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  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals has signed a 25‐year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, having been named the preferred bidder for the port management and modernization project last March. The now formalized agreement for the port’s privatization will result in the investment of $120 million USD in […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), on behalf of its United States member seaports, expresses both encouragement and disappointment over the funding levels and programmatic changes in federal port-related programs that were proposed yesterday in President Obama’s FY 2015 budget. While the President’s budget proposal included funding for a new National Infrastructure Investment […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    GE will begin the second phase of the Upper Hudson River cleanup in May 2011. The approach to dredging and disposal will be similar to what was undertaken in 2009, when 286,000 cubic yards, or 329,000 tons, of river sediment was removed. In 2011, approximately 350,000 cubic yards, or 400,000 tons, of sediment will be […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Through a partnership with the New York District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE), an Army Corp dredged rock is now deployed on one of New York’s reef sites providing benefits to habitat, the environment, divers and fishermen, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced yesterday. The ACOE and its […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next project shortlisted for this year’s ESPO comes from Lisbon and looks at new ways to preserve the natural environment around the port, while improving its economic prospects and collaboration with society and stakeholders. The 2014 ESPO Awards celebrate the role that ports can play in maintaining the natural environment and contributing to a […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME reported another particularly active first half-year in 2015. A net profit of 119.8 million euros (1H14: 62.6 million euros) was realized on an (economic) turnover of 1,218.7 million euros. Besides the many ongoing projects on all continents, several largescale projects in Australia (Wheatstone and Hay Point) and in Belgium (Northwind wind farm) were successfully completed; good progress was made on the […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Cornwall’s business leaders have welcomed plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure potential environmental impacts. Last week Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) revealed it hoped the scientific trial would begin in May, subject to consent being granted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), and last for approximately six months. The […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has granted a permit for the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management Project known as “Plan B.”  The permit approval followed the DNR’s completion of a supplemental environmental review that examined revisions to an earlier iteration of the project. The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority now has the combined dam safety and public […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New structural and nonstructural solutions could better protect the Houston-Galveston region from the impact of hurricanes and severe storms, according to a research paper by energy, engineering and environmental law experts at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.  The paper, “Legal Issues in Hurricane Damage Risk Abatement,” examines various alternatives for mitigating floods and […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance and repair of the Nantucket Harbor east and west jetties in Nantucket, Mass. The proposed work involves urgently needed repair and maintenance of the east and west jetties of the Nantucket Harbor Federal Navigation Project that sustained damage during Hurricane Sandy in October […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Malam Habib Abdullahi has expressed the preparedness of the Authority to partner with the United States Agency for International Development on economic activities that will be mutually beneficial to Nigeria and the United States of America (USA). The Managing director spoke in Lagos while receiving a delegation […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) joined twelve of his colleagues from Great Lakes states in sending a letter to leaders of a House-Senate conference committee considering major water resources legislation, asking them to include funding for vital Great Lakes navigation projects as they resolve differences between House and Senate bills. In the letter, Portman and […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    With 2,519,967 metric tons of cargo handled during the first six months of 2013 compared to the 2,217,803 metric tons of cargo handled during the same period of 2012, the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority experienced a 13.62 percent gain in cargoes handled. If current cargo trends continue throughout the remainder of the […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $4 million contract to McHugh Excavating and Plumbing, Inc., of Onalaska, Wis., Feb. 5 to begin construction on the second and final stage of its Capoli Slough Islands habitat restoration project, taking place five miles south of Lansing, Iowa, in Pool 9 on the […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gippsland Ports recently announced the successful completion of the Government funded 2011-2012 maintenance dredging program on the bar and inner channels at Lakes Entrance. Gippsland Ports CEO Nick Murray said the recent maintenance dredging program was delivered using the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge, “Pelican,” under strict environmental guidelines and approvals. “Pelican” is a Trailing Suction […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 12 percent in March, the strongest month for containerized traffic at the port since October 2008. In results announced at regular Board meeting, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) handled 134,857 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston in March, up 12 percent from the […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      Coda Octopus Group, Inc. announced that the world-renowned survey department of Rijkswaterstaat in the Netherlands has just taken delivery of their first integrated Underwater Inspection System (UIS(TM)) from Coda Octopus Products. Rijkswaterstaat’s survey department, whose remit covers mainly inshore rivers and canals, plans to put their new UIS(TM) to a diverse range of applications […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Carolina congressional delegation has requested the highest level of funding possible for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 2018 Army Corps Work Plan. The letter was signed by South Carolina Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Representatives Mark Sanford, Joe Wilson, Jeff Duncan, Trey Gowdy, Ralph Norman, James […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the $1.5 billion Tema Port expansion project are expected to begin on the 1st October 2016, reports the Ghana Ports & Harbors Authority. The project, which will enable the development of an ultra-modern state-of-the-art port facility, is set for completion by the 4th quarter of 2019. The immediate cash flow needed for the 1.5 billion port […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Union Shipping Ministry is coming up with a scheme to offer assistance to State Maritime Boards (SMBs) for creation of infrastructure for development of ports, inland waterways and coastal shipping. The scheme seeks to offer financial aid for capital dredging, coastal jetty, Inland Waterways Transport (IWT) jetties and preparation of Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will christen its newest named vessel in honor of the late Thomas George, captain of the Corps’ Dredge Potter, in a ceremony to be attended by his family, his peers and Corps teammates at the St. Louis Service Base July 15. The Spill Barge Thomas N. […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Equipment, Vessels

    Two Australian companies – Hall Contracting and Atlas Heavy Engineering – have recently banded together to build one of the toughest marine digging buckets in the country. The custom backhoe bucket has been purpose designed for excavating hard rock. Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the company had been eager to engage an Australian […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new £2.76 million program of flood works across Somerset has been approved by the Board of Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). Following the Board’s annual budget-setting meeting, 28 projects costing £1.703 million will be carried out at hundreds of sites over the coming year and beyond. Another £1.057 million is being put towards a multi-million […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over the last decade, more than 800,000 acres of land were damaged throughout Buenos Aires, Argentina, as a result of the Salado River basin flooding. For several years, community leaders and politicians have discussed various dredging ideas and solutions such as widening the river and digging a deeper channel in the hopes of reducing potential […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Her Royal Highness Princess Anne yesterday officially named the new jetty which will house the Royal Navy’s giant new aircraft carriers in Portsmouth. The Princess unveiled a plaque at Portsmouth Naval Base officially naming the vast berth as The Princess Royal Jetty. Formerly known as Middle Slip Jetty, the berth has been upgraded and strengthened […]