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  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Recent plans to dredge the Killybegs harbor in Donegal County, Ireland, have sparked a great deal of controversy. A number of local groups are objecting to the plans including the Killybegs Community Council. Concerns have been raised over the dangers that might arise from the proposed dredging of the harbor. According to the Council’s latest release, […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority (NIFHA) is seeking experienced surveyors for the provision of ad hoc bathymetric surveys of the NIFHA Ports of Ardglass, Kilkeel and Portavogie. Surveys are undertaken as a needed basis to inform dredging works and navigational advice. The NIFHA wishes to appoint a single contract for the provision of these surveys. […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has updated local Fingal councilors on its proposals for the Howth Harbor dredging works, said Cllr Cian O’Callaghan in his latest announcement.  The Department is proposing to dredge five areas of the harbor: The Fishing Trawler basin between the West Pier and Middle Pier; The […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is being urged to prioritize the Howth Harbor dredging project in 2019. Dublin Bay North TD Tommy Broughan said in his latest announcement that he has been asking the respective Ministers for Agriculture, Food and the Marine about the Howth dredging plans for a number […]

  • 8 February 2013

    Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority has announced a plan for the dredging and quay repairs project at the Downpatrick area. This development program includes improvement and repair of the existing quay wall with additional dredging involving the disposal of contaminated silt deposit to a non-marine designated site. The total value of this project will be […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Reynaert’ is putting finishing touches on a capital dredge program, currently taking place in Dublin Port. According to the port, works on this capital dredge program began on or about January 6th and will last for a period of approximately 10 days. “Dredging is taking place in the outer fairway, in the area defined […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Michael Creed TD, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, yesterday announced details of a €2.2 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 52 development and repair projects on harbors and slipways owned by them. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, was in Kilkenny July 17 where he met with John Paul Phelan, T.D., Minister of State for Local Government and Electoral Reform to put in place arrangements for the advancement of flood relief schemes in County Kilkenny. Minister Moran […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of a €2.8 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 51 harbor development and repair project in the country. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing development and enhancement […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port, the second largest port in Northern Ireland, recently proposed a new placement site for dredged material within Carlingford Lough. Mr Peter Conway, Chief Executive said “As with most ports, Warrenpoint must clear its berths and channel from time to time to maintain depths to allow ships to berth. The dredged material in and around […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Vice President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Jonathan Taylor, and Dublin Port Company representatives discussed the finalization of financing arrangements for Dublin Port’s Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project yesterday. The EIB has committed to providing a €100m loan amortizing over 20 years, reflecting the long-term nature of the ABR Project. This scheme, the […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has been awarded a contract to construct the marine infrastructure for the phase 3 of the Al-Dabbiya oil field development by client Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO). BAM expects to complete this  €70 million project in September 2015. The scope of […]

  • 4 April 2013

    Continuing its long association with the Port of Waterford, Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) are assisting the Port of Waterford in South-East Ireland in their application for a new multi-year disposal at sea license. The license application covers a range of areas within the port’s limits, including all inner city marina and berths, Belview Port, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Canal & River Trust, the Land & Water crews are dredging the River Trent between Marton Mill and Cromwell Lock. The scope of the dredging will also include Torksey Cut. Craft operators should be aware of the likelihood of passing the dredger and follow any instructions from the crews where appropriate, […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and N.J. Department of Environmental Protection are working on a plan to save the East Point Lighthouse by building a beach in front of it. According to Maurice River Township Committeewoman Kathy Ireland, the lighthouse is in danger of being washed away whenever a storm hits the Delaware Bayshore. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today announced the full details of a €17.8m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned fishery harbors and local harbor network. In announcing the initiative the Minister said: “I have set aside €14.9m towards safety, maintenance and new development works […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A dredging campaign at Buncrana Harbor in County Donegal, Ireland, started earlier this week and is set to be wrapped up by Friday, 26th June 2020, Donegal County Council reports. According to their official release, MV Otterbank will carry out plough dredging daily from 7am to 8pm.  “Access to the pier and movements within the harbor […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has completed the €65 million project to construct the Aqaba New Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal for Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC). BAM has handed over the project yesterday, two months ahead of schedule. In partnership with sister company BAM Contractors from Ireland […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ports Normands Associés has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Cherbourg dredging program. This very important development project will include dredging and installation of structures and associated facilities. The deadline for this tender is June 17, 2013. Background info The port of Cherbourg is situated at the northern tip of the […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has announced tender for the Dunmore East dredging project. The services of a suitably qualified and experienced consultancy firm with expertise in civil and marine engineering is required for the proposed maintenance dredging at the Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre (FHC), Co. Waterford, Ireland. The proposed works involve […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Fein TD for Wicklow/East Carlow, John Brady, has received an update from the Environmental Protection Agency about the coastal protection works at Bray North Beach landfill. Commenting the latest information on this capital coastal scheme, John Brady said: “After numerous discussions with Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, Wicklow County Council and the EPA for many months, […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company, Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC), has announced the first ports infrastructure project since the turn of the millennium, with a €50 million capital investment program at Foynes. Launched by Minister for Transport and Tourism Paschal Donohoe, the program is the implementation of the first key element of the port company’s […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) is a most unwelcome addition to the fauna of the lower River Barrow. This bivalve mollusc is regarded as one of the most notorious aquatic invasive species in the world. The Asian clam was first recorded in the river downstream of St Mullin’s in April 2010 and subsequent studies conducted […]