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  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio, last week introduced H.R. 440 the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act, which would unlock billions in already-collected fees to maintain U.S. federal ports and harbors. Currently, the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund collects more revenue from shippers than Congress has appropriated […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The management of one of Western Australia’s most valuable assets has received another boost with $1 million in State Government funding available in the next financial year to help local coastal managers to sustainably manage their stretch of coastline. Calling for submissions for funding in the latest round of the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has released a bipartisan draft of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. This legislation will address the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure and help strengthen the Nation’s economic competitiveness. Committee leaders plan to formally introduce the bill this week and […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The XXII Latin American Congress of Ports Colombia 2013, organized by the American Association of Port Authorities, will be held in the city of Bogotá, June 25th to 28th, 2013. Authorities and Executives from International Private Terminals, Maritime and Naval Businessmen, Suppliers, Public Officials, Professionals, and the AAPA Leaders will be attending the most important […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ocean Scientific International Ltd. (OSIL) will introduce the next generation of their Small Field Buoy at the Ocean Business show in Southampton, UK, taking place from 4-6 April, 2017. The platform, which is now a more manoeuvrable 55cm in diameter, also offers an improvement to the high visibility profile of previous platforms, meaning it is better suited […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, released the following statement earlier this week, after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers introduced their updated Fiscal Year 2018 Work Plan that allocates more funds for recreational harbor dredging in Southwest Michigan. “Dredging is critical to tourism, recreation, economic activity, and jobs and we need to dig deep […]

  • 17 July 2013

    DC- Congressman Steve King (IA-04) released the following statement after his amendment to the FY2014 Energy and Water Appropriations Act was adopted. The amendment prohibits the US Army Corps of Engineers from dumping dredged spoil from shallow water habitat into the Missouri River. “Sediment dumping, a practice that is detrimental to both environmental and flood […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The third annual APM Terminals Sustainability Report was released, detailing continued progress in safety performance and the reduction of the environmental impact of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, and introducing a set of Community Investment Guidelines in recognition of the powerful influences that significant new investment and operations can have on local populations. These […]

  • 25 January 2012

    APM Terminals was presented with The Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award for 2010-2011 by the Signal Mutual Indemnity Association last Friday, as the APM Terminals’ operations in the United States were cited for Signal’s highest award. The Halpin Award is given in special recognition of the Signal Member company which has best exemplified the […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following an extensive R&D trajectory, Seatools is now introducing the Carrera E 3D motion-controlled precision flow excavation spread.  “Seatools developed the Carrera E mass flow excavation spread leveraging its proven capabilities in heave compensation and ROV control technologies. The patent-pending spread features 3D motion control, which enables precision excavation operations at a minimum of seabed […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement in response to the President’s Statement of Administration Policy on S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013, in which the Administration specifically states its opposition to increasing funds for harbor maintenance: “The Obama Administration continues to speak out of both sides […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO), in collaboration with the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and the French Hydrographic Office (SHOM), recently held a two-week training course in hydrography and nautical charting for the benefit of French-speaking African countries. The training took place at the Regional Academy of Science and Sea Technology (ARSTM) in Abidjan, Ivory Coast […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana), issued the following statement after hearing of key details included in the Water Resources Development Act (WRRDA) final conference report: “This legislation will directly impact much of South Louisiana’s communities located in flood zones along the coast by providing protection against hurricanes and flooding. The legislation also […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) Finland last week announced a new Agency Network Agreement which will strengthen the company’s coverage of thirteen key ports around the country’s coastline. The announcement coincided with an Open House event which celebrated 150 years of the company. Invited customers from the Helsinki area were able to experience a demonstration of […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Banagher, Co Offaly yesterday where works have started on a flood relief project at the Portavolla Estate. The works, which were approved under the OPW’s Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection scheme, are being led […]

  • 14 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 8-14, 2017).   Caterpillar to Power the World’s Largest Split Hopper Dredger Caterpillar Marine has just announced that the world’s largest split hopper dredger is being built with a complete Cat® engine and propulsion package.   Seatools Presents DipMate […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Dragflow network, one of the most extended, thrustable and successful team in the pump and dredging business, has been working hard in the last two years to develop and market the most complete, competitive and efficient line of dredges. In addition to the three traditional dredge’s designs, steel cable, telescopic boom and ladder dredge, […]

  • 23 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 17–23, 2017).   Boskalis Bags EUR60 Million Norvik Deal Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Ports of Stockholm to construct the quay wall for the new Stockholm Norvik Port in Sweden.   Van Oord Wins Dubai Harbor Contract […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTG, an international company specialized in the design and production of systems for earth moving machinery, is attending the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam, introducing its latest solutions for the dredging market. The main innovation is DMet, a G.E.T system for the dredging market that improves productivity and increases protection of cutter and hopper dredgers, even in demanding applications […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its announcement that sixty young professionals from IADC’s member companies came together recently on at Hilvaria Studio’s in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands, for their second annual networking event – Peering into Dredging’s Future. After receiving a welcome note from IADC’s Secretary General, Rene Kolman, the group participated in an […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The design of a demonstration vehicle that meets the challenges of cable laying for the development of offshore wind farms is being developed by IHC Engineering Business. The Hi-Traq vehicle is backed by a history of innovation. It is the result of investment in focused research and development by the company which is based in […]

  • 5 March 2014

    The board of directors of Antwerp Port Authority has taken formal note of the results of the invitation to submit expressions of interest for developments in the Deurganck dock. The invitation was issued in the interests of equal treatment, in response to an official request by the Swiss shipping company MSC to be allowed to […]

  • 17 April 2012

      ABPmer’s specialist GIS consultants have teamed up with GeoData’s experienced GIS trainers to create a short course that uses real world projects to demonstrate how marine and coastal datasets can be used to support decision making. Delivering sustainable development in the marine environment requires a balance to be achieved between resource use and protection […]

  • 3 April 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter has announced that he’ll be hosting a Flood Protection Forum in New Orleans on Wednesday, April 4. The forum is open to the public. “There has been far too much inefficiency with flood protection at the federal level – especially since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita – and we need to work […]

  • 17 October 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plans for the Martin County Shore Protection Project, Beach Renourishment 2013, Hutchinson Island, Martin County, Florida. The proposed project includes beach renourishment along 4 miles of the Atlantic Ocean shoreline commencing south from the northern boundary of Martin County between the FDEP reference monuments R-1 through R-25. The […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just introduced the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in […]