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  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New guidelines for dredge plume modelling are currently being developed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in partnership with the Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI). Dredging activities form part of many coastal developments in Australia, ranging from small maintenance activities to large scale dredging campaigns which involve the removal of large […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is well underway on the latest CEDA information paper on guidelines for assessing and evaluating environmental turbidity limits for dredging.  The main aim of the paper is to facilitate knowledge exchange on the topic, along with an assessment of which parameters should be included in the evaluation at a local level both in terms […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has published the “Design Guidelines for Inland Waterways Dimensions” which objective is to develop a standard methodology to design of existing and future infrastructures. These guidelines have the aim to increase inland waterways capacity and to permit the use of autonomous vessels, in the future. The new […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Monday, May 23rd, CEDA Environmental Commission (CEC) took part in a one-day seminar on best practice in dredged material management. The event – held in Madrid, Spain, and hosted by Puertos del Estado – focused on the revision of the Spanish Dredged Material Guidelines. The current version of the Spanish Guidelines has been endorsed by CIEM (Interministerial Commission […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With more than $300 billion paid out by insurers for coastal storm damage in just the past 10 years, losses from natural disasters are reaching all-time highs, according to The Nature Conservancy. As coastal communities seek to maximize the cost-effectiveness of their infrastructure solutions, The World Bank’s Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Considering the importance of local waterways, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Rogelio L. Singson issued Department Order No. 139, Series of 2014 setting the guidelines on all river dredging activities for flood-control projects and quarrying purposes. “We have to implement our flood-control projects in a way that we can achieve positive impact and […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) recently released Report no. 123 – 2014 entitled ‘Countries in Transition: Coastal Erosion Mitigation Guidelines’. Karsten Mangor, one of the DHI experts, was the Chairman of the International Co-operation Commission Working Group (CoCom) Working Group 2 responsible for these guidelines. PIANC’s CoCom Working Group 2 focused on: […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The report “Harbour Approach Channels Design Guidelines”, published by PIANC Working Group 121, was presented yesterday in Puertos del Estado headquarters, Madrid, Spain. The presentation was done during a technical meeting organized by ATPyC (Spanish Section of the International Association of Navigation). This report was explained by Jose R. Iribarren, Managing Director at Siport21, and […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Union Government today unveiled new policy guidelines for major ports, aimed at helping them leverage their land resources for commercial advantage. Participating in the ‘Ports in India’ annual conference in Mumbai, Shipping Secretary Vishwapati Trivedi said the new guidelines provide necessary regulatory framework for land allotment by major ports. Mr.Trivedi said these guidelines have […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Union Cabinet approved the Policy Guidelines for Land Management by Major Ports 2014. Land Policy is one of the most significant policy frameworks guiding the overall functioning and development of the port sector. These guidelines aim at optimum utilization and optimum realization of the value of land reserves by linking it with prevailing market […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has introduced “Guidelines for Determination of Tariff for Projects at Major Ports, 2013” on 31st July 2013. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said the these new Guidelines will impart flexibility to the ports/ BOT operators in the determination of tariff […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Thirty-fifth Consultative Meeting of the Parties of the London Convention 1972 and London Protocol adopted Guidelines for Assessment of Dredged Material during the final day of the Meeting of the Parties at the International Maritime Organization headquarters in London, 12-18 October 2013. These Guidelines are to be used for assessment of dredged material that […]

  • 29 January 2013

    The Northern Territory Environment Protection Agency (NT EPA) is currently drafting the new guidelines for the dredging projects, reports ABC News. As recently reported, a large dredging program is underway in Darwin Harbour as part of the Inpex gas project. During this project, the Japanese gas giant Inpex has brought in the largest dredger ever […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Shipping has announced the guidelines for processing the security clearance of bidders in respect of port projects including dredging projects. Dredging projects 1. In respect of dredging projects, the Ministry of Shipping would share the list of dredging companies/bidders with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Defence, Intelligence Bureau, Cabinet Secretariat and […]

