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  • 11 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sierra Rutile Limited is pleased to announce the appointment today of a consortium of experienced consultants headed by the Snowden Group, and including CPG Resources – Mineral Technologies and Titan Salvage, to conduct an extensive study of options to optimize and expand the operations of Sierra Rutile. Building on the progress of the first phase […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Congressman Peter DeFazio and Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) urging them to find funds to dredge the Port of Port Orford before it becomes unusable and threatens the local economy. DeFazio, Wyden, and Merkley asked the USACE to add funds to dredge the […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The Australian Greens are concerned that the Abbott Government’s Gladstone Harbour inquiry will turn into a political witch hunt, following the terms of reference announcement today. “The Abbott Government’s inquiry seems to focus only on the bund wall and doesn’t appear to have investigative powers,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Rather than […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens congratulate the bravery of Greenpeace activists, who boarded a loaded coal ship in the Great Barrier Reef to raise awareness of the damage coal exports are doing to the Reef through climate change and shipping. “The Great Barrier Reef is too precious to be treated as a coal and gas highway for […]

  • 9 July 2014

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) will hold a roundtable policy discussion Thursday to explore the potential for P3s for America’s ports and waterways. With the recovery of the import and export trade volumes after reductions in 2008 and 2009, many port authorities in the United States are looking to plan, […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga has just announced that Rohde Nielsen is more than a third through the work to dredge Tauranga harbor’s shipping channels to a depth of 14.5m inside the harbor entrance and 15.8m outside the harbor entrance. It is on track to complete the work under budget and ahead of schedule in […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released for public comment its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River on June 1. The agency is now extending the public comment period on the Proposed Second Five-Year Review Report for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which was originally set to end […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited has announced that the wholly owned subsidiaries Xiangyu PRC and Jiangsu Xingyu have entered into a purchase agreement with Zhongchuan Transport. Pursuant to the Contract, Xiangyu Dredging agreed to purchase Zhongchuan No. 9, a 2713 tons cutter suction dredger, at the purchase price of RMB285 million. The dredger will be used […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mercator Limited, an Indian marine and energy group, is expanding their dredging business by adding two more dredgers to its fleet.  Mercator has taken delivery of two European built dredgers; the first one is a trailer suction hopper dredger which will be one of the largest capacity dredgers in India, and the second one is a […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is currently conducting dredging operations at the Back Basin in Chesapeake City, Md.  Jade Creek Construction won the $2.19 million contract to dredge the basin to a depth of 10 feet earlier in October. Additional dredging is being conducted east of the basin in the Chesapeake and Delaware […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met yesterday to discuss their ongoing partnership to grow the economy and create jobs. On behalf of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers, they released the first-ever regional strategy to jumpstart the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence maritime transportation system. The strategy’s objectives are to […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner said that the Government is providing $360,000 to dredge the Swansea Channel this year. “The Swansea Channel is the marine gateway to Lake Macquarie, an outstanding recreational waterway that is loved by locals, tourists and boating enthusiasts alike,” Mr Stoner said. “Dredging in the […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Madsen Giersing recently completed a marine project for Curtain Bros on their Motukea Island complex in Papua New Guinea. Since 1998, the company has been involved in the design and development of many of the facility’s marine structures. Also, their latest project saw the team design a new general loading and unloading wharf. Designed to accommodate […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, released an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study (HATS) on February 20, 2019.  State and city partners that contributed input on the Interim Report include the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The Environment Agency is installing a one-kilometre long stretch of temporary flood banking near Riverside Quay in Hull to provide extra protection from tidal flood risk. Work began on Saturday to raise the height of a low-spot in the Humber’s defences, using a line of large sand and gravel-filled bags as a quick and temporary […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port and City of Bellingham are redeveloping 237 acres on Bellingham’s central waterfront that was formerly a pulp and tissue manufacturing facility. A Master Plan has been approved to create a vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood with new parks and trails and thousands of new jobs. As an important part of this development scheme, the Port […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Professor Tim Broyd has witnessed first-hand the importance of the Port of Dover to national and local economic prosperity on a special visit to the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Speaking about the development, Professor Broyd said: “The revival of the Western Docks is […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted a three day workshop on the importance of the Sabine-Neches Waterway Project from January 9-12, 2018.  During the event, Jake Walsdorf, a Galveston District Value Engineering Officer and Architecture Engineering Contract Coordinator, introduced the value engineering study on Sabine-Neches Waterway FY18 O&M project. The study analyzed […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Conwy County Borough Council is seeking a contractor for the Coastal Defense Maintenance – 4 Year Term Service Contract.  The Council manages over 50km of artificial sea defense infrastructure which includes the promenades at Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Llanfairfechan and Penmaenmawr. Currently, within the domain of the Council, the shoreline management plan is to “hold the […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Trailing suction hopper dredger Belomorsky, belonging to Northern Shipping Company OJSC, has returned to the Port of Arkhangelsk under the flag of Russia. For the past 13 years, the vessel was operating under the flag of Portugal. Operated under a long-term charter agreement, the Belomorsky performed dredging works in Italy, continental Spain, Canary Islands and Equatorial Guinea. In […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Woodmont Beach restoration program, located in Milford, Conn., will be completed under the terms of around $2 mln contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by MZM Construction Company, Inc., of Newark, N.J. Construction is scheduled to start on or about March 24, 2014 […]

  • 30 January 2012

    Aitken Spence has announced that they have finalized the formalities of the sale of 30 % shareholding in CICT to China Merchants Holdings (international) company Limited (CMHI) their joint venture partner. The Sale was on normal commercial terms which have been determined through arms length negotiations between the parties. The directors consider the sale is […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Navigational dredging operations are currently underway in the Diversion Canal between channel markers 30 and 32, where the Diversion Canal enters Lake Moultrie. In keeping with the terms of the federal license, Santee Cooper has contracted with a dredging company to remove approximately 100,000 yards of sediment in the Diversion Canal. Dredge work will be […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fremantle, WA, has successfully completed the construction of a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion. In December last year Fremantle Council approved the construction of a temporary rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work continues to progress on the £14 million Dawlish Warren beach management scheme. The estimated long-term monetary benefit of the Warren continuing to shelter communities and the main railway line from storms is £158 million. Between May and August 2015, the Environment Agency carried out a number of surveys to gather information on the marine […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a modification of the existing EPA designated ocean dredged material disposal site (ODMDS) offshore of Port Everglades, Florida. The primary purpose for the site modification is to enlarge the site to serve the long-term need for a location to dispose of suitable material dredged from the Port Everglades […]