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  • 14 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Kolkata Port Trust has run into fresh trouble, with the Union ministry of finance seeking a detailed report of operations at the Kolkata and Haldia Dock complexes, to gauge whether it is viable to continue to extend dredging subsidy… Source: Business Standard, December 14, 2009;

  • 31 July 2020
    Collaboration

    VolkerStevin has been shortlisted for three British Construction Industry Awards 2020. These prestigious awards, in partnership with ICE and the New Civil Engineer, have been running for over 30 years and seek to recognise and reward excellence in project delivery and the incredible impact that the British construction industry has on society. VBA, a joint […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work on the £11 million project that will increase flood protection from Greatham Creek in Teesside and create around 30 hectares of extra habitat. The first phase of the project, which saw new flood defenses built at Port Clarence to reduce flood risk from the River Tees at a cost […]

  • 26 April 2012

      DP World is the winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for 2012 for its work in India, where it operates five marine terminals. The coveted annual award, instituted in India in 1991 to encourage corporate responsibility initiatives promoting sustainable development, was presented at an award ceremony in Dubai in […]

  • 25 April 2012

      With a new look and a fresh focus, the Port of Tacoma announced during Tuesday’s annual breakfast event its strategic development plans for the next 10 years. The strategic plan and fresh brand identity mark about a year’s worth of outreach and development with customers, community members, business leaders and employees. While the strategic […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) recently renewed their strategic alliance with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, which is renewable for five years, was first signed in December 2010. The agreement reaffirms both entities’ dedication to generating new business and promoting an “all-water-route.” “The […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Roads and Maritime Services NSW has announced that dredging operations will be undertaken in Batemans Bay during October and November. As reported, the dredging will take place in the vicinity of the Clyde River Bar, Batemans Bay, from Monday, 7 October to Wednesday, 20 November 2019. Vessel operators should exercise caution in the vicinity […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of New South Wales recently released the NSW Maritime Infrastructure Plan (Dec. 2018), in which the $445,000 in Coastal Dredging Strategy funding has been allocated to improve the Batemans Bay entrance bar for boating access. The plan states the importance of maintaining access in the Clyde River, Batemans Bay. Batemans Bay is a popular recreational boating […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Dredging Corporation of India has plunged into a deep slump over the recent period which resulted in a very poor dredging activity, if any, for its fleet. According to the Non-Executive Employees’ Union affiliated to the CITU, this has further resulted in the failure to recover huge amounts of money from clients, such as Sethusamudram […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today reported financial results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “As we have seen over the years, our businesses’ […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Victoria officials and Victoria Fleet LLC recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the New Port Barge Fleeting Terminal. The development of the fleet terminal is a public/private partnership between the Port of Victoria, and Victoria Fleet, LLC, an affiliate of Devall Towing and Boat Services of Hackberry, LLC. This project was designed by […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Knapps Narrows dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction to ensure continued safe navigation along the federal channel, is now officially completed.  “We are excited that the project has been completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers just as boating season begins. This dredging will have an enormous impact on Talbot County and the […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recently introduced Slough Flood Alleviation Scheme, which includes the creation of flood storage areas and raised flood defenses, has been put out for comment. The Environment Agency and Slough Borough Council are offering local residents, businesses and community groups the chance to comment on potential options for a proposed flood alleviation scheme. The Agency and the Council […]

  • 16 March 2010

    Those with an interest in national development are aware that dredging plays an important part in allowing trade and business to happen within and between countries. This is certainly the case in China where the nineteenth World Dredging Congress (WODCON XIX) is being held… More info: CHIDA [mappress]

  • 8 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    KARACHI — Transparency International Pakistan (TIP), which is endeavouring hard to ensure ‘zero tolerance’ on corruption and procurement, has come out hard on Port Qasim Authority’s clarification with regard to the alleged “misprocurement by PQA… [mappress] Source: Business Recorder, February 8, 2010;

  • 19 September 2011

    Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) CEO Soren Hansen was one of several representatives of international investors in Jordan invited to participate in a meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II on September 6th to discuss business opportunities and government economic reforms. The King emphasized Jordan’s firm commitment to improve the ease of doing business in the […]

  • 15 April 2011

      Innovation, diversity and long term relationships with customers and business partners will continue to be the main drivers of DP World, UAE Region’s future development. Addressing a visiting team from the International Institute of Management Development (IMD), Switzerland, this week Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said the premier regional port […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    After more than six years of planning and permitting, the Intracoastal Waterway deepening project, which should unlock the true economic potential of businesses along Riviera Beach’s waterfront, has been approved by the federal government. This was announced yesterday by the U.S Rep. Lois Frankel, D- West Palm Beach in a joint press conference with officials from the City […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – recently released the latest update on the development project. Over the last two months of this year, OpenIJ was busy with the installation of pipes and cables and with the construction of the road next to the […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a federal court ruling earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown joined business and environmental leaders in Cleveland on Thursday to call for a long-term solution for maintaining navigation of the Cuyahoga River’s shipping channel while continuing to protect the Great Lakes. “Lake Erie and this river are in the midst of a remarkable […]

  • 7 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has met with the Japanese Shipowners Association (JSA) and several car manufacturers in Japan, as part of the ongoing discussions with the vehicle carrier segment on the Expansion Program’s progress and future toll structure upon its completion. During the meetings, the Panama Canal provided an update on the Expansion Program […]

  • 15 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Google and a consortium of five telecommunication firms have joined together in a $400 million project to connect southeast Asia with the fastest undersea fiber-optic pipe in the world. The project is called Southeast Asia Japan Cable… Source: The Business Insider, December 14, 2009;

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey visited Morecambe today (19 October) to officially open the town’s new flood defenses. Funded by £10.8m central government grant-in-aid funding, the wave reflection wall defense will reduce flood risk to 11,400 homes and has a design life of 100 years, taking into consideration climate change and sea level rise. Led by […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Equip Global’s Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2015 will take place in Singapore, from 19-22 May. To help global ports, maritime and land authorities, and engineering contractors overcome challenges in dredging and land reclamation projects, Equip Global will bring together the industry professionals across the continents to discuss and exchange experiences on effective and practical dredging and […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tyne has announced record cargo volumes and record turnover for the fifth successive year. In 2013, the Port saw cargo volumes increase by 25% to 8.1m tonnes, and turnover rose 16% to £73 million compared to 2012. Andrew Moffat, Port of Tyne Chief Executive Officer, said that 2013 had been another record […]

  • 9 February 2012

      Representative Fred Upton made the following statement in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ announcement that it has approved $693,000 in funding for dredging and maintenance of the St. Joseph harbor for Fiscal Year 2012. This funding includes the $100,000 that was allocated this past December for emergency dredging. Upton worked closely […]