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Gradall Introduces Its XL 4330 V Excavator

The XL 4330 V Gradall is an on/off highway excavator that can work at the front, rear or either side of the undercarriage without the need for outriggers. This design allows for greater efficiency—no need to stop work to lower outriggers—and provides stable operation, enabling it… Read More

Boskalis Wins Contract To Dredge In The Maldives

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure, Republic of Maldives, in relation to the development of Gulhifalhu. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 45 million ($48.83 million US). The dredging activities are due to… Read More

Dredge Yard To Deliver CSD ECO 300 To Sri Lanka

Dredge Yard and its sole agent in Sri Lanka, Hoavel Holdings, have won an order for a standard Cutter Suction Dredger ECO 300. The CSD ECO 300 will be used by Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (SLLDC) for a governmental project of cleaning the Beira Lake in… Read More

John Deere To Release PowerTech Rating For Hybrid Vessels

To help customers meet hybrid emissions regulations for marine engines, John Deere Power Systems announced the upcoming release of a PowerTech™ 6090SFM85 rating for hybrid vessels with diesel power. The variable speed rating will be 242 kW (325 hp) at 2000 rpm and will meet U.S. Environmental… Read More

Corps Seeks Comments on Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District has completed a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (IFR) and Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Feasibility Study located in the City of Long Beach, California. The purpose of the Port of Long… Read More

House Passes Full Use of Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund

On October 28, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by a recorded vote the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), H.R. 2440.  The vote was 296 in favor and 109 opposed. The voting required a two-thirds super majority of the House in order to pass under “suspension of… Read More