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  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators, National Waterways Conference, Waterways Council, Inc., and 15 other national organizations submitted a letter to President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency requesting a presidential declaration of emergency and seeking “immediate assistance in averting an economic catastrophe in the heartland of the United States.” The request was made pursuant to […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry announced recently that Steven Cernak, Port Director and Chief Executive Officer for Port of Galveston, has been selected as Chief Executive/Port Director for Broward County’s Port Everglades Department. Cernak will replace Phillip C. Allen, who is retiring on February 3, 2012, after leading Port Everglades since 2006. Cernak’s start date […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking event and media site tour, in front of the Col. Ward Pump Station, by the water, at 2 Porter Ave., Buffalo, NY 14201. The ceremony celebrated the start of repairs to over 1,300 feet of the seawall at the northern section of the […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister of State for Transport Baroness Kramer was in Gloucestershire, Friday 4 July, to find out how the county is rising to the challenge of recovering from winter flooding and see how government funding is helping it to be better prepared for severe weather. The minister visited the Severnside villages of Maisemore and Tirley, both […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representative Daniel Webster (FL-10) issued this statement yesterday following his vote in favor of the bipartisan passage of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013, by a vote of 417 to 3: “Florida’s fifteen seaports support more than 500,000 Florida jobs and generate $66 billion in total economic value. The coming […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    As we are slowly approaching the end of the year, it is a good moment to look back at the developments of last year and look forward to 2018. 2017 was a turbulent year for the maritime, offshore and energy sector in Holland and beyond, and will keep posing challenges in 2018. Precisely because of […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has released an update on its work looking into concerns about Teignmouth beach and the disposal of material dredged from Exmouth Marina at the Sprey Point site. The Sprey Point disposal site lies off Teignmouth Beach and concerns were raised by users of the beach that black-silt like material was being washed […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    One year since work began on the stabilization of the river bank in the Anse La Raye community in Saint Lucia, New Zealand High Commissioner H.E. Jan Henderson paid a visit to the site which has seen a marked difference in flooding incidents. The Grande Rivière river, which flows through the coastal village to the sea, […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Charles E. Schumer, yesterday called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize a project that will build a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route 5 against crashing waters from Lake Erie during large storms. Schumer said that a new barrier is critical to ensure the safety of […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Fisheries Queensland today released its report on monitoring of fish conducted in April and May in Gladstone and surrounding waterways. Fisheries Queensland habitat and assessment general manager Dr John Robertson said the external condition of a range of fish species was monitored, and samples collected for testing. “With the help of commercial fishers, we conducted […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group has announced the inauguration of its fifth dedicated business unit in North America. Located in Jupiter, Florida, just north of West Palm Beach, the new MacArtney ‘Southeast Operations’ will cover a six-state area including Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Headed by General Manager, Lou Dennis, the […]

  • 2 August 2011
    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 services, today reported financial results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “As we have seen over the years, our businesses’ […]

  • 3 November 2010

    Companies have still some six weeks left to express their formal interest to develop the Tank terminal Europoort West (TEW) in the port of Rotterdam. The plot of land available for the terminal, 36 hectare is the only large site with direct deep-water access, up to approximately 20 meters, still available in the existing port […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for companies interested in competing to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain the Corozal Container Terminal. The Corozal Container Terminal will be located at the Pacific entrance of the waterway, and is intended to be a common user container transshipment terminal which […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG successfully delivered Crossover ball joints to several customers in the Middle East. The Crossover ball joint is a new and efficient dredge ball joint that provides optimal flow performance. Through computational fluid dynamics (CFD) the frictional losses and turbulence have been reduced to a minimum. Conventional dredge ball joints act like a ball […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    In November 2011, the portal crane LPS 600 won the ‘Crane of the Year’ trophy awarded by the International Bulk Journal, marking Liebherr’s third win in a row in this category. The LPS 600 convinced the international judging panel, represented by several experienced experts in the Maritime Bulk Industry. This bulk handling heavyweight crane impressed […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev today visited a large remediation project near the national capital Baku. International engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos is working with local and international partners on improving the environmental and landscape qualities of Boyuk Shor situated north of the city and the largest of nine lakes subject of study for remediation. The […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges supplied all the cutter suction dredgers used in the original construction of the Panama Canal in 1907. In 1943, the Panama Canal Authority added the Mindi, also built by Ellicott, to their fleet. This dredger was a key component in the physical and economic expansion of the Panama Canal. Throughout the years, Mindi’s […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed its post-Superstorm Sandy beach repair and restoration projects along the Monmouth County coastline prior to the Fourth of July kickoff of the summer tourism season. The completion of sand fill in Long Branch by USACE’s New York District last week returns previously constructed beaches damaged by […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    Almarin, based in Barcelona, Spain, and Ahlers Lindley, based in Estoril, Portugal, have joint forces to launch a new range of marine buoys and towers under the name Balizamar. The primary application of the Balizamar line of products is Aids to Navigation (AtoN), flotation and mooring buoys. Balizamar will be in Marine Equipment Trade Show […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Visitors to Emeriti Park next to Baker University Center will see a temporary interruption to the serenity of the area this summer, as several construction improvements are underway, including pond dredging and additional lighting features. The pond was excavated at a depth of 8 feet in 1998 and has steadily collected silt over the years, […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District’s Commander, Col. Thomas Asbery and staff briefed Congressman Max Rose last Friday on the South Staten Island coastal storm risk management project funded following Hurricane Sandy and moving closer to construction. “Appreciate the New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers giving me a tour of East Shore Seawall […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Eliot Engel have announced they were successful in securing authorization to continue to move forward with the Mamaroneck-Sheldrake River project in the final, bipartisan agreement for the 2018 WRDA, which passed the Senate on Wednesday and passed the House last week. The federal […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Envisan, the environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, will start setting up the first industrial process for the physical-chemical treatment of contaminated soils in Wallonia in its treatment center Île Monsin in Liege during the following months. Envisan runs Sol&Val Monsin, a center for the treatment and valorisation of soils and sediments in the […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work to dredge a 300m length of the Cotswold Canals near Stroud town center started yesterday (Monday), Stroud District Council has announced. The work, costing £110,000, is being carried out by Land & Water Services. It involves dredging 4500 tonnes of material from the canal between Lodgemore Bridge and Wallbridge Lower Lock. Most of the […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski yesterday continued her Maryland Jobs Tour on the Eastern Shore, joining Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan to inspect repairs to Ocean City’s Fishing Pier and beach sand dunes. Investments in Ocean City’s coastal infrastructure are critical to Maryland’s tourism economy. “In Ocean City, I’ve seen first-hand the impact that public […]