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  • 25 July 2013

    Stone Harbor’s ambitious beachfront reconstruction project is in its final clays and could conclude on or before Wednesday, July 31st. Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters and other Borough officials received word about major progress on the beach fill during a weekly project update meeting held at the Stone Harbor Fire Company on Wednesday, July 24th. […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, introduced a bipartisan amendment in the House of Representatives to ensure that funds for harbor maintenance are used as intended and not diverted for other purposes. The amendment, co-authored by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI), was passed unanimously by a voice vote. “The Harbor Maintenance Trust […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Brian Higgins and Chris Collins won approval for an amendment to the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 which prohibits any funds in the bill from being used to consolidate or move functions performed by the Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo or Chicago Sectors. On July 10, 2013 Congressman Chris […]

  • 17 July 2013

    DC- Congressman Steve King (IA-04) released the following statement after his amendment to the FY2014 Energy and Water Appropriations Act was adopted. The amendment prohibits the US Army Corps of Engineers from dumping dredged spoil from shallow water habitat into the Missouri River. “Sediment dumping, a practice that is detrimental to both environmental and flood […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The proposal by Lanco Resources Australia Pty Ltd to develop a coal storage and loading facility at Berth 14A will have the capacity to export 15 million tonnes of coal per year from Bunbury Port. The coal will be sourced from the proposed expansion of Griffin Coal’s operations in the Collie Basin.The proposal includes the […]

  • 15 July 2013

    Between 11th and 12th July 2013, NAPA presented itself at ASEAN Ports & Shipping, held in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. This event, which is considered one of the most important logistics fairs in Southeast Asia, is attended by all of the region’s most significant logistics providers, hence NAPA seized this opportunity to promote […]

  • 9 July 2013

    IHC Merwede and T-Rubber have announced that they have strengthened their ongoing business relationship with an extension to the Purchasing Cooperation Agreement between the two companies. The signing of this agreement for the supply of rubber hoses was arranged to coincide with the visit of a delegation from T-Rubber to Europe at the beginning of […]

  • 9 July 2013

    Construction works, including the construction of a rock revetment and retaining wall, at 5 Yarraville berth have been extended and are now scheduled for completion on or around 31 August 2013. Barge 74 (24 m x 9 m) will be positioned onsite for the duration of the works and be marked by flashing lights at […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the Australian Labor Party’s decision to support the Australian Greens motion to end offshore dumping in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the motion to end the dumping of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters would […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The chairman governing board of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Chief Tony Anenih has commended the efforts of the workforce in the Authority, especially those in the Rivers Port, Port Harcourt, for sustaining the Port in the last 100 years of its existence. He therefore joined the workforce in celebrating the 100 years of the […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development completed its mark up of the fiscal 2014 appropriation bill for the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which includes a record $1 billion draw from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining America’s federal navigation channels and related infrastructure. […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has extended the period for formal public comment on the Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan. The new date for this plan, named Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy and accompanying Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment, is July 8, 2013. The Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan provides a framework to implement a […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    For the second year in a row, the U.S. House Energy & Water Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), has approved a $1 billion draw from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. The money is for maintaining America’s deep-draft navigation channels and harbors and is as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fiscal […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart has commended the work of the South Holderness Consortium of Drainage Boards for the work they have done to dredge Stone Creek and Hedon Haven. Graham said, “This dredging is the product of a huge amount of work from many different organisations and the Consortium of […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) made a verbal submission on the 7th of May at the Otago Regional Council (ORC) Planning Hearing in Dunedin regarding a consent application to continue disposal of maintenance dredged material by Port Otago Ltd (POL) the 100% owned subsidiary of ORC, for a further 3 years (a renewal of an […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that 70.19 percent of the shareholders have elected a stock dividend distributed in the form of ordinary shares. As a result, 3,284,415 new ordinary shares will be issued today. The admission of these shares to trading on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam is required under the rules of Euronext Rulebook Book I. […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Havenbedrijf Rotterdam NV has announced a tender for the construction of a container terminal quay at the Rotterdam area. The work consists of supplying and applying a combined wall (about 300m including wing walls), delivery and installation of the anchoring, carrying out concrete work, supply and installation of inhibition, and construction and led work. This […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 8 May 2013 the dividend of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for 2012 was set at EUR 1.24 per ordinary share with a choice of stock or cash dividend. With the dividend distribution as stock, shareholders will receive 1 new ordinary share per 25 dividend rights of ordinary shares. The conversion rate has been based […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Holland Marine Technologies BV, an engineering & supply company serving international dredging contractors, has announced their participation at WODCON XX. CEDA announces recently that the leading dredging event WODCON XX, to be held in Brussels, Belgium, will open its doors on 3 of June. The congress will kick off with Mr Kris Peeters, Minister-President of […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Italian dredger manufacturer ITALDRAGHE SpA has announced that it will attend the 14th International Mining Exhibition EXPOSIBRAM. This very important industrial event is scheduled for September 23-26th, 2013, in EXPOMINAS Convention Center, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. With 56,475 attendees and 389 exhibitors from 23 countries, the 14th International Mining Exhibition (EXPOSIBRAM) and the Brazilian Mining […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A massive dredging program in the Gladstone Harbour, located in the central Queensland region, is nearing its completion, according to the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC). This capital development project could be wrapped up as early as August, 15 months prior to the scheduled date, reports ABC News. A large part of this dredging program is […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Manatee applauds Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature for providing more than $278 million in funds to develop and enhance Florida’s 15 seaports as outlined in the 2013-2014 Florida Families First Budget. Port Manatee Executive Director Carlos Buqueras released the following statement: “In August, Governor Scott attended Port Manatee’s Berth 12 and Groundbreaking […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for the construction of a new channel and deep water habitat at Louisville Bend is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of constructing a new water supply channel between an existing pump station and the Louisville Oxbow Lake and enhancing shallow water habitat […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An amendment sponsored by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) that will increase the chances that much needed maintenance and dredging money gets to small ports, including those on the Oregon Coast, is part of a water resources bill passed by the United States Senate yesterday. The amendment, one of several in the bill important to Oregonians, […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will continue to receive public comments on the proposed Lemon Bay Cove project in Charlotte County through June 4. Lemon Bay Cove LLC. had applied to the Corps for a Department of the Army permit to fill nearly two acres of jurisdictional tidal saltwater forested mangrove wetlands […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) lauded Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and David Vitter (R-LA), chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, for their leadership in advancing S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA), through the Senate. The legislation was passed by a vote […]