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  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Fingal County Council is set to carry out emergency works in Portrane including protection works at Quay Road and the relocation of Seabees at Burrow beach. The works are required following serious coastal erosion caused by storm force winds and strong tidal surges during the summer. Engineering experts have recommended an extension of the existing […]

  • 9 October 2020

    COLLABORATION gain knowledge – get attention – make contact In three weeks the 14th edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference opens its virtual doors! Enough said about the challenges and limitations that Covid-19 poses to all of us and our industry. Much can be done –  especially online – to connect with our peers, have experts inform […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Business development

    The Independent Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) met yesterday to discuss the Port of Townsville’s $193 million Channel Upgrade project. The ITAC consists of marine experts who provide independent advice and input on the environmental monitoring programs, management plans and mitigation strategies. Consequently, ITAC Chair, Dr Brett Kettle, said that one of the important functions of […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Business development

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) released an interview with Mr Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs. Henk Ovink was appointed by the Dutch Government to increase awareness and action for water security across the globe, and travels the world spreading the word […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Every year Boskalis publishes its Creating New HORIZONS magazine in which the company offers fresh perspectives from external experts and present projects and approaches that push back operational and technological boundaries. “Even in these turbulent times, we want to keep our clients, business partners and other stakeholders informed about interesting new developments and the backgrounds […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Registration for the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference – Europe’s leading gathering of the entire offshore energy industry – is now live!  From now on it is possible to register yourself for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2020 (OEEC) taking place on 27 & 28 October in Amsterdam. OEEC is where the energy transition takes place. It is […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Business development

    The 11th Dredging and Land Reclamation Asia Summit will be held from 7th-11th September 2020 LIVE ONLINE, informs Equip Global. Backed by demand from global ports and maritime authorities, this summit will be the best platform for dredging and reclamation experts to gather and have countless networking and learning opportunities about the latest project and […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has been working directly with the Victorian Government with the aim to develop a long-term solution for the return of the Portsea Public Beach. The former healthy and popular Victorian public beach, 30 metres wide and 600 metres long has disappeared over the past decade requiring a temporary sand bank wall […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    For the 60th time, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will organize its well-known International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. With the collaboration of IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, the seminar is set to take place from 7-11 September 2020 in Delft, The Netherlands. Last year, 24 participants successfully finished this well-known five-day […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will continue its water quality field surveys for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project starting this week. The primary objective of collecting the samples is to analyze water quality within the project area during pre‐project, construction and post‐construction […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    This year, from 5-9 October 2020, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will host their Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation again in Singapore. The Seminar was developed for both technical and non-technical professionals in dredging-related industries, from newcomers in the field of dredging to higher-level consultants, advisers at port and harbor authorities, offshore companies […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The massive civil engineering project, which will see more than 300,000 cubic meters of silt removed from the iconic Queen Pool lake, was originally due to take place this month. “However, due to the current restrictions in place due to COVID-19 and the significant global disruption, the project has been postponed,” said Blenheim Estate in […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian and Dutch water experts – during the recent seminars in Jakarta and Surabaya –  discussed options to integrate the concept of Building with Nature in future infrastructural projects in Indonesia. The seminars took place on 10 and 12 March and were part of a trade mission and a state visit by Dutch King Willem-Alexander and […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead a coalition of scientists from around the country to study the impact of storms, sea-level rise, and climate change on estuaries and bays. This national Research Coordination Network (RCN), part of NSF’s […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In order to obtain approval from the authorities to undertake dredging activities it is usually a requirement to predict the expected sediment spill and assess potential consequences for the environment. Today, this work is time consuming, costly and relies on highly skilled modelling experts. DHI’s new cloud-based service is about to completely transform modelling of […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor Sam Hearn, Nepean Councillors Bryan Payne and Hugh Fraser and John Baker CEO are leading a plan with DELWP and scientists to restore Portsea beach. Aided by David Kramer from the Futurefish Foundation, who has a history of steering tricky but successful State Government funded projects, Mr Kramer has joined Mayor […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Preparation is underway for the execution of the circular sediment management plan for a reservoir dredging work in India, Royal IHC said in their latest project update.  The HDPE pipelines, geotextile tubes and non-woven material have arrived on site. The pontoon and workboat that will be used for operating the TT-pump were hired locally and […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging consultants from a consortium of Dutch companies including Royal IHC, Deltares and NETICS have prepared a full-scale pilot project to implement a circular sediment management plan for a reservoir dredging work in India. For the majority of dams that have been clogged up during the past decades, the active removal of sediment from these […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced the release of a new CEDA guidance paper by its Working Group on Effective Contract-Type Selection (WGECS), initiated by the CEDA Dredging Management Commission (DMC). This new guidance paper, along with the Checklist for Successful Management released by CEDA in 2017, aims to assist parties to works contract […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Illinois Department of Natural Resources, is hosting a public open house, November 14, to discuss plans for ecosystem restoration in the lower portion of Mississippi River Pool 13. The public open house is scheduled […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Shell Marine has signed a framework agreement with CCCC Dredging (Group) Co. Ltd of China to supply marine lubricants and provide technical services across the Chinese company’s fleet. In addition to the supply of Shell Marine’s comprehensive range of lubricating oils designed for every shipboard application, CCCC Dredging’s full access to the company’s technical services […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will be the host of a special 3-Day Dredging and Reclamation Seminar in Mumbai, India. The seminar is set to take place November 26 – 28, 2019 in the Radisson Mumbai Andheri MIDC. According to IADC, the seminar is aimed at decision makers and their advisers in governments, […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, is currently undergoing its first dredging operation since 1989. According to the U.S. Army, this major hub in shipping for military and other government service cargo is currently unable to support medium draft vessels for unit moves. “We have a great team here with Military Sealift Command and U.S. Army […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their event, named ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference’, will take place on Friday, 18 October, 2019, at the Leela Palace Hotel in New Delhi, India. With growing environmental awareness and increasing climate pressures on low-lying deltas, modern-day society puts incredibly strong demands on the sustainability […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle liquified natural gas import terminal, with the extracted river sand used to restore Stockton beach. The Maritime Union of Australia said that dredged sand from the Hunter River, which would have naturally joined Stockton beach before the […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, Secretary at the Ministry of Water Resources in Bangladesh has been just confirmed as a keynote speaker at the IADC Conference Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference which will be held on 18 October in New Delhi, India. He will address the generic political and economic developments in Bangladesh, related to the […]