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High School Students Visit Harbor Facility and Tour Dredge Jadwin

Students from the Architecture, Construction, Mechatronics and Engineering Academy at Vicksburg High School in Mississippi, visited the Vicksburg District harbor facility and toured the dredge Jadwin. The group of fourteen learned about career opportunities with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and saw firsthand what such work would look like. Read More

Wärtsilä Acquires Transas

Wärtsilä has acquired global marine navigation solutions manufacturer Transas of the United Kingdom. Established in 1990, Transas produces bridge systems, digital products and electronic charts, and also provides professional training and simulation services, ship traffic control, monitoring and support. The company has created a… Read More

2018 National Coastal Conference Issues Call for Abstracts

A call for abstracts has been issued for the 2018 National Coastal Conference hosted by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) and the Coastal Zone Foundation. The event will take place October 30 to November 2 at the Galveston Island Convention Center on Galveston Island,… Read More

Trimble Introduces Marine Equipment Interface to SITECH Dealers at Conference in Peru

At its SITECH® Momentum conference in Lima, Peru on January 30 through February 2, the Trimble Civil Engineering and Construction division introduced its new Advanced Marine Partner (AMP) concept to the assembled general managers and owner principals. Shea Griffin, Trimble Marine Regional Sales Manager, Americas Civil… Read More

World Dredging Congress Issues Call for Papers

The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) has issued a call for papers. This year’s event, April 25 to 29 in Shanghai, China, will feature the theme, “Enhance the Harmony Between Dredging and Ecology.” Topics of focus include: sustainable dredging strategy; environmental and ecological assessments of… Read More

Boskalis Releases 2017 Annual Report

On March 8, Boskalis released its 2017 Annual Report and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. We closed the year with revenue of EUR 2.3 billion ($2.83 billion US) and a net profit of EUR 150 million ($184.5 million US). A positive development was a rise in the order book to… Read More

Trailing Suction Dredge DC Orisant Built for Reimerswaal Dredging Launched at Royal IHC

For a joint venture between Reimerswaal Dredging and Group De Cloedt, Royal IHC successfully launched a multi-purpose trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) named DC Orisant. The launching and naming ceremony took place on January 11, 2018, at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The contract… Read More