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  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, announced today the start of construction work on a brand new container terminal at Jebel Ali Port, Dubai. Phase 1 of the Container Terminal 4 (T4) project will deliver new capacity of 3.1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) by 2018, taking Jebel Ali Port’s total capacity to […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first year of monitoring a series of significant marine sites in the Marlborough Sounds suggests large areas of deterioration and an urgent need for more formal protection. A report prepared by a Nelson marine biologist, jointly funded by Council and the Department of Conservation and presented to the Marlborough District Council’s Environment Committee, makes […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today an investment to improve working conditions for fishermen at Tignish Harbor in Prince Edward Island.  “For generations, hard-working Canadian men and women have made their livelihood from our waters. Without question, small craft harbors are the cornerstone of the commercial fishing industry. This announcement is […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries and the Busan Port Authority have announced a long-term vision and strategy to develop Busan Port into a global trans-shipment hub port. In recent years trans-shipment cargo at Busan has grown by 10% (average) year-on-year while local cargo has increased by 4.2%. In 2014, trans-shipment activities overtook local cargo […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has been working on a series of regional brochures to describe the geological evolution of local coastlines, the geological origins of the offshore sand and gravel resources that are being dredged and the influence of the modern day waves and tides on both these deposits and the coastline. Mark Russell, […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District awarded recently URS Cooperation and Baird Inc. with a contract to conduct a beneficial use of dredged material tracer study at Presque Isle Bay, Erie, Pennsylvania. The goal of this project is to trace how sediment naturally moves in the system, to determine if sediments dredged […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, on behalf of the Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Five Fathom Hole harbor in New Brunswick.  The project involves the installation of new floating wharves which will provide additional berthing capacity for harbor […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District has begun restoring the Fairport Harbor East Breakwater, Lake County, Ohio to repair the $5.5 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. “The Fairport Harbor East Breakwater experienced extensive damage during Sandy because of the oversized waves and the extreme angle they were […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The first test to be conducted in the new Delta Flume, a unique research facility in Delft that can generate the highest artificial waves in the world, was completed successfully last week. Approximately 5000 Basalton blocks (scale 1:1.6) were positioned on the 11-meter-high dike that was built in the new Delta Flume. Last month, Deltares […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA will be hosting a session during CEDA Dredging Days 2015 conference and exhibition which will take place in the Conference Centre, Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 5-6 November 2015 under the theme “Innovative dredging solutions for Ports”. The Young CEDA session, which will take place on 6th November will be a series of concise, fast […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    JULONG DREDGER has successfully delivered two sets of cutter suction dredgers as well as one work boat to a customer in Astana, Kazakhstan.  The two cutter suction dredgers have a pump capacity of 2000 m³/h each and dredging depth of 12m. The dredgers also come along with a series of optional equipment like deck crane, swivel bend, floating […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Gail Shea, has announced an investment that will improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at North Lake harbor, Prince Edward Island. This funding will be used to reconstruct two sections of the wharf that have deteriorated on the north side of the harbor. In addition, annual dredging of the harbor […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Leominster Flood Alleviation Scheme has been in operation since the 1970s to protect the town from flooding from the River Lugg. The existing scheme consists of raised embankments and walls throughout the town, and a bypass channel to the north. The Environment Agency has undertaken a review to assess if the existing scheme is […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A contract has been signed with the Tianjin Dredging Company, part of the China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) and the recently founded Dredging Group, under which Wartsila will supply the engines and all essential ancillaries for a new self-propelled cutter dredger. The vessel will be one of the largest and most advanced vessels of its […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the federal government is investing in a major project to improve the harbor at Skinners Pond, PEI. The project will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. This year at Skinners Pond, plans will be developed for extending […]

  • 12 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association presented its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award to Gregory Hartman at the organization’s annual Summit and Expo held at Westin Hotel in Houston, Texas, June 22-25, 2015. The award was given to Mr. Hartman in recognition of his 45 years of exceptional accomplishments and his outstanding service to the dredging industry and […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to prepare communities for the impacts of climate change, U. S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell yesterday announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has awarded $11.8 million in Tribal Climate Resilience Program funding awards. The funding will help federally recognized tribes and tribally chartered organizations […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    MDL Marina Consultancy, a division of MDL Marinas, has appointed Dr. Ben Carroll to the consultancy team as Assistant Project Manager. In his new role, Ben will be on hand to conduct geomorphology studies and advise on all matters relating to dredging, dredge licensing and general marine licensing on all of MDL’s consultancy projects. Prior to this assignment, […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Coulee Frac Sand, based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, recently took delivery of a 10-inch Wolverine Class cutter suction dredge by DSC Dredge, LLC. The dredge, which was designed and manufactured at DSC Dredge’s Greenbush, Michigan, facility, is mining sand at the PineCrest Mine on the site of Doc’s Bunkhouse campground, near the town of Merrillan […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    An IMS 7012 HP Versi-Dredge was used recently to create new ponds and canals in the Slevdalsvann nature reserve in Norway. Slevdalsvann is a natural part of the internationally important wetland system Lista (Lista RAMSAR site), and is a central location for migratory bird species. This area has been lowered and drained several times in […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a major program of work to improve access to Leicester’s riverside have been announced. Leicester City Council has teamed up with the Environment Agency and the Canal & River Trust to help enhance the river corridor through the city, as part of a wider program of work to reduce flood risk. The program […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA’s Student Program at CEDA Dredging Days (5-6 November 2015, Rotterdam) is a highly successful initiative that enables promising students to attend the conference and exhibition. Under this program, CEDA offers a considerable number of free registrations to graduate and post-graduate students for this year’s conference and exhibition. They are granted to students who […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Forth Estuary Forum will host an information meeting about ‘Sedimentation and Dredging’ on Thursday, 9th July, from 6.30pm-9.30pm, at Carnegie Conference Center in Dunfermline. The Forum is a voluntary partnership of organisations around the Forth with an interest in the wellbeing of the Forth and its coastal communities. Members of the Forum meet to share information […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Christchurch City Council has released a report identifying areas at risk from coastal inundation and coastal erosion. The Coastal Hazard Assessment Report was presented at this morning’s District Plan Review Subcommittee, as part of the proposed Stage Three Natural Hazards chapter. The report, by environmental engineers Tonkin & Taylor Ltd, reviews the existing coastal hazard […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just released its latest ‘Facts About’ publication, named ‘Turbidity and Dredging’. ‘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 […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Jim Buchy has voted in support of Amended Substitute House Bill 64, the state operating budget. In an effort to drive business to Ohio and continue the significant economical success the state has experienced over the last few years, the final budget proposal cuts taxes by a total of more than $1.8 billion over […]