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  • 10 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    WASSP Ltd has today announced the expansion of the company’s senior management with the appointment of Ian McDonald as General Manager. The role is a newly created position and will see Mr McDonald overseeing WASSP’s international sales & marketing strategy for their multibeam sonar products. Originally from Glasgow, Scotland, Mr McDonald has vast experience in […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Angus Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Arbroath Harbor maintenance dredging project. This deepening scheme will involve a dredging activity to remove 8,250 m³ of material from the inner and outer harbor and navigation channel. The dredged material from each activity is to be deposited at sea approximately 1.75 nautical miles […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Dunedin, Florida, has just announced that the $4.6 million beach renourishment work on Honeymoon Island is now completed. During this 14-month coastal reconstruction scheme, around 165,000 cubic yards of new sand was pumped onto the beach. The project was funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by way of the state Legislature, which funnels […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Water board Noorderzijlvest has contracted Dutch-based consultancy firm Grontmij to make a preliminary design and contract for a 12 km sea dike improvement between Eemshaven and Delfzijl, on the north coast of the Netherlands. The flood defense project is part of a nationwide program to reinforce dikes to withstand heavier wave loads. The authorities decided […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Williams Group LLC, from Boligee, Alabama, has won a $9.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for raising six miles of hurricane protection levee, seven miles of flood side wave berm and two levee crossing ramps. Work will be performed from New Orleans to Venice, Louisiana, NOV-07a, Reach B1, West Bank Back Levee, Empire to Fort Jackson, Plaquemines […]

  • 14 June 2012

    According to the Sunshine Coast Daily, the Maroochydore beach replenishment plans will be rolled out from the start of the new financial year. The dredging from the Maroochy River will begin in the next few months with the initial aim of 125,000 cubic metres of sand being pumped on to the strip. Denis Shaw, the […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, was in Dawlish Warren last week to open the resort’s new flood defense scheme which could reduce flood risks to nearly 3,000 homes and businesses in the Exe estuary area. The £12 million coastal flood defense program at Dawlish is the result of a partnership between the Environment Agency […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Only four months after the signing of the contract, Damen successfully shipped a fully customized Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350 to Brazil. The standard dredger was adapted to meet Brazilian Naval requirements and received additional options as per customer request. The CSD350 is the first stationary dredger Damen has delivered to Brazil. Many countries – […]

  • 12 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 4,200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP) in Montevideo, Uruguay. The contract was signed by Mr Alberto Diaz Acosta, President of the Board of Directors of ANP, Mrs Gladis Liliana Peirano Rivero, Interim General Secretary of […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Lower Tame Flood Risk Management Scheme is continuing to progress, with works moving to the next section at Fazeley in Tamworth. Following the granting of planning permission by Lichfield District Council, work on the £3.5million scheme started at the end of June 2013, shortly after the opening of the first section of works in […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Previously uninhabited, Boubyan Island is the largest of the Kuwaiti coastal islands and is now the scene of a complete development project. The overall master plan for the island’s evolution includes residential and industrial developments, a bridge link to the mainland, a seaport and a nature reserve. The port, known as the Mubarak Al Kabeer […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Marmon Utility, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with remediating streambank damages along Bladens River in Seymour, Conn. Marmon Utility, LLC sustained significant streambank damages along the Bladens River during Hurricane Irene at its Keyrite […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed 96 structural and non-structural flood-mitigating projects for National Capital Region (NCR) and Regions 3 and 4A. DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the completed projects are part of the Priority High-Impact Flood Control Projects for Metro Manila and its neighboring regions in the Flood […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    For the third time in a row Jan de Nul Dredging chooses No Limit Ships Shipyards. After first having bought two survey vessels, they now opted for a No Limit 1640 Crewtender with thirteen passenger seats. For the next five years the vessel is expected to be deployed for various projects in European waters and […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The trial with opening the beach pavilions near the port of Scheveningen through the winter has been suspended in the light of the results of a study by Deltares. The study has shown that the pavilions, which were to be built on a sand layer rising to NAP +4.5 metres, are not safe. During the […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India, a miniratna Indian public sector unit engaged in business of dredging, reported a decline in standalone net profit for the quarter ended March 2013. During the quarter, the profit of the company fell 60.70% to Rs 113.8 million from Rs 289.6 million in the same quarter previous year. Net sales for […]

  • 28 September 2012

    SANDAG’s Shelby Tucker said that the sand replenishment is expected to finish in Imperial Beach by October 5. This project started on September 5, and will provide new sand to eight beaches on San Diego’s coastline. According to imperialbeach.patch.com, roughly 300,000 cubic yards of sand has been deposited on 2,600 feet of the Imperial Beach […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Because of doubts about the original design of the new harbour built in Sal Rei on the Cape Verdean island Boa Vista, the Cape Verdean client asked Royal Haskoning and Deltares to produce, test and optimise a new design. The harbour is vital for the ongoing development of tourism on the island. Storms resulted in […]

  • 20 December 2011

    A two-month project to pump sand on to an eroding part of Hilton Head Island has begun. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports that crews started laying pipe for the nearly $10 million project on Friday and hope to start pumping sand from a mile offshore on to the northeast tip of the island […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A joint venture between Austria’s Strabag and Greek harbor specialist Archirodon has won around €90 million (US$115 million) contract to extend the container port at Port Louis, Mauritius. This development program will be carried out in four phases to allow the harbor to remain in operation while work is going on. Phase 1 will see […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are scheduled to occur in Church Creek, one of the most highly degraded sub-watersheds on the South River, from October 26, 2015 until February 15, 2016, the U.S. Coast Guard informs. The work is located within the Church Creek channel, in the upper waterway from Wilenar Community Marina. The navigation channel will be […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of tropical storm Sandy, the city of Virginia Beach has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an emergency dredge of Rudee Inlet. The federal navigation channel shoaled significantly as a result of the storm, impeding navigation. The Norfolk District team quickly responded and sought the assistance of the Wilmington […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major renourishment project aimed to restore dunes that were hit by the winter storms has been underway at Sandy Neck. Each year, high winds and waves cause damage to the front dune at Sandy Neck, and sacrificial sand is put in place to protect the parking lot and shoreline. About 5,500 cubic yards of sand was […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Tyne Gangway and China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) have inked a gangway deal for the dredging vessel Chang Jiang Kou 01. This agreement was signed after the companies exhibiting at China’s largest maritime trade exhibition, Marintec. “We have made some fantastic contacts and have received some very promising sales leads. Marintec 2011 has been a […]

  • 9 July 2013

    Construction works, including the construction of a rock revetment and retaining wall, at 5 Yarraville berth have been extended and are now scheduled for completion on or around 31 August 2013. Barge 74 (24 m x 9 m) will be positioned onsite for the duration of the works and be marked by flashing lights at […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Burry Port Marina dredging project will start at the end of this month. Harbour Master Rory Dickinson said that heavy storms in the first three months of the year had caused colossal movements of sand within the estuary. The harbour was going to be drained for about a week depending on the weather and […]