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  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A scheme delivered by Team Van Oord working on behalf of the Environment Agency has been named ‘Project of the Year’ in the prestigious 2016 Constructing Excellence in London and South East Awards. Having been named a finalist in two categories, the Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme went on to win ‘Project of the Year […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Project was officially opened on Friday, 13 May, by Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency. This coastal scheme, which took two years to complete, will provide improved protection from flooding for around 1,400 homes and 100 businesses along a 2.5 km stretch of the East Sussex coastline […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner announced yesterday that the Lake Linganore Dredging Project is moving forward on schedule. The project is aimed at restoring water depths in the upper portion of the lake by removing up to 350,000 cubic yards of sediment. As part of the emphasis on an open and transparent government, Executive Gardner announced […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fitch Ratings assigns an ‘A’ rating to Miami-Dade County Florida’s $377 million in Seaport Revenue Bonds, series 2013A and 2013B, and Seaport Revenue Refunding Bonds, series 2013C and 2013D. The revenue bonds are secured by net revenues from PortMiami. The Rating Outlook on the revenue bonds is Stable. The Port benefits from stable revenue streams […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency held 9 public drop-in events on the River Thames Scheme throughout August and September 2015. The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investment to reduce flood risk in communities near Heathrow, including: Datchet, Wraysbury, Egham, Staines, Chertsey, Shepperton, Weybridge, Sunbury, Molesey, Thames Ditton, Kingston and Teddington. The River […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they completed the refurbishment of the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s (GLDD) cutter suction dredger Commodore, a non-Ellicott dredge. After extensive flood damage, GLDD hired Ellicott to refurbish and modernize the Commodore, including hydraulics, electric controls and the booster pump. “One of the main improvements was a comprehensive upgrade […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new Waitangi Wharf on Rēkohu/Chatham Islands/Wharekauri was officially opened by Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin today. According to Minister Martin,“This $52 million wharf upgrade is very significant for the Chatham Islands community, which relies on shipping for essential resources, like diesel for the electricity grid and fuel for air services.” “The increased operating capacity […]

  • 19 December 2012

    Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed an A1 rating for the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) outstanding debt and provided a stable outlook, citing the agency’s strong operating history, favorable financial performance and distinct advantages such as deep water. The ratings update said that due to the SCPA’s competitive advantages, such as proximity to open ocean, […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has refinanced its revolving credit facility (RCF) providing the company with EUR 500 million committed bank financing until April 2025. The new facility was coordinated by ING Bank and is provided by a syndicate of seven banks (ABN AMRO Bank, BNP Paribas, HSBC, ING Bank, MUFG, Rabobank and NatWest). With […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Close to 200 barangay officials, community leaders and representatives from national and local governments, civil society and the private sector partners will gather for the fourth annual Partners’ Forum of the Adopt-an-Estero/Waterbody Program on September 24-25, 2014 at the Microtel, UP-Ayala Land Technohub, in Quezon City. The Adopt-an-Estero/Waterbody Program is one of DENR’s priority program, […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites stakeholders — government representatives, scientists, environmental organizations, agricultural operators and others — to attend a meeting to discuss the draft Lake Okeechobee restoration plan (November 18, at Williamson Conference and Education Center, Okeechobee, FL). This is part of a series of meetings meant to develop and identify specific […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A large-scale channel maintenance project will soon be underway at Green Island Wildlife Management Area, in Jackson County, to remove silt from the water delivery channel that runs from the Blake’s Lake boat ramp to the outlet structure on the Mississippi River, also known as the 5th Channel. The project is expected to last until […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The Hussain Sagar lake cleaning and catchment area improvement project began four years ago, but so far only 60% work has been completed, The Times of India reports. Though the state government fixed a fresh deadline (March 2013) to complete the project, the authority is likely to miss this deadline too as some major works, […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum on February 22, 2017, to address USACE policy, programs, authorities and business process developments. James Dalton, USACE director of Civil Works, will provide the keynote address. “This forum provides us with an opportunity to meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ebsford Environmental has been appointed as remediation specialists to work with the Coal Authority and Environment Agency on a project to improve up to 60km of rivers in the North Pennines. Partnering with civil engineering firm JN Bentley, Ebsford will support the firm in developing and executing a safe and environmentally sensitive plan of removing […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Andy Harris, Representing the First District of Maryland, will visit two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects around Smith Island on Saturday, April 7. The projects, currently underway, entail the construction of two jetties to improve navigation at Rhodes Point and dredging the Big Thorofare and Twitch Cove federal channels. These development programs, conducted in coordination […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cardiff Marine Group Ltd., the company that recently purchased Aberystwyth Marina, has announced development plan for the newly acquired marina. The company is planning a number of phased investments that will upgrade the marina. According to Christopher Odling-Smee, Director of Cardiff Marine Group, “the company will be introducing a number of initiatives to Aberystwyth Marina such as a Refer […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel John Litz, USACE’s Baltimore District commander, joined Congressionals and federal, state and local partners this weekend for a luncheon – hosted by Smith Island United – to celebrate progress on the historic island to combat sea level rise and erosion, as well as to discuss the island’s vision and plans for the future. Baltimore […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has published the “Design Guidelines for Inland Waterways Dimensions” which objective is to develop a standard methodology to design of existing and future infrastructures. These guidelines have the aim to increase inland waterways capacity and to permit the use of autonomous vessels, in the future. The new […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International has introduced a new range of MR-5 mini excavators, coming in February to the European market. The new PC30MR-5, PC35MR-5, PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5 hydraulic excavators are four machines with tight tail swing radius and swing booms that hug the machine to help with work in tight spaces, Komatsu said. The company added […]

  • 11 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 5 – 11, 2016).   VIDEO: Launching of TSHD Minerva in Kinderdijk The launching ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk.   Chatham, Deltares and […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the Town of Southold and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, announce the placement of nearly 100,000 cubic yards of sand replenishing severely eroded beaches to the east of Mattituck Inlet that will improve coastal-storm risk reduction. “We’re extremely pleased to […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on the Dredging Feasibility Project that is taking place this summer on Chautauqua Lake, informs post-journal.com. This year’s speaker will be Dr. Elizabeth Moran, President of EcoLogic LLC, who will speak on managing the watershed to control plant and algae growth and the dredging feasibility study […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The town of Harwich is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to dredge, reconstruct and reconfigure the existing Saquatucket Harbor marina in Harwich, Mass. According to the proposal, the town is planing to reconstruct the existing Saquatucket Harbor marina, to maintenance dredge the boat basin while all piers […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    ABP’s Port of Ipswich has welcomed the vessel UKD Orca for its annual maintenance dredging campaign as part of the company’s commitment to continually improving the operations and services it provides for customers. Regular maintenance dredging is of paramount importance to the safety and efficient operations of all vessels using the port, according to the […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) held a ground breaking ceremony today for a multi-billion flood-mitigation project that will cover five low-lying municipalities in Pampanga. This $80 million scheme, dubbed as the Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (IDRR-CCA), “is the realization of department’s target outputs to build disaster resilient structures […]