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  • 26 November 2012

    Two weeks after Sandy, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had a clear message: “We’re not closing down the New Jersey shore. We’re just going to make it safer. And the Army Corps has the ability to do that,” he declared. That means engineering beaches. Lots of beaches. When planners use the phrase “engineered beaches” they’re […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Research & Development

    CSIRO has released a new guideline that provides current best practice for dredge plume modelling in the context of Australia’s Environmental Impact Assessment processes. The practical guideline aims to ensure that approaches taken in setting up and executing models are more consistent and improve confidence in decision making by environmental regulators that will also lead […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council said in its latest release that the Napier Port Board has approved the business case for investment in the development of a new wharf – 6 Wharf, subject to funding confirmation. The business case approved by the Napier Port Board includes an updated estimate of the projected investment required of approximately […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association’s (CEDA) webinar, entitled “Adaptive Management for Dredging”, is scheduled for January 19, 2016 from 14:00-15:00 hrs CET. The webinar will be presented on behalf of the CEDA Environment Commission by Gerard van by Gerard van Raalte, Chairman of the CEDA Working Group on Adaptive Management, senior expert at Royal Boskalis Westminster/Hydronamic, […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part the EU-funded HYDRALAB+ project, scientists from HR Wallingford will work with 23 partner organisations from across Europe to address the urgent need to understand the consequences of climate change on rivers, estuaries and coasts. The four-year project will create closer ties between international research institutes and provide training and access to experimental facilities to […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The job-creating Cairns Shipping Development Project has been given the green light after the federal government signed off on the environmental impact statement, Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said in its today’s release.  The federal government was forced to delay making a final decision on the EIS for several months at the request of the Queensland […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit (9-11 June), hosted by IQPC, brought together industry leaders, government officials and investors to discuss the future of the country’s dredging projects, ports and waterways. IQPC is also organizing the Coastal and Canal Zone Development Conference taking place in Cairo from 17-19 November. The focus of this event will be […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT’s Board of Directors made a decision that will positively impact the future of North Florida for decades to come. Regarding this issue, Interim CEO Roy Schleicher stated: “The members unanimously authorized me to inform the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that JAXPORT will pursue a harbor deep enough to remain competitive by supplying additional […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with placing stone fill to stabilize an eroding bank adjacent to Route 149 in Phillips, Maine. The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to place […]

  • 4 September 2012

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 22 October through Friday 26 October 2012 at Grand […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Department of Transportation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with installing scour protection for bridges at six locations throughout the state. The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to place permanent and temporary stone and […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 24 June through Friday 28 June 2013 at UNESCO-IHE, […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, said that the 2014 Old Hickory Lake Shoreline Management Plan is finalized and available to the public. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes recently approved the amended plan, which includes the input collected from public meetings held in January and letters received since the previous […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has announced plans to establish a Service Hub in the Russian port of Novorossiysk in a Letter of Intent (LOI) signed with Delo Group of companies. According to the company, the primary aim of the Service Hub will be to optimize the services provided to the growing number of Damen vessels operating […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has just released the latest update on the Cherry Grove Canals Dredging Project. On December 14, 2015 the Council approved the final assessment roll for the Cherry Grove project. Two days later, December 17, the city filed that final assessment roll with the Horry County Register of Deeds and the […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

      Shura Council members yesterday reduced proposed penalties for sand dredging violations. They also restricted punishments to decision makers, after talks last week ended in a stalemate over fears that low-paid labourers could be made scapegoats. The new punishments agreed yesterday are jail plus fines of BD50,000 to BD100,000, which is more lenient than the […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District, the two implementing agencies of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), have announced publication of the 2014 System Status Report (SSR), a comprehensive report evaluating monitoring data within the Everglades ecosystem. This multi-agency report evaluates current monitoring data from different geographic regions […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scientists from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) have published a landmark study bringing together nearly half a century of UK seabed grab survey data. These data originate from multiple sources in industry and government, and their collation and standardisation represents a significant opportunity to better understand and protect the marine environment. […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP) will soon begin design of a new rock seawall to protect the foreshore, coastal road and community assets at Portsea front beach. The new seawall will provide long term protection for Portsea foreshore and additional works will improve access to the beach east of the seawall […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate yesterday submitted its formal marine consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority. Should it be accepted as complete, the six-month formal process is expected to lead to a decision in November. The application, representing four years’ work and $25 million in investment, is the second seabed mining proposal under the Exclusive Economic […]

  • 1 May 2013

    DPW Sokhna had the privilege of participating in the 1st Mediterranean ports 2013 conference and exhibition which was held in Alexandria on 23-24 April 2013, including the presence of more than 300 executives and decision makers of the important global ports, shipping companies, cargo owners, shipping lines, logistic services companies, ports operating companies, rail ways […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Several months of intense development culminated in the launch in March 2012 of Gardline’s unique multi-buoy, multi-parameter real time water quality monitoring system, MEMO (Marine Environmental Meteorology and Oceanography). In response to a massive increase of large scale dredging projects in Australia, the system has been put together by a collaboration of Gardline Environmental and […]

  • 25 November 2011

    A current quarrel between school representatives and city officials has delayed the plans for the Lynnhaven River channel dredging. Intending to build a dredge transfer station, the city has asked the school division to sell 1 acre of riverfront property next to Thalia Elementary School. The station is needed for picking up and transporting muck […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging of the Port of Maputo’s access channel is estimated to begin in mid-May and will be executed by Jan De Nul Dredging Middle East FZE, UAE, according to the Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC). The dredging operations will last 10 months, including mobilization and demobilization of the dredging equipment. The project will enable access […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    People in Cardigan are invited to attend a drop in session to discuss issues around flooding in the town. It comes as Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is assessing the potential for a new flood scheme to protect the 113 properties at risk of tidal flooding. At the event, staff from NRW will be keen to talk […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Danville will shift the hours of operation at its water treatment plant when Duke Energy’s contractor begins removing the coal ash deposit found in the Dan River near the Schoolfield Dam. Duke Energy said on Friday that crews are completing site preparation. Dredging could begin later this week. “We plan to close […]