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  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the conclusion of CHC’s consultation with stakeholders on the planned design optimization and changes to the next phases of the Cowes Outer Harbor Project (OHP), the Harbor Advisory Committee has confirmed its support for the completion of the optimized scheme as proposed by CHC. No definitive and final decision has been made as yet […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Eko Atlantic, the visionary new city for Lagos, Nigeria drew high-level presidential praise from both the Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan and the former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton during a dedication ceremony to mark a milestone event. Describing the development of Eko Atlantic as an outstanding initiative President Jonathan said, ‘This […]

  • 9 July 2013

    The partially submerged and rusting Waipa Delta pontoon has been successfully removed in a joint operation by Waikato Regional Council and Hamilton City Council. The pontoon erected on the Waikato River near Memorial Park, just north of Victoria Bridge, was used by the Waipa Delta river tour operation for 24 years from 1985. But there […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    To better protect the local native fish habitat landholders along the Murray River are being reminded that unauthorised dredging works, removal of river snags and the destruction of riverbanks is not permitted. Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Supervising Fisheries Officer, Peter Tilbrook, said that current work by the Murray Darling Basin Authority on the Mildura […]

  • 26 July 2012

    The Colac Otway Shire is set to purchase a brand new dredging vessel to service the Apollo Bay Harbour thanks to a $1.4 million grant from the Victorian Coalition Government. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine announced the funding as part of a package worth almost $2.2 million for the Apollo Bay Harbour. “After visiting Apollo […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of one of the biggest flood defense schemes in the country was officially launched by the Environment Minister in Hull on Thursday, 16 May. The £42 million Hull Frontage Flood Defense scheme will see the height of defenses raised along more than 4 miles of the Humber foreshore from St Andrew’s Quay and Victoria […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority is holding drop-in community information sessions in October to provide updates on the project’s progress over the past year. CEO Mike Lean said the Port of Hastings Development Authority has laid the groundwork this year to ensure there are many opportunities for community involvement over the next three to […]

  • 21 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded four contracts for work on placement areas in the district. • American West Construction LLC, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, was awarded a contract in the amount of $345,982 to perform dewatering in Placement Area No. 6, Cedar Bayou, Texas. • Babcock Construction Company, a service-disabled […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of a multi-million pound scheme to protect thousands of homes and businesses in Hull from flooding from the Humber has been given the go ahead, informs the Environment Agency. The £42 million flood alleviation scheme, approved by Hull’s planning committee earlier this month, has now had final sign off from the Secretary of State […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2015 has proved a record year for the Italian dredger manufacturer Italdraghe. The beginning of the year saw the delivery in Italy of the first of its new range of Octopus dredgers, multifunctional vessels with numerous innovative features that allow them to operate in extremely varied working conditions. During the year Italdraghe was awarded contracts […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 200-year-old Crinan Canal has been honored with plaque unveilings by the Glasgow Branch of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).  Originally designed by civil engineer John Rennie and completed in 1801, the canal created a vital link for the area between Glasgow and the River Clyde and the villages and islands of the West Highlands. The […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Minister for Water Tony Burke will continue to work closely with the Basin States over the coming weeks to finalise the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. The Basin States, South Australia, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and Queensland, last night reached further consensus on the details of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, but there is […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Damen Shipyards Group is constructing a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650 for Australian client Gippsland Ports. The TSHD will be the first Damen dredger to operate in the country. The client will use the dredger to maintain entry to the port of Lakes Entrance and the Gippsland Lakes system, in Victoria, which is […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work on a £3.4m project at Seaham Harbour’s historic North Pier aimed at protecting the town from flooding and erosion is to get underway this week. The scheme will safeguard around 100 homes and 30 businesses in the town against potential flood risks and help prevent coastal deterioration by stopping storm waves penetrating the harbour. […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Victoria University research has found that the St Kilda penguins have higher loads of arsenic, mercury and lead in their blood compared to their cousins on Phillip Island and the remote Notch Island colony in Bass Strait. Annett Finger, a PhD candidate at VU’s Institute for Sustainability and Innovation, tested 300 little penguins as part […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has marked a major milestone with the successful completion of detailed site surveys of Western Port’s marine environment. These surveys included taking numerous samples from just over 100 borehole locations at various points across Western Port. The samples were collected from two jack-up barges that began surveying in December […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Premier and Member for South West Coast Denis Napthine was in Portland today celebrating with boating enthusiasts and locals as he officially opened the newly completed Portland Bay marina. Joined by Glenelg Shire Council Mayor Karen Stephens, Dr Napthine said the new marina was a great asset for Portland providing improved and safer access to […]

  • 11 April 2012

      Abigroup has been awarded Contractor of the Year at the prestigious International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) annual awards event held in Las Vegas. In addition Abigroup’s Banora Point Upgrade Alliance (BPUA) has won the Environmental Achievement Award at the same event. The Contractor of the Year Award recognises those contractors who demonstrate excellence in […]

  • 2 August 2012

    The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, today announced that a major environmental remediation project will be undertaken to remove contaminated sediment in the Esquimalt Graving Dock water lot. A Request for Proposals for the first phase of the project, the construction of a sheet […]

  • 31 August 2010

    As the Liberal Express continues to travel through Cape Breton today, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff is calling on the federal Conservatives to commit to funding for the dredging of Sydney Harbour to create high-quality jobs and economic development in the region. “The Conservatives are dragging their feet for no good reason when Cape Bretoners’ jobs […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For the first time ever, scientists have simulated the movement of sediment throughout the San Antonio River Basin with a new U.S. Geological Survey model, created in cooperation with the San Antonio River Authority (SARA). A better understanding of how sediment moves through the San Antonio River Basin is critical for decision makers to help […]

  • 7 March 2011
    Vessels

      BMT Fleet Technology, of Ottawa, Ontario has announced its collaboration with the University of Victoria to design and deliver North America’s first ever hybrid, electric research ship. The vessel, formerly known as CCG Tsekoa II, will be used by the University as a research facility off the British Columbia (BC) coast to investigate changing […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A ‘Port Master Plan’ for Cowes, that aims to address harbor and marine stakeholder development issues, is being proposed by Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) and major stakeholders following extensive consultation. The Commission’s objective proposes the agreement of a: “Port Master Plan that identifies current and long-term growth strategies to future-proof the port’s infrastructure and services […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group has announced the inauguration of its fifth dedicated business unit in North America. Located in Jupiter, Florida, just north of West Palm Beach, the new MacArtney ‘Southeast Operations’ will cover a six-state area including Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Headed by General Manager, Lou Dennis, the […]

  • 24 January 2012

    CTC Marine Projects, Ltd., part of DeepOcean Group Holding AS, has announced the completion of its trenching work for the Kipper Tuna Turrum Project in the KTT Field located 45 kilometres offshore Victoria, Australia. The work was undertaken on contract for McDermott Industries (Aust) Pty Ltd. The Company performed trenching of the recently installed hydraulic […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Officials announced that the Port of Geelong dredging contract, worth $6 million, has been awarded to New Zealand-based Heron Construction Company. The contract has been awarded for the multi-million dollar channel-widening work in Corio Bay as part of an ongoing push to improve safety, capacity and efficiency in the shipping lanes for the Port of […]