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  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vital channels in the Fraser River in Steveston and Ladner will be kept navigable and continue to facilitate economic activity as a result of unprecedented collaborative work bringing together a $10 million joint commitment announced yesterday  by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The first WPTS World Ports Award has been presented by H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri Ministry of Economy, UAE to the CEO of the Port of Antwerp during a prestigious gala dinner to celebrate the 2nd World Ports and Trade Summit, held in association with ADPC (Abu Dhabi Ports Company). The award was given […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has coordinated for emergency dredging of the Ocean City Inlet and Harbor Federal Navigation Channel to begin Friday. The dredging is in response to reports by mariners of shoaling in the inlet caused by the winter storm that struck Ocean City in late January. This emergency dredging […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Snohomish County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s updated program replaces its 1974 shoreline program – a set of guidelines that will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of the county’s estimated 2,000 miles of freshwater and marine shorelines. The update combines […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week, DSC Dredge, LLC (DSC) was awarded the Presidential “E” Star Award for Exports by U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary John Bryson at the White House in Washington, D.C. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. “Exporting continues […]

  • 4 December 2013

    The first phase of the River of Life project is nearly complete. Since October, when the project began, the Environment Agency and Earth Trust, working in partnership, have created seven new ponds, two reed beds and three new backwaters. Before Christmas arrives, there will be the excavation of a further two backwaters and a fen. […]

  • 19 February 2012

      On any given day, ships carrying cargo from Mexico to China pull into one of the 28 ports along the Texas coast to deliver imported goods ranging from coffee to cars – a maritime industry that generates $135 billion in economic value to the state and creates nearly one million jobs. With Texas ports […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The day before President Obama’s arrival at PortMiami, Governor Rick Scott held a conference call with Florida Ports Council Chairman and Director of PortMiami Bill Johnson to discuss the state’s incredible investment in Florida ports and question whether the President’s port visit will come with a reimbursement to state taxpayers for paying the federal cost […]

  • 3 February 2012

      The newest MAGNUM advanced management training class will now turn their attention to the goal of “winning new business”, and helping to shape the future of their industry in the high growth emerging markets in which APM Terminals has committed to approximately $3 billion USD in new infrastructure development and existing facility expansion in […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lindsay Island in the Murray Sunset National Park will be Victoria’s first project to recover water for the environment using the Murray Darling-Basin Plan adjustment mechanism. Under the Basin Plan, states can put forward projects to recover water for the environment through environmental works and measures using funds that had been allocated for buyback. Federal […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging the Texas coast to keep navigation channels open for commerce and recreation often goes unnoticed, with many citizens not aware this vital process is taking place out in the Gulf of Mexico on a recurring basis. For David B. Boothby Jr., leaving a successful 31-year career in the private sector for a new position […]

  • 9 February 2012

    The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has approved a water quality restoration strategy for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to address a variety of toxic chemicals that can harm human health and aquatic life. After a lengthy public process, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board (Los Angeles […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced adoption of two Basin Management Action Plans in southwest Florida, one for Hendry Creek and Imperial River and the other for the Caloosahatchee River. Department Secretary Herschel Vinyard joined city and county officials at the celebration to kick off implementation of these critical water quality cleanup plans. “One […]

  • 27 July 2011

    The Union Minister for Shipping, Thiru G.K. Vasan, reviewed the performance of Chennai Port at the Port premises in Chennai recently. He also conducted a joint review of the Port connectivity projects relating to Chennai and Ennore Ports viz. Chennai Ennore Port Road Connectivity Project and Elevated Port Link to Maduravoyal with the representatives of […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Andrew Manning has been appointed a Visiting Professor specialising in Sediment Dynamical Processes by the University of Hull. Andy, a Principal Scientist at HR Wallingford in the Coasts and Estuaries Group, is a marine scientist specialising in sediment transport within coastal, estuarial and fluvial locations. Andy is also a Lecturer in Coastal and Shelf Physical […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne achieved its highest cargo volumes in over 20 years in 2012, it was announced recently. Investment in the Port led to the biggest volume of cargo handled since 1989, at 6.5m tonnes, representing 22% growth against 2011 figures. Ongoing investment which has included £5m in deepening berths and the River channel […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Bothell’s shoreline master program. Bothell’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of more than 13 miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Sammamish River and North Creek in Bothell, and Swamp Creek, if annexed […]

  • 20 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fund a project to restore Braddock Bay, where the boating community, environment and local homeowners have suffered from the blockage of navigations channel, and loss of wetland habitats following the erosion of a former barrier beach that had protected the bay from Lake […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Duval County beach nourishment project will reinitiate next week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The goal of the project is to restore protection features prior to the start of hurricane season, June 1. The additional dune-work, funded by the City of Jacksonville, will continue on all beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has just unveiled the new Mud Cat MC-275D model, the flagship auger dredge that will lead its Mud Cat product line. According to the company, the modernized Mud Cat MC-275D is a modular system that offers unique cutting, pumping, and propulsion features at an affordable price. “We designed a dredge system that […]

  • 9 August 2013

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr., New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan, Mayor of Lyndhurst Robert Giangeruso and other dignitaries as she announced that work has begun to remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of highly […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The $50 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has allocated $231.1 million toward the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The $50 million in additional port deepening funds […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of their quest to find innovative treatment and re-use solutions for difficult and wet waste materials Land and Water Services Ltd (LAWS) has been using Geotube®Technologies for the accelerated, onsite, dewatering of difficult sludges for Anglian Water Services Pic. On a live contract at Pitsford Water Treatment Works, LAWS technology, combined with innovative, […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group said in its latest announcement that they won major contracts in two Argentinean ports in the course of June 2018. The first contract for the 50-feet deepening dredging works of the Port of Quequén was signed with Jan De Nul on 1 June 2018. According to the company’s release, the second […]

  • 7 August 2012

    In just a few weeks, a remarkable new Fugro trenching system will start its first offshore deployment, working for Centrica on the 270MW, 75-turbine Lincs offshore windfarm. Fugro-Salt Subsea of Aberdeen has already run a series of successful jetting and cutting trials with the first of its state of-the-art Q1400 machines built by Soil Machine […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, has announced an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. The Company’s outlook for the second half of 2014 continues to show positive development. Delayed projects from the second quarter have now fully begun and are contributing to higher levels of […]