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  • 3 August 2010

    More than ever dredging is in the news. Be it the land reclamation projects in Dubai and Abu Dhabi or the cleanup actions in the Gulf of Mexico and China, or the urgency of coastal protection against rising sea levels in this time of climate change. All are reasons why governments continue to invest in […]

  • 3 August 2010

    Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades”. “My prediction is that we will be dealing with the impacts of this spill for several decades to come and it will outlive me,” Dr. Ed Cake, […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    An International Container Transshipment Terminal is being established in Cochin Port. As of today 95% of the physical completion of the ICTT has been achieved. The first phase of the terminal is expected to be ready for operations by end August, 2010. Cochin Port Trust had carried out environment impact assessment (EIA) studies of the […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    On 24 June 2010, European experts from the dredging sector and other related industries met in Rotterdam during the first Maritime Technology Day, organised by the Dredging Networking Group. The seminar’s central theme was Condition Monitoring. Prominent speakers such as Prof. Dr. Cees van Rhee from TU Delft; Govert Hamers, President of IHC Merwede; Piet […]

  • 22 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In compliance with its commitment to protect and preserve the environment, the ACP along with the contractors for each component of the program and in coordination with Panama’s National Environmental Authority (ANAM), conducts wildlife rescue and relocation operations as it progresses in the various projects being executed under the Expansion Program. These activities are developed […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ACP personnel is responsible for all dredging work to be conducted for the deepening and widening of Gatun Lake, as well as the deepening of Culebra Cut, from which 27 million cubic meters of material will be removed. To complete this project, the ACP is using the drill boats Thor and Baru and dredges Mindi […]

  • 16 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Networking Group – a consortium of internationally active companies from the dredging industry, dredge operators and scientific experts – will inform European dredging operators over directly applicable possibilities concerning the reduction of the operating costs for dredging vessels. Furthermore it provides dredge operators a platform for open, informative discussions and the exchange of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    IHC Parts & Services, part of IHC Merwede, and Wärtsilä Netherlands (WNL) have teamed up to provide life-cycle support for ships with Bolnes and Smit Bolnes engines. The companies will combine their industry knowledge, expertise and strength to maintain these dredging and other vessels worldwide in order to extend product life cycles, reduce owners’ costs […]

  • 13 May 2010

    While driving alongside Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula, MS, the average person would never know that just six months earlier the majority of that beach didn’t exist. It’s hard to imagine a beach was just created out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mike Hooks, Inc., and Gulf Sand & […]

  • 7 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Dutch organisations – Deltares, an expertise centre for delta technology located in Delft and Rotterdam-based dredging company Van Oord – have together come up with an innovative concept to combat the oil spill threatening the US’s southern coast. Their proposals consist of a set of radical measures that will do more to limit the […]

  • 25 April 2010

    An initiative has now been launched to halt illegal land reclamation and sand dredging in Bahrain. A fleet of fully equipped boats will soon be roaming the country’s waters to catch and report offenders. Two boats, crewed by environmental experts and inspectors from the Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife, […]

  • 11 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    APPROVED: Mayor Bong Gordon, First Lady & Zambales Vice Gov. Anne Gordon and Vice Mayor Cynthia Cajudo give the thumbs-up on the powerful IMS Model 5012 HP dredging machine. The regular desilting work has started at the mouth of Kalaklan River. Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr. proudly announced the arrival of the first Olongapo City-owned […]

  • 7 February 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    GUWAHATI – Dr M Rajin Anwar of Y A Company recently led four Japanese experts for a discussion with Assam Chief Minister relating to embankment protection by the latest Japanese technology. [mappress] Source: Assam Tribune, February 6, 2010

  • 3 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    DUBAI (Zawya Dow Jones)–Plans to invest almost $40 billion to triple port capacity across the oil-rich Persian Gulf region are sailing against stiff global economic head winds, according to industry experts… Source: Zawya Dow Jones, November 3, 2009;