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  • 15 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, has signed a Chief’s Report recommending to Congress a Coastal Storm Risk Management Project for Tidal sections of the Rahway River— representing completion of a key milestone, reports the Army Corps, New York District. The Chief’s Report will now undergo further review by the Assistant Secretary of […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, has signed the report for the Hudson Raritan Estuary (HRE) Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study making it eligible for congressional authorization. The Corps’ New York District and multiple non-federal sponsors commenced six concurrent ecosystem restoration feasibility studies in the 1990s and early 2000s that focused on the restoration […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and the 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the “New Jersey Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” – a significant milestone for the proposed project. The signing of the report advances the project to Congress for […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the “New Jersey Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” Chief’s Report. The study was developed in response to damages along the Delaware Bay shoreline caused by erosion, wave attack and inundation. The report […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine LTD. has introduced Arie van den Adel as their new Chief Operating Officer. A 30-year veteran of the dredging industry, van den Adel has served as a Dredging Operations Consultant since 2018, managing a great variety of dredging projects around the globe. With a bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering and a family rooted […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and the 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the “Delaware Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” — a key milestone for the proposed project. The signing of the report advances the project to Congress for authorization. […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The owners and chief executive officers of the hopper owning and specialized dust pan companies met this week in Washington, DC for three days of meetings, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) reports.  The sessions included a roundtable discussion with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chief of Engineers, Lt. General Todd Semonite and Major General […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, said in their latest release that Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Hashamomuck Cove, NY, Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The project will help reduce coastal storm damages to residents who […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Atlantic Coast of New York East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Hurricane Sandy Reformulation Study—a crucial milestone for the proposed project. The project calls for the construction of nature based and structural features to be constructed on […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, yesterday signed the recommended plan to restore approximately 216 acres of the Middle Rio Grande bosque. If authorized, this project will improve hydrologic function in this area by constructing high-flow channels, willow swales, and wetlands, and restores native vegetation and […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the the Adams and Denver County Chief’s Report recommending to implement flood risk management solutions along Weir Gulch and Harvard Gulch in Adams and Denver County, CO, and restore aquatic, wetland, and riparian habitat along the South Platte […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives said in their latest release that the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will meet this week to receive testimony from the United States Army Corps of Engineers on Reports to Congress on Future Water Resources Development, and on Chief’s Reports.  Congressional review of these reports, along with an explanation […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a nationwide executive search, JAXPORT has selected Frederick P. Wong Jr. as Chief Operating Officer.  On announcing Wong’s selection, JAXPORT CEO, Eric Green, said: “JAXPORT stands to benefit greatly from Fred’s energy, enthusiasm and experience, which ranges from working through the deepening of the Miami harbor to ensuring the daily safety and security of […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Joel Brown as chief of its river operations branch, Operations Division. In this position, Brown will be responsible for the work of the Mat Sinking Unit, Dredge Jadwin, Vicksburg Harbor facility, maintenance section, navigation and dredging on the Mississippi, Red, and Ouachita/Black Rivers, and operation […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, has expressed her unhappiness over the slow pace of the Jhelum River dredging program. The chief minister made these observations earlier this morning while visiting several dredging areas along the river, from Srinagar to Panzinara and Kreshibal. The engineers engaged in the project, undertaken to prevent future floods, […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s Chief Executive Sir James Bevan visited a restoration project near Grantham last week. A project to restore vital habitat, boost river ecology and reduce flood risk has been praised by Sir James after he paid a visit to the site. He accompanied Environment Agency officers to the site at Grange Farm near Grantham, […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has appointed Mr Arie Vergunst as Chief Financial Officer as of 1 October 2016. He succeeds Mr Dave Vander Heyde, who became CEO on 1 September 2016. Arie Vergunst has worked at IHC since June 2007 in several financial positions, both at holding level as well as in the business. “This invaluable experience […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, will hold a hearing tomorrow on recently completed Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Reports for proposed water resources development projects and two Post-Authorization Change Reports. A Chief’s Report is the Corps’ final recommendation to Congress, after an examination of feasibility, cost and other […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Charles Boustany has received a favorable Chief’s Report from the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study. The report recommends over $3 billion in projects to reinforce, rebuild and protect the coastal communities of Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermilion Parishes from future hurricane and storm surge destruction. “Since Hurricane […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has announced that their Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Arjan van de Kerk, will retire at the end of the year after having been employed at the company for 18 years. In consultation with the Executive Board, the Supervisory Board of Van Oord has […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the Environment Agency’s chief executive, visited the Lincolnshire coast last week to see the work being done to reduce flood risk along the east coast and across the county. East coast inundation is one of the top risks facing the county, and Sir James took the opportunity to learn more about the […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a key restoration report allowing Congress to consider the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project for future authorization. The “Chief’s Report” for the Skokomish Restoration Project was signed December 14, 2015 by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, USACE Commander and Chief of Engineers. The recommendations […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Detroit District and its employees were recognized by the 2014 Chief of Engineers Awards of Excellence Program, with the Environmental Merit Award, for the Cat Island Dredged Material Disposal Facility (DMDF) project. “It has been a privilege to be part of a team that has provided a quality product in a timely manner […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned by Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV, collided with a Moody 31 sailing yacht Orca at the entrance to the River Orwell in Suffolk. At the helm of the Shoreway at the time was Mr Gerardus Chapel who was employed as Chief Mate. […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. The report outlines the national benefits of the project, including reduced risk of storm damage to coastal infrastructure and improvements to eroding beach conditions. With […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suez Canal Authority (SCA) chief Mohab Mamish yesterday inspected dredging works on the New Suez Canal project. Mamish hailed efforts exerted by the workers of the project and the progress they made so far. This development project is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. Companies from Egypt, […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently announced the selection of Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch. In this position, Arcement is responsible for oversight of non-routine levee safety modification studies, engineering risk analysis, and serves as a […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Chesapeake Technology, Inc., (CTI) has welcomed David Finlayson as chief scientist. CTI is a leader in hydrographic survey software for sidescan, sub-bottom, magnetometer and bathymetric applications. Finlayson is an expert in acoustic remote sensing and seafloor mapping technologies and will be working directly with co-founder and CTO, John Gann, to optimize algorithms and develop new […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr Bruce Tomlinson has been appointed as Chief Executive of HR Wallingford. He joins HR Wallingford from UK-based Fugro EMU, a marine survey and consultancy, where he was Managing Director. With more than 25 years’ experience in the maritime industry, Bruce brings high level strategic business experience to HR Wallingford as well as a wealth […]