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  • 19 December 2012

    Geotextile sand elements can be a cheap and sustainable alternative to traditional solutions such as quarry stone when building dams, dikes or groynes. One benefit is that local sand can be used as a filler material, eliminating the need to quarry and transport quarry stone, generating savings (particularly for transport) and reducing the burden on […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On the 2nd of May 2013, Peter Hermansson took over the position as new Managing Director for FKAB Marine Design (Fartygskonstruktioner AB). Peter Hermansson is 49 years old and has worked at FKAB for many years, the last 10 years as head of the Structural Department. Peter has extensive experience in ship design, with particular experience in hull design. […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the unveiling of the first “Spiegelsteen” (Mirror Stone) in the dike, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, has launched the Icoon Afsluitdijk project in Breezanddijk. Daan Roosegaarde, a Dutch artist and innovator, and his team of designers, technicians and developers unveiled the designs which from this and next year on […]

  • 18 January 2011
    Vessels

    Ravestein B.V. has announced that it has been awarded for the design and construction of a Backhoe Dredger, type Ravestein 900B. At the end of November 2010, DEME gave the order for this type of Backhoe Dredger. DEME (Dredging, Environmental & Marine Engineering) is a Belgian company that is well known for its dredging and […]

  • 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, […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The United Kingdom will soon be home to a very special Italian-built dredger designed by a British dredger operator specialising in marina dredging. The vessel, to be constructed by Italy’s leading dredger manufacturer, Italdraghe SpA (San Giovanni, Italy) and designed by Goodchild Marine Services Limited (Burgh Castle, Norfolk, UK), is scheduled to be delivered to […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ULSTEIN has been awarded the design and equipment contract for Van Oord’s new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’. Working in close cooperation with Van Oord, this is the first fully integrated design where ULSTEIN is responsible for the development and integration of both the mission equipment and vessel design. The vessel will be constructed […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) recently agreed the final Outer Harbor Project (OHP) design layout with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and their development partners Camper & Nicholsons and Westcourt Real Estate. Following consultation with Natural England, CHC is now applying to vary the existing dredge consents for the next phases of the OHP, the […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Anchorage POA successfully completed a week-long collaborative Concept Planning Charrette on August 22, 2014. Three concept design alternatives will move forward for development to a 15 percent design level for the Anchorage Port Modernization Project (APMP). Three concept designs were selected by approximately 50 charrette participants who considered project goals, evaluation factors, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working on a major scheme that will reduce flood risk to the towns of Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing in West Sussex. Since November 2014, the Agency held seven exhibitions and drop-in sessions on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. At these events a lot has been said about the new flood defenses, sharing the preliminary design drawings […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The report “Harbour Approach Channels Design Guidelines”, published by PIANC Working Group 121, was presented yesterday in Puertos del Estado headquarters, Madrid, Spain. The presentation was done during a technical meeting organized by ATPyC (Spanish Section of the International Association of Navigation). This report was explained by Jose R. Iribarren, Managing Director at Siport21, and […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, the global engineering, construction, and project management company, has created a revolutionary design for ports that could transform shipping in Africa. The Multi-User Offshore Hub is designed for two or more users and consists of an offshore, smart terminal arrangement and docking system that can accommodate oceangoing vessels and barges. The Multi-User Offshore Hub […]

  • 25 October 2010

    Sweco has been awarded a major contract in connection with expansion and renovation of the Passenger and Cargo Terminal at the Baltic Sea port of Klaipeda in Lithuania. The contract is worth about EUR 1 million. Every year the Lithuanian coastal city of Klaipeda attracts a growing number of tourists, who often arrive on ferries […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jensen Maritime Consultants, Inc., a Crowley company, recently completed plans for modifications to the dredge Potter, which supports… [mappress] Source: maritime, June 24, 2010;

  • 19 March 2012

      APM Terminals is building a new container terminal at Maasvlakte II in the Port of Rotterdam opening in November 2014 that promises to set the pace for new terminal design and customer satisfaction levels. Executives announced today the selection of container handling equipment for horizontal transport of containers that offers higher productivity levels and […]

  • 23 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In addition to the upcoming DREDGING SUMMIT & EXPO 2014, June 15-18 in Toronto, Canada, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) will hold a short course named “Responsible Design of Dredging Projects”. This will be an educational course about the practical aspects of conducting dredging in a responsible manner to avoid misunderstandings between responsible entities planning and conducting dredging projects. […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District officials are set to sign the Design Agreement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program (BUDMAT) project today at 333 F Edward Herbert Boulevard, Building 100 in Belle Chase. According to USACE, dredged material […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The San Anselmo Flood Risk Reduction Project (SAFRR), which will improve public safety and protect residential and business properties along Fairfax and San Anselmo Creek in the Ross Valley, is progressing to the final design stage. “The region, referred to as Flood Control Zone 9 (FCZ9), has been inundated by flooding for many years. The San Anselmo project would result […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dikes on Peat are stronger than has been assumed in the past. Until now, it has not been possible to calculate exactly how strong they are. However, advances have been made. On the basis of field trials, software analyses, laboratory and model experiments, research institute Deltares, working together with Rijkswaterstaat and the Hoogheemraadschap Hollands Noorderkwartier […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has published the “Design Guidelines for Inland Waterways Dimensions” which objective is to develop a standard methodology to design of existing and future infrastructures. These guidelines have the aim to increase inland waterways capacity and to permit the use of autonomous vessels, in the future. The new […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for naval architecture and marine engineering services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Marine Design Center. This is BHGI’s second IDIQ contract with the Marine Design Center which located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, relatively close to BHGI’s Rhode Island office. “Working with […]