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  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the recent International Conference on “Deltas in Times of Climate Change II”, the Delta sessions that focused on the current status and future development of river deltas in Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Myanmar, USA, Colombia, Egypt and the Netherlands sparked a huge interest among visitors. Eight cases were presented according to a framework of […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gulftainer, a privately-owned independent port operator and logistics company based in the UAE, has finalized a 50-year concession with the State of Delaware in the USA to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington. The agreement, signed by Gulftainer’s subsidiary GT USA, will see an expected investment of up to $600 million in the port […]

  • 19 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Cummins: “Smallest-to-Largest” on Display at Nor-Shipping (Norway) Cummins Inc, a leading manufacturer of diesel engines for the commercial marine industry, will feature one of the most impressive engine line-ups at Nor-Shipping (Oslo, Norway; June 4-7) with a “smallest-to-largest” commercial marine engine display featuring the QSB7 at 132 hp (98 kW) and the QSK95 up to […]

  • 22 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update – December 2013 The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.   USA: Port St. Joe Port Inks LOI with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation The Port […]

  • 27 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Liverpool2 to Become UK’s Largest Transatlantic Deep-Sea Port Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development.   USA: Oregon Inlet Emergency Dredging Starts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The SedHyd 2015 conference will take place from April 19-23, in the Peppermill Hotel in Reno, Nevada, USA. The conference will provide Federal and non-Federal scientists and managers from various disciplines the opportunity to discuss recent accomplishments and progress in research and on technical developments in the physical, chemical, and biological aspects of sedimentation and the […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      In Nanjing, China, Wagenborg Barge 8 was launched on March 13th. This barge, equipped with a pump-system, has a loading capacity of 13.000 ton and she measures 100 x 33 x 7,60 metre. Wagenborg Barge 8, the fourth barge Veka Shipyards B.V., Werkendam has delivered to Wagenborg Sleepdienst, will be put into service end […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the second year in a row, Dredge Technology Corporation (DTC) is bringing its one-of-a-kind simulator training to the USA (April 7th, 2014, Houston, Texas). The training will run for three consecutive weeks, starting April 7, and each training takes 3 days. There are three training levels available: – Training for Superintendents; – Training for […]

  • 21 June 2013

    The Water Institute of the Gulf and Deltares USA Inc. have signed a memorandum of agreement to partner on research related to water management projects, coastal modeling applications and international projects. The agreement does not create a financial relationship. Rather, it specifies both organizations’ commitment to collaborate on opportunities that are mutually beneficial and that […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Surfrider Foundation of Australia is holding a National Conference on 3-4 November 2012 at Coolum Beach on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia. Andrew Pitt, a Reef Architect at Surfing Ramps, will be presenting to the conference, ‘Beach Nourishment; it’s only sand but…threats and opportunities for surfers’. Looking at case studies, including surf spots […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The successful and highly appreciated Simulator Training is brought to South Africa for the first time, in a joint effort by IHC Marine and Mineral Processing (IHC MMP) and the Training Institute for Dredging. The training will run for three consecutive weeks, starting March 16, 2015. Each training takes 3 days. After a successful series […]

  • 22 November 2010

    VOSTA LMG’s Singapore office is a base for the Southeast Asia operations, plus the Philippines and Australia. Plans are to expand the team to 15 people during 2011. About Company: VOSTA LMG is a leading engineering and contracting company, serving the worldwide dredging industry. In addition to self-propelled and stationary dredgers, the company also markets […]

  • 25 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    USA: Stone Harbor Renourishment Moves Ahead Stone Harbor officials have learned that the ongoing beach nourishment project will now involve the entire beachfront.   USA: President Obama Visits Ellicott Dredges (VIDEO) President Barack Obama visited Moravia Park Elementary School, local manufacturer Ellicott Dredges and The Center for Urban Families in Baltimore last week as part […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Burnham Associates, Inc. of Boston (MA) has just announced that the construction works on the company’s new 3,000 CY split hull dredge barge are entering the final phase. The vessel to be named THOMAS DESMOND is being built at Sterling Shipyard of Port Neches, TX, USA. The newbuild will be utilized by its owner, and others, to support dredging projects […]

