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  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water Plant Hire recently took delivery of a new 20 meter, long-reach excavator. They made this investment to ensure Breedon Group has a reliable, long term, production solution at Astley Moss, a quarry which is situated near Manchester. The sand and gravel is excavated from the quarry bed and loaded onto one of […]

  • 30 December 2010

    Silt may be slowly stealing water out of Randy Poynter Lake as officials take the first steps to determine what to do about it and how much… By Jay Jones (rockdalecitizen) [mappress] Source: rockdalecitizen, December 30, 2010;

  • 6 January 2010

    Dhaka — Beginning next month, India will dredge Ichhamati river in Bangladesh and the south Asian neighbours will for the first time cooperate to protect the banks of the rivers they share. [mappress] Source: Asian-Indo News Service, January 6, 2010;

  • 23 August 2011

    During his first campaign stop in Cowlitz County, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee said the state needs to make more public inv… By Erik Olson (tdn) [mappress] Source: tdn, August 23, 2011;

  • 28 October 2011

    Nags Head’s beach nourishment project, the first of its kind on the northern Outer Banks, is done. Crews from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock co… By Sam Walker (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, October 28, 2011

  • 21 December 2009

    Ras Al Khaimah is going to open its first dry dock facility within a few months, an official has said. “Al Jazeera Dry Dock is going to be functional by March-April 2010… Source:Emirates Business, December 20, 2009;

  • 23 April 2010

    Five teams have been constituted to complete the annual dredging of Nullah Leh by the first week of June, Water And Sanitation Agency (WASA) Managing Director Chaudhry Naseer Ahmed said on Thursday… [mappress] Source:dailytimes,April 23,2010;

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter ended June 30, 2015, Great Lakes reported revenue of $238.9 million, net income of $2.7 million, and adjusted EBITDA of $33.4 million. During the second quarter, Great Lakes won $121 million, or 60%, of the […]

  • 1 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka, Mar 1 – The government is set to purchase three dredgers, the first in over three decades, for critical maintenance of river navigability, shipping minister Shajahan Khan told parliament on Monday… [mappress] Source: bdnews24, March 1, 2010;

  • 12 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Luanda –  At least USD 14 million were invested by the Angolan Government in the first and second phases of coastal protection works in Chicala , Ingombota district in Luanda, Angop has learnt Monday in the local. [mappress] Source:portalangop,January 11,2010;

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Toyota Tsusho Corporation inked a contract with the Ministry of Transports of the Republic of Angola last month for the comprehensive development of Namibe Bay. The project comprises two parts: first, the rehabilitation of the Saco Mar iron ore export terminal; and, second, the expansion of the Namibe container terminal, which is located on the […]

  • 8 April 2014

    Konecranes introduces its first product especially developed for the emerging markets – the BOXHUNTER container handling crane. The product is a completely new type of RTG that will give the company access to a new market segment. The launch is the first step in one of Konecranes’ main strategies – developing new mid-priced products especially […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s 150th anniversary event took place last weekend, Saturday April 14th, on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbor in Werkendam, the cradle of the company. At the event, the company named their first LNG-powered newbuild: the crane vessel Werkendam. The ship was named by Pia van Oord, wife of Govert van Oord – the grandson of […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of a £46 million flood defense scheme in Rochdale and Littleborough has been given the green light by Rochdale Borough Council’s Planning Department. Led by the Environment Agency in partnership with Rochdale Council, the new scheme features a range of measures to reduce the risk of flooding across Rochdale and Littleborough including […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC is putting final touches on the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana at their shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The TSHD Arzana, built for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will be the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger in the middle east constructed by IHC, said NMDC. The […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SINOPACIFIC Zhejiang Shipyard has begun construction of E169 rock installation vessel, the first of its kind in the world, which is being built for Van Oord of the Netherlands. The E169 Rock Installation Vessel uses a 3-level Dynamic Positioning System (DP3), the highest dynamic positioning system defined by IMO (International Maritime Organization). Furthermore, this vessel not […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Maritiem Cluster Friesland delivered another DP1 Multi Purpose Support vessel 3512 to Acta Marine. Lady sponsor Mrs. E. (Litsa) Kwantes, named the ‘’Coastal Chariot’’ of Acta Marine on 20th February in Rotterdam. The multi-purpose vessel has been custom-built and constructed within only 12months. The vessel will be deployed upon projects in dredging, geotechnical and offshore […]

  • 27 June 2012

    The portion of beach along Baha Marâs property that has been blocked off from the public will remain that way until sometime next year, according to Baha Marâs Executive Vice President of Construction Tom Dunlap, reports thenassauguardian.com. Dispelling fears that the Baha Mar development is destroying Cable Beach, development representatives explained that the new rock […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Tauranga’s Mayor Stuart Crosby has made the first local pledge in support of Earth Hour as part of the global campaign to dare the world to save the planet – ‘I will if you will.’ The international theme of Earth Hour 2012 is being embraced by Bayfair Shopping Centre this month, which in partnership with […]

  • 16 May 2012

    Buzzard Rock Resort and Marina raised the “Clean Marina” flag a few days ago in a ceremony signifying its commitment to preserve and protect the environment at Lake Barkley. The flag ceremony officially confirmed that the marina recently completed all requirements set forth in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Clean Marina Program. Lt. Col. […]

  • 25 May 2010

    Once again, the fleet of Acta Marine has been expanded with a new multicat of the type Eurocarrier 2209. The newly built vessel, named “Coastal Fighter”, was handed over to Acta Marine. After the naming ceremony, the Coastal Fighter immediately set course to the Dutch Province of Zeeland for her first assignment, offering assistance for […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam is creating space for an offshore center for wind energy at sea, decommissioning (the dismantling of oil and gas platforms) and the oil and gas market – Offshore Center Maasvlakte 2 (OCMV2), the port said in its latest release.  This new site of up to 70 hectares will be created using […]

  • 25 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Subtech has once again made history when they removed the last section of the sub-aqueous tunnel from beneath the Durban harbour mouth. This is the first time that a sub-aqueous tunnel has been removed in its entirety… Source: Subtech

  • 11 March 2010
    Research & Development

    Toxin tests on live mussels put in bags in the Swan River and Fremantle Harbour for the first six weeks of port dredging have shown detectable levels of tributyltin, polychlorinated biphenyls and heavy metals… [mappress] Source: the West Australian, March 11, 2010

  • 15 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Final preparations are under way to get Great Yarmouth’s outer harbour ship-shape for the arrival of its first container vessel – with a pledge from bosses that the £30m scheme will not be a while elephant. [mappress] Source: The Advertiser 24, January 15, 2010;

  • 27 July 2011

    DP World Ltd. is preparing to spend 1.5 billion pounds ($2.5 billion) on Britain’s first deepwater port in at least 20 years at a time when… By Scott Hamilton (bloomberg) [mappress] Source: bloomberg, July 27, 2011;