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  • 24 January 2013

    Deltares together with UNESCO-IHE, has recently carried out a study on the impact of climate change on the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe, a country on the west coast of Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea. Sao Tomé and Principe is composed of dozens of islands, Sao Tomé being the largest. Islands are […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A coastal project to restore the lost beach in Puducherry is set to conclude by March 2018, said Shailesh Nayak, the former secretary and present adviser to the Union earth sciences ministry, the Times of India informs.  Mr Nayak was in Puducherry on Tuesday and Wednesday, leading a team to review the progress of the pilot […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Alphatron Marine BV, a Rotterdam-headquartered manufacturer of unique complementary products, has signed a lease contract with Seacontractors for eleven vessels to provide satellite hardware and data solution packages. Alphatron Marine’s VSAT system will be installed alongside the existing IT infrastructure on 9 of the Seacontractors B-Class workboats and 2 of the A-Class workboats, consisting of Anchor […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months. As part of the three-year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract with Cottrell Contracting Corporation, work began on Saturday, July 26 under a $3.2 million task order to […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has begun detailed environmental studies of Western Port’s weather and wave patterns. “We are focusing on finding out as much as we can about Western Port and its environs to better inform planning and design decisions about the proposed container port at Hastings,” said Port of Hastings Development Authority’s […]

  • 8 December 2011

    The issue of whether dredged sediment from a Middletown lake will be transported to the former National Lead site still remains. At a Nov. 14 public hearing in Middletown, a new official with the Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said that Sayreville officials accepted the Shadow Lake material. Suzanne Dietrick, chief of the Office […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group, the company behind the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal project, has signed an agreement with CSA Global of Australia, entrusting CSA Global to conduct an aerial geological survey of the future canal route and Lake Nicaragua shore line.  The survey comprises of aerial mapping/photography, topography, and geophysical and geological data. “The survey is a major […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today’s State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area shows the Australian Government has failed to meet key UNESCO recommendations to keep the Reef off the World Heritage in Danger list, prompting the Australian Greens to announce they will move amendments to federal environmental laws to enforce the recommendations and protect the […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency’s annual flood defence work to protect thousands of coastal properties from flooding is almost complete for 2020. According to the EA, the £7m scheme saw 400,000 cubic metres of sand replaced on Lincolnshire’s beaches. The sand is pumped from the seabed back onto the beach to replace levels lost to the sea […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society and tourism operators called on the Federal Government to end dumping of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The State and Federal governments have recently fast-tracked the world’s biggest coal port, less than 50kms from the Whitsunday Islands. There are more than 100 million tonnes of […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The peak representative body for Queensland’s minerals and energy exporters has acknowledged the federal and state governments for taking determined and balanced steps towards reviving investment and community confidence in one of the nation’s economic pillars. Welcoming release by the respective governments of strategic assessment reports into the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Marine Park and […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Charlotte County, Florida, confirmed last week that the deadline for the completion of Stump Pass maintenance dredging and beach re-nourishment project has been prolonged to May 15th. According to the county, the dredge contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, has dredged and placed over 125,000 CY out of 150,000 CY on the Updrift Beach Fill […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World has won a 30-year concession with an automatic 10-year extension for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland. The Port of Berbera opens a new point of access to the Red Sea and will complement DP World’s existing port at Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The joint budget committee of the Louisiana state legislature held a hearing last week to discuss the state’s mid-year budget cuts to reduce a budget deficit. Proposed cuts include a more than $6 million reduction of the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority’s budget – more than seven percent of the agency’s total budget. “Coastal […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology

    In the heart of the south of Florida, a giant hydrological restoration project is taking place. The construction of the C-43 reservoir is an important part of the federal Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan – to restore Florida’s Everglades water system. The plan is the largest hydrological restoration project ever in the U.S. Amongst other things, […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     This season, good fortune shone on Brennan’s Environmental group as they procured a winter river restoration project in Rhode Island. “The general scope for this project remained along the lines of past work, where we restore river depths to facilitate and improve water quality, fish migration, but this one came with a twist; its […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Independent TD Seán Canney said he has met with Minister Patrick O’Donovan to “flesh out a proposal” to create a Local Improvement Scheme for rivers and channels in need of dredging. “I have requested the Minister for the OPW Patrick O ’Donovan TD to organize a meeting of all TD’s along the River Shannon basin […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Siuslaw, Oregon, has just released these beautiful photos from their latest dredging project.  The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The dredger Laura and her support tug Ms. SoCo started the dredging Wednesday afternoon, […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced yesterday in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, that the Government of Canada is investing $289 million in small craft harbors across the country in 2016–2017. The announcement includes $32 million of the $149 million allocated to small craft harbors in Budget 2016. Small craft harbors […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point welcomed the largest vessel to ever call on Jacksonville’s seaport two days ago. The 8,100 TEU (containers) MOL Competence traveled from Southeast Asia through the Suez Canal and called on other U.S. East Coast ports before arriving at TraPac. The Competence is more than 1,000 feet in length […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The annual Oceanside Harbor maintenance dredging project is in its final week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, said in its latest project update. Manson Construction Company, the contractor, has dredged about 405,000 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s entrance channel. Manson will dredge up to 425,000 cubic yards or complete dredging […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new locks contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC) yesterday accepted Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) repeated request and agreed to restart the construction of the Third Set of Locks project today. GUPC is formed by companies Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A (Spain), Impregilo, S.p.A. (Italy), Jan de Nul Group and Constructora Urbana, S.A. (CUSA) (Panama). […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority of Guam (PAG) Board of Directors and Management announced that they will be breaking ground on the long awaited and anticipated port modernization projects. Slated for Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 0900 hours at the Port’s Container Freight Station, the groundbreaking ceremony will usher in capital improvement projects needed to accommodate organic […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Fishing boats get stuck daily on the Wheatley Harbour’s sand bar, and that is the main reason for the commercial fishermen in Wheatley to try to find a permanent solution to an ongoing silting problem, according to windsorstar.com The harbour manager Al Matthews said: “Now it’s to a dangerous point where there’s going to be […]

  • 22 May 2012

    CEDA’s newest Working Group (WGES) will have their first meeting in Delft on 3 July 2012. Members are as follows: Chair: Pieter de Boer, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands Members: Jesper Dørge, DHI, Denmark Rene Kolman, IADC, the Netherlands Patrick Meire, University of Antwerp, Belgium Erik Mink, EuDA, Belgium Rob Niewkamer, Ecoshape, the […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Secretary General, René Kolman, will speak at the 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies, set for February 25, 2016 in Moscow. In his report, Mr. Kolman will focus on environmental aspects in implementation of dredging projects. The report is based on the findings of the latest research held by […]