Search results for: Bathymetric

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  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) was recently granted resource consent by Environment Canterbury to dredge the existing shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Whakaraupō. The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) subsequently appealed the consent, primarily over concerns about effects on local surf breaks. Peter Davie, LPC Chief Executive and Michael Gunson, SPS Research and Communications announced today that SPS […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Sea Machines Robotics has announced a collaboration with TUCO Marine of Denmark to offer remote and autonomous control products as factory options in their line of ProZero workboats. The TUCO Marine Group manufactures a range of modern efficient workboats at its Faaborg, Denmark, location and is specialized in the production of carbon fiber hulls. Last […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal and Provincial Governments of Canada will invest over $100,000 in the Town of Springdale allowing the town to carry out further studies for its proposed marina development project. The studies will provide additional data to support the feasibility study and engineering plan completed in 2015 and strengthen the town’s decision-making process on the proposed development. Scott Simms, Member […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has contracted with WMR-532, the joint venture of Woolpert and Optimal Geo, to provide bathymetric and topographic lidar and imagery in support of the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX). The five-year, $46 million contract addresses the operation, maintenance and technical support of individual […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Naismith Marine Services (NMS) has acquired a new vessel at an optimum time in the hydrographic surveying field. The vessel is a 22-foot C-Dory with a large cabin. It is rigged with a generator, A/C, and permanent over-the-side boom mount, Naismith said. Compared to Naismith’s other vessels, it is relatively small with very shallow draft. […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg GeoAcoustics has recently launched their new Compact Survey Vessel (CSV), specifically designed to survey shallow coastal and inland waterways quickly, using a powerful and manoeuvrable two-person catamaran equipped with the latest GeoSwath 4R shallow water simultaneous swath bathymetry and side scan system. The vessel is a lightweight two person catamaran and is easily transportable […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The third physical monitoring of the 2013-14 Sanibel and Captiva Islands Beach Renourishment Project started earlier this week, the Captiva Erosion Prevention District just announced.  The purpose of the monitoring is to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of the project. Required by the Florida Department of Environmental Projection, monitoring surveys are conducted annually for a period […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has embarked on a $1.1 million maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths inside Duncan dock. The maintenance dredging program, which began on 8 March 2017, is scheduled for completion by the end April 2017. The main objective of the […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Leland Township Harbor Commission is currently raising funds in an effort to purchase a dredger, Leland Michigan Chamber of Commerce has announced on its official website. “We have identified a particular size and type of dredger that we think would be suitable for our needs, and we have a price quote of approximately $500.000,” Leland […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are conducting a study to better understand the effectiveness of nearshore placement of dredged sediment to reduce shoreline erosion. In Southern Lake Michigan, sandy dredged sediment suitable for beach nourishment has repeatedly been placed in designated nearshore areas just […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The second annual physical monitoring of the 2013‐14 Sanibel and Captiva Islands Beach Renourishment Project began on June 20 and lasted the entire week. The purpose of the monitoring is to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of the project. Required by the Florida Department of Environmental Projection (DEP), monitoring surveys are conducted annually for a period of […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne PDS has released a newly enhanced version of Teledyne PDS LiteView freeware 3D viewer for hydrographic applications. LiteView can be used to quickly access Teledyne PDS data files, such as PDS logdata files, grid model files, 3D design model files and GeoTIFF files to view and easily navigate multibeam bathymetric, water column and laserscanner […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    MidCoast Council will begin the Corrie navigation channel dredging work on the lower Myall River at Tea Gardens in late May. “The works will remove approximately 21,000 cubic meters of sand which is to be pumped to the current Winda Woppa sand stockpile site. From there it will be used for the future renourishment of […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since receiving a one-year extension on a project to beneficially re-use dredged material for marsh elevation and restoration in Ninigret Pond, the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and its project partners have refined the project design and soon will be going out to bid for construction. Because the breachway and delta are very dynamic […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    WMR-532, the joint venture of Woolpert and Magnolia River Geospatial, has been contracted to acquire bathymetric and topographic lidar and imagery, and to provide final data products to the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise. The one-year, $10 million capacity contract will support the coastal mapping and charting requirements of the U.S. Army […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (Teledyne) and CARIS jointly announced today that the CARIS business and its international affiliates have agreed to be acquired by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teledyne. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The closing of the transaction, which is subject to customary conditions, is anticipated to occur in the second quarter of […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredgers are now able to bill by tonnage, reduce surveying cost, and can have a project completed in less time thanks to the REDmeters new RM2 density meter. The new RM2 is a non-nuclear in-line density meter that can be mounted on any dredging vessel. The inability to bill based on tonnage creates a discrepancy in pay item […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Baltimore District, and the National Park Service (NPS), George Washington Memorial Parkway, are working on a project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve in Fairfax County, Virginia. Dyke Marsh is one of the best studied wetlands in the U.S. and is the […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As reported in late October, contractor Boskalis Westminster has finished the rock armoring of the new Cowes Breakwater. The removal of surplus gravel material to the north of the breakwater has been delayed due to the requirement for contractor to obtain a new MMO (Marine Management Organisation) consent for its removal and disposal. According to the […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    LinkQuest Inc., a San Diego based manufacturer of precision acoustic instruments, has added new multibeam echosounder product into its product family of acoustic instruments. The EchoSweep 300 Multibeam Echosounder is a high-resolution swath bathymetric system for mapping of sea floor, inland waterways and reservoirs. This system is capable of reaching up to 280 meters in range […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Renishaw, a British engineering company, has launched Merlin, the latest laser scanner in its range of mobile 3D mapping products. Merlin supports safer, faster and more complete marine survey data acquisition for efficient coastal, offshore and inland waterway project management and enhanced decision-making capabilities for vessel operators. Renishaw has worked closely with the world’s leading […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Stephens Council has engaged Whitehead & Associates in conjunction with Coastal Environment Pty to develop options for the removal of the 80m seawall that currently extends along the foreshore to the north of Kangaroo Point Foreshore.  This seawall is currently failing; eroding on both the landward and seaward side of the wall. Vertical seawalls […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ABP Marine Environmental Research ltd (ABPmer) has been contracted by the River Hamble Harbor Authority to undertake its 2015 annual bathymetric survey. The survey is carried out to help the River Hamble Harbor Authority to maintain its knowledge of the water depths within the river and to capture any morphological changes that might be occurring […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster has just completed the installation of rock armor layers to the new detached Cowes Breakwater. The final handover of the breakwater to CHC will to take place next month. As agreed by Cowes Harbor Commissioners following the July 2015 project review, CHC has prioritized the completion and verification of a new tidal model with consultant hydrodynamic engineers […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over the years government agencies, and industry for that matter, amass a huge amount of survey information in the process of completing individual projects. It is information that invariably never sees the light of day again. But one project team working with the Department of Transport (DoT), Fremantle has brought together an extraordinary online picture […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) has released new coastal flood hazard studies for Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln and Curry counties. These studies include detailed hazard zones developed for the open coast using new coastal engineering analyses, decades of ocean wave and water level data, refined modeling approaches, and technology – including use of high-resolution lidar data. […]