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  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) has acquired high-tech equipment from Royal IHC to support their dredging activities. As part of measures to autonomously manage its dredging activities, the management of the PAD acquired an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger (CSD) and a DMC work boat. This first order will soon be completed by […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana State University (LSU) Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, announced recently that they have invited two project adviser finalists to deliver in-person presentations to the University Lakes Project evaluation team. The finalists are a joint venture of Brailsford & Dunlavey and CSRS and a joint venture of Stantec […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     WASA Dredging has just released this amazing video about their work on the Port of Kalundborg, Denmark, completed earlier this year.  The Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018. During the project, the dredger Optimus – equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Preparations for the upcoming CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference have reached an advanced stage. The two-day-long program (19 and 20 November), taking place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Beurs van Berlag, will gather professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of a dredging project. Speakers from inside the industry – including Professor Dr. Patrick […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the last month Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance has visited two yards and one sister company from Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s (DSC) global network to audit their management systems. The results of the auditing processes have been successful: firstly, in the Netherlands, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam and Niron Staal received ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications. And secondly, […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The boards of directors of Ackermans & van Haaren and CFE are examining the possible combination of their construction activities. The proposed combination includes activities of Van Laere group and CFE Contracting under CFE. Van Laere group realized a turnover of 195 million euros in 2016. It is fully owned by Ackermans & van Haaren. […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) and UNESCO-IHE on Thursday, 21 April 2016, renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to continue building upon their good relationship. The renewed MoU serves as a reference for initiating, promoting and coordinating joint activities and was signed by Rene Kolman, Secretary General of IADC and Dr. Johan Aad […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that included in the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations committee bill is $2 million for Scoggins Dam upgrades, $48 million for small ports and over $300 million for additional port programs. “The funding included in the appropriations bill will be a huge relief to Oregon’s port communities […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PMR Hydraulics and Van Oord dredging and marine contractors have entered into a long term service level agreement. For the coming three years, PMR Hydraulics will exclusively be responsible for advice, all services and deliveries/installations of hydraulic parts on board Van Oord’s 80 dredging vessels. PMR Hydraulics – Van Oord cooperation is not new, the two […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, the first deep sea quay cranes of Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) will complete their two-month journey from Shanghai to Rotterdam. With this special event, another milestone will be achieved in the development of the highly automated container terminal on Maasvlakte 2 that will open her gates in the second half of 2014. The deep […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has expressed alarm following comments made by former Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke that the Queensland government asked him to ignore risks to the health of the Great Barrier Reef, as revealed on AM Agenda yesterday. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the State government’s policies are […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Towering at a height of 138 metres, taller than the London Eye, London Gateway’s colossal quay cranes are on their way to the UK’s new deep-water container port. The first three of the port’s giant quay cranes, manufactured by Shanghai’s Zhenhua Port Machinery Company (ZPMC), have started their journey from China. The enormous crane’s boom […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has told all agencies to integrate their works in water management for an effective flood prevention plan. During the meeting to follow up on national water management plan, the premier urged all agencies to work in unison and utilize the same strategy and information. Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi said […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has today attacked the State Labor Government for their flip flop over promised action to improve safety at the Mooloolah river mouth. “Only weeks ago, at a meeting I convened with Maritime Safety Queensland, the government said they were investigating more effective upgrades to the dredging programme at the Mooloolaba […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Twenty-four river side communities from the dredged LOT 5 of river Niger covering Jamata Bridge near Lokoja in Kogi state to Baro in Niger …   By Shehu Abubakar (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, December 19, 2011;

  • 16 December 2011
    Vessels

    Acta Marine B.V. and Almatug Ltd are expanding their partnership in West Africa by strategically relocating the multicat “Coastal Assistant” to this area. The vessel will be marketed and operated under joint management of the partners. The companies have been partnering with each other for many years in the challenging West African market. The partnership […]

  • 3 October 2011

    Local support coupled with local funding could breathe new life into the long-sought effort to dredge the Georgetown Port…   By Gina Vasselli (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, October 3, 2011;  

  • 7 July 2011

    The municipalities of Buguey and Gonzaga along the coastal areas of Cagayan are set to dredge their rivers this year amidst objections from cause-oriented groups. With the issue on logging near dead, mining, or in this case dredging, has emerged as the top environmental concern today with nearly all stakeholders taking a slice of the […]

  • 17 November 2010

    Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli Tuesday urged Nicaragua and Costa Rica to amicably solve their border impasse at the Organization of… (xinhuanet) [mappress] Source:xinhuanet ;

  • 11 November 2010

    Prolec Ltd, the Poole based manufacturer of electronic safety and productivity monitoring equipment for construction plant, have launched a new machine guidance system. Not content with having the best machine control product in the market, Prolec has substantially improved and revamped their pcX software product with the release of pcX-Pro, which replaces their previous pcX-3D […]

  • 18 April 2010

    Those dock owners weren’t kidding when they talked about increased shipping on the Saginaw River and Great Lakes this year. Dredging on the Saginaw River last year and more planned for this year will help ships increase their loads, and cut costs… [mappress] Source:mlive,April 18,2010;

  • 9 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    At Europort 2009, HollandMT and FKAB proudly announce their newly developed range of backhoe pontoon dredgers, named the Dredge-X range. The name has been derived from eXcellent eXcavator dredging. At Europort 2009, HollandMT and FKAB proudly announce their newly developed range of backhoe pontoon dredgers, named the Dredge-X range. The name has been derived from […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Dredging is the foundation of almost all maritime infrastructure projects and addresses a broad range of society’s economic, social and environmental needs. Waterborne transport has been proven time and time again to be economically viable and environmentally preferable to overland transport. Nonetheless, few ports are naturally deep and most modern ports, given the increasing size […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A major beach renourishment project started last week on Anna Maria Island, Manatee County, Florida Government, said in their latest announcement. Fresh white sand just offshore will be delivered to the Island from 78th Street North on Holmes Beach to 5th Street South in Bradenton Beach. The work should be done by mid-November. The U.S. […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The WEDA Safety Commission will on Monday, July 27th at 1 PM (EST) hold a Virtual Panel on how COVID-19 is driving better and safer dredging operations. The Safety Commission is honored to convene this conversation among industry executives, focusing on how their organizations are surviving and thriving in the COVID-19 era, WEDA announced in […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced the signing of Report of the Chief of Engineers for the Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point (FIMP), New York Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. “The signing of this report represents a culmination of decades of work and is a significant milestone for the […]