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  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Addressing the problems associated with how to deal with dredging sediment has been one that has been sought for more than 30 years. Increased efforts are needed now more than ever with the algae blooms problems in Lake Erie. Dredging the Toledo Harbor is critical to its operation as a port city – to accommodate commercial […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Changing Course Leadership Team yesterday selected three teams to participate in the Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta design competition. These teams will develop innovative designs for a self-sustaining Lower Mississippi River Delta that reduce land loss in the region while improving navigation conditions and strengthening resilience for local communities and industries. The three […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan stands to gain relief from a significant backlog of harbor maintenance at Great Lakes harbors under a spending bill that passed a key committee hurdle last week, Michigan Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow said today. The energy and water appropriations bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee and sent to the full Senate […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan recently said that a bipartisan agreement to reauthorize key water infrastructure projects contains several key provisions to maintain North Carolina’s critical waterways and protect coastal communities against future storm damage. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes important projects carried out by the Army Corps of Engineers, including dredging, […]

  • 28 March 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority has announced that one of its major tenants, Gulf Marine Repair, has been awarded a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grant will assist in the upgrade and modernization of its primary dry dock facility. The announcement was delivered on March 19th, 2012, by U.S. Rep. Kathy […]

  • 24 November 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands’ Rijkswaterstaat has again chosen Tideland’s SeaBeacon 2 System 6 dual-band racon for installation on buoys as an aid to navigation and to mark special locations in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The latest order for four racons was supplied via Tideland’s representative in the Netherlands, P.C.Jansen Marine Agencies B.V. to Rijkswaterstaat’s […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The Mississippi River is the highway to the vast central portion of the United States. Many of the commodities and goods produced in the heartland of the United States are brought to world markets via the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico and beyond to the world economies. Likewise, important products are transported from […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the recognized and authoritative voice of the seaport industry, has noted some positive aspects but mostly disappointment over the funding levels and programmatic changes in federal port-related programs that were proposed yesterday in President Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget. “International trade now accounts for fully 30 percent of the U.S. […]

  • 11 December 2013

    Transport Minister Stephen Hammond visited the work to expand Southampton container terminal. The £150m project is in its advanced stages with construction of the four new high cranes, together worth £28m, well advanced. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport saw the new 500m quay designed to accommodate the latest generation of ultra large […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Broward County Broward County and Port Everglades officials welcomed yesterday’s news that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing its draft report for deepening and widening the South Florida seaport’s navigational channels to enable safe passage of deep draft post-Panamax cargo ships. Release of the USACE Feasibility Report with Draft Environmental Impact Statement for […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vladimir Putin held a meeting today to discuss the development of the Azov-Black Sea port infrastructure, also taking into account the reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with Russia. Before the meeting, Black Sea Fleet Commander Alexander Vitko briefed the President on the construction of a base in Novorossiysk. “Lately we have managed to launch a […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Directors of the Engineering Club and the Regional Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy Board for the State of Rio de Janeiro visited the Industrial Complex of Açu Superport on Tuesday (13), which is being built in São João da Barra (RJ). Consisting of 13 engineers, the group saw the works’ progress, up close and could see […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney today invited the public to comment on the draft terms of reference for the proposed $10 billion Dudgeon Point Coal Terminals project in North Queensland. The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation and a consortium including Adani Mining and Dudgeon Point Project Management are […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “When you sail into Rotterdam’s Europort and see the new Maasvlakte 2, enter the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project (KPIZ) in Abu Dhabi or visit Hong Kong’s container terminals, it’s hard to imagine that these areas were once simply wide expanses of water,” stated René Kolman, secretary general, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam is an open deep-water port in the river estuary Maas, and this location of the port necessitates maintenance dredging due to siltation ’attacks’ from both tidal current and river discharge. Siltation from the sea, coming in during the flood tide and how to build bitcoin mining eroded materials from the hinterland […]

  • 21 July 2010

    The approval this afternoon of President Obama’s budget request to begin funding coastal Louisiana restoration construction projects by the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development is “a down payment in what must be a long-term commitment to restoring and protecting coastal Louisiana,” according to five local and national conservation groups. The Subcommittee’s approval […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, announced today the start of construction work on a brand new container terminal at Jebel Ali Port, Dubai. Phase 1 of the Container Terminal 4 (T4) project will deliver new capacity of 3.1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) by 2018, taking Jebel Ali Port’s total capacity to […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Attended by the national and regional political world, the SEDIMED research project partners and co-funders, Envisan France inaugurated its Eco-Materials Production Center in La Seyne-sur-Mer yesterday, the first center of its kind in the Mediterranean area. Envisan France is the French environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group. “We are very proud to introduce in […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government is investigating the strategic and commercial options for the future of Victoria’s state-owned ports, Treasurer Michael O’Brien confirmed today. “The Coalition Government is carefully considering the future of Victoria’s port assets to ensure they deliver the best return to Victorian taxpayers,” Mr O’Brien said. Mr O’Brien said any future decision on […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors  approved a project to clean out a number of major waterways in Jakarta, in support of the provincial government’s flood management system. The Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project – also known as the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative, or JEDI – will help dredge about 67.5 km of 11 […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rapid advances in the new and developing field of restoration sedimentology will be needed to protect the world’s river deltas from an array of threats, Indiana University Bloomington geologist Douglas A. Edmonds writes in the journal Nature Geoscience. The commentary, published this week in the November issue, addresses the fact that land is disappearing from […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Water Injection Dredging is a hydrodynamic dredging technique that should be taken into consideration as a cost-effective, environmentally sound solution to some specific dredging operations. Dredging works can be complex and costly, accounting for a substantial proportion of the budget of a maritime project. To effectively plan and execute a dredging operation, to be able […]

  • 5 April 2013

    Port of Cork Outlines Potential Plans for Port Development in Ringaskiddy The Port of Cork Company outlined plans for potential Port development in Ringaskiddy and announced a number of key dates for public information days. The proposed developments are the first phase of the implementation of the Port of Cork’s Strategic Development Plan Review (2010), […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, the Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois laid the foundation stone of the new DEME office building in Zwijndrecht. He also put into operation the brand-new high-tech dredging simulator. The new office building is going to be built on the premises of DEME’s head office, located on Scheldedijk in Zwijndrecht, with a surface area of 5,600 m², and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2013

    The Port of Beirut in Lebanon has been rebuilt many times to accommodate for the growing sizes of modern container ships. Two Danish companies, Ramboll and Aarsleff, are responsible for the marine works in connection with the latest harbour expansion. Harbours around the world are being rebuilt, to enlarge container terminals and deepen harbour basins. […]