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  • 28 May 2020
  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representing the World Organisation of Dredging Associations comprising CEDA, WEDA and EADA, Dr. Craig Vogt, Chairman of the WEDA Environment Commission, presented the recently published two CEDA papers on beneficial use of sediments at the currently ongoing  meeting of the IMO London Convention and Protocol. Dr. Vogt also told about the beneficial use case studies […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A former factory site had stood empty for several years in Ealing, London. Bisected by the Grand Union Canal, this site was ripe for redevelopment into housing, retail outlets and public amenities. To support this project, The Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business, was chosen to help incorporate canal-side bank stabilization […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 10th Dredging & Land Reclamation Summit 2019 will take place from 15-18 July 2019 in London. This summit, aimed at resolving the critical issues related to dredging and land reclamation operations, will gather Chiefs/Heads/Managers/Engineers of Dredging & Reclamation from global Port Operators, Port Authorities, Maritime Authorities, Marine Terminal Companies, River/Waterway Structure Owners and Authorities, […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) is investing £3.5 million in new dry discharge system at CEMEX Northfleet Wharf, aimed to secure Thames river traffic and improve building materials throughputs at the site. The development will enable CEMEX Marine dredgers to discharge sand and gravel more efficiently for processing at the Northfleet site. CEMEX Marine dredgers […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 42nd meeting of the Scientific Groups of the London Convention and the 13th meeting of the London Protocol took place last month in Vancouver, Canada, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in its latest release.  The meeting was attended by experts responsible for the protection of the marine environment representing over 30 countries from […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    ADA’s 81st Annual Conference & AGM was officially inaugurated today, November 14, at the Institution of Civil Engineers’ headquarters in London. The conference will bring together over 200 delegates from across the flood and water level management industry to discuss the key policy issues of the moment. Members attending the event include those from the Environment Agency, internal […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     A Young CEDA event, under the name ‘Dredging and Disposal of Contaminated Sediment’, will be held today at the Institute of Civil Engineers, Godfrey Mitchell Theatre in London.  According to CEDA, contaminated sediment is present in most waterways and harbors across the UK and Ireland. When left insitu it does not pose an environmental threat, but […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has been making boating better in London over the past year for the record numbers of people on the capital’s waterways. Sorwar Ahmed, London boating manager at the Canal & River Trust, said: “London’s bustling canals are very different to those built 200 years ago to serve industry. With such […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that the Young CEDA UK plans to hold seminar on ‘Thames Dredging Opportunities’ on 22 February, 2017 in London. During the event, Young CEDA UK will facilitate a lively and relevant seminar on dredging opportunities for the River Thames, aimed at anyone working or studying in a related field. “Through questions […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Navy has disposed of a Second World War bomb found by a dredger operating in the Thames near Victoria Embankment. Bomb disposal experts from the Portsmouth-based Southern Diving Unit 2 were called at 7.15pm last night (Thursday) by the Metropolitan Police to London’s Westminster Bridge. The bomb was eventually towed along the Thames and out […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World London Gateway has completed the creation of 65 hectares of important intertidal habitat, comprising 59 hectares of mudflat, which will provide feeding ground for wading birds and fish, and six hectares of saltmarsh.  The new intertidal mudflat – equivalent in size to 82 football pitches – is located on the south bank of […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association’s half-day seminar, named ‘Dredging for Flood Prevention and Response’, will take place today, at Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster, London. The event will focus on dredging in flood prevention and response: ‘What can dredging do to reduce the risk of flooding and how can it contribute to a response after a flood event?’ With […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Innovation in Flood Risk Management in the UK seminar will take place on October 4, in London. The seminar, organized by CIRIA, will cover the benefits and approaches to innovation in flood risk management. This includes innovations in engagement with communities and stakeholders, as well as the planning, design and maintenance of flood risk management […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two more of the UK’s most technically advanced quay cranes were brought up the River Thames earlier this week. The cranes completed the long sea voyage from China on vessel Zhen Hua 10 via the Cape of Good Hope to arrive at DP World London Gateway Port, just 25 miles from Central London. When installed, […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With Thames passenger and freight statistics at record levels, the Port of London Authority (PLA) officially introduced its £7 million multi-purpose river maintenance vessel, London Titan, in a ceremony held yesterday at Tower Pier. Officially named by Thurrock MP, Jackie Doyle-Price, London Titan will keep the river clear of obstructions and channels clearly marked for […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Land and Water Services (LAWS) were contracted at short notice by the Environment Agency to carry out dredging works at four sites around London. These locations were sections of brooks or small streams which were classified as main rivers and presented a flood risk. Two of the schemes involved the application of a longer term […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Hill Dickinson LLP tomorrow will host the 7th Annual UK Ports Conference in its Broadgate Tower office, London. This essential update for the UK ports industry allows senior representatives from across the ports, shipping and maritime sector to network and discuss the opportunities for ports in 2015 and beyond. The conference will […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) Flooding 2015 conference will take place on May 13, 2015, in London, UK. This event is an opportunity for asset owners and the flooding supply chain to look at long-term strategies to protect residents. Expert speakers will present detailed case studies, showcase the latest projects and innovative solutions, and examine how […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork International, has announced that the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new 36-meter mooring maintenance vessel, London Titan, built at a cost of £7 million, will be officially unveiled at the opening day of the event in June. Following its launch last month, fitting out and sea trials, […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a significant repeat automation contract with DP World London Gateway to deliver an additional system of 20 automatic stacking cranes as the port continues its expansion program and invests in a third berth following the successful launch of berths 1 and 2. Kalmar has delivered 40 automatic stacking cranes, […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Long reach excavator specialists, WM Plant Hire, are using their 65 tonne machine to clear an area of the dock basin at Canary Wharf ahead of a major development. Working with main Contractor, Commercial Marine & Piling, the machine is removing obstructions at depths up to 16 meters and is fitted with a sophisticated electronic […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World London Gateway has announced plans to move forward with a third berth at the UK’s new deep-sea hub port, located 25 miles from central London. The Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin MP, visited the state-of-the-art port with local MPs. He climbed one of the world’s tallest quay cranes to view the […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Futures conferences have become a key event for the marine and coastal community interested in environmental and sustainability thinking applied to a variety of issues. It is a two day review of events and views on the future on marine and coastal topics and has taken place annually in January since 1994 in London. The […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded the approximately $615 million contract to construct Permanent Canal Closures & Pumps (PCCP) at the mouths of the 17th Street, Orleans Avenue and London Avenue outfall canals on April 17, 2013 to PCCP Constructors JV. The PCCP will provide a permanent and more sustainable measure for reducing the […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dedicated to supporting all professionals working in flood prevention, management and recovery, the first ever “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” will be held at ExCeL London on December 4 and 5. “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” is both a problem solving conference and a solutions exhibition that will feature many of the world’s leading flood prevention […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited handled 44.8 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first nine months of 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 9.0% on a like-for-like basis.  On a reported basis gross container volumes grew by 10.1% with new volume at London Gateway (UK) and Embraport (Brazil) […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World London Gateway and its contractors have scooped a total of 12 prestigious awards from the UK’s Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). Construction projects at the UK’s new deepsea container hub port were recognised for technical excellence and innovation, physical achievement, team achievement and sustainability at the ICE East of England Awards ceremony. “These […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport and Wimbledon MP, Rt. Hon. Stephen Hammond MP has paid a visit to DP World London Gateway to congratulate the team on their success. During Mr Hammond’s last visit in January 2013, the port had only just started to install the first of its yard cranes. Since […]