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  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report yesterday that approximately 5,300 gallons of crude oil leaked from a pipeline after it was struck by a Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s dredger. The vessel was conducting dredging operations near Bay Long, Louisiana. The pipeline – owned by Harvest Pipeline Company – is reported as […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Review Panel for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project has announced that it has scheduled a second orientation session open to the public to be held September 16, 2016 in Vancouver. The orientation session will be held at the Simon Fraser University – Segal Building, Vancouver, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. At the session, Transport Canada, […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kuwait Coastal & Marine Engineering Conference and Exhibition (4-5 Dec. 2013, Hilton Kuwait Resort) will be the most comprehensive and in-depth supply of technical and practical insight into the planning, design, development and maintenance of coasts, ports and marine structures, the officials announced. This technical event aims to provide a platform for the exchange of […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares has launched a Spanish version of the serious game Port of the Future ’Juego serio Puerto de Futuro’. The ‘Puerto del Futuro’ game will allow the Dutch Embassies in Latin American countries to facilitate dialogue, raise awareness of the current policy challenges for ports, and help port stakeholders to achieve sustainable development. “The rapid […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Recently, China Communications Water Transportation Consultants Co., Ltd won the bid of the Nanhai Rescue Bureau Shantou Base EPC Project, which is located in Beishan Bay of Shantou City in Guangdong Province. In the project, China Communications Water Transportation Consultants Co., Ltd. will build 200m marginal wharf, revetment, access road, and relevant buildings. All told, […]

  • 23 March 2011

      On 4 March 2011, Essar Bulk Terminal in Hazira, India, part of the globally operating Essar Group, awarded Van Oord a prize for best performance as regards safe working conditions in 2010. The prize is part of the annual National Safety Day Celebration. Van Oord is currently executing the deepening of the access channel […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Second Hemispheric Conference on Inland Ports, Waterways and Dredging: Inland Transport as an Engine for Competitiveness will take place this week, from May 17-19, 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Organized by the Under Secretariat of Ports and Waterways of Argentina (SSPYVN) the event will focus on the key aspects of inland transport, as well […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work to extend the Mourilyan breakwater is expected to begin later this month with rock from several local quarries due to arrive soon, according to the Queensland Government’s latest release. Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, said that the $1 million, 60-meter extension works to the breakwater would enhance protection for boaties. “This is great […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has just announced that IHC Training Institute (former TID) will run a port maintenance dredging course on 14-16 March at its facilities in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. Aimed at professionals with a high level of technical education and up to three years of experience in the field, this is a highly practical, three-day masterclass. Participants […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When designing the new Cat® M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators, Caterpillar solicited customer input for characteristics considered important. Heading the list were initial quality and reliability, low operating costs, operator comfort and safety, simplicity of operation and maintenance, durability, and environmental friendliness. The new models are designed around those goals, while retaining the best features […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr Maarten Jongen has officially been appointed Managing Director of Damen Shipyards Singapore (DSSi) from March 2012. In his new role Mr Jongen will focus on marketing, services and further improving efficiency at the yard that has been building (aluminium) Damen vessels since 2000. DSSi has been part of the Damen Shipyards Group since 2000. […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eng. Yasser Zaghloul, Chief Executive Officer of National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), has been recently interviewed by Marasi News and he said that the company developed and expanded its portfolio of projects and operations throughout 2018 and into 2019. In this exclusive interview, Zaghloul clarified that the company’s performance is based on its vision to […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    There will be no week-day access to the Whyalla marina’s southern and sea-facing breakwaters for about two weeks next month, the South Australia’s City of Whyalla said in their latest release.  Local company Whyalla Earthworks will be continuing with second stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project that will strengthen the sea-facing breakwater. This […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     A Young CEDA event, under the name ‘Dredging and Disposal of Contaminated Sediment’, will be held today at the Institute of Civil Engineers, Godfrey Mitchell Theatre in London.  According to CEDA, contaminated sediment is present in most waterways and harbors across the UK and Ireland. When left insitu it does not pose an environmental threat, but […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is inviting comments on the Mission Bay Navigational Safety Dredging Project, San Diego, CA. This cleanup scheme, proposed by the City of San Diego Public Works Department, includes the dredging (clamshell or suction pipeline dredging) of up to 220,850 cubic yards of sediment from Mission Bay. The […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada is undertaking emergency dredging at Cape St. Mary. A hydrographic survey carried out in the spring of 2014 showed that major dredging of the harbour, particularly at the channel entrance, is required to ensure the safety of the harbour […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are about to begin on the Waitsburg Levee System in Waitsburg (WA), according to the Army Corps’ Walla Walla District. USACE reported that the contractor is planing to start work Wednesday, August 15, to rehabilitate flood-damaged areas of the Waitsburg Levee System. The Walla Walla District awarded this contract July 11, 2018, to S.E.A. Construction LLC […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in their latest announcement that they are scheduled to open their two southern Oregon seasonal stations in Bandon and Gold Beach again this summer.  The seasonal station in Gold Beach is planned to open after dredging of the Rogue River Federal Navigation Project is complete. Weather permitting, this will occur […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nord Stream 2 AG started the offshore preparatory works for the subsequent pipelaying in the Bay of Greifswald, Germany, today, the company said in their latest announcement.  The Nord Stream 2 project concerns the construction of an offshore natural gas transmission system comprising of two 1,220 km pipelines from the Russian Baltic Sea to the German Baltic […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project is in full swing now, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, said in its latest announcement. Earlier this month, Weeks Marine, Inc. began mobilization operations including installation of large pipes on the beach and prepping beach walkovers. The actual dredging and sand pumping operations started […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for Lee County Natural Resources will begin on Monday, November 27, a project to restore sand to about 320 feet of beach at Crescent Beach Family Park, 1100 Estero Blvd., to repair damage from Hurricane Irma. Portions of the park will be closed for safety reasons during the project, which could take up […]

  • 14 February 2014

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announced that the Association portuaire de Grande-Vallée received financial assistance to modernize its harbour facilities. This support, granted in the form of a $63,657 non-repayable financial contribution, was awarded through […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requesting comments on its proposed PCB permit renewal for Clean Harbors Los Angeles, LLC., a commercial hazardous waste treatment, storage, and transfer facility located approximately two miles south of Downtown Los Angeles in the industrial city of Vernon, Calif. EPA’s proposed permit, if finalized, would be valid for 10 […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement yesterday after the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) allocated additional funding in the amount of $400,000 for the Southwest Louisiana Coastal Study: “In December, I received an update from Major General Merdith Temple of the Corps as to the status of this study.  […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered a new cutter suction dredger from Royal IHC. The vessel, a modular IHC Beaver® 65 DDSP built at the yard in Sliedrecht, will be delivered on 1 April 2016. This cutter suction dredger will be named Biesbosch. After delivery, the vessel will be deployed at the ‘Zeetoegang IJmuiden’ project, which is part […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway to repair and strengthen a seawall along a section of the walkway alongside Fisher Parade in Pakuranga, according to the Auckland Council. The $630,000 project is just one of a series being carried out to protect local beaches from coastal erosion, a high priority for the Howick Local Board. Part of the ageing […]