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  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd. has just announced their decision not to proceed with the proposed investment in CCCC Dredging. Having considered the feedback from the market, the Board has decided not to proceed with the proposal for investment in CCCC Dredging as set out in the Circular, reported the company. Reference is made to the […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Small Craft Harbors Branch of the Fisheries and Oceans Canada has submitted a proposal for an environmental assessment of the Port Blandford Marina Development project. According to the release issued by the Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment, the project calls for the construction of a new wharf, concrete launchway, and a 163 meter breakwater at the […]

  • 4 July 2012

    Northjersey.com reports that a federal appeals court in Philadelphia has rejected an appeal from environmental groups and the state of New Jersey challenging the Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging of the Delaware River. The court upheld decisions by federal judges in Delaware and New Jersey who said the Corps could deepen the shipping channel in […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    DHI Group, an independent research and consultancy organization, has released a video about engineering the coast by understanding its nature, named ‘Coastal Erosion and Protection’. “Coastal erosion and protection is an ongoing challenge. Information about wind, waves, depth conditions and sediment types is key in the decision-making process on how to protect the coasts,” DHI […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government will lease the operations of the state-owned Port of Melbourne, to help fund a record state-shaping infrastructure program for Victoria. Treasurer Michael O’Brien and Minister for Ports David Hodgett said commercial advice received from the port scoping study had recommended a medium-term lease of the Port of Melbourne as the most […]

  • 4 April 2013

    In an era of global economic uncertainty, changing trade patterns, evolving ship size demands and ever-tightening government budgets, the financial viability of port capital investments is a topic of much discussion, particularly among the world’s top port financial managers. At the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) upcoming 28th World Port Conference in Los […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Phase one of the Barnstable Harbor dredging project that will remove some 8,000 cubic yards of sand has been approved by the town council. The decision to approve the $490,000 worth request for dredging of the outer entrance of Barnstable Harbor was reached at Thursday’s town council meeting. Work on the phase one will begin in November, with the second […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday made the incomprehensible decision to postpone its approval of the vital Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), announced evergladesfoundation.org.  This delay means Congress will be unable to act on CEPP for years. The Corps has known for more than a year that they needed to act in time to […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting in Otsego, MI, to discuss its proposed plan to clean up PCBs and other contaminants in the stretch of the Kalamazoo River between the Otsego City Dam and the former Plainwell Dam. The area is also known as Area 2 of the Allied Paper/Portage Creek/Kalamazoo […]

  • 10 August 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on Governor Rick Scott approving funds for the Port Canaveral project to widen and deepen the West Turning Basin and Entrance. “With cruise and cargo ships growing larger, Governor Scott’s decision to expedite this project will put Port Canaveral more quickly in a position to capitalize on […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Africa Ports and Harbours Show (Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Jun 24 – 27, 2013) is the continent’s leading ports, terminal and maritime event. It is a conference and exhibition that will attract decision-makers from port operators, terminal operators, major end-users, government and investors from around Africa. This conference focuses on everything the ports sector needs […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The Marine Management Organisation has announced it has approved a licence for a maerl-relocation trial to take place in the Falmouth area. James Cross, Chief Executive of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) said ““We have agreed to the trial as it will provide information on the extent to which maerl and its associated communities survive […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Environmental groups are blasting a decision this week by Oregon’s Department of State Lands, because it could open the door to controversial export facilities in Coos Bay. Oregon officials say they have never approved such a large dredging project in an estuary. “We did look at the projects that the port had tried to establish, […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbor authorities, offshore companies and other organizations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organizes the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday, 27 October, through Friday, 31 October, 2014, at Grand […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Redland City Council received an OK from the State Government for the Toondah Harbour dredging project. According to baysidebulletin.com, the Cleveland MP Mark Robinson, Redland mayor Karen Williams and Transport Department officials, met last week with the Straddie Flyer owners, the Groom family, to discuss this development program. Regarding this positive decision, the council […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Fearing that the dredging might threaten their existence, the Bindhtoli diara residents have forced the water resource department to stop removing sand deposits in the Ganga river. “We were shocked to find the dozers in our area. If the river changes its course because of the removal of the sand deposits, more than 40,000 people […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    After closely reviewing all comments received, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has confirmed its Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Feasibility Study. The selected plan will provide risk reduction for approximately 60,000 residents in the study area and takes into consideration […]

  • 1 October 2013

    Friends of the Kaw (FOK), a conservation group focused on protecting the Kansas River, is anxiously awaiting the public notice on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) on Kansas River sand and gravel dredging. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to release the notice in early October. FOK is concerned about elements of the […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week released for public comment a draft scientific study of the Bristol Bay watershed and its natural resources. EPA’s report responds to growing interest in large-scale mining in the watershed from a number of stakeholders and local communities with a range of views and will lead to a better […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Vessels

    Kotug will soon take over three Damen ASD Tugs 2810 for utilization. The construction of these tugs was commissioned by Elizabeth Ltd in Malta and chartered by Kotug, both part of the Kooren Maritime Services Group (KMS). Two tugs are deployed in the port of Rotterdam and the third will serve in the port of […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced last Friday, December 18, that the state has filed a request for a public hearing over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed plan to place dredged material from the Cleveland Harbor directly in Lake Erie. Dredging ensures that water is deep enough for commercial cargo ships to safely […]

  • 12 July 2010

    The marine industry and the State Government are days away from striking a deal that will reform the waterway authority and bring an end to the mismanagement of the Broadwater. Marine Queensland general manager Don Jones said the Gold Coast City Council and the Department of Transport had signed up to the deal that would […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of the potential environmental issues associated with dredging in the marine environment is the increase of suspended sediment concentrations (SSC) by generation and dispersion of sediment plumes. This can be mitigated by source control or by the installation of containment barriers like silt screens. This article focusses on hanging silt screens and describes: 1. […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With April now behind us, only a few days are left before the beginning of what is expected to be the last year of Hudson River Dredging project. The 2015 season marks the sixth year of remedial dredging where approximately 250,000 cy of PCB-contaminated sediment is targeted for removal. In 2015, several areas will need to be […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During planning processes for dealing with flood risk management, the early identification of the economic and ecological benefits delivered by nature-inclusive solutions results in different choices. The Natural Dutch Capital approach – which is based on the identification, valuation and capitalization of ecosystem services – is a useful method here. Deltares and Alterra arrived at […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is soliciting public comments on an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation seeking Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with the proposed Complete 540 Project. NCDOT proposes to construct a 27 miles long Triangle […]