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  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker wrapped up her trade mission to Africa with a stop in Ethiopia that focused on AGOA renewal. AGOA, the U.S. African Growth and Opportunity Act, “is one critical tool to continue deepening trade and investment ties between the U.S. and Africa,” the Commerce Department said in a May 27 […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded a $7.3 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for engineering and design of the West Grand Terre Beach Nourishment and Stabilization Project. This project is the first of seven projects the RESTORE Council has selected for funding under its Initial Funded Priorities List that will […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging of the Clinton Town Marina is now underway, reports the town’s website. According to the town, the dredging of the marina that is one year behind schedule, began yesterday, October 4th at the town docks. “The project will affect the use of the marina and the parking lot for the month of […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business, has completed the final section of the sea defense works at Fairhaven Lake, and the promenade is now open to the public. The Fairhaven coastal protection scheme involved the replacement of the sea defense walls, as the existing coastal defences were time […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, held a public meeting with officials from the USDA Forest Service, the State of Nevada and other local agencies at the Mount Charleston Volunteer Fire Department Engine Station #81 on Sept. 12 to discuss the upcoming berm and diversion channel the District will be constructing. The […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced a $151 million state investment to build a multi-use elevated promenade to improve the resilience of Staten Island’s east shore and enhance waterfront access for surrounding communities. The coastal resiliency project, a seven-mile long seawall stretching from Fort Wadsworth to Oakwood Beach, will protect communities from severe coastal flooding, […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Carlos Curbelo and Seth Moulton yesterday introduced the bipartisan Flood Protection Act, legislation that would establish a cost-share program for infrastructure projects that divert, remove or store flood waters. It would also authorize funding to assist communities with enhancement of natural barriers, modernization and maintenance of current infrastructure, such as levees, elevated roads and […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The new Port of Vartahamnen and Varta Terminal were officially inaugurated today, according to the Ports of Stockholm. Värtahamnen has been under reconstruction since 2013. This rebuilding scheme is part of the development of a completely new city district in Stockholm, the Stockholm Royal Seaport. To free-up space for a new city district, the port area […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As the 10-year effort to remove toxic sediment from the Buffalo River nears completion this summer, the focus now shifts to shoreline access and habitat restoration along this once-dead river. After nearly five years of planning and design work, construction is beginning at RiverBend and seven other locations along the Buffalo River that are essential […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues working on Mississippi River habitat construction near the Harpers Slough backwater area in Allamakee County, Iowa, and Lynxville, Wisconsin. The nearly $12 million Harper’s Slough restoration project will protect eroded islands and construct new islands where they were once located. The project is scheduled to […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, will begin the Vicksburg Harbor dredging scheme on November 3, 2014. The District recently announced the award of a contract to dredge on the Mississippi River for $4.4 M to Weeks Marine, Inc., of Covington, Louisiana. The work consists of furnishing, delivering and operating one cutterhead, […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An Israeli contractor has invested in three large Hitachi excavators to supply rocks for extending breakwaters, which will form part of the construction project for two new container terminals at the ports of Haifa and Ashdod. AD Edan Hadash Earthmoving Contractors Ltd. has purchased two ZX470LCH-5s and a ZX520LCH-5 to join its existing fleet of […]

  • 4 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    NMDC Bags Important Contract in Bahrain National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), the UAE-based firm, has won a multi-million reclamation contract as part of the projected East Sitra Town scheme.   The Bahamas: Dredger “Niccolo Machiavelli” Arrives in Bimini A mammoth seafloor dredger, dubbed ‘The Reef Destroyer’ by local environmentalists, has arrived in Bimini as developers […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy are working with partners to restore and strengthen salt-marsh habitat at the John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge. The project will enhance wildlife habitat and enable the marsh to withstand the impacts of sea-level rise and coastal storm surge. In addition, it will improve habitat […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    WODCON XX (be held in the Square-Brussels Meeting Centre, Brussels, Belgium from 3-7 June 2013) is now announced the registration opening on its website. CEDA/WEDA/EADA Members will be honoured a special member fee. Early bird registrations are available until 15th March 2013. Experts representing manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, contractors, port & harbour authorities, government […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boaters are to benefit from a £1.4 million investment into Anglian Waterways, as the Environment Agency launches its latest improvement program. The seven-figure investment for the repairs and upgrades of the Anglian Waterways’ 353-mile network will ensure the structures remain in good working order for years to come, reports the Environment Agency. Among others, the investment program includes de-shoaling work on […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Wijngaarden Marine Services B.V. is expanding its fleet with new Damen Shoalbuster 3512 – the Lingestroom. “The 3512 combines a bollard pull of 55 tonnes with a deck area totaling 145 m²; enough space for seven 20 ft and two 10 ft containers, and an 11.3 tonnes @ 16.5 m deck crane, making it a […]

  • 10 June 2011

      Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, the owner of Halterm Container Terminal Limited, has announced it will be investing in two additional super post-panamax cranes (SPPX) at the Port of Halifax. In 2012, the Port of Halifax will feature four SPPX container berths equipped, with seven SPPX cranes following the addition of these new cranes. “The investment […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    After filling more than 8,800 truckloads and 4,300 railcars over seven months, Wynn Boston Harbor announced last week that the last pile of excavated contaminated soil was removed from its construction site in Everett.  The ‘bottoming out’ of this $2.4 billion project marks the completion of one of the largest and most complex urban construction […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Rick Scott announced yesterday that he will propose more than $1.7 billion to protect Florida’s environment as part of his 2018-2019 recommended budget. This $1.7 billion funding for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is a more than $220 million increase over the current year. Governor Scott said: “People from across the […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Interest in tendering for the many projects that comprise the new fixed link across the Fehmarnbelt is significant. On Monday, Femern A/S, the client on the tunnel project, received seven applications for prequalification for the establishment of a new substation. This is a highly positive sign, said Johnny Restrup-Sørensen, Contract Director at Femern A/S. ”It […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $5.9 million maintenance dredging contract earlier this week for portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in St. Johns and Flagler counties to Southwind Construction Corporation of Evansville, Indiana. It is expected that the dredging operations will start in September and take approximately six months to complete. The work […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    After a successful tendering procedure managed by Anthony D Bates Partnership, which involved bids from seven international dredging contractors, Rohde Nielsen A/S have been awarded the maintenance dredging contract for Warrenpoint Harbour in Northern Ireland. The contract includes the dredging of the approach channel and all inner harbour areas, with an anticipated dredged volume of […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    After more than seven years of work that involved the safe removal of thousands of tons of impacted sediment and debris and the installation of a long-term monitoring and treatment system, crews have completed the final phase of active construction at the Ashland Lakefront Project. “The entire area looks great and has met or exceeded […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has just released the latest update on their emergency beach renourishment project, saying that the work has now moved from the Cherry Grove section of the city to the Windy Hill section. “There is still more renourishment work to be done in the Cherry Grove section and the move […]