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  • 9 August 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), welcomed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and about a dozen federal, state, and local legislators to the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, PRPA’s largest cargo facility, on Tuesday, August 7 to laud recent progress of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, and to keep […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Patrick Administration announced nearly $1.3 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. The funding for this  first ever round of Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience Pilot Grants was made available through Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Turnover rises to EUR 1,578 million, net profit EUR 165 million, company financially very healthy, order portfolio stands at EUR 1.9 billion, new investment programme of EUR 1 billion. 2010 turned out to be an excellent year for Van Oord. A solid level of capacity utilisation, both staff and equipment, and the extraordinary tax […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Louisiana State Senator A.G. Crowe’s vision of making America more competitive and capitalizing on the Gulf of Mexico’s deep-water resources has taken a major step forward –the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal Regional Center (LIGTT RC) has received approval from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This will allow development of the largest transshipment […]

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

    As a dredge moves farther away from the discharge point, the pump speed is increased to maintain a proper slurry velocity within the pipeline. Once maximum pump speed has been achieved, further increasing the discharge distance causes the cost-per-ton of material moved to rise, while production declines. Of course, there is always a cost involved […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover in 2011 was EUR 1,715 million (2010 EUR 1,578 million) and was evenly attributable to activities performed by Van Oord’s divisions and areas. The net profit for 2011 amounted to EUR 118 million (2010: EUR 165 million, including an extraordinary tax gain of EUR 40 million). CEO Pieter van Oord: ‘Given the […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When it comes to communications on a ship, the ideal situation for crew members is when their shipboard communications, such as e-mail, the Internet, telephone and other applications, work much the way they do in their offices on land. This is an area that Product Manager, Defense Wide Transmission Systems, or PdM DWTS, part of […]

  • 27 September 2017

    If there is one message that the speakers at the first Dredging Today Conference in Amsterdam on 9 & 10 October will bring across, it is that sustainability can bring business and that climate change holds incredible opportunities for the dredging and marine industry. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, is getting excited. “All the preparatory talks […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Being relatively new to the market, Alia Instruments – based in Twente, the Netherlands – is a builder of production monitoring equipment for the maritime and mining industry. During our first ever Dredging Today Conference, held last October in Amsterdam RAI, we took the opportunity to have a quick chat with Mr Arjan Vriend – Alia […]

  • 18 December 2013

    Governor Bobby Jindal, officials from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Department of Economic Development and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) joined leaders from the City of Baton Rouge, The Water Institute of the Gulf, Louisiana State University and other coastal research institutes to unveil plans for the establishment of The Water Campus […]

  • 16 December 2010

    This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note describes a collaborative strategy with a Federal navigation project sponsor for conducting operation and maintenance (O&M) dredging and disposal activities. A collaborative strategy increases opportunities for securing funding to conduct maintenance dredging and promotes responsiveness to local sponsor needs and capabilities. Dredge-ready or shovel-ready maintenance dredging plans compete well and may possibly be […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging work at the Yuzhny port is nearing completion, and cargo owners are already analyzing its benefits. Enhancing the capabilities for working with capesize vessels will significantly increase the flows of export, import, and transit cargoes. Access to capesize vessels (over 200,000 deadweight tons) provides a competitive advantage during transportation of ore and coal cargoes. […]

  • 3 August 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 three and six months ended June 30, 2010. Commentary Douglas B. Mackie, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Great Lakes had a […]

  • 10 November 2011

    Insecurity, community restiveness, improper land speculation and encroachment into port land, siltation and non-proper maintenance…  (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, November 10, 2011;

  • 7 December 2010

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a complaint alleging that a dredging company improperly dumped sediment from a … By Jessica Bartlett (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, December 7, 2010;

  • 15 November 2011

    Savannah River Maritime Commissioners said yesterday that South Carolina’s environmental agency improperly approved a water quality permit…   By SEANNA ADCOX AP (ledger-enquirer) [mappress] Source: ledger-enquirer, November 15, 2011;

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Law Offices of Todd M. Garber announces that it is investigating potential claims against Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation concerning possible violations of federal securities laws. Great Lakes engages in marine construction, dredging, and commercial and industrial demolition primarily in the east, west and Gulf Coasts of the United States. The investigation is […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP announces that purchasers of the securities of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive, have until May 20, 2013 to file a motion with the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff. The shareholder lawsuit was filed in the United States District […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has presented the latest findings on contaminated sediments at the PIANC’S SMART Rivers 2015 Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Presenting about how to identify, clean, remediate and treat contaminated sediments, IADC on Tuesday, September 8th 2015, delivered a paper on, “Dredging Contaminated Sediments for Ports and Waterways Development“. Using case studies, dredging experts […]

  • 23 November 2011

    Savannah Maritime Commission has been supported by the Charleston Legislative Delegation upon opposing the DHEC issuing permits to dredge the Savannah River, says Rep. Chip Limehouse. “We feel like many environmental concerns may have been overlooked with the hasty issuance of this DHEC permit,” Limehouse said.“It is our hope that we can slow this down […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    East China’s Zhejiang Province has issued a ban on new land reclamation projects to protect the marine environment, Xinhua reports.  According to a guideline issued by the provincial government, “apart from key national strategic projects, Zhejiang will stop approving new land reclamation projects and strengthen the protection of coastal wetlands.” The Zhejiang Province’s government will also […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Law Offices of Todd M. Garber announced that shareholders of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation have until May 20, 2013 to move for lead plaintiff status in the shareholder lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a class comprising […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Law Offices of Todd M. Garber announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of a class comprising all purchasers of the securities of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive. […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Legazpi City Government has just announced plans to purchase heavy dredging equipment for the desilting and year-round maintenance of all the river channels, including those in interior villages.  The City Mayor, Noel E. Rosal, said that the maintenance of the rivers would be included in the city administration’s solid waste management program. He said […]

  • 11 April 2012

      By a 6-0 vote with Commissioner Lee Burdick absent, the Board of Port Commissioners voted to appeal being named as a primary discharger in the Cleanup and Abatement Order issued by the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board in the recent Shipyard Sediment Site administrative matter R9-2012-0025. The appeal will not request a […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that investors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation have until May 20, 2013 to move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff in the securities fraud class action lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of a class […]