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  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopted the 2013 financial statements at the annual meeting held today. All other voting items were also adopted, including: Reappointment The Meeting reappointed Mr. H.J. Hazewinkel as member and deputy chairman of the Supervisory Board for a term of four years. Dividend The […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Maggie Hassan and Chris Pappas issued the following statements in response to the Army Corps release of their fiscal year 2020 work plan, which includes $4 million to complete dredging work at Rye Harbor. Just last month, Shaheen led a New Hampshire congressional delegation letter to the White House Office […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than 21,500 Queensland jobs will be supported by a record $23 billion investment in roads and transport infrastructure over the next four years, the Queensland Government announced yesterday.  Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, said that the Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) 2019-20 to 2022-23, released yesterday, would continue the Palaszczuk […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan have issued the following statements after the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was signed into law. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen and Hassan helped secure approval of mitigation efforts at Hampton-Seabrook and Portsmouth Harbors. “I’m very pleased to see […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, included as title I of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (S. 3021), was signed into law yesterday.  The new law will provide for investment in harbor, waterway, flood protection, and other water infrastructure improvements throughout the country. The bipartisan leaders of the Transportation and Infrastructure […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter this week issued the following statements after the final version of the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was announced following Senate and House negotiations. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen and Hassan helped secure approval of […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia said in their latest announcement that boat owners throughout Western Australia can look forward to improvements to recreational boating facilities following the allocation of $1.5 million in State Government grants.   Nine projects have been successful in securing funding in the latest round of the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme (RBFS). “Once […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, yesterday presented the 2017 Annual Report and decided to change the composition of their Supervisory Board. During the yesterday’s General Meeting of Shareholders, it was announced that the company recorded EUR 1.53 billion in revenue with a net profit of EUR 78 […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has released the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Port of Gulfport Expansion Project for 30-day public and agency review. According to USACE, the ROD details the Corps of Engineers’ decision on all of the issues discussed in the Final Environmental Impact Statement, including the environmental impacts […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second and the final day of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, has drawn to a close today on a very positive note.  The sessions saw straight-to-the-point statements and some interesting discussions. During the first thematical session: ‘Solutions and funding for climate change […]

  • 27 September 2017

    If there is one message that the speakers at the first Dredging Today Conference in Amsterdam on 9 & 10 October will bring across, it is that sustainability can bring business and that climate change holds incredible opportunities for the dredging and marine industry. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, is getting excited. “All the preparatory talks […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    After 10 public meetings across the state, Millennium Bulk Terminals Longview (MBTL) is moving into the final stretch of the permitting for their coal export terminal in Cowlitz County along the Columbia River.     MBTL submitted its Shorelines permit application for the coal export terminal on February 22, 2012. These permits are needed for the building […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) to evaluate the potential impacts of modifying the previously-approved Flow Re-routing Plan as part of the environmental mitigation for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The modifications consist of additional dredging in Middle River to […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is holding an open house and public scoping meeting to provide information about the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that is being prepared for a proposed marine container terminal that would be adjacent to the Savannah River in Jasper County, South Carolina. This meeting, set to take place today in Hardeeville, NC, is being held to […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    After months of uncertainty, the free trade agreement with Canada is finally heading in the right direction. A German Court and the European Parliament both issued positive statements paving the way for a ratification of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). The EU-Canada agreement is important for shipping as it features a positive maritime chapter […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Having secured a 99 year lease on Darwin Port, the Landbridge Group is now looking to develop the port and increase trade flow through Darwin. This new $25 million development plan will “meet future increases in cargo volumes in the areas of dry bulk exports, liquid bulk imports, live cattle and container and general cargo throughput“, Landbridge […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Heavy security measures have been adopted in Port Said ahead of the opening of the East Port Said Canal, scheduled for Wednesday, February 24, 2016. The canal opening ceremony will be attended by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish and several ministers, governors and ambassadors. In statements to the […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Port of Gulfport Expansion Project. The DEIS evaluates the potential impacts from expanding onsite facilities and expanding the port’s turning basin at the Port of Gulfport. A public hearing on the matter will be held at 6:30 […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopted the 2014 financial statements at the annual meeting held yesterday. Also at the Meeting Mr. J.M. Hessels, Mr. J.N. van Wiechen and Mr. C. van Woudenberg were reappointed as members of […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has just published the agenda for the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The meeting will take place on 12 May 2015 at the headquarters of Boskalis in Papendrecht.     AGENDA 1. Discussion of the Annual Report […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ensurge, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with North American Resources Inc. Ltd. (NARIL) for management and eventual acquisition of commercial dredging operations in Guyana. NARIL is a Guyana mining company that has been conducting gold exploration and mining for over twenty years. They currently operate two cutterhead dredges on the Konawaruk river. NARIL […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth), Monmouth County Freeholder Tom Arnone, and Neptune Township Committeeman Randy Bishop have announced the following statements on the future of the Shark River dredging project. “2015 will prove to be the year we see movement on the Shark River dredging project,” said Beck. “I have been successful in securing a commitment from the […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has completed the supervision of Associated British Ports with the Port of Southampton’s recent capital dredge project – the Southampton Approach Channel Deepening (SACD). The project consisted of dredging over 5 million cubic meters of material over a 54km stretch of existing navigational channel in the South of England. The […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) has provided an updated set of draft conditions to the Environmental Protection Authority Marine Consent hearing to comprehensively address the issues discussed by experts and raised by submiters. The conditions cover mining operations, the mine plan and environmental management – including of marine mammals and seabirds.  The conditions include extensive […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Senate Inquiry into the Great Barrier Reef, established by the Greens, has tabled its report, recommending a temporary moratorium on offshore dumping in the Reef while a cap or ban on dumping is considered. “What the Great Barrier Reef really needs is a an immediate and permanent ban on all dumping in the Great […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA) were surprised by Premier Campbell Newman’s comments in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin this week. The Premier has contradicted the Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunt’s promise on an ABC 4 Corners interview that the majestic Fitzroy Delta area is protected from port development forever. “The Premier is playing fast […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren realized a net profit in the first half of 2014 of 96.4 million euros, an increase by 1.6 million euros (+1.6%) over last year. The increase of the half-year profit is primarily thanks to a substantial improvement (+31.9 million euros) in the result of the participations, amounting to 96.0 million euros […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A chorus of Australia’s leading coral reef scientists last night called for a ban on the dumping of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The Four Corners special “Battle for the Reef” on ABC TV heard evidence from many respected scientists concerned about the future of the Great Barrier Reef, and […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government are hosting a ceremony on Wednesday, August 6, to recognize the signing of a partnership agreement for initiation of Louisiana Coastal Area Beneficial Use of Dredged Material projects. These projects aim to increase the use of material dredged from the Mississippi River […]