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  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite a major dredging project in the Gladstone harbour, an independent seagrass study conducted by James Cook University has found the Gladstone harbour is one of the few locations along the developed Queensland coast where seagrasses have shown recovery since the 2010/11 floods. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) CEO Leo Zussino said the results from the […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Managing federally funded civil works projects through feasibility studies and construction requires leadership – a skill U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston district Project Manager Sharon Tirpak hones while guiding multidisciplinary teams through complex projects that energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters. A marine biologist by trade, Tirpak left the world of research […]

  • 21 December 2011

    MARG Ltd., one of India’s leading Infrastructure Companies, left an indelible mark in the EPC World 2011 by bagging the prestigious EPC World Awards 2011 for its outstanding contribution in the development of port sector projects. The award was presented in grand ceremony by Shri. D. V. Sadananda Gowda, Hon. Chief Minister of Karnataka at […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Finnish survey company Finnish Consulting Group Ltd (FCG) has placed an order for a new GRP survey boat from Blyth Workcats Ltd of Canvey Island, UK. The 14-meter catamaran will be known as the Nordic Sonar and it is now being built to meet the specialized needs of the FCG survey teams. It will be […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Boskalis realized a slightly higher revenue in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year. In recent months, market circumstances remained challenging with continued pressure on revenue and margins. For the combined Dredging and Dry Infrastructure segment revenue for the first quarter was comparable to the same period in 2011. Average […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is gearing up to be a service provider to SA’s neighbouring ports. After assisting with the dredging of Walvis Bay harbour in Namibia, TNPA CEO Tau Morwe says SA is likely to tender for dredging work at Maputo harbour. TNPA signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maputo Port Development […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long term planning and oversight of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) dredging operations on the Great Lakes is the responsibility of Brig. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser, USACE Great Lakes and Ohio Rivers Division Commander. Recently Brig. Gen. Kaiser, who grew up in Racine, Wisconsin along the shores of Lake Michigan, explained the challenges, […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    KSA pushes ahead with maritime investment programme as demand drives need for increased capacity – key projects to be showcased at Seatrade Middle East Maritime 2012. Saudi Arabia’s vision for maritime sector growth will be highlighted at Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) 2012 as the Saudi Ports Authority and King Abdul Aziz Port together plan […]

  • 3 February 2012

      The first Sustainability Report for the port of Antwerp has now appeared. For a whole year, various workgroups laboured at the production of this report that demonstrates how the various companies within the port are able to reconcile “people, planet and profit” with their day-to-day activities. The initiative-takers behind the report are Antwerp Port […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York, one of the nation’s most seriously contaminated bodies of water. The final plan, announced on the banks of the canal by EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck with Congressmember Nydia Velázquez, state and local […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, 1 September 2013, ADPC celebrated the first year anniversary of commercial operations at Abu Dhabi’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Port. In just one year, Khalifa Port has gone from a pristine stretch of reclaimed land four kilometers out to sea, to busy hub port serving 17 shipping lines, offering 18 direct services with direct links to […]

  • 11 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Today, amid great public attention, the DEME Group named and launched its 11,650m³ trailing suction hopper dredger BREUGHEL. The ceremony took place at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the Netherlands. At exactly 2 pm, the ship was successfully launched after its naming by Mrs Bernadette Prignon, President of the […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal, and Chris Murphy yesterday announced a key Senate committee’s passage of legislation to bring federal dollars to support the restoration of Long Island Sound. The Long Island Sound Stewardship Act that Senators Gillibrand, Schumer, Blumenthal and Murphy introduced last year passed out of the Senate Environment […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    One year on from some of the worst flooding in 2012, latest research by the Environment Agency reveals that last year’s record-breaking wet year in England could have cost the UK economy close to £600million. The overall financial cost to businesses of the extreme weather was up to £200m as total commercial property and contents […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Business Monitor International’s Brazil Shipping Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, shipping associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Brazil’s shipping industry. BMI believes 2012 will be another year of strong growth for Brazilian ports. The sector experienced growth of 7.1% in total tonnage throughput in H111. […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Today, the DEME-group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering) launched the self-propelled cutter suction dredger, AMBIORIX, one of the most powerful and advanced cutter suction dredgers in the world. The launching ceremony took place at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, The Netherlands. The actual launching was initiated by Mrs. Kristin Hermans – De Keunynck, spouse […]

  • 11 November 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin in the next few days two dredge projects intended to help commercial marine traffic that has been impeded by shoaling in the channels. And one of those projects that is expected to begin Friday – deepening the Morehead City Harbor at the ocean bar – […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially commissioned its newest shallow-draft dredge vessel – MURDEN – in a ceremony May 29 at the Engineer Repair Yard in Wilmington. The Commissioning Ceremony signifies the acceptance for service and entry of a ship into the active fleet. It is the final and, perhaps most significant, […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today, as part of its ongoing communications with investors, is providing this mid-period update on its outlook and end markets. Market Outlook During 2011, the Company’s end markets experienced uncertain and difficult times that were attributable in substantial part to the […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014, including record backlog of $670 million. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said: “During 2014, the Company achieved several […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended December 31, 2011, of $5.2 million ($0.19 diluted loss per share). These results compare to net income of $3.0 million ($0.11 diluted earnings per share) for the same period a year ago. For the full […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      2010 was a special and memorable year for Boskalis in many ways. Not just because it was the year in which we celebrated our centenary, but definitely also because it was a year in which we continued to develop the foundations for the future of our company. Record revenue and profit Above all, 2010 […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit last week, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of local coastal economies and an important source of jobs. Merkley also received recognition from the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus […]

  • 25 October 2011

      Research conducted by the independent research agency, NEA indicates that the northern seaports offer the most efficient route for container transport into a large part of the central European hinterland. Seven ports located in the North of Europe have four times the container throughput of the principal eleven ports competing along the Southern coastline […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The Board of Directors of Ackermans & van Haaren NV announces that the consolidated net result (group share) increased by 10% to € 177.5 mio (compared to € 160.8 mio in 2010). The strong performance of both Delen Private Bank and Bank J.Van Breda & Co provided a record contribution to the group’s result from […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Cornwall’s business leaders have welcomed plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure potential environmental impacts. Last week Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) revealed it hoped the scientific trial would begin in May, subject to consent being granted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), and last for approximately six months. The […]