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  • 11 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Sims Metal Management, located at the Port of Redwood City, Calif., to comply with federal Clean Water Act laws following inspections that found evidence of unlawful discharges of PCBs, mercury, lead, copper and zinc into San Francisco Bay. The South Bay facility is home to one of the […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

      This is the second announcement with programme and registration information for CEDA Dredging Days 2011. The conference and exhibition will be held in the Conference Centre of Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011, under the theme ‘Dredging and Beyond’. On 9 November, in the afternoon, an optional pre-event technical visit will be […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Higher utilizations and operational efficiencies enabled APM Terminals’ Global Port and Terminal Network to increase container throughput 11% compared with the third quarter of 2010, outperforming the market, and recording a return on invested capital (ROIC) of 13.5% for the July through September accounting period. “Our focus on providing customers the best port and inland […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two governments have decided to take matters into their own hands by purchasing dredges and using government staff to get the work completed. Both the City of Whiting, Indiana, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) purchased Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) 2019 IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge systems to complete dredging projects at their […]

  • 15 May 2013

    International consultancy, engineering and project management service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has won the USD multi-million contract to supervise the construction of the extension of the main port of Jakarta, Tanjung Priok. The contract is part of the North Kalibaru Terminal Development and the first phase includes the development of a new 4.5 million TEUs container […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    DP World today announced financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the first six months of 2011, reporting profit after tax before separately disclosed items of S281 million, 36% ahead of the same period last year. After separately disclosed items, which include a significant one off gain from the monetization of 75% […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Tauranga, New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway, has reported an improved financial result for the year to 30 June 2014 and a strong outlook following a successful year extending its freight catchment across the country. Group EBITDa increased 5.5% to $142.5 million from $135.0 million as an increase in bulk cargo transported across the […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    In his State of the Port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported record cargo volumes, an influx of new business, and more than 1 million square feet of distribution center space leased or developed. “Not only did the ports authority achieve strong growth across major segments of our business, but the private […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week, U.S. Senator David Vitter, the ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, joined industry and Louisiana transportation officials for the release of a new economic impact report detailing the benefits of deepening the Mississippi River to 50 feet from its current 45-foot draft. The Big River Coalition and […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five years ago the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and Port of Bay City partnered on the study and new construction of an east jetty at the Mouth of the Colorado River to stabilize the shallow draft navigation channel and reduce maintenance dredging requirements. Today, that infrastructure plays an integral part in saving […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has announced that it has recently secured orders for advanced vessels and equipment in its core markets of dredging and offshore to the value of €200million. The latest agreements confirmed by IHC Merwede include: a new pipelaying vessel for Subsea 7; an engineering and components package for the build of a trailing suction […]

  • 26 March 2012

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined a group of Senators in urging key appropriators to include funding for dredging small and low-use ports in the fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget. Small and low-use ports are ports that don’t have enough tonnage to meet the Army Corps of Engineers’ threshold to qualify for annual dredging support […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for ten habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. The Council approved the funding at the March 26 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include five salt marsh restoration projects, two freshwater restoration projects and two anadromous fish […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bor­ough of Avalon has obtained state per­mits it needs to move for­ward with an inno­v­a­tive dredg­ing project that is sched­uled to begin this fall with the first-ever munic­i­pal offload of a major New Jer­sey con­fined dis­posal facil­ity (CDF) that will make room for future dredged mate­ri­als. Avalon also con­ducted a for­mal bid open­ing on […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which includes the governors the five Gulf states and members of the Obama Administration, has the power to direct unprecedented resources from the RESTORE Act, a bill passed Congress in June 2012 to direct civil fines from BP and the responsible parties in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, […]

  • 5 December 2011

    “We believe that the current period of turbulence in the Mediterranean area could be stabilised within six months, paving the way for the significant recovery in the development of investments from Italian entrepreneurs and those from Campania in particular”. This bright outlook comes from the Paolo Scudieri, chair of the association Study and Research for […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The South African Port of Ngqura, the first port in the world to have a fixed jet pump sand bypass system, is meeting its stringent dredging targets of 240 000 tonnes of sand per year, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said in its latest release.  “This is an achievement as we are complying with the Record […]

  • 7 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Aquila Resources Ltd says it is continuing to plan the development of a new iron ore export port in Western Australia, despite potential joint venture partner Fortescue Metals Group Ltd putting on hold an associated project Fortescue, Aquila and the Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd (MCC) in March submitted a concept plan to the WA […]

  • 25 July 2013

    Stone Harbor’s ambitious beachfront reconstruction project is in its final clays and could conclude on or before Wednesday, July 31st. Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters and other Borough officials received word about major progress on the beach fill during a weekly project update meeting held at the Stone Harbor Fire Company on Wednesday, July 24th. […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation announced today they successfully completed their integral part in the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project working collaboratively with the operations team for Fluor, the principle contractor. Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation (RSD&E) completed their multi-million pound project over a period of two years (2010 – 2012) where they performed […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation , the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, commented on legislative progress in the House of Representatives. On April 18th, 2012 the House of Representatives approved passage of H.R. 4348 (Surface Transportation Extension Act […]

  • 1 November 2013

    The Nature Conservancy has begun work to reconstruct Half Moon Reef, a once-massive oyster reef that has virtually disappeared over the last century in Matagorda Bay, one of the largest estuaries and most productive fisheries in Texas. During November and December, crews will install three miles of limestone reef rows to create a 45-acre reef, […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, on December 24, 2013, Ackermans & van Haaren NV (AvH) proceeded with the closing of the transaction announced and described in the press release issued jointly by AvH and VINCI S.A. (Vinci) on September 19, 2013. The conditions precedent to this transaction (including obtaining merger clearance) have been fulfilled. As a result of this […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    For the third time in a row Jan de Nul Dredging chooses No Limit Ships Shipyards. After first having bought two survey vessels, they now opted for a No Limit 1640 Crewtender with thirteen passenger seats. For the next five years the vessel is expected to be deployed for various projects in European waters and […]

  • 4 October 2010

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it has dredged more than 70 percent of its annual target for waterways in the metropolis as of last month, although it admitted it could have done more if the agency is not hamstrung by budgetary constraint, limited manpower and heavy equipment. “To date, the agency has completed […]

  • 6 September 2013

    “That’s what it’s all about—right behind me,” says the U.S. Army’s second highest-ranking civilian leader, Under Secretary Joseph W. Westphal, as he motions to the mammoth cranes, cargo containers, and semi-trucks bustling around him. “That means American trade and American products going overseas. It means our economy is growing and improving—and that’s the gateway to […]