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  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revetments made with BASF’s solution for coastal protection, Elastocoast, now cover the shoreline of Goseong, Gyeong-nam Province, in South Korea. The solution helps manage sediment and provides protection against coastal erosion during typhoon season. Instead of paving the coastline with concrete or tar, the Elastocoast polyurethane binder bonds rocks and aggregate into a stable yet porous structure that absorbs wave energy. […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rotech Subsea Ltd. has won a significant harbor clearance work scope and are set to deploy a new RS1 excavation tool which has been specially adapted to meet demand from port authorities. Based on the subsea innovator’s high pressure RS1 excavator, the evolved tool has been adapted in-house by Rotech Engineering for excavating difficult to […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Aberdeen Harbor board plans to invest £24 million in improvements to meet growing demand. One of Scotland’s busiest harbors plans the completion of work at Torry Quays and starting phase two of the project to improve dockside facilities and provide extra deepwater berthing. “The import and export of goods by sea remains a vital […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DONG recently awarded Commercial Marine and Piling Ltd. (CMP) a contract to construct & install a complete berthing system for the crew transfer vessels in Barrow in Furness. The contract included dredging, socketing piles into rock and construction of heavy concrete pontoons on site and the fabrication and installation of steel access platform and bridge. The pontoon […]

  • 7 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    CHEC in Race for Swansea Bay Project Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc (TLSB) has named China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that will include the construction of the six mile lagoon wall in Swansea Bay.   Busy Start […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, Serge Cormier, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure throughout the Acadian Peninsula. “Investments that help improve communities are a priority for our Government. Small Craft Harbor investments demonstrate […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Mining, part of Royal IHC (IHC), has become a member of the World Ocean Council (WOC) to add to the growing global industry alliance for “corporate ocean responsibility”. As a leader in responsible dredging and offshore mining activities, IHC Mining is expanding its scope as one of the pioneers in deep-sea mining with initiatives […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, together with John Williamson, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, yesterday said that the Government of Canada has completed a multi-year, major capital harbor development project at Seal Cove Harbor. This $13.8 million project, which began in 2007, included construction of a breakwater, marginal wharf […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the East Dike on the Dapeng Peninsula near Shenzhen in China is progressing rapidly, reports KACP. In its latest update on the project KCAP said that in order to ensure protection against storm surges in the near future, hard work has been done on site on the realization of the primary flood […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The UDDP Project of Dhaka WASA organized a workshop on ‘Mechanical Dredging to Reduce Urban Water Logging’ in the CCC Conference Hall Chittagong last month. UDDP initiated this workshop to share experience and disseminate information about mechanical dredging in Dhaka with the workshop participants from Chittagong City Corporation and Chittagong WASA. Mr. Taco de Vries, […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The waters off Gallops Island were identified as the ideal location for a proposed reef that would be built out of rock material dredged from Boston Harbor during a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers harbor deepening project slated for 2018, the Nature Conservancy just announced. Along with Northeastern University, the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA is receiving an additional $4.38 million in federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants to implement sediment and nutrient reduction projects in two major Lake Erie watersheds. The five-year Maumee River Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Initiative has been awarded $3.69 million and brings together a diverse coalition of 10 public and private organizations […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Roads and Ports Minister Duncan Gay has revealed plans for a major upgrade of Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) to meet the demands of the booming cruise industry. The OPT upgrade at Circular Quay will begin in May this year – during the cruise low season – with most of the critical works completed by […]

  • 29 April 2013

    VolkerStevin, in conjunction with Carillion, Halcrow and Glasgow City Council, has received two highly commended awards for the White Cart Water Flood Prevention Project at the CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement Awards. The project was highly commended in the categories of ‘Relations with the Local Community and other Stakeholders’, and ‘Ecology and Biodiversity’. The White Cart Water […]

  • 18 October 2011

    The positive levels of activity recorded by Aberdeen Harbour throughout the first half of the year have continued through to September, with the port announcing improved performance across various sectors in the third quarter. Across the nine months, overall vessel tonnage has risen by five per cent on the same period last year from 18.43million, […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    In March, the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed a dredging and beneficial use effort on Sturgeon Island near Stone Harbor, New Jersey. USACE’s contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company dredged a section of the Intracoastal Waterway and the sediment was pumped onto the low lying island. Work is part of their Seven Mile Island Innovation […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water Group Ltd., one of the leading civil and engineering companies in the UK, recently hosted a fuel demonstration event at their Rainham site, showcasing the revolutionary hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel. At Rainham, the company is operating the only licenced dredge material disposal site in London. There, Land & Water welcomed a […]

  • 29 May 2013

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has been selected to provide support logistics to the Jan De Nul Group for an offshore energy megaproject in Australia. The Belgium-based Jan De Nul Group specialises in dredging operations around the world and has appointed ISS Australia as its agent for the importation of […]

  • 24 December 2012

    DeepOcean UK, Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding AS, today announced it had been awarded a trenching contract by Subsea 7 on the Chevron-operated Gorgon Project in Australia. DeepOcean will be responsible for the project management, engineering and associated trenching works of approximately 70 kilometres of main umbilical for the Gorgon and Jansz-Io field […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO salutes President Obama for stating the need to upgrade America’s ports and harbors during his State of the Union address on February 12. As part of his “Fix-It-First” initiative, the President listed projects needed to improve the nation’s infrastructure. “And to make sure taxpayers don’t shoulder the whole burden, I’m […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is entering its fourth edition this year. The Award was established in 2009 to promote innovative projects of port authorities that improve societal integration of ports, especially with the city or wider community in which they are located. In this way, the Award wants to stimulate the […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Deepening the Savannah harbor is one step closer, with officials from the Corps of Engineers and the State of Georgia contract signing of a Project Partnership Agreement scheduled for Oct. 8. The signing of the PPA allows the Corps of Engineers to accept bids for the first contracts to be awarded under the $706 million Savannah […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dewberry Inc., a Virginia-based engineering consultant, has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, to support a flood risk management feasibility study for the Sweetwater Creek watershed in the northwestern portion of metro Atlanta. According to the company, the study aims to quantify flood risks and related flooding issues associated with the […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu recently announced that the City of New Orleans’s resilience strategy, Resilient New Orleans, has been awarded the 2016 National Planning Excellence Award for a Best Practice by the American Planning Association (APA). Released in August 2015, Resilient New Orleans is the City’s planning strategy to make New Orleans more resilient, sustainable and […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Australian tourism and hospitality group, Crystalbrook Collection, today announced its acquisition of The Reef Marina in Port Douglas, which is now to be known as Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, and their intention to invest a further $100+ million into the marina. Acting Premier and Treasurer, Curtis Pitt, said that the announcement was encouraging for investment in […]

  • 13 November 2013

    On Tuesday, 5 November at the Delft Software Days, Deltares handed out an award to a member of the software community in recognition of his substantial contribution to the open source portal. The software community in the area of water, subsurface and infrastructure currently includes more than 5,300 members, who talk to one another on […]