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  • 27 July 2012

    Sand shifting will soon begin at Mooloolaba Harbour, making it easier for boats to navigate. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the $350,000 bypass system would prevent sand entering the navigation channel. “Sand will be removed before it crosses the entrance to Mooloolaba Harbour, and will then be transferred and deposited to Mooloolaba Beach, replenishing […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has introduced the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Century Resources said in their latest release that an annual dredging work at the Port of Karumba on the Gulf of Carpentaria has recommenced – as part of the scheduled operational restart of the Century zinc mine in northern Queensland. Dredging to a depth of 3.2m provides for ongoing transhipment of up to 5,000t […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    At a special meeting of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Board of Directors last week, members unanimously approved a contract with a consulting team led by Martin and Associates, a leader in maritime industry analysis, to develop a Strategic Port Master Plan for the public seaport’s assets. The vote occurred following more than two hours […]

  • 8 July 2012

    Members of the recently appointed Kalamazoo Lake Harbor Authority (KLHA) met with approximately 27 key state and Federal officials in Kalamazoo, Mich., on June 28, 2012 to discuss the dredging challenges facing the Saugatuck-Douglas harbor. The intent of the meeting was to fully brief these officials on the conditions within the harbor and engage their […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than a year after last January’s storms in Franklin Local Board area, work to fix the damage left in their wake continues, said New Zealand’s Auckland Council in its latest release.  “It’s been a long haul,” Franklin Local Board member Alan Cole said. “Damage was done on both coasts and while some of it […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to potential flooding in eastern Washington, officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, are sending flood teams to the Yakima and Okanogan Basins. One three-person flood team arrived in Yakima County Thursday and is supplying 1,000 tons of rock and overseeing its use, inspecting problem areas and levees, and providing […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Yesterday, the SC House of Representatives adopted its amendment to the FY2012-2013 state spending plan in preparation for the budget being sent to a joint House/Senate Conference Committee to be finalized. The House returned the spending back to the core of the original version unanimously adopted by the House in March and addressed a few […]

  • 3 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      International regulations that are followed by all shipping nations have long been seen as the best way to improve sea-going safety. Still it was only with the establishment of the United Nations after World War II that these suggestions were made concrete. In 1948 an international conference in Switzerland adopted a Convention that established […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Invited by Mr. Jorge Barakat, Minister of Maritime Affairs and head of the Autoridad Maritima de Panama (AMP), Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) in a partnership with the Organization of American States (OAS) will teach a week-long class from April 9-13 in Panama City, Panama.   OAS’s initiative is being run through the Inter-American Committee on Ports […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released ‘Dredging in Figures‘ report for the past year. The report is an annual review of the global dredging market, focusing on the global dredging and maritime construction industry in 2014. The IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The data of the closed […]

  • 3 December 2012

    The public is invited to attend a meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) with senior-level officials from the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) on December 4 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at PS 32, 317 Hoyt Street, Brooklyn. The CAG encourages a strong public turnout at this meeting to […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Jakarta Provincial Government is currently undertaking the Kalibaru River dredging project. “This dredging is carried out to prevent flood from happening in Jakarta, because of the wastes thrown intentionally into the river by the locals or residents from other areas,” stated Head of Water Resources Maintenance for East Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department, Sunarto. […]

  • 10 December 2012

    The proposed dredging project on the Cedar Island Harbour will be the main topic of tonight’s meeting between the members of the Cedar Island Yacht Club and the Kingsville council. The current siltation of the harbor is making difficulties for boaters to access launch ramps, docks and fuel stations, according to blackburnnews.com. This venture should […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The construction and dredging work of Bahadurabad of Jamalpur and Balasighat of Gaibandha will be inaugurated on March 3, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha – the Bangladesh’s national news agency. This was disclosed at a meeting on ‘Development, Finance and Administration of BIWTA’, chaired by the Shipping Minister, Shajahan Khan. The main purpose of the dredging […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis, a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors, has won the 2014 Dutch Sourcing Award. Ten jury members led by Jacques Reijniers, the professor of Procurement Management at Nyenrode Business University, awarded Boskalis first prize in the Sustainability category for the way Procurement acted as the […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rene Kolman, IADC’s Secretary General, held a presentation named “Greener Dredging” at the IAPH Conference, which was held on 21-24 May 2012, in Jerusalem, Israel. “Dredging is green and is getting greener and greener. In this presentation I will emphasise the fact that my member companies are already taking care of the environment and often […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is underway in the Mississippi Sound to return the Port of Gulfport’s shipping channel to its federally authorized depth of 36 feet. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is charged with maintaining the channel, has $2.4 million budgeted for dredging, and this will likely only be enough to get the channel to a […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Turkish-flag sand carrier sank earlier today after colliding with another sand coaster vessel west of the Bosphorus entrance.  The accident happened around 2.30 a.m. near Riva, in the Turkish Black sea, when vessel AKEL hit another vessel, the SENGUL K, and sank shortly after the collision. Two units from the General Directorate of Coastal Safety and Turkish Coast Guards Command were dispatched […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Just in time for the summer boating season, State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she has secured $75,000 in state funding to be used for the dredging of the Sandy Pond Channel in Oswego County. On Thursday, Senator Ritchie met with local leaders, community members, business owners and members of the Sandy Pond Channel Maintenance […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The peak body for the resources sector in Queensland has welcomed the launch of the first Fitzroy River Report Card as a clear demonstration of the Fitzroy Partnership’s aim to provide a more comprehensive picture of river health. The Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Michael Roche says the sector strongly believes that […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The science panel tasked with providing independent and expert advice about the long term management of water quality in Gladstone Harbour has been appointed and is preparing to meet for the first time on 5 March. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the panel would provide open, transparent, independent peer-reviewed science to […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last week, Congressman Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) highlighted economic importance of the Great Lakes and expressed his support for funding the projects that allow for harbor maintenance and dredging in the Lakes. “The harbors and waterways play a vital role in our region’s economy. All said, the ports and channels in the Great Lakes Navigation System […]

  • 8 November 2011

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) organises International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in various parts of the world. This intensive week-long course has been successfully presented in Delft, Singapore, Dubai, Buenos Aires, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain and Mexico. Now at the request of interested parties, it will be coming to Recife, Brazil […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    After nearly two years of inordinate delay the Jammu and Kashmir Government has finally constituted the Wullar Development Authority (WDA) to restore the pristine glory of Asia’s largest freshwater lake – Wullar – in north Kashmir. Officials said the formation of the WDA will streamline implementation of the ambitious Wullar Conservation Project. The formation of […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just reported that a new version of the Standard Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation in 2016 has been published by FIDIC. IADC also added that two members of the responsible FIDIC task group will share their knowledge of the changes in the IADC’s upcoming webinar. The webinar […]