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  • 9 July 2013

    The partially submerged and rusting Waipa Delta pontoon has been successfully removed in a joint operation by Waikato Regional Council and Hamilton City Council. The pontoon erected on the Waikato River near Memorial Park, just north of Victoria Bridge, was used by the Waipa Delta river tour operation for 24 years from 1985. But there […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Colin Parker, Chief Executive of Aberdeen Harbour Board, has been elected Chairman of the British Ports Association for the next two years at its AGM in London on 27 March. Also elected was Andrew Moffat, Chief Executive of the Port of Tyne, as Vice Chairman and Sara Bassett, Finance Director of Shoreham Port Authority, as […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing ships. The Army Corps will hold a public information session (Monday, […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, last Friday unveiled a video on the partnering that drives beneficial use opportunities along the Great Lakes. In the video, Brigadier General Mark Toy, Commander of the Army Corps Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, explains the innovative partnering efforts occurring across the Great Lakes Navigation System […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The annual spring shore based dredging operation at Buncrana Pier will take place between Monday, April 6, and  Saturday, April 11, Donegal County Council informs.  “This is to coincide with the equinoctial spring tides which is the lowest tide level of the year and is the best time for the work to take place,” said […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Garey Bies (R-Sister Bay) announced that the Joint Finance Committee approved a motion that includes $5.2 million for the dredging of the channel between Northport and Detroit Harbor. The committee began voting last week on appropriations in Governor Walker’s biennial budget and offering other amendments for consideration. The money for Washington Island was part of a larger […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has introduced the new MH3049 and MH3059 material handlers’ design focuses on operator safety, structural strength, hydraulic power, fuel efficiency, and serviceability. With an operating weight of 111,000 pounds (50,349 kg), the MH3049 is the first of several new wheeled material handlers that Caterpillar will introduce in the greater-than-25-tons class. Coming immediately behind the […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports Ltd., part of the Essar Group, today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended December 2012. Operational highlights: – The company commissioned the state of the art 16 MMTPA Dry Bulk Terminal at Paradip, with a fully mechanized ship loading system with a capacity of 5,000 tons per hour. It is one […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands and Indonesia are working together on the implementation of water safety for Greater Jakarta. Knowledge and experience from the ongoing National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) programme is being used for this. This was announced by the Dutch water sector during a mission in Jakarta led by Prime Minister Rutte, Minister Ploumen (Foreign […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Portneuf River Flood Reduction Project, Systems 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, which is operated and maintained by the City of Pocatello, received overall system ratings of “unacceptable” following their most recent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers periodic inspection reports finalized on Nov. 16, 2012. This project was originally constructed on Sept. 19, 1967. […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul was recently awarded one of the biggest dike reinforcement operations in the Netherlands. Between July 2018 and January 2019, the company’s TSHD Bartolomeu Dias will dredge 5.5 million m³ of sand for the new safety dune and connected nature area. The sand is being dredged in the North Sea and transported […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Benoi basin dredging project will start tomorrow. Dredging works will be carried out by the crane barge. The crane barge will be held by spuds. Dredged materials will be transported to the designated dumping […]

  • 10 October 2012

    The Five Island Lake dredging project has hit the winter pause. The dredger has been brought to shore, the discharge pipe has been disconnected, everything is “winterized.” According to the City Administrator John Bird, 2012 was not a very productive season for the Five Island Lake dredging program. “Without Tim Sidles out there to repair […]

  • 13 September 2010

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore announces a revision of dredging works at Loyang Offshore Base, Serangoon Harbour, with effect from 15 September 2010 to 14 March 2011. Construction of the new jetty will entail piling, concrete works, casting of dolphins, installation of walkways and construction of superstructure. Piling and concrete works will be carried […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With effect from August 18th 2015 to February 2016, dredging work will be carried out off north west of Jurong island, reported the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). According to the MPA notice, the works will be carried out 24 hours daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays. The dredging work will be carried out […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Port of Salalah has welcomed executives and representatives from the shipping world’s largest shipping lines and principal customers in the local market to the handling of its 30 millionth TEU (Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit) container recently. The distinguishing aspects of Port of Salalah, the second largest port in the region, including its direct connections to […]

  • 7 January 2013

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the reclamation works at the Pulau Tekong will begin on 10 Jan 2013 and will last until 09 Jul 2013. These works at the mentioned area will involve dredging, construction of revetment, soil investigation […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    New Zealand dredging contractor, Heron Construction Co Ltd. celebrated last Friday, December 4th, a keel-laying ceremony for the new dredger that is being built in China. The dipperdredger is under construction at Qinhuangdao China Harbor Shipbuilding Industry Co. and is expected to be ready for transport to New Zealand by the summer of 2016 where she will […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio recently announced that the Army Corps will allocate an additional $34.5 million in Fiscal Year 2019 to critical maintenance and safety projects at ports along the Oregon coast. “Oregon’s ports are the lifeblood of coastal economies and rely on federal funding to maintain navigation channels […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredgers, to be in compliance with Reclamation Safety & Health Standards, will at times require a bulkhead shaft seal. Midé Marine’s Omni Seals have proven to be a viable shaft sealing solution, as they will not make contact with the pump shaft unless there is a flooding event. This is due to Midé Marine’s seals’ […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host two public meetings to discuss the initial phases of a Dam Safety Modification Study (DSMS) that is underway on Herbert Hoover Dike. The Corps is conducting the DSMS to determine the final phase of rehabilitation projects for the dike, a 143-mile earthen structure that encircles […]

  • 7 August 2011

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that repair works to existing revetment off Pasir Ris Park begin. The repair works will entail the removal of the damaged area and restoring the wall back to its original design by land excavator. The work barge […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £50,000 coastal defense repair scheme at Portaferry Road in Greyabbey is officially underway, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure said in its latest release. The scheme will greatly improve the structural stability of the existing seawall and thereby lessen the risk of undermining the carriageway of this important A Class Road on the Ards Peninsula […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    To protect the Netherlands against high water, Van Oord’s crane vessels are restoring the foreshore at 10 locations in the Western Scheldt Estuary. According to the company’s latest announcement, erosion has affected the foreshore in various places and therefore no longer meets the safety standards. “In this combined project we are also giving the flora […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar and its German dealer, Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH, will exhibit a suite of technologies, services and equipment at the bauma 2016 (April 11-17) show in Munich, Germany.  The company will showcase safety, productivity and equipment management solutions, as well as more than 60 Cat® products. Other highlights of the exhibit include a work tool display […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official opening ceremony of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II in Rotterdam, the Netherlands will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 15:00 hrs.  APM Terminals newest port in the world will be the first fully automated facility with zero emissions from cargo handling equipment. Built on land reclaimed from the North Sea and with a price […]