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  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A licence application to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for the construction of a new pedestrian bridge crossing the River Thames, has been approved. The marine licence for The Garden Bridge, was granted after an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) consent decision was completed. The EIA consent decision, which included public consultation on the proposed project, […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Officials in many localities nationwide are preparing to encounter flooding situations, as it has been forecast that the depression in the South China Sea will trigger continuous heavy raining in Thailand. Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi on Thursday visited Ayutthaya to evaluate the water situation in the province, which was heavily afflicted by the great […]

  • 31 August 2011

    Dredging has begun on Bell Island, Guardian Business can confirm, after the government approved the request of Prince Karim Aga Khan IV to c… More info: (thenassauguardian) By Jeffrey Todd [mappress] Source: thenassauguardian, August 31, 2011

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work on the next stage of the Otago Regional Council (ORC)’s Leith Flood Protection Scheme, between the Union Street bridge and Clyde Street, is set to start this week, according to the Otago Regional Council. These new works, conducted by Downer Group, are part of the scheduled flood protection program for 2017, and will help improve […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol has announced a new Business Unit Leader in the Seattle, Washington office. Mr. Bruce I. Ostbo, PE, SE, assumed the role October 2014. He is a structural engineer and engineer-diver who joined the firm on July 11, 2012, bringing more than 30 years of local, national and international experience in bridge design, […]

  • 21 March 2014

    The DNR is seeking public input on rule changes for projects that have an impact on Iowa waters, including wetlands and lakes. Every five years the DNR can provide input on the regional permit 7 approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Regional permit 7 is a general permit issued by the Corps for […]

  • 19 June 2010

    The biggest container ship to call at Hamburg, the 13,800 TEU CMA CGM flagship ‘Christophe Colomb’, will visit the German Elbe port… By Tom Todd [mappress] Source: maritimejournal, June 19, 2010;

  • 12 June 2012

    The Miami Herlad reports that President Obama says his administration is committed to improvements for the Port of Jacksonville. Obama told television station WJXT in Jacksonville on Monday that his administration is committed to funding dredging of the St. Johns River so Jacksonville can bring in large cargo ships and become home again to an […]

  • 12 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 6-June 12, 2016).   Royal IHC Secures Order for the Largest Easydredge TSHD Royal IHC (IHC) has signed a new contract for an Easydredge® 3,700 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for Tecnoimport and Empresa Constructora de Obras Marítimas in […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hutchison Ports Holdings said that today’s official opening of its Brisbane Container Terminals by Acting Prime Minister, and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, The Hon Warren Truss, marks a seismic shift on Australia’s waterfront. The new container terminal on reclaimed land on Fisherman’s Island in the Port of Brisbane is part of the Hutchison […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency announced recently that the Government is planning to spend an extra £700 million on flood defenses across the country.  The announcement comes on top of the £2.3 billion of planned spending up to 2021. In total £150 million of capital spending will build flood defense schemes in areas affected by the December floods which will […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last week, Congressman Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) highlighted economic importance of the Great Lakes and expressed his support for funding the projects that allow for harbor maintenance and dredging in the Lakes. “The harbors and waterways play a vital role in our region’s economy. All said, the ports and channels in the Great Lakes Navigation System […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons yesterday delivered remarks at the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee hearing on President Trump’s funding request and the budget justification for the Corps of Engineers and the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation. Following his opening remarks, Senator Coons questioned Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has just presented a video overview of the Waterplace Park dredging project in Providence, RI. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. The dredging will enhance one of […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Three boaters were rescued on Sunday after their vessel struck a dredge pipe in the Cooper River near the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, reports the U.S. Coast Guard. According to the USCG, after receiving the notification call, the Coast Guard Station Charleston launched a 29-foot Response Boat–Small boatcrew and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew in the area diverted […]

  • 15 April 2011

      Innovation, diversity and long term relationships with customers and business partners will continue to be the main drivers of DP World, UAE Region’s future development. Addressing a visiting team from the International Institute of Management Development (IMD), Switzerland, this week Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said the premier regional port […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Law Offices of Todd M. Garber announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of a class comprising all purchasers of the securities of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive. […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million QCoast2100 fund will assist another five local governments to help coastal communities prepare for rising threats such as erosion and storm tide flooding caused by climate change, Queensland Government just announced. Environment Minister, Dr Steven Miles, said that Torres Shire, Cassowary Coast, Mackay, Cairns and Redland City councils were all successful […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu announced a $1.2 billion re-development of the Port of Melbourne which will create 2,600 jobs and enhance the economic future of the state. Mr Baillieu said the centerpiece of the project would be the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock while infrastructure upgrades at Swanson Dock would increase […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The official inauguration of a new lock complex along the Lys river in Harelbeke, Belgium, took place last week, Jan De Nul said in their latest announcement.  The Joint Venture ‘Leieland’, of which Jan De Nul Group is part, designed and built the new lock and dam in order to improve the connection over water […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Partrac GeoMarine Inc., the Houston based Marine Survey and Consultancy company, has won a 3-year contract to demonstrate a new tool for mapping the in situ distribution of Contaminants of Concern (COCs) in aquatic sediments. The award is part of the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), the US Department of Defense’s (DoD) environmental technology […]

  • 21 September 2012

    AAPA Chairman Testifies Before Senate Committee on Water Resources Development Act; Testimony emphasizes importance of investment in waterside infrastructure. Jerry Bridges, the American Association of Port Authorities’ Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Virginia Port Authority, testifying today on behalf of AAPA before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, stressed […]

  • 25 October 2012

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine, today announced the appointment of Peter Dorling to the Board of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dr Napthine said Mr Dorling will join current Chair Ken Jarvis and Deputy Chair Merran Kelsall, and will be a valuable asset for the VRCA as it continues its task of managing Victoria’s […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 4th Marine and Coastal Engineering Conference will take place from 24 – 27 April, 2016 at the Le Royal Méridien in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The event will bring together marine and coastal experts from consultants, contractors, port authorities, government representatives, oil and gas operators and services and solution suppliers to share experiences and discuss project challenges […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland’s Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett, will head a new high-level Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce.  Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles told State Parliament today that Dr Garrett would lead a taskforce of experts drawn from the science, business, agriculture and community sectors. Its role will be to advise the Queensland […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the Army Corps, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Rio Culebrinas Flood Damage Reduction Study in Puerto Rico. The signing of this report marks a crucial milestone and progresses the proposed project to Congress for individual authorization. The primary goal the proposed project is to protect […]