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  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government is boosting flood protection for Dalby and Oakey with $243,916 in grants. The Western Downs Regional Council will receive $145,000 to study options for a Dalby levee to divert water around the town which flooded three times between 2010 and 2013. The Toowoomba Regional Council will receive $98,916 for a flood forecasting […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The Government of India is aware of the development of Gwadar Port in Pakistan with Chinese funding and of the reports of handing over the control of port operations to a Chinese firm. The port could be used for military purposes in future. Government keeps a constant watch on all developments concerning it’s national security […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Oldenburgischer Deichband has announced tender for the Jever area sea wall construction works. This project includes: – Increasing and strengthening works to the sea wall “Elizabeth Groden dyke” (km 0.400 to km 4.750, – Extraction of clay soil in the foreland (external Elizabeth Groden) in different grades, designated with water contents of 43% to 97%, […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will start work on the new £2 million Helston (River Cober) flood defense scheme this month. It will include new flood defenses along the east side of the River Cober, a road ramp at the end of Mill Lane, earth embankment from Mill Lane to St Johns Road Bridge and rendered flood […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    An unexploded shell was found in Arabian Sea off Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) coast during the dredging project, reports indianexpress.com. The discovery was made when a dredging vessel HAM-318 was engaged in dredging operations in the harbour when the unexploded projectile shell was found stuck to its drag head. “The ship informed harbour and […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Multicat Avon and deck barge JML36 are currently on charter to VolkerStevin who are delivering a £14.5m scheme to improve the tidal flood defenses along the East Bank of the River Arun in Littlehampton on behalf of the environment agency. The scheme includes flood defenses from the lighthouse on the Promenade, to north of the […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 73m-long trailing suction hopper dredger “Sospan Dau” is about to start the next phase of Pevensey Bay’s summer/autumn’s annual beach recharge.   About 5,000m3 was added in early June, and the next two weeks should see a further 15,000m3 of sand placed on the beach. In total Pevensey Coastal Defence Ltd (PCDL) expects to […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin this week on improvements to the 4.2 kilometres of the flood defences on the River Parrett between Willow Bridge near Stathe and Monks Leaze Clyse, near Combe. The works will involve raising sections of the right bank of the River Parrett between Allermoor Spillway and Beazley’s Spillway by up to 200mm […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new national poll shows the majority of Australians believe the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef has lost out to industrial development over past decades. Two-thirds of the community (66%) holds the view that the national icon’s World Heritage status makes it more important for protection by Australian governments. The polling of more than […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The contractors working on the Maasvlakte 2 project reached completion for Rotterdam Port Authority yesterday. The Maasvlakte 2 extension has increased port capacity by 2,000 hectares. Extensive studies were conducted using scale models, advanced software and simulators. Deltares tested and optimised the design of the 3.5 km hard seawall. Fantastic achievement Marcel van Gent, the […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has unveiled a plan for the development project at the Plymouth area. This project includes the design and construction of a new fuel jetty and approach bridge, mooring dolphins, dredging at the berth pocket, fuel pipelines and manifold for issue and receipt of oil fuels from Thanckes Oil Fuel Depot by […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    People and vessels. These are the driving forces behind Jan De Nul Group. Thanks to skilled employees and the ultramodern fleet, Jan De Nul Group ranks at the top of the international dredging industry as well as being one of the largest civil engineering and environmental contractors. The supporting services of the dredging, civil and […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Eastland Port’s dredger Pukunui is going about its work in the bay, maintaining the depth of the channel. “Eastland Port, like all ports in New Zealand, is designated an essential service by the government for COVID-19 Level 4,” said chief operating officer Andrew Gaddum. “We’re required to keep the port fully operational at all times, […]

  • 2 November 2012

    Former Minister of Transport, Rear Admiral Festus Porbeni considers dredging of the River Niger as a possible option for flood defence, reports thisdaylive. He discussed the dredging possibility as a good solution for the flood issues of the River Niger which is the third-longest river in Africa, exceeded only by the Nile and the Congo […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified and experienced providers to tender for Eastoke Point Coastal Defence Scheme. The scope of the contract will comprise of but may not be limited to: – Construction of a 650m rock revetment (27,700m3, 3-6 tonne rock armour); – Construction of three 90m rock groynes (7,000m3, 3-6 tonne […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Coastal defence works at Medmerry have started on 28 June. The dredgers Sospan Dau (71m) and Shoreway (98m) are supposed to dredge shingle from licensed dredging areas east of the Isle of Wight and then discharge the materials onto the beach near the Bunn Leisure Caravan Park, between the newly constructed breakwaters. All vessels will […]

  • 7 September 2012

    Agentschap voor Maritieme Dienstverlening en Kust has invited bidders to submit their offers for the coastal defence works at the Ostend area. The contract aims to increase the coastal safety of the beaches in Ostend. The works include dredging, transportation and installation of suitable sea sand in the project area. This assignment aims to implement […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Deltares and the Dutch consultancy and engineering firm Royal HaskoningDHV have revealed details of the Flood and Inundation Management Project for Ho Chi Minh City. The concept is that the city itself will be protected by dikes but controlled flooding will be permitted in outlying areas. In the first instance, a small ring-dike will be […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Storms around the UK in December 2013 caused significant damage to a number of coastal structures. Among these were flood defence embankments in Teesside and Lincolnshire. ARC-Boats, innovative remote control survey boats produced by HR Wallingford in partnership with the Environment Agency, were deployed at both locations to assess the extent of the damage to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) under the automatic route is being allowed for port development projects. The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K.Vasan in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today said that the Maritime Agenda 2010-2020 has set a target of over 3130 million tonnes for port capacity by 2020. The existing capacity of […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville’s new Wharf 10 and Quayside Terminal facilities would help the State’s economy grow by ensuring business, tourism and the defence forces were better served, Treasurer Tim Nicholls said today. Mr Nicholls and Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson joined Governor Penelope Wensley and other dignitaries for the official opening of […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABCO Marine Ltd has been contracted by Galliford Try for the construction of Fort Cumberland SST Sea Defenses. The project is to replace damaged sea defenses next to the historical Fort Cumberland site in Eastney, Portsmouth. ABCO sourced and procured the rock for the project, with vessels chartered to transport the rock armor from Norway for […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work started yesterday on a £500,000 scheme to improve the flood bank at Slippery Gowt on the Boston Haven. The flood defense was breached when high tides combined with a tidal surge on 5 December 2013 to produce the highest water levels ever recorded in the Haven, flooding the landfill site and commercial properties on […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Managed realignment is a relatively new soft engineering strategy undertaken to provide sustainable coastal defences, re-create intertidal habitats or a combination of these two aims, according to hrwallingford.com. More than fifty managed realignment sites have been created since the first in 1991. HR Wallingford’s Marie Pendle has been comparing the predictions made about individual managed realignment […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three firms are now battling it out to win the contract to construct a £36 million sea defence scheme from Holland Haven to Clacton Pier. Tenders were opened last week and now the job begins to decide which company will be successful. Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Engineering Department will analyse all the documents received and […]