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  • 23 March 2012

    APM Terminals’ 2011 Sustainability Report shows continued improvement in sustainability performance throughout the company’s global port, terminal and inland services network. Ongoing work to achieve the highest possible safety standards, reduction of the environmental impact of expanding global operations and positive contributions to the communities in which APM Terminals operate are major highlights of the […]

  • 2 August 2011

    Beach renourishment equipment that is now sharing the beach with many sunbathers in Jacksonville. Sunday morning, Channel 4 news got… (news4jax) [mappress] Source: news4jax, August 2, 2011

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging NZ has been fined $79,500 and ordered to pay $42,000 in reparation after the death of a worker, crushed on a dredging barge in West Park Marina, Auckland, on 19 November 2013. Peter Bateman died after being crushed between an excavator and the wall of a hopper, on a barge being skippered by Brent […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Safety is always uppermost on the minds of dredging contractors. As part of the maritime community, dredging vessels, contractors, crews and support staff on land, strive to follow international safety standards as well as local and regional requirements at all times. But the safety rules and regulations that have developed over time are complex. This […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IADC today announced third nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Van Oord and Boskalis agree: MedAssist gives needed medical support to ships at sea. The MedAssist Skills Application provides offline step-by-step instructions for basic medical skills and procedures on board a ship when there is no doctor present or the ship […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) was the recipient of Signal Mutual Indemnity Association Ltd.’s Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award at the Association’s Annual Members Board Meeting in Orlando, Florida on January 25, 2019. Chosen from over 250 member companies, GLDD received the Association’s safety recognition based on continued advancement and demonstration of […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just revealed another nominee for its Safety Award 2017, the DEME – Worldwide Safety Stand Down. Launched in 2015, the IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on the job, rewarding people and companies demonstrating diligence in safety awareness in the performance of their profession. DEME […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    IADC today announced the fourth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Jan de Nul’s Full Mission Simulator safely prepares crews for risky conditions at sea. The Full Mission Simulator (FMS) is a 360° simulator of a dredger’s bridge where real situations can be practiced in a safe environment. The simulator trains […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With only three months left until the Western Dredging Association’s 21st World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXI), preparations for the event are now in full swing. WEDA will combine it’s annual Dredging Summit & Expo ’16 conference with this World Dredging Congress to form WODCON XXI at the Hyatt Regency Miami from June 13-17, 2016. […]

  • 22 November 2011

    India’s biggest dredging contractor, Dredging Corp. of India Ltd, or DCI, has lost safety certificates for four of its ships after the …   By P. Manoj (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, November 22, 2011; Image: dredge-india

  • 5 June 2012

      DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has marked World Environment Day by achieving two important international environment standards – ISO 14001-2004 for its Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001:2007 for its Occupational Health and Safety Management System. DP World, UAE region received the certification from Lloyd’s Register of Quality Assurance(LRQA). Achieving the two standards […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    River users will benefit from a $3million State Government commitment to improve the accessibility and safety of the Swan and Canning river foreshores. Environment Minister Albert Jacob said the 2014-15 investment in $1million of foreshore works in South Perth, Belmont and Bayswater was a partnership between State and local governments to significantly improve shoreline conditions […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dredging Corporation of India Ltd, Visakhapatnam, will celebrate the 43rd National Safety Week from today until 11 March, 2014. The celebrations were inaugurated today with safety flag hoisting and safety pledge administering to the employees by the Chairman and Managing Director, Capt.D. K. Mohanty. In his inaugural address, he stressed on significance of safety […]

  • 6 June 2013

    To increase safety for the public, the UK Environment Agency has hired two new Doosan DX340LC-3 Stage IIIB compliant crawler excavators from Lynch Plant Hire to demolish and remove steel box piles, rails and wood that made up old groynes on the beach at Aldeburgh in Suffolk. The new DX340LC-3 excavators from Lynch were supplied […]

  • 21 September 2011

    APM Terminals was named winner of the 2011 Lloyd’s List Global Safety Award evening at the prestigious annual industry Awards Gala held in London. The award was presented in recognition of APM Terminals’ “exceptional commitment to improving safety standards”, and was accepted by APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer. “I am very proud to accept this […]

  • 24 March 2011

    APM Terminals’ Pier 400 Los Angeles facility, the largest container terminal in the Port of Los Angeles, was awarded First Place for the fourth consecutive year in the Pacific Maritime Association’s Coast Accident Prevention Awards ceremony in the category of Terminal Operations, Group A, representing terminal operations with one million or more man‐hours worked in 2010. APM Terminals Tacoma […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its members as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board is happy to announce that the 2010 Safety Award has been presented to Royal Boskalis Westminster NV. As several serious accidents involving banks- and […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A module has been added to the XBeach flow model. For the first time, it will be possible to accurately determine the effect of passing ships on river banks that are not straight. Other models can only calculate the interaction between ships, wave movements and the bank for straight banks with vertical walls. An accurate […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The safety committee of the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District last week called for an emergency meeting to address the issue of shoaling in the bay due to severe winter storms. The harbor district, responding to results of soundings performed by the Army Corps of Engineers that found the bay shallower than at any […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) today revealed that there are eight nominations in the running for the Safety Award 2018. IADC said in its latest release that the next nomination is DynaCover by Damen Dredging Equipment. Dredge pumps experience extreme forces during operation, requiring a robust piece of equipment to combat them. Failure of this […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Plastic Bomb Grid has been nominated for the IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies – Safety Award 2017. The presence of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and the high risk of explosions is a pervasive hazard to dredging activities. To minimize damage which can be caused to a hopper dredger’s drag head, a steel bomb grid is […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind), and Falck Safety Services recently signed a two year contract for the provision of safety training.  For many years, Van Oord has invested in an intensive trainee program for its employees. To this end, Falck will now provide Van […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Safety Week is being observed at the Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI). On this occasion, Capt. D.K.Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director of the corporation hosted the safety flag and administered the pledge to all the employees at the corporate office. In his inaugural address,CMD stressed upon the importance of safety in workplace […]

  • 13 April 2012

      Marine and River Inspection began carrying out a month of safety on sea and river transport – actions which is annually led for an exchange of experience and providing a sistemnost in work on navigation safety issues, and also for the purpose of the prevention of emergence of emergency incidents on sea and river […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) yesterday announced the eighth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 – Jan De Nul’s solution for protection of falling overboard from a dredger. No one knows better than the crew of a dredger where the dangers lie on board a vessel. When the crew of the […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transnet Capital Projects (TCP) – which is overseeing Transnet National Ports Authority’s project to reconstruct the quay walls and deepen berths at Maydon Wharf – recently achieved a safety milestone of 1,000,000 man hours without a lost time injury (LTI). The R1.6 billion project forms an integral part of Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy which aims […]