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  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A US$50 million contract for dredging and reclamation work in Hulhumalé has been awarded to Belgian company Dredging International NV, according to the Housing Development Corporation (HDC). The Letter of Award to carry out this development project was issued to Dredging International NV on June 18, 2014. The project will commence within a period of […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) and Greenwich Terminals, LLC, operators of PRPA’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, hosted yesterday at the Port U.S. Senator Patrick Toomey and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. Senator Toomey and Secretary Pritzker arrived at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to participate in a roundtable discussion followed by […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Since the commencement of the dredging program, Abell Point Marina has welcomed some new vessels to the marina due to deep berth availability. Berths on L arm have now been dug to a depth of 5m LAT which has attracted superyacht vessels such as Indio and Sarissa to berth in the marina. First mate of […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Construction activity is bustling today near Gleed, Wash., where U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials started tearing down a damaged levee to be replaced with a 1,700 foot-long setback levee near the Powerhouse Road Bridge. High flows during a May 2012 flood event damaged the original levee, reducing flood defense to a 2-year protection level. […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented IMS Dredges with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. During the awards ceremony Secretary Pritzker gave special […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The US Army Corps of Engineers dredge, the Murden, returned to Virginia Beach on Monday evening and began dredging Rudee Inlet, reports the City of VB. According to the City, the Murden will conduct maintenance dredging of shoaled areas starting October 30, 2018 through November 6, 2018. On October 16, 2018, US Coast Guard issued a notice to […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to swiftly issue federal wetland permits so that local officials can begin the critical Owasco Flats Wetlands Restoration project. The senator said in his announcement that the proposed project has already been approved and funded by the state, and […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and Obama cabinet member Lisa P. Jackson will tour the Port of Long Beach to discuss ongoing and future efforts to reduce environmental impacts from Port development and operations affecting the air, water and land. Since 2008, the Port of Long Beach has been awarded more than $12 million […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Oswego Harbor needs around $1.8 million in additional dredging work, according to the Port of Oswego Executive Director Jonathan Daniels. Regarding this issue, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer stated: “The Port of Oswego is gearing up for a boost in ship traffic and imports in valuable commodities, but the federal government holds the keys to […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Russia continues intense development of its port infrastructure that implies a considerable scope of dredging works. Some of the largest dredging projects in the country include dry cargo area of Taman port, Utrenny terminal, port in Pionersky, port Lavna. The country is also stepping up construction of its own dredging fleet, replacing old and obsolete […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The land reclamation works for the construction of an airport in Hoarafushi, Haa Alif Atoll, were successfully completed, according to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC).  Under this capital development scheme, the Maldives’ largest dredger Mahaa Jarraafu reclaimed the lagoon on the southwest side of the island, local media reports. MTCC revealed in its announcement that […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators, National Waterways Conference, Waterways Council, Inc., and 15 other national organizations submitted a letter to President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency requesting a presidential declaration of emergency and seeking “immediate assistance in averting an economic catastrophe in the heartland of the United States.” The request was made pursuant to […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District issued this statement following the meeting yesterday with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Board of Directors: “We are pleased with the unanimous decision of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Board to approve the certification on water quality and coastal […]

  • 1 April 2014

    The Baton Rouge Area Foundation will hire a firm to create a master plan for the LSU and City Park Lakes, a critical step to save them from reverting to swampland. The city-parish and LSU own the lakes, while BREC operates the Baton Rouge Beach recreational area on the bank. Together, they are supporting the […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mersea Harbor Protection Trust has finally received the consents for the Mersea Recharge Project from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). “It has taken three years of on site surveys, investigations, meetings with coastal authorities and specialist report writing to finally have all the consents in place,” the Trust said. “This has cost some £85k, […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The final part of the Environment Agency and Northumberland County Council’s multi-million pound flood scheme in Morpeth is complete. Work to construct Cotting Burn dam was the last piece of work on the multi-million pound flood scheme. The dam works alongside other flood protection measures to reduce flood risk to around 1,000 properties in Morpeth. To […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    After considering public input, the EPA has approved a plan that outlines the multi-step process General Electric (GE) will follow to dismantle and decontaminate the 110 acre PCB sediment processing facility that was built to support the dredging of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. The plan, called the Processing Facility Demobilization and Restoration Plan, is required by the […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued their final approval of the agreement between Broward County and the Corps to restore a five-mile stretch of eroded shoreline. “Beaches are one of the lifelines of Broward County’s economy. This project will put sand back on the beach, protecting property values […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Local residents have given Team Van Oord a big ‘thumbs up’ for the way it is carrying out a coastal defense scheme in Portsmouth. Work is well underway for a £6 million flood protection scheme at Anchorage Park, Portsmouth. The scheme, which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rheudasil Park Pond is now just few steps closer to receive its long-awaited makeover after the Flower Mound City Council approved funding for the bank stabilization and dredging project. The decision to proceed with this dredging and bank stabilization project was reached at the Council’s September 8th meeting. In addition, the Council agreed to add dredging and stabilization of the two ponds at Wilkerson […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Marine Group has announced that the reconfiguration of the layout at Aberystwyth Marina is now complete. Walcon Marine has been on site for the past 3 weeks, carrying out an extensive program of works to significantly improve the marina layout. Several new pontoons have been installed and others have been repositioned to considerably upgrade […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the release of the Port Everglades Feasibility Study and Final Environmental Impact Statement for public, state and agency review and comments.  The study and report will be available for review and comment during a 30-day period that starts today. “The release of this report is […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Borets, a global leader in the engineering, manufacturing, sales and service of electric submersible pump (ESP) systems, has added several sales and marketing professionals to its Texas and Oklahoma offices. Cheri Vetter has been named business development manager in Houston; Stan Herl, U.S. sales manager, in Oklahoma City; Chad Hamilton, district manager, in Kilgore, Texas; […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 40 years after its last update, the city of Longview’s shoreline master program is ready for public comment as a part of a review process by the Washington Department of Ecology. The draft master program was approved by the Longview City Council in January 2015, and replaces the city’s 1977 shoreline master program. The […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County Beaches and Coastal Resources reports that the Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment has moved into the final phase of the project. With over 140,000 cubic yards of sand placed onto the beach, the dredging operations have been successfully completed. For the final phase of the renourishment project, construction crews are working to breakdown […]