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  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of a £26-million scheme to strengthen the banks of the Whittlesey Washes is to start later this year and residents of Whittlesey and Stanground are invited to find out more. The Environment Agency-led scheme involves strengthening 16km of the South Barrier Bank. The scheme is taking place over three years, with the […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The General Dredging Course is a two-week open course (Training Institute for Dredging, 16 – 27 September 2013), focused on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment and covers all aspects of dredging, such as dredging processes, equipment selection, soil characteristics, automation and control and dredge project management. Several excursions to nearby […]

  • 5 April 2012

    Recently, China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) won the bid for Phase 1 of the tidal terminal involved in the development project of Lae Port, Papua New Guinea (PNG), with a contract value of about 285 million U.S. dollars and a construction period of 30 months. The project is located in the west of the […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shri Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, inaugurated the capital dredging scheme at the Mormugao Port cruise berth in Goa last week. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that Mormugao is going to be the first port in the country with a draft of 19.5 m. After the completion of […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Jim Pelliccio, president of Port Newark Container Terminal released the following statement regarding the plan to raise the Bayonne Bridge ahead of schedule: This vital project will resolve previous vessel clearance limitations caused by the present height of the Bayonne Bridge and enable PNCT to further expand our port operations, while stimulating the local and […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $15 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Under the deal, the company’s Marine segment will provide dredging services in Port Mansfield, Texas. The project award, which was the result of a competitive bid, requires dredging of approximately 1.8 million cubic yards […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business development

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has asked HR Wallingford for support in its continual quest to maximise the potential of this crucial maritime route. HR Wallingford is to supply numerical and physical modelling systems to the SCA, which will help it to further develop the canal, ports and coastline, keeping it abreast with the evolution […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) in conjunction with Fareham Borough Council are undertaking replacement works to the defenses along the River Wallington. According to ESCP, these works will involve removing the existing erosion barrier and replacing it with a like-for-like barrier. The current barrier has reached the end of its serviceable life and is no […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises has announced the launch of a new website dedicated to marsh, wetland, lake and beach restoration. The website will provide news, case studies, videos, and the details of equipment for restoration projects. “We also have experienced personnel available to further assist you in identifying the most efficient, cost-effective dredge for your operation,” said the […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 68th Independence Day was celebrated today at Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) corporate office. Capt. D. K. Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd congratulated all the employees and their family members for the improved performance for 2013-14 and stated that the company is expected to achieve Excellent MOU […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CLA, the membership organisation for owners of land, property and businesses in rural England and Wales, has welcomed Environment Secretary Owen Paterson’s written ministerial statement on reducing the threat of future flooding. CLA President Henry Robinson said: “Mr Paterson’s written ministerial statement and in particular his commitment to dredging – initially of eight kilometre stretches […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    After several years of careful preparation, the construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been in full swing since 1 September 2008. Maasvlakte 2 is the western expansion of the Rotterdam port area in the North Sea. A total surface area of 2,000 hectares will be created by spraying on sand off the coast. This sand will […]

  • 7 January 2014

    The River Cam dredging program is currently underway, according to cambridge-news.co.uk. Boat owners have been asked to remove their vessels between Bishop’s & Newnham mills and Jesus Lock area until the work is done. In order for essential maintenance to take place around the Trinity College area in Cambridge, the officials made a decision to […]

  • 25 April 2013

    CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for Lot BTDDSG-1 of the universal terminal yard project in Sheyang zone of Yancheng Port, Jiangsu Province, with a contract value of 170 million yuan and a construction period of 8 months. Located in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province, the project involves land formation, soft foundation […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    An unexploded shell was found in Arabian Sea off Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) coast during the dredging project, reports indianexpress.com. The discovery was made when a dredging vessel HAM-318 was engaged in dredging operations in the harbour when the unexploded projectile shell was found stuck to its drag head. “The ship informed harbour and […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede’s CEO, Dirk Philips, will step back from his role within the company. Over the past two months, he has led the Board of Management to formulate some important aspects of IHC Merwede’s future business strategy, as well as the appropriate organisation required to implement it. The mutual decision on the timing of Mr […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Muscatine Public Works Department has just completed its harbor dredging program planned for this autumn, removing all debris from the harbor floor. The harbor and marina, located by Riverside Park on the mighty Mississippi River, is dredged once or twice each year in order to keep the harbor safe and accessible for boats. Dredging is […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, marked the completion of two major milestones as part of the Army Corps navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point during a ceremony at the Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield June 21. The projects were conducted in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Somerset County; Maryland […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    An ambitious project to return the River Ver to its more natural state as it runs through the center of St Albans has been launched, according to the City and District Council. The plan will include significant enhancements to Verulamium Park and the water quality of its artificial lakes. Major improvements will also be made to […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has called on Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt to reject the proposed Arrow gas processing plant on Curtis Island – the largest island in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said this would be the fourth LNG (liquefied natural gas) plant […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Maritime and Fishery Minister, Sharif Cicip Sutardjo met Jakarta Governor Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo at Jakarta City Hall, Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan on Thursday. On this occasion, Sutardjo intends to discuss about the concept and permit related with Jakarta Provincial Government’s plan in building a giant sea wall and a reclamation in Jakarta water. According to […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Germany has engaged in the coastal permafrost erosion research project (COPER) funded by the Helmholz Association and the institute. Kongsberg Geoacoustic’s GeoSwath Plus Compact system is playing a vital part in this important project. A stark seasonal contrast characterizes coastal dynamics on arctic coasts. […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins sent a letter to President Trump and congressional appropriators yesterday, urging them to prioritize Southwest Louisiana’s infrastructure needs and funding for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge. The letter reads, in part, “While our region is the fastest growing in Louisiana and among the top nationally for economic growth, Southwest Louisiana’s […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Malam Habib Abdullahi has expressed the preparedness of the Authority to partner with the United States Agency for International Development on economic activities that will be mutually beneficial to Nigeria and the United States of America (USA). The Managing director spoke in Lagos while receiving a delegation […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Cargotec has secured an order for 14 Kalmar straddle carriers from UK based Forth Ports as part of a major investment and upgrade programme at its London Container Terminal (LCT) at Tilbury. Forth Ports is investing in substantial equipment and site upgrading to LCT to ensure customers continue to receive a first rate and enhanced […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    A year to the day since issuing a severe flood warning to a community in Hampshire the Environment Agency has announced that it has strengthened a flood wall and significantly reduced local flood risk. On 20 December 2012, residents in Wallington, near Fareham, had to be evacuated from the village after the River Wallington rose […]