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  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The NSW Government’s Soil Conservation Service specialist staff were engaged recently by the Northern Beaches Council to construct the 250m rock revetment seawall in front of the Collaroy Beach carpark. The Collaroy area suffered extensive erosion damage in the June 2016 east coast low swells and is threatened by further erosion events. This infrastructure […]

  • 10 August 2011

    ULSTEIN has established a new company, Ulstein IDEA Equipment Solutions. This company will take over the activities of former IDEA Heavy Equipment b.v, a Dutch company that ULSTEIN has cooperated with in recent years. Ulstein IDEA Equipment Solutions will be engaged in the development and manufacturing of innovative mission and interface equipment on board vessels, […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Liverpool2, with support from Royal HaskoningDHV, at Seaforth has moved into next phase as work to reclaim 12ha of land passes the first stage. Further infilling is due to take place over the summer. Royal HaskoningDHV is providing environmental oversight for Liverpool2 – a challenging Peel Ports led project. Once completed, the port will be the […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Local MP Sheryll Murray MP last week joined some of her constituents at a meeting with DEFRA Minister George Eustice MP to discuss the issue of Rame dumping. The cross party delegation, organised by Mrs Murray, included Independent, Conservative and Liberal Democrat Councillors as well as residents. Minister George Eustice listened to the concerns and […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Port dues in Rotterdam will be lowered next year to below the 2008 level. The existing discounts will be maintained, inflation will not be passed on again and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will be giving an extra 2% discount on the port dues. In addition to this, € 5 million of the port dues […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The tender process supporting the Aberdeen Harbor’s Expansion Project has taken a significant step forward with the selection of Dragados as its preferred bidder for the main construction contract. Following a lengthy selection process, which involved an initial five potential tenderers being reduced down to one, Dragados have emerged as the favored principal contractor. “Although […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries and the Busan Port Authority have announced a long-term vision and strategy to develop Busan Port into a global trans-shipment hub port. In recent years trans-shipment cargo at Busan has grown by 10% (average) year-on-year while local cargo has increased by 4.2%. In 2014, trans-shipment activities overtook local cargo […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Based on a review of hydrogeologic information from the SEACO plant site, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has determined that contamination in the groundwater at the site will not impact the Congaree River. Also, a DHEC review of current monitoring data from the Congaree River shows there are no detectable levels […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Environment, Equipment, Innovation, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has completed, in close collaboration with MAN Energy Solutions and GoodFuels, 2,000 hours using 100% renewable 2nd generation Biofuel Oil (BFO) on board the trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt. This major milestone represents the longest continuous use of 100% sustainable marine biofuel in the maritime industry. The achievement further […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impacts for a proposed dune augmentation project adjacent to the root of the South Jetty at Mouth of the Columbia River. The purpose of the project is to prevent further foredune erosion and to minimize […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Napier Port’s resource consent applications to build an additional wharf on its container terminal and carry out further dredging have been approved, according to the company. Building 6 Wharf will allow more ships to visit, larger ships to berth and alleviate the growing congestion caused by increasing cargo volumes coming out of the thriving region, […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood Defenses at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham are about to receive an investment boost of around £5 million which will increase the port’s resilience to flooding in the future. Immingham, which is the UK’s largest port by tonnage, was extensively flooded during the east coast tidal surge of December 2013. Since the surge, […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first shipment from Queensland Sugar Limited’s (QSL) Bundaberg Sugar Terminal, since flooding earlier this year, is being loaded with 11,600 tonnes of raw sugar and will set course for an arrival today at Mackay Sugar Terminal. The channel where ships enter the port of Bundaberg was built-up earlier this year with silt from the […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    On August 29, CCCC held a release conference 2012 Interim Report. Chairman Zhou Jichang, and Chief Economic Engineer and Board Secretary Liu Wensheng were present. At the conference, CCCC elaborated on its business performance in the first half of 2012 to investors, and forecasted the development of all its business sectors in the second half.According […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Auckland Council has rejected plans by Ports of Auckland to expand its operations further into the Waitemata harbour. Speaking at the end of a three-day council meeting to discuss the Unitary Plan for Auckland, an effective blueprint for future development of the city, Mayor Len Brown acknowledged the port’s expansion plans were “the most contentious […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work has been completed on a major dredging program to deepen Largs Yacht Haven, reported on Monday the Yacht Haven. The contract was performed by Land and Water Services in conjunction with Dutch dredging company, Vandoorn. The project, which began in mid-January, involved removal of the high spots and deepening the inshore end of the marina to accommodate […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Savannah Belles ferry services will have a few changes this holiday season, Chatham Area Transit (CAT) reports.  Due to the Savannah River dredging program, the Savannah Belles Ferry boats will only operate between the Savannah Convention Center on Hutchinson Island and the Waving Girl landing at Morrell Park, on the east side of the […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Having completed an outline design and business case, the Environment Agency is now working on the detailed design for the Lewisham and Catford flood alleviation scheme. The £17.7 million flood alleviation scheme, being delivered in partnership with Lewisham Council, will help manage the risk of flooding to approximately 990 homes. Lewisham Council recently received a grant from […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PROGROUPE has presented a new promotional video of the DESET (DEwatering SEdiment Technology), produced in cooperation with the local authorities managing Veľké Kozmálovce reservoir. The promotional operation presented the real conditions of the dredging and dewatering in their technological headquarters. The video shows the hydraulic dredger operation in the water dredging sediments and several sneak […]

  • 1 August 2012

    On July 21, CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd. signed an EPC contract for the reclamation and coast restoration project at Xiongyue estuary, Yingkou Economic and Technical Development Zone, with a contract value of 710 million yuan. Located at Xiongyue estuary, Liaodong Bay, with a land area of 2.05 square kilometers, a reclamation area of 1.3 […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration of the People’s Republic of China (Shanghai MSA) is responsible for the hydrographic surveying and mapping of the coastal areas of East China. To safeguard navigation and improve the efficiency of maritime traffic in harbours and channels, Shanghai MSA is continuously enhancing their surveying and charting infrastructure. This included the implementation […]

  • 9 July 2013

       The Australian Greens are urging Environment Minister Butler to reject the dredging and dumping proposal for the Abbot Point coal port expansion before the election, after he deferred a decision on the project today. “The Abbot Point coal port expansion would see up to 3 million cubic metres of sediment dumped in our precious […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Rakiraki Town Council CEO Rakesh Chandra said that the Vaileka River dredging operations will require about $1 million, The Fiji Times informs. “We have done a few things to try and prevent any further erosion of the river banks but we think that a permanent solution is needed and that would be dredging of the […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Warringah Council is installing special markers at Narrabeen Lagoon later this month, to help sailors and paddlers navigate the waterway. Council worked with local users and State agencies to find the best location for the markers, which point out fragile seagrass meadows and shallow sections that are best avoided. The installation of the markers was […]

  • 4 October 2012

    A further dredging of the Dublin inner city section of the Grand Canal will start in October 2012. The news was confirmed today by the Waterways Ireland, one of the six North/South Implementation Bodies established under the British Irish Agreement in 1999. Waterways Ireland has responsibility for the management, maintenance, development and restoration of inland […]