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  • 12 October 2012

    The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has lined up more development projects in the country in addition to a number of projects that it has earlier announced. The latest listing includes the Caminawit Port development project in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro and the construction of buildings for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) at the […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Kananook Creek mouth maintenance dredging works are in full swing now, according to the Coast Guard Frankston. The project, aimed at improving accessibility for boat users throughout the year, is being carried out by long-reach excavator and under the supervision of the Frankston City Council. In the latest update on the project, the Coast […]

  • 7 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Dutch organisations – Deltares, an expertise centre for delta technology located in Delft and Rotterdam-based dredging company Van Oord – have together come up with an innovative concept to combat the oil spill threatening the US’s southern coast. Their proposals consist of a set of radical measures that will do more to limit the […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The final phase of the £8m ‘Cromer Coast Protection’ scheme has officially started and will last until March 2016. The scheme has been designed not only to maintain the existing level of defense, but also to withstand many years of predicted sea level rise. This final stage will include work at the west end, the parapet walls […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eleven councils across South Australia have been granted a total of $2.2 million this year to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline, including from the impacts of climate change, Ian Hunter, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation said in its latest release. South Australia already has a number of policies and systems in place […]

  • 14 February 2011

    On Monday, February 28, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will hold its next meeting in New Orleans. The meeting will further the task force’s ongoing commitment to supporting the conservation and restoration of resilient and healthy ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico. It will be held at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel at […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, created by President Obama by executive order to develop a comprehensive restoration strategy for the Gulf of Mexico, holds its final meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi. President Obama selected EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, a native of New Orleans, to chair the task force which is comprised of 12 federal […]

  • 28 April 2011

    Matthew Leech, managing director for DP World’s Americas region said that the opening of the new terminal at Callao, Peru’s main port,… (andina) [mappress] Source: andina, April 28, 2011

  • 8 May 2012

    The Hernando Beach Property Owners Association, along with other local civic organizations, is planning an event for Sunday, May 20th, at 2 pm to celebrate the completion of the Hernando Beach Channel Dredge Project. The Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary will be holding an open house with free boat inspections and safety checks from 12pm […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy has signed a contract with Sas e Sanok JV Private Limited for the construction of coastal protection structures for the islands of Kandoodhoo and Veymandoo in Thaa Atoll. The contract was signed today by Thorig Ibrahim, the Minister of Environment and Energy, on behalf of the Government, and Saudhulla […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard Fifth District in Portsmouth and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, last week completed a joint project that dredged and re-marked the Quinby Creek waterway in Accomack County. The USACE-led dredging project, completed by Cottrell Contracting Corporation, increased the depth of the approximate 7,200-foot federal navigation channel that connects […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Professor Marcel Stive of the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, has won the biannual Coastal Award that will be presented at the Coastal Sediments conference in San Diego, USA. The announcement was made on October 15th by the Organizing Committee of the Coastal Sediments conference that will be held May 11-15, 2015, at the Hyatt […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant announced a list of 15 restoration projects for 2019 during the annual Mississippi Restoration Summit in Biloxi yesterday. When implemented, these projects will add more than $53 million to the total of more than $560 million already being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals is investing EUR 150 million in the new Vado terminal, currently under construction on Italy’s Ligurian coast, which will create 450 new jobs when operations commence. The new terminal, the first new major port construction in Italy in several decades, is scheduled to open in January 2018 with an annual throughput capacity of 800,000 […]

  • 25 May 2012

    On May 16th, 2012 Dutch shipbuilding and repair company Damen Shipyards Group has taken over the shares of Swedish ship repair and maintenance yard Oskarshamnsvarvet in Oskarshamn. The acquisition was prepared in close cooperation with the owners and includes the full continuation of the repair yard, both as to current operations and personnel. Oskarshamnsvarvet is […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is staging equipment near La Push, Washington, in anticipation for upcoming dredging operations. Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC, from Anchorage, Alaska, is scheduled to start September 29 on the $1.7 million project, USACE said. The company will dredge about 60,000 cubic yards, working until December, barring weather delays. The […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The dredger Port Frederick has been moved to the Coomera River to shift about 43,000 cubic metres of sand to Gold Coast beaches. Gary Baildon, the chairman of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority said that this dredging project at the Coomera River mouth will have wider benefits. “That is going to allow much larger boats […]

  • 24 August 2012

    Shelby Tucker, project manager for the San Diego Association of Governments, said that the dredger Liberty Island will probably arrive on September 2 at the Imperial Beach. The dredger has finally finished its East Coast project and is coming west to give many North County beaches a massive influx of fresh sand. After Oceanside, the […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) Chairman A.V. Ramana announced last week that Mercator Limited, the owner of sunken hopper dredger Tridevi Prem, has agreed to salvage the wreck, The Hindu informs.  As reported earlier, the Tridevi Prem, abandoned by its crew after water ingress, sunk on September 3 within port limits of NMPT. Indian Coast […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) is seeking an urgent meeting with the Minister of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection to discuss new changes and seek an update on the Government’s intentions for future coastal planning laws and their commitment to effective stakeholder consultation. The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection last week […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Department of Homeland Security has announced details about the maintenance dredging project at the Northport area. Contractor shall provide labor, materials, equipment, transportation, supervision by mechanical means approximately 6000 cubic yards of material. The work includes dredging and disposal by mechanical means sand, gravel, and cobbles from a channel connecting a mooring basin to Huntington […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bass Coast Shire Council is inspecting the Inverloch Surf Lifesaving Observation Tower and associated infrastructure as well as the beach access track daily after large tides and swells caused further erosion to the area. Council’s Municipal Building Surveyor and a structural engineer assessed the structure and surrounds on Monday afternoon for public risk and safety, […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal addressed a gathering of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem’s Restoration Council in New Orleans, where he highlighted the importance of Louisiana to the Gulf’s Ecosystem and called for a swift flow of RESTORE Act funds to Gulf States, counties and parishes affected by the BP oil spill. The Governor also highlighted his commitment […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An ABPmer report on the beneficial use of dredged sediment in the South Coast marine plan area has recently been published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The MMO is currently developing marine plans for the South Inshore and South Offshore marine plan areas. As part of that process the South Plans Analytical Report was […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Often referred to as the jewel of Hampton Roads, the Norfolk District put Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area on display through a partnership of port, state and corps officials for Sen. Tim Kaine last week. Kaine, who is on a two-week tour throughout Virginia, saw and heard firsthand how vital the facility’s continued use […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is funding research to help save Queensland’s iconic beaches from extreme weather events, the Queensland Government said in its latest announcement.  Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said that the funding is part of the $9.85 million awarded to 53 researchers under the Advance Queensland Research Fellowship and PhD Scholarship programs. “In any given […]