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  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has tested a new type of floating willow mattress. It keeps the reed marsh that develops on top floating for longer than the present ‘sinking’ reed marshes. The new type provides better wave attenuation than the older structure. As a result, these floating reed marshes help to defend shores and therefore improve flood protection, ultimately generating savings […]

  • 12 February 2009

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  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from Deltares, TNO and Utrecht University have developed a new method that uses standard Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) to quantify and predict coastal land subsidence caused by the compression of peat layers. This new application of existing technology can be used to determine and predict subsidence in coastal zones where subsurface information is currently […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will begin testing both static and lateral loads this week as part of its test pile program. These load tests are performed to ensure piles are capable of sustaining the design load of the new bridge. Testing will be conducted over a 40-hour period. Impact pile driving will continue this […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has conducted large scale field testing of the Mini Robotic Submersible Dredge (MRSD) in Virginia. The Subdredge, designed and manufactured by EDDY Pump Corporation, is the latest dredge being added to the US Military’s tool chest. During testing, there was a real dredging project near the test site. Instead […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Plans for additional harbor facilities at Nigg Bay came to life two days ago when Members of the Board visited HR Wallingfords 1/60th three dimensional model of the potential project. The model has been developed to allow, in conjunction with complimentary 2D modelling, a series of hydraulic physical tests to be carried out, verifying the performance […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first test for the rolling gate of the new Panama Canal locks took place on June 23, 2015 at the Atlantic side. This progress marks yet another step forward toward the completion of the Canal Expansion Program. The Panama Canal gates have different dimensions depending on their location in the lock chamber. They are […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    As progress continues to be made in restoring America’s Everglades, an incremental water operations field test has been initiated to take a deeper look at what operational refinements are possible to provide additional ecological benefits to the Everglades ecosystem. “This field test is an important step towards our comprehensive restoration effort as it delivers much-needed […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

     Delta Marine Consultants, an international maritime engineering company, has just released this very interesting video about the Deltaflume tests for the Afsluitdijk project in the Netherlands.  Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, marked the official start of works on the Afsluitdijk project on April 1, 2019. In the coming years, […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delta Flume at Dutch-based research institute Deltares was the location last week for the first storm test on 47-year old asphalt taken from an original Dutch sea levee. Trials started on 10 July and are being conducted in the enormous flume – which is 300m long, 9.5m deep and 5m wide – to find […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Otago will begin a month-long trial of harbor dredging in the following days to assess the suitability of its dredger New Era to undertake the ”Next Generation” dredging scheme. According to Port Otago Chief Executive Geoff Plunket, this trial is scheduled to last until the end of April and will determine New Era’s effectiveness and productivity. The dredger […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The concept of a test facility for innovative temporary flood defence barriers has proven so successful that within its first year the location of Flood Proof Holland in Delft, the Netherlands had to be expanded. The test facility was officially reopened on 3 July and now accommodates six stand-alone floodable ‘mini-polders’ for real life testing […]

  • 3 August 2012

    The Canal and River Trust’s plans to clear silt from the Gloucester Docks, using a new system of dredging, have been welcomed by organisers, BBC reports. Paul Fox from the Canal and River Trust said: “The system we have been using for the last 10 to 15 years is known as water injection dredging where […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s flood defenses for five locations in Moray have been put to the test following heavy rain across the area. The flood event came just three months after the official opening of the £84 million Elgin scheme, the largest flood alleviation scheme in Scotland and last of five schemes in the Moray Flood Alleviation […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK-based subsea engineering specialist Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has successfully completed first stage testing in a pioneering project which is set to uncover valuable European mineral resources. SMD is technical lead on the ¡VAMOS! (viable alternative mine operating system) project, a 42-month international research and development venture, which is part-funded by the European Union’s Horizon […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subsea Tooling Services (STS) recently completed final tests of their new Predator Subsea Dredger at its open-water site in Fort William. Their main objective was to prove that the Predator Subsea Dredger was as efficient as other dredgers that are currently on the market. As this dredging system is a new concept in the world market, STS needed […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has engaged scientists at James Cook University (JCU) to undertake an extensive ambient marine water quality monitoring program. The monitoring covers an area from near Sarina to Keswick Island in the southern Whitsundays, a distance of 55km. Locations were determined in conjunction with JCU whose researchers installed the water […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vryhof, designer, manufacturer and supplier of drag anchors and related mooring equipment, has successfully completed extensive field tests with the Stevshark Rex anchor in Australian waters, proving its suitability for hard soils and carbonate rocks. “This completely new anchor with its radically new fluke and shank geometries has already been designated by insiders as the ‘game […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Dredge Yard, a specialized company in dredging technology and dredging equipment needed for the dredgers and dredge pipe lines, earns the reputation of providing high- performing products by controlling all phases of the development process like design, manufacturing and testing. All the dredge components are designed by Dredge Yard’s team of engineers using the […]

  • 24 October 2011

    The success of a catch-and-relocate program for lobster and other marine life in advance of the dredging of Sydney harbour was tested yester… By Greg McNeil (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, October 24, 2011;

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Contractors will begin driving test piles at the Northwest Seaport Alliance Terminal 5 in Seattle the first week of January. The installation will last through March. The pile driving and testing is part of the design phase of the terminal’s improvements. Test results could help reduce the final number of piles required and refine the depth of […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Draft Supplemental Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Decomp Physical Model (DPM) is now available for public and agency review.  Comments will be accepted through June 18, 2015. The Decomp Physical Model  is a field-scale test that is being conducted along a 3,000-foot stretch of the L-67A and L-67C levees and canals […]

  • 6 March 2012

    An exclusive market report by Trelleborg Marine Systems has revealed that the vast majority (90%) of the port owners, operators and contractors surveyed believe that both laboratory and full scale testing are important requirements in the manufacture of docking and mooring products. Despite these encouraging results, it appears that the good intentions of those responsible […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Hampshire County Council, Test Valley Borough Council, local flood action groups and other partners to develop a permanent flood scheme for Romsey. According to the EA, the main flood risk in Romsey is from the River Test. As a chalk river, the Test is influenced by high […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A newly built flood defense in Caerleon is due to be tested on Wednesday, 22nd of June, reported today the Natural Resources Wales. In the morning the road will briefly be closed using traffic management so a temporary flood defense barrier can be placed across it. Adding the demountable flood barrier will complete the defense line from […]