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2013-10-09 23:19:18

Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced that WPP has delivered a rebuilt Caterpillar 3412 Marine Engine to United Dredging Company, enabling the firm’s vessel UDC Blue to resume dredging operations. The purchaser, a Kingdom of Bahrain-based enterprise specializing in dredging, reclamation and stockpiling of sand and aggregate, said WPP helped it get the ship back up and into operations within two weeks from...

2013-06-20 08:20:46

Vessel Purchases Expected to Be Immediately Accretive to Earnings FUZHOU, China, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (Nasdaq: PME), ("Pingtan," or the "Company") an integrated marine services company providing territorial sea fishing and dredging services in the People's Republic of China (PRC), today announced that the Company recently expanded its fleet through the signing of a "Master Agreement" to purchase 46 fishing trawlers in a transaction totaling...

Fish Numbers, Diversity Reduced From River Dredging
2013-06-10 14:20:06

Penn State Comparing dredged and undredged sections of the Allegheny River, reduced populations of fish and less variety of aquatic life occurred in areas where gravel extraction took place, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences,. The researchers investigated navigation pools 7 and 8 near Kittanning and Templeton and published their results in the journal Freshwater Biology. "Understanding and untangling the complex effects of human activities on...

2013-06-04 23:19:07

Mactech Offshore, a leading provider of subsea and offshore machining solutions, has recently received patent-pending status on its Articulating Diamond Wire Saw. The saw is designed for subsea and topside cutting of a variety of materials and projects in the offshore oil industry and utilizes an articulating cutting arm for minimal clearance during cuts. Broussard, Louisiana (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 “The Articulating Diamond Wire Saw has recently emerged as the game changer in the...

2013-05-14 16:21:11

FUZHOU, China, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (Nasdaq: PME), ("Pingtan," or the "Company") a provider of dredging services in the People's Republic of China (PRC) and territorial sea fishing globally, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2013. Operating Highlights Completed landmark business combination in February 2013, creating Pingtan Marine Enterprises, one of the largest U.S.-listed marine services operating...

2013-04-16 15:32:01

New research tracking the movement of dredged sediment around Liverpool Bay could save millions of pounds, according to scientists at the National Oceanography Centre in Liverpool. Each year, sediment has to be dredged from the port and deposited elsewhere to maintain access for commercial vessels. But according to the new study, the dredged material appears back in the port again within just a few weeks of its removal, carried by sea currents. "There are two competing sediments coming...

2013-03-21 16:20:15

LIVONIA, Mich., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) thanks the Michigan State House and Senate for the speedy passage and resounding support of the dredging assistance package. The package included assistance to public and private marinas and helped streamline the regulatory process within the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. The package received near unanimous support from both sides of the aisle and is headed to the...

2013-03-19 08:21:58

LAS VEGAS, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Foy-Johnston (OTC Pink: FOYJ), has announced it has reached an agreement with local land owners, village chief, elders and the Paramount Chief and Cameroon Ministry of Mines to acquire a further 3 concessions on the Kadei River in Cameroon. Surface rents have been paid and concession demarcation and licensing is underway. The concessions selected are to the East near the border of Central African Republic region, which are considered to be the major...

2013-02-26 08:20:42

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Dredging Group, one of the leading independent (not state-owned) providers of dredging services in the PRC, through its PRC operating subsidiary Fujian Xing Gang Port Service Co., Ltd., Merchant Supreme, through its PRC operating subsidiary Fujian Provincial Pingtan County Ocean Fishing Group Co., Ltd., a growing fishing company and provider of quality seafood in the PRC and China Growth Equity Investment, a special purpose acquisition company...

2013-02-21 16:20:26

LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) applauds the introduction of legislation that has been utilized in the past to help solve the private marina dredging crisis, which, in turn, will help thousands of boaters. Senate Bill No. 215, introduced by Senators Brandenburg, Hansen, Casperson, Booher, Green, Walker, Robertson, Jones, Proos and Smith is an act which will provide for low interest loan opportunities for marinas in...