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  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Industry in the Pilbara will be able to further maximize tonnages through the Port of Port Hedland with potential shipping capacity at the port increased by 40 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to 617Mtpa, an increase of 6.9 per cent. The increased capacity will allow all port users more capacity above their allocated tonnages by […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has awarded a $6.1 million contract to Ryba Marine for repairs to the Buffalo North breakwater over the next three years. The work is slated to start early August once the threatened Common Tern nesting season is complete. The end cap repair is expected to be completed […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mercator, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, said in its latest release that the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) had filed an appeal before the courts in London against the arbitration awards of approx. $7 million payable to Mercator by DCI.  On 25 January 2019, the appeals filed by DCI have been dismissed with […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Albwardy Damen has been awarded two shipyard awards in the space of just four weeks. During recent MASTECH conference in Dubai, Albwardy Damen received the prestigious Best UAE Shipyard Award for 2017. Then on the 16th of May it received the accolade of Best New Building Yard at the presentation ceremony for the International Maritime Awards. […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, recently sent a letter to the United States Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, which oversees the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering, to enlist help with the severe erosion problems plaguing the City of New Buffalo and New Buffalo Township. Signing onto the letter additionally was U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg. […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council together with the Howick Local Board and Auckland Transport is working on a project that will manage erosion and sand replenishment in Howick. A temporary seawall structure has been installed along Cockle Bay Beach, Howick, to minimize the risk of further erosion following a storm in January. However, a more permanent solution is urgently […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The former owner and operator of an industrial site along the Duwamish Waterway in Tukwila has signed an agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) to test soil and groundwater for contamination, a step toward planning a future river cleanup. The order covers the 21-acre Jorgensen Forge Corp. site at 78531 East Marginal Way […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Angus Council scheme to dredge Arbroath’s flagship marina and keep it as navigable as possible is still on the table, waiting for the approval of the authorities. Shearwater Dredging Ltd. has been awarded the contract to remove 12,000cum of silt from the inner and outer harbors as well as the navigational channel. According to the Council, they are […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Peter DeFazio has joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary for the Army of Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds towards operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports. Representatives Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader, along with Senators Ron Wyden […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A £6.3 million Environment Agency scheme to improve flood defenses on the River Humber at Albert Dock in Hull begins on Wednesday 12 November. The work will involve the construction of a 950-metre wall, one metre high, that will reduce the risk of flooding to hundreds of properties affected by last December’s tidal surge. A […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Draft Supplemental Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Decomp Physical Model (DPM) is now available for public and agency review.  Comments will be accepted through June 18, 2015. The Decomp Physical Model  is a field-scale test that is being conducted along a 3,000-foot stretch of the L-67A and L-67C levees and canals […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans have been unveiled by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to further reduce the risk of tidal flooding in the Isca Road area of Caerleon. The proposals will see the defenses in Isca Road and Lulworth Road, Caerleon, improved by creating new flood walls and raising and replacing parts of the existing flood walls and embankments. […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Borough of Poole has been awarded £130,000 to carry out a trial investigating whether beach renourishment can be made more sustainable into the future in Poole Bay. The trial, which is currently underway, will investigate whether small amounts of sand placed on the sea bed close to the shore, between Flaghead Chine and Canford Cliffs, […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    JSC Lenmorniiproekt and State Unitary Enterprise RK KMP “Evpatoriysky Trade Port” signed the letter of intent (LOI) for reconstruction and restoration of the sea trade port of Evpatoria on the peninsula of Crimea, on September 1, 2014. This agreement is the result of the first working meeting between representatives of design institute and the Evpatoriysky Trade Port. During negotiations participants gave […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors, today launched its new magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. As the name of the magazine suggests, Boskalis is helping to create ‘new horizons’ for its customers and stakeholders. As dredging & marine experts Boskalis provides […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Council Bend chute in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing a chute scour hole that formed along the southern bank during the 2011 Missouri River flood. The purpose and scope of this supplemental […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On November 4, the completion and take-over ceremony of UAE Ajman Wharf Project was held at the project site. The Ajman Wharf was delivered to the owner 20 days earlier than expected. Sheikh – Municipal Administration President of Ajman, over ten government department officials of Ajman, and relevant responsible people of the Design Consultancy HALCROW, […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The Transport Minister, Senator Idris Umar, said yesterday that the inland river port in Onitsha, the commercial center of the South-east would soon become operational, reports The Sun News. At the 19th Leadership Forum of the Pilot Newspapers in Abuja, Senator Umar assured that work on the port has been over 95% completed and the […]

  • 29 February 2012

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has welcomed a new productivity record set for vessel handling operations at DP World Southampton, and expressed his pleasure with the progress of construction at London Gateway, the new global shipping port and logistics centre project. Mr Bin Sulayem made the remarks during a visit to the […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Fitch Ratings expects to rate Caucedo Investments Inc.’s (Caucedo) US$180 million senior secured notes ‘BB-‘. The rating outlook is stable. Caucedo’s geographic location in the Caribbean and adequate intermodal capabilities and inland accessibility enable Caucedo (the port) to lead the port market share in the Dominican Republic. Its proximity to Santo Domingo, the country’s main […]

  • 29 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    International workboat operator Acta Marine has successfully obtained certifications of its activities in accordance with the ISO-9001 quality standard and the SCC** safety standard. Acta Marine is the new trade name of the former sister companies Waterweg and Van Stee that recently merged into one company. The obtained double certification confirms that the integration process […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More properties in Roma will be better protected from flooding with approval granted for Stage 2 of the Roma Flood Mitigation Project, the Queensland Government said in its latest release. Acting Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, Jackie Trad, approved the development application following a comprehensive reassessment. The Acting Premier called in […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, Congressman Tim Bishop received the final survey for the Mattituck Inlet dredging project from the Army Corps of Engineers. Over 108,000 cubic yards of sand were removed from the inlet, while more than 2,300 cubic yards were dredged from the fillet. The Army Corps placed 98,251 cubic yards of sand on the beach […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan has informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply to a question that the Government has requested all Coastal States in the Country to explore the possibility of setting up a new Major Port or a new Ship Building Yard or a composite Port-cum-Shipbuilding yard in their […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Unified Command announced Monday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed construction of a temporary rock dike to aid in the repairs of the Marseilles dam. The Marseilles Dam was damaged during an incident April 18 when seven barges broke loose from a tow during historic flooding on the Illinois River. Four of […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster’s new self-propelled mega cutter dredger Helios was named and christened during a ceremony in Rotterdam two days ago. During the official handover on 16 June, Boskalis and IHC reflected on the excellent cooperation between the companies – with Boskalis praising the project team on the quality of the vessel. “I would like […]