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  • 29 June 2012

    Anzali Port is a harbour town, near Rasht, on Iran’s Caspian Sea coast. (“Bandar” literally means “port.”) It is one of the most important seaports in northern Iran. It consists of an island called Mianposhteh and its surrounding lands. Tourist attractions include a clock tower called Manareh, the long harbour promenade, and the water-logged delta […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected Robert S. Jepson Jr. of Savannah to serve as chairman of the board. Jepson was first appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008 by Governor Sonny Perdue and previously served as vice chairman. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Jepson […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Local, state and federal agencies responding to the Enbridge oil spill announced today that an additional 34 miles of the Kalamazoo River and the entire 2 miles of Morrow Lake are now open for recreational use. Part of the area referred to as the Morrow Lake Delta is still closed. The closed portion will be […]

  • 15 June 2012

    According to The Star, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has called on Barisan Nasional to carry out the RM353mil Penang Port dredging project. He said the state Barisan’s proposed free port status for the island and the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complex on the mainland were “merely stage play”. “The proposals for the development […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The European Marine Strategy Framework Directive requires that each Member State organizes a public consultation procedure related to the implementation of the Directive to ensure that all interested parties are given early and effective opportunities to participate. By 15 July 2012 the Member States (MS) have to carry out and submit to the Commission: – […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Dredge material from the State Port at Gulfport will be used to help restore Deer Island, according to wlox.com. Plans are underway to create another 50 acres of marshland near the eastern tip of the island. The main goal of the ongoing restoration work is to return the island to its 1850s footprint. “Currently putting […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Brian Hayes TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), was in Bandon, Co. Cork yesterday to launch the public exhibition stage of the Bandon Flood Relief Scheme. Speaking in Bandon Town Hall this afternoon, Minister Hayes said: “Bandon has a long history of flooding and I am pleased […]

  • 11 June 2012

    It was established on the 8th of June 2012 that the company „Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors BV“ has already excavated 1 027 354 cubic meters of soil pursuant to the contract agreement on Klaipeda Port channel dredging and widening. These dredging works were launched on the 22 nd of April. „What‘s worth noting, […]

  • 11 June 2012

    APM Terminals Rotterdam Maasvlakte II has selected 26 Automated Rail Mounted Gantry (ARMG) Cranes and two Rail Cranes from the Austrian crane manufacturer Kuenz. The selection reflects a comprehensive bidding process designed to find the safest, most efficient, highest productivity cranes for the company’s most advanced, automated container terminal opening in November 2014. “We’re designing […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The development of Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm, 23 kilometres off the coast of the municipalities of Noordwijk and Zandvoort, is entering a new phase after completion of the contractor selection process. Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore wind projects, shall be responsible for the foundations and the electrical […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The work on new Baku International Sea Trade Port complex in Alat settlement located 65 km south from Baku is progressing according to the schedule. Deputy Transport Minister Musa Panahov has informed that work on the port construction is underway and to date dredging work has been finished by about 60%. He said: “Civil work […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging/excavation of the Inner Basin shoal at the Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project on Block Island, Rhode Island. The proposed work involves removal of the northeast shoal in the 15-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) Inner Basin of the Harbor of Refuge […]

  • 4 June 2012

    In a highly-anticipated decision from the En Banc panel of 11 judges of the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, the Court last week held that the U.S. Forest Service violated the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) when the agency approved a slew of mining operations in salmon habitat in and along […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Dredging and capping of contaminated sediments in Onondaga Lake is set to begin this summer, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced at an event in Syracuse yesterday. The $451 million Superfund remediation project has undergone five years of design and engineering, with preparation for dredging and capping now underway. […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Yesterday, EPA released its evaluations of the final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Completion of the plans marks a significant stage in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, and represents the local level planning needed to continue accelerating implementation of the necessary practices […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has revealed that she will personally inspect construction works in upstream, mid-stream, and downstream provinces which are part of the flood prevention measures in June. Speaking after the closing ceremony of a canal dredging project at Klong Sanamchai in the capital, Prime Minister Yingluck said that 50 percent of the planned […]

  • 25 May 2012

    As it completes 23 years of existence on Saturday (May 26), Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JN Port) is entering an exciting new phase of development. Despite the project delays due to policymaking constraints and the other impediments that have been impacting the facility, 2011-12 was yet another year of great records for JN Port, according to […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The State Government might be saddled with just one bidder for the post of port operator for the Vizhinjam seaport project, but fresh enquiries have started coming in from abroad with the government readying to float global tenders for constructing the port, IBN Live reports. Over the past two months, teams representing the governments of […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Christie Administration has won another round in the state’s legal fight to hold those responsible for intentionally polluting the lower Passaic River with pesticides, including an extremely toxic form of dioxin, liable for cleanup, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi, presiding in Essex County, held […]

  • 24 May 2012

    President Mahinda Rajapaksa made an inspection tour of Ruhunu Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port yesterday. He inspected the construction of port’s second stage which consists of six terminals, Sri Lanka Ports Authority reports. All facilities are being built at the port premises to meet the needs of local and foreign investors. The government has planned to […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A ceremony has been held at Khalifa Port to mark one hundred days to go before the official launch of the high-technology Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into one of the largest industrial projects in the world. ADPC CEO Tony Douglas addressed more than two hundred colleagues, gathered in […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Congresswoman Corrine Brown passed an amendment to H.R. 4310, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2013, to authorize funding for improved navigation at Jacksonville Port’s Mile Point. Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: “As a senior member on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which has jurisdiction over the Corps of Engineers, I have served […]

  • 18 May 2012
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    A new, larger and more powerful CSD650 joins the Damen Standard series of Cutter Suction Dredgers. The addition to the range results from a buoyant demand in the market and the continuous innovation of Damen Dredging Equipment, based on years of experience. The CSD650 is past its drawing table stage and is now under construction. […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The Quonset Development Corporation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District for work in waters of the United States to dredge in Narragansett Bay in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, and dispose of the material in the Rhode Island Sound Disposal Site. The proposed Quonset Development Corporation Port of […]

  • 14 May 2012

      In the Swedish part of the Baltic Sea, in close vicinity of the city of Kårehamn, E.ON has ordered the construction of a wind farm consisting of 16 wind turbines. The contract for the design, construction and installation of the 16 foundations was awarded to Jan De Nul in 2011. These foundations are constructed […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Eng Hussain Nassir Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, during a press conference held in municipality conference hall, has announced three prestigious projects approved by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality. Lootah said that the most important project is Dubai Safari Project, […]