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  • 9 December 2020
    Human Capital, Market outlooks, Outlook & strategy

    The U.S. oilfield services sector has lost 91,680 jobs due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a monthly report compiled and published by trade group Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA).

  • 17 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Human Capital

    Over 26,000 people are expected to be affected by Maersk’s internal reshuffling, a company spokesperson confirmed to Offshore Energy-Green Marine. “Some will experience big changes, others small. Some are moving to new jobs, and a smaller number will, unfortunately, become redundant, which we take very seriously,” Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean and Logistics at Maersk, […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Eagle LNG’s Talleyrand bunker station in Jacksonville has completed the first liquefied natural gas bunkering of a foreign-flagged vessel.

  • 7 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    The mandatory use of shore power at Californian ports has been suspended amid governmental measures aimed at voluntary electricity conservation to mitigate the impact of the ongoing heat-wave. “State leadership has identified this temporary exemption to at-berth emissions control requirements because shutting off shore power is the single biggest means of reducing power in a […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Environment, Equipment, Infrastructure

    Prime Lake Technology Sweden AB has successfully completed a pilot test for the elimination of harmful contaminants found in wastewater generated from open-loop scrubbers. The study paves way for sustainable usage amid concerns around direct ocean discharge.

  • 8 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Human Capital, Outlook & strategy

    Maritime partners urge leaders “to commit to doing everything in their power” to promote the facilitation of crew changes by EU Member States and third countries.

  • 26 May 2020
    Business & Finance, IT & Software, Technology

    Teledyne CARIS, a Teledyne Technologies company, has appointed Geoff Dean to the group as USA sales manager. In this role Dean will concentrate on expanding the reach of Teledyne CARIS software products. Andy Hoggarth, director of sales and business development, said: “Geoff’s 20 years of industry experience in sales and strategic business development, most recently […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for construction of a dredged material management area (DMMA) at Site O-23 located in Martin County, Florida. “Maintaining safe navigation on federal waterways is one of the Corps’ key […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A New York State senator is calling for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to “immediately” dredge Jones Inlet for safer navigation after a fatal boating accident on May 2, Newsday reports.  Senator Todd Kaminsky requested in a May 4 letter that the federal agency dredge the inlet that is a major waterway between Nassau […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway in the Humboldt Bay area, a natural bay and a multi-basin, bar-built coastal lagoon located on the rugged North Coast of California. Under the project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopper dredger Yaquina will spend several weeks working in the Eureka interior channel, in an effort to provide improved […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has prepared a draft integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment on the proposed navigation improvements at Elim, about 90 miles east of Nome. The proposed project and preliminary analysis of potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report, which is being submitted to elicit public review […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded the final contract for the cutoff wall required as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract April 30, 2020 for $41.4 million to Bauer Foundation Corporation from Odessa, Florida. The contract […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle beach walk at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA, on April 22, 2020. Data collected on the walk will help determine the scope of the District’s annual sand nourishment project at Presque Isle. The Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is proposing to construct a habitat rehabilitation project at the head of Lake Pepin on the Mississippi River, located in Pierce County, Wisconsin, using material dredged from the Mississippi River. The Corps released its draft Environmental Assessment for the project recently and will accept comments on […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, is nearing the milestone of removing 10 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Boston, Massachusetts. Approximately one million cubic yards of ordinary and hard dredge material remain to complete the current […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has published a notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Port Corpus Christi’s proposed Channel Deepening Project. To ensure that all of the issues related to this proposed project are addressed, the Corps will conduct public scoping meetings, at which agencies, organizations, […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District is recommending removal of the training wall in the Savannah River which runs roughly down the center of the river for more than a mile through Augusta, Georgia, and North Augusta, South Carolina. The underwater wall was built in the early 20th century to aid commercial navigation. […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Vessels

    Ultra large containership Milano Bridge toppled a crane at a container terminal in the Port of Busan on Monday, April 6. According to Korean media reports, the 13,900 TEU containership derailed cranes 81-84 and caused the crane 85 at the Busan New Port to collapse. As informed, the collision occurred while the empty boxship was […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is extending its draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, for the proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 6, near Winona, Minnesota. Comments will now be accepted through April 10. The previous deadline was March 9. USACE officials are extending the deadline in recognition of the public’s […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Human Capital

    Thousands of seafarers employed on cruise ships are still stranded at sea as ports deny vessels the permission to dock and carry out crew changes amid restrictive measures adopted to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) estimates that around 314 out of 385 cruise ships that are owned and […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    On March 30, USACE Galveston District awarded a $16.9 million contract to Great Lakes Environmental and Infrastructure LLC of Rocklin, California, for repairs and raises to the Port Arthur Coastal Storm Risk Management System. “This contract is a major milestone for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas Coastal Storm Risk Management and Ecosystem Restoration […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joshua Schimmel, of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission (SWSC), is seeking a permit from the USACE New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and fill within the Connecticut River as part of the Connecticut River Sewers Crossing Project in Springfield and Agawam, Massachusetts. This work is […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Human Capital, Outlook & strategy

    Oslo-listed RORO owner and operator Wallenius Wilhelmsen has started temporary layoffs in the USA and Mexico after automaker plants closed in line with lockdown measures imposed by governments and industry bodies to stop the coronavirus from spreading. As a result, Wallenius Wilhelmsen is suspending operations at several landbased processing centres, and laying off about 2,500 […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen has launched temporary layoffs in the USA and Mexico in line with automaker plant closures.

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed the final breach along the Platte River Ames Diking District Levee System, approximately four miles southeast of North Bend, Nebraska Wednesday. The closed breach was the last remaining on a PL 84-99 levee system along the Platte River from last year’s high water event. This initial […]