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  • 27 June 2007

    The Swiss Defender of the America’s Cup needs to get back on the winning track after dropping two consecutive races to Emirates Team New Zealand. The Kiwis lead the Match 2-1.

  • 9 July 2008

    The UK Government and the oil and gas industry need to work together to help ensure not only increased, but more productive investment in the UK offshore if the full potential of its remaining oil and gas reserves is to be realized, according to Oil & Gas UK. The industry body’s 2008 economic report highlights […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Rt Hon Winston Peters, Leader of New Zealand First and Member of Parliament elect for Northland, accused recently Ports of Auckland management as short sighted, given how wedded it remains to expanding the Port deep into the Waitemata Harbor. “According to the Port’s CEO there is going to be some ‘paradigm shift’ enabling the […]

  • 7 August 2018

    UN: Keeping Hudaydah and Saleef ports critical for Yemen.

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    From the military’s perspective, there is no doubt that America’s national and economic security remain dependent on a strong U.S.-flag Merchant Marine. That message was delivered emphatically to the Maritime Trades Department Executive Board during its two-day meeting in Houston by the deputy commander of the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), the national president of the […]

  • 20 August 2014

    Congressman Cory Gardner responded to Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz’s comments regarding criticism from the LNG industry on DOE’s export application approval process. The U.S. Department of Energy currently has 26 applications waiting in its queue for approval and Gardner disagreed with Moniz that the criticism of DOE’s lack of urgency in approving LNG […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have criticized the actions of the Greenpeace activists during their protests against seismic research. Greenpeace activists have thrown themselves into the sea in front of the Amazon Warrior seismic vessel off the New Zealand coast. One […]

  • 31 March 2010

    THE Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas) is running a pilot project investigating the use of catch quotas to reduce discards in the North Sea. Cefas fisheries observers and remote electronic monitoring (REM) equipment, including CCTV, will be used to document and quantify the effectiveness of the catch quota system at reducing discards.

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday sharply criticized a USACE’s contractor for making plans to remove dredging equipment from an ongoing beach and dune construction project on Long Beach Island in order to perform a dredging project in another part of the country. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, which since May has […]

  • 11 January 2011

    Critical component failures often make the headlines, whether occurring at sea, underground, in mid-air or in production plants. Faulty pipes, valves, shafts, gears, couplings and other engineered components give rise to safety, environmental, productivity and financial issues, some catastrophic. These failures might result from design, manufacturing and assembly errors, inadequate quality assurance or unforeseen operating […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle GasDock project received Critical State Significant Infrastructure status.

  • 27 September 2012

    Science Minister Plodprasob Surassawadee, the chairman of the Water and Flood Management Commission, criticized the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for failing to prevent the flooding in the Central region and the South. “It is necessary that relevant authorities urgently dredge the sewage pipes and improve the drainage network,” Plodprasob said. According to the BMA Drainage […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Off the shores of Cleveland Harbor, rising out of Lake Erie like a wave of concrete and stones, sits the Cleveland Breakwater offering 24,570 feet of safe navigation and protection for the harbor. The first pieces of the breakwater were built in 1827. Over the years, Lake Erie ice and wave action has put the […]

  • 28 May 2010

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will consider authorizing $2.7 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform critical dredging of the channels adjacent to PHA’s Turning Basin and Barbours Cut docks, on Tuesday, June 1, beginning at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, located […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Intertanko criticizes inaction of maritime authorities regarding problems caused by contaminated fuels.

  • 6 November 2019

    Kenya is undertaking critical infrastructure projects to facilitate the country’s Blue Economy.

  • 3 September 2018

    U.S. calls on Russia to cease its ‘harassment of international shipping’ in the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait.

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A battle over how to pay for emergency harbor dredging is brewing in Lansing. State Senator John Moolenaar (R-Midland) is sponsoring a bill that would explicitly identify harbor dredging as a proper use of funding from the state’s National Resources Trust Fund. He says, “when it comes to recreational access to use our tremendous assets […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A bill signed by United States President Barack Obama recently will result in hundreds of large contracting opportunities for private-sector firms according to Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes 34 critical water infrastructure projects valued at more than $12 billion. The WRRDA […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. The company also reported a growth in its revenues. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Piedroba partners Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz and […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A £42 million tidal flood defense scheme taking place in Hull has started construction work at the city’s historic estuary frontage. This critical work is essential to maintaining and improving Hull’s flood defenses, and is being carried out in accordance with government guidelines for safe working due to the Covid-19 outbreak. In the coming weeks, […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) yesterday sent a letter to Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao urging her to speed up critical Everglades restoration work. In the letter, Senator Rubio asked DOT for assistance in ensuring that the unbridged sections of the Tamiami Trail through the historic Everglades are raised in order to allow key Everglades […]