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  • 16 September 2013

    This month Jan de Nul Dredging has put into service a third No Limit vessel. The DN97 is the first No Limit 1640 Pro Crewtender having seats for 13 passengers. In the past No Limit Ships Shipyards built two type 1640 survey vessels for Jan de Nul. The vessel, now put into service, will be […]

  • 24 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede announced that it has recently secured assignments for vessels and equipment in its core markets of dredging and offshore to the value of €500 million. This further reinforces the group’s belief that there will be continued demand for its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support. The latest projects agreed and confirmed by IHC […]

  • 29 August 2012

    DP World today announced financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the first six months of 2012, reporting profit before tax at $310 million, 12% ahead of the prior period on an underlying basis. DP World Chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, commented: “The past six months has been a challenging period for […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released its 2016 Annual Report, saying that the company achieved steady performance in a highly volatile market. “With a turnover exceeding the 2 billion Euro mark for the sixth year in a row, Jan De Nul Group confirms its position as a global player in its target markets,” the […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the three months ended June 30, 2014, Great Lakes reported Revenue of $184.7 million, Income from continuing operations […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A computer model developed, in part, by University of Florida researchers can help coastal managers better understand the long-term effects of major storms, sea-level rise and beach restoration activities and possibly save millions of dollars. Researchers used erosion data following tropical storms and hurricanes that hit Santa Rosa Island, off Florida’s Panhandle, and sea-level rise […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The head of North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) stated that the Great Barrier Reef is not under threat by proposed port development. In an opinion piece (see below), NQBP chief executive Brad Fish says port operations and shipping in the marine park are well regulated and the scale of the activity is minor compared to […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC), which will offer a forward-looking agenda for the dredging industry, are in full swing now. With just about three months left to DTC, Dredging Today took the opportunity to talk with Ms. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, about the upcoming event. DT: The first ever Dredging Today […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Rodney Davis and Bill Enyart yesterday met with officials at America’s Central Port to share concerns over how Mississippi River water levels can impact local industry and pledged to work together to protect good jobs. Responding to Southern Illinois’ extreme weather conditions – from this past year’s record drought to potential flooding this spring- […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ZWIJNDRECHT – Within the context of a princely mission titled “Multisectoral – Brazil”, prepared by FIT (Flanders Investment & Trade) the Belgian crown prince Filip has visited today the remediation project of the contaminated site “Lixao da Alemoa” in Santos, executed by DEME subsidiary DEC. During the princely mission to Brazil, prince Filip visited the […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With a coastline of over 8500 kilometers, 90 per cent of Brazil’s total exports and imports pass through its ports. Many of the country’s major ports and harbors were built over 100 years ago. Keeping shipping lanes open and enabling these ports to accommodate larger vessels with ever bigger loads requires constant dredging, often at […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Richard Durbin held a meeting in Alton, Illinois, with Members of Congress, Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon, navigation stakeholders, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard to address the low-water situation on the Mississippi River. At the meeting, it was announced that the Corps will begin work tomorrow to blast […]

  • 13 February 2014

    As the Environment Agency continues to take action around the clock to reduce flood risk across the South East, communities are being warned to expect more flooding as further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few days across the region. With more widespread heavy rain expected across the South East throughout the rest of […]

  • 4 February 2011
    Vessels

      In 2010, Jan De Nul Luxembourg S.A., a subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, ordered two new 14,000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers. This week, an agreement was reached for the construction of a very large fallpipe and mining vessel, a sister vessel of the ‘Simon Stevin’. In this way, the group kicks off […]

  • 19 October 2011

    Congresswoman Barbara Lee helped the Port of Oakland reach a major funding milestone of nearly $350 million for harbor deepening and maintenance. Deeper vessel channels mean that the Port can remain globally competitive, support job retention and growth, and drive positive economic impact for the region, state and nation. Of the nearly $350 million, Congresswoman […]

  • 3 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2011, of $6.2 million ($0.23 diluted loss per share). These results compare to net income of $7.1 million ($0.26 diluted earnings per share) for the same period a year ago. “We continue to […]

  • 15 November 2010
    Vessels

    The Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental group DEME ordered in June of this year, at the IHC shipyards, a new trailing suction hopper dredger with a hopper capacity of 11.650 m3 and a powerful self-propelled sea-going rock cutter dredger with a total installed output of 28.000 kW. The keel laying of both vessels took […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Making a yet another significant landmark in the container handling saga of Sri Lanka, the State-owned Jaye Container Terminal (JCT) received an 11,660 TEU capacity Container Carrier, “MV MSC LUCIANA”, operated by the Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). “MV MSC LUCIANA” which made a history as the largest ever container vessel thus far called over […]

  • 27 October 2010

    The new heavy-duty cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Al Jarraf’, which means ‘The Dredging Vessel” in Arabic language, was launched today at ASL Shipyard in Singapore. The owner, Q.S.C. (Middle East Dredging Company, formerly known as Qatar Dredging Company (QDC)Qatar Dredging Company (QDC), will register the Vessel in Qatar, where a formal name-giving ceremony is scheduled […]

  • 11 October 2012

    GVK has welcomed the Australian Federal Government’s approval of its Terminal 3 (T3) Development at the Port of Abbot Point, near Bowen, under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EBPC Act). Following a rigorous and thorough assessment process by the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (SEWPaC), Australian Federal Environment Minister […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Progress is on schedule with the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project, including the successful construction of artificial reefs and relocation of about a thousand healthy corals. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and its contractors are at the 35 percent completion mark, with more than one million cubic yards of material safely […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Hurricane Sandy’s passage up the eastern seaboard in October 2012 generated a storm surge and waves that severely impacted Virginia’s ocean beaches, including those at Sandbridge and Wallops Island. Now, with the official start of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season on June 1 reminding the nation of its vulnerability to tropical cyclones, researchers at the […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, reports that two major financial developments related to the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project will assure continued work on this critical regional economic development project in the months to come. After years of planning and preparation, the project to deepen the Delaware River’s main […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the arrival of the first batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship to Shore’ (STS) container cranes at Khalifa Port. This marks a significant milestone for Khalifa Port as it readies for Phase 1 completion at the same time as the opening of Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) […]

  • 17 September 2012

    An ambitious project to salvage Kashmir’s lifeline river Jhelum has started to yield positive results with the Jammu and Kashmir government maintaining that the flood threat triggered by recent incessant rains subsided due to ongoing conservation measures in the river in north Kashmir. Jhelum which is a main source of irrigation in the Valley has […]

  • 15 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Three well-known companies from the Low Countries have established a common venture for providing maritime services. CTOW will manage these services at dedicated maritime terminals on a worldwide scale, which includes all related port operation activities. Given the combined experience and resources of its shareholders, CTOW will significantly enhance international competition in the field of […]