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  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Airports Commission has announced its decision not to add the inner Thames estuary airport proposal to its shortlist of options for providing new airport capacity by 2030. Following detailed further study into the feasibility of an inner Thames estuary airport the commission has concluded that the proposal has substantial disadvantages that collectively outweigh its […]

  • 3 November 2011

    General Electric Co. has told state regulators that a series of wells and tunnels designed to keep PCB-contaminated groundwater from seeping… (cbs6albany) [mappress] Source: cbs6albany, November 3, 2011;  

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Officials in Redwood City this week snipped a thick, red ribbon signifying the completion of the Port of Redwood City’s $17 million modernized wharf. It is the first new wharf for cargo ships in the San Francisco Bay Area that meets the latest operational, seismic, and sea level design standards for the wharf structure itself […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Environmental Impact Assessment to the Environmental Protection Authority. The EPA is a national-level independent environmental regulation, which has the ability to grant or decline marine consent applications. “This is a major milestone and the culmination of three years’ work,” Chief Executive Chris Castle said. The draft is being […]

  • 21 February 2011

      Fivium has been awarded a contract to deliver an IT system to support the modernisation and consolidation of UK marine licensing processes. The project will align business processes and IT systems supporting UK marine licences to enable greater transparency for users and the public. Fivium and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) will work together […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, during yesterday’s meeting with officials of the Ministry of Shipping at Bangladesh Secretariat, urged the shipping ministry and all its departments concerned to work sincerely for making the river routes safe and secure for passengers and goods. “We have to improve the navigability of the rivers and ensure safe and secure […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    A proposal to submit a bid for funding for a new £12m flood defense scheme from Poole Bridge to Hunger Hill will be considered by the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council’s Cabinet on September 30. A financially viable tidal defense scheme along approximately 1.5km of waterfront at Back Water Channel has been developed, reports the […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Town of Bedford, MA, yesterday released the latest update about their Fawn Lake Dredging Program. As of October 16th, the Dredgit crew has completed the dredging operation at Fawn Lake. Also, they have removed the dewatering equipment. The materials storage bin has been dismantled and the lawn area will be regraded, said the Town. […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Ten Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes delivered in June are now all running smoothly at Belawan International Container Terminal (BICT) at the port of Belawan, Indonesia. BICT is managed by Indonesia Port Corporation I (Pelindo I), one of four state-owned Indonesian terminal operators. Having received five RTGs previously, BICT now operates a fleet of […]

  • 25 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Malaysia: Inai Kiara to Roll Out TSHD “Inai Kenanga” Tomorrow Inai Kiara SDN BHD, Malaysia’s largest marine services provider, announced that the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will launch the trailing suction hopper dredger Inai Kenanga tomorrow.   China: Six People Missing after Dredger Sinks The 1,700-ton sand dredger capsized and sank yesterday in […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 29, to accept public comment on a permit application to construct a new dock system and 345-slip dry dock storage facility in association with the MDR Basin H Boat Central-Dry Boat Storage Project. The meeting will take place […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representing Upstate Forever and Save Our Saluda, the Southern Environmental Law Center yesterday announced an agreement in principle with Duke Energy to remove all of its coal ash at its W.S. Lee facility from the banks of the Saluda River near Greenville and Anderson, South Carolina, to safer, dry lined storage away from the river.   “With […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The tendering process for the construction of the world’s longest tunnel across the Fehmarnbelt has now entered its next phase. The dialogue with the major tunnel contractors on the conditions for building the concrete tunnel itself began last year. Tendering for the tunnel’s extensive electrical and mechanical installations is now beginning. “It is very gratifying […]

  • 17 February 2012

    As expected, the City Council on Wednesday approved a plan to try and entice boaters back to the marina… By Jim Caroompas (patch) [mappress] Source: patch, February 17, 2012

  • 26 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) rules are being implemented and single hulled tankers have been phased out. This would result in a large fleet of vessels going out of service by the year 2010-12… Source: Daily News, November 27, 2009;

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Exciting social and economic changes for the Ōpōtiki district and the Entire Eastern Bay of plenty are now significantly closer to a reality following Ōpōtiki District Council’s successful application for Regional Infrastructure Funding. On 22 August 2013, Bay of Plenty Regional Council announced funding of $18 million over two years to assist ODC’s Harbour Development […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the largest suction dredgers in the world, Inai Kenanga, is to be launched by Inai Kiara SDN BHD, the Malaysian shipping company. VULKAN Couplings has supplied six MESLU clutches for the shift gearboxes of the powerful sand pumps – these couplings are the largest that the company has ever built. The TSHD Inai […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Carteret County Shore Protection Office has presented the latest update regarding the county’s Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the update, the dredge Liberty Island has been the only dredge on site since the project started on February 8th. “The dredge has been tremendously productive delivering approximately 522,000 cubic yards in reach 10 (basically Atlantic […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday released this very interesting video about the Buffalo Harbor dredging project. In the video, Andrew Kist, student engineer and quality assurance representative, introduces his view of the dredging works. In fact, USACE Buffalo District began operations and maintenance (O&M) dredging on September 8. The work, being […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, yesterday announced a favorable judgment in its loss of use claim related to the dredge New York allision in Port Newark, New Jersey in January, 2008. On […]

  • 31 March 2011

    On 8 March 2011 IRO and CEDA (Central Dredging Association) organized a successful joint members meeting. Around 225 participants listened to what the 4 large dredging companies Boskalis, Jan de Nul, Tideway and Van Oord had to say about their latest developments and their view on the contribution from the dredging industry to the oil […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord – operating in dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy (oil, gas and wind) sectors – has just confirmed that together with Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. will take part in the IJmuiden new lock project.  The dredging and dry earth works will be carried out by the Van Oord – Boskalis joint venture. The activities, carried […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to the Beachcare groups in the coastal settlement of Wooli north of Coffs Harbour, sand-traps on the foredune are working remarkably well. Wooli Beach has survived the recent heavy surf and king-tides with very little damage, announced ABC News. President of Coastal Communities Protection Alliance Wooli, Bruce Bird, said that the foredune traps have protected […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction works on the New Suez Canal came to a halt last weekend after the wall protecting dry basin site partially collapsed due to an overload of dredged material, reported the Suez Canal Authority today. The head of the authority, Mohab Mamish, said in the statement that the force of a drainage pipe resulted in a water leak of one of […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 7th March 2011, specialist marine and civils contractor Land and Water Services Ltd (LAWS) mobilised a bespoke dredging team to Premier’s Falmouth Marina in Cornwall to undertake a particularly awkward improvement project that involved the installation of tubular mooring piles, new pontoons and the removal of 22,300m3 of contaminated sediments. Following difficulties experienced with […]

  • 8 February 2013

    The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Habib Abdulahi, said on Thursday that the Federal Government had awarded the contract for the dredging of Calabar Port. Abdulahi gave the information when he paid a courtesy visit to the Acting Governor of Cross River, Mr Efiok Cobham, at the Government House, Calabar. The managing director, who […]