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  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has just announced three key new appointments within its Water Business Line, to further drive the company’s successful partnerships in water– particularly flood resilience and smart water – and enhance its digital service development. The new appointments are: Lennart Silvis to the role of Global Director Water Partnerships & Business Development; Lisette Heuer […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (NRFCC) has launched its business plan for 2016/17, which will include more than £24 million for work at Blyth, Killingworth, Hartlepool Headland Walls and Greatham South. It also announced in its 2015/16 annual report that it’s overseen 125 projects costing £27 million over the past year. The upcoming […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River from August 8-19, 2016. Seven public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and its partner, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, celebrate the completion of the Peoria Upper Island Critical Restoration Project with a ribbon cutting ceremony August 1 at 11 a.m. outside the Gateway Building located at 200 NE Water Street, Peoria, Ill. The nearly $8 million […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparation activities for the Surfside Beach renourishment project are well underway.  The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), has been staging more and more equipment and pipes at the Garden City laydown area over the last couple of days, the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. GLDD expects […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the receipt of a $51.9 million option for the Miami Harbor Deepening Project. This option was awarded to GLDD by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Mystic River Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Groton and Stonington, Conn. The state of Connecticut is the local sponsor for this proposed work and the state is funding this dredging project. The authorized Federal navigation project consists of a 15-foot […]

  • 23 August 2012

    The Port of Rio de Janeiro will receive around R$ 3 billion in investments by 2016, which should increase its capacity by 80%. The announcement was made on August 20 by the State Government. The funds will come from the private sector and all three levels of government (Federal, State and Municipal). The program, entitled […]

  • 28 February 2012

    A major construction project starts this week at Portsmouth International Port to lengthen one of the berths used by ferries and cruise ships. Berth 2 will be extended by nearly 50 metres. This will improve flexibility at the Port, allowing for a greater number of larger ships to be docked at any one time, and […]

  • 7 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste. The vessel was designed by Jan De Nul’s in-house design department. With seven large self-propelled cutter suction dredgers, Jan De Nul Group can boast much experience in rock dredging and dredging at high […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £20 million project delivering flood defenses to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley will be unveiled on Thursday (25 January), reports the City Council. The events of the 2007 and 2012 floods, which caused millions of pounds of damage to property, led to the development of the project. The area […]

  • 16 September 2013

    In the aftermath of the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act and the Port of Jacksonville Dredging Project, Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: “Although the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act will benefit future projects at the Port of Jacksonville, in its current form it fails to authorize the critical […]

  • 16 December 2011

    PD Ports has recently made two new appointments to help drive business growth. Rob Brewster has been appointed as Development Director Logistics and Andrew Lowdon has joined the Company as Commercial Analyst. These new roles are designed to further emphasise PD Ports’ growth strategy and to continuously reinvigorate the business’ commercial activities and seek new […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) will leave the harbor for its annual revetment season on July 9, 2014. A Blessing of the Fleet ceremony will be organized on the same day at City Front as the MSU departs. The MSU is the only one of its kind in […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Maritime contractor Hakkers of Werkendam started driving new mooring piles at the jetty of Botlek Tank Terminal (HES Beheer interest 50%) on the 3rd of October. The waterdepth at BTT’s jetty is currently being increased from 13.65 to 15 metres, so that BTT will be capable of receiving vessels with a draught of up to […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the Port Saint John’s $205 million West Side Modernization Project is entering the next phase, with award of the design/engineering contract to joint venture firm Hatch Dillon. The joint venture team includes a collaboration with Baird & Associates, Conquest Engineering and Vickerman & Associates. “Since last summer’s Federal-Provincial funding announcement, we at Port Saint […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews are finishing up work along the Willoughby and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. The result of the project leaves Norfolk with a beach that is higher and 60 feet wider improving coastal storm protection and providing more recreational area. According to the Corps, over a […]

  • 5 October 2011

    Botlek Tank Terminal started driving new mooring piles at its jetty. The water depth is currently being increased from 13.65 to 15 metres, so that BTT will be capable of receiving vessels with a draught of up to 115,000 DWT. Each of the seven pile has a diameter of 2 metres, a length of 36 […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Montrose Port Authority has just announced that it has received a £1.5 million Ports Mode Shift Grant from the Scottish Government. Following on from a period of significant investment for Montrose Port Authority, the funding feeds into the Port’s strategic growth plans which will allow larger cargo vessels to dock in Montrose. The Grant will […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly has submitted a joint bipartisan letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to officially request that beach nourishment for Presque Isle State Park remains a high-priority project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ budget for fiscal year 2019 and work plan for fiscal year 2018. “I’m very proud […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has announced the completion of the bucket dredging phase in Slip D, the latest development in Port Fourchon’s Northern Expansion area. The initial dredging of Port Fourchon’s new Slip D, which broke ground less than one year ago, is the most recent benchmark completed in the progression of the […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Macabebe Elementary School welcomed its more than a thousand enrolees Monday despite its unfinished classrooms following construction delays due to intermittent rains last summer which created “fishponds” within its premises. Principal Marlene Manansala shared that “through the support of the provincial government, 33 dump trucks were provided to cover the fishponds with sands, and this, […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pretty soon, the more than 15 million visitors each year to both Folly Beach and the Grand Strand will have new sand to set their chairs on. Stabilizing beaches and dunes through renourishment is a critical mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Charleston District is concurrently renourishing both Folly Beach and the […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC of Peabody Massachusetts, has won a $1.6 million contract to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel. The channel, located in Accomack County, Virginia, serves as a vital waterway for commercial fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard vessels stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague. According to the Army […]

  • 15 August 2012

    In early August, a Dutch water mission presented its recommendations about how to improve flood protection in the La Mojana river basin in Colombia. The mission was led by Erik Mosselman, a Deltares river expert. The mission’s suggestions were welcomed by the Colombian government and they will be implemented during the next eighteen months, opening […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Some Proven Benefits of Polymer Use in the Treatment of Sediments in Recent Dredging Projects’. For several decades, polymers have been used in the treatment of sediments for improving the dewatering step and reaching high solid content […]