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  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 14,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Pedro Álvares Cabral has arrived at the Barranquilla Port and is ready to begin dredging of the port’s access channel. According to Luis Fernando Andrade, director of Cormagdalena, the dredger arrived yesterday from Jamaica and is ready to start the work in Barranquilla. The Colombian river management authority estimates that during the works, the dredger […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, announced yesterday that the capping of the Onondaga Lake bottom is now complete. “The completion of this project to revitalize Onondaga Lake marks a major milestone for Central New York that will improve the quality of life for residents, and opens up additional opportunities for tourism, outdoor recreation and […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria will begin maintenance dredging in and around Werribee River entrance next week, following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria’s ongoing dredging program to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Phillip and Western Port,” said […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Navigational accessibility between South Paray Bay and Iririki Island has been greatly improved following recent completion of the dredging works, Hall Contracting said in its latest announcement.  Cameron Hall, Managing Director of Hall Pacific – the company contracted by New Zealand contractor Hawkins to undertake the works – said his team had dredged a 50 meter […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded more than $217,000 in RESTORE grant funding for the Pensacola Bay Living Shoreline Project. Funding will support the first phase of planning, engineering, design and permitting of the environmental restoration project. Living shorelines address erosion by providing long-term protection, reducing wave energy and restoring vegetated shoreline habitats […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) Rosmorport has just announced that the Arkhangelsk Port dredging program is officially underway. During this dredging scheme, undertaken with the Damen built Ice class trailing suction hopper dredger Severnaya Dvina, around 1.7 million cubic meters of material is to be dredged to maintain designed depth. The vessel started the dredging operations on the […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Infrastructure is embarking on a scheme to protect areas of Castletown from flooding during extreme weather events, the Isle of Man Government said in its latest release. The £2.3 million project is part of the Government’s overall strategy to mitigate the impact of rising sea levels and severe weather as a result […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Arthur is ready to hold mandatory pre-bid conference for the port’s Berth 5 Expansion Project. The conference will take place on Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 (beginning at 10:00 a.m.) at the Port Arthur International Seafarers’ Center. According to the port, the conference is organized to discuss various aspects of the Berth 5 Expansion Project, including furnishing of all materials, equipment, […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles and USACE have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the container terminal located at Berths 226-236 on Terminal Island at the Port of Los Angeles, operated by Everport Terminal Services, Inc. The proposed project would improve the container-handling efficiency and capacity of the existing terminal to accommodate the […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and 6th District Councilwoman Cathy Bevins yesterday visited the Bird River waterfront in the Middle River area to announce a dredging project on the upper river. “Our waterfront is one of Baltimore County’s best amenities and this project will help homeowners and recreational boaters access the Bird River and benefit […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fairhope, Alabama, has invited bidders to submit their offers for the ‘Fly Creek Marina Seawall Improvements 2017’ project. The work consists of removal and replacement of approximately eighty feet of existing timber bulkhead. Approximately three feet of existing bulkhead will be removed at the east property corner to square off the bulkhead […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    With more and more orders coming in almost every week, Royal IHC is making steady progress in all its business segments. According to IHC, the company sees continued recovery of its markets, with further increase of new orders for both vessels and equipment. Last week, IHC was awarded a contract for the design, construction and delivery of […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has just announced launch of the new PC700LC-11 hydraulic excavator. With an operating weight between 67.500 kg – 69.500 kg, the PC700LC-11 is EU Stage IV emissions compliant and maintains productivity and transportability of the previous model. Vince Porteous, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe commented: “The PC700LC-11 was designed and manufactured by […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Quattro Ports grain terminal at Port Kembla was officially opened today, with a ceremony attended by port stakeholders and local community leaders to mark the occasion, NSW Ports just announced. Melinda Pavey, MP NSW Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, was joined by Simon Barney, Chairman of Quattro Ports, and Marika Calfas, CEO of […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of Western Australia (UWA), represented by Prof. Ryan Lowe, and Dutch research institute Deltares, represented by Simone van Schijndel, Regional Manager Australia and New Zealand, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) last week. The MoU highlights the desire of both institutions to increase collaboration on a broad range of research topics, in particular […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new program to manage river and lake shorelines in Cowlitz County is available for public review and comment through May 4, the Washington Department of Ecology just announced. Comments will help in the decision whether to approve the county’s update as written or request changes, Ecology said. Once approved by Ecology, they become part of the […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, in partnership with Jefferson County and the Sabine Neches Navigation District, is preparing an Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Jefferson County Ecosystem Restoration Study in Jefferson County, Texas. The study will help contribute to larger ongoing efforts to improve, preserve and sustain ecological resources […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Scot MacDonald MLC has just announced that coastal councils can apply for NSW Government funding for essential dredging projects under the “Rescuing Our Waterways” program. According to Mr MacDonald, the State Government recently announced an additional $6 million over four years for the program, as part of the NSW […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local partners will mark the completion of Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in a ribbon cutting ceremony of the Justine Mee Liff Park on April 21, 2017 in Boston, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers just announced. The Muddy River project was in response to […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eight Indiana counties will be able to address sediment problems in lakes and rivers, thanks to $617,500 in grant funding from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program, DNR said in its latest announcement.  LARE grants are administered through DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. Division director, Mark Reiter, said […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is inviting comments on the Draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report (DIGRR-EA) for the Tentatively Select Plan (TSP) of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project, Brazoria County, Texas. USACE will accept written public comments or questions on the DIGRR-EA through May 11, 2017, the announcement said. This DIGRR-EA evaluates […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Potential deep water impacts from improvements to the East Reservoir Dam in Portage Lakes will be the focus of an April 27, 2017, Ohio EPA public information session and hearing. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Portage Lakes Kiwanis Civic Center, 725 Portage Lakes Dr., Akron. The meeting is an opportunity for residents […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government today announced an $8 million coastal dredging strategy, aimed at improving the state’s ports and harbors. “These waterways are the lifeblood of many communities and the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government is pleased to fund this essential dredging,” New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, said in […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District is making preparations for a second round of dredging at Jeffrey Lake, set to begin in early May. Last summer, Central removed a large amount of sediment from the lake and this year they have leased a larger dredger and will renew its efforts to improve conditions for […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) on April 4 at its annual Washington, D.C. “Spring Conference” presented the 2017 “Port Person of the Year” award to the U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise for his strong advocacy of the maritime industry since coming to Congress in 2008. According to Brandy Christian, president and CEO of the Port […]