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  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has completed the previously announced study into the costs of its head office organization, which will target total cost savings of EUR 30-35 million – resulting in the loss of around 230 jobs. This restructuring is part of the Corporate Business Plan 2017-2019 which Boskalis presented at the start of the year and will be […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC has announced its plans to cut 1,100 temporary and 487 permanent jobs as a direct result of the rapidly deteriorating market. The company will close two of their four manufacturing locations, including the facility at Hardinxveld and all production work done near the company’s headquarters outside of Dordrecht, Zuid-Holland, leaving the Kinderdijk and Krimpen […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has completed its fleet rationalization study announced earlier this year. Based on the results of the study it has been decided to take 24 vessels out of service in the coming two years. This will result in the loss of approximately 650 jobs worldwide during this period. Peter Berdowski, CEO Boskalis: “After […]

  • 17 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 11-17, 2016).   Boskalis Announces Job Cuts and Fleet Reduction Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has completed its fleet rationalization study announced earlier this year.   The Netherlands to Implement New Flood Defense Standard Dutch parliament has agreed on an […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed was in Dunkirk Friday with a group of local elected officials and community members discussing ways the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) can help jumpstart waterway projects, particularly dredging, in Chautauqua County. The legislation includes provisions that will help New York’s 23rd district with flood prevention, navigation improvements, combat invasive […]

  • 10 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 4-July 10, 2016).   Royal IHC Takes Majority Stake in Tompkins Royal IHC and Tompkins UK Limited are strengthening their strategic cooperation with IHC’s acquisition of a majority stake in Tompkins, the parent company of Modus Seabed Intervention and […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi has expressed its support for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, leaders of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) for their efforts in advancing H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “Texas is one of the country’s largest maritime states, and our ports […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The international company behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship and integrated tourism, residential and casino proposal near Wavebreak Island in the Southport Broadwater says it can complete the required dredging to enable cruise ship access within four weeks. President and CEO of Sembawang of Singapore – Global Project Underwriters Limited, Ric Grosvenor, said the […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Governor Rick Scott announced at JAXPORT that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will receive $8.8 billion in the “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget,” to make strategic transportation improvements throughout the state. This will fully fund the Florida Department of Transportation’s Work Program and continue vital investments in port, construction, bridge and other transportation […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly (417 to 3) approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility, and strengthens our water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    C-Job Naval Architects revealed its concept design of an Autonomous Underwater Maintenance Dredger (AUMD) today. The design was presented by the independent ship design and engineering company at the combined Maritime and Port Technology and Development Conference (MTEC) and international Conference on Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (ICMASS) in Trondheim, Norway. The Autonomous Underwater Maintenance Dredger […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly (412 to 4) approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility and strengthens the water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity and economic growth. The House passed the Conference Report to H.R. 3080, the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Malongo in Angola is currently undergoing a major facelift. A completely new harbor area is being created, and the old part is demolished. The new part will also be deepened to allow access for sea going vessels and the buried structure of old dock on seabed will be demolished. The total maximum […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    House and Senate conferees will be meeting soon to iron out the difference in their individual Water Resources Reform and Development Acts after the House overwhelmingly passed its version of the bill by a 417-3 margin on October 23. The MTD and its allies have been pushing such legislation for years since the last measure […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Construction works continue on the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain, which is being converted from diesel-electric propulsion burning MGO to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. The conversion of this hopper dredger to a dual fuel propulsion combining LNG and MGO is the first of its kind in Europe. Currently, the “Samuel […]

  • 29 September 2011

    Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank yesterday announced $102 million for three Louisiana projects in the Barataria and Terrebone basins, to restore deteriorated wetlands and barrier island habitats along the state’s coast. These awards are funded by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) program. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., Louisiana Coastal Protection […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott issued a statement on President Obama’s visit to PortMiami: “We’re glad Florida provided the President with a tremendous backdrop to highlight our state’s continued job growth – especially with today’s news that we dropped to 7.7 percent unemployment and have created more than 290,000 private-sector jobs in the past two years. In […]

  • 21 February 2012

    LNP Leader Campbell Newman today pledged up to $40 million from an LNP Government to deepen Trinity Inlet in order to deliver access to Cairns Port for larger cruise ships and other vessels. Mr Newman said the project would provide a huge boost and more local jobs for Cairns by encouraging larger cruise ships to […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement after a bipartisan majority of the House passed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA). “Today the House passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 with overwhelming (417 to 3) bipartisan support. After the gridlock that has plagued Congress, it is […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Human Capital, Outlook & strategy

    The labor market is on lockdown since the start of the corona crisis, however the first signs of change are starting to appear. One thing hasn’t changed though: the demand for technical personnel remains high globally, also in the offshore energy and renewable sector. So how do companies go about attracting and recruiting technical talent? […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Committee leaders introduced unprecedented bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, promotes fiscal responsibility, and strengthens the water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), was introduced in the […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure today unanimously approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility, and strengthens our water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A building site in the heart of the city of Rotterdam challenged the currently available dredging tools. Contractor Martens & van Oord needed to remove clay but was hindered by the presence of piles. Damen Dredging Equipment made a special cutter head meeting the tight schedule. The project concerned is a Market Hall in the […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Manatee’s Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads thanks to completion of a reconstruction project in concert with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). At a dedication ceremony last week, officials cut a ribbon signaling the formal opening of the fortified 625-foot-long berth, which can now handle uniform loads of as many […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representative Daniel Webster (FL-10) issued this statement yesterday following his vote in favor of the bipartisan passage of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013, by a vote of 417 to 3: “Florida’s fifteen seaports support more than 500,000 Florida jobs and generate $66 billion in total economic value. The coming […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutra Group, a San Rafael, California, based dredging contractor, has just released these amazing photos of their clamshell dredger Paula Lee and trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Stuyvesant, during the work on the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project in Florida. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dutra began construction of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project in […]