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  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has today welcomed the report of the Senate Committee Inquiry into the management of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the concerns expressed about the threat from dredging, dumping and rapid industrialization and called for all parties to support legislation to ban the dumping of dredge spoil in […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the past fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has cited 23 entities throughout the Southeast for depositing dredged and/or fill material into wetlands or other waters of the United States in violation of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Such unauthorized […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The old parties today voted against a Greens’ Senate motion to refuse the world’s largest coal port being built in the Great Barrier Reef. “With the decision on the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion expected in December, today’s Senate vote was a concerning sign that we’ll be getting coal for Christmas from the Abbott Government,” […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) and the local government of Taytay and two fast food chains recently signed an agreement to rehabilitate Laguna Lake. LLDA General Manager and Presidential Adviser for Environmental Protection Neric Acosta, Taytay Mayor Joric Gacula, Romeo Bacocho, vice president of McDonald’s Golden Arches Development Corp., and Leah Liza Junio, general […]

  • 8 April 2011

    Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat today admitted that workers of political parties were involved in illegal sand dredging…   (news) [mappress] Source: news, April 8, 2011  

  • 4 November 2010

    Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd and Murchison Metals Ltd, the joint venture partners of Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR), have confirmed their confidence and commitment to the development of the new 45 mtpa deep water port at Oakajee and the 570 km rail project to Western Australia’s mid-west mines following a detailed review of the project’s […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and the Cleveland Harbor stakeholders have released a scoping information packet to begin a dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor. The purpose of the scoping packet is to disseminate information regarding the development of a 20 year dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor, Ohio.  This […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment

    The hydrographic survey vessel Geo Ranger performed successfully her sea trials on the river Ems earlier this week, reports Royal Niestern Sander. In presence of the client Geo Plus, surveyors of Bureau Veritas and various commissioning engineers of Kongsberg and Alewijnse, the capabilities of the vessel were tested thoroughly. In April 2019, Royal Niestern Sander […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Managing risks: how to select the appropriate dredging contract’.  The contracting environment for dredging and offshore works is diverse. Moreover, increasing financial and/or managerial constraints are requiring contracting parties to change the apportionment of […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A broad consortium of investors and industry partners from the dredging and offshore sectors and the existing international syndicate of banks of Royal IHC, including the three major Dutch banks, have reached a Heads of Agreement for the acquisition and refinancing. This gives Royal IHC, as an important Dutch maritime player with a strong balance […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine.  The first issue of 2020 discusses protective sand, compacted grains and a contract selector. Articles in this edition are: Effective contract-type selection in the dredging industry, rainbowing and pipeline discharge, From idea to reality: the UK’s first […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    PT Pengerukan Indonesia (the dredging subsidiary of IPC) and PT Van Oord Indonesia have a long track record of successfully executing projects together. The two parties have signed a MOU which aims to explore further cooperation and partnering on dredging projects in Indonesia, especially at the ports under management of IPC. The MOU was signed […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Yard number 864 was successfully launched at shipyard Royal Niestern Sander in Farmsum, the Netherlands, on March 7, 2020. In April 2019, Royal Niestern Sander and Geo Plus BV signed the contract for the construction of the hydrographic research vessel Geo Ranger – yard number 864. “After the start of construction in September 2019, the […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Los Angeles Department of Sanitation (LASAN), through the Los Angeles County Flood Control District (LACFCD), recently requested permission from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to alter the Sepulveda Channel. According to the Corps, the proposed action would construct a diversion channel within the Sepulveda Channel. The proposed features are in-river, which […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has applied to the Federal Court for a review of the Australian Competition Tribunal’s recent decision on the terms of access by Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty Ltd to certain services at the Port of Newcastle. The Tribunal re-arbitrated an access dispute between Glencore and Port of Newcastle […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced the release of a new CEDA guidance paper by its Working Group on Effective Contract-Type Selection (WGECS), initiated by the CEDA Dredging Management Commission (DMC). This new guidance paper, along with the Checklist for Successful Management released by CEDA in 2017, aims to assist parties to works contract […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control of the state of Delaware’s (DNREC) Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will be holding three informational public open house workshops to share information about dredging and other waterway management operations in Delaware. The workshops are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5-7:30 p.m., South Coastal Library, 43 […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representing the World Organisation of Dredging Associations comprising CEDA, WEDA and EADA, Dr. Craig Vogt, Chairman of the WEDA Environment Commission, presented the recently published two CEDA papers on beneficial use of sediments at the currently ongoing  meeting of the IMO London Convention and Protocol. Dr. Vogt also told about the beneficial use case studies […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     Van Oord, in cooperation with Shell, is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with 2008. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with 2008. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to reduce the […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Suffolk County Department of Public Works has requested Department of the Army authorization to conduct dredging, with ten-year maintenance with placement of all resultant dredged material at Tanner Park, New York. The project is located at Ketchams Creek, a tributary of Great South Bay in the Town of Babylon, Suffolk County, NY. The U.S. […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A celebration to recognize the end of dredging for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project was held yesterday as part of the final Community Liaison Group meeting. Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chair Doug Leeder explained that the project had successfully completed the removal and storage of around 35,000m³ of sediment into two containment sites. “This […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources-XI and the Provincial Government of Compostela Valley in the Philippines have signed a Joint Special Order creating a Technical Working Group (TWG) and Working Committees tasked to formulate the Naboc River Rehabilitation Master Plan. Signing parties of the Joint Special Order were Assistant Secretary for Field Operations-Eastern Mindanao and […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The construction activities on the hydrographic research vessel Geo Ranger for Geo Plus B.V. are moving ahead according to plan, the Dutch Shipyard Royal Niestern Sander said in its latest announcement.  Once operational, this vessel will be available to charter by parties conducting hydrographic surveys, such as companies involved in dredging and the building and […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    United Development Company (UDC), a Qatari real estate developer, has awarded the execution of marine works at Gewan Island to UrbaCon Trading & Contracting Company and Promar Marine Contracting Company. UDC president and CEO, Ibrahim Jassim al-Othman, signed the agreements with UrbaCon Trading & Contracting Company vice chairman and Group CEO, Ramez al-Khayyat, and Promar […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Towns of Pine Knoll Shores, Emerald Isle, and Indian Beach have applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance funding through the North Carolina Emergency Management Agency (NCEMA) as sub-recipients. “Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) put a special spotlight on one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe – the Marker Wadden. In April 2016, Boskalis began construction on one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe which is […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE New York District has received an application from the New York City Economic Development Corporation to perform maintenance dredging of a marina and entrance channel in Hammond Cove, with open-water disposal of the dredged material at the Western Long Island Sound Disposal Site and at a state-approved upland site. The proposed work involves […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an agreement in principle with the city of Portland and state of Oregon to help fund detailed cleanup plans for the 10-mile Portland Harbor Superfund. “This agreement with the city of Portland and the state of Oregon represents another important milestone in our progress toward cleaning up […]