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  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Avalon Borough Council has approved a State Aid Agreement with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection that will result in a substantial hydraulic beach fill project for both Avalon and Stone Harbor in 2017. This project will result in several hundred thousand cubic yards of sand to be placed on the north end […]

  • 13 January 2012

      Winter visitor Ricky Rothschild definitely can tell the difference on the east end of Bay County beaches now that the recent beach …   By PAT KELLY (waltonsun) [mappress] Source: waltonsun, January 13, 2012; Image: usace

  • 6 January 2011

    We are pleased to announce that Harley Marine Services was awarded First Place for Environmental Initiative at the 2010 WorkBoat Show in New Orleans, LA. Harley Franco, CEO, accepted the award at the show on behalf of everyone at Harley Marine. HMS demonstrated that Environmental protection is everyone’s job throughout the family of companies, whether working shore side or on a […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Representative Lizzie Fletcher visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Addicks Field Office earlier this week to receive a project update on the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Flood Control Project and tour the Addicks and Barker Dam and Reservoirs. Within Representative Fletcher’s 7th Congressional District, USACE Galveston District is currently completing a […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The innovative walking jack-up platform WaveWalker 1 was presented with the Product and Equipment Innovation Award at the prestigious Ground Engineering (GE) Awards ceremony in London last week. WaveWalker 1, developed by Fugro and Van Oord, is an innovative, eight-legged ‘walking’ jack-up barge (self-elevating work platform – SEWP) designed especially for marine operations in rough […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project was also distinguished […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    DP World Sokhna, the Red Sea commercial gateway to Egypt’s capital Cairo, has received two new STS (ship-to-shore) gantry cranes in a further boost to productivity at the container facility operated by global marine terminal operator DP World. The two cranes, manufactured by ZPMC of China, were brought to port by the vessel Zhen-Hua 18 […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The port of Rotterdam will receive EUR 5 million from the EU programme for the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) for a rail terminal and inland shipping cranes at the new container terminals on Maasvlakte 2. Brussels is also providing EUR 300,000 for a study into a new rail corridor between Rotterdam and Warsaw. The Netherlands […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has received an Environmental Protection Award at the prestigious International Bulk Journal Awards 2011, organized last week in Antwerp, Belgium. Upon acknowledging the dedication to protecting the environment in which it operates, ADPC was praised for its investment in the building of a USD 240 million Environmental Breakwater that ENCOMPASSES […]

  • 5 October 2011

    The Kandla Port in Gujarat, run by the Kandla Port Trust (KPT), has been adjudged the ‘Major Port of the Year’ at the Maritime and Logistics… (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, October 5, 2011;

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently completed the Anna Maria Island renourishment project. At an estimated cost of $12.3 million, the project was one of the largest renourishment events awarded by the district as part of the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency program. Dredging and placement operations on Anna Maria began in […]

  • 16 May 2012

    In April 2012, Konecranes received an order for two RTG (Rubber-Tired Gantry) cranes and two BOXRUNNERTM straddle carriers from the Estonian company A.S. Muuga Container Terminal (“Muuga CT”). Konecranes has previously delivered three Konecranes STS cranes and one RMG crane to Muuga CT. The straddle carriers will be delivered in 2012 and the RTGs in […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fred Stubbs Park at Quinns Beach is scheduled to reopen to the public next week as the coastal protections works are nearing their completion. Following a closure of six months due to contractor works, the park will reopen on Friday, 29 August. With irrigation works, topsoil and turf placement already complete, the new children’s play […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has officially commenced the beach renourishment project at Folly Beach, starting the estimated five month long process of placing 1.5 million cubic yards of sand to restore 5.34 miles of beach.  The beach renourishment is being conducted as part of a 50 year agreement with the City […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The contract for dredging Doctors Pass by Orion Marine Construction, Inc. for approximately $733,000 received Board of County Commissioners’ approval yesterday. Orion’s bid was the lowest qualified response to a request for bids that netted three responses on Aug. 30. Orion Marine, Inc. has successfully dredged Doctors Pass during two prior renourishment projects. The current […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) applauded the recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to award a grant of $750,000 for the Port of Baltimore’s Dray Truck Replacement Program, extending the program through March 2016. The $750,000 grant was part of $4.2 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act grants awarded by the EPA to six U.S. ports […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.  an integrated marine services company providing territorial sea fishing and dredging services in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), today announced that its Board of Directors has received an offer from its Chairman and CEO, Mr. Xinrong Zhuo, to acquire the assets of China Dredging Group, or CDGC, and its PRC […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On March 21, The Asset Financial Award Ceremony took place in Hong Kong. As a result, CCCC won the “Award for Best Working Capital Management of Construction Group”. Executive Director & CFO Fu Junyuan was listed among the “Top Ten CFOs in 2012”. As one of Asia’s most influential financial magazines, The Asset presents highly […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Laura E. (Beth) Williams, P.E., a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, received the 2012 “James Connolly Award” during the Savannah E-Week Technical Training Conference at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Feb. 22, 2012. The conference is held annually in Savannah as part of the nationally-recognized Engineer Week (E-Week) observance. The […]

  • 15 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will provide $3.6 million in additional federal funding for dredging on the Red River Waterway. The decision comes after Sen. Landrieu and the Louisiana congressional delegation urged the Corps to provide the necessary investments in the waterway. Sen. Landrieu secured $7.56 million […]

  • 28 February 2011

      The bC India construction trade show, held February 8-11 in Mumbai, India, has met the expectations of the Liebherr Group. After three exhibition days, all Liebherr product areas that were present – i.e. earthmoving machinery, material handlers, mobile cranes, construction cranes, truck mixers and special foundation equipment – received important orders and Liebherr representatives […]

  • 26 January 2011

    The first two of an eventual total of six Super PostPanamax Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes are being delivered this week to Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in the Cai Mep – Thi Vai port complex located approximately 80kms southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. Six Rubber Tyred Gantries (RTGs) will complete this first shipment with a further two STS […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) was recognized for its distinguished record as a dedicated steward of Louisiana’s coastal lands by the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL). GLPC was presented with a Coastal Stewardship award at the 2014 CRCL Awards Banquet on May 9, 2014. “We were pleased to have been nominated by Restore […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announces the completion of a beach erosion control and hurricane protection project for Sandbridge Beach in the southern portion of Virginia Beach, Va. “Storms such as last fall’s Hurricane Sandy can have devastating effects on beaches and the natural defenses protecting shorelines and coastal communities,” said BOEM Director […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December, 21 2012 with the support of the FSUE “Rosmorport”, in the framework of the joint meeting of the Federal Agency of Marine and River Transport Council and the Rosmorrechflot Public Council, the solemn transport sphere awards ceremony “Gold Chariot” took place. The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Lavrischev became a laureat in nomination […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge, LLC, President/CEO Bob Wetta was honored by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) with the 2014 Dredger Of The Year award at the recent Dredging Summit & Expo in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. DSC Dredge has been a member of WEDA for more than 20 years and has enjoyed a strong employee commitment to volunteering […]