Dredging

Funding Boosted for USACE Civil Works Program

House Appropriations Committee approves strong FY ’16 funding for Corps with full use of all estimated inland waterways trust fund annual revenues   The U.S. House Appropriations Committee,

China Reef Work Could Lead to New Exclusion Zone

China could eventually deploy radar and missile systems on outposts it is building in the South China Sea that could be used to enforce an exclusion zone over the disputed territory, the U.

WCI Praises Increased USACE Funding

WCI today praised the leadership of House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) and Energy & Water Development (E&WD) Appropriations Subcommittee

Suez Canal Dredging to Complete in July

 Egypt's Suez Canal Authority has confirmed its massive expansion of the Suez Canal is on schedule and that dredging will be completed in July.   According to a state government communiqué,

Aeolus Installs First Luchterduinen Turbine

  The construction of the new offshore wind farm Luchterduinen entered its final and most noticeable phase yesterday, with the installation of the first wind

Subsea Dredger Trials Exceeds All Expectations

 Subsea Tooling Services (STS)’s new subsea dredging system has ‘exceeded all expectations’ in trails at The Underwater Centre’s Loch Linnhe site at Fort William

WMI, ESG Sign Contract to Complete Dredger

 Weeks Marine, Inc. (WMI) and Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) signed a contract to complete the construction of its Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger, the MAGDALEN.

Ohio Sues Army Corps over Cleveland Harbor dredging

 Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office filed suit Tuesday against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for its plan either to place dredge material from Cleveland

Subsea Dredger Trials Exceed Expectations

Trials of a new subsea dredging system, which can move one tonne of rocks on the seabed per minute, have exceeded all expectations in terms of efficiency and performance.

Chinese Dredger Sinks in Taiwan Strait, 13 Missing

 The maritime bureau of Fujian province confirmed that 13 people went missing after a cargo boat capsized off Taiwan.    According to maritime officials, the

Scheepswerf Gebr. Kooiman Secures Dredger Conversion Contract

    Scheepswerf Gebr. Kooiman BV, a subsidiary of The Kooiman Group (www.thekooimangroup.com), has signed a contract to complete a conversion project for the sea going dredger Ostsee.

China's Artificial Islands in South China Sea Raises U.S. Concerns

 China has been building artificial islands on reefs in the many disputed areas around the South China Sea. The unprecedented land reclamation currently being conducted

Sen. Paul Proposes New Harbor Dredging Criteria

  Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act on Monday, his office announced. This legislation modifies the existing criteria used by the U.S. Army

Fugro Clarifies: Being an Independent Service Provider

  Fugro has taken notice of the press release from Boskalis of Friday evening, 20 March 2015, that it has increased its holding in Fugro N.V. to 25.1%. The further stake building by Boskalis,

Sri Lanka Okays Construction on Stalled Chinese Port Project

 Sri Lankan government has approved the construction of a breakwater for a Chinese funded Colombo port city project which had been suspended by the government earlier this month.

Chinese Crane Barge Build Underway

DongGuan Nanxiang Shipbuilding chairman Zhu Fu Lin welcomes guests with fresh-brewed local tea and explains the range of work at the shipyard: from a large fishing

Panama Canal Case Headed to Arbitration

 The Panama Canal Authority (PCA) and the consortium building a third set of locks for the inter-oceanic waterway said in separate statements that they will take

Nicaragua Canal: Connects Ocean, Disconnects People

 The $50 billion Nicaragua Canal scheme promises to bring huge economic benefits to Central America's poorest country. But environmentalists and peasant farmers strongly oppose the project.

Boskalis Wins Panama Artificial Island Contract

 Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Compañía Insular Americana SA to construct a second artificial island off the coast near

Damen’s China Yard Expands Build Portfolio

The Damen Yichang Shipyard in China, commencing operations in 1999 as a joint venture between Damen Shipyards Group and Sinotrans CSC, has delivered cargo vessels from the Damen portfolio.

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