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C-Job Naval Architects announces expansion with US office

C-Job Naval Architects will expand its business to the United States by opening a dedicated branch office in Houston, Texas this summer.Basjan Faber, CEO at C-Job, the largest independent ship...

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IBM-Maersk blockchain shipping consortium expands to include other major shipping companies

Last year IBM and Danish shipping conglomerate Maersk announced the limited availability of a blockchain-based shipping tool called TradeLens. Today, the two partners announced that a couple of other...

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MEOP-SMS: a new database for submesoscale-resolving CTD data

Argentina

It is with great excitement that we are finally able to present you a brand new MEOP product, the MEOP-SMS database.The MEOP-SMS database is a collection of CTD data gathered with CTD-SRDLs attached...

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General Marine Services christens fourth towboat

LA, United States

General Marine Services (GMS) Baton Rouge, La., recently christened the M/V Syble Fay at McKinney Salvage & Heavy Lift’s fleet. Named for company owner Gene Moore’s late mother, the towboat is...

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Hamburg Süd Welcomes Mexico Reefer Vessel

Mexico

Maersk-owned carrier Hamburg Süd has announced the naming of its newest container vessel, introducing the “Polar Mexico” at the Port of Veracruz.Hamburg Süd has been active in Mexico for...

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State to Pay Additional 500 Million Kuna in Guarantees for Uljanik over Jan de Nul Dredger Building Dispute

Croatia (Hrvatska)

ZAGREB, April 24, 2019 - Finance Minister Zdravko Maric told Croatian Radio that over the next few weeks the state will pay between 400 and 500 million kuna to cover the enforced guarantee for the...

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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins Project Receives Two Project of The Year Awards

Canada

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, received two awards for the Barbours Cut Dock 8 & San Jacinto Battleground Marsh Restoration project. The awards, the Environmental Port Project of the...

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IADC Features Jan de Nul Dredger “Kaerius”

South Holland

Each week we highlight a dredging vessel from one of IADC's members.This week: Kaerius (Jan De Nul NV).For more information on the vessel, download the fleet data (excel format) from IADC’s website:...

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J.E. McAmis Clears Shoaling From Swinomish River

WA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District completed maintenance dredging in the Swinomish River on December 29.Swinomish is the smallest of three entrances to Puget Sound, connecting Skagit...

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Gov. Edwards Appoints Bren Haase as CPRA Executive Director

LA, United States

Image Source: MGNBATON ROUGE, La. (Office of the Governor) - Governor John Bel Edwards announced on Tuesday the appointment of Bren Haase as Executive Director of Louisiana Coastal Protection and...

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#LeadersTalk with Arcadis Philippines

Philippines

During the International Water Association IWA Efficient 2019 conference and exhibition, Ross McKenzie, Country Head of Arcadis Philippines and John Batten III, Global Cities Director of Arcadis,...

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Big Miners Surge as Brazil's Vale Shuts Dams After Tragedy

Brazil

Rescue workers co-ordinate with a helicopter while attempting to remove a body from the debris of a bus after the dam burst in Brazil. Credit:BloombergShares in Australia's biggest iron ore miners...

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Amphibex by NormRock Will Soon Be In Nigeria

Nigeria

Amphibex by Normrock will soon be in Nigeria to reduce the heavy accumulation of sand in the Niger River, which would lead to flooding. This causes a blockage of waterways preventing the...

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Mercator Update on Arbitration Award Against Dredging Corporation of India

India

Mercator announced that the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) had filed an appeal before the courts in London against the arbitration Awards of approx. Rs 50 crore payable to Mercator by DCI. On 25...

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Boskalis Westminster JV to Start Manama Causeway Work

Bahrain

Leading Dutch dredging group Boskalis Westminster Contracting and its joint venture partner Saudi-based Boskalis Westminster Al Rushaid Company will start the dredging and reclamation works for...