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Congressional Milestone may Lead to Billions in Port Funding

United States

Government funding used to keep U.S. port channels dredged at depths needed to accommodate deep-draft ships could increase significantly if a milestone reached by lawmakers this week gains...

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Congressional Milestone may Lead to Billions in Port Funding

United States

Government funding used to keep U.S. port channels dredged at depths needed to accommodate deep-draft ships could increase significantly if a milestone reached by lawmakers this week gains...

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Optimism abounds for NY/NJ’s new port director

NY, United States

Despite ripples and dislocations, the mainstream forces propelling global trade remain firm, says PANYNJ Port Director Sam Ruda.The global economy is slowing, tariff wars may be suppressing...

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Troubles lurk for America's emerging offshore wind boom

United States

In a few years’ time, offshore wind could power the slot machines at this beachside gambling town.Driving the news: As I reported for this week's "Axios on HBO,"Danish company Ørsted, the world’s...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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Boskalis awarded Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm project in Taiwan and announces new Bokalift 2 crane vessel

Netherlands

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) together with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction Co. Ltd. have been awarded the foundation scope for the Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind...

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Sebring to seek bids on Veterans Beach projects

FL, United States

SEBRING — The bid will be going out soon on repairs at Veterans Beach to the areas damaged by Hurricane Irma.The storm washed away a seawall and part of the parking lot at the popular park, on...

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$37.4M beach replenishment to touch up post-Sandy Jersey Shore beaches

NJ, United States

New sand is on its way to some New Jersey beaches that were rebuilt after Superstorm Sandy but have suffered erosion since then.Federal, state and local officials announced Friday that a new beach...

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Fincantieri Marine Systems wins $9.6 million USCG engine work contract

VA, United States

Last week Fincantieri Marine Systems North America (FMSNA) was awarded a $9.6 million contract to perform maintenance and repairs to the U.S. Coast Guard’s fleet of Inland Buoy Tenders.The...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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In Wake Of Storm, Falmouth Looks To Make Coastal Repairs, Renourish Beaches

MA, United States

Dredge materials will be used to replenish Falmouth beaches that were damaged during the recent storm. Beach Superintendent Bruce M. Mogardo highlighted the damages and outlined the town's...

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Dredging begins on San Dieguito River channel

CA, United States

DEL MAR — Dredging begins this week to open the mouth and restore tidal flushing to the San Dieguito Lagoon, near Dog Beach in Del Mar.Bulldozers will carve a route for dump trucks to travel...

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Troubles lurk for America's emerging offshore wind boom

United States

In a few years’ time, offshore wind could power the slot machines at this beachside gambling town.Driving the news: As I reported for this week's "Axios on HBO,"Danish company Ørsted, the world’s...

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SC: Environmental groups to sue company cited for plastic pellets on Sullivan’s Island

SC, United States

Several environmental groups announced Monday morning that they will file a lawsuit against the company which was cited when plastic pellets washed up on Sullivan’s Island this past summer.Southern...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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Boskalis awarded Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm project in Taiwan and announces new Bokalift 2 crane vessel

Netherlands

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) together with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction Co. Ltd. have been awarded the foundation scope for the Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind...

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Oceanographic Instrumentation Firm’s New CEO

RI, United States

A specialist in oceanographic instrumentation has appointed a new CEO as it continues to grow.Finn Ivar Marum has been appointed the new CEO of Nortek as Atle Lohrmann steps down after two decades at...


Product and Technical Innovation
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JV aims to build and operate U.S. offshore wind support vessels

United States

Bernhard Schulte Offshore GmbH (BSO) and MidOcean Wind LLC (MOW) have entered into a joint venture to build and operate support vessels for the U.S. offshore wind industry as well as to explore...

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CVN 78 starts sea trials as Congressional row simmers

VA, United States

After a 15-month pierside maintenance period (Post Shakedown Availability), the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) got underway from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News...

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IBM boards Mayflower Autonomous Ship project

MA, United States

IBM has joined a global consortium of partners, led by marine research organisation ProMare, that are building an unmanned, fully-autonomous ship that will cross the Atlantic Ocean on the fourth...


Port News
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Congressional Milestone may Lead to Billions in Port Funding

United States

Government funding used to keep U.S. port channels dredged at depths needed to accommodate deep-draft ships could increase significantly if a milestone reached by lawmakers this week gains...

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Congressional Milestone may Lead to Billions in Port Funding

United States

Government funding used to keep U.S. port channels dredged at depths needed to accommodate deep-draft ships could increase significantly if a milestone reached by lawmakers this week gains...

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Optimism abounds for NY/NJ’s new port director

NY, United States

Despite ripples and dislocations, the mainstream forces propelling global trade remain firm, says PANYNJ Port Director Sam Ruda.The global economy is slowing, tariff wars may be suppressing...

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Now ranked No. 2 among US containerports, New York/New Jersey ready to sustain success

NY, United States

The Port of New York and New Jersey’s Port Newark Container Terminal is among facilities now able to accommodate larger container vessels, following channel deepening and raising of the Bayonne Bridge...


Videos
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VIDEO: Car carrier capsize closes Port of Brunswick

GA, United States

The Port of Brunswick, Ga., was closed Sunday morning as the U.S. Coast Guard and port partners searched for four crew members aboard a disabled cargo vessel with a fire on board in St. Simons...

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Events & Conferences
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DNREC Hosts Three Public Workshops About Dredging & Upcoming Projects

DE, United States

SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites the public to their workshops to learn about dredging, waterway operations and upcoming projects in the...

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One Week Until 2019 WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter Conference in Galveston-Sign Up Now.

United States

The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting from November 12-14, 2019 at the San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, TX. The...

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Registration Opens for 49th Dredging Engineering Short Course

TX, United States

The 49th Dredging Engineering Short Course is scheduled for January 6 to 10, 2020, at Texas A&M University in College Station.The dredging engineering short course includes a mixture of lectures,...

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Wilmington, De. to host the Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference with main focus on Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials. October 16-18

WI, United States

Final ScheduleOctober 16-18, 2019The Dupont Hotel, Wilmington, DEWEDA Eastern Chapter Meeting ProgramOctober 16th1:00 – 4:00 WEDA Dredging 101 Course4:00-6:00 Early Sign-In6:00-8:00Icebreaker...