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  • 20 January 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) has announced that the Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District will receive an additional $55 million to dredge the lower Mississippi River. This news comes less than two weeks after Congressman Richmond led the Louisiana House delegation in a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers and the Office of Management […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Senate yesterday passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, a significant milestone that moves the 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project to the U.S. House of Representatives for final authorization. “WRDA is critical legislation for port and port-related infrastructure modernization projects across the country, and we are grateful to Senators Graham and […]

  • 17 December 2013

    Allowing FDI up to 100% under the automatic route for port development projects, Income tax incentives are among the steps being taken by the Government for capacity expansion of ports. Other measures include- standardizing the bidding documents like RFQ, RFP and Concession Agreement, Enhanced delegation of financial powers to Shipping Ministry to accord investment approval […]

  • 15 February 2013

    A delegation of companies and research institutes, including IMARES and LEI, both part of Wageningen UR, travels to Murmansk in April to jointly identify opportunities for the expansion of the harbour. Within Triple [email protected], Wageningen UR maps how the harbour can grow in a sustainable manner. The expertise of various Dutch companies will be presented […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. (China) will be the sponsor of the 2nd International Forum of Dredging Companies, which will be held on February 19th 2015, in Moscow. The event is organized by Media-Group PortNews with FSUE Rosmorport as a General Partner and Van Oord as a General Sponsor. Some of the topics to be […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC (IHC) and IHC IQIP exhibited at the EWEA Offshore 2015, world’s largest offshore wind energy conference and exhibition, in Copenhagen last week. The company took the opportunity to showcase its experience and services in the market. Earlier in March, IHC integrated four of its business units – IHC Hydrohammer, IHC Handling Systems, IHC Sea Steel and IHC […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Nanticoke River is moving closer to a start date now that equipment for the project has arrived in the Seaford area. A dredge barge arrived late Monday night, Jan. 7, and preparations are now underway for dredging to begin sometime in the near future, weather permitting. The river, which flows to the […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons, during the Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday, questioned Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, about the need for additional funding for beach nourishment projects along Delaware’s battered coastline. After winter storms devastated Delaware’s coastline earlier this year, Senator Coons joined the delegation in supporting Governor Markell’s request for emergency funding to […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently started the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as a part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). This project comes as a part of recently started 10-year dredging scheme, launched by Dhaka WASA, to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During this week’s trade mission to Indonesia, Royal HaskoningDHV signed two contracts with the Indonesian port operator Pelindo I for the development of Kuala Tanjung Port in North Sumatra. The company is part of the trade delegation, along with Dutch Prime Minister Rutte, Ministers Schultz van Haegen and Ploumen and State Secretary Dijksma, that is visiting […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot), the Fourth International Forum of Dredging Companies will be held in Moscow on 15 February 2017. The event is organized by Media-Group PortNews in partnership with FSUE Rosmorport and International Association of Dredging Companies […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut congressional delegation yesterday applauded fourteen grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Long Island Sound Futures Fund supporting preservation and restoration of the Long Island Sound in communities across the state. NFWF’s Long Island Sound Futures Fund supports projects in local communities that aim to protect and restore the Long Island Sound. It […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Saudi Arabia is experiencing exponential growth in its ports and shipping sectors with a number of mega infrastructural land and sea projects planned and currently in progress, totaling US$ 30 billion within the government’s current five-year plan. To promote internal and foreign direct investment still further and to support job creation initiatives for Saudi nationals, […]

  • 26 September 2012

    ”The width and depth of the channel at the Morehead City port is shrinking due to shoaling, and under current conditions there are limitations on the larger vessels requiring deeper depths,” said Capt. Andrew Midgett. He has been helping guide ships through the channel to the Morehead City port as a pilot for nearly 30 […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Polite Laboyrie, Chairman of the CEC Environment Commission (CEC) represents WODA at the 35th and 6th meetings of the Scientific Groups of the London Convention and the London Protocol respectively, in Jeju, Republic of Korea (21 – 25 May 2012). Andy Birchenough, who will attend the meetings as a member of the UK delegation and […]

  • 4 April 2012

    Record numbers of delegates have attended the second World Ports and Trade Summit held at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi. The three day summit attracted unprecedented interest according to organisers. It was opened by H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court. The opening ceremony was attended by Sultan bin […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 25th NSW Coastal Conference 2016 will take place from 9-11 November in Novotel Pacific Bay Resort, Coffs Harbor, on the mid north coast of NSW. The conference will bring together over 220 delegates from around Australia who are interested in or working within the field of coastal and estuary management research, education and service provision and […]

  • 25 July 2013

    The Prime Minister of Quebec, Pauline Marois, initiated a trade mission with 56 delegates from Quebec businesses interested in developing business in Mexico. Ocean is part of this mission in order to expand the dredging activities of its trailing suction hopper barge Ocean Traverse Nord in Mexico. Ocean took the opportunity to find a business […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal will be equipped with the most modern seamarks and buoys to achieve the highest level of navigational safety to passing ships, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said. During a meeting with visiting UAE State Minister Sultan al Jaber and his accompanying delegation, Mamish said 110 buoys will be […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC – engaged in construction activities for the specialist maritime sector – attended the African Mining Summit at the Hilton Bomonti Hotel in Istanbul on 25-26 November 2015. The summit was organised by GRV Global Ltd. in partnership with the Turkish government and Taner Yildiz Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. The main aim of […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kuwait’s Environment Public Authority, the government agency responsible for the country’s environment. One of the EPA’s duties is to collect data as a basis for environmental policy and spatial planning. Support for sustainable coastal management Deltares will support EPA in areas that include knowledge relating to the sustainable […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DHI, an independent research and consultancy organization operating worldwide, presented their Port Expansion Solution (PEX) at the 30th IAPH World Ports Conference in Bali last month. The presentation was delivered by Dr. Mamta Jain and attracted solid attention for the duration of the conference, DHI said in its announcement. “The Port Expansion Solution sets new […]

  • 22 July 2013

    ADPC has welcomed the Hon. Duncan Gay MLC, Australia’s New South Wales Minister for Roads and Ports and Leader of the House in the Legislative Council, at ADPC Headquarters next to Zayed Port. Mohamed Al Shamisi, ADPC’s acting CEO, took the Minister and Australian delegates on a tour, giving them a full scope of the […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The recent WODA (World Organization of Dredging Associations) workshop in Paris presented the latest knowledge on the acoustic impacts of dredging on aquatic species. Entitled ‘Underwater Sound in Relation to Dredging’ and held on March 26th 2015, the workshop was based on the work of the two working groups that drafted the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of the State and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Ports, and Capt. Mohamed Al Shamsi, CEO of AD Ports, visited Khalifa Port Extension Project on August 6th 2017. Eng. Yasser Zaghloul, CEO of NMDC, welcomed the delegation and after a brief introduction of the project site they placed a block for the new […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Montreal will be the host for this year’s Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) annual conference. Speakers slated to make presentations to delegates next week include Georgia Tech professor Benoit Montreuil, Port Ambassador Frank Geerkens from the Port of Antwerp, Danielle Goldfarb from the Conference Board of Canada and Michel Juneau-Katsuya, a security and intelligence specialist. […]