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  • 26 June 2012

    Seven international consultants have been given a guided tour of Marfa Port in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi prior to submitting bids to develop the site. ADPC aims to continue its drive in the Western Region to improve facilities for fishermen and leisure users at this and other ports. The experts were shown around […]

  • 25 June 2012

    As part of its continued focus on efficiency and commitment to customers, DP World Aden this month received and operated an additional two gantry cranes, bringing up to seven the number of cranes at the Aden Container Terminal (ACT). The two new Liebherrs Super Post Panamax quay cranes with a capacity of 65 tons and […]

  • 22 June 2012

    A savings plan is launched to raise tens of thousands of dollars for Courtenay Marina mooring facilities dredging project, Canada.com reports. Besides the marina, some parts of the Courtenay River are becoming difficult to navigate because of a build-up of silt and tree debris. Previous dredging works in this area were executed about seven years […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Today, following his effort to push for Glens Falls, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Environmental Protection Agency has selected the City of Glens Falls for a highly competitive environmental workforce development and job training grant. This award comes on the heels of Schumer calling EPA leadership directly on the city’s behalf. Training […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) submitted to Congress Wednesday the “U.S. Port and Inland Waterways Modernization: Preparing for Post-Panamax Vessels” report, an examination of options for future modernization of U.S. ports and inland waterways. The USACE Institute for Water Resources (IWR) in Alexandria, Va., was responsible for the development of the report as […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California’s budget deficit. “Californian’s have no idea how much their local Legislators are really costing the […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Van Oord has secured a maintenance dredging contract for Odisha’s Dhamra port, reports thehindubusinessline.com. The contract includes removal of an estimated seven million cubic metres of silt by the begining of the next year. Contract period might be extended depending on the situation. Port authorities have expressed concerns about the rising level of siltation in […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees and retirees, river residents and those affectionately known as river rats lined the banks of the Upper Mississippi River to see the Dredge William A. Thompson make its final voyage, June 12-13. The Thompson left the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers service base in Fountain City, Wis., around 11:30 […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has announced that maintenance dredging of the navigation channels in Port Hacking will begin next week. RMS Maritime Acting Operations Manager Botany Bay/Port Hacking Drew Jones said a dredge and associated equipment will conduct the dredging of: . Gunnamatta Bay · Bundeena to Burraneer Point Channel · Burraneer Point · […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The development of Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm, 23 kilometres off the coast of the municipalities of Noordwijk and Zandvoort, is entering a new phase after completion of the contractor selection process. Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore wind projects, shall be responsible for the foundations and the electrical […]

  • 4 June 2012

    In a highly-anticipated decision from the En Banc panel of 11 judges of the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, the Court last week held that the U.S. Forest Service violated the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) when the agency approved a slew of mining operations in salmon habitat in and along […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Dredging and capping of contaminated sediments in Onondaga Lake is set to begin this summer, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced at an event in Syracuse yesterday. The $451 million Superfund remediation project has undergone five years of design and engineering, with preparation for dredging and capping now underway. […]

  • 1 June 2012

    According to the Hindu Business Line, a Parliamentary Standing Committee has pointed out in its latest report that DCI has not been able to procure any new dredging machinery in the last nine years. As against the targets of 672 million cubic metres (MCMs) in capital dredging and 430 MCMs in maintenance dredging during the […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Bangladesh Coast Guard last week seized seven dredgers and one sand carrying vessel from Bakalia Char in Karnaphuli river near Chittagong Port for extracting sands illegally. According to The Daily Star, the seized vessels were: dredger TMSG and vessel Gangchil, owned by Pacific Marine Services; MV Shah Amanat-2, MV Buriganga and MV Bismillah, of Mohammad […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A year after taking over operation of Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT) in the Port of Rijeka in Croatia, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. has developed and upgraded facilities and systems at the terminal as AGCT gears up for increased port activity, expending HR23 million in 2011 alone. Apart from the improvements implemented last year, […]

  • 22 May 2012

    The sand pumping operations got underway yesterday on a section of Miami Beach. During the beach restoration project, sand will be removed from areas between 10th and 18th Streets and, using an underground pipeline, be deposited on the highly eroded sections between 27th and 44th Streets, according to cbslocal.com. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, which […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Central Government is committed to taking all possible measures to ensure that the river Ganga maintains continuous and unpolluted flow. For securing these objectives, a series of steps have been taken by the Government. The process of declaring the stretch from Gaumukh to Uttar Kashi on the river Bhagirathi as an eco-sensitive zone has […]

  • 18 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announced that sand pumping operations will begin on Phase 2 of the Miami-Dade County Shore Protection project in Miami Beach May 21. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, has been actively preparing and setting up for this operation since May 7. During this phase of […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The Mombasa Municipal Council has challenged a major port expansion and dredging project, reports AllAfrica. The council had instituted a criminal suit against the Kenya Ports Authority for failing to comply with the requisition. They argued that on April 12 Ndua was served with the physical planning notice by the council requiring him to stop […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The workshop of “Technical and Management Standards for Commercial and Industrial Ports”, which was inaugurated by H.E. Saudi Minister of Transport, Chairman of Saudi Ports Authority, concluded on Sunday 6 May 2012. The two-day workshop discussed in seven sessions, 14 research papers and attended by more than 200 participants from various sectors. At the closing […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Gladstone Central State School Students learnt about the science behind the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project in the Gladstone harbour last week. As part of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) schools program, year six and seven students were taught about water turbidity and metals and what it […]

  • 8 May 2012

    A proposed project to remove 50,000 cubic yards of material from a tidal marsh took an important step here April 30 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented and sought public input on the project’s environmental assessment. “This project will restore channels that have shoaled in and restore tidal circulation within the marsh,” said […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Oman’s Ministry of Transport and Communications has awarded a commercial bid representing investment of OMR 55 million ($143 million USD) to more than double the Port of Salalah’s general cargo handling capacity. The project will increase dry bulk cargo handling capacity to 20 million tons and liquid cargo to over six million tons annually. The […]

  • 3 May 2012

    U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold spoke at the City Club of Waukegan and talked about his Main Street Jobs Agenda. Dold highlighted discussions he has had with organizations, businesses and community activists in Waukegan and the ideas that came about as a result of working together. “Waukegan has a proud history in the manufacturing sector […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that the United States has entered into a Settlement Agreement with a successor trust to Chapter 11 debtor MOTORS LIQUIDATION COMPANY, formerly known as General Motors Corporation, to settle Old GM’s environmental liabilities to the Environmental Protection Agency arising from […]

  • 1 May 2012

      The Kansas City District has announced that the Missouri River Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project (BSNP) has received over $31 million of Disaster Relief Appropriations Act (DRAA) funding to repair flood damage to the river rock structures that comprise the BSNP. This is in addition to over $45 million already received in DRAA funds […]