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  • 19 April 2012

    According to Sri Lanka Ports Authority, as an effective measure to ease the long berthing delays experienced by Roll on Roll off vessels at the Port of Colombo, SLPA has decided to route all such vessels to the Magam Ruhunupura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port with effect from May 31, 2012 with consultation of shipping lines and […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proceeding with its internal review of a proposal to build a ring levee around the communities of Oxbow, Hickson and Bakke, ND. The ring levee is being proposed as mitigation for the staging area needed for the diversion channel. The staging area would be used to store water […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Tender process for the expansion of the Port of Thessaloniki, Greece, is now in its second and final stage. According to the press release, the Board of Directors of ThPA S.A. reached the decision to go on with the second stage on Tuesday, 8 September, 2020. This clears the way for the 2nd round of […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Environment

    Setting turbidity limits is a challenging task and requires a general understanding of dredging processes as well as the surrounding environment. An integrated approach, that takes into account all crucial concepts with a balance between protecting the environment and still allowing for dredging in a cost-effective way, is necessary. The turbidity limits will be the […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the City of Vancouver’s updated shoreline master program. Vancouver’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 26 miles of shorelines and improve the water quality of many river, stream and lake shores, including those along the Columbia River, Salmon […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging operations at Shaws Bay, East Ballina, will commence shortly, Ballina Shire Council reports. The main goal of the project is to to improve the health of the bay and the recreational amenities for the community. In fact, the $1.49 million works are part of Ballina Shire Council’s Coastal Zone Management Plan. The dredging works […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. President Barack Obama recognized the importance of seaport-related infrastructure by announcing seven projects of national and regional significance which will benefit from aggressive federal permit decision-making and review schedules. Each of these projects directly support America’s seaports and their ability to move freight efficiently to reduce costs to consumers, create jobs, and help America’s […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project yesterday received its final approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with the signing of the Chief’s Report, required for the project to progress through construction. The Chief’s Report approves the 52 foot depth recommendation made by the Corps, Charleston District in the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement, […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Ellicott Dredge Enterprises (EDE) of Baltimore, MD has announced two promotions: Heiko U. Osterchrist is now President of EDE and Craig A. Murdock has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the company. Most recently Osterchrist had been Managing Director of Rohr International Holdings and Rohr/Idreco operations in the U.S.A., Germany, […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Port of Melbourne Corporation’s (PoMC’s) $1.6 billion redevelopment of Webb Dock is advancing with the awarding of civil and maritime design contracts. The expansion of capacity at the Port of Melbourne, which is Australia’s largest container, automotive and general cargo port was announced by the Victorian Premier, Mr Ted Baillieu and the Minister for Ports, […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      Finding a suitable destination for dredged material can be challenging. Although most dredged material is clean, people’s pre-conceptions about the quality of dredged material are often quite negative. The discussion, the pros and cons, about where and when dredged material can be used or placed is often a long, drawn-out procedure. So starting to […]

  • 30 April 2012

    IDENTEC SOLUTIONS, a global provider of real-time visibility and control solutions for improving safety, productivity and efficiency in ports and terminals, has become a NavisReady partner. This NavisReady certification means that IDENTEC SOLUTIONS’ CTAS terminal asset management system is now guaranteed to interface directly with Navis SPARCS N4 and 3.7 terminal operating system (TOS), with […]

  • 27 April 2012

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced a Record of Decision outlining a negotiated agreement for the future use of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) sand resources to replenish Hutchinson Island, Florida, following storm-induced wave impacts and coastal erosion. The bureau issued the Notice of Availability for the Record of Decision, which outlines the parameters of […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The European Marine Strategy Framework Directive requires that each Member State organizes a public consultation procedure related to the implementation of the Directive to ensure that all interested parties are given early and effective opportunities to participate. By 15 July 2012 the Member States (MS) have to carry out and submit to the Commission: – […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Newman LNP Government has welcomed Labor’s support to use dredge material beneficially on land rather than disposing of it off shore – marking a crucial step in bipartisan support for protection of the Great Barrier Reef.  Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said Labor’s support for disposing of […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Christie Administration, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and environmental and academic partners, has launched an $8 million pilot project that will evaluate the effectiveness of a new process that uses clean dredge materials to restore salt marshes to make coastal communities more resilient against future storms. The project will also […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To dredge simply means to scoop up sediment, often underwater, and move it to another location. While this process is often associated with moving contaminated soils to a place where they can be safely capped, today, dredging is also increasingly about harnessing natural processes to create new landforms and ecological systems. New “dredge landscapes,” man-made […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Jefferson County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the water quality, protection, use, development and restoration of about 250 miles of marine shorelines including Hood Canal and the Strait of Juan de Fuca; roughly 600 miles of river shorelines, including […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Each year the Western Dredging Association presents Environmental Excellence Awards to outstanding projects at its annual WEDA Environmental Summit and Exposition. In 2020 the awards will be announced on June 10, during the WEDA Luncheon at the WEDA Dredging Summit and Exposition being held from June 9-12 in Houston, Texas, USA. Three Environmental Excellence Awards […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway in Venice will begin mid-October, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The project involves removal of shoaled sediment and use of the dredged material on the beach and nearshore area to take advantage of ecosystem restoration opportunities. Over time, coastal processes have resulted in significant shoaling and […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued their final approval of the agreement between Broward County and the Corps to restore a five-mile stretch of eroded shoreline. “Beaches are one of the lifelines of Broward County’s economy. This project will put sand back on the beach, protecting property values […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launch ceremony of Shanti Sagar 18 – an 8,000m³ standardized trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – took place today at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. This is the second of two Beagle 8 TSHDs for Adani – the first (Shanti Sagar 17) was launched in March 2017. Each Beagle […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Coastal Sediments 2015 conference program (May 11-15, 2015), Deltares Academy will offer the Full-Day Course “Coastal Sediment Dynamics (recent theoretical and modeling advances)”. The conference is the eighth in a series which began in 1977. The Coastal Sediments conference provides an international forum for exchanging information among coastal engineers, geologists, oceanographers, […]

  • 17 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on an amendment to Snohomish County’s shoreline master program that will clarify future aquaculture along the county’s 33 miles of marine shoreline. The proposal is part of a settlement agreement between The Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association, Snohomish County and Ecology, as directed by the Central […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking in Lagos two days ago at a stakeholder’s forum organized by the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), President Goodluck Jonathan said that the Federal Government has wrapped up the Lower River Niger dredging program (572 km), from Warri in Delta State to Baro in Niger State. He added that concerted efforts are being put […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kuwait’s Environment Public Authority, the government agency responsible for the country’s environment. One of the EPA’s duties is to collect data as a basis for environmental policy and spatial planning. Support for sustainable coastal management Deltares will support EPA in areas that include knowledge relating to the sustainable […]