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  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 17 June 2016, Deltares researcher Dirk-Jan Walstra will be awarded a doctorate for his research into the anatomy of (submerged) sandbars off the coast. “Walstra’s study, entitled ‘On the anatomy of nearshore sandbars’, offers insight into sandbanks’ behavior and how we can reinforce our coastlines through the targeted positioning of underwater sand deposits,” Deltares […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s Slip C Dredging project in the Northern Expansion area is currently in progress. The dredge “Mike Hooks” will be working in Slip C for approximately two months. The dredge is using a submerged line across Flotation Canal and floating line along the embankment. The Port Commission expects minimal delays, with […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released a video showing the route of the proposed Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme. The video shows the route of the proposed Oxford Scheme, with cross-sections showing how the scheme could look in the 4 different areas. The scheme will work by making better use of the undeveloped floodplain. It will […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Lebanon’s Hot Pond will soon be dredged and cleaned out after the Lebanon City Council approved funds, reports reporter.net. The Hot Pond Park is a 3.5-acre park named for a former cooling pond on the site. This site is located on the northeast corner of Noble Street and Pleasant Street. The City Council discussed that […]

  • 11 March 2013

    During the winter months of 2012 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, completed the renourishment of Monmouth Beach, a section of the Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet Project. Dan Falt, project manager, USACE, New York District, discusses some of the detailed work that goes into this project and how the community of […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pentagon announced that a southeast Louisiana company has won an $18.4 million Navy contract for maintenance dredging in Earle, New Jersey. Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington will dredge the areas around two piers and part of Sandy Hook Federal Channel at Naval Weapons Station Earle. The project is expected to be completed by September […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Board of CEDA announced today that Polite Laboyrie, Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands, has been elected as the next CEDA President. Mr Laboyrie will  succeed the current President, Anders Jensen, DHI, Denmark, in November 2015. Mr Laboyrie is known to many CEDA members as the current Chair of the CEDA Environment Commission and he will continue to […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is moving ahead. This project is necessary because sediment, trash and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. With dredging complete at the Cemetery Resaca, […]

  • 24 October 2012

    A federal study of deepening the St. Johns River for larger cargo ships will give the public its first look Thursday, according to jacksonville.com. This meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Jacksonville Port Authority’s cruise terminal at 9810 August Drive, off Heckscher Drive. A major part of the Corps study will be […]

  • 20 December 2013

    In their October meeting last year, CEDA’s Environment Commission (CEC) said goodbye to three of its very active members. They are stepping down form the Commission due to their approaching retirements from their day jobs. We have enjoyed working with them very much and therefore would like to pay tribute to their great work for […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second and the final day of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, has drawn to a close today on a very positive note.  The sessions saw straight-to-the-point statements and some interesting discussions. During the first thematical session: ‘Solutions and funding for climate change […]

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

     Royal IHC has successfully named and launched the multi-purpose 5,450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant, for a joint venture between Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt.  The ceremony took place on 11 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands and was performed by Mrs Ria den […]

  • 31 July 2012

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner took off to Brasilia on Monday afternoon to attend the Mercosur Summit, reports buenosairesherald.com. Once there, Fernández de Kirchner will meet with his Uruguayan counterpart, José “Pepe” Mujica, amid the controversy triggered over the case of irregularities in the dredging of the Martín García Channel in the Río de La […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey has just completed redevelopment works at Nigg South Quay in Cromarty Firth.  The project included design and construction of a new facility for the inspection, repair and maintenance of oil rigs and FPSOs. Works also included reconstruction of approximately 1km of combi-pile quay wall, 180m long solid finger quay and dredging of 82,418sqft which […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is making progress. This project is necessary because sediment, trash and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. At Gladys Porter Zoo, the Brownsville Public […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      The steel cutting ceremony for the new project, the 1.840 m3 twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “Mahury”, took place at MTG Dolphin on 25th of November 2014. This is the second ship in series (after “Albatros”), being built by order of Royal IHC for Dutch Dredging. The vessel will be capable of dredging with […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Idris Umar, the Minister of Transport, has assured businessmen in the Calabar that Calabar River will soon be dredged. “Government was not only going to dredge the channel but also looking for a channel manager that would manage same after it had been dredged, as was done with the Lagos and Onne channels,” said […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    MCS has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by Government of 27 Marine Conservation Zones as a significant milestone for marine conservation in English seas. But says a commitment to managing the sites properly, and to designating more sites in future, is essential to ensure that a full network is achieved. “This announcement is a significant step towards […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new £7 million detached breakwater for Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The construction of the new breakwater will be carried out in two phases, with the first phase, creating the core structure of the breakwater, commencing in spring 2014. This initial construction […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has transformed its dockyard on the River Yare with a new state-of-the art workshop and offices which will help maintain the Broads for generations of visitors to come. The £680,000 development, which was opened by Eastern Daily Press editor Nigel Pickover, is now the hub of the Authority’s construction and maintenance work. […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) ran an event entitled CARIS on the Desktop on November 13 and 14, 2012. The event was intended to show staff how their desktop would look in the future: how surveys will be handled, charts constructed and data maintained. In total 350 staff attended over the two days and […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major review of the lower Murray River’s action plans has identified improvements in riverbank stability and vegetation in its upper reaches but further degradation in the lower reaches, according to Science Network WA. The Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC) has developed the 2014 River Action Plan (RAP) with the Shire of Murray, Department of Water […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sander Dekker, sustainability manager at Van Oord, has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). During the event, Dekker will take part in the session ‘Climate Change and Its Impact on Dredging’. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seaton’s local community will have the opportunity to learn more about how the town’s Beach Management Plan (BMP) is progressing at a drop-in session on 30 August, from 3pm onwards, at the Marshlands Center in Seaton, the East Devon District Council said in its latest release.  At the session people will have the opportunity to […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager at Royal HaskoningDHV, as speaker during the event. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities of the dredging industry to tackle […]

  • 21 December 2010

    Since its first edition in 1983, Dredging for Development has been recognised as the standard work for a clear, non-technical introduction to the complex field of dredging. This newly updated sixth edition, edited by Nick Bray (HR Wallingford /DRL) and Marsha Cohen (editor, Terra et Aqua) and jointly published by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC ) and […]