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  • 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 […]

  • 12 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gator Dredging, a Florida based dredging contractor, has completed the muck removal from Turkey Creek in Palm Bay, Florida, under budget and ahead of schedule. Part of the larger Indian River Lagoon cleanup effort in Brevard County, this project involved dredging over 236,000 cubic yard of muck using an Ellicott 670 dredger Jesse Marie. “Dredging […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority – Iloilo Fish Port Complex (PFDA-IFPC) has sought the endorsement of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (the Legislatures of City Governments) for a possible funding by the Department of Agriculture of two big projects. According to IFPC Manager, Engineer Elmer Figuracion, these development programs, worth around $2.6 million, include the extension of […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the first time, Rolls-Royce will be supplying MTU engines for use in excavators, having won an order from British construction equipment manufacturer JCB. “MTU’s Series 1000 engines are compliant with EU-Stage IV and EPA Tier 4f emissions legislation and are to be used to power new excavators in JCB’s JS 300, JS 330 and […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s North American Dredging Summit will take place at the Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks in Houston, Texas on the 8th and 9th February 2017. The North American Dredging Summit follows on from the successful European editions of ACI’s Dredging Summit series, the organizers said. With the ongoing operational and technical challenges in dredging project management […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced details of a €28m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s Local Authority owned small harbor network. In announcing the initiative, Creed said: “The €28m I am allocating for the 2017 Fishery Harbor and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Program represents a significantly increased […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dune Restoration Trust of New Zealand announced recently that the 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will be held in Christchurch 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 […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its ‘Facts About’ publication on backhoe dredgers. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of a […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A study on the potential effects of coastal erosion and inundation from Cape Burney to Greys Beach will be presented at a community information session on 8 February 2017, reported today the City of Greater Geraldton. The city CEO Ken Diehm said that the Cape Burney to Greys Beach Inundation and Coastal Processes Study was […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) Dredging Days 2017 will take place on 9-10 November in Ahoy, a convention center and arena located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. This conference is CEDA’s trademark event and it is the primary international dredging conference in the CEDA region since many years. “It is widely considered as an invaluable forum […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan that will remove contamination in the creek corridor of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, N.Y. The creek corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in Lockport. According to EPA, the Creek and […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary Coastal Management Group has been formed to focus on Old Bar and Manning Point as an interim step in developing a Coastal Management Program for the MidCoast region. With coastal erosion posing an ongoing challenge along the NSW coastline, the State Government has placed a high priority on Coastal Management, acknowledging MidCoast hot-spots […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Rick Scott will use his executive authority to allocate nearly $15.8 million in state funds for emergency beach restoration projects in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in St. Johns, Flagler, Volusia and Brevard Counties. Funding will be used to immediately address critically eroded beaches where there is an imminent threat […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Changes in rainfall and temperature are predicted to transform wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world within the century, a new study from the USGS and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley concludes. Such changes are expected to affect the plant communities found in coastal wetlands. For example, some salt marshes […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said that their International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation will take place from March 26-30th 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The seminar is aimed at future decision makers, port and harbor authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects. This five-day course strives to provide an […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Coos Bay is currently working on a plan to dredge and discharge about 150.000 cubic yards of material from Coos Bay over the next three years, according to the USACE’s Portland District latest release. The application was submitted last week and now the USACE is asking for public comment on this proposal. […]