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  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Andrew Kelly, Commander and District Engineer of USACE Jacksonville District, and the Executive Director for Puerto Rico Ports Authority, Anthony O. Maceira Zayas, signed the partnership agreement last week to move forward to the design phase of the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements project. According to USACE, the $54 million project will improve the […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    To acknowledge the completion of Phase one of the Quonochontaug salt marsh restoration and enhancement project, the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and project partners will be gathering for a celebration at the project site on Thursday, April 25. The CRMC, along with the Town of Charlestown, Save The Bay, Salt Ponds Coalition, […]

  • 16 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Bangladesh to Buy New Dredgers The Bangladesh government has launched a project under which it will procure 20 dredgers for its Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA).   Royal IHC‬: Dutch ‪Dredging‬ Solutions in Brazil Royal IHC‬ shared its expertise at a seminar on Dutch ‪dredging‬ solutions for […]

  • 29 June 2012

    The World Heritage Committee has upheld their draft decision handed down in earlier this month on the Great Barrier Reef, which calls upon the Government to stop developments that may affect the Reef until a comprehensive strategic assessment can be completed. UNESCO sent a monitoring mission to Australia to investigate the impact of development on […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Pronomar has announced another cooperation with Royal Boskalis Westminster NV, this time regarding the placement of a MERUS ring (for technical water) on the MV Willem van Oranje, a trailing suction hopper dredger. Royal Boskalis Westminster NV is a leading international service company in the maritime sectors. They deliver innovative solutions for infrastructure challenges (in […]

  • 11 May 2012

    For several years, North Topsail Beach has worked to plan for and maintain the beautiful beaches that make this community so special. 

 Recently, Coastal Planning and Engineering, the Town’s coastal engineering firm, completed the design and permitting for a comprehensive beach management program for NTB. Reaching this critical milestone is a significant accomplishment for […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    One more beach, the 4,000-foot-long barrier known as Popponesset Spit, is among this year’s best restored beaches, according to the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). For almost two decades Save Popponesset Bay has worked with Massachusetts Audubon Society and the Town of Mashpee to protect one of the town’s most valuable natural resources – […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business servicing UK Waterways, has successfully stabilized the River Cam’s collapsing bank in just four months. Working together with UK-based construction and civil engineering company – JN Bentley – Rothen Group offered a solution that would not only save the hard to access bank from collapsing, […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Nathan Deal today signed into law House Bill 202, the congressional district balancing bill, and Senate Bill 70, the Design Build “best value” bill, at the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce. HB 202 waives the requirement to balance funds by congressional districts for all interstate improvements, certain freight corridor projects and projects of regional […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The northern Dutch province of Groningen is making plans for creating a new Wadden Island, Dutch newspaper Trouw reported on Thursday. The current Dutch inhabited islands in the Wadden Sea are Texel, Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog. The new isle of 500 hectares should arise between the uninhabited island Rottumeroog, the German island of Borkum […]

  • 13 March 2013

    The Department for Communities and Local Government Minister, Brandon Lewis MP, visited London Gateway this week to see how building work is progressing at the super-port. During his visit, Mr Lewis was able to see for himself the scale of the UK’s new container port and logistics park and watch the 138m-high quay cranes, which […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and GoodFuels Marine have performed successful live tests on a sustainable wood-based drop-in biofuel called UPM BioVerno. The tests were conducted on a vessel working on the Dutch Marker Wadden nature restoration project in the middle of the Markermeer lake. The fuel supplied by Finnish UPM Biofuels is the first […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the president Obama’s signing today of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) is authorized to begin construction. “With today’s action, SHEP has officially received a green light,” said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “This project is the result of an open and collaborative […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s dredger Currituck will next week begin the Ponce de Leon Inlet maintenance dredging project. According to the Corps, the maintenance dredging of the inlet is scheduled to begin April 11 and provides an interim solution to sand deposited in the inlet by Hurricane Matthew. The project will remove approximately 130,000 cubic yards […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Australian Government should reduce coal exports and take urgent action on the Great Barrier Reef if we are to save it for future generations, the Australian Greens said today. A shocking new report released by the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences shows the Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral cover since […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens said that their strong campaign standing with the community against dredge spoil dumping in the Great Barrier Reef has resulted in the Newman Government finally considering onshore disposal of the Abbot Point dredge spoil. “The immense community, scientific and international opposition to Reef dumping, as well as our strong political opposition, is […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Port of Skagit took advantage of historically low interest rates this week by issuing bonds to refinance existing debt and provide funding for future capital projects. Three series of limited tax general obligation and refunding bonds, totaling $6.44 million, were issued. Proceeds from the first series, totaling $2.2 million, will be used to refinance […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Zealand marine electronics company, Electronic Navigation Ltd (ENL) has won an award at the New Zealand Boat Show over the weekend for their WASSP Multibeam Sonar. The Wide Angle Sonar Seafloor Profiler (WASSP) was chosen amongst a number of finalists as the winner of the Most Innovative International Product Award. In choosing the winner, […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and its partners are launching the Shoreline Adaptation Inventory and Design (SAID) program, beginning with an instructional webinar today and field trips to different coastal locations June 12 and 13, 2019. CRMC, the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center, Rhode Island Sea Grant, Save The Bay, […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner announced yesterday (October 1) the completion of a nearly $1 million stormwater treatment and shoreline protection project at the terminus of Hallock Landing Road in Rocky Point. During Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, the Hallock Landing Road outfall sustained extensive damage, […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard has sponsored for the 3rd consecutive year the Moscow Forum of Dredging Companies, organized by the Media-Group Port News with the assistance of the Ministry of Transport of Russia Federation. Specialists in dredging and shipbuilding industry gathered from around the globe to discuss about international and Russian dredging projects, shipyards capabilities on designing, […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority achieved record container volumes in 2015, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported to the GPA board today. Over the last calendar year, the Port of Savannah moved an all-time high 3.73 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 391,356 TEUs, or 11.7 percent compared to CY2014. “The expansion was fueled in […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company is celebrating after winning two awards at the prestigious Big Project and BGreen magazine Awards ceremony held at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, in the presence of Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi, a member of the ruling family of the Emirate of Ajman. Four hundred industry colleagues saw ADPC win […]

  • 21 March 2012

    With demand for multibeam echosounders on the increase, Ashtead Technology has invested in six new Reson SeaBat 7125ROV2 high-resolution multibeam echosounders. SeaBat multibeam sonars are designed to meet surveyors need for fast and reliable operation with ultra wide swathe coverage and outstanding submarine data collection, even in the most challenging waters, and can be mounted […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment are powerful and efficient machines, designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase productivity. New Volvo EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators deliver a 5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over past models, saving customers both time and money. This efficiency is […]

  • 16 March 2012

    World-leading marine electronics brands Lowrance and Simrad Yachting announce the next-generation of the revolutionary sonar imaging system, the LSS-2 StructureScan® HD. Raising the bar in fish and structure-finding technology, the new system delivers more side-to-side coverage as well as greater target and bottom definition, allowing users to cover more water faster with unprecedented clarity and […]