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  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue. This is clearly reflected by main policy developments in Europe and elsewhere in the World. Increasingly, developers and operators working underwater are being required to consider and manage underwater sound. The forthcoming WODA workshop on 26 March 2015, in Paris, will offer delegates an unparalleled […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the Butuanon River as a water quality management area (WQMA), a move expected to boost ongoing efforts to revive the polluted water body in the bustling province of Cebu. DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje recently signed an administrative order designating the 23-kilometer river as a […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada’s Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) are proposing to undertake routine maintenance dredging at Dauphin River Harbor on Lake Winnipeg.  The scope of this project includes routine maintenance dredging of the harbor entrance channel. Under the official plan, the proposed dredging will be done from the ice by land based equipment and a […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the coming weeks, IADC will publish fourteen nominations in the running to receive the Safety Award 2019 on its website and social media. Today, IADC announced the second nomination – CSpect’s state-of-the-art drones help Jan De Nul safely inspect inaccessible spaces. CSpect’s flying robot is making inspections by rope access, scaffolding and cherry pickers obsolete. As […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has unveiled a plan to repair embankments in four upazilas (administrative regions in Bangladesh) to tackle river erosion, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) informs.  Under this plan, supported with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funding, approximately 82 kilometers of vulnerable dyke parts will be repaired. The initiative was taken […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     On Hart-Miller Island in the Chesapeake Bay, a pilot project featuring stunning landscape architecture created from dredged sediment is coming in 2019. This is the latest example of how MDOT Maryland Port Administration’s Dredged Material Management Program continues to explore beneficial and innovative reuse of dredged sediment. Most dredged material from Chesapeake Bay, including […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of Aug. 14, Enbridge has closed the Kalamazoo River from Paddler’s Grove Park to the Kalamazoo Dam at Battle Creek. That section had temporarily re-opened Aug. 9. Although the dredge permit for the Mill Ponds area has not been issued, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality gave permission to Enbridge to begin placing dredge equipment […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor John R. Kasich has recently joined local and federal officials to celebrate the innovative dredging strategy of the Toledo Harbor by signing a proclamation of collaboration between the state, city of Toledo and the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. The Ohio Environmental Council praised Kasich’s administration for engineering a pilot project to find beneficial new […]

  • 10 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano held an informative meeting with a delegation headed by Mo Wenhe, Chairman of the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) and Wei Hua Wang, representative of the Chinese-Panamanian Office of Business Development. Mo Wenhe showed interest in the development of projects in the Panama Canal during the upcoming years. […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Last week, the various groups warned President Aquino of a looming “Battle of Manila Bay” against “large-scale and destructive land reclamation” in the Manila Bay, reports punto.com. “If his administration through the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) will insist in pushing 38 reclamation projects that would cover 26, 234 hectares of coastal waters along the bay, […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Cruz Harbor announced recently that the entrance channel dredging operations are scheduled to begin on November 7, 2016. The dredge crew will mobilize the Port District’s new 16″ hydraulic dredge Twin Lakes for the dredging project. The Entrance dredging will continue through April 30, 2017. Also, the announcement said that the North Harbor dredging began on October […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Titan-2, the main building contractor of Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant project, has signed a contract concerning the dredging of the harbor basin at Hanhikivi headland. The subcontractor is Wasa Dredging Ltd.  The contract covers removal of soil and transportation of the dredged material to the marine spoil area. This will be done in accordance […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Behan Communications Inc. has just released a video in which John Haggard, GE’s Global Remediation Leader, describes the sixth and final year of the Hudson River Dredging Project and next steps for continuing GE’s environmental work on this famed waterway. Thirteen years ago, when the Environmental Protection Agency selected dredging, many environmental groups praised the […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Other Uses of Dredged Material’. The Baltimore water routes require frequent dredging to maintain the 50-foot depth required by many of today’s ships. On average, almost five million cubic yards of sediment – called ‘dredged material’ – is removed from shipping channels in […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Pueblo of Jemez $209,720 to support watershed protection activities. The pueblo will use these funds to assess the condition of 12 miles of the Jemez River system, as well as assess sediment in the Vallecito Creek watershed, EPA said. “Healthy watersheds benefit communities by improving water […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kansas Jerry Moran has joined his colleagues in calling on USACE to provide additional funding for projects that will improve navigation on the Lower Missouri River. “Currently, there is a critically dire situation related to navigation challenges in several areas along the Missouri River where serious barge traffic accidents have occurred and commercial activity has […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senators Carl Levin, Debbie Stabenow and Congressman Fred Upton yesterday wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, encouraging the agency to follow the wishes of local officials and citizens on cleanup of the Allied Paper Superfund Site in Kalamazoo. The lawmakers note that the City of Kalamazoo supports the total removal of an estimated […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the consortium Groups Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) signed the variation incorporating to the original contract the agreement reached in March for completion of the Third Set of Locks project. “What remains now is to continue working with the commitment to complete the Expansion which is currently at a […]

  • 9 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to promptly implement its flood prevention plans towards the set targets. After his meeting with Ms. Yingluck today, Permanent Secretary for the BMA Charoenrat Chutikarn said that the prime minister had asked the BMA to complete all flood prevention works and dredging by September […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    ABT Associates/Kresge Foundation has released a new report called “Climate Adaptation: The State of Practice in U.S. Communities”.   The report included a visit to Avalon, New Jersey as Senior Analyst Alexis St. Juliana met with Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi, Avalon Business Administrator Scott Wahl, and Avalon Deputy Emergency Management Director Harry DeButts to discuss beach […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ACP demanded that Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), the consortium in charge of the construction of the third set of locks, resume work on the project as required by the contract. After two weeks of negotiations, which saw production levels drop to 25%, almost all activity has ceased. The Canal Administrator, Jorge Quijano, […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, signed the Klintehamn Harbor dredging contract today. This cleanup project, located in Gotland, Sweden, will include dredging of approximately 150.000 m³ of soft material and removal of about 110.000 m³ of rock. The contract also involves works on the land-filling of about 120.000 m³ of material for creation […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Sea Isle City Business Administrator, George Savastano, informed the City Council members at their March 24 meeting that beach replenishment, scheduled for the spring, has been postponed to mid-June. Previously, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was awarded a $32.5 million contract by the state for beach replenishment in Sea Isle City, Strathmere and Ocean […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In applauding Congress’ passage of the $1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriation Act of 2014, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) noted that several high priority programs crucial to the safe, efficient, and competitive operation of American seaports are included in the appropriations mix. This includes funding for U.S. DOT’s Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) […]

  • 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, […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said in his weekly address that the southend beach replenishment project, undertaken by the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is scheduled to resume on August 6. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told the City that the dredger Liberty Island won’t be ready until this week, which likely means that the […]