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  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has just released the latest update on the Los Angeles River Levee Wall Repair project. This week, the contractor, JF Engineering was working in full force to complete the critical levee repair before the start of the 2017 to 2018 storm season, reported the Corps. “The second […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the rehabilitation of a mega flood-control structure that is seen to boost agricultural productivity of Leyte farmers especially during rainy season. Agricultural lands, particularly those from Baybay City, are now protected against flood damages, with the completion of the rehabilitation and improvement of Dungcaan River […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, last Friday started with the clearing of the Ellicott City waterways in order to reduce the risk of imminent flooding to the city. The Corps, in partnership with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, will remove and stabilize blockages located at Hamilton St. and the Patapsco River where […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A project to strengthen the banks of the Whittlesey Washes flood reservoir has been completed a year early and has come in £10 million under budget, according to Peterborough Telegraph. Carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, the project has helped reduce the risk of flooding to more than 250 […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 (TTP1) Mega Port Project in Singapore is in full swing, DEME Group said in its latest announcement.  The contours of the container terminal are now clearly taking shape, with the caissons being placed to form the structure of the future 8.6 km quay wall. TTP1 project includes construction of a […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sosene Sopoaga, along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday officially launched the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP) marking the start of an ambitious, large-scale push to protect the Pacific island nation from climate change.  The Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project, set to run for seven years, is financed […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Neptune Marine – specialized provider of marine solutions in the Netherlands – is taking part in a major port expansion project near London, UK. The provider of charter equipment delivered barges to UK-based construction firm GRAHAM for the expansion of Tilbury2. The Port of Tilbury, one of the UK’s fastest growing port, is vital in […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second phase in a major upgrade of Scrabster Harbor in Caithness, the North of Scotland, has secured up to £3 million investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). According to the HIE official announcement, the funding will enable the redevelopment of the existing St. Ola pier to create further deep-water infrastructure and meet anticipated […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter made the following statement in response to developments in the settlements with BP and the U.S. Department of Justice. A settlement was reached with DOJ this morning assessing criminal charges against BP. “With these unprecedented criminal penalties assessed, I urge the Obama administration to be equally aggressive in securing civil monies […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority said in its latest release that the rainbowing operations for the new Offshore Center officially started on July 25. The rainbowing is being conducted by Boskalis’ mega cutter Helios, the largest and most powerful cutter suction dredger Boskalis has ever developed. The Offshore Center, to be used for activities in the areas […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency will today ask the Secretary of State to grant powers to construct and operate the Boston Barrier through a Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO). The Boston Barrier scheme is part of a phased approach to reduce the risk of tidal flooding to approximately 14,300 properties in Boston over the next 100 […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    By Rosmorrechflot regulation, dated 27. February 2014, No. AD-99-r, information on Ust-Luga Seaport in the Register of Seaports of the Russian Federation was amended. The amendments precise the technical characteristics of Ust-Luga Seaport and include information on the new marine terminal for transshipment and fractionation of stable gas condensate and products in Ust-Luga Seaport and […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on Phase 3 of the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme is now in its 68th week, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership. Phase 3 – the Tipner Lake: is the construction of 1.9km of a seawall which commenced April 2017 and is programmed for completion by the end of Autumn 2019; According to ESCP, as works […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has developed a detailed plan on how it will reduce the risk of flooding for York over the next five years. Since the announcement of the additional funding, EA has assessed what changes could be made to the existing flood defenses within the city and what new defenses could be built. The results […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is busy in Boston and the surrounding area repairing flood defences damaged by last week’s tidal surge. Sheet piles were delivered at Slippery Gowt yesterday to allow repairs to be carried out to a 50-metre length of defence which backs onto a landfill site there. A piling rig will arrive on site […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    No pile driving activities are scheduled for the New NY Bridge project on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, but work on the new span continues. The creation of the first of four new permanent noise barriers continues in Rockland County and sections of the existing noise wall along northbound I-87/I-287 in the area south of […]

  • 2 February 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      APM Terminals Liberia has officially started operations on schedule with the first port call of the CHARLOTTA. APM Terminals has taken over the 25-year concession agreement to operate the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, based on the government ratification in October 2010. The concession agreement also includes rehabilitating the quay wall, developing the container and general cargo activities and […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just announced that the multi-million pound Lustrum Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme in Stockton-on-Tees has been officially opened. The EA and Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council have worked together on the £3 million award-winning scheme, which included replacing Londonderry Bridge and building new flood walls along the beck. An official opening event on 26 July […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    VolkerBrooks has successfully fabricated and delivered 190 tonnes of twin Rectangular Hollow Section (RHS) wailings, to assist with the extension of berth 9 at the Port of Felixstowe. To help provide structural support to the port’s newly piled quay wall, VolkerBrooks’ in house steel fabrication team prepped and butt welded 66 50mm thick end plates […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The First Minister of Wales, Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, has visited the Northern Gateway Flood Defense Strengthening Scheme, in Deeside, as part of his commitment to kick-start the development of the largest strategic employment site in North Wales. On visiting the site, the First Minister was given a tour of the current flood prevention works […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for the Dhoonidhoo Harbor Construction Project and related shoreline protection works, located in the Nord Male Atoll area of the Maldives.  The agreement was signed today by the MTCC CEO, Hassan Shah, and Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Mohamed, on behalf of the […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has announced that routine maintenance dredging will be carried out between Fountain Lake Corner and Portsmouth International Port from 16-18 November 2016. The contractor for these works is Boskalis Westminster Ltd. The vessel conducting this task will be the Terra Plana, Boskalis’ new water injection dredger. “She will display the […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster NV is preparing to kick off work on the planned EUR 480 million liquid terminal at the Duqm Port in Oman, according to Times of Oman. This capital development project, scheduled to start within a month, will include the engineering, design, procurement and construction of a bulk liquid berth terminal. The Port […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The provision of a €10 million flood relief scheme for Bandon remains a priority, said Simon Harris, Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works, in yesterday’s announcement. “The assessment process, tender report, approval process and the necessary cooling off period will be progressed as quickly as possible within the process and […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released its proposed plan to improve approximately 23 miles of levee to help reduce flood risk for North and Central Stockton.  The plan would implement a variety of levee improvements including installing cutoff walls, building new levees and adding erosion protection. It would also add closure […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The first new marine terminal in 50 years on the Delaware will open late next year. About $70 million has already been spent to clear the site, construct a retaining wall on the shoreline, and haul and place 300,000 cubic yards of soil to raise the elevation of the 190-acre site. Dredging at Paulsboro Marine […]