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  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    After completing startup and testing procedures, the Santa Cruz Port District’s new dredger Twin Lakes has begun the Entrance dredging scheme. “Depths in the harbor entrance are being impacted by early season shoaling. We are increasing the frequency of soundings for now to assist both boaters and the dredge crews,” the Santa Cruz Port District […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Department on Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be pursuing flood mitigation projects in Northern Mindanao, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) reports. Massive flooding along Butuan-Cagayan-Iligan Road (BCIR) occurred on January 16 due to two weather disturbances, low pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front, affecting 1.345 families or 5.625 individuals in the […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the Expanded Panama Canal’s first month of operations, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano last week presented representatives of shipping lines and shipping agents with an update on the operations of the expanded canal. “We are very pleased with the first month of activity at the Expanded Canal,” said Mr. Quijano. “We have […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cutter suction dredger Essex, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, along with support equipment started dredging operations last week at Wilmington Harbor on the Christina River, in Delaware. The dredging scheme will continue until September 30, 2016, according to the Mariners’ Advisory Committee for the Bay & River Delaware. “All mariners are requested to stay clear of the dredger, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Rosa County has just released the latest update on the Navarre Beach Renourishment Program. Although two hopper dredgers have temporarily ceased operations, Tropical Storm Colin is expected to have little long-term effect on this renourishment scheme and should not delay the completion of the restoration project. The Weeks Marine’s dredger BE Lindholm suspended dredging […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The global economic outlook is uncertain and this uncertainty is leading to depressed investment worldwide, particularly in energy and mining activity. The international ports and terminals sector forms an important part of the infrastructure supporting these activities, HR Wallingford said in its latest study. As the sector is exposed to restraints on investment, the emphasis […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Acciona, a Spanish conglomerate group involved in the development and management of infrastructure and renewable energy, is developing vehicles capable of performing complex tasks in underwater environments autonomously, without the need for human intervention – using Artificial Intelligence. “The use of this type of underwater autonomous vehicles will reduce the risks associated with the construction and […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Last Friday, Congressman Lee Zeldin went behind the scenes on the CR McCaskill, the dredge currently completing the emergency dredge of Moriches Inlet. He used the opportunity to announce the official launch of the Moriches Inlet Emergency Dredge operations. Following the kick-off, Congressman Zeldin boarded the CR McCaskill Dredging Vessel in the inlet to observe operations and thank […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging and blasting operations are set to start again during this week on the Port of Rauma Rihtniemi channel, according to the Finnish Transport Agency (FTA). This cleanup scheme, stopped due to winter season, will continue with the dredging of soft material, FTA said. Blasting operations will continue in May and June and a newly built […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Ruling party senator Ly Yong Phat has been ordered to study the environmental impacts of his controversial sand dredging operation in Koh… By David Boyle and Sen David (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, July 18, 2011;

  • 23 June 2011

    The time-frame of Port Otago’s expanded dredging operations will be eased back with the imminent vessel downsizing by its largest customer,… By Simon Hartley (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, June 23, 2011

  • 21 November 2011

    Stakeholders in the maritime sectors of the economy, especially operators, have attributed the increase activities nation’s seaports in …   By John Iwori (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, November 21, 2011;

  • 29 August 2011

    About 84 marine and port projects, implemented at a cost of 2.7 trillion rials ($270 million), will become operational in the northern and s… (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, August 29, 2011;

  • 16 February 2011

    The Coast Guard is advising mariners that dredging operations will be conducted on the Cape Fear River from February 18 to April 30…   [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, February 16, 2011;

  • 16 September 2013

    This month Jan de Nul Dredging has put into service a third No Limit vessel. The DN97 is the first No Limit 1640 Pro Crewtender having seats for 13 passengers. In the past No Limit Ships Shipyards built two type 1640 survey vessels for Jan de Nul. The vessel, now put into service, will be […]

  • 17 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Shaw Group Inc. today announced that its Environmental & Infrastructure Group has been awarded a contract to operate the sediment processing facility for the second phase of the General Electric Company’s Hudson River dredging project. The facility is located in Fort Edward, N.Y., and includes a barge terminal, dewatering building, water treatment plant and […]

  • 22 June 2011

    President Benigno Simeon Aquino III arrived in Cotabato City on Wednesday morning to check on the welfare of 962,591 flood victims… BY AMITA LEGASPI (gmanews) [mappress] Source: gmanews, June 22, 2011

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has successfully completed the sale of its Australian harbor towage business to its strategic partner Smit Lamnalco. The sale had already been announced in August 2013 as part of a strategic realignment of the towage activities. Boskalis received USD 55 million in cash for all the outstanding shares in Smit Marine […]

  • 28 October 2011

    Danish shipping and ports operations giant, AP Moller-Maersk Group, has concluded plans to expand its ports operations in Nigeria… By John Iwori (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, October 28, 2011

  • 4 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    HAYLE’S Harbour Management Ltd (HHML) has halted its winter dredging operation after the mechanical digger failed to make any real progress clearing the silted-up channel. [mappress] Source: This is Cornwall, February 3, 2010

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Botany’s newest container terminal, Sydney International Container Terminals Limited (SICTL), is now operating. It received its first ship on Wednesday night, the Forum Fiji. SICTL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator. SICTL is HPH’s second international container terminal in Australia. Brisbane Container Terminals […]

  • 6 December 2011

      Plans for a sand-dredging operation in the floodplain beside the Kansas River north of Eudora will be up for approval Wednesday night by …   By Mark Fagan (ljworld) [mappress] Source: ljworld, December 6, 2011;

  • 6 February 2012

      The Port of Los Angeles has received final approval from the U.S. Coast Guard to install a hybrid propulsion system on its 42-year-old harbor tour boat, the Angelena II. Upon completion later this spring, the Angelena II will be the first harbor craft of its kind retrofitted with a hybrid propulsion system that will […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress mapid=”19095″] […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society and tourism operators called on the Federal Government to end dumping of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The State and Federal governments have recently fast-tracked the world’s biggest coal port, less than 50kms from the Whitsunday Islands. There are more than 100 million tonnes of […]