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  • 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 […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has just released this very interesting video about the Kreetsand, a pilot project in the framework of the Elbe tidal concept. This project will create additional space for the Elbe river on the east side of the Elbe island of Wilhelmsburg. The tidal volume will be enlarged and the tidal […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Nearly 8,000 children of all ages played in the Mississippi River and learned to navigate the Mighty Miss Feb. 25-26, 2012 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River participated in Engineer Week at the St. Louis Science Center. The children got their hands […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a leading provider of technical consultancy services throughout the Americas, has had an exceptional 2014, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. Dredging Today caught up with Piedroba partners Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz to discuss their 2014 business year, the company’s experiences as well as new developments that have marked the […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Recently, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. has won the bid for 14 gantry cranes for Laotangshan area of Zhoushan Port, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. The 40-tonnage 43-meter gantry cranes are currently main large gantry cranes for loading and unloading operations at bulk terminals, and are expected to be delivered for use before late June 2012. […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In just couple of months, Royal Boskalis Westminster will start the first phase of one of the largest nature restoration projects in western Europe: Marker Wadden. This EUR 33 million project includes the construction of a nature island in lake Markermeer, the Netherlands. This first island will serve as a test case for the development of […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The stationary dredger SEEM 16-640ST Milady, with a steel hull and aluminium structure, has officially been launched at Merré Shipyard in France. Set to be delivered later this year, the Milady was built by Merré Shipyard for the Services Industriels de Genève based in Switzerland. The concept of the SEEM 16-640ST cutter suction dredger, designed […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch dredging knowledge and experience is unrivalled world wide. Easy dredge presents a range of affordable, cost efficient, heavy load trailing suction hopper dredgers with quality add-ons. Bram Roelse, Director of the IHC Merwede Dredging Division, says: “The Easydredge concept underlines IHC Merwede’s reputation as ‘the technology innovator’. With this new series, IHC Merwede […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Preparation for the dredging of the navigation channel at the entrance to a West Ocean City marina has begun this week, reports The Dispatch. This project started last year and it was designed to restore and replenish the large island north of the Route 50 Bridge known as Skimmer Island or Bird Island. Concept of […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     As part of its Continuing Authorities Program Section 204, USACE Buffalo District is creating a new wetland habitat on Unity Island using clean, dredged materials. The District hosted a site visit earlier this week for the Unity Island Ecosystem Restoration Project, to focus on the topic of ‘beneficial use’. Beneficial use is the concept […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Stefan Aarninkhof (Royal Boskalis Westminster) and his colleagues at EcosShape | Building with Nature, Jan van Dalfsen and Jan Mulder (both Deltares) and Daan Rijks (DHV Consultants, now Royal Boskalis Westminster) won the Award for their paper entitled “Sustainable Development of Nourished Shorelines. Innovations in Project Design and Realization”. The CEDA Environment Commission’Best Paper Award […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted a project celebration event earlier this week for the Continuing Authorities Program Section 204 beneficial use of dredged material project at the Unity Island north pond in Buffalo, NY. Speakers for the event included Congressman Brian Higgins, City of Buffalo Deputy Commissioner for Parks and […]

  • 23 November 2011

    Following the success of Visakhapatnam Port, which has played a notable role in encouraging accelerated expansion in the region and considerably making contribution to the country’s trade and development, the state of Andhra Pradesh in India announces it would like to establish another major seaport. All its efforts have been directed to urging the national […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    WTR proposes to mine and export 407,000 tonnes per annum of ilmenite and 44,000 tonnes of zircon rich concentrate from the Ranobe Mine to a new port site near Toliara (Tuléar). To date, BMT has completed a Port Options Study, the Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) for the marine works, and concept engineering design of the marine […]

  • 4 September 2012

    The Baillieu Government is ignoring departmental advice to consider placing Melbourne’s second major container port at Bay West Port, claims the State Opposition. “There are significant environmental and transport concerns about the Government’s preferred choice, Hastings,” the Opposition said. “The Government is refusing to listen to its own departmental advice,” stated Tim Pallas, the Shadow […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine, a supplier of dredging components, services and design, has developed “yard packages” for its Prime Dredge Line. The Prime Dredge Line “yard packages” contain all the engineering, components and services enabling construction of dredger in a wide range of sizes from 45 to 65 cm discharge diameter. The Prime dredge designs contain high quality components that deliver high performance […]

  • 3 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      International regulations that are followed by all shipping nations have long been seen as the best way to improve sea-going safety. Still it was only with the establishment of the United Nations after World War II that these suggestions were made concrete. In 1948 an international conference in Switzerland adopted a Convention that established […]

  • 29 April 2013

    Recently, the result of “A New Generation of Container Terminal” Challenge Match, initiated by Singapore Maritime Association, came out. The design scheme presented by the team, which was composed of ZPMC, together with University of Singapore and Shanghai Maritime University, showed itself and won the first prize, as well as US$1 million money. The “SINGA […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV is joining the Maritime Business Delegation accompanying Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam, to Jakarta from 24-28 August.  Arriving from Rotterdam, home to Europe’s largest sea port, the Maritime Business Delegation’s visit to Jakarta coincides with a period of major construction in the Indonesian maritime sector. The country plans to construct 24 new […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Europort, an international maritime meeting place for innovative technology and complex shipbuilding, is scheduled for November 3-6, 2015 in Ahoy Rotterdam. This event has a strong focus on special purpose ships including offshore vessels, dredging vessels, construction vessels, naval vessels, workboats, inland vessels, fishery vessels and super yachts. With almost 30,000 professional visitors and 1100 exhibiting […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kennedy Point Boatharbour Limited has released preliminary conceptual design plans for an approximately 200-berth marina proposed to be built at Kennedy Point in Putiki Bay, on the south-west side of Waiheke Island. A New Zealand marina developer Tony Mair and an expert team of specialist consultants are conferring with interested parties on the concept designs and […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure and Thilafushi Corporation limited (TCL), with land reclamation area of Male’ city south harbour. At a ceremony held recently at Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure the land reclaim concept presented in accordance with the Government’s policy to control waste management, and […]

  • 25 January 2011

    This is the most recent information update in the IADC series of concise, easy-to-read “management summaries”, which give overviews of essential information on specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Facts About Building with Nature introduces a new approach to planning, designing and operating dredging and maritime infrastructure projects. Rather than presuming the worst – that a project will harm […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Globalisation causes strong changes in world trade and rapid developments in logistic concepts. Ports all over the world are therefore challenged to increase capacity and access for ever growing ship sizes and to offer quicker, better and more innovative services. Furthermore national and international rules require a growing attention for health, safety, security and environment […]