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  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the largest and most populated deltas in the world is the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM). It covers approximately 100,000km² of Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. The large river delta offers good possibilities for transport over water, but it also encompasses the risk of regular floodings. Keeping the many waterways of the delta […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Upgrading works for the Port Operations Control Centre at PSA Vista (POCC-Vista) have completed. The upgrading works were carried out as part of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) continuous effort to enhance safety of navigation and the protection of the marine environment in Singapore’s port waters and the Singapore Strait. Mr Lucien […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permit and contracting issues are delaying dredging work planned for this spring and summer off the Keweenaw Peninsula that will help save Buffalo Reef from being covered by drifting stamp sands, the State of Michigan said in its latest release.  “While the Grand Traverse Harbor will likely be dredged this fall, the project may be […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A cooperative multi-entity task force created by the U.S. EPA will hold a public meeting tomorrow in Houghton County, kicking off long-term efforts to save the important lake trout and whitefish spawning areas on Buffalo Reef from being covered with shifting stamp sands. “The stamp sands were created in the early 1900s as a byproduct […]

  • 6 September 2012

    The new Marina South Wharves (MSW) was officially opened yesterday in a ceremony attended by officials from the Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), and management and staff of Jurong Port Pte Ltd. The ceremony was officiated by Mr Pang Kin Keong, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transport. Developed by […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Malam Habib Abdullahi has reiterated the commitment of the authority to harness then huge potentials and further improve the patronage of Delta Ports. Malam Habib Abdullahi made this assertion at the familiarization and inspection tour of major infrastructural developments that are ongoing at the port. According to him […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the shallow Calmay River is now in full swing after the three dredging machines deployed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) resumed their operations after more than four months of inactivity. Dagupan City Mayor Belen Fernandez expressed confidence that dredging will continue for a longer period now without interruption after […]

  • 6 February 2012

      On February 1, 2012, the House Ways and Means Subcommittees on Oversight and Select Revenue Measures held a joint hearing on harbor maintenance funding and maritime tax issues. The hearing focused on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Harbor Maintenance Tax, maintenance underfunding, and the tax treatment of foreign shipping operations. Testimony was heard […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Senator Alan Bates (D-Medford) joined a coalition of fishers, rafters, conservationists, and other river users to encourage the state to evaluate and potentially curb a new wave of suction-dredge mining on the Rogue, Chetco, and other area rivers and creeks. “Southern Oregon is home to thousands of us who consider our peaceful, pristine rivers a […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    America’s coastal nearshore is in need of further integrated research and the nurturing of a “nearshore community” to ensure its fragile resources are being properly managed and protected. That’s the conclusion of a recently published extensive report which sprang out of a 2014 workshop engaging academic, industry and governmental stakeholders. This report, along with a […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., today announced that Morganza to the Gulf is in the final Water Resources and Development Act legislation that the Senate and House will vote on in the coming weeks. The project’s inclusion comes after months of work by Sen. Landrieu and her Senate colleagues to fix a fundamental flaw […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 31 December 2013, the concession for the management and operations at Zayed Port will be returned to the port authority, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC). The concession is being returned to ADPC in line with the original planning for port capacity for the emirate of Abu Dhabi. This planning was outlined when ADPC was […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A high-level Spanish delegation led by His Excellency José Manuel Soria López, Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, visited Jebel Ali Port and held talks on supply chain efficiencies with officials from DP World, UAE Region, the premier regional marine terminal operator. The Spanish Minister is currently visiting the United Arab Emirates, where he spoke […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two cutter suction dredgers, type CSD500, are almost ready at Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The standard dredgers are prefabricated shipbuilding kits, which have been constructed in South Africa. They have been built as per the Damen philosophy to build for stock to meet customer demand for a proven design at a reduced delivery time. “Damen […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is marking its 150th anniversary today during an international symposium featuring top diplomat Christiana Figueres as guest speaker. In addition to climate change, the energy transition and other themes, the symposium will celebrate the history of Dutch marine engineering with the presentation of the book Breaking New Ground. Throughout 2018, Van Oord has […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the 28th of October 2013, the ‘golden month’, the new Small Vessel Factory was opened at Damen Shipyards Changde, China. The Production Hall for workboats up to 26 metres, was opened by the yard’s Managing Director, Mr. Liu Xiangping. The date was especially chosen, as it was exactly 19 years ago that the cooperation […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is carrying out missions to support recovery efforts in the New York City region following Hurricane Sandy, including in New York City, parts of northern New Jersey and Long Island. New York District’s Emergency Operations Center has been active since last week and District personnel are […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA), a community group based in central Queensland opposing port development in the Fitzroy Delta, have welcomed the announcement that GlencoreXstrata have dumped plans to build a coal export terminal on Balaclava Island in the Fitzroy Delta, but call on further action to reject other coal ports proposed for […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the town of Steilacoom’s comprehensively updated shoreline master program. Steilacoom’s shoreline program will govern the protection, use and development of 2.6 miles of marine shoreline and 1.1 miles of stream shores in the town. Steilacoom is one of nearly 80 local governments that have completed their updates. […]

  • 18 March 2013

    On the sidelines of the World Port and Trade Summit 2013, Abu Dhabi Ports Company ( ADPC ) has announced that a new Abu Dhabi-based port project is underway, with the development of Shahama Port into a commercial, leisure and tourism hub. ADPC stated that it will develop the Shahama water basin and land site […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Ruston’s updated shoreline master program. Ruston’s shoreline program will guide future development along approximately 1,500 feet of Commencement Bay shoreline. Ruston is one of nearly 90 local governments that have completed their updates. The updated master program combines local plans for future shoreline development and preservation with […]

  • 30 November 2010

    The contract consists of the delivery, installation and commissioning of the electrical packages for two identical Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD), which are being built by IHC Merwede for the Indian dredging company DCI. This major order represents an important milestone for Alewijnse Marine Systems in its strategy to consolidate its position in the dredging sector. The two TSHDs […]

  • 8 January 2013

    Prolec has recently supplied its Digmaster Pro system to the German Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration during an upgrade of its workboat fleet. The German inland waterway network stretches for around 7300 km. Larger rivers have been canalised, allowing large ships to navigate them. Not surprisingly then, the network is crucial for the German economy […]

  • 30 July 2013

      The Cockermouth Flood Alleviation Scheme, which has been constructed by VolkerStevin for the Environment Agency, was officially unveiled at a ceremony on Tuesday 11th June. Following the damaging effects of flooding in the area in 2009, the new flood defences will reduce the risk of future flooding to the area, helping to protect local […]

  • 3 January 2011

    One of the extensions within OCTOPUS-Onboard is the Dynamic Positioning capability forecast function, DP for short. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality gives offshore vessels the possibility to make optimum use of a safe time window for their weather-sensitive operations. An important remark has to be made here. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality can not be compared with already existing […]