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  • 25 June 2020
    Regulation & policy

    In the recently issued Terra et Aqua magazine, IADC brought an interesting article on mediation in the dredging industry. As presented in the article, the international dredging and maritime construction industry remains quite devoid of the use of mediation as a tool for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mediation is outlined to broaden familiarity with mediation, increase […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The boating accident in the Darwin Harbour left two people injured; a man and a 3-year-old child, according to ntnews.com.au. “It appears the vessel they were travelling in has entered an exclusion zone and struck the outlet pipe for a large dredging machine near the new Marine Supply Basin at East Arm Wharf,” said Senior […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The Mithi River will be cleaned by a new robotic multi-purpose excavator machine. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) bought the machine to use it for dredging operations in the river and major drains in the city. According to DNA India, it was demonstrated that the machine does work equal to three other machines, JCB, Poclain […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Gdynia Port Authority has unveiled a $142 million investment plan (2012-2014) which includes port repairs and port modernisation. This development project also includes infrastructure upgrades, which will absorb $100 million and consist of the remodelling of the quay, development of a road access network and a new loading logistics area. Port of Gdynia Authority SA […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA will be hosting a session during CEDA Dredging Days 2015 conference and exhibition which will take place in the Conference Centre, Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 5-6 November 2015 under the theme “Innovative dredging solutions for Ports”. The Young CEDA session, which will take place on 6th November will be a series of concise, fast […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) posted higher net income in the first 10 months of 2013, enabling the agency to donate P20 million to Yolanda-ravaged areas. Latest data showed that net income reached P4.87 billion in the January-October 2013 period or about 58.2% higher compared to the P3.08 billion registered in the same period […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ryan & Maniskas LLP has announced that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased the common stock of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive. The […]

  • 23 January 2012

    Jonathon Porritt, the renowned green campaigner and Founder Director of Forum for the Future, has praised ADPC’s megaproject on a fact-finding site visit, calling both projects “markers for the future”. Mr Porritt, the former UK government advisor on green issues, was escorted around the Kizad (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi) Visitor Centre in the ADPC […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The 34th Annual General Meeting of the Central Dredging Association will take place on Tuesday, 16 October 2012, at the Van der Valk Hotel Beveren, in Beveren-Waas, Belgium. The AGM meeting, this year under the name “Major European Projects in Dredging, Land Reclamation and Offshore”, will be followed by the regular fall meeting of the […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    A steel cutting ceremony for the Hull No. H413 – a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) to be built for Van Oord – took place last week at Keppel Singmarine. This is the third 10.500m3 TSHD in the series which is being classed by Bureau Veritas. The TSHD is similar to the two vessels that […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Mr Richard Anamoo, Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, said expansion works on the Tema and Takoradi ports had become necessary due to the oil find with increased volume of traffic in the country. Mr Anamoo said this when an Irish delegation from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade visited the […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will hold its next webinar – An overview of slurry transport models – on Tuesday, November 22nd 2016. The webinar is the 5th webinar in the CEDA Series of Webinars on Dredging Technology. This Practitioner level webinar is meant for professionals working in the field of dredging or adjacent to it with no formal […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dr. R. Peter Richards and the city of Lorain are the recipients of the 2014 Ohio Lake Erie Awards presented by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC). OLEC honors one person and one organization each year that have worked to protect and restore Lake Erie and its watershed. Since 1995, 19 individuals and organizations have […]

  • 21 February 2012

      A new technique for spool piece/jumper metrology using the BV5000, 3D Mechanical Scanning Sonar from BlueView Technologies, is the subject of an evening meeting of the Hydrographic Society in Scotland to be held on Wednesday, February 29th. Presenters; Pieter Jansen, of Talisman, Trevor Pugh of Technip, and Greg Hammond of Starnet Geomatics will provide […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Nigeria: Sand Dredger Killed in Lagos Explosion An explosion under the Festac Link Bridge yesterday killed one person and left another seriously injured.   Nigeria: Lagos Police Arrests Suspect for Explosion The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man in connection with the explosion which occurred on Miracle Sand Beach under the Amuwo […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana State University (LSU) Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, announced recently that they have invited two project adviser finalists to deliver in-person presentations to the University Lakes Project evaluation team. The finalists are a joint venture of Brailsford & Dunlavey and CSRS and a joint venture of Stantec […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council have announced a public meeting to present the Council’s Funded Priorities List (FPL 3a). This will be the first in-person Gulf Coast public meeting held during the RESTORE Council’s 32-day public review and comment period on Funded Priorities List (FPL) […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This month has seen the successful delivery of SMD’s first QTrencher 1000 ROV to Reef Subsea Power and Umbilical (RSPU). The QTrencher 1000 has been specifically developed for cable and pipeline burial to 2000m water depth. The ROV provides a compact high powered trenching capability for the burial of cables, umbilicals and 500mm diameter pipes […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware River and Bay Authority has applied for a Department of the Army permit to construct a floating dock facility at their Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware. The proposed floating dock will consist of 4,45 feet long by 8 feet wide sections connected to the Lay Pier via 32 feet Long […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced the appointment of Bren Haase as Executive Director of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA).  “Bren is unquestionably an individual with a distinguished conservation record, in both his professional body of work and personal passion for coastal protection and conservation in Louisiana,” stated Gov. Edwards. “Bren has […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul’s new multipurpose vessel Daniel Bernoulli, the sister vessel of the Adhémar de Saint-Venant, was launched in the AVIC Shipyard in China today. The company said in its announcement that these vessels will be able to perform a variety of functions: different mission equipment is available and can be installed on the vessels; […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will hold its next webinar – Flow regimes diagrams in slurry transport – today, from 14:00-15:00hrs (CET). The webinar is the 6th webinar in the CEDA Series of Webinars on Dredging Technology. This Practitioner level webinar is meant for professionals working in the field of dredging or adjacent to it with no formal […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government will fast-track additional funding this financial year to transform an area of Bundaberg’s flood damaged riverbank near the CBD into public parkland. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the $2.4 million upgrade of the sinkhole at the site of the former Midtown Marina was a daily reminder of the 2013 […]

  • 13 November 2013

    On Tuesday, 5 November at the Delft Software Days, Deltares handed out an award to a member of the software community in recognition of his substantial contribution to the open source portal. The software community in the area of water, subsurface and infrastructure currently includes more than 5,300 members, who talk to one another on […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Ilo-Awela River needs dredging to prevent the river from over flowing its banks whenever it rains, according to the citizens of Ilo-Ajegunle community in Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. The leaders of the Ilo-Ajegunle Community Development Association met last week with Mr Tunji Bello, the Commissioner of Environment, who appointed the Permanent […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and the Calhoun Port Authority will host a public scoping meeting January 24, 2017. The meeting will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Bauer Civic Center in Port Lavaca, Texas. “The purpose of this meeting is to invite interested persons, organizations and representatives from the general public, […]