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  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney announced last week that the United States Navy has committed $5.4 million dollars for design and replacement of Pier 32 at Naval Submarine Base New London to better serve operational needs. This funding supports planning and design work for a replacement of Pier 32, one of eleven currently operational piers at the […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol has announced a new Business Unit Leader in the Seattle, Washington office. Mr. Bruce I. Ostbo, PE, SE, assumed the role October 2014. He is a structural engineer and engineer-diver who joined the firm on July 11, 2012, bringing more than 30 years of local, national and international experience in bridge design, […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The first ever hydro-automated dredger in Bangladesh, named “United Dredger 1”, will be launched very soon, United Dredging and Engineering Co Ltd announced this week. Regarding this ambitious plan, Ehsan Yusuf, the managing director of United Dredging and Engineering, stated: “With the launch of the dredger, one of my dreams has come true. If it […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Project & Tenders

    Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District recently commissioned two Mud Cat MC 225D units each with their own industrial grinding system and booster station. The new dredges will replace the original Mud Cat dredges put into service 38 years ago in 1982. Each dredge and booster station are built with Tier 4 Final Engines approved by […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has opened a 120-day public comment period on draft revised boundaries for 148 units of the Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS), including 112 existing units and 36 proposed new units in Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New Jersey. Coastal barriers protect local residents from storm surges and provide habitat […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) and United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) from Russia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and engage in design and development of contemporary vessels for inland and coastal waterways.  Under the agreement, CSL and USC will collaborate on the development of dredgers, high-speed vessels, river-sea cargo vessels, passenger vessels and […]

  • 17 February 2012

      Caterpillar Inc. announced today it has selected land near Athens, Georgia, as the location for a new facility that will build small tracktype tractors and mini hydraulic excavators. The state-of-the-art, one-million-square-footfacility is expected to directly employ 1,400 people once it is fully operational. The total investment for opening the new facility will be about […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade recently presented the master plan for dredging vessels and equipment that will be acquired by the state by 2030. According to the Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, Russia’s dredging fleet built in soviet times features out-of-date characteristics and high degree of wear. “The significance of dredging operations can hardly be overestimated. The example of […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) has completed its scheduled work for 2014. During this season, the MSU has placed over 500 acres of articulated concrete mats on the banks of the Mississippi River. The MSU season is an annual mission that starts in the late summer months when […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay announced that 77 commercial fishing groups from Alaska to Maine have sent a letter to the Obama Administration urging it to protect Bristol Bay, its epic salmon runs and the commercial fishing jobs that rely on them. The groups include the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives, Maryland Watermen’s Association […]

  • 15 March 2010

    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has signed an agreement with Somali’s Puntland state to help expand the capacity of the port of Bossasso in Puntland on the Horn of Africa… [mappress] Source: Ports & Ships Maritime News, March 16, 2010;

  • 18 May 2010

    FLOOD defence bosses have refloated the idea of Hayling getting a breakwater which will not only protect the Island’s south eastern shore… [mappress] Source: haylingtoday, May 18, 2010;

  • 19 July 2012

    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) officially commenced the construction of the UAE’s first nuclear energy plant, by pouring the first nuclear safety concrete for Barakah Unit 1. This significant milestone for the UAE’s peaceful civil nuclear energy program follows the receipt of the Construction License from the Federal Authority of Nuclear Regulation (FANR) and […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    BAM Infraconsult bv has signed a license agreement with Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone for the application of Xbloc breakwater armour units in the Mundra LNG project. The LNG import terminal will be built on a reclaimed land, located in the Gulf of Kutch in the Northwestern Indian state Gujarat, which will be protected […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT, in conjunction with the JAX Chamber, announced yesterday that the Florida Ports Council (FPC) has joined the recently launched Deep Water Now initiative to encourage business and community leaders in Northeast Florida to support efforts to deepen the St. Johns River shipping channel to accommodate the next generation of larger cargo vessels. The Florida […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Vessels

    Expanding on its successful, proven ROTOMITE dredge line, SRS Crisafulli has completed an electric, manned dredge with a cast, abrasion-resistant GIW pump. This dredge unit, referred to as the R6CE, was built for an international customer, a hydro-electric generating station in the Country of Chile. Charles M. Nichols, Director of Manufacturing and lead product designer, […]

  • 13 January 2011

    A planned expansion of the United Grain Corporation terminal at the Port of Vancouver could increase the port’s grain exports by as much as… By Elliot Njus (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, January 14, 2011;

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency will host “Shallow Survey 2015” and a number of associated events in Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom, from 14-18 September 2015. The theme of the conference “High Resolution Surveys in Shallow Water” will be explored using a “Common Data Set”. The Common Data Set is […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency will host “Shallow Survey 2015” and a number of associated events in Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom, from 14-18 September 2015. The theme of the conference “High Resolution Surveys in Shallow Water” will be explored using a “Common Data Set”. The Common Data Set is […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to levee unit R-627, Grace Street Ditch, in Douglas County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The draft (EA) evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2014. The damaged area is located along the left descending bank of […]

  • 30 August 2011

    United Nations experts will visit Queensland later this year amid concerns the booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry could threaten t… (smh) [mappress] Source: smh, August 30, 2011;

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants has recently signed a license agreement with L & M Keating Ltd. for the application of Xbloc armour units in Cape Clear, Ireland. The Xblocs will be applied in the new development project at the Cape Clear harbour, located at Clear Island on the south side of Ireland. This development program is […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that the United States has entered into a Settlement Agreement with a successor trust to Chapter 11 debtor MOTORS LIQUIDATION COMPANY, formerly known as General Motors Corporation, to settle Old GM’s environmental liabilities to the Environmental Protection Agency arising from […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HI-SEA Marine, a Chongqing, China, based supplier of marine equipment and dredge components, recently signed an order to supply 10pcs spring steel rubber hoses to a Kenyan client. According to the company’s latest announcement, these spring steel rubber hose will be used for a new dredging project. The hoses length is 5.8m, inner diameter is 200mm, working […]

  • 10 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    IHC Parts & Services, part of the IHC Merwede group, now offers dredging operators and utility and infrastructure engineering companies all over the world the opportunity to rent its improved TT Pump Dredging Unit. The TT Pump Dredging Unit was specifically developed for use in small-scale dredging projects, including maintenance activities, as well as environmental […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     Ras Al Khaimah Port (RAK Ports) has just released the latest video update on their Saqr Port Expansion Project, named ‘Pushing The Limits’. The United Arab Emirates’ Saqr Port project, set to to construct two new berths – each capable of handling capsize vessels, will consolidate its status as the Middle East’s principle bulk […]