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  • 22 July 2013

    In results announced at the regular Board meeting, South Carolina’s public seaport system continued above-market growth during fiscal year 2013. Container business at the Port of Charleston was up nine percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, with 1.56 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled during the past 12 months. “The shipping industry […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Fife’s updated shoreline master program. Fife’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of approximately five miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Puyallup River and Hylebos Creek in the city and its urban growth areas. Fife is […]

  • 7 November 2013

    The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) Berth Expansion Project, which has doubled the capacity of the county’s largest Red Sea port, was officially opened by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan with the addition of 460 meters of quay to the existing 540 meters. The ceremony marked the successful completion of the four-year terminal expansion […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the City of Vancouver’s updated shoreline master program. Vancouver’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 26 miles of shorelines and improve the water quality of many river, stream and lake shores, including those along the Columbia River, Salmon […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, is considering dividing its shipping and dredging business into two separate entities.  “On 12th August 2017, the Board of Directors of Mercator initiated a study to explore the possibility of demerger of business via restructuring of Shipping and Dredging business […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been shortlisted for the Mersey Maritime Industry Awards in the Business of the Year, Rising Star and Global Reach categories. This success marks a year of significant growth for the company’s maritime business, with Royal HaskoningDHV’s Liverpool office being designated it’s ‘center of excellence’ for passenger and vehicle terminal designs. The company […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of a review process by the Washington State Department of Ecology, the public is encouraged to review and comment on the city of Puyallup’s updated Shoreline Master Plan. The updated proposal, approved by the Puyallup City Council in November 2014, replaces the city’s 1987 shoreline master program. It addresses uses and development along […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Sabine-Neches Navigation District legislation, authored by Senator Brandon Creighton, has passed both chambers of the Texas Legislature and will now be sent to the Governor Greg Abbott for signature. Senate Bill 1137 clarifies existing state statutes and authorizes the District to enter into contracts and agreements necessary to deepen the Sabine-Neches Waterway. “This legislation […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The Falmouth harbour dredging plans could be submitted in the coming few weeks, and if successful could see a full scale of dredging works start next year. This would enable a ship repair firm A&P Falmouth to work on bigger vessels and allow more cruise ships to dock at Falmouth – both of which would […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    IMS recently announced that it has sold two IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredges to a contractor in Colombia. One of these dredgers is currently working on a major government-funded clean up project on the highly contaminated Bogota River. “Our hands on approach to solving our clientele’s complex problems and providing them with top notch after […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    In 2017, UAE-based port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports signed a 35-year concession agreement with the Port of Fujairah, under which Fujairah Terminals, a new operational arm of Abu Dhabi Ports was established, with over AED 1 billion earmarked for infrastructural investment. Commercial operations at Fujairah Terminals were officially kick-started in September 2017 as […]

  • 18 November 2010

    Boskalis Q3 2010 Trading Update – Revenue growth resulting from merger with SMIT – Sustained margin strength and good fleet utilization at dredging activities – Order book approximately € 3.2 billion – Earnings outlook raised to at least € 290 million Review of operations Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. saw further revenue growth in the third […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released this very interesting video about a 160 acre marsh restoration project along the Nueces Bay Causeway between Corpus Christi and Portland. A total of 340 acres of marsh were lost due to erosion and subsidence and harmed the fish and and wildlife that utilized marsh. The […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Since beginning of February 2019, Wasa Dredging’s backhoe dredger Optimus, self propelled split hopper barges Boann and Sinann are working together with the self propelled split hopper barge Johannes de Rijke in the Lithuanian Port of Klaipeda. The dredging work is being performed as part of the Port of Klaipeda’s reconstruction program, aimed to result […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to a restoration plan development workshop for the Silver Springs Group and Silver River. This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 24, at Marion County Growth Services, 2710 East Silver Springs Boulevard, Ocala, Florida. “Silver Springs is […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) announced the addition of Ms. Melisa Reiter as Regional Manager in the Tampa Bay area. Ms. Reiter will work closely with CSA’s scientific and business development staff to assist in the growth and diversification of CSA services along Florida’s west coast. In addition to expanding the client base, she will […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of the House Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee, said the signed Army Corps of Engineers Chiefs Report means a path is paved for congressional approval of JAXPORT dredging. “What a ‘giant step’ forward for the Northeast Florida economy,” said Crenshaw after learning that the Chiefs Report had been signed. […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Port of Charlottetown has applied for federal and provincial funding to remove silt and other materials from the harbor, informs the CBC/Radio-Canada. The port plans to conduct this dredging scheme in order to eventually extend the harbor’s berth to accommodate two cruise ships at the same time. Corryn Clemence, the port’s business development […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A consultation draft of the Research and information priorities for estuary management in southwest Western Australia report has been released by the WAMSI Estuaries Science Steering Group. The report presents a prioritization of the science and monitoring needs for southwest estuary management and has been prepared through consultation with estuary managers and researchers. The purpose […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bahrain LNG has just announced that GS Engineering & Construction and SixConstruct will begin the offshore construction works for the Bahrain LNG import terminal this month. Construction operations will last up to February 2019, and will include a significant amount of dredging works, construction of the breakwater and ground piling works for the LNG jetty […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Saturday, DEME Group’s two vessels, the Innovation and Congo River, were used as the stage for a corporate event in Antwerp. The company moored jack-up vessel Innovation and trailing suction hopper dredger Congo River in Antwerp in order to celebrate the recent “Company of the Year 2015” (Onderneming van het Jaar) award. It was an unique experience for […]

  • 13 March 2014

    Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) India has announced the appointment of Mr. A. Rajendra Managing Director, Dharti Dredging and Infrastructure Ltd, India as the new Chairman of the EADA (India) for 2014-2016. Mr. A. Rajendra, who has gained extensive experience as a CEO, in which he led significant projects in the areas of strategy, growth, transformation […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed the main contractor for the £25 million extension of Riverside Quay, the Port’s multifunctional deep-sea facility at South Shields. The main contract for over 300m of quay work includes a 125m quay extension, an upgrade of 118m of existing quay and 90m of quay wall renewal at the former […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A series of marine studies are being rolled out this month to support the planning of the Port of Hastings Development Project. Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced this today and said that the studies demonstrated the thorough process the Port of Hastings Development Authority is taking to progress planning of the project and develop […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, operator of the country’s busiest port, still projects growth in its business for next year despite the gloomy global economy. Its chief executive officer Ruben Emir Gnanalingam said despite the global economic crisis and news of the European economy in recession, consumption worldwide was still increasing. Therefore, he said, Westports’ cargo […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbour Board’s annual results have revealed record vessel activity in 2012 and record levels of cargo passing through the port. Overall vessel tonnage handled by the port increased by eight per cent, from 25.91 million tonnes in 2011, to 28.19 million tonnes in 2012. The Harbour also saw an eight per cent increase in […]