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  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a nationwide executive search, JAXPORT has selected Frederick P. Wong Jr. as Chief Operating Officer.  On announcing Wong’s selection, JAXPORT CEO, Eric Green, said: “JAXPORT stands to benefit greatly from Fred’s energy, enthusiasm and experience, which ranges from working through the deepening of the Miami harbor to ensuring the daily safety and security of […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mission Bay Navigational Safety Dredging Project, aimed to restore beaches along Mission Bay, is now officially underway, the City of San Diego, CA, said in their latest announcement.  The dredging program will cover approximately 64 acres within Mission Bay, resulting in an estimated 122,000 to 220,850 cubic yards of dredged material. The city said that […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams, and Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Mayor, Peta Pinson, today announced that $350,000 will be allocated for the Lake Cathie dredging project. Mrs Williams said that $175,000 had been provided through the NSW Government’s ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ program and the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council has […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a significant rainfall in Bundaberg during October and November 2017, Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is currently undertaking shipping channel restoration works at the Port of Bundaberg. The subsequent build-up of sediment in the port’s main shipping berth and the inner reach of the shipping channel has severely hindered the berthing and movement of commercial […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) yesterday highlighted the U.S. dredging industry’s commitment to build and maintain safe, efficient and cost-effective navigation channels in the nation’s inland waterways and ports. “The recent deliveries of four state-of-the-art vessels, constructed by nearly 700 American workers in U.S. shipyards, are a reflection of the U.S. dredging industry’s continued investment in […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Transport of Pipeline Optimization‘. Formulated and submitted by Maarten Tronckoe, Simon Van den Berghe and Pieter Verpoest of Jan De Nul Group, the solution improves each facet of the process involved in the transportation and handling of pipelines. On both […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has awarded the tender for works at the Boyne River, aimed to restore a safe passage and navigable channel for boaties. Local company East Coast Maritime has been appointed to undertake the works, with activity at the river mouth to begin by mid-February, GPC said in their release. “Material will be […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), recently completed the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake River Basin Flood Risk Management Study. Following the study phase, it now will be submitted to the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Office of Management and Budget, and […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A public information meeting on the status of the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will take place today in New Haven, Conn. The meeting, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District, the Connecticut Port and the New Haven Port Authorities, will provide an opportunity […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work has begun on a new £4 million flood scheme that will increase flood protection for Starcross and Cockwood. According to the Environment Agency, the work on this coastal protection project started yesterday, January 8th 2018. At Starcross the EA will install 2 new floodgates at Church Road and Generals Lane slipway. They will also raise the […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    On 19th December in Southampton, Laurence Dagley, Director CEMEX UK Marine Limited signed a contract with Frank de Lange, Regional Sales Director of the Damen Shipyards Group, for the delivery of the first Damen Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD). The vessel, which will be built at Damen Shipyards Galati, in Romania, is designed to extract sand and gravel […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry’s proactive mentality, according to IADC. “The December issue delves into the subject through articles on the following aspects: a methodology for the sustainable development of ports, […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Diego has just released the latest details about their plans for the Mission Bay Navigational Safety Dredging Project. In order to maintain navigational safety for boats in the bay, the project will dredge the bottom of the bay to restore it to its original survey elevation and then utilize the dredged […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) said in their latest announcement that they will begin lowering Inks Lake early next week. According to LCRA, it will take until Friday, January 5, to drop the level about 8 feet. The lake will remain lowered until February 10 when the LCRA will begin refilling it through February 13 […]

  • 27 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Dover was recognized recently for a revolutionary temporary work system that is being used for its Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project. According to the port, the ‘walking piling gate’, which improves the safety, environmental standards and efficiency of the construction process, has been recognized as an innovation by the Considerate Constructors […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd is calling for more leeway and the deepening of the river Elbe which would enable mega boxships to reach the Port of Hamburg. The Lower Elbe between the Port of Hamburg and the North Sea is supposed to be deepened over a distance of approximately 120 kilometers. The goal is […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) – Harbors Division last week celebrated the blessing of Hilo Harbor’s newly completed Pier 4 cargo wharf project, the Pier 1 cargo yard and passenger terminal improvements. The projects are designed to increase operational space and increase cargo handling efficiencies. According to the HDOT announcement, these improvements to the […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that they will begin armoring the east side of the Kissimmee River embankment (Canal 37)  between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee in January 2018. The armoring construction, part of the Kissimmee River Restoration project, will span approximately 18 months. “Navigation will remain open during construction; however, a […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The Port of Dover has gained industry recognition after commissioning a revolutionary temporary work system for its flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. The ‘walking piling gate’, which improves the safety, environmental standards and efficiency of the construction process, has been recognized as an innovation by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), and is featured on […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Lander, will hold an open house on Tuesday, December 19, to gather public input on preliminary alternatives currently being evaluated to reduce flood risk and improve public safety along the Popo Agie River and Dickinson Creek. The meeting will take place from 5:30-7 […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester was today at Triabunna to celebrate the completion of the $1.3 million Swansea Boat Ramp redevelopment project. According to the Minister, the boat ramp redevelopment was the final phase of the $1.55 million Lower East Coast Marine Infrastructure project. “This investment will boost economic growth in the region for many decades to […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A Hartlepool Borough Council project carried out in partnership with local company Seymour Civil Engineering to help protect homes on the town’s Headland from flooding has won two prestigious awards. The project to strengthen the sea defense along the historic 14th century Town Wall earned the Project Of The Year and the Going The Extra Mile awards […]

  • 13 December 2017

      By Rob van Hoorn CTO at nC Marine Thermal and acoustic insulation, fire retardancy, safe touch and corrosion passivation in one, the chemical resistant and submersible coat.That is where the latest developments are about. Options in insulation on board do not provide an abundance in choices. Glass wool insulates both temperature and dampens noise, but […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Klaipeda Seaport Authority fleet has increased by one new vessel – the 2.895 million euros ‘Naras’ which entered the seaport on December 5, 2017. This modern and multi-functional vessel will allow the employees of the Seaport Authority to work more efficiently and will facilitate the implementation of nature protection requirements. “In order to provide the […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stage two of the NSW Government’s $1.68 million dredging program at Yamba is currently underway, Nationals Member for Clarence, Chris Gulaptis, announced today. “This work will improve boating safety and navigation in the Clarence River at Yamba,” Mr Gulaptis said. “Stage 1 was completed in 2016 and saw around 18,000 cubic meters of sand dredged […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection has awarded an $18.4 million contract for the replenishment of beaches and dunes on southern Long Beach Island using sand dredged from Little Egg Inlet, Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. “This important project will provide additional protections to the southern LBI area by replenishing beaches and dunes that have lost […]