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  • 12 September 2013

    The Alliance of Rouge Communities will receive more than $250,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue work on cleaning up the Rouge River in Dearborn, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced today. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency program launched […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of Little Lake Harbor, located on Lake Superior about 30 miles east of Grand Marais in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The contract, for $265,500, was awarded to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, Muskegon, Mich. This is one of seven dredging contracts to […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Capt’n Ray made its way into Charleston Harbor on a sultry August afternoon. Like many other vessels entering the harbor, she was headed to one of the South Carolina State Ports Authority’s terminals to take on some cargo. But the cargo Capt’n Ray was picking up wasn’t containers or BMW’s. It was actually picking […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fiscal Year 2013 Work Plan was released in June by the Office of Management and Budget and included $20.4 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, to perform a beach renourishment at Folly Beach; the first since 2005. The funds received, along with the City of Folly Beach’s 15 percent cost […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredges sediment from the bottom of the Savannah river to maintain the depth of the shipping channel, all that material goes to a dredge material containment area (DCMA), commonly known as a dredge disposal area. The Corps’ Savannah District maintains seven active DMCAs along the South Carolina side […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Following a competitive tendering process Comhairle nan Eilean Siar announces that local firm Macinnes Brothers has been awarded the £1.5 million contract to construct a new harbour at Ardveenish, Isle of Barra. This will create a sheltered, fit-for-purpose harbour at Ardveenish, a positive development to existing facilities and which complements recent private investment in the […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today refuted the misinformation media campaign being run by the Deep Water Group and questioned fish trawling’s environmental record. In media articles George Clement of the Deep Water Group has described Chatham’s proposal to extract rock phosphate as a potential environmental “catastrophe”. “Such descriptions could be applied to fishing, when you think […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Uhuru Kenyatta together with leaders from other East African Community member states yesterday commissioned the new Mombasa Port Berth 19. “I was joined by Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni and Rwanda President Paul Kagame during the official commissioning of the K.P.A Berth No 19. This facility reflects the expanded capacity at the Port of Mombasa […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the auspicious of the Metro Colombo Urban Development Project led by the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, new dredging machines and modern equipments were handed over to the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLR&DC) at a function held at the Ministry premises last week. Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa participated at […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will begin testing both static and lateral loads this week as part of its test pile program. These load tests are performed to ensure piles are capable of sustaining the design load of the new bridge. Testing will be conducted over a 40-hour period. Impact pile driving will continue this […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the heels of announcing its fiscal year 2013 volume results at July’s meeting, including a nine percent gain in container volume and a more than 14 percent increase in non-containerized cargo at its two ports, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported yesterday its financial results for the year that ended June 30. Operating […]

  • 17 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $40,067,500 contract on August 16, 2013 to Manson Construction for beach replenishment at Long Branch, N.J. The Long Branch contract is one of four separate contracts that together cover the Sea Bright to Manasquan project area. The contract will cover an area […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In week 28 Cofra started the compaction at the Gabon Fertilizer Project in Port Gentil as a subcontractor for a joint venture between Boskalis and Van Oord. The compaction is executed using three 16 tonne Cofra Dynamic Compaction (CDC) hammers that are operational day and night, seven days a week. The CDC method is applied […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will continue 24-hour-a-day dredging operations in the Hudson River as part of the New NY Bridge Project. The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a revised Notice to Mariners with updated safety information, including a request that boaters use the main channel, reduce wake and use extreme caution while transiting the […]

  • 9 August 2013

    In a raid conducted in Kulvanu village under Ghagga Police station on Wednesday night, police arrested seven people for illegal sand dredging. Police also recovered a JCB machine and two trucks used to carry the sand. “The investigation is under process. Farm owner Raghuvir will be arrested soon,” said Ranveer Singh, station house officer, Ghagga […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo’s new deep draft terminal constructed under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) received its first container carrier, an 11,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship (ULCS) “MV CMA CGM PEGASUS” operated by CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container group and number one in France, on the 5th of August, 2013. The vessel touched Colombo […]

  • 7 August 2013

    All boat ramps in the Bundaberg region, some extensively damaged during the January floods, will be reopened by Christmas thanks to a cash injection from the Newman Government. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli today confirmed more than $500,000 had been set aside to repair the Kalkie, Burnett Downs and Woodgate boat […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) began 24 hour a day dredging operations in the Hudson River as part of the New NY Bridge Project. The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a revised Notice to Mariners with updated safety information, including a request that boaters use extreme caution within 1,000 feet of all construction barges as […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On July 15, China Water Transportation Construction Association organized the Scientific and Technological Achievement Appraisal Meeting of CHEC in Beijing. After the comprehensive assessment of the Appraisal Committee composed of seven industry experts, “Development of New Duplex Block and Its Engineering Application under Sea Condition of Indian Ocean” and “Development and Application of New Breakwater […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 12-23, 2013. 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 residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting […]

  • 8 July 2013

    Australia’s largest cruise operator Carnival Australia today welcomed new Federal Government funding for the port of Eden that will put the New South Wales town on the Australian cruise map and deliver significant benefits to the local economy. Carnival Australia CEO Ann Sherry said the Regional Development funding would allow the deep water port to […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Children who live and visit the Borough of Stone Harbor are grabbing their yellow hats and acting as official Honorary Inspectors for the Stone Harbor beach fill project that resumed on Wednesday afternoon, July 3rd. The Borough is making free plastic hats available to children who are curious about the large beach nourishment project underway; […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TCV Stevedoring Company, a Grup TCB company managing the transport of goods at the Levante and Llovera docks in the Port of Valencia, has received its fourth Super Post Panamax crane for operating large vessels up to 22 containers wide. Developed by Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery (ZMPC), the acquired gantry crane weighs 1,600 tonnes, is […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A five-mile hurricane protection and beach renourishment project in Sandbridge is complete. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, partnering with the city of Virginia Beach, Va., completed a $13.35 million project, including the dredging and placement of approximately 2 million cubic yards of sand along public beachfront from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) have announced that dredging operations are to be carried out at two sites within the Poole Harbour Commissioners area of jurisdiction. Dredging will commence on or about 1st July 2013 and may be a 24 hour operation, seven days a week depending on permissions being granted. The dredged material will be […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    In May 2013, Konecranes received an order worth USD 56 million (EUR 43 million) from the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) in the US. The order includes four Super Post Panamax STS (Ship-to-Shore) cranes and three RTG (Rubber Tired Gantry) cranes. These will be the biggest Konecranes STS cranes ever built. The STS cranes will […]