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  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tim Bishop released the following statement regarding the announcement that the Army Corps of Engineers, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Suffolk County have signed agreements for the Fire Island to Moriches Inlet project: “I, along with Senator Schumer, have remained committed to working together with the federal, state and local […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) was ranked No. 1 on the category of services in the Top 500 Companies of the Arab World 2013 by Forbes Middles East (Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Oman, Qatar , Kuwait , UAE…). NMDC received the award from H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture, Youth and […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Only three more days are left till the beginning of the II International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow.  The event, supported by IADC and Association of see commercial ports of Russia, will be organized by the “PortNews” Media-Group and held in Moscow, Russia on February 19th 2015. Participation of top managers representing the world’s […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Jackson County Port Authority awarded a $1.8 million contract for a site and drainage improvement project at Port of Pascagoula to Talley Contracting Inc, reports sunherald.com. The project will improve open storage and cargo handling area and provide adequate drainage for the site at the South Terminal. “This is just one of many steps for […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley Construction Ltd has been chosen to deliver the next phase of coastal defenses which will protect more than 4000 homes and almost 500 businesses in North Portsea from the risk of coastal flooding. According to the Portsmouth City Council’s latest release, the next set of defenses, the fourth of five phases which make up […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Victoria Atkins, Member of Parliament for Louth & Horncastle, held her second Flood Forum last Friday at the Grange & Links Hotel in Sandilands to address issues around coastal flood mitigation. Local residents were able to question the relevant organizations about the safety and security of their homes. “Following the successful event last year and the […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council are working together to design and build a scheme which will reduce flood risk for the city of Exeter. The £30 million worth flood defense project has been split in two phases with the phase 1 now substantially complete. Phase 2 of the scheme gained planning permission on […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme has been named recipient of yet another prestigious industry award – the Brassey Award (Kent & East Sussex) for Engineering Excellence which was presented at the recent ICE South East England Awards Ceremony. The Brassey Award winner is selected from the shortlisted entries for the ICE South East England […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate additional funding to dredge Morehead City Harbor.  In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy and Lt. General Thomas P. Bostick at the Army Corps of Engineers, Congressman Jones explained that parts of the harbor’s […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida port directors and transportation leaders will be visiting Washington D.C. on September 18 and 19, 2013, to meet with congressional members on top seaport issues, specifically discussing the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and its importance to Florida seaports. For the Washington Fly-In, the Florida Ports Council will be joined by Florida Department of […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is interested in hosting more conferences in the future following the success of its 50th Anniversary Conference, “From Birth to Boom: Asian Maritime Megastructures”. The conference which was held at the Island Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong on October 23, 2015 was attended by 130 top-level executives from […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Werkendam, Van Oord’s new crane vessel, has been successfully launched in the Waalhaven in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The vessels will contribute to the further modernization of Van Oord’s fleet and therefore mark the start of a new generation of dredging vessels, the company said in its release. Jaap de Jong, Staff Director of the […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, recently awarded a contract in the amount of $7.6 million to Manson Construction Company for maintenance dredging of the Freeport Harbor Entrance and Jetty channels in Brazoria County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 2,517,000 cubic yards of shoal material using a hopper dredge, with […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    “Management of landfill sites and contaminated land on eroding coastlines” conference is scheduled for 3rd May 2013, in London. Over the years, processes of coastal erosion and sea flooding have resulted in material from landfill sites and other areas of land contamination being deposited on the foreshore, or seeping into the sea. This can have […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cotswold Canals Trust’s dredger ‘Augustus Gloop’ is now in action on the Thames & Severn Canal between Ham Mill Lock and Hope Mill. The vintage German built machine has been part of the CCT maintenance fleet since it was purchased back in the 1970s. It has undergone a number of refits and upgrades over […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rastami is one of the greatest and most important fishing ports in the country. It is situated in the Southern province of Bushehr bordering the Persian Gulf. Its construction has been initiated as of 1990. Due to some operational difficulties its construction has been halted for years. It was expected that it would be put […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Three boaters were rescued on Sunday after their vessel struck a dredge pipe in the Cooper River near the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, reports the U.S. Coast Guard. According to the USCG, after receiving the notification call, the Coast Guard Station Charleston launched a 29-foot Response Boat–Small boatcrew and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew in the area diverted […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In the framework of the Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm project, Energinet.dk and 50Hertz Transmission GmbH awarded the Joint Venture Iemants – Jan De Nul Group the EPCI contract for 2 Gravity Based Foundations (GBF). Iemants joins with Jan De Nul Group for the engineering, construction and installation of 2 Gravity Based Foundations (GBFs) for […]

  • 2 March 2012

    Port of Klaipeda has announced the 2012 investment plan. Top 10 of the largest planned investments in 2012: 1. Dredging and Widening of Port Navigation Channel 2. Construction of Passenger and Cargo Terminal Infrastructure 3. Repair of Access Roads to Multimodal Cargo Terminals in the Southern part of the Port. Reconstruction of Kairių street 4. […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Port Phillip is about to begin Middle Park Beach dredging and beach renourishment works. The works will involve dredging around 60,000m³ of sand which will be spread out to create a larger beach profile with an initial width of 35 meters. The project, being undertaken jointly by the City of Port Phillip and the Department […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) yesterday called for a meeting with top federal officials and Dare County leaders regarding funding for maintenance dredging of Oregon Inlet. In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy, Congressman Jones explained that although the White House Council on Environmental Quality promised in 2003 to […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Top federal and state environmental officials from New York yesterday announced 31 grants totaling $2.04 million to local government and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound, EPA said in their latest release.  Fifteen projects, totaling $1.05 million, directly benefit New York, according to EPA. EPA Regional Administrator, Pete Lopez, […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The UH (University of Hawaii at Mānoa) Sea Grant College Program has formed its newest center of excellence to assist coastal communities throughout Hawaii and the Pacific islands to prepare for the impacts of both natural and human-induced coastal hazards. Hawai‘i Sea Grant’s Center for Coastal and Climate Science and Resilience brings together world-renowned university scientists […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company continue with the beachfill construction project on Long Beach Island, NJ. The two companies are building a dune and berm system that will reduce the risk of storm damages. Long Beach Island is an 18-mile barrier island in southern Ocean […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A recent press event at Volvo Construction Equipment’s Konz facility has not only unveiled the company’s latest EC250E crawler excavator, but also gone behind the scenes at one of Germany’s ‘top national employers’. Journalists gathered in early April for a ‘Made in Germany’ event at Volvo Construction Equipment’s (Volvo CE) facility in Konz. The highlight […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), in partnership with the Coastal Marine Institute at Louisiana State University, has launched an economic study of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS). The three-year cooperative project between BOEM and the LSU will enhance understanding of the social and economic value of GCOOS, while providing […]