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  • 16 December 2011

    PD Ports has recently made two new appointments to help drive business growth. Rob Brewster has been appointed as Development Director Logistics and Andrew Lowdon has joined the Company as Commercial Analyst. These new roles are designed to further emphasise PD Ports’ growth strategy and to continuously reinvigorate the business’ commercial activities and seek new […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The port of Antwerp is to collaborate in further developing the port of San Pedro in Côte d’Ivoire (West Africa) over the next few years. San Pedro, the largest cacao port in the world, has 2000 hectares of vacant land that will be put into use in stages in the near future. Port of Antwerp […]

  • 18 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Haskoning and partners HKV Lijn in Water and Fugro, have been appointed to develop an electronic management system for water control structures in New Orleans. The team is now racing Mother Nature to meet a very tight deadline. The project involves making an emergency management module that will allow a levee operator to monitor […]

  • 16 April 2010
    Project & Tenders

    State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has confirmed that the further deepening of the berths at the port of Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal, is still required before they will be in a position to accommodate the so-called new generation of large container vessels… [mappress] Source: Engineering News Online, April 15, 2010;

  • 9 March 2010

    General Electric Co. on Monday proposed a halting further dredging of the Hudson River if PCBs churned up by the work spread too much pollution downriver during the second phase of an ongoing cleanup… [mappress] Source:ap,March 9,2010;

  • 6 January 2010

    A $70MILLION project is being proposed for a diversion canal to prevent further flooding in Nadi town. [mappress] Source: Fiji Times, January 6, 2010;

  • 15 January 2021
    Business development, Technology

    Royal IHC is actively contributing to the development of autonomy within the maritime industry. This is explained in the latest blog about the development of autonomous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) by Jeroen van Stappen. In his blog he explains Royal IHC’s aims to create a system that increases the safety on board by providing […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The construction work for the urgent coastal protection at Westover, Milford on Sea has now been completed. Constructed during some very challenging weather conditions, the defenses have already been put to the test during Storm Bella over the Christmas break, performing their function well in providing protection to the area. Contractors, Earlcoate Construction & Plant […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its Engineer Research and Development Center are currently conducting R&D to operationalize technology that separates sand from mud while it’s being transported in the discharge pipeline of an operating hydraulic dredge. The simple placement method from the past is being evaluated not only to establish separation performance metrics, […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced yesterday that operations are underway to restore Rabbit Island, the only Brown Pelican colony in Southwest Louisiana. Located in the southwest portion of Calcasieu Lake in Cameron Parish, Rabbit Island is the first rebuild of a waterbird colony since the successful restoration of Queen Bess Island, […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Business development

    Last month, two beautiful milestones were reached at the work Island of Brienenoord in Rotterdam. The dredging work and ground move is finished, ‘the last ship’ has departed. The 68 meter long movable bridge has also been installed. By order of the municipality of Rotterdam, the Island of Brienenoord is transformed into a tidal park […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Technology

    A new section of the River Parrett is to be dredged in the following days, Somerset Rivers Authority reports. Large quantities of silt will be removed from 1.37miles (2.2km) of the river between the village of Moorland and the M5, to increase its capacity to carry flood water. Dredging is due to start this week, […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Business development

    Encore Dredging Partners (EDP), a newly formed premier specialty dredging and marine infrastructure services firm, has acquired Inland Dredging Company for an undisclosed purchase price. EDP completed the transaction with the support of AV Capital who is the sole financial sponsor of EDP and will continue to support future growth and provide oversight. According to […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Somerset Rivers Authority has just announced that a new round of dredging of the River Parrett is due to start on Thursday 14 January, between Moorland and the M5. The officials are planning to remove about 22,000 cubic metres of silt in order to increase the Parrett’s capacity to carry flood water. The job’s being […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Business development

    DP World and the Government of Senegal have signed agreements for the development of a deep water port at Ndayane, approximately 50kms from the existing port and near the Blaise Diagne international airport. According to DP World, the new port will further reinforce Dakar’s role as a major logistics hub and gateway to West and North […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Business development

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that its flagship event – Dredging Days – has been revamped and given a new focus. CEDA Dredging Days 2021 will be held, end of September/early October 2021, at a new venue to be announced shortly. The CEDA Dredging Days event is well known, in the wider dredging […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Work of a habitat restoration project near Bay City, Wisconsin, has been pushed back to the spring of 2022, reports Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance (LPLA). “This past August, Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance (LPLA) attended the River Resources Forum – an interagency meeting for the Upper Mississippi River – where our partners projected to start construction […]

  • 31 December 2020
    Business development

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, yesterday approved the project of deepening and optimization of inner harbor facilities to handle cape size vessels at Paradip Port. This program includes Development of Western Dock on Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis under Public-Private Partnership PPP mode, CCEA said […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Lucky Bay, South Australia, has a specific purpose: it has ample storage for locally grown grains. This grain is exported; its export vessels wait offshore. A number of small feeder vessels ensure the connecting transport. They load their cargo in the 2-berth shallow water port, to discharge into the large export vessels. […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    After 10 years of planning and executing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) completed the second largest restoration project in the history of the National Park Service, the restoration of Ship Island. Ship Island, a barrier island on the western tip of Gulf Islands National Seashore, 10 miles […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Regulation & policy

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced yesterday that after many years of thoughtful deliberation and preparation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted the state assumption of the 404 program (the federal permitting program to regulate the discharge of dredged or fill material into wetlands and other waters of the United States). […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Arab Potash Company (APC) and Royal IHC successfully launched the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Alyarmouk at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel today. The custom-built vessel is a 3,557kW CSD and a further developed copy of the dredger Jarash, which IHC delivered to APC in 2018. As part of its long-term growth strategy, APC will […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Gowanus Canal is one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States, and the communities around it have been advocating for it to be cleaned for decades. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last month officially started historic full-scale dredging of this canal in Brooklyn, New York. According to EPA, the […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Napier Port, New Zealand, continues to make good progress with their major 6 Wharf project. According to the latest update, despite 5-6 weeks tools down during the Alert Level 4 lockdown earlier this year, this vital piece of infrastructure is on budget and on track to be completed by late 2022. In the recent update, […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Supervisory Board of Van Oord will be strengthened from 1 January 2021 with the arrival of Ms. Charlotte Insinger. She is appointed for a period of four years with the possibility of reappointment, the company reports. Ms. Insinger held management positions at Robeco Group and Royal Dutch Shell. She has also held several non-executive […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and two operator-dredgers for the rehabilitation of the Cagayan River was inked earlier this week, meaning that this very important project will start soon, reports the Philippine News Agency. The MOA on the Cagayan River Restoration Project was signed by DENR […]