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  • 5 December 2012

    About ninety farmers and fishers from Talicud Island here received cash subsidy each amounting to P3,036 after 11 days of participation to the training and community work activities in their respective barangays implemented by the city government of Island Garden City of Samal (IGaCoS) through the City Social Welfare and Development. last . The “cash […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District started work on four New Jersey beaches as part of previously contracted work to include renourishment for three projects and repair to one project that was damaged by Hurricane Irene. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District awarded three contracts prior to Hurricane Sandy and work […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On November 9, 2012, fourteen crew members of grab dredge DOHUK and hopper dredger KARBALA successfully completed their equipment training at the Training Institute of Dredging’s (TID) training site in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. The crew, who stayed in the Netherlands after completing their training, will sail their new dredgers home this week. […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Mr Richard Anamoo, Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, said expansion works on the Tema and Takoradi ports had become necessary due to the oil find with increased volume of traffic in the country. Mr Anamoo said this when an Irish delegation from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade visited the […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Deputy Interior Minister Chatt Kuldiloke was accused for illegal approval of dredging projects during yesterday’s debate, reports nationmultimedia. Democrat MP for Songkhla, Thaworn Senneam, doubts the correctness of the decision on the dredging projects during the flood-prevention efforts last year, considering that the bidding process did not adhere to legal obligations. The standard electronic-auction process […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mongla Port Authority has inaugurated its first & new built dredger “CD Imam Bokhari” along with a crane boat “CB Balian” in Mongla Port on 21 November 2012. The dredger will be used to dredge the channel of Mongla Port in River Pashur ensuring the access of the inbound & outbound ships. These ships were […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea today announced that its subsidiary company, Reef Subsea Power and Umbilical Ltd., with offices in Stockton-on-Tees and Aberdeen, has successfully completed a contract with UK energy company Centrica Energy. The contract saw Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical assist with seabed excavation services at the Chiswick platform on the Kew field development. Reef Subsea […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Partrac are to present at and attend the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments in Dallas, Texas from 4th – 7th February 2013. Dr Kevin Black will present Partrac’s poster presentation, “Tracking the Movements of Contaminated Particulates in Urban Environments” on Wednesday 6th February. Dr Black will also chair the “Cap Construction and […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Tema, Ghana’s largest port, has made global headlines recently over the “crippling disruptions” caused by an impounded Argentinean military ship blocking a busy berth. The obstruction has come at an inopportune time for Tema, where activity should be ramping up to the peak pre-Christmas period. It also highlights the importance of ongoing efforts to enhance […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA is issuing its final approval to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to construct the South Terminal project, a 28-acre marine terminal in New Bedford Harbor, the primary purpose of which will be to provide critical infrastructure to serve offshore renewable energy facilities and accommodate future international shipping. The Commonwealth requested that EPA include the South […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, operator of the country’s busiest port, still projects growth in its business for next year despite the gloomy global economy. Its chief executive officer Ruben Emir Gnanalingam said despite the global economic crisis and news of the European economy in recession, consumption worldwide was still increasing. Therefore, he said, Westports’ cargo […]

  • 16 November 2012

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand outlined the first phase of a proposed plan to help protect devastated coastal communities in New York from future storms. In a meeting with top officials from the Army Corps of Engineers, Schumer and Gillibrand laid out a series of projects, already authorized by Congress, that can […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission in coordination with the US Army Corps of Engineers announces that the Housatonic River is being dredged. The last time Connecticut’s second longest river was dredged was in 1976. “Leading the efforts to dredge the Housatonic River to improve safe navigation and promote economic development while at the […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Shanghai City authorities have mapped out the future 30 years development of the world’s largest port, and with an eye on limited draft availability in the vicinity, the area of Hengshaqiantan has been earmarked for extensive dredging. The area, which is to the east of the city centre, will house berths capable of handling VLOCs […]

  • 6 November 2012
    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, 2012. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “Our third quarter results were hampered by […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has received final approval for its harbour deepening, which will allow the Port of Savannah to more efficiently serve Post-Panamax vessels and lower shipping costs for containerised trade by $213 million a year. Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy issued the Record of Decision Oct. 26, […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week US Fab, a Vigor Industrial company, won the contract to build American Construction Co., Inc.’s newest vessel, a 242’ x 54’, 4,050 cubic yard, split hull dump barge. The barge was designed by The Glosten Associates of Seattle, WA and features an advanced sealing mechanism to safeguard environmentally sensitive areas from potential leakage. […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is holding the first stakeholder meeting to begin hammering out the Suwannee River Basin Management Action Plan. The plan will plot the course for restoring the Suwannee River and the unique spring systems that feed it, with activities throughout a watershed covering more than one million acres in Suwannee, […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Seven board members from the Asian Development Bank visited the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) on 29 October 2012. The delegation consisted of Maurin Sitourus, Ashok K. Lahir, Kazuhiko Koguchi, Jerome Destombes, Richard Edwards, Khin Khin Lwin and Wilson Kamit. Ranjith Pemasiri, Secretary of the Ministry of Ports and Highways, Anuradha Wijekoon, Additional Secretary of […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Vessels

    According to Chairman and Managing Director D.K Mohanty, Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) will soon expand its fleet with three new dredgers. Thehindubusinessline.com reports that during the next two years, three trailer suction hopper dredgers will join the DCI’s dredging fleet. Mr. Mohanty stated: “We will get a new TSHD in December and another one […]

  • 18 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has scheduled two meetings so the public can provide input on the proposed Grasse River cleanup. “It’s important for the EPA to hear us on this issue,” said Tribal Chief Randy Hart. “One way is for us to participate in the public meetings. The other is to write to […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On Friday, October 12, 2012, seven crew members of the DCI DREDGE XIX successfully completed their equipment training at Training Institute of Dredging’s (TID) new training location in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The DCI DREDGE XIX, a 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, was successfully named and launched at IHC Merwede’s shipyard in Krimpen […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senior maritime representatives from 11 countries embarked on the 2nd Maritime Public Leaders’ Programme (MPLP) today at the Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) Infrastructure Systems and Maritime Studies Division, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), in partnership with NTU, and supported by the Ministry of Foreign […]

  • 15 October 2012

    WAM Development Group and its Community Marine Concepts Ltd. partnership have received approvals from Transport Canada and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for the construction of the Victoria International Marina. “The project has already received municipal and provincial approvals, and these federal approvals are significant milestones in the approval process,” said Larry Halgren, who […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, have reached a settlement with AVX Corp. for $366.25 million plus interest regarding the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, in New Bedford, Mass. The settlement paves […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District brought out their best when they were invited to a career conference last Friday. The team, Lt. Col. Robert Haupt, Kristen Donofrio, Capt. Antonio Pazos, Nicole Woodward and Josh Williams, led one of 48 sessions at Corporate Landing Middle School’s Second Annual STEM Career Conference, Sept. 28, where more than 800 sixth- […]