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  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch flood defense policy is no longer solemnly about building more storm surge barriers and higher embankments, stated Bart Parmet, staff member Dutch Delta program Commissioner at the opening plenary of the second conference Deltas in time of climate change in Rotterdam on 24 September. There are little concrete constructions in our new Delta program […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tybee Island will gain greater protection against storms from additional sand reinforcing the beach there. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, awarded a $10 million contract Monday for the next shoreline protection project at this coastal Georgia community. The City of Tybee Island and the Corps of Engineers jointly sponsor the project. The […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    One of the UK’s leading environmental and engineering consultancies, JBA Consulting, and its Strategic Partner, marine experts Partrac, have been appointed by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) as independent specialists on its Marine and Coastal Casework Framework. The Partnership will provide a range of services under the Framework’s Coastal/Marine Physical Processes and Geomorphology Lot. With its […]

  • 24 September 2014
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    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has pointed to a new analysis of declining international demand for coal as more reasons why the massive industrial expansion of ports on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline must stop. The latest report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative, a group of financial analysts specialising in the economic risks of […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintenance dredging of a portion of the Royal River Federal Navigation Project in Yarmouth, Maine, will be completed under the terms of a $ $2.1 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Burnham Associates, Inc., of Salem, Mass. Dredging is scheduled to start […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney’s comments that dumping on the wetlands at Abbot Point is a win-win for the environment and the economy demonstrate the disregard the Queensland government has for the Great Barrier Reef, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). Felicity Wishart, the AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director said that calling plans […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Victoria’s commercial ports have performed strongly over the past year, posting solid figures in import and export trade. Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed the annual reports tabled in Parliament yesterday and said the figures reinforced the strategic value of Victoria’s commercial ports. “Victoria has an incredibly strong ports sector which can be seen in the […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $25.2 million contract to H&L LLC of Bay Shore, New York, to construct T-groins and place sand in the community of Sea Gate west of the West 37th Street Groin in Coney Island. The project at Sea Gate is designed to prevent flanking […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland families have heard firsthand how the Queensland Government will help protect the Great Barrier Reef through a strategy to use dredge material from port development on land, rather than conventional sea-based disposal methods. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney told a public meeting in Bowen that the […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced three reappointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Board, as the Port Capacity Project continues. Mr Hodgett said that he was pleased to reappoint Chairman Mark Birrell and Directors David Cranwell and Janice van Reyk. “I’m pleased to announce these appointments at a critical time for the Port […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Congress members Jerrold Nadler and Hakeem Jeffries, NYS Senator Diane Savino, NYS Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny and NYC Council member Mark Treyger announced that a $25,155,385 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract has been awarded for the Coney Island t-groins project. The project means critical repairs and emergency beach […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Instead of wasting time with a secret trip to lobby the World Heritage Committee, as reported today, the Abbott and Newman governments should be following the World Heritage Committee’s recommendations, say the Australian Greens. “The World Heritage Committee is an expert committee – members will judge Australia’s management of the Great Barrier Reef on the […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During the recent SMM Hamburg 2014 show, one of the world’s leading events for the maritime industry, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Axel Mattern, Port of Hamburg CEO, and discuss ongoing development activities in the port. One of the Port’s biggest projects at the moment is to dredge the River Elbe from […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The General Economics Division (GED) of the Planning Commission and the TA Team of the BDP 2100 Formulation Project organized a workshop at the NEC II Conference Room last week on 11 September 2014. The objective of the workshop was to discuss approaches to Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 Formulation, Baseline Study Plan and Ministries’ Participation. Special […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME: Sabetta Port Project (VIDEO) Arkhangelsk Branch of Rosmorport resumed the Sabetta Port dredging work in early August, as soon as the summer navigation period commenced.   Van Oord Completes Koper Dredging The Netherlands-based company Van Oord has completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, and their contractors Team Van Oord, have started refurbishment of the tidal flood defenses in King’s Lynn. After months of preparation, the work will involve refurbishing over 50 flood gates to ensure they are water tight. Flood and quay walls will be re-pointed and repaired to provide a good standard of defense. […]

  • 12 September 2014
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    The Australian Greens welcome the Australian Marine Conservation Society report out today about the Caley Valley wetlands which the Newman Government’s proposal for disposal of the Abbot Point dredge sludge could threaten. “The Newman Government may have realised that the cheapest and dirtiest option of dumping dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef is not […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Blanchard River Watershed Study remains the No. 1 priority project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District. “This study has taken an unrelenting effort to get to this point. On the Federal side, the authorities, policies, and funding amounts under which we have conducted the study have varied through the years,” […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ETTU, a specialist in productivity-enhancing solutions SharePoint and Office 365, has implemented a new intranet for Van Oord, an international contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. The new intranet implemented is based on Office 365 (SharePoint Online) and Microsoft Azure. Of the 4,500 employees, approximately 2,500 of them are on ships and locations […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $3,583,500 to Orion Marine Construction Inc., for the maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 936,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the Texas City Channel in the coming […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a meeting with the US Army Corps of Engineers on September 3, 2014, officials for Channel Islands Harbor, owned and operated by Ventura County, learned that dredging of the Harbor sand trap will begin October 1, 2014. The Channel Islands Harbor sand trap was designed to retain sand for placement on Hueneme Beach every […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The peak representative body for the Queensland resources sector has welcomed the decision by the Queensland Government to take advantage of a previously unavailable opportunity for onshore dredge material disposal at Abbot Point. Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said industry support for the decision to pursue this land-based disposal option clearly demonstrated industry’s […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded an $8.6 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock of Oak Brook, Illinois, to carry out maintenance dredging at three discontinuous reaches along the Hudson River Federal Navigation Channel between Coxsackie and Albany. The dredging will focus on shoals in the channel identified […]

  • 8 September 2014
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    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, during yesterday’s meeting with officials of the Ministry of Shipping at Bangladesh Secretariat, urged the shipping ministry and all its departments concerned to work sincerely for making the river routes safe and secure for passengers and goods. “We have to improve the navigability of the rivers and ensure safe and secure […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK’s biggest ever coastal realignment scheme at Steart, a joint project between WWT and Environment Agency, has been completed. The construction of Steart Marshes means the Environment Agency can continue its maintenance of flood risk schemes elsewhere in the Severn Estuary that protect 100,000 homes and businesses. Rising sea levels are predicted to result in […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens said that their strong campaign standing with the community against dredge spoil dumping in the Great Barrier Reef has resulted in the Newman Government finally considering onshore disposal of the Abbot Point dredge spoil. “The immense community, scientific and international opposition to Reef dumping, as well as our strong political opposition, is […]