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  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 36th edition of the International conference on coastal engineering ICCE 2018 will take place in Baltimore, MD, from 30 July – 3 August. Central theme of the conference will be the present state of the art and science of coastal engineering. The biannual conference is held under the auspices of the Coastal Engineering Research […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA, a crawler excavator manufacturer, has just introduced its enhanced SK500LC-10 model. This excavator delivers a bucket digging force of 57,500-lbs and achieves 10% increase in work volume. Equipped with an increased torque setting, the SK500 supplies 11% more digging volume than its predecessor. Much of this boost in efficiency comes from a […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, a company dedicated to engineering, consulting and production of dredgers, dredging and mining equipment and technology and Altair HyperWorks, market leader in engineering, simulation and software of fluid dynamics, have teamed up on the design, calculation and simulation of dredge and mining pumps and dredge installations. HyperWorks has extensive knowledge and skills in […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Memorial University Fisheries and Marine Institute will inaugurate the new Master of Marine Studies in Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) and Management, the first graduate program of its kind in Canada, in September 2016. “Marine spatial planning is an emerging and important field that is gaining prominence as global demands on our coastal spaces and […]

  • 1 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

      The key laying of two CSD’s 500 will take place on Thursday June 2 in Sharjah (UAE). VOSTA LMG signed a contract with Jordan Modern Industries (JMI) for supply of two CSD’s 500 in March 2011. The two dredgers will be built at APT Global Marine services LCC, and will be used by the […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s North American Dredging Summit will take place at the Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks in Houston, Texas on the 8th and 9th February 2017. The North American Dredging Summit follows on from the successful European editions of ACI’s Dredging Summit series, the organizers said. With the ongoing operational and technical challenges in dredging project management […]

  • 17 January 2013

    A leading coastal scientist has warned that some of the world’s best known beach resorts may not survive projected sea level rises and that problems caused by changing sea levels are compounded by a lack of political will and short-term coastal management initiatives. Professor Andrew Cooper, Professor of Coastal Studies in the School of Environmental […]

  • 23 April 2012

    In March 2012, Konecranes received an order for 20 Automated Stacking Cranes (ASCs) from Global Terminal & Container Services, LLC (“Global”) in New Jersey, USA. Most of the cranes will be delivered to Global’s container terminal in Jersey City in 2013. This is Konecranes’ second ASC delivery to the USA; Konecranes has previously delivered ASC […]

  • 7 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Land Reclamation in Singapore from 1984 to 2012 A large-scale of land reclamation has been undertaken in different parts of Singapore since the 1960s.   Indofin Group Acquires Majority Stake in IHC Merwede (The Netherlands) Indofin Group, the investment company, owned by the De Bruin family, has acquired a majority shareholding of 62% In […]

  • 20 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    DEME Announces New Contracts Worth EUR 250 Million Within the DEME group recently, a great many assignments for large, energy-related projects have been awarded to a range of different companies.   Durres Port Development: Dredging is Major Factor for Success (Albania) EMS Albanian Port Operator Shpk officially started operations at the East Terminal in the […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The much-acclaimed Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme has once again enjoyed success – this time on a global stage at a recent international awards ceremony in Miami, USA. The latest accolade for Medmerry is an Environmental Excellence Award from the World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA), which was presented at WODA’s triennial international conference (13-17 June). […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An international research project led by the University of Bath is investigating the impact of waves on coastlines using novel laser measurement devices. The equipment is similar to laser measurement devices used in construction, except it is able to measure 37,500 points a second. This capability means these ‘Lidar’ devices are able to scan each […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port & Terminal Technology’s 6th International Conference & Exhibition USA 2014 (20 and 21 May, Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, Georgia) is a high-calibre event which has been running for the last nine years in Europe and is now in its sixth successful year in the United States. This conference is a targeted event specially […]

  • 24 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Russia: Photo Report on Sabetta Port Dredging   Dredging works in Sabetta are being implemented in more challenging environment than a year ago.   Construction Starts on Super Suction Dredger   Construction of the “Junyang 1″, a super suction dredger ordered by CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd., has recently been initiated in the Netherlands.   […]

  • 6 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: How Expanded Panama Canal Will Work The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.   Conquest MB1 on Its Way to London Gateway (UK) Accompanied by tugs En Avant 20 and Sea […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has introduced an article about the Horseshoe Bend project in Louisiana. According to the paper, the capacity for the placement of shoal material dredged from Horseshoe Bend at eight wetland development sites located along the river’s bank lines adjacent to the channel was nearly exhausted in […]

  • 21 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Damen: Partnership with Van Oord (The Bahamas) Following a six-year acquisition program, the Government of the Bahamas has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 9 vessels for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and construction work for their naval bases.   Boskalis: Port of Mombasa Expansion Underway (Kenya) In week 14 Cofra […]

  • 22 August 2012

    PIANC USA and COPRI/ASCE have announced the dates and location for the fourth specialty conference on dredging and dredged material disposal, Dredging 2012. October 22-25 will prove to be an ideal time of year to visit sunny San Diego. The conference hotel was chosen for its prime waterfront spot on lovely San Diego Bay. Located […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Dutch research institute Deltares recently released a study highlighting the economic benefits of investments in dikes worldwide. According to Deltares, the economic benefits of building dikes to reduce flood damage far outweigh the costs at the global scale. In many parts of the world, it is even possible to reduce the economic damage from river […]

  • 15 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Strengthens Its Position in UK Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of UK specialist marine civil contractor J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd.    UK: Person Missing after Yacht Collides with Dredger The coastguard is searching for […]

  • 20 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Takes Over Dravo S. A. (Spain) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A.   UK: Boskalis Begins Port of Felixstowe Dredging Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Port & Terminal Technology Conference and Exhibition is coming to Savannah, Ga. on May 20-21. The Georgia Ports Authority and MCI Media will present the conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. “Savannah is the perfect location for this year’s event, as its container port serves as the major gateway for […]

  • 24 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group: New Projects in Asia and Australia Several projects have been awarded to Jan De Nul Group: a reclamation project in Indonesia, a capital dredging project in Russia and an offshore project in Australia.   Spain: Minorcan Project Under Fire Oceana has made a formal complaint to UNESCO today, against a project that aims […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In conjunction with the AGU Fall Meeting 2014, Deltares will organize several software workshops courses and presentations: “The Deltares Software Days in San Francisco”. International scientists and consultants can attend the DSD-USA, in order to improve their modeling skills in the field of water, subsurface and infrastructure. The following courses will be given: – Getting […]

  • 6 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC Sells Its Stake in IHC Sealing Solutions Royal IHC (IHC), the global leader in shipbuilding for the dredging and offshore industries, has reached an agreement to sell 100% of its shares in its subsidiary IHC Sealing Solutions.   Sheriff Investigates Vehicle Dredged from Duluth-Superior Harbor A mystery was pulled out of the Duluth-Superior […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Navy has scheduled controlled detonations at a safe, secured, pre-designated location at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Waipio Peninsula Annex to destroy military munitions recovered from past dredging activities in Pearl Harbor. Demolition work is planned for today and tomorrow, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. “During the Navy’s screening of dredged […]