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  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Sand Motor, an innovative and sustainable alternative to the traditional method of coast protection, is an initiative of the Dutch province of South Holland and RWS (Rijkswaterstaat). The project was a joint venture with Boskalis, with Van Oord accounting for 50%. Van Oord constructed the artificial peninsula by placing a large quantity of sand in the form […]

  • 29 July 2012

    The UK-based Port Evaluation Management (Port-Evo) on Saturday proposed to invest around $ 1 billion for the redevelopment of Mongla seaport and operate it on a long-term basis, reports thedailystar.net. The Port-Evo also wants to invest in river dredging, procurement of new harbour cranes, container terminals, oil tank storage and water treatment plant. The proposal […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the annual State of the Port, South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on the port’s strategic plans for volume growth and infrastructure investment. The Propeller Club of Charleston event, held yesterday, marked Newsome’s ninth address since joining SCPA in 2009. He discussed the trends dominating today’s shipping industry and the […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works have begun on ten priority wetland sites with the aim of improving the River Murray’s riverine health. Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contract for works at the sites, which cover a total of 6,974 hectares of floodplain spanning 440 kilometers of the River Murray. The works will reintroduce more natural wetting and drying […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ian Holden, currently Project Surveyor with DOF Subsea in Aberdeen, has been elected Chairman of The Hydrographic Society UK (THS UK) in succession to David Parker, the UKHO’s Hydrography Manager with particular responsibility for its Civil Hydrography Program (CHP). A former Liverpool Port Hydrographer with responsibility for dredging and survey operations for its Conservancy Agency […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Waterways Ireland, Head of Civil Engineering has announced tender for dredging of the Abbey River and the River Shannon in Limerick City – removal of debris and deposited materials from the river bed. The contractor will be required to remove and legally dispose of approximately 12,000m3. The contract also requires compliance with relevant environmental legislation […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wyk auf Fohr Port Authority has announced tender for the new construction and extension works at the Alte (Old) Mole and the Quermole. After the last reconstruction in the 1980s, the Alte Mole shows an increased need for repairs to the sheet piling, the authority said. In addition, the Alte Mole, in terms of […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews from the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company have completed work in the Town of Kill Devil Hills, according to the town’s latest update. The town reported that at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017 the Liberty Island dredge and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock pumped the last load of sand onto Kill Devil Hills’ […]

  • 14 October 2011

    A dredging project for the Nissequogue River State Park Marina will begin this December allowing for better navigation in the south marina… By Jennifer Sloat (patch) [mappress] Source: patch, October 14, 2011;

  • 21 March 2011

    Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has directed the contractor handling the dredging project on Orogodo River in Ika South… (thetimesofnigeria) [mappress] Source: thetimesofnigeria, March 21, 2011    

  • 6 December 2011

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority will invite more port related industries at Hambantota in the island’s south this month, after a first round …   (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, December 6, 2011;

  • 25 April 2011

    Creating a special tax district in Sea Pines could provide an equitable, long-term funding solution for dredging the south-island… (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, April 25, 2011    

  • 14 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has completed repairs to a 40 meter slip on a flood defense embankment in Doncaster. The embankment suffered from damage before and during last winter’s flood conditions. This area lies between the River Don and the South Yorkshire Navigation canal in the Wheatley Park area of Doncaster. The bank slip could have […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Bob Wieckowski yesterday introduced new state legislation to ease the financial burden on local jurisdictions working to prevent flooding in residential and business communities along the southern end of San Francisco Bay. According to Wieckowski, SB 881 would add the Shoreline Project to the list of flood control projects that can receive state flood […]

  • 21 February 2010

    Gov. Chris Christie has vowed to continue the state’s fight against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel from Philadelphia south. [mappress] Source:newjerseynewsroom,February 20,2010;

  • 5 November 2010

    An announcement from FEMA this afternoon is going to help one South Jersey town pay for more than $2 million in beach replenishment projects… By Shane Irwin (nbc40) [mappress] Source: nbc40, November 5, 2010;

  • 20 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    AHMEDABAD: Adani Group arm Mundra Port and SEZ will develop non-LNG port facilities at Hazira in South Gujarat. The group will commission 13 berths for bulk cargo and containers that will be developed in phased manner… Source: The Econimic Times, November 20, 2009

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The federal spending bill approved by the Congress last week will provide much needed funding for the Charleston Harbor deepening and other South Carolina projects. However the legislation that was passed last week still needs President Barack Obama’s signature before it becomes final. The South Carolina projects include:   $1.2 million for Charleston Harbor Deepening and Construction; $695,000 […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cebu City Government has asked the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7 on the status of some P1.15 billion worth of projects that it was supposed to have implemented last year. Engr. Oscar Abordo, Cebu City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) project evaluation officer, said some of these projects have already started, […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., released the following statement after the House voted to pass the FY 2013 Energy & Water Appropriations bill. This bill continues to ignore South Louisiana’s coastline and wetlands and severely underfunds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operations & Maintenance account at the expense of the nation’s waterways. Boustany, an […]

  • 14 October 2010

    Namibia’s port authority Namport plans to spend R2.7 billion (N$2.7bn) on upgrading the port of Walvis Bay within the next three to four years, says Walvis Bay Corridor Group CEO, Johny Smith. As has been previously reported in PORTS & SHIPS, Walvis Bay is to be expanded with a new container terminal that will double […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) will invest more than $35 million in their waterways city over the next four years. The main goal of this investment is to upgrade facilities for boaties, maintain navigation and improve access through dredging navigation channels. The centrepiece of their Waterways Management Program 2020-2024 is a $5.5 million investment […]

  • 26 May 2011

    It will likely be the end of June before South Bruce Peninsula can do anything about the silting up of the entrance of Bluewater Park harbou… (owensoundsuntimes) [mappress] Source: owensoundsuntimes, May 26, 2011;

  • 31 January 2011

    Dredging work at the Brownsville Shipping Channel and “beach nourishment” at South Padre Island are being delayed a few days since the … By STEVE CLARK (brownsvilleherald) [mappress] Source: brownsvilleherald, January 31, 2011;

  • 14 February 2011

    Four foreign nationals including two South Korean employees of Hyundai who were engaged in dredging activities of Indian Oil Corporation … (sify) [mappress] Source: sify, February 14, 2011;

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Quarrying for sand gravel in Kiribati’s most populated atoll island South Tarawa will soon be replaced by a safer and a more sustainable alternative – lagoon dredging. The Kiribati Government, through its European Union-funded Environmentally Safe Aggregates for Tarawa (ESAT) project, implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s SOPAC Division, hopes to phase out […]