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  • 18 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a good result in the first half of 2011, with net profit coming in at € 114.1 million on revenue of € 1,250 million (first half of 2010: € 123.9 million and € 1,135 million respectively). Compared to the end of 2010 there was a decline in the order book […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredges sediment from the bottom of the Savannah river to maintain the depth of the shipping channel, all that material goes to a dredge material containment area (DCMA), commonly known as a dredge disposal area. The Corps’ Savannah District maintains seven active DMCAs along the South Carolina side […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals Callao has become the world’s first port facility to install Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology as a new safety measure for use with container handling equipment such as reach stackers and forklifts, after an extensive testing period. Known as the “ZoneSafe Proximity Warning System”, heavy equipment operators will receive automatic alerts if pedestrians […]

  • 29 June 2012

    Local roads, sport and recreational facilities and drainage infrastructure are the big winners in Moreton Bay Regional Council’s 2012/13 budget. 2012/13 budget includes funds for dredging operations. “The new arrangement will provide for a much-needed program of long-term dredging works.” Dick Waterfield, President of the Bribie Gardens Canal Association said. Mayor Allan Sutherland today announced […]

  • 9 March 2011

      Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Egypt: Transport and Logistics Sector 2010 – 2011” report to their offering. Water is still key to Egypt’s Economic health. During 2010 there was moderate growth in the sector and the start of new initiatives to increase internal trade using the river Nile. Medium and […]

  • 30 March 2012

    A fossilised otter skull trawled from the bottom of the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands last year is approximately 9000 years old. This otter fossil was found together with the remains of mammoths and other mammals dating from the ice age. 14C dating shows that this carnivore did not live between 50,000 […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A major £36 million coastal defence scheme from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven is to get underway this week. The first phase of works will begin with demolishing the existing concrete and timber groynes from the radar mast to Brighton Road at Holland-on-Sea and removing them in preparation for the construction works. Once the structures […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    ASL Marine Holdings Ltd., an integrated marine company offering comprehensive services in shipbuilding, shiprepair and conversion, shipchartering and dredging engineering, reported revenue of S$68.5 million and net profit attributable to shareholders of S$3.0 million for the three months ended 30 September 2014. Total Group revenue of S$68.5 million for 1QFY2015 was 53.8% lower year-on-year (yoy) compared […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    For the quarter ended March 31, 2015, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) reported revenue of $174.6 million, net loss of $8.4 million, and adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $4.4 million. Total contracted backlog at quarter end was a record $741.2 million. “In the first quarter of 2015, we were awarded $208 million, or 84% […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group Ltd (BMT), the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced another strong financial performance for the year to 30 September 2012. By focusing on markets where it can deliver high-value customer solutions, revenues from BMT’s continuing businesses rose 22% to £156m and underlying operating profits increased to £13.7m, a proportion of […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Portunus Port Spares and Services from Turkey signed new contract with TCDD – Turkish State Railways for N.5 Ship To Shore Gantry Crane complete refurbishment. After cancelling privatization of Izmir Port, Turkish State Railways decided to renew its facility. Because during this time, new ports had opened with better and new crane fleets. To compete […]

  • 4 June 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to work with the local Boonville community, as well as the Hudson River-Black River Regulating District, to prevent the Hawkinsville Dam from being torn down. Schumer explained that, as part of an ongoing study of the dam’s impacts, one option […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s North American Dredging Summit will take place at the Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks in Houston, Texas on the 8th and 9th February 2017. The North American Dredging Summit follows on from the successful European editions of ACI’s Dredging Summit series, the organizers said. With the ongoing operational and technical challenges in dredging project management […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    With current water levels in Lake Michigan and Lake Huron at all-time lows – and levels in lakes Michigan, Huron and St. Clair expected to continue dropping – the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that the Michigan State Waterways Commission (MSWC) has adopted an emergency dredging plan that will provide zero-match grant funding opportunities […]

  • 15 November 2012

    Canal & River Trust started a major overhaul of our waterways this November, as part of a five-month, £50 million restoration programme of canals and rivers across the country. The programme of essential maintenance will include the replacement of worn-out lock gates, brick work repairs, relining of channels and repair of aqueducts, reservoirs and other […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved $1.2 million in emergency dredging to re-open the Saginaw River to shipping. This year’s heavy spring rains sent sediment down the river and restricted shipping to and from businesses in Saginaw County and the Region. Prior to the excessive rain, the Saginaw River turning basin was in the […]

  • 11 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The just-concluded 2017 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature contained good news for the state’s ongoing program to protect and restore the coast. According to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, the approved legislation allows the continuation of established successful efforts while adding new mechanisms to increase productivity and results. First and foremost, the 2017 update […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Sims Metal Management, located at the Port of Redwood City, Calif., to comply with federal Clean Water Act laws following inspections that found evidence of unlawful discharges of PCBs, mercury, lead, copper and zinc into San Francisco Bay. The South Bay facility is home to one of 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 […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    It’s rich in nutrients, occurs naturally and something marinas are happy to rid themselves of: dredge spoils. Could dredge material be bagged and sold for gardening? Ernest Utsch, an owner of Utsch’s Marina in Lower Township, said he believes dredge spoils could become mulch and be mixed together with other materials to produce nutritious soil. […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Community groups who are continuing the long task of cleaning up flood-damaged waterways are set to get a further boost thanks to a new Bligh Government funded grant program, Environment Minister Vicky Darling announced today. Ms Darling said the Community Waterway Litter Cleanup Grants – to be administered by Healthy Waterways – would provide assistance […]

  • 8 January 2013

    As the Mississippi River’s water level threatens to reach a historic low, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) joined U.S. Representative Bill Enyart (D-IL-12) and leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Coast Guard to view firsthand the work underway to remove rock pinnacles which threaten navigation on the river. Major General John Peabody, […]

  • 28 January 2011

    The President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation, Mr Ole Johansson, has decided to retire after turning 60 years of age in June, using the right stipulated in his executive contract. The exact timing of his retirement will be announced later. Also, Mr Johansson will not be available to continue in his position as a member […]

  • 30 October 2013

    The House of Representatives has approved a major infrastructure investment bill authored by the leaders of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee which strengthens the water transportation network that West Virginia coal exports and jobs depend upon. H.R. 3080, “The Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013,” authorizes significant investment in the Nation’s network of […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project has entered a new phase with commencement this week of the actual dredging that will deepen the Port’s main harbor channel to a depth of -50 feet. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing the project that will be completed in approximately 18 months at the same time that the […]