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  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Devon District Council has just announced that local people responded positively to the council’s Seaton Beach Management Plan (BMP) public consultation, which was held on Thursday 25 May at Seaton Town Council’s Marshlands Center. The event was well attended with members of the public able to discuss the proposed BMP with East Devon’s BMP […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that its Works Council has unanimously rendered a positive advice on the fleet rationalization plan announced early July. Part of the positive advice in an agreement to continue to crew two of the five Fairmount vessels for the time being with Dutch employees. As a consequence, 24 vessels will be […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast’s defenses against storm damage continue to be boosted with the construction of a new 205 meter seawall at Kurrawa Beach. “The $1.3 million project, adjacent to Kurrawa Park between Charles Avenue and Victoria Avenue, is part of our extensive seawalls program,” the City said in its announcement. In a positive […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    East Devon District Council is working with the Environment Agency to upgrade the sea and estuary defenses in Exmouth. The proposed project will reduce the risk of flooding to over 1,000 homes in Exmouth. Since Autumn 2015, the council’s Exeter based consultants WSP│Parsons Brinkerhoff have reviewed information gathered from flood modelling, a topographic survey and […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that the Port of Virginia’s preliminary reports for fiscal year 2015 indicate that it will post its first yearly operating profit since 2008. The Port is forecast to turn a $16.1 million profit, which is a $31.5 million improvement in operating income compared with the prior fiscal year. Speaking at an […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The SC Ports Authority has announced October volumes up nearly 17 percent year over year, continuing a strong growth trend in container traffic well above the organization’s financial plan. SCPA handled 164,672 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in October, up from 141,049 TEUs moved during the same month last year. Fiscal year to date, TEU volumes […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Moody’s Investors Service reaffirmed an A1 rating for the SC Port’s Authority’s outstanding debt, citing a strong economy and deep-water harbor as key drivers of the SCPA’s stable financial outlook. In a report released yesterday, Moody’s referenced SCPA’s current harbor depth as a competitive advantage that will be significantly enhanced by the end of the […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, has announced an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. The Company’s outlook for the second half of 2014 continues to show positive development. Delayed projects from the second quarter have now fully begun and are contributing to higher levels of […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has welcomed a new paper on sediment impacts on coral saying it made a positive contribution to scientific knowledge. NQBP said that it was important to note that the study examined sediment impacts associated with dredging operations that occurred either on or within very close proximity (less than 8kms) […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Heritage Committee has acknowledged the good work of both the State and Federal Governments while deferring a decision to list the Great Barrier Reef ‘in danger’ during its meeting in Qatar. Speaking from Doha where he has been representing the state’s interests, Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the committee […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Malam Habib Abdullahi has recently identified efficient port services and upsurge in cargo throughput in the nation’s seaports as some of the positive impact of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the nation’s ports. He also identified a reduction in cargo dwell time in ports operations, improved […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston Authority Executive Director, Roger Guenther, in his first meeting since being named to the post, characterized January’s numbers as “a very exciting start to the new year” with operating revenue of more than $20 million. Guenther cited across-the-board increases in all major areas of cargo as the driver behind a 3-million-ton […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trade through Belfast Harbour rose by 16% during 2013 with record tonnages of almost 23 million passing through the Port. Over half the increase, 1.7m tonnes, was fueled by an increase of over 150% in coal imports. This reflects a new service through Belfast to supply AES Kilroot power station which generates c.30% of Northern […]

