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  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    On March 20 and 21, 2017, Sarova Whitesands Hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, will host the African Ports Expansion Conference, an event aimed to discuss modernization of African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic. Africa is experiencing a major surge in trade with growing volumes of cargo across its ports. To […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work at Mile Point, located on the St. Johns River near Naval Station Mayport, is nearing completion, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement. The Mile Point area experienced limited navigation during ebb tide because of difficult cross-currents at the convergence of the river with the Intracoastal Waterway, USACE […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Margate City has just announced that the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project is set to start on 23 June and run through August 31, 2017. Pipeline set-up works will begin on June 15 and equipment will be demobilized the week of September 1 through 7, according to a document published on Margate City’s website. The […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) has just released the Anaklia Deep Sea Port Project Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) scoping report for public comment. The proposed deep sea project is located in the region of Samegrelo, on the Black Sea coast of Georgia. According to ADC, the Anaklia Port will be developed in a series of […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations on the Hagerstown City Park’s lower lake, conducted by Edwin A. and John O. Crandell Inc., are moving forward as planned. This cleanup scheme started last week and is expected to be completed in about a month. Through the dredging process, about 18,000 cubic yards of sediment will be removed to increase […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Conwy County Borough Council recently hired HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling of the Colwyn Bay’s new beach defenses. “The Council wants to assure the longevity of the new beach, which has to date involved the placing of approximately 500,000m³ of dredged material, and has commissioned HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling to estimate its future […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation will take place from March 26-30th 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The seminar starts Sunday, March 26th at 8:45 hrs and ends Thursday, March 30th at 17:30 hrs. This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released a photo of the trailing suction hopper dredger SHANTI SAGAR 17, being built at the company’s Krimpen aan den IJssel shipyard. The vessel is first of two IHC Beagle 8,000m³ TSHDs ordered by Adani Group of India. Earlier this month, at the same shipyard, IHC held a keel laying ceremony for the second […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has completed delivery of the trailing suction hopper dredger DASA I to Dragados Argentinos DASA S.A. of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The contract for this standardized TSHD of Easydredge 2700 series was signed with DASA in late 2016. It took only few months for IHC to complete the sale/delivery cycle for this dredger. “With the delivery of […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delft Deltas, Infrastructure & Mobility Initiative and Delta Alliance have joined forces in organizing two meetings in Ghana to discuss the challenges for the sustainable management of the Volta Delta, Delft University of Technology just announced. The two consultative meetings were organized and facilitated by the Ghanaian Development Institute (DI) with funding support from the […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After five years of construction, new 8 km long flood channel by-passing the Dutch river IJssel was officially commissioned today by Dutch Transport Minister, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, and the Chairman of Vallei and Veluwe Regional Water Authority, Tanja Klip-Martin. The new by-pass is one of the last in a series of 30 projects of the […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last week, Royal IHC at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, held a keel laying ceremony for the 8,000m³ TSHD SHANTI SAGAR 18. The keel laying represents the beginning of the construction of the second dredger for Adani Group in India. Both vessels belong to the standardized IHC Beagle® series, designed and built by IHC using over a […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Baggerbedrijf De Boer B.V. (Dutch Dredging) has made an order for two custom, special-purpose tugs to be built at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in the Netherlands. According to Damen, the tugs are for a 10-year contract with Grand Port Maritime de Guyane in the ports of Cayenne and Kourou in French Guyana. Their primary functions will be […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reissuing Nationwide Permits (NWPs), authorizing work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. According to the Corps, the new NWPs take effect March 19, 2017 replacing […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The waters off Gallops Island were identified as the ideal location for a proposed reef that would be built out of rock material dredged from Boston Harbor during a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers harbor deepening project slated for 2018, the Nature Conservancy just announced. Along with Northeastern University, the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co. Ltd. has completed the first steel cutting for the marine fleet of MBA Delta iron sands project in Fiji. The vessel series, being built to meet Bureau Veritas’ standards, includes bucket wheel dredger, work boat, pusher tug and iron sands concentrator barge. The company said that these vessels are designed according to […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Devon District Council (EDDC) has now begun the tender process to find and appoint a consultant who can undertake the necessary analysis of flooding and coastal erosion issues affecting Seaton and to write the town’s beach management plan (BMP). The council has already received a good response to its tender with expressions of […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A project has kicked-off in London that will create artificial storms to help predict worst-case scenarios for coastal flooding, National Oceanography Center (NOC) just announced. Using computer models to make real storms more extreme, this NOC led project will help inform the planning of coastal defenses and emergency response. NOC Professor, Kevin Horsburgh, said: “The worst case […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has just released a paper named ‘Dredged Material Disposal Site Monitoring Round the Coast of England: Results of Sampling (2015-16)’. This report presents the scientific findings of, and implications for subsequent monitoring based on the results from dredged material disposal site monitoring conducted under a Cefas/Marine […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will hold a public hearing for the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report for the Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration Study on March 1 at the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District in Calabasas, California. The primary purpose of the proposed project is to provide a more natural sediment transport regime from […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sergei Italyantsev, the Head of ‘Sea/River Vessels’ Program Directorate of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), yesterday at the Moscow Dredging Forum talked about importance of production of dredging fleet and equipment in the Russian shipyards. When speaking at the event, Mr Italyantsev revealed new information about special steps undertaken towards bringing foreign manufactures of high-tech dredging equipment […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    In 2016, Damen delivered 250 vessels including 16 vessels delivered to Russia, IAA PortNews correspondent cited Olivier Marcus, Product Director Dredging at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem. Marcus said this at today’s 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies which was opened earlier this morning in Moscow. “We delivered 4 TSHD ships (one TSHD 2000 ship with hopper capacity of 2,000 cub. […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, announced few days ago that the Raw Water Storage Impoundment (RWSI) construction project – an important part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) – is now roughly 60% complete. The contractor, Thalle Construction Company of Hillsborough, North Carolina, started work on the project in March 2016. USACE […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A seminar on ‘Thames Dredging Opportunities’, organized by Young CEDA, is set to take place next week, 22 February, 2017, at the University College London, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said. During the seminar, Young CEDA will facilitate a lively and relevant seminar on dredging opportunities for the River Thames, aimed at anyone working or […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Both in Germany and the Netherlands flood mitigation measures are implemented quicker when residents are involved right from the start. This was said during the recent seminar that took place in Grimma, Germany, on occasion of the Dutch trade mission to the region. At a special organised flood seminar it proved that in both countries […]