Search results for: Rob Moore

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  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bundaberg’s coastal communities will be better prepared for the impacts of rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion as a result of a $451,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government. According to Minister for Environment and Science, Leeanne Enoch, the funding will allow Bundaberg Regional Council to identify risks and examine management options in communities threatened […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, announced today that the Government of Canada is making a significant investment to improve the small craft harbor in Alma. The project will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. “In Alma, fishing is an important way of life for many […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, said last week that the Government of Canada will be supporting improvements at the small craft harbor in St. Martins. Plans will be developed this year to dredge the harbor basin. Work will be carried out next year and will improve harbor operations for users by […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), Regional Minister for New Brunswick and Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today recognized an important Government of Canada investment in a wharf reconstruction project at Black River Harbour. This project is […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All preparations for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are complete and the site is ready for dredging and sand pumping operations, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The dredge Liberty Island arrived on Monday (2/3/2020), and is undergoing a minor type of repair while moored to one of […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Data buoy manufacturers Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have recently supplied 8 buoy platforms to Jan De Nul Group. The robust 1.2m buoys will be used on different dredging or renewables projects as platforms for environmental monitoring. Each buoy incorporates a variety of sensors from different manufacturers, including AML Oceanographic, Campbell Scientific and Nortek, with […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    On 26th December 2015, the city of Leeds was hit by significant flood event, with waters in the River Aire reaching levels 1.2 m above the previously recorded high. The BAM Nuttall team visited Leeds at the peak of the floods and during the inspection it was discovered that the by-wash channel at Knostrop lock, […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Agitation by long waves often causes mooring lines in the Port of Geraldton to break, endangering both staff and vessels. The Geraldton Port Authority (GPA), now known as Mid West Ports Authority, organized a workshop with national and international experts to find ways to address this problem. Several studies have been carried out since the turn of the […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have teamed up with UK-based company ASV Ltd to offer a low-cost, mobile alternative to a permanent moored buoy system for all monitoring applications, but particularly targeted at oil, gas, dredging activities and environmental monitoring. The system utilities one of the ASV C-Stat station keeping buoys which can be deployed […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced more than $13,7 mln in federal funding to 5 South Jersey environmental restoration projects from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation under the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Sandy Coastal Resiliency Grants. The Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program supports projects that reduce communities’ vulnerability to the […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Work has commenced to remove more seagrass wrack from Jurien Boat Harbour to maintain improved water flow and navigation at the facility. Department of Transport A/Executive Director of Coastal Infrastructure Donna West said the wrack trawling operation was a pro-active measure to prevent a build-up of material. “It’s expected the operation will remove approximately 7,000 […]

  • 6 November 2013

    BMT has completed a series of studies for the Port of Liverpool’s new Seaforth ‘Liverpool 2’ (L2) Container Terminal Construction, which promises to bring 5000 new jobs to the area. The new facility will provide capability for a further half a million containers, taking its total annual capacity to approximately two million TEUs. BMT subsidiary […]

  • 17 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group Orders New Multipurpose Vessel Last week, Jan De Nul Group ordered a new vessel at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia. The vessel with a deadweight of 10,500 tonnes and a total length of 138 m will be a multipurpose vessel.   IHC Merwede Presents New Generation of Omnibarge (The Netherlands) […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In Mike Hooks Dredging Company v Marquette Transportation Gulf-Inland, LLC the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently explored Inland Navigational Rule 9, the rule for navigating in a narrow channel, and its relationship to The Pennsylvania rule in connection with an allision that occurred on the Intracoastal Waterway in Louisiana. Facts The dredge Mike […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The APM Terminals facility at Rotterdam’s new Maasvlakte 2 will probably become the world’s most automated facility: unmanned (remote‐controlled) Ship‐to‐Shore 25‐wide container gantries and Automatic Guided Vehicles/AGV communicating between the StS gantries and the fully automated stacking cranes. It should all result in an exceptional high production, allowing the terminal to reach its planned 2.7 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 21 November 2012

    Deltares is performing tests in the Atlantic Basin (wave current basin) to study the suction effects of passing ships on ships moored in a port. The aim of these tests is to make ports safer. Especially in narrow passages, the suction effects of large vessels can lead to large problems: breaking mooring lines, damage to […]

  • 17 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Today, the new heavy-duty cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Amazone’, was named at Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore by Mrs. Monique Marcourt, spouse of Mr. Jean-Claude Marcourt, Vice-president and Minister for Economy, SME’s, Foreign Trade and new Technologies of the Walloon Government. This new sea-going dredger is self-propelled and features no less than 12,860 kW […]

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. Following the report, some officials made these comments: Rick Gabrielson, Director of International Transportation, Target and […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new flexible dredging concept is the answer to increasing demand for raw materials while sand winning locations are located further from shore at increased dredging depths. The RoRo Deep Dredge, which can work up to -200 m dredging depth, has specifically been designed to meet this demand and to challenge current technical limitations. Shortage […]