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  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released its latest trading update, saying that the market picture for the coming period would be characterized by continued lower volumes of work and pressure on both utilization levels and margins. Compared to the same period last year, revenue declined at virtually stable fleet utilization rates. Weak market conditions resulted […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The last month’s opening of the expanded Panama Canal was recognized during the latest meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. “Houston is well positioned for increased trade through the canal to and from East Asia, currently our fastest growing container trade lane,” Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria said. “We look […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sediment researchers may have cracked a key to early recognition of coral stress by observing mucous build-up in response to dredge related sediment. The research undertaken as part of the Western Australian Marine Science Institution’s Dredging Science Node found that colonies of the massive stony coral Porites, located off Barrow Island, produced mucous sheets that […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group, an international contractor specializing in dredging, land reclamation, heavy lifting, offshore and environmental services, has just released its business results for 2015, achieving solid performances despite difficult market conditions. The traditional dredging market showed limited growth, Jan De Nul said in the report. In addition, the share of the free market […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Vitter and Bill Cassidy, M.D. have applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2016 Work Plan that included increased funding for additional Louisiana projects and priorities.  “Louisiana’s ports and waterways are at the core of our state’s economic prosperity, which is why ensuring their safety and efficiency is so vitally […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has announced that the draft for the Southwest Pass on the Mississippi River has been increased from 45 to 47 feet following dredging. In early August, heavy silt deposits in the Mississippi River Delta caused by recent high upstream river levels reduced the maximum recommended draft for vessels using the pass from […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has praised the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for passing legislation that funds key provisions contained in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) enacted last year. The Senate Energy & Water Appropriations bill would provide $1.254 billion from the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) Trust Fund to the […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at two separate Congressional hearings, Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) continued her steady advocacy for strong ports by calling for an investigation into recent activity by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and testifying in front of the House Budget Committee for increased port funding in the upcoming budget. At a hearing of the Subcommittee on […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A delivery plan to make Wales more resilient to coastal flooding has been officially launched by Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Since the devastating storms that hit communities along the coast of Wales 12 months ago the priority has been to repair and restore defenses damaged in the storms. The delivery plan issued yesterday outlines how the 47 […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eight million cubic meters have been dug in the New Suez Canal project so far, the Armed Forces said in a statement. “The digging pace will be increased after the rest of the digging equipment get into action,” the statement said. Forty-two companies and two battalions are taking part in the project, it indicated. The […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Barrier Reef is in safe hands with the release of a report card showing a combined effort from both the Commonwealth and State Governments has improved the quality of water entering the reef catchment. The Great Barrier Reef Report Card 2012 and 2013, released today by Federal Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has announced its 2013 business results and delivered an increased profit of USD 770m and a return on invested capital of 13.5% (15.2%), reflecting improved underlying performance but also a higher asset base due to the continued high investment level. The expansion into high growth markets continued, exemplified by projects in Mexico, Peru, […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Looking back at the Port of Portland’s maritime trade statistics and industrial development projects over the past year, two notable trends emerged: increased export activity and facility investment. With the successful start of Ford vehicle exports to China and Korea, increased demand for mineral exports, investment in new ship loaders, and a $40 million expansion […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The oil and gas industry has continued to take full advantage of Lerwick Harbour’s expanded deep-water infrastructure which helped attract increased traffic in 2013. The number of oil-related vessels calling jumped 9.6% to 683, compared to 2012, with the tonnage up 28% to 3.8 million gross tonnes and the cargo handled by 36% to 189,090 […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “Western New York serves as a microcosm demonstrating the great economic potential and benefits of protecting and improving our nation’s waterways,” said Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force. It is estimated that […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Analysis of the number of vessels calling at the port of Antwerp in the first half of 2013 reveals a significant increase in the number of large ships. The deepening of the Scheldt in combination with optimised chain operation – in which shipping movements are managed as part of a continuous chain from open sea […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dockwise ltd has taken notice of yesterday’s release on the agreement between Boskalis Westminster NV and Project Holland Fonds whereby the latter has committed to sell their shares in Dockwise for a price of Euro 18 per share. Dockwise is encouraged by the increase in price by 5% from Euro 17.20 to Euro 18 per […]

  • 4 July 2010

    Allegheny County officials expect the tri-axle trucks dredging North Park Lake to triple their workload next week. The first phase of the $16 million dredging of North Park Lake, which consists of removing an anticipated 315,000 cubic yards of sediment, should be complete in about 10 days, Steven Smallhoover, project manager for Allegheny County Department […]

  • 3 March 2010

    The use of larger vessels, construction of new ports, an increased focus on coastal shipping, inland transportation and government support are likely to drive demand for both capital and maintenance dredging… [mappress] Source: Money Life, March 3, 2010;

  • 3 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Glavgosexpertiza (Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise) has approved the design documentation for reconstruction of the access canal to the Port of Sabetta aimed to ensure safe shipping and approved expansion of the transit passage in 2020-2030. The access canal to the port of Sabetta was built and put into operation in 2019 to ensure […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has been working directly with the Victorian Government with the aim to develop a long-term solution for the return of the Portsea Public Beach. The former healthy and popular Victorian public beach, 30 metres wide and 600 metres long has disappeared over the past decade requiring a temporary sand bank wall […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new coastal partnership has been established between BCP Council and Dorset Council. The Dorset Coastal Engineering Partnership will provide an effective and coordinated approach in the delivery of schemes to help protect residents and communities from coastal flooding and erosion. As well as designing and delivering large government funded projects, the main functions of […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Russian Government has appointed JSC Mezhregiontruboprovodstroy (MRTS) as the sole contractor for several phases of the Utrenny terminal project. The terminal is to be built on the western coast of the Gydan peninsula in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region. According to the RF Government’s Decree No 1461-р (dated 1 June 2020), Rosatom is to ensure […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the Army Corps and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has approved the recommended plan for navigation improvements at the Port of Nome, Alaska. With the completion of the Chief’s Report for the Port of Nome Modification Feasibility Study, the proposal advances to Congress for authorization and […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has received an order for one of their new CT cutter heads with its innovative teeth technology. This 70CT cutter head is a heavy and robust piece of equipment with a total weight of almost 30 ton and is perfectly suitable for the hard soil that it will be applied in. Unique about […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The first quarter of 2020 was above expectations for Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis). In light of the worldwide developments of the COVID-19 virus, Boskalis closed a good first quarter. According to the company, a modest increase in revenue was accompanied by a higher result compared to the same period last year. The order book […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Constructions announced last week that the dredging operations are well underway at Port of Apollo Bay for the Colac Otway Shire. Colac Otway Shire Mayor, Jason Schram, said that the harbor dredging project involves shifting around 60,000 cubic meters of sand which has accumulated over the last twenty years and massively reduced access and […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    To prevent a worsening outbreak of algae blooms this summer at City Park Lake in Baton Rouge, LA, a series of herbicide treatments will be applied between May and July, said BREC – the agency that connects people to parks and nature in East Baton Rouge Parish. The mild winter and warm spring resulted in […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released their business figures for the past year, saying that in line with previous years, 2019 remained a challenging year for international dredging activities. Market conditions have not yet revived public and private investments. On the other hand, activity in the offshore segment increased significantly, said the company. The […]