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  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Piedroba Consulting Group, a company based in Miami, Florida, announced today it has been contracted by the Miami-Dade County Seaport (PortMiami) to perform professional services on Port of Miami Deep Dredge Project. It will be Piedroba’s responsibility to provide strategic, contract administrative, and technical opinions. The deep dredge project includes the restoration of more than […]

  • 5 November 2012

    A pilot study to test Dutch surveillance sensors in a Yellow River dike in China went so well that the Chinese Government has decided to install the system on further stretches of dike along that river. The Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC), which is responsible for the river, requested the study. Deltares, asked by AGT […]

  • 14 July 2010

    USD 350 million is being invested in the Port of Luanda, one of Africa’s most congested, in an effort to restructure the harbour and its facilities. This was disclosed at a meeting between port and government officials and a visiting US delegation to Luanda, which included US Assistant Trade Representative for Africa, Florie Liser. In […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA has released its final cleanup plan, called a Record of Decision, for 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River within the Portland Harbor Superfund Site which runs through the economic heart of Portland, Oregon. EPA’s final plan, or ROD, addresses contaminated sediments through dredging, capping, enhanced natural recovery and monitored natural recovery, […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next 5 years at the Port of Gdansk will see the implementation of the largest ever investment program, in terms of both scope and expense. The program initiated by the Port of Gdansk Authority and worth approximately $225 million, covering almost the entire area of the port, including the Inner and Outer Port, will be […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To help further the recovery of communities affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the U.S. Treasury Department yesterday announced that a new rule has been published in the Federal Register for Gulf Coast states and municipalities to receive funding for environmental restoration and economic development projects. The Interim Final Rule outlines grant programs for […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal announced that BP has agreed to fund approximately $340 million in restoration projects for Louisiana. This investment is part of the $1 billion that BP agreed to invest for early restoration of damaged natural resources resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. BP has agreed to fund approximately $340 million for the […]

  • 27 January 2014

    For the first six months of Fiscal Year 2014, the Georgia Ports Authority logged an impressive 8 percent growth in total tonnage. From July through December 2013, the GPA moved 14.36 million tons of cargo, up from 13.3 million tons over the same period in the previous fiscal year, GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After two years of development, Ellicott Dredges has announced the start-up of two new dredging simulators, one for cutter dredges and one for auger dredges. Both are available for immediate use. These simulators are the most modern dredge simulator systems in North America, and will be used in conjunction with Ellicott’s existing dredge training program. […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just presented the latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. Work on the project – which is being carried out by the company as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the EA – started in October 2016, and when complete will significantly reduce the flood risk to more than […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor officials have learned that the ongoing beach nourishment project will now involve the entire beachfront. The Borough has successfully negotiated a new agreement that will result in a fully restored beach along the entire community that will be provided at no cost to the municipality. “I am elated that we have been able […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Dredging and capping of contaminated sediments in Onondaga Lake is set to begin this summer, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced at an event in Syracuse yesterday. The $451 million Superfund remediation project has undergone five years of design and engineering, with preparation for dredging and capping now underway. […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A massive dredging effort began on December 1 to push through the final phase of the outer channel deepening for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, commonly called SHEP, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  Up to five hopper dredges will be in the area at one time working 24-hour […]

  • 25 May 2011

    Congressman Tim Bishop announced he has secured federal funds through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for a number of important Suffolk County projects, including $400,000 for the ongoing Forge River Watershed Study, $172,000 for the Lake Montauk Harbor Feasibility Study, and $1.1 million for the ongoing Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Reformulation […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ackermans & van Haaren has announced the third quarter results for 2012. Marine Engineering & Infrastructure DEME DEME (AvH 50%) realized a third quarter in line with expectations. Due to a delay in the start-up of the major Wheatstone and New Doha Port sites, they will only contribute to the results from the next financial […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Lee County beaches will soon be transformed during renourishment projects at Bonita Beach and Lovers Key State Park. Heavy equipment is expected to be on Bonita Beach starting Wednesday, June 25, with work beginning June 30 and proceeding north to south for about five weeks. The estimated start date for Lovers Key is August […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources announced the release of the new Deerfield River and Lower Connecticut River Basin Water Quality Management Tactical Basin Plan. This plan reflects two years of preparation within the region to evaluate the health of the basin. The Basin 12-13 Water Quality Management Plan provides an overview of the health […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the Somerset Levels will begin next month as soon as it is safe and practical to do so, the Environment Agency (EA) announced yesterday. The Environment Agency is formally advertising the works in preparation for work to start. Dredging will take place on eight kilometres of river channel where the Tone and Parrett […]

  • 19 June 2012

    What do six Australian soldiers, a 1,200km mountain bike ride and an award-winning civil engineering and dredging company all have in common? The annual Legs for Legends charity bike ride of course. Sunshine Coast based company, Hall Contracting, have donated $3,000 to the charity event that raises money for the families of Commando comrades killed […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has approved a resolution initiating an Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) on a proposed berth-improvement project by Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI). Start of the EIR process is the first step in YTl’s proposed plan to deepen and improve its terminal facilities, allowing the terminal operator to accommodate next-generation vessels […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Bellingham’s draft 2014 Strategic Budget proposes keeping property tax rates flat, completing major airport projects, repairing marine infrastructure and maintaining a strong focus on countywide job creation. Details of the $24.9 million budget were presented at the Board of Commissioners meeting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15. People are invited to comment […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hunt Companies began construction on a beach renourishment project that aims to sustain and stabilize the beach along the Iroquois Point housing area shoreline, which is the most severe, chronically eroding shoreline on O‘ahu. The restoration project is the largest of its kind in Hawai‘i and has taken eight years of planning and preparation. Approximately […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the start of major beach construction projects in Cape May and Monmouth counties. The federally funded projects, totaling nearly $96 million, are critical components of the Administration’s comprehensive strategy to protect communities and make New Jersey’s coastline stronger and more resilient in the face of […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) reached its largest milestone to date with the completion of the deepening of the 20-mile-long entrance channel. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, yesterday announced the completion of the outer harbor works adding that only final touches remain in this $134 million project to deepen the entrance […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The month of January begins a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Incorporated in May 1965, the association brought together 60 participants of 38 international dredging contractors from 12 countries. Dredging has always been an invisible industry: the work is done underwater, low-keyed, pragmatic and highly technical. Deeper […]