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  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 was a year of major projects that made a significant contribution to Van Oord’s revenue and profit growth. The company reported a record revenue of EUR 2.579 billion (2014: EUR 2.104 billion), an increase of 23%, and a record profit of EUR 169 million (2014: EUR 119 million). These figures are attributable to the successful […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    General Electric Company has agreed to conduct a comprehensive study of the contamination in the shoreline areas of the upper Hudson River, according to the announcement of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Cleanup of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site has been ongoing since 2009 when river dredging began. Under the latest agreement with GE, […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Resources Institute (WRI), Deltares and three other Dutch research organizations launched a four-year initiative yesterday at the UN Climate Summit in New York. This initiative is supported by the Government of the Netherlands, that will assess flood risks and recommend practical steps to reduce these risks in different geographic and socio-economic settings globally. Aqueduct […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than four months after Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of the Eastern United States, recovery and reconstruction efforts are far from complete. And while most of the attention has rightly focused on the need for aid to areas in the Northeast that were devastated by the storm’s landfall, Sandy’s power was so great that its […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is delaying completion of the lower Snake River Programmatic Sediment Management Plan Environmental Impact Statement (PSMP-EIS) and proposed dredging of the lower Snake River in Lewiston-Clarkston and near Ice Harbor Lock and Dam in Burbank, Wash. The delay is due to remaining complex EIS […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Last Saturday the cutter suction dredger “Susanna II” was baptized and handed over to its owner, dredging contractor Verboon Maasland. All members of the Verboon team were present with their families to celebrate the completion of the vessel. After the required speeches and the bottle of champagne against the hull, the Verboon employees made use […]

  • 7 November 2012

    During a special meeting last month, Port Commissioners met with Mark Mazzanti, Civil Works Directorate, Chief Programs Integration Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project. Port Freeport is seeking federal funding to deepen the Freeport Harbor Channel to 55 feet from its current 45 feet, and […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Frederick W. Hertrich, III and his project manager, Charles Ernesto, will jointly pay a $100,000 penalty for violating the Clean Water Act at a site in Federalsburg, Caroline County, Md. The alleged violations at the 183-acre site occurred during the development of forested wetlands into pastureland for a […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Ghana, Hans Docter has stated that the Dutch government is committed to supporting Ghana to develop her main sea ports into first-class ports. He said Ghana’s quest of becoming the shipping hub in the West African sub-region could only be realised if the ports were well developed. […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The Davenport Landing Development – 28 Southfield 2011, LLC, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with constructing a marina and doing other work in the West Branch of the Stamford Harbor in Stamford, Conn. Davenport Landing […]

  • 6 July 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has blatantly exceeded acceptable turbidity levels every day since the LNP Government gave it approval to dredge continuously, says Queensland Greens spokesperson, Dr Libby Connors. Dr Connors says turbidity monitoring stations have recorded excessive turbidity levels every day in Gladstone Harbour since the announcement on June 25 that the GPC was […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Research & Development

    Bechtel announced the results of the Research on the Passing Effects on Ships (ROPES) project, a groundbreaking joint-industry study to improve the safety of shipping ports. The results, unveiled at the PIANC World Congress in San Francisco, confirmed that in restricted waters, the wash from passing ships can exert large forces on moored vessels, mooring […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol, an infrastructure advisor specializing in the planning and design of facilities that shape the coastlines, harbors and rivers, has named a new Coasts, Water and the Environment Practice Leader and new supporting leadership roles. The firm elected Senior Coastal Engineer Jeffrey G. Shelden, PE, to serve as overall Practice Leader. Mr. Shelden […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mark Begich hailed last week’s passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), a key piece of legislation for the nation’s marine transportation infrastructure that includes a Begich provision changing guidelines that had made it very difficult for Alaska ports and harbors to get federal funding. “This bill clears the way […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Government of Sri Lanka has identified Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) to cater to the increasing demands of services in the international shipping industry. The project consists of two phases such as construction of breakwaters, dredging for new harbour basin and navigation channel and rerouting of crude oil pipe line. The other component includes construction […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) recently presented additional data on the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. The new coastal defenses have been designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next century. According to the ESCP, the implementation of the project has been split into five phases, […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $1.8 million in funding to support local efforts to prepare for and reduce the impacts from coastal storms and climate change, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. “Massachusetts is taking a leading role in understanding and preparing for climate change impacts like sea level rise and […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has welcomed Commonwealth endorsement of the state’s long-term plan to preserve the Great Barrier Reef. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the Federal Government approval recognizes Queensland’s planning and development framework is effective in protecting the Great Barrier Reef, while ensuring the continued prosperity of […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract for the repair of the north jetty at Barnegat Inlet, which protects the southern tip of state-owned Island Beach State Park in Ocean County, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. The contract was awarded to Agate Construction Company of […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A comprehensive study into capital dredging released by Ports Australia reveals that modelling and monitoring programs across Northern Australian ports including Abbot Point confirm environmental impacts are well understood and managed. NQBP supports these findings and states that the extensive range of monitoring techniques proposed for the dredge program at Abbot Point will ensure that […]

  • 4 May 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    IHC Hydrohammer®, a subsidiary of IHC Merwede and market leader in the field of pile driving equipment, is continuing to make a major investment in sustainable and innovative solutions. IHC Hydrohammer® invested a total of € 37 million to expand its fleet of rental pile drivers as well as the further development and production of […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jack Kingston and Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson applauded new construction funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project in the government spending bill passed by Congress over the weekend. The 2015 Appropriations bill includes $1.52 million in construction funding that will keep this vital economic infrastructure project on track. To ensure this money […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ackermans & van Haaren, a diversified group active in 5 key segments: Marine Engineering & Infrastructure (DEME), Private Banking, Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care, Energy & Resources and Development Capital, has announced their business results for the third quarter of 2015. DEME (AvH 60.40%) succeeded in maintaining the high activity level of the first six […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group has announced the successful competition of the “Census of Persons, Families and Assets Attached to Land, Directly Benefited by the Construction of the Nicaragua Canal Project”. The Census recognition ceremony was held October 16th in the auditorium of the Secretariat of the Presidency (SEPRES). The total land area covered by the survey was […]

  • 10 December 2013

    The Federal Government’s decision to allow three million cubic metres of sediment and rock to be dredged and dumped in World Heritage waters to expand Abbot Point port, is “damaging and short-sighted,” reef campaigners said today. AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart, said the go ahead for dredging and dumping flies in the […]

  • 4 July 2010

    Allegheny County officials expect the tri-axle trucks dredging North Park Lake to triple their workload next week. The first phase of the $16 million dredging of North Park Lake, which consists of removing an anticipated 315,000 cubic yards of sediment, should be complete in about 10 days, Steven Smallhoover, project manager for Allegheny County Department […]