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  • 23 March 2012

    In January 2012 Konecranes received an order for three RTGs from Slovenian port operator Luka Koper. This is Konecranes’ seventh RTG delivery to Luka Koper, who already has 10 Konecranes RTGs in its fleet, as well as Konecranes STS cranes, grab unloaders and reach stackers. The three recently ordered cranes will be delivered in October […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Three Dutch-related companies, BAM Nutall, Team Van Oord and VBA, have been awarded by the Environment Agency for their excellent work undertaken in flood scheme projects. On the occasion of the Flood & Coast 2016 conference the awards were handed out during a gala dinner in Telford on 24 February. The Dutch-related companies won their […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Liverpool have developed a new visualization tool to predict the maximum cost of coastal flooding to communities around estuaries. This method works by combining high impact flooding scenarios with land use maps. Researchers used this method to find that the economic damage of coastal flooding increased […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A team of scientists and community experts has released key recommendations to maintain and build land in coastal Louisiana. Their recommendations focus on operating Mississippi River sediment diversions and consider the needs of communities, wildlife and fisheries. Seven LSU faculty served on the 12-member Sediment Diversion Operations Expert Working Group, which put forth these recommendations. LSU […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay announced that 77 commercial fishing groups from Alaska to Maine have sent a letter to the Obama Administration urging it to protect Bristol Bay, its epic salmon runs and the commercial fishing jobs that rely on them. The groups include the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives, Maryland Watermen’s Association […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Tim Pallas and the Labor Party have proven once again why they are incapable of managing Victoria’s commercial ports, stated Minister for Ports Denis Napthine. “In Parliament this week and in a press release issued today, Mr Pallas has turned his back on the development of the Port of Hastings, once again doing a double […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority is celebrating a record breaking year for its dredging operations team reaching 110% of their estimated dredging target figure. Each year the Broads Authority Construction Team aims to remove around 50,000m³ of accumulated sediment from the rivers and broads in the national park. This is because the gradual build-up of sediment which […]

  • 8 February 2011

      Today, the world’s biggest submarine pipeline plough, PL3, arrived in the Baltic Sea on the deck of mother ship Far Samson. The subsea plough will be used to entrench the Nord Stream Pipeline in Swedish and Danish waters. Lowering of the pipeline below seabed level using PL3 ensures that the pipeline will remain stable […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (DIAP, DEME’s subsidiary for the South East Asia region) in a joint venture with Starhigh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd has been awarded a Design and Build contract for 148ha of land reclamation as an extension to Jurong Island for the account of Singapore Government’s largest industrial landlord JTC (Jurong […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On December 26th, the delivery ceremony of 10000m³ self-propulsion trailing suction hopper dredger “New Sea Tiger 8” was held in Changxing branch. On the basis of accomplishing grab bucket and cutter suction dredger, this was the first time for ZPMC to undertake large-scale trailing suction hopper dredger, which made ZPMC the first Chinese enterprise that […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has secured a contract from Belgium-based DEME for the design and build of four new vessels. The order consists of a copy of the recently delivered 8,400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River, a 2,300m³ TSHD, and two 3,500m³ split barges. “The Scheldt River was delivered in 2017 and due to its […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Demag Cranes Group is continuing to expand its business in the port technology segment in Turkey. After receiving purchase orders in the previous year for a total of nine new Gottwald Mobile Harbour Cranes, in the current year the company has also for the first time received an order for supply of two Portal […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Demag Cranes has announced the launch of its International Dry Bulk Competence Centre with the aim of further expanding the company’s activities in this sector. The centre is located in Banbury, United Kingdom, and will offer customers a complete bulk-handling product family ranging from mobile harbour cranes, portal harbour cranes and floating cranes to hoppers, […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is centre stage at the Underwater Mining Institute conference being held at Shanghai this week. CRP principal scientist Dr Robin Falconer updated the conference on recent corporate milestones and presented the findings of the four cruises conducted in the Chatham Rise licence area, east of New Zealand over the 2011-12 summer at […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is leading an interagency project to help restore the ecosystem at Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. The Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island is a $1.4-billion sustainability project to provide habitat for diamondback terrapins, over 160 bird species, crabs, rockfish and killifish, all […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff partnered with the Texas General Land Office (GLO) and scientists at Texas research universities to populate a centralized repository of information along the Texas coast called the Texas Coastal Sediment Geodatabase (TxSed). In 2009, the GLO obtained a federal Coastal Impact Assistance Program grant for […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on a unique dredging project aimed to help transform East Yorkshire’s Pocklington Canal, reports the Canal & River Trust. A special amphibious digger will remove approximately 8,000 tonnes of nutrient-rich silt that will be re-distributed to a nearby arable farm. This is the first time in over a century that two sections […]

  • 23 November 2011

    Most of the dredging in the Crescent City Harbor has been undertaken and a majority of the temporary docks have been positioned according to Richard Young, Crescent City Harbormaster. ”They’re about 99 percent in,” Young said about the docks. “People are docked up to them and the fishermen have got a place to tie.” When […]

  • 9 May 2011

    Dutch maritime product-, process- and service innovations. They are strongly represented in the Maritime by Holland Pavilion at Nor-Shipping 2011. The ‘Wall of Innovation’ will feature innovative films, the spring edition of the Maritime by Holland Innovation Newsflash will be distributed and the 20 participants of the Holland Pavilion will share their newest innovations. Nor-Shipping […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME’s subsidiary MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company) has been awarded a contract for the Old Doha Port Redevelopment project in Qatar.   In Singapore, DIAP (Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd) also secured a contract for the Ayer Merbau Reclamation Phase 2 project, DEME said in its latest release. The total value of these contracts […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new tool to guide restoration and protection actions to sustain priority habitats in the Hudson River estuary is now available for community groups, government agencies, scientists and conservation organizations, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced. The Hudson River Estuary Habitat Restoration Plan identifies four priority habitat types for […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Partrac Ltd has recently completed a survey to demonstrate its world-leading particle tracing technology for aiding the management of contaminated sediments. This was for the SPAWAR (Space and Naval Warfare) Systems Centre Pacific in San Diego. The study was undertaken under a grant funded by the US Department of Defense (DoD) ESTCP programme. This is the […]

  • 22 June 2012

    As construction workers maneuver bulldozers and spread sand to restore the degrading marsh island, Yellow Bar Hassock in Jamaica Bay, N.Y., their work is being closely observed by an area resident. “For the past few months we’ve seen him on the site. He just keeps doing his thing,” said Melissa Alvarez, a Senior Project Biologist […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Children who live and visit the Borough of Stone Harbor are grabbing their yellow hats and acting as official Honorary Inspectors for the Stone Harbor beach fill project that resumed on Wednesday afternoon, July 3rd. The Borough is making free plastic hats available to children who are curious about the large beach nourishment project underway; […]

  • 19 April 2011

      The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ichthys LNG Project has been delivered to the Australian and Northern Territory governments for assessment and addresses community concerns over key aspects of the proposed development, INPEX President Director Australia Seiya Ito said today. The final EIS includes a Supplement in which the Project responds to […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure yesterday approved several bills related to the regulation of the Nation’s waters – legislation to provide greater regulatory certainty, protect and maintain the balanced federal-state regulatory partnership, and prevent overreach by the federal government. The following measures were approved during yesterday’s markup: The Waters of the United States Regulatory […]