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

    This week, Dredge Technology Corporation (DTC) started its Cutter Suction Simulator Training for the first time in the United States. In collaboration with the Training Institute for Dredging, DTC set up shop temporarily in Clearwater, Florida, to offer this intensive and practical simulator training program. For a duration of two weeks, three-day training sessions are […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget once again includes funds to continue Charleston’s Post-45 Harbor Deepening, a project designated last year by the Administration as one of its priority infrastructure projects. Released yesterday, the fiscal year 2014 budget includes a $1.165-million allocation to continue the considerable progress on the project’s feasibility study, now at its midpoint. “We are […]

  • 31 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord: “Titan” and “Astrachan” Commissioned (The Netherlands) Yesterday, Van Oord held a ceremony commissioning crane vessel Titan and accommodation pontoon Astrachan.   Boskalis: New Trenchformer (The Netherlands) Boskalis Offshore expands its capabilities in the cable installation market with the Trenchformer: a multi-purpose cable trencher for a wide range of soils and cable types.   […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This project provides for supplemental funding for the long-term federal beach restoration and maintenance project at Sandbridge Beach. The local share of funding for this project is provided by the Sandbridge Special Service District and Tax Increment Financing District funds. Replenishment of the beach is to be performed on a cyclical basis every two to […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first two of a total of 26 automated rail-mounted gantry cranes (ARMGs) have been delivered to the APM Terminals new Maasvlakte II terminal site. The first part of civil construction has been completed paving the way for the installation of the ultra-modern, highly automated equipment. “The engineering phase has been very interesting, but this […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Language authored by Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., to improve funding for maintenance of the nation’s harbors was included this week in a water resources bill approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. The text of the Harbor Maintenance Act, which Levin introduced earlier this year, was included in the Water Resources Development Act […]

  • 3 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District has a future requirement for quote mark Earthwork and dewatering of dredged material placement area, Houston Ship Channel, DAMP Alexander Island Placement Area, Harris County, Texas. These work consists of providing materials, equipment, and labor for excavating and shaping material in order to promote drainage of placement […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to clean up low levels of historic contamination in the Whatcom Waterway on Bellingham’s waterfront, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and Port of Bellingham are preparing for a $25 million cleanup this summer. Before cleanup work begins, Ecology is making a draft engineering design report available for public review and comment […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which includes the governors the five Gulf states and members of the Obama Administration, has the power to direct unprecedented resources from the RESTORE Act, a bill passed Congress in June 2012 to direct civil fines from BP and the responsible parties in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Aric Nesbit applauded the state’s 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan, which includes funding for South Haven Municipal Marina. The $21 million plan, released by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources(DNR), includes funding for a $436,000 project to enhance water levels at the South Haven Marina. “Our lakeshore communities are expected to experience record low […]

  • 25 February 2013

    The following is the “Mayor’s Update”, an open letter to Ocean City taxpayers from Mayor Jay Gillian: “One week ago, I submitted my administration’s budget to City Council. It is a responsible and sound plan that maintains service levels at a reasonable cost to the taxpayers. Earlier this year, with City Council’s input, we cooperatively […]

  • 21 February 2013

    SEDIGATE has announced that it will attend the 10th edition of AMERICANA 2013, from March 19 to 21 in Montreal, Canada. AMERICANA is a forum for participants to exchange their services, expertise and technologies related to sustainable development issues. NEMEAU SEDIGATE has developed a process, NEMEAU®, which is innovative, ecological, economic, mobile and compact in […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    On February 7, Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder released his proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget, which begins Oct. 1, 2013. Included in the governor’s budget recommendations is $21 million for dredging harbors which is critical to Michigan’s boating, tourism, and shipping industries, and Michigan’s port communities around the state. The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) commends […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Low water levels, not low funds, maybe the biggest threat to the 2013 boating season in New Buffalo’s 1,000-vessel recreational harbor. “The water level is 17 inches below what it was this time last year. That’s huge, almost a foot and a half. We’ve broken the record low since the Army Corps of Engineers has […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Portneuf River Flood Reduction Project, Systems 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, which is operated and maintained by the City of Pocatello, received overall system ratings of “unacceptable” following their most recent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers periodic inspection reports finalized on Nov. 16, 2012. This project was originally constructed on Sept. 19, 1967. […]

  • 3 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District has a future requirement for dredging of Galveston Entrance Channel. Work consists of providing materials, equipment, and labor for a hopper dredging of approximately 2 million cubic yards of material and depositing offshore. This dredging effects the inner and outer bar with option(s)for Houston Ship Channel (HSC) […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, the newly-elected state senate district representative, and new chair of the Senate Resources Committee, may have uncovered a solution to allow dredging to take place in certain flood-prone streams and creek beds, and thus significantly help the Seward area’s flood prevention efforts. The issue came up during the first town hall […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is gearing up to be a service provider to SA’s neighbouring ports. After assisting with the dredging of Walvis Bay harbour in Namibia, TNPA CEO Tau Morwe says SA is likely to tender for dredging work at Maputo harbour. TNPA signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maputo Port Development […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A public information meeting for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project begins at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 5, at the Port of Grays Harbor offices in Aberdeen, Wash. The meeting will focus on the status of the Corps’ General Investigation, a navigation study overview, data relating to the project’s environmental review […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    To make Maasvlakte 2 accessible to shipping, the PUMA contracting consortium (Boskalis and Van Oord) has started excavation of the temporary dam between the Yangtzehaven and the Maasvlakte 2 ports. The contractor will leverage the water’s force for the very last part. This coming weekend the dam between the Yangtzehaven and Maasvlakte 2 will be […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port and City officials have made public the latest draft Waterfront District master plan and have scheduled meetings of the Waterfront Advisory Group, in anticipation of submitting a draft plan into the formal review process by the end of the year. “Our goal has been to complete and submit a draft plan by December 31st, […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” begins implementation of the infrastructural project which is very important for navigation safety provision in Baltic freezing port. The berth complex for the enterprise’s icebreakers will be built by the middle of 2014 in the framework of the “Development of the Transport System of Russia” Federal Target Program. At present, the state […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea today announced that its subsidiary company, Reef Subsea Power and Umbilical Ltd., with offices in Stockton-on-Tees and Aberdeen, has successfully completed a series of offshore trials on its recently launched Q1000 subsea trenching ROV. The capabilities of both the trencher and its Launch & Recovery System (LARS) have been tested rigorously to prove […]

  • 9 November 2012

    The Town submitted the required application to the North Carolina Local Government Commission (LGC) in order to get the commision’s approval to borrow the funds to finance the New River Inlet Channel Realignment Project. The Commission met on October 2, 2012 and approved the Town’s application unanimously. This means Marinex Construction can mobilize construction crews […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Cornwall Council has confirmed its continued support for improvements to the harbours at St Mary’s and Penzance in order to safeguard the future of the sea link between the Isles of Scilly and the mainland. In a joint letter to the Under Secretary of State for Transport Norman Baker MP, Cornwall Council Leader Jim Currie […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Visclosky joined local officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to commemorate the start of the dredging of the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal on Monday, October 29th. The Indiana Harbor Ship Canal is a federal navigable waterway, maintained by USACE and last dredged in 1972. The current dredging will take […]