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  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) is concerned by media reports that the new Chief Executive of North Queensland Bulk Port Corporation does not recognize the serious risks posed to the Great Barrier Reef by dredging and dumping for the expansion of the Abbot Point coal terminal. As the new head of a state-owned port […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    INPEX CORPORATION announced today the on-schedule completion of the Ichthys LNG Project’s dredging program in Darwin Harbour in the Northern Territory of Australia. The program, which began in August 2012, involved the safe dredging and disposal of more than 16 million cubic meters of rock and sand from the harbor to create a deep shipping […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed extreme concern with the decision by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to re-issue a permit to allow dredging of 82,500 cubic meters and dumping of 378,000 cubic meters of dredge spoil from the port at Hay Point in the Marine Park. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to refurbish and heighten the existing sea wall at Kirkcaldy is well underway and expected to be completed in October 2014. This project aims to reduce coastal flooding along the promeneade, improve access to the beach and transform the promenade into an attractive feature for both locals and tourists. VolkerStevin was appointed by Fife […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of a project for emergency streambank protection along the Connecticut River in Middletown, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $1,282,550.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The construction will be conducted during the Connecticut River seasonal low flow period in the wet. Work will […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, yesterday elected Major General (Ret.) Michael J. Walsh as a director and appointed him to the Company’s Compensation Committee, effective immediately. “Major General Walsh has […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced $3.5 million to support improvement projects at five small craft harbors in Nova Scotia. This is part of the Government of Canada’s investment of […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mott MacDonald, together with consortium partners Centre for Development Management from Malawi and LTS of the UK, has been appointed on the first phase of the Shire River Basin Management Program by Malawi’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development. The World Bank financed project is being implemented to improve land and water management and […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work has recently started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contactor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres. The work will increase the combined lengths of Berths 8 […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency in the South West has announced it is making good progress inspecting and repairing flood defences damaged during the winter storms and floods. More than 100 flood defence structures including river banks, pumping stations, sluices, gates and beach defences were damaged earlier this year in Somerset and Dorset after some of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) recently passing the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled for period of January 1 to June 30 strongly suggest that this will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a […]

  • 28 July 2014
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    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) announced the completion of three renovated boating facilities in the Thousand Islands and one in the Finger Lakes in time for the 2014 summer boating season. “The enduring traditions of boating and fishing in the Thousand Islands […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that dredging work at the Keppel Shipyard Benoi Road, off West Jurong Channel, will commence on 28 July 2014. This deepening work will be carried out by the grab dredgers which will be held by 4-point […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    On the Eastern Shore’s lacey, Atlantic-facing coast, two main channels in Finney Creek and Bradford Bay cut their way inland toward the Victorian-era town of Wachapreague, Virginia. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted over time, but the process was given a […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the construction of a new breakwater structure at the mouth of Cowes Harbour, which will transform the port into a true sheltered harbourage, has successfully moved into the third stage of this vital 18-month coastal protection project. Cowes Harbour Commission’s appointed contractors Boskalis Westminster, world leaders in the design and construction of breakwaters, […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today welcomed Shadow Minister for Ports Natalie Hutchins on her first official visit to the Port of Hastings in her capacity as Shadow Minister. Ms Hutchins was appointed Shadow Minister for Ports 521 days ago, and it has taken her all this time to inspect the Port of Hastings and […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    South east Queensland homes will be better protected from future floods thanks to a $945,000 project to assess the Brisbane River catchment’s flood behaviour. Natural Resources Minister Andrew Cripps said the hydrological assessment would enable councils to better predict the extent of flooding, such as likely depths and potential hazards, within the river catchment. “The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr-France SAS has launched its new model of crawler excavator – the R 926 Compact – that replaces the R 924 Compact and offers greater comfort, productivity and profitability. The new Liebherr R 926 Compact crawler excavator has an operational weight of 25 tonnes. Its diesel engine features a DOC (Diesel Oxidation Catalyst) emissions treatment […]

  • 22 July 2014
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    Larry Miller, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, said that the Government of Canada will invest in a significant project at the Wiarton Harbour. The project involves partially demolishing the upper portion of a timber crib structure and covering it in armour stone, to create […]

  • 22 July 2014
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    German and Australian scientists today launched state-of-the-art water quality monitoring tools that will enable anyone in the world to zoom in on what is stirring up under the surface of Australian waters. Aquatic remote sensing company EOMAP teamed up with Western Australian statutory authority Landgate to deliver these unique products. “The fusion of EOMAP’s science […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament Gerald Keddy, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, said that the Government of Canada will invest $1.75 million in five harbour projects in South Shore – St. Margaret’s. The Harbours are as follows: – Bush Island for the construction of a launch ramp; – Falls Point […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has welcomed a new paper on sediment impacts on coral saying it made a positive contribution to scientific knowledge. NQBP said that it was important to note that the study examined sediment impacts associated with dredging operations that occurred either on or within very close proximity (less than 8kms) […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A project to remove tonnes of silt from the Mill Pool at the Carrs Nature Reserve is underway with dredging work due to commence in mid to late August. Mansfield District Council has started the process of dropping the water levels in the pool, in order to let the reed bed dry out as much […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the working period for the Benoi Basin dredging project has been extended. The completion date is now scheduled for December 30, 2014. This deepening work will be carried out by the grab dredgers which will […]