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  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the federal government is investing in a major project to improve the harbor at Skinners Pond, PEI. The project will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. This year at Skinners Pond, plans will be developed for extending […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    An Bord Pleanála has given the go-ahead for the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project, which will transform Dublin Port’s infrastructure and enable it to service the economy for decades to come. The project will increase the port’s ability to handle large ships by deepening and lengthening three kilometers of the port’s seven kilometers of berths. […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In order to meet the rapid growth of the country’s export demands over the next few years, the Philippine Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is pushing forward with the expansion and modernization of the Davao Sasa Seaport. The Davao Sasa Port Modernization Project will involve the expansion and modernization of the existing seaport, including the construction […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A team from Spend Management Experts (SME), including John Haber, Paul Steiner and Brian Broadhurst, visited the Port of Savannah recently and met with several individuals from the Georgia Port Authority. Currently, the Port of Savannah is undergoing their harbor expansion project, approved by both the EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers, which will accommodate larger […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    An IMS 7012 HP Versi-Dredge was used recently to create new ponds and canals in the Slevdalsvann nature reserve in Norway. Slevdalsvann is a natural part of the internationally important wetland system Lista (Lista RAMSAR site), and is a central location for migratory bird species. This area has been lowered and drained several times in […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a major program of work to improve access to Leicester’s riverside have been announced. Leicester City Council has teamed up with the Environment Agency and the Canal & River Trust to help enhance the river corridor through the city, as part of a wider program of work to reduce flood risk. The program […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Plans for additional harbor facilities at Nigg Bay came to life two days ago when Members of the Board visited HR Wallingfords 1/60th three dimensional model of the potential project. The model has been developed to allow, in conjunction with complimentary 2D modelling, a series of hydraulic physical tests to be carried out, verifying the performance […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, accompanied by Mr. Gaétan Boivin, President and CEO of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA), yesterday announced a major investment to improve the Port of Trois-Rivières. The project includes the reconstruction of Pier 13, the construction of a new roll-on/roll-off ramp at Pier 10 and creation of the additional storage […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission is further delivering on its top priority of creating jobs and boosting growth in Europe, by unveiling a record €13.1 billion investment plan in 276 transport projects, selected under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). This investment will unlock additional public and private co-financing for a combined amount of €28.8 billion. Along with […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today re-elected James A. Walters of Gainesville to serve as chairman. Appointed to the GPA board by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal in 2012, Walters just completed his first one-year term as chairman, having previously served as vice chairman. “At a time of unprecedented growth and the […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 36th world congress of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) started yesterday and will last until July 3, 2015. The congress, being held in Delft and the Hague, the Netherlands, will cover a wide range of fields related to hydro-environmental science and engineering. This event will provide special emphasis on cross-cutting themes related to […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Ports and Shipping Minister, Robert Goodwill MP, paid his first official visit to a UK port on Thursday, 25 June, at the Port of Tyne. While on a tour of the Port’s 600 acre estate, the Minister saw the rapid progress being made on a £25 million project on the Port’s estate. “The […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Today, the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project went before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works Review Board in Washington, D.C., and received unanimous approval of the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The Final Report will now be released to state and local resource agencies for a 30-day review period. […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A special afternoon program will be organized tomorrow, on the closing day of the 5-day seminar at UNESCO-IHE in Delft, the Netherlands, with two high caliber guest speakers to celebrate this 50th seminar. This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops, partly conducted on-site, in order to […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ok Tedi Mining Ltd. (OTML) has awarded to Dredging International, member of the DEME Group, a five and a half-year extension of its ongoing contract to remove mine-derived sediments from the lower Ok Tedi river system, situated in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. The value of this contract is $220 million (approximately EUR […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Senate yesterday passed a balanced $21.47 billion state budget. The budget provides additional appropriations to the Shallow Draft Inlet Dredging Fund, total estimated funding in FY 2015-16 is at $20 million. It reserves $4 million of that fund for Oregon Inlet dredging needs. While also appropriating $900,000 to the Department of Administration […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Following a new agreement with the Government of Malaysia and Kuantan Port Authority for a 30‐year port concession, the Kuantan Port Consortium (KPC) will develop, operate and manage the Kuantan Port, which covers the existing port and a new deep water terminal (NDWT). According to the agreement signed, the new deep water terminal (NDWT) will be developed by KPC in two […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following a record-setting month of container volumes achieved in May, the SC Ports Authority Board of Directors has adopted a financial plan that includes continued cargo growth, increased operating revenues and significant capital investments. The plan projects pier container volume of 1.15 million boxes during FY2016, a 7.2 percent increase over projected totals for the […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment specialized in solid pumping solutions, has been very busy in the last six months seeing excellent business growth and substantial product development.  The company also moved its headquarters to a larger, bigger space where they will continue to create and innovate. “We are growing big, but always keeping the same goal: […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The success of marine scientists and the importance of their work supporting Australia’s growing ‘blue economy’ was highlighted during yesterday’s Australian Institute of Marine Science Open Day. Parliamentary Secretary Karen Andrews visited the open day, held at AIMS’s headquarters at Cape Cleveland, near Townsville and adjacent to the center of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. “Marine industries, […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Interagency Missouri River Authority (SIMRA) will meet in Council Bluffs on June 18 to hear presentations on Missouri River habitat, flood control and levee accreditation, flooding report from the Iowa Water Science Center, a freight network optimization study, and more. The study aims to identify and prioritize investment opportunities to create an optimized […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A federally-appointed arm’s length panel reviewing the Canada Transportation Act is gathering feedback from Northerners on how new transportation policy and program development can further support sustainable economic development in the Northwest Territories.   Department of Transportation staff escorted Review Panel members to Hay River two days ago where they met with representatives from the transportation […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, recently announced details of a €6 million dredging project, which his Department has awarded for works at Dunmore East Fishery Harbor Center. Commenting this, Waterford Sinn Fein Senator David Cullinane, said: “This announcement by Minister Coveney is good news for fishermen, the local community, and […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredge India 2015, an international dredging conference, will take place on 11 June, 2015 in Trident Hotel, BKC, Mumbai. This event, focusing sharply on emerging opportunities and constraints, will bring together port and inland waterway owners, dredging contractors, equipment suppliers and consultants, dredger designers and builders on a mutually beneficial meeting ground. “This is a time for growth. Depths need […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking at the 4th Annual Black Sea Ports and Shipping Conference 2015 on May 29th, APM Terminals Poti Deputy Managing Director Joseph Crowley discussed the advantages of Poti Seaport as the prominent gateway for Black Sea, Mediterranean and Central Asian trade. “While recent World Bank economic growth forecasts for the broader Caucasus region have been […]