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  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it has acquired 182,654 shares in Dockwise in the course of trading yesterday. All these shares were acquired through Euronext Amsterdam and were purchased at an average price of EUR 18.50 per share with a maximum price of EUR 18.50 per share (which equals NOK 137 as per today). […]

  • 18 June 2012

     Viet Nam News Provincial authorities in Mekong have taken measures to improve safety for people, crops and other properties during the 2012 flooding season, reports  Viet Nam News. An Giang Province has invested VND160 billion (US$7.65 million) in dredging irrigation networks to protect over 125,000 hectares under the autumn-winter rice crop and 24,000 hectares under […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    House Democratic leaders have appointed U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to four key subcommittees that direct the nation’s air, rail, highway, water and pipeline safety policies. As the only member of the Minnesota delegation on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Nolan will serve on the following subcommittees:   – Highways and Transit, which has […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will commence the Cleveland Harbor dredging program next month to facilitate the 2014 shipping season. “Dredging the harbor is an absolute must for Northern Ohio manufacturing and the thousands of jobs it supports,” said U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur. “I am relieved that Cleveland will stay open for business this […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Astika Holdings Inc. announced today that, as part of the Company’s growth strategy through the acquisition of service, agriculture and industrial companies, it has authorized the execution of a letter of intent to begin negotiations with Nantong Dredging Machinery CO LTD, a limited liability company and joint venture of Great Britain and China. Nantong is […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The Environment Agency has completed most of the repairs to flood defences in Boston after they were damaged by December’s tidal surge. More than £1-million has been spent restoring defences in the town to bring them back up to the standard they were before the flooding. The Environment Agency did initial emergency works in December […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rand Paul recently reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act, which modifies the existing criteria used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge smaller harbors. According to Senator Rand Paul, the Corps currently prioritizes dredging solely for larger harbors that see 1 million or more tons in traffic per year – often forcing small community harbors to fund their own dredging or […]

  • 6 May 2013

    UNESCO’s confirmation overnight that it will consider listing the Great Barrier Reef on the World Heritage list of sites in danger, puts the Newman and Gillard governments on notice to stop letting mining companies destroy the Great Barrier Reef, say the Australian Greens. “The World Heritage Committee has officially expressed concern over the lack of […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge valve is used to control the flow of water and sand in the suction and discharge pipes of either cutter suction dredgers or trailing suction hopper dredgers. The dredge valve is designed in such a way that there are no fasteners inside the body that can loosen and damage other parts during operation. On […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A 3D scale model of a Nigerian beach near Lagos has been put through its paces this month in HR Wallingford’s modelling hall. New coastal defenses are needed where the beach has retreated at the residential Maiyegun Beach Estate following major development farther along the coast. The designers of the coastal protection scheme, CDR International, asked […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Citing the critical danger posed by storm surge and resulting flooding, La. Gov. John Bel Edwards recently announced the Interagency Coastal Storm Surge-Based Flood Risk and Resilience Awareness Campaign, a partnership of state agencies to use “Story Maps” to promote awareness of Louisiana’s Comprehensive Coastal Master Plan. The Master Plan is the foundational document underlying the […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Elia Asset NV is looking for contractor to conduct study, construction and maintenance of an artificial island, Alpha, which is to be located approx. 45kms offshore from the port of Zeebrugge on the Lodewijk bank and characterised by a depth of approx. 30m LAT. The entire island must be designed, built and maintained so that […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Predictions of phenomena such as sea-level rise, storm surges or coastal erosion are important for decisions about coastal protection. Coastal managers need to know how reliable these predictions are and whether they can be improved. Fedor Baart, a senior researcher with Deltares, developed a new approach and was awarded his doctorate in this field at […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA) was unveiled yesterday by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster: “The WRRDA bill highlights the critical role the maritime industry plays throughout this nation, ensuring that America remains competitive […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that 64.31 percent of the shareholders have elected a stock dividend distributed in the form of ordinary shares. As a result, 2,497,479 new ordinary shares will be issued today. The admission of these shares to trading on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam is required under the rules of Euronext Rulebook […]

  • 27 April 2012

    On April 20, the JSW Jaigarh Port held a trade meet at Ratnagiri to apprise importers, exporters, shipping agents, Custom house agents and transporters on the developments being undertaken at the port, according to Exim India. Amongst the distinguished dignitaries present were Mr N. K. Jain, Chairman of JSW Jaigarh Port, Mr Ashok Agarrwal, CEO […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Safety systems and machine productivity specialist Prolec has set the date for the biggest and most significant product launch in the company’s history. The first product models from an entirely new modular range focused on machine safety will be unveiled at an event being staged at Donington Park Raceway on 9th May 2012. At the […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    P.H. Glatfelter Company has agreed to pay $20.5 million to reimburse past U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) costs to clean up PCBs in the Fox River. Glatfelter is also agreeing to take on responsibility for long-term monitoring and maintenance activities required by EPA. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP is joining this settlement and agreeing to minor adjustments […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan for the San Francisco Littoral Cell (SFLC) is being developed to assist government entities, municipalities, stakeholders and communities in developing strategies for the beneficial use of sediments to address coastal erosion and storm damage. The Plan will provide information for local and regional coastal decision makers to develop policies […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) have reached a settlement over DOE’s failure to meet a critical September 2014 Tri-Party Agreement milestone for beginning sludge removal from K West Basin. The settlement includes an updated achievable and enforceable timetable for beginning and completing sludge removal from the Basin. According […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will receive new feasibility funding for the Houston Ship Channel and Coastal Texas studies; continued funding for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay study, as well as continued Operation and Maintenance funding for the Texas waterways in the president’s fiscal year 2016 budget. “The district’s programs are […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) said that the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has now publicly notified CRP’s marine consent application to mine phosphate nodules from the Chatham Rise in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone. The public notification in major daily newspapers means the submission period on CRP’s application has now opened and will conclude on […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a change to its plan to clean up ground water at the Liberty Industrial Finishing Superfund site in Farmingdale, New York. Industrial operations at the Liberty site, including aircraft parts manufacturing during the Second World War and metal plating and fiberglass manufacturing in the post-war years polluted ground […]

  • 5 November 2012

    The Government will continue to sharpen its competitive capability by seeking to provide the driving force for the shipping and port industries to thrive, the Director of Marine, Mr Francis Liu, said today. Speaking at the opening plenary of the APEC Port Services Network (APSN) Workshop organised by the Secretariat of the APSN and co-hosted […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Greens motion to stop sediment dumping in the Great Barrier Reef has passed the Senate today. “With two days of sitting left, Labor has belatedly decided that allowing the big mining companies to dump sediment in the Great Barrier Reef is a bad idea,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “This sudden […]

  • 1 June 2012

      On 10 May 2012 the dividend of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for 2011 was set at EUR 1.24 per ordinary share with a choice of stock or cash dividend. With the dividend distribution as stock, shareholders will receive 1 new ordinary share per 19 dividend rights of ordinary shares. The conversion rate has been […]