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  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Navy divers and specially trained handlers removed the first cannon from the Savannah River during the current phase of the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad yesterday. In recent days Navy divers specially trained in recovering unexploded ordnance have been collecting cannonballs from the river for proper handling and conservation. The remaining three cannon […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore the Desimone-Briscoe School Levee continues this week as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials repair a 775-foot-long damaged segment on the right bank of the Green River in Tukwila. The levee provides flood protection to more than 7.5 square miles of warehousing, light industrial, retail and residential structures with an estimated value […]

  • 4 March 2012

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited, the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, has announced the completion of acquiring the equity interest in Jiangsu Jiaolong Salvage Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd. (Jiangsu Jiaolong). Jiangsu Jiaolong is principally engaged in the business of salvaging sunk objects and contractor of provision of […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Eliot Engel have announced they were successful in securing authorization to continue to move forward with the Mamaroneck-Sheldrake River project in the final, bipartisan agreement for the 2018 WRDA, which passed the Senate on Wednesday and passed the House last week. The federal […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC and Tompkins UK Limited are strengthening their strategic cooperation with IHC’s acquisition of a majority stake in Tompkins, the parent company of Modus Seabed Intervention and a partner in the TI Geosciences joint venture that IHC and Tompkins created in 2015. Modus is a specialist provider of remote and autonomous technologies for subsea […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has announced its acquisition of 50% of the share capital of Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG). The agreement will enable IHC to strengthen its ship repair and conversion capabilities with the addition of a dedicated facility in Rotterdam, which has uninterrupted access to open sea. Located in Rotterdam, ROG has lay-by facilities for vessels […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Cansaga River will be dredged, and Consolacion’s drainage system needs improvement. More than 200 families displaced by flooding will be relocated. These solutions were pledged by Consolacion town and Cebu provincial government officials to prevent a repeat of the flooding that hit the town last Tuesday. More than 200 families were affected in at […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following a press release issued yesterday morning regarding an intended offer for Dockwise Ltd., Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it currently holds a 33.0% stake in Dockwise. As a result, Boskalis is now the largest shareholder in Dockwise. These shares acquired since yesterday morning were purchased at an average price of EUR 17.04 with […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC (IHC), the global leader in shipbuilding for the dredging and offshore industries, has reached an agreement to sell 100% of its shares in its subsidiary IHC Sealing Solutions. The new owners are Willem Steenge, who as CEO is partly responsible for the strong growth of IHC Sealing Solutions in recent years, and Rabo […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has released a study by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation showing General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the upper Hudson River is incomplete and not protective of public health and the environment. New York State is demanding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not issue a Certificate of Completion to […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A maintenance dredging project at New Zealand’s Northport is set to take place this week – for the first time in 17 years.  Work to remove sediment build-up in the ship turning basin near Snake Bank, along Northport’s linear berth and at Refining NZ’s Jetty 1 berth pocket will start today and continue for most of the month. […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Indian government is planning an outright sale of the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) through auction, according to the local media. Besides DCI, there is also a proposal to sell 100% government holding in four unlisted companies: Kamarajar Port, HLL Lifecare, Indian Medicines and Karnataka Antibiotics. The core group of secretaries on disinvestment, headed […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indofin Group, the investment company, owned by the De Bruin family, has acquired a majority shareholding of 62% In IHC Merwede. Rabo Capital (10%) and IHC Merwede management and staff (28%) are the other principal shareholders. Indofin has obtained this significant stake in IHC Merwede by partially taking out each of its coshareholders. Indofin’s Chairman, […]

  • 2 May 2012

      Conservation Volunteers Australia has planted more than 6500 trees from Blue-Gums to Casuarinas in a 19,000 tree revegetation project in Gladstone. Funded by the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project, the mass tree planting exercise is part of the LNG industry’s commitment to minimise their environmental footprint during the construction of the bund-wall at […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship in cooperation with the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife will be dredging the western finger of Silver Lake and the sediment, approximately 1,500 cubic yards, will be reused to shore up the edge of the lake. The staging area is located at the north end of the Tot […]

  • 27 March 2014

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) again expanded its position in a difficult market environment in the 2013 financial year. “We saw considerable increases in throughput and transportation in 2013. Our market share gains underline that we were well prepared for the challenges of a difficult market environment. HHLA also continues to have a high […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abengoa, engaged in engineering activities in the energy and water sectors, has been awarded the construction of the new port terminal located in Capurro, Montevideo. The company, with a 50% stake in the winning consortium, will be responsible for drawing up the final design and construction of approximately 1,000 meters of quays for industrial fishing vessels, with the […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Global Ports Holdings has, through privatization, acquired the unlisted 62% share of the Port of Bar. This is the first time a Turkish company acquires the majority ownership of a port operation overseas, as has been indicated by Saygın Narin, the CEO of GPH. GPH, the only operator of three leading commercial and cruise ports […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) reacted yesterday to recent statements from Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers which indicate that the Mississippi River will be able to sustain navigation through the end of January for towboats and barges at a 9-foot draft, as rock pinnacle […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the country’s tugboat, towboat and barge operators, announced its strong support for the Reinvesting in Vital Economic Rivers and Waterways (RIVER) Act of 2013. introduced yesterday by U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA). The bill seeks to modernize America’s vital water transportation network and ensure the viability […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government has decided to sell off its entire public stake in Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). The information was given today by the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya. According to the minister, this decision aims to upgrade technology, improve capability, infuse capital […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    A Malaysian-Taiwanese joint-venture firm, owned 70% by Gamuda Bhd, has won a $227 million contract to construct a seawall and dike project in Taiwan. According to the Gamuda’s latest release, the five-year contract was awarded by Port of Keelung, Taiwan International Ports Corp Ltd, a Taiwan state-owned ports operation company. The remaining 30% stake in […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC and German company DIHAG Holding GmbH have jointly acquired the Belgian steel and iron foundry, Allard-Europe NV. IHC and DIHAG each take an equity stake of 40% and 60% respectively. Through this acquisition, IHC is able to realize a reliable supply chain (competitive on price, quality and delivery time) for strategically important casting […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Volga Group, Gennady Timchenko’s investment vehicle, has acquired a 50% stake in Sukhodol LLC, a company which is constructing a new bulk terminal in Sukhodol Bay, in the Primorsky region in Russia’s Far East. Once completed the terminal is expected to have a capacity of 20 million tons per year. The project will be implemented […]