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  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PD Ports has successfully installed a new Terminal Operating System (TOS) at Teesport. The new system, which was built by Navis, a software development company specialising in terminal operating systems, was introduced to further improve efficiency for customers, as well as the speed and agility of operations at Teesport’s container terminal. The implementation of the […]

  • 18 May 2010

    FLOOD defence bosses have refloated the idea of Hayling getting a breakwater which will not only protect the Island’s south eastern shore… [mappress] Source: haylingtoday, May 18, 2010;

  • 21 September 2011

    Key players behind Falmouth’s proposed £106 million docks development scheme, have travelled to Westminster to present their masterplan to… (cospp) [mappress] Source: cospp, September 21, 2011;

  • 29 August 2012

    The Port’s dredger “Kari Hege” operates in the Wells Harbour from Monday to Friday. Its normal area of work is in the main channel between buoy number 6 and buoy number 2. It works during the low water period, starting three hours after high water until three hours prior to the next high water. All […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The award-winning Port has broken its own records with year on year growth since 2009. Last year, turnover increased to a record £63 million, cash flow from operating activity rose to a record £19 million and profit before tax reached a record £12 million. Port of Tyne Chairman, Sir Les Elton, said: “The Port’s strategy […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) seminar on Marine Sand and Gravel – Ireland will take place on November 16th 2017 in Cork, Ireland. According to CIRIA, this event is free to attend and will bring together experts from across Europe, with experiences in winning and the use of marine aggregate, to explore marine […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On 30 October 2014, two new facilities were officially opened by Lord Heseltine at the HR Wallingford’s headquarters: the Fast Flow Facility and the UK Ship Simulation Center. Over 100 guests from industry and academia gathered to see the facilities first hand. The Fast Flow Facility is the most recent extension to HR Wallingford’s extensive physical modelling […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Redwise reported the successful repositioning of three ships globally, relocating an OSV, a dredger and a landing craft. The well maintained and sturdy 1975 built dredger “Sand Weaver” recently departed from the UK port of Swansea. This after several days of vessel & voyage preparations, involving flag change and associated surveys etc. Bearing in mind […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey and its joint venture partner Boskalis Westminster are making good progress with the Peterhead Harbor project. Piling work to the north harbor wall at Peterhead Harbor is progressing well, the company said in its latest announcement. The overall project includes, strengthening and deepening of the port as well as 430,556sqft land reclamation with revetment, […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging campaign is set to begin today and will last for a period of two days, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging program will be conducted at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth cleanup […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    New research undertaken on behalf of the Environment Agency by scientists at HR Wallingford has been recognized by the Institution of Civil Engineers, with the award of the Bill Curtin Medal for Research and Innovation at the ICE Publishing Awards ceremony, held at One Great George Street in London on Monday, 8 October 2018. The […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    McLaughlin & Harvey has begun works on the second phase of the Water of Leith flood alleviation scheme in Edinburgh, UK. Design and build works include construction of piled structural walls and earth embankments, approximately 1,500m and 600m respectively, associated flood gates, and the provision of pumping stations to assist with drainage on the dry side of the […]

  • 16 January 2012

    As part of the ongoing commitment to education and knowledge building, the Nigerian Ports Authority organises training camps for their key members of staff, including field crews as well as management. The Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has been closely involved in these training programs and has delivered training on many aspects of engineering in […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS and EIVA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on providing offshore survey organizations with a tightly integrated and streamlined solution. Both companies develop state-of-the-art software for the marine offshore market. CARIS is a world leader in software for hydrographic organizations, marine GIS, and geospatial data management, and EIVA is a world […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the second half of September/early October, the following works will be taking place at Galgate Marina; pontoon replacement and alteration works in the central basin and dredging of the narrow boat berths. The pontoon works will start on the 15th September and will take several weeks to complete. Dredging of the narrow boat moorings […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    For the week commencing 7th July 2014, the Port of Wells dredging scheme will resume in the main channel. 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 […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CLA, the membership organisation for owners of land, property and businesses in rural England and Wales, has welcomed Environment Secretary Owen Paterson’s written ministerial statement on reducing the threat of future flooding. CLA President Henry Robinson said: “Mr Paterson’s written ministerial statement and in particular his commitment to dredging – initially of eight kilometre stretches […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is currently dredging at both banks of the River Parrett downstream of Moorland House Farm. They have so far removed over 7,600m³ of silt along a 445 metre length. There are currently 3 excavating machines working 5 days a week. “We are spreading silt to land for agricultural betterment with permission from […]

  • 6 May 2013

    A renewables jobs boom could come to the Highlands of Scotland if plans to turn a former oil fabrication yard into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore wind get the go ahead. The Port of Ardersier has submitted plans to Highland Council, Marine Scotland and Transport Scotland for the consents needed to make the site a […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is enhancing the service it provides to industry through an interchange programme. MMO employees are visiting a range of organisations, delivery partners and devolved administrations to learn more about day-to-day and strategic activities, build awareness of other operating environments and establish relationships. People employed in relevant industries will also be […]

  • 30 May 2012

    A major dredging programme has started at the Bembridge Harbour. ML Dredging Limited have been awarded the dredging contract by Bembridge Harbour Authority and have bought their split leg backhoe dredger Witton Two into the Harbour – having an overall length of 22.5m and a gross 120 ton capacity. Their associated split hopper barge Split […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Harbour attracted higher-than-forecast offshore industry traffic last year as the increasingly buoyant oil and gas sector generated more activity at the deep-water port’s expanding facilities. Figures released by Lerwick Port Authority show that number of offshore industry vessels using Lerwick rose 9% last year to 623, compared with 2011, with the tonnage of shipping […]

  • 26 August 2010

    Work to dredge the channel into Scalloway harbour will be delayed after Shetland Islands Council received no tenders within the £3 million… (shetland-news) [mappress] Source: shetland-news, August 26, 2010;

  • 11 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A GREAT swathe of sand off the coast of Gower could be left untouched following a major rethink by a dredging company… Source: This is South Wales, November 6, 2009;

  • 14 April 2010

    ONE of Plymouth’s largest redevelopment projects has taken a major step forward with multi-million-pound works getting under way… [mappress] Source:thisisplymouth,April 14,2010;

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rapidly growing and award winning subsea specialist ROVOP has made a strong start to 2013 after expanding its management team and signing £3.5 million of contracts in January alone. The company, which provides subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services, has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Moray Melhuish as commercial director, and strengthened […]