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  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beach profiling on Perth’s northern beaches, City Beach groyne maintenance and sand replenishment in Busselton are just some of the projects to benefit from a $1million investment to increase the protection of Western Australia’s coastline. Ten local government authorities and coastal management groups, from Jurien Bay to Esperance, have successfully secured funding in the 2013-14 […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The Environment Agency is hosting a public drop-in session in Camber to update the community on the new Broomhill Sands Coastal Defence Scheme, which has recently secured the funding needed to be built. When built, the Broomhill Sands Defence Scheme will directly protect over 1,400 homes and businesses by increasing the standard of protection in […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the latest edition of Terra et Aqua. People in the dredging industry specialise in thinking “out of the box”. So it should be no surprise (although it sometimes is) that the dredging industry attracts people with a broad range of engineering skills, practical hands-on experience and […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by CJSC Baltstroy for the dredging and construction of the Bronka Port shipping channel in St Petersburg, Russian Federation. The total value of the contract amounts to approximately EUR 130 million. The project involves the construction of a 6 kilometer long shipping channel, turning basin and […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Head of Rosmorrechflot A.A. Davydenko on September 19, 2013 officially presented to the FSUE “Rosmorport” employees the new General Director of the enterprise Andrey Vladimirovich Tarasenko at the conference hall of the enterprise. Alexander Davydenko congratulated the General Director of the appointment and wished him personally and the whole team of the FSUE “Rosmorport” successful […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner said that the Government is providing $360,000 to dredge the Swansea Channel this year. “The Swansea Channel is the marine gateway to Lake Macquarie, an outstanding recreational waterway that is loved by locals, tourists and boating enthusiasts alike,” Mr Stoner said. “Dredging in the […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Regulatory Branch staff met with Texas agencies in the summer to build a strategic partnership with respect to the Deep Water Horizon/RESTORE actions anticipated to involve multiple agency reviews and approvals. Texas General Land Office Deputy Commissioner of Coastal Resources, Helen Young, was the state’s representative for […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam is expanding to meet the growing demand to accommodate large cargo vessels. The construction of Maasvlakte 2 (MV2) started in September 2008. One of the licensing conditions is the monitoring of the underwater sound produced during its construction, with an emphasis on the establishment of acoustic source levels of the trailing […]

  • 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

    The expansion of Lerwick Harbour’s deep-water infrastructure continues, with another new berth becoming operational during November at the established Greenhead Base in a period of high activity by the oil and gas industry at the Shetland port. Dredged to nine metres water depth, Greenhead Berth 7 will provide an additional 100 metres of quay, extending […]

  • 30 August 2013

    Work is well underway to restore the health of Porirua Harbour according to the first Annual Report to Porirua City Council’s Te Komiti. PCC, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Wellington City Council and Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira prepared the Porirua Harbour and Catchment Strategy and Action Plan in 2012 and have made great strides in […]

  • 26 August 2013

    Construction of EMAL’s Phase II expansion is more than 70% complete and on schedule to meet its December 2013 deadline. Cooperation with Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is helping to ensure that the expansion of Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) into one of the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelters is on target. Almost half of the containers […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 123 million in the first half of 2013 (H1 2012: EUR 102 million). Dockwise contributed EUR 15 million to this result. Revenue rose by 12% in the first half to EUR 1.6 billion (H1 2012: EUR 1.4 billion). Organic revenue growth was 4%. EBITDA in […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    UK-based marine civil engineering consultants Peter Fraenkel & Partners Ltd joins forces with international, multidisciplinary civil engineering consultants NIRAS A/S to form a strong European marine engineering company. Peter Fraenkel & Partners Ltd with 20 employees and 40 years track record worldwide in marine civil and coastal engineering has joined the international engineering consulting company […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the first half of 2013, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) increased its container throughput by 6.8 % to 3.8 million standard containers (TEU). The volume handled by HHLA’s transport companies in the newly aligned Intermodal segment also rose significantly by 21.8 % to 581 thousand TEU. The operating result (EBIT), adjusted for one-off […]

  • 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
    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 […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Vice President Arc. Mohammed Namadi Sambo has expressed the readiness of Nigeria to partner with the United Nations to prevent the occurrence of disaster in the country. Arc Namadi Sambo, who received in his office the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) Ms Magareta Whohlsrom that paid […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Daewoo E&C for the dredging and reclamation of new land for Songdo International City on the waterfront of Incheon, South Korea. The total value of the contract amounts to approximately EUR 80 million. The project consists of reclamation of new land which will be […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of 1 September 2013, Dirk Philips will succeed Govert Hamers as the new CEO of IHC Merwede. In addition, the Board of Management will be expanded with the appointment of a new COO, namely the current Director of the company’s Dredging division, Bram Roelse. Dirk Philips is a 48-year-old Belgian national, who has gained […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Dundee Energy Limited announced its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2013. When referring to the development plans for 2013 in its report, the Company said: As part of its offshore program, the Corporation intends to reactivate a company-owned dock located in Port Burwell in conjunction with its planned strategy […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Natomas levees are eligible for federal rehabilitation assistance again after levee managers for Reclamation District No. 1000 fixed the most serious items identified in a recent levee inspection and the Corps approved a letter of intent to deal with remaining encroachments and vegetation issues over time. A letter of intent is the first step of […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new poll of nine Queensland electorates along the Reef coast and South East Queensland has shown the industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef could prove to be a decisive federal election issue, according to the Fight for the Reef campaign. Significantly, nearly half [49.4%] of people polled said they were more likely to vote […]

  • 16 July 2013

    Pharos Offshore Group has acquired an SMD built 1200HP cable burial tool. The Universal Trenching Vehicle (UTV 1200) is a unique low and wide Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) specifically designed to bury submarine power cables. Modifications to the 1200HP UTV 1200 are underway. The enhancements will facilitate more effective post lay/installation burial and improve the […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for the temporary channel dredging of Kuwait’s Subiyah Cross-Sea Bridge, marking its successful entry into Kuwait’s dredging market. With a construction period of 225 days and a total contract value of some 15 million US dollars, the channel involved in the project covers a length […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Dunkerque-Port’s strategic plan is part of a policy of sustainable development and action which takes into consideration the various areas of the port and particularly those which involve the protection of nature and biodiversity. Among the priority actions, the subjects of dredging, combating coastal erosion and sediment recycling are fully in line with the policy […]