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  • 16 August 2012

    Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has been working to deliver an Outer Harbour breakwater, providing East Cowes and Cowes (together ‘Cowes’) with a true, sheltered harbour. The HCA has confirmed their on-going support and funding commitment for the Outer Harbour breakwater as part of their investment to the East Cowes Project. Protecting the Harbour and the […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Indian Infrastructure magazine, in collaboration with the Centre for Infrastructure Policy and Regulation of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, is organising its ninth annual conference on “Ports in India : Capacity Expansion and Improving Efficiency: The Way Forward’’ on January 31-February 1, 2012, at The Leela, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide […]

  • 23 April 2012

      According to the Daily Nation, the Mombasa port is now able to accommodate large vessels. The dredging project, which took 18 months to complete, was carried out by a Dutch company, Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors, at a cost of $62 million (Sh5.1 billion). “The turning basin has also been dredged to a […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Georgia Governor, Nathan Deal, released his Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal last week, allocating $35 million in additional support for the Port of Savannah deepening, for a total of $301 million in state funds. “We’d like to thank the governor and General Assembly for their full and complete support of the state share of the […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     During our recent CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took an opportunity to interview Professor Dr. Patrick Meire of University of Antwerp. Dr. Meire is a professor in biology and head of the research group Ecosystem Management (ECOBE) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His research focuses on the environmental impact of human activities […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), yesterday testified at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard on issues surrounding the implementation of the RESTORE Act. Vitter highlighted his requests to have the Department […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The success of marine scientists and the importance of their work supporting Australia’s growing ‘blue economy’ was highlighted during yesterday’s Australian Institute of Marine Science Open Day. Parliamentary Secretary Karen Andrews visited the open day, held at AIMS’s headquarters at Cape Cleveland, near Townsville and adjacent to the center of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. “Marine industries, […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the Miami Harbor Deepening Project one-year post-construction assessment for hard-bottom middle and outer reef benthic communities. The report includes data relevant to an assessment of temporary and permanent project effects at channel-side sites as per the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permit conditions for […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2015. For the three months ended December 31, 2015, Great Lakes reported revenue of $222.6 million, net loss from continuing operations of $0.8 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $22.2 million. For the year ended December 31, 2015, Great Lakes […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The day one of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, is now behind us. The two-day event, opened by Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, the Conference Manager, has gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is looking for best practices that will be used to clean up Manila Bay and its tributaries including dredging, announced DENR Undersecretary Jonas Leones. “The work involved is so big,” Leones said, highlighting importance of technologies and help of all sectors in cleaning up effectively in the shortest […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The paper features four new dredging-related articles, book and journal reviews relevant to the industry and a list of upcoming seminars and conferences. The first article, “Long-term effects of maintenance dredging on turbidity” discusses […]

  • 20 September 2012

    Community action group, Save Our Keppel Island Taskforce (SOKIT), hold grave concerns for local marine life if GKI Resort Pty Ltd proposed Revitalisation Plan goes ahead. GKI Resort’s environmental impact statement (EIS) identifies large volumes of acidic soil in the area of the proposed marina with up to 300 000m3 of material to be exposed […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerWessels UK group businesses VolkerFitzpatrick, VolkerStevin and VolkerGround Engineering have been named finalists in three categories of the Ground Engineering Awards 2015. Established to recognize excellence in the ground engineering industry, the Ground Engineering Awards assess technical ability, innovation, efficiency and sustainability to highlight the best the industry has to offer. Sustainability Award VolkerFitzpatrick has […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new interactive website has been launched for the DAMEN DOP submersible dredge pump range, highlighting the versatility of this wear- resistant dredge pump. The DOP pump has been used by the dredging industry around the globe for almost 25 years. With the new website, this large array of successfully completed dredging projects now have their […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Local MP Sheryll Murray MP last week joined some of her constituents at a meeting with DEFRA Minister George Eustice MP to discuss the issue of Rame dumping. The cross party delegation, organised by Mrs Murray, included Independent, Conservative and Liberal Democrat Councillors as well as residents. Minister George Eustice listened to the concerns and […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The full range of coastal concerns will be up for discussion at the upcoming National Coastal Conference, with more than 180 speakers addressing an array of issues during the three-day event. The conference, presented by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), is titled “Beaches, Bays and Beyond” to reflect the breadth of issues […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2015 will provide more than $141 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction, ecosystem restoration, and operations and maintenance work in the Central Valley. In addition to work plan funding for Natomas levee improvements design, President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, released February […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District and the Orange County Flood Control District have successfully completed flood channel repairs before Southern California’s flood season. The agencies hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to highlight the completion of repair work on Ocean View Channel, December 20, in Huntington Beach, California. Ocean View Channel was […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine has announced that their 10th annual conference ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 4-5, 2019, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai.  The mission of this conference is to highlight the emerging trends and opportunities in the sector and discuss the key challenges. The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hatfield Consultants was contracted recently to provide environmental support to the Snye River, a short waterway that once linked the Clearwater River to the Athabasca River in Fort McMurray, Alberta. An Environmental Construction Operations (ECO) Plan was developed for the project to highlight the environmental sensitivities, regulatory requirements, and erosion and sediment control mitigation to […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to Executive Director Roger Guenther, the Port of Houston Authority had a tremendous year in 2014, setting records for both steel and container cargo. “The unified and collective effort of all of our stakeholders is the key to what continues to make the Port of Houston a great economic engine for not only our region, […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Tuesday, Sept. 2, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney will meet with three 2014 Urban Waters Grants awardees to highlight their work to help protect and restore the Proctor Creek watershed, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. The awardees are: the Center for Watershed Protection, […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Damen Dredging Equipment will be present both at the CEDA Dredging Days as well as at the Europort maritime exhibition. The event will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from the 8th up to the 11th of November next. The CEDA Dredging Days are a technical forum held during the exhibition. This year conference is […]

  • 17 July 2013

    DC- Congressman Steve King (IA-04) released the following statement after his amendment to the FY2014 Energy and Water Appropriations Act was adopted. The amendment prohibits the US Army Corps of Engineers from dumping dredged spoil from shallow water habitat into the Missouri River. “Sediment dumping, a practice that is detrimental to both environmental and flood […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The largest self-propelled U.S. Hopper Dredge ever ordered is to be built to American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Class. Manson Construction Co. has commissioned Keppel AmFELS to build the hopper dredge, Frederick Paup, in Brownsville, Texas. The 420-foot-long U.S. flagged dredge will be fully operational by 2023. “ABS is highly experienced at supporting delivery of […]