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  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seán Canney, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief has outlined the range of measures being taken to address flood risk on the River Shannon. Speaking yesterday at the Environ 2017 Conference, the minister said, “The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group met on […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Irish Government’s Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine has just announced a tender for the Rossaveel Small Craft Harbor capital dredging works. The dredging operations associated with the small craft harbor will require the removal of approximately 78,000 m³ of material to create a manoeuvring basin and berthing area with a minimum depth of 2.8 m […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork will invest over €1.5 million in upgrading facilities at Cobh Cruise Terminal, Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth, with the installation of a number of high load mooring bollards at the east and west end of the Cobh Cruise Berth which will enable larger ships to be berthed. The work which will […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Waterways Ireland has confirmed that further dredging of the Dublin inner city section of the Grand Canal got underway recently. This work follows on from previous dredging contracts completed on the Grand Canal between November 2009 and April 2011 from Grand Canal Basin to Lock C7 at Portobello. The work is necessary to keep the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louth County Council, Ireland, has announced its intention to carry out coastal protection works at two locations within the Dundalk Bay area. The first proposed works location is along the shoreline of Dundalk Bay, at an area called Seabank, approximately 2km east of Castlebellingham village. The second location is in the townland of Salterstown, approximately […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works on the €16 million Bandon Flood Relief Scheme have been progressing over the past month, with activity taking place in a number of areas, Byrne Looby said in its latest project update. Dredging works are continuing between O’Driscoll’s Bridge and the Waste Water Treatment Plant. Currently the works comprise of the placement of rip-rap (rock […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cork City Councillors yesterday voted to give Part 8 planning permission to the €6 million public realm and flood defense plans for Morrison’s Island which will remove 80% of the flood threat in the city center. Councillors voted  22 to 6 in favor of the proposed scheme. Commenting the latest news, Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cork City Council is seeking Part 8 planning permission for a €6 million Morrison’s Island Public Realm and Flood Defense Project. The proposed scheme includes the remedial/strengthening works to the existing quay walls and the construction of integrated flood defense works. These quays are the lowest lying in the city center and are a source of […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Lifford Town of County Donegal, Ireland, today to meet with local councilors and other groups to discuss ongoing plans to deal with various flooding issues. During the visit, the Minister outlined the plans currently underway by […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister of State at The Office of Public Works & Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, two days ago visited Shannon town, in western Ireland, and the adjacent flood defense embankments fronting the Shannon estuary to announce plans to upgrade those defenses and to construct new defenses for Shannon town. This will be a joint project between […]

  • 6 April 2011

    The Dublin Port Company will be renewing attempts to reclaim land from Dublin Bay to cope with a projected doubling of trade by 2040.   (rte) [mappress] Source: rte, April 6, 2011    

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Funding of €7.4 million for urgent remedial works at six regional harbours has been announced by Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar. The funding will pay for repairs and safety works on essential harbour infrastructure, and is likely to benefit the local economy, promote leisure activities and support the fishing industry. “This funding […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2012

    In a letter to the Co. Council, the Department of Agriculture acknowledged that the Dunmore East Harbour needed to be dredged and said that it would cost around €6 million, waterford-news.ie reports. The letter stated, “This is a significant outlay in the current context of the national finances and competing exchequer demands.” Sinn Féin Cllr. […]

  • 30 December 2010

    Sligo County Council are planning to carrying out dredging at Mullaghmore to remove a sandbank that has built up at the entrance to the … By John Bromley (sligoweekender) [mappress] Source: sligoweekender, December 30, 2010;

  • 30 November 2012

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) have continued presenting innovative, informative material to the dredging and harbour industry. Firstly, a talk was prepared and presented to the UK Harbour Masters Association entitled “Thinking inside the box”. This talk outlined a new service offered by ADBP which questions the traditional design of a rectangular berth box, preferring […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A record financial performance during 2013 has enabled Belfast Harbour to commit more than £60m to capital expenditure projects.  The Harbour’s Annual Report has revealed that Turnover rose by 30% to £50.3m whilst Profit before Taxation climbed by 42% to £26.2m during the financial year.  During the period the Harbour also paid over £6.6m in […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a meeting with Leitrim County Council, the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Mr. Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D. has complimented Leitrim and all Local Authorities for working with his office and taking a proactive approach to address flood risk in their areas. The Minister said, “I am delighted […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, has announced details of a €4.5 million package to assist in the development and repair of 90 Local Authority owned harbors and slipways. The package provides funding for the repair of piers damaged by recent storms, in addition to supporting the ongoing development and enhancement of harbor […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley recently took part at the Flood Expo event, the world’s leading flood exhibition and conference. The two-day event, staged on 12-13 October at London Excel, gathered high-profile speakers that presented latest solutions to widespread flooding problems. It also featured an extensive seminar and workshop schedule designed to help highlight new, cost-effective ways to prevent […]

  • 18 October 2012

    Waterways Ireland has announced planned closures of the waterways for the winter of 2012-2013. GRAND CANAL – MAIN LINE – DUBLIN Portobello to Inchicore: Level C7 from Portobello to Inchicore will be closed for dredging from 8th October 2012 to 17th March 2013. Tullamore: The canal in Tullamore is scheduled to be closed from 5th […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port, Northern Ireland, has set Monday 15th October as the new date for an open drop-in event to allow members of the public and other stakeholders to learn more about proposed changes to how dredged material from the harbor is dealt with. Taking place at Warrenpoint Town Hall from 3pm to 6pm, the event follows […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd has just released these beautiful photos of their backhoe dredger ‘Dinopotes’, assisted by the tug ‘Ada Dorothy’, during their work outside Waterfoot in the Glens of Antrim, Red Bay in Northern Ireland. “It is a sensitive environment, thus we are using silt curtains to prevent the dispersal of the dredge […]