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  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has announced details of a €35.7 million Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned harbor network. Commenting on the initiative the Minister said: “This €35.7m capital investment package in our six Fishery Harbor Centers and other fisheries related marine infrastructure represents […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ¡VAMOS! partners, together with Advisory Board members and interested external parties, were present at the ¡VAMOS! technology Demonstration Day, on October 24, at the Magcobar flooded mine pit, in Silvermines, Ireland. In total 85 visitors participated in the field demonstration to raise awareness of the innovative technology with stakeholders and local communities. The ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A turbidity monitoring buoy built by OSIL is to be re-deployed by BAM Construction on a further dredging project in Ireland. The buoy was originally purchased as part of a network to monitor the dredging activity for the new Bantry Harbor Marina (Cork, Ireland), part of the €8.5 million Bantry Inner Harbor Redevelopment project, which […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) seminar on Marine Sand and Gravel – Ireland will take place on November 16th 2017 in Cork, Ireland. According to CIRIA, this event is free to attend and will bring together experts from across Europe, with experiences in winning and the use of marine aggregate, to explore marine […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Irish Government’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of an extended program to assist nine coastal local authorities undertake and complete 16 development and repair projects on harbors and slipways owned by them. This €1 million package augments the €2.8 million already approved by the minister in […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Universities in Wales and Ireland are joining forces to investigate how coastal defense schemes can be improved by more eco-friendly designs, reported the Welsh Government. More than €3 million of EU funds is being invested in the Ecostructure project, which will develop and trial new methods to enhance the quality of coastal structures, including sea-walls […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced details of a €28m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s Local Authority owned small harbor network. In announcing the initiative, Creed said: “The €28m I am allocating for the 2017 Fishery Harbor and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Program represents a significantly increased […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than EUR4 million of EU funds will help to safeguard heritage and coastal tourism sites in Wales and Ireland from the risks of climate change, the Welsh Government informs. The funding will also provide a stimulus for marine-based economic growth in the two countries. Funded by the European Union’s Ireland-Wales program, the CHERISH project […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An Bord Pleanála, the Irish Planning Authority, has granted planning permission for the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project – the largest port related infrastructure project in the history of the Irish State. The project will enable Ireland’s premier port to double its trade capacity to 60 million tonnes per annum by 2040. It will also […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D., has announced details of an €18 million Capital Investment Package in 2016 for the development of Ireland’s fishery harbor network. Announcing the investment package, the minister said “In total I am allocating €18m for this year’s Fishery Harbor and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Program. I have […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Office of Public Works (OPW) has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Bandon dredging project. This development program, named the Bandon Flood Relief Scheme, will involve dredging of the Bandon Town canal for approximately 3.6km and construction of new defense walls. The Bandon flood protection project will also include construction of new […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants has recently signed a license agreement with L & M Keating Ltd. for the application of Xbloc armour units in Cape Clear, Ireland. The Xblocs will be applied in the new development project at the Cape Clear harbour, located at Clear Island on the south side of Ireland. This development program is […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has issued tender invitation for the maintenance dredging and disposal of contaminated sediment at Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre (DEFHC). The work will comprise of dredging to the design dredge depths illustrated on the tender drawings and the disposal of the dredged material at a suitable licensed […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Cork Company has lodged a planning application with An Bord Pleanála for the Ringaskiddy Port Redevelopment project in the lower harbour. The application is being made under the Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act. The planning application to An Bord Pleanála includes the following redevelopments under which will form an extension to […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, yesterday announced details of a €4m dredging project at Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre on the occasion of the official opening of a €450,000 renovation of the Marine Leisure Area at the western end of the harbour. The €450,000 renovation included extending the existing […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    L&M Keating Ltd, has recently won the Arklow Harbour dredging contract. During this EUR 2,2 mln cleanup scheme, about 60,000 tonnes of material will be removed from the turning basin, dock and river channel in Arklow Harbour. The dredged material will be dumped out at sea. The project will commence on June 1, and should […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Wicklow Harbour cleanup program commenced yesterday and will continue for a period of approximately ten weeks. The work will include dredging of the harbour and disposal of the dredged material at a designated dumping site. The disposal site will be positioned 1.5 km north east of the harbour’s east pier, and disposal of the […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Magheroarty Pier dredging program, located on the north-west coast of County Donegal, Ireland, is currently underway. This location is popular among local fishermen and it is also used by the Tory Island ferry. At the moment boats cannot use the pier because of accumulated sand there. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 3, 2014

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine allocated €4,688,000 for the Dunmore East Harbour dredging project. The build-up of silt meant that larger vessels were finding it difficult to get into the harbour, so this work will resolve that. The dredging of the harbour has been an issue that was raised very strongly in […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, announced details of a €23m package for the repair of public owned piers, harbours and slipways damaged during the winter storms and for investment in the ongoing development of Ireland’s public harbour network. In announcing this initiative, the Minister said “We are all too […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rossaveal Port Services Ltd. will kick off the Wicklow Town Harbor dredging project tomorrow, reports Wicklow People. The areas that will be dredged are: – the main harbour channel; – the outer East Pier area; – the inner East Pier area; – the area between the North and South Quays. According to Wicklow People, this […]

  • 7 March 2014

    Dublin Port Company has lodged a planning application with An Bord Pleanála for its Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project. The application is being made under the Planning and Development Act and follows a twelve month consultation with industry, government, customer and community stakeholders. The ABR Project involves an application to An Bord Pleanála for permission […]

  • 24 January 2014

    Total traffic through the Port of Cork in 2013 reached 9.1 million tonnes compared to 9.05 million tonnes in 2012. Like most Ports worldwide, the Port of Cork has experienced very challenging trading conditions in 2013, however some cargos have shown an increase compared to 2012 levels and this is very encouraging, according to the […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Following a successful funding procedure, the Port of Cork has been awarded funding by the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). The Port of Cork, described as a future Core Network port by TEN-T, plays a key strategic role in the movement of goods to and from the UK and Continental Europe. This funding will assist in […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Wicklow Port Company has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Wicklow Town Harbor dredging project. This deepening program will include maintenance dredging of the harbour and disposal of the dredged sediment at sea. The Wicklow dredging contract will consist of the following activities: – Excavation of bed material down to a level […]

  • 9 December 2013

    Waterways Ireland has announced a tender for the Upper River Bann dredging project. This deepening program will include removal of deposited bed material from the Upper River Bann at Drumaheglis, Ballymoney and The Cutts, Coleraine. Approximately 3500m3 of material will be removed during this cleanup work. The contract will be awarded in early January 2014 […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the transfer of the responsibility of the Management of Arklow Harbour to Wicklow County Council in January 2012, Wicklow County Council has endeavored to progress the proposed Arklow Dredging Scheme. Due to the nature of work involved in this scheme i.e. removing material from the Avoca River and replacement of this material at a […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waterford County Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Dungarvan Harbour dredging project. The works include dredging and disposal of approx. 8,000 m3 of non-rock material (deposited silts, sands, gravels and cobbles) from the mentioned area. This deepening program has been initiated because of the proposed replacement and extension of the existing […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Cork has announced an investment of €3 million in new plant equipment following an agreement with crane manufacturer, Liebherr. The investment includes a new LHM 550 Harbour Mobile Crane which will be in operation at Ringaskiddy Deep-water Berth. Increasingly, importers to the Port of Cork are using Panamax size vessels of over […]