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  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last week IADC’s Ria van Leeuwen visited Mumbai, India, and meet executives from Mumbai Port Trust, DG Shipping, Main Mast Marsec. and B.P. Marine Academy. During the stay, she informed them about the IADC Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation which comes to Asia in November. The seminar is set to take place November 26 – […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Army Corps’ Portland District Commander, Col. Aaron Dorf, took a tour of a dredging project near Wauna, Oregon. The commander went aboard the Bayport, a contract hopper dredge removing sediment up and down the West Coast. Each year, during the summer months, Portland District manages a contract to dredge several West Coast […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, a Reserve, Louisiana, based dredge manufacturer, hosted a Colombian delegation from the ports and rivers authorities on Thursday, June 20th. During their visit to Louisiana, this group spent time learning more about inland waterways, river ports, and how the dredging operations support these works. According to a DSC’s official announcement, the U.S. Commercial […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch Ambassador to France, Pieter de Gooijer, was given a tour recently of the Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu). According to DSDu, his visit was to show support for the yard and find out more about its operations and its plans for the future. The Ambassador was accompanied by Michael Pistecky, Conseiller Affaires Commerciales et d’investissement […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, was in Kilkenny July 17 where he met with John Paul Phelan, T.D., Minister of State for Local Government and Electoral Reform to put in place arrangements for the advancement of flood relief schemes in County Kilkenny. Minister Moran […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Teignmouth last week hosted Anne Marie Morris, MP for Newton Abbot, for an exclusive tour of the port to find out more about its history and operations. During the visit, the local MP was given a presentation by the Port Manager, Alex Chinchen on how port facilities and safety procedures have evolved […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van den Herik’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock last month underwent a program of maintenance and repairs at Niestern Sander Ship Repair in Delfzijl, the Netherlands. The TSHD arrived at the Niestern Sander shipyard’s floating docks on November 26th. “Moored between the two docks, the dredging vessel was scheduled for several repair works in the […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Major General Ed Jackson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visited Fargo and Moorhead recently to learn more about the FM Area Diversion Project. Mr. Jackson, along with Mr. Let Mon Lee, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Legislation, met with local officials and attended a Flood Diversion Board of Authority Meeting. “We are […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch King Willem-Alexander yesterday toured the first finished island of the Marker Wadden in the Markermeer (Lake Marken), near Lelystad, the Netherlands. The Marker Wadden is a project aimed at creating five islands in the Markermeer. The construction of four new islands of the Marker Wadden archipelago was officially inaugurated in March by Dutch Transport Minister, […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    VBA a joint venture comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins recently hosted a school visit at the Environment Agency (EA) Ipswich tidal barrier site, for The Oaks Community Primary School. The purpose of the visit to the EA £58 million scheme was to teach the children about flood defense measures as a stimulus for […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fine Gael councilor, Maria Doyle, welcomed minister for state at the office of public works and flood relief, Sean Canney, on April 4 to the area to discuss flood prevention measures for parts of Dundalk and Blackrock. During the visit, he met up with local residents, business owners and local interest groups to discuss the […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch king Willem-Alexander and queen Máxima have attended a German-Dutch exhibition on flood protection technology related to the restoration of the Elbe river, following the massive floods in 2002 and 2013. The exhibition took place in the Unesco world heritage Kornhaus building on the banks of the Elbe river in Dessau, Germany, on 10 February. […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The acting CEO of the Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA), Raivis Veсkagans, visited the Port of Yuzhny on January 22, 2017. During the visit, the CEO met with the port authorities and toured the water areas and production complexes of the state enterprise ‘Yuzhny Commercial Seaport’. Mr Veckagans also visited the area of the future grain […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An official delegation of Chinese dredging company ‘China Communications Construction Company Limited’ (CCCC) visited the Port of Yuzhny on November 14, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) reports. According to the Authority’s announcement, the main purpose of the visit was the development of business alliance related to the Port of Yuzhny dredging works and potential […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    During the last week of October, FSUE “Rosmorport” Director General, Andrey Tarasenko, paid a working visit to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch of the enterprise. During the trip, the Director General held a meeting with the Branch Management on port infrastructure development issues in the seaports of Novorossiysk, Tuapse, Taman, Temryuk, Eysk and Kavkaz. Following the […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    During his recent week-long visit to the USACE’s Los Angeles District, South Pacific Division Commander Col. Pete Helmlinger was briefed on and toured District projects. On October 12, Helmlinger visited various sites of planned restoration along the Los Angeles River as part of the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Project. Capt. Eugene Park, project manager, […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Undersecretary of the Army Patrick Murphy met with the USACE’s Savannah District leaders on August 11, 2016. Murphy took an aerial tour of the Savannah Harbor as part of his visit to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia. The Savannah District is responsible for maintaining the Savannah harbor and is in the process […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of South Louisiana (POSL) held a meeting last week with U.S. Congressman Charles Boustany at the Guesthouse, located within the grounds of Globalplex Intermodal Terminal. Congressman Boustany spoke to an audience of industry, river region and port leaders about issues important to the maritime industry and the citizens of Louisiana, such as infrastructure maintenance and improvements […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    An official Brazilian delegation recently visited Deltares to discuss possibilities to better connect vertical reference systems covering both land and sea using accurate hydrodynamic modelling. The delegation includes specialists from the Ministry of the Environment (MMA), from the Navy’s Hydrography Center (CHM), from the Army’s Geography Service (DSG), from the federal Geological Service (CPRM), from […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee last Thursday, May 12th 2016, visited the Somerset Levels to discuss dredging and efforts to increase Somerset’s resilience against flood waters. During the visit, the Committee meet the Environment Agency and local partners in Taunton to find out what has been done to better prepare Somerset for future severe […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Around 40 members of the IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) South Downs Branch recently paid a visit to a flood alleviation scheme being carried out by Team Van Oord. The visit was to the Clay’s Lake site, near Pease Pottage, where flood prevention works are being carried out as part of the Upper Mole […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Tarasenko recently paid a working visit to the Azov Basin Branch of the enterprise. During the business trip (April 7 to 8, 2016), General Director visited the seaport of Rostov-on-Don and conducted a working meeting on development of the seaport infrastructure with the management and staff of the branch. […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    His Royal Highness, Prince Khalid Alfaisal, Governor of Makkah Region, toured King Abdullah Port on Monday, April 4. Alfaisal viewed the progress of work at the first port ever to be fully owned, developed and operated by the private sector, both in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, and gauged what has […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The completion of a major flood risk management scheme was marked with a visit to Dolgellau by Welsh Government Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant on Thursday, 25 February. Funded by the Welsh Government, the £4.9 million scheme reduces the risk of flooding for 310 homes and businesses. Completed in the Autumn last year, the scheme has […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the Environment Agency’s chief executive, visited the Lincolnshire coast last week to see the work being done to reduce flood risk along the east coast and across the county. East coast inundation is one of the top risks facing the county, and Sir James took the opportunity to learn more about the […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defense, Michael Fallon, inspected the dredging operations at the Portsmouth Naval Base this morning. In June, the Defense Infrastructure Organization (DIO) announced it had awarded a contract worth £31 million to Fareham based Boskalis Westminster Ltd for work to ready the harbor for the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. The carriers will be significantly […]