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  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 3rd European Dredging Summit (28th Feb – 1st March 2018, Bremen, Germany) will bring together experts and stakeholders from across the sector for two days of engaging presentations and interactive discussions tackling the latest challenges and opportunities facing the global dredging industry. According to ACI, the two-day event will offer a balanced program of technical, […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven recently hosted a two-day workshop in Minot with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), as well as financial and philanthropic experts, to find creative funding solutions and help advance comprehensive flood protection for the Souris River Valley. This effort comes as the result of Hoeven’s meeting with FEMA Administrator Brock Long in […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC), under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, took place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center in October 2017. Speaking about climate change adaptations of ports and inland waterways – Ine Moulaert, Senior Engineer Marine Environmental Department, Jan de Nul, Member, PIANC Working Group 178 on Climate Change Adaptation, said that one […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) launched the Visakhapatnam beach nourishment scheme yesterday, after overcoming some technical issues. The sand nourishment project was set to begin last week, but the work could not start as per schedule due to technical snag. The problem with regard to pipeline connectivity was the cause of the delay, informs The Hindu. […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     Our first Dredging Today Conference, moderated by Mr Alexander Verbeek – an Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), took place on October 9-10, 2017, in Amsterdam RAI. During the second day of DTC, we caught up with Mr Verbeek, and asked him about his opinion about […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV is partnering with the Waterschap Rivierenland to deliver dike reinforcements and protect local homes and businesses in Neder-Betuwe. As river levels are predicted to rise in the long-term in the Netherlands, the Waterschap Rivierenland is working on dike reinforcement and reducing flood risk. Royal HaskoningDHV will combine the online information the Water Authority […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority said in its latest announcement that they have started work on creation of the ‘Port Development Plan’ for the next decade. According to the Freeport of Riga CEO, Ansis Zeltins, this will be a comprehensive plan highlighting planned development trends for the Port of Riga over the next ten years, […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Cook Islands Government’s Project Steering Group has developed a near-shore dredging plan to remove sediment from the mouth of the Vai Te Renga Stream (near Pacific Resort), using the sediment along eroded areas of the Muri Lagoon foreshore. This cleanup program is part of the Mei Te Vai Ki Te Vai water sanitation project. […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) has started the pipeline laying operations for the Visakhapatnam beach nourishment scheme, The Hindu reports.  The coastal protection project, undertaken by Dredging Corporation of India and set to last one month, will include placement of a significant amount of new sand onto the eroded beaches in Visakhapatnam. On the recommendation of Deltares, a Netherlands-based independent […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A permanent flood protection being designed for Severn Stoke is making vital behind-the-scenes progress following a meeting hosted by West Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin. The local flood action group met up with experts from the Environment Agency last week to discuss progress on the proposals, which will see bunds and flood gates constructed to protect […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC), under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, took place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center in October 2017. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), gathered expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Indeed, […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne, Transport and Infrastructure, and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will co-host the 34th PIANC World Congress from May 7 to 12, 2018 in Panama City, Panama. The congress will present and discuss the most relevant topics to the waterborne transport infrastructure sector. The advantage of this gathering is the […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, today introduced the Marine and Coastal Bill 2017 – a new legislation to provide a better future for Victoria’s coastal and marine environments. The bill has been developed in close consultation with communities and organisations working to look after marine and coastal areas, as well as the […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a DPC Innovation Award for its innovative and sustainable approach to a land reclamation project in the Maldives. The company won the award in the ‘Innovation in Project Design – Open Water/ Coastal Dredging’ category. According to the organizers, the judges admired this totally rounded project with its large number […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first few months of excavation for the new Wellington Dock Navigation Channel for Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) have uncovered some exciting new features relating to the origins of the historic Western Docks. As the Port of Dover reports, the impacts on the historic environment are hugely important, the DWDR […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The IQPC Middle East will be the organizer of the Island Development Middle East Conference that will take place from 5-7 December in Dubai. With the man-made developments like Dubai palm islands and the World project in the UAE, Amwaj islands in Bahrain and the Pearl island in Qatar, and recently announced mega projects like $1.7 […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced that the state will provide up to $50,000 for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study in the Sullivan County hamlet of Livingston Manor. Funds will be used to undertake the Livingston Manor Flood Control Feasibility Study, DEC said in its release. […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group will hold its first African Dredging Seminar on 23rd November at Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The seminar will be attended by personnel from Damen and its suppliers as well as representative of the South African Government and TNPA. The seminar is open to all with an interest in the dredging industry, the […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SCAPE Landscape Architecture has just released renderings and images of the Public Sediment, a living infrastructure proposal for the San Francisco Baylands that will invest in marshes and mudflats to buffer vulnerable communities and ecosystems from the threats of sea level rise. The proposal is developed for the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge, a […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) seminar on Marine Sand and Gravel – Ireland will take place on November 16th 2017 in Cork, Ireland. According to CIRIA, this event is free to attend and will bring together experts from across Europe, with experiences in winning and the use of marine aggregate, to explore marine […]

  • 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, […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Timing of dredging is the key to helping preserve one of the world’s most productive and important ecosystems – seagrass meadows, reports QUT (Queensland University of Technology). According to the QUT, seagrass meadows are among the most underappreciated but most important ecosystems in the world. They are disappearing at the same rate as tropical rainforests […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global seabed sampling experts Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have delivered a 12 station Multiple Corer to XMU University in China. The hydrostatically damped Multi Corer is capable of collecting up to 12 samples simultaneously, which include a high-quality sediment sample and the overlying supernatant water. The corer is constructed from stainless steel and features detachable core […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting climate change.  That was the final thought of our first Dredging Today Conference, beautifully put by Mr Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager Water, Royal HaskoningDHV. At the conference, held in Amsterdam on October […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Passing Vessel Analysis is fast becoming an essential requirement in the planning of marine facilities, said navigation simulation and ship mooring experts – HR Wallingford, who have been working in Texas to develop inland waterway facilities that protect moored vessels from passing ships. In the United States, the amount of waterborne transport completed by inland […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans to build a permanent flood protection scheme in Severn Stoke are edging closer following agreement from local landowners, it was confirmed this week. A community-led scheme is under consideration to protect homes and businesses in the flood plain of the river Severn as well as the vital A38 link road. A flood action group […]