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  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group Inc, a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced changes in its management structure. On February 25, 2014, Mike Pearson, Orion Marine Group’s President and Chief Executive Officer, notified the Company’s Board of Directors of his plans to retire from the Company at the end of 2014, but […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new resource about Fire Island, N.Y. is now at the fingertips of coastal managers, planners and the public that will be useful for understanding and predicting future change on the island. The United States Geological Survey created the public website that details a decade’s worth of research that focuses on changes to the beaches […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Competition Authority has today published a study of competition in the ports sector in Ireland which found competition in port services could be improved. The study was commissioned by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, as part of the Action Plan for Jobs 2012. The study looks at how competition is […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation is encouraging people and organisations carrying out navigational dredging to prepare for changes affecting the activity from April 2014. “As part of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA), if you want to carry out navigational dredging activities in English seas and the tidal areas of rivers from 6 April […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beaches and dunes on Fire Island, New York, lost more than half of their pre-storm volume during Hurricane Sandy, leaving the area more vulnerable to future storms. While the damage and destruction on Fire Island was immediately evident after the storm, a new U.S. Geological Survey study released today is the first to quantify the […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    OW Bunker, one of the world’s largest suppliers and traders of marine fuels and lubricants, announced that the North American bunker market faces significant regional changes and challenges in coming years. In addition to planned regulatory change, the company believes that the US’s impending energy independence, as well as the widening of the Panama Canal, […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association webinar, named Climate Change Adaptation as it Affects the Dredging Community, is scheduled for 2 October 2013, 2:00 pm Europe D.T (GMT +02:00). The webinar will be presented by Pol Hakstege, Technical Manager at Rijkswaterstaat, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands, also Chairman of the CEDA Working Group on Climate […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association webinar, named Climate Change Adaptation as it Affects the Dredging Community, is scheduled for 2 October 2013, 2:00 pm Europe D.T (GMT +02:00). The main presenter will be Pol Hakstege, Technical Manager, Rijkswaterstaat, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands, Chairman of the CEDA Working Group on Climate Change Adaptation. Description […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority’s financial result stayed virtually the same. Income from seaport dues primarily decreased as the result of a moderate rate policy and because of the decrease in throughput. This was offset by an increase in land revenues primarily as a result of new sites leased to customers. Result The result for […]

  • 17 July 2013

    ABPmer’s Online Managed Realignment Database aka OMREG has been used to underpin the “Regulating Services – Coastal Habitats” chapter of the “Managing the land in a changing climate – Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report 2013”. The progress report reviews some of the key ecosystem services provided by the land. Specifically, the report addresses the use of […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host additional public meetings in July to seek input on the proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway. • July 10 at 4 p.m., at the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Carlos Truan Natural Resources Center Building, Room 1003, 6300 Ocean […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The ‘tipping point analysis’ approach developed by Deltares is due for introduction in Colombia. The South American country wants to be properly prepared for climate change in the future and for managing the impact on the water system. Policymakers can use the ‘tipping point analysis’ to decide in good time which investments are needed for […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is seeking public input on proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway to specifically address the oversight of construction of structures and /or fill permits along the GIWW to increase safety and preserve the ability to maintain the waterway. A setback […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has adopted changes to the state’s standards for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. The changes take effect Sept. 1, 2013. In 1991, Ecology first adopted the Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for guiding the management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging […]

  • 24 January 2013

    Deltares together with UNESCO-IHE, has recently carried out a study on the impact of climate change on the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe, a country on the west coast of Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea. Sao Tomé and Principe is composed of dozens of islands, Sao Tomé being the largest. Islands are […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Kiasma Srl Zero Branco, has changed the motion of the mixture inside the discharge pipes for the CSD. Inside the piping in HDPE and Rubber, Kiasma Srl has changed from linear to turbulent motion, with the benefit of requiring less energy to move the mixture inside the piping and then with a consequent saving of […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    More than 400 software users and developers attended the Delft Software Days (LINK maken), held for the second time at Deltares in Delft, from 19 to 30 November. The number of visitors was almost double that of last year, with participants from 32 countries and representatives from 156 organisations, including many universities, governments, companies and […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The public has two additional weeks to review and comment on draft rule changes to the state’s Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. The current public comment period started Aug. 15, 2012, and was slated to end Oct. 15. But the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is extending the end date […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a change to its plan to clean up ground water at the Liberty Industrial Finishing Superfund site in Farmingdale, New York. Industrial operations at the Liberty site, including aircraft parts manufacturing during the Second World War and metal plating and fiberglass manufacturing in the post-war years polluted ground […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    IHC Lagersmit BV, a subsidiary of IHC Merwede, has changed its name to IHC Sealing Solutions BV. This change, which came into effect on 6 July, is the result of the continued international growth that the company has experienced in recent years. Additionally, the company’s focus has shifted in past decades from the manufacture of […]

  • 29 May 2012

    The Central Dredging Association is committed to environmentally responsible management of dredging activities and the paper “CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AS IT AFFECTS THE DREDGING COMMUNITY” seeks to raise awareness, to help the dredging community prepare for consequences of climate change, and to understand how dredging can contribute to adaptation measures. The dredging community means all […]

  • 30 April 2012

      CTC Marine Projects Ltd., Trico Offshore Ltd. and Deep Ocean AS, all subsidiaries of DeepOcean Group Holding AS, announced that they are rebranding and changing name to DeepOcean. “The move is more than a name change,” says DeepOcean Group CEO Bart Heijermans. “We will operate as one company offering our customers a unique integrated […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The latest test results from Gladstone Harbour have found no significant change in water quality, no single cause for all fish health issues and a decrease in the number of barramundi with eye problems or lesions. Reports on water quality sampling, laboratory testing of fish samples and fish health surveys were released by the Department […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has done an about face and will change the approach to dredging the Intracoastal …   By Mike Gunning (galvestondailynews) [mappress] Source: galvestondailynews, January 13, 2012; Image: usace

  • 11 January 2012

    The Galveston Bay Foundation met with officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District last week to view and discuss a dredging project near Carancahua Point in West Galveston Bay on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. GBF and many local fishermen have been concerned about the dredge material being placed upon seagrasses that have […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Despite dying fish, sick turtles and fishermen suffering skin lesions, the federal watchdog says there is no change in water quality in Quee… (news) [mappress] Source: news, October 18, 2011;