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  • 29 November 2011

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal had requested that S.C. Governor Nikki Haley asks her board to give a hearing to an appeal by the Army Corps of Engineers, which was seeking a permit as part of Georgia’s dredging project. On November 10, DHEC board heard the appeal and awarded the permit. South Carolina congress protested the […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    On 15th August, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger than usual as it incorporated a celebration of 100 years since Romanian unification and Damen Shipyard Galati’s 125th anniversary. Speaking at the celebration, the mayor of Galati, Ionuţ Pucheanu, said, “When I […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has recently completed the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has won the next phase of the Koper Port dredging project under which Basin I and the port’s access channel will be deepen to 15 meters by the end of summer. The company has already deployed its dredger “Borr” to the site, starting technically challenging operation under the supporting structure of the quayside, i.e. among the […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord recently wrapped up the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part of Basin I. In addition, a new stacking area of 6.480 m² […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently completed the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part of Basin […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) said Folly Beach will receive $20.4 million in beach renourishment funding. “I appreciate Secretary Darcy working with us to get these funds reprogrammed,” said U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham. “This should allow us to move to construction by the end of October. It’s an important project and I’m glad we’re […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Legislator Ted Morton (R-Cheektowaga) recently visited Como Lake Park in Lancaster, NY to observe the rapid deterioration of the lake. “What I saw was astonishing. The drought, coupled with years of neglect, is completely destroying Como Lake and devastating the quality of the park,” stated Legislator Morton. “I’ve been continuing to urge the County Executive to work […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Luka Koper has commenced construction of a 6,840 m2 storage area behind berth 7C, at the head of the Pier I Container Terminal of the Port of Koper. This 8,390,000 euro (inclusive of VAT) investment – referred to as Dilatacija (Expansion) 2 and 3 in the project documentation – shall be capable of storing an […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil voted unan­i­mously on Wednes­day evening, April 10th, to approve a new study that will exam­ine fea­si­bil­ity of a groin field and other pro­tec­tive mea­sures that would pro­vide greater resiliency for the Bor­ough during future coastal storm events. The res­o­lu­tion to award the con­tract for the study was approved by a unan­i­mous […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Minister for Water Tony Burke will continue to work closely with the Basin States over the coming weeks to finalise the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. The Basin States, South Australia, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and Queensland, last night reached further consensus on the details of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, but there is […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Chief Executive Officer Brian Taylor met with Jacksonville media on July 30 for the first time and provided the following statement. “I am thrilled to be here and anxious to get started. Several people have asked how I plan to turn JAXPORT around, but I don’t believe it needs to be […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has awarded a $2.1 million contract for construction of an L-type floodwall near the Orleans Ave Permanent Canal Closure and Pump facility to APC Construction, a contractor based out of Harvey, LA.  The 300 feet of the existing I-wall between Lakseshore Drive and the PCCP structure […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    No pile driving activities are scheduled for the New NY Bridge project on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, but work on the new span continues. The creation of the first of four new permanent noise barriers continues in Rockland County and sections of the existing noise wall along northbound I-87/I-287 in the area south of […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement after the Ports Association of Louisiana in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development released an economic impact study titled, “The Economic Impact of the Ports of Louisiana”: “Yesterday marked National Maritime Day so this report could not have come out at a […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Nathan Deal said that he wants to see dredging get underway this year on the long-sought deepening of the Port of Savannah’s shipping channel. “This general assembly has already made changes to funding formulas so that interstate projects and freight corridors will be prioritized,” Deal said to the state lawmakers in his State of […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands-based company Van Oord recently completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container Terminal to 14 m. During the dredging, Van Oord removed approx. 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following video after he addressed the Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army-Civil Works on dredging the Cleveland Harbor. Gibbs, who heads a House Transportation Subcommittee that oversees the Army Corps of Engineers, asked Assistant Secretary about the dispute during a Wednesday hearing on the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Hawai‘i Kai Marina Community Association, the permittee of a dredging project, may face questions from the Army and Department of Land and Natural Resources following reports that tons of dredged sludge had been transported from the Hawai‘i Kai Marina to agriculture land in Wai‘anae. Newly released documents call into question the project’s compliance with […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cabinet of Ministers approved to obtain further assistance from China to develop Phase I of Hambantota Port Development Project. The Cabinet approved President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s proposal to enter into a Framework Agreement with Chinese government to obtain financial assistance from the Exim Bank of China under Chinese Government Concessional Loan Facility. This loan will […]

  • 27 June 2012

    The R.I. Economic Development Corporation Monday night approved issuing bonds to buy the former Interstate 195 land in Providence and dredge the channel leading to the Port of Davisville in North Kingstown, reports pbn.com. The Port of Davisville offers 4,500 feet (1,400 m) of berthing space, consisting of two Piers (each 1,200 feet (370 m) […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement yesterday after the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) allocated additional funding in the amount of $400,000 for the Southwest Louisiana Coastal Study: “In December, I received an update from Major General Merdith Temple of the Corps as to the status of this study.  […]

  • 10 September 2010
    Vessels

    On Monday, September 6, Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta, and his wife Ana Matilde Alemán launched the QUIBIÁN I, a new cutter suction dredge custom-built by IHC Beaver Dredgers for the Panama Canal expansion. The QUIBIÁN I, named after a 15th century indigenous Panamanian leader whose name signifies resolution and unity, is […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to remove a portion of the artificially created ‘island’ of sand in the Lake St Lucia mouth area will begin in 2015. This follows the completion of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) study aimed at finding long term solutions to improve the hydrological and ecological functioning of the Lake St Lucia […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Ken O’Dowd, a Federal Member for Flynn, yesterday hosted Shadow Environment Minister Greg Hunt on an aerial tour of Gladstone Harbour. According to O’Dowd, the health of Gladstone Harbour appears to be improving. “I believe it’s not as good as we would like it to be, but I think there are signs there now that […]