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  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Damen Shipyards Galaţi, Romania, recently held a steel cutting ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of a new dredger for Hanson UK. The steel cutting ceremony for the aggregate dredger type MAD3500 took place on the 13th of June. Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 is the latest vessel in Damen’s series of newly designed […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The naming ceremony for vessel LESSE, a custom-built 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), took place yesterday (23 May) at Royal IHC’s partner yard MTG Dolphin BV in Varna, Bulgaria. The vessel is the newest addition to the fleet of Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging and is based on the success of IHC-built TSHDs […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    DCA’s Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held a series of meetings this week in Washington, DC, including the Pipeline Task Force Meeting and its Q4 Meeting. The vision of CDMCS is striving to create a 100% injury-free workplace for the dredging and marine construction industry, with a mission of raising the industry standard […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Mangalia, Romania, recently held a keel-laying ceremony for the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) ‘CEMEX Go Innovation’. The keel laying ceremony involved three coins, a UK £1, a Dutch GUILDER and a Romanian LEU being welded into the keel of the new dredger. Mark Williams, Fleet Engineering Manager, CEMEX Marine had the honor of […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA Dredging Management Commission (DMC) had a busy agenda for their 8th meeting recently, taking place at the premises of the Corporate Member Femern A/S. Amongst the subjects discussed were their proposed outputs for the rest of the year. DMC will follow the CEDA Checklist for Successful Dredging Management (published in November 2017 and available free of […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal bird populations face multiple threats, including habitat loss and degradation, human disturbance, increased predation and sea level rise, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) said in its latest release.  In fact, their populations have declined by 70 percent during the last forty to sixty years, according to SCDNR. South Carolina is a critical […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new study conducted by The Nature Conservancy and funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) helps land managers and agencies identify “coastal strongholds”. Because of their unique topographies, elevations and landforms, these areas give threatened habitats in Delaware a chance to escape rising sea levels and continue to provide vital services to […]

  • 30 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named yesterday at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named by Mrs Veerle Hegge, the wife of Mr Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp. The 8,400 m³ Scheldt River is the second dredger in the DEME fleet equipped with dual fuel engines. […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s 2017 Annual Public Meeting was held last Thursday, May 25, at the Island Sailing Club. During the meeting, Harbor Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh delivered a presentation covering the highlights and challenges for the Cowes, and reported on the Commission’s progress against six strategic objectives from CHC’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021. Mr McIntosh reminded […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) together with the Portsmouth City Council recently organized two drop-in sessions on new coastal defenses at Tipner Lake. The exhibitions, held in late-February at the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth and the Howard Road Community Centre, were a huge success, according to ESCP. These new coastal defenses are being built as part of the […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaport Authority (USPA) last Friday took the opportunity to present the upcoming dredging projects during the Ukrainian Dredging Day conference. According to USPA, the meeting was held jointly with the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine under support of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine. During the opening speech, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Volodymyr Omelyan, […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group has concluded an informative seminar on the subject of Environmental Dredging for key players in the Chinese dredging industry. The two-day seminar presented several new developments from the field of environmental dredging. More than 50 representatives from over 20 Chinese dredging companies attended the seminar, which took place at the beginning of […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senator Jennifer Beck held a meeting on Tuesday night in conjunction with Neptune Township Committeeman Randy Bishop to update Seaview Island residents about the status of the Shark River dredging project. “This project has literally been 30 years in the making,” said Beck. “I will continue to work closely with the New Jersey Department of […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopted the 2014 financial statements at the annual meeting held yesterday. Also at the Meeting Mr. J.M. Hessels, Mr. J.N. van Wiechen and Mr. C. van Woudenberg were reappointed as members of […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting and webinar on the Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report will be held today, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD, announced USACE. Since their construction, the reservoirs behind the three dams along the lower Susquehanna River (Holtwood, Safe Harbor, and Conowingo) have historically acted as […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a split decision, the Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld the Coastal Commission’s conditions on two property owners’ reconstruction of a seawall in Encinitas after it was destroyed in a storm, including limiting the new seawall’s permit to a 20-year term. The majority ruling by Presiding Justice Judith McConnell is written much like […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ayutthaya Province is holding public hearing concerning the central river basin and water administration measures, focusing on Bang Ban and Bang Sai water-distribution canal dredging. The Director of Ayutthaya Provincial Irrigation Project has announced that the Royal Irrigation Department has prepared a workshop on the topic of ‘Central River Basin and Water Administration Measures’ for […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dare County Board of Commissioners will conduct a Public Meeting regarding the County’s plans for Buxton beach nourishment today at 7pm at Cape Hatteras Secondary School. Dr. Tim Kana with Coastal Science and Engineering will be in attendance to speak with the board and public regarding the project. The Public Meeting is an opportunity […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    From 19 to 22 May, an international group of participants from seven different countries participated in the pump and slurry training course, organised by the Training Institute for Dredging (TID). The tuition was given at TID’s premises in Kinderdijk and proved to be a great success once again. During the four-day course, the emphasis was […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ITALENI, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede. The ceremony was performed on 18 June by TNPA’s Supply Chain General Manager, Ms Ncumisa Nkanunu, in the shipyard of IHC Merwede’s partner, MTG Dolphin, in Varna, Bulgaria. […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, during a working trip to Amur Region, hеld a meeting on the clean-up efforts following the devastating floods in the Far Eastern Federal District in 2013. The meeting was held on the grounds of the Nizhne-Bureiskaya Hydroelectric Power Station. “We will hold several types of working meetings here in the […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Charleston District will be holding a public meeting for the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project (February 19, Tides Hotel, 1 Center Street, Folly Beach, S.C.) to educate the public and media about the project. Project managers will be available to answer questions, and interactive displays will also be available for attendees to get a […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection last week held a public meeting to provide an update of the status of the first year of implementation of restoration plans covering Hendry Creek and Imperial River, as well as the Caloosahatchee Estuary Basin. “Just a year ago, I was in Fort Myers to celebrate the collaborative effort […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Falmouth Friends of the Earth (FalFoE) held a public meeting on 22nd November to increase local understanding of some of the environmental and other issues surrounding the proposed dredging of a deep channel in Falmouths inner harbour. Despite ferocious storms and local flooding, the Poly Arts Centre was bursting to its capacity of 180, keen […]

  • 6 November 2013

    Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group Company, which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solutions provider, in association with Hypack Inc. is conducting the Hypack Volumes Course on the 6th and 7th of November 2013 at its training centre in the Hamriyah Free Zone, Sharjah, UAE. Hypack is one […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Congressman Peter DeFazio (D–Ore.) will hold a public meeting this week in Brookings to review options to ensure dredging continues at small coastal ports in Oregon. DeFazio requested the meeting after learning the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) informed the Port of Port Orford it was highly unlikely there would be funds to dredge […]