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  • 19 December 2010

    SIS is pleased to announce that the company has recently signed an agreement with Van Oord, a leading Dutch dredging and marine contractor. The contract, which covers Van Oord’s fleet of more than 90 vessels, represents one of the largest contracts ever awarded in the marine software industry. Under the terms of the contract, SIS […]

  • 17 December 2010

    Nicaragua and Costa Rica accepted Guatemalan mediation to resolve a border dispute between the two countries, as announced today at the … (plenglish) [mappress] Source: plenglish, December 17, 2010;

  • 16 December 2010
    Vessels

    VOSTA LMG’s partner yard J.J. Sietas KG has delivered the first Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger ‘Werner Möbius’ in Hamburg on Friday December 3rd. The ship is delivered to owner Josef Möbius Bau-Aktiengesellschaft, an affiliated company of the Austrian STRABAG AG. The new Hopper Dredge was showed to a variety of guests invited by Josef Möbius Bau- Aktiengesellschaft during a […]

  • 15 December 2010
    Vessels

    The naming and launching ceremony for the 5,000m³ gravel trailer VICTOR HORTA took place on 15 December 2010 at the Verenigde Scheepswerf Heusden shipyard in Heusden, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the ship for DEME Building Materials, part of the DEME Group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV). The ceremony was performed by Mrs […]

  • 15 December 2010

    Dredging is a necessary activity in society’s development. Under the right circumstances dredging is also an indispensable tool for remedying past environmental interferences. By its very nature, however, the act of dredging and relocating dredged material is an environmental impact. Therefore, determining whether any planned dredging operation will have a positive or negative impact on our environment is of […]

  • 15 December 2010

    Following an investigation into the illegal dredging of a Montauk marina, the owner of the marina and two local marine contractors have agreed to a $130,000 penalty and to sample and remove illegally dredged material from two associated sites, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ( DEC ) Regional Director Peter A. Scully announced […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Vessels

    Last week DSC Dredge LLC welcomed two guests from Colombia, Nestor Fabio Osorio of Buceo Industrail y Dragados de Urabá, S.A.S and Julian Lopez Palacio of CHEC. Both visited the company to inspect CHEC’s newly purchased 10” Wolverine class dredge, which will be used in an upcoming environmental dredging project. As a subsidiary of EPM, […]

  • 13 December 2010

    Contracting Without Limits to be held on 23-24 June 2011 in London, UK will bring together the main players of construction projects – project owners, contractors and consultants – for an in-depth exchange of knowledge to explore the benefits of adopting the philosophy of “contractual partnering”, a co-operation between these players from the very early […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Vessels

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to supply the propulsion equipment for a new, state-of-the-art, research vessel. The vessel will be operated by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and is to be built at the C.N.P. Freire S.A. shipyard in Spain. The NERC is the UK’s main […]

  • 10 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilding company Damen has launched a new Compact Stan Tug Series. With more than 40 years experience and expertise behind the three tug types, (the Stan Launch 804, Stan Tug 1004 and Stan Tug 1205), the vessels are designed to be strong, highly manoeuvrable and easily manageable for a one or two-man crew. The […]

  • 10 December 2010

    Of the three recommended items on the federal capital improvements list for the Kodiak city council, two relate directly to the waterfront… (ktva) [mappress] Source: ktva, December 10, 2010;

  • 10 December 2010
    Vessels

    With a lifting capacity of a total of 2,000 tonnes and speed of 20 knots, it’s the world’s largest heavy lift vessel to date: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the first of two new buildings of Type 183 into service. The company, which ranks among the leading international heavy lift shipping companies and is based […]

  • 10 December 2010

    Two years after the Sconset Beach Preservation Fund’s massive $23 million beach nourishment project was rejected by island residents and … By Jason Graziadei (ack) [mappress] Source: ack, December 10, 2010;

  • 8 December 2010

    Van Oord has completed first rock installation project at the Rio Negro pipeline crossing project in Manaus, Amazonas State, in Brazil. The client is the Brazilian oil and gas operator Petrobras. The works is part of the Urucu-Coari-Manaus gas pipeline project which transports gas from the onshore Solimões basin to the city of Manaus. In […]

  • 8 December 2010

    That was the question that the global dredging industry attempted to answer as they gathered at the WODCON XIX in Beijing, China with the theme “Dredging makes the world a better place”. This issue of Terra et Aqua continues the discussion with articles focusing on the drivers of dredging in a diversity of continents and countries – each […]

  • 8 December 2010
    Vessels

    Serco takes delivery of last Damen vessel marking the end of a three-year contract 29 out of 29 vessels delivered on time and on budget! A three-year, 29-vessel contract came to an end as the last tugboat of the huge Serco contract was named ‘SD Deborah’ at the Damen headquarters in Gorinchem on 3rd December 2010. […]

  • 7 December 2010

    Bottom dredging and the use of a controversial chemical to deal with the unruly plant situation at two lakes located in Yaphank were … By Jennifer Gustavson (northshoresun) [mappress] Source: northshoresun, December 7, 2010;

  • 6 December 2010

    U.S. President Barack Obama is focusing on trade and jobs during his current Asian tour. His administration has set a goal of creating two million new jobs for American workers. One way it hopes to do that is by completing a long-delayed free trade agreement with South Korea, and agreements with other countries across Asia […]

  • 3 December 2010

    Penang Port Sdn Bhd has set a target to handle two million containers annually in five years’ time, said its top official…   By Adie Suri Zulkefli (btimes) [mappress] Source: btimes, December 3, 2010;

  • 2 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Swathe Services sales division is delighted to announce our first UK sale of the SONIC 2024 wideband high resolution shallow water multibeam echosounder. Within a matter of days of announcing the inclusion of the SONIC2024 in our rental pool of survey equipment we immediately supplied two systems for hire with a major UK survey company, on […]

  • 2 December 2010

    Maianbar residents want a safe access in and out of Fishermans Bay to escape during bushfires and severe flooding. About two years ago, 350… BY EMMA PARTRIDGE AND JIM GAINSFORD (theleader) [mappress] Source: theleader, December 2, 2010;

  • 30 November 2010

    Duisport (Duisburger Hafen AG) and HOCHTIEF Concessions AG, a subsidiary of the international construction services specialist HOCHTIEF, have founded a joint venture to develop ports and port terminals together worldwide. The focus of the new company will be managing, operating and marketing ports and port terminals. This will be supplemented by planning, development and construction activities. duisport is providing its port technical and logistics expertise in […]

  • 30 November 2010

    A prominent attorney plans to apply for a judicial review in the Supreme Court this week to get a judge to disallow dredging on Bell Island. The government recently granted billionaire philanthropist, Prince Karim al-Hussaini, the Aga Khan IV permission to dredge a seabed in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. The move angered many […]

  • 29 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    At a time when the economy has gone to “muck,” the Dredging industry is thriving, in large part due to a significant number of government contracts assigned to maintain the country’s waterways and lakes. And one local company is benefiting from the abundance of work: Cavache, a South Florida based dredging contractor experienced in hydraulic […]

  • 26 November 2010

    C-Power is pleased to announce that it has closed the financing of the second and third phases of the offshore wind farm on the Thornton Bank (located about 30 km in the North Sea off the Belgian coast). A group of 7 commercial lenders: KBC, Rabobank, Société Générale, KfW Ipex-Bank, Commerzbank, Dexia and ASN Bank […]

  • 25 November 2010

    This week T.O.S. invited all the branch managers at its head office in Rotterdam. Like every year all branch managers gather to review the past year and make plans for the year to come. The meeting was opened with a special cake to welcome Marcelo Cintra. He is the new branch manager of our joint […]