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  • 2 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The strong winds which create waves over eight feet tall are having a large impact on the Folly Beach renourishment project. The project which began in January is expected to be finalized by the end of June, News2 reports. 1.5 million cubic yards of sand will be dredged from the seafloor and placed along the […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The Mooloolah River dredging has been taken up again after poor weather conditions made the vessel unable to safely conduct its work, reports Sunshine CoastDaily. Maritime Safety Queensland general manager, Patrick Quirk, said: “We’re committed to providing navigable access to Mooloolaba harbor.” “Our harbour master has issued a notice to boaties about the dredging and […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) said in their latest release that inclement weather has significantly impacted the restoration of the navigational channel into the Boyne River, resulting in delays in the delivery of the project. Since material removal work began in mid-February, weather has prevented activity on 28 days, with wind gusts of up to 70km/h […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Harbor is on course for record cruise traffic next year, with advance bookings currently at the highest level yet, with 87 ships scheduled to arrive between March and October, the Lerwick Port Authority said in its latest release. The latest forecast is revealed on the final day of the season (Wednesday, 27 July 2017) […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The island of Kerrera is set to benefit from a significant upgrade to its ferry berthing facilities, Minister for Transport and Islands Derek Mackay announced today. Around £1.7 million will be invested in the construction of a new breakwater and the extension of the slipway. The project also includes an extension to the Gallanach slipway […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Coastline Surveys Ltd has recently completed two large Geotechnical Vibrocore campaigns for Hanson Aggregates Marine Ltd (HAML). The first work scope comprised 58 core locations offshore Norfolk. Specialist Geotechnical Survey Vessel, MV Flatholm, was mobilised and work scope completed with Coastline’s ‘High Powered Vibrocore, ‘C-Core-HP’, in 5m configuration, average recovery overall was 4 metres. The […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis, will be moored in Rotterdam until 14 April 2013. Business relations and employees will have the opportunity to visit Artemis before it departs for western France for its first assignment. Pursuant to a contract with the Grand Port Maritime de la Rochelle, […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Town of North Topsail Beach has completed its Phase Five Beach Restoration Project. Approximately 1.25 million cubic yards of sand was dredged from an offshore borrow source approximately ½ mile off the shores of Topsail Island. The dredged material was used to rebuild approximately 3.5 miles of shoreline on the south end of North […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The $25 million southern Monmouth County beach replenishment project is completed, said Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) yesterday. Hurricane Sandy caused severe beach erosion along the five-mile stretch of the project. The massive beach renourishment work to repair and restore the beach to better than pre-Sandy conditions began November 7 in Manasquan and worked southward. “I […]

  • 2 October 2017

    By Lagersmit The entire world has been talking about it for years now and it still remains a hot topic: climate change. This change has a lot of consequences for several sectors and the maritime industry also has to deal with this. How does climate change impact the maritime industry? Clear responses to this development […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens are calling for urgent climate action based on advice by Professor Terry Hughes, co-author of new research in Science on poor management of World Heritage areas, including the Great Barrier Reef. “The Abbott and Palaszczuk governments need to take heed of this serious warning from one of the world’s leading coral reef […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that immediate works to address erosion at Adelaide’s West Beach are continuing this week with new sand placement operations. Sand will be relocated from Semaphore South breakwater to West Beach to build up the area’s dunes to address the ongoing erosion. Coastal […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has completed a project to fill a 28-meter gap in the flood defenses in the West Sussex town of Littlehampton – in turn reducing the flood risk for 2,000 homes. Working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency, the £680k, 20-week project included organizing the planning application and […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The scientific focus on improving water quality across the Great Barrier Reef is reaping returns according to the latest report card released by the state and federal governments today. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Michael Roche said science-based programs, not fear campaigns from environmental activists, were making a significant improvement to reef health. “The […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has sent a team to work with Snohomish County on temporary flood protection measures at State Route 530 and C Post Road, at Oso, Wash. The Corps team is assisting the county with construction of a temporary berm to reduce flood impacts and prevent near-term flooding of […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    QTIC has joined with three other peak tourism industry associations in Queensland to express grave concerns to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) over the consideration to dump 3.5 million cubic metres of port dredge from Abbot Point Coal Port into the waters of the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. The Association […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) has applauded the efforts of thousands of farmers and graziers who are working to boost the health of the Great Barrier Reef, after a report card showed progress is being made in improving water quality. The Australian and Queensland governments have released the Reef Plan Second Report […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef will remain one of the world’s best managed reefs through the Queensland Government’s draft Strategic Assessment of the Great Barrier Reef coastal zone. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney, said the report assessed how the State’s planning, development, and coastal management processes identify and protect […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Business Monitor International’s Brazil Shipping Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, shipping associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Brazil’s shipping industry. BMI believes 2012 will be another year of strong growth for Brazilian ports. The sector experienced growth of 7.1% in total tonnage throughput in H111. […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As announced yesterday, IMS Dredge has just acquired a patent pending dewatering technology the GeoPool. The technology was invented by an IMS Versi-Dredge customer and then successfully trialed in the United States and Europe. The video describes this noninvasive, extremely efficient and affordable dewatering process. It shows the IMS GeoPool as an innovative, inexpensive, reusable, scalable and […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has given bonds issued through the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority’s Common Bond Fund program a BBB/Stable rating, stating that it views the program’s enterprise risk profile as “strong.” The Port’s program has been an important economic development tool for the region, facilitating a wide range of construction and expansion projects. […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services have affirmed South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) solid financial position, citing a growing regional economy, significant capital support and a strong operating profile as key factors in the positive ratings issued this week. The ratings come as SCPA plans to issue approximately $290 million in new […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water Services has officially started its work on transforming Titford Pools in Oldbury. Hidden away under the M5 motorway, Titford Pools is located along the Titford Canal and is part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations – which this year is celebrating its 250th birthday. The pools are a quirky surprise to anyone exploring […]

  • 28 January 2014

    Flood warnings remain in force for south west and southern England. Heavy showers could cause further flooding in south west and southern England through to Wednesday and people should continue to check their flood risk, the Environment Agency said yesterday. With the ground already saturated, rivers and groundwater levels remain very responsive to rainfall, particularly […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Plans by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to draw down Burnsville Lake two feet below normal winter pool have been delayed because of weather conditions. The draw down was planned to allow dredging and maintenance on the Riffle Run Boat Launch Ramp behind the dam. Because of siltation, for the last two years it […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction activities on the site of the new sea lock in IJmuiden are in full swing, according to the latest update from the Port of Amsterdam. The report said that more than 200,000m³ of concrete have now been poured and still more will be poured in January and February, including concrete for the inner […]