Equipment & Technology

USA: X-Subsea Scores Five-Year Deal with Civil Engineering Company

USA: X-Subsea Scores Five-Year Deal with Civil Engineering Company

X-SUBSEA has secured a significant excavation contract to assist a civil engineering company with the construction of a dam across the Ohio River in the US. The innovative project, across the busiest inland stretch of waterway in the US, involves placing piers onto a concrete template placed into the river. X-Subsea will be responsible for […]

Estonia: Port of Tallinn Moves in Right Direction

Estonia: Port of Tallinn Moves in Right Direction

Port of Tallinn (AS Tallinna Sadam) earned an unaudited half-year net profit of 20.2 million euros with company’s turnover reaching 59 million euros. Compared to last year the turnover increased by 7% and the net profit by 16%. “The first half of this year introduced the best ever figures for Port of Tallinn, both financially […]

Ireland: Bids Invited for Bandon Dredging Scheme

Ireland: Bids Invited for Bandon Dredging Scheme

The Office of Public Works (OPW) has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Bandon dredging project. This development program, named the Bandon Flood Relief Scheme, will involve dredging of the Bandon Town canal for approximately 3.6km and construction of new defense walls. The Bandon flood protection project will also include construction of new […]

“Environmental Aspects of Dredging” Training Course Approaches

“Environmental Aspects of Dredging” Training Course Approaches

The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” will next be presented in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Organised by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 24-25 November 2014.  The Training Course is based on the book Environmental Aspects of Dredging that was produced as a joint effort by […]

Dredging at Able Seaton Port Completed (UK)

Dredging at Able Seaton Port Completed (UK)

A major dredging operation by Able UK means greatly improved access to its Able Seaton Port facility on the Tees. The operation, which took 12 days to complete at a cost of over a quarter of a million pounds, saw two vessels dredge the Seaton Channel providing access to Able Seaton Port – the 126 […]

Picture of the Day: UDDP Program Underway (Bangladesh)

Picture of the Day: UDDP Program Underway (Bangladesh)

Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle, has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10 years dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. Dredging […]

NOAA: “Nuisance Flooding” Is Increasing Problem (USA)

NOAA: “Nuisance Flooding” Is Increasing Problem (USA)

Eight of the top 10 U.S. cities that have seen an increase in so-called “nuisance flooding” – which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and compromised infrastructure – are on the East Coast, according to a new NOAA technical report. This nuisance flooding, caused by rising sea levels, has increased […]

Australia: Great Future for Brisbane Container Terminals

Australia: Great Future for Brisbane Container Terminals

Brisbane Container Terminals has increased it ship handling capabilities and reduced truck turnaround times, as development of the new terminal continues. Container Terminal Manger, Matt Carley, said the improvement is a result of the growing expertise of the BCT team and new equipment coming on line. Since taking over the reins as Terminal Manager in […]

Morocco to Host “Dredging Without Boundaries”

Morocco to Host “Dredging Without Boundaries”

The CEDA African Section will be hosting an international symposium “Dredging without Boundaries” on 27-28 November 2014, in Casablanca, Morocco. Dredging works have an important role in the construction and maintenance of port infrastructure in the world and particularly on the North African coast. Dredging projects are based around the three key parameters of environment, […]

WEDA’s Annual Meeting to Take Place in October (USA)

WEDA’s Annual Meeting to Take Place in October (USA)

WEDA Eastern Chapter will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 16, from 8am-4pm at The Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta, GA. An icebreaker reception will be held on Wednesday evening from 6:30-8-00pm at the Sun Dial Restaurant, high atop the Westin on its 72nd floor offering sweeping 360 degree views of the city. […]







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