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  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After a few weeks of final adjustments to HYPACK® 2015, the new software has been officially released. The software offers users cutting-edge technology including Real-time Point Cloud visualization, and multibeam and water column data integration and playback. As leader in the hydrographic and dredging industry, this release demonstrates the company’s commitment to provide its customers with the cutting […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Labor Member for Bellarine and Minister for Environment, Lisa Neville, today announced maintenance repairs and works to extend the groyne at Point Richards boat ramp in Portarlington. Following a storm in winter last year, the rock groyne at the Point Richards boat ramp was breached and damaged by high swells. The Andrews Labor Government is […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first meeting of the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) will take place this Friday following the creation of the authority at the end of January. The SRA will help shape and improve flood management in the county, identifying what work is needed and funding and delivering a higher standard of flood protection. It will also […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Utilizing the national capability of the Water and Environment Management (WEM) Framework, the Environment Agency have appointed VBA (an alliance of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins) to deliver a program of works at the Albert Dock along the Humber in Hull. The project forms part of the Environment Agency’s Asset Recovery program to repair the […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $550,000 in six small craft harbors in Quebec in order to ensure they continue to operate safely and securely. This investment is in addition to the $10.3 million investment announced last August for maintenance, repair, construction and dredging […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.1 million to Southern Contracting LLC to perform containment dike raising on Alexander Island Placement Area, located along the Houston Ship Channel. The contractor will be required to construct dredged material placement area containment dikes, with work expected to […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Amphibex icebreaking crews are at work on thick Red River ice north of Selkirk, Premier Greg Selinger announced yesterday at the launch point of the 2015 ice-jam prevention program. “Once again the Manitoba Amphibex team will lead an important part of our overall flood-fighting effort to reduce ice-jam-related flooding on the north Red,” said Premier […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is considering reapplying for a marine consent to mine phosphate nodules on the Chatham Rise seabed, managing director Chris Castle said today. “We have decided an appeal is a pointless exercise. Assuming we win on points of law, we would still need to go back before the same decision-making committee (DMC) who […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new sea defense and widening of the Skegness seafront promenade is scheduled to start this month. People who live and work in the area have been invited to a drop-in session to learn more about the scheme. Plans will be on display and members of the project team will be available to answer […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first joint workshop was organised in Dhaka recently to identify possible measures for the Bangladesh delta plan. It resulted in a series of measures to limit flooding, improve river and coastal management, and prevent water shortages. This was the first important step in the development of an adaptive delta plan for Bangladesh that is […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Major work has started to dredge the lake at Harrow Lodge Park to reduce any reoccurrence of deadly toxins devastating the wildfowl community again. The dredging involves pushing contaminated silt from the bottom of the lake to the northern bank with the aim of cleansing the water in which wildfowl live. Work started last week […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), yesterday criticized President Obama’s FY2016 budget for diminishing resources for flood control and navigation projects, even while increasing funding for regulatory and other programs government-wide. At a Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee hearing Wednesday to review the FY2016 budget requests for the Army Corps of Engineers and the […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol, an infrastructure advisor specializing in the planning and design of facilities that shape the coastlines, harbors and rivers, has named a new Coasts, Water and the Environment Practice Leader and new supporting leadership roles. The firm elected Senior Coastal Engineer Jeffrey G. Shelden, PE, to serve as overall Practice Leader. Mr. Shelden […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, yesterday criticized President Obama’s FY2016 budget for diminishing resources for flood control and navigation projects, even while increasing funding for regulatory and other programs government-wide. At a Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee hearing Wednesday to review the FY2016 budget requests for the Army […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi gave an interview to Russia’s Sputnik news agency yesterday, on a number of issues including the bilateral relations and Egypt’s role at the Arab and African levels. In the interview, the President reviewed the New Suez Canal project, highlighting the “marvelous role” played by the Egyptian people to fund […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has refused an application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) for a marine consent to mine phosphorite nodules on the Chatham Rise. The decision was made by a Decision-making Committee (DMC) appointed by the EPA Board and was released this morning. This is a seriously negative signal for New Zealand […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mohab Mamish, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, stated that 86% of dry digging in the new canal has been completed, explaining that there is no influence on navigation at the Suez Canal. Mamish added that Houthis threats in Yemen to close the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb will not affect navigation in the Suez […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5th Edition of the Leading and Definitive International Maritime Expo in Vietnam and Indochina, INMEX Vietnam, will take place from 18-20 March 2015, at Tan Binh Exhibition and Convention Centre (TBECC) in Ho Chi Minh City. This conference (formerly known as Maritime Vietnam) is the most comprehensive international business platform encompassing all aspects of ship building, ship repairs, shipping, […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The First Minister of Wales, Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, has visited the Northern Gateway Flood Defense Strengthening Scheme, in Deeside, as part of his commitment to kick-start the development of the largest strategic employment site in North Wales. On visiting the site, the First Minister was given a tour of the current flood prevention works […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Representatives from the Sacramento District and California’s Central Valley Flood Protection Board were on hand two nights ago in Chico, California to discuss and accept comments on the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project. A series of four workshops have now been successfully held, informing the public about the SRBPP, a joint flood risk reduction effort between the […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The second phase of the Hulhumalé Dredging & Reclamation project in the Maldives is in full swing. DEME’s Dredging International started recently the land reclamation works on the Phase II of the project. This project will add another 240 ha of new land to the island. The required volume, around 6 million m³ of sand, […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2016 for Corps of Engineers Civil Works on February 2, 2015, the Corps’ New England District looks forward to continued normal operations and funding in fiscal year 2016 that starts on October 1, 2015.   In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding the operations and […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Georgetown Port is going to receive $2 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year 2015 Work Plan, according to the Congressman Tom Rice. Right after learning that the federal government will invest two million dollars in the Georgetown Port dredging project, congressman Rice released the following statement: “This is a great day for Georgetown […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Successful river restoration activities along 68 kilometers of the upper part of the Drava river in Carinthia, covering 13 municipalities and cities between Oberdrauburg and Paternion, led to the designation of the restored natural floodplain area (1029 ha) as Austria’s 23rd Ramsar Site in 2014. The stakeholders involved, and the local authorities and representatives from […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the recognized and authoritative voice of the seaport industry, has noted some positive aspects but mostly disappointment over the funding levels and programmatic changes in federal port-related programs that were proposed yesterday in President Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget. “International trade now accounts for fully 30 percent of the U.S. […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area that was released yesterday highlights improvements in the management, protection and health of the iconic Great Barrier Reef. According to the report, the iconic reef remains the best managed marine ecosystem in the world. The report has been submitted for consideration by the […]