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  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of more than 32 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s east bank and levees along both sides of Cherokee Canal as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the three Cherokee Canal levee systems in March and April of 2011, […]

  • 1 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jebel Ali Port, the leading port in the Middle East has won the trophy for Best Seaport in the Middle East for the 19th year in a row. DP World’s flagship has been voted the “Best Seaport – Middle East” at the 27th Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA 2013). Four ports from the […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to potential flooding in eastern Washington, officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, are sending flood teams to the Yakima and Okanogan Basins. One three-person flood team arrived in Yakima County Thursday and is supplying 1,000 tons of rock and overseeing its use, inspecting problem areas and levees, and providing […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Virgin Islands Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe announced that the Authority has submitted a joint application to the VI Coastal Zone Management Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the East Gregerie Channel in Crown Bay, St. Thomas, VI. Dowe said the joint application proposes to dredge the north side of […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $585,000 in federal funds have been secured for dredging essential coastal projects in Southeastern North Carolina. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More good news for our coastal projects! Securing resources to help our inlets, waterways, and beaches has always been a priority of mine, and we will keep fighting to […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Foy-Johnston announces that it now has the two exploration dredges on site and in operation in the Eastern Region of Cameroon. The company has now successfully transported the second phase of equipment from the staging area in USA via container to Cameroon. This finishes the movements needed of the equipment into Cameroon to begin the […]

  • 6 March 2013

    The East Cowes Marina dredging program has officially begun last week. This dredging operations will be carried out by two split hopper barges called ‘Nab’ and ‘Needles’, which will regularly transit the fairway (inbound and outbound), and a dredge pontoon called ‘Doreen Dorward’. The dredging program is expected to be wrapped up by 1 April […]

  • 18 January 2013

    The dredging process for a new side channel leading directly to East Port Said commenced on 15 January. The new channel will allow ships coming from the Mediterranean to enter the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), without hindering the Suez Canal convoys. Ships calling at the SCCT have taken advantage of a special standing as […]

  • 10 January 2013

    South East Asia Port Expansion Summit will take place in Ho Chi Minh City, from 21-22 February, 2013. This event will be great opportunity to get the latest insight from government representatives, port authorities and the world’s leading container shipping lines, cargo owners, logistics companies, ports, terminal operators, port equipment and services suppliers…also update trends […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    United States Southeast ports are preparing for the larger vessels that will come calling when the Panama Canal’s third lock is complete in 2015. Port Miami will be the first port of call ready to extend a warm welcome to the post-Panamax ships, with improved infrastructure that will ensure reliable and improved speed to market. […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released a Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the potential designation of one or more dredged material disposal sites in Eastern Long Island Sound, and will host a public meeting in Groton, Conn. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) is being developed with […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified and experienced providers to tender for Eastoke Point Coastal Defence Scheme. The scope of the contract will comprise of but may not be limited to: – Construction of a 650m rock revetment (27,700m3, 3-6 tonne rock armour); – Construction of three 90m rock groynes (7,000m3, 3-6 tonne […]

  • 22 October 2012

    As part of his administration’s master plan for the development of the country’s eastern regions, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is scheduled to kick off eight major infrastructure projects in East Kalimantan this week, reports thejakartaglobe.com. S. Adiyat, a spokesman for the provincial administration, said: “The president is scheduled to arrive in Balikpapan on Tuesday, where […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated ground water at the Shenandoah Road Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in East Fishkill, New York. Past industrial activities contaminated the ground water with tetrachloroethene, commonly known as PCE, which is a volatile organic compound that can have serious health effects. The […]

  • 10 October 2012

    According to the ABC News, the Moyne Shire is seeking solution to fix the erosion problem at the Port Fairy East Beach. They plan to use the sand from the Warrnambool dredging project to replace the greatly damaged beach and dunes at the East Beach. The Moyne Shire officials have asked the Victorian Government to […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Federal Government has approved the East Arm Wharf dredging plan for the new $104 million marine supply base. According to the Territory Government, 635.000 cubic metres will be removed until the end of November, and 50.000 cubic metres over 46 days from May next year. ‘‘The conditions require trained marine fauna observers and specify no […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a contract for $4.6 million to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., for the maintenance dredging of the East Rockaway Inlet federal navigation channel with the dredged sand being placed along eroded areas of Rockaway Beach. Approximately 250,000 to 300,000 […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working under a joint venture for NSW, Osiris Marine Services & Nordic Offshore Marine mobilised the DP1 barge the Atlantis with a full survey/diving/cable repair complimented by subcontractor Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation’s twin R2000 shallow water controlled flow excavation tool. The East West Interconnector Project (EWIP) involved the installation of two HVDC and a […]

  • 31 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated ground water at the Shenandoah Road Ground water Contamination Superfund site in a rural area of East Fishkill, New York. Past industrial activities contaminated the ground water with tetrachloroethene, commonly known as PCE, which is a volatile organic compound that can have […]

  • 24 August 2012

    A&P North East recently welcomed a number of clients to their two facilities, one on the Tees near Middlesbrough and one on the Tyne near Newcastle. Among those visiting the Tyne yard were Van Oord, with their vessel Ham 601. Arriving towards the end of July for a short stay the vessel underwent structural steel […]

  • 23 August 2012

    PEMA, the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, has announced the agendas and preliminary speaker panels for its 5th and 6th State-of-the Industry Forums. Taking place on 1 October 2012 during TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East in Dubai, and 4 December 2012 at TOC Container Supply Chain Americas in Panama, the educational forums will once again […]

  • 22 August 2012

    WEDA Eastern Chapter Regional Workshop will be held from October 9-11 at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach. The theme of this year’s conference is “Partnering for the Future of America’s Maritime Infrastructure and Access to the World’s Markets”. The WEDA program begins Tuesday at 1:00 PM and concludes Thursday at noon. An icebreaker reception […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Cowes Harbour Commission has announces early information about the breakwater construction and dredging project at the Cowes area. The project details: A contractor is required for infrastructure works associated with Cowes Outer Harbour Project (COHP) which comprises III phases. The contracting authority plans to appoint one design and build contractor under a single provider framework […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are scheduled to begin dredging of the Indiana Harbour and Ship Canal on September 4, i.e., in six week time, East Chicago Community news site informs. The dredging project, which encompasses removal of 400,000 cubic yards of polluted sediment from the waterways on annual basis, comes after 40 years […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Costain, a UK-based company is seeking expansion operations in the Middle East, Constructionweekonline.com reports. The group appointed Tim Bowen for further development of Costain’s consultancy and operations and maintenance services in the Middle East. Bowen joined Costain from Atkins in 2005. He has been crucial in developing Costain’s market leading highways activity. He has now […]

  • 19 June 2012

    The Virginia Port Authority and the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently signed an agreement reaffirming Craney Island’s Eastward Expansion project. Jerry Bridges, VPA executive director, and Col. Paul Olsen, Norfolk District commander, signed the Project Partnership Agreement for the Eastward Expansion, which formalized the federal/state partnership and cost-sharing agreement between the two […]