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  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £50 million flood alleviation scheme in Leeds which uses movable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK – was opened recently by Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd. Led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme will provide more than […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jenkins Marine Ltd is about to begin a routine maintenance dredging project within Haslar Marina Gosport and the RNSA pontoon, informs the Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth. According to the notice, the maintenance dredging will begin within Haslar Marina Gosport and the RNSA pontoon (located to the south of the marina), from 9 September 2019 with […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) has delivered five cutter suction dredgers, two backhoe dredgers, four split hopper barges, a tug boat, a landing craft and six aid vessels to the Department of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems of Myanmar, reports mmtimes.com. According to U Tun Lwin Oo of the […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Larry Miller, the Bruce Grey Owen Sound MP, is convinced that the federal transport minster will support the Owen Sound Harbor dredging project. There are concerns that the city’s federal harbour could soon become no longer viable, and the harbor dredging is badly needed. “Meetings with ministry staff provided no satisfaction and few answers about […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just announced that a routine maintenance dredging scheme within the Heritage Area of HMNB Portsmouth, to the north of HMS Warrior, is currently underway. The vessel conducting this task is the 26.7m multi-cat dredger Stour, displaying the appropriate signals when conducting her operations. The spoil will be loaded into […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just reported that routine maintenance dredging is about to begin within the Heritage Area of HMNB Portsmouth, to the north of HMS Warrior. In the notice LNTM NO 22/20, the Harbor Master said that the works will start March 16, 2020 with completion expected by the late March. “The […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    For 31 days, a rusting dredging ship tossed by Typhoon Haiyan 100 metres inland into a coastal shanty town was home for seven-month-pregnant Rosita Pica and her family. Along with 38 other families, they shared cramped spaces inside the vessel that was also home to many dead bodies. The stench of decomposition mixed with the […]

  • 21 February 2013

    PWD Minister Ajanta Neog announced that the Government plans to dredge the Bharalu River with the hope that dredging would solve the flooding problems. “The Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup (Metro) has been asked to clear the Bharalu and its banks from encroachment. Next we plan to dredge the river and fence its banks for preventing […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In response to the recent tidal surge, people have been invited to talk about flood defences with the Environment Agency and Great Yarmouth Borough Council at a drop-in event. Approximately 20 properties in Great Yarmouth were flooded during the tidal surge, and other areas of the constituency were badly affected. The drop-in session will be […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, the Siesta Key Village Association, the Siesta Key Association, and the Siesta Key Condominium Council will host a meeting to address a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to use the Big Pass shoal between Siesta Key and Lido Key as a source of sand to […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement on the House floor on Wednesday in support of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013. “The bill, though far from perfect, is long overdue. There is a lot of go-nowhere, do-nothing talk about creating jobs here on the Hill, but this […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust charity has secured initial funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to develop plans to restore and reopen the Grade II listed Stainton Aqueduct on the Lancaster Canal near Sedgwick, Cumbria, the Trust said today. HLF’s initial development funding award of £41,000 will enable us to work alongside the Lancaster […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers has continued to make regular appearances along the Rehoboth Beach shore, according to delmarvanow.com. The Corps will remain in Rehoboth until mid-September to ensure that the outfall pipes for the renourishment project remain unclogged. “We’re making sure the outfall pipes are clear,” Corps spokesman Steve Rochette said. “When […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hydromax Commercial Diving and Salvage Corporation, a private construction firm involved in underwater projects, has revealed its fear of losing one of Davao City’s gateway if government fails to rehabilitate the Sta. Ana Wharf, whose foundations could crumble after years of neglect. Dr. Albert Pingoy, president and CEO of Hydromax, said that the Sta. Ana Wharf has […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County has postponed a public information meeting on the proposed dredging of parts of Murrells Inlet. The meeting was scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 at the Murrells Inlet Community Center. A new date for the meeting has not been set. County officials made the determination that a delay […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Earlcoate Construction Ltd. has begun works to repair deteriorating sea defense structures at West Beach, Hayling Island. The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) reported recently that following the winter storms, coastal monitoring of the sea defenses identified the deteriorating condition of the groynes. “Five badly exposed and isolated timber groynes have now become serious health and safety […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Mauritius announced today in their Budget 2019-2020 Plan that the transformation of the Port Louis Harbor through new investments, in view of expanding its role and capacity, will boost productivity and enhance competitiveness.  The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) plans to construct a breakwater to reduce downtime at the port during bad weather […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority – Iloilo Fish Port Complex (PFDA-IFPC) has sought the endorsement of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (the Legislatures of City Governments) for a possible funding by the Department of Agriculture of two big projects. According to IFPC Manager, Engineer Elmer Figuracion, these development programs, worth around $2.6 million, include the extension of […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public hearing will take place in March to consider outstanding objections to a Flood Protection Scheme (FPS) for the town of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire Council just announced. Following a consultation on the scheme, 12 objections were received – four were resolved through negotiation but the others remain outstanding. The scheme is designed to reduce future flood […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $62.26 million grant to support a project that will enhance the safety, security, and sustainability of Apia Port, which is Samoa’s main international maritime gateway. Samoa has historically suffered from disasters triggered by cyclones and earthquakes. The breakwater at the port is badly damaged. The project will […]

  • 1 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lithuania: Klaipeda Port Dredging Completed May 2013 is a historical date for the port of Klaipėda as a record breaking dredging works of the port channel were accomplished, which shifted the port to a new qualitative level.   VIDEO: “ALBERTO ALEMÁN ZUBIETA” Dredging Trials (Panama) IHC Merwede delivered last week the new backhoe dredger ALBERTO […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    6 scow loads of spoil left the Allen Harbor last week. To date 24 loads for a total of 14,400 cubic yards of spoil have left the harbor. Plans are to start dredging Allen Harbor Marine portions next week providing the Yacht Club soundings come back positive that the job is done there. Bad weather […]

  • 10 May 2012

    As Port Jefferson Patch reports, the damage done to Port Jefferson beaches by multiple storms over the last few years has resulted in a severely shortened beach. According to trustee Lee Rosner who has been coordinating the beach restoration project, the village is expected to put out packages for public bid by next week. The […]

  • 13 February 2012

    The Hillsboro Beach ad hoc committee is hosting a symposium on beach renourishment issues at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Opal Towers East, 1149 Hillsboro Mile. “You’ve got to get the people to understand what’s going on,” said Rene Males, one of the meeting organizers. “Every time we’ve gone through renourishment it’s been a big fight.” […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews from the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company have completed work in the Town of Kill Devil Hills, according to the town’s latest update. The town reported that at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017 the Liberty Island dredge and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock pumped the last load of sand onto Kill Devil Hills’ […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 2500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Macuti, owned by the Mozambican Dredging Comoany (Emodraga), collided with a cargo ship in the Port of Beira access channel on Monday. The cargo ship, a Panama-registered container vessel, was leaving Beira and heading to the Port of Durban, according to the AllAfrica Global Media. A local television station […]