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  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has introduced a plan to invite bidders for inspection, maintenance, troubleshoot, analysis, overhaul and repair to the three government owned, marine diesel ship service generator engines installed aboard the vessel Dredge Wheeler. The engines are Caterpillar, model 3516, with a rated speed of 1200 RPM, arrangement […]

  • 23 May 2012

    During the Seawork Awards Dinner on 22 May, Kommer Damen was awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Arnout Damen, COO of Damen Shipyards Group, accepted the inaugural award on behalf of his father from Caroline Dinenage, MP for Gosport, Stubbington, Lee-on-the-Solent and Hill Head. After working in the family business, Kommer Damen set up his […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WeSubsea has introduced brand new 4” High Capacity (HC) Titanium ROV Dredger, designed with a focus on performance, light weight and ease of use to the operator. The highly efficient dredger is supplied ready to be mounted on to the ROV with WeSubsea’s all new compact light weight back flush system for quick and easy operation. […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens will introduce a bill to ban offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef today, as new research shows the government is effectively subsidising the Abbot Point sludge dumping by $1 billion. “The government is letting 5 million tonnes of dredging sediment be dumped in the Reef for the big mining companies at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Many developing countries have no adequate tools for an efficient flood risk management. With the increasing availability of large scale datasets, and new generations of weather and flood forecasting models, tools for assessing floods risk at the large scale are currently being developed. Recently, Deltares developed Global Flood Risk with IMAGE Scenarios (GLOFRIS). Increase or […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Reps. Steve Israel (D–NY) and Rosa DeLauro (D–CT) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation to protect Long Island Sound. The Long Island Sound Stewardship and Restoration Act will advance the protection and restoration of this key estuary. They were joined by local environmental groups, including the New York and Connecticut […]

  • 31 March 2011

    On 8 March 2011 IRO and CEDA (Central Dredging Association) organized a successful joint members meeting. Around 225 participants listened to what the 4 large dredging companies Boskalis, Jan de Nul, Tideway and Van Oord had to say about their latest developments and their view on the contribution from the dredging industry to the oil […]

  • 8 April 2014

    Konecranes introduces its first product especially developed for the emerging markets – the BOXHUNTER container handling crane. The product is a completely new type of RTG that will give the company access to a new market segment. The launch is the first step in one of Konecranes’ main strategies – developing new mid-priced products especially […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Along the banks of the Cemetery Resaca in the historic Old City Cemetery in Brownsville, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) officially recently marked the launch of the Resaca Restoration Project. BPUB General Manager & CEO John S. Bruciak served as master of ceremonies at the event, introducing various key officials to speak about the […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s largest freight gateway Port of Tauranga today announced that they are on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one million containers across its wharves in a single year. The port also announced a strong 8.5% improvement in Group half year net profit to $41.9 million from […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE San Francisco District will hold a public meeting Friday, July 19, at the Federal Building located at 90, 7th Street in San Francisco to introduce additional details about the process for completing a Dredge Material Management Plan or DMMP.   USACE’s mission to maintain safe and efficient navigation in the San Francisco Bay has […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fugro has added cable-lay services to trenching for offshore windfarm and tidal energy sectors. The company has equipped its trenching vessel, Fugro Saltire, with a compact, custom-made, cable-lay spread that comprises a reel drive system to store the cables, a tensioner to lay them, twin winches and a quadrant deployment system on rails. The equipment […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has invited public input on the Jeorse Park Beach Section 506 Great Lakes Fishery & Ecosystem Restoration Study Draft Detailed Project Report & Integrated Environmental Assessment. Jeorse Park Beach, owned and operated by the City of East Chicago, is located along the Lake Michigan shoreline just southeast of Indiana […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has just introduced a plan which includes £1.8 million worth of improvements to the historic network of canals across the West Midlands. The work, needed to preserve and protect the 383 miles of waterway in the West Midlands region, is due to start in November and be completed by the […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International introduced the new HB215LC-2 hybrid hydraulic excavator to the European market. This is a third generation hybrid model, with an increased operating weight of 22.550 kg and a bucket capacity of 1.68 m³. Yoshihiro Kobayashi, product manager for hybrid excavators at Komatsu Europe, said: “The new HB215LC-2 will now provide Komatsu customers […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, introduced a bipartisan amendment in the House of Representatives to ensure that funds for harbor maintenance are used as intended and not diverted for other purposes. The amendment, co-authored by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI), was passed unanimously by a voice vote. “The Harbor Maintenance Trust […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne Marine has introduced the Teledyne PDS software suite, a new software package with enhanced capabilities over the former PDS2000. Teledyne PDS is now a 64-bit Windows version offering faster performance, optimized memory management and better feature utilization. Teledyne PDS is a multipurpose software platform and supports a wide range of tasks within hydrography, dredge […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The schemes on the River Blackwater at Bocking have been designed to reduce erosion and flood risk, improve fish habitat and the overall ecology of the river. The first project, led by the Environment Agency, began in April 2014, and work was carried out over a 2 week period in March 2015. The latest scheme, […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Multi beam sounder manufacturer WASSP Ltd of Auckland, New Zealand, has introduced the first WASSP S3, an entry level multi beam sonar. The new S3 is purpose built for the survey and mapping market. The product is shipped with WASSP software for 2D/3D mapping and Polar view. ENL Group Managing Director, Gareth Hodson, said: “The new S3 […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Ltd. announced that Komatsu Shantui Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of medium-sized hydraulic excavators in Shandong, China, has received the Deming Prize for 2013. Komatsu Shantui was established jointly by Shantui Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., Komatsu, Komatsu (China) Ltd. and Sumitomo Corporation in 1995. The Chinese construction equipment market is especially noted […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group and Rosmorport have entered into a partnership agreement for the development of shipbuilding facilities in Russia. The two companies signed an Agreement of Intent during the X International Forum “Transport Week 2016”, said Rosmorport in a release. In the release, Rosmorport added that it intends to attract Damen for the development of […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    During the Minister of Infrastructure Jernej Vrtovec’s recent visit to the Port of Koper, the management board of Luka Koper has introduced the latest info about their ongoing and future infrastructural projects to the minister. The ministerial delegation took an overview, among other things, of the construction of the new garage, the almost completed ro-ro […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District has just introduced plans to conduct the Grays Harbor maintenance dredging program in the outer harbor on June 6, with the Corps’ hopper dredger Essayons. “The Essayons is scheduled to arrive on or about June 6 at 7 p.m. and will dredge through approximately June 18 (exact […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has just introduced a complete new range 30/35 ton class amphibious machine. The WK 300 NG-5 is the first excavator equipped with the latest Tier4 Scania motor with an engine power of 270 PK, the company said in its announcement. The machine has a […]