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  • 5 June 2012

    A delegation of businessmen of Eastern Chamber of Commerce paid a visit to Jubail Commercial Port. They met with Director General of the Port Captain, Fahd bin Ahmed Al Amer and reviewed the port’s activities and the large process of development witnessed in the port in order to provide services to clients such as developing […]

  • 17 May 2012

    East Timor is planning two new ports to help ease congestion at the capital, Dili, with both the north and south coasts set to benefit from the ambitious development plan, Port Strategy reports. The officials will use its oil revenues to establish new sea ports at Tibar on the north coast and Suai on the […]

  • 16 May 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder yesterday called on the Army Corps of Engineers to fund the immediate dredging at the East Rockaway Inlet, and also to work with the New York City Parks Department to place dredged sand on storm-eroded Rockaway Beach. On shore, as a result of severe storm damage […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Plans to dredge the Eastpoint Channel have hit another snag, according to Oyster Radio News. Dredging the channel has been a local priority for years, but the project has never happened because of funding problems and environmental concerns. The channel hasn’t been dredged now in over 20 years and the channel is so shallow even […]

  • 20 April 2012

    In a letter to the Co. Council, the Department of Agriculture acknowledged that the Dunmore East Harbour needed to be dredged and said that it would cost around €6 million, waterford-news.ie reports. The letter stated, “This is a significant outlay in the current context of the national finances and competing exchequer demands.” Sinn Féin Cllr. […]

  • 11 April 2012

    The new LNP Government allowed the Gladstone Ports Corporation to dredge above its licence conditions over the Easter long weekend. “Then Shadow Environment Minister Andrew Powell made promises during the election campaign that they would take action on the harbour’s many problems but have allowed it to exceed its dredging limit over the Easter weekend,” […]

  • 28 March 2012

    NWI Times informs that a yearlong upgrade to BP North America’s docks on the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal will not interfere with federal plans to dredge the waterway, company officials said last week. Mike Nguyen, Army Corps project manager said that the dredging of some 4.6 million cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) were appointed by Horizon Geotechnical Company as specialist dredging sub-consultants to assist in their geotechnical work associated with a study of the Cooling Intake/Outfall system for a proposed Independent Power Station Project in the Middle East. The remit of the assessment was to produce a report assessing: – Intake and […]

  • 12 March 2012

    OITE Conferences in association with the Ministry of Transport & Communication announced the 3rd Annual TransOman Conference 2012, which will take place from 14th – 16th May, at the Grand Hyatt in Muscat. The conference aims to promote Oman’s potential as the next Middle East logistic hub and gateway to the world. A first of […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The city and a dredging firm have completed the first phase of a dredging management plan for the city’s canal system, reports Cape Coral Daily Breeze. Michael Ilczyszyn, city business manager, and Jack Adams of Gator Dredging presented the Southeast quadrant dredging plan to the City Council. The southeast quadrant, comprising 349 named canals on […]

  • 1 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform repairs to the east breakwater of the Stonington Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Stonington, Conn. The Corps estimates that approximately 3,000 tons of new stone will be needed to restore the damaged sections of the east breakwater to its authorized dimensions. “Several […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Meddtl/Deal974, service des ports et des bases aériennes, has invited tenders for the harbour dredging works at Le Port area, Guadeloupe. Extension works to the East Port – Phase 2 include: – Continuation and deepening of the main container terminal; – Construction of an additional wharf in the north-east area of the dock. This project […]

  • 17 February 2012

    The Purchasing Agent for the Town of Barnstable on behalf of the Department of Public Works is seeking proposals for professional consulting services from qualified engineering firms for the Environmental Design and Permitting Services for the East Bay dredging project. Both projects seek to bring the water bodies and/or their navigable channels to 6 feet […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the submarine cable installation works in the vicinity off Changi East will start next week. The submarine cable installation will entail pre-trenching works, locating of out-of-service cable crossings, rock cutting works and cable laying operations […]

  • 15 February 2012

    President Obama’s new budget, to be submitted to Congress Monday, includes $31 million for continued deepening of the Delaware River navigation channel, two members of Congress said Sunday night. Supporters say deepening the 102-mile channel by five feet will allow bigger ships – and greater commerce – between Philadelphia and Camden and the Atlantic Ocean. […]

  • 14 February 2012

      The Netherlands based Doedijns Group, announces official opening of its new premises in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to strengthen its presence in the region. This full service Doedijns facility is located in the ‘Jebel Ali Free zone’ district of Dubai and is led by Mr. Rakesh Surti, as Managing Director. Doedijns Middle East & […]

  • 12 January 2012

    The Douglas County and Port of Umpqua boards of commissioners met last Wednesday for the first time since 2007…   By Sarah Haase (theumpquapost) [mappress] Source: theumpquapost, January 12, 2012;

  • 12 December 2011

    The first phase of land reclamation for the East Hidd Housing Project worth BD24.4 million was marked yesterday by signing an agreement. Minister Basem Al Hamer signed the respective agreement with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation chief executive Jonathan Berger and Nass Constructions chief executive Ghazi Abdulla Nass. The project is perceived as part […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Phillip Goldfeder, Assembly member, is demanding a public hearing on the projected maintenance dredging in the East Rockaway Inlet. Key stakeholders, residents, local businesses and community organizations would be involved in the public hearing. Goldfeder stated that following the damages caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, new sand on the beaches is a […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Dredging channels seems appealing to every port on the East Coast. The prospect of dredging deeper channels is to attract the mega-ships that will start using the overhauled Panama Canal upon its completion in 2014. Apart from having financial advantages, the project worth billions of dollars could also be environmentally challenging. Miami’s port has already […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Unpiloted aircraft are being used to monitor China’s northeastern coasts, said a Liaoning provincial official on Tuesday…   (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, November 29, 2011;

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede, the leading global maritime, engineering and manufacturing group, has appointed Denis Welch as its CEO for South East Asia. He will be responsible for helping the company to reinforce its regional identity and expand its Asian-centred operations – which are focussed on its offshore and marine activities. IHC Merwede President Govert Hamers says: […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Vessels

    The recommissioning of the 10,000hP Cutter Suction Dredge Eastern Aurora, owned by the largest Australian owned dredging contractor Hall Contracting Pty Ltd, has been finalised with successful sea trials off Batam, Indonesia. The sea trial involved running all systems on board at capacity at a location off the coast. Hall Contracting Director, Brian Hall, was […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the award of the $57 million East Hidd Housing Project in Bahrain. Great Lakes will reclaim 618 acres of the Arabian Gulf on which the government […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Residents in Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta had to flee to higher ground on Tuesday after 30-centimeter-high water inundated their homes …   (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, November 16, 2011;

  • 2 November 2011

    East Naples Bay dredging is set to resume after repair of a broken barge, and dredging of channels between Bonita Beach Road and the Imperia… (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, November 2, 2011;