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  • 17 April 2013

    This week, the newly improved Port of Palma’s Poniente Quays are due to come into service having undergone extension activities, conducted in response to the heavy demand for berths in the Mediterranean which can cater for large cruise vessels. The recently added facilities, completed within the framework of extension work, were handed over on 15th […]

  • 14 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the completion of a project to stabilize and restore the ecological functions of the Emerald Isle and Pine Knoll Shores shorelines on Bogue Banks island, North Carolina, which were damaged by Hurricane Irene in 2011. BOEM and Carteret County signed an agreement in December 2012 that authorized […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seven Stockton-area levee systems previously rated unacceptable in levee inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have regained eligibility for federal rehabilitation assistance after San Joaquin County made repairs that improved their maintenance ratings. All seven systems – along Bear Creek and Mormon Slough – are sponsored by the Central Valley Flood Protection Board […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil voted unan­i­mously on Wednes­day evening, April 10th, to approve a new study that will exam­ine fea­si­bil­ity of a groin field and other pro­tec­tive mea­sures that would pro­vide greater resiliency for the Bor­ough during future coastal storm events. The res­o­lu­tion to award the con­tract for the study was approved by a unan­i­mous […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget once again includes funds to continue Charleston’s Post-45 Harbor Deepening, a project designated last year by the Administration as one of its priority infrastructure projects. Released yesterday, the fiscal year 2014 budget includes a $1.165-million allocation to continue the considerable progress on the project’s feasibility study, now at its midpoint. “We are […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York. Past industrial activities have contaminated the river sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls. PCBs are probable human carcinogens that build up in the fat of fish and mammals, increasing in concentration as […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The $50 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has allocated $231.1 million toward the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The $50 million in additional port deepening funds […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 8-12, 2013. Four 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 […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and Pope Resources have agreed on a path that will lead to a major cleanup in and around Port Gamble Bay. Port Gamble Bay is one of seven priority bays identified for cleanup under the Puget Sound Initiative. Historical sawmill, wood chipping and log rafting and storage activities contaminated […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) introduced a plan to add eleven new dredgers to its current fleet by September 2013, reports thefinancialexpress-bd.com. This information was announced yesterday, at the Shipping Ministry’s meeting on “different projects of BIWTA, purchase of dredgers under revenue budget and dredging activities.” Shajahan Khan, the Shipping Minister, presided over the […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Un-restrained collection of sand and pebbles from the Sekmai riverbed has been cited for the acute shortage of drinking water in Kanglatongbi areas. According to some Kanglatongbi residents about 3000 truck loads of sand/pebbles are being collected on a daily basis in the past few years. Contrary to the locals engaged as labourers to shovel […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District is tasked with maintaining the Texas portion of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway to ensure this important component of the Texas and U.S. maritime system remains open for commerce. Working with the partners, the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas ports and organizations such as the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the district keeps […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga has today received final approval from the Minister of Conservation for its plans to widen and deepen shipping channels, to accommodate larger ships. Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, Mark Cairns, welcomed the news, saying the benefits to the New Zealand economy from the ability to accommodate larger vessels would be widespread and […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed plan to clean up the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site, the city’s chief industrial waterway located on the south end of Elliott Bay. The release of the sediment cleanup plan marks the beginning of a public comment period. “The Duwamish is Seattle’s river. This plan is the […]

  • 28 February 2013

    A $900,000 river dredging project is underway in Newington. The Army Corps of Engineers is the contractor for the federal project, which is intended to make the Piscataqua River more navigable in one area. When completed next month, some 15 thousand cubic yards of sand and gravel will be taken from the Simplex Reach, upriver […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The board of directors of Ackermans & van Haaren NV announces that the consolidated net result (group share) for the year 2012 amounts to 167.5 million euros (compared to 177.5 million euros in 2011). DEME ended the transitional year 2012 with a net profit of 89.4 million euros. The results of the second half of […]

  • 21 February 2013

    After a three-month absence, HMS Bristol is back where she belongs – at the foot of Whale Island – after being moved to a new berth. Tugs moved the veteran destroyer to her new berth, created to allow larger vessels to use the nearby international port. Shielding their eyes against the bright February sun, workers […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The science panel tasked with providing independent and expert advice about the long term management of water quality in Gladstone Harbour has been appointed and is preparing to meet for the first time on 5 March. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the panel would provide open, transparent, independent peer-reviewed science to […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Registration opening for WODCON XX  is now announced 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 agencies and public authorities working in the dredging and related fields are invited […]

  • 13 February 2013

    The Piscataqua River dredging project is scheduled to commence on Friday and to end no later than March 15, reports seacoastonline.com. According to Bill Kavanaugh, USACE, New England District, Project Manager, approximately 15,000 cubic yards of sand and gravel will be removed from the 35-foot-deep channel in the Piscataqua River above the I-95 highway bridge. […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Dredging of the Pantal River, one of seven water streams that traverses the city, will begin this month to ease flooding in the downtown area during the rainy season. Decades of siltation has caused the river bed of Pantal to become shallow, which contributes to flooding on rainy days. DPWH District Engr.Rodolfo Dion said that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of a major beach nour­ish­ment project in Avalon and Stone Har­bor has been com­pleted. The beach fill project in Avalon was com­pleted Tues­day, Jan­u­ary 29th at 4:30am; a larger project on the Stone Har­bor beach­front is sched­uled to begin on or about April 12th, 2013. A final walk­through inspec­tion of the Avalon […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Sen. William A. Walaska (D-Dist. 30, Warwick), who co-chaired a commission that studied the potential of Rhode Island ports, applauded an announcement from the Quonset Development Corporation that a major dredging project has been completed. The QDC announcement was coupled with a report that, for a third year in a row, the number of autos […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Peter Surtees, European Supply Chain Director of manufacturing giant Kimberley-Clark has hailed the UK’s new multi-billion dollar deep-sea port as a major opportunity for innovation. Speaking at the Logistics Leaders Network Forum, hosted by London Gateway on Thursday, Surtees described the success of Project Sphinx, a collaborative initiative led by Kimberley-Clark, in which seven leading […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ecology, […]