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Weir Announces US$1,285M Acquisition Of ESCO Corporation And Intention To Sell Flow Control Division


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Panama Canal Hosts Port of Corpus Christi for Tour

Panama

Representatives of the Panama Canal Authority recently hosted executives from the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, to tour the Neopanamax locks and discuss growth opportunities for the waterway’s...

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Louisiana Pilot Program Aims to Put Dredged Material to Good Use to Fight Coastal Erosion

United States

River sediment is a nuisance and a need in Louisiana. On one hand, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredges tens of millions of cubic yards of the stuff out of local waterways every year in its effort...

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Funding for Hampton Harbor Dredging Could Come in 2019

United States

Funding to dredge Hampton Harbor could come in 2019, a top Army Corps of Engineers official told U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in an appropriations hearing Wednesday.Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, chief of...

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Hydraulic Dredges Remove Sediment from Salt Marsh

United States

Santa Barbara County Flood Control continues its emergency response to the January debris flows with hydraulic dredging of the Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve. The dredging is an effort to relieve...


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Yilport Begins Dredging at Puerto Bolivar

Ecuador

Yilport Holding has begun dredging operations at Puerto Bolivar in Ecuador as part of a string of investments to expand and improve marine terminals capabilities.During the first phase of dredging,...

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New 'Danger' Markers on a Waterway Threaten Livelihoods and Ignite Calls for Dredging Funds

United States

Dredging in Prince William County's Neabsco Creek hasn't happened in two decades, but after uproar over channel markers being removed and replaced with signs warning people away - right at the kickoff...

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Calmac Ferries to Strike Deal to Take Control of Troubled Perth Harbour

United Kingdom

CalMac Ferries is poised to strike a £700K deal to take control of troubled Perth harbour, The Courier can reveal.The once-thriving port was left facing an uncertain future after a dramatic downturn...

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VN’s Waterway Logistics in Deep Trouble

Vietnam

Vi?t Nam’s maritime and inland waterway transport continue to suffer from the lack of sustainable inland ports and planning for container depots. They’re also plagued by limited connecting modes of...


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Weir Announces US$1,285M Acquisition Of ESCO Corporation And Intention To Sell Flow Control Division

Weir has entered into a binding agreement to acquire ESCO Corporation (“ESCO”), a US company based in Portland, Oregon, for an equity value of US$1,051m and an estimated enterprise value of US$1,285m....

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MEDCO Awarded Dredging, Reclamation and Marine Works for Gewan Island

United Development Company (UDC), one of the largest Qatari shareholding companies and master developer of The Pearl-Qatar, has signed three contracts worth QR 334 million for the development of Gewan...

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Van Oord Announces Changes in Supervisory Board and publication of 2017 Annual Report

The General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Oord N.V. was held on 19 April 2018. During this meeting the 2017 Annual Report was presented and it was decided to change the composition of the Supervisory...

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The CMA CGM Group and Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Sign a Memorandum of Agreement to Operate Lekki Port’s Future Container Terminal

The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, and Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise (LPLE), the promoters of Lekki Deep Sea Port, are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement...


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After Months of Inconvenience, Downbeach Dune Project Ending

United States

After a monthslong project that reshaped the coastline and briefly led to flooding on Margate’s beaches, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach and dune work on Absecon Island is scheduled to wrap up...

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To Dredge or Not to Dredge? That is the Question for Carolina Beach

United States

It has been more than a year since the Town of Carolina Beach implemented what ultimately became an ill-fated lake dredging project. In December, the town terminated the incomplete project, but that...

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Army Corps of Engineers Grants Request for Emergency Dredge of Moriches Inlet

United States

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the Commander of the U.S. Army Corps New York District, Colonel Thomas Asbery, just received the needed Emergency Declaration from Army Corps of...

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Falmouth Dredging's Final Death Throes

United Kingdom

Is the Port of Falmouth witnessing the final death throes of the multi-million pound capital dredging scheme proposed for the port, as the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) continues to vacillate...


New Products and Technology
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Collaborative Partnership with Peel Ports and ASV Global Places UK Ports at the Forefront of Autonomous Vessel Development

Peel Ports Group and ASV Global (ASV) have launched a partnership which will develop the use of autonomous vessel technology for UK port operations.The partnership kick started with a visit from ASV’s...

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DRAGFLOW’s New Monitoring System: the Eyes of your Dredging System

DRAGFLOW has developed a new monitoring system that allows the operation of the dredging system to be controlled in real time.Already experimented with several customers, this tool has several...

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Hemisphere GNSS Announces New Atlas-Capable, Multi-GNSS Vector V123 & V133 Smart Antennas

Hemisphere GNSS announces the new single-frequency, multi-GNSS Vector V123 and V133 all-in-one smart antennas with integrated Atlas L-band designed for professional and commercial marine...

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WASSP’s New Innovative Key Pulse and Interference Management System Enables all Sounder and Sonar Systems to Operate More Efficiently

WASSP, the professional multibeam sounder that delivers water column and seabed profiling with 224 beams offering significant improvements in speed and accuracy over conventional single-beam...


Upcoming Events
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June 14, 2018, Virginia USA, "Shoreline Best Practice Case Studies: What Resilient Shorelines Look Like & How They Work"

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?llr=5knx77cab&oeidk=a07ef9znonw23b01cde

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Jun 25 - 29 2018, Seminar On Dredging And Reclamation Delft, Netherlands

https://www.iadc-dredging.com/en/56/events/seminar-on-dredging-and-reclamation-the-netherlands/?id=157

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November 5-8 2019, Rotterdam Ahoy - CEDA Dredging Days

https://www.europort.nl/visitor/conferences/ceda-dredging-days