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  • 14 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the completion of a project to stabilize and restore the ecological functions of the Emerald Isle and Pine Knoll Shores shorelines on Bogue Banks island, North Carolina, which were damaged by Hurricane Irene in 2011. BOEM and Carteret County signed an agreement in December 2012 that authorized […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat® 374F and 390F hydraulic excavators, which will include low fluid consumption for minimal operating costs, optimum operator comfort, easy serviceability, and class-leading productivity. With respective net power ratings of 352 kW and 391 kW, the Cat C15 ACERT™ engine on the 374F and C18 ACERT on the 390F meet […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Charleston’s Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project is expected to be completed sooner and cost less, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District shared yesterday during an update to stakeholders. According to the Corps, the deepening project’s feasibility study, initially expected to be completed in five to eight years, is now expected to be finalized […]

  • 23 June 2010

    Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) sent a letter to Admiral Thad Allen today supporting Allegiance Capital’s request for a waiver of the Jones Act. For more than two weeks, Fred McCallister, Vice President of the Dallas-based investment bank, has been requesting a waiver of the Jones Act in order to bring boats from Europe to U.S. […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seven Stockton-area levee systems previously rated unacceptable in levee inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have regained eligibility for federal rehabilitation assistance after San Joaquin County made repairs that improved their maintenance ratings. All seven systems – along Bear Creek and Mormon Slough – are sponsored by the Central Valley Flood Protection Board […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Tianjin Port Group (TPG) and PSA International (PSA) signed a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement on 18 May 2012 to strengthen ties and foster greater cooperation between the two organisations. The Agreement was signed by Mr Tian Chang Song, Group President, TPG and Mr Tan Chong Meng, Group CEO, PSA, in the presence of Mr Yu […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Suffolk County Legislature voted unanimously to approve funding for dredging of the South Ferry Channel between North Haven and Shelter Island at the June 17 general meeting of the Legislature in Riverhead. The resolution amends the 2014 capital budget and appropriates the funding for this project. This resolution will authorize the issuance of $2,048,500 […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney today invited the public to comment on the draft terms of reference for the proposed $10 billion Dudgeon Point Coal Terminals project in North Queensland. The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation and a consortium including Adani Mining and Dudgeon Point Project Management are […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Lithuanian ship repair company Western Shiprepair and the Dutch dredging company Van Oord continue their co-operation in ships´ repair and modernisation. This week SC Western Shipyard daughter company JSC Western Shiprepair is planning to finish upgrading work of the backhoe dredger Goliath and repair work on the split hopper barge Jan Leeghwater. In total, during […]

  • 10 September 2010

    We admire and share Frances Beinecke’s commitment to a cleaner Hudson River. But we would reach that goal along slightly different routes. Ms. Beinecke wants EPA to make a final decision on the size, scope and requirements for the second phase of the Hudson River dredging project this fall. She also wants GE to make […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Analysis of the number of vessels calling at the port of Antwerp in the first half of 2013 reveals a significant increase in the number of large ships. The deepening of the Scheldt in combination with optimised chain operation – in which shipping movements are managed as part of a continuous chain from open sea […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announces the completion of a beach erosion control and hurricane protection project for Sandbridge Beach in the southern portion of Virginia Beach, Va. “Storms such as last fall’s Hurricane Sandy can have devastating effects on beaches and the natural defenses protecting shorelines and coastal communities,” said BOEM Director […]

  • 18 March 2014

    O&R begins ramping up this week on the final phase of its project to clean up the coal tar residue at the former manufactured gas plant (MGP) site at 55 Gedney Street in the village of Nyack. O&R already has successfully cleaned up the upland part of that lot. In 2005 through 2006, O&R excavated […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Sunergy’s President and CEO, Garrett Hale provides a company update to shareholders prior to leaving the US to advance production operations in Sierra Leone. Garrett states: “I would like to take this opportunity to provide an initial update on Sunergy’s plans and scheduled operations for our 2013 targeted operations in Sierra Leone and Ghana. Since […]

  • 3 February 2011

    A final cleanup plan, formalized in a document known as the Record of Decision (ROD), has been signed by EPA for the Cabot Carbon/Koppers Superfund Site in Gainesville, Fla. The ROD outlines how the Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) Beazer East will be required to address soil, sediment, groundwater and surface water contamination from the site. […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lake Michigan water level is at an all-time low – and levels are expected to continue dropping. Despite this, New Buffalo Mayor Warren Peterson is resolute, “safe navigation in New Buffalo Harbor is a top priority of the City of New Buffalo…. the City is committed to having the waterway from the City Boat Launch […]

  • 14 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, working in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and the National Park Service, will manage the placement of sand along eroded portions of Plumb Beach in Brooklyn as part of the first phase of coastal storm risk reduction work. Plumb Beach […]

  • 7 October 2010

    The board of directors of Antwerp Port Authority has approved the long-term financial plan (2011-2025), representing an amount of 1.6 billion euros. With this ambitious investment plan the Port Authority is banking on the future. The ambitious long-term plan was presented to the board of directors by port alderman Marc Van Peel and CEO Eddy […]

  • 8 February 2011

    Philippine Ports Authority Port District Office-Southern Mindanao (PPA PDO-SoMin) Engineering Services Division (ESD) here recently announced that the construction of Tagpopongan Port is now half way through completion. According to the ESD Manager Engr. Asterio Gallardo, Jr., the said port project is now 50.94 percent accomplished as of December 25, 2010 and is ahead by […]

  • 15 November 2012

    The next step towards building Melbourne’s much needed second container port are now underway with the commencement of key studies into Westernport, its natural environment, and port design. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the opening of tenders for key packages of work was an important milestone and a major step forward for the Port […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA has selected its cleanup plan for addressing contaminated sediment, soil, surface water and groundwater at the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. Residents living along the Woonasquatucket River, recreational visitors, including anglers, and construction workers as well as wildlife are potentially exposed to site contamination and these exposures may present […]

  • 22 August 2012

    A land purchase and technical assistance by Sound Transit helped a multi-agency estuary restoration project outside of Marysville overcome major hurdles and proceed toward construction. The state Department of Ecology plans to recognize that help on Aug. 23, 2012, when Sound Transit will receive the department’s Environmental Excellence Award. “Sound Transit found a tremendous opportunity […]

  • 3 May 2012

    A major oil company in Saudi Arabia has awarded Murjan Al-Sharq for Marine Services (MSMS)., via open tender process, a contract to dredge a sea water plant. The project required the contractor to remove 86,000m³ (111,800 yds³) of fine sand from the sea water intake lagoon. The lagoon is a trapezoidal shape with the following […]

  • 7 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Aquila Resources Ltd says it is continuing to plan the development of a new iron ore export port in Western Australia, despite potential joint venture partner Fortescue Metals Group Ltd putting on hold an associated project Fortescue, Aquila and the Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd (MCC) in March submitted a concept plan to the WA […]

  • 4 October 2010

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it has dredged more than 70 percent of its annual target for waterways in the metropolis as of last month, although it admitted it could have done more if the agency is not hamstrung by budgetary constraint, limited manpower and heavy equipment. “To date, the agency has completed […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA in cooperation with the U.S. Navy and R.I. Dept. of Environmental Management (RIDEM) has completed two “Records of Decision” (RODs) approving cleanup remedies of contaminated areas at the Derecktor Shipyard which is part of Naval Station Newport, formerly known as the Naval Education and Training Center, in Middletown, R.I. The two contaminated areas targeted […]