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  • 25 June 2010
    Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries announced today that it has deployed its first of many real-time monitoring stations that will… [mappress] Source: bire, June 25, 2010

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed by President Barack Obama June 10.  Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin have announced $471,161 for the Michigan Sea Grant program to secure projects that help build and foster resilient coastal Great Lakes communities. This funding is a portion of a $15.9 million grant announced though the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sea Grant program. “The Great Lakes are critical […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For the first time ever, scientists have simulated the movement of sediment throughout the San Antonio River Basin with a new U.S. Geological Survey model, created in cooperation with the San Antonio River Authority (SARA). A better understanding of how sediment moves through the San Antonio River Basin is critical for decision makers to help […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Dr. Robert Randall, W. H. Bauer Professor in Dredging Engineering in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently conducted laboratory experiments using a model dredge at the Haynes Coastal Engineering Laboratory. Three graduate students, Joe Girani, Josh Lewis and Paulo de Oliveira, Jr., and Haynes Laboratory staff members John Reed and Kirk […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Coastal development pressures are seen as the major threat to Mediterranean coastal zones, according to a survey conducted by the EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project among 43 environmental organizations in 11 countries. Of the NGOs participating in the survey, 93 percent cited development pressures as the main risk to their own country’s coast. This was followed […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Green Maritime Methanol consortium has selected nine ships for research on the application of renewable methanol as a marine fuel. New designs, newbuildings as well as existing ships of Boskalis, Van Oord, the Royal Netherlands Navy and Wagenborg Shipping were selected. The vessel sizes vary in length from between 40-160m, with tonnage ranging from […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Turkish Albayrak Group has released a video about the future development plan for the Somalia Mogadishu International Port. In order to transform the port into a world class facility, the group has embarked on an ambitious development program that will give the Mogadishu Port a central position in Eastern Africa market. The plan calls for investments in port’s infrastructure, […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    CJSC Zavod Hydromekhanizatsii (Hydromec), a Russian company specialized in the design and construction of dredging vessels, recently delivered a non-self-propelled dredger with the capacity of 700 cbm/h. The dredger was developed under the Renovation of Service Fleet contract and is part of the Federal Targeted Program “Development of Russia’s Transport System (2010-2020)“. Since the company was formed in 1950, Hydromec has developed a broad […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    E-tech elements, such as cobalt and tellurium, are vital for emerging E-technologies. These elements are in short supply, yet they are formed through natural Earth processes and occur in high concentrations in the world’s ocean basins in metal rich deposits. HR Wallingford is part of MarineE-tech, a new £4.2 million research program that will investigate the […]

  • 10 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This is the latest in the IADC series of concise, easy-to-read “management summaries”, which give overviews of essential information on specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Facts About Environmental Monitoring explains why monitoring is necessary before, during and after most maritime construction projects. Dredging and maritime construction operations are a necessary element in the development […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The South Korean and Colombian governments are now cooperating on developing container terminals, ports and intelligent transportation systems. The Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries decided to conduct a business feasibility study on the Port of Buenaventura, Colombia’s second biggest harbor located on the Pacific shore. The ministry will inspect the port and its surrounding areas […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Craig Carmody, CEO of the Port of Newcastle, announced yesterday that in the past three weeks, the port had received a number of unsolicited bids to develop and operate a container terminal in Newcastle, NSW.  “I can confirm that the Port of Newcastle has been approached by a number of globally significant container port operators […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Cologne University of Applied Science (CUAS) and DB Sediments have introduced an innovative, highly accurate density measurement device for hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures. The density measurement of hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures plays a crucial role in various fields of engineering, such as dredging, mining, waste-water treatment industry, biogas facilities and sediment monitoring. Common […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    WAMSI Dredging Science Node researchers have, for the first time, quantified dredging effects on seawater quality conditions, which is critical to realistic testing in the laboratory. The literature review along with the examination of some large environmental monitoring datasets from recent dredging projects provided by Chevron Australia, Woodside Energy and Rio Tinto Iron Ore, have […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    IHC Merwede is delighted to announce that alternative fuels have been used in the dredging process for the first time. The company ran a pilot test in which energy derived from hydrogen was the sole source used to power the electrical equipment on board a dredger. The sustainable energy test took place at the Haringvliet […]

  • 9 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    CEDA as an official stakeholder has been participating in the work relating to the implementation of the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) from the second part of 2009. This concise document introduces briefly the MSFD and explains why and in what way is CEDA involved in the discussions relating to the implementation of the […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

     Dredging is essential for the maintenance and development of ports, harbours and waterways for navigation, remediation and flood… (CEDA) [mappress] Source: CEDA, June 17, 2010

  • 10 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The environmental disasters this spring seem to know no end. Most recently, the United States is facing the largest oceanic catastrophe ever, as BP’s Deepwater Horizon continues to discharge thousands of gallons of oil into pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to suffocate marine life and contaminate coastal wetlands. Earlier in April the […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The vulnerability of coastal communities is gaining urgent attention in the face of climate change and devastating weather-related flooding and erosion. Clark University Professor of Economics Robert Johnston, director of the George Perkins Marsh Institute at Clark University, is leading vital research into the environmental and economic impacts of coastal hazards and adaptation along Northeast […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Conygar Stena Line Limited, the joint venture between the Conygar Investment Company (Conygar) and Stena Line, has submitted planning and marine licence applications in respect of the first phase of the Fishguard Harbor Marina project. This consists of the construction of two new breakwaters, revetments and an 8 hectare reclamation platform, 1.4 hectares of which […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Ecology and Environment Engineering, P.C. (E & E) has been awarded the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC’s) Platinum Award in the Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services category. The prestigious award recognizes E & E’s pioneering study evaluating the influence of open-lake placement of dredged material on harmful algal blooms in the Western Lake […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Emission reduction is one of the biggest innovation challenges for the maritime industry. In recent years, this was mainly driven by the implementation of strict emission regulations, such as the IMO global sulphur limit. As a result of the Paris Agreement, the focus is shifting towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. This has started […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    European Commissioner for transport Violeta Bulc few days ago visited the Slovenian Port of Koper, where she met with the representatives of other North Adriatic ports, members of NAPA Association, the Italian ports of Venice and Triste and the Croatian port of Rijeka. Representatives of Monfalcone and Chioggia, two Italian ports that have applied to become members […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    IMS, specialized in the production of one-truck transportable self-propelled dredging systems, has just introduced the patent pending 7012 HP JetMaster Versi-Dredge. This new technology allows for heavy duty water jet excavation of consolidated materials, environmental dredging and water injection dredging. The JetMaster has 100 HP (75 kW) dedicated to two independent high pressure water pumps integrated vertically through wells on […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced an investment to help develop the Mid-America Port along the Mississippi River in Quincy. The investment will help complete the planning phase for the estimated $80 million intermodal port project that will supply the world market with Illinois products. “The Mississippi River forms our entire western border and is one […]