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  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, which oversees operations and maintenance of Locks and Dam 15, mobilized a maintenance crew to address structural concerns on the downstream guidewall. According to Aaron Dunlop, Operations Project Manager for the Rock Island District’s Mississippi River Project, four monoliths making up a portion of the guidewall […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) is about to begin a $14.1 million worth Baltimore Harbor dredging project. Dredging in the harbor and channels is expected to begin in the coming days and is primarily being performed to ensure continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the Port of Baltimore, reported the U.S. Army […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting this month, crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will begin dredging roughly 2.6 million cubic yards of material from the Baltimore Harbor and Channels navigation project via a $25.6 million contract awarded this past fall. This dredging is being performed to ensure continued safe navigation in and out […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies presented its Best Paper Award for a Young Author at the PIANC COPEDEC held at the IIT Madras, Chennai, India, on February 24, 2012, to Darshana T. Dassanayake for his paper, “Important Engineering Properties of Geotextile Sand Containers and their Effect on the Hydraulic Stability of GSC Structures”. Mr. […]

  • 9 June 2012
    Vessels

    BAE Systems has begun construction on the MV Magdalen, an 8,500 cubic yard capacity trailing suction hopper dredge for Weeks Marine, Inc. Executives from the two companies gathered this week at the BAE Systems Mobile shipyard to oversee the initial cutting of steel for the vessel’s first module, which will weigh 130 tons. When complete […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK’s biggest ever coastal realignment scheme at Steart, a joint project between WWT and Environment Agency, has been completed. The construction of Steart Marshes means the Environment Agency can continue its maintenance of flood risk schemes elsewhere in the Severn Estuary that protect 100,000 homes and businesses. Rising sea levels are predicted to result in […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £14 million beach management scheme moves a step closer to completion in Devon, the Environment Agency reported a few minutes ago. According to the EA, around the clock dredging and recharge works at Dawlish Warren has paid off, with the completion of the recharge of the western end of the beach a month ahead of […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord and Pon Cat recently signed the agreement to purchase the first fully electric excavator in the Netherlands. By means of this investment and the deployment of this unique equipment on its infrastructure projects from May of this year, Van Oord is taking a new step towards reducing its CO2 emissions. The 20-tonne excavator […]

  • 21 November 2012

    After the Cavelossim residents have written to the Captain of Ports (CoPs) demanding the certain conditions, the dredging proposal for the Sal river has hit a hurdle. According to indiatimes.com, locals have demanded that CoP get NOCs for the project from GCZMA, Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) and the state water resources department as […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The Cavelossim residents have decided to give their consent for the proposed Sal river dredging project, reports goacom.com. Ms Viola D’Costa, the sarpanch, pointed out that this dredging program is very important for everybody who is facing navigational problems on the river, and added: “The panchayat will inform the Captain of Ports (CoP) about the […]

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. Following the report, some officials made these comments: Rick Gabrielson, Director of International Transportation, Target and […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and GoodFuels Marine have performed successful live tests on a sustainable wood-based drop-in biofuel called UPM BioVerno. The tests were conducted on a vessel working on the Dutch Marker Wadden nature restoration project in the middle of the Markermeer lake. The fuel supplied by Finnish UPM Biofuels is the first […]

  • 14 April 2010

    When low tide arrives, Jardar Nygaard, co-owner of Cos Cob-based Fjord Fisheries, knows there’s a good chance his clam boat will scrape the river bottom as it sails the Mianus River… [mappress] Source:greenwichtime,April 14,2010;

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, has kicked off its year round operation on sustainable “drop-in” marine biofuel out of the Dutch Port of Moerdijk. Their dredging vessel Alouette, permanently stationed in the Port of Moerdijk, will operate on this unique marine fuel. Next to saving on local emissions (PM, NOx and SOx) the […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has revealed its commitment to reduce CO₂ emissions by 15% a year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort coastal marina. In collaboration with the Flemish government, the company wants to include by 2020 a minimum requirement of 15% CO₂ reduction in 80% of maintenance dredging contracts in Flanders. Upon issuing […]

  • 22 August 2012

    Sturgeon Bay-based Roen Salvage Co. has won a $2.5 million contract to dredge Green Bay Harbor. According to doorcountydailynews.com, this work will involve dredging 161,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from the harbor and placing it in the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility. Lt. Col. Robert Ellis of Wilmington District, said: “This is an important harbor […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME was awarded the highest certification level (Level 5, revision 3.0) of the CO2 Performance Ladder, a measuring instrument that encourages companies to reduce their CO2 emissions. Although this is a Dutch initiative, it is the Flemish DEME that has become the first marine engineering and environmental group to comply with the strictest standards of […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has been awarded the 2016 International Green Shipping Award for ‘The Most Sustainable Shipping Solution of the Year’. The ceremony took place during the International Green Shipping Summit in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 17-18 October 2016. The prize recognizes IHC’s efforts to limit the environmental impact of its vessels and equipment. “We are […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis Nederland and biofuel supplier GoodFuels have announced a long-term partnership aimed at furthering Boskalis’ sustainable practices. “Reducing CO2 emissions is one of Boskalis’ long-term objectives. A 35% reduction in the CO2 emitted by the fleet and equipment in the Netherlands will be an important step towards achieving this ambition,” Boskalis said. Commenting the latest […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said in its latest announcement that their large trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Prins der Nederlanden is now powered by a biofuel blend, resulting in a substantial CO2 reduction. According to the release, Boskalis will also use a biofuel blend on the project to install the export cable to the Borssele […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME has just confirmed its order for two new trailing suction hopper dredgers to enhance its fleet. Built according to a ‘green’ design, the two vessels will have a ‘Green Passport’ and a ‘Clean Design’ notation. The ships will be equipped with ‘dual fuel’ engines and LNG tanks, ensuring compliance with all of the international […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday rejected NCR’s claim that it already has done more than its fair share of the Fox River cleanup. According to greenbaypressgazette.com, the U.S. District Judge William Griesbach of Green Bay in May ordered NCR to remove and clean a minimum of 660,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold two drop-in sessions to discuss options for reducing flood risk in Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon. The three villages suffered from significant flooding in 2001, and more recently in 2012 and 2014. This increased frequency of flooding, together with a new policy for funding flood risk management schemes has prompted a review […]

  • 26 May 2020

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