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  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released their latest Trading Update, saying that the company’s developments in 2018 have so far proceeded in line with the market conditions. During the presentation of the 2017 annual results, Boskalis said that the current market picture in the oil and gas-related segments in particular is characterized by lower […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    As part of San Antonio Port’s expansion plans, a cross-organisational team has presented its final report assessing the structural stability and port operability of the proposed new outer breakwater in Chile. The report was the result of more than a year’s partnership between HR Wallingford and Instituto Nacional de Hidráulica Chile (INH). Together they built […]

  • 27 March 2014

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) again expanded its position in a difficult market environment in the 2013 financial year. “We saw considerable increases in throughput and transportation in 2013. Our market share gains underline that we were well prepared for the challenges of a difficult market environment. HHLA also continues to have a high […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) achieved net profit of EUR 490 million in 2014 (2013: EUR 366 million). Revenue rose by 1 per cent to EUR 3.2 billion (2013: EUR 3.1 billion). EBITDA rose by 25 per cent to EUR 946 million (2013: EUR 757 million) and the operating result (EBIT) was up 41 per cent at EUR 652 million (2013: EUR 463 million). Across the board, 2014 […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    HM Government of Gibraltar notes that the Spanish authorities are now denying export permission for the supply of rock, sand and aggregate destined for projects in Gibraltar. The Government of Gibraltar has already identified sourced alternative sources of supplies and will shortly be finalising these alternative arrangements. As a result, there should be no delay […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kongsberg Maritime’s Subsea Monitoring (SuMo) and Kongsberg Mesotech have developed an innovative sonar based system that continuously monitors the depth of port berths. “Called BDMRS – Berth Depth Monitoring and Reporting System, it puts real-time data about dynamically changing berth conditions into the hands of the people who need it, when they need it,” Kongsberg […]

  • 10 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thordon Equipment Shows Great Results on DEME’s “D’Artagnan” Water lubricated Thordon Composite cutterhead shaft bearings have performed well for 9 years on one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in the world – Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering N.V. (DEME)’s D’Artagnan (28,200 kW total installed power).   Great Lakes Reports 2014 Second Quarter Results Great […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The scientific focus on improving water quality across the Great Barrier Reef is reaping returns according to the latest report card released by the state and federal governments today. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Michael Roche said science-based programs, not fear campaigns from environmental activists, were making a significant improvement to reef health. “The […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will provide an update at public meetings on the draft integrated General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) entitled “Mississippi River Ship Channel, Gulf to Baton Rouge, Louisiana”. The purpose of the study is to evaluate alternative plans (including the no-action plan) for […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne Corporation successfully delivered the Channel Deepening Project (CDP) ahead of time, under budget and in compliance with the environmental approval conditions, except for three minor nonconformances, However, the achievement of CDP’s benefits to date has been affected by the 2008 global financial crisis (GFC), which has reduced demand for global trade […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Research & Development

    The spill resulting from the dredging of Fremantle Port is the subject of a free public forum tomorrow.   [mappress] Source: articleant, June 9, 2010;

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A mixture of soft and hard engineering measures has been employed to save the eastern coastline of Tongatapu, the main island of the Kingdom of Tonga. Measures like constructing permeable groynes and short offshore breakwaters supplemented with beach replenishment and coastal planting is being trialled to save Tongatapu’s east coast from gradual erosion and land […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The peak advocacy body for the resources sector in Queensland has welcomed a new Fitzroy River health report, which shows most reporting areas remained stable or improved over a 12 month period. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Michael Roche said the Council is a proud member of the Fitzroy Partnership for River […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from Deltares, TNO and Utrecht University have developed a new method that uses standard Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) to quantify and predict coastal land subsidence caused by the compression of peat layers. This new application of existing technology can be used to determine and predict subsidence in coastal zones where subsurface information is currently […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 123 million in the first half of 2013 (H1 2012: EUR 102 million). Dockwise contributed EUR 15 million to this result. Revenue rose by 12% in the first half to EUR 1.6 billion (H1 2012: EUR 1.4 billion). Organic revenue growth was 4%. EBITDA in […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Howard County’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, February 21, to discuss the results of an Ellicott City building floodproofing study.  The meeting will take place in the George Howard Building’s Columbia/Ellicott City Room at 3430 Court House Drive in Ellicott City, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. The study, which evaluated […]

  • 14 September 2011

    The plan for temporary docks in the Crescent City Harbor is changing as a result of upcoming dredging.   By Anthony Skeen (triplicate) [mappress] Source: triplicate, September 14, 2011

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will host a presentation on coastal resiliency at noon January 28.  Analie Barnett, a landscape ecologist with The Nature Conservancy, will present on “Identifying Resilient Coastal Sites for Conservation in the South Atlantic” at the Susan Shipman Environmental Learning Center, One Conservation Way in […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has concluded an exceptionally good third quarter. Revenue, adjusted for the sale of the 40% stake in Archirodon, and earnings were higher than in the first and second quarter of 2013 against stable market conditions. The order book increased compared to the end of the first half of the year and […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) experienced above-average growth in its core markets in the 2011 financial year, increasing both its revenue and its results considerably. Container throughput rose by 21.3 percent to 7.1 million standard containers (TEU), and container transport went up by 11.3 percent to 1.9 million TEU. Revenue grew by 14.0 percent […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Because of doubts about the original design of the new harbour built in Sal Rei on the Cape Verdean island Boa Vista, the Cape Verdean client asked Royal Haskoning and Deltares to produce, test and optimise a new design. The harbour is vital for the ongoing development of tourism on the island. Storms resulted in […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the next couple of months, Deltares will be performing a large number of tests with the different types of toe construction used in building harbour dams. The aim of this research is to draw up a more accurate calculation method for constructing dam toes. Various constructions will be tested under a range of wave […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A year after Dutch and Indonesian partners began the restoration of the severely eroding coast in Demak and Semarang in Northern Java, the project is showing its first results. Based on the principle of through Building with Nature, a sediment-permeable dam has been constructed and mangrove trees have been planted. The first measurements show 45 […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Tuesday at the Delft Software Days 2013, ARCADIS became the first consultancy to be recognised by Deltares as a Certified Delft3D Modelling Centre. The certificate was handed out to Rob Steijn, the head of the Coast and Sea Consultancy Group. Certification means that Deltares decides on the basis of recent projects whether Delft3D application […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said in its latest announcement that their large trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Prins der Nederlanden is now powered by a biofuel blend, resulting in a substantial CO2 reduction. According to the release, Boskalis will also use a biofuel blend on the project to install the export cable to the Borssele […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Law Offices of Todd M. Garber announces that it is investigating potential claims against Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation concerning possible violations of federal securities laws. Great Lakes engages in marine construction, dredging, and commercial and industrial demolition primarily in the east, west and Gulf Coasts of the United States. The investigation is […]