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  • 27 February 2014

    The next big VIP Project, identified in Southampton City Council’s City Centre Master Plan, is starting. Early research, which will help to identify and shape the plans for Itchen Riverside, will start next week with a survey of businesses within the project area. The River Itchen area is a vitally important hub for the Solent’s […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan de Nul Group, an industry leading expert in dredging and marine construction activities, has confirmed an order with SMD for a Quasar MkII 150hp 3000m rated work class remotely operated vehicle (ROV). The high specification system including Tophat Tether Management System, A-Frame, Umbilical Winch and dual control system (vessel bridge and control cabin) will […]

  • 29 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DREDGE YARD’s components and equipment are designed using FEA in order to optimize the design and ensure low stress forces in the material. In this way the life time of the equipment is increased and the cost price is reduced. By the late 70’s, FEA – Finite Element Analysis was limited owned by the aeronautics, […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The Whangamata Bar Association (WBA) was formed after a meeting in May 2012 of 40 plus local surfers concerned about degrading wave quality at the Whangamata Bar. After independently monitoring The Bar under the guidance of surveyors and coastal process scientists, local members of Surfbreak Protection Society and WBA believe there is a correlation between […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Alarmed at a severe deterioration, Leslie Williams, Member for Port Macquarie, has called on the State government to carry out dredging of the Manning River.  “At the current rate of deterioration, it is feared the river will be impassable within the next month which will have an intolerable impact on business and tourism in the […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has provided an update on proposed changes to dredging and disposal activities on behalf of Her Majesty’s Naval Base Devonport. The MMO has held negotiations with representatives of the ‘Stop Dumping in Whitsand Bay’ campaign group which brought a claim for judicial review challenging the MMO’s decision to grant a […]

  • 17 July 2013

      VolkerStevin has started works on the £9million Kirkcaldy Sea Wall improvement project. The project involves refurbishment and heightening of the sea wall to help protect the Promenade from the sea and coastal flooding. The works will involve the repair of the wall at the basin car park, at the south end of the Esplanade, […]

  • 7 February 2011

      IHC Engineering Business (IHC EB), a part of IHC Merwede, will be showcasing a range of their bespoke engineering solutions at the forthcoming SUBSEA 11, on 9-10 February 2011, Aberdeen at stand number B14. The ambitious engineering company designs, builds and supports offshore equipment, including tailor-made pipe laying equipment, trenching machines, handling systems and […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest $8.4 million in repair, maintenance and construction projects at small craft harbours in Nova Scotia. “Our Government understands the important […]

  • 28 January 2014

    Flood warnings remain in force for south west and southern England. Heavy showers could cause further flooding in south west and southern England through to Wednesday and people should continue to check their flood risk, the Environment Agency said yesterday. With the ground already saturated, rivers and groundwater levels remain very responsive to rainfall, particularly […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Consultants have been appointed to help secure the cash needed to tackle coastal erosion at Clacton and Holland-on-Sea. Tendring District Council (TDC) has awarded a contract to the internationally renowned engineering and development team at Mott Macdonald. The firm has been chosen to produce a project appraisal which will involve technical, costed solutions to resolve […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Forty years ago a group of professionals in the dredging industry launched Terra et Aqua. One hundred and twenty-five issues later, it is clear how far-sighted these people were. According to the first editor, Terra’s “aims are to disseminate information useful to the civil servant, politician or financial expert who is involved in local problems […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dike design needs to focus more on the subsoil structure and variations over the entire length of a dike. The soil structure determines the risk of piping and varies more than is assumed in the present standards. This may represent a risk for the dike, but it can also be used to make local dike […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The Institute of Oceanology Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOCAS), Qingdao, has taken delivery of a Chelsea SeaSoar towed oceanographic system. The sale has been facilitated through Chelsea’s agents China ORES Co Ltd. The purchase of the SeaSoar system satisfies the requirement of the IOCAS for a large payload towed oceanographic vehicle capable of undulating down […]

  • 2 September 2010

    We have now been busy on the expansion of the Rotterdam port for two years. More than twenty trailing suction hopper dredgers have been depositing their cargo of sand day and night on the bed of the North Sea. Cutter suction dredgers have been making their contribution from the depths of the docks. Anyone who […]

  • 18 March 2011

      Dredging forms the basis for many important aspects of our civilised World and is indeed vital to social and economic development, particularly to the construction and maintenance of much of the infrastructure upon which our economic prosperity and environmental well-being depend. The world’s population relies heavily on dredging solutions for creating and maintaining ports for global trade, […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Multibeam sonar manufacturer WASSP Ltd – part of the ENL Group – has reached a milestone by shipping its 500th multibeam sonar system. The sale of the WASSP 120 degree 3D multibeam system confirms the company’s position as the number one multibeam sonar system in the world for the commercial fishing sector. WASSP multibeam […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT JFA Consultants, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced that it has secured a three year contract with Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT). Providing a range of project management services, the contract will see BMT work closely with the Department to help […]

  • 26 March 2013

    A major battle to save one of the most popular beaches on the East Coast of England has been launched by Bourne Leisure Ltd – the owner of Hopton-on-Sea holiday park. The company is appealing to the Government, various statutory bodies and the people of Norfolk to assist in its efforts to reverse horrendous erosion […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea today announced that its subsidiary company, Reef Subsea Power and Umbilical Ltd., with offices in Stockton-on-Tees and Aberdeen, has successfully completed a series of offshore trials on its recently launched Q1000 subsea trenching ROV. The capabilities of both the trencher and its Launch & Recovery System (LARS) have been tested rigorously to prove […]

  • 6 July 2010

    The Honourable Rob Merrifield, Minister of State (Transport), and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister responsible for Nova Scotia, along with Rob Crosbie, chair of MAI’s board of directors, and Wayne Follett, MAI’s president and chief executive officer, announced today that the Government of Canada is making significant investments to revitalize […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A remote control boat equipped with a SonTek M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) has been employed with HydroSurveyor software to create a 3-dimensional map of a damaged (and still submerged) flood barrier, following serious damage that took place during last December’s storms. Data from the survey enabled the Environment Agency to act swiftly and effectively […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands and Indonesia are working together on the implementation of water safety for Greater Jakarta. Knowledge and experience from the ongoing National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) programme is being used for this. This was announced by the Dutch water sector during a mission in Jakarta led by Prime Minister Rutte, Minister Ploumen (Foreign […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, 2 April, the eighth edition of the Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) took place at the Beurs-WTC building in Rotterdam. The event, aimed at career within the maritime and offshore industry, welcomed 4449 visitors. The 131 exhibitors spoke highly of the event itself as well as the quantity and quality of the […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rebuild by Design has announced in New York which ten teams have been selected to go ahead with the development of their proposals for making the East Coast of the United States climate-resilient. The selected teams include a strikingly high number of Dutch participants. The Dutch research centre Deltares is a member of two of […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Floods are considered the major natural hazard in the EU in terms of risk to people and assets. The most recent extensive springtime flooding in Central Europe seriously affected several German states and Czech regions and caused localised problems in 7 other countries in Europe. Catastrophic events such as hurricane Sandy in the USA (2012) […]