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  • 23 June 2010

    IT gives “shifting sands” new meaning. By Alan Lander [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, June 23, 2010;

  • 22 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede is pleased to announce that it has recently secured assignments for dredging and offshore vessels and equipment to the value of more than €500 million. This reinforces the group’s belief that there will be continued demand for its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support. The latest projects agreed and confirmed by IHC […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company which is developing and commissioning several ports along the Abu Dhabi coastline to support a growing economy is… [mappress] Source: worldnews, June 22, 2010;

  • 20 June 2010

    A major Coastal Zone Management permit renewal for a dock at the Westin Resort on St. John was approved by the Senate Environmental…   [mappress] Source: news.tradingcharts, June 20, 2010;

  • 16 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Water Works — Terra Nova This summer, from 12 June to 5 September 2010, Kunsthal Rotterdam presents over eighty works by painter and lithographer Jeroen Hermkens (1960). From January 2009 onwards Hermkens travelled around the world for one and a half years in order to register the activities of dredging company Van Oord based in […]

  • 14 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The 2009 domestic bid market increased significantly to $1.1 billion from $783 million in 2008, primarily as a result of needed maintenance projects.The Corps goal is to reach 95% U.S. port operating capacity by 2013. Heightens the need to maintain and deepen U.S. East and Gulf Coast ports,Jacksonville & Delaware projects, among others, moving forward,Renewed […]

  • 12 June 2010

    Several gallons of fuel were discharged into the Delta at Fulton Shipyard due to a sinking dredge according to the U.S. Coast Guard…. [mappress] Source: logisticsweek, June 12, 2010;

  • 10 June 2010

    Residents living on the two-mile coastal strip between Casino Square and Drake Island Resort will soon be asked to sign a permission form… [mappress] Source: seacoastonline, June 11, 2010;

  • 10 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The environmental disasters this spring seem to know no end. Most recently, the United States is facing the largest oceanic catastrophe ever, as BP’s Deepwater Horizon continues to discharge thousands of gallons of oil into pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to suffocate marine life and contaminate coastal wetlands. Earlier in April the […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Italian based civil contractor SOMIT s.r.l. has awarded a contract to HollandMT and FKAB for the engineering of a Dredge-X150SP. This is a self-propelled pontoon suitable for a Liebherr 984 excavator able to dredge on -18m water depths. The hull is designed according to Bureau Veritas rules as a heavy welded construction with a double […]

  • 31 May 2010

    An opportunity has arisen, according to Kittery Port Authority Chairman Jon Carson, that would allow for tens of thousands of cubic yards of… [mappress] Source: seacoastonline, May 31, 2010;

  • 28 May 2010

    The federal government gave partial approval Thursday to Louisiana’s plan to keep oil out of coastal estuaries by dredging up new barrier… [mappress] Source: cnn, May 28, 2010;

  • 23 May 2010

    The push to build sand barriers in parts of coastal Louisiana to protect from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill may have hit a snag.   [mappress] Source: wdsu,May 23, 2010;

  • 20 May 2010

    A permanent solution to beach erosion at one of the Coast’s tourism jewels, Mooloolaba Beach, is underway. [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, May 20, 2010;

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Stefan Aarninkhof (Royal Boskalis Westminster) and his colleagues at EcosShape | Building with Nature, Jan van Dalfsen and Jan Mulder (both Deltares) and Daan Rijks (DHV Consultants, now Royal Boskalis Westminster) won the Award for their paper entitled “Sustainable Development of Nourished Shorelines. Innovations in Project Design and Realization”. The CEDA Environment Commission’Best Paper Award […]

  • 18 May 2010

    The multi-million dollar harbour project in Lower Sandy Point is moving along and on schedule.   [mappress] Source: TheShelburneCountyCoastGuard, May 18, 2010

  • 18 May 2010

    A Noosa River community watchdog is questioning the Sunshine Coast council’s plans to dredge around Munna Point and T-Boats. [mappress] Source: noosanews, May 18, 2010;

  • 18 May 2010

    The Corps of Engineers has just completed the Ocean Isle Beach beach renourishment project which also included the dredging of Shallotte… [mappress] Source: coastalnc, May 18, 2010;

  • 13 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc.,a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $18 million.Orion Marine Group’s wholly owned subsidiary, F. Miller Construction, LLC. was recently awarded a contract by The Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District for Phase I of the Restoration of Bayou Lafourche. As part of […]

  • 13 May 2010

    While driving alongside Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula, MS, the average person would never know that just six months earlier the majority of that beach didn’t exist. It’s hard to imagine a beach was just created out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mike Hooks, Inc., and Gulf Sand & […]

  • 12 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    The van Oord Family Association, in charge of the charity activities of the family, and the IMD MBA program announced today the creation of the van Oord Scholarship. According to Jan Kornelis van Oord, Chairman of the Charity Committee of the Family Association, the objective is to provide partial IMD MBA tuition fees for a […]

  • 11 May 2010

    Mumbai–The state government’s grand plan to develop ports and the waterfront on its 720-km long coastline will be delayed as it will first… [mappress] Source: news, May 11, 2010;

  • 11 May 2010

    BANGKOK—Cambodia is devastating its coast by dredging vast quantities of sand to sell to tiny Singapore for expansion projects, with… [mappress] Source: boston, May 11, 2010;

  • 10 May 2010

    GIVEN the lamentable state of our city’s waterways, local marine industry figures are right to demand answers on how more than a third of… [mappress] Source: goldcoast, May 10, 2010;

  • 10 May 2010

    Gov. Bobby Jindal says the state is pitching a bold plan to help save coastal wetlands and marshes from oil contamination. [mappress] Source: 2theadvocate, May 10, 2010;

  • 9 May 2010

    Divers have raised concerns about the effect of thousands of tonnes of dredged waste on the environment off the Cornish coast. [mappress] Source: bbc, May 9, 2010;