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  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates said in their latest release that Vito C. Melilli, P.E. has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager in their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction of projects along Lake Erie and the Lake […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    In a Change of Command ceremony earlier this week in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. William M. Conde. Presiding over the ceremony was Maj. Gen. Kent Savre, Commanding General at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Heinen & Hopman announced recently that it will supply the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) for a new, custom-built Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), to be built by Royal IHC for the Administración Nacional de Puertos in Montevideo, Uruguay. The basic design and detailed engineering of the vessel will be supplied by IHC’s head […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Thomas D. Asbery assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on June 8, 2017. Colonel David A. Caldwell, who has commanded the district since June 2015, relinquished command at a ceremony held at Castle Williams on Governor’s Island. Colonel Asbery’s previous assignments […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Coastal Program has announced five new projects to promote flood hazard preparedness and resilience in New Hampshire communities along the Atlantic Coast and Great Bay estuary. Together, these projects mobilize over $521,000 to focus on municipal and state coastal resilience planning and make available dedicated resources and […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, inaugurated the official development of a new runway at Velana International Airport (VIA) in Hulhule yesterday. The project is awarded to Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) from China. During the ceremony, the president was accompanied by the managing director of Maldives Airport’s Company Ltd (MACL), Adil Moosa, […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Carmarthenshire Council’s Executive Board Members have pledged their support to Burry Port Harbor by investing over £2m in the improvement and maintenance works.  Under this plan, sand dredging will be increased along the approach channel and accessible areas of the outer harbor basin ahead of the summer season when the harbor is at its busiest. This will […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group last Saturday inaugurated two IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. The vessels were inaugurated by the Bangladesh Minister of Shipping, Honorable Shajahan Khan. Also attending the ceremony were Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), Commodore Mohammad Mozammel Haque, Chairman, District […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The General Santos City Government has acquired additional heavy equipment as part of the continuing upgrading of its motor pool, according to the Philippines News Agency. Engineer Francisco Provido, City Engineer’s Office (CEO) chief, said that the new heavy equipment comprised 19 brand new units that will be used for dredging of waterways, road repair […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday that the Board of Directors accelerated the date of retirement of CEO, Jonathan W. Berger, to January 3, 2017. As previously announced, Mr. Berger had been expected to retire no later than April 17, 2017. His retirement follows the December 27, 2016 announcement of the appointment of […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the selection of Lasse Petterson as CEO and his appointment to the company’s board. Chairman of the Board Michael J. Walsh said: “After a thorough and comprehensive search process, I am confident that the Board identified the right candidate to […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has won an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will provide more time and Federal funds to complete the dredging of State channels clogged with sand and silt by Superstorm Sandy. “This victory will improve the safety of New Jersey’s navigable coastal waterways for recreational and commercial boating and […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lessons learnt from last winter’s floods have helped build a new approach so the nation is better prepared and more resilient to flooding, according to the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Improved rain and flood modelling, a significant increase in new temporary flood defenses and greater protection to infrastructure were all outlined […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, held their 54th change of command ceremony, yesterday at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue assumed command as District Engineer of the Detroit District. As D.E., Sugrue will oversee about 400 employees and a program worth more than $800 million. The district’s area of responsibility includes […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Government has given a green light for the development of the major port at Enayam near Colachel in Tamil Nadu. According to the government’s press office, the ‘in-principle’ approval for the project was granted by the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. For the project, a Special Purpose Entity (SPE) will be […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the rainy season, the local government of San Fernando recently purchased an hydraulic backhoe excavator that will be used in dredging river channels surrounding the city. The equipment was inaugurated last Friday at the Mapalad Creek in Brgy. San Nicolas through the initiative of the City Engineer’s Office in line with the […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the presence of guests and employees, Ms Lydia van de Kerk, the wife of CFO Arjan van de Kerk, named Van Oord’s latest cutter suction dredger Biesbosch on 7 April 2016. The ceremony was held on the jetty at Van Oord’s Rotterdam office. The cutter suction dredger Biesbosch was built by Royal IHC at […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released a photo from the naming ceremony of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) BIESBOSCH. Built at the yard in Sliedrecht, the dredger was delivered on 1 April and named a week later during a ceremony at Van Oord’s Rotterdam office. The vessel is the biggest of the standard range of CSDs built by IHC […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Protecting the Texas coast from natural and man-made disasters continues to make headlines in the media as various agencies and organizations seek to find solutions to this complex issue. Col. Richard Pannell, USACE Galveston District commander, acknowledged the magnitude of this undertaking and expressed appreciation for the supportive partnerships involved in the joint effort. “The Coastal […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredgers are now able to bill by tonnage, reduce surveying cost, and can have a project completed in less time thanks to the REDmeters new RM2 density meter. The new RM2 is a non-nuclear in-line density meter that can be mounted on any dredging vessel. The inability to bill based on tonnage creates a discrepancy in pay item […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a joint state-federal effort to address coastal erosion and improve coastal resilience on Fire Island in the Town of Islip. “This project will strengthen Fire Island’s natural defense to protect its coastline and keep residents safer and better prepared for the next extreme weather event,” Governor Cuomo said. Suffolk […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The newly constructed Newport Beach Marina Park, designed in part by Moffatt & Nichol, earned high honors this year. The American Society of Civil Engineers Orange County Chapter recognized Marina Park with two ‘Project of the Year’ awards – one under the Airports & Ports category and another under the Architectural Engineering category. As a […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the new chief executive of the Environment Agency, is visiting Somerset this week where he will see firsthand the improvements made in the area since 2013/14.  He will start his tour in Bridgwater where he will meet local Environment Agency staff. Sir James will then be taken to Burrow Mump, where he will witness the […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Gdansk Authority (PGA SA) and the Polish-Danish consortium of PRCiP and Rohde Nielsen A/S have signed an agreement for a new turning basin in the port. The agreement – concluded on November 25th 2015 between the PGA SA, PRCiP (Przedsiebiorstwo Robot Czerpalnych i Podwodnych) and Rohde Nielsen – is for the dredging of the turning basin located between the Ore […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, Texas General Land Office, Galveston Park Board of Trustees and the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company representatives marked the completion of a major beach restoration project in Galveston last week. The project used 725,000 cubic yards of sand from the Galveston Ship Channel to create 20 […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jared Huffman yesterday called for full funding of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects across California’s North Coast, including dredging Humboldt Bay and a flood control project in Orick. In a letter sent this week, Huffman requested Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget include these projects in the Fiscal Year […]