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  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    BMT ARGOSS (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd and Charta Software have announced a partnership to develop a robust, multi-functional software package, called METRIS, (Modelsysteem voor Evaluatie Tijpoortregeling en RIsico’S bodemberoering), meaning ‘Model system to evaluate tidal admission policy and risk of seabed touchdown’, for the Dutch Directorate-General. The partnership aims to meet the […]

  • 11 April 2012

    The Kochi Metro Rail Limited awarded a project with a total cost of Rs. 2.62 crore for cleaning of the Thevara-Perandoor canal to the Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation (KSINC), according to The Hindu. The work will include dredging of the 10 km-long canal to a depth of one metre and removal of plants, […]

  • 22 May 2013

    Following dredging work and adjustments to its pier, the Port of Tubarão is scheduled to conclude on Wednesday, May 22, its first operation to fully load a Valemax ship, the world’s largest iron ore carrier, with total capacity of 400,000 metric tons. It will be the biggest loading operation in the 47-year history of the […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ports of Indiana announced yesterday that the country’s oldest stevedoring company, Metro Ports, will become the new bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Starting July 1, 2017, Metro Ports will manage the loading and unloading of shipments along the port’s East Harbor for port tenants and outside companies shipping bulk cargoes. […]

  • 1 October 2010

    Piriou has announced the delivery to shipowner CETRA of an 85-metre hopper dredger that will operate on the French western maritime coast… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime , October 1, 2010;

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is set to start its “Estero Blitz” program aimed at cleaning up esteros and creeks in the metropolis. MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said the “Estero Blitz” will commence in Navotas next month in preparation for the onset of the rainy season and is expected to last until May. This […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Almost 3,000 cubic meters of material from the different creeks and waterway or “esteros” in the metropolis had been collected by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as part of the agency’s program “Estero Blitz 6”. The MMDA’s “Estero Blitz” campaign, involves de-clogging and dredging of creeks and drainages in flood-prone areas in Metro Manila. […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Study. The meeting is set for Thursday, November 8 at the Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico, Calle Antolin Nin Martinez 500 San Juan, Puerto […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) yesterday met with Colonel Anthony Mitchell, Commander of the Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, to discuss the Metro East levee project and the Mel Price Dam project. “In our meeting yesterday, I strongly urged Colonel Mitchell to require Project Labor Agreements on the levee improvement projects in the Metro […]

  • 10 September 2013

    The Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) is facing a threat from the planned P14-billion Manila Bay reclamation project. The only wetland in an urban setting, LPPCHEA was included in the list of Wetlands of International Importance as stated in the briefing notes of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. LPPCHEA located in Metro […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has successfully completed the channel dredging works, maintenance dredging and installation of mooring buoys of the Phase Two of the harbor construction project in Kelaa, Haa Alif Atoll. According to the company, the Kelaa harbor development project consists of 3,496 cubic metres of maintenance dredging, 12,768 cubic metres of […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    New Mangalore Port in Karnataka state is now able to offer permissible drafts for vessels of up to 14 meters with at one-meter high tide at berths 10, 11, 14W and 15, reports eximin.net. According to a New Mangalore Port Trust circular, this was made possible by continuous dredging to improve the water depths of […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday continued its quarterly “Estero Blitz” in an effort to clear the creeks and waterways of Metro Manila and avoid the recurrence of dangers brought by calamities like ‘Ondoy.’ MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino led yesterday’s morning resumption of the cleanup and dredging operations at the heavily-silted Estero De Vitas […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Canada’s Environment Minister, Catherine McKenna, announced yesterday the establishment of a three-member Review Panel that will conduct the environmental assessment of Port Metro Vancouver’s proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 project. Ms. Jocelyne Beaudet has been appointed as the Chair of the Review Panel. Dr. Diana Valiela and Dr. David Levy have been appointed as members of the Review […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ilocos Sur provincial government and a Taiwanese mining firm have just signed an agreement for the immediate dredging of the narrow and silted Abra River which threatens low-lying areas in Metro Vigan, the Philippines. Raymund Sinay, Environment and Natural Resources Management Officer, said that a monitoring and assessment of the Environmental Management Bureau of […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port Metro Vancouver, with DP World Vancouver, is continuing to develop preliminary design options for an expansion of Centerm, a container terminal in the inner harbor of Burrard Inlet. The project will include a westward extension of the terminal container storage yard, an elevated parking structure, extension of the rail yard, rehabilitation of Ballantyne Pier, and reconfiguration of […]

  • 3 October 2012

    According to architect and urban planner Felino Palafox Jr, the only solution to Metro Manila’s perennial flood problem is land reclamation. During the Dredging and Land Reclamation 2012 Conference, Palafox made the suggestion: “The reclaiming a big portion of Manila Bay could reduce Metro Manila’s vulnerability to flooding even during heavy rains and high tides. […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), U.S. Representative Bill Enyart and U.S. Representative John Shimkus called for members of a House-Senate Conference Committee to protect legislative language that will support the Metro East region’s effort to repair and recertify the levees that protect residents in southwest Illinois. The Conference Committee – […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports of Auckland (POAL) has applied to Auckland Council for consent to deepen the city’s shipping channel and a resource consent hearing on the matter will be held next week. Auckland’s population is forecast to grow significantly, with a million more people expected to live here by 2050. More people means more demand for the […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host two open houses in November to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East includes Wood River Drainage and Levee District, Metro East […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation urged the Army Corps of Engineers to use a portion of the approximately $200 million in funding appropriated for construction of high priority projects as part of the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014 to fix the portions of the Wood River Levee that have been negatively impacted […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    To lessen the flood problems in Metro Manila, the Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is now targeting the cleaning of drainage system particularly manholes. According to Emma Quiambao, MMDA Flood Control and Sewerage Management Office director, the agency is cleaning up creeks and “esteros” as part of the “Estero Blitz” campaign, involving declogging and dredging of […]

  • 8 February 2011

      Today, the world’s biggest submarine pipeline plough, PL3, arrived in the Baltic Sea on the deck of mother ship Far Samson. The subsea plough will be used to entrench the Nord Stream Pipeline in Swedish and Danish waters. Lowering of the pipeline below seabed level using PL3 ensures that the pipeline will remain stable […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host two open houses this week to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East protects an 111,700-acre area including parts of Alton, East […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Port of Tauranga is to buy a seventh ship-to-shore gantry crane for its Sulphur Point fleet to handle the growing container volumes at the Port. The Port will also expand its fleet of straddle carriers and increase the capacity of its rail terminal at Sulphur Point as it is increasingly used as a hub port […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Federal and local partners took a significant step towards reducing flood risk to the Metro East. Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, the Metro East Sanitary District and the Southwestern Illinois Flood Prevention District Council signed a project partnership agreement to address underseepage in the East St. Louis levee system. […]