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New York’s Reconstructed Marine Facility To Serve As Corps Training Site

Hydrographic surveys are important to the Corps mission because they: a) provide data to the public allowing safe navigation entering and exiting ports and harbors; b) support channel dredging and marine construction by providing information to develop construction plans; and c) provide additional data during construction about under-water progress, helping… Read More

Credit Rating Agency Affirms Panama Canal’s Ratings

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s has affirmed the A– long-term corporate credit and senior unsecured debt ratings of Panama’s Canal Authority, ACP, while labeling its outlook as “positive,” it said in late July. “The rating affirmation reflects the company’s aa stand-alone credit profile (SACP) and the rating cap of… Read More

National Waterways Conference at Port NOLA

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) will host the three-day National Waterways Conference (NWC) 2018 Annual Meeting, from September 12 to 14 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Amid Congressional negotiations on the Water Resources Development Act and debate over the appropriate federal role in water resources project development… Read More

Liebherr USA Signs on Action Equipment to Expand Dealer Network

The Liebherr USA, Co. Construction Equipment division has expanded its dealer network through a collaboration with Action Equipment, LLC of Miami, Florida. Action Equipment will provide equipment rentals, product sales support and service through its nine locations in Florida. The company received a Top… Read More

Massachusetts Awards Grants Under 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program

Ten dredging projects in Massachusetts have received grant funds from the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program. Eleven communities will receive part of a $3.6 million pot, plus another $3.9 million in local funding to remove approximately 188,000 cubic yards of sediment from Massachusetts harbors. The grant fund stemmed from conversations… Read More

Bakker Sliedrecht and RH Marine Form Partnership

Bakker Sliedrecht and RH Marine have partnered to exchange the knowledge and expertise both companies have as independent integrators of electrical and automation systems in the maritime industry. RH Marine has focused on defense, safety and security ships and megayachts, while Bakker Sliedrecht works… Read More

WEDA Pacific Chapter Releases Draft Conference Agenda

The Pacific Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has released the draft agenda for its upcoming conference, from October 23 to 25 at the Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio in Honolulu, Hawaii. The overall themes for the sessions are navigation, planning, beneficial reuse, site remediation and safety. Presenters from… Read More