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  • 21 March 2011

    A feared new oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico probably is a plume of silt from dredging on the Mississippi River, the U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday. Spokesman Henry Cambre told the Wall Street Journal the Coast Guard is testing the substance, which gives off a rainbow sheen resembling an oil spill. Test results […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      After the announcement of moving Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference to Amsterdam RAI, Navingo started to form a Committee of Recommendation for this exhibition & conference focused on offshore energy. For the past three years Offshore Energy took place in Den Helder. Due to the enormous growth in the number of exhibitors and visitors […]

  • 18 March 2011

      Dredging forms the basis for many important aspects of our civilised World and is indeed vital to social and economic development, particularly to the construction and maintenance of much of the infrastructure upon which our economic prosperity and environmental well-being depend. The world’s population relies heavily on dredging solutions for creating and maintaining ports for global trade, […]

  • 18 March 2011

      This is the first announcement of the next World Dredging Congress. Under the theme of “The Art of Dredging” WODCON XX will take place from 3 to 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. World Dredging Congresses (WODCONs) are organised once every three years by one of the three sister associations of WODA, the World Organisation […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Vessels

      The largest shipbuilding company in the Baltic States which is a subsidiary of BLRT Grupp entered into the agreement with the Scandinavian company to build the new vessel for dredging of sea bed. The company Vakarų Baltijos laivų statykla signed an agreement with Danish company Rohde Nielsen to build the dredger as the winner […]

  • 17 March 2011

    Grand Haven’s commercial harbor will be one of the only ones to get dredged over the next two years, a decision that will have big… BY ALEX DOTY (grandhaventribune) [mappress] Source: grandhaventribune, March 17, 2011  

  • 16 March 2011

    The operator of the Pacific Buenavista Port is developing a two-year modernization plan worth $122 million. BY HANNAH ARONOWITZ (colombiareports) [mappress] Source: colombiareports, March 16, 2011    

  • 15 March 2011

    Longboat Key voters will decide today whether to tax themselves to pay for beach renourishment and whether to better define what… By Dale White (heraldtribune) [mappress] Source: heraldtribune, March 15, 2011    

  • 14 March 2011

      IHC Fundex Equipment, part of IHC Merwede, has acquired Vermeer MT’s full range of products and services. Through this acquisition on 4 March 2011, the company has considerably enhanced its delivery programme in the field of compact hydraulic foundation machines. It is also in a better position to respond to the increasing national and […]

  • 14 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Miclyn Express Offshore (“MIO”) is pleased to announce the award of a contract for the charter of four barges by Van Oord Middle East Ltd. The barges will be chartered in from a 3rd party and used for rock transport in the Arabian Gulf. MIO’s current fleet of available barges in the Middle East are not suited for […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Vessels

      She perfectly resembles her sister, is just as strong and can be positioned to maximum precision: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the new building MV ‘Lone’ into service. Just three months after the German-based heavy-lift shipping company has sent the MV ‘Svenja’ – the world’s largest heavy-lift vessel – on its maiden voyage, the […]

  • 11 March 2011

      Until 15 April 2011, in a special exhibition in FutureLand,  Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam will be exhibiting the best skeletal remains of ten animal species from days long gone that were found in the sand used to construct Maasvlakte 2. The finds include the complete pelvis and hind leg of a woolly mammoth and the by now world-famous hyena dropping. Background: The bottom of […]

  • 10 March 2011

      With a record number of more than reviewed 850 papers, the OMAE2011 Conference (International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering) in Rotterdam is an ideal forum for offshore engineers, researchers, managers and students to present their progress in research and innovative technology. The OMAE is considered to be the ideal mix of people […]

  • 10 March 2011

      Until the end of April, the contractor will be busy planting four kilometres of dune with young marram grass. Most of this work will be done by hand. The grassroots will retain the sand of the new dunes, preventing erosion. The last two kilometres of dune, including the stretch of dunes near the Slufter, are expected to be planted in the autumn. Once this […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    EA Engineer Receives Key Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies/Maryland (ACEC/MD) and the Engineering Society of Baltimore, Inc. (ESB) EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (EA), a leading provider of environmental, engineering, and program/construction management services, announced today that Abbie Adams, P.E., is the 2011 recipient of two major awards for engineering professionals […]

  • 7 March 2011

      Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd and Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd have been awarded the Western Basin Main Works Dredging – Parcel 5 contract in the Port of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. The client of this AUD 260 million. (€ 190 million) contract is the Queensland Gladstone Ports Corporation. The contract was signed on 4th March […]

  • 7 March 2011

      Two leading North-east-headquartered organisations have joined forces to promote Peterhead Port and the facilities available in the town, within key target markets. Peterhead Port Authority (PPA) and international oil and gas logistics company, ASCO Group, have linked up to establish Peterhead Energy Hub, which aims to sustain and increase port activity through capitalising on […]

  • 7 March 2011

    WEDA Board of Directors recently approved the establishment of an Annual WEDA Environmental Award. This Award will be presented to whoever, in the opinion of the WEDA Environmental Commission, has: “Promoted communication and understanding of environmental issues and stimulated new solutions associated with dredging and placement of dredged materials such that dredging projects, including navigation and […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Turnover rises to EUR 1,578 million, net profit EUR 165 million, company financially very healthy, order portfolio stands at EUR 1.9 billion, new investment programme of EUR 1 billion. 2010 turned out to be an excellent year for Van Oord. A solid level of capacity utilisation, both staff and equipment, and the extraordinary tax […]

  • 3 March 2011

      On Wednesday, 16 February 2011, Jan De Nul Group celebrates the official inauguration of its new office building in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. After the impressive fleet expansion between 2007 and today, the opening of this highly ecological office building fits perfectly with the climate for investments at Jan De Nul Group. Together […]

  • 3 March 2011

    As the City of Miami aggressively seeks out $20 million needed to dredge Wagner Creek and Seybold Canal, two heavily polluted Miami River…   By Zachary S. Fagenson (miamitodaynews) [mappress] Source: miamitodaynews, March 3, 2011    

  • 3 March 2011

    Representatives of Central American nations called upon the Costa Rican and Nicaraguan authorities to respect the decision of the Supreme Court of the Haya on the border dispute between the two countries. A few days before the court issues a judgment on the conflict, the Central American Council of Human Rights Ombudsman called on governments […]

  • 2 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Ellicott Dredges has recently created two new informational animations to help educate its clients on the intricate workings of dredges and their outputs. The Swinging Dragon® Animation highlights the capabilities of our newest dual-function dredger which can operate in both swinging ladder and conventional dredge modes. Earlier this year, the Bureau of Reclamation of […]

  • 2 March 2011

    Kirkcaldy Harbour in Fife is to reopen this year and will see cargo vessels docking for the first time in more than two decades.   By Katerina Kerr (ifw-net) [mappress] Source: ifw-net, March 2, 2011  

  • 28 February 2011

      AGR Drilling Services has signed a £1m (NOK9.3m) contract to supply its excavation technology and expertise – hot on the heels of a £9m deal for the company. The latest deal is with LOTOS Petrobaltic SA, the only Polish firm involved in oil exploration and extraction in the Baltic Sea. AGR DS will excavate […]

  • 28 February 2011

      As of 12:25 PM Friday February25, 2011, the Town of Southern Shores successfully completed actual dredging operations for this year in its Town-owned canal system. The Town’s current contractor, Byrd Brothers Emergency Services, LLC of Wilson, NC, began dredging operations Fall of 2010 on behalf of the Town. An earlier dredging attempt under a […]