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  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group said in its latest announcement that they won major contracts in two Argentinean ports in the course of June 2018. The first contract for the 50-feet deepening dredging works of the Port of Quequén was signed with Jan De Nul on 1 June 2018. According to the company’s release, the second […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    With the signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 earlier this year, many people expected construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to start immediately. However, several actions need to take place before construction can occur. “Environmental monitoring ranks high in the hierarchy of actions that must take place before […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors B.V. (Van Oord) deliver the first stage of Maasvlakte 2 to client Port of Rotterdam Authority today: on schedule, on budget and in accordance with the quality requirements specified. PUMA, the joint venture of the two contractors, started the expansion of the port […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 November 2013

    Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar (D) has been named 2013 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the nation’s […]

  • 7 February 2014

    42 new flood schemes have been given the green light by Floods Minister Dan Rogerson yesterday. A further 13 schemes previously given funding will also begin construction, bringing the total number of schemes starting work to 55 for this year. In all the new schemes starting construction this year will provide protection to over 42,000 […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the Butuanon River as a water quality management area (WQMA), a move expected to boost ongoing efforts to revive the polluted water body in the bustling province of Cebu. DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje recently signed an administrative order designating the 23-kilometer river as a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., led a bipartisan group of 27 senators seeking legislation to ensure that all funding available in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund is dedicated to harbor maintenance projects. The letter asks Senate members of a House-Senate conference committee to strengthen harbor maintenance language included in both the Senate and House versions of […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This week in his bi-weekly constituent-friendly column, State Senator and CD-1 Republican nominee Buddy Carter takes to his pen in ‘kind of explaining, kind of shaming’ the HMT fee/tax for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the ‘mis-allocation’ of funds on the part of Congress. In this article, he discusses the problem, what Congress is […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The communities along the New Jersey shoreline have suffered significant storm damages from nor’easters and hurricanes and are at risk to suffer further damages from coastal storms. The project is designed to reduce the damages to homes and infrastructure from the waves, high tides and storm surges associated with these events. Atlantic City and Ventnor […]

  • 5 April 2011

    Peruvian government officials selected APM Terminals to run “Terminal Muelle Norte” in the port of Callao.   The port project supports the Peruvian government’s initiative to continue to modernize its port infrastructure to meet the country’s growing trade needs. APM Terminals Callao will invest USD 749 million to modernize and transform “Terminal Muelle Norte” into a modern multipurpose terminal for […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The last week’s launch of the Africa’s First Dredging Simulator at the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSOE) provided an excellent opportunity for Mr Richard Vallihu, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), to speak about the topic. The inauguration of the Royal IHC dredging simulator, held on Friday, 2 September, marked the start of a new […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Vessels

      Sunergy, Inc today announces that the container with the 3 dredges and operating equipment has arrived in Freetown, Sierra Leone. This now sets the stage for operations to commence on the Company’s 140 sq. km. Pampana River Project once the shipment clears customs and is moved to the site. Company operations personnel have been […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The head of North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) stated that the Great Barrier Reef is not under threat by proposed port development. In an opinion piece (see below), NQBP chief executive Brad Fish says port operations and shipping in the marine park are well regulated and the scale of the activity is minor compared to […]

  • 7 June 2013

    U.S. Representatives Candice Miller (MI-10), Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Dan Benishek (MI-01) introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Nearshore and Offshore Lake Erie Nutrient Study (NOLENS) concludes this month, following a year of research headed by principal investigator Chris Pennuto, a research scientist with the Buffalo State College Great Lakes Center and professor of biology. The fundamental question of the study was, “Why didn’t Lake Erie’s health improve as expected when the […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction activities on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass., will start on or about Jan. 28, 2013 with tree removal and then followed by fencing and barrier installation. The construction project is located in the footprint generally between the Riverway and downstream to […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Christie Administration, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and environmental and academic partners, has launched an $8 million pilot project that will evaluate the effectiveness of a new process that uses clean dredge materials to restore salt marshes to make coastal communities more resilient against future storms. The project will also […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ports Australia, the peak body representing the interests of port and marine authorities in Australia, has introduced its “Dredging and Australian Ports – Subtropical and Tropical Ports” report. The report provides an overview of the approval processes associated with dredging and at-sea placement of dredged material, the nature of environmental monitoring programs associated with recent […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S.-flag shipping on the Great Lakes provides efficient, safe, and environmentally sound transportation services to industries that are the backbone of the American economy finds a report released on February 12 by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (“MARAD”). The U.S.-flag Lakes fleet is “competitive with other modes of freight transportation in the movement […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. Both share a common interest in the river and have in recent months joined in a number of efforts to […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Growth in mining, strong replacement demand for products in the United States and a continued focus on cost management helped Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) deliver record quarterly profit per share of $2.37 in the first quarter of 2012. This represents an increase of 29 percent from first-quarter 2011 profit per share of $1.84. First-quarter 2012 […]

  • 19 March 2012

      APM Terminals is building a new container terminal at Maasvlakte II in the Port of Rotterdam opening in November 2014 that promises to set the pace for new terminal design and customer satisfaction levels. Executives announced today the selection of container handling equipment for horizontal transport of containers that offers higher productivity levels and […]