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  • 12 July 2010

    The marine industry and the State Government are days away from striking a deal that will reform the waterway authority and bring an end to the mismanagement of the Broadwater. Marine Queensland general manager Don Jones said the Gold Coast City Council and the Department of Transport had signed up to the deal that would […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    On 24 June 2010, European experts from the dredging sector and other related industries met in Rotterdam during the first Maritime Technology Day, organised by the Dredging Networking Group. The seminar’s central theme was Condition Monitoring. Prominent speakers such as Prof. Dr. Cees van Rhee from TU Delft; Govert Hamers, President of IHC Merwede; Piet […]

  • 7 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that a joint venture in which it participates with HydroQual, Inc., has been selected to provide dredge design, engineering and permitting services to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) […]

  • 7 July 2010

    State Enterprise “Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk” has received the loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development towards the cost of Illichivsk Commercial Sea Port Infrastructure Development Project. The project consists of a reconstruction of three existing berths, procurement of cargo handling equipment and carrying out dredging works to increase the depth of […]

  • 6 July 2010

    The Honourable Rob Merrifield, Minister of State (Transport), and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister responsible for Nova Scotia, along with Rob Crosbie, chair of MAI’s board of directors, and Wayne Follett, MAI’s president and chief executive officer, announced today that the Government of Canada is making significant investments to revitalize […]

  • 5 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Belgian dredging- and environmental group DEME has just been awarded two important contracts in Mexico and Malaysia. The new assignment strengthens the position of the group in the growth countries. Mexico: The contract includes the dredging works for an LNG-terminal at the west coast. The works have to be terminated within 365 days and […]

  • 5 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded the second phase of the construction of the LNG import terminal of Cuyutlán on the west coast of Mexico. The total contract value is approximately € 90 million with Boskalis’ share amounting approximately € 45 million. The contract was awarded by Secretaría de Comunicaciones Y Transportes (Ministry of […]

  • 5 July 2010

    Fuse “Rosmorport” has announced a tender for the right to conclude government contract for execution of engineering and construction works of crossing points in sea and river ports in Ust-Luga port (Leningrad Region). As RBK St. Petersburg informs contract highest price is 266 million 18.91 thousand rubles. Opening of Envelopes with tender applications is planned […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced it has entered into a new $75 million revolving credit facility. An additional $25 million is available under the facility subject to the lenders’ discretion. This new facility replaces the existing debt facility that would have matured in September […]

  • 2 July 2010

    Following an investigation, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has issued notices of violation to the owner of a Montauk marina and local marine contractor for conducting regulated activities without valid permits, according to Regional Director Peter A. Scully. The enforcement action stems from a dredging project undertaken at the marina in […]

  • 2 July 2010

    A plan to develop Cascade Point into a transport facility for mine workers is ready to go ahead, if it doesn’t get tangled up in the Juneau… By Kim Marquis [mappress] Source: juneauempire, July 2, 2010;

  • 27 June 2010

    Turkey’s transport minister declared that nearly TRY450 million (US$285 million) will be invested in Izmir Port from 2011 through to 2015. [mappress] Source: baird, June 27, 2010;

  • 23 June 2010

    Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) sent a letter to Admiral Thad Allen today supporting Allegiance Capital’s request for a waiver of the Jones Act. For more than two weeks, Fred McCallister, Vice President of the Dallas-based investment bank, has been requesting a waiver of the Jones Act in order to bring boats from Europe to U.S. […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), the ‘Recognized Center of Dredging Excellence’ hosted with Texas A & M University (TAMU), their Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference. It was held in San Juan Puerto Rico June 6-9, 2010. The Goals and Objectives of Western Hemisphere Conferences are to promote the exchange of information related to Dredging, Navigation, […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ACP personnel is responsible for all dredging work to be conducted for the deepening and widening of Gatun Lake, as well as the deepening of Culebra Cut, from which 27 million cubic meters of material will be removed. To complete this project, the ACP is using the drill boats Thor and Baru and dredges Mindi […]

  • 20 June 2010

    A video on the first stage of building the Cabinda Port was presented last Friday in this city to Transport minister Augusto Tomás, members… [mappress] Source: portalangop, June 20, 2010;

  • 20 June 2010

    The maintenance of the US’ Jones Act, which rules that only US-flag vessels may transport merchandise or passengers in the country, is not… [mappress] Source: barid, June 20, 2010;

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Even though the current investment programme 2008-2011, which amounts to EUR 1 billion, is still being implemented, the DEME Group is already commencing a new series of investments which will see 3 new units on the market by mid-2012. An amount of EUR 260 million has been allocated for these new investments. Including these new […]

  • 11 June 2010

    Canada’s Transport Minister, John Baird, today announced an investment of $8 million to $10 million to rebuild berth No. 1 at the La… [mappress] Source: tc.gc, June 11, 2010;

  • 10 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The environmental disasters this spring seem to know no end. Most recently, the United States is facing the largest oceanic catastrophe ever, as BP’s Deepwater Horizon continues to discharge thousands of gallons of oil into pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to suffocate marine life and contaminate coastal wetlands. Earlier in April the […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Italian based civil contractor SOMIT s.r.l. has awarded a contract to HollandMT and FKAB for the engineering of a Dredge-X150SP. This is a self-propelled pontoon suitable for a Liebherr 984 excavator able to dredge on -18m water depths. The hull is designed according to Bureau Veritas rules as a heavy welded construction with a double […]

  • 7 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Aquila Resources Ltd says it is continuing to plan the development of a new iron ore export port in Western Australia, despite potential joint venture partner Fortescue Metals Group Ltd putting on hold an associated project Fortescue, Aquila and the Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd (MCC) in March submitted a concept plan to the WA […]

  • 3 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A delegation from the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, headed by BIWTA-Chairman Abdul Meleque Miah, visited Europe in May. The main purpose of the trip was the pre-shipment inspection of the components for three cutter suction dredgers to be built at Chittagong-based Karnafuly Shipyard, whose Managing Director M.A. Rashid was among the delegates. The actual […]

  • 2 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    International conference and exhibition on Environmental Sediment Dredging And Processing is to be held in Rotterdam in The Netherlands in October. The production of sediments in Europe is estimated at 1.800 million tonnes per year. Of this amount approximately 1.100 million tonnes per year are deposited in the European waterways. The rest disappears in the […]

  • 1 June 2010

    The Minister of Transport, Mr.Yusuf Suleiman, has said that the ongoing dredging of the River Niger will be completed in November this year. A statement by the Deputy Director, Press, in the ministry, Mr.Kingsley Aghah, said that the minister disclosed this during an inspection tour of two of the five lots in Niger State. Although […]

  • 30 May 2010

    The Minister of Transport, Yusuf Suleiman, has said that the deadline for the completion of the on-going dredging of the lower River Niger… [mappress] Source: nairathisdayon, May 30, 2010;