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  • 27 July 2012

    For some 20 years the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has been organising international seminars on dredging and reclamation in venues from Singapore to the Netherlands to South America. Over a 1,000 professionals from all parts of the world have benefited from these seminars, improving their ability to understand the intricacies of dredging projects. […]

  • 5 June 2012

    According to The Post and Courier, the S.C. Supreme Court this morning will consider who has authority over Savannah River matters, such as deepening the waterway. The question goes to the heart of a contentious issue that has caused political rifts in Columbia, and friction between South Carolina and Georgia, which share the river. A […]

  • 1 June 2012

      According to informerliberia.net, the Management of the National Port Authority (NPA) has refused to share the ongoing dredging contract with the public. After eight months of negotiations on February 28, 2012, the NPA entered into a US$21M dredging with a Dutch Company, Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors for the dredging of the Freeport […]

  • 1 June 2012

    According to The Post and Courier, South Carolina’s top environmental board declined Thursday to hear an appeal by the Georgia Ports Authority and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of a move to limit the deepening of the Savannah River for a Georgia port project. Earlier this month a group representing South Carolina’s interests in the […]

  • 16 May 2012

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has congratulated the newly-elected President of Senegal, His Excellency Macky Sall, and conveyed to him DP World’s commitment to continue contributing to Senegal’s economic growth through DP World Dakar, developed and operated by the global marine terminal operator. The Chairman, accompanied by His Excellency Jamal Majid […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The local government unit of this coastal town assured Cagayanos and conservationists that the dredging of the mouth of the Cagayan River will not affect a species of alamang, the Philippine Information Agency reports. Mayor Ismael Tumaru said his government will not sacrifice one of Aparri’s sources of livelihood even as the river will be […]

  • 6 May 2012

    A federal judge in Green Bay denied a paper company’s request to delay his earlier order to resume dredging along the Fox River, according to WTAQ.com. NCR Corporation was ordered last week to immediately restart clean-up efforts after it halted the project last year and filed a lawsuit. The judge laid out a strict schedule […]

  • 4 May 2012

    The Department of Justice and Ohio Attorney General have reached a proposed settlement of claims for injuries to natural resources caused by past releases and discharges of hazardous substances into the lower Ashtabula River and Harbor in northeast Ohio. The consent decree, valued at approximately $5.5 million, was filed today in the United States District […]

  • 2 May 2012

    A delegation from the Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in conjunction with the Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC), representing Jordan’s Port of Aqaba, the second-largest container port on the Red Sea, is actively seeking to build ties with the Iraqi business community in order to promote Aqaba as the preferred gateway for goods on their way to […]

  • 11 April 2012

    By obtaining a dredging permit, the S.S. Keewatin, a 104-year-old steamship is closer to coming home to Port McNicoll. The man tasked to bring the ship back home, Eric Conroy, has secured the final dredging permit necessary for the ship’s voyage. The permit was issued by the Michigan officials. According to Simcoe.com, Conroy stated: “We […]

  • 25 March 2012

      Industrial facilities dumped more than 5.7 million pounds of toxic chemicals into New York’s waterways in 2010, making the Hudson, Genesee, and Seneca Rivers among the 40 worst in the nation, according to a new report released by Environment New York. “Despite the great progress in cleaning up the Hudson River, industries are still […]

  • 20 March 2012

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced $9.98 million in grants to 15 small shipyards throughout the United States to pay for modernizations that will increase productivity and help the country’s small shipyards compete in the global marketplace. “In cities and towns across America, shipyards are creating jobs and keeping our nation’s economy growing,” said […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Transnet’s plans that would focus on expanding shipping container berths in Durban harbor have provoked concerns about the ecological degradation of one of the country’s most important sea fish nurseries, reports Pretoria News. The proposed project would focus on deepening, widening and lengthening the existing quayside from berth 203 to 205, right to the central […]

  • 15 February 2012

    American Rivers applauded President Obama and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar for launching a new Rivers Initiative, led by the Department of the Interior, to protect and restore rivers across the country. The President’s 2013 budget prioritizes within the new Rivers Initiative river restoration and recreation projects in all 50 states; the development of a National […]

  • 7 February 2012

    As part of President Obama’s National Export Initiative (NEI) to double U.S. commercial exports by the end of 2014, thereby creating or supporting several million American jobs, U.S. Commerce Under Secretary Francisco Sanchez and top officials from a number of major local economic entities signed a joint memorandum of intent (MOI) at the Tampa Port […]

  • 3 February 2012

    A £28 million Fund to clean up England’s rivers and encourage local wildlife to flourish has been announced today by Environment Minister Richard Benyon. Part of a £92 million Defra commitment to clearing up England’s rivers and lakes, the Fund announced today will allow communities and charities to tackle local eyesores and encourage iconic wildlife […]

  • 31 January 2012

    University of California, Berkeley Professor Anil K. Chopra has been confirmed as one of the notable presenters to speak at the “Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress.” The first-ever Congress, organized by the Panama Canal Authority, will be held April 18 – 20 in Panama City. This Congress will convene more than 40 […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Karnafuly joint venture consortium ltd. delivered three high quality Cutter Suction Dredgers 450 to Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). On Wednesday the 18th of January the vessels were inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina. The vessels were built in close co-operation with the local Karnaphuli Shipyard. VOSTA LMG has a cooperation […]

  • 25 January 2012

    APM Terminals was presented with The Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award for 2010-2011 by the Signal Mutual Indemnity Association last Friday, as the APM Terminals’ operations in the United States were cited for Signal’s highest award. The Halpin Award is given in special recognition of the Signal Member company which has best exemplified the […]

  • 23 January 2012

    Jonathon Porritt, the renowned green campaigner and Founder Director of Forum for the Future, has praised ADPC’s megaproject on a fact-finding site visit, calling both projects “markers for the future”. Mr Porritt, the former UK government advisor on green issues, was escorted around the Kizad (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi) Visitor Centre in the ADPC […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Labour’s MP for Southampton Itchen, John Denham, has presented to Parliament the case for £150million of urgent investment to be unlocked for a major infrastructure project in Southampton. In order for the Port of Southampton to remain competitive with European and UK rivals, it requires the redeveloping of two existing berths and dredging to allow […]

  • 4 January 2012

    APM Terminals officially takes control over the container terminal at the port of Gothenburg today. The terminal operating company, Skandia Container Terminal AB, has been renamed APM Terminals Gothenburg AB to capitalize on the worldwide recognition of the APM Terminals Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network. The facility is Scandinavia’s largest container terminal and […]

  • 28 December 2011

    U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski last week announced she secured $51.7 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Maryland. The money is in the Fiscal Year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, and includes $11.8 million for Poplar Island, $2.45 million for the Chesapeake Bay Restoration program and $58,000 for James and […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The planned major overhaul of Jakarta’s main waterways did not materialize this year. The city administration can only afford to repair …   By Andreas D. Arditya (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, December 27, 2011;

  • 22 December 2011

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter  secured an agreement from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership that the Corps will conduct a third-party review of West Bank levees recently found to contain significant amounts of debris – such as a used tire, a hot water tank and a shopping cart – during an inspection last month. An […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The construction of the Colombo Port’s third container terminal is scheduled to be completed and operative by 2016. The US $ 500 million project will be undertaken in three stages, with the first stage expected to be completed by 2013. Perceived as a PPP venture, the expansion will increase the number of liners calling the […]