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  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The successful and highly appreciated Simulator Training is brought to South Africa for the first time, in a joint effort by IHC Marine and Mineral Processing (IHC MMP) and the Training Institute for Dredging. The training will run for three consecutive weeks, starting March 16, 2015. Each training takes 3 days. After a successful series […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Port Authority has commissioned the Scottish business unit of BAM Nuttall as main contractor for an £11.95 million project to extend the quay at Dales Voe South to 130 meters. Work will begin in the following months, with completion due in April 2016. At peak, BAM expects up to 40 people to be employed directly […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Preparation are well underway for the International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) seminar on dredging and reclamation that will be held next moth, March 23-27, in Cape Town. The event is being organized for (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbor authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects. […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed the main contractor for the £25 million extension of Riverside Quay, the Port’s multifunctional deep-sea facility at South Shields. The main contract for over 300m of quay work includes a 125m quay extension, an upgrade of 118m of existing quay and 90m of quay wall renewal at the former […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage about a half mile of Yakima River shoreline within South Cle Elum is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The proposed shoreline program will guide construction and development in South Cle Elum’s roughly half mile of shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last Thursday, December 11th 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the 2015 government funding bill that includes several Southwest Washington priorities. The bill, championed by congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, includes more than a billion dollars for dredging and harbor maintenance. Jaime was able to secure $1.1 billion in harbor maintenance from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    New flood defenses will benefit Kent, Hampshire and Sussex to the tune of over £330 million, the government announced today. Homes in Sandwich, Whitstable, Yalding and Shoreham-by-Sea will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program. The new flood defense scheme in Shoreham-by-Sea, just one of 170 schemes […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the date of the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in South Africa. The Seminar will be held from Monday 23 March through Friday 27 March 2015 in Cape Town. Since 1993 IADC, often in co-operation with local technical universities, has provided a week-long Seminar especially developed for […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) stated that, as of the Friday, November 14 deadline for submissions, the quality and quantity of responses expressing interest in developing the Authority’s three “Southport” waterfront parcels have met and exceeded the Authority’s expectations. The Request for Expressions of Interest (R.E.I.) was issued October 1 and invited members of […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports’ Port of Southampton is ready to handle the biggest ships in the world today and long into the future after a £40 million dredging project. Dredgers have completed a program of capital dredging to deepen and widen the approach channel linking international shipping lanes to the Port. The work ensures ships with […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Earlier in October, enthusiastic students of the University of Portsmouth were given the opportunity to see a dredging project in action. The students arrived at the Site Office of the Southampton Channel Widening Project and were welcomed by Maarten de Wit of Boskalis. After a short introduction to the project the students alighted a small […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The State-of-the-Art TID Cutter Suction Simulator Training is being brought to South Africa for the first time, in a joint effort by IHC Marine & Mineral Projects (IHC MMP) and the Training Institute for Dredging (TID). After a successful series of sessions in the USA and India this training programme will now be offered to the […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. EPA has joined state and local dignitaries formally launching the Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program. The new program will serve as a framework to promote a broad ecosystem approach to protecting and restoring the coastal watersheds of southeast New England (coastal areas from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, Mass., including all waters of […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) have released a Request for Expressions of Interest (R.E.I.) for the development of its Southport Terminal Complex, located on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia. The R.E.I. invites respondents to submit development concepts for the following sites in the Southport Complex: the Southport Marine Terminal (119 acres); […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the winter storms of 2013/14, areas of revetment along Southsea Seafront sustained significant damage. Repairs for the revetment, costing approximately £40,000, around the Blue Reef Aquarium, Southsea Castle & Clarence Beach were recently completed. The contract for repair was awarded to Colas Ltd, under the Coastal Engineering Minor Works Framework. During the storm period, some […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Belle Fourche Irrigation District will be performing dredging of the South Canal intake structure this summer. Dredging, that was supposed to begin in the middle of August, will continue through the end of the year, or until work is completed. Work will be performed daily between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. “South Canal Outlet […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next round of improvement works to be carried out on the southern breakwater  at the Mackay Marina will commence from Monday, August 25, and continue until  sometime around the end of the year. Accordingly, in the interests of safety, public  access to the breakwater will not be permitted while the work is being undertaken. […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The grab hopper dredger “Italeni” last week arrived in Durban on her maiden voyage from the Bulgarian shipyard where she was constructed. She will replace the aging grab hopper dredger “Crane”, which has recently been equipped with a new grab crane that will now be transferred to “Italeni”. The dredger was built by IHC Merwede […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACI’s 3rd Maximising African Port Capacity conference (6th and 7th August, 2014, Cape Town, South Africa) will address the key challenges faced by African ports when faced with operational change and site expansion. “This will include issues in construction, infrastructure, access, hinterland and storage. Hear case studies of how ports have faced and overcome these […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new independent report has revealed the scale of the contribution made by Associated British Port’s (ABP) Port of Southampton both to the regional and national economy. The latest statistics from consultants Arup show that the port contributes £990 million to the UK economy every year, including £714 million for the Solent region. They also […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Suffolk County Legislature voted unanimously to approve funding for dredging of the South Ferry Channel between North Haven and Shelter Island at the June 17 general meeting of the Legislature in Riverhead. The resolution amends the 2014 capital budget and appropriates the funding for this project. This resolution will authorize the issuance of $2,048,500 […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Ms Lilianne Ploumen, and a Dutch Trade Delegation visited Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) on Tuesday, July 8th 2014. The goal was to get an impression of the way South African and Dutch companies and entrepreneurs are working together. In addition, the newly qualified pupils from […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    S. B. Submarine Systems Co., Ltd. (SBSS) is China has completed Panyu Trenching and Liwan Grouting project in South China Sea. After SBSS and its customer, COOEC, signed the contract, SBSS mobilized the Bold Maverick to serve its customer’s needs. The work included 8.4KM Pipeline trenching Work by REEF T8000 Trencher for three segments (Panyu) […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Portland District has awarded South Coast Clamshell Maintenance Dredging contract to a Vancouver Washington based Marine contractor, HME Construction, Inc. The contract will include work at Charleston, Winchester Bay, Port Orford, Yaquina Bay, and Rogue River located on the Oregon Coast. Total estimated value of the contract is approx. […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two Regulatory Open House events in south Florida this week. The events will be held Wed., July 9 at Hawk’s Cay Resort Florida Keys, 61 Hawks Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, Florida and Friday, July 11 at Marriott Harbor Beach, 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week the Supervisory Board of AS Tallinna Sadam approved the 1.8 million euro investment in bottom dredging of the water area of Paldiski South Harbour, which will allow larger vessels than before– with the gross tonnage up to 75 000 GT – to be docked in the harbour.   The investment aimed at increasing […]