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  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, in association with law firm LA Marine, is hosting a half day seminar to assist harbour authorities in the region engage with the marine planning process to ensure that the policies in the South Coast Marine Plan Area are fit for purpose. The seminar, being held in ABPmer’s dedicated seminar room in Southampton, is […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., released the following statement after the House voted to pass the FY 2013 Energy & Water Appropriations bill. This bill continues to ignore South Louisiana’s coastline and wetlands and severely underfunds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operations & Maintenance account at the expense of the nation’s waterways. Boustany, an […]

  • 29 November 2012

    A team from Naval Weapons Station Earle dredged up explosive of a World War II era at the New Jersey coast, reports philly.com. The dredger Dodge Island shoveled up the 14-inch projectile while working close to Sea Bright. Officials will transfer the shell to the Navy which will dispose of it. This area of the […]

  • 26 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Manager of Dredge Yard, Basel Yousef, recently presented his perspective on dredging market and what has led to a growing demand of dredge equipment in the Middle East. He believes that as a dredging equipment supplier, Dredge Yard has been quick to capitalize on the growing demand in the Middle East and set up […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has announced that 46,827 containers were handled at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in October 2014, establishing a new record for most containers handled in one month and surpassing the previous record of 44,095 containers set in July 2013. “The Port of Baltimore is one of the most efficient […]

  • 14 November 2010

    A Victorian Liberal Nationals Coalition Government will provide $6 million to the City of Kingston to dredge, clean up and begin maintaining the Mordialloc Creek, Coalition Leader Ted Baillieu said today. Mr Baillieu said the $6 million commitment will be in addition to the $800,000 commitment from the City of Kingston and $300,000 by Melbourne […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is conducting a project to restore sand to approximately 1,730 linear feet of shoreline from the west end of the Kuhio Beach swim basin, near the Duke Kahanamoku statue, to the existing Royal Hawaiian groin. The affected work area is limited to this relatively small stretch of […]

  • 23 November 2009

    Ports, in general, represent the most relevant and complex link of logistic vectors. For Brazil it is there lifeline and a sector that the Brazilian government is investing heavily in… Source: The Korean Herald, November 22, 2009;

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Coastline Surveys has recently completed a Geo-Environmental investigation on behalf of Mersey Docks and Harbour Company, as part of the Liverpool 2 container terminal development. The survey data and samples will provide marine sediment quality information and chemical analysis including dissipation tests. The survey comprised of 48 Vibrocores and 18 CPTs from the River Mersey […]

  • 24 July 2012

    The image could stop traffic on Manatee Avenue in downtown Bradenton: groups of men are whipping and whacking giant white balloon-like bags hovering above Wares Creek, reports heraldtribune.com. This unusual sight is part of Wares Creek cleanup. The purpose of the project is to reduce flood risk and related issues within the Cedar Hammock-Wares Creek […]

  • 4 October 2010

    The expanded Panama Canal will be a game changer for container trade when it opens in August 2014. America’s trade with East Asia is expected to undergo an increased shift from Pacific ports to Atlantic ports. As the closest U.S. port to the Panama Canal, the Port of Miami expects to be the first port […]

  • 14 January 2013

    22.7 million tonnes of goods (gross) were handled via the various port facilities in Rostock last year; 1.3 million tonnes or five percent less than in 2011. The lion’s share of 21.2 million tonnes of freight was loaded and unloaded at Rostock overseas port. According to the port and shipping authority another 1.5 million tonnes […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers have continued the third day of the trip to inspect the water management program in Nakhon Sawan Province. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, along with Deputy PM and Interior Minister Yongyoot Wichaidit and Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi, on Wednesday, traveled to Bung Boraphet in Nakhon Sawan to check […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY), co-chair of the bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force, announced an additional $2.2 million in fiscal year 2014 to complete a full dredging of the Port of Rochester and an additional $350,000 to complete a full dredging of Irondequoit Bay. This funding is in addition to the $1.2 million originally allocated […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The federal government recently set up a presidential committee to overhaul the seaports. Government’s target is to achieve efficiency and…   (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, December 6, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    The development of Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) by Associated British Ports (ABP) will herald the largest ever capital investment in the Port of Grimsby. Alongside this, ABP will enter into a new long-term agreement with Volkswagen Group UK Ltd. Over £25 million will be invested by ABP in the new terminal on the river Humber, […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shares of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation have gone up 2% since it reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 earnings, according to propertymentorgroup.com. 2013 earnings per share of 33 cents, increased three fold from the year-ago earnings of 11 cents, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The dredging services provider reported earnings per share of […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Coastline Surveys have had a busy and productive summer season with a wide variety of successful contracts. Whilst providing personnel in the Northern North Sea for Oil & Gas geotechnical survey operations, the company’s multi-purpose survey vessel, MV FlatHolm and her team, have been busy supporting Port & Harbour Developments, FEPA dredge monitoring campaigns and […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and the Philadelphia Water Department partnered to complete a transformative restoration of the West Branch of Indian Creek as part of the Cobbs Creek Habitat Restoration project. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour will be held on Friday, April 25 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the […]

  • 8 September 2011

    The government has envisaged an investment of more than Rs 22,000 crore for setting up nine new major ports in the country over the next … (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, September 8, 2011;

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 12 months, marine works involving dredging, reclamation, piling and construction of seawall will be carried out in the areas west of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. These works will be undertaken by a flotilla of vessels including two grab dredgers, two split hopper barges, four derrick barges, three jack-up […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A year after taking over operation of Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT) in the Port of Rijeka in Croatia, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. has developed and upgraded facilities and systems at the terminal as AGCT gears up for increased port activity, expending HR23 million in 2011 alone. Apart from the improvements implemented last year, […]

  • 30 November 2010

    Dredging operations switched to high gear as the local public works and highways personnel take advantage of the sunny weather in Irosin … By Jenny Reyes (abs-cbnnews) [mappress] Source: abs-cbnnews, November 30, 2010;

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland Environment Minister Andrew Powell has welcomed UNESCO’s acknowledgement of the progress the Queensland Government has made in ensuring the Great Barrier Reef remains on the World Heritage List. Mr Powell said that UNESCO released its draft recommendations to the World Heritage Committee overnight and they would be considered by the World Heritage Committee in […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed a major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire beaches. Under the Environment Agency’s flagship Lincshore scheme, sand was dredged from the seabed and pumped onto the beach, replacing levels lost to the sea during the winter months. This reduces the risk of waves […]