Search results for: defences

199 results

A list of search results

  • 6 January 2012

    The Port de Calais has announced tender for the quay wall construction works at the port area. The project includes rebuilding the quay wall of terminal 7. The contract is divided into 2 lots: Lot 1: Civil engineering works to reinforce the groundworks and sea defences; Lot 2: Dredging to reinforce sea defences and quay […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Sri Lanka will use sand nourishment to shore up defences against sea erosion in Marawila, a fishing and tourism area north of the island’s…   (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, December 23, 2011;

  • 31 May 2011

    A long-running investigation into shoring up Dunedin’s defences against the sea is finally about to reach the decision stage. Since huge sto… By David Loughrey (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, May 31, 2011;  

  • 4 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      The announced transfer of shares from NPM Capital N.V. to MerweOord B.V., the investment company of the Van Oord family, took place on 30 March 2011. The MerweOord interest in Van Oord is now 78.5%. The interest of BAM remains 21.5%. This new ownership of shares continues to guarantee the stability of Van Oord. […]

  • 1 April 2011

    Region Lazio – Dipartimento Istituzionale e Territorio announces tender for improvement works along the coastal defences of the coast east of Ostia, the fishermens’ channel at the beach of Castel Fusano by the reconstruction of beaches through replenishment works. Ostia is a large neighbourhood in the XIII Municipio of the comune of Rome, Italy. Ostia […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 March 2011

    Flood defences worth nearly £100,000 for homes in Winnersh will not save properties from future damage, but the “bucket full of money…   By Victoria Corbett (getwokingham) [mappress] Source: getwokingham, March 21, 2011    

  • 26 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    An excavator formed an unusual yet highly effective partnership with a dredging vessel on the Lincolnshire coast in England last summer. Working on the Lincshore project, the Hitachi ZX470LCH-3 crawler excavator and trailing suction hopper dredger, Vlaanderen XX, have helped to ensure that future generations can live safely between the resorts of Mablethorpe and Skegness. […]

  • 10 January 2011

    Costa Rica has started building defences near its disputed border with Nicaragua, media reports said. Costa Rican Security Minister Jose … (monstersandcritics) [mappress] Source: monstersandcritics, January 10, 2011;

  • 31 December 2010

    “With the rapid recovery of its cargo throughput, a strong increase in its market share and the large-scale investment in Maasvlakte 2 and the existing port area, the port of Rotterdam is in a good position. But if we want the mainport to continue to play its role as engine of the national and European […]

  • 6 December 2010

    Work has started on improving flood defences at West Beach in Selsey. The Environment Agency said the work includes strengthening the sea… (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, December 6, 2010;

  • 24 November 2010

    More than £6 million in grants is due to be spent on flood defences in Margate, with Thanet council promising a further £733,000 towards … (yourthanet) [mappress] Source: yourthanet, November 24, 2010;

  • 5 November 2010

    Since work started on the construction of Maasvlakte 2 two years ago, 170 million m3 of sand has been brought in. That is more than would be needed to fill the Rotterdam – Fyenoord soccer stadium to the brim 100 times. At the height of the ‘sand operations’, some ten trailing hopper suction dredgers were […]

  • 23 September 2010

    EMSAGG is pleased to contribute to its aim of disseminating information and encouraging the exchange of ideas across different disciplines involved in marine sand and gravel. This seminar will take place at the exciting Maasvlakte 2 project. The Maasvlakte 2 project is a mega land reclamation project in the Netherlands which involves a port area […]

  • 1 September 2010

    Around 240 million m3 of sand is needed to construct the first phase of Maasvlakte 2. At its peak, about 3 million m3 of sand a week was being shifted, while it’s now a little less hectic with over 1 million m3 a week. That’s what you would achieve if every inhabitant of the Netherlands […]

  • 18 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Haskoning and partners HKV Lijn in Water and Fugro, have been appointed to develop an electronic management system for water control structures in New Orleans. The team is now racing Mother Nature to meet a very tight deadline. The project involves making an emergency management module that will allow a levee operator to monitor […]

  • 22 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede is pleased to announce that it has recently secured assignments for dredging and offshore vessels and equipment to the value of more than €500 million. This reinforces the group’s belief that there will be continued demand for its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support. The latest projects agreed and confirmed by IHC […]