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  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Design work will soon proceed on an estimated $3.1 million wetland project to cap an underwater Superfund site. The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) as an active member in the public/private partnership for the Burnham Canal Wetland Project, recently signed a partnership agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). “To help protect Lake […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coastline Surveys Ltd (CSL) have completed three high resolution multi-beam hydrographic surveys in the Southern North Sea, using the latest generation R2SONIC 2024 combined with an IxBlue Octans MKIII Gyro / MRU and C-NAV 3050 RTK GPS positioning. The CSL survey vessel MV FlatHolm managed to complete the three surveys in quick succession during short […]

  • 13 February 2014

    As the Environment Agency continues to take action around the clock to reduce flood risk across the South East, communities are being warned to expect more flooding as further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few days across the region. With more widespread heavy rain expected across the South East throughout the rest of […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Team Van Oord has started work on phase one of a £44m, 10-year flood protection scheme for the north of Portsea Island which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. The contract has been awarded to Team Van Oord by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, and […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Napa Ports, satisfied for infrastructural objective reached in the present European process for the adoption of the new Ten-T and CEF (Connecting Europe Facility), signed in Venice the Memorandum of Understanding in order to define a new strategic Master plan for ports development. The plan pinpoints infrastructural priority and needs in a common proposal to […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The European Commission has concluded that funding for an investment project in the amount of €71.1 million from the European Regional Development Fund to the Port of Salerno in Italy (Campania Region) is in line with EU state aid rules. The project will further EU transport objectives, such as preserving a wide range of integrated […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency has completed the consultation on the environmental impact of the first phase of Exeter’s multi-million pound flood defence scheme. The first phase works will begin in June this year ahead of the main scheme, which is designed to reduce flood risk to properties on both sides of the river throughout Exeter. The […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a five-year Environmental Services Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract to ANAMAR Environmental Consulting Inc. for dredged material evaluation. The $7 million contract will include collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained navigation channels and off-shore dredge material disposal sites. Routine testing […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of the innovative reed bed creation at Duck Broad has begun with the dredging of Heigham Sound which will increase water depth for boat users. Contractors Goodchild Marine Services are pumping 10,000 m³ of sediment from the navigation channel into a void created by 250 mud-filled gabion baskets. Once the spit of […]

  • 31 August 2010

    The Swan River inlet was cloudy at least far as Melville last week, with dredging commenced on the second phase of deepening the Fremantle Inner Port. Widely criticised, the dredging began earlier this month on removing layers of limestone from the river and depositing them 7km off Cottesloe Beach. The first report, by environmental marine […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    It’s now six months on since the devastating floods of December 2015 and the Environment Agency is embarking on a significant program of repairs to flood defenses damaged by the flooding. More than 9,000 householders and businesses across north and west Yorkshire were affected by the flooding and have spent much of this time dealing […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has called on environmental groups and organisations to stop peddling misinformation regarding the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the deceitful campaigns are an attack on Queensland’s reputation and harmful to jobs. “These alarmist claims are doing nothing but muddying the waters around the real threats […]

  • 10 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä’s electronic Annual Report 2009 has been selected best annual report in Europe. The prize was handed out at the European Excellence Awards ceremony in Prague, Czech Republic, on 9 December 2010. There were over 1,400 entries in the European Excellence Awards competition this year. The other shortlisted companies in the Annual report category beside […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Uljanik to Build Dredger for IHC Merwede On February 28, 2014, IHC Global Production B.V, part of IHC Merwede, and Uljanik d.d. signed the contract for the construction of one self-propelled cutter suction dredger.   UK: Boskalis Westminster Wins Cowes Breakwater Contract Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new […]

  • 14 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      Rotator Oy, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV’s official dealer in Finland, has supplied Wasa Dredging Ltd with an EX2500-6 excavator as the base machine for a backhoe dredger. Wasa Dredging Ltd – a Finnish marine and inland water construction company – secured the contract to deepen the Mäntyluoto Pori harbour to 13.5m early in […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of the potential environmental issues associated with dredging in the marine environment is the increase of suspended sediment concentrations (SSC) by generation and dispersion of sediment plumes. This can be mitigated by source control or by the installation of containment barriers like silt screens. This article focusses on hanging silt screens and describes: 1. […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority is celebrating a record breaking year for its dredging operations team reaching 110% of their estimated dredging target figure. Each year the Broads Authority Construction Team aims to remove around 50,000m³ of accumulated sediment from the rivers and broads in the national park. This is because the gradual build-up of sediment which […]

  • 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 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest science confirms the continued rapid decline of the Reef and the urgent need for stronger action and a major injection of funds to help it recover. “Australians are deeply concerned that our national icon is dying on our watch. Governments must be prepared to commit billions to deliver major reductions in water pollution. […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater surveys. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a […]

  • 2 October 2017

    By Lagersmit The entire world has been talking about it for years now and it still remains a hot topic: climate change. This change has a lot of consequences for several sectors and the maritime industry also has to deal with this. How does climate change impact the maritime industry? Clear responses to this development […]

  • 29 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DREDGE YARD’s components and equipment are designed using FEA in order to optimize the design and ensure low stress forces in the material. In this way the life time of the equipment is increased and the cost price is reduced. By the late 70’s, FEA – Finite Element Analysis was limited owned by the aeronautics, […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Thirty-fifth Consultative Meeting of the Parties of the London Convention 1972 and London Protocol adopted Guidelines for Assessment of Dredged Material during the final day of the Meeting of the Parties at the International Maritime Organization headquarters in London, 12-18 October 2013. These Guidelines are to be used for assessment of dredged material that […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a wave basin, in its physical modelling laboratories in Oxfordshire, HR Wallingford’s engineers have built a scaled model of the proposed new Aberdeen Harbor. HR Wallingford has been involved in the project from its initial concept stages in 2010, and will be working with Aberdeen Harbor Board right through to construction and undertaking modelling […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Environmental Impact Assessment to the Environmental Protection Authority. The EPA is a national-level independent environmental regulation, which has the ability to grant or decline marine consent applications. “This is a major milestone and the culmination of three years’ work,” Chief Executive Chris Castle said. The draft is being […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed extreme concern with the decision by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to re-issue a permit to allow dredging of 82,500 cubic meters and dumping of 378,000 cubic meters of dredge spoil from the port at Hay Point in the Marine Park. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier […]