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  • 5 October 2010

    Ennore Port is likely to approach the ministry of shipping for its approval for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) by the end of this month in a move to raise funds for business expansion. The decision was taken at an Ennore Port board meeting last month. The Ennore Port is the only corporatized major port […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its initial review of more than 450 public comments on a proposal to dispose of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Clinton Landfill in DeWitt County, Illinois. Based on this review, EPA has decided that further evaluation of site hydrogeology will be needed before making a final decision on […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has called on the government to clarify its plans for the fast tracking of the proposed Abbot Point dredging, dumping and port expansion. While a spokesperson for Federal Environment Minister Mr Hunt told The Australian newspaper that the proposals for the dredging in the Reef’s waters and dumping on the […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group at its recent meeting in Carrick-on-Shannon took a major decision to develop a plan for a strategic maintenance program on the River Shannon. Programmed maintenance works have not been carried out on the Shannon for a significant period of time and silt and vegetation has built up […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Port of Tauranga has been given long-awaited approval to dredge its shipping channel, paving the way for larger container vessels and more cargo to enter the harbour. One of the appellants, Ngai Te Rangi, was also encouraged by the Environment Court decision released recently, saying it was looking forward to implementing a strong relationship with […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently announced their decision to postpone the annual Gulf Coast Chapter meeting until November 2021. “The Gulf Chapter Board has been diligently tracking the societal and functional impacts of COVID related restrictions to everyone’s personal and professional lives,” WEDA said in the announcement. “Ongoing restrictions associated with social distancing, PPE […]

  • 29 March 2012

    The Summa Group and the Port of Rotterdam Authority may build a new port in Nangang industrial area, China, Kommersant business daily reported on Thursday quoting the port’s CEO Hans Smits as saying. Construction of the new port would probably cost about $2 billion, Infranews agency head Alexei Bezborodov said. “The Port of Rotterdam Authority […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s Coastal Summit 2015 will take place from February 24-26 in Marriott/ASAE Conference Center, Washington, DC. The main goal of this conference is to bring everyone involved in beach preservation to Washington to share a deep concern over future management of the nation’s beaches and shores, to get an in-depth look […]

  • 25 February 2014

    ASL Marine Holdings Ltd has announced that its subsidiary, Vosta LMG Dredging Equipment Services Pte., has been removed from the Register of Companies of Singapore. This decision was put into force on 19 February 2014. ASL Marine bought all the issued and outstanding shares of Vosta LMG International B.V. in November 2013. Vosta LMG is […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Agitation by long waves often causes mooring lines in the Port of Geraldton to break, endangering both staff and vessels. The Geraldton Port Authority (GPA), now known as Mid West Ports Authority, organized a workshop with national and international experts to find ways to address this problem. Several studies have been carried out since the turn of the […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps will be holding a public meeting to present alternatives for expanding the boundaries of the existing Humboldt Open Ocean Disposal Site (HOODS), which is nearing full capacity. The meeting will take place on Monday August 5, 2019, at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, Room 203, […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an agreement in principle with the city of Portland and state of Oregon to help fund detailed cleanup plans for the 10-mile Portland Harbor Superfund. “This agreement with the city of Portland and the state of Oregon represents another important milestone in our progress toward cleaning up […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress has been made towards greater flood protection for the Royal Deeside town of Ballater, with the appointment of a firm to undertake a flood study of the community, Aberdeenshire Council just announced.  One of the most prominent victims of Storm Frank at the start of last year, Ballater was severely affected when the River Dee […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC and Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging have signed a contract for the construction of a custom-built 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). The decision to invest in a new addition to the Baggerbedrijf de Boer fleet was based on the success of IHC-built TSHDs ALBATROS and MAHURY (delivered in 2013 and 2015 respectively). […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood protection scheme for the Aberdeenshire town of Stonehaven has moved a step closer to delivery on the ground. A Scottish Government Reporter has recommended Aberdeenshire Council’s plans to defend the town should progress following a Public Hearing in March. The hearing was an opportunity for the Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA) to […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for permission to use a new maintenance dredging disposal site located 20km off-shore. The Authority has submitted the required reports and studies to the MMO which is consulting other regulators and stakeholders before making its decision. Harwich Haven Authority hosted two meetings to […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new Federal Environment Minister will today meet with stakeholders of a major multi-billion dollar coal port expansion in north Queensland. Mark Butler will fly over Abbot Point near Bowen today before meeting with the port operator, environmental groups and fishermen in Townsville. The visit comes after Mr Butler announced last week he would delay […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Ohio EPA approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using the economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Corps of Engineers to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Recognizing that Appleton Papers Inc. (API) did not assume liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability (CERCLA) Act when it purchased Appleton Papers Division from NCR, Federal Judge William Griesbach yesterday granted API’s Motion for Reconsideration, ruling that API is therefore not a potentially responsible party for PCB contamination of the Lower Fox […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prepared by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) from data exclusively collected for this purpose, Cost Standards for Dredging Equipment Indexation 2013 gives the replacement value for ex-works, yard or importer, exclusive of VAT, for the most important types of dredging equipment such as: trailing suction hopper dredgers, cutter suction dredgers, boosters, jack-ups, steel […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The public comment period for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study will come to an end Nov. 18. The draft report details four action Alternatives and identifies the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ tentatively selected plan, or TSP. However, the TSP is not a final agency decision and, depending if there is new […]

  • 19 July 2013

    The 7th Circuit upheld the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision allowing the destruction of wetlands for a section of Interstate 69 in Indiana. The Clean Water Act authorizes the Corps to issue permits “for the discharge of dredged or fill material into the navigable waters” of the United States. However, the law says a permit […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading marine environmental consultancy, ABPmer, has been commissioned by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to scope a co-location assessment tool that will be used by Marine Planners to aid potential strategic planning of some sectors/activities within a marine area. The UK Marine Policy Statement (MPS) states that “The marine plan should identify areas of constraint […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Eredene Capital PLC, the AIM quoted investor in Indian infrastructure, announces that Bay of Bengal Gateway Terminal Private Limited (“BoB”), has withdrawn from the Ennore Project with immediate effect. Eredene and its consortium partners, who are shareholders in BoB, were unanimous in their decision to withdraw from the Ennore Project. Eredene has a 22% shareholding […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed extreme concern with the decision by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to re-issue a permit to allow dredging of 82,500 cubic meters and dumping of 378,000 cubic meters of dredge spoil from the port at Hay Point in the Marine Park. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Oregon-based Northern Construction Service has secured a contract to reconstruct half of Aurora Harbor, Juneau Empire reports. The Assembly and the Docks and Harbors board made this decision for the $9.6 million project. The scope of work includes securing new A, B, C and D floats, rebuilding approach docks at A and C ramps, improving […]