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2018 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards Receives More Nominations Than Ever

Each year at the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Summit and Exhibition, the Environmental Commission of the organization presents special awards to outstanding projects in several specific environmental categories. “The response to our requests for submissions for our 2018 environmental awards surpassed our expectations,” said Craig Vogt, chair of the Environmental… Read More

Corps Extends Bid Deadline for San Jacinto Dredging

Corps officials have extended the advertisement for bid invitations for emergency dredging near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River to June 12. “Many contractors submitted questions and a decision was made to allow more time for interested parties to finalize and refine their bid based on our responses,”… Read More

Corps Seeks Restoration Project Candidates for the Chesapeake Bay

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore and Norfolk Districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), have released the main report of the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan. This plan informs government and non-government of the problems, needs and opportunities within the 64,000-square-mile… Read More

Coda Octopus Releases Survey Engine® 5.6

Coda Octopus has released version 5.6 of its Survey Engine® software package. Survey Engine 5.6 has upgraded from a 32-bit application to a 64-bit application allowing for the integration of a suite of geophysical data interpretation software to access larger amounts of member and manage larger data sets. Productivity for… Read More

Dutch Maritime Industry Showing Signs of Recovery

At its May 24networking meeting, the Netherlands Maritime Technology trade association reported that the Dutch maritime industry continues to recover with recent declines in turnover leveling off. In 2017, turnover decreased by five percent for yards and suppliers, and the total workforce decreased by just more than three percent. Read More

Jan De Nul Releases Annual Report

The Jan De Nul Group has released its annual report citing a turnover of 1.758 million euro ($2.1 million USD) and an EBITDA of 365 million, rising to 21 percent of the company’s turnover. The net profit for the year was 70 million euro ($82 million USD). Overall, the Jan De Nul… Read More