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  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are conducting a study to better understand the effectiveness of nearshore placement of dredged sediment to reduce shoreline erosion. In Southern Lake Michigan, sandy dredged sediment suitable for beach nourishment has repeatedly been placed in designated nearshore areas just […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    According to a recent, award-winning study conducted by The Nature Conservancy and CH2M in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, incorporating nature-based defenses into traditional infrastructure solutions provides the most effective protection against climate-related flooding. Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge caused more than $19 billion in damages in New York City. In the city’s Special Initiative for […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    University of New Orleans engineering professor Malay Ghose Hajra is among recipients of a 2015 applied research grant from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and The Water Institute of the Gulf. Ghose Hajra, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, will receive $108,000 to research coastal soil. During the one-year project, Ghose Hajra will […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    During recent Dredging Summit & Expo in Vancouver, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) awarded DSC Dredge LLC the Best Paper Award for the “Optimizing Construction Equipment for Long-Reach Excavation in the Dredging Industry” work. The paper – written by Ben Evans, Caterpillar Inc – reviewed a number of design and system changes made during the optimization of […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has just released a report authored by 100 scientists and 21 management agencies which recommends mitigating the effects of sea level rise in the San Francisco Bay Area by using wetlands. The report “The Baylands and Climate Change: What We Can Do”  focuses on the steps necessary to maintain […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Production and repair base of the Taganrog Department of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azov Basin Branch on March 29, 2016 finished the repairs of bucket ladder dredger Kuban-2. Planned internavigational repairs of the vessel were carried out since 18 January of this year. In less than three months, the dredger was fully prepared for summer navigation. […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The UH (University of Hawaii at Mānoa) Sea Grant College Program has formed its newest center of excellence to assist coastal communities throughout Hawaii and the Pacific islands to prepare for the impacts of both natural and human-induced coastal hazards. Hawai‘i Sea Grant’s Center for Coastal and Climate Science and Resilience brings together world-renowned university scientists […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As coastal lands in Louisiana erode, researchers, environmentalists and engineers are all searching for ways to preserve the marsh coastline. Now, a Florida State University researcher has developed a model to help stakeholders figure out what factors they need to consider to rebuild land in this fragile wetland. The model is outlined in the journal Geophysical […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Research & Development

    Reef Relief, a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving and protecting the coral reef ecosystem, has repeatedly stated publicly that they were opposed to anything that would damage the reef or the benthic communities that support it. The organization has also stated that it is restricted from and cannot take a stand on the referendum […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares, in cooperation with the World Bank, is working on a study in the Caribbean to assess the impact of sea level rise and resilience potential of 17 countries in the region. The aim of the study is to derive proxies to estimate the resilient potential of each country in the region and their potential […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    NASA recently completed an intensive study of Louisiana Gulf Coast levees and wetlands, making measurements with three advanced imaging instruments on three research aircraft. NASA instruments fly over the Gulf Coast one to three times per year to keep consistent records of ground subsidence — the gradual sinking of an area of land — which […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Enhancing sediment retention of diversions and improving flood risk assessment are just two of thirteen research projects recently funded through the first round of Louisiana’s RESTORE Act Center of Excellence grant process. Announced June 22, the two-year grants fund projects that directly relate to the implementation of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan. “The Louisiana Coastal Master […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) will dedicate the Atlantic Sand Assessment Project (ASAP) core storage repository on Tuesday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m. The collection is a result of the BOEM-funded project to create a new inventory of potential offshore sediment resources in Federal waters in the […]

  • 7 June 2010
    Research & Development

    Georgia Ports Authority’s silt suspension system in place at the Port of Savannah has not only reduced the demands of maintenance dredging… [mappress] Source: worldnews, June 7, 2010;

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) is to release a synthesis of research report on one of the largest single-issue environmental science programs in Australia that gained unprecedented access to industry dredging data. The Dredging Science Node has been recognized by industry and government as a ground breaking step forward for environmental regulation. This […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Construction works are about to begin on the €35.6 million Wismar Seaport development project, an important infrastructure and facility factor for the Hanseatic city. According to the port chief Michael Kremp, works on the project will begin in October with the completion set for mid 2018. The project includes construction of a new 332m quayside and the creation of 41,500 […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A recent NOAA study, published in the journal PLOS One, shows “living shorelines” – protected and stabilized shorelines using natural materials such as plants, sand, and rock – can help to keep carbon out of the atmosphere, helping to blunt the effects of climate change. This study, the first of its kind, measured carbon storing, […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares will team up with the University of Twente and Delft University of Technology to improve the understanding of sand transport in the swash zone, and the predictive power of the company’s models. The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research NWO has announced the approval of the Shaping the Beach study proposal. The aim of the […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In just a few weeks from now, Royal IHC will be launching a dual-track study program for engineers from universities of applied sciences. The company’s Technical Training Centre (TTC) will begin with this dual training program in September 2016. The program is aimed for students of mechanical engineering, naval architecture and maritime engineering at universities of applied sciences. […]

  • 2 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Ellicott Dredges has recently created two new informational animations to help educate its clients on the intricate workings of dredges and their outputs. The Swinging Dragon® Animation highlights the capabilities of our newest dual-function dredger which can operate in both swinging ladder and conventional dredge modes. Earlier this year, the Bureau of Reclamation of […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Geoscience Australia have developed a new tool-kit that is helping coastal managers to better understand how beaches are impacted by storm events. The Australian coast is dynamic with an ever changing shoreline shaped by the normal action of tides, waves and storms. However, some storms cause significant erosion, causing an ongoing problem for […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The first training for Small Island States within the SimpleCoast initiative has just been successfully concluded. The training has taken place in São Tomé, as a joint effort between the GFDRR (The World Bank), Deltares and with great support from the local government. The training has involved participants of most of the organizations operating on […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Many of Louisiana’s coastal wetlands depend upon the annual cycle of birth and death of plant material to help build up soil height as a way of trying to stay ahead of relative sea level rise caused by the combination of sinking land and rising waters. A new paper published in “Wetlands,” shows that although […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    UC San Diego biologists who examined the biological impact of replenishing eroded beaches with offshore sand found that such beach replenishment efforts could have long-term negative impacts on coastal ecosystems. The scientists, who studied the effects of beach replenishment efforts on the abundance of intertidal invertebrates at eight different beaches in San Diego County, discovered […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, is accepting comments for the $173 million plan to construct concrete canal walls, pump stations and floodwater repositories along streams in Manoa, Palolo and Makiki. The project aims to minimize damage to Waikiki and surrounding neighborhoods if a “100-year flood” causes the Ala Wai Canal to overflow. The […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Research & Development

    The high-level Committee was appointed by the Union Shipping Ministry to conduct the study on technical and commercial feasibility of a new port. In order to determine an appropriate location for establishing the second key sea port in the country, the Committee members visited on Wednesday Nakkapalli, Chandanada and Vodarevu areas. About 5,000 acres are […]