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  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Oord N.V. was held on 15 April 2020, during which the 2019 Annual Report was presented and a change of the supervisory membership was approved. After almost 12 years as a member of the Van Oord Supervisory Board, Mr Koos van Oord has formally stepped down. He will […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will be revising its recently published draft Mississippi River Pool 6 dredged material management plan based on the comments it received during its public comment period that ended April 10. The district does not have an anticipated completion date at this time but will publish a […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary team led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how their estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change. According to UNSW, two out of three Australians and four out of five […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Research into the impacts of wild weather and climate change on the Queensland’s Gold Coast is being stepped up with the launch of a bright yellow monitoring buoy nicknamed Big Bird, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said in its latest release.  According to GCWA, Big Bird’s launch formally marks the establishment of the Coastal […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Exchange Club Park, located along the Intracoastal Waterway in north Pompano Beach, Florida, will be closed to the public during a maintenance dredging project that the City of Lighthouse Point is carrying out in some of its residential canals, according to the Point! Publishing latest announcement.  The dredging project is just getting underway and is […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million QCoast2100program is helping the Sunshine Coast get prepared for the impacts of climate change, including rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion. In the Sunshine Coast region today, Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch said that Sunshine Coast Regional Council was receiving $500,000 as part of the program to help develop […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Sam Calkins, commander of the USACE’s St. Paul District, has signed a ‘Finding of No Significant Impact’ for an Environmental Assessment (EA) completed for the proposed Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project. “This EA, called the ‘Final Supplemental Environmental Assessment #2,’ was prepared to look at changes to the project following […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on proposed rules that would require people to obtain a standard state hydraulics permit to use a suction dredge to prospect for gold or other minerals in or near state waters. A suction dredge works by sucking up water, gravel, gold, and other […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Task Force Recovery held a change of command on August 29, 2018, where Maj. Scotty Autin assumed command of the Task Force Commander from Lt. Col. John D. Cunningham. Maj. Autin currently serves as the USACE Los Angles District Deputy Commander. “It has been an honor serving with all […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The San Mateo County Sea Level Rise Solutions Workshops, supported by representatives from local, state, and federal government, nonprofits, and businesses, are set to take place on September 19 in Redwood City, and September 20 in Burlingame, CA. The purpose of the meetings is to discuss and envision approaches for future sea level rise solutions in specific […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia will soon be home to more coastal habitat and defenses against flooding and erosion as the result of a $1.8 million partnership between the Government of Canada and Saint Mary’s University. “This support from the federal government is crucial. We will use it to create new salt marsh habitat around the Bay of […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council’s Executive Director, Grover J. Fugate, has been invited to share knowledge on climate change and resilience with officials from the Netherlands later this month. Dutch Wavemakers, an initiative to increase water awareness worldwide and to begin conversations about the “value of human capital for a future-proof water sector”, has […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Our first Dredging Today Conference took place in October at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Talking about dredging for hydropower, Jan Peters, Managing Director, Alia Instruments & Imotec, […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting climate change.  That was the final thought of our first Dredging Today Conference, beautifully put by Mr Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager Water, Royal HaskoningDHV. At the conference, held in Amsterdam on […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced that Kathleen M. Shanahan and Ronald R. Steger have been appointed to the Board of Directors’ 2018 and 2019 director classes, respectively, effective as of the company’s 2018 annual meeting to be held in May. In addition, at that time, the Board will be increased to […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Louise Comeau, director of the Environment and Sustainable Development Research Center at the University of New Brunswick, has been appointed to a federal panel examining how Canada is coping in the face of a warming planet. With nearly three decades of experience working to mitigate and adapt to climate change, Dr. Comeau will share […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference took place last month at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In the opening session, the keynote speakers presented topical insights on the global […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting climate change.  That was the final thought of our first Dredging Today Conference, beautifully put by Mr Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager Water, Royal HaskoningDHV. At the conference, held in Amsterdam on October […]

  • 29 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two changes to the biological opinion associated with the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project give the Army Corps of Engineers more flexibility in contracting and scheduling construction activities as workers continue with the massive deepening project, USACE said in their latest release.  “After careful study, officials with the National Marine Fisheries Service changed the limit of […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) 18th Board meeting, convened in Cairo, has approved the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Project entitled “Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast of Egypt” to be implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.  With a total budget of $31.4 million over seven years, the project aims to […]

  • 2 October 2017

    By Lagersmit The entire world has been talking about it for years now and it still remains a hot topic: climate change. This change has a lot of consequences for several sectors and the maritime industry also has to deal with this. How does climate change impact the maritime industry? Clear responses to this development […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser in a formal change of command ceremony September 7. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps’ Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite and will take place at […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After input from the community and careful modelling and analysis, Napier Port has decided to change its mind on where it wants to dispose of 3 million cubic meters of dredged sea floor. Napier Port will shortly be seeking consent to build a 350 meter wharf along its existing container terminal and to deepen and widen […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Using a newly-developed computer model called CoSMoS-COAST (Coastal Storm Modeling System – Coastal One-line Assimilated Simulation Tool) scientists predict that with limited human intervention, 31 to 67 percent of Southern California beaches may become completely eroded by the year 2100. “Losing the protecting swath of beach sand between us and the pounding surf exposes critical […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two proposed changes to the placing of cadmium-laden dredged sediments at dredged material containment areas (DCMAs), as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, are available for review in a Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA). This SEA supplements the July 2012 Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. According to the Corps, […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Ellicott Dredge Enterprises (EDE) of Baltimore, MD has announced two promotions: Heiko U. Osterchrist is now President of EDE and Craig A. Murdock has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the company. Most recently Osterchrist had been Managing Director of Rohr International Holdings and Rohr/Idreco operations in the U.S.A., Germany, […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Review Panel for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project has changed the end date of the comment period regarding the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and the Marine Shipping Addendum submitted by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. The deadline to submit comments was changed from October 14, 2016 to October 28, 2016. The Panel has […]