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  • 5 June 2014
    Research & Development

    A strategy that protects the Great Barrier Reef, grows jobs and sustainably develops the state’s port network has been released today. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the Queensland Ports Strategy outlines 18 actions that will provide a rigorous, systematic approach to balance economic development with protection of […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Professor Marcel Stive of the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, has won the biannual Coastal Award that will be presented at the Coastal Sediments conference in San Diego, USA. The announcement was made on October 15th by the Organizing Committee of the Coastal Sediments conference that will be held May 11-15, 2015, at the Hyatt […]

  • 26 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new Information Paper, the ‘Environmental Monitoring Procedures’ describing why and how environmental monitoring is undertaken. The paper covers the different types of monitoring in relation to the different stages of a dredging project, and includes a series of case studies which illustrate monitoring methods and uses. The case […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    FinnAust Mining has just announced that Svašek Hydraulics, a consultant in coastal, harbor and river engineering, has been appointed to conduct a Metocean Study at the Pituffik Titanium Project in Greenland. The Metocean Study is being undertaken as part of the ongoing dredge mining studies currently being undertaken by IHC Mining B.V, a wholly owned […]

  • 23 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Ellicott Dredges’ numerous recent successes in diverse dredge mining applications reaffirm its role as global leader in this sector.   [mappress] Source: Ellicott Dredges, June 23, 2010

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As part of the Horizon 2020 program, a new 42 month Research & Development Project, has been launched to help provide an opportunity to tap into the wealth of unexploited European mineral resources. The estimated cost of the Project is approximately €12.6 million. The aim of the ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System) project is […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Utrecht University together with the research institute Deltares officially opened the Metronome tidal research facility on 12 January in the Netherlands.  To create reversing tidal flow and sediment transport on scale, professor Maarten Kleinhans of the university created a twenty by three meters flume, tilting back and forth every half minute at a small slope. This tilting-principle […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Research institute Deltares is conducting a series of tests on a vertical sea wall, designed by the Australian company Armour Group. For the first time, Deltares will be using its flume facility in Delft, the Netherlands, for a customer outside of the Netherlands. According to Armour Group, their innovative sea wall construction has a significant […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A foreland with vegetation reduces the force of waves hitting the dike, and therefore the load on the dike. As a result, the dike itself does not need to be strengthened. That saves costs, because a sandy foreland or forebank is cheaper to build and maintain than the traditional approach to strengthening dikes with rock. […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released a video about the Trenchformer, a multi-purpose cable trencher for a wide range of soils and cable types, working in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.  This trencher, developed by VBMS and Boskalis, greatly expands Boskalis’ capabilities in the cable installation market, offering a complete solution for the installation of power cables in intertidal […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is offering a variety of federal programs that will assist the public with the preparation of comprehensive plans for the development, use and conservation of water and related land resources along the Texas coast. These programs are either available on a 50 percent federal/50 percent non-federal cost-shared […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Italdraghe, the Italian dredger builder, has designed a dredging bucket that is ideal for small scale dredging jobs in narrow canals and waterways involving the removal of only a few thousand cubic meters of material. This bucket can be fitted on to either land-based or floating excavators and features a range of additional quick change […]

  • 20 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    IHC Parts & Services, part of IHC Merwede, and Wärtsilä Netherlands (WNL) have teamed up to provide life-cycle support for ships with Bolnes and Smit Bolnes engines. The companies will combine their industry knowledge, expertise and strength to maintain these dredging and other vessels worldwide in order to extend product life cycles, reduce owners’ costs […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Stefan Aarninkhof (Royal Boskalis Westminster) and his colleagues at EcosShape | Building with Nature, Jan van Dalfsen and Jan Mulder (both Deltares) and Daan Rijks (DHV Consultants, now Royal Boskalis Westminster) won the Award for their paper entitled “Sustainable Development of Nourished Shorelines. Innovations in Project Design and Realization”. The CEDA Environment Commission’Best Paper Award […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine has successfully developed, tested and sold a cutter head concept that is aimed at increasing production and return on investment for dredging vessels and other cutting systems. Optimization of the effectiveness during the dredging process is important for any size and type of dredging vessel. The ECTMarine cutter head will increase the ability to […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Communities across Wales are coming to terms with the very real threat of coastal flooding as the Welsh Government announced that as many as 48 areas have been identified where coastal defenses will not be maintained in the long term. With that stark reality in mind, scientists in Wales are contributing their expertise to obtain […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports North latest video puts together all of the interesting elements of the Cairns Shipping Development Project that was completed in May. In total, more than 400,000 hours were put into the project. The work included dredging the Cairns shipping channel, building an 8km pipeline to transfer silt for re-use and restoring six wharves built […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a new article titled “Numerical investigation of the head and unsteady flow characteristics of a dredge pump loading high-concentration sands”. The article presents research which numerically simulates the unsteady water flow and silt-laden flow in a dredge pump and comparatively analyses the unsteady characteristics of the pump […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A truly unique article entitled “Reducing shoaling in the Texas Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) and erosion of Barrier Islands along West Galveston Bay” has won this year’s IADC Young Author Award. This project utilized a Regional Sediment Management (RSM) approach in an attempt to quantify the source of sediments, develop a conceptual design and associated […]

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

    ECTMarine – a Dutch supplier of dredging components, services and design, from a single spare part to a complete dredging vessel – began the year with great momentum, enthusiasm and energy.  Development of “yard packages” for the Prime Dredge Line, Quick Dredge Technology and presentation of the ‘Core Dredge Line’ are some of the stories DT brought to you in 2015. In […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Research & Development

    Bechtel announced the results of the Research on the Passing Effects on Ships (ROPES) project, a groundbreaking joint-industry study to improve the safety of shipping ports. The results, unveiled at the PIANC World Congress in San Francisco, confirmed that in restricted waters, the wash from passing ships can exert large forces on moored vessels, mooring […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    PowerChina recently teamed up with HID Dredging Company to provide better strategies and solutions for the future environment protection and infrastructure building projects. According to HID, the company is now officially the “aquatic environmental technology and equipment R&D center and production base” for PowerChina. Mr. Yongsheng Wang, who is the chairman of HID, introduced the leading […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida has filed a lawsuit over the St. Johns River dredging. JAXPORT officials and the local community stressed the importance of this dredging project in bringing more cargo ships and business to town. According to WJCT News, Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida is concerned about the […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Construction works on the Clay Ripening Pilot Project in the Eems-Dollard area are officially underway, according to the EcoShape. The EcoShape reported that on April 5th the first mud was deposited to the Clay Ripener in Delfzijl in the far Northeast of the Netherlands. The main aim of the pilot project is to experiment with different ripening strategies to turn fine […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Rudy Helmons, a PhD-Candidate in Dredging Engineering at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), has won the IADC Young Author Award in 2015. The award was presented by René Kolman, secretary-general of IADC during the CEDA Dredging Days 2015 conference in Rotterdam (November 6th 2015). Helmons won the prestigious award for his research paper […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    CARIS is pleased to announce the release of Bathy DataBASE 3.0. [mappress] Source: CARIS, June 21, 2010