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  • 9 June 2011

    S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley has approved a bill that takes man-made channels in the Cherry Grove section of North Myrtle Beach out of the S.C… By Janelle Frost (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, June 9, 2011      

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following the press release issued last Friday, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announced that it has fractionally increased its stake in Fugro N.V. to 15.0%. Boskalis views Fugro as an interesting company with activities that fit very well with its own activities. The strategy of Boskalis is focused on offshore and (maritime) infrastructure, making use […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Four Nigerian nationals, attached to Setraco Nigeria Ltd., who were kidnapped by unknown gunmen from the dredging site along the Nembe waterways on Saturday (August 16th) are free at last. Spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Mr.Alex Akhigbe, confirmed yesterday to the NGR Guardian news site that after ten days of captivity, four dredging […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District has received a permit application from the Connecticut Port Authority for proposed work in the Thames River at State Pier, New London, Connecticut. The proposed project would serve as a long-term, regional wind turbine generator port facility while continuing to support other existing long term break […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday announced a project that will ultimately transform 240 acres of Liberty State Park into a mosaic of freshwater wetlands and salt marshes. “This project, funded in large part by settlements with past polluters, will restore a large interior portion of Liberty to provide additional places for people […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V.  today successfully completed the sale of its 40% stake in Archirodon Group N.V. The possible sale had already been announced in November 2012 after Boskalis was approached by the party in question from the Middle East. The equity interest was partly sold to this party and partly to the existing 60% […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The first training for Small Island States within the SimpleCoast initiative has just been successfully concluded. The training has taken place in São Tomé, as a joint effort between the GFDRR (The World Bank), Deltares and with great support from the local government. The training has involved participants of most of the organizations operating on […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council has announced a new publication the State of Florida Ports, a resource of detailed information on each Florida seaport. The report provides an updated port profile for each of Florida’s seaports, including economic impact information and status updates for their major projects, as well as accomplishments and testimonials. The report also […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    A consortium of marine companies and investors from around the Benelux is considering taking a stake in ailing shipbuilder Royal IHC, newspapers FD and De Tijd reported. The FD cited banking sources as saying the consortium was led by Luxembourg-based investor Hal Trust, together with dredging firms DEME of Belgium and Van Oord of the […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This week in his bi-weekly constituent-friendly column, State Senator and CD-1 Republican nominee Buddy Carter takes to his pen in ‘kind of explaining, kind of shaming’ the HMT fee/tax for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the ‘mis-allocation’ of funds on the part of Congress. In this article, he discusses the problem, what Congress is […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday signed an emergency proclamation declaring the Louisiana Coast in a state of crisis and emergency. The emergency proclamation will be sent to President Donald Trump and members of Congress as a necessary means of raising the national profile of this crisis and expediting priority restoration projects with the level […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has announced that the agency has secured an approval to dredge the Warri Port in Delta State at a cost of approximately $137 million, local media reports.  NPA Managing Director disclosed this information yesterday in Lagos, during the 68th birthday celebration of the […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A contract for $1.75 million has been awarded to Western Contracting Corporation of Sioux City, Iowa for repairs to a backwater site located within the Ponca State Park boundaries in Dixon County, Neb. Work is expected to begin in January 2016 and will include excavation and discharge of accreted Missouri River sediments, placement of earthen […]

  • 4 August 2011

    The Swan River running along Tiger Road near Breckenridge has fought its way from free-flowing upper tributaries through gravel dredge… By Janice Kurbjun (summitdaily) [mappress] Source: summitdaily, August 4, 2011

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Harbor Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) for the development of the Gelegele Seaport and other transport infrastructure in the state. The Gelegele project will include the development of the seaport that will serve as the gateway for exporting manufactured […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Patrick Administration yesterday announced $1.5 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and non-structural approaches, continuing Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in climate change preparedness. Grants were awarded to Chilmark, Gloucester, Plymouth, Salem, Save Popponesset Bay, Inc., Scituate and Westport. “With these grants, […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, along with several state and federal regulatory agencies, approved a new program by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation which offers a new option for mitigating unavoidable impacts to California’s aquatic resources, including wetlands. The new program by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, a non-profit organization, […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Western Nigeria’s Kwara State Government has kicked off the dredging operations on the Asa River in Ilorin, the state capital, to prevent the annual flood disaster in the metropolis. According to local media, it was noticed on Monday that – in spite of the lockdown of the state – workers dredging the Asa River […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dragflow, an Italian producer of dredging equipment, announced today that their new massive dredge is about to be shipped to the USA. “Our massive dredge is almost ready to fly to USA,” the company said in the announcement. According to Dragflow, the new dredge is ready to take on a complex project dredging fly ash […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The annual “State of the Port Address” hosted by the Port of Long Beach, will be held the morning of Jan. 23 at the Westin Long Beach Hotel in downtown Long Beach. The State of the Port Address, presented by Acting Executive Director Al Moro and Harbor Commission President Doug Drummond, will feature updates on […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    SAGE (Systems Approach to Geomorphic Engineering) will organize on October 19th a webinar on Sustainable Adaptive Gradients in the Coastal Environment: Reconceptualizing the Role of Infrastructure in Resilience. The webinar will be presented by Melissa A. Kenney, Associate Research Professor in Environmental Decision Support Science, University of Maryland, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center. The Adaptation Gradients framework incorporates […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m., Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin will kick off the unofficial start of the summer season with an update on ocean water quality and post-Sandy beach construction projects during the annual State of the Shore event, hosted by the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium. The event will […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos and members of his staff began a statewide introductory tour in Houston March 24 at the Port of Houston Authority’s Bayport Container Terminal. As the new Secretary of State, Cascos was interested in learning more about how the Port of Houston contributes to international trade and the Texas […]

  • 17 February 2012

      Caterpillar Inc. announced today it has selected land near Athens, Georgia, as the location for a new facility that will build small tracktype tractors and mini hydraulic excavators. The state-of-the-art, one-million-square-footfacility is expected to directly employ 1,400 people once it is fully operational. The total investment for opening the new facility will be about […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Commission’s record €13.1 billion investment plan for the transport sector is coming closer to reality, after EU Member States approved the list of projects to receive funding under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Out of the 276 selected, a number of projects will serve the Baltic ports. Whole process of application and evaluation has been coordinated by […]

  • 23 September 2012

    Kaduna State Governor, Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa, has called for the dredging of River Kaduna to prevent future flooding. Governor made the call last week after an aerial assessment tour of the affected areas in Kaduna. “The dredging program would provide the right channel for the river to flow easily,” said Yakowa. [mappress] Dredging Today […]