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  • 30 May 2012

    Michael Rama, the Cebu City Mayor, is encouraging barangays to enlist volunteers to clean waterways and to be vigilant against flashfloods. Alvin Santillana, the head of City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council said: „The dredging of clogged creeks and esteros, and clearing of illegal structures is a temporary solution.“ According to inquirer.net, Mayor Rama reminded […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging works to construct a new Eastern Channel for Cowes have been completed by CHC’s contractor Jenkins Marine. Bed leveling has been carried out to flatten the base of the trench, and the Channel is now due to be surveyed, although the exact timing of this is weather dependent, reported the CHC. Following the […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, inaugurated the official development of a new runway at Velana International Airport (VIA) in Hulhule yesterday. The project is awarded to Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) from China. During the ceremony, the president was accompanied by the managing director of Maldives Airport’s Company Ltd (MACL), Adil Moosa, […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Systems has supplied three innovative training simulators this year to customers with trailing suction hopper dredgers, cutter suction dredgers and pipelaying vessels. The first was ordered by DEME for the Simulation of multiple trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). The second accompanies the delivery of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) AL BAHAR for Huta Marine Works. And […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work is about to begin on the second phase of Exeter’s flood defense scheme. The work on a new flood embankment around Exwick playing fields will start next week (5 September). Two out of the three playing fields will remain open during the works but the third playing field, which is closest to the health center, […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Southsea Coastal Scheme, responsible for delivering new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, today released the latest update on their coastal project. “Two weeks in and we are making great progress in getting set up before construction, starting with moving resources into Clarence Pier Carpark which is serving as our […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley recently took part at the Flood Expo event, the world’s leading flood exhibition and conference. The two-day event, staged on 12-13 October at London Excel, gathered high-profile speakers that presented latest solutions to widespread flooding problems. It also featured an extensive seminar and workshop schedule designed to help highlight new, cost-effective ways to prevent […]

  • 20 March 2012

    As National Mirror reports, the Federal Government has commenced dredging and opening up of Magodo canal as one of the constituency projects inherited by Lagos East Senatorial District. Senator Gbenga Ashafa stated that this dredging project is to address erosion and flood in the area which, if not checked could wreak ecological havoc on lives […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbour Commission has received an application for a maintenance dredging licence for the East Cowes Marina (ECM). The area to be dredged includes the K – L basin and extends south to the M – N basin and the P – Q basin. The final dredge level will be to approximately 2.5m below chart […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permit and contracting issues are delaying dredging work planned for this spring and summer off the Keweenaw Peninsula that will help save Buffalo Reef from being covered by drifting stamp sands, the State of Michigan said in its latest release.  “While the Grand Traverse Harbor will likely be dredged this fall, the project may be […]

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

    The naming ceremony of DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger Scheldt River will take place today in Zeebrugge, Belgium.  The vessel, which was launched on 14 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, is the second Royal IHC-built TSHD capable of operating on LNG. The first one, the 3.500m³ TSHD Minerva, was launched on […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lincolnshire County Council has unveiled a £1 million project to protect residents of Lincoln from flooding. The Stamp End Flood Alleviation Scheme is designed to protect 119 homes from the type of adverse weather which caused untold damage to homes and local businesses in 2007. Speaking at the unveiling of the scheme, executive member for […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, during yesterday’s meeting with officials of the Ministry of Shipping at Bangladesh Secretariat, urged the shipping ministry and all its departments concerned to work sincerely for making the river routes safe and secure for passengers and goods. “We have to improve the navigability of the rivers and ensure safe and secure […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Initiated by the CEDA Environment Commission (CEC), a working group was formed in October 2013 to provide an overview on how adaptive management principles could contribute to the environmentally sound execution of dredging projects. The following CEDA/WEDA members volunteered to share their expertise: Chris Adnitt (Royal HaskoningDHV – UK), Marijn Huijsmans (Witteveen+Bos – Netherlands), John […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 17, the signing ceremony for a strategic cooperation agreement between CCCC and the Guizhou Provincial People’s Government took place in Guiyang, Guizhou Province. The two sides held talks on cooperation deepening. Chairman Zhou Jichang talks to Chen Miner, deputy secretary of the CPC Guizhou Provincial Committee and secretary of the Party Leadership Group […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Topsail Beach is moving forward with the Phase 5 of the Shoreline Protection Project. Construction works, undertaken by Norfolk Dredging Company, started in late 2014 near 3588 Island Drive with the aim to reach the Surf City line. Sand for this restoration project is being taken offshore of North Topsail Beach and pumped onto the beach via pipeline. During […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mayor, Whitsunday Regional Council, Andrew Willcox, joined Member for Dawson, George Christensen, this week to check out the progress of the Shute Harbor Restoration project. Piling works to support the new wharf and pontoons started last week and the full restoration project is expected to be completed by mid-2021, weather permitting. The overall $54.5 million […]

  • 17 October 2012

    Cowes Harbour Commission believes that an Outer Harbour breakwater is vital to the Isle of Wight economy and to the safety and future prosperity of Cowes Harbour. The Cowes breakwater project has all necessary permissions in place to proceed and the time for constructing the breakwater has arrived. CHC needs to capture crucial infrastructure investment […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS will attend at the upcoming Canadian Hydrographic Conference (CHC) which will be held April 15-17, 2014 in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. During the conference CARIS will run a half day workshop on the Wednesday afternoon focusing on the use and management of bathymetric data with CARIS Bathy DataBASE. The workshop will cover the latest […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) completed its Container Handling Equipment (CHE) Upgrade Project by receiving the final consignment of 50 yard tractors on Wednesday. The previous consignments consisted of ship-to-shore cranes and Rubber-Tyred-Gantry (RTG) cranes used for transferring containers between stacks in the yard. The CHE upgrade project which was started in mid 2009 […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Premier Sean Chen yesterday directed the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) to work with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) in implementing a five-year plan to renovate commercial ports and harbors and coordinate cross-ministry efforts to contribute to this program. The premier said this after hearing the MOTC’s briefing on the program, which he said […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Records were broken, vessels were mobilized from every corner of the globe, and work was carried out non-stop. The construction of the new Suez Canal in Egypt was like a rollercoaster ride, said Van Oord. The new Suez Canal has been completed in record time thanks to several consortia from the global dredging scene. In […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority said in its latest announcement that the Bayou Bonfouca Marsh Creation project began active dredging last week.  In 2005, Hurricane Katrina battered the northeastern shore of Lake Pontchartrain and the marshes between the shore and the City of Slidell, Louisiana with winds and storm surge. Over the course of two days, thousands […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ships of Northern Fleet (NF) minesweeping task unit on Oct 1 returned to permanent basing sites. The unit was dispatched to the Gulf of Ob (Kara Sea) to search, detect, and dispose explosive objects. NF minesweeping task unit consisting of seagoing minesweeper Vladimir Gumanenko, hydrographic ship Senezh, replenishment oiler Sergei Osipov, and rescue tug Pamir […]