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  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new coastal partnership has been established between BCP Council and Dorset Council. The Dorset Coastal Engineering Partnership will provide an effective and coordinated approach in the delivery of schemes to help protect residents and communities from coastal flooding and erosion. As well as designing and delivering large government funded projects, the main functions of […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Herbosch Kiere – specialized in river, port, coastal and offshore projects – is currently working in Portland Port, Dorset on their first UK dredging project. After a competitive tendering process, they were awarded the main contract for the dredging works at the outer arm of Queen’s Pier and the Outer Coaling Pier. The works are […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaRock, a new joint venture between Aggregate Industries and Earlcoate construction, has completed delivery of armor stone to protect Dorset’s West Bay, for principle contractor BAM Nuttall. The project was part of a £9 million coastal defense project, funded by Defra, West Dorset Council and Wessex Regional Flood Defence Committee. West Bay, on Dorset’s Jurassic […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rock deliveries for the multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset, are now complete, the local officials reported yesterday. Over the last two weeks, large rocks were delivered by barges to West Beach so that new and improved sea defenses can be constructed. In total, over 40,000 tonnes of rock was imported […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Dorset Council have partnered up to work on a new multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset. Over the next two weeks, subject to weather and sea conditions, large rocks will be delivered by barges to West Beach so that new and improved sea defenses can be constructed. […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The nature of shipping at Portland Port in Dorset, UK, is changing rapidly; as the cruise business continues to grow, the Port’s cargo customers are also seeing a significant growth in activities and there is an increased use of the port by military vessels. According to the port, this growth in all areas has driven […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vital sea defense work that will help protect West Bay from future flooding has been completed on time and on budget, reports the Dorset Council. According to the release, the £10 million coastal defense works – completed this week by the Council and the Environment Agency – will better protect 148 homes and 112 businesses […]

  • 22 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 16-22, 2019).   Van Oord and Shell Testing the Use of Biofuel Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jenkins Marine of Poole, Dorset, recently secured a significant long term dredging contract with Marina Developments Limited (MDL). As a large international marina operator, MDL owns many marinas on the south coast of England, including Plymouth, Poole, Southampton, Hamble, Chichester and Ipswich. Jenkins Marine has signed the 3 year contract to provide maintenance dredging services […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the new sea defense wall along West Bay Esplanade will begin again today, Dorset Council said in its latest announcement.  The sea defense wall was built earlier this summer, but stone masons will now return to complete the facing of the new wall, which will greatly improve its appearance. The Esplanade will be […]

  • 18 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 12 – 18, 2019).   PAO Shipbuilding: Keel Laying Ceremony for New Dredger A keel laying ceremony for a non-self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) – Project 4395 – took place yesterday at PAO Shipbuilding-Ship Repair Corporation (Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jenkins Marine has contracted Manor Marine to provide slipway, repair and maintenance services for the split hopper barge Nab. The 44.10 meter dredging vessel will be on the slipway in Portland, Dorset, for nine weeks to undergo essential works. Commenting the latest news, Operations Director at Manor Marine, Leif Cooper, said: “We are pleased to […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dorset Coast Forum has just released the latest update on the multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset. According to the update, the works are progressing ahead of schedule with the East Beach being now fully open. The contractor’s compound will remain at East Beach car park until w/e 26 July […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and West Dorset District Council have partnered up to work on new multi-million pound sea defenses at West Bay, Bridport, West Dorset. West Dorset District Council Planning Committee last month unanimously approved the proposal to install new sea defenses at East Beach and West Beach. The beach defenses protect 148 residential properties, […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth announced yesterday that routine maintenance dredging project is set to begin next week at the Haslar Marina Gosport. As reported, the project starts September 17th and is expected to last for approximately 4 – 5 weeks. The contractor for the works – Jenkins Marine Ltd. of Poole, Dorset – will use the 30.1 meter Backhoe […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A project to upgrade and improve the coastal defenses and promenade at Avon Beach reached completion last week after contractors and council engineers pulled out all the stops to ensure the site is fully open and operational for the start of the summer season, Christchurch Borough Council reports.  These works, undertaken by PT Contractors Ltd, involved raising […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency announced today that it is working on a project aimed to restore the Redcliffe Bank to its original design level and cross section. The EA proposed to carry out work to 2 sections of Redcliffe Bank on the right bank of the River Frome downstream from Wareham, Dorset: approximately 77m of bank […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Annual dredging works are set to take place in West Bay and Lyme Regis, Dorset County Council said in its latest announcement.  Works at West Bay will begin on 14 March and last approximately 9 days with no night shift work required and the Lyme Regis work are set to start on Monday, 12 March, for […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Avon Beach Promenade improvement works in Christchurch will begin later this month, reports the Dorset County Council. As part of the council’s ongoing program of works to improve and renovate the coastal defenses, these works will see the lower section of the promenade raised by approximately 900mm and some of the promenade widened. These improvements […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dorset County Council has approved a budget of £3m over 5 years, as a partnership funding contribution, for the West Bay Flood Protection Project. This is towards an overall scheme cost of approximately £7m, the council said. Working in collaboration with the Environment Agency, the project aims to deliver an improved standard of flood […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Concrete blocks at Avon Beach will be moved as part of beach replenishment works in June 2017, reports the Christchurch Borough Council. The concrete blocks were installed at Avon Beach as temporary flood defenses in November 2016 and will form part of permanent promenade improvement works due to be carried out in Autumn 2017, subject to […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Christchurch Borough Council, working in partnership with The Dorset Coastal Community Team (DCCT), has just been awarded £424,000 to deliver coastal projects in Christchurch. The BID, which was submitted to the Coastal Community Fund in 2016, aimed to connect people to the coast, connect coastal communities to each other and connect the Dorset coast to […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works for West Bay and Lyme Regis Harbors have been rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances, according to the West Dorset District Council’s latest release. Works at West Bay will start again today and run through to 4 April with some night shift work, if required, the announcement said. The method of West Bay’s dredging works […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Annual dredging works are set to take place in West Bay and Lyme Regis during March, according to the West Dorset District Council’s latest release. “Works at West Bay will begin on Saturday, 11 March, and last for eight days, with no night shift work required,” the announcement said. West Bay’s dredging works will be […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    West Dorset District Council recently appointed Raymond Brown Construction to carry out works that will strengthen the quay walls at West Bay’s deep water berth. The project is set to begin today and will run for around 16 weeks. According to the council, normal working hours will be Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6pm, while […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord partner Royal HaskoningDHV has been awarded first place on a major flood and coastal erosion framework in the south of England, and a separate contract to continue works to protect North Portsea Island. The Southern England Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Consultancy Services Framework, awarded by Portsmouth City Council on behalf […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Annual harbor dredging and beach works are set to take place in Lyme Regis this week. The works will be carried out between 7 and 13 April when the tides are at one of their lowest points in the year. Works are restricted to these dates as tide levels dictate the amount of access hired […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Annual harbor dredging and beach works are set to take place in West Bay and Lyme Regis in March and April, according to the West Dorset District Council. Works at West Bay are due to take place between 8 and 14 March when favourably low tides allow the best access. The outer harbor and entrance to […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With Thames passenger and freight statistics at record levels, the Port of London Authority (PLA) officially introduced its £7 million multi-purpose river maintenance vessel, London Titan, in a ceremony held yesterday at Tower Pier. Officially named by Thurrock MP, Jackie Doyle-Price, London Titan will keep the river clear of obstructions and channels clearly marked for […]