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  • 9 October 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 announced receipt of an award of a $16.4 million contract for the deepening of the anchorage basin portion of the existing navigation channel on the Cape […]

  • 4 October 2012

    The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe does not agree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed plan to clean up the Grasse River. “We appreciate EPA’s recognition of the Indian Meadows as reservation lands and the recognition of our status as an Environmental Justice community because of the disproportionate impact on this community from the […]

  • 1 October 2012

    During the last financial year, aging dredgers have dragged the performance of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). DCI announces significant erosion in net profit to Rs 13 crore for the year ended March 31 against Rs 40 crore in the previous year, according to thehindubusinessline.com. Of the 10 trailer suction dredgers that DCI owns, seven […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Krishnapatnam Port has started operations on the 1.2 million tonne TEU container terminal. Anil Yendluri, CEO, Krishnapatnam Port, stated that this is the first phase of the project and major expansion will happen in the next phase. “In the second phase, we are looking to increase the capacity by another 4.8 million TEUs thereby taking […]

  • 26 September 2012

    Dynamar has just issued its latest report in the Ports and Terminals series, titled “Container Volumes and Terminal Capacity in the Mediterranean”. Down and up The September 2009 collapse of Lehman Bros turned financial turmoil into a worldwide economic crisis culminating in a global downturn of the container trades of proportions not seen before. Container […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District and the City of Carencro, La. have signed a Project Partnership Agreement for the design and construction of flood risk management features within and near the Lafayette Parish city. “The City of Carencro and the surrounding area has experienced several flooding events, most recently in March […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency in coordination with the US Navy and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced approval of the thirteenth Record of Decision (ROD) at the Naval Submarine Base – New London Superfund site in Groton, Conn. In signing the ROD, the EPA has formally accepted the Navy’s cleanup plan […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The Dutch company Van Oord International, leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won the $28.6 million contract to carry out beach profiling work on Dubai’s man-made Palm Jumeirah island. According to Zawya Dow Jones, this work will begin in the third week of September and should be completed in seven […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The hive of industrial development in Samalaju is creating opportunities for players to cater to increasing demand for cargo handling in the immediate to long term for both the Samalaju and Bintulu ports, consequently benefitting Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd. The two ports are expected to see increases in cargo demand of 13 million to 14 […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is nearing completion of a comprehensive evaluation of seven federally-constructed levees in Alice, Freeport, Lynchburg, Matagorda, Port Arthur, Texas City and Three Rivers, Texas, as part of the Corps’ Levee Safety Program. Using state-of-the-art technology and consistent risk methodologies, the inspections will allow Corps experts to properly […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Modus Seabed Intervention Ltd has named subsea industry specialist Pat Haggerty as its new Head of Projects. Pat takes on this newly created position to meet the demand for Modus’ services from across the energy sectors and the growth the company is experiencing in these markets. Formerly Regional General Manager Subsea 7’s iTech division based […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    IHC Sealing Solutions, part of IHC Merwede, and Berg Propulsion have further strengthened their cooperation by signing a General Purchase Agreement (GPA). The agreement was signed by Mr Willem Steenge, Managing Director of IHC Sealing Solutions, and Ms Marit Börjesson, Managing Director of Berg Propulsion, during the SMM exhibition in Hamburg. The GPA officially grants […]

  • 5 September 2012

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved a Tk 1,874 crore for the dredging of the 2500-kilometer waterways. According to unbconnect.com, the capital dredging was one of the seven projects the ECNEC approved at a meeting presided over by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. These seven projects involve a cost of Tk […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, engineer Jorge Luis Quijano, with 36 years of experience at the waterway and who has been in charge of key projects such as the Expansion Program, became the third Panamanian Canal Administrator. Quijano was sworn in as Administrator for a seven-year period before Minister for Canal Affairs and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board Chairman, […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Godwin Eton is joining Coastline Surveys as a Geotechnical Engineer responsible for preparation of geotechnical reports from offshore and nearshore geotechnical projects, running the soil logging facility and increasing the company portfolio to include pipeline geotechnics and soil-structure interactions. Godwin is a Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist with over seven years industry experience. He holds a BSc […]

  • 29 August 2012

    In a bid to address the perennial flood problems in the province, Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado recently proposed the revival of the mothballed Pampanga River Control System (PRCS). The PRCS is an agency tasked by the national government to maintain and dredge the river systems in Bulacan and Pampanga. “Its about time we dredge the […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Newman Government is removing red tape and sand as part of its election commitment to reinvigorate the Gold Coast’s waterways. Premier Campbell Newman outlined the final boundaries for the Gold Coast Waterway Authority while announcing a new $1.8 million dredging program for the mouth of the Coomera River to help the Gold Coast City […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Seventy-eight percent of Florida’s west central coast and 23 percent of the Panhandle are very likely to face beach and dune erosion as Tropical Storm Isaac moves into the area early next week, according to an assessment released by the U.S. Geological Survey on Friday. These numbers are likely to increase if the storm reaches […]

  • 23 August 2012

    Ocean Dredging DSM Inc (DSM) owns one of Canada’s most important fleet of marine equipment and offers world-class integrated marine services including: dredging, harbor towing, pilot boat services, salvage, marine construction and repair, equipment rental, welding and machining, mechanics, short and long distance transportation by tug and barge, and much more. It is recognized as […]

  • 23 August 2012

    The Port of Rio de Janeiro will receive around R$ 3 billion in investments by 2016, which should increase its capacity by 80%. The announcement was made on August 20 by the State Government. The funds will come from the private sector and all three levels of government (Federal, State and Municipal). The program, entitled […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The Port of Charleston was the fastest-growing top 10 U.S. container port for the first six months of 2012. Charleston container volume grew 7.4 percent from January to June this calendar year, edging out other top 10 ports on both the U.S. East and West coasts. Additionally, in fiscal year end results announced at yesterday’s […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Southampton’s strategic role as a regional gateway for the new generation of ultra-large container ships (ULCS) was reinforced yesterday with calls from two ocean carriers, among the largest and newest in the world, which berthed in tandem at the UK’s only South Coast container terminal, DP World Southampton. The calls by Hapag-Lloyd’s Hamburg Express and […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) recently announced Louisiana merchandise exports increased five percent over the last year, growing from $27.0 billion to $28.4 billion. Key merchandise export categories include petroleum products, agricultural products, chemicals, food and kindred products, […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has announced the appointment of Sipho Nzuza as Cape Town’s new Port Manager. Making the announcement at a briefing to stakeholders, TNPA Chief Executive Tau Morwe said Nzuza’s appointment was in keeping with TNPA’s organisational transformation geared to align human resources competencies to ensure delivery on Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy […]

  • 15 August 2012

    In early August, a Dutch water mission presented its recommendations about how to improve flood protection in the La Mojana river basin in Colombia. The mission was led by Erik Mosselman, a Deltares river expert. The mission’s suggestions were welcomed by the Colombian government and they will be implemented during the next eighteen months, opening […]

  • 15 August 2012

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division (MassDOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with a bridge replacement in Oak Bluffs and Tisbury, Mass. MassDOT is proposing to discharge fill material into approximately 0.37 acre […]