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  • 3 June 2014
    Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has received the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) biological opinion of the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet stabilization project concluding that while project activities will affect piping plovers, the project will not jeopardize the continued existence of this species. The biological opinion, developed to fulfill the […]

  • 19 December 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Battle Ground’s new shoreline master program. Battle Ground’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development, restoration and water quality of 2.6 miles of shorelines along portions of Salmon and Morgan creeks. Battle Ground is one of more than 60 local governments that […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Bothell’s shoreline master program. Bothell’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of more than 13 miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Sammamish River and North Creek in Bothell, and Swamp Creek, if annexed […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved the city of Milton’s updated shoreline master program. Milton’s shoreline program will guide development and use along some 1.5 miles of shoreline on Surprise Lake and Hylebos Creek, which drains to Commencement Bay. The program will result in significant improvements in water quality as well as improved protection […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr Maarten Jongen has officially been appointed Managing Director of Damen Shipyards Singapore (DSSi) from March 2012. In his new role Mr Jongen will focus on marketing, services and further improving efficiency at the yard that has been building (aluminium) Damen vessels since 2000. DSSi has been part of the Damen Shipyards Group since 2000. […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has received the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) biological opinion of the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet stabilization project concluding that while project activities will affect piping plovers, the project will not jeopardize the continued existence of this species. The biological opinion, developed to fulfill the […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has just announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Energy and Water Development funding bill includes $105 million to invest in the Port of Baltimore. In the next step of the appropriations process, the bill will move to the Senate floor this week. “From […]

  • 5 November 2013

    Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is boosting innovation and sustainability in partnership with Dutch owners, builders and designers. Jan Smit, Senior Vice President and head of the North Europe & North America Zone of BV’s Marine & Offshore Division, says, “BV was founded in the Low Countries and is a core part of the […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Argentinian towage and harbour company Remolcadores Unidos Argentinos (RUA) has just taken delivery of the ‘RUA Cap. Lucio R’, a Damen ASD 2810 tug. Although Damen’s tugs have operated in Argentina before, this vessel is the first time a Damen tug is owned by an Argentinian company. Established in 1967 and based in Buenos Aires, […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Keeping waterways open for the safe navigation of vessels is no easy task – even for seasoned U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ boat operators who brave the elements year round to collect essential hydrographic survey data that is used to help determine dredging cycles. To ensure operators incorporate safety while working to provide a safe […]

  • 2 April 2012

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has placed a £6 million order for a Mooring Maintenance Vessel (MMV), with MPI Services (UK) Limited, trading as Manor Marine. The contract for the MMV is the PLA’s largest single investment in over 20 years. The vessel will replace the PLA’s two salvage ships, Crossness and Hookness, which […]

  • 6 October 2011

    The Dutch Minister for Agriculture and Foreign Trade, Mr Henk Bleker, visited Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). The visit, organized by a.o. the South African Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (SANEC), the Dutch Embassy and the Netherlands African Business Council, is part of his 3-day mission to Kenya, Mozambique and South Africa. DSCT’s Managing Director, Mr […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that as the third season of dredging draws to a close later this week, a total of more than 1.3 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with PCBs will have been removed from the Hudson River. Since dredging began on May 9, 2012, about 650,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    In the last two months of 2016, IHC saw an increase in the sale of its vessels, equipment and engineering packages. Almost half of the total order intake over 2016 was secured in this period. “We see market recovery in the dredging and renewables industry, and are positive that this will continue in 2017,” says […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar yesterday introduced the Cat® C175-16 marine propulsion engine at a size, power and rpm that will drive new, more profitable vessel designs for all segments of the marine industry. The latest in a line of high performance engines designed to meet EPA Marine Tier 3 and IMO Tier II emissions requirements, the C175-16 is […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A record financial performance during 2013 has enabled Belfast Harbour to commit more than £60m to capital expenditure projects.  The Harbour’s Annual Report has revealed that Turnover rose by 30% to £50.3m whilst Profit before Taxation climbed by 42% to £26.2m during the financial year.  During the period the Harbour also paid over £6.6m in […]

  • 27 April 2012

      U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), a member of the Appropriations Committee, and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced Committee approval of $119 million in funding for New Jersey projects in the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The legislation provides $68 million to complete the channel deepening project that will allow bigger […]

  • 8 December 2010
    Vessels

    Serco takes delivery of last Damen vessel marking the end of a three-year contract 29 out of 29 vessels delivered on time and on budget! A three-year, 29-vessel contract came to an end as the last tugboat of the huge Serco contract was named ‘SD Deborah’ at the Damen headquarters in Gorinchem on 3rd December 2010. […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 17, 2012, a $10 million joint commitment by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation of Delta and the City of Richmond was announced to undertake local channel dredging around Ladner and Steveston. Since that time, staff has been assisting Port Metro […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Congresswoman Janice Hahn, City Councilman Joe Buscaino and Port of Los Angeles officials broke ground Thursday on a project that will prepare a section of the San Pedro waterfront for a new public open space and harbor area. The Downtown Harbor “water cut” will create the necessary land and harbor […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahead of the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the first “Sandy Infrastructure Inventory” of the historic $17 billion investment of federal Sandy aid funding to date, that has gone towards resilient green infrastructure, transportation, coastal protection and municipal infrastructure. That number is likely to rise close to $25 billion […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Janice Hahn (D-CA) and Ted Poe (R-TX) will be honored on March 19 as the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2013 “Port Persons of the Year” during the association’s annual Spring Conference event, March 18-19, at The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Marking its 101st year as the Western Hemisphere’s leading trade […]

  • 16 August 2012

    Since April, a massive clamshell dredge floating off the marina has collected sand and loaded it onto barges bound for the port of Long Beach, which needs the material for a harbor redevelopment project. Starting Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ multimillion-dollar dredging operation will shift gears. Sediment unearthed by the 2,095-ton Paula Lee […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Jorge Luis Quijano, incoming Administrator for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), will give the opening address at this year’s TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, returning for the fourth time to Panama on December 4-6. Quijano, who officially takes up his new role on September 4, was named this March as the successor to Alberto […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building, the shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region and a strategic affiliate of Mubadala, has announced that it is stepping up its focus on maintenance, repairs and overhauling services, which has been one of the fastest-growing business divisions of the company. Abu Dhabi Ship Building is currently showcasing […]

  • 24 February 2014

    In January 2014, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal met with leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division and New York District to receive various updates regarding the Corps’ efforts post Hurricane Sandy and observe the significant progress of the New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project. “Given […]