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  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Redland City’s reputation as a city of islands will be enhanced, thanks to almost $14 million of marine infrastructure projects in the 2014-15 Budget. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the funding would include new jetties and boat ramp upgrades. “Redland City has a large coastal population including about 10,000 residents who live on islands, […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Attendees from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand successfully completed an International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) capacity building workshop on Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI), hosted by the Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration (KHOA). Fourteen students spent five days in the city of Incheon, Republic of Korea, learning theoretical concepts and SDI best […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has resumed Buffalo South breakwater construction operations to repair 625 feet out of the 1,000 foot degraded section, and is scheduled for completion in the fall 2020. The contractor, Ryba Marine Construction, started construction work July 2019 to December 2019 before they stopped operation due to winter […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administrator Rear Adm. Mark Buzby joined elected officials and leadership from JAXPORT and SSA Marine on November 22 to break ground on a new international container terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.  The SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal is an expansion of SSA’s current leasehold at Blount Island and includes […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bournemouth University (BU) is conducting an investigation on how artificial rock pools fixed to harbor walls can increase biodiversity by creating a habitat for marine species. “BU is looking at how to protect species from ‘coastal squeeze’ – an effect caused by rising sea levels that reduces the habitat of coastal marine life. As sea […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $8.5 million contract Wednesday to close a breach in the L601 levee along the Missouri River near river mile 583, northwest of Bartlett, in Mills County Iowa. USACE awarded the contract to Newt Marine Service out of Dubuque, Iowa. The breach closure will ensure that […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, a Houston headquartered construction company, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $15 million. According to the official release, the company’s marine segment was recently awarded a contract from the North Carolina State Ports Authority for the construction of the Turning Basin Expansion project in the Port of Wilmington, NC. Under the agreement, […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a 1.5 million contract to conduct dredging in the federal navigation channel and harbor areas of Rochester Harbor, NY, during spring and early summer 2019.  The contract was awarded to Ryba Marine Construction Company, based in Cheboygan, Michigan on March 21, 2019. The contractor is […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $6.4 million contract on April 23 to Weeks Marine of Cranford, NJ., aimed to reduce risks to landside infrastructure on Gasparilla Island in Lee County. The Gaparilla Island segment of the Lee County Shore Protection Project is 100% federally funded by the Flood Control and […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment will convene its second global session in Nairobi, Kenya, from March 8-10, 2019 in the lead up to the Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly. The forum’s work is aligned with the theme of the assembly: Innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production. Recommendations from the forum […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has just announced the launch of the Marine Minerals Information System (MMIS). The MMIS is a state-of-the-art tool to assist decision-makers in managing coastal recovery and planning coastal resilience projects. The release of the MMIS marks a big step forward in BOEM’s efforts to build a National Offshore Sand […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine L. Chao, yesterday announced $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states and the District of Columbia. The grants, 14 of which go to port-related projects, are made through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Grants program and support road, rail, transit, and port […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., a Covington, LA, based maritime construction company, has won a $17.4 million contract for two dredging projects in North Carolina. “Two bids were solicited with two bids received,” according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, North Carolina, with an estimated completion […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     It’s only a couple of weeks left till our Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference – an event that will celebrate the launch of the CEDA-IADC’s Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure publication – kicks off in Amsterdam. In order to better introduce the event and the book to our readers, we caught up with HR Wallingford’s Mark Lee, the lead […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference celebrates the launch of the publication of the same title. The two-day-long program (19 and 20 November), taking place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Beurs van Berlag, will gather professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of a dredging project. All participants will receive a copy […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Event celebrates the launch of the CEDA-IADC publication Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure. The event comprises a conference and speaker program organized by CEDA and IADC as well as a networking area complete with exhibitors organized by Dredging Today. Taking place from 19-20 November 2018 in Amsterdam’s Beurs van Berlage with […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Global maritime contractor Van Oord has signed a five-year partnership agreement with Shell Marine covering the lubrication needs for its entire fleet of vessels. The all-inclusive agreement was acknowledged in a special ceremony, staged at the Van Oord headquarters in Rotterdam, where Jaap de Jong signed on behalf of Van Oord and Inbar van de […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, has announced funding of over $12 million towards the expansion of the Charlottetown Marine Terminal, the Government of Canada said in their recent announcement.  The Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island (PEI) are both contributing up to $4 million through the New Building Canada Fund. The Charlottetown […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lagos State Government last Thursday announced that work is progressing steadily on the construction of nine jetties with shelter and shoreline protection and channelization of four new ferry routes as part of efforts to boost water transportation in line with the multi-modal transport policy across the State. Speaking at the annual Ministerial Press Briefing […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, the Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has launched its U.S. subsidiary – Partrac GeoMarine Inc. Partrac GeoMarine is based in Houston, Texas, and offers the full range of services and products already offered by its parent company in Europe. “Houston is the ideal US hub for Partrac GeoMarine,” said Partrac co-founder Sam […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Enterprise Products Partners L.P. recently purchased a 65-acre waterfront site on the Houston Ship Channel that will serve as the next phase of expansion at the Enterprise Hydrocarbon Terminal (EHT). Located immediately to the east of EHT, the property features two existing docks, dredging infrastructure that will be utilized for maintenance and dock expansion at the […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will host a Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Workshop on March 20, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The workshop will be held at the SCDNR Marine Center located at Ft. Johnson in Charleston, South Carolina. The BIG program provides grant funding to construct, renovate, and maintain tie-up facilities with […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new multi-purpose cargo berth at Port Canaveral was given the green light at the Port Authority Board of Commissioners meeting this week. Commissioners voted unanimously to move forward with building a new North Cargo Berth 8 (NCB8) to accommodate a growing cargo portfolio that includes commercial spacecraft components, reported the Port. The landside and […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Construction of Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) new bed leveler/dredger (plough tug) is underway at FTC Engineering (Pty) Ltd, trading as Tide Marine Shipyard, in Port Elizabeth. TNPA and the shipbuilder held an official keel laying ceremony for the new vessel earlier last week, on Friday, January 19. In line with maritime tradition, a commemorative coin was […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, today introduced the Marine and Coastal Bill 2017 – a new legislation to provide a better future for Victoria’s coastal and marine environments. The bill has been developed in close consultation with communities and organisations working to look after marine and coastal areas, as well as the […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Government of Western Australia announced today that Round 23 of the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme is open now with $1.5 million available for allocation next year. Local government authorities, State Government agencies and statutory authorities can apply for funds for the planning, construction or upgrade of boat launching ramps, jetties, moorings, breakwaters and new channels […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Genoa is one of the major Italian seaports in the Mediterranean sea. With a trade volume of 50 million tonnes and 2-million TEUs, it is the busiest port of Italy by cargo tonnage. Genoa Port covers an area of about 700 hectares of land stretching along the coastline, with 47 km of maritime ways and 30 km of operative […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 11th Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters conference, organized by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), is set to take place on 5-7 September 2017 in Liverpool. “The meeting attracts over 450 delegates from around the world, offering presenters and their organisations a unique opportunity to share findings and research with carefully targeted audience of […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man Department of Infrastructure has engaged a specialist contractor to dredge the outer harbor at Peel, according to the Isle of Man Government’s latest release. Work will start soon to remove sand deposits from the area around the breakwater, the lifeboat slipway and the groyne. This essential maintenance will support the safe operation […]