  • 11 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Dredge Yard CEO Over the years Dredge Yard has proven itself as a reliable supplier of many dredge and mining components to many dredge contractors and mining operators world wide. Hereby we are bringing you an exclusive interview with Mr. Basel Yousef, the Dredge Yard CEO, who provided us with invaluable insight […]

  • 31 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, LLC of Baltimore, Md. USA has acquired selected assets of Rohr Corporation (USA), including its current backlog, and all associated intellectual property, as well as the shares of Rohr Bagger GMBH, based in Mannheim, Germany. Through a newly formed subsidiary, Rohr International Dredge Co., LLC, Rohr will operate as an independent, wholly-owned […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two local contractors in Delta State, Nigeria, recently took delivery of 10-inch Wolverine Class Dredges, designed and manufactured by DSC Dredge at its Greenbush, Michigan, facility. As the political capital of Delta State, Asaba is a rapidly expanding city along the banks of the Niger River Delta. There is a growing demand for infrastructure improvement […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Floods are considered the major natural hazard in the EU in terms of risk to people and assets. The most recent extensive springtime flooding in Central Europe seriously affected several German states and Czech regions and caused localised problems in 7 other countries in Europe. Catastrophic events such as hurricane Sandy in the USA (2012) […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Curtin Maritime Corp, located in California, USA, recently took delivery of Damen submersible dredge pump, the DOP350. This submersible dredge pump has been acquired to empty barges at the Cullinan Ranch Tidal March Restoration Project, which is aimed to restore tidal wetlands in the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The carousel of 4 barges are […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cleantec Infra, an Indian company involved in mechanized cleaning of waterways, has just posted a video about the Mumbai Nallahs Dredging Program, undertaken by an amphibious dredging machine. The amphibious dredger, produced by Aquarius Systems, USA, is a highly unique machine designed for use in open nallahs and narrow canals, capable of floating in water and soft marshy wetlands where […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Initiated by the CEDA Environment Commission (CEC), a working group was formed in October 2013 to provide an overview on how adaptive management principles could contribute to the environmentally sound execution of dredging projects. The following CEDA/WEDA members volunteered to share their expertise: Chris Adnitt (Royal HaskoningDHV – UK), Marijn Huijsmans (Witteveen+Bos – Netherlands), John […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging 2015 Conference, named Moving and Managing Sediments, will take place in Savannah, Georgia, October 19-22, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency on the riverfront in the Downtown Historic District. This event, organized by PIANC USA and the Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute of ASCE, is a four-day technical specialty conference which will bring together […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Government of Uruguay is receiving requests from many parties interested in participating in a Data Room for the construction and operation of a deepwater port in the Department of Rocha. The project will be developed incorporating private-sector participation under Uruguay’s new PPP rules (Law 18.786 dated 7/19/2011). It calls for the design, construction, operation […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Canaveral has signed a 35-year agreement with GT USA, the US-business of privately-owned international port operator Gulftainer, to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal. The terminal, set to commence operations in the last quarter of 2014, positions Port Canaveral as the most economical and convenient ocean gateway for containerized cargo […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The fourth specialty conference on dredging and dredged material disposal, Dredging 2012, will be taking place in San Diego, CA on October 22—25, 2012. Highlights of the conference will include: – More than 50 exhibitors demonstrating the latest products and services in the field – More than 200 technical presentations on a wide range of […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK – provider of tools for the Hydrographic and Dredging Industry – will hold its 23rd annual HYPACK USA Training Event from January 4–7, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt in Tampa, FL. This 3-day training will cover all the aspects of single beam and multibeam hydrographic surveying and dredge management using the HYPACK, HYSWEEP and DREDGEPACK packages. Comprehensive training for […]