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  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen has just unveiled a new compact multi-role Utility Vessel, the UV2410. The release further disclosed that the work on the first vessel of a new class is due to start shortly. This multi-role platform is the result of extensive consultation with customers from several different industries in the UK and Norway. For these customers it was important […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    London Container Terminal in Tilbury last week saw the first of its two panamax ship to shore cranes fully operational. The first of the two cranes boomed down onto the Samskip vessel, the Henrike Schepers, with her cargo of containers for the UK market. Spanish company, Paceco Espana S.A., were awarded the contract for two […]

  • 7 March 2013

    Italy’s leading dredger builder, Italdraghe SpA, returns to Seawork this year to preview its new range of innovative Marina Master cutter suction dredgers, designed in conjunction with fellow exhibitor Goodchild Marine (UK). The first dredger will be on the pontoons at Seawork: This exceptionally versatile and manoeuvrable dredger is perfect for precision dredging projects in […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CEDA-UK technical seminar on “Delivering Connectivity – the role of dredging in major infrastructure projects” starts tomorrow (December 1st) at the Institution of Civil Engineers London office. In countries around the world dredging plant is playing an essential role in the delivery of major infrastructure schemes that enhance connectivity at national to global scales. For the December […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has been completed on a £2.7 million improvement project undertaken by ABP South Wales to upgrade Green Park Weir on the River Afan in Port Talbot. The Weir was officially reopened by Aberavon AM David Rees on Thursday 14th September. Green Park Weir improvement project was the result of several years of collaboration between […]

  • 13 March 2013

    The Department for Communities and Local Government Minister, Brandon Lewis MP, visited London Gateway this week to see how building work is progressing at the super-port. During his visit, Mr Lewis was able to see for himself the scale of the UK’s new container port and logistics park and watch the 138m-high quay cranes, which […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Britain’s Defense Minister Harriett Baldwin is set to announce that millions of meters of mud have been dredged, clearing the way for Britain’s newest aircraft carrier to sail safely into her new home at Portsmouth Harbor. The Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) awarded a contract to Boskalis Westminster to make room for the 65,000-tonne HMS Queen […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    iSURVEY Offshore Ltd, a leading provider of survey and positioning services to the global oil and gas, offshore renewables and telecommunications markets, has completed a contract with Bibby Offshore’s ROV division worth more than £500,000. The company supported Bibby Offshore’s ROV and dredging operations onboard the Olympic Triton, a multi-service construction, support, and intervention vessel, […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Southampton marked another milestone yesterday when the world’s largest container vessel – the CMA CGM Marco Polo – made its European maiden call to the port. Commissioned last month (November), the vessel has a capacity of 16,020 TEU (twenty foot-equivalent units)and is 54m wide and 396m long, making it 51m larger than the […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s first investigation into the use of beach widening to reduce coastal flooding and erosion is being led by the National Oceanography Center (NOC) in partnership with the University of Liverpool. Dr. Jenny Brown, who is leading this project from the NOC, said: “Rising sea levels and the expansion of built up areas around […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Association of Drainage Authorities’s (ADA) 80th Anniversary Annual Conference will open the floor for delegates to raise questions and debate the key issues affecting the flood and water level management industry on Thursday 16 November at One Great George Street, London. By working in partnerships throughout catchments across the country ADA’s members are finding innovative ways […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Littlehampton Harbour, located on the south coast between Chichester and Worthing and close to the South Downs National Park, has just issued local notice to mariners about the beginning of dredging works at the Shoal bank.  The mariners are advised that dredging will take place on the shoal bank on the west side of the main channel at […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Medmerry managed realignment in West Sussex, the UK’s largest manmade coastal habitat flood scheme, has won ‘The Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award’ and ‘Civil Engineering Project of the Year’ in the 2014 British Construction Industry Awards. The only UK project to win two awards, Medmerry protects 348 properties, two holiday parks, a water treatment […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Dover recently announced that a consortium of leading British and European lenders has agreed a £200 million package of loans that will support the Dover Western Docks Revival project. Allianz Global Investors has agreed to provide the program with a £55 million private placement bond; RBS and Lloyds Bank have each provided a […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover welcomed PIANC UK Young Professionals Seminar delegates visiting the Eastern Docks on Friday. The event which was organised and chaired by the Port of Dover included a presentation from Atkins, who also part sponsored the visit. The day gave the opportunity for young professionals to engage in a technical exchange regarding […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Wells dredging project commenced this week, according to wellsharbour.co.uk. The port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the main channel north of number 4 buoy, between buoys 4 and 2. All material dredged from these areas will be placed on the berm which is marked by the port […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An £8.15 million contract to build a new wharf at the remote Sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia was awarded to BAM Nuttall earlier this week. The contract is part of a major investment program to modernize the UK’s Antarctic infrastructure. Commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Government of South Georgia & […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s largest coastal management scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been named a finalist in the 2015 CIEEM awards. The Steart Coastal Management Project is a finalist in the CIEEM Best Practice Award for Stakeholder Engagement. Earlier this month the same scheme won a prestigious Environment […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has been commissioned to carry out major refurbishment works on the UK’s longest wooden pier. Opened in 1876, Yarmouth Pier on the Isle of Wight is an important historic landmark which stretches 186 meters into the Solent. The program of works involves the installation of 50 piles, a new pierhead structure and the refurbishment […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Several months of intense development culminated in the launch in March 2012 of Gardline’s unique multi-buoy, multi-parameter real time water quality monitoring system, MEMO (Marine Environmental Meteorology and Oceanography). In response to a massive increase of large scale dredging projects in Australia, the system has been put together by a collaboration of Gardline Environmental and […]

  • 14 October 2011

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has been recognised for its major contribution to the North-east economy as it received the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Northern Star Business Awards. The accolade was presented to Aberdeen Harbour Board chairman, Chris Lloyd and chief executive Colin Parker, by television and radio personality Gaby Roslin, at the ceremony organised […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DONG Energy signed an agreement with the Jan De Nul Group today for the installation of subsea export cables at the Race Bank offshore wind development project in the UK. Jan De Nul Group has significant experience within dredging, and has now extended its business into cable installation. Noël Pille, Jan De Nul Group’s offshore […]

  • 21 December 2010

    It is exactly twenty years ago that CEDA was granted official Non-Governmental Observer status at the IMO / London Convention (LC) one of the first global conventions to protect the marine environment. With 86 States being Parties to the London Convention, it is the most widely applicable legislative instrument for placing dredged sediments at sea. […]

  • 16 April 2012

    DP World‟s London Gateway project has been awarded the coveted „Global Deal of the Year‟ for 2011 at the Infrastructure Journal Awards. The successful London Gateway team was accompanied by representatives from Allen & Overy, Royal Bank of Scotland and Société Générale, who all played key roles in advising and financing the project. The award […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Government is pressing ahead with its plans to create Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) to protect the UK’s rich marine environment, Natural Environment Minister Richard Benyon announced. A consultation outlining the proposals for the first set of sites has been launched yesterday, and will give coastal communities and those with an interest in the marine […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Ron M J Gardner, MSc, CEng FICE, was recently invited by the ICE Kolkata Local Association (LA) members to deliver a technical talk on “Challenges of Dredging for Port & Harbor: Development in the UK and its relevance to Indian Conditions”, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) said in their latest release. Mr. Gardner was […]