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  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has received a Letter of Award from the Housing & Development Board of Singapore for the development of a polder at the north western tip of Pulau Tekong. The contract value for the joint venture with Penta Ocean Construction Company is approximately EUR800 million of which Boskalis’ share is approximately EUR400 million. Boskalis and […]

  • 12 November 2013

    Sonar Equipment Services of Great Yarmouth, UK, have recently added the new Applied Acoustics’ CSP-N seismic power supply to its equipment pool. The 1200 Joule reverse polarity unit selected by Sonar Equipment will operate a variety of Applied Acoustics’ sound sources including the triple boomer plate S-Boom System, single plate boomers and the new long-life […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Over the past few years, Van Oord has developed a new technique for dredging at great water depths. This Deep Excavation System (DES), patented by Van Oord, is an innovative method to prepare a sea bottom profile for installing offshore pipelines. Uneven sea beds are traditionally prepared for laying offshore pipelines by installing large volumes […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is appointing three new directors who will contribute valuable expertise and experience to the company in the run up to applying for a marine consent later this year and on-going financing of operations. They are senior Royal Boskalis executive Ko de Blaeij, marine mining entrepreneur Robert Goodden and eminent ocean scientist Dr […]

  • 3 May 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a LoI (Letter of Intent) to install rock on the 1,220-kilometer “Nord Stream” gas pipelines running through the Baltic Sea, connecting Russia to Northern Germany. The contract value will amount to approximately € 100 million, with the share of Boskalis amounting approximately € 50 million. Earlier, in January […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine works involving site investigation, dredging operations, temporary reclamation, construction of temporary seawall and construction of tunnel have begun at one more location in Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter, Hong Kong. According to the Marine Department of the Hong Kong SAR notice, works on the project started two days ago and will continue over the next […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The maintenance dredging operations at the Port of Foynes are scheduled to begin today, according to the Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC). The dredging works will be undertaken by the SFPC’s multicat Shannon 1. Operations will be conducted by using a plough, and will be located within the Port of Foynes, including the West and East Jetties and […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The Institute of Oceanology Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOCAS), Qingdao, has taken delivery of a Chelsea SeaSoar towed oceanographic system. The sale has been facilitated through Chelsea’s agents China ORES Co Ltd. The purchase of the SeaSoar system satisfies the requirement of the IOCAS for a large payload towed oceanographic vehicle capable of undulating down […]

  • 22 April 2010

    A New Jersey federal court judge has bluntly rejected what he implied was a “judge shopping” attempt by parties battling over a consolidation of lawsuits targeting the Delaware River deepening project. Judge Joel A. Pisano made the point in denying a compromise that would have merged New Jersey’s challenge to the Army Corps… [mappress] Source:delawareonline,April […]

  • 3 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    Kenmare Resources is the Irish, UK-listed owner of the Moma titanium mine in Mozambique. It’s had an interesting couple of years developing the mine, during which its share price has fallen from over 30p to less than 10p as it hit execution problems before recovering to the current 25p level. [mappress] Source: Stockpedia, February 2, […]

  • 29 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Sunergy, Inc. is pleased to announce that Alan Trees, Owner of Gold Dredge Builders Warehouse of Riggins, Idaho has joined the Sunergy Advisory Board. Mr. Trees has over 35 years’ experience in successfully building gold recovery equipment and dredges that operate effectively in the harshest environments in the world. Mr. Trees’ expertise will now be […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has completed the previously announced acquisition of MNO Vervat. MNO Vervat holds a leading position in the Dutch civil infrastructure market. Established in 1917, this family-owned business is specialized in road construction, concrete and other civil construction work. Internationally MNO Vervat operates mainly in Suriname. MNO Vervat has an annual revenue […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh addressed the 150th year of the Archeological Survey of India at a function in New Delhi today. “It gives me great pleasure to be present here at this unique event to commemorate and celebrate the 150th year of the Archaeological Survey of India. This historic institution has made an […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Regional Minister for PEI and Member of Parliament for Egmont, has announced that an investment of approximately $16.3 million is being made at PEI commercial fishing harbors. Individual projects will be announced over the coming weeks. “Since 2006, our Government has invested approximately $60.4 million in PEI’s […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has just reported that it will award over $17 million to 20 projects in 10 coastal states to protect, restore or enhance more than 13,000 acres of coastal wetlands. The funds will be awarded under the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program, announced the FWS. FWS also added that state […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The £45 million Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) is one of the largest river flood defense schemes in the country. It will see major construction work along the River Aire in the city center and Holbeck extending 4.3km between Leeds train station and Thwaite Mills. The scheme includes the installation of innovative movable weirs at […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging works have been completed on a four-mile section of the Shropshire Union Canal between Salmons Bridge and Hoole Lane Lock, creating a 6.7 meter wide and 1.35 meter deep channel. “We have removed over 7,000 tonnes of silt from this area to make the canal easier for boaters to cruise along,” announced the Canal […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging will get underway next week to remove up to 18,000 tonnes of silt from Peel marina. RA O’Neill Ltd, a specialist marine contractor based in Northern Ireland, has been engaged to dredge Peel marina over the next seven weeks. An Isle of Man haulage company will transport the silt to the Poortown site and […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has reported a net income of $4.0 million ($0.14 diluted earnings per share) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. “For the third quarter, we posted our highest quarterly revenues in the company’s history and delivered positive operating profit in both segments,” stated Mark Stauffer, Orion Group Holding’s President […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    IHC Sealing Solutions, part of IHC Merwede, and Berg Propulsion have further strengthened their cooperation by signing a General Purchase Agreement (GPA). The agreement was signed by Mr Willem Steenge, Managing Director of IHC Sealing Solutions, and Ms Marit Börjesson, Managing Director of Berg Propulsion, during the SMM exhibition in Hamburg. The GPA officially grants […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Port of Long Beach was named the best seaport in North America by Cargonews Asia at the 2012 Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards in Shanghai. It is the 15th time in the past 17 years that the Port of Long Beach has been recognized as the best on the continent by importers, exporters, […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations at Harrington Back Channel have just passed the half way mark, with the beach renourishment phase of Manning Point Beach about to get underway, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. As reported, Manning Point locals and visitors to the area will have noticed slurry being pumped onto the beach over the last few weeks […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) ran an event entitled CARIS on the Desktop on November 13 and 14, 2012. The event was intended to show staff how their desktop would look in the future: how surveys will be handled, charts constructed and data maintained. In total 350 staff attended over the two days and […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced the 500th sale of its MAN 48/60 medium-speed engine. The milestone was reached with the order of two common-rail variants of the engine by Huta Marine of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as part of a diesel-electric system to power a self-propelled cutter suction dredger. Huta Marine is a specialist in […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport Minister Dean Nalder today officially opened Port Geographe reconfiguration project in Busselton. The completion of the $28.15 million reconfiguration of coastal structures will offer a positive future for the environment, recreation and housing in the area. At the opening today, Minister Nalder said that the State Government’s significant investment at Port Geographe had provided the right setting […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors […]