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  • 3 December 2009

    Oil exports to Asia drive expansion plans at B.C. ports in Vancouver and Kitimat VANCOUVER — In the past six months, the concept of Canada shipping crude oil to Asian markets has warmed considerably… Source:Vancouver Sun, December 1, 2009;

  • 17 October 2012

    A special budget committee meeting of Council has endorsed the development of a concept design for a future Shoreline Project at Palm Beach. The committee endorsed $1.2 million being allocated to complete the concept design and commence community engagement activities. Mayor Tom Tate said the project would improve the resilience of Palm Beach against the […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, released an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study (HATS) on February 20, 2019.  State and city partners that contributed input on the Interim Report include the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Emission reduction is one of the biggest innovation challenges for the maritime industry. In recent years, this was mainly driven by the implementation of strict emission regulations, such as the IMO global sulphur limit. As a result of the Paris Agreement, the focus is shifting towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. This has started […]

  • 26 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    Leica Geosystems releases its next-generation, cutting-edge, 3D guidance system for excavating construction machines, Leica PowerDigger 3D. Leica PowerDigger 3D expands Leica Geosystems’ unique PowerSnap concept, which provides total flexibility and interchangeability of machine control… [mappress] Source:leica-geosystems,April 26,2010;

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Department of Natural Resources has scheduled public meetings on Wednesday, June 14, and Thursday, June 15, to discuss facility improvement projects along the Kasilof River. The June 14 meeting will be held in Soldotna in the Community Room of the Joyce K. Carver Memorial Public Library, and the June 15 meeting will be in […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has agreed to dispose of its original cutter suction dredger following a unanimous decision at their September meeting. In making this decision, Mayor Kay Rasheed said that “it simply came down to the fact that the vessel is no longer able to be effectively utilized.” Given the significant increase […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island earlier this week. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are flexibility connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Olaf Waals, project manager and […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    This portable dredge represents a revolutionary breakthrough in dredge design and construction. Adaptation of the hull, ladder, and spud extensions for various digging depths, added to the modular design concept of the “DRAGON®” Series Dredge provides the most efficient and flexible dredging equipment on the market. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 28, 2013

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The German Government has granted financial support to scale up a running pilot which aims to restore the eroded coast in the district of Demak, Central Java Province, near Semarang, Wetlands International just announced. The program furthermore supports mainstreaming and replication of Building with Nature-type solutions that suit urban, rural, muddy and sandy coastlines. Millions of […]

  • 13 March 2012

      An investment of approximately £5m earmarked for a wide range of maintenance projects throughout the region has been set to be agreed by Dumfries and Galloway Council, BBC reports. The proposed concept was accepted in January but now the council must support specific projects. Among recommended undertakings there are also three coastal improvement projects […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) and HR Wallingford will be hosting a half day Dredging Symposium, designed for dredge project owners. The primary focus of the course, set for June 12th at the Hyatt Regency Miami, will be to address topics for the improvement of the dredging project management process; from concept development through post project […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch and Colombian participants have played a port game during the economic mission to Colombia in Cartagena, which was led by the Dutch Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment.  The game is a part of the Port of the Future project, a green port concept that Deltares has developed in conjunction with […]

  • 25 October 2012

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited engaged Aurecon to prepare a port development master plan to guide development of additional coal export facilities at the Port of Hay Point over the next five to fifteen years (nominally ten years). It was requested that the master plan should specifically assess the potential development of the 1400 […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    C-Job Naval Architects revealed its concept design of an Autonomous Underwater Maintenance Dredger (AUMD) today. The design was presented by the independent ship design and engineering company at the combined Maritime and Port Technology and Development Conference (MTEC) and international Conference on Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (ICMASS) in Trondheim, Norway. The Autonomous Underwater Maintenance Dredger […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The TRCA (Toronto and Region Conservation Authority) and the City of Toronto are hosting a public meeting for the Gibraltar Point Erosion Control Project, Class Environmental Assessment Addendum. The meeting is set to take place at the Harbourfront Centre – Brigantine Room, November 16th 2017, from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. The session will include […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Director of Vereniging Natuurmonumenten, Marc van den Tweel, on Thursday, October 5th opened the Building with Nature exhibition in the National Dredging Museum in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. At the show, the visitors can see how hydraulic engineers all around the globe have come up with sustainable and flexible solutions for the development of deltas and […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bacton Gas Terminal and residents of the surrounding Norfolk villages will benefit from Dutch experience as Royal HaskoningDHV completes the detailed design for an innovative coastal protection project. It’s the first time in the UK that sandscaping will be used to provide a sustainable long-term solution. Royal HaskoningDHV has adapted the Dutch ‘Sand Engine’ concept […]

  • 20 April 2012

    By April 8, the Qatar Doha New Port Project had achieved more than 3,000,000 safety working hours. Since the commencement of this project, the China Harbour Project Department has attached great importance to the HSE work, and constantly improved HSE management standards and adopted concepts of some world-class American and European companies, which has been […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE New York District, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the City of New York, is releasing an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study on February 19, 2019.  Historical storms have severely impacted the New York-New […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has announced the launch of the Seven Mile Island Living Laboratory. According to USACE, this is an initiative designed to advance and improve dredging and marsh restoration techniques in coastal New Jersey through innovative research, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and practical application. USACE has partnered with the State of […]

  • 4 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group is proud to announce the sale of its first-ever Twin Axe Catamaran, the Damen High Speed Support Vessel (HSSV) 2610, which is particularly suited for the offshore wind industry. Marineco UK, based in Edinburgh, Scotland, recently signed for the new HSSV 2610 with an option for a second. The Scottish firm already […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), the consortium of leading international construction companies, and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) signed an agreement to facilitate the funding and continued construction of the Third Set of Locks for the Panama Canal Expansion. The agreement supports a cofinancing concept that the Consortium has been pursuing to ensure the […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subsea Tooling Services (STS) recently completed final tests of their new Predator Subsea Dredger at its open-water site in Fort William. Their main objective was to prove that the Predator Subsea Dredger was as efficient as other dredgers that are currently on the market. As this dredging system is a new concept in the world market, STS needed […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) has selected a development partner to design and build a new port in Stanley Harbor. According to the government, they selected BAM Nuttall Ltd as the development partner. The aim is for the contract to be agreed and signed by the end of March 2020. FIG Chief Executive Barry Rowland […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council has approved the start of resource consent applications to expand Sugarloaf Wharf to serve the aquaculture industry and address health and safety and congestion issues. The development of a detailed business case was also approved for the half-meter dredging of Furey’s Creek for charter boats and recreational boaties, and the Coromandel dredged […]