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  • 15 May 2012

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has initiated steps to reclaim about half a kilometer of sea three kilometers westward of the Tema Port to secure more space for expansion to meet increasing demands of the maritime industry, reports the Government of Ghana official portal. The expansion project, expected to cost about $1 billion, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Sidmouth Beach Management Scheme Steering Group met on 22 August for an update on the project’s progress, as well as a review of the rigorous data gathering and analysis carried out to identify ways of protecting the town from coastal flooding and slowing down the rate of erosion on East Beach. Following […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has announced that members of the community are leading the decision-making on managing risks from beach erosion, inundation by overtopping and sea level rise and tsunami through a region-wide coastal hazards strategy. Two coastal hazard assessment panels have been established this year, for south of Napier Port, and north including Napier […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The annual River Restoration Center (RRC) network conference which brings together professionals from all areas of river restoration will take place today and tomorrow at Whittlebury Hall, in Northamptonshire. Royal HaskoningDHV’s Senior Environment Consultant Phil Williamson will speak at the conference about key considerations to make when carrying out channel management for flood risk and land […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Valley Flood Protection Board yesterday adopted the 2017 update to the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP). Developed in partnership with the Department of Water Resources (DWR), the update incorporates the latest information and science to improve flood risk management throughout California’s Central Valley, which includes the Sacramento and San Joaquin River basins. […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted the Summer 2017 Stakeholder Partnering Forum, on August 15-16 at its district headquarters. The Galveston District conducts semi-annual stakeholder partnering forums with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding several Corps programs. These programs include ecosystem restoration, flood risk management, maintaining […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ‘Vertical sand-proof geotextile’ won the 2013 Water Innovation Award 2013 last Tuesday in the ‘Dry feet’ category. ‘Vertical sand-proof geotextile’ is an innovative way of preventing piping. Deltares won the award as part of a team that also included the Rivierenland Water Authority, Stichting IJkdijk, and the Room for the River programme management. It competed […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) introduced the Recognizing the National Benefits of Flood Protection Act of 2013, HR-1769. The bill would require the Army Corps of Engineers to calculate the national benefits of proposed flood protection projects. “To secure funding for flood protection in this tight fiscal climate, the Corps must understand how important Louisiana’s most […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Deltares has been able to demonstrate in New York how the city’s water management can be improved by using the 3Di model. This Dutch product combines ultra-rapid and accurate water calculations with a realistic 3D visualisation of the area. The result is fast and effective decision-making in water management. 3Di can be used on a […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    From 1 June onwards, registration for Offshore Energy 2011 is open. The fourth edition of this two-day, international offshore event is organized in the Amsterdam RAI, at 11 and 12 October 2011. Visiting the exhibition is free of charge; conference delegates pay a conference fee. The 4th edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference takes […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, offshore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies, in co-operation with UNESCO–IHE, organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The Seminar will take place in Delft, The Netherlands from Monday 21 to […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) is now working on the next stage of Chatham Rock Phosphate’s undersea project, following successful meetings in the Netherlands. Representatives from the two companies have just concluded a number of meetings in Papendrecht, the Netherlands with Boskalis making it clear it wishes to proceed to the next stage of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has just announced that “The MI-SAFE package: Resources to implement nature based flood defense” webinar will take place on July 20, 2017, from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST. “Nature-based solutions are becoming recognized as amongst the most sustainable and cost-effective approaches towards coastal flood and erosion risk reduction. So far, however, such solutions have […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works to build a replacement seawall at Hill Head are set to begin in the next couple of days, reports the Fareham Borough Council. The Council approved plans for the new £500,000 seawall earlier in the year to secure the long term future of the sea defenses on the coastline. According to the Council, the replacement […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior Port engineers from across the UK met in Aberdeen this week to hear from experts in planning, design and construction about how the Harbor’s ambitious £350 million expansion has materialized. Members of the British Ports Association and the UK Major Ports Group’s joint Port Infrastructure Group saw progress on construction of the north breakwater, […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk is hosting the Dutch Dialogues Virginia: Life at Sea Level, the workshop that gathered experts on urban water management, from engineers to planners, to discuss, discover and design ideas and solutions for the future. Dutch Dialogues workshops are the latest component of the long history and friendship between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the United […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will invest over €750,000 for development studies for a new harbor at Nigg Bay in Aberdeen, Scotland. The harbor is to support the existing Port of Aberdeen with a view to a significant traffic growth forecast. The busy Port of Aberdeen handles around 8,000 vessel arrivals and 5 million tonnes of […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Jeffrey Cornwell, a professor at the Horn Point Laboratory and an expert in sediments, water quality, and wetlands, has been honored by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science with the President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science. Dr. Cornwell was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the understanding of nutrient cycling […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to work with local officials, engineers and resiliency experts to develop a comprehensive resiliency plan for Nassau County’s mainland communities. A comprehensive protection project, the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project, is moving forward in Suffolk County, however […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Rotech Group has announced the launch of their new subsea business. Having previously built up and operated the globally successful Rotech Subsea mass flow excavation business from 1999, Rotech Subsea‘s equipment was subsequently sold to Reef Subsea UK in 2011. Rotech Subsea are now re-entering the subsea market with the innovative “RS” range of […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Finance International Brazil 2013 conference is scheduled for 12 & 13 November 2013, in Bolsa do Rio Convention Centre, Rio de Janeiro. Bringing together leading players in the Brazilian ports sector to discuss the challenges and opportunities in this developing ports sector, Port Finance International Brazil will provide all those who attend with […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queenslanders will not be fooled by the desperate spin campaign launched by the Queensland Resources Council today to downplay the damage the big mining companies are inflicting on the Great Barrier Reef, say the Australian Greens. “This is desperate PR spin from the Queensland Resources Council that shows community opposition to big mining companies trashing […]