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  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The concept of the Twin Dyke in northern Netherlands is almost ready to prove itself, informs the Dutch Water Sector. Along the Wadden Sea, a 2.5 km long double levee section has been constructed. The area between the levees is now being designed with controlled sea water inflow for the farming of salt tolerant crops […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EDDY Pump has partnered with UAT Pacific and is now able to offer a complete dredging solution for effective slurry, sludge, and solids removal, named the Dredge Sled. With the latest technology, the Dredge Sled is a cost-effective solution for pond, lagoon, canal, tailings pond, and settling tank dredging. The Dredge Sled is powered by […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian and Dutch water experts – during the recent seminars in Jakarta and Surabaya –  discussed options to integrate the concept of Building with Nature in future infrastructural projects in Indonesia. The seminars took place on 10 and 12 March and were part of a trade mission and a state visit by Dutch King Willem-Alexander and […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Most maritime infrastructure projects are required to undergo vigorous environmental and cultural or social impact assessments before they are given permission to proceed. These evaluations look out for evidence demonstrating avoidance, minimization or mitigation of impacts in the preparation, actual construction and post-construction phases. Juan C. Savioli, Head of the Coastal and Estuarine Department DHI […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore will reclaim land through the development of a polder at the north-western tip of Pulau Tekong, an island north-east of mainland Singapore. This cost-saving method, to be used for the first time in Singapore, will be adopted by the Housing & Development Board (HDB) for the upcoming land reclamation project. This was announced by […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine has successfully developed, tested and sold a cutter head concept that is aimed at increasing production and return on investment for dredging vessels and other cutting systems. Optimization of the effectiveness during the dredging process is important for any size and type of dredging vessel. The ECTMarine cutter head will increase the ability to […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mekong Water Technology Innovations Institute (Mekong Water Innovation) has proposed piloting a soil bank model for better management of canal dredging and for generating revenue from dredged soil in the Mekong Delta region. Trinh Cong Van, director of the Institute, said at a conference on solutions to climate change adaptation in the Mekong Delta […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Balance Island concept – developed by Grontmij, Imares and Waterachitect – will be taken to Southeast Asia to determine if it offers an effective solution to the salinization of drinking water and agricultural land in the river deltas of Bangladesh and Vietnam. The concept was developed two years ago specifically for the mouth of the Haringvliet, the Netherlands. […]

  • 23 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, November 21, Mayor Dan Sullivan and executive members of the Anchorage Port Modernization Project (APMP) team presented the concept plan for the Port of Anchorage (POA) to the Anchorage Assembly. Following a week-long Concept Planning Charrette in August to identify operational constraints, known risks, and user priorities, the POA stakeholder group identified three […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Anchorage POA successfully completed a week-long collaborative Concept Planning Charrette on August 22, 2014. Three concept design alternatives will move forward for development to a 15 percent design level for the Anchorage Port Modernization Project (APMP). Three concept designs were selected by approximately 50 charrette participants who considered project goals, evaluation factors, […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In conjunction with the opening of hurricane season, volunteer members of the Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance (BACPA), along with government, community and industry leaders, recently introduced a storm surge protection concept designed to save the entire Houston-Galveston region from a direct hit by a hurricane. “In 2008, Hurricane Ike caused loss of life and […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BMT Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has completed a concept design for the Material Off Loading Facility (MOLF) at Petroliam Nasional Berhad’s proposed Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) complex in southeast Johor, Malaysia. Working in partnership with Technip, the front-end engineering design (FEED) contractor for the project, BMT provided […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced the end of talks with the new locks project contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), through which a conceptual agreement has been reached subject to documentation, review and final signature by the parties. The conceptual agreement falls within the terms of the Contract for the Design and […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Communities 2150 is asking people who live and work in Seaford, Lewes, Newhaven and the surrounding villages to submit their views on various conceptual scenarios on adapting to sea level rise and flood risk between now and 2150. The Environment Agency is a partner in the Coastal Communities 2150 Project (CC2150) which helps communities […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month it will be exactly five years ago that Hurricane Ike caused enormous damage in and around Houston and Galveston in the US state of Texas. With more than $38 billion in damage and over 100 deaths, Ike ranks third in the list of the costliest hurricanes in US history. But it could have […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, the global engineering, construction, and project management company, has created a revolutionary design for ports that could transform shipping in Africa. The Multi-User Offshore Hub is designed for two or more users and consists of an offshore, smart terminal arrangement and docking system that can accommodate oceangoing vessels and barges. The Multi-User Offshore Hub […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dozens of landowners were among a crowd of more than 200 people who attended a public meeting to learn more about a proposal to build a ring levee for the communities of Oxbow, Bakke and Hickson, ND. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Diversion Authority hosted the meeting on Tuesday, January 8 at […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Safety systems and machine productivity specialist Prolec has set the date for the biggest and most significant product launch in the company’s history. The first product models from an entirely new modular range focused on machine safety will be unveiled at an event being staged at Donington Park Raceway on 9th May 2012. At the […]

  • 7 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Dutch organisations – Deltares, an expertise centre for delta technology located in Delft and Rotterdam-based dredging company Van Oord – have together come up with an innovative concept to combat the oil spill threatening the US’s southern coast. Their proposals consist of a set of radical measures that will do more to limit the […]

  • 21 March 2010

    Hamburg Port Authority jury has just awarded Royal Haskoning first place in a competition to create a concept for the potential development of the port’s Steinwerder terminal… [mappress] Source:wnews,March 21,2010;

  • 19 January 2010
    Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Researchers at the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology said that success is not far off for the design of a mobile harbour. Source: Baird Maritime, January 19, 2010

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has been working directly with the Victorian Government with the aim to develop a long-term solution for the return of the Portsea Public Beach. The former healthy and popular Victorian public beach, 30 metres wide and 600 metres long has disappeared over the past decade requiring a temporary sand bank wall […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Land reclamation component of K. Maafushi Land Reclamation & Shore Protection project is now officially complete, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. According to MTCC, 25 hectares of new land were reclaimed under this project. The first rock boulder barge needed for shore protection works is set to arrive on June 25, 2020. The […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Environment

    Dredging is essential for the maintenance and development of ports, harbours and waterways to allow for safe navigation, remediation and flood management. The process, which relocates large volumes of sediment, can be accompanied by the release of suspended sediments into the water column referred to as sediment plumes. In its summer issue of the Terra […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The latest CEDA Information Paper is discussing crucial concepts for setting turbidity limits, which allow for cost-effective dredging operations and also protect the environment. “In 2016, the CEDA Environment Commission (CEC) conducted a survey, of companies and organisations working with dredging, to investigate which environmental turbidity limits existed for dredging projects, how they were set, and how […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Completion of the new King Edward Point Research Station wharf marks the latest milestone for the £140m UK Antarctic Infrastructure Modernisation Programme. The new wharf at Rothera Research Station and mooring dolphin provide the extra capability required to berth the new UK polar research vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. The new wharf was commissioned […]