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  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has refinanced its revolving credit facility (RCF) providing the company with EUR 500 million committed bank financing until April 2025. The new facility was coordinated by ING Bank and is provided by a syndicate of seven banks (ABN AMRO Bank, BNP Paribas, HSBC, ING Bank, MUFG, Rabobank and NatWest). With […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    The LNG trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ecodelta, owned by Bagger- en Aannemingsmaatschappij Van der Kamp B.V. from Zwolle, visited the Niestern Sander yard last week. According to the Niestern’s latest announcement, this is not the first time for the dredger to visit the shipyard. She was built in 2018 together with Barkmeijer Stroobos. The […]

  • 22 February 2011

      In Teesport, on the North East coast of England, they have started work on doubling the container capacity. This will ultimately be almost 450,000 TEU. During the first phase, the site will be increased by 5 hectares and new container cranes will be brought in. Later expansions depend on how the market develops. Owner […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has published the final post authorization change report as well as the final environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project. The reports analyze modifications to the long-term project, which identifies, prioritizes, and repairs erosion-related levee deficiencies within the Sacramento River Flood Control […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly of Napa Ports (North Adriatic Ports Association) was held in Venice yesterday. During the meeting, the Presidents agreed that numerous European infrastructural priorities are staged in the North Adriatic and that the role that ports can play in this scenario is and will be crucial. Indeed, Napa benefits of a strategic location that […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Rohr floating bucket ladder dredge was installed on a greenfield site of an existing sand and gravel operation for a European customer. The KS 225 is an electric dredge with a digging depth of 40 ft (12 m) and production capacity up to 620 tph (432 m³/hr) utilizing 225 liter buckets. The dredge […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has won a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. The contract was awarded by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports with regard to its 117m, 8500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain, and the works will take place next year at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque. […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Dredger SND No 4 is back in full working order again. This vessel was brought back to life thanks to a £43,300 Heritage Lottery Fund grant, BBC News Online reports. SND No 4 steam dredger was built in 1925 for the Sharpness New Docks company by the De Klop shipyard at Sliedrecht in Holland. SND […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A North Jersey tugboat captain died, and three crew members needed to be rescued from the Atlantic Ocean after their vessel sank off Fire Island, N.Y. two days ago. The boat, owned by Wittich Brothers Marine, Inc, was working in Moriches on a dredging project and was traveling back to its base in Bayonne when […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Putting ink to paper during an informal ceremony held on August 21, Dave Castanon signed the bank enabling instrument for the San Luis Rey River Mitigation Bank, adding nearly 54 acres of the river’s floodplain to a pool of land that will provide compensatory mitigation for projects that impact wetlands and other waters of the […]

  • 8 June 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, today announced it has closed on a $175 million five year revolving credit facility. Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, (“Wells”) acted as Administrative Agent, Swingline Lender and […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Equipment

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd. recently took delivery of a new Long Reach Excavator – the Hitachi Zaxis 490-6 LCH. The large Zaxis-6 excavators offer the highest level of performance without compromising on the increasing demand for operational efficiency. Their power and performance makes them ideal for demanding working environments of the European marine and […]

  • 30 November 2012

    People living and working in Penclawdd, Swansea, are invited to attend a public drop in session to find out more about Environment Agency Wales proposals to reduce flood risk in the area. There are 133 properties in Penclawdd at risk of tidal flooding from the Loughor Estuary. Extreme weather conditions combined with high tides can […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of improvements to flood banks at Whittlesey Washes is nearly complete.  The Green Wheel cycle path between Stanground and Whittlesey was expected to remain diverted until the end of November, while a low, 249m-long concrete wall was built as part of a scheme to improve flood defenses. When the whole £26 million […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Phase 2 of the Muddy River Flood Risk Management construction project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $36.5 million contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The non-Federal sponsors for the project are the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, and the […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Engineering and consulting firms setec and Royal HaskoningDHV have been selected by VNF, the French navigable waterways authority, to jointly provide program management assistance over 12 years for a canal link extending from France to Belgium. The vast new Canal Seine-Nord Europe will connect the basin of the Seine near Paris, to the Scheldt, near […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first ships have yet to arrive, but already there is plenty of activity amid the sand and the dunes. Rotterdam, Europe’s biggest port, has just reclaimed 2,000 hectares of land from the North Sea to expand its gateway by a staggering 20%. Reduced to rubble during the Second World War, Rotterdam quickly blossomed in […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has completed repairs to a 40 meter slip on a flood defense embankment in Doncaster. The embankment suffered from damage before and during last winter’s flood conditions. This area lies between the River Don and the South Yorkshire Navigation canal in the Wheatley Park area of Doncaster. The bank slip could have […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ports Development Company, owner and developer of the King Abdullah Port, has announced the signing of a financial agreement with SABB – Saudi British Bank and the Arab National Bank (ANB) worth 2.7 billion SAR (around $720 million). The agreement aims to move forward with the development and expansion of the port’s facilities, thus meeting […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a joint effort between the Port of Moerdijk, the shipyard Neptune Marine, Cryonorm Systems and Titan LNG, the Werkendam was supplied successfully for the first time with LNG. The 68 meter-long Werkendam, the new LNG powered vessel of Van Oord,  was built at the Neptune yard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam. The ship is fully powered by LNG, […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland landholders and local communities will benefit from a clear and transparent process for the construction and modification of levee banks, following the introduction of a statewide regulatory framework that came into effect today. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the new process was in response to the final report of the […]

  • 30 March 2010

    The sand dredging project that has been taking place in Durban has started to show benefits, with excellent sand bank formations at all of the town beaches. [mappress] Source: Surfers Village, March 29, 2010;

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Acciona, a Spanish conglomerate group involved in the development and management of infrastructure and renewable energy, is developing vehicles capable of performing complex tasks in underwater environments autonomously, without the need for human intervention – using Artificial Intelligence. “The use of this type of underwater autonomous vehicles will reduce the risks associated with the construction and […]

  • 9 April 2014

    The Environment Agency will be inspecting more than 30,000 flood defence assets across the south west. This will include defences around the whole south west coast from Bristol to Bournemouth and along the many thousand miles of main-river within the region. Flood defences across the South West have been put under significant pressure following the […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new £2.7 million flood scheme, which reduces risk to more than 200 residential and commercial properties in the south of Birmingham, has been officially opened. The Selly Park South flood prevention scheme was carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency and in partnership with Birmingham City Council and St Andrew’s Healthcare. […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Canada’s Environment Minister, Catherine McKenna, announced yesterday the establishment of a three-member Review Panel that will conduct the environmental assessment of Port Metro Vancouver’s proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 project. Ms. Jocelyne Beaudet has been appointed as the Chair of the Review Panel. Dr. Diana Valiela and Dr. David Levy have been appointed as members of the Review […]