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  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The European Union has decided to embark on a €14 million TEN-T Programme that will improve sea connections across the Dover Strait. The TEN-T Programme, established by the European Commission to support the construction and upgrade of transport infrastructure across the EU, will back the improvement of the sea connection between Dover in The UK and Calais in France. The […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released an article explaining how climate change influences the river deltas and what has been done to mitigate the risk. Asia has many major, important river deltas, including the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta in India/Bangladesh, which is considered to be the largest in the world; Mekong, Vietnam; Chao Phraya, […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, the 9th International SedNet conference will be held on 23-26 September 2015, in Kraków, Poland. At the core of this SedNet conference will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and respective experiences […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Futures conferences have become a key event for the marine and coastal community interested in environmental and sustainability thinking applied to a variety of issues. It is a two day review of events and views on the future on marine and coastal topics and has taken place annually in January since 1994 in London. The […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urged the USACE to explore alternatives to disposal of dredged sediment in Lake Erie.  The senators called for an independent assessment to determine the practice’s impact on water quality, the ecosystem, and Ohio’s shipping industry. “While […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has given the go-ahead to the 2015 Business Plan, which includes investments totaling €27.8 million for the five public ports it manages on the islands. The APB is set to close 2014 with a profit of €13.6 million and a forecast turnover […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ports and Harbours West Africa summit is scheduled for 26 – 28 January, 2015, in Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre, Accra, Ghana. Formally supported by the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority, the Ports and Harbours West Africa event will focus on operational and construction challenges affecting port expansion, development and efficiency for West African Ports. […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Corps oldest dredge wrapped up another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi, January 8. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s Dredger Potter, built in 1932 during the Great Depression did not let age stand in her way as she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment this year […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Board of Directors this week formally approved the development and construction of a transshipment port in Panama’s Corozal region. Upon completion, the port will have the capacity to handle more than five million TEUs within a 120-hectare area at the Canal’s entrance to the Pacific. The project is now awaiting the final […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £1.8 million worth dredging project to replenish the storm damaged beach between Shore Road & Branksome beach has been completed. Works on the project started on Monday, 3rd November, with delivery of pipes for the sinkerline, to be welded on the beach. Sand pumping operation started on 19th November. The trailing hopper dredger Magni R picked up sand […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2014 and forward to 2015 when it will celebrate its 50th anniversary. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 29th IAPH International World Ports Conference will take place at the Congress Center Hamburg (CCH) from June 1 to 5, 2015. Port planning and port development, strategic management of the land, properties and floating facilities located within the area of responsibility, maintenance of both the landside and the waterside infrastructure as well as ensuring the […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    By 2050, a majority of U.S. coastal areas are likely to be threatened by 30 or more days of flooding each year due to dramatically accelerating impacts from sea level rise, according to a new NOAA study, published earlier this week in the American Geophysical Union’s online peer-reviewed journal Earth’s Future. The findings appear in the […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has announced that 46,827 containers were handled at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in October 2014, establishing a new record for most containers handled in one month and surpassing the previous record of 44,095 containers set in July 2013. “The Port of Baltimore is one of the most efficient […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has formally adopted an aggressive 10-year restoration plan, known as a basin management action plan or BMAP, covering Lake Okeechobee. The long-term restoration plan was carefully developed through a series of public meetings that included environmental groups, agricultural interests, local governments as well as the public. The plan identifies […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, the 9th International SedNet conference will be held on 23-26 September 2015, in Kraków, Poland. At the core of this SedNet conference will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and respective experiences […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) has delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014 (H.R. 5764), legislation she cosponsored to authorize the use of $300 million for the continued maintenance and restoration of the Great Lakes: “Protecting and preserving the Great Lakes has […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, has recently visited the Koopmanspolder in Andijk. The Minister turned on the low-energy water link between the IJsselmeer and the Koopmanspolder, which consists of a windmill and a fish-friendly outlet through which water and fish poured from the IJsselmeer into the polder. The polder was […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The start of a new era in flood protection and management has been welcomed by Somerset County Council following the signing of a landmark agreement yesterday. The deal signed in London seals a £2.7m interim funding package for the creation of a Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the end of January next year. The SRA […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles is developing a new methodology for funding public projects and programs in order to have a more defined, accountable and sustainable approach to public investment. The proposed Public Access Investment Funding Policy will be introduced for discussion at this Thursday’s Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commission meeting. Port staff is […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress with a project to replace a weir on the River Medway at Tonbridge in Kent. Bewley’s Weir fulfills many important functions including regulating the flow of the Medway to help manage flood risks, and ensuring a fresh drinking water supply for […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Ports and Harbours West Africa summit is scheduled for 26 – 28 January, 2015, in Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre, Accra, Ghana. Formally supported by the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority, the Ports and Harbours West Africa event will focus on operational and construction challenges affecting port expansion, development and efficiency for West African Ports. […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations are risky. They are large, sprawling with hidden dangers amongst heavy machinery. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) members are committed to safeguarding their employees and to continuous improvement in guaranteeing a safe and healthy work environment. To encourage this, in 2007 the IADC Board instituted a Safety Award to recognize a […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Phase one of Fleetwood’s £1.5m seafront facelift gets under way today with improvements to the marine lakes. The overall aim is to achieve consistent levels of water, so that a better range of sports and activities can be provided in the future. Work is due to start today (8 December) when the main boating lake will […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, December 5, HKND Group met with leaders of various labor unions of Nicaragua discussing the economic progress and job opportunities that the Grand Canal Project will generate for the country.  During the meeting, which was held at the the Secretariat of the Presidency, both sides agreed that the Grand Inter-oceanic Canal of Nicaragua will create more […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The federal Environment Minister is only giving the public ten business days, starting today, to comment on the Newman Government’s plan to dump the Abbot Point dredge sludge on or near wetlands on the Great Barrier Reef coastline, announced Australian Greens. “It’s insulting that Greg Hunt cares so little about what the community thinks that […]