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  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed Societe Generale’s decision to withdraw involvement in the Alpha coal mine, putting investment in port and rail infrastructure at Abbot Point in doubt. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said a lack of investor confidence in this and other port expansions is growing because they […]

  • 25 February 2014

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has noted the findings of Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s probity inquiry into the potential conflicts of interest of two members of the board of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA). Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director for the Australian Marine Conservation Society, said the Marine Park […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The peak representative body for Queensland’s minerals and energy exporters has acknowledged the federal and state governments for taking determined and balanced steps towards reviving investment and community confidence in one of the nation’s economic pillars. Welcoming release by the respective governments of strategic assessment reports into the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Marine Park and […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Predictions of phenomena such as sea-level rise, storm surges or coastal erosion are important for decisions about coastal protection. Coastal managers need to know how reliable these predictions are and whether they can be improved. Fedor Baart, a senior researcher with Deltares, developed a new approach and was awarded his doctorate in this field at […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Addressing delegates attending the annual TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, APM Terminals Moin Managing Director, Captain Paul J. Gallie cited the company’s new Terminal de Contenedores de Moin (TCM) project in Costa Rica as an example of essential Latin American port planning and development. “The key factor here is that there are no alternative […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Business development, Technology

    DSC Dredge, LLC, has joined forces with Teledyne Marine and Trimble to create DSC VISION – a highly innovative, easy to operate 3D guidance and visualization system that allows operators to stop dredging in the dark. This combination of DSC Dredge and Teledyne software, Trimble GNSS positioning, and Teledyne Marine sonar technology delivers a single, […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Regulation & policy

