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  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HKND Group recently announced that it has engaged two leading global firms to provide specialized advice and expertise for the Nicaraguan Canal Construction Plan as the company continues its work on the technical feasibility study and route determination. Representatives of the HKND technical feasibility assessment team are visiting a number of locations throughout the country […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the Climate Data Initiative launch at the White House Wednesday, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan announced the inclusion of a new challenge focused on coastal flooding, developed by NASA and NOAA, and based on federal cross-agency data. The Coastal Inundation in Your Community challenge is one of four climate-related challenges using data provided by […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, recently welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, to open the new Tilbury Training Academy where students are learning the vital skills they need to be part of the workforce of the future. The Chancellor was also taken on a tour of operations at […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On October 17, Augusto da Silva Tomás, the Minister of Transport of Angola, and a delegation of APLOP inspected the container terminal, ore terminal and dry wharf of Lobito Port Expansion Project. Lu Yunpeng, the Deputy General Manager of Angola Regional Management Center made a detailed report on the project construction progress, port staff training […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Maryland Port Administration will host a Poplar Island update meeting at Tilghman Island Elementary School in Tilghman Island, Maryland, on September 19, 2016. The meeting will inform the public on current and future activities at the Poplar Island ecosystem restoration project, including planned activities associated […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch companies are keen to invest in projects at the Pakistan’s Karachi Port Trust (KPT), said the Dutch Ambassador Ardi Stoios Braken during a visit to the port earlier this week, DAWN.com reports. The ambassador was accompanied by a high-level 20-member Dutch maritime delegation who expressed their keen interest to invest in the KPT projects, […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council has invited people in Thurso to attend a public exhibition highlighting proposals for flood prevention measures along the River Thurso. The council is currently developing a Flood Protection Study (FPS) for the river to identify solutions that will alleviate the risk of flooding. An exhibition on Tuesday, 22 January, from 2pm – […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major new flood defence in Leeds, which will protect hundreds of homes and businesses and safeguard the future economy, has begun construction. The new £50 million defences are the first of their kind for the area. In total, they will protect over 150 businesses and reduce the potential disruption caused by flooding for 3,000 […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The oil and gas industry has continued to take full advantage of Lerwick Harbour’s expanded deep-water infrastructure which helped attract increased traffic in 2013. The number of oil-related vessels calling jumped 9.6% to 683, compared to 2012, with the tonnage up 28% to 3.8 million gross tonnes and the cargo handled by 36% to 189,090 […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    To ensure greater accountability, the City of Seattle announced the scope, schedule and deliverables for the external expert review process of the Elliott Bay Seawall Project this week. Seeking a thorough analysis of the project, the City will utilize a panel of peer agency experts, such as public works directors and chief engineers, with broad […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of Cargill and MV Cargo have signed a binding Share Purchase Agreement, formalizing their commitment in relation to the construction of a terminal in the Yuzhny Port. This agreement marks a significant milestone in the project and follows the memorandum of cooperation Cargill and MV Cargo entered into with Ukraine’s Sea Ports Authority (USPA) […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Otago Regional Council (ORC) has invited people interested in the future management of the Kakanui and Kauru rivers in North Otago to learn about the council’s recent research and proposals for dealing with key issues confronting the two rivers, and provide feedback. A public meeting is planned for Thursday 7 May from 7pm to […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    OSD-IMT, the UK arm of Offshore Ship Designers, has been chosen by Samsung and Boskalis-SMIT Engineering to develop the basic design, detailed design and production drawings for a 99 m cable laying vessel. Neil Patterson, managing director of OSD-IMT, says, “This project illustrates perfectly the strengths of the OSD group. We can bring strong offshore […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Prins Hendrik dike in Texel, which is over three kilometers long, is strengthened with sand on the sea side, adding some 200 hectares to the island. As from 2018, Jan De Nul N.V. will build a dynamic, unique nature reserve with dunes, salt marsh and beach in front of the current dike. The project […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jack Markell last week inspected beach renourishment/dredging activities north of Indian River Inlet. The Governor joined DNREC Beach Nourishment Administrator Tony Pratt, Division of Watershed Stewardship Director Frank Piorko, Director of Parks and Recreation Chazz Salkin, Deputy District Engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Curt Heckelman, as well as members of the […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA Belgium recently organized a visit to the dredging and beach replenishment site in Knokke, Belgium.  The EUR17 million Knokke beach fill project has been awarded to the joint venture ‘Noordzee en Kust’, of which Jan De Nul is part. For this coastal protection project, JDN mobilized its trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Alexander […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The number of wharf concrete-blocks installed in Qatar Doha Newport Project reached 10 thousand, completing 28.92% of the total amount, ahead of the project reference plan. This shows that a phased achievement has been made in the construction of wharf major structure of the project, which provides a powerful guarantee for the follow-up construction of […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved nearly $370 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to fund 24 projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk of future […]

  • 8 May 2012

      Before government engineers can deepen one of the busiest seaports in the US to accommodate future trade, they first need to remove a US$14 million obstacle from the past – a Confederate warship rotting on the Savannah River bottom for nearly 150 years, the Post Courier reports. Confederate troops scuttled the ironclad CSS Georgia […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council said in its latest announcement that work has begun at Rocks Ferry Reserve in Wauchope to address a highly eroded section of the riverbank near Princess Ave. One of the key objectives of this program is to address a highly eroded section of riverbank adjacent to the Rocks Ferry Reserve footpath near Princess […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Here’s what industry and local leaders had to say about investing in Jacksonville’s future following the decision Monday by JAXPORT’s Board of Directors to seek a 47 foot depth for the St. Johns River Federal Channel: “This may be our best, and perhaps last, opportunity to become a major port.” – George Gabel, Chairman, Logistics […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The Browse Liquefied Natural Gas precinct at James Price Point has been recommended for strict conditional approval, Environmental Protection Authority Chairman Paul Vogel announced today. Dr Vogel said the assessment of the Minister for State Development’s strategic proposal was the largest and most multi-faceted ever conducted in the EPA’s 40 year history. “The level of […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine have applauded Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 Energy and Water Development funding legislation, by a bipartisan vote of 90-8. The first of 12 appropriations bills providing discretionary funding for the federal government, the bill provides funding for projects under the direction of the U.S. Army […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    If Owen Sound or a third party takes ownership of the harbor, between 46.576 and 74.816 cubic meters of hazardous waste material needs to be dredged from the harbor and mitigated from harbor land. This and other vital information is found in 5,500+ pages contained in recent reports prepared by Dillon Consulting Limited for Transport […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies IADC has announced its Dredging in Figures 2012. This is an annual review of the global dredging market. The document focusses on the global dredging and maritime construction industry over 2012. The IADC aims to be thorough and precise in estimating the figures presented in this document. The statistics provided […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Inspired in large part by the harrowing experiences Connecticut’s shoreline residents lived through in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene and Hurricane Sandy, the General Assembly passed a comprehensive bill that aims to ease the permitting process for shoreline property owners. “In recent years, our state faced serious challenges after several storms brought flooding, power […]