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  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In Mike Hooks Dredging Company v Marquette Transportation Gulf-Inland, LLC the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently explored Inland Navigational Rule 9, the rule for navigating in a narrow channel, and its relationship to The Pennsylvania rule in connection with an allision that occurred on the Intracoastal Waterway in Louisiana. Facts The dredge Mike […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Southern Asia Ports, Logistics and Shipping 2012 Exhibition and Conference kicked off with great fanfare at Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo,  the 26th of April. Being set on this occasion for the first time in Colombo for two days, this event is in its 7th consecutive year to be held in Southern Asia. It […]

  • 4 May 2012

    IMS Division of LWT, LLC reports its second best year on record for 2011. “Amidst increased global competition IMS sees continued repeat sales from buyers in North America, Central America, and Asia. It is nice to see clients on their third or fourth Versi-Dredge.” says Ryan Horton, IMS Global Sales Director. In 2011 dealerships in […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The international consortium of leading infrastructure firms constructing the Panama Canal third set of locks expansion project continues to seek a solution for funding the completion of the project and completion of the works in 2015, even as the Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) broke off negotiations, announced gupc.com.pa. The break in negotiations puts the […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Robert B. Wetta President of the Western Dredging Association called the meeting to Order at 1:25 pm Tuesday June 12, 2012 and presented the Annual Report that covers the period from June 7, 2011 until June 12, 2012. The President presented the following: “During the period of this report WEDA Membership continues to increase. […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust, the local charity that protects wildlife on land and at sea, has announced that it supports an alternative option to develop Falmouth Docks which would save part of a nationally rare marine habitat. This alternative option is outlined in the Docks’ own Masterplan and initial estimates shows it could provide the economic […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When it comes to communications on a ship, the ideal situation for crew members is when their shipboard communications, such as e-mail, the Internet, telephone and other applications, work much the way they do in their offices on land. This is an area that Product Manager, Defense Wide Transmission Systems, or PdM DWTS, part of […]

  • 21 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Summer has come and gone, but boaters are still making their way in and out of the Robbins Reef Yacht Club in New Jersey’s Newark Bay within the Port of New York/New Jersey. “We saw a significant increase in boating activity this summer and it’s continuing this fall and this is because our members are […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Jamaica-based International Seabed Authority will commemorate its twentieth anniversary, elect nearly half its executive Council and begin elaboration of a mining code for deep seabed polymetallic nodules in the Area beyond national jurisdiction when it convenes for its annual session in Kingston from 14 to 25 July 2014. The development of the exploitation regulations […]

  • 22 June 2012

    One of the UK’s newest and most versatile ‘marine renewables support vessels’ showed off some of her capabilities at Gills Harbour on the Pentland Firth this week. The one-year-old ‘multi-cat’ vessel Orcadia, which was reported to have cost £3.5 million when she was delivered last year from Damen Shipyards in the Netherlands, was making her […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Water quality has been a central theme in a redevelopment project that began with the creation of the Cardiff Bay Development Corporation in April 1987. This article will examine the role that water quality has played in the remarkable transformation that has taken place in Cardiff and explain how monitoring technology has developed to the […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    On February 19, 2015 the PortNews Media Group, dedicated to maritime transport issues, hosted at one of its best facility in Moscow, the 2nd International Forum of Dredging Companies. Hereby we are bringing you an exclusive interview with the PortNews Media Group General Director, Ms Elena Snitko, the organizer of the event. DT: With the dust still […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 was a remarkable year for global marine terminal operator DP World. Despite challenging market conditions and uncertainties that impacted the industry, the company maintained its focus on improving efficiencies, expanding capacity, enhancing its position as one of the top industry leaders globally and driving profitability. As a premier partner in the UAE’s successful bid […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a formal change of command ceremony, Brigadier General Peter A. “Duke” DeLuca will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Brigadier General Michael C. Wehr, on Friday, August 29, 2014. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps’ Chief of Engineers, Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, and will take […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, a national investor-rights law firm with an office in Chicago, IL, announced it is investigating Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. following the resignation of the company’s Chief Operating Officer and President Bruce J. Biemeck, a restatement of the company’s financial statements and a subsequent 30 percent drop in the […]

  • 12 June 2012

    According to mvtimes.com, Edgartown selectmen agreed Monday to pay a fine to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, for the unauthorized and unpermitted dredging in January. “We hope, as far as the town is concerned, this is the end of it,” town counsel Ron Rappaport told selectmen at their Monday meeting. “I recommend that you […]

  • 14 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, announced that Mr. Christopher Berardi resigned his employment with Great Lakes’ demolition segment, effective April 29, 2011. Mr. Berardi owns a 35% Class B membership interest in NASDI, […]

  • 17 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Titanium Resources Group  announces that Mr. Raju Jaddoo will step down as a Non-Executive Director from the Board of TRG on 1 December 2010 to devote more time to his other business interests. Commenting on the resignation, Wayne Malouf, Executive Chairman of TRG, said: “The Board would like to thank Raju for the contribution he […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The West Virginia House of Delegates last week introduced legislation to establish a State Flood Protection Planning Council and Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding. “This council and committee would work to create a comprehensive and coordinated statewide flood protection planning program to save lives and reduce or mitigate flood damage,” the West Virginia Legislature’s release stated. […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP reminded investors of an upcoming May 20, 2013 deadline in the investor class-action lawsuit filed against Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. GLDD announced a restatement of financial results on March 14, 2013, impacting both the second and third financial quarters of 2012. The company noted that, “Certain pending change […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Harry Baayen, who was the Deltares managing director until 2012, is taking up the position of chairman of the new board of the Netherlands Institute for Marine Research (NIOZ). The NIOZ, which has operations on the island of Texel and in Yerseke, intends to adopt a new strategy involving an extension and upgrading of its […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced the appointment of Bren Haase as Executive Director of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA).  “Bren is unquestionably an individual with a distinguished conservation record, in both his professional body of work and personal passion for coastal protection and conservation in Louisiana,” stated Gov. Edwards. “Bren has […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of 1 September 2013, Dirk Philips will succeed Govert Hamers as the new CEO of IHC Merwede. In addition, the Board of Management will be expanded with the appointment of a new COO, namely the current Director of the company’s Dredging division, Bram Roelse. Dirk Philips is a 48-year-old Belgian national, who has gained […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $13.8 million cleanup of Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin, part of the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. According to EPA, work will be funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), the City of Superior and […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser in a formal change of command ceremony September 7. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps’ Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite and will take place at […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following revelations on the ABC’s Four Corners program, the Australian Greens are calling on Minister Hunt to revoke his approval of the Abbot Point dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef and then resign. “It’s clear that strong scientific concerns within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority were trumped by political will to […]