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  • 21 March 2012

    The U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet is returning to service to keep industrial America on the mend. The first vessel to get underway was the tug/barge unit DOROTHY ANN/PATHFINDER on March 5. The vessel will spend the month shuttling iron ore within Cleveland Harbor. Next to sail was the cement carrier SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN/INNOVATION. The tug/barge […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today announced eight new contract awards totaling approximately $180 million. The awards include a coastal restoration project in Louisiana, port deepening work in New York’s Ambrose channel and six […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A comprehensive map three years in the making is telling the story of humans’ impact on the Great Lakes, identifying how “environmental stressors” stretching from Minnesota to Ontario are shaping the future of an ecosystem that contains 20 percent of the world’s fresh water. In an article published online December 17 in the Proceedings of […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Making a yet another significant landmark in the container handling saga of Sri Lanka, the State-owned Jaye Container Terminal (JCT) received an 11,660 TEU capacity Container Carrier, “MV MSC LUCIANA”, operated by the Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). “MV MSC LUCIANA” which made a history as the largest ever container vessel thus far called over […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, urged Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to increase federal investment in Louisiana’s waterways during a roundtable discussion with port directors and navigation officials from across the state. During the visit, Sen. Landrieu […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has had an extremely busy and successful year.  Hereby we are bringing you a list of the DRAGFLOW’s most successful projects and achievements in 2014.   Sand and Gravel Extraction Project in Nebraska, […]

  • 6 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended March 31, 2010, of $4.8 million or $0.18 diluted earnings per share. These results compare to net income of $4.3 million or $0.20 diluted earnings per share for the same period a year ago. “During the […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design measures to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, which will improve navigation and energize the national, state and local economy. The “Wider, Deeper, Safer” dredging project will deepen the Inner Harbor channels to 55 feet, Chesapeake Bay’s Thimble Shoal Channel to 56 […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC) is starting today at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), will gather expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Climate change, […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended September 30, 2014, of $3.0 million ($0.11 diluted earnings per share). These results compare to a net loss of $0.9 million ($0.03 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “As expected, the effects […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ports Australia, the peak body representing the interests of port and marine authorities in Australia, has introduced its “Dredging and Australian Ports – Subtropical and Tropical Ports” report. The report provides an overview of the approval processes associated with dredging and at-sea placement of dredged material, the nature of environmental monitoring programs associated with recent […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Public officials and maritime industry leaders joined together at the Port of Oakland to call on Congress to release funds collected from California’s port customers to improve maritime infrastructure, create jobs and preserve California’s role as an international trade leader. “California’s future as a global leader depends on much needed job creation and economic growth. […]

  • 11 October 2012

    Governor Pat Quinn yesterday visited the East Peoria riverfront to announce the innovative Mud-to-Parks program, which makes use of soil dredged from the silt-choked Illinois River to build a new park on Lake Michigan. Sixty barge loads of sediment dredged from the Illinois River at East Peoria are traveling 163 miles to the old U.S. […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District and its regional partners are committed to achieve the vision of a World Class Harbor Estuary. This vision balances economic revitalization of the Port of New York and New Jersey while creating a sustainable environment through comprehensive restoration and protection of public safety. Over the past […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction is now underway on Liverpool2, Peel Ports’ £300 million in-river container terminal which will enable post-Panamax vessels of up to 13,500 TEU to call directly at the Port of Liverpool. A dredging operation to remove one million cubic metres of material from the seabed will be launched today by Sir Bobby Charlton and Kenny […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Progress is on schedule with the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project, including the successful construction of artificial reefs and relocation of about a thousand healthy corals. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and its contractors are at the 35 percent completion mark, with more than one million cubic yards of material safely […]

  • 25 May 2012

    One million Texas workers annually benefit from activity at the Port of Houston, a study by a prominent maritime transportation economist concludes. Port activity also helped generate more than $178.5 billion in statewide economic impact. The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority received the results of the study, based on 2011 data and […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, is providing its investors an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook The Company’s overall outlook remains unchanged as 2013 gets underway. Private sector bid opportunities continue to be robust with local and DOT bid opportunities continuing at […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Both the House of Representatives and the Senate have taken up legislation that could end the dredging crisis on the Great Lakes. H.R. 335 and S. 218 would require the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (“HMTF”) to spend what it takes in each year for dredging on dredging. Currently, the HMTF spends only one of every […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd and Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd have been awarded the second contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. This second contract signed on the 12th May 2011 with the Gladstone Ports Corporation involves the dredging of Parcels 1, 3 and 4 for […]

  • 13 April 2011

    A divided County Commission on Tuesday approved a formal contract with Gritz Development and Construction to provide construction management services on the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project. The firm, headed by general contractor Greg Jarque, has been at the center of a controversy that continued through Tuesday’s commission discussion. Residents questioned the need to spend […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The St. Joe Company announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Enova Energy Group (“Enova”), a full service, clean energy development company specializing in development and operations of contracted renewable based assets. The LOI contemplates economic development opportunities for Florida’s Northwest region, including the potential to bolster usage of the AN […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) submitted to Congress Wednesday the “U.S. Port and Inland Waterways Modernization: Preparing for Post-Panamax Vessels” report, an examination of options for future modernization of U.S. ports and inland waterways. The USACE Institute for Water Resources (IWR) in Alexandria, Va., was responsible for the development of the report as […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has commenced a major feasibility study into the potential expansion of facilities at the port. Continued growth in traffic and cargos, as well as an increase in the size of the vessels has prompted the study, as projections indicate that Aberdeen Harbour will remain the principal port for the oil and gas […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Paradip Port Trust and GAIL (India) Ltd. for setting up of a LNG Terminal in Paradip Port Trust. Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that as a part of capacity augmentation programme of Paradip Port, it is proposed to construct an offshore […]

  • 10 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DSC Dredge LLC, a leading U.S. dredge manufacturer, is excited to announce the recent delivery of several dredges to international customers. With DSC equipment in more countries than ever, the company is not only expanding worldwide, but is also evolving its own culture. DSC’s W&S Division is scheduled to deliver its fifth dredge to India […]