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  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last month, after nearly 9 years of scientific studies and regulatory work with state and federal agencies, the Port of Everett received its marina maintenance dredging permit for the South and Central docks. The permit was issued based on a unique scientific study, called a bioaccumulation study, that demonstrated the dredge material is environmentally acceptable […]

  • 13 June 2011

    World-leading maritime services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has signed its first contract with Karachi Port Trust (KPT) to supply cleaning chemicals during 2011 – 2012, demonstrating an ongoing growth for WSS within what is an increasingly important region to the company. The port of Karachi comprises a deep natural harbour with an 11 km […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded five levee construction contracts to small businesses, totaling $16,213,075 for flood risk reduction work along the American River in Sacramento. All five contracts were awarded Sept. 24-30, 2012, to U.S. Small Business Administration 8(a)-designated small businesses. The Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program is designed […]

  • 2 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Swathe Services sales division is delighted to announce our first UK sale of the SONIC 2024 wideband high resolution shallow water multibeam echosounder. Within a matter of days of announcing the inclusion of the SONIC2024 in our rental pool of survey equipment we immediately supplied two systems for hire with a major UK survey company, on […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands has a new hydraulic research facility. Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, and Henk Kamp, Minister of Economic Affairs, opened the new Deltares Delta Flume in Delft yesterday. This facility will be the location for full-scale studies of the effects of extreme waves on dikes, dunes or breakwaters. The Delta Flume is […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The state government’s draft Ports Strategy showed the hallmarks of an ecologically sustainable approach to future development, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) said today. Commenting on the release by Deputy Premier and State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Minister Jeff Seeney, QRC acting Chief Executive Greg Lane said the strategy’s focus on developing the capacity of […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, yesterday wrapped up his visit to the Badger State making a series of announcements related to the Superfund program, aimed to cleanup highly polluted sites across the country. At the Fox River Superfund Site in Green Bay, Administrator Wheeler announced the completion of more than two decades […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been recognized by the award of the prof. dr. ir. J.F. Agema prize, which is awarded every five years to an innovative marine engineering work that was designed or constructed by a Dutch party. This prize, the initiative of the KIVI (Royal Institute of Engineers), goes to the entire […]

  • 9 October 2012

    In September, 2012, TID opened the doors to their new training location at Krimpen aan den IJssel Shipyard, The Netherlands. The training location includes three training rooms and an office for TID staff. The facility is conveniently located near the quay where the dredge vessels are commissioned. TID is currently training three dredge crews at […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Mornington Pier is set to undergo major reconstruction with Minister for Ports Denis Napthine joining member for Mornington David Morris at Schnapper Point to announce the multi-million dollar project today. Dr Napthine said the project would see the full reconstruction of the 75 metre outer section of pier and the installation of new wave screens […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Changes in rainfall and temperature are predicted to transform wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world within the century, a new study from the USGS and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley concludes. Such changes are expected to affect the plant communities found in coastal wetlands. For example, some salt marshes […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Responding to renewed economic claims for Deepening the Delaware River, a coalition of taxpayer, community, and environmental organizations issued a new independent analysis they say proves once again that the deepening project is an economic loser. The groups issued the analysis and an accompanying report titled “Army Corps Cooks the Books Again,” in response to […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A delegation of the European Commission (EC) from DG RTD and DG GROW yesterday visited the Dutch Maritime Technology sector. The sector demonstrated the importance of Research, Development & Innovation for its global competitiveness and underlined the importance of the financial support from the EU H2020 Research & Innovation Program. The visit was a combined […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held a second Conowingo Dam Summit in Darlington, Maryland, to discuss solutions to the growing threat posed to the Chesapeake Bay by sediment flowing through the dam. Earlier in the morning, the governor addressed a seminar sponsored by the National Governors Association’s Water Policy Learning Network, which he co-chairs along with […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry’s proactive mentality, according to IADC. “The December issue delves into the subject through articles on the following aspects: a methodology for the sustainable development of ports, […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood Defenses at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham are about to receive an investment boost of around £5 million which will increase the port’s resilience to flooding in the future. Immingham, which is the UK’s largest port by tonnage, was extensively flooded during the east coast tidal surge of December 2013. Since the surge, […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Resources Council welcomed proposed new ports laws, introduced into parliament today, which will increase reef protection while giving certainty to existing and future port operations. The QRC Chief Executive Michael Roche said the Port Planning Guideline and Ports Bill 2014 would enshrine in legislation the Queensland Ports Strategy and add further protections to […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney’s comments that dumping on the wetlands at Abbot Point is a win-win for the environment and the economy demonstrate the disregard the Queensland government has for the Great Barrier Reef, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). Felicity Wishart, the AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director said that calling plans […]

  • 11 June 2012

    It was established on the 8th of June 2012 that the company „Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors BV“ has already excavated 1 027 354 cubic meters of soil pursuant to the contract agreement on Klaipeda Port channel dredging and widening. These dredging works were launched on the 22 nd of April. „What‘s worth noting, […]

  • 13 January 2012

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine environmental consultancy, has delivered a strong performance in 2011 despite the continued challenging economic climate and increasing market competition. Much of the success has been underpinned by a sound business plan, clear marketing strategies to grow the customer base and targeted investment in research. ABPmer’s portfolio of projects to support […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The global economic outlook is uncertain and this uncertainty is leading to depressed investment worldwide, particularly in energy and mining activity. The international ports and terminals sector forms an important part of the infrastructure supporting these activities, HR Wallingford said in its latest study. As the sector is exposed to restraints on investment, the emphasis […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy yesterday released to the public a groundbreaking case study that provides a preliminary, comprehensive evaluation of how nature-based defenses, in conjunction with gray solutions, can effectively be used to protect communities in New York City and around the globe from the impacts of climate change. The highlights of the Urban Coastal Resilience Report, […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal has just released the following statement after a public meeting in Ettalong Beach, NSW, on applying for ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ dredging funding. “The collective voice of our community was loud and clear at tonight’s meeting: Central Coast Council urgently must take action at Ettalong Channel, and apply for State funding […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) will dedicate the Atlantic Sand Assessment Project (ASAP) core storage repository on Tuesday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m. The collection is a result of the BOEM-funded project to create a new inventory of potential offshore sediment resources in Federal waters in the […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plaque was unveiled yesterday to mark the completion of a £2.2 million award winning coastal defense scheme in the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay. The Runswick Bay Coastal Protection Trust and local residents joined representatives from Scarborough Borough Council, Environment Agency, Royal HaskoningDHV, JBA Consulting and ESH Construction to celebrate the end of […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has transferred the first completed Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) project to the local sponsor, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The Corps completed construction of the Melaleuca Eradication and Other Exotic Plants Research Annex Aug. 30, 2013, and after completing required documentation, the letter of […]