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  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five experts from the ‘Dutch Risk Reduction Team’, which includes Deltares, are visiting the Philippines right now. They are looking at what is needed to make the country more resilient so it can cope with the forces of nature in the future. The island country is working hard on reconstruction work after the devastation inflicted […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The knowledge development scheme – Hondsbossche Dunes project – officially started yesterday. The contract for this project was signed during the conference ‘Building the Future‘ in Utrecht by Ecoshape, the Flood Protection Program and Water Board Hollands Noorderkwartier. The aim of the project is to follow closely the development of the new coastal defense and thereby […]

  • 13 April 2012

      As directed by the Prime Minister, a review meeting of the Port Sector taken in PMO examined the progress made in the implementation of PPP projects in major ports and the progress of dredging activities. This was a follow-up to a meeting taken three months ago in which instructions were given to the Ministry […]

  • 10 February 2011

    BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has been recognised for its outstanding achievements in generating sustainable growth and jobs by Europe’s 500, a non-profit organisation which promotes entrepreneurship. Former German Chancellor, Gerard Schroeder, presented BMT with the accolade at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 3rd February. […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chinese Harbor Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC) has officially started construction of the Port of Tibar in Timor-Leste with the first blasts at a quarry to collect construction materials, the Chinese embassy in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste reported earlier this week.  According to their announcement, the official ceremony to launch the work took place on […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to repair the storm-battered sea wall at Chesil Cove on Portland has been completed by Weymouth & Portland Borough Council in partnership with the Environment Agency and contractor Team Van Oord Ltd. Heavy winds and strong tides hit the Dorset coast hard during the winter period, damaging sections of the wall and stripping Chesil […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An ABPmer report on the beneficial use of dredged sediment in the South Coast marine plan area has recently been published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The MMO is currently developing marine plans for the South Inshore and South Offshore marine plan areas. As part of that process the South Plans Analytical Report was […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Mackley has been commissioned by the Environment Agency to carry out emergency works on a section of frontage on the East Sussex coast. The Lydd Ranges Emergency Works consist of the placement of approximately 56,000 tons of rock armour with geo-textile, and import of 45,000m3 of shingle. The project also includes the repair works to […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The 4th EMSAGG conference will take place on 20th and 21st June 2012 at Thermae Palace, Ostend, Belgium. The conference builds on the success of the three previous conferences delivered by EMSAGG. The last conference was held in Rome in 2009 and attracted delegates from across Europe including Belgium, Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Turkey and […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Green Maritime Methanol consortium has selected nine ships for research on the application of renewable methanol as a marine fuel. New designs, newbuildings as well as existing ships of Boskalis, Van Oord, the Royal Netherlands Navy and Wagenborg Shipping were selected. The vessel sizes vary in length from between 40-160m, with tonnage ranging from […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work on a £3.4m project at Seaham Harbour’s historic North Pier aimed at protecting the town from flooding and erosion is to get underway this week. The scheme will safeguard around 100 homes and 30 businesses in the town against potential flood risks and help prevent coastal deterioration by stopping storm waves penetrating the harbour. […]

  • 26 January 2012

    ABPmer and Capita Symonds with URS have been contracted by the Environment Agency to record the sediment properties in the intertidal zone of the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary coastlines. The study, which will consider the coastline between Sharpness and Porlock Bay, is being undertaken to understand the variation in the bed characteristics in front […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed Paul Foster to a new post as Director of Projects with a remit to drive forward its ambitious development plans. Before joining the Port, Paul was project director for an international renewable energy business based in Manchester. His career began with 15 years’ service in the Royal Engineers, and […]

  • 9 July 2012

    On June 25-28, 2012 CARIS hosted the largest gathering of CARIS users at CARIS 2012, its 14th International User Group Conference. The four-day conference saw a record number of delegates in attendance from a variety of nations across the globe from government organizations, defence, hydrographic offices, private survey companies, academic institutes, and industry manufacturers and […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will be on a working visit to Washington and New York from 4 to 6 March to see how the Netherlands and the United States can work together more closely on water defences. A number of companies will be joining the minister during part of the visit. […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following flooding in early 2014, flood risk management options for Oxford and Abingdon are being reviewed and progressed as the Oxford and Abingdon scheme. Flood modelling completed in 2013, and increased local interest in finding flooding solutions, prompted the Environment Agency to begin a formal review of the Oxford flood risk management strategy recommendations in […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam recently gave the latest update on the project status. According to the update, the following works will be carried out in June. The western part of the Middle Lock island will be […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APEM has won a major contract to collect and analyze over 1,000 samples from the seabed in the eastern English Channel and off the south coast, for eight marine aggregate operators with licensed interests across the region. Offshore surveys organized by APEM will collect 1,060 ‘grab’ samples of the seabed. The samples will then undergo […]

  • 3 May 2013

    HM Government of Gibraltar announces that major coastal protection and beach regeneration works will shortly be carried out in Sandy Bay beach following extensive engineering studies of the coastal processes affecting the beach. The works will entail the construction of offshore coastal defences in the form of curved groynes at each end of Sandy Bay. […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australian dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company Hall Contracting has once again set the bar in safety and environmental responsibility, having recently completed dredging maintenance works at the Darwin Naval Base without a single safety or environmental incident. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said the three-month project, completed for Spotless on behalf of […]

  • 1 December 2010

    Protect the newly sprayed-on land against the winter storms. That’s the Blockbuster. After the stormy season, the enormous crane will continue blocks in the new Maasvlakte sea defence. To protect the land from the sea, Maasvlakte 2 will have a hard seawall that stretches over a length of 3.5 km along its northern edge. The […]

  • 21 March 2011

      Coral reefs are large, long-lived bio-geological structures that include all associated marine plants and animals. Although Coral Reefs are robust and have often withstood the forces of storms, climatic change, sea level change and predators, the living elements are just a very thin veneer of delicate tissue, highly sensitive to the surrounding environment. Healthy coral reefs provide […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), during the gala dinner of its triennial international conference in Miami (WODCON) last week, presented four Environmental Excellence Awards in two categories, Environmental Dredging and Dredging for Coastal Reinforcement. The First Prize for WODA’s Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging was presented to the Project Team for Boeing’s […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Want to build an airport in the water, expand a major port or restore eroded beaches? Then you need hydraulic fill. That is sand that is drawn from the seabed and placed by flowing water onto the shore or used to create an island at sea. Fill material is then transported from the ‘borrow area […]

  • 28 November 2013

    The dredging equipment will soon return to Fleet Pond to begin the next phase of the ongoing Restoration Project. This phase is funded by the Environment Agency’s ‘Water Framework Directive’ and Natural England’s ‘Conservation & Enhancement Scheme’. This season’s main dredging work will take place in Hemelite Bay, the area nearest to the railway station. […]

  • 19 September 2013

    The Environment Agency is hosting a public drop-in session in Deal to update the community on the town’s new Sea Defence Scheme, with new work due to begin in the next few weeks. Earlier in the year the Environment Agency announced that further work would be required to ensure the beach at Deal reached the […]