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  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    For the third year, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), in collaboration with The Water Institute of the Gulf, is offering two programs focused on fostering applied research and identifying innovations that will enable CPRA to more effectively protect and restore coastal Louisiana. The CPRA Applied Research Program provides Louisiana-based researchers with funds to conduct engineering and science […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Houston Port Commissioners awarded recently a contract to TCB/GBA Joint Venture for professional engineering and planning services in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ feasibility study of modifications to improve the Houston Ship Channel system. That system includes the Houston, Barbours Cut and Bayport ship channels. “This study is critical to the greater […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) has considered the Port Melville development project and decided that no further assessment is required under the Environmental Assessment Act. Chair of the NT EPA, Bill Freeland, said that the determination comes after a detailed consideration of the port components, including those yet to be constructed in […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Australian Greens are alarmed by a proposal submitted to the federal government to build a coal port less than 50 metres from homes near Mackay and to load the coal from barges into ships offshore in the Great Barrier Reef. “Now the big mining companies want to use the Great Barrier Reef as a […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    BMT ARGOSS (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd and Charta Software have announced a partnership to develop a robust, multi-functional software package, called METRIS, (Modelsysteem voor Evaluatie Tijpoortregeling en RIsico’S bodemberoering), meaning ‘Model system to evaluate tidal admission policy and risk of seabed touchdown’, for the Dutch Directorate-General. The partnership aims to meet the […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    DEME has developed an innovative technique and pontoon to seal and reinforce canal and river bends.  This solution, the bentonite mattresses laying pontoon called the MATTEDOOR, is currently being used for the widening of the Juliana Canal. The Juliana Canal forms a vital navigation route between Limmel (near Maastricht) and Maasbracht in the Netherlands. By widening and […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has selected Geosyntec Consultants to develop a web-based tool for statewide Watershed-Based Plans (WBPs). Geosyntec will create an interactive web-based tool to help users develop WBPs that meet the nine elements required by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). A completed WBP is a prerequisite for communities or local […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Mitchell Ports has established a new project company known as Hay Point Exports (HPE) to progress a proposed transhipping terminal for the export of coal at the Port of Hay Point. This proposed project is referred to as the Bowen Basin Terminal (BBT) project and will require extensive assessment under both Commonwealth and State legislation, requiring […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Deep-sea and high depth dredging is a new emerging trend in the dredging market. Deep sea exploration represents a huge technical challenge, where critical hyperbaric conditions and maintenance needs play an important role on the overall success of a project. Dragflow is a world leader in this field with dredging solution up to 300m of […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Oregon-based Northern Construction Service has secured a contract to reconstruct half of Aurora Harbor, Juneau Empire reports. The Assembly and the Docks and Harbors board made this decision for the $9.6 million project. The scope of work includes securing new A, B, C and D floats, rebuilding approach docks at A and C ramps, improving […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Vessels

    This week Uljanik Brodogradiliste in Pula, Croatia, started with the construction of the Multi-Purpose Vessel JDN8628. This versatile vessel can be equipped with two cable turntables with a total capacity of 10,000 tonnes. For Subsea Rock Installation the vessel can carry up to 10,000 tonnes of rock. The rock is unloaded by two excavators and […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced that she has secured $200,000 in special state grant funding to start dredging at the Port of Ogdensburg. “The future of Ogdensburg’s deep water port is at risk from 30 years of silt build up that makes docking more difficult, dangerous and costly,” said Senator Ritchie. “This funding helps kickstart […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    HR Wallingford new sate-of-the-art maritime simulation and modeling facilities, the Fast Flow Facility and the UK Ship Simulation Centre, will be formally opened by Lord Michael Heseltine at Howbery Business Park in Wallingford, Oxfordshire on 30 October. The new Fast Flow Facility is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated marine test facilities, and […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares has become a part of the Moffatt & Nichol Team, one of the three finalists in the prestigious ‘Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta’ competition. A total of 21 international teams entered the competition. The winning teams were selected on the basis of their understanding of the Lower Mississippi River Delta region and their […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Cochin Port, an all-weather natural Port located strategically close to the busiest international sea routes, has presented the “Outer Harbor Project”. Conceptual studies through IIT, Madras and CWPRS, Pune show that the development of an Outer Harbor is technically feasible. Cochin Port had prepared a Feasibility Report for the Outer Harbor project through the Consultants […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has announced the completion of the NE Slip C 1671 Linear Feet Bulkhead Project, which adds nearly a 1/3-mile of additional waterfront property for prospective tenants to operate from. The cost of the bulkhead project was more than $11 million with better than $9.2 million of this coming via the […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this week, a datasheet for the first in-stock dredger by Italdraghe was released. Active in this business segment since 1952, the Italian manufacturer decided to follow the market tendency of ready-to-ship vessels. “Of course, the company’s core business is still the customized construction of dredging solutions with a main focus on CSDs,” said Cecilia Giorgi […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Idreco BV, a subsidiary of Rohr International Dredge Holdings and Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, announces that Wim Snippe, the Managing Director of Idreco BV, has decided after a long career in designing and building dredges and pumps to retire from the company. “We will miss Wim’s creative approach to dredge design but wish him the best in […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Congress last week passed the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. The bill, which passed 240 to 177, would provide $35.4 billion in FY16 spending – $29 billion for the Department of Energy and $5.6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. “The Energy and Waters […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first joint workshop was organised in Dhaka recently to identify possible measures for the Bangladesh delta plan. It resulted in a series of measures to limit flooding, improve river and coastal management, and prevent water shortages. This was the first important step in the development of an adaptive delta plan for Bangladesh that is […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Many developing countries have no adequate tools for an efficient flood risk management. With the increasing availability of large scale datasets, and new generations of weather and flood forecasting models, tools for assessing floods risk at the large scale are currently being developed. Recently, Deltares developed Global Flood Risk with IMAGE Scenarios (GLOFRIS). Increase or […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources. The cooperative effort will enable BOEM and Massachusetts to conduct research […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority board has approved $141.8 million in capital improvements with passage of its fiscal year 2016 budget. To upgrade existing assets, the board allocated $33.4 million to improve power infrastructure for cranes, paving, increased rail capacity and other terminal improvements at the ports of Savannah and Brunswick. Another $83.4 million will go […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

      This is the second announcement with programme and registration information for CEDA Dredging Days 2011. The conference and exhibition will be held in the Conference Centre of Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011, under the theme ‘Dredging and Beyond’. On 9 November, in the afternoon, an optional pre-event technical visit will be […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Changing Course Leadership Team yesterday selected three teams to participate in the Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta design competition. These teams will develop innovative designs for a self-sustaining Lower Mississippi River Delta that reduce land loss in the region while improving navigation conditions and strengthening resilience for local communities and industries. The three […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) will meet at Presidio San Francisco, Sept. 9-10, to review current coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific Coastal region. The CERB is a congressionally-authorized advisory board which provides advice to the Chief of Engineers on research and development pertaining to coastal engineering. The board meets annually at various coastal […]