Europe & Eurasia

Deltares Ideas for Restructuring of Mississippi Delta

Deltares Ideas for Restructuring of Mississippi Delta

Deltares has become a part of the Moffatt & Nichol Team, one of the three finalists in the prestigious ‘Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta’ competition. A total of 21 international teams entered the competition. The winning teams were selected on the basis of their understanding of the Lower Mississippi River Delta region and their […]

Improvement Work Starts on the Dawlish Seawall (UK)

Improvement Work Starts on the Dawlish Seawall (UK)

Construction has begun on a £8 million project to increase the resilience of the sea wall in Dawlish, UK. Mott MacDonald is providing project and commercial management on the project, which will also see the lower coastal walkway replaced at high level, on behalf of Network Rail. In February 2014, the path and railway line […]

Picture of the Day: Easydredge 2700

Picture of the Day: Easydredge 2700

The keel-laying ceremony for the state-of-the-art IHC Easydredge 2700 ™ took place at MTG Dolphin’s shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 18th, 2014. The ship, ordered by Royal IHC, is being built under building number BN BN1001 and will be delivered in the summer of 2015. This new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, […]

NEWS IN PHOTOS: Yachts Damaged by Dredger

NEWS IN PHOTOS: Yachts Damaged by Dredger

At least ten yachts moored outside Medway Yacht Club were struck and badly damaged yesterday by what is believed to be a dredger in the fog. Fortunately, no one was on board of the yachts at the time of the incident, so there were no injuries. According to one sailor from Bromley, the dredger Arco Arun […]

ULSTEIN and Van Oord Raise the Bar

ULSTEIN and Van Oord Raise the Bar

ULSTEIN has been awarded the design and equipment contract for Van Oord’s new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’. Working in close cooperation with Van Oord, this is the first fully integrated design where ULSTEIN is responsible for the development and integration of both the mission equipment and vessel design. The vessel will be constructed […]

Rivers Parrett and Tone Dredging Project on Track (UK)

Rivers Parrett and Tone Dredging Project on Track (UK)

A 20 year flood action plan for a long-term sustainable future for the Somerset Levels and Moors is in full swing with a 8km dredge of the Tone and Parrett Rivers well underway. The plan is owned by Somerset’s councils, internal drainage boards and local leaders and was prepared in partnership with local and national […]

Picture of the Day: Dredging at Sabetta Port

Picture of the Day: Dredging at Sabetta Port

Dredging works in Sabetta are being implemented in more challenging environment than a year ago. The dredging vessels arrived within the planed period on August 1, 2014, while the marine survey and full package of environmental engineering survey had been completed by that time so that the vessels could immediately embark on dredging operations at […]

Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

Van Oord Paves the Way for Koper Port Growth The Group Luka Koper, one of the fastest growing ports in the Adriatic Sea, and Dutch-based company Van Oord have completed the first phase of the Port Koper deepening project.    CHEC Wins Ashdod Port Gig China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has won the contract to […]

Wallingford to Host Course on Rivers Capacity

Wallingford to Host Course on Rivers Capacity

The course named “River capacity and the influence on vegetation and habitat management” is scheduled for 5 November 2014, in Wallingford, UK, and it will provide an overview of how to estimate the capacity of rivers. The course focuses on the use of a free-available tool, the Conveyance Estimation System (CES) designed to solve simple […]

Masterplanning Guidance for Ports Published

Masterplanning Guidance for Ports Published

A new report, Masterplans for the development of existing ports, has been published today by PIANC. The report was prepared by an international Working Group (WG 158) established 2012 and chaired by Stephen Cork, Technical Director at HR Wallingford. “In preparing this report, our objective was to deliver a comprehensive guide for the preparation of masterplans […]







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