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  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., has announced the appointment of L. Dwayne Breaux to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Breaux brings over 30 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry with strong marine contracting expertise. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Breaux was President of Wison Offshore & […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater surveys. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services have affirmed South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) solid financial position, citing a growing regional economy, significant capital support and a strong operating profile as key factors in the positive ratings issued this week. The ratings come as SCPA plans to issue approximately $290 million in new […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 4 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the Eastern Fairway, Marine Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) informs. These works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, four hopper barges, three tug boats and one survey […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum said in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016’. Like last year, Singapore came second and the United Arab Emirates held on to third place. Belgium remained in sixth position and Germany fourteenth. Port of Rotterdam Authority invests heavily in […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has proposed to develop a Platte River Mouth Restoration and Access Plan/Environmental Assessment (EA). The Platte River is located in the southern portion of the National Lakeshore and discharges into Lake Michigan. Benzie County owns and manages a recreational boat launch at Platte River Point, approximately 900 feet from the […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Neumann Contractors have commenced dredge mobilization works in Currumbin Creek for 2015. The pipeline and booster pump will be set up over the next week and dredging will begin after the Queensland school holidays.  The sand removed from Currumbin creek will be used to replenish the beach on the southern end of Palm Beach. It is anticipated […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Another example of successful cooperation between Astilleros de Murueta and Damen Dredging Equipment was the recent delivery of trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Hondarra. This 1.200 m³ hopper dredger, the 4th TSHD built by this Spanish-Dutch cooperation, will perform maintenance dredging duties in the harbor of Bayonne and supply sand to the nearby beaches. The hopper dredger has […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Members of the Harbor Advisory Committee paid a site visit to the new Cowes Breakwater today, Tuesday 29th September, to get a close-up view of the 350-meter long structure and learn about the construction process from contractor Boskalis Westminster. Ben Willows, Chairman of the Advisory Committee (CHAC), said: “We are very appreciative to CHC for […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In his yesterday’s State of the Port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported on a year of extraordinary growth, and provided a review of the $142 million fiscal year 2016 capital expenditure plan. “Georgia is making the investments necessary to maintain and strengthen our position as the premier gateway for trade to […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    All the newly-created 23 beaches along Clacton seafront will be reopened to the public at the end of the week. Work is coming to an end on the major £36 million project and the remaining six beaches will be handed over by the contractors to Tendring District Council (TDC) on Friday. The overall length of […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australian consulting firm CSA Global has begun the aerial survey of the proposed Nicaragua Canal route, reported HKND Group in a release.  Representatives from Nicaragua Canal, Development Project Commission, HKND Group and CSA Global were present at the ceremony, held on September 21 in Managua. The survey will cover the 276km canal corridor connecting the Atlantic to the […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GRC (Grond Recyclage Centrum, Soil Recycling Center) today celebrates its 20 years of existence. As a pioneer in soil recycling, GRC is still at the top of soil remediation. Thanks to continuing investments and innovations in the last 20 years, it processes a wide range of contaminated materials today. GEC was founded even before the […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The grand celebration for the completion of PortMiami’s -50/-52 ft. Deep Dredge project and On-dock Intermodal Rail will take place later today, September 18th at 2 p.m. local time at PortMiami, Cruise Terminal E. With the completion of more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects, PortMiami became the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    “Europa Platform: an opportunity of investment in the Mediterranean sea logistic” was the title of the yesterday’s conference aimed at presenting the Port of Livorno expansion project. The event introduced the project to the European Commission, European Port Associations, European Community Shipowner’s Association, Federation of EU Private Port Operators, other private parties and informed potential investors […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sustaining above-market container volume growth, achieving the deepest harbor on the East Coast, investing in infrastructure and expanding its cargo base topped the list of South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) five-year initiatives, highlighted at the State of the Port this week. In his seventh address at the annual Propeller Club of Charleston event, president and […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster recently began the final stages of works on the Cowes Breakwater project. According to the CHC, this involves a final reshaping of the breakwater’s gravel core, bringing sections into profile before applying layers of small rock that act as a filter to prevent the gravel migrating out of the core structure. […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers withdrawn this week its application for a Penobscot Bay dredging project amid opposition from lobstermen, environmentalists and business owners. The Corps project manager Barbara Blumeris sent a letter to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday saying that the federal agency was withdrawing its application for requisite state permits, […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment is in Colombia this week, leading an economic mission that includes representatives from seventeen Dutch companies and organisations, including Deltares. Alongside the primary focus on integrated water management, there will also be opportunities to look at harbor development, inland shipping and urban development. The Netherlands has […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Novel research within WAMSI’s Dredging Science Node will redefine how current dredged sediment transport models predict key pressure parameters such as sediment deposition rates within ecologically significant marine habitats. Sediment deposition and subsequent smothering of marine habitats such as corals and seagrasses is one of the mechanisms by which dredging can impact on the environment. […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has announced new senior staff appointments that will focus solely on improving Lake Erie’s water quality. Karl Gebhardt, currently Ohio EPA’s Division of Surface Water (DSW) chief and deputy director for water resources, will focus his efforts solely on being the deputy director for water resources to complete two main tasks. One is to […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, has selected St. Paul District employee and Rochester, Minnesota, resident Sheldon Edd as its Construction Management Excellence Award recipient.  It was announced last month that Edd was selected at the Mississippi Valley Division level for the Construction Management Excellence Award. The annual award recognizes construction personnel exhibiting excellence […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Underwater gold mining for a long time has been a very labor intensive and often low yielding process. Divers are often put into freezing cold and often dangerous waters in order to dredge gold rich sands to make their fortunes. Currently the biggest issues stem from the ability to operate at depths of greater than 25 […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group, the company behind the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal project, has signed an agreement with CSA Global of Australia, entrusting CSA Global to conduct an aerial geological survey of the future canal route and Lake Nicaragua shore line.  The survey comprises of aerial mapping/photography, topography, and geophysical and geological data. “The survey is a major […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s freight gateway Port of Tauranga today reported that the company is positioned for further growth as it moves to put in place the final elements of infrastructure expansion necessary to support the arrival of the next generation of container vessels to New Zealand waters. The company will commence its long-awaited project to dredge […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With effect from August 18th 2015 to February 2016, dredging work will be carried out off north west of Jurong island, reported the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). According to the MPA notice, the works will be carried out 24 hours daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays. The dredging work will be carried out […]