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  • 24 May 2012

    At the yearly convention of the industry organisations Australian Constructors Association and Engineers Australia, Jan De Nul NV together with its local partner Baulderstone received the prestigious “Australian Construction Achievement Award 2012”. The Port Botany Expansion Project of the Joint Venture Baulderstone – Jan De Nul NV was chosen over 6 other strong contenders as […]

  • 10 February 2012

      U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will provide $22.1 million in additional funding for major waterways in Louisiana. The decision comes after Sen. Landrieu and the Louisiana congressional delegation urged the Corps to provide the necessary investments in underfunded waterway projects in Louisiana. This announcement by the Corps […]

  • 27 June 2010

    Turkey’s transport minister declared that nearly TRY450 million (US$285 million) will be invested in Izmir Port from 2011 through to 2015. [mappress] Source: baird, June 27, 2010;

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Felixstowe has received the prestigious ‘Best Container Terminal in Europe’ Award at the 27th Annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (the AFSCAs). The award was presented to the Port at a glittering ceremony held in Beijing. Commenting on the award, Clemence Cheng, Chief Executive Officer of Hutchison Ports (UK) Limited, owners […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) was ranked No. 1 on the category of services in the Top 500 Companies of the Arab World 2013 by Forbes Middles East (Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Oman, Qatar , Kuwait , UAE…). NMDC received the award from H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture, Youth and […]

  • 8 March 2012

    For the fifth consecutive year APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles was named winner of both the Category A Southern California Area Container Terminal Safety Award, and the Coast Award for the safest terminal on the Pacific Coast by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). The awards were announced at the PMA’s 63rd Annual West Coast […]

  • 23 April 2012

    In March 2012, Konecranes received an order for 20 Automated Stacking Cranes (ASCs) from Global Terminal & Container Services, LLC (“Global”) in New Jersey, USA. Most of the cranes will be delivered to Global’s container terminal in Jersey City in 2013. This is Konecranes’ second ASC delivery to the USA; Konecranes has previously delivered ASC […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The Bangladesh’s leading shipyards recently have been awarded contracts for the construction of six dredgers. Details: – Karnaphuli Ship Builders Limited (KSBL) – 3 dredgers, – Ananda Shipyard and Slipways Limited – 2 dredgers, – Western Marine – 1 dredger. Also, the officials have decided to procure 10 more dredgers for capital dredging projects on […]

  • 10 January 2012

      The Middletown Township Committee is expected to take the next step toward the long-anticipated dredging of Shadow Lake at next week’s …   By Elaine Van Develde (middletown) [mappress] Source: middletown, January 10, 2012;

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District along with its cost sharing partner, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the local communities of the Borough of Cape May Point and the City of Cape May, began work on an $8 million beach renourishment project in an area west […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Associated British Ports announces that it has received the necessary marine licence to carry out a key component of its dredging programme in the Port of Southampton, further improving marine access for large container vessels. The removal of 450,000 cubic metres of material at the Marchwood Moorings will widen the navigation channel by 30m, thus […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana), Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-CA), and Members of the Congressional PORTS Caucus led a letter with 86 total House signatories to the House Appropriations Committee advocating for funding of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). In 2014, Congress passed the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA), which […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging vessel “Akhtubinsk” with a deadweight of 415 tons, length of 74 meters and width of 13 meters, is being repaired at the “Zigh” Ship repair yard in Baku, Azerbaijan. According to the company, a number of repairs are being carried out including overhaul of the main engine and fuel devices, cooling pumps, water cooler, pipe compressors, auxiliary […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Nicaragua yesterday officially approved the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal Project and issued the “Environmental Permit” for the project. Following the approval ceremony, Dr. Paul Oquist, the Executive Secretary of the Canal Commission and the Private Secretary for National Policies to Presidency of Nicaragua handed the environmental […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trimble has introduced the Trimble® SPS356 DGNSS Beacon Receiver specifically designed for marine construction. This marine receiver allows contractors to achieve sub-meter accuracy using DGNSS or MSK Beacon station corrections for robust, multi-constellation positioning. The receiver is ideal for a range of marine applications including dredging, vessel positioning and tracking, and bathymetric surveying. Consistent and Accurate […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) will supply Libra Terminais Rio S/A (Libra) with 12 Terex® rubber-tyred gantry cranes. They are to be delivered in the fall of 2014 to the Libra terminal in the Bay of Rio de Janeiro. The cranes will be shipped to Rio, already assembled, from the TPS plant in Xiamen, PR China. […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In partnership with New York Sea Grant, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced $192,000 in grants for nine projects that will help Great Lakes coastal communities enhance their resiliency and protect water quality. “Improving water quality is essential to enhancing coastal resiliency and the local economies in the […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of West Haven is using a $1.25 million grant, received from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, to replenish beach sand on Beach Street and control beach erosion on Ocean Avenue. “This grant will enable the city to finance two essential beach infrastructure projects at no cost to West Haven taxpayers,” […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S Senator Tom Carper yesterday joined representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DNREC’s Tony Pratt to announce that a long-awaited beach replenishment project in Delaware’s Bethany Beach, South Bethany and Fenwick Island will begin this fall. In January 2016, winter storm Jonas resulted in terrible damage to the protective dunes in Delaware, but most […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbour Commission has received an application for a maintenance dredging licence for the East Cowes Marina (ECM). The area to be dredged includes the K – L basin and extends south to the M – N basin and the P – Q basin. The final dredge level will be to approximately 2.5m below chart […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Detroit District and its employees were recognized by the 2014 Chief of Engineers Awards of Excellence Program, with the Environmental Merit Award, for the Cat Island Dredged Material Disposal Facility (DMDF) project. “It has been a privilege to be part of a team that has provided a quality product in a timely manner […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that included in the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations committee bill is $2 million for Scoggins Dam upgrades, $48 million for small ports and over $300 million for additional port programs. “The funding included in the appropriations bill will be a huge relief to Oregon’s port communities […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) voted on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, to approve funding $1,790,546 in implementation funding for the Robinson Preserve Wetlands Restoration project sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. These funds will be used to restore 118.2 acres of coastal habitat and restore more natural hydrology, along with related […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow yesterday announced support for Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality Office of the Great Lakes to protect, restore and develop coastal ecosystems and communities. The Michigan Coastal Management Program, housed in the Office of the Great Lakes, will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “Whether […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations started at Mooloolaba Spit today and is likely to take a month, weather permitting, according to the Sunshine Coast Council. This work is part of Council’s winter sand renourishment program and it will ensure that the beaches are storm ready, healthy and enjoyable for summer. The beaches will be reprofiled at the end of […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Local yacht builder Pendennis Shipyard announced this week that it had received approval from Cornwall Council for its marine based development plans. The plans focused on improvements to the shoreline at their facility within Falmouth docks and included the creation of two wet docks and a wet basin to hold back the tide alongside the […]