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Tampa Harbor Dredging Provides Island Haven for Birds

Tampa Harbor Dredging Provides Island Haven for Birds

Every year, hundreds of birds flock to two manmade islands at the edge of Tampa Harbor’s federal navigation channel in Hillsborough Bay. The birds have found the islands, which are posted and protected from trespassers, to provide ideal conditions to safely court, nest, and raise their young. At the moment, though, more than just baby […]

CEDA Dredging Days: Innovative Dredging Solutions for Ports

CEDA Dredging Days: Innovative Dredging Solutions for Ports

The CEDA Dredging Days 2015 conference is scheduled for 5-6 November 2015, at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and will be held in conjunction with Europort 2015. The conference and exhibition will address innovative dredging solutions for ports and the organizers are inviting abstract submissions on the theme from experts in the field. Dredging and the […]

Russia: BFC Group Gets OK for Land Reclamation Project

Russia: BFC Group Gets OK for Land Reclamation Project

The Baltic Fuel Company Group (BFC) has received approval and permits from the St. Petersburg City Administration for creation of artificial lands of Turukhtannye Islands Oil Terminal. St. Petersburg City Administration has approved area planning documentation of land reclamation for expansion of Marine Oil Terminal “Turukhtannye Islands” based in the seaport Big Port St. Petersburg. […]

Sospan Dau Ready for Next Phase of Pevensey Bay Beach Recharge

Sospan Dau Ready for Next Phase of Pevensey Bay Beach Recharge

The 73m-long trailing suction hopper dredger “Sospan Dau” is about to start the next phase of Pevensey Bay’s summer/autumn’s annual beach recharge.   About 5,000m3 was added in early June, and the next two weeks should see a further 15,000m3 of sand placed on the beach. In total Pevensey Coastal Defence Ltd (PCDL) expects to […]

VIDEO: Caterpillar Machines at Work on New Suez Canal Project

VIDEO: Caterpillar Machines at Work on New Suez Canal Project

The New Suez Canal Project is moving ahead. Around 17.5 million cubic meters of material have been dug so far. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned to specialized civil companies and two road divisions of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement […]

VIDEO: Royal IHC Introduces Easydredge 2700

VIDEO: Royal IHC Introduces Easydredge 2700

Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom […]

Kier Nabs Important Waterways Contract (UK)

Kier Nabs Important Waterways Contract (UK)

Kier has agreed a new £25m per annum contract with the Canal & River Trust to carry out important engineering and construction works on the nation’s 200-year-old canal network. The National Engineering & Construction Contract (NECC) will initially run for six years, with options to extend up to a maximum of 10 years. This longer […]

Thailand: Dredging to Solve Khao Ta Reservoir Problems

Thailand: Dredging to Solve Khao Ta Reservoir Problems

The Irrigation Department and Prachuap Khirikhan Province have united to resolve sewage problems in Khao Ta Reservoir, following a Royal Initiative Project, by dredging the ground and increasing the amount of oxygen dissolved in the water for improved quality in the future. The Irrigation Department has begun the Khao Ta Reservoir development and improvement project […]

Fareham-Gosport Coastal Strategy Open for Comments

Fareham-Gosport Coastal Strategy Open for Comments

The River Hamble to Portchester Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy is being undertaken by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) on behalf of Fareham and Gosport Borough Councils. The strategy proposes coastal management options for the next 100 years along the Fareham and Gosport Coastline. The strategy covers a 58km (36 mile) stretch […]

Egypt: Huge Turnout Expected for Suez Canal Certificates

Egypt: Huge Turnout Expected for Suez Canal Certificates

Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Hisham Ramez announced on Sunday issuance of investment certificates for the New Suez Canal Project. Ramez said that Cabinet’s economic group has agreed on issuing investment certificates of the New Suez Canal project and that the issue was raised to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. He expected […]







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