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  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Saint John, in partnership with PALS (Partners Assisting Local Schools) and the Anglophone South School District, is launching lesson plans about the Port and Maritime industries. The education program is designed to complement many areas of the curriculum and can be adapted for many grade levels. “Students may see the Port every day, but […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A leading dive hotelier in Cayman told a local TV station there Wednesday that Cayman officials and dive business operators were looking at Bimini in the Bahamas as an example of what not to do in pitting protection of fragile marine life and coral reefs against mass development. Keith Sahm, General Manager of the world-famous […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coast and Marine Engineering Summit, which is being organized by the International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC), will take place on April 24-27, 2016 in Abu Dhabi. Former Ministry of Works and Housing Undersecretary and Coastal Planning and Engineering Consultant, Nayef Omar Al Kalali, will deliver the first keynote paper in the conference entitled: “The […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Alexander Matthey, Vice President, Program Management Office, ADPC, has showcased ADPC’s megaproject at the Seventh Project Management Congress in Athens. Mr Matthey delivered a headline speech to delegates about “Lessons Learned” in the construction, testing and commissioning and business readiness preparation of Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into […]

  • 27 April 2010

    New technology and lessons from old mistakes will help forecast environmental and financial costs of dredging Jacksonville’s harbor before work begins, engineers said Monday at an international conference in Jacksonville. “We’re using the most up-to-date methods and tools that are out there… [mappress] Source:jacksonville,April 27,2010;

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2013 Port Technology Seminar and Vendor Gallery in Jacksonville, Fla., May 14-16, will not only showcase what’s new in high-tech port operations and management, but will also feature some of the more prickly challenges, such as thwarting cyber threats and governing use of fast-changing mechanical and digital technology. […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging for the maintenance and development of ports, harbors and waterways for navigation, remediation and flood management generates large volumes of sediment. Considering this sediment as a resource and using it in a way that brings benefits to the environment as well as to society and economy, has been promoted through publications of international associations […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over a dozen South Florida businesses and environmental organizations joined Miami Waterkeeper and the Center for Biological Diversity last week in demanding that the Army Corps of Engineers revaluate its Port Everglades expansion plan in light of the recent impacts to nearby Miami’s reef during its recent port expansion. In a 15-page letter, the groups detailed […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure affected by Hurricane Sandy in the United States’ North Atlantic region. The North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study is designed to help local communities better […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that a special conference named ‘From Birth to Boom: Asian Maritime Megastructures’ will take place on 23 October 2015 at the Island Shangri-La hotel, Hong Kong. The Pre-Conference Networking evening event will be held in the same hotel on 22 October 2015. During this unique event to […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) report of the collision between dredger Shoreway and yacht Orca, 7 miles off the coast of Felixstowe, England, is now published. Investigation report into this marine accident with the loss of 1 life contains details of what happened, action taken, safety lessons and recommendations made. As a reminder, on Saturday, 8 June […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” is approaching and will be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Organized by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 24-25 November 2014. The Training Course is based on the book Environmental Aspects of Dredging that was produced as a joint […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lessons learnt from last winter’s floods have helped build a new approach so the nation is better prepared and more resilient to flooding, according to the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Improved rain and flood modelling, a significant increase in new temporary flood defenses and greater protection to infrastructure were all outlined […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that a special conference named ‘From Birth to Boom: Asian Maritime Megastructures’ will take place on 23 October 2015 at the Island Shangri-La hotel, Hong Kong. The Pre-Conference Networking evening event will be held in the same hotel on 22 October 2015. During this unique event to celebrate […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    To optimize the chances of the successful completion of a dredging or reclamation project, all contracting parties should from the start fully understand the requirements of the project. With this mission in mind, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) launched its seminar over 20 years ago. This year, for the 53rd time, the IADC […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Association of Environmental Professionals will hold their monthly luncheon event on Wednesday, May 18, at Berries in the Grove in Coconut Grove. Geologist/Ecologist Bill Precht, Dial Cordy and Associates Inc., will discuss results from the benthic compliance and post-construction monitoring effort associated with the recently completed Port of Miami deep dredging project, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Although Transnet’s New Multi-Product Pipeline (NMPP) has faced some challenges in its early stages, the project will be a uniquely Sth African infrastructure investment for years to come, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba. Gigaba on Thursday marked the last stage of phase 1 in the development of the NMPP project – the construction of […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding programs ranging from ecosystem restoration to flood risk management, maintaining and improving Texas coastal navigation systems, and regulatory oversight of U.S. waters during the district’s second Stakeholder Partnering Forum on August 27, […]

  • 28 March 2012

    PIANC UK has issued a Call for Papers for its 2012 Annual Conference. This Conference will take place 19 October 2012, at The Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street London, SW1P 3AA. The theme of the Annual Conference of the UK Section of PIANC will be Learning from Experiences, and will look at […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has just announced that it will host an Industry Day, February 21st 2017, to showcase $70 million in contracting opportunities for FY17- FY18. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Ralph H. Metcalfe Federal Building in Chicago, IL. This event will also include […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), a trade association representing leading port authorities throughout the Western Hemisphere, has selected 21 seaports to be recognized for exemplary communications projects and programs at its annual convention and awards luncheon this fall. Winning entrants in AAPA’s 47th annual Communications Awards Program will be recognized at a November […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rivers and lakes located in European cities and towns are getting cleaner thanks to improvements in waste water treatment and restoration projects which have brought many waterways back to life, according to a new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) released yesterday. The EEA report ‘Rivers and lakes in European cities: Past and future […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Structures and Solutions to Coastal Disasters Joint Conference 2015, organized by Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI), will be held on September 9-11, in Boston, MA. This three-day joint technical specialty conference will bring together professionals and practitioners from all parts of the world to discuss lessons learned from disasters and to propose solutions […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) and the Coastal States Organization (CSO) will host the 9th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management in Long Beach, California. According to REA, the six-day Summit will explore cutting-edge issues in coastal restoration and management. The Summit will be comprised of a community restoration event, field sessions, plenary sessions, […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MP Steve Barclay has called on the Environment Agency to increase its dredging of the Old Bedford River and demonstrate that the lessons of the Somerset floods are being applied in the Fens. “At present the Environment Agency are dredging some parts of the Old Bedford River but not all the areas recommended by local […]