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  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of marina construction works as part of development works at St Kilda Harbour by Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS) on the existing breakwater and the marina to provide a safe boat harbour facility. Development works will consist of installation of new piles and construction of a new marina to the western side […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has announced that the tenth in this highly-regarded series of specialist conferences “Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2013” is scheduled for September. Known for offering the best international forum for the discussion of the latest developments as well as informed debate – every event in the ‘Breakwaters’ series has […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the date of the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in South Africa. The Seminar will be held from Monday 23 March through Friday 27 March 2015 in Cape Town. Since 1993 IADC, often in co-operation with local technical universities, has provided a week-long Seminar especially developed for […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has released the latest aerial photo of the Absecon Inlet Seawall project in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Work is ongoing in the two sections as the wall takes shape, the Corps said in its announcement. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Murphy yesterday applauded committee passage of the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. Murphy secured $500,000 in the bill to conduct a feasibility study to deepen New Haven Harbor – Connecticut’s largest deep water commercial industrial port that is essential to the state’s economy. “Commercial ports and manufacturing businesses are bedrocks of Connecticut’s […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Longboat Key dredging project is expected to begin tomorrow, and it will last until the middle of July. Dredging operations will typically run six days a week, 12-hours, excluding Saturdays, but may extend to seven days, 24-hour operations. Heavy equipment will be moving around the beach supporting the dredging operations. An excavator and a […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 5.5 miles of shoreline within Wenatchee’s city limits is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect people’s access to public land and waters. Previously covered by […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the XVIII St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Andrey Tarasenko, General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport”, and Alexander Vinokurov, the President of the “Summa” group of companies, signed the agreement on cooperation in implementation of investment project for construction of universal and specialized handling terminal for transshipment of cargo in Zarubino Seaport. The Agreement provides for […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of the demolition works to the existing timber St Kilda timber jetty at the northern side of St Kilda Pier. Reconstruction works will consist of removing existing piles, demolition of existing jetty structure, installation of new steel piles, and construction of new jetty within the footprint of the existing structure. Six temporary yellow special mark […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede’s CEO, Dirk Philips, will step back from his role within the company. Over the past two months, he has led the Board of Management to formulate some important aspects of IHC Merwede’s future business strategy, as well as the appropriate organisation required to implement it. The mutual decision on the timing of Mr […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ayutthaya Province is holding public hearing concerning the central river basin and water administration measures, focusing on Bang Ban and Bang Sai water-distribution canal dredging. The Director of Ayutthaya Provincial Irrigation Project has announced that the Royal Irrigation Department has prepared a workshop on the topic of ‘Central River Basin and Water Administration Measures’ for […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Tom Carper (D-Delaware) visited the Port of San Francisco yesterday. The Port of San Francisco staff provided Senator Carper with a tour by Tideline water taxi of the Port, highlighting the Pier 70 ship repair yard, Piers 80-96 maritime cargo industrial complex, the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, and AT&T Park. […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Paul Muxlow announced his support and optimism at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan which includes more than $1.5 million of funding for Blue Water and Huron lakeshore harbors. The plan includes a proposal of Grants-in-Aid of $71,995 each for the Port Huron River Street and Fort Street […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Chris Smith has welcomed the federal government decision to allocate $28 million for dredging of the New Jersey waterways, including Shark River, which were filled with silt and debris as a result of Superstorm Sandy.  As announced earlier yesterday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved $28M in federal funding to dredge State channels that were impacted by the […]

  • 6 March 2014

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has heeded their call to fund dredging operations at Oregon’s ports. As a result, Oregon’s ports will receive $19 million more in assistance – $4.2 million of it to six small ports that would have otherwise received $0 in federal […]

  • 23 January 2014

    Rep. Tom Reed applauded the water infrastructure project funding allocated to the Army Corps of Engineers in the recently passed consolidated appropriations bill. Army Corps funding saw a ten percent increase from last year’s funding, for a total of $5.5 billion. At Reed’s request, Army Corps of Engineers Brigadier General Margaret Burcham made a site […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) last week announced additional work that they plan to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.  Among other things, Public Law 115-123 provided $17.398 billion for disaster recovery in six appropriations […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Mountlake Terrace’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated program will guide construction and development in the city’s 1.2 miles of Lake Ballinger shoreline. The city’s update proposes shoreline environment designations, buffers and setbacks tailored to reflect existing land uses and ecological conditions. […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Dredging is the foundation of almost all maritime infrastructure projects and addresses a broad range of society’s economic, social and environmental needs. Waterborne transport has been proven time and time again to be economically viable and environmentally preferable to overland transport. Nonetheless, few ports are naturally deep and most modern ports, given the increasing size […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    PHI Group Inc, a U.S. public company engaged in energy and natural resources, has signed agreements with two Vietnam-based companies to secure more than one billion cubic meters of sea sand in the southern provinces of Vietnam for export to Singapore, Brunei and other Asian markets.  These agreements are in addition to the existing contracts […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District has begun restoring the Fairport Harbor East Breakwater, Lake County, Ohio to repair the $5.5 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. “The Fairport Harbor East Breakwater experienced extensive damage during Sandy because of the oversized waves and the extreme angle they were […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage shorelines along six rivers and 80 lakes including portions of the Columbia River and Banks Lake within Grant County is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released its Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Duwamish River Superfund Site. Recommendations Summary: – Remove all highly and moderately contaminated sediments from the river; – Kick start the recovery of low-level contaminated sediments with a thin layer of clean material; – Integrate and enforce pollution source control efforts in the final EPA cleanup […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The nation’s ports will receive an additional $36 million in funding next year as a result of an amendment championed by Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) that the U.S. House of Representatives passed during consideration of the energy and water appropriations bill two days ago. “This is a major victory for our ports, allowing them to invest […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, state and local elected officials and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the Florida Legislature’s $10-million funding appropriation for the first phase of the Eau Gallie River muck-dredging project with an event on Sept. 19 at Ballard Park in Melbourne. The project calls […]