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  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced more than $13,7 mln in federal funding to 5 South Jersey environmental restoration projects from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation under the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Sandy Coastal Resiliency Grants. The Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program supports projects that reduce communities’ vulnerability to the […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) Council has agreed to invest EUR 1.8 mln in the Paldiski South Harbour dredging project. The investment in deepening the port’s shipping channel will allow Paldiski South Port to receive ships with total tonnage of up to 75,000 GT. According to their press center, the depth of this area […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The southern breakwater at the Mackay Marina has long been a popular destination for residents and visitors to walk, run, cycle or fish. North Queensland Bulk Ports said that it has temporarily reopened the breakwater for public access. Maintenance works are currently paused while NQBP assesses a range of options for undertaking required future work […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance work at the Mackay Marina southern breakwater being undertaken by North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) is progressing well with significant upgrades made to some of the sections damaged by high seas related to Tropical Cyclone Dylan at the end of January. The breakwater has been closed to public access since mid-November while repairs and […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) met with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx last week. The meeting consisted of 25 members of the House of Representatives Port Caucus. “Southern Illinois sees a high volume of river traffic due to its placement between the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers,” said Enyart. “It is important that we discuss […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At yesterday’s South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Deputy Secretary for Water Policy and Ecosystem Restoration Drew Bartlett was announced as the new Co-Chairman of the task force. “As Deputy Secretary at DEP, Drew Bartlett is instrumental in implementing Governor Rick Scott’s landmark Everglades water quality plan. His contribution […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shoalhaven is set to become the State’s latest recreational fishing hotspot, with the final location for the South Coast’s first offshore artificial reef unveiled yesterday by the NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, and Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward. Ms. Hodgkinson said the South Coast artificial reef will be located about four kilometres offshore […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has been awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 5,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in South Africa. The new dredger will join TNPA’s existing fleet of IHC Merwede-built vessels which features the 4,200m3 TSHD ISANDLWANA (ordered in 2008) and the grab hopper dredger […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Motleb said that his ministry is continuing the development projects in the fields of water resources and irrigation in South Sudan to clean up the main waterways in the Bahr El-Ghazal area. The projects include establishment of a number of river ports to link together all main cities […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Florida Water Management District Governing Board approved a resolution signing on as the local sponsor of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) and affirming the District’s financial capability for the project. Regarding this, Governor Rick Scott issued a following statement: “We’re committed to restoring and protecting water quality for families along the St. […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 65,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the Swinomish southern channel near Goat Island and Skagit Bay from September 2014 until February 2015, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The dredged material will be placed at the Rosario Strait PSDDA Site. The total value of this dredging project, […]

  • 9 April 2014

    The Environment Agency will be inspecting more than 30,000 flood defence assets across the south west. This will include defences around the whole south west coast from Bristol to Bournemouth and along the many thousand miles of main-river within the region. Flood defences across the South West have been put under significant pressure following the […]

  • 3 April 2014

    The Sand Motor appears to be doing its job: strengthening the coast in a natural way by using the wind, waves and currents. The sand from the man-made peninsula on the coast near Ter Heijde (in South Holland) is spreading as predicted by the Deltares models. That was the picture that emerged during a congress […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), a member of Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH), took delivery of six shuttle carriers on March 21 for its semi-automated terminal in the Port of Barcelona, bringing its fleet to 26. These diesel hydraulic shuttles are one-over-one models and have a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes. Since its official opening […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sir Ben Ainslie, Britain’s greatest ever Olympic sailor, ordered the loading of a 40ft golden container on to one of the world’s biggest ships to open the UK’s newest container handling facility at ABP’s Port of Southampton. It was the final stage of a £100 million investment by ABP in the container terminal in Southampton. […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling $1.25 million to fund green infrastructure projects in Southeast Michigan to improve water quality in the Great Lakes. “Detroit and St. Clair Shores will use these EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities grants for green infrastructure projects to […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Repairs to flood defences that help reduce flood risk to communities on the South Humber bank will soon be completed. The Environment Agency is scheduled to finish the initial repairs to the flood defences, which were damaged by December’s tidal surge, by the beginning of April. It will have taken just three months to complete […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of a £26-million scheme to strengthen the banks of the Whittlesey Washes is to start later this year and residents of Whittlesey and Stanground are invited to find out more. The Environment Agency-led scheme involves strengthening 16km of the South Barrier Bank. The scheme is taking place over three years, with the […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency was joined yesterday by military personnel as it starts the inspection of flood defences across the South West. The Agency will be inspecting more than 30,000 flood defence assets across the region. This will include defences around the whole south west coast from Bristol to Bournemouth and along the many thousand miles […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that ports in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District will receive an additional $4.5 million for operation and maintenance projects this year. The projects, which include dredging, are critical to local economies and the fishing industry. This announcement comes after the U.S. Congress included $40 million for small ports in the Fiscal […]