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  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) yesterday announced $2.4 million in grants as part of the first round of $7 million in funding to improve waters that contribute to the overall health of the Delaware River. These grants are part of a $35 million multi-state investment by the William Penn Foundation to protect the […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a Request for Applications soliciting proposals from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Up to $27.5 million will be available during the current funding cycle. Grants will be awarded on […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing to perform maintenance dredging from Nutten Hook to Staats Point, New York, NY. The work will involve maintenance dredging of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material from three discontinuous reaches of the Hudson River Federal Navigation Project Channel at Nutten Hook, Stuyvesant […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Mesotech has just introduced the M3 Bathy System, a powerful, entry-level survey system for shallow-water bathymetric applications. The core of the M3 Bathy is Mesotech’s M3 Series MultiMode Multibeam Sonar. The M3 Sonar is the only instrument in its price point that produces high-quality imaging records and 3D profiling point cloud data using the […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne BlueView has released the M900-2250-130 in both standard 1000m depth rating and 4000m depth rating. The M900-2250-130 includes the third generation electronics package called ‘S3’ electronics. The ‘S3’ electronics package gives users the most advanced controls over the sonar settings including sound source power level control, gain and threshold setting. These new capabilities give […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The inclusion of the $310 million Boston Harbor dredging project in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) received support from the Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey, Elizabeth Warren, Congressmen Michael Capuano and Stephen Lynch. The funding for the Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to deepen the Harbor’s main navigation channels […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    L&M Keating Ltd, has recently won the Arklow Harbour dredging contract. During this EUR 2,2 mln cleanup scheme, about 60,000 tonnes of material will be removed from the turning basin, dock and river channel in Arklow Harbour. The dredged material will be dumped out at sea. The project will commence on June 1, and should […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) launched its first mobile harbour crane, the Terex® Quaymate M50, designed as an entry model for small maritime and river ports aiming to professionalize their cargo handling. With an efficient diesel-electric drive, this purpose-built crane model, with 50 t maximum lifting capacity, 36 m radius, and 50 m/min hoisting speed, provides […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The contract to dredge Portsmouth Harbour is expected to be awarded in April 2015 and is worth £20 mln to £40 mln (between $33 mln and $67 mln), according to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence Mr. Philip Dunne. Work will commence following the appointment of the successful bidder, and will be completed ahead […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) confirmed that the City of Gulfport will be able to use almost $1.6 million to repair piers and jetties damaged by Hurricane Isaac in 2012. Cochran, who serves on the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, worked with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to resolve a stalemate involving federal environmental […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren ended the 2013 financial year with a consolidated net profit of 293.9 million euros. This result includes a remeasurement income of 109.4 million euros which AvH had to recognize under the IFRS rules on the contribution of its 50% stake in DEME to CFE when it acquired control over CFE in […]

  • 31 March 2014

    IHC Beaver Dredger and a Workboat were recently loaded onto MV Fairload in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and are now destined for Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. Jumbo’s experienced crew assisted in dismantling the cutter ladder part of the dredger utilizing the Fairload’s cranes. The cutter ladder was stowed below deck together with the workboat. The main unit […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A contract signing ceremony for reclamation of six islands was held last month at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure of Republic of Maldives. The ceremony was attended by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr.Mohamed Muizzu, Area Director of Boskalis International Mr. Jaap Viersma, Meedhoo MP Ahmed Shiyam, Kudahuvadhoo MP Ahmed Amir and Senior officials […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of a $1 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the city of Milwaukee to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Michigan. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined at the Global Water Center by Milwaukee Mayor Tom […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord has been awarded a land reclamation project in Kuwait. The client is the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 500 million. The project involves the reclamation of land in a ‘sabkha area’ (a salt plain near the coast) for the construction of a new refinery. The […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the state of New Jersey will be receiving more than $27 million in federal funding to remove debris that accumulated in waterways along the New Jersey coastline as a result of Superstorm Sandy. The funding is being provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as part […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate an additional $14.4 million to Mississippi this year to support additional dredging, flood control, and other construction and maintenance projects. The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to direct additional Mississippi River & Tributaries Project (MR&T), general construction, and operation […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that ports in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District will receive an additional $4.5 million for operation and maintenance projects this year. The projects, which include dredging, are critical to local economies and the fishing industry. This announcement comes after the U.S. Congress included $40 million for small ports in the Fiscal […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the past fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has cited 23 entities throughout the Southeast for depositing dredged and/or fill material into wetlands or other waters of the United States in violation of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Such unauthorized […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. President Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. The $49.5 million designated for Wilmington District projects continue funding for conduct of one study, construction activities, and operation and maintenance of Federal projects. Under investigations, funding would complete feasibility studies […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    M/s PSA Investments Pvt. Ltd. has won a contract for development of 4th Container Terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port, with a quay length of 2000 m. The estimated project cost for development of this terminal on design, build, finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) basis is Rs.7915. At yesterday’s meeting of the Board of Trustees of […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To the best interest of each of the parties involved and abiding by the contract, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) issued a proposal to the contractor of the new locks, Grupo Unidos por El Canal S.A. (GUPC), for the joint contribution of $283 million to the project by the contractor and ACP. This contribution would […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Mesotech’s M3 Sonar is designed for both imaging and profiling applications and the multibeam technology enables faster operations than traditional scanning sonar and provides a large coverage area for data acquisition and a real-time data display. The M3 Sonar is suitable for a variety of deployment platforms, including remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), pole mounted […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $21,253,000 to Weeks Marine, Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Bayport Flare and Houston Ship Channel. The contractor is required to remove approximately four million cubic yards of shoaled material from Redfish Reef to Beacon 78 with material being placed […]

  • 5 November 2013

    South Korea will invest $220 million to refurbish a port in the Atlantic coastal town of Limbe, to expand the shipment of goods in and out of Cameroon, as well as landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic. The rebuilding of the port is a public-private joint venture between South Korea and Cameroon, with the […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet yesterday approved $150 million in bond proceeds which will finance projects at Florida ports through the Seaport Investment Program. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has programmed $150 million in projects to receive bond proceeds for FY 2014 which will be issued by the Division of […]