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  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new NOAA nationwide analysis showed that between 1996 and 2011, 64,975 square miles in coastal regions experienced changes in land cover, including a decline in wetlands and forest cover with development a major contributing factor. Overall, 8.2 percent of the nation’s ocean and Great Lakes coastal regions experienced these changes. In analysis of the […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Competition Authority has today published a study of competition in the ports sector in Ireland which found competition in port services could be improved. The study was commissioned by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, as part of the Action Plan for Jobs 2012. The study looks at how competition is […]

  • 28 February 2012

    As of this week, the Spokane region has a formal organization to lead efforts to find and reduce toxic compounds in the Spokane River. Thirteen governmental agencies, private industries and environmental organizations have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that forms the Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force. Members of the task force include representatives of […]

  • 13 February 2012

      Executives from Petkim Petrokimya Holding A.Ş., Petlim Limancılık A.Ş. which is 100% owned by Petkim and APM Terminals signed a Heads of Terms agreement which outlines key terms of a definitive agreement to be negotiated and signed between Petkim, Petlim and a to be incorporated Turkish affiliate of APM Terminals for the long-term operation […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Demag Cranes Group is continuing to expand its business in the port technology segment in Turkey. After receiving purchase orders in the previous year for a total of nine new Gottwald Mobile Harbour Cranes, in the current year the company has also for the first time received an order for supply of two Portal […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. (NYSE:ORN) (the “Company”), a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended June 30, 2013, of $0.2 million ($0.01 diluted earnings per share). These results compare to a net loss of $5.4 million ($0.20 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “During […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Several years ago, Howard Ruben and a team of other biologists with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, were performing environmental work along a New Jersey beach that had been newly restored by the Army Corps. “An onlooker approached us and said he had seen a baby sea turtle in the water,” […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2012, of $5.4 million ($0.20 diluted loss per share). These results compare to net loss of $3.2 million ($0.12 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “During the second […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Every year, hundreds of birds flock to two manmade islands at the edge of Tampa Harbor’s federal navigation channel in Hillsborough Bay. The birds have found the islands, which are posted and protected from trespassers, to provide ideal conditions to safely court, nest, and raise their young. At the moment, though, more than just baby […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2013, of $0.9 million. These results compare to a net loss of $1.6 million for the same period a year ago. “We are pleased with our solid level of backlog and bid opportunities as […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Today, the DEME-group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering) launched the self-propelled cutter suction dredger, AMBIORIX, one of the most powerful and advanced cutter suction dredgers in the world. The launching ceremony took place at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, The Netherlands. The actual launching was initiated by Mrs. Kristin Hermans – De Keunynck, spouse […]

  • 11 November 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin in the next few days two dredge projects intended to help commercial marine traffic that has been impeded by shoaling in the channels. And one of those projects that is expected to begin Friday – deepening the Morehead City Harbor at the ocean bar – […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    As a global market leader in dredging and mining vessels and equipment, and a reliable supplier of custom-built ships and supplies for offshore construction, IHC Merwede will be among the leading exhibitors at the Europort 2011 exhibition and CEDA Dredging Days technical forum in The Netherlands. The Europort event is one of the world’s largest […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    In her introduction to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, new Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria underscored the importance of collective leadership and working together for the greater good. Attorney Longoria is making history as the first woman to chair the Port Commission. “I don’t do […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other federal partners, announced that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is adding 11 new locations. In addition, […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover for 2012 amounted to EUR 1.676 million (2011: EUR 1,715 million), and net profits for 2012 were EUR 98 million (2011: EUR 118 million). Its order portfolio is well filled, rising to EUR 1.9 billion at the end of 2012. ‘Our net results are in line with our expectations’, says CEO Pieter […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission today certified the final Environmental Impact Report for the proposed expansion of Berths 302-306 and approved the project that will modernize the container terminal operated by long-time tenant Eagle Marine Services, Ltd., a subsidiary of ocean carrier APL. Due to begin in late 2012, the two-year marine terminal redevelopment project […]

  • 8 March 2011

      IHC Merwede, a Dutch supplier of ships and equipment for dredging and mining activities, and DEME, a Belgian dredging and environmental services group, will enter into a joint venture for deep-sea mining activities. Under their cooperative agreement, IHC Merwede will be responsible for the development and construction of technical solutions, while DEME will be […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede develops and builds innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support services for the dredging, mining and offshore industries. These markets have remained relatively stable in recent years and are now showing signs of growth. As a result, IHC Merwede has been able to maintain its revenue and increase its profitability. The company is […]

  • 15 December 2010
    Vessels

    The naming and launching ceremony for the 5,000m³ gravel trailer VICTOR HORTA took place on 15 December 2010 at the Verenigde Scheepswerf Heusden shipyard in Heusden, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the ship for DEME Building Materials, part of the DEME Group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV). The ceremony was performed by Mrs […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, yesterday announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $67.5 million in FY2017 appropriations funding to support flood control, navigation and other projects throughout Mississippi. The additional $67.5 million brings total Army Corps funding in the state to more than $136.9 […]

  • 13 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    With the fourth quarter of 2011 coming to a close, DSC is making strides and expanding to more countries. The company continues to outperform previous years’ numbers, making each year a little more productive than the next. In June 2011, DSC delivered the second of two 24-inch Dual Pump Marlin Class dredges. The new dredge […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program, in partnership with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC), had awarded 11 grants totaling more than $484,000 to fund projects that contribute to watershed resiliency in the face of climate change, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced. In addition, the […]