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  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During his annual State of the Port Address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch announced record cargo volumes, infrastructure development and two new customers bringing a combined 1 million square feet of additional distribution center space to Savannah. GPA Executive Director delivered his State of the Port address Thursday, October 12, 2017, at the […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on a two-year, £17.5 million coastal protection project along the Fylde coast. The work is a partnership between Fylde Council, VBA and the Environment Agency to replace the current concrete defenses in poor condition along the two mile stretch between Fairhaven and Church Scar at Lytham St Annes, which would have required […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District has started work on a sump dredge project designed to help improve water quality at Lake Apopka. According to the District, the project is not expected to impede navigation on the canal or lake. “Our focus remains centered on projects that bring us closer to our goal of […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Science and engineering firm Integral Consulting Inc. has appointed Mr. Ken Israel to its growing ocean services team as a principal oceanographer. In this role, Mr. Israel will further augment Integral’s offerings to clients on a range of environmental and engineering projects. With more than 20 years of experience spanning project management, oceanography, and marine […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Attended by representatives of Luka Koper, the closing event of the European ITS (Intelligent Transport System) Adriatic Multi-port Gateway project took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on 25th and 26th November. The ITS Adriatic Multi-port Gateway project, which forms part of the European TEN-T programme, was initiated to establish a common IT platform […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The European Dredging Association EuDA celebrated its 20th anniversary. Mr Siim Kallas, Commission Vice-President and Commissioner for Transport & Mobility, opened the Anniversary conference with a keynote address highlighting the importance of the waterborne infrastructures for Transport Policy and the European economy as a whole. He also insisted on the key role the European Dredgers […]

  • 19 November 2013

    Coda Octopus Group, Inc., recently delivered an Underwater Inspection System (UIS(TM)) to Port Canaveral. The UIS(TM) is an integrated real time 3D sonar system for underwater inspection applications including port and harbor construction, maintenance, port expansion, maritime security, and route clearance surveys. The all-in-one system is comprised of the Echoscope® real time 3D sonar, a […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI) Container Terminal Improvements Project, located at Berths 212-224 at the Port of Los Angeles, on the north side of Terminal Island along the Cerritos Channel, near the East Basin. The […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The Bunbury Port Authority (BPA) has been awarded $1.5 million from the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program to investigate options for the Bunbury Inner Harbour expansion and potential Preston River realignment. The design and engineering report will examine how Bunbury Port can meet future demand, as coal, urea, grain and alumina exports through the […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Essar Ports Ltd. today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended December 2013. Speaking on the key highlights for the quarter, Mr Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director, Essar Ports Ltd. said: “Our financial results highlight the consistent performance we have shown over the past few years. In the coming quarters, we expect to handle higher […]

  • 1 June 2012

      On 10 May 2012 the dividend of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for 2011 was set at EUR 1.24 per ordinary share with a choice of stock or cash dividend. With the dividend distribution as stock, shareholders will receive 1 new ordinary share per 19 dividend rights of ordinary shares. The conversion rate has been […]

  • 16 April 2012

    U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., applauded the United States Army Corps of Engineers decision to release its final report for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. The final report—consisting of a General Re-evaluation Report (GRR) and an Environmental Impact Statement […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Navigation equipment manufacturers Consilium UK announce that they have been appointed to supply the full bridge navigation package to Manor Marine, for the Port of London Authority’s new Mooring Maintenance Vessel currently under build at Portland. Phil Such, of Consilium UK said: “We are delighted to have been appointed to design and install the navigation […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has transformed its dockyard on the River Yare with a new state-of-the art workshop and offices which will help maintain the Broads for generations of visitors to come. The £680,000 development, which was opened by Eastern Daily Press editor Nigel Pickover, is now the hub of the Authority’s construction and maintenance work. […]

  • 20 July 2012

    In less than 24 hours, a dredging crew from MCM Marine in Sault St. Marie came in and removed an estimated 4,400 yards of material from the mouth of the Pentwater Channel at Lake Michigan, reports oceanaheraldjournal.com. Pentwater Village Manager Jim Miller says water currents have caused sand and sediment to collect at the harbor […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith along with Member for Hastings Neale Burgess today inspected the finished work on a new seawall at Merricks Creek in Somers. The Victorian Coalition Government funded the $400,000, 75 metre-long seawall with the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) carrying out the work, which was completed late […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) ran an event entitled CARIS on the Desktop on November 13 and 14, 2012. The event was intended to show staff how their desktop would look in the future: how surveys will be handled, charts constructed and data maintained. In total 350 staff attended over the two days and […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., released the following statement after the City of Carencro and the United States Army Corps of Engineers recently partnered in moving forward with the ongoing feasibility study for the Beau Basin Coulee: “Since I was first elected, officials with the city of Carencro have worked in conjunction with the […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Port Canaveral will get $24.4 million in state funding to complete its harbor widening and deepening project to accommodate larger cruise and cargo ships. The money from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will allow the project to be completed four years earlier than possible through the federal process. “Port Canaveral is a key component […]

  • 2 May 2011

    Port of Çandarh project, designated to rank among World’s top 10 largest terminals, expected to admit first vessel in 2013. Turkey’s largest port project is planned as a build-operate-transfer business model, and ambitiously set out to become one of the 10 largest ports globally. With a hefty budget over 400 million USD and planned build-operate-transfer business model, project draws international interest. […]

  • 23 December 2010

    GE announced today that it has advised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it will perform the second and final phase of the Hudson River dredging project. GE announced today that it has advised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it will perform the second and final phase of the Hudson River dredging […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    More than 500 homes and businesses in Cumbria will be better protected from flooding thanks to a new £9.5 million scheme completed by the Environment Agency. According to the EA, the Town Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme in Ulverston, Cumbria, will reduce flood risk to more than 400 homes and more than 100 businesses, as well […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Casey, Congressmen Brady and Fattah and state, local and industry leaders toured Thursday ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations in Philadelphia. Brian Puckett, project manager for Great Lakes Dredging & Dock Co., welcomed the guest aboard the barge, one of the vessels that will be used for the project, giving […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, said in its latest announcement that their Poplar Island development project is moving ahead.  This work is part of Baltimore District’s Poplar Island expansion project, which is a partnership with the Maryland Port Administration, to create an additional 575 acres using clean material dredged from the Maryland […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging scheme, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is now 50% complete, according to the minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang. Dr Chang said that the works to upgrade the capacity of the KCT’s South Terminal at Gordon Cay, with the main […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Quebec Port Authority (QPA) yesterday introduced its plan to build a container terminal at the site of the Beauport 2020 project. This initiative, part of the Beauport 2020 expansion project, is the culmination of a lengthy process conducted by QPA to identify economic niches with the highest potential for the future port’s development. After […]