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  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will take place on 12–15 January, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has allotted funds in livelihood projects for 877 financially disadvantaged residents of 61 barangays (villages) in the 3rd District of Negros Occidental. The project, implemented under TUPAD or “Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Displaced Worker,” is being facilitated by the Office of Third District Rep. Alfredo Benitez. Labor Assistant […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking in Lagos two days ago at a stakeholder’s forum organized by the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), President Goodluck Jonathan said that the Federal Government has wrapped up the Lower River Niger dredging program (572 km), from Warri in Delta State to Baro in Niger State. He added that concerted efforts are being put […]

  • 18 September 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, today announced the award of a $24.2 million contract for maintenance dredging in the Port of Baltimore. This work was awarded by the Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Commander Col. Christopher W. Sallese visited the La Quinta Channel Extension Project in Nueces County, Texas. Work includes deepening the channel extension and creating a beneficial use site with a scheduled completion of July 2013. USACE Galveston awarded a contract September 2011 in the amount of $33,537,027.20 to […]

  • 3 April 2012

      The Hernando County Port Authority Board will meet tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. at the Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek Recreation Building, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. The Port Authority Board meets the first Wednesday of every month. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to review and make recommendations on […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Minister of Transport Galal Mustafa said the government approved a project to dig a side canal to East of Port Said harbor. The new waterway, with a 9-Kms length 18.5-meters depth will cost around EGP510 million, he said on Sunday 19/2/2012. The new canal will allow handling giant container ships, he added. Port Said lies […]

  • 29 May 2012

    The San Francisco Marina Yacht Harbor is undergoing the first major upgrade since 1963. The Recreation and Park Department began renovating the West Harbor in February 2011 and is slated to complete the work by December, according to sfexaminer.com. Work includes replacement of docks, construction of two new breakwaters, dredging and upgrades to the Harbormaster’s […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The Abiola Ajimobi administration has begun work on 43 rivers and streams in the 33 local government areas in Oyo State, according to The Nation. Alhaji Wasiu Dauda, the Commissioner for Environment and Habitat, said: “The present administration has deemed it fit to expand the streams as they can no longer contain the volume of […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of efforts to improve public amenities on the Port of San Diego’s waterfront, the Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility Improvement Project is now under construction. This project is an important grant-funded upgrade for the Shelter Island Boat Launch, and represents the culmination of years of planning and public outreach, reported the port. According […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will take place on 12–15 January, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site owners, […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Bangkok City Hall asserts it is ready to handle the heavy downpours during this period, although the quantity of rainwater is forecast to be higher than in the same period of last year. City Hall’s Drainage and Sewerage Department director Adisak Khanti revealed that City Hall’s flood prevention control center expects 70-80% of Bangkok to […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The leaders of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will roll out the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA) during a Wednesday press conference in the U.S. Capitol. Through this type of water resources legislation, Congress authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent to the White House a final, new clean water guidance meant to protect rivers, streams, and wetlands from pollution, restoring Clean Water Act safeguards that were in place for decades but recently placed in jeopardy. The following statement is from Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen, commending the EPA and […]

  • 30 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    IHC Merwede B.V. announces that it will hold naming and launch ceremony of the trailing suction hopper dredger, CHANG JIANG KOU 01, on Saturday 10 September 2011. The ship is being built for Yangtze Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau MOT at the IHC Dredgers yard, Smitweg 6, 2960 AA Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The programme on Saturday 10 […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Panama Canal last week welcomed the largest capacity vessel to-date to transit the expanded locks – the 10.589 TEU neopanamax containership Valparaiso Express. This passage ushers in a new era of mega-ships that are now able to transit the Expanded Canal since its inauguration in June this year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said in […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) of Thailand has temporarily stopped the dredging operations on a waterway at the Hua Hin-Pattaya ferry pier. This dredging work is being undertaken by DMCR, with the main goal to create a channel for the new ferries operating across the Gulf of Thailand between Hua Hin and […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a joint effort between the Port of Moerdijk, the shipyard Neptune Marine, Cryonorm Systems and Titan LNG, the Werkendam was supplied successfully for the first time with LNG. The 68 meter-long Werkendam, the new LNG powered vessel of Van Oord,  was built at the Neptune yard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam. The ship is fully powered by LNG, […]

  • 15 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Strengthens Its Position in UK Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of UK specialist marine civil contractor J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd.    UK: Person Missing after Yacht Collides with Dredger The coastguard is searching for […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced yesterday a partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to co-host next year’s first-ever PANAMA CANAL 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress. It will be held April 18-20 in Panama City, Panama. ACP and ASCE are convening this Congress to share best practices and detailed, practical, hands-on […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced a new pilot program to support dredging in coastal communities in the 2018 season.  The 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will provide up to $4 million in grants to municipalities with shovel-ready projects for salt water dredging of public waterways that benefit local economies. The 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will be funded […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC of Peabody Massachusetts, has won a $1.6 million contract to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel. The channel, located in Accomack County, Virginia, serves as a vital waterway for commercial fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard vessels stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague. According to the Army […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, the global engineering, project management, and construction company, said today that five of the company’s leading authorities on port infrastructure will share their views and research findings at the 33rd PIANC World Congress. The event, which takes place June 1-5 in San Francisco, will bring together more than 600 navigation, waterway, and port experts […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host three public meetings in July to seek input on the proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway. The first meeting is scheduled for July 1 at 4 p.m., at the Freeport Community House located at 1300 West Second Street, […]

  • 29 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Marine Construction (PMC) today announced Luis Prieto-Portar, PhD, PE, PMC’s Principle and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the 16th Annual Florida Remediation Conference on Friday, October 15, 2010 in Orlando. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Dr. Prieto-Portar will be discussing emerging technologies and their application to clean […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Monmouth County Freeholders Thomas A. Arnone and Serena DiMaso became, respectively, Freeholder Director and Deputy Director at the Board’s 2016 organization meeting held earlier in January at the Biotechnology High School. Following a business meeting that appointed the freeholder and citizen members to more than a dozen county boards and commissions, each of the freeholders […]