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  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday awarded $506,344 in grants from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust (MET) to 15 projects across the state that will restore aquatic habitat, rivers and watersheds, monitor water quality, etc.  “Last year’s drought showed how precious and vulnerable our water resources are, and how important it is we act proactively to protect these […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A scheme delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency has been named a finalist in two industry awards schemes. The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme has been named a finalist in two categories in the 2016 Constructing Excellence in London and South East Awards, and in the ICE South East England […]

  • 18 December 2013

    The Warrington Mayor and local school children planted a tree today to mark the completion of the first phase of construction on one of the UK’s biggest flood defence schemes. The 1.5 km stretch of flood walls and embankments along Knutsford Rd have already proved their worth by protecting around 1,500 local homes and businesses […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rocks are being delivered as work starts on the £30m scheme to protect 1,400 properties at Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme in Kent. The Environment Agency has appointed Team Van Oord to construct the scheme, which will cover 2.4km of beach from the Suttons, Camber to the western boundary of Lydd Ranges and will include: […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The southern breakwater at the Mackay Marina will be closed to the public from Monday 4th November to mid-February next year for general maintenance works. The maintenance work will require placement of about 30,000 tonnes of hard rock along approximately 400 meters of the outer side of the breakwater wall. This will involve the use […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Denbighshire County Council, supported by the Welsh Government’s Coastal Risk Management Program, has drawn up plans to install rock armoring and increase the height of the sea wall along the promenade between Splash Point and the slipway adjacent to Rhyl Golf Club. Construction is expected to take 18 months and start during 2019, subject to […]

  • 25 July 2012

    On-scene weather conditions Tuesday continue to delay the on-going salvage operations of the Arthur J, the 110-foot dredge barge that is grounded and partially sunk two miles off the shore of Lakeport, Mich., in Lake Huron. This is the second day that weather and sea state have caused a delay in the salvage of the […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Americas Styrenics LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with proposed dredging in the Thames River in Gales Ferry, Connecticut. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of two distinct areas adjacent to the federal navigation channel in […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Vessels

      Dredging works in Queensland’s Burnett River involved deepening the navigational channel and placement of the material behind “Kirby’s Wall”. Neumann Contractors performed the work using their 450mm Cutter Suction Dredge Nu Endeavour coupled to a spreader barge for placement. The Burnett river was severely impacted by flooding in January 2013. Dredging was required to […]

  • 13 January 2011

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine environmental consultancy, has reported that against a much increased competitive and challenging market background, it achieved its ambitious 2010 sales target. The energy sector continues to be its biggest market and the company continues to offer a suite of services to the offshore wind market including impact assessments and metocean […]

  • 10 November 2010

    The construction of a 67 million Euros sea defence wall along Ada coastline in the Dangbe East District of the Greater Accra Region would… By Stephen Odoi-Larbi (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, November 10, 2010;

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Tyneside Council has just announced that works are underway to prepare for a scheme to give a stretch of the seafront at Whitley Bay a new lease of life. The council’s project to strengthen and safeguard sea defenses will see vital refurbishment works carried out at Central Lower Promenade. The scheme, which has saved […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge, a Louisiana based company involved in customized dredging solutions, announced last week that their first Sharkuda is now in operation and the building of its second Sharkuda underway. The Sharkuda Dredge Class is designed to excel in areas otherwise difficult to access; it incorporates two newly patented technologies: the new walking carriages which […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Project was officially opened on Friday, 13 May, by Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency. This coastal scheme, which took two years to complete, will provide improved protection from flooding for around 1,400 homes and 100 businesses along a 2.5 km stretch of the East Sussex coastline […]

  • 26 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Kampers Pump Service will introduce its Green Light Pump System at SMM 2010. Kampers is exhibiting in the Holland Pavilion, Hall B7 stand 59. The new system is a tremendous step forward in easy discharging with twinscrew pumps. The intelligent Green Light Pump System regulates the flow of the pump. In case of cavitation, the […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first in a series of community events about the impact of coastal erosion in the Redlands will be held at Wellington Point Reserve on Saturday, 22 April, from 8am to 12pm, Redland City Council just announced. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams, said that 44 sites across the city had been identified as prone to erosion […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A moored dredger in Stranraer has caused serious damage to the harbour walls, according to gallowaygazette.co.uk. The boat, which was tied to the west wall, has pulled at the structure in front of the new harbour master’s office, lading to cracks in the wall and pulling at the pontoons. A council spokesperson said: “Part of […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work on M. Veyvah Harbor is well underway, with overall 39% project progress, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reported today. The construction of a concrete wall and the installation of mooring rings are currently ongoing, with 39% and 20% completion respectively. The M. Veyvah Harbor project includes: dredging and excavation operations of 60,839cbm; construction […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A beach nourishment work at the Purangi Estuary end of Cooks Beach is officially underway, Thames-Coromandel District Council said in their latest announcement. The work started last week and will take about 14 days to complete. According to the council, it will involve the extraction of 1650m3 of sand from the spit and placing it […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria conducted a site visit with key users of the Cape Conran boat ramp earlier this week to continue discussions on improving distribution of information and updates surrounding the ramp’s condition. Parks Victoria’s District Manager for East Gippsland, Will McCutcheon, said that this was a great opportunity to come together and talk through all aspects […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just announced that the multi-million pound Lustrum Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme in Stockton-on-Tees has been officially opened. The EA and Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council have worked together on the £3 million award-winning scheme, which included replacing Londonderry Bridge and building new flood walls along the beck. An official opening event on 26 July […]

  • 26 September 2013

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced that the Government of Canada will undertake a study on dredging requirements and operational issues at Malpeque Harbour. “Since being reappointed as Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, I have heard the concerns of many stakeholders with regards to the ongoing issues that fishermen face when […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 30 Lyttelton locals and some berth holders from the inner harbor pile moorings visited Lyttelton Port of Christchurch’s information cabin Port Talk, located on Lyttelton’s main street, last week to find out more about the latest port’s development projects. Recently, LPC announced that it will build a new marina called Te Ana, at […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has lined up more development projects in the country in addition to a number of projects that it has earlier announced. The latest listing includes the Caminawit Port development project in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro and the construction of buildings for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) at the […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The Port of Tubarão in Vitória has received Vale Rio de Janeiro, a Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) which is capable of transporting 400,000 metric tons of iron ore. The docking of this vessel marks the first stage in Vale’s project in Espírito Santo to receive the world’s largest ore carriers. Vale has been studying […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations were scheduled to start Monday, May 13, in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but strong offshore winds and waves have slowed offshore pipe mobilization, delaying the start of beach nourishment a few days, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in its latest release.  The project, which will see sand placed on […]