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  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The entrance to Ventura Harbor reopened on Friday to all boating traffic, according to the Ventura Port District. Oscar Peña, the port district’s general manager, said that the harbor is returning to normal and is pleased that there were no major boating incidents reported during the closure. Sand deposits from big waves, strong currents and […]

  • 12 May 2010

    GEORGE TOWN: There was never any plan to relocate the Penang Port nor has it been discussed in any Penang Port Commission (PPC) planning… [mappress] Source: thestar, May 12, 2010;

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The FIDIC Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works is now available in Russian, reported today IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies. According to IADC, first released in English, the FIDIC now has its Russian version with the French, German, Italian and Portuguese translations will soon follow. In 1999 the “Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils” […]

  • 25 January 2013

    Carlson Machine Control’s machine guidance and fleet management solutions for mining, quarrying, dredging and landfill operations will now be distributed in Australia by the country’s premier precision systems provider, Position Partners. Position Partners will both sell and support the wide variety of software products. “We are thrilled to be introducing our solutions through Position Partners, […]

  • 8 February 2011

    Philippine Ports Authority Port District Office-Southern Mindanao (PPA PDO-SoMin) Engineering Services Division (ESD) here recently announced that the construction of Tagpopongan Port is now half way through completion. According to the ESD Manager Engr. Asterio Gallardo, Jr., the said port project is now 50.94 percent accomplished as of December 25, 2010 and is ahead by […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Australian Government should reduce coal exports and take urgent action on the Great Barrier Reef if we are to save it for future generations, the Australian Greens said today. A shocking new report released by the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences shows the Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral cover since […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CEDA – IADC book Environmental Aspects of Dredging (Ed. Nick Bray) published by Taylor & Francis in 2008 is now available in Russian language. The idea to translate the book emerged during the seminar ‘Eco-friendly Dredging in the Modern World’ that took place in 2009 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The seminar was organized in […]

  • 12 April 2011

    A new and improved version of the European Atlas of the Seas is now available at https://ec.europa.eu/maritimeatlas. The European Atlas of the Seas was one of the actions outlined by the European Commission when it launched an Integrated Maritime Policy for the European Union in 2007. A pilot version of the atlas has been available […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd. (STR) has entered into a partnership agreement with Aberdeen based Subsea Tooling Services (STS) to hire, service and support their high performance range of subsea dredging systems. The Predator and Gremlin range of dredgers will become the latest offering from STR as they continue to invest in products and services […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The dredging industry provides essential support services to ports, harbours, developers, the offshore industry, and environmental and other groups involved in maritime construction. Without the innovative technology of the dredging industry, many of these projects would not be realised. In an effort to quantify this information, and as part of its role to inform the […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Applications are now open for the State Government’s 2015-16 Coastwest grants and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program grants, the Government of Western Australia just announced. Planning Minister John Day said that $600,000 was available for coastal managers and community groups undertaking initiatives aimed at the protection and management of Western Australia’s coastlines. “Through these grant programs […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The Bureau of Reclamation of the U.S. Department of Interior (Burec) has a new Ellicott dredge. The Bureau’s most versatile dredge, the 860SL , is being used to maintain settling basins on the lower Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona. The dredge has biodegradable oil, an engine certified by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Regulation & policy

    The International Association of Dredging Companies has just announced that the Second edition of the Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works – also known as the FIDIC Blue Book – prepared by the Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC) in close collaboration with the IADC, is now available in Spanish. The FIDIC Blue Book […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT, in conjunction with the JAX Chamber, announced yesterday that the Florida Ports Council (FPC) has joined the recently launched Deep Water Now initiative to encourage business and community leaders in Northeast Florida to support efforts to deepen the St. Johns River shipping channel to accommodate the next generation of larger cargo vessels. The Florida […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The management of one of Western Australia’s most valuable assets has received another boost with $1 million in State Government funding available in the next financial year to help local coastal managers to sustainably manage their stretch of coastline. Calling for submissions for funding in the latest round of the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Draft Supplemental Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Decomp Physical Model (DPM) is now available for public and agency review.  Comments will be accepted through June 18, 2015. The Decomp Physical Model  is a field-scale test that is being conducted along a 3,000-foot stretch of the L-67A and L-67C levees and canals […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency recently confirmed its commitment to the Lower Otter Restoration Project while applications for funding grants are made. This assurance means that work to manage the estuary can press ahead and avoid delays on delivering the £8-9 million scheme. Ben Johnstone, Environment Agency flood risk manager, said: “We are completely committed to the […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredgers are now able to bill by tonnage, reduce surveying cost, and can have a project completed in less time thanks to the REDmeters new RM2 density meter. The new RM2 is a non-nuclear in-line density meter that can be mounted on any dredging vessel. The inability to bill based on tonnage creates a discrepancy in pay item […]

  • 28 March 2010

    Karachi—Intensive dredging in the approach channel of both East and West wharves and widening/realignment of the navigational channel has enabled KPT to accommodate large vessels during 2008-10. [mappress] Source:pakobserver,March 28,2010;

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maryborough’s CBD is now more flood resilient thanks to a $6.03 million infrastructure project funded by the Queensland Government and the Fraser Coast Regional Council, the Department of the Premier and Cabinet just announced. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, who today inspected the completed works, said that the Maryborough CBD flood mitigation project […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chesapeake Technology Inc. (CTI), a world leader in real-time acquisition and GIS based processing software for seafloor mapping, has announced a major advance to its flagship software SonarWiz processing with the addition of a Real-Time Acquisition Server for the EdgeTech 4600 and recently introduced EdgeTech 6205 interferometric bathymetry systems. The EdgeTech bathymetry systems are unique […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited deepening of the River Elbe, the most important strategic development project for the Port of Hamburg, can start now as the third supplementary planning procedure for the fairway adjustment has been successfully completed. Good news for shipping and Hamburg’s port customers throughout the world: The planning procedure for the adjustment of the fairway has been […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This one-day workshop was jointly organised by CEDA, EuDA and ESPO. It took place on 29 April 2010 at the EuDA Offices in Brussels, Belgium. The revised Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC came into force at the end of 2008. It has to be transposed into national law by 12 December 2010. The aim of the […]

  • 2 November 2011

    Now that the Town of Nags Head has wrapped up its massive beach replenishment project, the question now is will the sand stick? Some critic…  (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, November 2, 2011;

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boston Harbor Now will hold their Harbor Use Public Forum later this month, a conversation focused entirely on the future of Boston’s working port.  Jill Valdes Horwood, Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Policy will present the latest report produced by the planning and policy team: Recommendations for the Future of Boston’s Working Waterfront(2019). During the meeting, the […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fylde Borough Council recently released an update on the works being undertaken at Church Scar and Fairhaven Promenade. According to the update, the Council is making good progress on the phase 2 of the Fairhaven Scheme. Works are progressing well, and the main construction works are now in full swing. Fylde Council has been successful in […]