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  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at the Scenic Hudson Riverfront Park in Irvington, Senator Schumer called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to include Hudson River communities in the $20 million comprehensive study of flood-prone coastal populations that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Schumer highlighted that the Army Corps study, which is still in planning stages, is […]

  • 19 February 2013

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller  made the following comments commending Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on his announced Emergency Dredging Strategy. Miller said: “Many of the communities that dot the shores of the Great Lakes are facing a crisis due to record low lake levels which without dredging could put the upcoming boating season and their economies […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    An explosion under the Festac Link Bridge yesterday killed one person and left another seriously injured. The impact of the blast left the body parts of Pius Oladele, head of the sand dredgers association in the area, flying in different directions. Emergency rescue officials, who arrived minutes after the noon incident, used shovel to scoop […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The science panel tasked with providing independent and expert advice about the long term management of water quality in Gladstone Harbour has been appointed and is preparing to meet for the first time on 5 March. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the panel would provide open, transparent, independent peer-reviewed science to […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    This exceptionally versatile and manoeuvrable dredger, built to Italian Naval Registry regulations, is perfect for precision dredging projects in marinas and waterways where disruption needs to be kept to a minimum. No wires are required and the dredger can operate inside marina finger berths so that the fingers do not need to be removed. The first MarinaMaster 8000, […]

  • 14 February 2013

    Guizhou province has announced plans to speed up construction of an inter-provincial navigation channel between the Yangtze and to the Pearl rivers, reports Xinhua. Guizhou aims to build the Wujiang waterway route linking the Yangtze to the Pearl at Panjiang and to the Red River, the Qingshui River and the Duliu River route in the […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Registration opening for WODCON XX  is now announced on its website. CEDA/WEDA/EADA Members will be honoured a special member fee. Early bird registrations are available until 15th March 2013. Experts representing manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, contractors, port & harbour authorities, government agencies and public authorities working in the dredging and related fields are invited […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Mott MacDonald has completed its role as technical advisor for a new commercial gateway in Myanmar being developed in response to increased trade and economic growth in South East Asia and South China. The Dawei Development project, which is being implemented by the Dawei Development Company, includes a new deep sea port, industrial estates and […]

  • 12 February 2013

    The Blind Pass dredging program will commence on Friday along the north side of the bridge, reports winknews.com. This very important dredging project at the Sanibel Island will include the removal of about 40,000 cubic yards of sand from the inside of the pass. The completion period of the project is 45 days, according to […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his push for the Harbor Maintenance Act of 2013, which would free up critical dredging funding that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) needs in order to dredge the Buffalo River and surrounding waterways and keep the waterfront fully open for business. Each day, sediment settles at the […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his push for the Harbor Maintenance Act of 2013, which would free up critical dredging funding that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) needs in order to dredge Wilson Harbor and keep the harbor fully open. Each day, sediment settles at the bottom of Lake Ontario, reducing water […]

  • 10 February 2013

      Van Oord Wins Constanta Port Breakwater Deal (Romania) Rotterdam based dredging and marine construction contractor Van Oord and the Romanian Transports Ministry have signed the contract for the completion of the offshore breakwater in the Port of Constanta.   Benin: Afgen Inks Agreement with Dredging International Gasol plc, the West African energy development company, […]

  • 10 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Acidification of UK waters may make industrially-contaminated sediments more toxic over time, say scientists. The study looked at crustaceans that feed on the surface of sediments from dredged ports and estuaries. It found that ocean acidification, caused by climate change, causes sediments contaminated with metal to become more toxic. This can result in significant DNA […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Latin America – and especially Brazil – is booming. And port development and dredging is an essential element. Dredging in Latin America has been steadily growing over the last few years including such mega-projects as the Superporto do Açu. And many more projects and works are going on or being planned for the near future. […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Bellingham’s updated shoreline master program, helping protect 38 miles of shorelines along rivers, lakes and streams in the city. “The city has done a valuable thing by updating their plans,” said Geoff Tallent, Ecology’s regional supervisor of shorelines program. “Our shorelines are what make this such a […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has reached a settlement with Merriam Manufacturing Co., Aztec Industries, LLC and the Estate of Allan Adams for partial reimbursement of EPA’s past costs in the remediation at the Durham Meadows Superfund Site. Under the terms of the Consent Decree, approved by the Court on Jan. 15, 2013, the settling parties are obligated to […]

  • 5 February 2013

    The Calabar Port Manager, Mr Musa Wada, says the dredging of Calabar Port will be realised before the end of the year. Wada told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar that the project was captured in this year’s budget. He said that an efficient and vibrant port would boost the Tinapa Business and […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has a long and respected history of successfully delivering dredging projects at its various ports. For over three decades NQBP has been undertaking dredging programs to ensure the safe navigation of ships and port efficiency. This highly regulated process has been undertaken without significant impacts with the material dredged […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today’s State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area shows the Australian Government has failed to meet key UNESCO recommendations to keep the Reef off the World Heritage in Danger list, prompting the Australian Greens to announce they will move amendments to federal environmental laws to enforce the recommendations and protect the […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Peter Surtees, European Supply Chain Director of manufacturing giant Kimberley-Clark has hailed the UK’s new multi-billion dollar deep-sea port as a major opportunity for innovation. Speaking at the Logistics Leaders Network Forum, hosted by London Gateway on Thursday, Surtees described the success of Project Sphinx, a collaborative initiative led by Kimberley-Clark, in which seven leading […]

  • 28 January 2013

    For the next phase in the Flood Risk in the Netherlands (VNK2) project, Iv-Infra is responsible for analyzing the flood risks of the primary flood defenses of dike ring area 13 in Noord-Holland, the Netherlands. For this project, Iv-Infra forms part of the engineering consortium ALBICOM. The VNK2 project is commissioned by the Ministry of […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction and subsequent use of the Pearce Creek Dredge Material Containment Area – combined with pre-existing natural conditions – has degraded the quality of groundwater close to the facility, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study. USGS scientists collected field data at the site in Cecil County, Maryland over a two-year period during […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Friends of the Kaw (FOK), a conservation group focused on protecting the Kansas River, applauds a recent decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to revoke in May of this year the permits for three in-river dredging operations between Eudora and the Bowersock Dam in Lawrence. However, FOK still has major concerns about the […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered government planners Tuesday to draw up a master plan to dredge sand from the Mekong River, saying it was aimed at restoring shallow areas along the waterway. Sand that is dredged from Cambodia’s portion of the river can also be exported to draw more revenue for the country, he […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority starts a new campaign which aims to strengthen the brand ‘Port of Rotterdam’ around the world. The pay-off ‘Change Your Perspective’ will position Rotterdam as a ground breaking port, in order to emphasise the added value of the port for existing and potential customers worldwide. The new campaign was kicked […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The public comment period has ended for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s $243 million cleanup plan for the Grasse River Alcoa site in upstate New York, but the Mohawk Tribe is no happier with the proposal than when it was introduced in October 2012. That was two months after New York Senator Charles Schumer urged […]