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  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    BASF, together with KICT (Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology), TGWA (Thailand Global Warming Academy) and SBB (SBB Co., Ltd), yesterday entered a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement to undertake river restoration and environmental improvement projects in Thailand. Under the agreement, KICT and TGWA will provide oversight and organize the projects, while […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BASF, a leading supplier of polyurethane solutions for systems, specialties and polyurethane (PU) basic products, has released a video about Elastocoast and how it provides effective coastal protection with revetments of polyurethane. Revetments with Elastocoast are a new and innovative coastal protection system. The term Elastocoast means a bonding system that reinforces hydraulic gravel at their […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revetments made with BASF’s solution for coastal protection, Elastocoast, now cover the shoreline of Goseong, Gyeong-nam Province, in South Korea. The solution helps manage sediment and provides protection against coastal erosion during typhoon season. Instead of paving the coastline with concrete or tar, the Elastocoast polyurethane binder bonds rocks and aggregate into a stable yet porous structure that absorbs wave energy. […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BASF, a German chemical company, has just released a video about Elastocoast®, an innovative and sustainable system to protect coastal dykes, shores and river beds. The term Elastocoast means a bonding system that reinforces hydraulic gravel at their contact surfaces permanently by means of the 2-component plastic polyurethane (PU). Elastocoast’s open-pore structure reduces the destructive […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Antwerp experienced slight growth of 2% in the first two quarters compared with the same period last year. Liquid bulk in particular performed exceptionally well. Despite the difficult economic situation, the port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of nearly 95.7 million tonnes in the first six months of 2013, 2% more than in the […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bass River Marina has submitted a permit application to conduct work on the Bass River (Horsefoot Cove) in West Dennis, MA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England, said in its latest announcement. Proposed work and structures consist of: Marina: construction and maintenance of several marina floating dock additions totaling 6,989 square feet and […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beverly was recently awarded a $1,400,000 grant from the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development – Massachusetts Dredging Program to dredge the Bass River. The river was last dredged over 60 years ago by the Massachusetts Department of Public Works (MA DPW) in 1955. According to the city, this dredging project […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Can nature-based solutions be mainstream solutions?’ The concept of nature-based solutions (NBS) is relatively recent. It has emerged during discussions at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2009. This concept […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Dennis is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposal works in Dennis and Yarmouth areas, Mass. The proposed work involves the selective dredging of multiple navigation and mooring basins within multiple waterways in […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beverly has submitted a permit application to conduct maintenance dredging in the Bass River, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The work involves mechanical dredging of 17.8 acres of silt and clay within the Bass River in two phases. Phase I will include areas of the Bass River from […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received an application for permit for the Maintenance Dredging of Naval Base San Diego (NBSD). The proposed action consists of maintenance dredging of Piers 1, 4, 5, 8, North Mole Pier, & Paleta Creek at NBSD, reported the Corps. Also, the project calls for ocean disposal […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over 1400 hydro-engineers from all of the world have gathered at the 36th edition of the annual world congress of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) in the Hague, the Netherlands (June 28 – July 3). Bregje van Wesenbeeck from Deltares was a keynote speaker on the opening day of the IAHR world congress. […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coal Pile is the most popular backwater for fishing for black bass in the lower Arkansas River. The winning fish from the Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza, the largest tournament in Arkansas, often comes from this backwater. But since 1970, an estimated 9,000 acres of backwater habitat has been lost to sedimentation on the Arkansas. Openings […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Arkil JV I/S, a Denmark-based construction company, has won the main contract for the renovation and upgrading of the Naval Base quay in Frederikshavn. The project includes renovation of approximately 1.570 m of wharf, the establishment of approximately 700 m of new quay, dredging of the harbor, delivery and placement of sand behind the new sheet […]

  • 20 April 2010

    Prock Marine is in town this week to sound Bass Harbor in preparation for the dredging project to begin in November.Prock brought its 140-foot-by-55-foot barge to the harbor by towboat on Monday morning. The massive presence was scheduled to remain through Tuesday… [mappress] Source:villagesoup,April 20,2010;

  • 25 March 2011

    The Tremont Board of Selectmen learned at its March 21 meeting that blasting in the upper part of Bass Harbor has been completed and…   By Laurie Schreiber (villagesoup) [mappress] Source: villagesoup, March 25, 2011    

  • 5 January 2011

    The dredging project in Bass Harbor has come to an unexpected halt as town and federal officials negotiate with the dredging contractor … By Laurie Schreiber (villagesoup) [mappress] Source: villagesoup, January 5, 2011;

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun to revamp facilities in Portsmouth Naval Base so it can accommodate Britain’s biggest warships. It will take 18 months and £34 million to turn the 90-year-old structure at Middle Slip Jetty into 21st Century moorings meeting all the needs of Britain’s future flagship. In due course, the more modern Victory Jetty – […]

  • 11 June 2013

    At the closing ceremony of the World Dredging Congress (WODCON XX) on 7 June in Brussels, a paper from Dr. Thijs van Kessel, a senior morphology and sediment researcher with Deltares, was pronounced the ‘best paper’ of the Congress. The jury praised the originality of his research and the clear presentation of the research data. […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch flood defense policy is no longer solemnly about building more storm surge barriers and higher embankments, stated Bart Parmet, staff member Dutch Delta program Commissioner at the opening plenary of the second conference Deltas in time of climate change in Rotterdam on 24 September. There are little concrete constructions in our new Delta program […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, the international hydraulic and environmental engineering consultancy, has acquired UK-based DRL Software. DRL Software develops environmental monitoring software with coastal, offshore and estuary applications. Their DRL-Sediview application is used by dredging companies, environmental engineers and scientists, and research institutions worldwide. Sediview is used to analyse raw data from acoustic doppler current profilers (ADCPs). […]

  • 22 October 2012

    China has introduced plans to build two drone military bases in Liaoning province for marine surveillance purposes. The first base will be built in the coastal city of Yingkou to cover the Bohai Sea area and the second one will be constructed in Dalian city, according to upi.com. These military bases will be used to […]

  • 8 October 2010

    Work has officially begun on the $1.9 million federal dredging of Bass Harbor…   (fenceviewer) [mappress] Source: fenceviewer, October 8, 2010;

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Timothy Whelan has announced that the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs will be providing the Town of Yarmouth with $77.500 in grant funds through the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Program. The funds granted to the Town of Yarmouth will support planned improvements for an approximately 500 linear foot […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Naval Amphibious Base in Coronado, CA, has just announced that the maintenance dredging from the Fuel Pier to Piers 21 onboard the Naval Base will be performed over the next couple of weeks. The dredging is scheduled to start Tuesday, April 12th through Tuesday, May 10th, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM. The maintenance dredging […]

  • 20 April 2012

    As fenceviewer.com reports, the Selectmen on Tuesday made short work of their agenda, signing a consent agreement, naming a new road and making plans for an underwater cleanup of Bass Harbor. Chairman Chris Eaton opened discussion of the cleanup of Bass Harbor, saying that the League of Underwater Superheroes, a Mount Desert Island diving club, […]