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  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mandaue City has bought its first amphibious machine to dredge the silted Butuanon River and Mahiga Creek, the SunStar Cebu reports.  According to Mandaue City Mayor, Luigi Quisumbing, this machine will go to any river or stream, but primarily in Butuanon River and Mahiga Creek, without needing a place to park because it will […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado on Sunday reiterated his call for the massive dredging of heavily-silted rivers in Bulacan and Pampanga to mitigate the effects of severe flooding due to climate change. The governor said most of the flooded areas in the fourth and second congressional districts of Bulacan can be attributed to the overflowing of […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    County residents in 170 homes in flood-hit areas will benefit from a six-year investment in flood protection, announced Northumberland County Council. Another 380 homes affected by coastal erosion will also see significant investment. The Council secured the DEFRA agreement, which will ensure that vulnerable areas are protected, following work over the past 15 months with the government […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Enterprise Products Partners L.P. said today that it has loaded the first cargo of refined products for export from its reactivated marine terminal in Beaumont, Texas. Located on the Neches River, the terminal can load at rates up to 15,000 barrels per hour. The facility includes a dock with a 40-foot draft that can accommodate […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd., a Kongsberg Maritime subsidiary and a leader in the underwater acoustic industry, has launched a bundled system developed to meet the needs of customers who want a rapid deployment turn-key system for maritime security. The M3 MARSEC Shallow-Water Maritime Security Sonar System delivers excellent quality data at a low cost of ownership. The […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the marina Muiderzand, in The Netherlands this October, Kongsberg customers gathered together to experience the impressive EM2040 Compact multibeam system on board the survey vessel Havenschap 1, owned by Groningen Seaports. The Havenschap 1 has a moonpool mounting configuration for the EM2040C single sonar head together with a dual frequency single beam transducer; a […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Drainage and Irrigation Authority recently acquired a Damen DOP250 dredge pump, together with the cutter unit, to perform maintenance dredging of the drainage channels in British Guyana. The coast line of British Guyana is below sea level. With a rising sea level due to climate change, the inland water level is controlled carefully. This is […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Cochin Port, an all-weather natural Port located strategically close to the busiest international sea routes, has presented the “Outer Harbor Project”. Conceptual studies through IIT, Madras and CWPRS, Pune show that the development of an Outer Harbor is technically feasible. Cochin Port had prepared a Feasibility Report for the Outer Harbor project through the Consultants […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredger cuts through dense cattails and reeds in Central Africa. The patented WeedMaster Cutterhead cut 4m+ tall vegetation into 1 to 4 inch pieces and pumped it several hundred feet away through a pipeline. The system can work continuously without unloading into barges like mechanical dredgers and conveyor harvesters.     […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science has awarded more than $1.1 million for research to give coastal communities new ways to incorporate natural infrastructure, such as restored wetlands, into their coastal resilience planning for sea level rise and coastal flooding. Coastal communities and their ecosystems are threatened by rising seas and coastal flooding that […]

  • 21 March 2012

    Caterpillar is confident about its Tier 4 technology that the company now provides a no-cost, three-year/5,000-hour powertrain protection plan for nearly 40 machine models equipped with Cat® emissions-control systems. The new Equipment Protection Plan (EPP) allows Cat machine owners to reduce risk, control costs and, ultimately, to ensure long-term value for their equipment. The protection […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Birse Civils has commenced its annual protection of Lincolnshire’s coastline and flood defence for the Environment Agency as part of its Lincshore 2010-2015 Framework Contract with the arrival of the dredger Breughel, one of the biggest the project team has ever used. Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s £6-million flagship scheme, aims to combat the decrease in […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam has announced that, in close collaboration with the Port Authority, the company will be expanding its jetty capacity. According to Odfjell, they will be extending and reinforcing its existing jetty so that it can accommodate vessels in the LR2 (Large Range 2) size range – with a maximum deadweight of 160,000 DWT. […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Business development

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) released an interview with Mr Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs. Henk Ovink was appointed by the Dutch Government to increase awareness and action for water security across the globe, and travels the world spreading the word […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) will introduce the new ZX17U-5 and ZX19U-5 mini excavators as stars of this week’s Intermat show. Designed to be user-friendly, offering high levels of performance, comfort and durability, the Zaxis-5 models are ideal for working in narrow or confined spaces. Lightweight and compact, they can be easily transported from […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), announced that the final bill will increase funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to maintain the ports and waterways. “Our ports and waterways are vital to Louisiana’s economy and the nation’s economy,” Vitter said. “We found a […]

  • 11 September 2012

    BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has won a contract with Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT) to provide construction management services at Exmouth Boat Harbour and Coral Bay. The services BMT will provide will help support the construction of Stage […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senwatec, a German manufacturer of dredging equipment, successfully commissioned and launched their versatile multipurpose amphibian dredging machine, named the Dredge-King, in Madagascar earlier this month. The Dredge-King is a compact mobile dredger, equipped for deep water bucket and hydraulic dredging. This “four legged” dredging machine can lift itself off the truck bed by means of […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A joint venture between national construction, asset management and project investment firm GRAHAM and civil engineering and building contractors Lagan Construction Group, has been awarded a £100 million contract to carry out construction at the Green Port Hull site on Alexandra Dock. The work was awarded to the GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just released an update to the Master Plan Data Viewer. According to CPRA, the viewer is an online tool that lets residents learn more about their current and future flood risk. The viewer was created in response to the public’s number one question about the coast, which […]

  • 9 November 2012

    The Town submitted the required application to the North Carolina Local Government Commission (LGC) in order to get the commision’s approval to borrow the funds to finance the New River Inlet Channel Realignment Project. The Commission met on October 2, 2012 and approved the Town’s application unanimously. This means Marinex Construction can mobilize construction crews […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Expressions of interest have been called for construction work to expand the Abbot Point port. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the construction and dredging works at the port would generate up to 155 jobs for about six months. “We are calling for expressions of interest from suitably qualified companies to undertake […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister David Cameron has chaired the first Cabinet Committee meeting on Flooding. The new Committee was set up by the Prime Minister earlier this week to coordinate strategic long-term plans on flood recovery and flood resilience, following the severe weather. Following the meeting, Prime Minister David Cameron said: “We are doing everything we can […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow extends its wide range of products, launching on the market an innovative “booster station”. The new booster pump is proposed together with traditional submersible dredge pumps and it’s perfect for projects that require a very long delivery distance, or to reach a high discharge level. The booster station has been completely designed, manufactured and […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lessons learnt from last winter’s floods have helped build a new approach so the nation is better prepared and more resilient to flooding, according to the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Improved rain and flood modelling, a significant increase in new temporary flood defenses and greater protection to infrastructure were all outlined […]

  • 24 November 2009

    The Defense Department’s plans to build a deep draft wharf that can support a transient nuclear powered aircraft carrier inside of Apra Harbor may be considered a critical component of the buildup, but the construction of such berthing won’t come without some consequences on the island’s ecosystem… Source: Kuam News, November 24, 2009;