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  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over the world during the last months. Just in the third quarter of 2019, UniSite successfully supported maintenance of world famous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) and […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Congressman Bill Keating has attached several amendments to the new Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 that has passed both houses of Congress and is headed to President Donald Trump’s desk for signature, the CapeCod.com NewsCenter reports.  The second of the five amendments gives the Army Corps of Engineers the authority to repair or replace any […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, September 7th, the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will meet to receive testimony from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on Chief’s Reports received from USACE, the U.S. House of Representatives said in its release.  Congressional review of these reports, along with an explanation of the process by which USACE develops its projects, […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford – the company that provided site supervision on some of the world’s largest dredging projects, including DP World’s London Gateway Port development project and the Ichthys, Gladstone and Wheatstone LNG projects in Australia – today released an interesting article on dredging optimization. “Since dredging often represents a significant portion of the opex and capex costs associated with maritime infrastructure, dredging optimization […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis Nederland and biofuel supplier GoodFuels have announced a long-term partnership aimed at furthering Boskalis’ sustainable practices. “Reducing CO2 emissions is one of Boskalis’ long-term objectives. A 35% reduction in the CO2 emitted by the fleet and equipment in the Netherlands will be an important step towards achieving this ambition,” Boskalis said. Commenting the latest […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) held the first meeting of its 10th anniversary year in Omaha, Nebraska, on March 27-29. According to the official announcement, this was the committee’s 40th meeting since it was established by the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 and chartered in 2008. At this meeting, MRRIC heard about […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, in partnership with Lewes District Council, is working on the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme, designed to provide a 1-in-200-year standard of protection. Following completion of the work on the west bank of the River Ouse, the EA is now shifting focus on the east bank. Area 1: A26 to Energy Recovery Facility, currently under […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC), under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, took place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center in October 2017. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), gathered expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Indeed, […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has just announced that the company is working on a new document which should improve dredging tender procedures in the country. The announcement was made earlier this week during a meeting with the dredging companies, attended by the representatives of DEME, Royal Boskalis Westminster, Jan De Nul, Tianjin Dredging Company, Rohde Nielsen […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vortex International Ltd, a New Zealand based supplier of dredging equipment, tools and dredge systems, has had a busy and exciting 2016. Couple of days ago, we took the opportunity to have a quick chat with Mr Joe Goodin, Managing Director of Vortex International, who provided us with invaluable insight into the company’s latest activities, the […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is focusing on three key priorities for the 2016 Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, in advance of it being finalized by a House-Senate conference committee. The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved its version of the bill (H.R. 5303) on September 29 by a vote of 399 to 25, while […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Monday, May 23rd, CEDA Environmental Commission (CEC) took part in a one-day seminar on best practice in dredged material management. The event – held in Madrid, Spain, and hosted by Puertos del Estado – focused on the revision of the Spanish Dredged Material Guidelines. The current version of the Spanish Guidelines has been endorsed by CIEM (Interministerial Commission […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of PT BITA Enarcon Engineering, Maritime & Transport Business Solutions (MTBS) and lead contractor Witteveen+Bos Indonesia was commissioned recently to study the feasibility of an inland shipping route between the industrial area in the Cikarang/Bekasi region and the Port of Tanjung Priok. The contract was awarded by PT Pengembang Pelabuhan Indonesia. The […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coast and Marine Engineering Summit, which is being organized by the International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC), will take place on April 24-27, 2016 in Abu Dhabi. Former Ministry of Works and Housing Undersecretary and Coastal Planning and Engineering Consultant, Nayef Omar Al Kalali, will deliver the first keynote paper in the conference entitled: “The […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, will hold a hearing next week to review activities carried out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers related to future water resources development, including the Corps’ annual report to Congress and completed Chief’s Reports. The Secretary of the Army is required […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) is about to host the first national summit focused on catalyzing the industry of natural infrastructure restoration. There, the company will convene leaders from the engineering, construction and financial sectors, as well as thought leaders from academia, non-government organizations and government officials to engage in a discussion on the need for and the benefits […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has announced new senior staff appointments that will focus solely on improving Lake Erie’s water quality. Karl Gebhardt, currently Ohio EPA’s Division of Surface Water (DSW) chief and deputy director for water resources, will focus his efforts solely on being the deputy director for water resources to complete two main tasks. One is to […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DutchWorkboats, an Amsterdam based manufacturer of workboats, has introduced Bob Scheiberlich, their new field and sales expert. “Before Bob came along, we had a hunch, but not a clue how to connect best to the specific breed of dredging clients. With Bob, we have already seen proof that DWB and dredging are a great match,” DutchWorkboats said. “As […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the General Assembly Meeting of North Adriatic Ports Association (NAPA), held on 12th January in Trieste, the presidents, taking stock of the results achieved so far, reaffirmed the intention to continue common activities focused mainly on promotional and institutional field. During the general assembly, the ports signed the new Memorandum of Understanding in which […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on growth and modernization at the yesterday’s State of the Port, an annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston. In his sixth address since joining the SCPA, Newsome discussed the port’s strategy for maintaining the strong volume gains seen in recent years and […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Today’s global economy is making the world smaller, and traditional trade patterns are shifting. Ensuring Canada is prepared to navigate this new reality is crucial to the country’s economic growth and success. It is also a unique opportunity for Canada to advance its global leadership. Canada’s Port Authorities gathered in Belledune, NB, on August 17th, […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat Quinn last week welcomed Governors and representatives from the eight Great Lakes states and two Canadian provinces to Chicago for the Council of Great Lakes Governors 2014 executive meeting. The two-day summit is focused on protection of the Great Lakes and finding innovative ways to grow the economy throughout the Great Lakes region. […]

  • 28 March 2014

    Astika Holdings announced today that it is continuing to focus on a variety of strategic acquisitions in the service, agriculture and industrial sectors to compliment and capture the next wave of growth companies from Asia and New Zealand. Rapid economic growth and increased foreign investment sector companies poised for accelerated growth with national modernization are […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division. “The fiscal 2015 civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities of supporting and improving the […]

  • 23 January 2014

    Rep. Tom Reed applauded the water infrastructure project funding allocated to the Army Corps of Engineers in the recently passed consolidated appropriations bill. Army Corps funding saw a ten percent increase from last year’s funding, for a total of $5.5 billion. At Reed’s request, Army Corps of Engineers Brigadier General Margaret Burcham made a site […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Barack Obama toured the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal last week and spoke to a crowd of more than 500 on the importance of growing the nation’s economy through increased exports. “This is one of the busiest port complexes in the entire world,” President Obama told the crowd following a tour of the Napoleon Avenue […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Bellingham’s draft 2014 Strategic Budget proposes keeping property tax rates flat, completing major airport projects, repairing marine infrastructure and maintaining a strong focus on countywide job creation. Details of the $24.9 million budget were presented at the Board of Commissioners meeting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15. People are invited to comment […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2013 Port Technology Seminar and Vendor Gallery in Jacksonville, Fla., May 14-16, will not only showcase what’s new in high-tech port operations and management, but will also feature some of the more prickly challenges, such as thwarting cyber threats and governing use of fast-changing mechanical and digital technology. […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on state and federal governments to stop quarrelling over the duelling scientific reviews of the impact of Gladstone Harbour and recognise what’s at stake. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that if the Queensland and Australian Governments needed to stop quibbling and recognise that […]