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  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report released for public comment yesterday, November 13th 2014, indicates that the reservoir behind the Conowingo Dam is trapping smaller amounts of sediment and has essentially reached its limit to trap in the long term. However, a large majority of the pollution to the Chesapeake Bay from the […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today released new official figures on dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area which show our Reef continues to be treated as a coal and gas highway and a rubbish tip, risking UNESCO listing the Reef as World Heritage in Danger. “There is only one Great Barrier Reef. […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) highlighted his support for several amendments to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) this week, including measures to secure dredging for smaller inland ports along the Mississippi River; a provision to encourage resilient construction that can better withstand natural disasters; and a new study on flood protection and drought issues […]

  • 12 July 2013

    HMAS Shepparton’s Hydrographic Department have been hard at work, conducting high resolution surveys of the Australian coastline. The Paluma Class Survey Motor Launch (SML) is currently conducting survey operations between Clarence Strait and the approaches to Darwin Harbour. Commanding Officer of Shepparton, Lieutenant Commander Michael Kumpis says the aim of this survey is to support […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the acquisition of Western Australian marine and coastal specialists, Oceanica Consulting Pty Ltd. Oceanica will further strengthen BMT’s capacity and technical offering in Western Australia’s buoyant market, while complementing the expertise and knowledge in the region of BMT’s established Asia-Pacific […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     For 1,5 years now, the vessel “Willem B Sr” of the towage company BMS, has been using Thorn-D® antifouling. Thorn-D® is a worldwide patented, 100% environmental friendly protection for the boat bottom. By using micro fibers, Thorn-D® creates a physical barrier against barnacles, mussels etc. In the following interview Mr. Wout Bouwman, the owner, will […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today’s release of the draft Queensland Ports Strategy confirms that the Queensland Government will continue to fast track industrial development on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). Felicity Wishart, AMCS’s Great Barrier Reef campaign director said the rapid, widespread and deeply damaging industrial development for the Reef’s coast […]

  • 7 December 2012

    Local authorities in Russey Keo district inspected village homes along the banks of the Tonle Sap yesterday after residents refused compensation from the sand-dredging company they say is causing their homes to collapse into the river, claiming the amount is too small. Villagers said the official visit, which comes on the heels of an official […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government will lease the operations of the state-owned Port of Melbourne, to help fund a record state-shaping infrastructure program for Victoria. Treasurer Michael O’Brien and Minister for Ports David Hodgett said commercial advice received from the port scoping study had recommended a medium-term lease of the Port of Melbourne as the most […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Recently, a team of operations specialists and maintainers from Richards Bay Minerals successfully completed a Dredging Process Training at the Training Institute for Dredging (TID), The Netherlands. During the one week training programme, several key aspects of the dredging process were addressed in order to optimise the use of their dredge mining equipment. Richards Bay […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Allana Potash Corp. expressed its congratulations to the Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA), the Governments of Djibouti and Ethiopia, and the people of Tadjourah Region in Djibouti, on the official completion of financing and start of construction of the new bulk port at Tadjourah, Djibouti. Attending the December 12, 2012 ceremony for the […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A year after taking over operation of Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT) in the Port of Rijeka in Croatia, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. has developed and upgraded facilities and systems at the terminal as AGCT gears up for increased port activity, expending HR23 million in 2011 alone. Apart from the improvements implemented last year, […]

  • 18 January 2011

    L.W. Matteson, Inc., a dredging and marine construction company, has been acquired by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States. McGladrey Capital Markets initiated the transaction, led the negotiations, and acted as the exclusive financial advisor to L.W. Matteson. The acquisition was funded with $37.5 million […]

  • 8 September 2010

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation – the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services – today announced changes to its executive management effective immediately. Douglas B. Mackie, President and Chief Executive Officer, has decided with the Board of Directors to resign his […]

  • 22 May 2012

    The public in Portsmouth caught their first glimpse of the giant forward section of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, as it was loaded out of the hall at BAE Systems’ facility at Portsmouth Naval Base in preparation for its departure to Rosyth. Using a fleet of remote controlled transporters, a team moved the 6,000 tonne section, known […]

  • 9 March 2012

    The Ministry of Shipping, in consultation with the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has worked out an amicable settlement of the issue of providing employment or other forms of relief to the master list candidates who happen to be the children of medically invalidated and deceased employees of Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT). The issue […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    In just four months, MAN Diesel & Turbo has won contracts for four Chinese dredger newbuildings. Chinese outfits CHECD, Jiangsu Haixin and Huanghua Port Bureau recently chose MAN medium-speed engines for the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). CHECD CHECD (CHEC Dredging Company Ltd.) – a subsidiary of CCCC Shanghai Dredging Company Ltd. – chose […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. today reported net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2015, of $1.8 million ($0.07 diluted loss per share).  These results compare to a net loss of $1.2 million ($0.04 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “As expected, inconsistent lettings by the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 22 April 2013

    Another Damen CSD250 has been delivered, to Nigeria this time. The dredger has started creating its own pond, which is to become a major access route to a new industrial park. The creation of the waterway has already boosted the local economy, as also in Nigeria the waterway transport has the future. The CSD250 has […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The President of Senegal, His Excellency Makky Sall yesterday visited DP World’s flagship facility in Jebel Ali where he was received by DP World Chairman, His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. DP World has operated DP World Dakar since 2008, and has invested in building new capacity at the facility, doubling capacity in 2011 to […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Colombo has been attracting many dredgers for repairs over the past decade from all over the globe, on the good track record the owners automatic choice was Colombo Dockyard for their repairs. The owners Mercator Ltd., have been a regular caller patronising Colombo with their dredgers and tankers, yard has been servicing their fleet successfully. […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced today the execution of definitive contracts for the construction of a 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity Trailing Suction Hopper Barge and 14,000-horsepower Tug. When delivered in the second quarter of […]

  • 11 July 2011

    DEME Group christened the ‘mega’ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ (hopper capacity 30,000 m3) and the DP2 fall pipe vessel ‘Flintstone’ in the outer port of Zeebrugge. Olympic tennis champion Justine Henin is the godmother of the ‘Congo River’. The ‘Flinstone’ was christened by Olympic high jump champion Tia Hellebaut: a unique ‘e-christening’, as […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has today welcomed reports of a backdown from port proponents Adani and GVK to avoid dumping dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters but said that there is a long way to go before the Reef is protected from port expansions. Felicity Wishart, the AMCS Great Barrier Reef […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new series of pamphlets has been produced by Waikato Regional Council to help property owners better manage the potential risks they face from river flooding. “River flooding is the most common hazard we face in the Waikato,” said community safety programme manager Adam Munro. “The new pamphlets are designed to help people identify what […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef is in crisis and without decisive action by the Federal government and Queensland State government Australia could be placed on UNESCO’s ‘list of shame’ for not meeting its World Heritage obligations. The situation is so serious that WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today announced they were combining to launch […]