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  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just released the latest update on the gas pipeline accident near Port O’Connor, TX, saying that a Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to carry out all necessary activities in response to this incident. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredging program on The Entrance Channel is currently underway, the Central Coast Council said in their latest announcement. Mike Dowling, the council’s Director of Assets and Infrastructure, said that the dredging program is carried out to maintain tidal exchange between the ocean and the estuary. “Council must balance the delicate environment of The Entrance […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust is currently giving a major boost to rare aquatic flora and fauna on the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, with their £320,000 dredging and vegetation management program. During March and April, over 1¼ miles of un-navigable waterway has benefited from a major excavation of the overgrown channel, […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    India’s gas company GAIL has just released a plan for a 30 billion Indian rupees ($461 million) investment into the Dabhol liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal. According to the official announcement, the investment will be funneled into expanding the handling capacity of the terminal to 10 million tons of LNG per year over the next […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) ongoing Beach Management Plan for South Hayling Island, Havant Borough Council is undertaking beach renourishment works during March 2018 to return the beach at Eastoke to full design profile. These works started on 12th March, and will last for a period of 2-3 weeks, reports ESCP. “The […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Maritime Organisation (MMO) recently suspended a marine licence for maintenance dredging of Exmouth Marina and disposal of related materials at the Sprey Point disposal site. They confirmed yesterday that the suspension has been extended until June 14 as “evidence has been provided to MMO to suggest that material may be migrating from the […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    During January 2018, Cardiff Marine Services was contracted to carry out maintenance dredging at Porthcawl Marina over 21 tides.  Throughout the dredging works, conducted by water injection method, an average of 1.3  to 1.5m of silt was removed from the dredged area. The majority of the dredging exercise reduced the levels down to the original bed […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has called on the Central Coast Council to formulate a long-term strategy to renourish and restore the beachfront at Ocean Beach south of Ettalong Point including rock packing and promenades. “It is no longer practical to wait for Mother Nature to reinstate the old beach profile,” said Chamber president Mr […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a significant rainfall in Bundaberg during October and November 2017, Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is currently undertaking shipping channel restoration works at the Port of Bundaberg. The subsequent build-up of sediment in the port’s main shipping berth and the inner reach of the shipping channel has severely hindered the berthing and movement of commercial […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Global Rail Services has secured a contract for the Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) coastal defense works. The overall objective of the project is to reinstate coastal protection elements adjacent to the Dublin ‐ Rosslare Railway Line by February 2018. This involves removing and replacing the rock armor and reinstating/replacing the geotextile underlay along with any granular […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has signed a long-term port facility agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to use some of the world’s largest bulk cargo vessels to import raw materials through Khalifa Port. With this agreement, Abu Dhabi Ports will be able to develop the port to become the first in the Gulf capable of directly […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Irish Government’s Marine Engineering Division of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine said in their latest announcement that the dredging works at Smooth Point in Killybegs Fishery Harbor Center are set to begin this month.  Plant on site will include the backhoe dredger Capall Mara as well as modular pontoon flat top […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SCAPE Landscape Architecture has just released renderings and images of the Public Sediment, a living infrastructure proposal for the San Francisco Baylands that will invest in marshes and mudflats to buffer vulnerable communities and ecosystems from the threats of sea level rise. The proposal is developed for the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge, a […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) Rosmorport has received positive findings from the State Ecology Expert Panel on design documentation to carry out maintenance dredging operations in the ports of Vostochny and Nakhodka. The panel recognized that provided design documentation corresponded to the environmental requirements, the appropriate technical regulations and environmental law, Rosmorport said in its latest […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the 24th of October the ¡VAMOS! consortium, Advisory Board Members, and interested external parties were invited for a live demonstration of the ¡VAMOS! technology at the Imerys Minerals Ltd. test site in Lee Moor, Devon, UK. The 29 visitors were divided up in small groups and guided around the premises by representatives of SMD […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Labor Government’s $7 million upgrade to Broome Port will enable 24-hour cruise ship access, paving the way for more international visitors and a boost to the local economy, the Government of Western Australia said in its latest release.  Cruise ships are currently required to visit the port in non-optimal times, due to navigational […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Teignmouth has celebrated a historic 4000 tonne shipment record thanks to continuous investment in improvements in port infrastructure, Associated British Ports (ABP) said in their latest release.  The tonnage-handling milestone, which marks the highest volume of cargo ever to be exported in a single shipment from the port during its long history, was […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Reconstruction of submerged breakwater and installation of tetrapods that will ensure safety of the Tofu Bay waters near Suao Port is scheduled for completion in October 2017, reports the Taiwan International Ports Corporation, Ltd. According to the company, the project, which began on April 20th 2017, is at the moment ninety-five percent complete. The main aim of […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Melbourne said in its latest announcement that the maintenance dredging operations in the entrance to Port Phillip and in the port precinct will take place during the next month.  The dredging works will be undertaken by the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane, operated by Boskalis Australia Pty Ltd. “The Brisbane is 84.1 meters long […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van den Herik Sliedrecht, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and marine engineering industry, has just released this beautiful photo from their land reclamation project near Delfzijl. This work is just part of the Van den Herik’s contract for widening of the Eemshaven-North Sea waterway, signed in February 2016. The material for this scheme comes […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Around 10,000 tonnes of silt is set to be removed from the tidal basin at Sharpness Dock in Gloucestershire during a dredging project this week, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  The Trust is carrying out the work to ensure that the gateway from the River Severn into the Gloucester and […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cloud Peak Energy’s Cordero Rojo Mine, located near Gillette, Wyoming, has received the 2015 State of Wyoming Reclamation Award from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division for the successful restoration of the Belle Fourche River. The award was presented at the Wyoming Mining Association’s Annual Safety and Reclamation Banquet in Cody, Wyoming, […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gator Dredging, a Florida based dredging contractor, is restoring King’s Bay in Crystal River by using a hydraulic dredging method. The King’s Bay Restoration Project is a public-private partnership that will clean King’s Bay, engage Citrus County students increase tourism and restore aquatic habitat for the marine plants and animals that depend on it. Gator is teamed […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    PHI Group Inc, a U.S. public company engaged in energy and natural resources, has signed agreements with two Vietnam-based companies to secure more than one billion cubic meters of sea sand in the southern provinces of Vietnam for export to Singapore, Brunei and other Asian markets.  These agreements are in addition to the existing contracts […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Enhancing sediment retention of diversions and improving flood risk assessment are just two of thirteen research projects recently funded through the first round of Louisiana’s RESTORE Act Center of Excellence grant process. Announced June 22, the two-year grants fund projects that directly relate to the implementation of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan. “The Louisiana Coastal Master […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a white paper, issued last Friday by Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the State summarized a number of challenges regarding federal environmental reviews and permitting that have the potential to slow important coastal restoration projects and began to discuss some options for remedy. According to CPRA, this white paper continues to build […]