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  • 6 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The world renowned survey department of Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) in Holland has just taken receipt of their first integrated Underwater Inspection System (UIS™) from CodaOctopus. Purchased through our agent, Nautikaris BV, RWS have already scheduled a full program of survey and inspection work for their state-of-the-art UIS which incorporates the Echoscope® Real-Time 3D sonar. The delivery […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sediments in the bottom of Central Puget Sound show declining environmental health over a 10-year period, according to a just-released report from the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). Central Puget Sound is the area south of Whidbey Island to the Tacoma Narrows. It includes industrialized and urbanized Elliott and Commencement bays, Sinclair Inlet and Bainbridge […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using this economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Army Corps to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Prof. I. Murali Krishna Rao of Management Faculty, Andhra University has addressed the officers of Dredging Corporation of India Limited, Visakhapatnam on the topic “PHILOSOPHIES OF MARKETING”. Mr. M.S. Rao, HOD-Marketing and Operations, DCI, welcomed the gathering. Shri S.Vasudeva Rao, IPS, Chief Vigilance Officer of DCI who presided over the meeting mentioned the need for […]

  • 5 March 2013

    Michigan marinas would be able to obtain low-interest loans for the purpose of dredging their harbors under recently introduced legislation co-sponsored by Sen. John Proos. “Record-low water levels in the Great Lakes are beginning to impact the state’s recreational marinas and pose a threat to the state’s billion-dollar tourism industry,” said Proos, R-St. Joseph. “This […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year. With the start of the summer navigation season, the vessels will leave from the Port of Murmansk and will be headed to the Gulf of Ob. The dredging operations at Sabetta will be carried […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Geosyntec will be well represented at the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, organized and presented by Battelle February 4-7, 2013, in Dallas. Maintaining the economic and biological viability of the environments of rivers, lakes, bays, and harbors requires advanced management of a complex series of actions related to the accumulation in sediments […]

  • 21 February 2011

      Fivium has been awarded a contract to deliver an IT system to support the modernisation and consolidation of UK marine licensing processes. The project will align business processes and IT systems supporting UK marine licences to enable greater transparency for users and the public. Fivium and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) will work together […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Andrew Adam, Director Operations, ANZ Region – Sydney for DP World and Yasmin Kristensen, Chief Process Officer, Operations Division at the Port of Tanjung Pelapas (PTP) are among the latest panel members confirmed for the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) State-of-the-Art Technology Forum, taking place Tuesday 13 March in Hong Kong as part of the […]

  • 29 October 2010

    Governor Pat Quinn today visited Waukegan to announce $10 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) to fund the continued cleanup of the Waukegan Harbor. The project involves dredging and disposing of contaminated sediments from the former Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC) Superfund Site. “For years, the Waukegan Harbor has been in desperate need […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) today lauded passage on Wednesday of the House floor amendment to the fiscal 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations bill that increases the Corps of Engineers funding to meet the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) funding target included in the recently enacted Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Marilyn Hatley and the members of the North Myrtle Beach City Council participated in an update on the status of the Jim Caudle Reef (PA-01), which is located about 2.5 nautical miles from the south jetty of Little River and lies under about 30 feet of water. The event was hosted by the North […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it has executed an agreement to use up to 1 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for the Carteret County Shore Protection and Restoration Project in North Carolina. Sediment used for the project will stabilize and help restore the ecological […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state, and local officials gathered at the north shore of the Indian River Inlet in Delaware on Aug. 5 to witness the dredging, pumping and placing of sand onto a beach that was significantly eroded by Hurricane Sandy. The work at the inlet is one of three contracts the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has coordinated for emergency dredging of the Ocean City Inlet and Harbor Federal Navigation Channel to begin Friday. The dredging is in response to reports by mariners of shoaling in the inlet caused by the winter storm that struck Ocean City in late January. This emergency dredging […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waikato Regional Council said it is committed to working closely with Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) and local communities to manage coastal hazard risks, such as erosion and flooding, in the face of any increased sea level and climate change pressures. The comment follows the release of a statement from TCDC focusing on the need to […]

  • 3 October 2012

    Congressman Tim Bishop announced yesterday that work to dredge Shinnecock Inlet will begin in November, with 128,000 cubic yards of sand from the dredged inlet to be placed on the badly eroded section of beach known as West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI). In June, Bishop announced that he had secured $5.1 million in federal funding […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Bothell’s shoreline master program. Bothell’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of more than 13 miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Sammamish River and North Creek in Bothell, and Swamp Creek, if annexed […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Premier Ted Baillieu and Minister for Ports Denis Napthine announced trade figures at the Port of Melbourne surged in the 2011-12 financial year with a 9.1 per cent overall increase at Australasia’s busiest container and general cargo port. Mr Baillieu said in the 2011-12 financial year total port trade grew to 87 million revenue tonnes […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced £1.7 million funding to help repair small ports and harbors across England damaged by winter storms. Twenty one communities will benefit ranging from Cornwall to East Riding. McLoughlin said: “Our small ports are vital to the livelihoods of the communities they serve and are the lifeblood of the local […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that, in another important legal victory for the State’s coastal protection efforts, a jury has determined that a Harvey Cedars couple should receive $300 as compensation for an easement on their property needed to build a sand dune and beachfront protection project – significantly less than the $800,000 […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have announced the completion of the beach and dune portion of a $57.6 million project to construct beaches and dunes in Cape May County. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin and Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, Commander, Philadelphia District of USACE, were joined this morning by […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Managing federally funded civil works projects through feasibility studies and construction requires leadership – a skill U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston district Project Manager Sharon Tirpak hones while guiding multidisciplinary teams through complex projects that energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters. A marine biologist by trade, Tirpak left the world of research […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has issued final versions of two reports and a response to recent public comments on results of a large-scale sediment sampling study in Port Angeles Harbor. Ecology began the study in 2008 as part of the state’s Puget Sound Initiative to restore the Sound’s health by 2020. Ecology finalized […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has adopted changes to the state’s standards for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. The changes take effect Sept. 1, 2013. In 1991, Ecology first adopted the Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for guiding the management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Labour’s MP for Southampton Itchen, John Denham, has presented to Parliament the case for £150million of urgent investment to be unlocked for a major infrastructure project in Southampton. In order for the Port of Southampton to remain competitive with European and UK rivals, it requires the redeveloping of two existing berths and dredging to allow […]