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  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation recently inaugurated the Hawlaf Port in Socotra Governorate, Yemen, after completing a number of development projects. According to the Emirates News Agency, the redeveloped port will reduce the pressure on visiting ships caused by delays in unloading their cargo, and will allow for accommodating boats of various sizes. The port […]

  • 11 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on site on a £2.5 million project which will help protect around 100 homes and businesses in a South Tyneside community from flooding. Monkton flood alleviation scheme will also see a section of the Bede Burn running underground opened up – known as ‘daylighting’ – and green space created for the community […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has just release the latest update on their Lost Island dredge work, saying that nearly 420,000 cubic yards have been removed to date. Last year, the West Newton Chute Boat Landing was closed while operations began to remove nearly 1.3 million cubic yards of dredged material […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Marker Wadden, an archipelago of nature islands in the Markermeer lake, is one of the largest nature projects in Western Europe. The contractors are using sand, silt and clay to create new islands and, in the process, open up opportunities for knowledge development and innovation. The Marker Wadden Knowledge and Innovation Program (KIMA) organised […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. achieved a net profit of EUR 150 million in 2017, in line with expectations. This compares to a net loss of EUR 564 million in 2016 as a result of EUR 840 million of non-cash impairment charges, the company said in its announcement.  Revenue declined by 10 per cent to EUR 2.34 billion […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Carolina congressional delegation has requested the highest level of funding possible for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 2018 Army Corps Work Plan. The letter was signed by South Carolina Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Representatives Mark Sanford, Joe Wilson, Jeff Duncan, Trey Gowdy, Ralph Norman, James […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Under the theme ‘Risk, resilience and response in a changing climate’, the Flood & Coast 2018 event will once again set out to advance the debate about flood and coast erosion between government bodies, local authorities, major infrastructure and asset managers and affected communities. Now in its third year, Flood and Coast is the major annual gathering […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    State-owned port operator Pelindo III has contracted Van Oord to carry out dredging works in the Port of Benoa, Bali. Access to this port needs to be improved to accommodate the increasing number of tourists. Execution of the work will start soon and is expected to be completed within the year. The Indonesian island of […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Everett Commission recently awarded nearly $25 million in construction contracts, kicking off the second phase of the Port’s South Terminal Modernization project. Project awards include a $24.5 million contract with Advanced Ameri­can Construction to complete the South Terminal Wharf Strengthening and Electrical Upgrades (Phase II), and a $192K contract with Emmert International […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey has won a contract to prepare new Mersey cruise terminal facility that will enable the city to welcome the world’s biggest cruise ships to its UNESCO World Heritage listed waterfront. According to McL&H, the first stage will consist of supporting the Liverpool City Council’s appointed design team, led by Ramboll UK, to finalize […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Carla Quinn, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, National Hurricane Program (NHP) lead, has provided updates on the program to attendees at the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Hurricanes Annual Meeting at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 28, 2018. NHP is administered by FEMA in partnership with the NOAA […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A seawall at Nantasket Beach will have its center section fortified as part of the Nantasket Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project in Hull, Massachusetts. George R. Cairns & Sons, Inc., of Windham, New Hampshire will do the work under a $2,696,200 contract. “The project consists of installing an approximately 2,200-linear-foot stone toe revetment […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Shoreham beach will play host this coming weekend to the ‘World’s Biggest Beach Clean’, which is supported by Mackley and a number of other organisations. Working as part of Team Van Oord, Mackley is currently carrying out flood defense works in Shoreham by Sea which, when complete will significantly reduce flood risk to more than 2,300 properties in […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Barnegat Bay Dredging Company recently began dredging of the shoals within the NJ Intracoastal Waterway (NJIWW). According to the Stone Harbor (NJ), the company is using Dredge Fullerton to perform the NJIWW work near Markers 419 to 421. The town also reported that apart from dredging operations, the project also includes sand placement on the Ring Island nesting […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rijkswaterstaat said in its latest announcement that they intend to award a contract for the reinforcement of the Afsluitdijk to Levvel B.V. (Joint Venture in formation). The JV of BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Coöperatie U.A./Van Oord Aberdeen Infrastructure Partners B.V./RebelValley B.V. will be responsible for designing, building and pre-financing operations. In addition, this consortium will […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the Exeter flood defense scheme is now well advanced with completion of the whole scheme expected at the end of 2018, reports the Environment Agency. The project – a partnership between the Environment Agency, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council – will reduce the risk of flooding to more than 3,200 […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gdansk will once again turn into one of the biggest construction sites in Poland. During a recent press conference, the Board of PGA SA summarized the 2017 investments and presented the plan for 2018. “2017 was a year of plans, concluding contracts, announcing tenders. Now, the work is about to begin, successive investments will gradually be launched,” said Lukasz […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority and the City of Ottawa have announced that the Britannia Village Flood Control Project is now wrapped up. The scheme was completed in accordance with the Class Environmental Assessment for Remedial Flood and Erosion Control Projects, approved under the Environmental Assessment Act for projects of this type. According to the official announcement, all monitoring […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Joe Ghartey, the Ghanaian Minister for Railways Development, paid a working visit to the Tema Port Expansion Project Site on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The visit came after Ghartey’s meeting with the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority and the Meridian Port Services Limited on January 30 at the Ministry of Railways Development, where they discussed issues relating […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Joint Venture of Penta-Ocean Construction and Toa Corporation has won a contract for the ‘Construction of Port Facilities for Nacala Port Development Project Phase I and II’ by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Mozambique. This $238 million project will include a significant amount of dredging work on the access […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has received a Letter of Award from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for the port development project Tuas Terminal Phase II in Singapore, also referred to as Tuas Terminal Finger Pier 3. The contract value for the consortium, including Penta Ocean Construction Company and Hyundai Engineering & Construction […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Snijder, a Dutch company that specializes in hiring out earthmoving equipment and concomitant technical services, has just released a video of the Freetown Terminal Extension Project. The Freetown Terminal, operated by the French group Bolloré Transport & Logistics, is undergoing an expansion program that calls for the construction of a new 270 meter quay to […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has just released the latest update on their Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project, located near Ortonville, Minnesota. Contractors for the St. Paul District’s restoration program built up the ice thickness to create a crossing site for hauling excavated soil, an effort that saves nearly seven miles per […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) is making good progress with the construction of the first three berths for the new Lamu Port. According to the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (Lapsset) Corridor Development Authority director general Sylvester Kasuku, the dredging work on the project is well underway. “The construction of the entire port project is at 42% with the first […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Joint Venture comprising of Cashman Dredging Inc. and Dutra Group was awarded last week a $122.2 million Boston Harbor dredging contract. According to FedBizOpps, the project includes dredging of approximately 11,700,000 cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock from the harbor area. The Federal Navigation Project for Boston Harbor consists of the following components: deepening and […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Freeport Commissioners have passed a resolution calling an election on May 5, 2018, on a ballot measure authorizing the port to issue up to $130 million in bonds for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project. The proposed bond package, coupled with approximately $165 million in federal funds, would pay for the deepening and partial […]