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  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise – Glavgosexpertiza – has approved the DeloPorts’ grain terminal reconstruction project, located in the eastern part of the Tsemes Bay (Port of Novorossiysk). According to their latest announcement, this capital redevelopment scheme is set to be carried out in both coastal and sea parts of the terminal. The coastal part […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. engineering expert Mike Schmidt joined Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe and Bundaberg Mayor Jack Dempsey today to inspect a potential site for the Bundaberg East Levee ahead of community information sessions on 6 June. Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said that this was a great opportunity for locals to hear from a world-renowned engineer about the […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    To pass on the latest developments in port management and coastal hydraulic engineering, Deltares has teamed up with STC-Nestra to organize courses for experts from the Laboratoire d’Etudes Maritimes (LEM), a part of the Algerian Ministry of Transport. On the basis of questions from Algeria, Deltares consultants talked to Algerian port experts to share their […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Rotterdam’s Offshore Center (OCR) project, conducted by the PUMA consortium (Boskalis and Van Oord), is progressing rapidly as the contractor already completed the Phase 1 of this capital development program. “Land reclamation works on the site of the Offshore Center Rotterdam were started without any client commitment because we believe the center […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Louise Comeau, director of the Environment and Sustainable Development Research Center at the University of New Brunswick, has been appointed to a federal panel examining how Canada is coping in the face of a warming planet. With nearly three decades of experience working to mitigate and adapt to climate change, Dr. Comeau will share […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference took place last month at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In the opening session, the keynote speakers presented topical insights on the global […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates said in their latest release that Vito C. Melilli, P.E. has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager in their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction of projects along Lake Erie and the Lake […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Jan Peters, Director Alia Instruments BV, as speaker during the event.  Jan Peters will address Dredging for Hydropower in the thematic session ‘Dredging for Clean Energy’ on Tuesday, 10 October, from 11.30 – 12.15 hrs. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The countdown has begun for the first ever Dredging Today Conference that will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. We are pleased to announce that Mr Erik van der Blom, Development and Innovation Manager at Royal IHC, has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first annual Dredging Today Conference, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, are progressing according to schedule. We are pleased to announce that Richard Brakenhoff, Industry analyst at Rabobank, has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). Mr Brakenhoff has worked as an […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rob van Dorland, Senior Adviser Climate at KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute) has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference. During the event, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, Van Dorland will address the effects of climate change, most notably melting ice caps and rising sea levels […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    ​Piedroba’s Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar and Jelle Prins recently assisted the World Bank in organizing a weeklong study tour for a delegation of Bangladeshi Inland Waterway and Transportation Experts. The tour took place on May 14-19 in Belgium and the Netherlands and was a productive week full of knowledge transfer between a variety of dredging and […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Karim Belhadjali, who has more than 20 years’ experience in ecosystem restoration, storm and flood risk reduction, has joined Abt Associates as a Principal Associate of Environment and Natural Resources. Before joining Abt, Belhadjali worked for 15 years in Louisiana where he held multiple positions at the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). At CPRA, […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Top river restoration experts from Royal HaskoningDHV are actively taking part in the River Restoration Center’s Annual Conference in Brighton. With this year’s conference theme of River Restoration: Facing Uncertainty, Ian Dennis and Clare Rodgers will be examining different perspectives on detailed design and the EcoCo Life+ project respectively, the company said. The conference, taking place this […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Top water experts from Royal HaskoningDHV will present seven papers including the latest innovations in sandscaping and flood resilience at Flood and Coast 2017, 28-30 March at the Telford International Centre, UK. The three-day conference, convened by the Environment Agency, is seen as a key forum for the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Navy has disposed of a Second World War bomb found by a dredger operating in the Thames near Victoria Embankment. Bomb disposal experts from the Portsmouth-based Southern Diving Unit 2 were called at 7.15pm last night (Thursday) by the Metropolitan Police to London’s Westminster Bridge. The bomb was eventually towed along the Thames and out […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford announced last week that Gerard van Raalte has teamed-up with the company’s Dredging Group, to work on commercial projects and research initiatives as a Visiting Consultant. Gerard has held numerous prestigious international positions in the industry, contributing at the highest level to CEDA, WODA, PIANC and IADC over a period of over 30 […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Communities across the U.S. are discovering the benefits of incorporating nature into their development planning and infrastructure. That was the theme of a July 7 webinar, sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts, with Charley Chesnutt and David Olson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Rachel Gittman, a marine scientist who studies shorelines and ecology. […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association’s (CEDA) Environmental Commission (CEC) will take part in a one-day conference on best practice in dredged material management, set for today in Madrid, Spain. Hosted by Puertos del Estado and Magrama, the event will feed into forthcoming revision to the Spanish Dredged Material Guidelines. The current version of the Spanish guidelines […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the invitation by the Environment Agency, Dutch and British flood experts last week exchanged ideas for more collaboration on innovation in the area of flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM). The exchange took place during one of the workshops held as part of the Flood & Coast 2016 conference in Telford, UK on […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) has appointed David Finch, a coastal and estuarine dynamics specialist, to extend its support to the coastal management and waterside development sectors. David has over 26 years’ experience in the construction, calibration and application of hydrodynamic, wave and sediment transport models and in the specification and supervision of oceanographic […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bechtel’s senior ports specialist, Marco Pluijm, announced today that analyzing natural barrier islands could help to make coastal infrastructure more sustainable and resilient. The new approach marks a huge step-change in the way marine infrastructure is currently designed, which is usually based on studying trends and processes that are hard to predict. Presenting at the […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal HaskoningDHV is leading a multi-disciplinary team in developing a sustainable coastal protection strategy to reduce flood risks for the cities of Tacloban and adjacent Palo in the Philippines. The project team assembled by Royal HaskoningDHV includes experts from Deltares, Arcadis, Wetlands International, Red Cross, Rebel and Van Oord. “We will be working closely with […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Ken Duffy, Natural and Water Resources Program Manager of BEM Systems, presented the study findings, “Risks Posed by Coastal Erosion on Air Force Installations Located Along the 680-Mile Shoreline of Arctic Alaska,” on October 15, 2015 at the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association conference. The U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) retained […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    As major conference presenters, facilitators and award recipients, ERDC-EL and CHL team members often took center stage at the Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) and Texas A&M’s Dredging Summit and Expo held June 22-25 in Houston, Texas. WEDA is a technical professional organization devoted to knowledge exchange in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A special afternoon program will be organized tomorrow, on the closing day of the 5-day seminar at UNESCO-IHE in Delft, the Netherlands, with two high caliber guest speakers to celebrate this 50th seminar. This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops, partly conducted on-site, in order to […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s European Dredging Summit 2015 will take place on 7th and 8th October in Antwerp, Belgium, where the world’s leading dredging experts will discuss “Sediment Balance & Waste Management”. This meeting will provide a global analysis of dredging projects, environmental regulation and essential recommendations for dredging activity including equipment and contractor selection. The participants will have […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The central government in Indonesia is suspending the implementation of the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) project, also known as the Jakarta reclamation. The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry’s (KKP) director general for marine, coastal and small island affairs, Sudirman Saad said that the Research and Technology Ministry had been ordered to review the plan drafted in […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s Steve Challinor has recently been appointed as a standing member to the Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) Maritime Expert Panel in the UK. He joins Greg Guthrie (also from Royal HaskoningDHV) on the Panel and will serve initially for a period of three years. As an ICE Panel member, Steve will be actively […]