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  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) annually dredges hundreds of navigation projects through its fleet of government dredges and individual contracts with private industry. Building on previous research with the USACE, the Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center (MarTREC) developed and implemented a scheduling optimization decision support tool that provides comprehensive sensitivity analysis regarding […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to provide comments on issues regarding the Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. The Corps and the City of Sarasota will host two meetings on July 23 at the Sarasota City Hall, 1565 1st Street in Sarasota. An afternoon meeting begins […]

  • 15 April 2014

    The Environment Agency’s Board has visited Lincolnshire to see the work taking place to reduce flood risk in the county. Chairman Lord Chris Smith was joined by Environment Agency board members and executive directors during the visit which included a visit to the Lincolnshire coast and to the towns of Horncastle and Boston and other […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director A.Lavrischev, Rosmorrechflot head A.Davydenko and Rosmorrechflot deputy head S.Gorelik on November, 21-23 paid a working visit to the sea ports of Murmansk and Kandalaksha. As planned events, A.Lavrischev, A.Davydenko and S.Gorelik met the Murmansk Region Governor M.Kovtun, visited reconstructed objects of the sea port of Murmansk passenger complex, met the […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed a Senate Bill to be introduced by Queensland Greens MP Larissa Waters this afternoon that calls on the Government to acknowledge community views and scientific evidence and to reject the Abbot Point dredging plan. The Bill seeks Senate recognition of concerns from Great Barrier Reef dive operators, charter […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has hosted a visit from senior officials at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The visit which took place on Sunday 9 February was led by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi CEO, ADPC. The VIP visitors included US Commissioner Thomas Winkowski, and other senior members of staff from the organization. The […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.  an integrated marine services company providing territorial sea fishing and dredging services in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), today announced that its Board of Directors has received an offer from its Chairman and CEO, Mr. Xinrong Zhuo, to acquire the assets of China Dredging Group, or CDGC, and its PRC […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Louisiana-based DSC Dredge LLC will have its experts in industry-leading customized dredge technologies available at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 for questions and discussion in booth 30040 in Central Hall 1. For over 20 years the company has been focusing its expertise on the design and manufacture of customized portable cutter suction dredges of all sizes and applications […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Long Tom Watershed Council has received the Department of the Army Outstanding Civilian Service Award for its dedication to improving water quality and reviving fish and wildlife habitat while being mindful of channel maintenance and flooding concerns. In addition, former LTWC board member and active participant Tony Stroda has been awarded the Department of […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Stressing a commitment to deliver results that place Caterpillar Inc. in the top 25 percent of the S&P 500 for total shareholder return, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman and members of the company’s Executive Office updated analysts on the company’s strategy and expectations for 2015. The analyst meeting and discussion took place at MINExpo […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The White House has announced that federal review and permitting will be expedited under the federal “We Can’t Wait” program for projects at JAXPORT and PortMiami. The JAXPORT project to be expedited is a study of deepening Jacksonville’s ship channel, where the report will be completed a year earlier. In addition, the permitting process is […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Regional Environmental Specialist Janelle Stokes couldn’t have been more pleased when she learned she would be presenting an overview of the district’s beneficial use program to a group of visiting Louisiana State University students who are just as interested in dirt as she is, and on their way […]

  • 17 August 2011

    Indian Infrastructure magazine is organising the second annual conference on “Dredging in India- Needs & Requirements, Issues & Opportunities” on August 25-26, 2011, at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the dredging industry in India, discuss the key issues and requirements, and highlight the emerging opportunities. It […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup will begin this spring and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public session to discuss that work. During the 2017 season, the EPA will oversee dredging and removal of an approximate 128,000 cubic yards of sediment contaminated with mercury and lead from a 36-acre area […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Floods in Bangkok and the Thames delta, salt intrusion in Egypt and Bangladesh; these are just some examples of rising risks to coastal river deltas and delta cities driven by rapid urbanization, subsidence and climate change. How to manage the growing risks for population and industry in the deltas will again be debated at the […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, has reported revenue growth in 2017. Dredging Today caught up recently with Piedroba partners, Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz, to discuss the impact they project for 2018. DT: Can you update us on the progress you have made […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the II International Forum of Dredging Companies which will be organized by the “PortNews” Media-Group and held in Moscow, Russia on February 19th 2015, are in full swing. With less than three moths left to the event, Dredging Today took the opportunity to talk with PortNews Media Group General Director, Ms Elena Snitko about […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mr Louis Strydom, Business development Manager at FMO (Dutch Development Bank), has confirmed his participation as a speaker at our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). Focusing on taking early stage projects from concept to bankability, Mr Strydom has worked for various consulting and financial institutions across multiple sectors including agriculture, energy, freight and logistics, housing, ICT, […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The start of a new era in flood protection and management has been welcomed by Somerset County Council following the signing of a landmark agreement yesterday. The deal signed in London seals a £2.7m interim funding package for the creation of a Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the end of January next year. The SRA […]

  • 21 November 2013

    US and Dutch land subsidence experts will share their knowledge during a one day seminar at Tulane University’s Levin-Bernick Center on November 22. Water boards, infrastructure officials, architects, policy makers, environmental law scientists, parish planners and other experts are invited to attend. Land subsidence is a huge problem around the world. Not only does it […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Angling Trust has criticised a press release issued by the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee for failing to represent accurately the contents of its report on last winter’s floods. The EFRA press release and headlines highlighted the need for more environmentally-damaging dredging of rivers and streams. The EFRA report itself is […]

  • 6 June 2012

    WEDA 32nd/TAMU 43rd Annual Conference will take place June 10th – June 13th, 2012, at the Crowne Plaza Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The theme of this conference “The Nuts & Bolts of Dredging” will focus on dredging and environmental issues associated with dredging programs that create a strong economy and enhance the marine […]

  • 30 November 2010

    A prominent attorney plans to apply for a judicial review in the Supreme Court this week to get a judge to disallow dredging on Bell Island. The government recently granted billionaire philanthropist, Prince Karim al-Hussaini, the Aga Khan IV permission to dredge a seabed in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. The move angered many […]

  • 18 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis proposal to SMIT Pension Fund · One-off voluntary deposit of approximately € 30 million · No additional future obligations for further deposits · No reduction in pension entitlements as from 1 January 2011 · Deposit has no impact on Boskalis’ earnings Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it has today submitted a written proposal […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 250 members of the dredging community gathered at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 5-6 November, for this year’s CEDA Dredging Days. Dredging professionals, young, established and expert, assembled to exchange the latest ideas, knowledge and best practice, at a packed event. Anna Csiti, General Manager CEDA and a member of the Program Committee, said: […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking at the 4th Annual Black Sea Ports and Shipping Conference 2015 on May 29th, APM Terminals Poti Deputy Managing Director Joseph Crowley discussed the advantages of Poti Seaport as the prominent gateway for Black Sea, Mediterranean and Central Asian trade. “While recent World Bank economic growth forecasts for the broader Caucasus region have been […]