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  • 11 September 2012

    Kandla Port Trust (KPT) won recognition as the Major Port of the Year for 2011-12 at the third All-India Maritime and Logistics Awards 2012 (MALA 2012) held on Friday, September 7 at the Vivanta by Taj President. This is the third time in a row, the Kandla Port has won such prestigious Maritime and Logistics […]

  • 2 November 2012

    In-Pipe Technology® Company, Inc. announced today it is nearing completion of the first phase of its contract with the City of Spring Valley, IL to reduce lagoon sludge and frequency of dredging events. In-Pipe is on track to exceed the performance criteria of 25% total sludge volume reduction over a six month period effectively reducing […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper released its second report on sewage contamination in the Hudson River Estuary today, “How Is the Water? 2012” detailing the ongoing widespread problem of sewage pollution in our local waterways. 24% of Riverkeeper’s samples, taken from NY Harbor to Troy between 2006-2011, failed EPA guidelines for safe swimming. This is up from a failure […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Business development, Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the execution of a definitive contract for the construction of a 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge. With expected delivery in the 1st quarter of 2023, the vessel will complement the company’s existing six-dredge hopper fleet, including the ATB Tug Douglas B. Mackie and 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity barge Ellis […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis, a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, launched today the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the futuristic Songdo City in South Korea. ‘Creating New HORIZONS’ also introduced the interviews with Samuel Leupold, […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland government should reject industry calls for an extension of tax breaks to any mineral developments in Queensland which would significantly increase pressure for approval of damaging dredging, dumping and port expansions along the Great Barrier Reef coast, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). The Newman government has proposed reduced royalties for […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society warned that fast-tracking of the industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef, including mega-ports, dumping and dredging, has gone up a gear today with Premier Campbell Newman announcing tax breaks for coal developments in the Galilee Basin. Less than a week after the release of the Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment, […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the Authority’s readiness to partner with the Nigerian Navy to ensure safe navigation on the country’s territorial waters. Speaking during the courtesy visit of the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ibok Ibas, the Managing Director of NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi informed the […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology, Whatcom County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have revised their working agreement for the proposed bulk cargo marine terminal and related railroad connections at Cherry Point. The three agencies have agreed to produce two separate environmental impact statements (EISs) for the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal in north Puget […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) crews helped rescue two boats that became unmoored near the Tappan Zee Bridge this past week. On September 25, crews spotted a sail boat approaching the dredging area surrounding the Tappan Zee Bridge. After attempting communications and determining that no one was onboard, TZC’s safety team secured the boat and […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to a confined disposal facility (CDF) at the Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY. Since 1970, four CDFs were built in the City of Buffalo. Only one remains active, Buffalo CDF 4, which is used primarily to store contaminated sediment which could not be otherwise […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The first lengths of rail will be laid on the new land of Maasvlakte 2 this week. The first trains should be running on the 12.3-km railway line in ten months’ time. But before it gets that far, all kinds of activities have to be completed and delivered. Everything comes together in the autumn of […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Next month the status of the Great Barrier Reef will be debated by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) have issued list of urgent actions needed from the Queensland state and Australian federal governments before countries gather in Bonn, Germany for that meeting. “The World Heritage Committee has […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine Power Systems has announced the successful repower and commissioning of the Dredge Wheeler with a fully integrated Cat® solution. The largest hopper dredge in the Corps of Engineers fleet, the Dredge Wheeler features 2x Cat C280-16 marine engines rated at 4600 bkW @ 900 rpm for propulsion. Additionally the vessel features 2x Cat […]

  • 13 June 2013

    South American Properties, a Company focused on commercial real estate opportunities focused in South America, announces that the Colan Marina project in Peru has completed the initial blueprinting and the survey work of the work site and architectural drawings have been completed for the first two Phases of the project. An exciting opportunity has arisen […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Riga City Council Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Board of the Freeport of Riga Mr. Andris Ameriks and the Minister of Transport Mr. Anrijs Matiss have visited the site of the ambitious Krievu Island project to assess the infrastructure development progress. “Krievu Island project will be completed on time – in August 2015. […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), a member of Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH), took delivery of six shuttle carriers on March 21 for its semi-automated terminal in the Port of Barcelona, bringing its fleet to 26. These diesel hydraulic shuttles are one-over-one models and have a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes. Since its official opening […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate committee that oversees the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday announced that the Morganza to the Gulf Chief’s Report has received concurrence to move forward with Congressional authorization by the Administration after nearly two decades of delays. The Corps completed the report in July, and it […]

  • 27 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Timblo Drydocks based in Goa, India, has signed agreement with Mongla Port Authority for building a complete set of dredging equipment for use of Mongla Port Authority. Western Marine Shipyard will provide full technical support to Timblo in this newbuilding project. This project is worth of USD 8.5 million. The contract was signed at the […]

  • 11 May 2012

    IHC Engineering Business (IHC EB)  announces the appointment of Jon Dale as Managing Director IHC Engineering Business. Neil Baxter has been the Managing Director since February 2011 having joined with the specific objective of strengthening the management capabilities and systems within IHC EB to better position the business to take advantage of the significant growth […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Airport expansion project has reached another significant milestone, with the completion of sand dredging and pumping operations ahead of schedule, the Sunshine Coast Regional Council said in its latest release. Around 1.3 million cubic meters of sand is now on site and will form the foundation of the runway which remains on […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed plan to clean up the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site, the city’s chief industrial waterway located on the south end of Elliott Bay. The release of the sediment cleanup plan marks the beginning of a public comment period. “The Duwamish is Seattle’s river. This plan is the […]

  • 29 March 2011

      APM Terminals Head of Corporate Responsibilities Henrik Kristensen addressed the World Bank Transport Forum March 28 in Washington, DC on “Green Transport for Green Growth” to share successful strategies for low‐carbon operations in the global logistics industry. The 2011 World Bank Transport Forum runs March 28‐31 and is a bi‐annual gathering of transport policy makers from the World […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GEO Business, the brand new geospatial Exhibition and Conference for everyone involved in the gathering, storing, processing and delivering of geospatial information has recently announced a Call for Papers. Organised in collaboration with The Survey Association (TSA), Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) the international trade […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection again engaged local stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others, on development of the restoration plan for Lake Okeechobee. This meeting continued an intensified program of monthly gatherings to establish the specific pollutant load reductions and action strategies essential to improving lake water quality. This month’s […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group has recently launched its dredging business – DBL Dredging. To support its entry into this new market it ordered two IHC Beaver® 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs), and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. The two IHC Beaver® 50s were delivered with a spud carrier pontoon, anchor boom […]