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  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has closed the third quarter of 2016 in line with expectations. Both revenue and operating profit were higher than the average seen in the first two quarters of the year. The increase was wholly attributable to the contribution from the offshore activities acquired from VolkerWessels, which are consolidated with effect from […]

  • 16 February 2011

      ABS President and Chief Operating Officer Christopher J. Wiernicki will assume the duties of Chief Executive Officer of ABS following the classification society’s annual meeting in April 2011. Robert D. Somerville, currently Chairman and CEO of ABS, will relinquish the CEO responsibilities while remaining Chairman of both ABS and the ABS Group of Companies. […]

  • 17 October 2010
    Vessels

    Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC), Sri Lanka has been successful in securing repeat business from Van Oord, Holland one of the biggest Dredger operators in the world. Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger Sagar Hansa major layup and drydocking repairs were completed during September 2010. Colombo has been the automatic choice for Van Oord fleet placed in the […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group is reinforcing their dredging fleet with the innovative, 8,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Meuse River’. “Building on the success of its sister ship ‘Scheldt River’, which has been a huge hit throughout Europe since its introduction, we are providing our customers with an identical, versatile and highly efficient vessel for a wide […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company announced today successful completion of a dredging project at Shinnecock Inlet on Long Island. Works on the $10.7 million West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI) emergency replenishment project started in early February. The area first experienced problems last October and was restored several times by smaller replenishment efforts by State […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The leading British architect Zaha Hadid gave the official order to begin construction work on Port House, the new headquarters for Antwerp Port Authority on the Kattendijk dock. The order was given in the presence of the Flemish ministers Hilde Crevits and Geert Bourgeois, port alderman Marc Van Peel and Port Authority CEO Eddy Bruyninckx. […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners appointed Jean Banker as Deputy Executive Director at a January Port Board meeting (Jan. 12, 2012) and Chris Chan as Director of Engineering during the December 15, 2011 Port Board meeting. Both are Port employees who were promoted from within the organization. Mr. Chan’s official start date was December […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Contractors with De Moya/Continental Joint Venture have completed 32 percent of a Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) feature to remove the 1970s-era tide gate structure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in its latest update. In addition to removing the tide gate structure, contractors will return the Back River to its original […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Trimble GPS and HYDROpro Dredge software system has been installed for the Port of Lyttelton berth maintenance dredging project in New Zealand. Gary Chisholm, Marine Product Manager from Trimble, said: “This system was installed in late December 2015 and dredging should be completed in the next month. While we have many systems like this installed […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration announced recently $905,000 in awards to support local culvert replacement projects that improve municipal infrastructure and river health. The grants are provided by the Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) through its Culvert Replacement Municipal Assistance grant program. “Our administration is proud to support cities and towns across […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £50,000 dredging operation is about to get underway as the Canal & River Trust makes it easier for boaters to visit Stratford upon Avon. The charity, which cares for 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales, is getting ready to dredge sections of Bancroft Basin making it easier for visiting boats to moor […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA). The legislation authorizes federal programs for navigation, dredging, flood control and other in-water projects. The bill included two important provisions for the Port of Tacoma: – The permanent authorization of Section 214, which is an important tool used to ensure […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) met with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx last week. The meeting consisted of 25 members of the House of Representatives Port Caucus. “Southern Illinois sees a high volume of river traffic due to its placement between the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers,” said Enyart. “It is important that we discuss […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. Congressman John Barrow, along with the rest of the Georgia delegation,  praised the Administration’s decision to expedite federal review of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Since joining Congress, Congressman Barrow has been active in securing funds to modernize and expand the port. “This is great news, not just for Georgia, but for the […]

  • 27 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The bond, issued by DEME on 6 years with a maturity date on 14 February 2019, has been entirely subscribed on the first day of the subscription period for the maximum amount of 200,000,000 EUR. Consequently, the subscription period has been closed early. On 14 February 2013, the bonds will be issued and admitted for […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    On June 30, the world’s longest cross-sea bridge–Qingdao Bay Bridge, designed and partly constructed by CCC, was open to traffic. With a full length of 36.48 kilometers, the bridge is the starting section of Qingdao-Lanzhou Highway in the state highway network, as well as the world’s largest-ever cross-sea bridge. With a speed of 80km/h, a […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company (DLHC) has commenced work on the Harbour Development project with an estimated investment of $334 million at Carlisle Pier, Dún Laoghaire Port, Leinster Province, Ireland. The project involves construction of 300 new homes, berthing for large cruisers and food and beverage outlets. It also includes construction of marine, leisure, residential, commercial […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cherbourg is ready to accommodate marine renewable energy (MRE) sectors and the creation of the first French offshore wind farms. With the on-going extension works undertaken by Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA), 100ha altogether will be available for this use at the port in 2016, representing €100 million of investments. Reserved for the […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Board of Directors of ASL Marine Holdings Ltd. has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary ASL Shipyard Pte Ltd has secured new shipbuilding contracts worth approximately S$267 million for the construction of five vessels: • Two units Platform Supply Vessels • One unit Dredger • Two units Barges The two Barges are scheduled for delivery […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An affiliate of Gulf Coast Specialty Energy Services, which is a portfolio company owned by Grey Mountain Partners, has acquired Frogco Amphibious Equipment, LLC and Frogco Rentals, LLC.  Steve Saucier, CEO of GCSES, said: “Frogco is a first-rate service provider in a unique market, with a reputation for unmatched equipment quality and a customer-centric approach […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 27, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. signed the Uruguay LNG dredging contract with Gas Sayago. With a construction period of 18 months and a total contract value of some 40 million U.S. dollars, the project is scheduled to commence on August 1, 2013. Gas Sayago is a joint venture established by Uruguay’s two […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, a market leader in Western Europe in the production of amphibious excavators and accessories, has released a video about WK 250 NG with Caterpillar 324D upper structure and Damen dredging pump. The video has been made in the Netherlands as all the machines are fully tested in the field before they are delivered to their new […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works are about to begin on Sub-frontage 1: Long Curtain Moat of the Southsea Coastal Scheme from 19 October 2020 until May 2022, informs the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth. The contractor for the works is VolkerStevin Boskalis Westminster (VSBW). In summary, works will include the construction of a compound area, demolition of the existing […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover for 2012 amounted to EUR 1.676 million (2011: EUR 1,715 million), and net profits for 2012 were EUR 98 million (2011: EUR 118 million). Its order portfolio is well filled, rising to EUR 1.9 billion at the end of 2012. ‘Our net results are in line with our expectations’, says CEO Pieter […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Demag Cranes Group brought financial year 2010/2011 to a successful close. Not least thanks to factors including the economic recovery, demand for products and services noticeably improved overall. Group order intake increased by 23.1 % compared with financial year 2009/2010 to EUR 1,121.2 million. At EUR 1,062.3 million, Group revenue was 14.1 % up […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun to remove the buildup of sand affecting boaters’ ability to use the Cook Road boat launch, the City of Kelowna reports.  Every year, sand moves northward from the mouth of Mission Creek into the boat launch area, making it difficult for people to safely launch their boats. “It’s important for us to […]