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  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released their business figures for the past year, saying that in line with previous years, 2019 remained a challenging year for international dredging activities. Market conditions have not yet revived public and private investments. On the other hand, activity in the offshore segment increased significantly, said the company. The […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) has announced this year’s recipients of its annual Coastal Science Assistantship Program (CSAP). CSAP enables faculty members of Louisiana institutions to fund Master of Science students enrolled full-time at Louisiana colleges and universities who are involved in research relevant to Louisiana coastal protection and restoration efforts. […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has announced its full-year results for 2019, saying that the last year was a challenging year for them. As reported, the company experienced tough times in its main dredging market, combined with growth and opportunities in other markets such as the Netherlands. In 2019, Van Oord recorded EUR 1.64 billion in revenue, 12% […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. ended 2019 well after a difficult first half of the year with EBITDA of EUR 376 million, slightly above its own expectations, the company said in their today’s release. According to Boskalis, net profit came in at EUR 75 million (2018: EUR 436 million loss) and revenue increased by 2.9% compared […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. has reported a net income of $0.2 million ($0.01 diluted earnings per share) for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2019. “Our fourth quarter was a solid finish to a year of significant progress for Orion,” stated Mark Stauffer, Orion Group Holding’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We doubled the top-line compared […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, has announced that its Work Plan for the 2020 fiscal year includes $102 million in funding for its civil works program, the largest amount of funding since the 2013 fiscal year. The Work Plan will fund projects, programs and activities that received funding in the three previous […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2019, saying that the gross profit margin percentage increased to 21.0% in the fourth quarter compared with 20.6% in the prior year fourth quarter. Commenting the latest announcement, Chief Executive Officer Lasse Petterson, said: “2019 was an […]

  • 31 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dear Readers,  The Dredging Today editorial team wishes you a happy and prosperous 2020! We would like to thank you all for being with us in this momentous year of 2019, where the dredging sector bloomed amazingly. We hope you stay with us through this exciting ride and follow our contribution to the industry in […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a draft version of the agency’s annual spending plan for Fiscal Year 2021, which runs from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. The Integrated Ecosystem Restoration & Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana: Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Plan anticipates investing $958 million in Louisiana’s coast. This is the largest […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, is currently undergoing its first dredging operation since 1989. According to the U.S. Army, this major hub in shipping for military and other government service cargo is currently unable to support medium draft vessels for unit moves. “We have a great team here with Military Sealift Command and U.S. Army […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland (POAL) today released its results for the 2018/19 financial year, saying that the container volumes are down 3.5% to 939,680 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) compared to 973,722 TEU for the pcp. Group Revenue rose slightly to $248.1m from $243.2m in the previous corresponding period (pcp) and the net profit after […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The one-day SamueLNG Conference, scheduled for 25-26 September in Saint-Nazaire, France, has been postponed and will take place, at a later date to be announced, at the same venue. The event, which is the culmination of the EU co-funded project S/F SamueLNG, will present the main challenges and results from the project, including: The role […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. today released half-year results for the period ending 30 June 2019, reporting total revenue of €1.27 billion. The company realized a net profit of €1.3 million in the first half of the year (H1 2018: negative €361.4 million). According to Boskalis, revenue in the first half of the year increased 8.6% compared […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) has announced that President and CEO Matt Binsfeld was named the 2019 Dredger of the Year on Thursday, June 6th at the 2019 WEDA Dredging Summit and Expo in Chicago, IL. The highly-respected award recognizes one individual annually who has made extensive and outstanding contributions to the dredging community. Matthew […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Port of Newcastle is celebrating 160 years of continuous dredging and its vital role underpinning safe and reliable operations as Australia’s third-largest port and the world’s largest coal export port. Continuous dredging of the channel began in March 1859 using ladder dredges to remove mud, sand, boulders and surface rock to ensure the safe passage […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has closed 2018 with a lower result, in line with expectations – net operating profit was EUR 83 million (2017: EUR 150 million). Including an almost entirely non-cash extraordinary charge of EUR 519 million there was a net loss of EUR 436 million, said the company. Revenue rose 10% compared to the previous year to EUR 2.57 […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport General Director, Andrey Lavrishchev, has delivered an interesting presentation about the company’s plans for 2019 during the recent 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. On the first day of the congress (Feb 20), Andrei Lavrishchev gave a speech titled “Perspective projects for the development of the sea port infrastructure, including the construction of hydraulic […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the Environmental Protection Agency is about to release a second five-year review of the Hudson River Superfund site to determine whether the dredging remedy is complete, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling on EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to deny a certificate of completion to General Electric at this time. […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The last year was a year of new beginnings and growth for Port of Coos Bay, the port said in their latest announcement.  They just released a Year in Review letter from Port CEO, John Burns, introducing the accomplishments that have taken place at the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay in the past year. “As […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is seeking public comment for its draft Annual Plan Fiscal Year 2020. Three public hearings are scheduled across the coast to present the draft plan and to receive public comment; two additional public hearings are scheduled on the west and east side of the Atchafalaya Basin to hear […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dear Readers,  The Dredging Today editorial team wishes you a happy and prosperous 2019! We would like to thank you all for being with us in this momentous year of 2018, where the dredging sector bloomed amazingly. We hope you stay with us through this exciting ride and follow our contribution to the industry in the […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The BMT’s advanced Integrated Confined Dredge Material Placement (CDMP) design methodology has won the ‘Innovative Dredging Technology of the Year’ category at the Dredging and Port Construction Awards 2018. The judges spotlighted the advanced design methodology for CDMP as one of the most powerful reclamation modelling tools in the dredging industry. It provides port owners, […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME has been awarded the Dredging and Port Construction (DPC) “Dredger of the Year” award for the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’. The vessel got awarded for its unique combination of power, size and new innovations, DEME said. ‘Spartacus’ will be a new benchmark in the dredging industry. With a total installed capacity […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won the DPC ‘Coastal Port Dredging Project of the Year Award’ for its sustainable approach in port dredging, the company said in their latest release.  From August 2017 to April 2018, Jan De Nul Group dredged 4 million m³ of mudstone in the Port of Linkou, Taiwan, and re-used the […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has been awarded the KNVTS Ship of the Year award for the 8,400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) SCHELDT RIVER, designed and built for DEME. This year, the jury selected three nominees out of seven entries for the most prestigious maritime award. To be nominated, ships have to be developed, and preferably built, […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2018, saying that the district awarded about 1,360 contracts worth more than $328 million in fiscal year 2018. “I am very proud of the teamwork that was on display as we concluded the fiscal year, as […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District awarded about 750 contracts worth more than $556 million in fiscal year 2018. Employees were honored for those achievements during an End-of-the-Year celebration on October 3 at the District’s headquarters office in downtown Los Angeles, USACE said in its latest release. “The harbors, the dredging, the […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boaters using the Savannah River, the Middle River and the Little Back River through the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge will encounter extensive construction near Rifle Cut and McCoy’s Cut during the next 13 months, reports the Army Corps, Savannah District. According to USACE, boaters should expect multiple barges and dredging equipment in waterways designated in red […]