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  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) has appointed David Finch, a coastal and estuarine dynamics specialist, to extend its support to the coastal management and waterside development sectors. David has over 26 years’ experience in the construction, calibration and application of hydrodynamic, wave and sediment transport models and in the specification and supervision of oceanographic […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Smals is putting finishing touches to the Sengbachtalsperre dredging project, a water reservoir in the Wupper catchment basin that is used by Stadtwerke Solingen to provide drinking water for the city. The Sengbachtalsperre is one of the oldest drinking water reservoirs in Germany and holds 2.8 million cubic meter of water. Upstream of the Sengbachtalsperre dam is a smaller reservoir […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2016 is now officially launched, announced Deltares today. The challenge is an exciting program in which university students are invited to investigate key water problems in their own country and cooperate with professionals experts to develop their own ideas and solutions. The program specifically appeals to the interests, skills and capabilities of young people and […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on the key component for restoration of Wreck Pond in Spring Lake, NJ, with the American Littoral Society and friends organizing a kick-off event on Tuesday, January 19 at 1 p.m. The event will take place on the boardwalk at the corner of Brown and Ocean avenues in Spring Lake, NJ. A chain […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has announced a simplified organisation and management structure. As of 1 January 2016 the company has consolidated its activities into four Business Lines and four regions, enabling closer collaboration and faster decision-making. The new structure consists of four Business Lines offering services to public and private clients globally. Business Line Directors will have […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The King Abdullah Port development program, undertaken by Huta Marine Works Ltd, is progressing steadily. Last year, Arab National Bank (ANB) and Huta Marine Works inked a loan agreement in the amount of $692.8 million, under which ANB will finance this capital development scheme. King Abdullah Port is the first port in Saudi Arabia to […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A recent NOAA study, published in the journal PLOS One, shows “living shorelines” – protected and stabilized shorelines using natural materials such as plants, sand, and rock – can help to keep carbon out of the atmosphere, helping to blunt the effects of climate change. This study, the first of its kind, measured carbon storing, […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has officially opened the new third berth at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Hay Point Coal Terminal, which lifts the export capacity from 44 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) to 55 mtpa. The Premier was joined by BHP Billiton President Coal, Mike Henry, and Mitsubishi Corporation COO, Mineral Resources Investment Division, […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The latest stage of the transformation of Walthamstow Wetlands into the largest wetland nature reserve in London will see the creation of new reed beds to help preserve water quality and improve wildlife habitats. The wetlands site will remains one of Thames Water’s biggest sources of supply for London’s drinking water and is the largest […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The development of urbanizing river delta areas calls for an adaptive planning, based on flexible strategies that include the use of nature as an infrastructure. This was a key message at the meeting ‘Adaptive planning and development for urbanizing deltas’ where international knowledge organisations told about their activities to develop more knowledge on the challenges […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of companies and organisations from the Dutch water sector has announced that the first edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge to start in January 2016. Under the theme SMART DELTA, the program will engage university students across Myanmar with the challenges of sustainable delta development. Students will be encouraged to apply their own, […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The developers of the new Victoria Marina waterfront in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight have begun preparations for the start of the project following the recent completion of the new outer breakwater by Cowes Harbour Commission. Arrangements are now being put in place to secure the developers’ contribution towards the funding of the remaining […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At a ceremony held 25th November at the Suez Canal Authority’s (SCA) training center in Ismailia, Vice Admiral Mohab Mamish, the Head of the SCA, formally approved the construction of a new 9.5 km long, 17 meter deep and 250 meter wide access channel to Port Said East. At present, due to convoy traffic on […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Improved flood protection work in the stretch of the Hutt River between the Ewen and Kennedy-Good Bridge has come a step closer following the Hutt Valley Flood Management sub-committee’s decision to recommend that the Greater Wellington Regional Council proceed with Option A. During the hearing, held in mid-October, a panel made up of representatives from […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    LinkQuest Inc., a San Diego based manufacturer of precision acoustic instruments, has added new multibeam echosounder product into its product family of acoustic instruments. The EchoSweep 300 Multibeam Echosounder is a high-resolution swath bathymetric system for mapping of sea floor, inland waterways and reservoirs. This system is capable of reaching up to 280 meters in range […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, along with five other members of the Ohio Delegation (Marcy Kaptur, Bob Gibbs, Tim Ryan, David P. Joyce, James Renacci) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expressing support for the Port of Cleveland’s plan modification to permanently stop sediment dumping in Lake Erie. Following the recent dispute over […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Björgun EHF owned trailing suction hopper dredger Perla, which sank in the Reykjavik harbor two weeks ago, has been lifted from the ocean. After numerous failed attempts, rescue teams succeeded in re-floating the vessel on Monday, according to the the local news site visir. The ship will stay moored by AEgisgardur as authorities investigate what caused […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BMT JFA Consultants has completed the project management and supervision of the 2015 Bandy Creek Boat Harbor dredging works. This campaign was undertaken as part of the state-wide maintenance dredging program which has been managed by BMT for the Western Australian Department of Transport (DoT). After the adverse weather conditions that hampered production in the […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Investment Bank today took part in the inauguration of the fourth lock in the Belgian town of Lanaye, close to Liege and just across the border from the Dutch city of Maastricht. In the company of several Belgian and Dutch Ministers and EIB Vice President Pim van Ballekom, King Philip of the Belgians […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The knowledge development scheme – Hondsbossche Dunes project – officially started yesterday. The contract for this project was signed during the conference ‘Building the Future‘ in Utrecht by Ecoshape, the Flood Protection Program and Water Board Hollands Noorderkwartier. The aim of the project is to follow closely the development of the new coastal defense and thereby […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    General Director of FSUE Rosmorport, Andrey Tarasenko, recently made a visit to JSC “Krasnoye Sormovo” shipyard in Nizhniy Novgorod to inspect construction of the company’s three trailing suction hopper dredgers. At the moment, the shipyard is working on three 1000 m³ TSHDs that will be stationed at seaports of Ust-Luga, Big Port St. Petersburg and Port of Tuapse. The newbuilds – […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant officially opened the West Rhyl Coastal Defense Scheme yesterday. The total cost of the coastal works is just over £15 million, with over £10 million coming from Welsh Government, £4.7 million from European Regional Development Fund and £520,000 from Denbighshire County Council. “This is an important scheme in coastal risk […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Virginia’s congressional delegation is urging President Obama to support funding to expand the Port of Virginia. In a bipartisan letter signed by the delegation, the members urged the Administration to support funds for a project to expand the current dredge fill facility at Craney Island in Hampton Roads and allow for a marine terminal on […]

  • 8 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 1-8).   Sospan Dau Departs Chichester Boskalis Westminster dredger Sospan Dau has just completed maintenance dredging of the approach channel to Chichester Harbor and beach nourishment at Hayling Island.   VIDEO: MAHURY Legacy Continues A 1,840m³ capacity twin-screw trailing […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A gathering of Hydrography industry professionals will come together in Cairns, Australia, tomorrow for four days of insight, debate and discussion. The AHS2015 event (4 – 7 November) will be exploring key areas that impact the industry, offering new thinking for the Australian Hydrography industry, with a major focus on blue economy, technology developments and industry […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Republic of Marshall Islands, Christopher Loeak, today officially opened the Coastal Causeway Project in Woja Island, Ailinglaplap Atoll, as part of the country’s efforts to build resilience to climate change. The project has involved constructing a rock causeway combined with soft engineering measures to strengthen the vulnerable and narrow road link […]