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  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the past few years, Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has gained a greater understanding of sediment movement in the estuary through studies and monitoring. According to the CHC, this work will inform a potential new and innovative approach to maintenance dredging in the estuary, which will be discussed and developed with local stakeholders. The possible […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, a Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has been commissioned to assist Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) in a large scale dredge and spoil disposal monitoring campaign. Under the contract, Partrac is to employ their proprietary dual signature particle tracking technology to improve understanding of the spatiotemporal distribution of dredge spoil, disposed […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Heinen & Hopman announced recently that it will supply the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) for a new, custom-built Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), to be built by Royal IHC for the Administración Nacional de Puertos in Montevideo, Uruguay. The basic design and detailed engineering of the vessel will be supplied by IHC’s head […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission today issued a notice saying that dredge licences have been issued for dredging to begin of the new Eastern Channel from the 2nd January 2019. CHC expects that the main Eastern Channel dredge will be completed within 8 weeks. Once the Eastern Channel has been completed there will be additional dredging operations […]

  • 12 July 2012

    GPB News reports that the South Carolina agency charged with reviewing activities in the Savannah River wants to enter a federal lawsuit challenging the $650 million deepening of the shipping channel. The Savannah River Maritime Commission filed court documents Tuesday asking to enter the case brought by conservation groups in South Carolina and Georgia. That […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has commissioned a prestigious new jubilee book, entitled 70 years IHC Merwede. The first copy of this publication was presented to the mayor of Rotterdam, Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb, at the city’s Maritime Museum. Written by maritime historian Dr Joke Korteweg, this unique and beautifully designed book contains more than 300 pages and approximately […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Polite Laboyrie, Chairman of the CEC Environment Commission (CEC) represents WODA at the 35th and 6th meetings of the Scientific Groups of the London Convention and the London Protocol respectively, in Jeju, Republic of Korea (21 – 25 May 2012). Andy Birchenough, who will attend the meetings as a member of the UK delegation and […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Vishakhapatnam Port is poised for major expansion, with the Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurating several projects during his visit to the port last Friday. The Minister inaugurated a container freight capacity developed project as well as the commissioning of 6.25MW out of 10MW solar power plant. In addition, the Minister laid […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The shipping channel serving the Port of Teignmouth has been deepened following works funded and delivered by the Teignmouth Harbor Commission. “The dredging now means that the channel will eventually accommodate ships with a draught of 5.5 meters on a height of tide of four meters,” said Harbor Master and Chief Executive Officer, Commander David Vaughan. […]

  • 30 March 2011

      CEDA members are invited to express interest in participating in the new CEDA Working Group “Climate Change Adaptation as it Affects the Dredging Community”. The WG is expected to produce a short, 2-4 page, document. Under the auspieces of the CEDA Environment Commission (CEC), the group is foreseen to run until November this year. […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Swire Seabed, acquired by Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) back in 2012, has just released a short video about the Seabed Excavator in action. The Seabed Excavator is a newly commissioned, highly efficient, multipurpose subsea tool carrier and dredging vehicle capable of working at 2500 meters water depth. The system is delivered with a Kongsberg Evotec active heave compensated […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    2015 is set to be a landmark year for Cowes Harbor with the final stages of works on the new detached breakwater commencing in June and construction due to be completed by October. Following a successful winter settlement period of the breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) announced that contractors Boskalis Westminster will soon return […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The General Assembly has passed and sent to the governor resolutions approving plans of the RI Economic Development Corporation to issue $7.5 million in bonds for maintenance dredging at the Port of Davisville. Sponsored in the Senate by Sen. William A. Walaska (D-Dist. 30, Warwick) and in the House of Representatives by Rep. Helio Melo […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Everett yesterday hosted a groundbreaking to commemorate the start of construction on the Port’s South Terminal Modernization project – the largest capital project in Port history by dollar value, and the largest maritime construction project on the West Coast today. According to the officials, this $36 million South Terminal Modernization project will […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission recently adopted a decision laying down the steps and timeline to complete the Seine – Scheldt cross-border project. The Seine – Scheldt project is a complex cross-border project, involving Belgium (the regions of Flanders and Wallonia) and France and involving works aiming both at creating new infrastructure and at improving existing infrastructure […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced the award of a $17.9 million construction contract and a community meeting Thursday, June 6, for the Surfside beach renourishment project. The Corps’ Jacksonville District awarded this $17,987,375.00 construction contract to Continental Heavy Civil Corp of Miami, Florida, to renourish the shoreline of the Town of Surfside. […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been awarded funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Regional Coastal Resilience Grant program to develop a Joint Disaster Recovery and Redevelopment Plan (DRRP) for the City of Brunswick and Glynn County. Through this award, local partners in Glynn County will be working on a […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Only few more seats are available for the upcoming HR Wallingford’s dredging management course that will take place on 9-10 June 2015, in Wallingford, UK. This two-day course aims to provide an overview of the environmental aspects of dredging, the latest technology and equipment that apply to dredging and the management of dredged material. The course is […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK marine environmental consultancy firm ABPmer has been commissioned by AIC Arquitetura & Urbanismo to evaluate a proposed coastal defense scheme for a section of coast in Bahia State, Brazil. The local coastline is experiencing erosion along a ‘sand cliff’ and beach. Coastal management measures are therefore required to protect the hinterland infrastructure from any erosion […]

  • 13 July 2012

      The Gujarat government has approved the development of Nargol port, according to infrawindow.com. To cost an estimated Rs 4,000 crore, the new multipurpose port would be located strategically on the southern tip of the state’s coast. Nargol is amongst eight greenfield ports being developed by Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB), the maritime regulator in Gujarat. […]

  • 26 September 2012

    ”The width and depth of the channel at the Morehead City port is shrinking due to shoaling, and under current conditions there are limitations on the larger vessels requiring deeper depths,” said Capt. Andrew Midgett. He has been helping guide ships through the channel to the Morehead City port as a pilot for nearly 30 […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Governor Chris Christie’s Administration this week proposed technical revisions to land use rules for coastal areas that will maintain New Jersey’s high standards for protection of natural resources while providing more clarity to people who live and work in these areas, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced. The proposal consolidates the Coastal […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coos Bay City Council voted earlier this week to approve the latest step towards developing the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) pipeline. The decision, passed four to three by council members, gives approval to dredge a section of Coos Bay for the Jordan Cove Energy Project, KLCC reports. Dredging for a navigation channel could […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has begun work on a significant dredging project along the Providence River, reports the Providence Foundation. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. Under the project, the Woonasquatucket and […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 30 megawatt diesel-powered power plant being constructed in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental will be operational in the middle of 2014, Second District Board Member Salvador Escalante said. Escalante, former mayor of Cadiz, said Monday the power plant in Hacienda Paz is currently under construction, and equipment and machines have started to arrive. “The power […]