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  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to investments like harbor dredging and other port development projects, the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) yesterday marked a new record with the arrival of the ZIM vessel Cape Sounio, the largest container ship to ever call Jacksonville. “We are grateful to our 2M alliance partners – ZIM, Maersk, MSC, HMM and Hamburg Süd – […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is inviting the public to an outreach meeting (June 12, Glenn Hall Park, 5415 Sandburg Drive) to discuss upcoming American River levee work at a city sump station near the River Park neighborhood. Representatives from federal, state and local agencies will be available to answer questions about the construction […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    According to al.com, BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard Alabama LLC in Mobile has held a keel-laying ceremony for the second of two dump scows being built for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. Employees and executives from the company gathered at the foot of the 98 ton keel block as long-time shipyard employee Nick Elmes, an […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Morgan Joseph TriArtisan LLC, an investment and merchant bank, advised China Growth Equity Investment Ltd., a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), on its merger with China Dredging Group and Merchant Supreme’s PRC operating subsidiary, Fujian Provincial Pingtan County Ocean Fishing Group Co., Ltd.. The combined entity is named Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. China Dredging is […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Randy Kamp, Parliamentary Secretary of Fisheries and Oceans, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced the completion of a $300,000 repair project at the small craft harbour in Port Simpson, British Columbia. “Our Conservative Government understands the necessity of investing in safe and functional harbours for British Columbians,” said […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Heavy rainfall over portions of north central Iowa on Monday has increased runoff into Coralville Reservoir from its 3,084 square-mile watershed. To manage pool levels and maintain flood storage capacity, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will gradually increase Coralville Lake outflows on the Iowa River from a current rate of 10,000 cubic feet per […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tim Bishop issued the following statement yesterday regarding the granting of a TRO for the Fire Island to Moriches Inlet project: “The final Fire Island to Moriches Inlet Stabilization plan that was released by the Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service represents a carefully-crafted plan that received sign-off from every […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy pledged to take care of the Dan River and its surrounding environment as the company continues to address the coal ash release that began several days ago at the company’s Dan River power plant in Eden, N.C. “We apologize and will use all available resources to take care of the river,” said Paul […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is hosting a scoping webinar on September 18th to solicit comments on the Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Participants are encouraged to attend the webinar, which will be held from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. (CDT). New and easier access has been provided to […]

  • 26 April 2012

    DCI Dredge XIX, a 5500 cu.m. capacity trailer suction hopper dredger was launched by Smt.Sunitha Vasan on 2nd April, 2012 at IHC Krimpen Shipyard, Rotterdam. Shri G.K.Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping was the Chief Guest at the function. Shri P.K.Sinha, Secretary (Shipping), Government of India, Capt.D.K.Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director, DCI, Officials of Ministry of […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Commander of the Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Tulsa County Drainage District 12 Levee Commissioner signed the Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement for the Tulsa-West Tulsa Levee System Feasibility Study during the official signing ceremony at the Tulsa District headquarters, September 28. Col. Christopher A. Hussin, the Tulsa District Commander, and […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Schleswig-Holstein recently granted Hamburg permission to continue to deposit dredged material near Buoy E3 in the North Sea. The new permission substantially increases the scope for action to continuously keep the water level deep in the Port of Hamburg. “For the around 10,000 seagoing vessels annually calling at the Port of Hamburg, reliable water depths throughout […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat McCrory has named Tom Adams of Brunswick County the next chairman of the North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors. “We look forward to Tom Adams’ leadership as he takes on this new role within the Board, and we trust in his ability to advance the goals of the North Carolina State […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency together with its contractors today began working on annual maintenance of the shingle embankment and beach between Snettisham and Hunstanton.  The work, which helps protect people and 2,935 properties from tidal flooding, is expected to take 3 weeks. The embankment is a ‘soft’ sea defense, which requires annual maintenance to repair any damage […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse yesterday announced over $1.35 million in federal funding through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Coastal Zone Management Program to provide continued assistance to preserve the Rhode Island’s natural coastline.  The Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) will receive $1,352,000 to help administer Rhode Island’s Coastal Management Program. […]

  • 24 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Fabian Manning has announced that the Government of Canada will invest more than $9 million over the next two years in seven small craft harbors on the Burin Peninsula and in southwestern Newfoundland. These harbor improvement projects will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. “Our Government […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority ended 2014 with growth in all cargo sectors, including a 10.2 percent increase in twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) and a 7.4 percent increase in total tonnage. “Our deepwater ports are powerful economic engines for the state of Georgia and the nation,” said Gov. Nathan Deal. “GPA’s great performance over the […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition sent a letter today to Governor John Bel Edwards, signed by 28 Louisiana business associations, chambers of commerce and other organizations, urging him to protect funding for coastal restoration and to move forward with the implementation of the state’s Coastal Master Plan. “Our ongoing land loss crisis creates […]

  • 28 February 2012

    B.C.’s ports will be even more attractive to Canadian and international investors as the Province moves to make the existing cap on municipal port property tax rates permanent for designated ports. B.C. continues to build a tax structure that attracts investment. This commitment will encourage significant additional infrastructure expansion, allowing us to get Canadian goods […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Dredging Group today announced that the respective shareholders of China Dredging Group and China Growth Equity Investment have approved the merger agreement between the parties and the previously announced business combination between the three companies has been completed. The combined entity is named “Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.” China Dredging Group, one of the leading […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has reissued the statewide New Hampshire Programmatic General Permit (PGP) for minimal-impact activities in U.S. waters within the state of New Hampshire. The previous PGP expired on June 28, 2012. The New Hampshire PGP continues the expedited review process for activities in Corps jurisdiction under Section […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Results are back from validation testing on the first dredged section of the Kopeopeo Canal and they are showing sediment quality is now below the remediation target, the Bay of Plenty Regional Council informs.  Project Manager, Brendon Love, said that dredging is continuing and it was reassuring to get the results back from the first […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The investments being made to Port Houston’s channel continue to pay off, the port stated in its latest announcement.  As a result of the completion of the widening and deepening of its Bayport Channel and work on what’s known as the Bayport flare, Port Houston is seeing rapid growth in the size of ships calling […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has revealed a healthy net profit margin of 4.1% per cent in 2012 and a positive sales forecast for the year ahead. The company develops and builds innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support services for the dredging, mining and offshore industries, which have been performing well – despite the global economic situation […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. (ORN), today reported a net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2016, of $1.2 million. These results compare to a net loss of $0.3 million for the same period a year ago. According to Mark Stauffer, Orion Marine Group’s President and Chief Executive Officer, the first quarter has historically been […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District found that 33 miles of levees near Chico and Gerber do not meet Corps operation and maintenance standards. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of nine levee systems on Mud, Sycamore and Dry Creeks near Chico in December 2010 and Elder Creek near Gerber […]