Research & Development

Development of Particle Tracking Technology

Development of Particle Tracking Technology

Jack Poleykett, PhD Researcher at the Centre for Global Eco Innovation (Lancaster University), is leading an innovative project entitled ‘Development of Particle Tracking Technology’. The aim being to improve particle tracking methodologies to increase flexibility and improve data collection for industry based studies, which will also reduce related costs. The project uses unique dual signature […]

MegaPEX 2014 to Bring New Data on Sand Engine

MegaPEX 2014 to Bring New Data on Sand Engine

The MegaPEX 2014, a large measurement campaign to study the behavior of the Sand Engine peninsula, both on the beach and in the sea, has just started. The campaign will run till October 27. The Sand Engine is a 128-acre artificial peninsula off the Dutch coast that has been created for an innovative way of beach […]

NUS and GIS Make Breakthrough in Treating PCBs

NUS and GIS Make Breakthrough in Treating PCBs

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering have developed a novel approach that could greatly enhance the effectiveness of destroying polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the environment. They discovered three powerful bacteria from a genus called Dehalococcoides which can degrade PCBs. In addition, the researchers also developed an effective […]

CERB Meeting to Review Coastal Engineering Challenges

CERB Meeting to Review Coastal Engineering Challenges

The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) will meet at Presidio San Francisco, Sept. 9-10, to review current coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific Coastal region. The CERB is a congressionally-authorized advisory board which provides advice to the Chief of Engineers on research and development pertaining to coastal engineering. The board meets annually at various coastal […]

Cochin Port Unveils Two Mega Projects

Cochin Port Unveils Two Mega Projects

Cochin Port, an all-weather natural Port located strategically close to the busiest international sea routes, has presented the “Outer Harbor Project”. Conceptual studies through IIT, Madras and CWPRS, Pune show that the development of an Outer Harbor is technically feasible. Cochin Port had prepared a Feasibility Report for the Outer Harbor project through the Consultants […]

High Depth Dredging Solutions from Dragflow

High Depth Dredging Solutions from Dragflow

Deep-sea and high depth dredging is a new emerging trend in the dredging market. Deep sea exploration represents a huge technical challenge, where critical hyperbaric conditions and maintenance needs play an important role on the overall success of a project. Dragflow is a world leader in this field with dredging solution up to 300m of […]

USACE: New Programs to Assist with Coastal Projects

USACE: New Programs to Assist with Coastal Projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is offering a variety of federal programs that will assist the public with the preparation of comprehensive plans for the development, use and conservation of water and related land resources along the Texas coast. These programs are either available on a 50 percent federal/50 percent non-federal cost-shared […]

BMT Presents Revolutionary Design and Simulation Tool

BMT Presents Revolutionary Design and Simulation Tool

BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is developing a revolutionary design and simulation tool which will help to address the lack of validated methods available for designing land-based dredged material disposal basins and reclamations. The Design & Simulation Tool for Dredge Settling […]

Environmental Monitoring for SHEP Starts

Environmental Monitoring for SHEP Starts

With the signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 earlier this year, many people expected construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to start immediately. However, several actions need to take place before construction can occur. “Environmental monitoring ranks high in the hierarchy of actions that must take place before […]

BOEM: Evaluation of Sand for Future Coastal Resilience

BOEM: Evaluation of Sand for Future Coastal Resilience

As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources. The cooperative effort will enable BOEM and Massachusetts to conduct research […]







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