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  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Geelong dredging program is expected to commence in March 2014, reports abc.net.au. The tender process will begin during the next month, and the Victorian Government plans to invest $5 million in this cleanup project. “The Port of Geelong has a very strong future. It’s a job creator. It’s an important part of […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord recently released a video about the land reclamation project for Mexico’s new oil refinery in Dos Bocas, Tabasco. In just ten months time, Van Oord successfully completed this mega project, creating 600 hectares of new land. This was possible thanks to the company’s cutter suction dredger Athena and trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co. of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just won a $13.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Prime Hook Beach Restoration. The work includes dredging beachfill from a near shore borrow area and placing it along approximately 6,375 linear feet of shoreline to create a dune with a 40 foot wide crest and beach berm approximately 220 […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission (MPPDC), Gloucester County, VA, as part of its efforts to update the region’s Long-Range Transportation Plan to include waterways, is seeking the public’s input through an online survey, MPPDC Director Lewie Lawrence announced yesterday. “The updated transportation plan will feature a newly created waterways section that will allow us […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Phase One of the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project is complete. One mile of Vegetated EcoShield™ has been installed and planted to create habitat and to provide protection from storm surge for the community of Larose and for critical energy infrastructure. Phase One of the project stabilizes […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government agencies, research institutions, and conservation groups are another step closer to creating a streamlined process for Alabama and Mississippi residents and contractors looking to protect against shoreline erosion without the use of harmful bulkheads and sea walls. The Dauphin Island Sea Lab, University of South Alabama, Weeks Bay Reserve, Alabama Department of Conservation and […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives voted on the Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA). The legislation passed by a vote of 417 to 3. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement: “As a member of Congress with five ports in my district, it is imperative that we cultivate a process that allows our ports and […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the Riga City Council and the member of the Freeport of Riga Board Mr. Nils Ushakovs has recently visited the newly created marina at Kipsala. “The River Daugava flows through the city of Riga, but the city has just recently commenced to make use of the opportunities, provided by the extensive and […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Water Institute scientists Mead Allison, director of physical processes and sediment systems, and Ehab Meselhe, director of natural systems modeling and monitoring, are leading research efforts focused on configuring river diversion projects in order to optimize sediment capture, which will help create and sustain coastal wetlands.  Their findings will be published in Water Resources Management’s […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With only few months left till the official opening of the expanded Panama Canal, the ACP (Panama Canal Authority) and Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) have just released their latest video on the expansion project. Panama Canal Expansion Project, also called the ‘Third Set of Locks Project‘, is the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. When fully complete, […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program is the largest project at the canal since its original construction. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that can carry up to 5,000 […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just released the latest update on their ongoing Harpersfield Dam project in Geneva, Ohio. Current work – including removing sediment and excavating abutment walls – is aided by a water diversion system serving as a temporary dam, said USACE. The Buffalo District is constructing a new […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just released a story on the Trestle Bay Ecosystem Restoration project near Warrenton, Oregon. The wetlands inside historic Trestle Bay offer ideal habitat for juvenile salmonids. Ideal, but mostly out of reach for more than 125 years due to what makes the Bay “historic” — the relic stone […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The shoalbuster Laurie M, owned by Bhagwan Marine, is currently in Gladstone, assisting the backhoe dredger Woomera on the $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. The project, led by Gladstone Ports Corporation, will widen the waterway by about 100 meters and to further develop port facility area at Fisherman’s Landing. The work is needed to […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a recently completed survey that the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) initiated, U.S. seaport agencies and their private-sector partners plan to invest a combined $46 billion over the next five years in wide-ranging capital improvements to their marine operations and other port properties. While port authorities and their business partners are making major […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kiel now has a third berth for big cruise ships. During a ceremony in the Ostuferhafen on Sunday morning June 9th the new Berth 1 cruise ship handling facility was officially opened just after the arrival of Holland America Line’s “Eurodam”. On the gangway to the ship a ribbon was cut to officially mark the […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals, an international container terminal operating company, has released a video about the Maasvlakte II. The mission of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II is to enable safe and flawless container flows between sea and land. For this reason, all the processes on and around the terminal connect with one another seamlessly. Maasvlakte II is the extension […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Work on the Kent sea defence project will get underway this month. According to BBC, this project will reduce the risk of flooding to more than 1,500 homes and businesses in this area. As part of the scheme for Deal, a new 200m rock barrier will be created north of the Sandown Castle, and the […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan State Waterways Commission (MSWC) will hold its next work session and regular meeting Friday, August 25, 2017, at the Lexington City Hall. The work session will begin at 8:30 a.m. and public meeting at 9:45 a.m. The MSWC is an advisory group created by Public Act 451 of 1994, Part 781 to address […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    River Raisin in Monroe, Michigan is getting closer–one scoop at a time–to being delisted from the Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The 2.6-mile section of the river, located near the Port of Monroe, Michigan’s only port on Lake Erie, was contaminated with PCBs and lead from nearby manufacturing. Multiple cleanups starting in 1997 have removed […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion Project will maximize Panama’s strategic location as an international maritime hub at the center of global trade. This project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. Panama’s connectivity has been enhanced by ports […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has just released this very interesting video about the Kreetsand, a pilot project in the framework of the Elbe tidal concept. This project will create additional space for the Elbe river on the east side of the Elbe island of Wilhelmsburg. The tidal volume will be enlarged and the tidal […]

  • 22 August 2012

    Boskalis Offshore and Smit Lamnalco will be exhibiting at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2012, 28-31 August 2012 at Stavanger, Norway, at booth stand no. 996/13, hall J. The Offshore Technology Conference is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. About OTC […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The dredger Port Frederick has been moved to the Coomera River to shift about 43,000 cubic metres of sand to Gold Coast beaches. Gary Baildon, the chairman of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority said that this dredging project at the Coomera River mouth will have wider benefits. “That is going to allow much larger boats […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Members of the Kalamazoo Lake Harbor Authority huddle with city council members from both Saugatuck and Douglas at Saugatuck High tonight to go over options for Kalamazoo Lake. The presentation of a two million-dollar, Phase 1 dredging plan will be made, followed by a question and answer session, and there will also be a discussion […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday confirmed the receipt of a $26 million award for the Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction Project.  The scope of work includes placement of approximately 1.2 million cubic yards of material at North Myrtle Beach, Garden City and Surfside Beaches in South Carolina. Dave Simonelli, President of […]