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  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    One of the UK’s leading environmental and engineering consultancies, JBA Consulting, and its Strategic Partner, marine experts Partrac, have been appointed by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) as independent specialists on its Marine and Coastal Casework Framework. The Partnership will provide a range of services under the Framework’s Coastal/Marine Physical Processes and Geomorphology Lot. With its […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Changing Course Leadership Team yesterday selected three teams to participate in the Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta design competition. These teams will develop innovative designs for a self-sustaining Lower Mississippi River Delta that reduce land loss in the region while improving navigation conditions and strengthening resilience for local communities and industries. The three […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Group Luka Koper, one of the fastest growing ports in the Adriatic Sea, and Dutch-based company Van Oord have completed the first phase of the Port Koper deepening project. The increased water depth of 14 m at the port’s Container Terminal will allow the berthing of bigger vessels with larger loads, creating new possibilities […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ongoing cleanup of the lower Fox River – the largest removal of contaminated sediments ever attempted anywhere – is a momentous project, but it is also part of a larger story, environmental officials said. Major efforts are underway to restore near-shore fisheries and wildlife habitat in the lower bay of Green Bay; innovative approaches […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) held a public meeting in San Francisco, California, Sept. 9 to 11, 2014, to review coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific coastal region with experts from California and the West. The CERB, a national, congressionally-authorized board, advises the Chief of Engineers on research and technology, and guides priorities for […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The General Economics Division (GED) of the Planning Commission and the TA Team of the BDP 2100 Formulation Project organized a workshop at the NEC II Conference Room last week on 11 September 2014. The objective of the workshop was to discuss approaches to Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 Formulation, Baseline Study Plan and Ministries’ Participation. Special […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has been awarded a $10.8 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for planned upgrades and improvements to its Wando Welch Terminal. “We are deeply appreciative for the support of our Congressional delegation and the Obama Administration, who were instrumental in elevating the visibility of our port, an important asset […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, reported that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for proposed dredging and recovery of phosphate sands from the “Don Diego” deposit has been filed with the Mexican Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT). According to governmental regulations, a response is expected in approximately […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The peak representative body for the Queensland resources sector has welcomed the decision by the Queensland Government to take advantage of a previously unavailable opportunity for onshore dredge material disposal at Abbot Point. Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said industry support for the decision to pursue this land-based disposal option clearly demonstrated industry’s […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    XXIII annual Latin American Congress of Ports took place this year in Puerto Iguazu, Argentina, a unique settling between the borders of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. The summit was convened by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) under the motto: “The pivotal role of Latin American Ports in the integration of the hemisphere and […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) will meet at Presidio San Francisco, Sept. 9-10, to review current coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific Coastal region. The CERB is a congressionally-authorized advisory board which provides advice to the Chief of Engineers on research and development pertaining to coastal engineering. The board meets annually at various coastal […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors, today launched its new magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. As the name of the magazine suggests, Boskalis is helping to create ‘new horizons’ for its customers and stakeholders. As dredging & marine experts Boskalis provides […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency (EA) is to host a community open morning, where local people can discuss with experts about the dredging operations on the Somerset Moors and Levels. The EA has dredged a 4 kilometre length of river (on the Parrett and Tone and removed 80,000 tonnes of silt and remain on target to finish […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) yesterday opened the Second International Maintenance Congress with the participation of 26 international and six local experts to promote reliability and sustainability in business practices, based on a maintenance culture. “Maintenance has been fundamental for the Canal to operate as it does today, after more than 100 years in operation,” […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 5th annual conference on Dredging in India – Progress and Potential; Issues and Solutions, will take place on September 3-4, 2014, at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai. The mission of the conference is to provide an update on the key trends and development, examine the recent government initiatives, discuss the key issues and challenges, […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) recently released Report no. 123 – 2014 entitled ‘Countries in Transition: Coastal Erosion Mitigation Guidelines’. Karsten Mangor, one of the DHI experts, was the Chairman of the International Co-operation Commission Working Group (CoCom) Working Group 2 responsible for these guidelines. PIANC’s CoCom Working Group 2 focused on: […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When a river runs through it, there will be opinions aplenty on how to manage that river. And as emeritus geography professor Will Graf knows, science has a lot to offer when competing interests are entrenched in positions that might seem impossible to reconcile. Take the Savannah River. South Carolina and Georgia are engaged in […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dredging and Reclamation ANZ conference is now in its 6th consecutive year, and it will take place in Australia on 26–27 August 2014. This year’s event will look at exciting opportunities in new sectors such as LNG, Large O&G and Coal Seam Gas projects, which is driving the industry to define new investments and […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 7th International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics – the River Flow 2014, will take place on September 3-5, 2014, in Lausanne, Switzerland. The conference intends to create an environment for reflection, discussion and exchange of knowledge regarding fluvial hydraulics and river morphology. It is an opportunity to meet, to discuss and to learn about the […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Teledyne Marine Acoustic Imaging Group, consisting of RESON, BlueView and Odom Hydrographic, will hold the Underwater Technology Seminars (UTS) in Hamburg (September 16-18), Boston (October 7-9) and Singapore (December 1). At the 3-day seminars in Hamburg and Boston the theme is: “Hydrography in Harbors and Inland Waters as well as Dredge Guidance and Construction […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) has hired experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct geotechnical investigations on the U.S. Rio Grande flood control levee near Brownsville, Texas. The USIBWC requested the work after cracks were detected this spring in a part of the levee located […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting September 15, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) will once more hold its annual General Dredging Course. The elaborate course comprises two weeks of intensive training, focusing on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment. It covers basic aspects of dredging, including dredging processes, equipment selection and project management. To link […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, has reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The company’s operations during the quarter were focused primarily on the recovery of gold from the SS Central America shipwreck and validation of the phosphate mineral deposit controlled by one of the […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Experts from the United States, Latin America and Europe will participate in the second Panama Canal International Maintenance Congress, scheduled for August 27 – 29, 2014, within the framework of the waterway’s centennial. The main theme of this three-day event will be “Investing in Maintenance: Key to Competitiveness and Sustainability”. Experts in the fields of […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has marked a major milestone with the successful completion of detailed site surveys of Western Port’s marine environment. These surveys included taking numerous samples from just over 100 borehole locations at various points across Western Port. The samples were collected from two jack-up barges that began surveying in December […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sri Lanka has facilities to handle mega carriers with the infrastructure and support system which is on a par with other large ports in the region. Sri Lanka is positioned in a strategic location which should be exploited to boost business in the ports and shipping sector, expert said. “During the recent past, port sector […]