Asia Pacific

Waikato Regional Council, TCDC to Manage Coastal Hazard Risks

Waikato Regional Council, TCDC to Manage Coastal Hazard Risks

Waikato Regional Council said it is committed to working closely with Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) and local communities to manage coastal hazard risks, such as erosion and flooding, in the face of any increased sea level and climate change pressures. The comment follows the release of a statement from TCDC focusing on the need to […]

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 […]

Working Period Revised for Tuas View Project (Singapore)

Working Period Revised for Tuas View Project (Singapore)

The working period and area for rock removal and sheet piling work of a cofferdam for the proposed construction of dock at Tuas New Shipyard, Tuas View Extension (West) have been revised, announced Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). These works will be conducted from 7:00am to 7:00pm daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays, […]

Australia: Swansea Channel in Need of Dredging

Australia: Swansea Channel in Need of Dredging

The New South Wales Government has announced a tender for dredging of the Swansea Channel in Lake Macquarie. According to the government, the dredging project will remove up to 100,000 cubic metres of sand from the channel. The project also includes pumping of material via pipes to Blacksmiths Beach and spreading of spoil along Blacksmiths […]

EXCLUSIVE: Dragflow Introduces “High Depth Dredging”

EXCLUSIVE: Dragflow Introduces “High Depth Dredging”

Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has submitted their presentation on High Depth Dredging, exclusively for Dredging Today readers. Growth of global population, tourism, transportation of people and goods together with increased awareness of the need to protect […]

Australia: Rethink Abbot Point Development, Experts Say

Australia: Rethink Abbot Point Development, Experts Say

Almost 600 of the world’s experts in tropical biology and conservation have called on the Australian Government to reconsider the extended port development at Abbot Point, out of concern for the future of the Great Barrier Reef. The 51st annual meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) has issued a declaration on […]

Singapore: Dredging at Keppel Shipyard Set for Next Week

Singapore: Dredging at Keppel Shipyard Set for Next Week

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that dredging work at the Keppel Shipyard Benoi Road, off West Jurong Channel, will commence on 28 July 2014. This deepening work will be carried out by the grab dredgers which will be held by 4-point […]

AMCS Response to Dawson MP’s Comments on the Reef

AMCS Response to Dawson MP’s Comments on the Reef

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has questioned comments made by Federal Member for Dawson, Mr George Christensen MP, about the Senate Committee Inquiry into the management of the Great Barrier Reef, his colleagues and constituents. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, said Mr Christensen’s reported comments that the process was stacked with environmental extremists, […]

QRC: Statistics Show Real Story About Queensland’s Ports (Australia)

QRC: Statistics Show Real Story About Queensland’s Ports (Australia)

Queensland is just a few years away from using up its existing coal export capacity according to latest port data. Addressing a Central Highlands Development Committee breakfast in Emerald, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said data from Queensland’s coal port operators show that exports totalled a record 209 million tonnes in 2013-14. “This […]

Van Oord Bags Capital Projects in Brazil and The Bahamas

Van Oord Bags Capital Projects in Brazil and The Bahamas

Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard from Singapore. In […]







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