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  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) continues to make progress on the Center for River Studies and Mississippi River Physical Model in Baton Rouge. Model panel assembly is kicking off and the digital projection system is being calibrated, CPRA said in its latest announcement. The Center will house the Expanded Small Scale Physical […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Environmental protection ministry will set up initial tenders in a few weeks for dredging sledge pools of the Kishon river, Haaretz.com reports. They believe that the river is contaminated by the oil refineries, chemical plants and factories. The plan is to divert the course of a 500-meter stretch and dredge sledge pools along several kilometers […]

  • 15 December 2010

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors (WB) approved a US$250 million loan today for the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project, with the intention of turning it into an environmental asset for the Colombian capital’s metropolitan area.   The project seeks to improve water quality in the river’s middle basin up to […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colombia’s government has awarded a $1.33 billion contract to the Navelena consortium, led by Brazil’s Odebrecht SA, to improve navigability on the Magdalena River. This deepening program will be carried out along a 908-kilometer stretch of the river between the town of Puerto Salgar and the Caribbean port city of Barranquilla. “This is undoubtedly the […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Kingston Wharves, one of the Caribbean’s leading multipurpose terminal operators, has recorded a 43.5% year-on-year decline in net profit during its 2011 financial year. The company’s operating profit has been affected by declining cargo volumes resulting from the weak circumstances surrounding the Jamaican economy. Kingston Wharves’ CEO, Grantley Stephenson, said the company is exploring possibilities […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation has released the Curtis Coast Coastal and Marine Resource Inventory Report 2012 which demonstrates that the environmental impact of two decades of extensive development In the Port of Gladstone has been minor. The report compares the flora and fauna of the Curtis Coast in 2011-12 with that contained in a baseline […]

  • 7 July 2011

    The first step toward cleaning a portion of the Fawn River took place Wednesday morning on the river’s bank just north of Howe. A large … [mappress] Source: wnews, July 7, 2011;

  • 1 February 2012

    Royal BAM Group nv announce the closing of a €500 million Senior Revolving Credit Facility (the ‘RCF’) and a €125 million Subordinated Term Loan (the ‘Sub loan’). The RCF was originally launched at €700 million. After the announcement by BAM on 22 December 2011 of the successful disposal of its 21.5% stake in dredging company […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    State Senator Paul Formica testified in support of a recently released plan to dredge Connecticut’s waterways at a public hearing that was held by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New London last week. “At stake is about $9 billion in economic activity a year and 55,000 jobs. Long Island Sound plays a major […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has concluded an exceptionally good third quarter. Revenue, adjusted for the sale of the 40% stake in Archirodon, and earnings were higher than in the first and second quarter of 2013 against stable market conditions. The order book increased compared to the end of the first half of the year and […]

  • 28 August 2012

    According to thedailystar.net, illegal sand dredging is threatening the newly opened Shaheed Abdur Rob Serniabat Bridge over the Kirtankhola River. Muhammad Nazrul Islam, superintending engineer of Water Development Board, stated: “The sand extraction from the riverbed is gradually weakening the foundation of the embankment and making the region vulnerable to floods and erosion.” Thedailystar.net also […]

  • 20 November 2012

    As General Electric wraps up its Hudson River dredging project for the year, a report that shows the process is effectively removing toxic PCB pollution and highlights the need to expand the scope when it resumes next year in order to capture large pockets of contamination that are currently not slated for cleanup. As GE […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A dredging scheme aimed to save the commercial shrimping industry in McClellanville, South Carolina, is currently underway, MS News Now reports. “It’s been about ten years since Jeremy Creek was dredged and now it’s finally happening,” said McClellanville Mayor Rutledge Leland. He added that this dredging project was needed for the sake of the commercial shrimpers who make […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the help of Salix, the Norfolk Rivers Trust is improving fish and other river wildlife habitats on the River Babingley near Flitcham, one of only two hundred chalk rivers left in the world. The River Babingley rises from chalk springs above the villages of Flitcham and Hillington in North West Norfolk, meanders through the […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has just announced that the company is working on pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site is contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination is in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The Cibubur River is in desperate need of more dredging program, according to beritajakarta.com. The current condition of Cibubur River is very alarming, said Chief of RW 02 Krendang Urban Village, and added: “Yes, the river was had been dredged in front of Tambora Sub-District Community Health Center (Puskesmas) three months ago, but the mud […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that it has acquired a 38 percent interest in Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC (“MBT”), the owner of a bulk commodity terminal on the Columbia River near Longview, Wash., in exchange for $25 million plus additional consideration upon the completion of certain project milestones. “This transaction gives us a direct stake […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thailand and Myanmar have signed an agreement to create a joint venture for developing the Dawei Special Economic Zone in Myanmar, which will draw capital from investors from Japan as well as other countries. Prime Minister’s Office Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan expects that Dawei SEZ Development Co. Ltd., the joint venture tasked with developing the Dawei SEZ […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement after the FY 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations bill (H.R.2028) passed the House last week. “Together, the House took one step further toward funding our country’s infrastructure and ensuring our energy security. By providing much needed funding to critical regional and national maritime construction and energy infrastructure, we can remain […]

  • 24 April 2012

    EUROGATE and its Russian partner National Container Company, NCC, are showing their colours at the TransRussia 2012 in Moscow, the biggest transport and logistics trade fair in eastern Europe and Russia. In addition to its two German seaport locations Bremerhaven and Hamburg, EUROGATE is presenting Germany’s only deep-water container terminal in Wilhelmshaven. The trade fair […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Ron Kind unveiled a comprehensive plan earlier this week to restore failing river infrastructure systems and protect the Mississippi River for generations to come. The plan was created in collaboration with Kind’s River Advisory Board, which includes ecologists, conservation advocates, sportsmen, and river agency representatives. “The Mississippi River shapes Wisconsin’s environment and local […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Royal Volker Wessels Stevin N.V. have combined their forces in the field of offshore cable installation by establishing a 50/50 joint venture. The joint venture creates a strong party combining know-how and equipment allowing it to respond effectively to growth in the market for offshore cable installation projects, particularly in […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A great deal of work has been underway on the implementation of the Federal Government’s $3 million Tamar River Recovery Plan for cleaning up the River and improving the local environment and economy in Tasmania. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Bass Andrew Nikolic today visited the Tamar River to inspect […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have shown how air bubbles could keep sediments from obstructing bends in river waterways such as the Rhine River, which has to be dredged regularly to stay open for freight ships. The Rhine River is a crucial transport artery, carrying hundreds of millions of tons of freight […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh government is working on a plan to dredge the river Dhaleswari from Hazrapur point to Zabra point in Manikganj district. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will supervise the project for dredging a 62-km-long stretch of the river. “The river has dried up during the dry season and water vessels cannot move. This river […]