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  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of Pukekura Park’s Main Lake has been stopped following poor results. The dredging was intended to pump sediment to a dewatering station behind the Bowl stage and return the clean water to the lake system above the Serpentine, with the dewatered sediment taken away by trucks. However a significant portion of the sediment was […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, 1 September 2013, ADPC celebrated the first year anniversary of commercial operations at Abu Dhabi’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Port. In just one year, Khalifa Port has gone from a pristine stretch of reclaimed land four kilometers out to sea, to busy hub port serving 17 shipping lines, offering 18 direct services with direct links to […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Riverdale Levee kickoff yesterday as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials commence construction on a damaged segment located on the left bank of the St. Joe River just upstream of St. Maries, Idaho. Damages to the levee were caused in April and May 2012 when the St. Joe River twice exceeded flood […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Suncor Energy yesterday celebrated another milestone in its reclamation efforts with the planting of a type of wetland called a fen at the company’s base plant north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. A fen is a specific type of peat-accumulating wetland, common to the region. Suncor is one of the first companies in the world to […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has formulated a Perspective Plan for development of the Maritime Sector, namely, “The Maritime Agenda 2010-2020”. This Plan has estimated the traffic projections and capacity additions at the Ports upto the year 2020. The Government has decided to develop two new major ports with private participation under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Mode, […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised that the Gellibrand Pier wharf pile rehabilitation works have commenced. Diving activities will be required at various stages throughout the duration of the works. Mariners are advised to navigate with caution in the vicinity of the works. These development activities will be completed on or about 30 August 2014. [mappress] Press Release, […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is set to start building an earth embankment that will improve flood protection from the sea at Easton Broad, Suffolk. The work, which will be carried out in stages over several years, will see a 400 metre long, 2.5 metre high bank built across the existing reed-bed. The new bank will act […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s international freight gateway Port of Tauranga has today reported another record annual result as it reaps the rewards of its twenty-year investment programme to extend its freight catchment across the country. Revenue rose 7% from $227.2 million to $244.1 million. Underlying Group Net Profit After Tax rose 5% from $73.5 million to a […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rebuild by Design has announced in New York which ten teams have been selected to go ahead with the development of their proposals for making the East Coast of the United States climate-resilient. The selected teams include a strikingly high number of Dutch participants. The Dutch research centre Deltares is a member of two of […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The opening of tenders for site investigations for an expanded Port of Hastings is a significant new milestone in the evolution of the port, Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, said two days ago. Mr Lean said the tender for three work programs covering marine geotechnical investigations, land side geotechnical investigations and a […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Forum on Early Contractor Involvement (14-15 November 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) is organised by the IADC and supported by the EADA (Eastern Dredging Association). Anyone involved in large infrastructure projects has come up against delays, postponements and risks. And the first question that arises is: How could this have been done differently? Why didn’t […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Diversion Authority and City of Oxbow, ND have approved a finalized “Memorandum of Understanding” (MOU), which outlines each organization’s roles and responsibilities regarding the construction of a ring levee for Oxbow. Under the MOU, homes in the Oxbow area would remain within the Diversion Project’s Staging Area, but would be protected from flooding to […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work has commenced on the restoration of Dudbridge and Foundry Locks. Restoration contractors Land & Water have set up their operations base in Avocet Park and their machines are now in action. Early stage work will involve creating a dry work environment. This has been achieved by placing a clay bund above the site to […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    “Dredging and Reclamation Australia 2013″ is scheduled for 25 – 26 September, 2013, in Stamford Hotel Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The Dredging and Reclamation conference has been developed as a value creation forum where knowledge, new ideas, best practice and real world learning experiences can be shared amongst other dredging professionals. Providing key case studies from […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Chief Executive Officer Brian Taylor met with Jacksonville media on July 30 for the first time and provided the following statement. “I am thrilled to be here and anxious to get started. Several people have asked how I plan to turn JAXPORT around, but I don’t believe it needs to be […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Mark Butler’s decision to defer his consideration of the dredging application for Abbot Point Coal Terminal comes as no real surprise, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said. ‘It was always going to be difficult for him to make a calm and reasoned decision in the hothouse political environment of an election […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2013. Jonathan Berger, Chief Executive Officer stated, “For the three months ended June 30, […]

  • 8 August 2013

        Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has launched a drive to remove wastages including polythene from the Buriganga by operating three newly-collected long boom excavators. Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan inaugurated the drive on the Buringanga adjacent to Shyambazar in the capital. BIWTA sources said about 31,500 cubic meter wastage would be removed from […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo’s new deep draft terminal constructed under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) received its first container carrier, an 11,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship (ULCS) “MV CMA CGM PEGASUS” operated by CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container group and number one in France, on the 5th of August, 2013. The vessel touched Colombo […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Antwerp experienced slight growth of 2% in the first two quarters compared with the same period last year. Liquid bulk in particular performed exceptionally well. Despite the difficult economic situation, the port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of nearly 95.7 million tonnes in the first six months of 2013, 2% more than in the […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year. With the start of the summer navigation season, the vessels will leave from the Port of Murmansk and will be headed to the Gulf of Ob. The dredging operations at Sabetta will be carried […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has delivered a pledge to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s office to end dumping of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef. The pledge has been delivered with a demonstration of dumping and dredging by protesters from the AMCS who staged a mock dump of sludge at the Prime Minister’s office […]

  • 1 August 2013

    The Forum on Early Contractor Involvement, which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, is organised by the IADC and supported by the EADA (Eastern Dredging Association). WHAT IS EARLY CONTRACTOR INVOLVEMENT? Anyone involved in large infrastructure projects has come up against delays, postponements and risks. And the first question that arises is: How could this […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the JAXPORT Board of Directors, Joe York, announced earlier that senior maritime leader Brian W. Taylor joined JAXPORT as Chief Executive Officer on Monday, July 29, 2013. Taylor, a long-time Horizon Lines executive, is an accomplished sales and operations manager with a track record of building high-performance teams and leading complex organizations. […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gladstone residents are being urged to take a last look at the East Shores waterfront this weekend before it receives a major facelift. Construction of the $45 million Gladstone Coal Exporter’s Maritime Precinct started on Monday, July 29. The major community project, which is being delivered by Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) and Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) […]

  • 29 July 2013

    BAM International – the operating construction company of Royal BAM Group that is active outside Europe – has completed the upgrade of a live petrochemical jetty in Cilegon, West Java. Without affecting the chemical plant production for client Chandra Asri and despite rough weather conditions during the construction period, BAM’s Indonesian subsidiary completed the work […]