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  • 18 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals earned $2.212 billion USD in revenue during the first six months of 2011, representing a 6% increase over the same period in 2010, and generating $304 million USD in profits as the company continued to aggressively expand into high growth markets.  Portfolio expansion In the first half of the year new operations have […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, has successfully delivered two units of their cutter suction dredger CSD500 series to Bangladesh. According to Julong, these dredgers were equipped with an anchor boom system, swivel bend, support frame for spud tilting, accommodation room, swivel bend and 1000 […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mayor of the Gold Coast, Tom Tate, has welcomed the announcement by Keep Queensland Beautiful that Burleigh Heads has been named Queensland’s Cleanest Beach 2015. “City of Gold Coast works year round to maintain and protect our beaches, investing almost $20 million this year on managing and protecting our coast and waterways. Our Ocean […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a workshop in Minot, North Dakota, on April 13, to discuss methods available to reduce flood risks. The workshop will focus on developing strategies to reduce flood risks to individual structures in flood-prone areas. “We’re looking forward to discussing the options property owners have to reduce their […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired a contract from Associated British Ports for the capital dredging of the approach channel to the port of Southampton in the United Kingdom. The contract has a value of approximately EUR 35 million and the activities are due to commence shortly. The dredging activities are related to the deepening […]

  • 8 April 2014

    Konecranes introduces its first product especially developed for the emerging markets – the BOXHUNTER container handling crane. The product is a completely new type of RTG that will give the company access to a new market segment. The launch is the first step in one of Konecranes’ main strategies – developing new mid-priced products especially […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered a new cutter suction dredger from Royal IHC. The vessel, a modular IHC Beaver® 65 DDSP built at the yard in Sliedrecht, will be delivered on 1 April 2016. This cutter suction dredger will be named Biesbosch. After delivery, the vessel will be deployed at the ‘Zeetoegang IJmuiden’ project, which is part […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has completed dismantling an emergency drought barrier that spanned West False River between Jersey and Bradford islands. The barrier was erected in May and June to prevent saltwater from pushing with the tides into the central Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta from San Francisco Bay. It was an essential part of DWR’s […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a leading provider of technical consultancy services throughout the Americas, has had an exceptional 2014, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. Dredging Today caught up with Piedroba partners Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz to discuss their 2014 business year, the company’s experiences as well as new developments that have marked the […]

  • 5 April 2012

    Peel Ports yesterday identified a programme of actions to tackle the main areas of concern raised in the Mersey Ports Master Plan consultation which took place between June and September 2011. Nine out of 10 respondents to a questionnaire put to the public during the Master Plan consultation came out in broad support of the […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water’s Managing Director, Adrian Gascoyne, and Contracts Manager, Lucy Lee, recently completed a site visit at Stoke Bruerne, on behalf of the Canal & River Trust. Under the Stoke Bruerne scheme, Land & Water is currently installing a new jetty in this area for the waterside moorings refurbishment. “Our piled marine waterway structures […]

  • 4 April 2013

    The Irish Ports Association (IPA), the representative body for the Irish ports sector and an affiliate of IBEC, today welcomed the publication by Leo Varadkar, TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport of the new national ports policy which sets out the policy framework for the future development of the sector. Commenting on the new […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a Coastal Connections event at Docville Farm in Violet, Louisiana, this week, July 19, to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dawlish Warren beach recharge project, aimed to reduce the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe, is well underway. The £14 million engineering project – led by the Environment Agency, the contractor BMMJV (BAM Nuttall and Mott MacDonald) and Teignbridge Council – comes as a part of the Exe Estuary Flood […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their Coastal Connections event today in Davant, Louisiana, to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and sustain wetlands that […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community (CAG) will take place on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). The Hudson River CAG represents interests that were identified in EPA’s April 2003 Draft Community Involvement Plan for the site. CAG members were selected by […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) today, March 9 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in the Governing Board Auditorium. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Steve Mathies, a renowned expert in ecosystem restoration and sustainable urban and coastal development, has joined ENVIRON as a Principal in the firm’s New Orleans, Louisiana, office. Dr. Mathies will direct the firm’s strategic services aimed at helping communities, government agencies and companies located in the U.S. and abroad with developing and implementing climate […]

  • 26 March 2014

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a multi-year, multi-million dollar State Channel Dredging Program that will begin to return New Jersey’s waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy to a state of good repair. “Our state channels are vital waterways that are used by recreational boaters and commercial fisherman,” NJDOT Commissioner James […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Caley Valley Wetlands at Abbot Point Port will be protected and enhanced by the Queensland Government’s Abbot Point Port and Wetlands Project. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney has rejected today’s alarms of the World Wildlife Fund calling for a delay to the project. “This project enables the […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The long awaited dredging of the Tauranga Harbor shipping channels is about to begin. Danish dredging company, Rohde Nielsen, the successful tenderer for the project, will start dredging operations in the area during the next week. Port of Tauranga will widen and deepen the shipping channels from 12.9 meters to 14.5 meters inside the harbor and […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Mahury has arrived at Dawlish Warren to begin works on the Beach Management Scheme. According to Teignbridge District Council, the Mahury arrived on the site and started with the recharge of the beach on Thursday, June 1. “Works have started between groyne 6 and 7 and will be working towards groyne […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 beach nourishment project, conducted by Weeks Marine. As a result of weather related delays encountered by the passage of Hurricane Matthew, the town has revised the schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the beachfill scheme. Work […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Scot MacDonald MLC has just announced that coastal councils can apply for NSW Government funding for essential dredging projects under the “Rescuing Our Waterways” program. According to Mr MacDonald, the State Government recently announced an additional $6 million over four years for the program, as part of the NSW […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has just visited Portsmouth where he set out the government’s next steps in building the most modern navy in the world. On a visit to the home of the Royal Navy, the Chancellor announced a new national shipbuilding strategy in advance of a decision later this year on orders […]

  • 23 October 2012

    ABP Finance Plc announces that ABP Acquisitions UK Limited, its fellow group undertaking, is in discussions with the European Investment Bank for the provision of two corporate loans totalling around £125m. In accordance with the terms of ABPA’s existing financing, proceeds from the loans, if concluded, will be applied to repay an equivalent amount of […]