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  • 20 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Boskalis to Work on Markermeer Dikes Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has emerged as the best bidder for the tender to reinforce over 33 kilometers of dikes around the Markermeer lake between the towns of Hoorn and Durgerdam, the Netherlands.   New Excavators for DEME Early in […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has emerged as the best bidder for the tender to reinforce over 33 kilometers of dikes around the Markermeer lake between the towns of Hoorn and Durgerdam, the Netherlands. This was announced by the Hollands Noorderkwartier district water board (HHNK). The project will be structured according to an alliance contract form […]

  • 26 February 2014

    Seven experiments are currently in progress for the ‘Dikes on Peat’ study at the Deltares GeoCentrifuge. The results will have a major impact on the amended calculation method that will ultimately emerge. Towards a new calculation method ‘Dikes on Peat’ is an innovative research project that Deltares is carrying out on behalf of and in […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Field trials carried out by Deltares have shown that a peat substrate is stronger than was previously thought. The trials lasted a year and were performed during reinforcement work on the Markermeer dike between Hoorn and Amsterdam. The dike, built on peat soil, no longer complied to the latest safety standards legislation. That is why […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dikes on Peat are stronger than has been assumed in the past. Until now, it has not been possible to calculate exactly how strong they are. However, advances have been made. On the basis of field trials, software analyses, laboratory and model experiments, research institute Deltares, working together with Rijkswaterstaat and the Hoogheemraadschap Hollands Noorderkwartier […]

  • 13 December 2017

      By Rob van Hoorn CTO at nC Marine Thermal and acoustic insulation, fire retardancy, safe touch and corrosion passivation in one, the chemical resistant and submersible coat.That is where the latest developments are about. Options in insulation on board do not provide an abundance in choices. Glass wool insulates both temperature and dampens noise, but […]

  • 27 December 2016

    By Rob van Hoorn nC Surface Technology Anti-fouling is one of those areas in the maritime industry that is subject to constant development. Especially in areas where traditional coatings have difficulties to hold their own on the host-surface, nanotechnology is a solution that will succeed by nature, as nanoparticles tend to bond into surfaces rather […]

  • 16 January 2011

    The Moses Lake Planning Commission approved the permits required for a dredging project on Parker Horn. Commissioner Rick Penhallurick was… By Amy Phan (columbiabasinherald) [mappress] Source: columbiabasinherald, January 16, 2011;

  • 7 May 2012

    According to sunherald.com, the Members of the Corps of Engineers Mobile District and the Jackson County Port Authority will hold a public hearing Thursday on the environmental aspects of a plan to widen the ship channel from Bayou Casotte to Horn Island. The governing agencies will take public comment on the project that Port Director […]

  • 21 March 2011

    After five years of deconstruction, a project to bring 150 acres of Del Mar wetlands back to their natural state is all but complete. BY JONATHAN HORN (signonsandiego) [mappress] Source: signonsandiego, March 21, 2011    

  • 15 March 2010

    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has signed an agreement with Somali’s Puntland state to help expand the capacity of the port of Bossasso in Puntland on the Horn of Africa… [mappress] Source: Ports & Ships Maritime News, March 16, 2010;

  • 20 May 2011

    People involved in a plan to remove sediment from Parker Horn in Moses Lake explained their plans. Representatives from the firms planning t… By Cameron Probert (columbiabasinherald) [mappress] Source: columbiabasinherald, May 20, 2011;

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jenkins Marine Ltd. has just announced the purchase of the grab hopper dredger C.H. Horn from the Poole Harbor Commissioners (PHC). This is a significant investment in the dredging fleet for Jenkins Marine who have now secured a new ten-year contract to perform dredging services and provide marine support vessels for PHC within Poole Harbor […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed dredged material placement at Cape Horn, Washington. The project was designed to provide beach nourishment to an approximately 2500 foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Sept. 25 and completed placement 13 days […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Business development

    Minister for Fishing and Boating, Melissa Horne, today announced that Simpson Construction has been awarded the contract to upgrade the Hastings boat ramp – one of the busiest ramps on the Mornington Peninsula. The $1.6m project will start this month and deliver a modern facility with all-tide access to Western Port in partnership with Better […]

  • 22 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 16-22, 2020).   Jenkins Marine Acquires Dredger C.H. Horn Jenkins Marine Ltd. has just announced the purchase of the grab hopper dredger C.H. Horn from the Poole Harbor Commissioners (PHC).   Damen Steering and Rudder Systems for Van Oord’s […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta (WSHD) intends to carry out the Voorne Putten dredging works to maintain and ensure adequate waterway depths for this year and next, with the contractor being eligible for the 7-year maintenance cycle. WSHD has chosen the work to be carried out with an integrated contract (based on the UAV-GC 2005) for both […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The beach nourishment operations for the Quackstrand beach at the Haringvliet near Hellevoetsluis officially started last week. Mr. Robert van der Kooi, chairman of the Voorne-Putten recreation board, together with partners Hellevoetsluis municipality, Southwest Netherlands sport fishery, Netherlands sport fishery and Natuurmonumenten, gave their go-ahead for enlarging the beach at Quackstrand. Quackstrand beach is a […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Emerald Isle and the Carteret County Shore Protection Office have informed property owners that beach nourishment in western Emerald Isle is scheduled to begin the first full week of April. However, residents may have already observed pre-construction activities. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has begun transporting beach pipe in the direction of […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The final environmental assessment for continued maintenance of the Columbia River federal navigation channel is available. The maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place material on the eastern end of Rice […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A draft EA has been prepared by Amec Foster Wheeler, Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. for the USACE to determine if any environmental impacts would be caused by a proposed project to bring the town of Greybull Levee System into compliance with 44 CFR § 65.10 of the National Flood Insurance Program criteria for levee certification. […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the recent International Conference on “Deltas in Times of Climate Change II”, the Delta sessions that focused on the current status and future development of river deltas in Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Myanmar, USA, Colombia, Egypt and the Netherlands sparked a huge interest among visitors. Eight cases were presented according to a framework of […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Wellfleet, MA, received word recently that $5 million in federal funding through the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was included in the President’s fiscal year 2020 budget.  Commenting the latest news, Select Board Chair, Janet Reinhart, and Town Administrator, Dan Hoort, acknowledged the efforts of so many that contributed to this news: […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After a long and often frustrating permitting process, Wahkiakum County has received the final, authorized permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the 10 Year Sand Placement Program at Puget Island and Cape Horn.  On Wednesday, May 15, Public Works Director, Charles Beyer, signed and received the final, completed permitting package with USACE […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Heavy silting has made Pasni Harbour inoperative forcing fishermen to berth at a small creek called ‘Juddy Hoor’, reports The News. The government of Japan provided a grant of Rs800 million for the rehabilitation of the harbor in 2010, however the authorities have failed to complete initial preparations to begin maintenance work. Muhammad Iqbal, Managing […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World has won a 30-year concession with an automatic 10-year extension for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland. The Port of Berbera opens a new point of access to the Red Sea and will complement DP World’s existing port at Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. […]