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  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Seminar on Dredging and Land Reclamation will be held from October 2-6, 2017, at Grand Park City Hall in Singapore.  For (future) decision makers and their advisers in governments, port and harbor authorities, offshore companies and other organizations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water, Water Science Branch and Busselton office together with Geocatch, recently hosted the National Estuaries Network Science Forum on Barrier Estuaries with special focus on the Vasse Wonnerup System (VWWS) – a wetland of international significance. Around 60 estuary managers, researchers and interested community members met in Busselton on May 20 to […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ABP Marine Environmental Research ltd (ABPmer) has been contracted by the River Hamble Harbor Authority to undertake its 2015 annual bathymetric survey. The survey is carried out to help the River Hamble Harbor Authority to maintain its knowledge of the water depths within the river and to capture any morphological changes that might be occurring […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of jobs are one step closer after the Queensland Government lodged the final Environmental Impact Statement with the Commonwealth for dredging and construction works at Abbot Point coal port. State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the final decision on the port’s development now lay in the hands of the Commonwealth Government. “Expansion […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 3rd European Dredging Summit (28th Feb – 1st March 2018, Bremen, Germany) will bring together experts and stakeholders from across the sector for two days of engaging presentations and interactive discussions tackling the latest challenges and opportunities facing the global dredging industry. According to ACI, the two-day event will offer a balanced program of technical, […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig yesterday dismissed the lawsuits brought by private property owners in Övelgönne and Blankenese against the planning decisions on the deepening of the Lower and Outer Elbe fairway. The Port of Hamburg announced that the planning authority came rightly to the assessment that the planned dredging neither endangers the stability […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has released an update to its 2013 Comprehensive Plan. According to the Council, the update provides additional strategic guidance for them to follow as they make decisions on funding projects and activities aimed at restoring the Gulf of Mexico. The Council will meet to vote on the Comprehensive Plan Update and […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5th International Conference on Estuaries and Coasts (ICEC), organized by Sultan Qaboos University, will take place on November 2-4, 2015 in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. The Middle East region is going through an era of rapid coastal development which may be attributed to the strategic location of this region. Usually such developments bring economic […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is seeking public comments for an application received from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) regarding the discharge of fill material into waters of the United States. USACE received an application from the NCDOT regarding a potential future requirement for Department of the Army (DA) authorization […]

  • 28 November 2011

    The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has reached a decision according to which it will not ask the Florida Cabinet to grant “conceptual approval” to utilize the dredged muck for the purpose of building Naples Bay islands for wildlife natural habitat. DEP will first have to carry out its regular environmental permitting review process […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The FIDIC Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works is now available in Russian, reported today IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies. According to IADC, first released in English, the FIDIC now has its Russian version with the French, German, Italian and Portuguese translations will soon follow. In 1999 the “Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils” […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project have been released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The recommended plan includes a levee removal, placement of large woody debris, wetland restoration at two sites, and a side channel reconnection. Once constructed, the […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    BMT Asia Pacific and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, have been appointed by Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Group (HKND) to undertake a series of marine and port assessments for the Nicaragua Canal. BMT will assist the development and validation of the Canal’s design and operations through a structured framework. “Our Study will […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port has cancelled plans to dump dredged material near protected areas in Carlingford Lough due to environmental concerns. Commenting the latest news, Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard said: “I welcome today’s confirmation from Warrenpoint Port that they will not be proceeding with proposals to dump dredged material inside the Lough.” “I want to thank Port […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten community leaders have signed agreements to help further restore their severely eroded coastline during a high level event organised by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) of Indonesia and the public private Consortium Building with Nature (BwN) in Demak. At the multi-stakeholder event, the Dutch embassy in Indonesia and the Governor of […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited Draft Coastal Hazard Risk Management and Adaptation Plan (CHRMAP) Report has been released for public consultation, the City of Greater Geraldton said in their latest release.  City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, Shane Van Styn, said that the decision to release the draft document to the community at this early stage will streamline the finalization […]

  • 20 February 2018

    The Government of Western Australia has announced more than $1.6 million in funding is available for strategic coastal planning and management along with projects that improve coastal conditions. Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) grants aim to support the planning and sustainable management of coastal areas vulnerable to risks […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam has announced that, in close collaboration with the Port Authority, the company will be expanding its jetty capacity. According to Odfjell, they will be extending and reinforcing its existing jetty so that it can accommodate vessels in the LR2 (Large Range 2) size range – with a maximum deadweight of 160,000 DWT. […]

  • 29 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 23-29, 2017).   Steel Cutting Ceremony of TSHD LESSE Royal IHC has held a steel cutting ceremony for the 2,300m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger LESSE.   Uig Harbor Scheme Includes Land Reclamation Following the decision by Transport Scotland, CMAL and CalMac, […]

  • 14 May 2012

    This week the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made progress on two separate action paths for the City of Seattle’s Elliott Bay Seawall project. First, a Feasibility Scoping Meeting, or FSM, was completed on May 7 by the Corps’ Seattle District Civil Works Branch for the General Investigation study. Second, the District’s Regulatory Branch made […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The UK is set to be amongst the best prepared nations for the implications of climate change following publication of a groundbreaking study into the threats the country faces. The Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) highlights the top 100 challenges to the UK and their economy of a changing climate and provides the most compelling […]

  • 18 March 2011

      This is the first announcement of the next World Dredging Congress. Under the theme of “The Art of Dredging” WODCON XX will take place from 3 to 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. World Dredging Congresses (WODCONs) are organised once every three years by one of the three sister associations of WODA, the World Organisation […]

  • 9 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    NL Industries has filed suit in Federal Court to ensure that all “polluters” pay their fair share of the cleanup costs at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site (RBS Site), including those public entities that bear the lion’s share of responsibility: Old Bridge Township, the State of New Jersey, and the United States Army Corps […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The National Audit Office found in the course of its audit that state-owned company AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) repeatedly ignored the Public Procurement Act during the construction of Muuga Container Terminal and failed to exercise due diligence as expected, which resulted in the company incurring 2.42 million euros in unjustified and avoidable costs. […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     During our recent CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took an opportunity to interview Professor Dr. Patrick Meire of University of Antwerp. Dr. Meire is a professor in biology and head of the research group Ecosystem Management (ECOBE) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His research focuses on the environmental impact of human activities […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scarborough Borough Council has approved the appointment of a contractor to design a scheme to repair and improve Robin Hood’s Bay’s main coastal defense asset. Previous studies have shown that the concrete seawall in the popular Yorkshire coast village is in poor condition and has an estimated serviceable life of approximately ten years, said the […]