    In the recently issued Terra et Aqua magazine, IADC brought an interesting article on mediation in the dredging industry. As presented in the article, the international dredging and maritime construction industry remains quite devoid of the use of mediation as a tool for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mediation is outlined to broaden familiarity with mediation, increase […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the largest commercial port in northern Australia, the Port of Townsville is an essential component of Queensland’s transport network, but, at just 92 metres wide, its shipping channel is one of the narrowest in the country. The 14.9-kilometre shipping channel is dredged annually to maintain navigable depths. At present, vessels up to 238 metres […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A broad consortium of investors and industry partners from the dredging and offshore sectors and the existing international syndicate of banks of Royal IHC, including the three major Dutch banks, have reached a Heads of Agreement for the acquisition and refinancing. This gives Royal IHC, as an important Dutch maritime player with a strong balance […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Surrey County Council’s cabinet is set to agree £270 million of funding for long term flood risk management work across Surrey to protect homes and roads. That includes a contribution to the River Thames Scheme, which will reduce flood risk to 15,000 properties and tens of thousands of people living and working near the Thames. […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has reached agreements with several key customers in Africa and Asia to supply IHC Beaver cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and an IHC Easydredge trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with an approximate total value of €100 million. Both vessel types are products within IHC’s highly successful standardized range of dredging vessels. “Our range of […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New guidelines for dredge plume modelling are currently being developed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in partnership with the Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI). Dredging activities form part of many coastal developments in Australia, ranging from small maintenance activities to large scale dredging campaigns which involve the removal of large […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) recently released a report on one of the largest single-issue environmental research programs in Australia that gained unprecedented access to industry dredging data. The findings from the five-year WAMSI Dredging Science Node (DSN), are contributing to increased confidence, timeliness and efficiency of the environmental approval and regulatory processes […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     MAXAM, a global technology company specializing in energetic materials and blasting solutions, has successfully concluded underwater blasting for the Singapore Port extension, a project awarded to DIAP-Daelim JV (DDJV), with the support of Asia Tunneling & Construction Pte Ltd. The operation consists of reclaiming 294 hectares from the sea for the construction of an […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) is to release a synthesis of research report on one of the largest single-issue environmental science programs in Australia that gained unprecedented access to industry dredging data. The Dredging Science Node has been recognized by industry and government as a ground breaking step forward for environmental regulation. This […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the repeat sale of a Mud Cat® auger style cutterhead dredge to the City of Pocatello’s Water Pollution Control Department (WPC). According to EDT, the city replaced their 32-year-old Mud Cat MC-815 with Mud Cat’s updated MC- 225D with 815 style cutterhead. “We are extremely pleased with the new […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rene Kolman is Secretary General at the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. With over one hundred main and associated members, IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its associates, but also the dredging industry in general. Kolman […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced the appointment of Bren Haase as Executive Director of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA).  “Bren is unquestionably an individual with a distinguished conservation record, in both his professional body of work and personal passion for coastal protection and conservation in Louisiana,” stated Gov. Edwards. “Bren has […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County (NY) waterways are now much safer for boaters travelling throughout the Long Island following the completion of the county 2018-2019 Priority Waterway Dredging Program. The County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday, Jan. 21, that the Department of Public Works has now completed dredge work in seventeen priority waterways across six towns to ensure safe passage […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    An Expression of Interest has been completed and Pilbara Ports Authority has short-listed two respondents interested in investing to build and operate a new general cargo facility at the Port of Port Hedland. Located at Lumsden Point, at the south eastern end of the inner harbor, the development can accommodate a logistics hub, general cargo […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The BMT’s advanced Integrated Confined Dredge Material Placement (CDMP) design methodology has won the ‘Innovative Dredging Technology of the Year’ category at the Dredging and Port Construction Awards 2018. The judges spotlighted the advanced design methodology for CDMP as one of the most powerful reclamation modelling tools in the dredging industry. It provides port owners, […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ports North said in their latest announcement that they have welcomed the Commonwealth Government environmental approval for the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Commenting the news, Ports North Chairman Russell Beer said: “This is a major milestone in the approval process and underlines the confidence Federal Government has in our environmental management credentials.” “Ports North is […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the past 12 weeks, locals and visitors to Lyttelton Port had the opportunity to see one of the world’s largest dredges, the Fairway, travelling up and down the channel carrying out the port’s deepening project. Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) announced yesterday that on the weekend she left Lyttelton bound for Singapore, as her role […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    PaxOcean, a subsidiary of Kuok Singapore Limited, has won newbuilding contracts for the construction of a 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) and two 3,500m³ split hopper vessels for Royal IHC. The vessels, set to be constructed at PaxOcean Graha in Batam, Indonesia, are expected to be delivered first half of 2020. “This new contract […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    It’s every shipbuilder’s dream to look at the flow around a ship’s hull and understand what’s really going on beneath the surface. Royal IHC is now gaining knowledge on a daily basis that can make this a reality. The secret lies with computational fluid dynamics (CFD), according to Alex Kruijswijk, Royal IHC R&D Engineer. “Up to […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Airport expansion project has reached another significant milestone, with the completion of sand dredging and pumping operations ahead of schedule, the Sunshine Coast Regional Council said in its latest release. Around 1.3 million cubic meters of sand is now on site and will form the foundation of the runway which remains on […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Businesses in the Stourton area of Leeds are benefiting from increased flood protection following the completion of a new 730 meter flood defense wall, the Environment Agency said in its latest release.  The project, led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, has reduced the risk of flooding to 88 businesses in […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Dredging DS, a Quebec based company specialized in deep-water sediments removal, has signed its first long-term suction dredging contract with Empressa Generadora de Electricidad Itabo in the Dominican Republic. This multiyear agreement, signed in the presence of the Canadian Ambassador in the Dominican Republic Shauna Hemingway, supports Ocean’s development plan and its latest steps […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns County Commission approved financial assistance for the Ponte Vedra beach restoration scheme with a 3-2 majority vote on Tuesday, July 17. This will allow the county’s preferred engineering firm, Taylor Engineering, to begin the necessary preliminary work. “The county will now hire a coastal engineer right away to begin work on our […]