Dredging

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.

Australia Reveals Barrier Reef Protections

Australia detailed on Monday how it will ban dumping of all dredge soil in the Great Barrier Reef as it looks to step up protection of the world's largest reef

Another Artificial Island in Panama by Boskalis

  Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract from Compañía Insular Americana, S.A. to construct a second artificial island off the

Australia Bans Dumping within Great Barrier Reef

 The dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park will be completely banned under draft laws proposed by the Federal Environment Minister.   Greg

US Treasury Secretary Visits Ellicott Dredges

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, together with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D- Md.), visited Ellicott Dredges March 9 at the company’s Baltimore plant for a discussion about U.

CSL to Supply 5 Ships to Shipping Corp, Signs Pact with IHC for Dredgers

 Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) will buy five vessels from Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) and issue tenders for buying two used liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)

Boskalis Posts Record Profits

  Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) achieved net profit of EUR 490 million in 2014.   Revenue rose by 1 per cent to EUR 3.2 billion (2013: EUR 3.1 billion).

Adani, GVK Get Oz Nod for Port Expansion

 The Government of Australia has cleared project proposals to expand a port for two coal projects of both Adani Enterprises and GVK Hancock opposed by green groups.

Fugro Opposes Boskalis Legal Action

  Fugro received a writ of summons from Boskalis to force a shareholder vote at its annual shareholders meeting scheduled for 30th April 2015 on a recommendation

Contract Awarded for Savannah Harbor Dredging

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $134.5 million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company to begin dredging work for the expansion of the Savannah Harbor.

Van Oord’s Cable-laying Vessel Deployed

  Van Oord deployed the Nexus, its first cable-laying vessel for constructing offshore wind parks. With a two-day event on the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam, students

Port St. Joe to Begin Dredging

 Signifying the “green light” for development of the port, a permit needed to begin dredging the Port of Port St. Joe’s federally-authorized shipping channel has been signed and certified.

Egypt on a War Footing to Expand Suez Canal

 The Suez Canal Authority is in a race to quickly expand the vital waterway for two-way traffic by August 2015, says an Associate Press report. Workers dig round the clock on Suez Canal expansion,

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