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  • 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 […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, cut the sod recently for the commencement of work on the Ningo-Prampram Coastal Protection Project. The project, to be undertaken by Messrs Bridge Global Consolidated Limited, is meant to protect a coastal stretch of five kilometers from tidal waves, beach erosion and flooding. The $69m coastal development […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The proposed federal budget for 2018 includes drastic cuts in funding for Great Lakes programs. It calls on the eight states bordering the lakes to fund a wide array of programs designed to safeguard the lakes and protect public health and ecosystems. U.S. President Donald Trump also proposed deep funding cuts in Great Lakes programs […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, earlier this week highlighted the disastrous impacts President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could have across New York State, A.G. office said in its announcement.   Standing along the Gowanus Canal, which is a designated federal Superfund site, Attorney General Schneiderman highlighted how […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Contractors of America announced late yesterday that the Water Infrastructure Act of 2018/Water Resources Development Act – otherwise known as WRDA 2018 – has overwhelmingly passed the Senate, heading now to the White House for President Trump’s Signature. The Senate voted 99-1 in favor of WRDA 2018. The Bill passed in the US House by […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings today reported net income of $9.5 million ($0.34 diluted earnings per share) for the three months ended December 31, 2017.  These results compare to net loss of $6.3 million, ($0.23 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. Excluding net benefits of $4.3 million related to the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has just announced its readiness to stand and support its Dutch affiliate Nautilus NL/FNV Waterbouw as it resists plans by marine services and dredging company Boskalis to ditch and replace 20 crew members on five vessels. According to ITF, the latest plans would lead to the likely removal of […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the recognized and authoritative voice of the seaport industry, has noted some positive aspects but mostly disappointment over the funding levels and programmatic changes in federal port-related programs that were proposed yesterday in President Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget. “International trade now accounts for fully 30 percent of the U.S. […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia today stood by its call for a full Environmental Impact Statement to be done into the land dumping of dredge spoil on the Caley Valley wetlands at Abbot Point. “Calling for a full environmental assessment process is not ‘scaremongering’ or ‘hysterics’ as Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney has alleged. It is the responsible action […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) today slammed the anti-union intentions of an Australian royal commission into trade unions. ITF affiliate the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) appeared on Monday at the Conservative government’s royal commission into trade union governance and corruption. Paddy Crumlin, MUA national secretary and president of the ITF, confirmed that while […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has published its report into the winter floods of 2013-14 as HC 240, First Report of Session 2014-15. The Government must not neglect maintenance of flood defences and watercourses if homes, businesses and farmland are to gain better protection against future flooding risk, warn MPs today in a report […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An independent new scorecard shows the Australian and Queensland Governments have gone backwards in addressing the World Heritage Committee’s major concerns about the Great Barrier Reef. The damning assessment comes just two days before the official start of the crucial World Heritage Committee meeting in Doha, Qatar, which will consider recommendations that formally express concern […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new report by the Centre for Policy Development finds that Queensland has enough coal port capacity until at least 2017, with further capacity unlikely to be necessary until 2020 at the earliest. As the mining investment boom wanes, ‘Too many ports in a storm’ finds Queensland’s port capacity has already shifted from a shortfall […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) applauded the passage of a bipartisan bill that will boost funding for harbor maintenance and provide critical resources to small Oregon ports. The legislation, called the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), gives the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization it needs to move forward with overdue navigation, […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation that cuts bureaucratic red tape, expedites infrastructure projects, and eliminates billions in idled projects around the country. The Water Resources Reform and Development act also clears the way for Georgia’s number on economic development initiative: the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. “This is a huge win not […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 May 2013

    The Newman Government’s plans to privatise ports and to weaken environmental impact assessment, revealed today, will put more pressure on the Great Barrier Reef than ever before, say the Australian Greens. With coal ports in private hands and a lax process for assessing their environmental impacts, the Great Barrier Reef will be under more pressure […]

  • 18 March 2013

    The Small Boat Harbor in Bethel began a month long dredging process to remove built up sediment. The Brown’s Slough entrance to the Kuskokwim River is closed. The Army Corp of Engineers has contracted with Denali Drilling out of Anchorage to dredge the harbor. “Dredging is essentially digging in water. So overtime sediment in the […]