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  • 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, […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Over the next decade the 50 countries that border the Indian Ocean, one of the greatest seaborne trade routes of the world for oil, bulk freight and containers, are expected to show some of the world’s highest rates of economic growth. Port development and trade in the region is central to achieving this goal. However, […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction and subsequent use of the Pearce Creek Dredge Material Containment Area – combined with pre-existing natural conditions – has degraded the quality of groundwater close to the facility, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study. USGS scientists collected field data at the site in Cecil County, Maryland over a two-year period during […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended five permits to extract sand from the Kansas River for one year while a thorough evaluation of potential impacts from the proposed reauthorization continues. Five dredging companies authorized in 2007 to extract sand and gravel for commercial sale from 10 locations along the Kansas River through 2012 […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Friends of the Kaw (FOK), a conservation group focused on protecting the Kansas River, applauds a recent decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to revoke in May of this year the permits for three in-river dredging operations between Eudora and the Bowersock Dam in Lawrence. However, FOK still has major concerns about the […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef is in crisis and without decisive action by the Federal government and Queensland State government Australia could be placed on UNESCO’s ‘list of shame’ for not meeting its World Heritage obligations. The situation is so serious that WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today announced they were combining to launch […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deployed as many as 25 dredgers during the past nine months to maintain the Mississippi River’s navigation channel and re-open sand-choked harbors between St. Louis and the Gulf of Mexico in response to one of the nation’s most severe droughts. Beginning in May 2012, and continuing these days, Corps […]

  • 17 January 2013

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program has achieved yet another important milestone with the arrival of the first shipment of valves that will be used for the operation of the Third Set of Locks. The valves where built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. “This marks a new milestone for the Panama Canal expansion […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The Flood Diversion Authority has approved preliminary guidelines, proposed by the City of Oxbow, ND, for building a ring levee around that community. At the Diversion Authority meeting on January 10, members approved a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which is in response to the City of Oxbow’s requested conditions for supporting construction of the […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments is scheduled for February 4-7, 2013, at Dallas Hyatt Riverfront Hotel. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and sponsored by public- and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation, and management. Conference Highlights – Plenary Session with featured speaker Linda Greenlaw, best-selling author and […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Amid handshakes, smiles and stories of central Pennsylvania floods, the Baltimore District said farewell to Jim Brozena, the executive director of the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority, at an awards ceremony on Jan. 9. Over two dozen program managers, engineers and water operations experts gathered in the District’s executive office as Col. Richard Jordan, Commander […]

  • 8 January 2013

    Prolec has recently supplied its Digmaster Pro system to the German Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration during an upgrade of its workboat fleet. The German inland waterway network stretches for around 7300 km. Larger rivers have been canalised, allowing large ships to navigate them. Not surprisingly then, the network is crucial for the German economy […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District yesterday released the draft Orestimba Creek flood risk management feasibility study and environmental assessment/initial statement for review and public comment. The comment period will remain open until Feb. 7, in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The report tentatively identifies a plan to build more than […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Alexander Matthey, Vice President, Program Management Office, ADPC, has showcased ADPC’s megaproject at the Seventh Project Management Congress in Athens. Mr Matthey delivered a headline speech to delegates about “Lessons Learned” in the construction, testing and commissioning and business readiness preparation of Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into […]

  • 26 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Union Cabinet today approved a proposal of the Ministry of Shipping for licensing of land to the concessionaries for seven projects taken up in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. These projects have been taken up in terms of the extant policy of the Government of India to pursue maritime development projects under the […]

  • 21 December 2012

      A major beach nour­ish­ment project that will repair the beach­front in Avalon and Stone Har­bor is expected to get under­way right before the Christ­mas hol­i­day. A dredge that will pump up to 710,000 thou­sand cubic yards on the beaches in both com­mu­ni­ties is expected to begin on or about Sun­day, Decem­ber 23rd. This project […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District is inviting public comments on a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lower Snake River Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP). Comments on the draft EIS will begin to be accepted on Friday, Dec. 21, when an official notice is expected to be published in the […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The biggest container ship in the world has docked in Bremerhaven. Precisely one week after leaving port in Tangier, Morocco, the “CMA CGM Marco Polo” tied up at another container terminal operated by the EUROGATE Group, this time MSC Gate Bremerhaven. The “CMA CGM Marco Polo” is on her maiden voyage from Ningbo (China), where […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Together Crowley Maritime Corp. and subsidiary Jensen Maritime, the company’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, were honored with two of the top 10 Significant Boat awards during the seventh-annual International Workboat Show recently held in New Orleans. The first award was for the design of two Crowley-owned ocean class tugboats, the Ocean Wind […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Together with UNESCO-IHE, Deltares organised a coastal erosion course in Delft this week for a group of Colombians from research institutions and a number of regional government authorities. The course consists of passing on information, but there are also workshops during which possible solutions are being elaborated for tackling the erosion in seven coastal areas […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced adoption of two Basin Management Action Plans in southwest Florida, one for Hendry Creek and Imperial River and the other for the Caloosahatchee River. Department Secretary Herschel Vinyard joined city and county officials at the celebration to kick off implementation of these critical water quality cleanup plans. “One […]