NY. Arconic is required by the U.S. […]

  • 5 January 2012

    As Ellicott continues to grow, the company is constantly adding new resources to improve manufacturing process and products. In 2011 Ellicott added the following items: •Plant lighting upgrades – all of the main shop lighting has been replaced with HE (high efficiency) fluorescent lighting, • Hydraulic flushing unit – this unit improves Ellicott’s capability to […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    LUSCHI, a service provider and product representative that operates in the Engineering, Sanitation and Environment areas, has become the fastest-growing dredging company in Brazil. The year 2014 is proving to be a very successful one for the company with more than five hundred thousand cubic meters of sediment dredged so far. Having this in mind, it’s no wonder that […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One year ago, Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine (SHOM) set up a pilot project at their cartography department with five cartographers for the implementation of the CARIS Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) suite tools. Tests were conducted for paper chart and Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC) productions in order to replace the current production system […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thrustmaster of Texas, a leading manufacturer of commercial marine propulsion products, signed a deal Monday to expand its Houston based production facility by 100,000 sqft. (93,000 sq m). The multi-million dollar investment has been in the making for two years and is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2015 by Third Coast General Contractors. […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Scarborough Borough’s dredger ‘Sandsend’ has recently returned to Whitby following a period of dry docking on the Humber, overseen by the vessels master (captain) and crew, as well as the harbor master’s team. “Periodic dry docks are a statutory requirement to allow the vessel to be inspected out of the water. They also give […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Department of Natural Resources has scheduled public meetings on Wednesday, June 14, and Thursday, June 15, to discuss facility improvement projects along the Kasilof River. The June 14 meeting will be held in Soldotna in the Community Room of the Joyce K. Carver Memorial Public Library, and the June 15 meeting will be in […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Implementation Agreement for Ganga Rejuvenation under the Namami Gange Program was signed in New Delhi last week between the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and German International Cooperation (GIZ) of Germany. The objective of the agreement is to enable responsible stakeholders at National and State level to apply integrated river […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following months of work, the GUPC (Grupo Unidos por el Canal) this week brought to full operability the Third Set of Locks. This means that the operation of the locks has been satisfactorily tested according to the specifications of the Panama Canal Authority. “The project is ready to receive the first ships, proving that it works to […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The development objective of the Guanxi Laibin Water Environment Project for China is to support priority investments to reduce flooding risk and water logging in selected areas of Laibin City. Negative impacts include: exhaust gas, wastewater generation, solid waste, air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, solid erosion, and health issue. Mitigation measures include: 1) the […]

  • 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 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Tilly O’Neill-Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest a minimum of $36.2 million over the next two years to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at 14 fishing harbors in Northeast New Brunswick. Since 2006, […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen recently completed a broad scope of maintenance and repair works on the Van Oord-owned Split Hopper Barges Jan Blanken and Jan Leeghwater. The vessels, both with 2,853 m³ hopper capacity, left the yard on schedule just 10 days after arrival. Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen Project Manager Ron Brusket sums up the projects neatly: […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    One of the biggest projects handled in 2014 by the Gibraltar-based Gibdock has been definitely the docking of Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. This is the second time that 137-meter-long TSHD has been to Gibdock for repairs. The general drydocking project includes steelwork, pipe, mechanical and painting work, with steelwork inside the hopper […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has successfully delivered dredge valves of sizes 600, 700 and 750 mm internal diameter, needed for the discharge pipeline on board of two trailing suction hopper dredgers. Fabrication was done in-house at Dredge Yard’s production facilities. Dredge gate valves are highly sophisticated components, and for proper functioning, maintenance and long life it is […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Albwardy Damen, a joint venture providing shipbuilding and ship repair services to the marine and oil and gas related industries in the Middle East, has announced that it has launched a full range of afloat, workshop, and diving services at SOHAR Port and Freezone. The new SOHAR operations represents the fourth location of operations in […]