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  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Twenty million people in forty catchment areas worldwide that are better protected against water and have access to sufficient, clean water, is the goal of the new Blue Deal program that has been launched simultaneously in the Hague, the Netherlands, and at Dutch Pavilion of the World Water Forum in Brasil. As the Dutch water sector […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Director of EcoShape Building with Nature, Henk Nieboer and Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of The Netherlands, have released the position paper about critical steps for upscaling Building with Nature. The two authors, invite the international water sector to join forces and scale up the Nature Based Solutions. Ovink and Nieboer argue in their paper that the following steps are critically important […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (Louisiana TIG) have approved and released a restoration plan intended to restore wetlands, coastal, and nearshore habitats in the Barataria Basin. The final restoration plan is the Strategic Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment #3: Restoration of Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats in the Barataria Basin, Louisiana (Barataria Basin SRP). The Louisiana […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service announced yesterday a final environmental assessment and finding of No Significant Impact for the Cuyahoga River Brecksville Dam removal project. This announcement is a final environmental signoff for a project that will restore a free-flowing Cuyahoga River between Brecksville and Cleveland, reported the EPA. The full removal of […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch family-owned company with over 150 years of experience as an international marine contractor, today released results for the year-ended 31 December 2017. In 2017, the company recorded €1.53 billion in revenue (2016: €1.71 billion) with a net profit of €78 million (2016: €90 million). The revenue generated by the company’s dredging division […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will today, 19 March, hold a drop-in session on the flood reduction proposals for the Pinner & Hatch End area. The meeting is set to take place at the Pinner Cricket Club, Montesole Court, from 4-8pm. This is the second drop-in on the River Pinn and Cannon Brook catchment project with the third taking place […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Earlcoate Construction Ltd. has begun works to repair deteriorating sea defense structures at West Beach, Hayling Island. The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) reported recently that following the winter storms, coastal monitoring of the sea defenses identified the deteriorating condition of the groynes. “Five badly exposed and isolated timber groynes have now become serious health and safety […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, together with its partners, is working on a project that will reduce the risk of flooding directly from the river (fluvial) and indirectly from overwhelmed surcharged local drainage systems in Guildford town center. According to the EA, the design of the scheme is at an early stage of option selection but investigations have […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC yesterday held a keel-laying ceremony for the Easydredge 3.700m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) that is being built for Tecnoimport and Empresa Constructora de Obras Maritimas from Havana, Cuba. The new vessel is the largest in the series of standardized Easydredge® twin-screw TSHDs, designed and built by IHC. In addition to the standard […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Corpus Christi CEO, Sean Strawbridge, last week testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment in a hearing titled, “Examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).” Mr. Strawbridge advocated for necessary funding and proposed ways for the USACE to improve delivery of crucial infrastructure projects […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has been commissioned to carry out major refurbishment works on the UK’s longest wooden pier. Opened in 1876, Yarmouth Pier on the Isle of Wight is an important historic landmark which stretches 186 meters into the Solent. The program of works involves the installation of 50 piles, a new pierhead structure and the refurbishment […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency yesterday released latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out by Mackley as part of Team Van Oord, working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. Once completed, the £31 million project […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maritime, offshore and logistic career hunters will meet once again at the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) in WTC Rotterdam on the 28th of March. Just like the last 11 years, the event will gather different companies who are looking for new talent and experienced professionals. This year, the Navingo’s MOCE show welcomes leaders from […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    During January 2018, Cardiff Marine Services was contracted to carry out maintenance dredging at Porthcawl Marina over 21 tides.  Throughout the dredging works, conducted by water injection method, an average of 1.3  to 1.5m of silt was removed from the dredged area. The majority of the dredging exercise reduced the levels down to the original bed […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the autumn of 2017, Carmarthenshire County Council instructed Cardiff Marine Services to undertake a 20 day water injection dredging trial at Burry Port Marina, working one tide a day to establish if this method would improve the access around the marina. The area was dredged with an average of 1m depth of silt cleared, […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Invited by Mr. Jorge Barakat, Minister of Maritime Affairs and head of the Autoridad Maritima de Panama (AMP), Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) in a partnership with the Organization of American States (OAS) will teach a week-long class from April 9-13 in Panama City, Panama.   OAS’s initiative is being run through the Inter-American Committee on Ports […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has been busy lately with the infrastructure improvement works including land reclamation, earthworks and surfacing that will improve the Holyhead Port layout and safety. The works started at the end of January at Salt Island, adjacent to the busy ferry terminals at the major commercial and ferry port in Anglesey. According […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    London City Airport has awarded a contract to BAM Nuttall for a new 75,000m² concrete deck extension. The deck is an important first stage of construction, as part of the £480m City Airport Development Program. According to BAM, the piling and decking contract value is approximately €95 million (£85 million) and BAM Nuttall is supported […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, recently awarded a $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) to dredge 1.2 million cubic yards of sand that will be used to fortify the beaches and dune system in Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island. According to the latest project update, the […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Flood & Coast conference, aimed to tackle the big questions facing flood and coastal erosion management, will take place at the Telford International Center from 20-22 March, 2018.  The topics including infrastructure resilience, partnership working, community collaboration and incident response will be debated at the event. Speakers this year include the Chief Executive of […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of Ohio and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have settled a lawsuit filed over the dredging of the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River shipping channel in 2016, cleveland.com reports. The settlement, noted in a document filed in federal court yesterday, requires USACE to cover the cost of placing sediment from the harbor […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Exmouth Marina dredging project, aimed to collect mud from the bottom of the marina and drop it off at Sprey Point, started earlier this week. WM Plant Hire‏ has just released this beautiful photo from this very important cleanup scheme. The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has granted a marine licence to Exmouth Marina in August […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has just announced the latest update on the dredging plans for Exmouth Marina and disposal of materials at Sprey Point, saying that the dredging work is due to take place this month. MMO granted a marine licence to Exmouth Marina in August 2017 for maintenance dredging of Exmouth Marina and disposal […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s new dual fuel trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Scheldt River’ was successfully bunkered with Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) at Brunsbüttel Ports yesterday.   Approximately 85 tonnes of the environmentally friendly fuel was loaded, making this the largest LNG bunkering operation in Germany so far, and this was the first LNG bunkering of a hopper dredger as well. […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    VolkerWessels UK is inviting the public to visit eight of their high-profile construction sites, between 19 – 24 March, as part of Open Doors 2018. According to the company, the annual event – delivered by Build UK in partnership with The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) -sees contractors open live construction sites to the public, […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV was part of the trade delegation that visited Vietnam last week with Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag. Royal HaskoningDHV joined the mission with a focus to further strengthen the relationships in water, maritime and aviation. The mission follows the visit by Vietnamese Prime Minister Phuc to the Netherlands […]