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  • 17 April 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has received a letter of award from Saipem in relation to the offshore project for the Ichthys gas export pipeline development near Darwin, Northern Australia. The project value to Boskalis amounts to approximately EUR 200 million. INPEX is the main developer of the Ichthys project and Boskalis will work on behalf […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A $2.2 billion environmental bond bill that could fund hundreds of projects across the state, ranging from hiking trails to harbor dredging, cleared the state House and Senate last week as formal legislative sessions drew to a close for the year. The environmental bond authorizes funding for state agencies, municipalities and nongovernmental partners to conserve […]

  • 29 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) will next month conduct a nine-day tour of port and harbor communities throughout the state of Michigan to launch the first ‘full spectrum’ economic impact study of ports ever conducted in this state. Through a grant provided by the Michigan Waterways Commission, in cooperation with the City of Alpena, the […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has released an update on the collision between Indonesian-registered tanker KARTIKA SEGARA and Dominican-registered dredger JBB DE RONG 19 that occurred yesterday in Singapore. According to the update, divers taking part in the the search and rescue operations yesterday managed to recover two bodies out of the five […]

  • 12 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 4,200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP) in Montevideo, Uruguay. The contract was signed by Mr Alberto Diaz Acosta, President of the Board of Directors of ANP, Mrs Gladis Liliana Peirano Rivero, Interim General Secretary of […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Represenative Dan Maffei (D-NY) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will dredge Little Sodus Bay harbor in Fair Haven as part of relief efforts to restore damage following Superstorm Sandy. Little Sodus Bay has not been dredged since 2005 and the Army Corp of Engineers has determined that dredging is necessary due to damage […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A leading dive hotelier in Cayman told a local TV station there Wednesday that Cayman officials and dive business operators were looking at Bimini in the Bahamas as an example of what not to do in pitting protection of fragile marine life and coral reefs against mass development. Keith Sahm, General Manager of the world-famous […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co. of Seattle announced the sale of the Company to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) owned S-Corp. Verit Advisors, a Chicago-based investment banking firm, was engaged by Manson and its shareholders to provide expertise in structuring a solution that optimized the company’s and shareholders’ objectives. In 1905, Peter Manson began Manson Construction […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals Maasvlakte II has selected Cargotec as the quay crane supplier for the company’s future Maasvlakte II terminal in Rotterdam. The decision reflects a comprehensive bidding process designed to find cranes that offered the highest safety, productivity and automation standards required for the largest containerships in the world. Cargotec will supply eight Kalmar super […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District announces a contract option award to dredge stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula between Gay, Michigan and the Grand Traverse Harbor. The Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, provided USACE with an additional $946,000 in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, GLRI, funding to award the three options on […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the 2014 NordBau in Neumüster, Liebherr is presenting its R 922 crawler excavator, which supersedes the previous R 906 model and has been introduced at the 2013 Bauma trade fair in Munich, Germany. Together with the R 918 and R 926 crawler excavators, the 22-tonne R 922 is a member of the newly developed […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) today announced preliminary results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. According to ORN, during the third quarter 2018, the company experienced unanticipated delays in commencing certain work due to customer schedules. The company also experienced significant production delays in its concrete segment, primarily due to continuous rain throughout its market areas […]

  • 24 July 2013

    Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus QC, Queensland Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli and Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General and Member for Blair Shayne Neumann announced that work will commence immediately to reopen the Port of Bundaberg to full-size ships. Heavy silting after severe flooding in early 2013 has prevented full-sized […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine is organising the third annual conference on “Dredging in India- Needs and Requirements, Strategies and Solutions” on August 27-28, 2012, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the dredging industry in India, focus on the current and future needs and requirements, identify emerging […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Rear Admiral M Khaled Iqbal, Chairman of the Chittagong Port Authority, as a speaker during the event. DTC – set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI – will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities of the dredging industry to tackle […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) recently announced Louisiana merchandise exports increased five percent over the last year, growing from $27.0 billion to $28.4 billion. Key merchandise export categories include petroleum products, agricultural products, chemicals, food and kindred products, […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that work will begin this Saturday, January 4, 2014, on the $18.3 million beach replenishment project from Asbury Park to Avon-by-the-Sea. The federally funded Army Corps of Engineers project will restore beaches in Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, Bradley Beach, and Avon-By-The-Sea to better than pre-Sandy conditions and was […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the beginning of formal construction of the New NY Bridge to replace the Tappan Zee with installation of the first permanent piles that will comprise the foundation of the new bridge. The bridge is scheduled to be completed in just under five years from the start of formal construction making […]

  • 23 February 2012

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract for capital and maintenance dredging in the port of Bahia Blanca, Argentina. The contract value is approximately EUR 90 million and was acquired together with the Jan de Nul Group. Boskalis’ share of the total contract is approximately EUR 55 million. The project scope includes […]

  • 1 November 2012

    DP World Limited today announces that it has received the Letter of Award from Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Government of India, to build and operate a single berth facility of 330 metres quay length alongside its existing terminal operation at Nhava Sheva, Mumbai. The new facility is expected to be operational in 2015. DP World […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rene Kolman is Secretary General at the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. With over one hundred main and associated members, IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its associates, but also the dredging industry in general. Kolman […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract for the mining of bauxite in Lelydorp nearby Paramaribo, Surinam. The contract value is approximately € 125 million and the contract was awarded by Suralco L.L.C., an indirect joint subsidiary of Alcoa Inc. and Alumina Ltd. Work is set to commence shortly and it is […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded few days ago a $11.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as the Houston Ship Channel between Bolivar Road and Redfish Island. According to USACE, approximately […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Navy bomb disposal experts destroyed a 1,500lb (680kg) German mine discovered on the seabed in The Solent today. The World War Two GD ground mine was found by a crane barge 1.5km off Southsea on Thursday while removing debris from a site being dredged next month in preparation for the arrival of the Navy’s […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    At approximately 4:30 p.m. on the afternoon of November 7, an incident involving efforts to clear a clogged onshore pipe occurred at the Fletcher Cove worksite in Solana Beach. There were no injuries as a result of the accident. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company immediately shut down work on the project to assess the […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Konecranes introduces the world’s first hybrid reach stacker for container handling, with a lifting capacity of 45 tons. The SMV 4531 TB5 HLT features a hybrid diesel/electric driveline, an electrified hydraulic lifting system, and a super capacitor based energy storage. This innovative lift truck will cut fuel consumption and emissions while offering improved performance in […]