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  • 11 June 2020
    Regulation & policy

    The International Association of Dredging Companies has just announced that the Second edition of the Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works – also known as the FIDIC Blue Book – prepared by the Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC) in close collaboration with the IADC, is now available in Spanish. The FIDIC Blue Book […]

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  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports up and down the United States East Coast continue to push forward with harbor dredging and other major projects to provide more capacity and handle larger containerships, BlueWater Reporting said in their latest announcement.  Expansion at U.S. East Coast ports has been spurred by the third lane of the Panama Canal opening in June […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    CH2M has announced the creation of the first natural infrastructure project in partnership with Shell Pipeline Company LP along the Ship Shoal corridor in Blue Hammock Bayou.  This innovative new project was designed to enhance pipeline integrity and safety, reduce infrastructure costs and protect and preserve the environment, said the company in its release. Blue Hammock Bayou […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Twenty million people in forty catchment areas worldwide that are better protected against water and have access to sufficient, clean water, is the goal of the new Blue Deal program that has been launched simultaneously in the Hague, the Netherlands, and at Dutch Pavilion of the World Water Forum in Brasil. As the Dutch water sector […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just reported that a new version of the Standard Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation in 2016 has been published by FIDIC. IADC also added that two members of the responsible FIDIC task group will share their knowledge of the changes in the IADC’s upcoming webinar. The webinar […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ secretary-general, Rene Kolman, presented on the latest FIDIC Blue Book at the “Fourth International Forum of Dredging Companies” in Moscow last week. The Forum was held on February 15th at the Radisson Ukraine Hotel in Moscow under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    In 1999, Federation Internationale des Ingenieurs-Conseils (FIDIC) or the International Federation of Consulting Engineers published new standard forms of contract, but those contracts did not meet the specific needs of dredging and reclamation work. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) contacted FIDIC about the possibility of a separate FIDIC dredging contract, and a Task […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Antwerp, Participatie Maatschappij Vlaanderen (PMV) and Waterwegen en Zeekanaal (W&Z) have awarded the Blue O’pen consortium the PPP tender to carry out the remediation, redevelopment and commercialization of the historically polluted Petroleum Zuid site. Blue O’pen consortium comprises the environmental and marine engineering group DEME and real estate and sustainability specialist Bopro. […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A European consortium launched on February 1st a new Horizon 2020 project: Blue Nodules. This project addresses the challenge of creating a viable and sustainable value chain to retrieve polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor. It will develop and test new highly-automated and sustainable technologies for deep-sea mining with minimal environmental pressures. The technical side […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The “UKD Bluefin” has undergone a complete refit of the Dredge Monitoring System. Damen delivered all required software and hardware for trailing pipe and loading process monitoring, making use of the existing sensors on board. The refit was done within two weeks during a scheduled docking resulting in zero downtime. As the Damen Dredging Instrumentation […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn has announced investments for stormwater control projects in Blue Island from his Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program. The announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure, create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward. “It’s important that all of Illinois’ communities are protected from […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS successfully held its 15th international user group conference in Brest, France during the week of June 2-5, 2014. CARIS 2014, which brought together CARIS users from all over the world, was the largest user conference to-date with approximately 170 delegates from 25 different countries and over 75 organizations in attendance. Delegates were engaged in […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne BlueView has released the M900-2250-130 in both standard 1000m depth rating and 4000m depth rating. The M900-2250-130 includes the third generation electronics package called ‘S3’ electronics. The ‘S3’ electronics package gives users the most advanced controls over the sonar settings including sound source power level control, gain and threshold setting. These new capabilities give […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that, after his push, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has dropped their objection to the Staten Island Bluebelt expansion project to get underway. The Bluebelt expansion project recently received $7.5 million in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) after another push by Senator Schumer. […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, announced that WPP has delivered a rebuilt Caterpillar 3412 Marine Engine to United Dredging Company, enabling the firm’s vessel UDC Blue to resume dredging operations. The purchaser, a Kingdom of Bahrain-based enterprise specializing in dredging, reclamation and stockpiling of sand and aggregate, said […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bluefin Robotics, a leading provider of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced today that the company has added the L-3 Klein UUV-3500 Side Scan Sonar to its growing list of vehicle payload offerings. The integration effort was internally funded to support company initiatives to expand sensor options and continue to provide state-of-the-art technology to the market. […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Subic Freeport locator CST Bluemax Subic Inc. has offered to dredge the river channel of Olongapo for free in an effort to improve the city’s defense against severe flooding. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman Roberto Garcia announced the proposal during his courtesy call to newly installed Mayor Rolen Paulino. “The company will dredge the […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne BlueView, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology added two new options to its mini M Series 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar, lightweight and built-in 10° down-angle. The new lightweight model reduces the M Series weight by 30% to 3.4 lbs. in air with near neutral buoyancy in water. The new M […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne BlueView, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology made its initial shipments of the smallest, full-featured 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar systems, the M Series. Shipments of the all new M Series sonar included Global Diving & Salvage, Seattle, WA, and Oceanographic & Geophysical Instruments, Sandwich, MA. The new M Series is […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ideally located in Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos Islands, Blue Haven Marina has just joined the IGY network. Slated to open in the summer of 2013 to yachts up to 180 feet and initially a max draft of 5.5, plans for maintenance dredging will bring its capacity back to the original 12 feet projected […]

  • 30 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Seatronics will host BlueView U, a comprehensive 3 day hands-on training course from Teledyne BlueView. The course to be held in the National Hyperbaric Centre, Aberdeen, from 18–20th September will provide attendees with: – Practical how-to application info, – BlueView operational details, – Basic sonar theory. Open to existing, new, and potential BlueView equipment users, […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated  announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne RD Instruments, Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire BlueView Technologies, Inc.. BlueView, located in Seattle, Wash., provides compact high-resolution acoustic imaging and measurement solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The closing of the transaction, which is subject to various conditions including the […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    BlueView Technologies, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, has updated the operating software for its 2D and 3D sonar systems. ProViewer™ 3.6 and ProScan™ 3.6 include multiple updates to improve processing speed and ease of use. Additionally, BlueView is introducing its new 3D point cloud viewing software, BlueViewer™ to quickly and […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    BlueView Technologies and SeaTrepid International announce a teaming agreement to deliver offshore/onshore operations support for BlueView’s line of 2D and 3D underwater imaging and measurement solutions. BlueView is the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, and SeaTrepid International, is the premier provider of observation and mid-range class ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) services. […]

  • 1 May 2012

    South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet today at 9:30 a.m. at the State House Senate Chambers, third floor conference room, 1100 Gervais Street in Columbia. The meeting agenda includes continued committee discussion regarding the issuance of emergency orders and the use of sandbags to protect coastal property. There will be a […]

  • 12 March 2012

    South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet March 13 at 9 a.m. in Room 307 of the Gressette Building in Columbia. The meeting agenda includes a brief staff presentation and continued committee discussion regarding the issuance of emergency orders and the use of sandbags to protect coastal property. The committee has set […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      BlueView Technologies, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, introduces the new M Series, the smallest full-featured 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar available. The M Series is 30% smaller than BlueView’s popular P900 Series and is engineered to fit where others can’t to deliver crisp, real-time high resolution sonar imagery for underwater […]