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  • 18 October 2018

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, recently completed a three-day Ala Wai Flood Risk Mitigation Project Design Charrette in Honolulu. USACE together with stakeholders from the governor’s office, mayor’s office, State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources discussed proposals for the construction of this $345 million project. “An opportunity to execute […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Havant Borough Council (HBC) and the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) are continuing their work to develop outline designs for sea defenses at Langstone. The scheme is aimed to reduce coastal flood and erosion risk to 86 properties over the next 100 years, as well as critical infrastructure including the A3023, the only road access […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC said in its latest blog post that they have been working with the Technical University of Delft to develop new CFD (computational fluid dynamics) techniques to simulate different types of dragheads for the trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). “This enables us to gain a detailed insight into the processes taking place inside it,” said […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nine teams have presented their final design to make specific areas in San Francisco more resilient to sea level rise, severe storms, floods and earthquakes, reports the Dutch Water Sector. The teams made their final design public during a special meeting in San Francisco, USA, on 17 and 18 May. In 2017, the design challenge started […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rijkswaterstaat and Levvel – a consortium comprising Van Oord, BAM, and Rebel –  have presented the Afsluitdijk project designs to the media and to a large group of stakeholders who have been closely involved in planning in the past few years. Innovative concrete blocks, natural discharge if possible, pumping if necessary, an opening for a fish […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently published the newest edition of its Terra et Aqua magazine. For the 150th issue, Terra et Aqua proved once again that it is on board with the industry’s proactivity by revealing a newly redesigned publication. This issue dives into the guiding principles of dredging for sustainability as presented in […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, an independent civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organization, has just released a very interesting article named “Developing a new tool to optimize sea wall design”. Sea walls are designed to protect people, property and infrastructure from large waves that can occur when a severe storm happens at the same time as a high […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District has signed a design agreement to move forward with the LA River Ecosystem Restoration project at a recent meeting with city officials. The agreement was formally presented to Gary Lee Moore, Los Angeles city engineer, and Carol Armstrong, executive officer to the Los Angeles Deputy Mayor […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In collaboration with local and international partners, Ramboll has been engaged to undertake a feasibility study and master plan for a new multi-purpose port in Bangladesh. The port will be central to a special economic zone being established in Mirasarai, north of Chittagong. The project involves wide-ranging environmental and traffic impact assessments, and economic feasibility studies as well as operational […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    JBA Consulting has started to design a 400 meter rock revetment and flood wall structure for the Rhyl coastal flood management scheme. In the following days, a physical model of the design will be built by the Queensland Government Hydraulics Laboratory, supervised by Dan Rodger and Gildas Colleter at JB Pacific, said the company. The design […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    People living in Mytholmroyd are being consulted over which one of two finishes they would prefer for a flood defense wall being built in the Calderdale village. The Environment Agency announced today that Mytholmroyd residents can vote on which wall finish they would prefer as part of the new £30m flood alleviation scheme in their village. […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marin Teknikk AS, a Norway based company involved in engineering services for shipyards and ship owners, has entered into an agreement with Debmarine Namibia for design and engineering of a new MT6027 Seabed Mining vessel. The new vessel will be the largest ship ever designed by Marin Teknikk. With a length of 177 meters and a breadth of […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for eligible firms interested in providing engineering and design services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project. This project is part of the Mississippi River Mid-Basin Sediment Diversion Program, which also includes the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. These […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Canaveral Port Authority has engaged its long-time partner CH2M to design a new terminal which will support the port’s cruise business, currently accounting for 80 percent of the revenue. The new terminal will join the port’s Cruise Terminal One, also designed by CH2M. In addition to leading design of the proposed 1,400-foot-long terminal berth, CH2M […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of Essex County Council’s Development and Regulation Committee resolved on July 28th to approve proposals for the final phase of the RSPB’s landscape-scale habitat creation scheme on Wallasea Island. This last phase, subject to the completion of a legal agreement and the imposition of conditions, will involve the creation of an enormous complex of […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dewberry has been selected to provide resilience design services for the repair of extensive flood related damage to the Brooklyn Army and Bush Terminals in Brooklyn, New York. The New York City Economic Development Corporation project is being funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a part of ongoing Superstorm Sandy restoration efforts. Dewberry […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last weekend a Dutch Risk Reduction (DRR) team traveled to West Africa on request of the government of Guinea. The island of Kaback in Guinea is severely affected by the floods caused by dike breakthroughs and land erosion. This resulted into loss of agricultural land, siltation, water, and food security problems. These problems are increased […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and their partners are working together to develop a flood alleviation scheme to reduce flood risk to properties, transport links and infrastructure in Oxford. The scheme will involve lowering parts of the floodplain and widening some of the existing rivers and streams that run through it, to increase capacity for flood water […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of the Marginal da Corimba reclamation and shore protection project in Luanda, Angola. This major contract was awarded by the consortium of Urbinveste and Van Oord. Royal HaskoningDHV has been commissioned to prepare the detailed design for the 400 hectares Marginal da Corimba project, […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Coastal cities of low lying countries, such as the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK and Germany often have a gentle beach with a dike and a promenade. Along the promenade buildings such as hotels and restaurants are present, protected by storm walls. During a heavy storm the waves will run up to the promenade and impact […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    IQPC Middle East will be the organizer of the 5th Annual Marine & Coastal Design and Engineering Middle East Forum, set to take place in Bahrain from 25-27 April 2017. The aim of the conference is to bring together stakeholders from all marine and coastal sectors to discuss strategies that will develop the Arabian coastline through sustainable […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A project has kicked-off in London that will create artificial storms to help predict worst-case scenarios for coastal flooding, National Oceanography Center (NOC) just announced. Using computer models to make real storms more extreme, this NOC led project will help inform the planning of coastal defenses and emergency response. NOC Professor, Kevin Horsburgh, said: “The worst case […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) has selected CH2M as part of a team to deliver preliminary and final design services for the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) project in the borough of Manhattan. A mitigation outcome of Hurricane Sandy, ESCR is an integrated coastal protection system that will reduce the […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a wave basin, in its physical modelling laboratories in Oxfordshire, HR Wallingford’s engineers have built a scaled model of the proposed new Aberdeen Harbor. HR Wallingford has been involved in the project from its initial concept stages in 2010, and will be working with Aberdeen Harbor Board right through to construction and undertaking modelling […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eddy Pump Corporation – a dredge equipment and pump manufacturer from El Cajon, California – has started shipping the company’s newly released cutterhead design. The Excavator Dredge Pump Attachment has been outfitted with a new direct drive design and improved cutterhead. This results in a clean design with fewer components and weight reduction. The teeth can […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltares experts have developed a new Augmented Reality (AR) design tool called ‘The Sandbox’ for coastal interventions anywhere in the world. The Sandbox was already on display at the Sand Motor congress in September but the new version can be seen soon at the Flood Risk Conference in Lyon. The Sandbox is literally a box […]