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  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound European research project investigating the risks of climate change to the coastal landscapes of Wales and Ireland has begun, according to the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW). The project will focus on the headlands and islands around Pembrokeshire, Cardigan Bay and the Llŷn Peninsula and sites along […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Friends of the Earth has welcomed last week’s Northern Ireland Court of Appeal decision that the government acted unlawfully by not stopping the dredging at Lough Neagh, one of Europe’s most important wetlands. The environmental campaign group brought the legal challenge over the Northern Ireland government’s failure to stop sand extraction from Lough Neagh, which […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Waterways Ireland, Head of Civil Engineering has announced tender for dredging of the Abbey River and the River Shannon in Limerick City – removal of debris and deposited materials from the river bed. The contractor will be required to remove and legally dispose of approximately 12,000m3. The contract also requires compliance with relevant environmental legislation […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trade through Belfast Harbour rose by 16% during 2013 with record tonnages of almost 23 million passing through the Port. Over half the increase, 1.7m tonnes, was fueled by an increase of over 150% in coal imports. This reflects a new service through Belfast to supply AES Kilroot power station which generates c.30% of Northern […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dungiven, Northern Ireland-based Ideal Form Crane Hire has supplied a Kobelco BM700 to marine, civil engineering and building contractor Keating Construction for work on the expansion of the Dinish Wharf in Castletownbere, County Cork, Ireland. The €23 million (£19.95 million) expansion, which includes a new 216m-long quay structure, comprised of 15m-long 1016 tubular piles, a […]

  • 4 October 2012

    A further dredging of the Dublin inner city section of the Grand Canal will start in October 2012. The news was confirmed today by the Waterways Ireland, one of the six North/South Implementation Bodies established under the British Irish Agreement in 1999. Waterways Ireland has responsibility for the management, maintenance, development and restoration of inland […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has just released an invitation to tender for marine civil engineering consultancy services associated with the Dredging of Navigation Channel at Dingle Fishery Harbor Center. The department is calling for a consultancy firm with expertise in civil and marine engineering to prepare a Preliminary Report, detailed design and tender […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £50,000 coastal defense repair scheme at Portaferry Road in Greyabbey is officially underway, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure said in its latest release. The scheme will greatly improve the structural stability of the existing seawall and thereby lessen the risk of undermining the carriageway of this important A Class Road on the Ards Peninsula […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Competition Authority has today published a study of competition in the ports sector in Ireland which found competition in port services could be improved. The study was commissioned by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, as part of the Action Plan for Jobs 2012. The study looks at how competition is […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the ongoing investment in the exploration of natural resources and the harnessing of energy from wind and tidal power, there is an increasing focus on the environmental impacts these can have on the marine habitat, RPS Group – Oxfordshire based consultancy company said in their latest announcement.  In order to ensure environmental compliance and licensing […]

  • 29 September 2010

    Cork County Council has said that, following agreement with Inland Fisheries Ireland, dredging of the River Bandon has recommenced and will… (rte) [mappress] Source: rte, September 29, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Planet Ocean has signed an exclusive representation agreement with Brugge-based dotOcean at Ocean Business 2015 Southampton. The agreement covers the UK and Republic of Ireland. dotOcean manufactures and supplies a range of systems for the evaluation of sediment and fluid mud for research, hydrographic and geophysical survey and dredging support. Planet Ocean MD Terry Sloane and dotOCean […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Waterways Ireland has insisted that dredging work being carried out on the Shannon – to clear the way into Limerick Marina – is in complianc… By Mike Dwane (limerickleader) [mappress] Source: limerickleader, November 9, 2011

  • 12 June 2012

    Waterways Ireland has successfully completed dredging maintenance in Limerick City around Sarsfield Lock, reports afloat.ie. The work programme was carefully planned approximately 18 months in advance and involved extensive consultation with National Parks and Wildlife Service, Shannon Foynes Port Company, Inland Fisheries Ireland & Limerick City Council (Planning, Roads, Environment and Waste sections) to minimise […]

  • 14 March 2011

    Waterways Ireland is continuing to dredge sections of the Grand Canal in the City Centre to keep it navigable for large boats.   By Nick Gray (watertcd) [mappress] Source: watertcd, March 14, 2011  

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd. has commenced dredging operations in Killybegs, Donegal County, Ireland. The company announced today that their dredger ‘Dinopotes’, fitted with an environmental bucket to minimize turbidity, is performing the works. The dredging is part of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2013

    The Irish Ports Association (IPA), the representative body for the Irish ports sector and an affiliate of IBEC, today welcomed the publication by Leo Varadkar, TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport of the new national ports policy which sets out the policy framework for the future development of the sector. Commenting on the new […]

  • 19 October 2011

    Waterways Ireland has begun work to restore navigation depths for boat traffic around Sarsfield Lock, and the Abbey River areas of the Shann… (afloat) [mappress] Source: afloat, October 19, 2011;

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With dredging now in full swing, work on the Bantry Pier Redevelopment Project is moving ahead steadily towards completion in mid-2017. Following a public tender process, Bantry Bay Port Company awarded the contract to BAM Civil Ltd in early 2016. This marked the start of the regeneration of Bantry inner harbor which is in keeping with the […]