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  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trials of the Predator Subsea Dredger, which can move one tonne of rocks on the seabed per minute, have exceeded all expectations in terms of efficiency and performance. This new subsea dredging system underwent a number of trials while fitted to the Triton XL26 work class ROV used for training and trials at The Underwater […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The optimal design of an efficient and cost-effective dredger requires extensive knowledge. As a designer and manufacturer of complex, high value vessels and equipment, it is important for Royal IHC to know how they are performing once in the field. This information is not always available, but with the right metrics the performance can be […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     MIKE by DHI Software has just released this interesting video named ‘Model complex sediment transport processes and shoreline morphology’. The erosion and deposition of sand creates challenges for those tasked with beach development and conservation, maintaining harbor depths and controlling sediment spread from dredging operations. “By incorporating the add-on shoreline module, MIKE 21 Shoreline […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    With the signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 earlier this year, many people expected construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to start immediately. However, several actions need to take place before construction can occur. “Environmental monitoring ranks high in the hierarchy of actions that must take place before […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     With the building permit for the adaptation of the fairway obtained, the actual work to facilitate access to the Port of Hamburg can now begin. In its latest video, the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) explains how the fairway from the port to the mouth of the Elbe will be deepened and widened in some places, […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the Dredge & Marine Company, LLC dredge designers, Eric Lynch, has created an animation of the typical operation for a standard dredge in the “Sandpiper Series” line of cutter suction dredges. All new dredges in “The Sandpiper Series” are equipped with hull pumps, ladder pumps, diesel powered, electric powered and can be equipped […]

  • 14 October 2010

    Royal Rotra is allowed to start Construction can start constructing a container terminal at its site in the city of Doesburg. The company expects to handle between 5,000 and 10,000 containers per year at the terminal along the River IJssel. Recently, the local municipality granted a building permit for a quay wall. Rotra, engaged in […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Months of planning and public meetings are complete and now there is a proposal to clean up the mercury contamination in Lake Superior on the north side of the Thunder Bay harbor. The non profit environmental group, Eco Superior, commissioned the report and spokesperson Jamie Saunders said it all comes down to one recommendation, which […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Watermaster is ideal for different shallow water applications. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kS15O7RwBsI Watermaster has excellent mobilisation capabilities: • Transportable on public roads with a standard trailer; • Moves in and out of water and trailer without crane assistance; • Can operate in very shallow waters, wetlands and even on dry ground; • Cruises in water to the work […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond introduced the DREDGE Act of 2012-Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill creates a […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lindsay Island in the Murray Sunset National Park will be Victoria’s first project to recover water for the environment using the Murray Darling-Basin Plan adjustment mechanism. Under the Basin Plan, states can put forward projects to recover water for the environment through environmental works and measures using funds that had been allocated for buyback. Federal […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Acting on behalf of the Dutch Nature Preservation Society, Rijkswaterstaat has awarded Van Oord the contract for dredging an extra channel to the south of Marker Wadden. According to Van Oord, the dredging of the channel will create more space for the underwater capture of silt. The project will contribute to restoring the environmental and […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Charleston District’s survey section is no stranger to using advanced visualization technologies to support the District’s decision makers. Recently, while hosting a seafloor mapping S.T.E.M. outreach event with the College of Charleston’s Marine Geology Mapping Group, the survey team was introduced to the Dynascan mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) mapping system. The District’s […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A building site in the heart of the city of Rotterdam challenged the currently available dredging tools. Contractor Martens & van Oord needed to remove clay but was hindered by the presence of piles. Damen Dredging Equipment made a special cutter head meeting the tight schedule. The project concerned is a Market Hall in the […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) annually dredges hundreds of navigation projects through its fleet of government dredges and individual contracts with private industry. Building on previous research with the USACE, the Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center (MarTREC) developed and implemented a scheduling optimization decision support tool that provides comprehensive sensitivity analysis regarding […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) completed a test install on October 31, 2014, of a levee system closure structure at 17th Street constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that reduces risk to human safety and critical infrastructure downtown from flooding of the Potomac River. The intent of the test install was to ensure […]

  • 31 January 2012

    Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has welcomed promised action from Maritime Safety Queensland to address concerns raised after incidents which occurred on the Mooloolaba Harbour Entrance over the Christmas-New Year period. Ms Simpson convened a meeting with Maritime Safety Queensland and Council to resolve outstanding issues about the longer term maintenance of the Harbour entrance […]

  • 9 January 2011

    The Swedish Environmental Court of Appeal today ruled that the building of a freight port at Norvikudden in Nynäshamn could go ahead. The decision means that Ports of Stockholm can continue with project planning for the construction of the port, which is being built to meet the future demands for the provision of goods to […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bournemouth University (BU) is conducting an investigation on how artificial rock pools fixed to harbor walls can increase biodiversity by creating a habitat for marine species. “BU is looking at how to protect species from ‘coastal squeeze’ – an effect caused by rising sea levels that reduces the habitat of coastal marine life. As sea […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Technology developed to help Marines plan for amphibious operations in now assisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with collecting hydrographic survey data in areas not easily accessed by a manned vessel.  Developed by the Corps’ Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi, the Unmanned Survey Vessel for Shallow Water helps military planners by […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Dockside Realty Trust is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with dredging, and reconstructing and expanding an existing marina in Hyannis Inner Harbor on School Street in Hyannis, Mass. The proposed work includes dredging to various depths with upland disposal of the […]

  • 9 July 2013

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and New York City Councilman James S. Oddo urged the Army Corps of Engineers to secure a source for the sand necessary to implement the Midland Beach emergency storm protection project. In May, Schumer and Oddo pushed the Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Feasibility Study recently reached another major milestone when the results of the study were presented to the Civil Works Review Board in Washington, D.C. At the end of the meeting, the panel members, comprised of senior U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders and chaired by Maj. Gen. John Peabody, […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will begin implementing mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) survey data technology along the Texas coast in November to survey dredging placement areas, assist with hydrographic surveys and collect data that will help analyze beach erosion. “The use of mobile LiDAR will aid the district’s analysis of […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A government spokesperson stated that the government had already acknowledged in principle of the Royal Act regarding reconstruction after flood – debt of Financial Institution Development Fund. She also elaborated that those two Royal Acts are parts of financial preparation for an investment on water management system and country’s future building. Mrs. Titima Chaiseang, Office […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the following video, Watermaster, Finland based company, presents its technology – Watermaster. This digging machine is ideal for different shallow water applications. Watermaster has excellent mobilisation capabilities: • Transportable on public roads with a standard trailer; • Moves in and out of water and trailer without crane assistance; • Can operate in very shallow […]