  • 31 July 2013

    There were 2,512 vessel arrivals in the six months to June, three fewer than in the same period in 2012, with tonnage of shipping up 9% to 6.1 million gross tonnes, including 1.8 million gross tonnes of oil-related shipping, a rise of 26%. The 705 pilotage movements were up 14%, with the 4.5 million gross […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    With the release of President Obama’s fiscal 2014 budget, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), representing seaports in the United States and throughout the Americas, stated there are both positive and concerning aspects of the budget pertaining to ports and the efficient and secure movement of freight. In regard to modernizing and maintaining America’s […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT’s Board of Directors made a decision that will positively impact the future of North Florida for decades to come. Regarding this issue, Interim CEO Roy Schleicher stated: “The members unanimously authorized me to inform the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that JAXPORT will pursue a harbor deep enough to remain competitive by supplying additional […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    After eleven years of working with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on a Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP), Port Freeport received a positive report from the Chief of Engineers to deepen and widen the Freeport channel. The report will be transmitted to Congress and recommends the project because it will contribute […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Boat owners have given the Broads Authority the thumbs up for its performance in managing the waterways and believe it offers good value for money with its services. The results of a survey of Broads toll payers showed 65% felt the Authority did a good job compared to 63% in 2009 and 55% in 2005. […]

  • 30 December 2011

    Sunergy Inc has announced positive financial results in 2010: During 2010 the Company nearly doubled its Assets from $1,000,054 to $1,903,002, largely through the completion of Allied Mining and Supply ($753,497) and its 140.1 sq.km. Gold, Diamond and Rare Earth Pampana River Concession in Sierra Leone, West Africa. – Finalized the debt settlement ($664,402) on […]

  • 4 December 2011

      The dredging of the Grand Calumet River is already showing results in reducing the high concentration of pollutants in the waterway… By Amy Lavalley (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, December 4, 2011;

  • 18 August 2011

    In the first half year, the Port of Rotterdam Authority result increased by € 8 million to € 98 million (9%), compared to 2010. The rise is especially a result of increased yields. The yields from the letting of industrial areas increased by € 5 million (4%) through new area distribution and price adjustments. The […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Prof. I. Murali Krishna Rao of Management Faculty, Andhra University has addressed the officers of Dredging Corporation of India Limited, Visakhapatnam on the topic “PHILOSOPHIES OF MARKETING”. Mr. M.S. Rao, HOD-Marketing and Operations, DCI, welcomed the gathering. Shri S.Vasudeva Rao, IPS, Chief Vigilance Officer of DCI who presided over the meeting mentioned the need for […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sierra Gold is engaged in the exploration and development of gold and diamond properties in West Africa. The Birimian greenstone belt of West Africa has had a long history of gold mining and prospecting. The region has been one of the fastest gold producing areas worldwide. Mining operations: •SGCP currently has one dredge in operation […]

  • 24 June 2010

    Construction companies and workers across New South Wales have reaped the rewards from the State Government’s A$1bn (US$876m) Port Botany…   [mappress] Source: ports, June 24, 2010;

  • 25 June 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Following the successful WODCON XXII conference, organized by the Chinese chapter of the Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) in Shanghai last April, the host of the next WODCON, CEDA, announced the details for the next congress in the series. WODCON XXIII will take place from 16th-20th May 2022, at the Tivoli Congress Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, and […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Newcastle, NSW, proposal for mass-offshore sand nourishment and immediate minimal buried seawall extension works in the draft Stockton Coastal Management Program (CMP) has received broad support through public exhibition, with 162 community and 19 agency submissions in total. The City completed the 28-day public exhibition period on Tuesday. 74 percent of submissions […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The average age of dredging fleet in Russia is 36 years and the country urgently needs to put new dredgers into operation, Gennady Egorov, director of the St. Petersburg-based Marine Engineering Bureau, said in a recent statement. “As of today, the Russian technical fleet consists of 2,700 vessels. During the past few years, approximately 100 […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has received an order for one of their new CT cutter heads with its innovative teeth technology. This 70CT cutter head is a heavy and robust piece of equipment with a total weight of almost 30 ton and is perfectly suitable for the hard soil that it will be applied in. Unique about […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction work to repair the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio, is now underway, according to the Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District. USACE began repairs to the Lorain breakwater on May 12. As reported, the contractor, Great Lakes Dock and Materials, LLC, from Muskegon, Michigan, will […]