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  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has successfully handed over the 2,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames to DEME. The vessel, designed and build by IHC, is based on the 2,300m³ TSHD Lesse, delivered to Baggerbedrijf de Boer by IHC in 2019. The dredger is designed to maintain sea and inland waterways, as well as perform land […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the completion of successful sea trials, the 2.300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames went out on the sea again for a series of dredging trials, DEME Group announced today. This compact hopper with a small draught will soon reinforce their fleet and is ideally suited for dredging works in shallow waters and […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     DEME Group’s latest addition to the fleet, the 2.300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames has successfully completed its sea trials in Southeast Asia. According to the company, the newbuild was successfully put to the test near the coast of Batam, Indonesia. The vessel is designed to maintain sea and inland waterways, as […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group today announced that their newly-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames has been successfully launched at the PaxOcean shipyard in Batam, Indonesia. The 2,300m³ River Thames is the first of two new trailing suction hopper dredgers joining DEME’s fleet in 2020. “The compact vessel, with a small draught and offering high maneuverability, […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Surrey County Council’s cabinet is set to agree £270 million of funding for long term flood risk management work across Surrey to protect homes and roads. That includes a contribution to the River Thames Scheme, which will reduce flood risk to 15,000 properties and tens of thousands of people living and working near the Thames. […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just announced that the final outline design for the River Thames Scheme is now complete. According to the EA, the River Thames Scheme will reduce flood risk to people living and working near the Thames. It will enhance the resilience of nationally important infrastructure, contribute to a vibrant local economy and create many […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the River Thames Scheme that will reduce flood risk from Datchet to Teddington. The River between Datchet and Teddington has the largest area of developed floodplain in England without flood defenses. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are at risk from flooding.     […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released a video about the River Thames Scheme, explaining the proposed route for this project. This section of the Thames is the largest area of developed floodplain in England without flood defenses. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are at risk from flooding. According to EA, the scheme […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency held 9 public drop-in events on the River Thames Scheme throughout August and September 2015. The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investment to reduce flood risk in communities near Heathrow, including: Datchet, Wraysbury, Egham, Staines, Chertsey, Shepperton, Weybridge, Sunbury, Molesey, Thames Ditton, Kingston and Teddington. The River […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investments to reduce flood risk in communities near Heathrow, including: Datchet, Wraysbury, Egham, Staines, Chertsey, Shepperton, Weybridge, Sunbury, Molesey, Thames Ditton, Kingston and Teddington. The River Thames between Datchet and Teddington has the largest area of developed floodplain in England without flood defenses. Over […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Thames Scheme is aimed to reduce flood risk from Datchet to Teddington through a proposed program of projects and investment in communities near Heathrow. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are currently at risk from flooding from a 1 in 100 flood (that is a flood with a 1% chance of occurring […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting about the River Thames will take place at Erith Yacht Club, Anchor Bay Wharf, Manor Road, Erith, Kent, DA8 2AD on Wednesday 18 June 2014 at 6.30pm. This meeting will be an opportunity to put questions and issues about the Thames direct to senior staff from the Port of London Authority (PLA). […]

  • 1 April 2011

    Special ‘swim lanes’ are to be created in the River Thames for fit commuters following the success of the capital’s ‘Boris bikes’, it was…   “Swimming to work is the next logical step.” By Nigel Vincent (thisislocallondon) [mappress] Source: thisislocallondon, April 1, 2011    

  • 28 May 2010

    After decades of rehabilitation, the Thames Estuary, downriver from London, is widely acknowledged as one of the cleanest metropolitan… [mappress] Source: nytimes, May 28, 2010;

  • 18 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    ONE of the largest dredging operations the world has ever seen will begin in the Thames Estuary on Monday, March 8. [mappress] Source: Yellow Advertiser, February 18, 2010

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Americas Styrenics LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with proposed dredging in the Thames River in Gales Ferry, Connecticut. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of two distinct areas adjacent to the federal navigation channel in […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The cleanup project at the mouth of the Thames River may soon get underway. According to Lakeshore Mayor Tom Bain, these plans are moving forward nicely. ”We have bids from three contractors to go in there and remove the dead heads and the larger trees floating in the water to make it at least safe […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Flood associated issues, Chatham-Kent is facing this week, could be diminished by dredging the mouth of the Thames River at Lake St. Clair, explained Mayor Randy Hope. The major insists on dredging the shallow river mouth to enable flood water to easily escape into the lake. Hope believes that drainage will help the situation. However, […]

  • 9 June 2011

    A debris minefield at the mouth of the Thames River is an eyesore but the river remains navigable, says Jerry Campbell. BY BOB BOUGHNER (chathamdailynews) [mappress] Source: chathamdailynews, June 9, 2011    

  • 11 June 2010

    Dredging work in the River Thames will create the UK’s most prolific port – operating around the clock, day and night. [mappress] Source: yellowad, June 11, 2010;

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s multi-year fleet investment program continues with the arrival of the new generation trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Bonny River’.  The arrival of the 15,000m³ ‘Bonny River’ marks the introduction of a new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). This vessel is able to dredge very hard soils and can work in deep waters of […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is spending £8 million on dredging in the financial year 2019-20 to help keep the waterways navigable for boaters. According to the Trust, the comprehensive program covers locations identified by boaters, as well as the places that need dredging every year. The Trust will be carrying out dredging work […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley has completed works the Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection project on the River Thames, the Isle of Dogs. The 11-week project is one of several being carried out by the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 program (TEAM2100). The TEAM2100 program involves looking after all the flood defense assets along the tidal Thames, […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is part way through an 11-week project to improve protection for an Environment Agency asset on the River Thames at Coldharbour on the Isle of Dogs. The Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection Works are being carried out under a 10-year Environment Agency framework called TEAM2100, which involves looking after the agency’s assets […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with its partners to develop the River Wey flood alleviation schemes that will reduce flood risk to local communities. According to EA, there are 1,261 properties at risk of flooding in Godalming, Guildford and Byfleet and Weybridge. Road networks, schools, public buildings, businesses and critical infrastructure are also at risk. […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Opened on this day, 8 May 1984, the famous Thames Barrier continues to play a vital role in the country’s flood defenses. This image, released by long reach specialist WM Plant Hire Ltd, shows a flashback to some emergency works carried out by Van Oord to remove silt from the gate underwater. In order to […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A seminar on ‘Thames Dredging Opportunities’, organized by Young CEDA, is set to take place next week, 22 February, 2017, at the University College London, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said. During the seminar, Young CEDA will facilitate a lively and relevant seminar on dredging opportunities for the River Thames, aimed at anyone working or […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Environment Agency field team has recently finished re-aligning the Newbridge Cut away from the River Windrush. In addition to this the team is reinforcing the bank of the River Windrush near Standlake in Oxfordshire. The work forms part of a program of maintenance works in the Thames Valley to ensure that rivers and assets remain […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The two organizations which oversee development consents along the River Thames have reached an agreement intended to streamline and coordinate their regulatory activities. The Marine Management Organization (MMO) and Port of London Authority (PLA) agreed to the Thames Concordat, a set of principles to be followed in cases where both have a regulatory remit. The […]