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  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Belle Fourche Irrigation District will be performing dredging of the South Canal intake structure this summer. Dredging, that was supposed to begin in the middle of August, will continue through the end of the year, or until work is completed. Work will be performed daily between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. “South Canal Outlet […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The aim of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) to improve depths in the commercial port of Mahon has been met, thanks to the dredging work that got underway last March. As a result of this project, the Minorcan port is now safer for vessel navigation, and can cater for ships up to […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Loren Legarda today noted better disaster preparedness efforts during the onslaught of Typhoon Glenda, but said that the country can still do better, especially when faced with stronger typhoons and other natural hazards. Among the main concerns in the aftermath of Typhoon Glenda is the power outage across Luzon due to damaged poles and […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The body of the woman who fell from a yacht when it collided with a dredger has been found. A dive team from Norfolk Fire Service has been diving approximately 5 nautical miles out to sea in the location where a yacht sank. The woman’s body has been taken ashore and a post mortem examination […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 8th meeting of the Response Officers to Combat Oil Spills and Maritime Accidents, was held recently at Grand Heritage Hotel in Doha. The event was organized by the Permanent Emergency Committee in association with Ministry of Environment and Marine Emergency Mutual Aid Centre (MEMAC), subordinate to the Regional Organization for the Protection of the […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its final Bristol Bay Assessment describing potential impacts to salmon and ecological resources from proposed large-scale copper and gold mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The report, titled “An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska,” concludes that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed […]

  • 6 January 2014

    For the month of December 2013, at least three vehicular accidents were reported to have occurred at the high risk “saddle”, the highest point of a mountain along the Maharlika Highway in Pintuyan area in route to Benit Ferry RORO Terminal Port in San Ricardo. According to Pintuyan Municipal Planning Officer Moncher Bardus, the local […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ICHCA International Ltd, the NGO association dedicated to improving safety, security, sustainability and productivity across the global cargo handling chain, has announced that international container terminal operator APM Terminals has become a premium member. Headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, APM Terminals’ global network includes current operations at 64 ports and terminal facilities in 40 countries, […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After nearly four years of painstaking efforts, on November 28, the reclamation project of the artificial island of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge for Zhuhai and Macao ports, undertaken by the consortium of CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. and CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. and the consortium of CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. and CCCC […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mariners are advised to be aware of an increase in waterborne hazards in the Bayport Flare and Houston Ship Channel, as a result maintenance dredging work scheduled to begin this month and continue through October 2014, announced usace.army.mil. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contracted with Weeks Marine Inc., to remove approximately four million […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) rang the changes with its Forum this year, which took place at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 7 November 2013. Following WODCON XX held between 3 and 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium, and including some 100 technical presentations CEDA saw its presence at Europort 2013 as the perfect […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The last steel pipe pile of the Lae Tidal Wharf Phase I Project in Papua New Guinea was successfully driven down recently, marking the full completion of the pile-sinking task of this project. There are 387 steel pipe piles having been driven for this project. The whole construction was free from accidents and the quality […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports Ltd., part of the Essar Group, today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended September 2013. Speaking on the key highlights for the quarter, Mr. Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director, Essar Ports Ltd. said: “Our performance is consistent with the growth targets we have set for ourselves and we are confident of delivering […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two people are missing after a ship fire off the coast of South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Saturday morning, local maritime authorities said. The dredging vessel caught fire around 10 a.m. in sea waters about 5 km from a pier of a local power plant in the city of Beihai, according to the […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sevenson Environmental work crews at the Welsbach & General Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden and Gloucester City, N.J., have worked more than one million total safe man hours without a lost time accident in more than nine years of work, dating back to August 2004. “We developed and implemented a Site Safety and Health […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Ltd. announced that Komatsu Shantui Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of medium-sized hydraulic excavators in Shandong, China, has received the Deming Prize for 2013. Komatsu Shantui was established jointly by Shantui Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., Komatsu, Komatsu (China) Ltd. and Sumitomo Corporation in 1995. The Chinese construction equipment market is especially noted […]

  • 16 September 2013

    The Environment, Health and Safety Division at Abu Dhabi City Municipality, in collaboration and integration with National Marine Dredging Co. has conducted a specialized workshop to map out appropriate mechanisms to address potential risks at construction sites, heighten workers’ awareness about EHS values & standards and nurture safe & sound work environment. Engineer Salah Awad […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Acadie Bathurst NDP MP Yvon Godin is not happy with the Conservative Governement over dredging operation of the Tabusintac Channel, and other channels like this one in New Brunswick. Godin told the Commons during question period that the conservatives need to take responsibility for the delays in the dredging of the Channel, adding operations were […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Three people died and two are still missing after a dredger sank off the coast of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Wednesday night, local authorities said Thursday. Ten people were aboard the boat, “Hairun 18,” when the accident happened at 10:53 p.m. off the coast of Beihai City, according to the Beihai maritime […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vars Brno a.s. from the Czech Republic recently carried out surveys in cooperation with state enterprise Povodí Labe on the River Elbe, or the River Labe as it is called in the Czech language. The main aim of the project was to provide data for vessel skippers to assist with navigation planning and vessel loading […]

  • 5 June 2013

    The officials are investing an incident involving a mechanical fitter who apparently died of suffocation while cleaning the tank of the dredger Omkara Prem, docked at Western India Shipyard Limited (WISL), reports indiatimes.com. Regarding this accident, Milan Burman, the Senior Manager of WISL, stated: “We are waiting for the post mortem report to know the […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, a coalition of local residents, grassroots environmental and clean-energy activists asked the Oregon Court of Appeals to put the brakes on a Oregon Department of State Lands’ dredging permit that paves the way for the Port of Coos Bay to export dangerous liquefied natural gas (LNG) or coal and other bulk commodities to Asia. […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    DEC, the environmental subsidiary of DEME (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering), has recently started implementing the remediation and management measures established for the calamity zone in Wetteren, where the soil was contaminated with acrylonitrile following a serious train accident. The highly delicate operation is carried out by order of SNCB Holding (Infrabel) in accordance with […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A module has been added to the XBeach flow model. For the first time, it will be possible to accurately determine the effect of passing ships on river banks that are not straight. Other models can only calculate the interaction between ships, wave movements and the bank for straight banks with vertical walls. An accurate […]

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

    Van Oord: First Awards for “Stingray” Van Oord has been awarded two pipe lay projects for its new shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray.   Philippines: Boskalis Wins Important Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has been awarded a contract by Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. for the installation of an offshore Depletion Compression Platform for the […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Major General John Peabody, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division and President of the Mississippi River Commission, describes water as “the perfect engine of destruction. If it finds a weak spot in your defenses, it will attack that weakness relentlessly.” Public safety is always the number one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]