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  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Oord N.V. was held on 15 April 2020, during which the 2019 Annual Report was presented and a change of the supervisory membership was approved. After almost 12 years as a member of the Van Oord Supervisory Board, Mr Koos van Oord has formally stepped down. He will […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will be revising its recently published draft Mississippi River Pool 6 dredged material management plan based on the comments it received during its public comment period that ended April 10. The district does not have an anticipated completion date at this time but will publish a […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Sam Calkins, commander of the USACE’s St. Paul District, has signed a ‘Finding of No Significant Impact’ for an Environmental Assessment (EA) completed for the proposed Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project. “This EA, called the ‘Final Supplemental Environmental Assessment #2,’ was prepared to look at changes to the project following […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on proposed rules that would require people to obtain a standard state hydraulics permit to use a suction dredge to prospect for gold or other minerals in or near state waters. A suction dredge works by sucking up water, gravel, gold, and other […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced that Kathleen M. Shanahan and Ronald R. Steger have been appointed to the Board of Directors’ 2018 and 2019 director classes, respectively, effective as of the company’s 2018 annual meeting to be held in May. In addition, at that time, the Board will be increased to […]

  • 29 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two changes to the biological opinion associated with the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project give the Army Corps of Engineers more flexibility in contracting and scheduling construction activities as workers continue with the massive deepening project, USACE said in their latest release.  “After careful study, officials with the National Marine Fisheries Service changed the limit of […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After input from the community and careful modelling and analysis, Napier Port has decided to change its mind on where it wants to dispose of 3 million cubic meters of dredged sea floor. Napier Port will shortly be seeking consent to build a 350 meter wharf along its existing container terminal and to deepen and widen […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two proposed changes to the placing of cadmium-laden dredged sediments at dredged material containment areas (DCMAs), as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, are available for review in a Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA). This SEA supplements the July 2012 Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. According to the Corps, […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Ellicott Dredge Enterprises (EDE) of Baltimore, MD has announced two promotions: Heiko U. Osterchrist is now President of EDE and Craig A. Murdock has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the company. Most recently Osterchrist had been Managing Director of Rohr International Holdings and Rohr/Idreco operations in the U.S.A., Germany, […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the results of conducting an analytical study to monitor the changes on Dubai coastlines during varying periods between 2009 and 2015. The study covered the natural geographical and human changes the Dubai coastline witnessed, from Al Mamzar Beach Park to the Dubai Waterfront Project and the […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    EPA is proposing to amend its 2005 rule that designated the Central and Western Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites. These amendments are available for public review and comment through March 25, 2016. EPA will also hold two public hearings on the proposed amendments in early March. The amendments to the rule are intended to […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Changes have been made to the Proposed Bay of Plenty Regional Coastal Environment Plan in response to public submissions. Regional Direction and Delivery Committee Chair Paula Thompson said that feedback from the 194 submissions that Regional Council received on the plan has been valuable. “It’s shaped changes to rules and policies about protecting natural areas, […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has provided an update on proposed changes to dredging and disposal activities on behalf of Her Majesty’s Naval Base Devonport. The MMO has held negotiations with representatives of the ‘Stop Dumping in Whitsand Bay’ campaign group which brought a claim for judicial review challenging the MMO’s decision to grant a […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), yesterday criticized President Obama’s FY2016 budget for diminishing resources for flood control and navigation projects, even while increasing funding for regulatory and other programs government-wide. At a Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee hearing Wednesday to review the FY2016 budget requests for the Army Corps of Engineers and the […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      “Staying Afloat: Adapting Waterfront Businesses to Rising Seas and Extreme Storms” is the theme of both a special free public lecture on December 9 and the all-day Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium on December 10. Both these events take place at Salve Regina University in Newport. DECEMBER 9 Lisa Konicki of the […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting) is now VBMS. This name change is a result of the strategic joint venture between VolkerWessels and Boskalis, which was formalized in 2013. VBMS is inspired by the initialization of VolkerWessels Boskalis Marine Solutions. Besides introducing a new name, VBMS is also rolling out a new logo and corporate […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new NOAA nationwide analysis showed that between 1996 and 2011, 64,975 square miles in coastal regions experienced changes in land cover, including a decline in wetlands and forest cover with development a major contributing factor. Overall, 8.2 percent of the nation’s ocean and Great Lakes coastal regions experienced these changes. In analysis of the […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a major overhaul of the Port’s 60-year-old charter, which resulted from a nine-month community review and input process and received bi-partisan legislative support. It is the first complete review and analysis of charter revisions in the Port’s history. “The Charter revisions set the stage for the Port’s governance […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It is time to remake the grant process that helps local governments clean up contaminated, publicly owned property, announced Washington State Department of Ecology. The public can comment through June 6, 2014, on proposed changes to the rule that governs the Remedial Action Grants (RAG) and Loans Program. The Washington Department of Ecology uses funds […]

  • 21 March 2014

    The DNR is seeking public input on rule changes for projects that have an impact on Iowa waters, including wetlands and lakes. Every five years the DNR can provide input on the regional permit 7 approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Regional permit 7 is a general permit issued by the Corps for […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, announced yesterday that it will be holding a public meeting to discuss potential design modifications to the Swope Park Industrial Area Flood Damage Reduction Project. In 2002 the district released the Final Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment and the signed Finding of No Significant Impact for […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group Inc, a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced changes in its management structure. On February 25, 2014, Mike Pearson, Orion Marine Group’s President and Chief Executive Officer, notified the Company’s Board of Directors of his plans to retire from the Company at the end of 2014, but […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new resource about Fire Island, N.Y. is now at the fingertips of coastal managers, planners and the public that will be useful for understanding and predicting future change on the island. The United States Geological Survey created the public website that details a decade’s worth of research that focuses on changes to the beaches […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Competition Authority has today published a study of competition in the ports sector in Ireland which found competition in port services could be improved. The study was commissioned by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, as part of the Action Plan for Jobs 2012. The study looks at how competition is […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation is encouraging people and organisations carrying out navigational dredging to prepare for changes affecting the activity from April 2014. “As part of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA), if you want to carry out navigational dredging activities in English seas and the tidal areas of rivers from 6 April […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    OW Bunker, one of the world’s largest suppliers and traders of marine fuels and lubricants, announced that the North American bunker market faces significant regional changes and challenges in coming years. In addition to planned regulatory change, the company believes that the US’s impending energy independence, as well as the widening of the Panama Canal, […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host additional public meetings in July to seek input on the proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway. • July 10 at 4 p.m., at the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Carlos Truan Natural Resources Center Building, Room 1003, 6300 Ocean […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is seeking public input on proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway to specifically address the oversight of construction of structures and /or fill permits along the GIWW to increase safety and preserve the ability to maintain the waterway. A setback […]