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  • 21 August 2009

    The Nile Delta is under threat from rising sea levels. Without the food it produces, Egypt faces catastrophe. More: Guardian

  • 25 August 2009

    The volume of sand exported to Singapore from Vietnam’s Mekong Delta in the first half of 2009 was equivalent to the total exports of the last ten years. Ironically, most of it is shipped under falsely backdated contracts… More: VietNamNet

  • 16 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    A decades-long dispute about whether to dig a deeper shipping channel in the Delaware River has centered on both environmental and economic concerns… Source: The Star-Ledger, November 16, 2009;

  • 4 November 2009

    In Gambia’s coastal towns one of the country’s chief assets – pristine beaches – is being steadily eroded. In a move to make King Cnut proud, the government is shipping in sand… Source: The Ecologist, November 4, 2009;

  • 14 August 2009

    Port authorities hit out at Dutch government Two nature organisations have succeeded in halting works designed to allow the port of Antwerp to receive mega-container ships… More: Flanders Today

  • 12 August 2009

    The investment in the port could transform the city – and Italy. At the end of this year, despite the global economic crisis, Taranto will be in a position to handle 800,000 containers a year, which could grow to 6-7 million or more if… More: Asia Times

  • 12 August 2009

    An artificial surf reef off Boscombe beach (Bournemouth, UK) will increase the size of the waves for surfers, but how do you actually build an artificial surf reef? Here are some facts and figures about the project – and have your say… More: BBC News

  • 6 November 2009
    Vessels

    The country’s only surviving tin dredge in Tanjung Tualang, about 60km from here, is in danger of sinking within six months if funds are not available to repair its pontoons… Source: Star, November 6, 2009;

  • 23 November 2009
    Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    What does the International Maritime Organization’s eNavigation strategy mean to you? Without wishing to begin on a down-note, probably not that much. That is if you have heard of it all. Amid the clang and clamour of the… Source: BIMCO, November 4, 2009

  • 12 August 2009

    The Federal Government has at last awarded a three-year contract for the dredging of the lower River Niger project at a cost of N33 billion… More: The Sun News

  • 20 November 2009

    MONSTER, Netherlands — On the beach at Monster, bulldozers painstakingly turn sand dredged from the bottom of the North Sea bed into dunes in an ambitious effort to safeguard the Netherlands from flooding… Source: AFP, November 20, 2009

  • 4 November 2009

    Dhaka: Recognizing the severity of the impacts of climate change on Bangladesh, European Union parliamentarians stated in Dhaka on Tuesday that the country deserved more external assistance and it should come up with new projects and seek money from abroad to finance them… Source: Voice of the South, November 4, 2009

  • 11 August 2009

    NASSAU, Bahamas – Health, safety and protection of the environment “are of primary concern,” during the Nassau Harbor and Arawak Cay port projects, Project Manager with Boskalis International BV Frans Thomassen assured Government officials. “It is the responsibility of everyone on the site,” he said during a tour of the project last Friday… More: www.bahamaislandsinfo.com

  • 12 August 2009

    THE Spanish-led consortium awarded the contract to design and build a new set of locks in Panama Canal has delivered the $450m performance bond required to proceed with the landmark project… More: LLoyd’s List

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 40 pupils from a primary school made a special visit to a £36 million coastal protection project being undertaken between Clacton and Holland-on-Sea. The youngsters, who are all Junior Wardens at Frobisher Primary and Nursery, went along to find out more about the scheme and witness the work going on at first hand. […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The coastal defense project being developed across the north of Portsea Island has won a special award at the Environment Agency’s National Project Excellence Awards. Chosen from over 50 projects across the UK, it was voted unanimously as the winner for making the best submission to the Environment Agency’s Large Projects Review Group. The project […]

  • 11 August 2009

    Despite the cost benefits, from the 1990s onwards, river maintenance was not a priority — dredging and preparing the Nile for navigation halted almost altogether… More: www.businesstodayegypt.com

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Altoona Rehabilitation District will hold a special meeting on Thursday, January 21, 2016, at Seymour Town Hall in Eau Claire, WI, to present financing options for the River and 5 Mile Creek Delta dredging. “At this special meeting we will be considering and voting on borrowing money and new tax levy to pay the indebtedness,” said Paul […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announces that its Board of Directors has declared a special dividend on its common stock. The Board approved a $0.25 per share special dividend, to be paid on December 28, 2012 to the shareholders of record of the Company at the close of business on December 21, 2012. Future […]

  • 7 December 2009

    Richard Henry’s sojourns in West Asia had always been jinxed. He went to Abu Dhabi in 1980 to work as a deckhand on a dredger, but returned four years later when the Emirate did some belt-tightening to cope with falling oil revenues… Source: DNA, December 6, 2009;

  • 11 August 2009

    Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd, India’s largest private port and special economic zone, on Monday announced that a consortium led by it has won the bid for the development of coal handling terminal at port of Mormugao, Goa on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer basis… More: www.stockwatch.in

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has presented a “Special Recognition Award” to the Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO), a department of the U.S. Environmental Agency, for its long-standing efforts to restore and protect the health of the Great Lakes, specifically by remediating historical contamination in ports, harbors and other waterways. According to WEDA, GLNPO […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The CHC Commissioners met on Friday, July 3rd, for an Extraordinary Board Meeting to consider the formal Cowes Breakwater Project review that addressed the issues of changes in tidal flows and potential changes to the sedimentation regime as a result of the 2014 breakwater construction. The Commissioners received a presentation from their consultant hydrodynamic engineers, […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Hein, owned by Van Der Kamp International Dredging BV, is a regular visitor to Damen Shipyards Harlingen, and she is currently at the yard to undergo her Class Special Survey (5-yearly inspection). Thickness measurements, tank inspections and inspections of machinery and equipment as well as service of safety equipment […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    ICL, a Tel Aviv based manufacturer of products based on unique minerals, by its subsidiary Dead Sea Works (DSW), has signed an agreement for the first stage of the salt harvesting project at Pond 5, to preserve the pond’s water level. The agreement was signed with Holland Shallow Seas Dredging Limited who was selected to […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging has placed an order at Shipyard Hoekman for a special-purpose plough and tugboat ‘Peter’.  Last week, the company also ordered a trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Lesse’ that will be built at Royal IHC. According to Dutch Dredging, both the ‘Lesse’ and the ‘Peter’ are evolutions of vessels ordered previously. The designs […]