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  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget once again includes funds to continue Charleston’s Post-45 Harbor Deepening, a project designated last year by the Administration as one of its priority infrastructure projects. Released yesterday, the fiscal year 2014 budget includes a $1.165-million allocation to continue the considerable progress on the project’s feasibility study, now at its midpoint. “We are […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, has announced an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. The Company’s outlook for the second half of 2014 continues to show positive development. Delayed projects from the second quarter have now fully begun and are contributing to higher levels of […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    With the signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 earlier this year, many people expected construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to start immediately. However, several actions need to take place before construction can occur. “Environmental monitoring ranks high in the hierarchy of actions that must take place before […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Ports Corporation has achieved eleven consecutive years of annual container trade growth through Port Botany – the just released 2011/12 Annual Report confirming container volumes are up by 1 per cent to 2.036 million TEUs. Sydney Ports Chief Executive Officer Grant Gilfillan said the volume of container trade coming through the port of Botany […]

  • 14 February 2012

      The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2013 (FY13) includes $4.731 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, said, “The fiscal 2013 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its state, federal and local partners marked the completion of a more than $9 million beach replenishment project Wednesday with a ceremony at the Coast Guard base. Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Coast Guard, the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection and Cape May City dispersed […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has just released an interesting overview of the business year 2016. Explaining the year as “a busy, productive and exciting one“, the company rounded up 2016 with some of the key highlights and achievements, putting them all in one story named “2016 – a year in pictures and words“. January January saw Team […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2013, DEME reached a turnover of EUR 2.53 billion in 2013. Compared to the previous year, this represents an increase of 32% and a record turnover. Ebitda increased by 25% to EUR 437.8 million, and net profit amounted to EUR 109.1 million, an increase of 22% compared to 2012. The order book – well […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that the first of nine environmental impairments, which caused the St. Louis River to be included on a binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern, has been lifted one year ahead of schedule. EPA Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority on Friday unveiled its first four electrified rubber-tired gantry cranes (ERTG), making the GPA the first in North America to introduce this cleaner and more efficient method of operation. The new technology reduces fuel consumption by an estimated 95 percent. “This transition to electrified RTGs is an important milestone for the […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $7.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to place approximately 600,000 cubic yards of sand along the beach at Coney Island in the area of the previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction project there. The work […]

  • 27 July 2010

    Fremantle Harbour and its approach channels are being deepened so that bigger ships now servicing Australian trade can call fully loaded. In the first phase of dredging earlier this year, the softer material from the harbour and its approach channels was successfully removed. Phase 2 of the Inner Harbour deepening project is to remove harder […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District is tasked with maintaining the Texas portion of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway to ensure this important component of the Texas and U.S. maritime system remains open for commerce. Working with the partners, the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas ports and organizations such as the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the district keeps […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Congresswoman Janice Hahn, City Councilman Joe Buscaino and Port of Los Angeles officials broke ground Thursday on a project that will prepare a section of the San Pedro waterfront for a new public open space and harbor area. The Downtown Harbor “water cut” will create the necessary land and harbor […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building, the shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region and a strategic affiliate of Mubadala, has announced that it is stepping up its focus on maintenance, repairs and overhauling services, which has been one of the fastest-growing business divisions of the company. Abu Dhabi Ship Building is currently showcasing […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Regulators from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District issued a federal permit to the City of Newport Beach, Division of Harbor Resources on Jan. 10 for maintenance dredging activities in Newport Bay, located in the city of Newport Beach, Orange County, Calif. The permit was issued pursuant to section 10 of the […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced more than $3 million to help restore the St. Louis River Area of Concern. EPA will provide $2.2 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds and MPCA will provide an additional $1.1 million through the Minnesota Clean Water Fund. The money will […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Port Authority’s Second Quarter Budget Reforecast paints a positive picture, Executive Director Len Waterworth reported at yesterday’s meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. “The bottom line is that revenues have increased by more than $11 million or 5 percent, compared to the original budget forecast,” Waterworth said. “And expenses […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) submitted to Congress Wednesday the “U.S. Port and Inland Waterways Modernization: Preparing for Post-Panamax Vessels” report, an examination of options for future modernization of U.S. ports and inland waterways. The USACE Institute for Water Resources (IWR) in Alexandria, Va., was responsible for the development of the report as […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A multi-million dollar contract was signed at a formal ceremony in Shanghai on July 30, between major UK port operator, Peel Ports, and engineering firm, ZPMC, helping to boost future bilateral trade opportunities between China and the UK. Peel Ports Group is investing over $512 million (£300 million) to redevelop and expand the existing Port […]

  • 5 November 2013

    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, today reported financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2013. Jonathan Berger, Chief Executive Officer stated, “For the three months ended September 30, […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lake Panorama Rural Improvement Zone, located in Panora, IA, about 45 minutes west of Des Moines, recently upgraded its dredging equipment to a new DSC Barracuda Class dredge and 16-inch floating booster unit. Lake Panorama is the largest private lake in Iowa, with 1,400 acres of lake surface, more than 30 miles of shoreline, […]

  • 10 February 2012

      U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will provide $22.1 million in additional funding for major waterways in Louisiana. The decision comes after Sen. Landrieu and the Louisiana congressional delegation urged the Corps to provide the necessary investments in underfunded waterway projects in Louisiana. This announcement by the Corps […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design measures to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, which will improve navigation and energize the national, state and local economy. The “Wider, Deeper, Safer” dredging project will deepen the Inner Harbor channels to 55 feet, Chesapeake Bay’s Thimble Shoal Channel to 56 […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has been a marine professional since 1919 with a specialty in marine construction and environmental remediation for inland waterways throughout the United States. Headquartered in La Crosse, Wisconsin, J.F. Brennan works with both government agencies and private owners providing services such as dredging, diving, dam repairs, pile driving, railroad bridge repairs, […]