Europe & Eurasia

Van Oord Paves the Way for Koper Port Growth

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. The increased water depth of 14 m at the port’s Container Terminal will allow the berthing of bigger vessels with larger loads, creating new possibilities […]

Bright Future for Midlands’ Waterways

Bright Future for Midlands’ Waterways

People living in the Midlands are being invited to find out more about exciting plans for the future of the region’s historic waterways. A meeting will enable people to meet representatives of the Canal & River Trust’s Central Shires Waterway Partnership and discuss their ten year plan for the region’s canals and rivers. The Partnership […]

All Ready for Leicester’s Flood Risk Scheme

All Ready for Leicester’s Flood Risk Scheme

The Environment Agency and Leicester City Council will start work to help reduce flood risk in Leicester on Monday, 22 September. The work will take place on a section of the River Biam near the Great Central Way and will remove a build up of silt from the 2 southernmost arches of the Biam Bridge. […]

GEO Business 2015 Launches Call for Papers

GEO Business 2015 Launches Call for Papers

Following the success of the first GEO Business event earlier this year, the organizers have announced the call for papers for the GEO Business 2015 conference, taking place at the Business Design Centre in London from 27-28 May. GEO Business 2015 offers an opportunity to exchange global information about the latest geospatial technologies and services. […]

UPDATE: Dredging at Wells Port Set for Next Week

UPDATE: Dredging at Wells Port Set for Next Week

The Port of Wells dredging project is scheduled for Monday, September 22, 2014. The port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the main channel north of number 4 buoy, between buoys 2 and 4. All material dredged from these areas will be placed on the berm which is marked by the port […]

DRAGFLOW to Showcase at WEFTEC

DRAGFLOW to Showcase at WEFTEC

For the first time ever DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions, will be present at WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference. WEFTEC, scheduled from September 27 – October 1, 2014 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, is the largest conference of its kind in […]

UPDATE: Lodgemore Dredging Project on Track

UPDATE: Lodgemore Dredging Project on Track

Land & Water Services are making excellent progress dredging the canal between Wallbridge Lower Lock and Lodgemore Bridge. The first work boats in eighty years recently arrived on this stretch of water. Two brand new mud hoppers and a mini push tug are also in the place. The mud hoppers were manufactured in Birmingham. They will […]

Picture of the Day: Sabetta Port Dredging

Picture of the Day: Sabetta Port Dredging

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 […]

Nautilus 3rd Auxiliary Cutter Assembled and Ready

Nautilus 3rd Auxiliary Cutter Assembled and Ready

Secretary-General Nii Odunton accompanied by his Deputy and Legal Counsel, Michael Lodge, had the opportunity to visit the Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) facility in Newcastle upon Tyne on 4 September 2014, to get a look at Nautilus Minerals’ Polymetallic Sulphides Mining Technology. The newly assembled Auxiliary Cutter (AC), is the third and final seafloor production […]

Oxford and Abingdon: Reducing Flood Risk

Oxford and Abingdon: Reducing Flood Risk

Following flooding in early 2014, flood risk management options for Oxford and Abingdon are being reviewed and progressed as the Oxford and Abingdon scheme. Flood modelling completed in 2013, and increased local interest in finding flooding solutions, prompted the Environment Agency to begin a formal review of the Oxford flood risk management strategy recommendations in […]







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