Search results for: Efficient

6737 results

A list of search results

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust recently opened a pilot dredging treatment site near Coventry as part of plans to carry out £80 million worth of dredging over ten years. With new legislation, the cost of disposing of dredging via landfill has increased dramatically in recent years, and the site should provide a cost efficient place to […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) WG Energy Efficiency is well on track with its paper titled: ‘Energy Efficiency of Dredging Activities’. The paper will cover the subject energy efficiency of dredging activities from a project – as well as an equipment related perspective. For a project it is noted that the greatest opportunities regarding energy […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    As a dredge moves farther away from the discharge point, the pump speed is increased to maintain a proper slurry velocity within the pipeline. Once maximum pump speed has been achieved, further increasing the discharge distance causes the cost-per-ton of material moved to rise, while production declines. Of course, there is always a cost involved […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Coastal cities of low lying countries, such as the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK and Germany often have a gentle beach with a dike and a promenade. Along the promenade buildings such as hotels and restaurants are present, protected by storm walls. During a heavy storm the waves will run up to the promenade and impact […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 billion spent on civil works projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, about 20,000 jobs are created, Army senior leaders said. During a February 11 hearing before the House Appropriations Committee, subcommittee on energy and water, regarding the fiscal year 2016 civil works budget, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commander of […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Public Enterprises Minister, Mr Malusi Gigaba today unveiled Transnet’s seven new state-of-the-art ship-to-shore cranes at the Durban Container Terminal – Pier 2 as the company surges ahead in its drive to boost productivity and efficiency in arguably the Southern hemisphere’s biggest and busiest port. The cranes, which were supplied by China-based original equipment manufacturer, ZPMC […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy plays a role throughout the lifecycle of dredging projects, and decisions made early in the project initiation phase can have huge impacts on later energy consumption. Also, legislation, relating to emissions and sustainability, is becoming more strict, Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in their release.  With that in mind, CEDA Environment Commission (CEC) has set […]

  • 13 July 2010

    The Tanzania International Container Terminal Services (TICTS) has received new equipment expected to greatly enhance the company’s cargo… [mappress] Source: thecitizen, July 13, 2010;

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma Srl, Italian manufacturer of HDPE pipes, floats and systems specialized in the sector of dredging, has performed another step forward in terms of innovation and efficiency. As a result of laboratory tests as well as direct feedbacks and experience from the field, Kiasma R&D department has decided to implement their KGP floats with a […]

  • 28 July 2011

    If the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Mallam Omar Suleiman should find his way, the number of government agencies manning… By Samuel Folorunso (worldstagegroup) [mappress] Source: worldstagegroup, July 28, 2011;

  • 16 June 2010

    China’s Port Industry showed a clear sign of recovery at the end of 2009. [mappress] Source: noppen, June 16, 2010

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Dragflow network, one of the most extended, thrustable and successful team in the pump and dredging business, has been working hard in the last two years to develop and market the most complete, competitive and efficient line of dredges. In addition to the three traditional dredge’s designs, steel cable, telescopic boom and ladder dredge, […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has won a contract to make the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Schenge energy-efficient.  The Sliedrecht based electrical drive specialist will supply and install a shaft generator on the main engine, aimed to generate the electricity for the entire dredging installation. As a result, the ship works more efficiently, needs less maintenance […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Combining visual communication with access to information and analysis is helping transform the way the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is managing its assets, serving the public and communicating with partner agencies – thanks to Geographic Information Systems technology, better known as GIS. GIS capabilities are saving the district time and money by […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Many of the 25,000 miles of inland, intracoastal, and coastal waterways that link thousands of ports and harbours in the U.S. have never been completely surveyed. In those areas that have been surveyed, approximately half of the depth sounding data shown on U.S. nautical charts are from before 1940, collected by antiquated leadline soundings and […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Continuous improvement to X-Subsea’s services resulted in a successfully tested ‘launch & recovery’ of a Scandredge – completed in one lift including hoses, rather than several separate lifts. The Scandredge is a standalone subsea dredger operated by customer’s divers or ROVs. This dredger effectively relocates installed rock and soil.     SERVICES • Seabed preparation for […]

  • 19 February 2010

    One of the engineers reviewing the dredging project in Saratoga Springs this week expressed some skepticism that PCB removal in the Hudson River could finish by its the expected end date. [mappress] Source:poststar,February 19,2010;

  • 19 January 2012

    The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) released its annual Review of Maritime Transport report for 2011 in December, observing that the share of developing countries’ GDP in overall global economic output has jumped from 17% in 1980 to over 28% by 2010, with the growth trend projected to continue. The report also […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG successfully delivered Crossover ball joints to several customers in the Middle East. The Crossover ball joint is a new and efficient dredge ball joint that provides optimal flow performance. Through computational fluid dynamics (CFD) the frictional losses and turbulence have been reduced to a minimum. Conventional dredge ball joints act like a ball […]

  • 6 June 2013

    The hydrocyclone is equipment for solid-liquid mixture separation. It can be used to both separate and concentrate dredged material. When a Trailer Suction Hopper Dredge (THSD) dredges material consisting of fine particles, the material can’t settle quickly in the hopper leading to an overflow-loading dredging method with low efficiency. Through an experiment in the Yangtze […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the most critical rock removal work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, III., has been completed ahead of schedule, providing mariners with additional depth in the navigation channel. “The Corps is especially pleased with the efficient and effective performance of the rock removal effort, which deepened the navigation channel by two […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As port and other infrastructure developments gear up in Vietnam to handle a strongly-growing economy, foreign investment in the manufacture of construction products continues apace. In its first production base for infrastructure materials outside of Japan, Nippon Steel has set up a company for the manufacture of steel pipe piles used for wharf pilings, motorway […]

  • 3 January 2011

    One of the extensions within OCTOPUS-Onboard is the Dynamic Positioning capability forecast function, DP for short. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality gives offshore vessels the possibility to make optimum use of a safe time window for their weather-sensitive operations. An important remark has to be made here. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality can not be compared with already existing […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    When it comes to dredging and maritime infrastructure projects, everyone in the major international dredging companies is examining and re-examining how they do business. And that includes scrutinising all aspects of the business, like contracts and procurement; environment and sustainability; appropriate equipment and cost-efficiency. For major infrastructure projects, innovative ideas and excellent execution are the […]

  • 25 October 2011

      Research conducted by the independent research agency, NEA indicates that the northern seaports offer the most efficient route for container transport into a large part of the central European hinterland. Seven ports located in the North of Europe have four times the container throughput of the principal eleven ports competing along the Southern coastline […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOLVO has presented its largest excavator to date, the EC750E at the recent MINExpo 2016 show in Las Vegas, NV. The EC750E was designed to deliver heavy lifting power and high productivity with best-in-class fuel efficiency. The machine is capable of delivering up to 15 percent higher productivity with 5 percent greater fuel efficiency than […]