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  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals Izmir has selected ZPMC as the provider of the most efficient and safest cranes to operate Izmir’s only container terminal capable of serving vessels larger than 10,000 TEU, in one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The new terminal – Izmir and Western Turkey’s largest and most modern – in Petkim […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has published its eighth annual Sustainable Development (SD) report covering the year 2013. This builds upon the wider sustainable development initiative established by BMAPA’s parent organisation, the Mineral Products Association (MPA). The publication of BMAPA’s eighth SD Report follows the launch of the sector’s sustainable development strategy in […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed a Senate Bill to be introduced by Queensland Greens MP Larissa Waters this afternoon that calls on the Government to acknowledge community views and scientific evidence and to reject the Abbot Point dredging plan. The Bill seeks Senate recognition of concerns from Great Barrier Reef dive operators, charter […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The U.S. Senate last night voted 86-13 to move forward and debate the bipartisan Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIA) sponsored by U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La. and supported by 31 bipartisan, geographically diverse senators. Last month, Sen. Landrieu secured a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to bring the bill to […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hutchison Ports Holdings said that today’s official opening of its Brisbane Container Terminals by Acting Prime Minister, and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, The Hon Warren Truss, marks a seismic shift on Australia’s waterfront. The new container terminal on reclaimed land on Fisherman’s Island in the Port of Brisbane is part of the Hutchison […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, recently announced that the federal government will invest in modernizing the Port of Montreal and in the St. Lawrence navigation system, two important elements in the network that makes up Canada’s Continental Gateway. The Government of Canada is investing in projects that will optimize the […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Along the banks of the Cemetery Resaca in the historic Old City Cemetery in Brownsville, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board officially recently marked the launch of the Resaca Restoration Project. BPUB workers, special guests and residents from the neighborhood attended the ceremony marking the cleanup efforts. BPUB General Manager & CEO John S. Bruciak served […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Marilyn Hatley and the members of the North Myrtle Beach City Council participated in an update on the status of the Jim Caudle Reef (PA-01), which is located about 2.5 nautical miles from the south jetty of Little River and lies under about 30 feet of water. The event was hosted by the North […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The public comment period has ended for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s $243 million cleanup plan for the Grasse River Alcoa site in upstate New York, but the Mohawk Tribe is no happier with the proposal than when it was introduced in October 2012. That was two months after New York Senator Charles Schumer urged […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work to dredge a 300m length of the Cotswold Canals near Stroud town center started yesterday (Monday), Stroud District Council has announced. The work, costing £110,000, is being carried out by Land & Water Services. It involves dredging 4500 tonnes of material from the canal between Lodgemore Bridge and Wallbridge Lower Lock. Most of the […]

  • 22 December 2011

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter  secured an agreement from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership that the Corps will conduct a third-party review of West Bank levees recently found to contain significant amounts of debris – such as a used tire, a hot water tank and a shopping cart – during an inspection last month. An […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In conjunction with the opening of hurricane season, volunteer members of the Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance (BACPA), along with government, community and industry leaders, recently introduced a storm surge protection concept designed to save the entire Houston-Galveston region from a direct hit by a hurricane. “In 2008, Hurricane Ike caused loss of life and […]

  • 6 November 2013

    BMT has completed a series of studies for the Port of Liverpool’s new Seaforth ‘Liverpool 2’ (L2) Container Terminal Construction, which promises to bring 5000 new jobs to the area. The new facility will provide capability for a further half a million containers, taking its total annual capacity to approximately two million TEUs. BMT subsidiary […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee yesterday unanimously approved the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. This approval marks the third Water Resources Development Act approved by the Committee under Chairman Shuster’s […]

  • 12 May 2011

    Port of Tyne has reported 2010 end of year results reflecting a significant return to growth following the recession of 2009. With chairman Sir Ian Wrigglesworth and chief executive officer Andrew Moffat at the helm, the port has seen some of the best results for some time in all five of its business areas. These […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, Hemisphere GPS introduces the Vector VS330™ and Vector VS131™ GPS compass products that provide high performance heading, position, heave, and attitude data. The new Vector products are designed for professional marine applications such as hydrographic and bathymetric surveys, dredging, oil platform positioning, and buoys that demand the highest level of 3D positioning accuracies. Based […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Between 29th September and 1st October 2011 Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH celebrated its 35th anniversary. An open day with over 20,000 visitors concluded the festivities in the Austrian village of Nenzing. Such a high attendance by far exceeded the ambitious expectations in the planning stages. The festivities started on Wednesday, 28th September, with a ceremonial act […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Indonesia, the world’s second biggest contributor to plastic waste in the oceans, is in a state of emergency with regard to waste problems. With 250 million people, around 175,000 tons of waste is produced each day, amounting to 64 million tons per year, according to data from the Environment and Forestry Ministry. “Aware of this […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and Anglo Ports, through their Australian subsidiary, Victoria International Container Terminal Limited (VICTL), have signed a contract in Melbourne with the Port of Melbourne Corporation for the design, construction, commissioning, operation, maintenance and financing of the Port of Melbourne’s new international container terminal and empty container park at Webb […]

  • 2 July 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., voted in favor of the Transportation Conference Report, which provides Louisiana $731 million in fiscal year 2012 and $744 million in fiscal year 2013 to repair nation’s roads, bridges and other critical infrastructure. The bill also includes the RESTORE Act, legislation introduced by Sen. Landrieu to dedicate 80 percent […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) joined U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.) in introducing bipartisan legislation to fund critical operations and maintenance of the nation’s harbors, including the Delaware River. The Harbor Maintenance Act of 2013 (S.218) would require funds in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund be spent for their intended purpose of maintenance and operations […]

  • 31 March 2011

    U.S. Congressmen Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana) and Joe Courtney (D-Connecticut) today encouraged Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen to use all funds collected by the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) for FY 2012 dredging of the nation’s ports, harbors and waterways. Maintenance dredging is required to maintain authorized […]

  • 25 January 2013

    Carlson Machine Control’s machine guidance and fleet management solutions for mining, quarrying, dredging and landfill operations will now be distributed in Australia by the country’s premier precision systems provider, Position Partners. Position Partners will both sell and support the wide variety of software products. “We are thrilled to be introducing our solutions through Position Partners, […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has unveiled its new electrically-driven E-DOP dredge pump. According to the company, the new pump offers a wear-resistant, robust tool suited to diverse dredging projects. The new, electrical DOP pump is every bit as capable as the hydraulic predecessor; this development gives the DOP pump added versatility to be more applicable to […]

  • 4 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A key strategy to protect the Great Barrier Reef and create up to 28,000 jobs in Galilee Basin mines has been submitted to the Commonwealth Government for approval. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Planning and Infrastructure Jeff Seeney said the Abbot Point Port and Wetland Strategy would pave the way for dredge material […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that language he authored and proposed to help the Carolina Beach renourishment project has been incorporated in a critical coastal bill that has passed the U.S. Senate. The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that includes legislative language to extend the renourishment period for this critical […]