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  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In a new study published in Nature Climate Change, international researchers led by Dr. Philip Ward of the Institute for Environmental Studies at the VU University Amsterdam, review how global flood risk models are being used in practice to reduce flood impacts around the world. Deltares expert global & regional flood risk modelling and analysis, […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A new review has found that turbidity and sedimentation, two of the most widely recognized threats to coral reefs, can have an effect on coral reproduction before, during and after spawning. Elevated turbidity regularly occurs in shallow, tropical marine environments driven primarily by wind-driven waves but this can be exacerbated by anthropogenic activities such as […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors David Jay and Stefan Talke embark on a multi-year study to investigate the transport of contaminants in one of the most polluted Superfund sites in the United States. The goal of the study is to identify the most effective and practical remediation strategy tailored […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a leading provider of technical consultancy services throughout the Americas, has had an exceptional 2014, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. Dredging Today caught up with Piedroba partners Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz to discuss their 2014 business year, the company’s experiences as well as new developments that have marked the […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Huelva Port Authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva) and Research Foundation of the University of Seville are entering a research project to evaluate the benefits of dredging in the ecosystem of the estuary of Huelva. The announcement was made yesterday at a joint press briefing by Javier Barrero, president of the port, and Manuel Enrique Figueroa, professor of ecology at the […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Unalaska Channels, also known as Dutch Harbor. The proposed project and potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report, which is being submitted to elicit public review and comment on the Corps’ tentatively selected plan to […]

  • 8 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As part of ‘Nijmegen European Green Capital 2018’, His Royal Highness Willem-Alexander, together with students from the eco-schools, visited the Sandbox display – an innovation from Deltares that uses kinetic projections of water on sand to show the impact of an intervention on a river or coastal area. A crowdfunding campaign made it possible for the […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A consultation draft of the Research and information priorities for estuary management in southwest Western Australia report has been released by the WAMSI Estuaries Science Steering Group. The report presents a prioritization of the science and monitoring needs for southwest estuary management and has been prepared through consultation with estuary managers and researchers. The purpose […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Two Dutch companies, Van den Herik and Boskalis/Cofra, recently won contracts for the construction of a vertical geotextile screen in the berm of the river levee along the Nederrijn, near Opheusden, the Netherlands. Requested by the Rivierenland water board, the two companies developed their own technology to construct such a screen that is specially designed to prevent […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Dutch consortium consisting of engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos and Maritime & Transport Business Solutions B.V. (MTBS) is working on a master plan for the development of the port of Cotonou. In September 2015, the Dutch embassy in Cotonou (Benin) commissioned the consortium to prepare plan for the development of the port. The existing port is characterized […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Port of Québec recently presented the BEAUPORT 2020 development project, which will cost approx $500 million and take five years to complete. The project will involve extending the current wharf line and constructing a dolphin reserved for liquid bulk. Extending the wharf line by 610 meters will allow two deep-water berths to be added, which will […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Research & Development

    Organic Sediment Removal Systems has introduced an innovative eco-friendly pond restoration solution. Organic Sediment Removal Systems offers a method of pond restoration that is as environmentally friendly as it is efficient. The professional pond cleaners work closely with each client to remove sediments and restore the pond to its original floor, being careful not to […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Research & Development

    Siport21 has presented three technical studies developed in Argentina, Uruguay and Bulgaria in the 7th Congress of Argentinean Engineers Association, celebrated in Buenos Aires. These projects are examples of the international character of the company, who carried out projects in 14 countries during 2011: Germany, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Brazil, Republic […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A global study has assessed the potential risk from dredging to coastal fish and fisheries and identified guidelines that could protect 95 per cent of fishes from dredging‐induced mortality. Dredging operations worldwide are forecast to intensify in the future to meet the demands of an increasing rate of coastal development and shipping activities and up […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Over the past few years, Rice University experts have been working on a new hurricane-protection options for the Houston-Galveston region. Past discussions focused on constructing a floodgate at the mouth of either Galveston Bay or the Houston Ship Channel. Rice University has just presented a third alternative: a mid-bay gate halfway between the previously discussed sites. In […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Research & Development

    The spill resulting from the dredging of Fremantle Port is the subject of a free public forum tomorrow.   [mappress] Source: articleant, June 9, 2010;

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Research institute Deltares recently conducted a series of test in its new Delta Flume on the smart shaped Hillblock revetment block. The Delta Flume tests – allowing Deltares to generate waves up to 5 meter and simulate a superstorm – will provide more insight for more efficient levee designs. Hillblocks, developed by entrepreneur Hans Hill, are […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Timing of dredging is the key to helping preserve one of the world’s most productive and important ecosystems – seagrass meadows, reports QUT (Queensland University of Technology). According to the QUT, seagrass meadows are among the most underappreciated but most important ecosystems in the world. They are disappearing at the same rate as tropical rainforests […]