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  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting public meetings in Cochrane, Wisconsin, and Wabasha, Minnesota, December 14 and 15 to discuss its planning efforts to manage Mississippi River dredged material between the Chippewa River and Lock and Dam 5, located near Minnesota City, Minnesota. The meetings will focus on three areas: […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new tender procedure is now open for the extension of the Garibaldi dock in La Spezia Container Terminal, Contship Italia Group said in its latest announcement. The tender provides the continuation of the development project that involves the Garibaldi area, including executive design, work supervision and bookkeeping and co-ordination of health and safety in both design and execution […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal restoration work has begun along the St Andrews’ West Sands beach. The dunes were badly damaged back in March 2010 by high tides and strong North Easterly gales and a substantial amount of sand was lost. While parts of the dune have recovered reasonably well in the intervening years, a few areas in particular have remained […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME was awarded the highest certification level (Level 5, revision 3.0) of the CO2 Performance Ladder, a measuring instrument that encourages companies to reduce their CO2 emissions. Although this is a Dutch initiative, it is the Flemish DEME that has become the first marine engineering and environmental group to comply with the strictest standards of […]

  • 27 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting with the Corps of Engineers/Industry on November 2 and 3, 2010 at the Hotel Monteleone. Last years’ meeting at The Westin was very successful, and we are looking to provide the same this year. Check WEDA’s Website for Registration Details and […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The latest version of the Murray Darling Basin Plan released today has made some progress, but still fails to address key issues important to Victoria. The Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has not sufficiently addressed issues such as sustainable diversion limit (SDL) adjustment mechanisms or the salinity and water quality targets, and their impacts. Another […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is reviewing options to manage the risk of tidal flooding at Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary in Devon. This project was identified as one of the priority schemes detailed in the Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy (EEFCRMS).  Although funding is yet to be secured, the scheme’s […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s largest trailing suction hopper dredger, the Vox Maxima, has started the dredging work for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia. The Pluit City project is being developed by Van Oord–Boskalis joint venture with the completion date set for 2018. The growth of Jakarta’s population by 800,000 people per […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Shoalhaven City Council’s Natural Resources and Floodplain Manager has advised that the entrance to Tabourie Lake should be opened mechanically on April 11th in anticipation of further rain. The Council sent machinery to excavate an entrance opening after receiving clearance from National Parks in relation to threatened shorebird species. The water level is currently at […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner and Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser applauded the local community for providing useful feedback on options to upgrade Coffs Harbour’s Northern Breakwater. Mr Stoner said community submissions had been received following a consultation meeting at Coffs Harbour with 14 stakeholders and a further public display and consultation day in November. […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Last Friday, the first waiting berth for short sea and feeder vessels went into use on the Maasvlakte. It involves the former Tor Line berth, which the Port of Rotterdam Authority has made suitable for small container vessels. The waiting berth was used straight away by the 137-metre “Öland”, owned by the shipping company X-Press […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has introduced the PC210/LC-11 hydraulic excavator to the European market. It further leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation with an environmentally friendly EU Stage IV Komatsu engine, up to 6% improved fuel efficiency, an upgraded cab design and enhanced safety and serviceability. Productivity is maximized and operating costs are reduced. Built on proven […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    An official visit to mark completion of new flood defenses at Albert Dock in Hull will take place on Tuesday, December 1. Representatives from the Environment Agency, Hull City Council, the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, Associated British Ports and the local community will inspect the works which include 1.6 kilometers of new flood walls. The […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes announced $501,700 in Coastal Zone Management grants awarded to 10 coastal communities, nonprofit organizations, state agencies and universities for projects to protect Michigan’s Great Lakes. These grants enhance public access to coastal areas, encourage stewardship through beach clean-up programs, promote public safety at beaches and support local and […]

  • 15 November 2010

    DEME (AvH 50%) signed several important contracts in the third quarter, a.o. the site for the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi Russia, capital and maintenance dredging works in the LNG port of Soyo in Angola, dredging works for an LNG terminal in Mexico, petrochemical and port development in Malaysia and the construction of offshore wind […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hutchison Ports has just announced that a contract will be awarded today for the latest phase of expansion at Port of Felixstowe. According to the announcement, VolkerFitzpatrick Limited will be appointed to undertake the design and construction of approximately 13 hectares of paved container yard directly behind Berth 9. The work will also include the […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging work on the Ettalong Channel, set to remove about 5000 cubic meters of sand from the waterway, is officially underway at the southern end of Lobster Beach. “Further to my announcement on Friday, the emergency dredging being funded by the NSW State Government has commenced as scheduled today,” said Terrigal state Liberal MP Adam Crouch […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has found that public funding of €270 million to build a new cross‑Channel terminal in the Port of Calais is in line with EU state aid rules. The new infrastructure furthers EU transport policy objectives without unduly distorting competition in the internal market. The EU Commissioner for Competiton Ms Margrethe Vestager, welcomed the decision: […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sabetta project (North Russia) was Jan De Nul’s biggest logistic challenge in the last couple of years, the Luxembourg based dredging and marine construction company said in their annual report.  The Sabetta Port is being built to transport gas stocks from Siberia to Europe and Asia with LNG tankers. The vessels of Jan De […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Carried to its final destination on self-propelled motorized wheel transporters (SPMTs) with more than 400 wheels each, the first gate for the new locks in the Pacific side was installed earlier today, marking another important milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Overall, the Canal expansion is currently 85 percent complete. This gate, located in […]

  • 6 May 2013

    The National Assembly called for an urgent need to regulate the mining and dredging industry in the State through the Ogun State Regulation of Sand Dealing and Dredging Operation law 2013, which also passed through the second reading.  Opening debate on the bill tagged HB 30/OG/2013, the Majority Leader, Hon. Israel Jolaoso, opined that when […]

  • 14 February 2013

     U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) issued the following statement after the Michigan State Waterways Commission approved emergency spending for Great Lakes Harbor Dredging in line with a plan put forward by Governor Snyder.  Miller said: “I applaud the quick action taken today by the Michigan State Waterways Commission on the first step in the plan […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday notified Enbridge that more work is needed in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River to clean up oil from the company’s pipeline spill in July 2010. EPA is proposing further action upstream of Ceresco Dam, upstream of the Battle Creek Dam (Mill Ponds area), and in the delta upstream of Morrow Lake. […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On November 20, the trial of self-propelled suction dredger “Tongtu” with Asia’s largest capacity and dredging depth fabricated by CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. (TDC) succeeded. “Tongtu” is a super large self-propelled suction dredger independently designed, developed and fabricated by China. The dredger has a total length of 165.7 meters, a molded width of 30m, […]

  • 10 June 2011

      Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, the owner of Halterm Container Terminal Limited, has announced it will be investing in two additional super post-panamax cranes (SPPX) at the Port of Halifax. In 2012, the Port of Halifax will feature four SPPX container berths equipped, with seven SPPX cranes following the addition of these new cranes. “The investment […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A major breakthrough was made in Inland Waterways sector during 2011-12, when a Tripartite Agreement was signed between NTPC, Inland Waterways Authority of India and Jindal ITF Limited for transportation of imported coal for the Farakka Power Plant with an investment of about Rs.650 crore in the private sector. This has been stated in the […]