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  • 19 June 2012

    Damen Shiprepair Götaverken aims to be the best within the Nordic countries, according to its new strategy. As part of this focus, Ms Monica Svenner has been appointed as the new MD. Ms Svenner has wide industrial experience as MD for several international companies, such as Stena Recycling and Atlas Copco. She is the first […]

  • 23 September 2010

    California American Water filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on September 22, 2010 requesting permission to remove San Clemente Dam on the Carmel River in order to resolve seismic safety concerns associated with the dam and restore critical habitat for the steelhead trout. “From an engineering and environmental perspective, this is […]

  • 7 October 2010

    The board of directors of Antwerp Port Authority has approved the long-term financial plan (2011-2025), representing an amount of 1.6 billion euros. With this ambitious investment plan the Port Authority is banking on the future. The ambitious long-term plan was presented to the board of directors by port alderman Marc Van Peel and CEO Eddy […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) completed its Container Handling Equipment (CHE) Upgrade Project by receiving the final consignment of 50 yard tractors on Wednesday. The previous consignments consisted of ship-to-shore cranes and Rubber-Tyred-Gantry (RTG) cranes used for transferring containers between stacks in the yard. The CHE upgrade project which was started in mid 2009 […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) are joining forces to build greater awareness of the need to significantly boost federal investment in the nation’s ports and waterways infrastructure. The two groups signed a memorandum of cooperation October 24 during AAPA’s annual meeting in Mobile, Ala. […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The causeway linking Singapore to the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula is normally clogged with cars and trucks making the short international journey, but things got particularly bad on Feb. 1, when traffic came to a grinding halt. Thirty-seven trucks were abandoned where they stood on the Malaysian side, just yards away from a […]

  • 8 March 2012

    For the fifth consecutive year APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles was named winner of both the Category A Southern California Area Container Terminal Safety Award, and the Coast Award for the safest terminal on the Pacific Coast by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). The awards were announced at the PMA’s 63rd Annual West Coast […]

  • 4 May 2012

    An unprecedented effort to restore the Great Lakes will be highlighted in Cleveland this September when hundreds of advocates, scientists, public officials and conservation leaders gather for Great Lakes Week 2012. The theme of this year’s event, to be held Sept. 10-13 in downtown Cleveland, is “Taking Action, Delivering Results.” It will focus public attention […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Community groups who are continuing the long task of cleaning up flood-damaged waterways are set to get a further boost thanks to a new Bligh Government funded grant program, Environment Minister Vicky Darling announced today. Ms Darling said the Community Waterway Litter Cleanup Grants – to be administered by Healthy Waterways – would provide assistance […]

  • 8 January 2013

    As the Mississippi River’s water level threatens to reach a historic low, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) joined U.S. Representative Bill Enyart (D-IL-12) and leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Coast Guard to view firsthand the work underway to remove rock pinnacles which threaten navigation on the river. Major General John Peabody, […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Trelleborg Marine Systems, part of Trelleborg Engineered Systems, has been contracted by Costain, a leading UK engineering solutions provider, to supply fender systems for berths eight and nine, as part of a £300 million reconfiguration known as the Felixstowe South development. With global patterns showing that vessel sizes are steadily on the rise, the pressure […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    At today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) a number of changes were approved with regard to the composition of the Supervisory Board. Furthermore, the meeting adopted the dividend proposal of € 1.24 per share. Mr. C. van Woudenberg was reappointed as a member of the Supervisory Board of Boskalis […]

  • 15 December 2010

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors (WB) approved a US$250 million loan today for the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project, with the intention of turning it into an environmental asset for the Colombian capital’s metropolitan area.   The project seeks to improve water quality in the river’s middle basin up to […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Almost all the sediment-associated chemical concentrations found in 131 of the nation’s rivers that drain to the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf Coasts are lower than worldwide averages, according to a new study by the USGS. These coastal rivers are a significant pathway for the delivery of sediment-associated chemicals to the world’s coastal zones and oceans. […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A clay ripening pilot project is due to begin on the banks of the Eems Dollard in the Netherlands to investigate how sediment can be converted into clay soil. The scheme is being organised by knowledge consortium EcoShape, Rijkswaterstaat, the provincial authority of of Groningen, Groningen Seaports, the Hunze and Aa’s water authority and nature […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced earlier this week that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved more than $48 million for eight new projects, which focus on the restoration and conservation of Alabama’s natural resources. “Alabama’s Gulf Coast is of great ecological importance to our state, and it is imperative we protect and […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Highly sophisticated computer models of the turbidity from material disturbed during extraction of rock phosphate nodules by Chatham Rock Phosphate have shown encouraging results. The modelling work is being undertaken by Dutch applied research organisation Deltares using complex modelling techniques developed at their Delft headquarters. Deltares was asked to look at the dispersion behaviour of […]

  • 12 March 2012

      Illinois was welcomed into the coastal management system at last week’s ceremony, making the state eligible for approximately $2 million in annual grants to help manage its Great Lakes resources. The creation of the Illinois Coastal Management Program comes at the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Coastal Zone Management Act by Congress […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Efforts to enhance Saunders Beach continue as the Government signs contracts for beach replenishment for this popular Bahamian and tourist recreational area. During the signing ceremony Monday, Public Works and Transport Minister the Hon. Neko C. Grant said, “This project consists of the completion of physical enhancements to Saunders Beach comprising some 2,300 feet of […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office captured one first-place award, a second-place award and a third-place award in the 2011 USACE Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition. Public affairs staff earned a first-place unit award for outstanding achievements in the realm of community relations for its water safety campaign, a […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The special transport vessel from China with the first four container cranes for the EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven on board docked at the quayside this morning. The “Zhenhua 23” belonging to the Chinese company ZPMC, which departed from Shanghai on 6 January 2012, spent two months at sea transporting the world’s biggest handling cranes for […]

  • 5 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended June 30, 2010, of $7.0 million or $0.26 diluted earnings per share (based on 27,200,611 diluted shares outstanding). These results compare to net income of $6.3 million or $0.28 diluted earnings per share (based on 22,148,304 […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The first lengths of rail will be laid on the new land of Maasvlakte 2 this week. The first trains should be running on the 12.3-km railway line in ten months’ time. But before it gets that far, all kinds of activities have to be completed and delivered. Everything comes together in the autumn of […]

  • 22 August 2012

    A land purchase and technical assistance by Sound Transit helped a multi-agency estuary restoration project outside of Marysville overcome major hurdles and proceed toward construction. The state Department of Ecology plans to recognize that help on Aug. 23, 2012, when Sound Transit will receive the department’s Environmental Excellence Award. “Sound Transit found a tremendous opportunity […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection have both signed a cost-sharing agreement that officially begins the Passaic River Basin General Reevaluation Study, analyzing and comparing flood risk management alternatives for communities throughout the basin. The reevaluation is one of the 15 recommendations made by […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a total of six contracts since January to repair seven levees that were damaged in the devastating Missouri River flood in 2011. Approximately 30 contracts are expected to be awarded in the district’s efforts to respond to 55 requests for assistance from […]