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  • 12 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Developments at Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. in 2011 have to date been in line with expectations. – Revenue growth compared to the same period last year, – Lower fleet utilization rate, – Slight order book decline compared to the end of 2010. Review of operations In the first quarter of 2011 Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has revealed a healthy net profit margin of 4.1% per cent in 2012 and a positive sales forecast for the year ahead. The company develops and builds innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support services for the dredging, mining and offshore industries, which have been performing well – despite the global economic situation […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When a river runs through it, there will be opinions aplenty on how to manage that river. And as emeritus geography professor Will Graf knows, science has a lot to offer when competing interests are entrenched in positions that might seem impossible to reconcile. Take the Savannah River. South Carolina and Georgia are engaged in […]

  • 24 May 2012

      Local, state and federal officials met with commercial fishermen on the small island May 8 to discuss the best way to keep the channel and harbor open and safe for all vessel traffic that uses the waterway. Hosted by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Chincoteague navigation partnership brings together multiple […]

  • 5 December 2011

    DP World has announced its intention to expand flagship port Jebel Ali in the UAE by creating an additional 4 million TEU capacity, resulting in total capacity at Jebel Ali reaching 19 million TEU by 2014. DP World will be investing around $850 million over three years adapting 1,860 metres of quayside and 70 hectares […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      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, today reported financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2011. Commentary Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “We were very pleased with […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) achieved a record revenue of EUR 3.1 billion in 2012 (2011: EUR 2.8 billion). Net profit amounted to EUR 250 million, thus remaining virtually stable compared to 2011 (EUR 254 million). Despite the slight decline in net profit and a substantial increase in the number of outstanding shares as a […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the largest suction dredgers in the world, Inai Kenanga, is to be launched by Inai Kiara SDN BHD, the Malaysian shipping company. VULKAN Couplings has supplied six MESLU clutches for the shift gearboxes of the powerful sand pumps – these couplings are the largest that the company has ever built. The TSHD Inai […]

  • 7 June 2013

    U.S. Representatives Candice Miller (MI-10), Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Dan Benishek (MI-01) introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects […]

  • 3 May 2012

    New approaches and technologies to manage the next big step-change in container vessel sizes, call exchanges and carrier service expectations at ports and terminals worldwide will be a major focus of attention at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Europe 2012 conference and exhibition, taking place 12-14 June in Antwerp. The latest wave of ultra […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahead of the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the first “Sandy Infrastructure Inventory” of the historic $17 billion investment of federal Sandy aid funding to date, that has gone towards resilient green infrastructure, transportation, coastal protection and municipal infrastructure. That number is likely to rise close to $25 billion […]

  • 26 September 2013

    Governor Pat Quinn announced more than $5 million in investments to 13 communities across Illinois for green infrastructure improvement projects. Illinois Green Infrastructure Grants (IGIG) are designed to support projects that reduce the amount of pollution running into Illinois waterways from stormwater sources and reduce the risk of localized flooding. This announcement is part of […]

  • 17 June 2013

    At a meeting on Monday 17th June Torridge District Council decided to proceed with developing the Brunswick Wharf area of East-the-Water in Bideford. After an exhaustive process of consultation, then receiving and evaluating tenders for the project, Members have decided on the preferred developer, Oceanside Developments. Proposals submitted by Oceanside Developments for the Wharves have […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Blueprint for Water coalition of environmental organisations has this week submitted a strong response to the Government, objecting to proposals to weaken controls on river dredging which have been produced at the request of Environment Secretary Owen Paterson. The Environment Agency was asked by Mr Paterson to consider how it can make it easier […]

  • 26 January 2012

    Driven by outstanding execution and stronger global demand, Caterpillar Inc. delivered record-breaking 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, an increase of 41 percent from $42.588 billion in 2010. Profit in 2011 was $4.928 billion, an increase of 83 percent from $2.700 billion in 2010. Profit per share of $7.40 was up 78 percent from […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A comprehensive map three years in the making is telling the story of humans’ impact on the Great Lakes, identifying how “environmental stressors” stretching from Minnesota to Ontario are shaping the future of an ecosystem that contains 20 percent of the world’s fresh water. In an article published online December 17 in the Proceedings of […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has been a marine professional since 1919 with a specialty in marine construction and environmental remediation for inland waterways throughout the United States. Headquartered in La Crosse, Wisconsin, J.F. Brennan works with both government agencies and private owners providing services such as dredging, diving, dam repairs, pile driving, railroad bridge repairs, […]

  • 3 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has reached the milestone of awarding the final contract for the repair and restoration of previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction projects impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New York and northern New Jersey. The late October award for the repair and restore of the Westhampton Coastal […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World today announced financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the twelve months ending 31 December 2012. DP World Chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem commented; “DP World delivered profit for the year of $749 million following a strong year of operational performance from its global operations, prudent financial management and proactive […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S.-flag shipping on the Great Lakes provides efficient, safe, and environmentally sound transportation services to industries that are the backbone of the American economy finds a report released on February 12 by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (“MARAD”). The U.S.-flag Lakes fleet is “competitive with other modes of freight transportation in the movement […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Growth in mining, strong replacement demand for products in the United States and a continued focus on cost management helped Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) deliver record quarterly profit per share of $2.37 in the first quarter of 2012. This represents an increase of 29 percent from first-quarter 2011 profit per share of $1.84. First-quarter 2012 […]

  • 8 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Sietas is to be the first German shipyard to develop and build a jack-up vessel used for offshore wind farm installation. The order, which was signed today in Hamburg, comes from prestigious Dutch-based marine contractor Van Oord, working on dredging, offshore and marine engineering projects worldwide. In addition, Van Oord has placed an option for […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” will next be presented in Delft, the Netherlands. Organised by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 19-20 April 2012. Advance educational credits are awarded to participants. According to course leader Gerard van Raalte, “Understanding the ecosystem is essential. It […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Port Authority’s Second Quarter Budget Reforecast paints a positive picture, Executive Director Len Waterworth reported at yesterday’s meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. “The bottom line is that revenues have increased by more than $11 million or 5 percent, compared to the original budget forecast,” Waterworth said. “And expenses […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard – producer of mining/dredging components and equipment – has had a very busy year with the launch of a new dredger, supplying equipment and upgrading TSHDs and delivery of compact and economic sediment dredger for the Gulf region. The company also visited several dredging conferences and events, presenting its latest achievements in the production […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Contractors smoothed out the last of the sand on the beach here Aug. 1, completing a beach renourishment project that widened the buffer between punishing storm surge and the city’s homes, businesses and tourist attractions. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the city of Virginia Beach to complete the $11.95 million […]