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  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting this month, crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will begin dredging roughly 2.6 million cubic yards of material from the Baltimore Harbor and Channels navigation project via a $25.6 million contract awarded this past fall. This dredging is being performed to ensure continued safe navigation in and out […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has confirmed that the Cairns Shipping Development Project will now target mega cruise ships up to 300 meters in length, to take advantage of the strong growth forecast for these impressive vessels. “I’d like to commend Ports North for focusing the project on capturing the strong growth in mid-to-large Mega Ships […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

      Having recently provided its latest feasibility update to the joint venture partners, Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR) remains focused on completing the tasks that will underpin the development of an integrated port and rail iron ore supply chain for the mid-west. The updated study refl ects further detailed engineering and technical studies, negotiations with […]

  • 14 February 2012

    U.S. Sens. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), applauded President Barack Obama’s allocating $1 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Passaic River Reevaluation Study in his proposed national budget for Fiscal Year 2013. The proposed funding follows the lawmakers’ request to the […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port Saint John, one of the major ports in the Atlantic Gateway – only an hour from the border and the US Northeast, has made great strides over the past two years with a resurgence of port activity and the attraction of some of the world’s top container shipping lines including Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is the latest organisation to join the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) as a Corporate Marine Partner; and involvement with the initiative has had an immediate effect. This new partnership has already seen over 400 UKHO people enrolled as IMarEST members. Membership supports their Career Level […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help protect and restore coastal areas damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced an agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) authorizing the dredging of up to one million cubic yards […]

  • 18 March 2011

      Dredging forms the basis for many important aspects of our civilised World and is indeed vital to social and economic development, particularly to the construction and maintenance of much of the infrastructure upon which our economic prosperity and environmental well-being depend. The world’s population relies heavily on dredging solutions for creating and maintaining ports for global trade, […]

  • 7 September 2010

    Today, September 7, Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Antwerp Port Authority signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly help foster commercial activity between the two authorities. The first of its kind between the ACP and a European port, the MOU will increase cooperation, such as joint marketing and coordination on modernization and expansion […]

  • 17 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging International N.V., member of the Belgian dreding, environmental and hydraulic engineering Group DEME, has been awarded a contract for capital and optional maintenance dredging works in the Soyo LNG port in Angola. The works will be executed by DEME in joint venture on 50/50 basis and have a total value of approximately € 155 […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Caley Valley Wetlands at Abbot Point Port will be protected and enhanced by the Queensland Government’s Abbot Point Port and Wetlands Project. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney has rejected today’s alarms of the World Wildlife Fund calling for a delay to the project. “This project enables the […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has launched a new DOP Dredger Series following the success of the DOP submersible dredge pump, which has proved its versatility across the globe. The company has built more than 20 DOP dredgers on a one-off basis and at least 380 DOP pumps. According to Damen, the DOP submersible dredge pump has been such a great […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it has executed an agreement to use up to 1 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for the Carteret County Shore Protection and Restoration Project in North Carolina. Sediment used for the project will stabilize and help restore the ecological […]

  • 19 July 2012

    In the aftermath of the Jaxport CEO Paul Anderson’s testimony before Congress last year on the necessity for development of Jacksonville Port, it appears that a green light will be given to the dredging project allowing more heavily-loaded and larger ships to pass through the port, WOKV writes. The word is that the good news […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released a draft of New York’s Great Lakes Basin: Action Agenda 2013, a five-year action plan to guide restoration, conservation, and sustainable development activities in New York’s Great Lakes region. Stakeholder input on the draft agenda will be accepted until September 1. “The Great Lakes […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $1 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a competitive […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $1 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The 5th edition of the market report Container Terminal Project Pipeline published by German DS Research takes a closer look on upcoming container terminal projects, their chances to get completed and industry growth. According to DS Research, about 350 expansion projects target to supply 270 million TEU additional container handling capacity up to year 2023 […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new federal study is attempting to reframe the national discussion about coastal risk and relief, and it behooves local communities and coastal advocates to be part of this conversation from the beginning. The study, issued by the National Research Council in late July, calls for “a national vision for managing risks from coastal storms… […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Research by the Australian Institute of Marine Science has discovered that proposed dredging works along the WA coast could severely impact certain coral species found in local waters. Scientists from the Institute along with the Australian Research Centre of Excellence conducted laboratory tests to develop lethal and sub-lethal benchmarks for coral exposed to dredging-generated sediments […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Work is underway on better long-term fix to the shoaling problems at the Mooloolaba Harbour entrance, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson announced today. Ms Simpson said that both boaties and beach lovers will be pleased to hear that new contracts have been awarded for additional work to make the dredging and beach replenishment works more […]

  • 9 July 2013

    A&P Tees, part of A&P North East, recently won an exclusive contract from UK dredge contractor CEMEX UK Marine, part of the CEMEX UK Group, for the drydocking of the company’s three trailing suction hopper dredgers over a five-year period. Due to the severity of the work undertaken by dredgers, it is expected that each […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has dedicated two terminals of the Kandla Port to the nation. Speaking on the occasion at a function in Bangalore two days ago, he said that this port since its inception and especially in the last decade has grown from strength to strength fuelling growth of Kutch, Gujarat […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has unveiled its new electrically-driven E-DOP dredge pump. According to the company, the new pump offers a wear-resistant, robust tool suited to diverse dredging projects. The new, electrical DOP pump is every bit as capable as the hydraulic predecessor; this development gives the DOP pump added versatility to be more applicable to […]

  • 25 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The board of directors of Ackermans & van Haaren NV announces that the consolidated net result (group share) for the first half of 2010 increased by 46% (compared to the same period in the previous year) to 73.5 million euros. • Contracting, dredging and concessions: increase of turnover (+37%) and net result (+34%) of DEME […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has reported a net income of $4.0 million ($0.14 diluted earnings per share) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. “For the third quarter, we posted our highest quarterly revenues in the company’s history and delivered positive operating profit in both segments,” stated Mark Stauffer, Orion Group Holding’s President […]