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  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Italdraghe, Italy’s leading dredger manufacturer, will participate in the fourth edition of Exposibram Amazonia. This exciting mining event will be held between 17th – 20th November 2014 in Belem in Brazil. The event, sponsored by the Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração (IBRAM) combines the Amazon Mining Exhibition and the 4th Amazon Mining Congress and will be […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new federal study is attempting to reframe the national discussion about coastal risk and relief, and it behooves local communities and coastal advocates to be part of this conversation from the beginning. The study, issued by the National Research Council in late July, calls for “a national vision for managing risks from coastal storms… […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The Minister of Communications and Transport, Mr. Gerardo Ruiz Esparza made a working tour to the Port of Lazaro Cardenas in which was announced the to the port logistics community as well as the audience, key strategic projects develop in this precinct. Hutchinson Port Holdings, SSA Mexico and APM Terminals submitted to the Minister the […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    When Hurricane Sandy ravaged the north-eastern coast of the United States you could hear climatologists all over the world saying: “Global warming, we told you so”. You could also hear dredging professionals saying: “We’re ready to help. We’ve got the solutions. Just ask us”. When you witness the ravages of Hurricane Sandy that recently hit […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Texas Protection & Restoration Feasibility Study review verified the most advanced modeling and catastrophic storm surge events were included within the recent study, USACE Galveston reports.  “We used the most advanced storm modeling system to run storm surge forecasts by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Council is preparing a draft Coastal Management Program to set out how it will manage the coast for the next 10 years. The plan will outline how the coastline and beaches will be protected long-term and where and how investment will take place. Council is holding four drop-in sessions this month to give residents […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will donate over $17,500 to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) to offset the environmental costs of the Society’s 103rd Annual Meeting, held this year in New Orleans, LA. More than 3,500 attendees convene from across the globe this week to impart, discuss, and share the latest in essential ecological research and […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bomo Edith Edna Molewa, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs of South Africa, has introduced a white paper which will allow government and private entities to begin the process of reclaiming land from the ocean for development. “The regulations seek to provide an administrative framework to implement sections 7B and 7C of the National Environmental […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme are now complete, according to the Fylde Council. VBA – a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – worked together with Fylde Council on this £22m coastal protection scheme along the Fylde coast. Under the project, the contractor replaced the […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Shellharbour City Mayor and former Lake Illawarra Estuary Committee Chair, Cr Marianne Saliba, has welcomed a $15,000 contribution towards funding a Lake Illawarra dredging study to improve boating access, Shellharbour City Council reported today.  The money is from the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program, with Shellharbour City Council providing matching funding to allow for $30,000 in […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Gus Bilirakis and the entire Greater Tampa Congressional Delegation wrote a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers earlier this month supporting funding for the Anclote River dredging project. Silt has built up on the riverbed preventing many boat operators from navigating the river and offloading their goods in Tarpon Springs, which severely impacts […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kay Ivey last Friday announced that on March 29, 2019, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council approved Alabama’s State Expenditure Plan for Gulf Coast recovery. This plan, developed by the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (AGCRC), proposes 28 activities for the Spill Impact Component of RESTORE funding (also known as Bucket 3) for a […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sierra Gold Corp. announces latest assay results. Sierra Gold Corp. has received the assay results from SGS Labs in Lakefield, Ontario from its Yele properties. The dredging and grab samples produced the following results: The Yele properties are on a feeder river to the Pampana, which is well known as one of Sierra Leone’s prolific […]

  • 28 March 2010

    Here is a New Jersey riddle: Why is what’s good for the north not good for the south when it comes to deepening ports? Political leaders embrace deepening to 50 feet the behemoth New York-New Jersey Harbor at a cost of $2.5 billion. [mappress] Source:philly,March 28,2010;

  • 13 January 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    Draka Offshore announced today that Keppel Singmarine has selected Draka as a cable supplier for its production of Hull 362 for Royal Boskalis Westminster. “It is always gratifying to receive orders from a renowned shipbuilding yard like Keppel Singmarine,” stated Patrick Ang, vice president of the marine segment for Draka Offshore. “We strive to provide […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Geoscience Australia have developed a new tool-kit that is helping coastal managers to better understand how beaches are impacted by storm events. The Australian coast is dynamic with an ever changing shoreline shaped by the normal action of tides, waves and storms. However, some storms cause significant erosion, causing an ongoing problem for […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District Public Affairs staff recently visited the Dredge Merritt while it was conducting operations on the Oregon Inlet. Dredging in this area has many benefits for Dare County fishermen, both economic and recreational. The significance of the Oregon Inlet is that it is “a critical harbor of refuge.” […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced that the City of Boise, Idaho chose it to design a Mud Cat 40E Custom (MC-40EC) dredger for the city’s innovative Dixie Drain Phosphorous Offset Project. Boise will use the MC-40EC dredger to remove phosphorous from the Boise Watershed. The custom features include the overall length of the dredger, […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) out of the U.S. Senate. WRDA 2016 will help improve flood control, water infrastructure development and coastal hurricane protection throughout Louisiana. After yesterday’s overwhelmingly bipartisan passage, the legislation will head to the House of […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council announced the approval of the Comprehensive Plan Update at the meeting on Friday, December 16th, 2016. The plan update was unanimously adopted by the Council, which includes the five Gulf States (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas) and six federal agencies (U.S. Departments of the Interior, Commerce, Agriculture, and […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The East Coast Maritime Business Summit (19 – 20 September 2013, Vishakapatanam) will discuss the changing dynamics of the country’s foreign trade, the significance of East Coast ports, hinterland connectivity and the opportunities and challenges faced by the region. What makes East Coast an ideal location for investment is its geographical location that offers a […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Triumph Gulf Coast’s board of directors voted last week to approve nearly $19 million in grants to promote economic diversification in four coastal Northwest Florida counties. The grants are the first in what is expected to be $1.5 billion worth of job-creating initiatives funded over the next twelve years by an economic damages settlement between […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    It’s rich in nutrients, occurs naturally and something marinas are happy to rid themselves of: dredge spoils. Could dredge material be bagged and sold for gardening? Ernest Utsch, an owner of Utsch’s Marina in Lower Township, said he believes dredge spoils could become mulch and be mixed together with other materials to produce nutritious soil. […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new Oluvil Port Development project constructed at a cost of Rs. 7000 million will be vested in the public by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on September 1st. Construction of the Oluvil Commercial Harbour and the Fishing Harbour was commenced in 2008 under the Neganahira Navodaya programme. The Danish construction company MT HØjgaard has completed the […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Business development

    A severe weather system is expected to impact the MidCoast region today, with damaging winds and surf along the coast and the potential for coastal erosion, reports MidCoast Council. The council is closely watching erosion hot spots at Jimmys Beach, Hawks Nest and Old Bar Beach, where previous sand buffering operations have been undertaken in […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd failed to qualify for the Rs.1,571.60 crore channel-deepening tender of state-owned Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) port because one of the dredgers it had offered for the work was more than 15 years old. One of the conditions mentioned in the tender was that the dredgers executing the contract should not […]