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  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine has just announced that one of the world’s largest split hopper dredger is being built with a complete Cat® engine and propulsion package. The 4200m³ capacity vessel, designed by MARIC Design House in conjunction with the Jiangsu Haixin shipyard, receives its shaft propulsion power from two Cat C280-8 engines which are used to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 January 2014

    Trees will be cleared, streams dredged and water redirected this month in work to prevent frequent flooding of the A38 near Wellington. Somerset County Council will tackle some of the problems causing rainwater to sit on the road at Blackbird Bends with work starting this week. Cabinet Member for Highways at Somerset County Council, Harvey […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Fiji Government is committed to ensuring that communities affected by climate change and rising sea levels are protected. In line with the Government’s commitment, the Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development has allocated $700,000 for the first stage of Bau Island seawall construction. Villagers of Bau Island can now breathe a sigh of relief, […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has ruled out the possibility of floods in Bangkok, saying the rainy season this year is coming late as forecast. In this Saturday’s government talk show, Mr. Plodprasob disclosed that the combined amount of water in major dams was one percent lower than that of last year. The dams […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) announced a two-year partnership with the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology (IMarEST). Engaging with the global marine industry topped NOC’s reasons for partnering the Institute which counts 15,000 marine professionals from more than 100 countries among its members. The association will allow NOC to share its expertise and […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has been working on a series of regional brochures to describe the geological evolution of local coastlines, the geological origins of the offshore sand and gravel resources that are being dredged and the influence of the modern day waves and tides on both these deposits and the coastline. Mark Russell, […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay announced that 77 commercial fishing groups from Alaska to Maine have sent a letter to the Obama Administration urging it to protect Bristol Bay, its epic salmon runs and the commercial fishing jobs that rely on them. The groups include the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives, Maryland Watermen’s Association […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Plans to dredge Silver Lake in Rehoboth Beach are moving for­ward, but officials say the choice of dredging equipment could de­lay the project until next sum­mer. Mayor Sam Cooper said the Department of Natural Re­sources and Environmental Con­trol has approached Rehoboth Elementary School officials, seeking to use school property as a base of operations. Original­ly, […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Allana Potash Corp. expressed its congratulations to the Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA), the Governments of Djibouti and Ethiopia, and the people of Tadjourah Region in Djibouti, on the official completion of financing and start of construction of the new bulk port at Tadjourah, Djibouti. Attending the December 12, 2012 ceremony for the […]

  • 24 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    ST Marine today announced that it has bagged several newbuild, repair and conversion contracts including variation order for an existing repair project. Its US shipyard, VT Halter Marine, secured a new contract to build an Articulated Tug Barge Offshore Tug for Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (Bouchard). This tug will be similar to others built for […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bor­ough of Avalon has obtained state per­mits it needs to move for­ward with an inno­v­a­tive dredg­ing project that is sched­uled to begin this fall with the first-ever munic­i­pal offload of a major New Jer­sey con­fined dis­posal facil­ity (CDF) that will make room for future dredged mate­ri­als. Avalon also con­ducted a for­mal bid open­ing on […]

  • 13 May 2010

    While driving alongside Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula, MS, the average person would never know that just six months earlier the majority of that beach didn’t exist. It’s hard to imagine a beach was just created out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mike Hooks, Inc., and Gulf Sand & […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Avalon Mayor Mar­tin Pagli­ughi and Stone Har­bor Mayor Suzanne Wal­ters announced that a major beach renour­ish­ment project autho­rized ear­lier this year by the United States Army Corps of Engi­neers will com­mence on or about Decem­ber 15th. The project will result in up to 450,000 cubic yards of new sand to be placed on the Seven […]

  • 31 August 2010

    The Holland Pavilion with its 850 square meters will be styled in the theme of the joint international branding campaign Maritime by Holland that was launched in 2009. 47 Dutch companies will present themselves in the Pavilion to the worldwide shipbuilding industry that comes together at SMM from 7 till 10 September. Visitors can find […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 20th edition of the World Dredging Congress and Exhibition, also known as WODCON, took place on 3-7 June 2013 at the Square – Brussels Meeting Center in Brussels, Belgium. It was organised by CEDA one of the constituent associations of the World Organisation of Dredging Associations, WODA. During 4 days delegates could meet with […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, reported that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for proposed dredging and recovery of phosphate sands from the “Don Diego” deposit has been filed with the Mexican Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT). According to governmental regulations, a response is expected in approximately […]