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  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Future Market Insights (FMI) recently released a report on the global Dredging market in which they noted that the market is slated to touch a value of nearly $16,500 million in the year 2022. According to the report, as the population of the world keeps on increasing, particularly in the coastal areas, more amount of coastal […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council will meet next week to hear an update on an Oman Creek dredging project. The group will hold its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. According to Stacy Haughey, the DNR’s Upper Peninsula regional coordinator, the council meetings offer […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten design teams that entered the San Francisco Resilient by Design Challenge have been selected to map how the cities’ bay area can best respond to rising sea levels. Three of these selected teams include Dutch participants (One Architecture, Deltares and Arcadis) that can contribute directly with knowledge and experiences from flood risk mitigation in […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to dredge the Burry Port Harbor in Carmarthenshire – part of a £2 million improvement project – is now underway, according to BBC. According to the report, a trial water injection dredging operation began at the harbor on Monday, September 11th. The work comes as a part of the 10-year development plan that will transform the Carmarthenshire’s marina. […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bacton Gas Terminal and residents of the surrounding Norfolk villages will benefit from Dutch experience as Royal HaskoningDHV completes the detailed design for an innovative coastal protection project. It’s the first time in the UK that sandscaping will be used to provide a sustainable long-term solution. Royal HaskoningDHV has adapted the Dutch ‘Sand Engine’ concept […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority for the Government of Canada. In May 2017, the Government of Canada announced a $75 million Coastal Restoration Fund to help to rehabilitate some of the most important marine ecosystems and address threats to marine species. The funding is a part of the national […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Constructed Wetland Association (CWA) will this September hold its 13th annual conference ‘Constructed wetlands: natural systems for water management’. The conference is taking place on the 27th & 28th September 2017, at the Wetlands Centre in Gloucestershire, UK. Day one (27th September) will offer an ‘Introduction to Constructed Wetlands’ training session, a series of informative lectures in partnership with CIWEM followed […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following recent dredger deliveries in Bangladesh, and successfully organised Dredging Seminar last month in Dhaka, Damen has again delivered multiple dredgers from available stock. According to Regional Sales Director, Rabien Bahadoer, Damen has again confirmed its long-term commitment to Bangladesh by delivering quality dredgers with a proven design from ready stock. “This will swiftly help […]

  • 4 September 2017

        By Erik van der Blom – R&D Manager at Royal IHC   The global dredging industry is facing a number of challenges linked to climate change and its consequences over the coming years. While a number of opportunities for dredging companies are expected, as rising sea levels will increase the requirement for dredging […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Swire Seabed and Seabed Solutions have signed an exclusive cooperation agreement for the provision of subsea dredging services worldwide. The expertise of the two companies is complementary, with Swire Seabed providing the Seabed Excavator, a state-of-the-art tracked subsea dredging vehicle with numerous capabilities, and Seabed Solutions years of dredging competence and experience, reported Swire. According to […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), one of the most important infrastructure projects in the nation, will deepen the Savannah Harbor 5 feet, down to 47 feet below mean sea level at low tide. That will enable modern deep-draft cargo vessels, akin to floating islands, to call more easily on the port here. According to […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase 1 of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme has scooped the Large Project of the Year award at this year’s NEC awards in London. The awards were announced at a recent NEC Users’ Group Annual Seminar. The driving force behind the award winning scheme is a project team made up of experts from Leeds City […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A guided walking tour of Mytholmroyd to share plans for the new £30 million flood alleviation scheme proposed for the village has been hosted for ward councilors, reports the Environment Agency. They were invited to meet the Environment Agency’s project team on Friday, August 18th to share their plans for the project on site and […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fujairah Terminals has welcomed its first vessel, the Dubai Alliance, following recent concession signing agreement between Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Fujairah. Upa Jayalth, General Manager for Operations at Star Feeder LLC and Nirmil Perara, General Manager for Sales and Marketing at Star Feeders LLC met with Fujairah Terminals General Manager, Naser AlBusaeedi […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nicholls State University and the Port of South Louisiana have partnered to boost coastal restoration research at the Nicholls Farm. “The Port of South Louisiana is pleased to be a part of the coastal restoration research at Nicholls State University,” said Paul Aucoin, executive director of the port. “We realize how important coastal restoration is […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Springville Dam Ecosystem Restoration project team yesterday hosted a media event and site walk to highlight the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement at the Springville Dam located at 11024 Scoby Rd, Springville, NY. The formal agreement between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Erie County, and the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be holding its fourth public information meeting on sea level rise vulnerability and adaptation on Thursday, August 17, 2017, the State of Hawaii said in its latest release.  This meeting is one of a series of public information meetings being held statewide to educate people about […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging at Port of Kalama’s TEMCO grain elevator, aimed to ensure safety and smooth sailing, is set to begin this week, the port said in its latest release.  The majority of dredged material will be placed in-water along the beaches at Ahles Point and the southern half of Rasmussen Park. “Port of Kalama day […]

  • 6 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is about to invest in twelve fishing harbors in Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador, reported the government last Friday. According to the government, small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 42,500 Canadians employed in this sector, the […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just announced that they are starting with announcing the nominees for the IADC Safety Award. The Award seeks to identify the exceptional safety performance of a particular project, product, ship, team or employee. Launched in 2015, the IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017. For the three months ended June 30, 2017, GLDD reported revenue of $176.9 million, net loss from continuing operations of $1.1 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $17.6 million. Chief Executive Officer Lasse Petterson commented, “Operationally, as […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis announced recently his continued support for funding the Anclote River Dredging Project in a letter to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. In the letter, Bilirakis urged state officials to approve the City of Tarpon Springs’ application to help ensure Pinellas County remains a commercial hub and tourist destination for years […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ECTMarine, a Dutch supplier of dredging components, services and design, has developed the first comprehensive online Dredge Calculation Tool, which serves as an extension of their dredge consultancy services. “This tool is the first of its kind to be offered freely and accessible to anyone. The software is a result of years of experience and […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment to evaluate the impacts of restoring the ecological function of the Tyson Bend shallow water habitat backwater site in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA specifically evaluates construction activities required to operate and maintain the backwater and associated features without adversely impacting the Missouri River […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is funding research to help save Queensland’s iconic beaches from extreme weather events, the Queensland Government said in its latest announcement.  Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said that the funding is part of the $9.85 million awarded to 53 researchers under the Advance Queensland Research Fellowship and PhD Scholarship programs. “In any given […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The countdown has begun for the first ever Dredging Today Conference that will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. With only a few months left till the grand opening, we took the opportunity to speak with Olivier Marcus, Product Director Dredging at Damen Shipyards, one of the speakers […]