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  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gulf Coast Shipyard Group (GCSG), a manufacturer of a variety of ocean-going and inland marine vessels for commercial and military markets as well as the Trinity Yachts brand, announced yesterday its expansion by signing a three-year lease with one-year options with the Port of Gulfport. Specifically, Gulf Coast Shipyard Group will use 400 linear feet […]

  • 9 May 2013

    Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner and Member for Port Stephens, Craig Baumann today announced their support for dredging the eastern channel of the lower Myall River. Mr Stoner said the NSW Government had commenced discussions with Great Lakes Council on funding for the $2 million project. “The community, with strong support from Craig Baumann, has campaigned […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    More than 25 participants from around the world — including Belgium, Canada, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Mauritius, Taiwan, the Netherlands, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates — came to Delft (the Netherlands) for the 36th IADC International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The seminar was organised by the International Association of Dredging […]

  • 1 November 2011

    Another milestone agreement has been reached between the Panama Canal Authority and the Port of Miami – Administrator and CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), Alberto Alemán Zubieta, and Port of Miami Director, Bill Johnson, have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote trade opportunities and share best customer practices. Prior to signing […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Every three years leading experts meet for the World Dredging Congress and Exhibition, known as WODCON. This is the single most important opportunity for the worldwide dredging community to explore and share the latest developments in the industry. In 2013 the gathering took place in Brussels, Belgium. The Congress was organised by CEDA on behalf […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) recently held its annual dredging & beneficial reuse workshop, providing latest information on disposal sites in San Francisco Bay as well as an update from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the status of in-Bay disposal moving into 2018 dredging. This year’s workshop, which took place November 13, in Oakland, California, […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. John Bel Edwards has just released details on proposed legislation for protecting and restoring Louisiana’s coast. These proposals are part of the governor’s legislative package that will be considered in the Regular Session that is set to begin on April 10. “This is a plan for all of Louisiana, not just one agency and […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leaders representing organizations from more than 20 states gathered in St. Louis two days ago to announce the release of a first-ever Report Card for the entire Mississippi River basin, which stretches across all or part of 31 U.S. states and covers more than 41 percent of the continental United States. The leaders were part of […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has emphasized the role of public-private partnerships in promoting sustainable development and long term action at UNCTAD’s World Leaders’ Investment Summit in Geneva, attended by heads of state, government and leading executives of global companies. Speaking at the event, themed ‘Investing in sustainable development: Vision and policy […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For future decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 31 March through Friday 4 April 2014 at Novotel […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy’s North Carolina State President, Paul Newton, yesterday spoke before the N.C. Joint Environmental Review Commission (ERC) on the company’s response to the Feb. 2 Dan River coal ash incident and its near-term and longer-term actions to address coal ash across the state. “Duke Energy is committed to working with policymakers and regulators to […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new mega container terminal now under construction at DP World flagship Jebel Ali Port has been a major attraction at Sea Asia 2013, the 3-day cornerstone event of Singapore’s Maritime Week, with visitors including Singapore’s Minister of Transport H.E. Lui Tuck Yew. DP World is participating in the international conference and exhibition, which opened […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction work has begun on a facility in Massena, NY to support the estimated $243 million cleanup of the Grasse River Superfund Site, reports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. When constructed, the multipurpose facility will be used as a staging area to support dredging and capping operations. In 2013, the EPA finalized a cleanup plan […]

  • 10 January 2012

    Yesterday, Congressman Fred Upton held a press conference at local Dock 63 to discuss his recent work on the dredging issue in southwest Michigan. Due to severe shoaling, the St. Joseph harbor was closed to commercial traffic which sent a number of ships away during the month of December and replacing them with heavy trucks […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has called on the Commonwealth Government to work with State and local governments to manage coastal erosion across the country. The State Government today released a comprehensive report outlining the scope and scale of coastal erosion across Western Australia, and potential options for managing areas of risk. The report itself […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Increasing protectionism and differences in sustainability requirements and enforcement across countries challenge the competitive position of the Dutch and Belgian dredging sector. During the symposium ‘The Future of the Dredging Industry’ on 29 November in Rotterdam, a report was presented by Jan van den Ende, professor of Management of Technology and Innovation at Rotterdam School of […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Positioned as the new Asian gateway and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Sri Lankas maritime and logistics initiatives will be given another boost from the inauguration of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics two day Conference and Exhibition which ended at the Hilton Hotel Colombo, recently. The conference supported by Sri […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host three public meetings in July to seek input on the proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway. The first meeting is scheduled for July 1 at 4 p.m., at the Freeport Community House located at 1300 West Second Street, […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Geosyntec will be well represented at the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, organized and presented by Battelle February 4-7, 2013, in Dallas. Maintaining the economic and biological viability of the environments of rivers, lakes, bays, and harbors requires advanced management of a complex series of actions related to the accumulation in sediments […]

  • 21 March 2012

    APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services’ Managing Director, Halfdan Ross, discussed solutions to the challenges presented by the latest and future generation of Ultra-Large Container Vessels (ULCV) that confront port and terminal operation and design at the TOC Container Supply Chain Asia Conference in Hong Kong. Addressing the topic “Terminal Planning & Operations: Driving New […]

  • 22 March 2012

    Gulf Petrochem Group, a player in the global oil space, has announced that the first phase of its 1.2 million cubic meter storage terminal project in Fujairah is on track for completion in September 2012. Gulf Petrochem’s Fujairah storage terminal consists of 112,233 sq meter acres, which include up to 73,269 sq meters of expansion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vladimir Putin held a meeting on developing ports in the Azov and Black Sea basins. The President proposed holding a number of meetings to discuss the prospects for developing ports in key Russian waters. The meeting was attended by Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Ivanov, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 7th annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) held on 28 & 29 October at Amsterdam RAI attracted 13,452 visitors representing 81 nationalities, an increase of 47% compared to last year. OEEC 2014 featured 630 exhibitors on 21,000 sq.m. floor space and 106 speakers in 22 sessions. Official opening OEEC 2014 was carried out […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    If Owen Sound or a third party takes ownership of the harbor, between 46.576 and 74.816 cubic meters of hazardous waste material needs to be dredged from the harbor and mitigated from harbor land. This and other vital information is found in 5,500+ pages contained in recent reports prepared by Dillon Consulting Limited for Transport […]