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  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced proposed agreements with two subsidiaries of The Lightstone Group that are developing 700 units of residential housing adjacent to the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The companies, LSG 363 Bond Street LLC and LSG 365 Bond Street LLC, have agreed to conduct sampling, cleanup work, and other measures […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duprojet is a new hydrodynamic dredging unit which is solely available through Land and Water Services. “Duprojet has been designed by our partners Silt UK, with whom we have worked to develop the system over the last 12 months,” announced land-water.co.uk. This road transportable and versatile unit can carry out water injection dredging projects in those […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that work is underway on a $1.7 million project to remove silt, sand and gravel from Cayuga Creek in Erie County, which will reduce the potential for flooding and better protect the area in the case of future storms. Known as the Lancaster Federal Flood Control Project, work will […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Quarrying for sand gravel in Kiribati’s most populated atoll island South Tarawa will soon be replaced by a safer and a more sustainable alternative – lagoon dredging. The Kiribati Government, through its European Union-funded Environmentally Safe Aggregates for Tarawa (ESAT) project, implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s SOPAC Division, hopes to phase out […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Starting mid-June and finishing mid-August, 50,000 cubic meters of sand has been dredged from Port Hacking navigation channels and the spoil relocated to North Cronulla Beach. Equivalent to 20 Olympic swimming pools, the sand is contaminant free, similar in colour and size to the nearby beach sand. The sand was transported by a trailing suction […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a  meeting the board of creditors decided on solutions involving industrial partners. The individual offers for the three companies of the Sietas Group are higher in total than the overall offer submitted and also offer greater security for the future, since they involve strategic investors, i.e. companies from the shipbuilding industry. Amongst the individual […]

  • 15 June 2012

    Leaders from the Ningbo Port Group and APM Terminals were on hand to sign a major agreement that creates a new level of cooperation in the fastest growing, deepwater, container port in the world. The new agreement reflects a 75%/25% (Ningbo Port Group/APM Terminals) share to jointly invest and operate berths 3, 4, 5, comprising […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The development of Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm, 23 kilometres off the coast of the municipalities of Noordwijk and Zandvoort, is entering a new phase after completion of the contractor selection process. Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore wind projects, shall be responsible for the foundations and the electrical […]

  • 8 November 2011

    At a special meeting yesterday, the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority approved a 25-year lease agreement with Battleground Oil Specialty Terminal Company LLC (BOSTCO) for approximately 55 acres of Port Authority-owned property adjacent to Peggy Lake and on Barnes Island. The Port Commission also approved issuing a marine construction permit to BOSTCO, […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made continuous progress in improving its capabilities before, during, and after disasters. Recovery was at the heart of disaster response following Sandy and it is often where the Corps is tasked to contribute its resources and expertise. Over the last five years since the Hurricane Sandy, New York […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    WAMSI Dredging Science Node researchers have, for the first time, quantified dredging effects on seawater quality conditions, which is critical to realistic testing in the laboratory. The literature review along with the examination of some large environmental monitoring datasets from recent dredging projects provided by Chevron Australia, Woodside Energy and Rio Tinto Iron Ore, have […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In what amounts to the largest estuary restoration project in the Western United States, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District have proposed a nearly $175 million plan to help protect the heart of Silicon Valley from catastrophic flooding. It’s a region that is home not only to the giants of […]

  • 7 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 24 March 2011, IHC Hytop Winches, part of IHC Merwede, was officially launched. The new company’s workshop plays an important role in its activities because it enables it to build complex winch systems for the offshore and dredging markets. This will expand the supply of IHC Hytop Winches’ range of complex winch systems significantly. […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    This weekend, the first commercial cargo was transhipped on the inner waters of Maasvlakte 2. At one of the two specially designed berths, oil products were transhipped from the ‘Blue Marlin’ to the ‘Chemtrans Sea’. As the berths are sheltered, it is possible to work faster, more reliably and more safely than on open zee. […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A bill signed by United States President Barack Obama recently will result in hundreds of large contracting opportunities for private-sector firms according to Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes 34 critical water infrastructure projects valued at more than $12 billion. The WRRDA […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, an international infrastructure group, has been appointed as the civil contractor for an integrated team that will deliver the ten-year Thames Estuary Asset Management Program for CH2M Hill, on behalf of the Environment Agency, and anticipated to be worth up to £250 million to Balfour Beatty. The £300 million program is the largest […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Merritt, homeported in the Corps’ Wilmington District, has arrived at Memphis District’s Ensley Engineer Yard where the vessel will undergo major maintenance to extend its service life. According to the Corps, the vessel left Wilmington on October 19th for the long voyage around the coast to Mobile, Ala., […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) will start detailed work over the next 12 months on the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the duplication of the Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channels. Chief Executive Officer, Craig Doyle, emphasized that whilst GPC is starting to work towards the preparation of an EIS, there is no immediate need to commence […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has recently added a $1.3 million amphibious dredge to its fleet. The company’s CEO Cameron Hall also announced plans to purchase an additional four of the European machines over the coming months. Mr Hall said that the dredge – recently christened Mooloolah River – is currently the […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, earlier this week highlighted the disastrous impacts President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could have across New York State, A.G. office said in its announcement.   Standing along the Gowanus Canal, which is a designated federal Superfund site, Attorney General Schneiderman highlighted how […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Mary Polak and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone have issued an environmental assessment certificate to Rio Tinto Alcan for the Terminal A Extension project in Kitimat. The decision was made after considering a review led by British Columbia’s Environmental Assessment Office. The ministers have issued the certificate with legally enforceable conditions that […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) completed a test install on October 31, 2014, of a levee system closure structure at 17th Street constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that reduces risk to human safety and critical infrastructure downtown from flooding of the Potomac River. The intent of the test install was to ensure […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that two U.S. Areas of Concern, Deer Lake in the Lake Superior basin and White Lake in the Lake Michigan basin, have been removed from the binational list of toxic hotspots that were targeted for cleanup in the U.S.-Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. After decades during which […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) recently presented additional data on the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. The new coastal defenses have been designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next century. According to the ESCP, the implementation of the project has been split into five phases, […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2018 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $79 million will be used in 2018 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes. The Detroit District’s work plan increase of […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced financial results for the last quarter of 2017, reporting revenue of $191.7 million and net loss from continuing operations of $8.8 million. “Excluding the charges relating to our previously announced restructuring, for the three months ended December 31, 2017, Great Lakes reported net income from continuing […]