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  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The report on the Gladstone harbour development is in its final stages but has been delayed. But local journalist John Mikkelsen reports the delay was not politically motivated. Gladstone’s controversial harbour development and dredging projects were again high on the agenda at two important national conferences this month, but the release of a federal government […]

  • 24 July 2013

    Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus QC, Queensland Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli and Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General and Member for Blair Shayne Neumann announced that work will commence immediately to reopen the Port of Bundaberg to full-size ships. Heavy silting after severe flooding in early 2013 has prevented full-sized […]

  • 23 July 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 […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) would remove soil and treat groundwater contaminated from past fuel leaks at Whidbey Island’s Cornet Bay Marina under a proposed cleanup plan for the site. Ecology seeks comment on the plan, site studies, an environmental review and a public involvement plan through Aug. 26, 2013. The work would begin […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Andrey Tarasenko, Acting General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport”, took part in the meeting headed by Deputy Minister of Transport of Russia Viktor Olersky, on June 18, 2013. The participants of the meeting discussed issues connected to the functioning of Sochi Seaport during the Winter Games in 2014. Besides, A. Tarasenko inspected the cargo area of […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority’s financial result stayed virtually the same. Income from seaport dues primarily decreased as the result of a moderate rate policy and because of the decrease in throughput. This was offset by an increase in land revenues primarily as a result of new sites leased to customers. Result The result for […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp handled 95,662,759 tonnes of freight during the first six months of this year, an increase of 2.0% in comparison with the same period in 2012. “In combination with the investments recently announced, these half-year figures lead us to be cautiously optimistic for the first semester,” declared Port Authority CEO Eddy Bruyninckx. […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The city of Villahermosa in the state of Tabasco, Mexico recently added a W&S Wolverine dredge from DSC Dredge, LLC to its flood-prevention arsenal. In 2007, the city experienced a devastating flood. Since then, the federal and state governments, with the assistance of private industry, launched a program designed to help prevent future flooding in […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The latest in the series of information papers issued by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) is entitled Ecosystem Services and Dredging and Marine Construction. It has been produced by the CEDA Working Group on Ecosystem Services (WGES) under the remit of the Environment Commission (CEC). Members of WEGS are scientists and practitioners with a broad […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Coffs Harbour City Council has made its Flood Mitigation Programme a priority. The Programme is forecast to cost $12m. The funds have been secured through a $6m loan and a special rate variation that will raise $6m. The construction of flood detention basins are a key part of the Programme. The $2.5m Bakers Road Detention […]

  • 9 July 2013

    In a special ceremony that marked a combined total of 2000 years of work by a group of long serving employees, DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has credited Jebel Ali Port’s phenomenal success to its dedicated and long serving people. At a ceremony held by DP World, UAE Region to honour 80 […]

  • 9 July 2013

    On June 26, the signing ceremony for the first stage project of Panama Colon Container Terminal Phase III Project was held in Colon, Panama. The representative of the client, Taiwan Changrong Colon Container Terminal Company, and the representative of Jamaica Regional Management Center of CHEC attended the signing ceremony. After the signing ceremony, both parties […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    “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 […]

  • 26 June 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 […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Genesis Water, pioneer of the Genesis Rapid Dewatering System™ (RDS), announced today it has hired Rob Krause as its Chief Executive Officer, coming as the company enters a period of ambitious growth on the heels of its appearance at the WODCON XX World Dredging Congress in Brussels. Krause was recruited to lead Genesis Water after […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Imperial Capital restated their outperform rating on shares of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation in a report released on Thursday. Imperial Capital currently has a $11.00 price objective on the stock. “We are initiating coverage of GLDD shares with an Outperform rating and a one-year price target of $11, which is 32% above the […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected Robert S. Jepson Jr. of Savannah to serve a second term as chairman of the board. Jepson was first appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008 and previously served as vice chairman. The new vice chairman will be James A. Walters, and Stephen […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly of Napa Ports (North Adriatic Ports Association) was held in Venice yesterday. During the meeting, the Presidents agreed that numerous European infrastructural priorities are staged in the North Adriatic and that the role that ports can play in this scenario is and will be crucial. Indeed, Napa benefits of a strategic location that […]

  • 18 June 2013

    At its meeting of 14th June 2013, the Luka Koper Supervisory Board was presented with plans for the extension of the southern side of Pier I, an investment which will increase capacity at the Container Terminal by an additional 230,000 TEUs per year above the current 720,000 TEUs. In addition to the dredging of Basin […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “When you sail into Rotterdam’s Europort and see the new Maasvlakte 2, enter the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project (KPIZ) in Abu Dhabi or visit Hong Kong’s container terminals, it’s hard to imagine that these areas were once simply wide expanses of water,” stated René Kolman, secretary general, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) […]

  • 12 June 2013

    Fresh jobs and opportunities will soon be dropping anchor in the Merseyside area thanks to RBS’s recent work spearheading a refinancing programme for Peel Ports Group, one of the UK’s biggest port operators. Megan Pickering from nearby Runcorn is one of a wave of new engineering apprentices who will benefit from the development of Liverpool2, […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading marine environmental consultancy, ABPmer, has been commissioned by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to scope a co-location assessment tool that will be used by Marine Planners to aid potential strategic planning of some sectors/activities within a marine area. The UK Marine Policy Statement (MPS) states that “The marine plan should identify areas of constraint […]

  • 10 June 2013

    Plans for Montserrat’s new port in Carr’s Bay have reached the critical 90% design stage. This week, representatives from the consulting firm Halcrow gave presentations to both government officials and other stakeholders on the developing plans for the port. In 2012, the government approved a new design concept for the town at Little Bay which […]

  • 7 June 2013

    Galway Harbour Company has introduced a plan for the development of its quay berths. The project will be completed in four stages and the initial works will include the reclamation of 19.86 hectares of quay areas and back-up lands, as well as the formation of a 400m x 30m quay, construction of a 200m x […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ardersier and Petty residents had the opportunity recently to find out more about the Port of Ardersier’s ambitious plans to develop the former oil yard. Alastair Wood, of Savills property consultants, which represents site owners the Port of Ardersier Ltd, gave a brief presentation and answered questions on the proposed development. Ronnie Fraser a local […]

  • 6 June 2013

    A draft revised environmental assessment for PL 84-99 levee rehabilitation activities at L-575 along the Missouri River is currently available for public review. Rehabilitation activities consisted of in-line repairs to bring the levee back to pre-flood conditions and construction of two large-scale levee setbacks. An EA was prepared for the known repairs prior to construction […]