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  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Her Royal Highness Princess Anne yesterday officially named the new jetty which will house the Royal Navy’s giant new aircraft carriers in Portsmouth. The Princess unveiled a plaque at Portsmouth Naval Base officially naming the vast berth as The Princess Royal Jetty. Formerly known as Middle Slip Jetty, the berth has been upgraded and strengthened […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sweco, a Swedish engineering consultancy company, has signed new consultant service agreements for the Odra-Vistula Flood Management project in Poland. These represent Sweco’s third and fourth contracts under the scheme and have an aggregate value of PLN 24 million (approximately SEK 53 million or EUR 5.5 million), the company said. The Odra-Vistula Flood Management project, […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Refining NZ has started the next round of public consultation about its proposal to bring bigger cargoes of crude to Marsden Point. “The most visible part of the consultation, The Deeper Story pop-up container, outlining the rationale and scope of the proposal will be located in and around Whangarei from March 25 with refinery staff […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from the Delft University of Technology and the Delta Alliance joined forces with the Ghanaian Development Institute and the University of Ghana to discuss the challenges for integrated planning and sustainable management of the Volta river delta. At two recent workshops Dutch and Ghanaian experts recognized that the problems in the delta relate a […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tender documentation for two Yuzhny Port dredging projects was updated in e-procurement system “ProZorro”, reports Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA). The two projects concerned are “Reconstruction of sea approach channel and internal water approaches to deep-water quays of Yuzhny sea port” and “Reconstruction of water approaches, maneuvering areas and operational aquatic areas near quays in consideration of advanced […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a detailed tender process, Forth Ports, owner of the Port of Dundee, has appointed Southbay Civil Engineering to deliver one of the largest investments in the history of the port. “Forth Ports is investing more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability, coupled with a significant onshore […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation will take place from March 26-30th 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The seminar starts Sunday, March 26th at 8:45 hrs and ends Thursday, March 30th at 17:30 hrs. This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A number of projects that will require large scale dredging, including the ones in the Arctic, have been announced in Russia. The announcement was made at the recently held Dredging Conference in Moscow, where participants discussed current issues and challenges in the dredging industry. According to the government officials, the scope of this year’s dredging works […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has just announced that the company is working on a new document which should improve dredging tender procedures in the country. The announcement was made earlier this week during a meeting with the dredging companies, attended by the representatives of DEME, Royal Boskalis Westminster, Jan De Nul, Tianjin Dredging Company, Rohde Nielsen […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    IQPC Middle East will be the organizer of the 5th Annual Marine & Coastal Design and Engineering Middle East Forum, set to take place in Bahrain from 25-27 April 2017. The aim of the conference is to bring together stakeholders from all marine and coastal sectors to discuss strategies that will develop the Arabian coastline through sustainable […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) plans to hold a meeting with the regional and international engineering and construction companies specializing on berth infrastructure works, according to Mr Raivis Veckagans, the USPA head. Mr Veckagans made this announcement during the dialogue with the management of USPA branches last week. “We have a short-term plan of seaport engineering […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their webinar on safety in dredging, named ‘Collaboration, Sharing and Striving for Zero Incidents’, will take place on Tuesday, February 28, at 14.00 hrs (CET, Central European Time). Dredging operations can be risky as it often involves heavy machinery with many hidden and obvious dangers with little […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch king Willem-Alexander and queen Máxima have attended a German-Dutch exhibition on flood protection technology related to the restoration of the Elbe river, following the massive floods in 2002 and 2013. The exhibition took place in the Unesco world heritage Kornhaus building on the banks of the Elbe river in Dessau, Germany, on 10 February. […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, have announced that they will hold public meetings on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) during the next week. These events will take place on Wednesday, February 15, at Hilton – Kansas City Airport, Kansas City, MO and […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) Dredging Days 2017 will take place on 9-10 November in Ahoy, a convention center and arena located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. This conference is CEDA’s trademark event and it is the primary international dredging conference in the CEDA region since many years. “It is widely considered as an invaluable forum […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, will hold a public meeting on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) on February 9, at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in Pierre, SD. The meeting will consist of an open house 5-5:45 p.m. and 8-8:45 p.m. […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said that their International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation will take place from March 26-30th 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The seminar is aimed at future decision makers, port and harbor authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects. This five-day course strives to provide an […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deltares experts gave a workshop last week to analyze cascade effects on critical infrastructure in South Florida, caused by natural hazards such as floods. The workshop was organized together with the Broward County and South Florida Water management District and was part of a NOAA climate change project. The goal of this project is to […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 23-29, 2017).   New Contracts in India and Maldives for DEME DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, has secured several new contracts for dredging and land reclamation works in India and the Maldives.   Experts Destroy […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you a list of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Beacon Marine: Osterville Dredging Scheme Wrapped Up Beacon Marine Construction, LLC., a Massachusetts based full service marine contractor, has completed a dredging and beach nourishment project in Osterville, MA.   Julong Dredging Raises the Bar Julong Dredging & Mining Machinery Co., […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2016 and forward to 2017. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its members, but also the dredging industry in […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Intertek Energy & Water experts have been appointed by the UK’s Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) to undertake a study of potential impacts associated with rock dumping during the decommissioning of oil and gas infrastructure on mobile sandbanks.   The study will focus on the North Sea’s North Norfolk and Saturn Reef Candidate Special Area […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    In late November, FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Tarasenko held a working meeting with representatives of Dutch company IHC Beavers BV. The meeting was held on November 25th 2016 with the presence of IHC Regional Director for European Countries, Johannes Heessen, Managing Director, Klaas Kamerman and other specialists. At the meeting, participants discussed results of the warranty […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) will be holding a meeting today to discuss the progress of the Lido Beach Dredging Project. The session will take place from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Waldemere Fire Station in Sarasota, Florida. The public is invited to attend the open meeting to participate in the conversation and ask questions […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A strong risk-based framework for sustainable maintenance dredging of Queensland ports, aimed to ensure protection of the Great Barrier Reef, has been announced by the government. The Maintenance Dredging Strategy for Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area Ports was jointly released by Ports Minister Mark Bailey and Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles, […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore will reclaim land through the development of a polder at the north-western tip of Pulau Tekong, an island north-east of mainland Singapore. This cost-saving method, to be used for the first time in Singapore, will be adopted by the Housing & Development Board (HDB) for the upcoming land reclamation project. This was announced by […]