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  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    In recent times, dredging activities in ports, both capital and maintenance, have been witnessing a massive demand in India. This is increasingly being driven by the government’s plans of constructing new ports and expanding the existing ones to meet future traffic targets. Use of larger vessels, an increased focus on coastal shipping and inland waterways, […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Nearshore and Offshore Lake Erie Nutrient Study (NOLENS) concludes this month, following a year of research headed by principal investigator Chris Pennuto, a research scientist with the Buffalo State College Great Lakes Center and professor of biology. The fundamental question of the study was, “Why didn’t Lake Erie’s health improve as expected when the […]

  • 2 July 2010

    Two major initiatives are boosting port expansion and development in Australia – one is part of new Australian agreements with China. The other is a major initiative by the New South Wales government. The Chinese inputs include support for rail and deepwater port construction in Oakajee, Western Australia, and a rail line and coal terminal […]

  • 25 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port expansion, channel deepening, as well as the demand of improved coastal engineering and management is driving massive dredging… [mappress] Source: IQPC, June 25, 2010

  • 24 June 2010

    The Australian Government has approved the Albany Port Authority’s plans to dredge deeper access to Princess Royal Harbour. It is one of the last obstacles in the way of Grange Resources proceeding with its proposed Southdown magnetite iron ore project at Wellstead. Only State Government approval for the dredging is needed and this is expected […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authorities (TNPA) Transnet Ltd. is the largest state-owned enterprise active in the logistics chain in South Africa. Every day, the company delivers thousands of tons of goods in and around the country. It administers and maintains railways, trains, logistic centres, fuel and gas pipelines, pump stations and cargo terminals in seaports. So […]

  • 22 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede is pleased to announce that it has recently secured assignments for dredging and offshore vessels and equipment to the value of more than €500 million. This reinforces the group’s belief that there will be continued demand for its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support. The latest projects agreed and confirmed by IHC […]

  • 18 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal is a 77 km (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Annual traffic has risen from about 1,000 ships in the canal’s early days to 14,702 vessels in 2008, displacing a total 309.6 million Panama […]

  • 14 June 2010

    City, port and army folks joined together on Pier F at the Port of Long Beach on a gray Tuesday morning last week to celebrate the movement of mud from the bottom of the Port of Long Beach main channel to an empty slip at the ITS terminal on Pier G. Although the ceremony officially […]

  • 8 June 2010

    Dredging will take place at the Portarlington harbour from next Tuesday to improve boating safety.   [mappress] Source: geelong advertiser,June 8, 2010;

  • 3 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A delegation from the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, headed by BIWTA-Chairman Abdul Meleque Miah, visited Europe in May. The main purpose of the trip was the pre-shipment inspection of the components for three cutter suction dredgers to be built at Chittagong-based Karnafuly Shipyard, whose Managing Director M.A. Rashid was among the delegates. The actual […]

  • 28 May 2010

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will consider authorizing $2.7 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform critical dredging of the channels adjacent to PHA’s Turning Basin and Barbours Cut docks, on Tuesday, June 1, beginning at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, located […]

  • 25 May 2010

    Once again, the fleet of Acta Marine has been expanded with a new multicat of the type Eurocarrier 2209. The newly built vessel, named “Coastal Fighter”, was handed over to Acta Marine. After the naming ceremony, the Coastal Fighter immediately set course to the Dutch Province of Zeeland for her first assignment, offering assistance for […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ZWIJNDRECHT – Within the context of a princely mission titled “Multisectoral – Brazil”, prepared by FIT (Flanders Investment & Trade) the Belgian crown prince Filip has visited today the remediation project of the contaminated site “Lixao da Alemoa” in Santos, executed by DEME subsidiary DEC. During the princely mission to Brazil, prince Filip visited the […]

  • 13 May 2010

    While driving alongside Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula, MS, the average person would never know that just six months earlier the majority of that beach didn’t exist. It’s hard to imagine a beach was just created out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mike Hooks, Inc., and Gulf Sand & […]

  • 5 May 2010

    DHV and South-Korean company K-water sign MOU at Dutch Trade Mission.In the presence of Dutch Prime Minister Mr. Balkenende, DHV consulting engineers and Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water) signed a Memorandum Of Understanding for the Gyeong-in Ara Waterway. The Gyeong-in Ara Waterway is 18 kilometers long and has a width of 80 meters. The Waterway […]

  • 4 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. Commentary Douglas B. Mackie, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We had a strong start to 2010, […]

  • 26 April 2010

    HENDERSON — Dredging to improve navigation through the small channel connecting Lake Ontario to Henderson Harbor will begin Wednesday. The town of Henderson has received permission needed from Dr. Nak K. Shim, owner of Association Island, to access his property before fish spawning was in full swing… [mappress] Source:watertowndailytimes,April 26,2010;

  • 9 April 2010

    Second 1.2 mln TEU terminal will start operating in 2013 and Port working 24-hrs, turnaround time improves… [mappress] Source:sg.news,April 9,2010;

  • 8 April 2010

    HAGÅTÑA, Guam – The Port of Guam is a linchpin in the military buildup — without significant upgrades and improvements, it will be impossible to complete buildup projects within projected deadlines… [mappress] Source:pidp,April 8,2010;

  • 7 April 2010

    Georgia has applied for a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, to be onlent to Enguhresi Ltd which intends using the proceeds for a project to improve power water operational safety and enhance the environmental benefits of the Enguri Hydro Power Plant and downstream… [mappress] Source:ted.europa,April 7,2010;

  • 2 April 2010

    HA NOI — The water quality in seven of Ha Noi’s lakes earmarked for renovation had improved markedly after months of dredging and cleaning, inspectors announced earlier this week. “I’ve seen a big improvement… [mappress] Source:vietnamnews,April 2,2010;

  • 25 March 2010

    ROCHESTER– Despite it’s beauty, a newly formed lake improvement district says there’s an ugly problem lying beneath Lake Zumbro. [mappress] Source:kttc,March 25,2010

  • 16 March 2010

    MANATEE — Port Manatee’s governing board is poised to adopt a debt-management plan that anticipates borrowing more money to improve and expand the port… [mappress] Source:bradenton,March 16,2010;

  • 15 March 2010

    APM Terminal Wins $120million Bid.The Government of Liberia, through the Inter-Ministerial Concession Committee (IMCC) for the Freeport of Monrovia, has declared a Dutch-based port giant, APM Terminal, the winner and highest ranked bidder for the improvement of facilities at the Freeport of Monrovia Concession… [mappress] Source:liberiatoday,March 15,2010;

  • 11 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The authorities in Abu Dhabi are reportedly on track to complete by US$409m project to construct a channel that will improve access to the Mussafah industrial zone by the middle of 2010… [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, March 11, 2010