  • 14 January 2013

    ‘Integrating Climate Change Risks into Resilient Island Planning in the Maldives’ project implemented by Ministry of Environment and Energy in collaboration with UNDP Maldives is conducting a one day workshop on formulation of climate resilient coastal protection guidelines. The workshop is held at Asaree Hall of SHE Building. The purpose of this workshop is to […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent to the White House a final, new clean water guidance meant to protect rivers, streams, and wetlands from pollution, restoring Clean Water Act safeguards that were in place for decades but recently placed in jeopardy. The following statement is from Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen, commending the EPA and […]

  • 11 May 2010

    Mumbai–The state government’s grand plan to develop ports and the waterfront on its 720-km long coastline will be delayed as it will first… [mappress] Source: news, May 11, 2010;

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    More work will start during the next week (13 July 2020) to help protect sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) informs. Contractors for NRW will move 20,000 tonnes of shingle on Fairbourne beach to fill in an eroded area in front of the village. The shingle bank is […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Preparations are now underway to recommence work on the £88m Hawick Flood Protection Scheme, in line with the Scottish Government’s construction industry guidelines. Work immediately stopped on the Hawick Flood Protection Scheme on 23 March following the government announcement of a lockdown. During this period, Scottish Borders Council announced the appointment of McLaughlin and Harvey as […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A repair package of works up to £10 million has been proposed for the Lower River Aire washlands that were affected by devastating floods. Since the flooding in February, Environment Agency staff have inspected and maintained 130km of river banks and identified more than 40 locations on the lower River Aire that require repair work […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The latest CEDA Information Paper is discussing crucial concepts for setting turbidity limits, which allow for cost-effective dredging operations and also protect the environment. “In 2016, the CEDA Environment Commission (CEC) conducted a survey, of companies and organisations working with dredging, to investigate which environmental turbidity limits existed for dredging projects, how they were set, and how […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to resume on a £700,000 flood protection scheme that will help protect homes and businesses in Felinheli, Gwynedd Council reports.  The work had to be delayed due to the effects of COVID-19, but work will now resume this week. The Contractors, Anglesey firm OBR Construction, have implemented the required new working procedures […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has just announced that there will be a bit more action in the Gladstone Marina than normal in the coming months. GPC will be undertaking essential maintenance works in the Gladstone Marina throughout May, including maintenance dredging and pile replacements. Maintenance dredging is undertaken in the marina every five years to […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) is pushing ahead with dredging works on the Gold Coast, ensuring vital transport links remain open for the city’s marine industries. “Dredging is starting in the West Crab Island Channel in the section from the Ephraim Island bridge down to the intersection with the North Channel,” CEO Hal Morris […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredge Goetz, its crew of more than 50 men and women, support equipment and craft is continuing to march forward, getting everything ready to hit the Upper Mississippi in the next week and get to work keeping the river open for commerce. Like most other activities, normal routines from past dredge seasons have been altered […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A £42 million tidal flood defense scheme taking place in Hull has started construction work at the city’s historic estuary frontage. This critical work is essential to maintaining and improving Hull’s flood defenses, and is being carried out in accordance with government guidelines for safe working due to the Covid-19 outbreak. In the coming weeks, […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) will be postponed to 30 June 2020. “In view of the recent developments surrounding the COVID-19 (corona) virus and Boskalis’ concern for the health of its shareholders, management, supervisory board members and employees, the AGM that was to be held […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Unalaska (Dutch Harbor) Channels Chief’s Report in Washington, D.C. The signing progresses the proposed project to Congress for authorization. Located in the Aleutian Islands and about 800 miles southwest from Anchorage, […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Almost 40 local jobs will be created to support a major channel widening and land reclamation project in Gladstone Harbor this year. The $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project being led by Gladstone Ports Corporation will widen the Clinton Channel by about 100 meters and to further develop port facility area at Fisherman’s Landing. The […]