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  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In mid-September, Palm Beach County will begin hauling 200,000 cubic yards of sand for a beach renourishment project south of the Jupiter Inlet. Approximately 120 truckloads of sand per day will travel from a mine in St. Lucie County via I-95 and Indiantown Road to a staging area in Carlin Park. The contractor will minimize […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, Congressman Tim Bishop led a bipartisan effort to safeguard funding for the National Estuary Program (NEP). He and Congressman Frank LoBiondo were the authors of a letter to the House Appropriations Committee that asked for equal funding for all 28 programs funded by the NEP. Estuaries have been shown to be some of […]

  • 1 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME: Solid Order Book Since the beginning of 2014, DEME managed to  maintain its order book at a fairly high level of about 3.0 billion EUR thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities.   Panama Canal Expansion Update – May 2014 (VIDEO) The Panama Canal expansion project will double […]

  • 25 September 2012

    The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure approved the proposal of delegation of enhanced financial powers to the Ministry of Shipping for Port Projects in the Public and Private Partnership mode in line with NHDP projects in the roads sector. Henceforth for projects costing more than Rs. 500 crore, approval of the Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure is […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Today, recruitment and crewing agency iPS opens a new office in Scheveningen, The Hague. Director Erwin Broeders said: “Growing market demands and increasing workloads require a full dedication to our offshore activities.” iPS has given the dedicated Offshore team their own identity. This comes with a nice location with eight workstations in the harbour of […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Milford Haven Port is the biggest port in Wales, the third largest in the UK, and is one of the largest oil and gas ports in northern Europe. With 25% of the UK’s petrol and diesel provisions as well as up to 30% of the UK’s gas requirements being handled through the Port’s waterways, Milford […]

  • 24 October 2011

    On Saturday morning, Governor Dannel P. Malloy visited the Thames Shipyard and Cross Sound Ferry in New London to view the progress of construction on the site’s capital improvement project and speak with its management team and staff. The project, which received a $2 million in state bond grant in August that triggered a $1.5 […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, created by President Obama by executive order to develop a comprehensive restoration strategy for the Gulf of Mexico, holds its final meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi. President Obama selected EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, a native of New Orleans, to chair the task force which is comprised of 12 federal […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Wartsila Yuchai Engine Company Limited (WYEC), a joint venture company founded in 2013, has been contracted to supply two 16-cylinder Wartsila 32 engines for a large new dredging vessel. The ship is being built at the Dongguan Xiandai Shipbuilding yard for a private Chinese operator. The newbuild will operate on both heavy fuel oil […]

  • 6 December 2013

    The Construction Institute of Thailand (CIT) has revealed that the 1 trillion baht investment target in the construction sector this year is unlikely to be realized, and that the industry’s growth next year might still be on a slow pace. CIT Director Chakporn Oonjitt stated this year’s declining growth in the construction industry is in […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On April 27, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. and CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd. won the bids for Lot I and Lot II of Phase II (EPC) of the reclamation and soft foundation treatment project of Jiangnan reclamation zone in Cangnan County, Zhejiang Province, with a total contract value of 2.694 billion yuan. Located in […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Thomas D. Asbery assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on June 8, 2017. Colonel David A. Caldwell, who has commanded the district since June 2015, relinquished command at a ceremony held at Castle Williams on Governor’s Island. Colonel Asbery’s previous assignments […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The official commissioning ceremony of the trailing suction hopper dredger Severnaya Dvina was held yesterday in Arkhangelsk, Russia. Following the flag hoisting ceremony on board TSHD Severnaya Dvina, Rosmorport and Damen Shipyards Group carried out the signing of the acceptance/delivery certificate. During the ceremony, Executive Director of FSUE Rosmorport Andrei Lavrishchev emphasized that the new ship will ensure depth […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Much of Romney Marsh is below the present day high tide level and 14,500 homes, 700 businesses and nationally important critical infrastructure are at risk of flooding. In the Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy (FoCES), the Environment Agency set out plans to manage flood and erosion risks along the coastline of Romney Marsh over the […]

  • 12 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Brazil: LUSCHI Acquires Hopper Dredger LUSCHI has announced that it has added a 2,000 m³ hopper dredger “LUSCHI IX” to its fleet.   DP World Highlights for 2013 2013 was a remarkable year for global marine terminal operator DP World.   AMCS Welcomes Inquiry Into Gladstone Disaster (Australia) The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Beach nourishment is a soft alternative to hard coastal defenses and protects against flooding and erosion by dissipating the wave energy. Also referred to as beach replenishment, the work describes a process by which sediment, usually sand, lost through longshore drift or erosion is replaced from other sources. It is executed with natural elements and allows […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dart Real Estate has submitted a coastal works application for partial removal of beachrock immediately offshore the area north of Kimpton Seafire and Tiki Beach on Cayman Islands. This site has been identified as the preferred location for a five-star resort and residences, Dart said in its release. The rationale for the proposed shoreline improvements […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 14,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Pedro Álvares Cabral has arrived at the Barranquilla Port and is ready to begin dredging of the port’s access channel. According to Luis Fernando Andrade, director of Cormagdalena, the dredger arrived yesterday from Jamaica and is ready to start the work in Barranquilla. The Colombian river management authority estimates that during the works, the dredger […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has returned to full operations following the passing of the continuing resolution by Congress. Effective today, Rock Island District-operated campgrounds, day-use parks, visitor centers and boat ramps are reopening to the public. All other District services reduced or curtailed during the federal government shutdown, including individual […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Idreco has delivered a state-of-the-art ISD350-M dredger for the Cemex-plant in Lüttow, North Germany. The new dredger is equipped with an IDP350 Idreco dredge pump, which is one of the most efficient and modern dredge pumps currently available in the market.  The choice for a bigger pump was made in order to reach the same […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    On March 20 and 21, 2017, Sarova Whitesands Hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, will host the African Ports Expansion Conference, an event aimed to discuss modernization of African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic. Africa is experiencing a major surge in trade with growing volumes of cargo across its ports. To […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) General Manager Engineering and Development, Dr Rochelle Macdonald, said that the contracts for repair works on all three breakwaters at the port are now finalized. “Local Mackay business CJD Investments (NQ) Pty Ltd are the contractors for the Southern Breakwater repair works and we look forward to this important […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The purpose behind the use of the ocean acoustic technology is to find out real depth of a base port so it could be adjusted to the specified engineering design. Also, the technology shows exact type of seabed material, the geotechnical aspect and the calculation of the volume of material that needs to be dredged. […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Management Division of the Los Angeles Harbor Department and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a joint Notice of Intent/Notice of Preparation (NOI/NOP) for the proposed Everport container terminal improvement project at Berths 226-236 at the Port of Los Angeles. The Notice of Intent/Notice of Preparation is the first step in […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2015 was very successful for Damen’s Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) range with 12 CSDs sold and delivered to clients around the world. Most of the deliveries were stock built vessels, a number of which were being built on speculation when an order was placed for them prior to completion. A feature of standardized Damen vessels […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    “On April 10th, 2013 we proudly looked back on the 140th company anniversary of Lübecker Maschinenbaugesellschaft – LMG- and its succeeding companies,” announced VOSTA LMG. LMG history up to today Its foundation took place in a time in which industrialization started in the Hanseatic City of Lübeck and initiated- following the development like in the […]