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  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    ELIS SEIS Public meeting scheduled for today in New York has been postponed due to the recovery efforts in Long Island. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) jointly regulate dredged material disposal under federal authorities provided by section 404 of the Clean Water Act and section 103 […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Van Oord and Besix have been awarded a contract to widen Rotterdam’s Amazonehaven seaport. The project involves design and construct. Widening the seaport will make vessel traffic control safer and more efficient. The works will involve constructing a 1000 m quay wall, demolishing a 950 m quay wall, carrying out earthworks, installing a sinking mattress, […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 27, with the joint effort of all the employees of the Qatar Doha New Port Project Department, Node C was completed on schedule, which laid a solid foundation for the completion on schedule of the whole project. Since its commencement, Doha New Port Project has experienced a lot of difficulties. All the people […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deputy Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani last month officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project. The New Port Project Steering Committee awarded MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company Q.S.C.) approx. €1 billion contract for the dredging and construction of the approach channel part for […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA Dredging Management Commission (DMC) had a busy agenda for their 8th meeting recently, taking place at the premises of the Corporate Member Femern A/S. Amongst the subjects discussed were their proposed outputs for the rest of the year. DMC will follow the CEDA Checklist for Successful Dredging Management (published in November 2017 and available free of […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    An exciting joint venture between PrimePort Timaru and Port of Tauranga creates the opportunity to deliver huge benefits to the community and transform trading opportunities for the South Canterbury region, says port chairman Roger Gower. The agreement, which remains subject to local community consultation, will have far‐reaching positive economic and social impacts for the region, […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The vision for a new authority overseeing the progress of Somerset’s Flood Action Plan has been backed by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet. Senior County Councillors have endorsed proposals for a new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). The SRA’s reason-to-be would be to reduce the likelihood, duration and impact of flooding in the County. Somerset County Council […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian unit of the Belgium-based contractor BESIX has been awarded an LNG berth marine structure deal for the Shell-led LNG Canada project in Kitimat, British Columbia. BESIX Canada, together with its joint venture partner Vancouver Pile Driving (Vanpile), has been hired by the project’s EPC contractor JGC-Fluor JV. Works include the construction of a […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) are continuing to remove rock material as part of the project to deepen the Delaware River from 40 to 45 feet. USACE has just released the latest photos of the GLDD’s mechanical dredger New York – taken during the rock […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Deltares. The first joint project of KICT and Deltares is entitled ‘the interaction between vegetation patchiness and river hydraulics: linking field, flume and model to reduce uncertainties in predictions’. In this project large unscaled flume experiments with natural […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works are progressing well at the Peterhead Harbor deepening project, McLaughlin & Harvey reported today. The company, together with joint venture partner Boskalis Westminster, is carrying out strengthening and deepening of quay walls within the port. The project also includes 430,556sqft land reclamation with revetment, widening of the harbor entrance, and demolition works. The harbor […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, on its website today posted a copy of its draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Souris Basin, North Dakota, Flood Risk Management project. The purpose of the feasibility study is to assess the interconnected system of reservoirs, levees and channels within this […]

  • 1 May 2012

    PT Hutchison Ports Indonesia (HPI) has announced that it plans to invest US$100 million in the expansion of the Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta, reports Port Technology. The $100 million expansion project will increase the capacity of JICT to 2.8 million TEU and the neighboring Koja Terminal to 1 million […]

  • 20 December 2010

    MerweOord B.V. (Gorinchem), the investment company of the Van Oord family, and NPM Capital N.V. (Amsterdam), both shareholder in Van Oord nv, have informed Van Oord to have reached an agreement on the transfer of the 27,5% share in Van Oord nv held by NPM Capital to MerweOord B.V. The MerweOord interest in Van Oord […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has been awarded a two year coast protection scheme contract by Fylde Council following a competitive tender. The scheme will include detailed design and construction of new coastal defenses from Fairhaven to Church Scar. The €19.5 million contract will provide new coast protection at Fairhaven […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony for new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘DC Orisant’ took place yesterday, Reimerswaal Dredging said in its latest announcement.  Launching of this TSHD is planned for the end of the year, according to the Dutch based dredging contractor. The new vessel, being built by Royal IHC for joint venture […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato-Tainui has signed a new Waikato River agreement with Waikato Regional Council, formalising an already closely working relationship over river co-management. The joint management agreement (JMA), signed at the Ferrybank in Hamilton, is a feature of the iwi river co-management arrangements with the Crown under the Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act 2010. The […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd and Murchison Metals Ltd, the joint venture partners of Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR), have confirmed their confidence and commitment to the development of the new 45 mtpa deep water port at Oakajee and the 570 km rail project to Western Australia’s mid-west mines following a detailed review of the project’s […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has inked a memorandum of understanding with WAPCOS Limited to jointly identify suitable future projects and carry out geotechnical investigation and engineering consultancy in fields like water resources, power and infrastructure, and port and harbor dredging. The other areas include shallow water dredging, beach nourishment, lake rehabilitation, flood […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) received yesterday a delegation from Port Everglades led by Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief and Deputy Port Director Glenn Wiltshire. During the meeting, the Panama Canal Administrator provided an update on the Expansion Program and its impact on U.S. East Coast ports. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Port Everglades […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme are now complete, according to the Fylde Council. VBA – a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – worked together with Fylde Council on this £22m coastal protection scheme along the Fylde coast. Under the project, the contractor replaced the […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The ACCROPODE II armor layer works on a breakwater at the new Deep Water Port of Kuantan in Malaysia are set to be completed by the end of the year by the joint venture IJM-CHEC, Concrete Layer Innovations (CLI) announced today. The owner’s representative ECERDC has requested CLI to implement a Compliance Certificate Procedure aiming […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, June 28th, marked the official start of work on a major Environment Agency flood scheme for the town of Burton-upon-Trent. The £30 million project will reduce flood risk for 5,500 properties currently facing possible flooding from the River Trent, including 4,500 homes and 1,000 businesses. The project – funded by the Government with […]

  • 3 April 2012

    Based on the improvements in performance, the Paradip Port Trust draws up ambitious plans to raise its capacity to 251 mt by 2020 and to set up a satellite port in Odisha, according to The Economic Times. Thanks to mechanization and deepening of navigation channels, the Paradip Port raised its capacity to 80 mt per […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord and joint venture partner Royal Boskalis Westminster have won a major land reclamation contract in Indonesia. The contract, awarded by the PT Muara Wisesa Samudra, includes design and construction of the artificial island under the Dredging and Land Development Project for Pluit City off the coast of Jakarta. The contract has a value […]