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  • 10 August 2011

    Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd and Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd have been awarded a third contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone. This third contract signed with the Gladstone Ports Corporation on 15 July 2011 represents a value of EUR 90 million (AUD 120 million) and involves the […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Tuesday, 18 December, the ‘Green Shield’ project was launched in the Biesbosch nature reserve. The project will further the understanding of how forebanks with vegetation – such as willow trees – can break waves. It is known that vegetation can mitigate wave impact. There are models that have been validated in the Delft wave […]

  • 6 February 2012

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service, in partnership with Broward County, has begun a walkway restoration and sand tightening project for the south jetty at John U. Lloyd Beach State Park. The jetty has been closed for six years due to shifting of the support structure from cumulative storm damage. The jetty […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that dredging will begin in April to clean up sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site (aka Alcoa Aggregation) in Massena, New York. PCB contamination is the result of past waste disposal practices at the Alcoa West (now Arconic) facility. In 2013, […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of New York and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have reached an agreement to use dredged sand to re-nourish and restore Rockaway beach between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd Street, reports the city mayor Bill de Blasio. Depending on when dredging work commences and the severity of spring storms, the project should allow for the […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $20.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., LLC of Oak Brook, Ill. for the beach nourishment project north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island to protect this vulnerable stretch of N.C.12. The contractor will use two dredges to expedite the project, which is expected […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vladimir Putin held a meeting today to discuss the development of the Azov-Black Sea port infrastructure, also taking into account the reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with Russia. Before the meeting, Black Sea Fleet Commander Alexander Vitko briefed the President on the construction of a base in Novorossiysk. “Lately we have managed to launch a […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waikato Regional Council will be actively encouraging land owners to take an even more proactive response to managing erosion issues around Taupo. The integrated catchment management committee yesterday endorsed recommendations that will see the council step up work with landowners to prevent erosion events caused by heavy rainfall events, particularly in autumn and spring. “We […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has agreed to accept funds from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in order to expedite the processing of MassDOT Department of Army permit applications. The agreement will expedite Corps review of permit applications submitted by MassDOT pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 23 December 2013

    The Port of Beirut in Lebanon has been rebuilt many times to accommodate for the growing sizes of modern container ships. Two Danish companies, Ramboll and Aarsleff, are responsible for the marine works in connection with the latest harbour expansion. Harbours around the world are being rebuilt, to enlarge container terminals and deepen harbour basins. […]

  • 2 October 2013

    When the “AIDAcara” is heading out to Copenhagen at around 5 p.m. today, (2 October 2013), Kiel’s cruise shipping season will find its preliminary finish for the current year. Preliminary, as one more ship will again be welcomed in December on its Advent Cruise. So, Port of Kiel saw 128 calls by 22 different cruise […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that he has officially been selected to be on the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) conference committee. In March, the Senate passed its version 83 to 14. Last week the House passed its version 417 to 3. Vitter is the lead sponsor of the Senate bill and the top […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives voted in a strong bipartisan manner to pass the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA) by a margin of 417 to 3. This legislation would authorize flood protection projects across the nation; and at Congresswoman Matsui’s urging, includes several of the Sacramento region’s primary flood protection priorities. “Today’s […]

  • 22 August 2011

    Sri PV Ramana Murthy acting Chairman and Managing Director of the corporation unfold the National Flag and delivered the independence day message to the employees of DCI and their families. DCI was established as a premier dredging company in 1976 under the Ministry of Shipping  and is the only public sector undertaking in dredging industry. […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Minister Schultz van Haegen, the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, will be presenting the draft Master Plan for the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) programme during her trade mission to Indonesia. The Master Plan offers a long-term solution to flooding in North Jakarta, and was drafted in the course of the past […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has filed an eminent domain action against the city of Margate to secure an easement encompassing 87 municipally-owned lots required by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to construct engineered beach and dune projects to protect lives, homes, businesses and infrastructure from storm surges and flooding on Absecon Island. The federally funded […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dioxin levels in lake-bottom sediments in most areas at the northern tip of Lake Washington are consistent with background soil and sediment concentrations found in the Seattle-area, according to data released today from a joint study by the city of Kenmore (Kenmore) and the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). “We’re encouraged by these findings,” said […]

  • 7 March 2011

      Two leading North-east-headquartered organisations have joined forces to promote Peterhead Port and the facilities available in the town, within key target markets. Peterhead Port Authority (PPA) and international oil and gas logistics company, ASCO Group, have linked up to establish Peterhead Energy Hub, which aims to sustain and increase port activity through capitalising on […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announces the completion of a beach erosion control and hurricane protection project for Sandbridge Beach in the southern portion of Virginia Beach, Va. “Storms such as last fall’s Hurricane Sandy can have devastating effects on beaches and the natural defenses protecting shorelines and coastal communities,” said BOEM Director […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colliers International Chief Economist and thought leader K.C. Conway highlighted the S.C. Ports Authority as an emerging dominant port in the East during a conference call focusing on bright spots and blind spots for the nation’s ports. Conway’s comments were discussed on a Stifel Financial Corporation conference call during which Conway emphasized that state support […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In many coastal cities, the ground is now sinking faster than the sea level is rising due to climate change. This subsidence is the result of human activity, namely the pumping of groundwater. Parts of Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok and many other coastal cities have already sunk or are threatening to sink below […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), the Red Sea gateway to Jordan and beyond, commemorated the successful completion of the first part of its berth expansion, adding 200 meters of new quay and two new STS cranes and four Rubber Tire Gantry cranes (RTGs). Participants in the ceremony included ACT’s chairman and Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to repair the Bearskin Neck Jetty in Rockport Harbor in Rockport, Massachusetts, beginning in October 2014 and extending over a 5 to 6 month period. The work of this project consists of repairing the 540-foot-long jetty that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy. In anticipation of […]

  • 5 August 2013

    On August 2., U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) joined with local officials at the Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority (BRSA) in Union Beach and reviewed important federal updates to the Sandy recovery process. Pallone and Menendez discussed a new revision to CDBG grant eligibility, and were joined by Michael Finnegan, a […]

  • 27 August 2012

    A total of 17 levee systems in or near Sacramento, Stockton, Chester, Knights Landing and Gustine are now ineligible for federal rehabilitation assistance after a temporary agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the state of California extending eligibility for deficient levees expired in June. The Corps informed the California Central Valley Flood […]

  • 14 June 2011

      U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana) today announced Representative Bob Gibbs (OH-18) as the 100th co-sponsor of the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act. Rep. Gibbs is a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and serves as chairman of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, the subcommittee with […]