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  • 6 November 2020

    As a technology innovator, Royal IHC is constantly looking to improve its own products. “We are researching, among other things, the future way of interaction between man and machine. Important principles for this are: user-friendliness, learning curve and cognitive load,” the company said. By using modern technology such as Augmented Reality, Royal IHC developed an […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine LTD. has introduced Arie van den Adel as their new Chief Operating Officer. A 30-year veteran of the dredging industry, van den Adel has served as a Dredging Operations Consultant since 2018, managing a great variety of dredging projects around the globe. With a bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering and a family rooted […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a nationwide executive search, JAXPORT has selected Frederick P. Wong Jr. as Chief Operating Officer.  On announcing Wong’s selection, JAXPORT CEO, Eric Green, said: “JAXPORT stands to benefit greatly from Fred’s energy, enthusiasm and experience, which ranges from working through the deepening of the Miami harbor to ensuring the daily safety and security of […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Fiscal Year 2018 Operating and Capital Budget was approved earlier this week, during a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority (PHA). The 2018 capital improvement program includes strategic project investments supporting new growth opportunities, recapitalization projects to help sustain high service and enhance productivity levels, and channel development […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, said in its latest announcement that dredging of approximately 60,000 cubic yards of Calumet River sediment was recently completed, placing the dredged material at the Chicago-area confined disposal facility (CDF). This CDF authorized to accept Calumet River sediment is nearing the end of its operating life and USACE […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 18 months, the ¡VAMOS! Consortium has reached the ‘design freeze’ stage of the prototypes to be built. ¡VAMOS!, the Viable Alternative Mining Operating System, is a 42-month research and development project launched to enable the opening and rehabilitation of underexploited European mineral deposits, using a safe, clean and low visibility method. The project is […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the successful start up and installation of a state-of-the-art Mud Cat brand ROV (remote operated vehicle) at the world famous Gardens by the Bay nature park in central Singapore. ML Trading International purchased a Mud Cat Model SRD-6EHV ROV System to fulfill a contract to clean approximately 3,000 m³ […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Multiple amphibious, multi-function dredgers from Mud Cat are operating in Iraq to clean various dams and barrages that are positioned along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Iraq’s Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) purchased the MFDs to remove accumulated silt, sand and vegetation at each dam’s basin. By performing regular dam maintenance, Iraq’s MWR can maintain […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2016 for Corps of Engineers Civil Works on February 2, 2015, the Corps’ New England District looks forward to continued normal operations and funding in fiscal year 2016 that starts on October 1, 2015.   In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding the operations and […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT), the leading cargo container facility at the Port of Montreal, and Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced the successful implementation of the Navis N4 terminal operating system at MGT. The new system will help MGT optimize […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the release of the U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 for Corps of Engineers Civil Works on March 4, 2014, the Corps’ New England District looks forward to continued normal operations and funding. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding the operations and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management reservoirs […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) yesterday released for public review the preliminary 2014 operating and capital budgets that keep core operating expense growth at half the expected rate of inflation, enhance security at the agency’s world-class transportation facilities, continue the agency’s aggressive resiliency efforts to rebuild and recover from Superstorm […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The Bureau of Reclamation of the U.S. Department of Interior (Burec) has a new Ellicott dredge. The Bureau’s most versatile dredge, the 860SL , is being used to maintain settling basins on the lower Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona. The dredge has biodegradable oil, an engine certified by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, releases the Final Annual Operating Plan yesterday. ‘The Final Annual Operating Plan for 2012 addresses a number of the concerns expressed by stakeholders at the fall public meetings including an emphasis on flood risk reduction and improved communication,’ said Jody Farhat, Chief of the Water Management Division. […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    On November 29, 2011, the Port of Everett Commission adopted a $40 million 2012 operating and capital budget. The budget invests in business operations and construction projects that will help sustain family-wage jobs. The budget also plans for the port’s future obligations in crucial transportation infrastructure projects like the refurbishment of cargo handling equipment, dredging […]

  • 17 June 2011

    Nags Head commissioners approved a $15.7 million operating budget with a property tax increase, but the vote Wednesday was not unanimous.   By Rob Morris (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, June 17, 2011

  • 17 March 2011

      Sunergy, Inc today announces that the container with the 3 dredges and operating equipment has arrived in Freetown, Sierra Leone. This now sets the stage for operations to commence on the Company’s 140 sq. km. Pampana River Project once the shipment clears customs and is moved to the site. Company operations personnel have been […]

  • 23 September 2010

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is investing $17.3 million in a new terminal operating system, enhancing cargo visibility and customer service. The SCSPA Board today approved a contract for up to $8.35 million with Zebra Enterprise Solutions, implementing the Navis SPARCS N4 terminal operating system to manage cargo flows across its marine terminals. […]

  • 2 September 2010

    Adani group firm Mundra Port has commenced operations at its 20-million tonnes port at Dahej in Gujarat, the company said today. The port… (maritimenewsblog) [mappress] Source: maritimenewsblog, September 2, 2010;

  • 27 December 2009

    An unusual visitor to the Falkland Islands last week was the Prins der Nederlanden, which anchored in Port William for the second time to receive fuel, reports the local Penguin News… Source: MercoPress, December 27, 2009 [mappress]

  • 22 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    FSUE “Rosmorport” Astrakhan branch recently added two more vessels to its dredging fleet, the North-West–503 dredger of the R-36 project and the ShS–74 self-propelled scow of the R-122 project. Due to the reception of these vessels, the dredging fleet of the Astrakhan branch increased up to 6 vessels, and now the branch operates 33 vessels […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Dredging is more than dredging, it’s also about sailing the seven seas and discovering the world seen from the water, Jan De Nul Group said in their recent post. Having this in mind, the company has just released a beautiful photo of their Ultra-Low Emission vessel Diogo Cão in Singapore. What a view! The 3,500m³ […]

  • 20 January 2021

    The Port of Houston yesterday received notification from USACE that it was awarded a “new start” designation and $19.5 million in federal funds to begin construction of the Houston Ship Channel Expansion Channel Improvement Project. The project was authorized in the Water Resources and Development Act of 2020 as part of a larger legislative package […]

  • 20 January 2021

    DEME’s dual fuel trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Scheldt River’ is currently conducting maintenance dredging operations on the Scheldt and during this work, the vessel is operating on LNG. Last week, the TSHD became the first dredger to be bunkered with LNG in the Port of Antwerp, near the Kallo lock.  The dredging work is […]

  • 14 January 2021

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its Engineer Research and Development Center are currently conducting R&D to operationalize technology that separates sand from mud while it’s being transported in the discharge pipeline of an operating hydraulic dredge. The simple placement method from the past is being evaluated not only to establish separation performance metrics, […]

  • 14 January 2021

    Liebherr – one of the largest construction machine manufacturers in the world – has just released a video of the electric driven HS 8100.1 E crawler crane, dredging from a pontoon in the harbour basin in Le Havre (France). Company Les Graves de l’Estuaire (L.G.E.) has chosen the electric version for environmental reasons and to […]