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  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly fifty people gathered to celebrate completion of three coastal restoration projects two days ago at the Falgout Canal Marina in Theriot.  Ducks Unlimited, ConocoPhillips, Apache Louisiana Minerals LLC, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and the North American Wetlands Conservation Council restored more than 2,500 coastal acres through the Liner Canal, Carencro Bayou and […]

  • 20 December 2010

    With Amoras the Flemish Government is securing a lasting and environmentally sound solution for the large amount of sediment dredged annually by the Port of Antwerp – said Freddy Aerts, Chairman of the Belgian Section of CEDA (Ministry of Flanders, Belgium) – when welcoming CEDA members and guests to Amoras after a delicious hosted lunch. […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District (BLFWD) in partnership with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is taking the lead in implementing the Mississippi River Reintroduction to Bayou Lafourche (MRRBL) Project. The MRRBL Project has an overall goal to divert 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) of fresh water from the Mississippi River into […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project is set to become safer with the introduction of Incident Cause Analysis Method (ICAM) training. Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project Leader Peter O’Sullivan said ICAM has been put in place to train supervisors and safety personal to create a safer working environment. “It’s to […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has announced that their General Dredging Course will be held on 14-25 September 2015, at TID’s training facilities in Kinderdijk, a tourist village near Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The General Dredging Course is aimed at managers as well as technical and operational staff involved in dredging operations, such as those working for dredging companies, port authorities […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On December 22, after passing her sea trials and regulatory inspections, the newest vessel in Weeks Marine’s fleet – the Magdalen, was officially delivered by Eastern Shipbuilding just in time for the holidays. On December 28, she sailed from Panama City, Florida, on her maiden voyage to the East Coast. The Magdalen is one of […]

  • 27 February 2012

    There is a possibility that a great deal of pressure might be imposed on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to accept more than 100 million tons of dredging waste under plans to expand coal production and export port facilities in central Queensland. MacKay Conservation Group co-ordinator Patricia Julien stressed that the plans to impose […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Locals and visitors to North Stradbroke Island will benefit from a stronger “Straddie” following the introduction into the Queensland Parliament today of the North Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability Amendment Bill 2013. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the legislation provided for sand mining to continue on the island until 2035 to […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s (CHC) public presentation and review of the Outer Harbor Project was held on 19th May 2016 at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes. Hydrodynamic consultants ABPmer and program managers Marina Projects were also present. The purpose of the meeting was to deliver an update on progress with the Outer Harbor Project (OHP), […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sonardyne International Ltd. is celebrating a record sales quarter for its Sentinel Intruder Detection Sonar (IDS) for permanent installation at multiple locations across the USA, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Over the coming months, Sentinel will be deployed in multiple head configurations with integrated command and control solutions to protect strategic harbours and critical infrastructure for a […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares is a partner in two of the six winning consortiums that will improve storm defences in New York. The consortiums will be responsible for the ‘New Meadowlands’ project near Little Ferry in New Jersey and ‘Living with the Bay’ in Nassau County on Long Island. New Meadowlands will create an area measuring 80 km² […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    WEDA, a non-profit technical association devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction, recently held the 2018 Conference in Norfolk, Virginia. For over five years, DSC Dredge LLC has sponsored the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Best Paper Award at its annual Dredging Summit & Expo. Always with […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) plans to hold a meeting with the regional and international engineering and construction companies specializing on berth infrastructure works, according to Mr Raivis Veckagans, the USPA head. Mr Veckagans made this announcement during the dialogue with the management of USPA branches last week. “We have a short-term plan of seaport engineering […]

  • 10 January 2013

    The Union Cabinet today approved the introduction of a Bill in the Parliament for declaring Lakhipur-Bhanga stretch (121 kms.) of the Barak River as a National Waterway. It also gave its approval for preparation of projects/schemes for development of infrastructure facilities on this stretch of the river at an estimated cost of Rs.123 crore with […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Investment climate in Ukraine’s port industry can be significantly improved due to wide prospects, which were opened for potential investors in the industry. This became possible thanks to adoption a number of decisions related to the fundamental reforms in the industry. This opinion was expressed by the participants of the round work table “New investment […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading construction equipment manufacturer, has announced that it is exhibiting construction equipment at INTERMAT 2012 in Paris, France. At the expo, Hyundai Heavy is presenting the new eco-friendly 9A Series and hybrid excavators that are 25% more fuel efficient. The most significant difference between the […]

  • 4 October 2012

      Sierra Rutile Limited has announced the results of its feasibility study into a new large dredge. Highlights: 1. Exceptional feasibility study economics: – US$472 million project pre-tax NPV110; – US$301 million project post-tax NPV10; – 68% pre-tax IRR2, 59% post-tax IRR; and – 12-month project payback. 2. 81,000 tonnes per annum of rutile produced, […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The dredging industry is constantly progressing: broadening its core activities, daring to take on the challenges of maritime infrastructure development, discovering new technologies… So too is the IADC, the umbrella organization that represents these innovative contractors. The IADC has a new house style, new logo and a new website. New logo The new logo and […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Ministry of Infrastructure will work over creation of all necessary conditions for the development of inland waterway transport in Ukraine. Now the Ministry has established a working group that will work in this direction. The corresponding order is signed March 16, 2012 by Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Borys Kolesnikov. The […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has given the nod for capacity improvements at the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), the flagship operation of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). “Foremost among these improvements is the first phase construction of Berths 7 and 8, set to begin on October 15. The second phase, to begin in […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    At the end of February, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) successfully conducted a three-day training program for the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in Durban, South Africa. The program’s main focus was to provide harbour masters with valuable insights into the fundamentals of dredging projects, types of equipment, working methods and contract responsibilities – […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS has announced the retirement of Jim Horton, the company president. Mr Horton entered the dredging industry in 1984 as Vice President of H&H Pump Company in Mississippi. From there Jim went on to start IMS in 1986. His relentless pursuit of becoming the world’s leading portable auger dredge supplier started to take form in […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    After the introduction of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2016, Senator Barbara Boxer, Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement. “I am proud that this bipartisan legislation includes vital support for ongoing work in my home State of California, including the Los Angeles River and Salton […]

  • 25 March 2011

      Wilhelmsen Ships Service is investing in people and offices to position itself in parallel with the steady signs of economic growth that the company is witnessing in India. Nakul Malhotra, Area Director for Wilhelmsen Ships Service in the Sub Continent explains, “The company sees the Indian market as a dynamic and growing market for […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following an announcement by the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) President and CEO Kurt Nagle lauded the leaders of these committees for championing legislation that moves the nation closer to a final water resources bill to spur […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    During its first five years, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) implemented more than 2500 projects to improve water quality, clean up contaminated shoreline, protect and restore native habitat and species and prevent and control invasive species in the Great Lakes. That work, which began in 2010, is summarized in a new Report to Congress […]