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  • 13 January 2012

    Construction of the hard sea wall that is to protect the north side of Maasvlakte 2, proceeds steadily. The ‘wet’ activities underwater were completed in November. In the meantime the specially constructed land-based crane, the Blockbuster, continues to work briskly on the block dam that will reach the mainland in mid-February. The coastal expansion project […]

  • 7 May 2010

    Nearly a year and a half after the devastating TVA ash spill, we have a closer look at the cleanup beside the coal-fired power plant in… [mappress] Source: wate, May 7, 2010;

  • 14 October 2011

    Dredging of Port Hacking has been delayed, putting back efforts to improve wave formation at North Cronulla beach…   BY KATE CARR (theleader) [mappress] Source: theleader, October 14, 2011;

  • 27 June 2012

    The portion of beach along Baha Marâs property that has been blocked off from the public will remain that way until sometime next year, according to Baha Marâs Executive Vice President of Construction Tom Dunlap, reports thenassauguardian.com. Dispelling fears that the Baha Mar development is destroying Cable Beach, development representatives explained that the new rock […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business, has completed the final section of the sea defense works at Fairhaven Lake, and the promenade is now open to the public. The Fairhaven coastal protection scheme involved the replacement of the sea defense walls, as the existing coastal defences were time […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is inviting the public to an outreach meeting to discuss upcoming American River levee work in north Sacramento, near the Natomas East Main Drainage Canal. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 18, at American River Flood Control District office (165 Commerce Circle, Sacramento). Representatives from […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Technology

    Julong Environment Technology has successfully delivered a standard CSD450 model cutter suction dredger to the Port of Bunati, Indonesia. According to the Chinese manufacturer of various water engineering equipment, the CSD Bunati-01 was transported by a bulk cargo ship and arrived in Indonesia in April, 2020. Upon arrival, Julong engineers helped the client with the assembling […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Conwy County Borough Council recently hired HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling of the Colwyn Bay’s new beach defenses. “The Council wants to assure the longevity of the new beach, which has to date involved the placing of approximately 500,000m³ of dredged material, and has commissioned HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling to estimate its future […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    It’s now six months on since the devastating floods of December 2015 and the Environment Agency is embarking on a significant program of repairs to flood defenses damaged by the flooding. More than 9,000 householders and businesses across north and west Yorkshire were affected by the flooding and have spent much of this time dealing […]

  • 2 August 2011

    About 50 Moses Lake residents and dignitaries walked up a steep incline to see sediment pumped by Ellicott 370 dredge, from the lake’s…   (columbiabasinherald) [mappress] Source: columbiabasinherald, August 2, 2011

  • 20 February 2012

    Dredging works undertaken at Lyme Regis harbor resulted in 3,000 tons of removed sand. This project worth £25,000 comprised deepening the area known as the Pool and removing silt building up by the North Wall over a four-day period. Harbourmaster Grahame Forshaw and deputy Mike Higgs stressed the importance of this regular cleaning in order […]

  • 11 November 2011

    Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced tender for harbour construction works. Details: The Parkkade Rotterdam comprises a variety of old constructions, whose design life has now been exceeded. The wharf is used as a mooring and needs to be renovated in order to maintain the desired functionality. The existing quay is to be upgraded, and […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The agitation by the employees of the public sector Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) against the proposed strategic sale of equity has entered its 37th day, local media reports.  “A decision for going on an indefinite camp will be taken shortly after consulting all the unions,” a spokesperson for ‘Save DCI JAC’ said. Ignoring the protests from the employees and political parties, the […]

  • 29 August 2011

    The Hawaii Department of Transportation’s Harbor Division held a talk story at Aunty Sally’s Luau Hale on Thursday evening on the topic of t… (bigislandvideonews) [mappress] Source: bigislandvideonews, August 29, 2011;

  • 1 June 2011

    City officials are bracing for a tidal wave of opinions from residents during a workshop Aug. 17 on the potential cost of dredging canals…   By CARL ORTH (suncoastpasco) [mappress] Source: suncoastpasco, June 1, 2011    

  • 29 September 2010

    The sand on Fort Myers Beach is slowly disappearing. And with a tropical wave on the way, the problem could be much worse my next week. But… (nbc-2) [mappress] Source: nbc-2, September 29, 2010;

  • 26 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking event and media site tour, in front of the Col. Ward Pump Station, by the water, at 2 Porter Ave., Buffalo, NY 14201. The ceremony celebrated the start of repairs to over 1,300 feet of the seawall at the northern section of the […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports Ltd (ABP) has released a tender to the market for dredging and pumping works in Southampton, UK. The notice, published in the Tenders Electronic Daily (TED), said that ABP Southampton is seeking a supplier that will carry out deepening and widening of existing berth pockets by dredging and potentially install scour protection […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gravel beaches occur on many wave-dominated coasts across the world and are widely considered an effective and sustainable form of coastal defense. Despite their societal importance, relatively little research has been directed towards understanding the mechanisms leading to their failure during storms. As a result, coastal managers have very limited guidance when estimating the potential […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The fast-track sealing works inside the eastern bund wall at Fisherman’s Landing reclamation area have been completed ahead of schedule. The Transitional Environmental Program (TEP) was approved on 25th June to allow for works to be undertaken up to the 6th August, however the works were surveyed and deemed a success on August 4; two […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 2015) will take place from March 12-14, 2015, in Surathkal, Mangalore, India. This conference will provide a platform for researchers, engineers, scientists and academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the globe to present their research results and developmental activities in the […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Septentrio Satellite Navigation has signed MBT GmbH as a new dealer for its GNSS marine receivers in Germany. MBT GmbH, a joint venture between Meerestechnisches Büro Turla and the MacArtney Group based in Kiel, Germany, will provide sales and support for the Septentrio marine product line and the Altus APS-U GNSS receivers to customers […]

  • 14 November 2011

    About 200 Maori walked across the harbour bridge today and gathered outside the Armitage Hotel in protest at the Port of Tauranga’s plan to…   By Andrew Campbell (sunlive) [mappress] Source: sunlive, November 14, 2011;

  • 26 September 2011

    The Coast Guard will soon remove buoys from some of the region’s shallow-draft inlets in the wake of Hurricane Irene, and they won’t be put…   By Wayne Faulkner (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, September 26, 2011;

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    APM Terminals Poti and Poti New Terminals Corporation have signed an agreement for the joint development of a new bulk cargo facility on the northern side of the Poti Sea Port.   Under the contract, APMT will invest in: constructing a new breakwater, 400m of quay wall, dredging up to 13,5 meters vessel draft. Also, PNTC […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Surfers are going to have to wait a bit longer for the perfect wave at North Cronulla after Sutherland Shire Council announced a delay in th… BY KATE CARR (theleader) [mappress] Source: theleader, October 18, 2011