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  • 3 February 2011

    The Galway Port Development Plan is an “ambitious” project which will help open up the entire region and secure Galway’s sustainable … By Martina Nee (advertiser) [mappress] Source: advertiser, February 3, 2011;

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Galway is still waiting for an official decision from An Bord Pleanala on the proposed multi million euro harbor extension plan. The planning application for the €126 million worth port expansion project was submitted in January 2014, almost two and a half years ago. According to the Galway Independent, An Bord Pleanala announced earlier this week that they will […]

  • 21 January 2011

    €50m port plan to be submitted for approval in April The construction phase of the redevelopment of Galway Harbour will create more than 500… (galwaynews) [mappress] Source: galwaynews, January 21, 2011;

  • 25 January 2011

    Around 300 new jobs could be created in the construction phase of the new €200 million Galway Port, with a further 300 jobs when the … (galwaynews) [mappress] Source: galwaynews, January 25, 2011;

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Galway Harbour Company is expected to lodge its planning application for the first phase of the port expansion plans in May, with construction to begin in 2015, reports galwaynews.ie. The 50 million euro plans for an extended port of about 57 acres will accomodate substantial trading ships and allow for the docking of all major cruise […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny T.D. and the Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Sean Canney, T.D., yesterday visited Craughwell, Co Galway where works are underway on the Dunkellin River & Aggard Stream Flood Relief Scheme. Speaking after his visit to the site, Mr. Kenny said: “Projects such […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A coastal protection scheme from Sáilín to Silverstrand will be shovel-ready by the end of this year, announced Connacht Tribune. Galway City Council has appointed RPS Consulting Engineers to draw up technical documents for the €7 m project, which will allow it advance to tender stage. A spokesperson for the Council said that a source […]

  • 7 June 2013

    Galway Harbour Company has introduced a plan for the development of its quay berths. The project will be completed in four stages and the initial works will include the reclamation of 19.86 hectares of quay areas and back-up lands, as well as the formation of a 400m x 30m quay, construction of a 200m x […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway on a section of the River Shannon in an effort to reduce the risk of flooding this winter, RTÉ reports.  Waterways Ireland is removing vegetation, silt and debris as part of an ongoing program of maintenance, close to Meelick Weir in Co Galway. Material excavated from the Shannon is being […]

  • 13 June 2011

    A specially-designed 55,000m² ‘Destination Village‘ is being built on the Abu Dhabi Corniche breakwater to host the Volvo Ocean Race yachting fleet and its many thousands of fans expected to descend on the UAE capital when the city welcomes the flotilla this New Year. Plans for the ‘Destination Village,’ which will be adjacent to the […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Following the successful WODCON XXII conference, organized by the Chinese chapter of the Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) in Shanghai last April, the host of the next WODCON, CEDA, announced the details for the next congress in the series. WODCON XXIII will take place from 16th-20th May 2022, at the Tivoli Congress Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, and […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford announced last week that Gerard van Raalte has teamed-up with the company’s Dredging Group, to work on commercial projects and research initiatives as a Visiting Consultant. Gerard has held numerous prestigious international positions in the industry, contributing at the highest level to CEDA, WODA, PIANC and IADC over a period of over 30 […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne RESON has just released a very interesting paper named ‘Innovative spill measurement for wirecrane and excavator dredging‘. “Monitoring of what happens underwater always has been a challenge. Dredge guidance and monitoring software have the advantage that they show the position of the bucket or grab in three dimensions but the seafloor is always a […]

  • 10 June 2011

    For years, there has always been a veil of mystery surrounding Plum Island that’s restricted by the public and located just off the… (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, June 10, 2011;    

  • 20 July 2020
    Equipment

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock, owned by Van den Herik, visited the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard last week. The dredger is one of their returning customers due to good experiences with Niestern Sander. “They’ve always been very positive about being able to plan quickly with the yard. Now the dredger is here for […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 25 September, the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) is inviting Gladstone locals to the final WBDDP community update BBQ to ask questions about dredging in the Gladstone harbour. Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project Leader Peter O’Sullivan who will be at the BBQ said this BBQ update gives the chance for […]

  • 3 October 2012

    The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) claimed that the failure by the Environment Agency to regularly dredge rivers could be increasing the risk of flooding, BBC reports. After Wales endured one of its wettest summers on record, NFU urged the agency to resume full-time dredging. An Environment Agency Wales spokeswoman said: “We will always remove any […]

  • 7 December 2009

    Richard Henry’s sojourns in West Asia had always been jinxed. He went to Abu Dhabi in 1980 to work as a deckhand on a dredger, but returned four years later when the Emirate did some belt-tightening to cope with falling oil revenues… Source: DNA, December 6, 2009;

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 10 April, the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) is inviting Gladstone locals to a BBQ to ask questions about dredging in the Gladstone harbour. For the last three decades, the expansion of port facilities and other industries has been planned to maintain a balance of industrial development, protecting the natural environment […]

  • 2 January 2012

    While the seaports in HCM City and Ba Ria-Vung Tau have been always overloaded, the ports in the west of the southern region can only …   (vietnamnet) [mappress] Source: vietnamnet, January 2, 2012;

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) is inviting Gladstone locals to the final WBDDP community update BBQ on Wednesday 25 September, to ask questions about dredging in the Gladstone harbour. Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project Leader Peter O’Sullivan who will be at the BBQ said this BBQ update gives the chance for […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 25 September, the Western Basin Dredging| and Disposal Project (WBDDP) is inviting Gladstone locals to the final WBDDP community update BBQ to ask questions about dredging in the Gladstone harbour. For the last three decades, the expansion of port facilities and other industries has been planned to maintain a balance of industrial development, […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Col. Kent Savre, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division, met with regional stakeholders and held a town hall meeting during a visit to the Philadelphia District Sept 10-12. Savre toured a number of District projects including the deepening of the Delaware River, the Philadelphia Navy Yard seawall, the Chesapeake & […]

  • 21 March 2011

    “The Netherlands has always battled against this natural enemy — water,” said Hanneke Heeres of the Union of District Water Boards (UvW)… By Coralie Ramon (physorg) [mappress] Source: physorg, March 21, 2011    

  • 23 May 2012

    This Thursday the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) is inviting Gladstone locals to a BBQ to ask questions about dredging in the Gladstone harbour. For the last three decades, the expansion of port facilities and other industries has been planned to maintain a balance of industrial development, protecting the natural environment and continuing […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The optimal design of an efficient and cost-effective dredger requires extensive knowledge. As a designer and manufacturer of complex, high value vessels and equipment, it is important for Royal IHC to know how they are performing once in the field. This information is not always available, but with the right metrics the performance can be […]