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  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached two settlements with several parties to begin cleanup of Yosemite Slough, an inter-tidal water channel in the Bayview District of San Francisco. The site contains high levels of contaminants, especially PCBs and lead, which are hazardous for the plants and animals that live in the slough. The Yosemite […]

  • 6 January 2013

    Datuk Ahmad Ibnihajar, the Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB)’s managing director, stated that his biggest hope is to see the dredging of the port before his service term ends, reports The Malay Mail. The future of Penang depends on the port and the deepening of the north channel to 14.5 metres ACD (approach channel depth) […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Premier and Leader of The Nationals Peter Ryan today visited the Port of Portland to inspect the completed $486,000 Cruise Vessel Terminal Infrastructure Project, made possible by an almost $250,000 investment from the Victorian Coalition Government’s $1 billion Regional Growth Fund. Mr Ryan said the project delivered infrastructure upgrades to the S.L. Patterson berth […]

  • 31 October 2012

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) will start expansion works at the Takoradi Port in the Western Region this year, as part of measures to decongest the ports in the country. The Takoradi Port, which was built in 1928 by Sir Gordon Guggisberg, during the colonial era, has seen no major expansion since its […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Thomas D. Asbery assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on June 8, 2017. Colonel David A. Caldwell, who has commanded the district since June 2015, relinquished command at a ceremony held at Castle Williams on Governor’s Island. Colonel Asbery’s previous assignments […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.N. International Seabed Authority (ISA) recently issued a “Report on the draft framework for the regulation of deep seabed exploitation activities“. The ISA report on the draft regulation of marine mining is open for comment until May 15th. The WOC (World Ocean Council) is working to help ensure there is adequate ocean industry input […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    In order to help Tamil Nadu Department of Environment (DOE) sustainably develop its coastline, DHI has assisted them in the preparation of an Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) plan. This plan will improve the coordination of developmental activities along the coast of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It will also help preserve the […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Heavy construction is ongoing in the Chicopit Bay and Helen Cooper Floyd Park area near Mayport Naval Station and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is asking the public to use caution in the waterways at Mile Point on the St. Johns River.  Earlier this month, Manson Construction Co. started construction on the […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Researchers at HR Wallingford have been presented with the ICE David Hislop award 2012 for their paper on “Evaluating scour at marine gravity foundations”. This paper formed part of a special issue on marine scour edited by Dr Harris and Prof. Whitehouse. The annual ICE Awards Ceremony celebrates excellence within civil engineering and technical writing, […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Environmental harm caused by the construction of the second phase of the Specialized Container Terminal (ECT), the port of Manzanillo, Mexico, will be reduced by already initiated dredging of the canals and creating islands in the lagoon of the Valley of the Herons, reports The Bulletin Panama. The Mexican Ministry of Environment has organized the […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its latest release that the next IADC Young Author Award will be presented on 10 May 2018 at the 34th PIANC World Congress 2018 in Panama City. According to IADC, they instituted this Young Author Award to stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage the […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, based in Stockton-On-Tees, will provide the installation and trenching of submarine cables (power, inter-array, seismic) and umbilicals to its clients – oil & gas operators and contractors, energy companies, offshore wind farm developers, project management & engineering houses as well as product manufacturers. Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical’s range of […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Francis Rooney attended a White House dinner and meeting with President Donald Trump earlier this week, where he stressed the need for including Everglades Restoration as a key component of any infrastructure package brought forward. This message is consistent with a letter that Congressman Rooney sent to the President in February 2017, and with the President’s […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The port development sector in the Middle East is witnessing considerable growth and mega projects across the region have been gaining increasing attention as to how these projects will be delivered. Moreover, it has been estimated that the Gulf countries are allocating $36 billion to further develop their port infrastructure to handle bigger capacity and […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has been awarded a silver award in the ‘Innovation’ category for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme, delivered on behalf of the Environment Agency. The company is listed as a Green World Award winner alongside governments and organizations from countries including South Korea, Poland, Malaysia, UAE, Colombia, New Zealand, Germany, Bahrain, Singapore and Brazil. […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The eighth ICE Coastal Management conference, which was held recently in Amsterdam, brought together 220 engineers, scientists and coastal management professionals from over thirty countries across the world. The main focus of the event was on current issues, research and practical applications. Over 60 speakers from 27 different countries presented their papers, including notable presentations from Jan-Hendrik Dronkers, Director […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east and the Gulf coasts of the United States. The 2014 winners are: – Aquia Landing County Park, Stafford County, VA; – Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, FL; – […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has been named winner of the Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) 2017 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Project for the John Redmond Dredging Project performed under contract to the Kansas Water Office. WEDA’s annual Safety Excellence Awards are presented to organizations and project teams with exceptional safety performance in […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) has unveiled Pipeline Incident Prevention (PIP), a recommended best practices guide for safe dredging near underwater gas and hazardous liquid pipelines located in the Army Corps federal navigation channels. According to CDMCS, this completes a milestone project for the dredging and pipeline industries that will raise […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will hold its International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in Panama this week. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday, 11 April, through Friday, 15 April, 2016 in Panama at the Riu Plaza hotel. Some of the most important dredging projects of the last decade have taken place […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is entering its fourth edition this year. The Award was established in 2009 to promote innovative projects of port authorities that improve societal integration of ports, especially with the city or wider community in which they are located. In this way, the Award wants to stimulate the […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has just announced that the coarse sand barrier won the first prize in the Flood Risk Management category of the 2018 Water Innovation Awards. Leo Voogt and Ulrich Förster picked up the award on behalf of the Rivierenland Water Authority and the POV program (part of a research program of Rijkswaterstaat’s National Flood Protection […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will host a presentation on coastal resiliency at noon January 28.  Analie Barnett, a landscape ecologist with The Nature Conservancy, will present on “Identifying Resilient Coastal Sites for Conservation in the South Atlantic” at the Susan Shipman Environmental Learning Center, One Conservation Way in […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to the Little Sioux InterCounty Drainage District’s flood control works project in Monona and Harrison Counties, Iowa, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages to four areas of the project caused by high flows along the Little Sioux River in […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Partrac worked with ADAS in the development of a novel framework, combining conventional sediment source fingerprinting and Partrac’s proprietary ‘Dual Signature’ particle tracking technology to improve sediment source information for the River Glaven priority catchment in eastern England. Catchment Officers working as part of the Catchment Sensitive Farming initiative frequently require more detailed evidence to […]

  • 27 April 2012

      DCI celebrated its inception day as “DCI Day” at VPT Kalavani Auditorium. Capt.P.M.Saravanan, DGM (HSE) welcomed the gathering and presented the valedictory function. As part of celebrations, In house Magazine “DCI Darpan” was released by Sri. S. Balachandran, Independent Director of the Board. 20 longest serving employees were felicitated. Various cultural programmes were conducted […]