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  • 3 April 2014

    Mayor Richard C. David announced that JAMKO Technical Solutions will begin video inspections of flood wall conduits as required by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). “Regardless of how the City missed the 2012 inspection deadline, our focus must be to complete the required […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was present during the opening of the Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career event Wednesday morning April 2nd in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He had visited the HAM 316, a trailing suction hopper dredger, at Van Oord, earlier that same morning. The career event, organised by Navingo, is the largest event in […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has appointed Bram Roelse as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect as of 1 April 2014. He has taken over this leading role within the company from predecessor Dirk Philips who stepped back in November 2013. Mr Roelse (56) has worked at IHC Merwede for the past 13 years. […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Minister Schultz van Haegen, the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, will be presenting the draft Master Plan for the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) programme during her trade mission to Indonesia. The Master Plan offers a long-term solution to flooding in North Jakarta, and was drafted in the course of the past […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, the Lorain Harbor dredging project will be underway soon. During this cleanup program, approximately 165,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged from the mentioned zone. The Invitation for Bids will be posted by April 15, 2014. Lorain Harbor is located on the southern shore […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government agencies, research institutions, and conservation groups are another step closer to creating a streamlined process for Alabama and Mississippi residents and contractors looking to protect against shoreline erosion without the use of harmful bulkheads and sea walls. The Dauphin Island Sea Lab, University of South Alabama, Weeks Bay Reserve, Alabama Department of Conservation and […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of the new detached breakwater for Cowes is set to commence in early May. The initial construction phase will be completed this autumn, at which point the gravel core will be visible approximately 5 metres clear of Low Water spring tides. Following a settlement period, Boskalis Westminster will return in spring 2015 to level […]

  • 31 March 2014

    If no additional steps are taken, flood damage to the European coast could increase by €11 billion a year. The number of people affected will also increase. This means that flooding has now been identified as the first of the three leading risks for Europe associated with climate change. This is one of the findings […]

  • 31 March 2014

    IHC Beaver Dredger and a Workboat were recently loaded onto MV Fairload in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and are now destined for Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. Jumbo’s experienced crew assisted in dismantling the cutter ladder part of the dredger utilizing the Fairload’s cranes. The cutter ladder was stowed below deck together with the workboat. The main unit […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterway restoration will be at the top of the agenda during a special workshop taking place in May aimed at starting to overcome some of the big challenges facing restoration groups across the country. The workshop, being hosted by the Canal and River Trust and The Inland Waterways Association, is intended to become an annual […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indonesia is planning to use the Dutch ‘Building with Nature’ concept on a large scale for the restoration of its coasts. Indonesia is already working with Deltares and Wetlands International on the pilot project for natural mangrove restoration on the northern coast of Java. The approach there is based on a traditional Dutch method used […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Skippers navigating waters at Port Geographe are being urged to take extra care following the opening of a new channel to enter the marina. Department of Transport (DoT) Manager of Navigational Safety and Moorings Mark Briant said the relocated channel entrance was approximately 70 metres further east. “Skippers need to be aware of the new […]

  • 26 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, in partnership with the city of Schuyler and the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, has begun construction of a 2.5-mile levee along Shell Creek north and east of Schuyler and is marking the occasion with a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, March 27th starting at 10:15 a.m. […]

  • 25 March 2014

    The Environment Agency has completed five weeks of intensive work to restore the sea defences damaged by the severe winter storms at Preston Beach. A significant amount of shingle was washed away by the waves at the Preston Beach Sea Defence Scheme, to the East of Weymouth. During a series of severe storms in early […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of a $500,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Buffalo to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Erie. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator for the Great Lakes, was joined by Congressmember Brian Higgins and Buffalo Mayor Byron […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority has moved more than 2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) so far this fiscal year (July-February), for an increase of 6.2 percent or an additional 119,318 TEUs. “The strong growth experienced throughout our business sectors this fiscal year demonstrates the resilience and strength of the Southeast market, and a positive […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On March 20, Vietnamese Minister of Transport Mr Nguyen Hong Truong, carried out the official Vietnamese ribbon-cutting ceremony for the latest addition to Damen Shipyard Group’s portfolio. Damen Song Cam, a brand new yard, is one of the largest in the Group and represents Damen’s first formal Joint Venture yard in Vietnam. Damen Song Cam […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Communities across England & Wales were invited to adopt mile-long lengths of canal or river and help transform some of the Canal & River Trust’s 2,000 miles of waterways. Canal Connections, a not for profit organisation aimed at harnessing the potential of Yorkshire’s waterways, adopted the section between Skelton Road Bridge and Knostrop Lock which […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, held a series of events for the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project. Each event targeted a different group of people in order to provide detailed information about a project that will directly affect thousands of residents, visitors and tourists for the next decade. The shore […]

  • 21 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer reaffirmed his call for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds for a new dune flood-protection system in Breezy Point. The application for funding was formally submitted to FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Program and Schumer is urging the agency to approve this application. The proposed […]

  • 20 March 2014

    ABB has signed a three-year international maintenance contract with Van Oord, a leading worldwide contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). For Van Oord, this means best-in-class service at all times and in every location, lower failure rates and fewer repairs – which are also carried out more quickly and […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The $35 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has now allocated $266 million, fulfilling the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “Lawmakers across Georgia recognize that improving the […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, announced details of a €23m package for the repair of public owned piers, harbours and slipways damaged during the winter storms and for investment in the ongoing development of Ireland’s public harbour network. In announcing this initiative, the Minister said “We are all too […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection convened local stakeholders — government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others — to continue development of the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan. This meeting was another in a series of monthly gatherings to establish the specific pollutant load reductions and action strategies essential to improving lake water quality. […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling more than $1.3 million in northern Ohio to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Erie. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator, was joined at Lakewood Park to announce the projects by Congresswoman […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the Japanese Government delivered two SENWATEC amphibious excavator-dredgers to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). This equipment was acquired through the Non-Project Grant Aid of the Government of Japan. Minister Akio Isomata of Japan’s Minister of Economic Affairs handed over the dredging machines to the DPWH as a Japan-funded Non-Project Grant […]