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  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During its 91st session in November 2012, IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) adopted a number of amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). Among these amendments was the adoption of the new SOLAS regulation II-1/3-12, which requires ships to be constructed to reduce onboard noise and to protect personnel […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Phase 2/Year 4 of the Hudson River dredging operations occurred between May 7 and November, 2014. Backfilling will continue into December 2014. Monitoring is conducted daily for river and Processing Facility operations during the dredging season. Phase 2 dredging operations will resume in spring 2015. During Phase 2, the performance standard for noise requires monitoring the […]

  • 6 April 2011

    While the noise effects from dredging Otago Harbour are likely to be minor, operational noise from extending the multipurpose wharf might… By Rebecca Fox (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, April 6, 2011    

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study has been conducted in cooperation between Nord Stream, the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Swedish Nature Protection Agency, in order to establish the underwater noise levels in the sea close to the Natura 2000 area at Norra Midsjöbanken, to the south of Gotland. Noise emanating from regular commercial maritime traffic as […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suppressing harmful underwater noise in the Baltic Sea tops the agenda of the HELCOM Pressure group meeting, which is taking place from October 7-9, 2015 in Copenhagen. The occurrence of such abrupt sounds, challenging to measure, is planned for national reporting in a jointly agreed manner, and the register contributes to the overall task of […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    No pile driving activities are scheduled for the New NY Bridge project on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, but work on the new span continues. The creation of the first of four new permanent noise barriers continues in Rockland County and sections of the existing noise wall along northbound I-87/I-287 in the area south of […]

  • 9 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc. in the amount of $2,988,900 for maintenance dredging of the Bayport Ship Channel in Chambers and Harris counties, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 500,000 cubic yards of material using a hydraulic pipeline dredge beginning January 2013 […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The recent WODA (World Organization of Dredging Associations) workshop in Paris presented the latest knowledge on the acoustic impacts of dredging on aquatic species. Entitled ‘Underwater Sound in Relation to Dredging’ and held on March 26th 2015, the workshop was based on the work of the two working groups that drafted the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week marked another milestone for the New NY Bridge project: The first steel girder assembly for the westbound (northern) span was placed near the Rockland County landing. The first girder assembly for the eastbound (southern) span was placed on June 17. To date 11 girder assemblies have been hoisted into place by the I […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This month Konecranes received an order from the Port of Oslo, Norway, for two Panamax-size Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes with an option for one more STS. Konecranes’ target is that these will be the most silent and eco-efficient STS cranes in the world. They will be delivered in the autumn of 2015. The Oslo Sjursöya container […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Underwater noise and other forms of energy 1. Identify and review existing data and monitoring methods on underwater noise The work should be based on a review of experiences within MS for different sources and the knowledge within the scientific community in this field. It should be related to the two identified indicators in the […]

  • 27 February 2012

    As described in a Fact Sheet published December 22, 2011, the Department of the Navy is currently performing dredging at the former Naval Air Station (NAS) Alameda Seaplane Lagoon. The purpose of this work is to protect human health and the environment by removing contaminated sediments. The Navy is aware of some recent concerns regarding […]

  • 6 June 2013

    JCU researchers are recording underwater sounds in the Great Barrier Reef to help track animal movements and human activities such as shipping. JCU’s Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture (CSTFA) is collaborating with JASCO Applied Sciences, a world leader in the science of industrial underwater noise and its effect on marine life, on the […]

  • 20 December 2013

    In their meeting on 4-5 December 2013 the EU Marine Directors have approved the Marine Strategy Framework Directive document “Monitoring Guidance for Underwater Noise in European Seas” (Part I, II and III). The Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) requires European Member States (MS) to develop strategies for their marine waters that should lead to programmes […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has just released the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Western Harbor Tunnel which lays out the route for the project and how it will impact residents and the environment, Jamie Parker, the NSW Member of Parliament for the electorate of Balmain, announced today. It includes plans for: Tunneling under homes in […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A statement presented by the Directors of Port Otago Limited in accordance with the requirements of Section 9 of the Port Companies Act 1988, reflects the intentions of Port Otago Limited, its subsidiaries and associates (“the Group”) for the three years of the Company’s operations from July 2012 to June 2015. Year ending June 2013 […]

  • 30 April 2010

    Residents living near Cobb County’s James E. Quarles Water Treatment Plant soon will share the space with construction noise and traffic while a large reservoir is cleaned and restored.The 27 million-gallon river water reservoir is half full of sediment accumulated over 30 years that has reduced… [mappress] Source:ajc,April 30,2010;

  • 17 September 2010

    Plum Island residents take note: “Dredging to begin… Expect noise and light,” proclaims the flashing lighted sign by Salisbury Beach State Reservation. The message is one that will soon resonate with some Plum Island neighbors across the way. No, aliens aren’t invading – the sign is a reminder to residents and visitors that the project […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Napier Port, New Zealand, has just released the latest update on their 6 Wharf Project saying that HEB Construction are on track to start piling next week. The new wharf – 350 meters long and 34 meters wide – will be built on piles alongside the existing container terminal. The wharf will be supported by […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Regional Council has just released the latest update on the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project, saying that the construction contractor John Holland Pty Ltd is on site and preparations for sand placement for the new runway are well underway. “On track to be completed and commissioned by Christmas 202, the Sunshine Coast […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The development objective of the Guanxi Laibin Water Environment Project for China is to support priority investments to reduce flooding risk and water logging in selected areas of Laibin City. Negative impacts include: exhaust gas, wastewater generation, solid waste, air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, solid erosion, and health issue. Mitigation measures include: 1) the […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HEB construction and Napier Port have restarted building Hawke’s Bay’s biggest wharf, which will allow the region to welcome more and larger ships. According to the port, HEB Construction are back on track to start piling this week. As mentioned in the March update, the wharf will be supported by nearly 400 concrete piles that […]

  • 6 September 2012

    SDS-Ugol reached an agreement with local authorities in Murmansk to start construction of a new port for coal. According to barentsobserver.com, a new coal harbor on the western side of the Kola bay has been on the drawing table for many years. This project is scheduled to begin next year. Murmansk already has one huge […]

  • 16 May 2012

    Gator Dredging will begin dredge activities in six canals in the southeast Cape this week. The contractor is building holding cells to retain the fill material. Operations will be limited to Monday Friday from 7 a.m. 7 p.m. Residents should expect equipment noise from the work activity during the daylight hours. The six canals are: […]

  • 6 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    British company Red7Marine has become the owner of Damen’s new Stan Tug 1205, the first in a new ship series which was only just unveiled to the market. Damen Shipyards had decided to show its new tug series at the Seawork Show held in Southampton in mid-June. But already on the second day of the […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Preliminary works for the start of the second phase of a major £36 million coast protection scheme in Tendring will begin next week.  VBA Joint Venture Limited will be moving onto site on Monday as they prepare to start demolishing the existing concrete groynes and the end of the Victoria Road outfall. The contractors aim […]