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  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    At yesterday’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. the annual report 2011 has been approved, as well as the re-appointment of one of the members of the Supervisory Board. Furthermore, the meeting adopted the dividend proposal of EUR 1.24 per share. Re-appointment Mr. M.P. Kramer has been re-appointed as member of […]

  • 31 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently closed the doors to its Grand Forks, N.D., office after more than 15 years of service to the community. The district decided to close the office after completing the more than $450 million flood control project for Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, Minn., in […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will oversee the investigation and cleanup of contaminated soil, groundwater and sediments at Astoria Marine Construction Company in Astoria, Oregon, according to an agreement signed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. Oregon DEQ has also finalized a separate consent order with the […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The Australian Greens are concerned that the Abbott Government’s Gladstone Harbour inquiry will turn into a political witch hunt, following the terms of reference announcement today. “The Abbott Government’s inquiry seems to focus only on the bund wall and doesn’t appear to have investigative powers,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Rather than […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Malam Habib Abdullahi has expressed the preparedness of the Authority to partner with the United States Agency for International Development on economic activities that will be mutually beneficial to Nigeria and the United States of America (USA). The Managing director spoke in Lagos while receiving a delegation […]

  • 20 February 2014

    The Environment Agency is to build up flood defences on the Lincolnshire coast which were damaged by December’s tidal surge. Beach levels in front of the sand dunes at Mablethorpe will be increased early next month after the storm surge lowered sand levels and eroded the dunes. Sand will be borrowed from other areas of […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    An Environment Agency project to create new habitat next to the Ouse Washes at Coveney has been given planning permission. The first stage of the project will eventually see 200 hectares of land at Coveney, including Wardy Hill and part of Witcham parish, changed from arable farmland to grassy wetlands. Ground water levels will be […]

  • 7 September 2011

    The ports of Liège and Antwerp have decided to collaborate more closely with each other. Since 2006 the two port authorities have worked together in an economic collaboration association to market the Trilogiport multimodal platform in Liège. The two parties now seek to collaborate even more closely in the fields of intermodal transport, ICT facilities […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      After the announcement of moving Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference to Amsterdam RAI, Navingo started to form a Committee of Recommendation for this exhibition & conference focused on offshore energy. For the past three years Offshore Energy took place in Den Helder. Due to the enormous growth in the number of exhibitors and visitors […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Avalon and its municipal engineering firm of Mott MacDonald were recognized Wednesday by the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers during its 2017 Municipal Project of the Year awards during the New Jersey League of Municipalities Convention.  Mott MacDonald Vice President/Avalon Municipal Engineer, Thomas Thornton, received an award for Avalon’s recently-completed back […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MSC shipping company is to consolidate all its activities in the Port of Antwerp in the Deurganck dock, on the left bank of the Scheldt. The Port Authority board of directors gave the go-ahead for the move yesterday. The transfer is necessary in order to permit further expansion by MSC in Antwerp. The shipping […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd failed to qualify for the Rs.1,571.60 crore channel-deepening tender of state-owned Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) port because one of the dredgers it had offered for the work was more than 15 years old. One of the conditions mentioned in the tender was that the dredgers executing the contract should not […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The Port of Dover has gained industry recognition after commissioning a revolutionary temporary work system for its flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. The ‘walking piling gate’, which improves the safety, environmental standards and efficiency of the construction process, has been recognized as an innovation by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), and is featured on […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance work at the Mackay Marina southern breakwater being undertaken by North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) is progressing well with significant upgrades made to some of the sections damaged by high seas related to Tropical Cyclone Dylan at the end of January. The breakwater has been closed to public access since mid-November while repairs and […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Both in Germany and the Netherlands flood mitigation measures are implemented quicker when residents are involved right from the start. This was said during the recent seminar that took place in Grimma, Germany, on occasion of the Dutch trade mission to the region. At a special organised flood seminar it proved that in both countries […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord had a better business result in 2013 than in 2012. The year closed with an almost equal turnover of EUR 1,641 million (2012: EUR 1,676 million). At EUR 130 million, the net profit was considerably higher than in 2012 (EUR 98 million), and the company’s order portfolio was similar to the previous year. […]

  • 28 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    A stage has now been completed within the scope of the implementation of the port reform with the signature of all sale contracts of the equipment concerning the container terminals. The Grand Port Maritime du Havre (GPMH : Port of Le Havre Authority) has just signed the last two sale contracts for the container terminals. […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The ‘Colombian-Dutch Dialogues’ will start today and last until 4 December 2014 in the coastal city of Santa Marta, Colombia. Dutch water experts will debate an urgent erosion problem affecting the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The event will be led by international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos. Experts of Witteveen+Bos and other Dutch water […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Region 2 of the U.S. EPA will evaluate, in close coordination with the State of New York, approximately 1,800 sediment samples taken in 2017 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) from the Upper Hudson River. EPA also will continue efforts to complete the study of the Upper Hudson River and conduct […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dikes on Peat are stronger than has been assumed in the past. Until now, it has not been possible to calculate exactly how strong they are. However, advances have been made. On the basis of field trials, software analyses, laboratory and model experiments, research institute Deltares, working together with Rijkswaterstaat and the Hoogheemraadschap Hollands Noorderkwartier […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Premier Sean Chen yesterday directed the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) to work with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) in implementing a five-year plan to renovate commercial ports and harbors and coordinate cross-ministry efforts to contribute to this program. The premier said this after hearing the MOTC’s briefing on the program, which he said […]

  • 6 July 2010

    The Belgian government’s integrated coastal safety plan must protect the coastal area in Flanders before 2015 against a devastating super flood that occurs around every 100 years. Due to the constant rise in sea levels (2 mm per annum) eight weak points have been identified along this 67 kilometre coastline which may not be able […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Ukrainian company NIBULON recently carried out experimental work to deepen the rocky bottom of the Dnipro River in Kamianske town (Dnipropetrovsk region). The works on the Dniprodzerzhynsk sluice gates were carried out with the help of dredger MYKOLAIVETS, built by NIBULON at its own shipbuilding and repair yard. According to General Director of NIBULON, Oleksiy […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has adopted changes to the state’s standards for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. The changes take effect Sept. 1, 2013. In 1991, Ecology first adopted the Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for guiding the management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltares, Delft University of Technology and Utrecht University have published a paper which shows that turbidity in the Ems-Dollard estuary is to a large extent attributable to a reduction in the space where sediment can settle. This is the first time this mechanism has been demonstrated worldwide. This study drew on geological information, field measurements and […]

  • 18 July 2012

    In June 2012 Konecranes received its third RTG order from Turkey. The order is for eight fully-electric Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes that will be delivered to EVYAP Port, located in the Anatolian side of Istanbul. These will be the first Konecranes RTGs in Turkey powered by a Busbar system, which converts the cranes to […]