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  • 8 May 2012

    “It’s not the fences that matter, it’s the gates,” Dave Gibson told attendees at the U.S. International Border and Water Commission collaborative meeting held here April 19 at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve. Gibson, executive director of the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board, was not talking about the international border fence […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. (ORN), today reported net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2015, of $7.4 million ($0.27 diluted loss per share). These results compare to net income of $3.0 million ($0.11 diluted earnings per share) for the same period a year ago. “As previously discussed, significant cost increases on five projects […]

  • 29 August 2012

    In a bid to address the perennial flood problems in the province, Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado recently proposed the revival of the mothballed Pampanga River Control System (PRCS). The PRCS is an agency tasked by the national government to maintain and dredge the river systems in Bulacan and Pampanga. “Its about time we dredge the […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 3,500m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Diogo Cão was launched last Saturday at the Keppel Nantong shipyard in China, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine. This green vessel – the second of three 3,500m³ hoppers to be launched – is equipped with an exhaust gas treatment system filtering out and virtually eliminating many pollutants […]

  • 22 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede is pleased to announce that it has recently secured assignments for dredging and offshore vessels and equipment to the value of more than €500 million. This reinforces the group’s belief that there will be continued demand for its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support. The latest projects agreed and confirmed by IHC […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sens. David Vitter and Barbara Boxer have something in common. At least that’s what the conservative Louisiana senator hopes as he prepares to take over the top Republican slot on the Environment and Public Works Committee. The Southern conservative and the Left Coast firebrand both represent coastal states burdened by flood control problems, and they […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Weeks Marine Inc. (WMI), an ENR top 100 construction contractor with extensive dredging and coastal restoration experience in the Gulf of Mexico will christen a new $41 million ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredge, the CR McCaskill, on July 16, 2012 at the company’s Houma Marine Yard, 1135 Lower Coteau Road, Houma, LA 70361. The vessel […]

  • 30 December 2010

    The City of Sipalay is one of the cities in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines, located in the most southwestern part of Negros Island . The place has a long history of land use that contributed to the degrading state of its watersheds. Being a highly mineralized area, mining exploration has been the first […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The Browse Liquefied Natural Gas precinct at James Price Point has been recommended for strict conditional approval, Environmental Protection Authority Chairman Paul Vogel announced today. Dr Vogel said the assessment of the Minister for State Development’s strategic proposal was the largest and most multi-faceted ever conducted in the EPA’s 40 year history. “The level of […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    With Humboldt Bay Harbor considered integral to reviving the economy of this coastal town north of San Francisco, keeping shipping lanes dredged and accessible to international cargo is a top priority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District, which along with community leaders and business owners, sees the mission as key to […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Milford Haven Port Authority (MHPA) has announced the appointment of three new board members. It is expected their experience will encourage more investment into Pembrokeshire, in line with the Port’s aim to boost economic prosperity on the Haven and for Wales. The three new non-executive members of the board, who will take up their posts […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The dredging industry provides essential support services to ports, harbours, developers, the offshore industry, and environmental and other groups involved in maritime construction. Without the innovative technology of the dredging industry, many of these projects would not be realised. In an effort to quantify this information, and as part of its role to inform the […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Two weeks after Sandy, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had a clear message: “We’re not closing down the New Jersey shore. We’re just going to make it safer. And the Army Corps has the ability to do that,” he declared. That means engineering beaches. Lots of beaches. When planners use the phrase “engineered beaches” they’re […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thanks to a partnership with Clemson University and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, scientists are collecting valuable data in the Savannah River estuary for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The research is part of an extensive pre-construction monitoring plan to establish a baseline of environmental data in advance of the harbor deepening. “Our […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    TOC Events announced that Mr. Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer of DP World, is confirmed to give the opening keynote address at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE. With over two decades of experience in the transport and […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new technology is being deployed by U.S. Geological Survey scientists this weekend to map urban flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac. Called “terrestrial lidar,” or “T-lidar”, this new capability will enable scientists to collect highly detailed information in select population areas in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama where the hurricane had the greatest impact. The portable […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott delivered the following testimony before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Waters Resources and Environment about programs he would like to see included in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 – authorization legislation for programs operated and projects completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: “I […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have announced the completion of the beach and dune portion of a $57.6 million project to construct beaches and dunes in Cape May County. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin and Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, Commander, Philadelphia District of USACE, were joined this morning by […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waterman and residents on the tiny, sinking island of Tangier worry every time the winds blow through the fishing community at more than 30 miles per hour. The island, located in the Chesapeake Bay just below the Maryland and Virginia border, is sinking and eroding away – a dilemma that’s expedited by churning storm waters. […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peterhead Port Authority (PPA) has announced the awarding of two key contracts for the design and management of its ambitious £40 million investment into the town’s harbour. Following an extensive and highly competitive procurement process, civil engineering consultancy, RPS, and architectural firm, Arch Henderson, have secured the work, which will develop the facility into a […]

  • 9 February 2012

    The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has approved a water quality restoration strategy for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to address a variety of toxic chemicals that can harm human health and aquatic life. After a lengthy public process, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board (Los Angeles […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building, the leading shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region and a strategic affiliate of Mubadala, has yesterday launched “Mezyad”, the fourth vessel of the Baynunah Corvette Class Program for the UAE Navy and the third vessel under the Baynunah fleet constructed by AbuDhabi Ship Building. The vessel was […]

  • 15 September 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority joined the Port in Corpus Christi yesterday at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center to celebrate the Port’s 85th anniversary and sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work with one other to promote trade opportunities. With cotton as its first cargo, 85 years ago Port Corpus Christi opened its […]

  • 27 November 2013

     TOC Events has confirmed that Mr Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer of DP World will deliver the opening keynote address at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE. With more than two decades of experience in the transport and […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Bob McDonnell and Col. Paul Olsen of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers traveled to Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay to announce they have signed an agreement to build a long-awaited seawall and jetty to protect the Island’s endangered harbor. The project will involve both state and federal funding. “This is fantastic news,” […]