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  • 31 August 2010

    As the Liberal Express continues to travel through Cape Breton today, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff is calling on the federal Conservatives to commit to funding for the dredging of Sydney Harbour to create high-quality jobs and economic development in the region. “The Conservatives are dragging their feet for no good reason when Cape Bretoners’ jobs […]

  • 24 August 2010

    Urban Administration and Development Minister Shri Babulal Gaur has directed the Bhopal Municipal Corporation to purchase dredging machine costing Rs 6 crores to remove silt from the lakes. This machine is not available anywhere in the state at present. This will be the first such machine in the state to be purchased by the Bhopal […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Highlights first half year 2010 · Net profit € 123.9 million (1H 2009: € 102.7 million) · Revenue € 1,135 million (1H 2009: € 989 million) · SMIT activities contribute to first half year earnings · High fleet utilization · Order book at € 3.3 billion Outlook for 2010 · Continued strong performance with 10-15% […]

  • 17 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging International N.V., member of the Belgian dreding, environmental and hydraulic engineering Group DEME, has been awarded a contract for capital and optional maintenance dredging works in the Soyo LNG port in Angola. The works will be executed by DEME in joint venture on 50/50 basis and have a total value of approximately € 155 […]

  • 17 August 2010

    Five buoy-mounted automatic water quality monitors (AWQMs) have been installed by YSI Hydrodata engineers at the new Tyne Tunnel project to ensure that construction operations do not significantly affect river water quality. Unusually, the contractors have not taken ownership of the instrumentation, preferring instead to simply purchase the data and alarms. Background In 1967 a […]

  • 17 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Soyo LNG port in Angola. The total contract value is approximately € 155 million in which Boskalis has a 50% share. The contract was awarded by Angola LNG Ltd. Work is set to commence in 2010 and capital […]

  • 17 August 2010

    GE applauds the work of the seven independent scientists who evaluated the first phase of the Hudson River dredging project. We agree with the unanimous conclusion in their draft report that the performance standards established by EPA to govern the dredging project could not be met in Phase 1 and cannot be met in Phase […]

  • 12 August 2010

    In response to the Lee Myung-bak administration’s Four Major Rivers Restoration Project, the main opposition Democratic Party (DP) announced… hani [mappress] Source: hani, August 12, 2010;

  • 11 August 2010

    Adventus Group, a global remediation technology enterprise, announces that it has signed an agreement for establishment of a joint venture (JV) with S&B Industrial Minerals. The agreement was signed between Adventus Intellectual Property Inc. (Canada based parent company of Adventus Americas Inc. and EnviroMetal Technologies Inc.), and S&B Industrial Minerals GmbH (Germany based affiliate of […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea excavation and dredging specialist Scanmudring has formed a strategic alliance with the Marin Group to further expand global operations and build on an already strong reputation. Scanmudring UK Ltd has signed a formal memorandum of understanding with Marin Group under which both are now supplying a range of complementary subsea excavation services to clients […]

  • 6 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Idreco deliverd a new ship for the company Vicat in France. This dredger is situated in Ville franch in the neigbourhood of Lyon. Technical details: * suctiondepth 18m * Idreco 400 pump * 355 Kw motor * jetpump 280m3/10 * 160 Kw motor * 22 Kw suction pipe winch * 4x 5,5 Kw winch * […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The causeway linking Singapore to the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula is normally clogged with cars and trucks making the short international journey, but things got particularly bad on Feb. 1, when traffic came to a grinding halt. Thirty-seven trucks were abandoned where they stood on the Malaysian side, just yards away from a […]

  • 4 August 2010

    IT was an impressive sight. Cranes were positioned on site at the Port of Airlie to lift a 27-tonne dredging rig to complete the dredging… By Melissa Grant (dailymercury) [mappress] Source: dailymercury, August 4, 2010;

  • 3 August 2010

    Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades”. “My prediction is that we will be dealing with the impacts of this spill for several decades to come and it will outlive me,” Dr. Ed Cake, […]

  • 29 July 2010

    The opposition to the P18.7-billion Laguna Lake dredging project has reached the provincial level with no less than the governor here opposing the project. Rizal Gov. Casimiro “Jun” Ynares, III, who is also member of the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) and a former LLDA head, said he is seriously considering legal action to oppose […]

  • 29 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    International workboat operator Acta Marine has successfully obtained certifications of its activities in accordance with the ISO-9001 quality standard and the SCC** safety standard. Acta Marine is the new trade name of the former sister companies Waterweg and Van Stee that recently merged into one company. The obtained double certification confirms that the integration process […]

  • 27 July 2010

    Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contactor gets dredging works contract at Turk, Finland.Main site or location of works is Pori. Total final value of contract is 4 060 000 EUR. Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. The city is located some 15 kilometres (9 mi) from the Gulf of […]

  • 26 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Five thousand hectares of coastal land will be protected as part of a state approval of a key dredging project to facilitate Queensland’s emerging LNG industry and other future port facilities. Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Stirling Hinchliffe welcomed Coordinator-General Colin Jensen’s conditional approval of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal ( WBDD ) project […]

  • 23 July 2010

    Maritime and port authority of Singapore gave notice that dredging works at East Keppel Fairway will be carried out by a Dredger “Kyoei No 18” held in position by spuds as anchors. The works will be performed by 26 Jul 2010 to 25 Jan 2011. The dredger, with hopper barges in attendance, will have a […]

  • 23 July 2010

    Five thousand hectares of coastal land will be protected as part of a state approval of a key dredging project to facilitate Queensland’s emerging LNG industry and other future port facilities. Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Stirling Hinchliffe welcomed Coordinator-General Colin Jensen’s conditional approval of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal (WBDD) project in Gladstone, […]

  • 23 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has successfully closed an inaugural USD 450 million US Private Placement Notes program with 26 institutional investors in the United States and United Kingdom. The significantly oversubscribed program consists of three tranches with maturities of 7, 10 and 12 years and was issued in both US dollars and Sterling. The US […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Vessels

    The Bureau of Reclamation of the US Department of Interior has selected Ellicott Dredges’ newest and most versatile dredge, the 860SL, to maintain settling basins on the lower Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona. The dredge will use biodegradable oil, an engine certified by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and a fully self-contained system environmentally […]

  • 5 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Belgian dredging- and environmental group DEME has just been awarded two important contracts in Mexico and Malaysia. The new assignment strengthens the position of the group in the growth countries. Mexico: The contract includes the dredging works for an LNG-terminal at the west coast. The works have to be terminated within 365 days and […]

  • 5 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded the second phase of the construction of the LNG import terminal of Cuyutlán on the west coast of Mexico. The total contract value is approximately € 90 million with Boskalis’ share amounting approximately € 45 million. The contract was awarded by Secretaría de Comunicaciones Y Transportes (Ministry of […]

  • 1 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Leighton will undertake the construction work, which includes widening the existing 350 metre long general cargo berth by 21 metres for coal unloading, as well as providing foundations for 2.5 kilometres of conveyor gallery and the construction of a new stockyard and administration building. Leighton India’s construction work is worth US$45 million. Work is expected […]

  • 28 June 2010

    The Republic of Slovenia is positioning itself to be a gateway to Central and Southeast Europe, despite being up against stiff competition… [mappress] Source: maritimenews, June 28, 2010;