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  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    MANAMA: As a major part of its expansion plan, Arab Shipbuilding Repair Yard (Asry) has awarded a design and build contract for the construction of a 1,380-metre quay wall to Bahrain-based Nass Contracting. The $80 million contract… Source: Gulf Daily News, December 9, 2009;

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on a £2 million scheme to help protect the Yorkshire coast town of Whitby from tidal flooding is now underway and is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2020, Scarborough Borough Council reports.  The flood alleviation project will involve the construction of a flood wall, 303 meters long with an average […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Poundfield Products of Ipswich in Suffolk has recently been awarded its largest ever contract with a £2 million order for decorative, reinforced concrete panels from County Durham based Hall Construction Services. Obtained by Poundfield’s bespoke products division, the order covers the manufacture of nearly 4000 individual pieces which are now being used to construct over […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    IMS recently announced that it has sold two IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredges to a contractor in Colombia. One of these dredgers is currently working on a major government-funded clean up project on the highly contaminated Bogota River. “Our hands on approach to solving our clientele’s complex problems and providing them with top notch after […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work is progressing well on the latest phase of a scheme which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding for more than 4,500 homes and businesses on Portsea Island. The £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme, which is being delivered by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership on behalf of Portsmouth City Council, is being […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Liverpool2, with support from Royal HaskoningDHV, at Seaforth has moved into next phase as work to reclaim 12ha of land passes the first stage. Further infilling is due to take place over the summer. Royal HaskoningDHV is providing environmental oversight for Liverpool2 – a challenging Peel Ports led project. Once completed, the port will be the […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Suffolk County has successfully completed the dredging works on Accabonac Harbor near Louse Point in Springs, NY. Ideally, the entrance has a depth of six feet. Periodic dredging is necessary to maintain the depth. The last dredge was in 2013 and over the past few years, the littoral current and storms have deposited sand, etc. […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction of Liverpool’s new deep water container terminal, Liverpool2, took a major step forward this week with the appointment by Peel Ports of specialised contractors BAM Nuttall and Van Oord to construct the new in-river quay wall. The companies have formed a joint venture to undertake work on the quay wall, which forms the berthing […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    September and October – under the New IJmuiden Sea Lock project – will be dominated by the sinking operation of the lock gate chamber of the outer head and by the construction of the walls of the flood defense, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The port also added that the OpenIJ concrete mixing plant will be […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment

    Earlier this week, Straatman BV successfully completed the production of two bow couplings for their customer Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD). This installation is designed for efficient beach and land reclamation and it realizes the connection between ship and floating hose line. The bow discharge installation consists of the following main parts: – […]

  • 28 June 2012

      Since September last year, Gladstone Ports Corporation has been claiming that their dredging project is not the cause of poor water quality. However, they have recently admitted that they are contributing to the water problems in this area, according to Yahoo.com. Queensland Independent MP Liz Cunningham says that for a long time now the […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Business development

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP), a developer and regulator of ports and industrial zones in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has announced that Khalifa Port’s expansion is on pace for completion. The Khalifa Port expansion is set to attract new business and significantly boost capacity in line with evolving customer expectations, said ADP. The expansion has […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

     The most serious threat resulting from climate change in the North Sea Region coastal areas is the increasing flood and coastal erosion risk. The Interreg VB North Sea Region ‘Building with Nature’ project demonstrates solutions to this threat in which natural elements like wind, waves and tides are used. The coastlines in the north […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    People in the White Horse Lane area of Boston will see Environment Agency staff putting up temporary demountable flood defences on Thursday. The structures are being used to reduce flood risk in the area after a 30-metre section of flood wall was damaged by the tidal surge on 5 December. In total 60-metres of temporary […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Adur Tidal Walls Scheme that will significantly reduce flood risk to over 2,300 properties in Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing has taken a step towards completion, reports the Environment Agency. Work at Reach E3 of the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme is now complete, and the northern section of the Downs Links and Lower Beach Road re-opened […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has tested a new type of floating willow mattress. It keeps the reed marsh that develops on top floating for longer than the present ‘sinking’ reed marshes. The new type provides better wave attenuation than the older structure. As a result, these floating reed marshes help to defend shores and therefore improve flood protection, ultimately generating savings […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Abbott Government has announced an independent review of how two leaking incidents occurred in the protective wall of Gladstone Harbour. “”It is clear that there has been a failure in the bund wall at the Port of Gladstone. An Independent Review of the Port of Gladstone was commissioned by the Australian Government in February […]

  • 20 October 2011

    A harsh northerly wind was stoking up the waves Wednesday afternoon in Waukegan Harbor, where a maximum wave height of 21.7 feet was recorde… BY DAN MORAN (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, October 20, 2011;

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – has just released the latest update on the development project. In the coming months, the space between the walls of the dividing dam and the walls of the northern part of the flood barrier will be filled […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The Council of the Borough of South Tyneside has announced plan for the coastal defence upgrade works at the South Shields area. The Council now wishes to appoint a suitably qualified contractor for the scheme to upgrade the coastal defence which protects the frontage at Littlehaven Beach, South Shields and runs between the South Groyne […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dundee City Council said in its latest announcement that the preparation works for the Broughty Ferry Flood Protection Scheme started this week. Contractor BAM Ritchies will be at various points between Douglas Terrace and Beach Crescent between 8am and 5pm for four weeks, said the council. Investigations operations, which officially started yesterday, will consist of exploratory […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Caterpillar Inc. today announced profit per share of $1.16 for the second quarter of 2015, a decrease from $1.57 per share in the second quarter of 2014.   Excluding restructuring costs, profit per share was $1.27, down from $1.69 per share in the second quarter of 2014. Second-quarter 2015 sales and revenues were $12.3 billion, […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Good progress continues to be made under the Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS) with the improvements to the wall at River Road, informs the Environment Agency. According to the update, further deliveries of steel sheet piles were made to site week beginning Monday 4 May. This means that all the steel sheet piles needed to […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Employees of PusAir, the Indonesian knowledge and research institute for water management, paid a visit to Deltares between 14 and 18 January in order to learn more about Dutch coastal modelling methods and examine the opportunities for exchanging knowledge. PusAir is keen to find out more about coastal development and management. With more than 17,000 […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has revealed a healthy net profit margin of 4.1% per cent in 2012 and a positive sales forecast for the year ahead. The company develops and builds innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support services for the dredging, mining and offshore industries, which have been performing well – despite the global economic situation […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid this month for its new protective wall, the Queensland Government reports.  Construction is already moving ahead on the 2.2km protective rock wall, which will ultimately pave the way for up to six new berths. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Alan […]