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  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress with a project to replace a weir on the River Medway at Tonbridge in Kent. Bewley’s Weir fulfills many important functions including regulating the flow of the Medway to help manage flood risks, and ensuring a fresh drinking water supply for […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Local citizens, fishing groups and conservation organizations called on the Corps of Engineers to provide an honest economic analysis of maintaining the lower Snake River waterway, including expensive dredging. The public comment period on the Corps of Engineers’ Programmatic Sediment Management Plan federal environmental impact statement (FEIS) closed yesterday. The Corps dragged its feet for […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, was joined yesterday by Sylvie Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montréal Port Authority, to announce a major investment in key enhancements to be made at the Port of Montréal. The three main components of the project involve expanding container capacity in the […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Towards a Green Maritime Technology’. In a world with growing population, urbanization, mechanization and thus increased energy demands in the future, in combination with the influence of fossil energy resources on global warming, the 21st century has already brought […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Faculty members at universities in Louisiana have until December 15, 2017, to apply for one of four $25,000 stipends for eligible students pursuing a Master of Science degree at that university, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in its latest release.  “The assistantships available to faculty at Louisiana colleges and universities, will fund […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Buller District mayor Garry Howard has announced that it’s time to front up and openly debate whether or not the district can afford to keep the Kawatiri grab hopper dredger. At their August 23 meeting, Buller District councilors will formally consider whether or not to sell the dredger which made Westport Harbor viable for large […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge, Rent-A-Port and Saigon Newport have signed a collaboration agreement for development of a new bulk terminal in the port of Lach Huyen in North Vietnam. The leading terminal operator Saigon Newport will call upon the expertise of the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge as well as the port investment […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The true test of Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney’s new “commitment to protect environmental areas” will be whether he follows through with stronger protection for the Great Barrier Reef, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). Australian Marine Conservation Society, Great Barrier Reef campaign director, Felicity Wishart, said there was a real opportunity for the […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Storms around the UK in December 2013 caused significant damage to a number of coastal structures. Among these were flood defence embankments in Teesside and Lincolnshire. ARC-Boats, innovative remote control survey boats produced by HR Wallingford in partnership with the Environment Agency, were deployed at both locations to assess the extent of the damage to […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This is the second article in a series on the monitoring programme at Maasvlakte 2 in the Netherlands. The first article appeared in Terra et Aqua, number 129, December 2012 and described the framework of the monitoring of Maasvlakte 2 following the Environmental Impact Assessment and discussed the juvenile fish survey and the possible mismatch […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on state and federal governments to stop quarrelling over the duelling scientific reviews of the impact of Gladstone Harbour and recognise what’s at stake. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that if the Queensland and Australian Governments needed to stop quibbling and recognise that […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Undersea mining developer Chatham Rock Phosphate expects to be the first minerals company to have an environmental consent application considered under the Exclusive Economic Zone legislation. Chief executive Chris Castle said today he is delighted the start date for the EEZ Act had been confirmed as June, several months earlier than expected. “We’re in the […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Grup TCB, a global reference in maritime freight management, will operate the new TCQ terminal at Puerto Quetzal, located on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, for the next 25 years with an option to renew the contract. In order to improve service levels and productivity of container operations in the area, the company will invest […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority’s financial result stayed virtually the same. Income from seaport dues primarily decreased as the result of a moderate rate policy and because of the decrease in throughput. This was offset by an increase in land revenues primarily as a result of new sites leased to customers. Result The result for […]

  • 10 July 2013

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed concern that State and Federal Ministers have missed the opportunity to address the impacts of rapid industrial development along the Queensland coast. AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director Felicity Wishart said the Ministers had ignored the international recommendations of UNESCO to stop work now on all industrial […]

  • 9 August 2013

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XXI, in a ceremony on 8 August 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI). The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse […]

  • 7 March 2014

    The push to make Queensland communities better protected against flooding is changing the way councils can apply for funding. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli has called for Expressions of Interest for the first time from the state’s 77 councils for projects that will help their communities be better prepared to avoid the worst […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fiscal Year 2013 Work Plan was released in June by the Office of Management and Budget and included $20.4 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, to perform a beach renourishment at Folly Beach; the first since 2005. The funds received, along with the City of Folly Beach’s 15 percent cost […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, the first EEE-Class 18,000 TEU capacity vessel now in service continued its maiden voyage with a port call at the APM Terminals-Cargo Service A/S facility at Aarhus, Denmark’s largest port, and Scandinavia’s second-busiest port by container throughput. While at the deep-water APM Terminals-Cargo Service A/S terminal, the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller discharged […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XX, in a ceremony on 2 February 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI). The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse of […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    China Dredging Group Co., Ltd., one of the leading independent (non-state-owned) providers of dredging services in the PRC, announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter of 2012. Six Months Ended June 30, 2012 Highlights – Revenues of $119.1 million, a 10.9% period-over-period increase, – Gross profit of $63.5 million, a 3.5% period-over-period increase, […]

  • 12 December 2012

    At a press conference held on Monday morning, Congressman Tim Bishop announced that approvals are now in place to shore up Tiana Beach, which was severely eroded during Hurricane Sandy with the dunes washing across Dune Road. The approval comes just about a week after dredge equipment arrived at the Shinnecock Inlet for a scheduled […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The Flemish government has opened up the possibility for the port of Antwerp to expand further in the coming decades. For this purpose a land use plan has been drawn up, offering a clear framework for companies, potential investors and local residents. The port will be able to develop more than 1,000 additional hectares for […]

  • 8 March 2012

      The health and future of Australia’s World Heritage icon, the Great Barrier Reef, is under investigation as Australian Greens environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters held a detailed and productive briefing with the United Nations mission team last night. “I am greatly encouraged that UNESCO is scrutinising Government claims that their proposed strategic assessment of […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Unique Maritime Group, one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers announced that they have recently delivered two Echoscope 3D Sonars to DI-MEDCO, a joint venture between Dredging International and Middle East Dredging Company for the planned shore protection and harbour construction works of two artificial islands. The Echoscope, produced by […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Recently, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has followed his request and will allocate $4.5 million in disaster dollars recently appropriated by Congress to Oregon Inlet. Jones has been actively working with the Corps of Engineers on the need to direct disaster funding to Oregon Inlet, including a […]