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  • 3 August 2020

    Emily Twiggs, Senior Project Scientist, EOMAP Australia https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-twiggs-796989b5/ www.eomap.com https://www.portandcoastalsolutions.com https://nqbp.com.au EOMAP applies its satellite-derived turbidity monitoring capabilities to dredging programs run by the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP). Turbidity plumes are stirred-up sediment which can be transported long distances by currents. Understanding the full spatial and temporal variability of turbidity, whether from natural […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Rotterdam has just released this very interesting video named ‘New Space for Growth: Offshore Center Rotterdam’, showing the progress being made on the new OCMR development scheme. In the video, the port said that the phased realization of Maasvlakte 2 is really beginning to take shape. Offshore Center Rotterdam project, conducted by the […]

  • 7 February 2011

    Heavy traffic and lack of space on the shore have become major bottlenecks for Hussainsagar Lake and Catchment Area Improvement Project … (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, February 7, 2011;

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul has just released this amazing video that shows how they create extra housing and living space in the second smallest country in the world – Monaco. The project consists of three stages: dredging, rock installation and land reclamation. During the dredging stage, which lasted from April to November 2017, the Envisan […]

  • 9 June 2011

    A dispute over public parking space requirements could leave the southern end of the city without beach nourishment later this year. More info: tbnweekly By WAYNE AYERS [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, June 9, 2011  

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltares, Delft University of Technology and Utrecht University have published a paper which shows that turbidity in the Ems-Dollard estuary is to a large extent attributable to a reduction in the space where sediment can settle. This is the first time this mechanism has been demonstrated worldwide. This study drew on geological information, field measurements and […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    After several years of careful preparation, the construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been in full swing since 1 September 2008. Maasvlakte 2 is the western expansion of the Rotterdam port area in the North Sea. A total surface area of 2,000 hectares will be created by spraying on sand off the coast. This sand will […]

  • 9 June 2010

    ECT, EMO and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have made agreements for the further development of their commercial activities on the existing… [mappress] Source: portofrotterdam, June 9, 2010

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    IADC, the International Association of Dredging, has just released the 9th Safety Award 2017 nominee: Jan De Nul Group’s Manholes Ventilation and Cover. A deck’s manholes which have been left open to ventilate tanks presents a safety hazard to crew. Not to mention the tank becomes a receptacle for dropped objects and the loose cover lies […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Cook University researchers are using images from NASA satellites to help protect the Great Barrier Reef from polluted land run-off. Researchers have developed a new technique that analyses the images to assess coastal water quality from space. Many important habitats in the Great Barrier Reef such as coral reefs and seagrass are in decline […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved a contribution of $1.3 million to Essex County for the development of the Riverbank Park Extension in Newark. The site includes more than 12 acres of public open space and waterfront access along the banks of the Passaic River. Today’s authorization completes the purchase of the waterfront […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hamburg Port Authority yesterday released a video named “Creating Space for Container Giants – Last Pile Removed”. The video celebrates completion of the Vorhafen Harbor Basin Deepening project. According to the HPA, the deepening of the Vorhafen entry has improved ship access connection to the central port. Through the deepening the big ships now have more […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and the Broekman Group intend renovating and redesigning the eastern section of the RDM site in the Waalhaven. This will involve the drastic renewal and considerable expansion of the current ‘Heavy Lift Centre’ for the storage and handling of heavy and bulky freight from the energy and offshore industry sector, […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    SCAPE, a NYC based landscape architecture and urban design studio, is working with the City of Boston on a comprehensive and transformative vision that will invest in Boston’s waterfront to guide open space investments toward more resilient and accessible communities.  Last week, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the plan in his annual speech to the Greater Boston […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch companies Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging from Sliedrecht and partner Iskes Towage and Salvage from IJmuiden have been awarded a 12 year maintenance dredging and towing assistance contract for the ports of Cayenne and Kourou in French Guyane.  The contract value is €98 million and contains the delivery of three vessels. The port and entrance […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Florida Dredge & Dock, LLC has just won a $5.9 million contract from National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Kennedy Space Center, for Banana River dredging project. The project includes maintenance dredging of the Banana River channel at the John F. Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Under the deal, the contractor will perform maintenance dredging to remove approximately 200,000 cubic […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – has just released the latest update on the development project. In the coming months, the space between the walls of the dividing dam and the walls of the northern part of the flood barrier will be filled […]

  • 17 May 2011

    With a large-scale dredging project set for the Wicomico River this fall, the county must clear space for the voluminous piles of mud and de… By Greg Latshaw (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, May 17, 2011;

  • 16 December 2011

    A three-year project will reclaim water space from buildings that have encroached on the Tan Hoa – Lo Gom Canal in the western districts of HCM City.   (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, December 16, 2011;

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nine teams have presented their final design to make specific areas in San Francisco more resilient to sea level rise, severe storms, floods and earthquakes, reports the Dutch Water Sector. The teams made their final design public during a special meeting in San Francisco, USA, on 17 and 18 May. In 2017, the design challenge started […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Park Place Marina is preparing to open for its first full boating season in May 2015 after undergoing a major $2 million renovation and expansion. John S. Matricardi, P.E., KS Associates’ Director of Coastal Engineering Services, provided design, permitting, and construction engineering services for the project. In addition to offering public docking spaces, the marina […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the main part of the £2.5 million Monkton Flood Alleviation Scheme in South Tyneside has started this week, reports the Environment Agency. According to EA, contractor Balfour Beatty is carrying out flood protection work across Monkton and Hebburn with work expected to be complete by the end of the year. The main […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Broad green dikes are cheaper to build and often provide more protection than traditional dikes with stone or asphalt revetments. Generally, they are also a more harmonious match with the surroundings. This alternative should therefore be considered more often during dike upgrades. This is the conclusion of a study by Deltares and Alterra Wageningen University […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The remote island nation of Tuvalu is benefiting from increased land space and improved living conditions following the completion of dredging works delivered by Australian-based Hall Contracting. Hall Contracting Managing Director, Cameron Hall, said that the works – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on behalf of the Government of Tuvalu […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Brian Babin (TX-36) announced yesterday his selection to several key subcommittees that are critically important to the 36th District of Texas. On the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Babin will serve on the Highways and Transit Subcommittee; the Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee; and the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee. “As a […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    PD Ports has opened a project and commercial office in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, to complement its Head Office in Teesside. This space will facilitate easier working with the large number of local businesses which currently use the port infrastructure in Teesport. It will also allow PD Ports to assist other businesses to discover and […]