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  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Local officials and special guest Lt. Governor Karen Polito gathered recently to celebrate the opening of the brand-new T-Wharf in Plymouth, MA with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly constructed project. The new T-Wharf is twice the size of the previous pier, measuring at 18,360 square feet, and will play a vital role in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2012

    In just a few weeks, a remarkable new Fugro trenching system will start its first offshore deployment, working for Centrica on the 270MW, 75-turbine Lincs offshore windfarm. Fugro-Salt Subsea of Aberdeen has already run a series of successful jetting and cutting trials with the first of its state of-the-art Q1400 machines built by Soil Machine […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach has signed a 40-year, $4.6 billion lease with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) and its subsidiary, Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT), for the Middle Harbor property, in the largest deal of its kind for any U.S. seaport. The nine-year, $1.2 billion project will upgrade wharfs, water access and storage areas, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2012

    The dredging project at the Dania Cut Off Canal is nearing its halfway mark, reports sun-sentinel.com. David Roach, director of the Florida Inland Navigation District, stated: “The project continues to progress well, and is approximately 40 percent complete.” The project will increase navigation depths within the canal to facilitate increased mega yacht service and repair […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new APM Terminals Quetzal, aimed to transform Guatemala’s port sector by offering the highest productivity port operations in the country, took place yesterday, the company said in their latest announcement.  APM Terminals Quetzal has a capacity of 340,000 TEUs and is a 85%/15% joint venture between APM Terminals and The […]

  • 19 July 2011

    Congressman John Tierney opposed the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill when it came to the House Floor this afternoon for a vote. Earlier this week, Congressman Tierney offered an amendment to the bill that would have restored cuts to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers budget. These cuts would negatively impact the Corps’ ability to […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A loud debate in Congress over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is underway. Without congressional action, Ex-Im will be unable to provide new loans or guarantees to American exporters after its charter expires on September 30, according to uschamber.com. “In other words, Ex-Im will be forced to close its doors if Congress doesn’t […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Al Pscholka introduced legislation to cut red tape and help local governments fund needed harbor improvements. House Bill 4179 would add dredging to the list of acceptable infrastructure improvements for Tax Increment Finance Authorities (TIFAs). “Outdated government regulations are costing our community jobs and making life more difficult for the people of Southwest […]

  • 11 November 2010

    Prolec Ltd, the Poole based manufacturer of electronic safety and productivity monitoring equipment for construction plant, have launched a new machine guidance system. Not content with having the best machine control product in the market, Prolec has substantially improved and revamped their pcX software product with the release of pcX-Pro, which replaces their previous pcX-3D […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liquid Waste Technology, LLC announces the newest addition to the Mud Cat® line of quality dredging machines—the Mud Cat® MFD-1000 Multi-Function Dredge. This new dredge offers the operator a versatile dredging machine that can mobilize easily, perform many different jobs, and is one truck transportable. This new multi-function amphibious dredge can perform many different types […]

  • 6 August 2010

    The Tampa Port Authority is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting today, to commemorate the completed reconstruction of the port’s berth 230. The berth is located within the R.E.K. petroleum complex. John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, spoke on behalf of the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Recovery Act fund and […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The opening of the newly dredged channel in Neabsco Creek was recently made official with a ribbon cutting ceremony held on a pontoon boat on the creek waters leading to the Potomac River. About a year ago, the U.S. Coast Guard closed the channel to boat traffic because silt and sediment in the channel made […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 November 2012

    According to Congressman Peter DeFazio, the dredging future for Port of Port Orford will not be so bright this year. The Army Corps of Engineers says it can’t afford to dredge the port this year, nor in the near future, reports theworldlink.com. The several small ports in the Northwest will face similar cuts. “This would […]

  • 25 November 2010

    This week T.O.S. invited all the branch managers at its head office in Rotterdam. Like every year all branch managers gather to review the past year and make plans for the year to come. The meeting was opened with a special cake to welcome Marcelo Cintra. He is the new branch manager of our joint […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Virtual Surveyor has just released this amazing video, showing how to use drone surveying to support sand pit dredging operations. Sand pits are often wet and certainly dynamic environments. Frequent monitoring is a must, and drone surveying is the right tool for that job. Drone surveying provides a regular snapshot of the water extent […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and the Terrebonne Parish Port Commission have signed an agreement for contribution of additional funds which will result in more dredging and improved channel depth in the Houma Navigation Canal. “Execution of this agreement is a tremendous accomplishment for all involved,” said Col. Michael Clancy, commander, […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The official inauguration ceremony for the expansion of Pier III of COSCO Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) was successfully organized on Thursday, January 22nd 2015. The inauguration was attended by Mr. Zou Xiaoli, Chinese Ambassador to Greece and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras of Greece. Executive Vice President of COSCO Group, Sun Jiakang delivered a speech and cut the ribbon together with […]

  • 17 February 2011

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has unanimously approved a $123 million dredging and wharf building contract that officially starts construction of the landmark Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project, one of the largest and most ambitious efforts ever undertaken by the Port of Long Beach. The contract covers the first part of a $1 billion […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Congresswoman Janice Hahn, City Councilman Joe Buscaino and Port of Los Angeles officials broke ground Thursday on a project that will prepare a section of the San Pedro waterfront for a new public open space and harbor area. The Downtown Harbor “water cut” will create the necessary land and harbor […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, yesterday cut the sod for the construction of the $60 million Jamestown Fishing Port Complex in Accra. At a ceremony in Accra, the President said that the project, which had been on the drawing board since 1965, is now becoming a reality. “Today we are going to see something […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rothen Group, an independent civil engineering and maintenance business servicing UK waterways, has reported a 20 per cent growth during 2017. The growth has led The Rothen Group, previously Ian Rothen Ltd, to expand its team, from six to twelve, and add new boating equipment to its fleet. Additionally, the fleet was expanded from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on a $1.31 billion Middle Harbor project at the Port of Long Beach are in full swing and in line with the construction program. The Middle Harbor will combine two aging container terminals into one of the world’s most technologically advanced and greenest facilities. The nine-year project, will double the port’s capacity and support 14,000 new jobs — while cutting […]