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  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Holland Shipyards Group has acquired Teus Vlot Dredging, member of the Teus Vlot Groep. With this expansion, Holland Shipyards Group further increases its scope of products and services in the dredging sector. “In order to remain a recognizable brand name, it has been decided to change the name of the organization from Teus Vlot Dredging into […]

  • 3 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Operations at India’s third liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, being built at Dabhol in Maharashtra, will be further delayed with difficulties in dredging silt at the Ratnagiri port pushing back its commissioning schedule. The terminal was expected to be commissioned last month. [mappress] Source: Business Standard, February 1, 2010

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Transport (DoT) will oversee interim repairs to the Bunbury Cut to protect the structure from further costly damage during storm events this winter. DoT Project Manager James Holder said contractors had been engaged to complete the $800,000 interim repair project that would see the damaged rock wall on the north side of […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Leaders of all the agencies working to reduce the risk and impact of flooding have welcomed Government investment of up to £13 million for works as part of Somerset Flood Action Plan. The planned works include increasing the capacity of the Sowy, land management and further dredging. The money is part of the Growth Fund and […]

  • 2 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Anglian Water announces £500k investment for new Norfolk wetland water treatment facility.  A brand new wetland is to be created in Norfolk, funded by Anglian Water and created in partnership with Norfolk Rivers Trust and the Environment Agency. The new one-hectare site will act as an innovative, natural treatment plant for over a million liters […]

  • 30 April 2010

    HENDERSON — The catch basin near the channel that connects Henderson Harbor to Lake Ontario was cleaned out early Thursday. Cleaning the basin is expected to reduce further buildup of debris in the channel, commonly called the cut, allowing boats to use the passageway as a shortcut during the boating season… [mappress] Source:watertowndailytimes,April 30,2010;

  • 19 March 2012

    Fugro has announced the acquisition of EMU Ltd, a Southhampton-based independent marine survey and environmental consultancy specialist with annual revenues of over EUR 20 million. EMU is an independent marine survey and environmental consultancy specialist with annual revenues of over EUR 20 million. Based in Southampton, it also has premises in Portsmouth, Edinburgh, UK, Dinard, […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, created by President Obama by executive order to develop a comprehensive restoration strategy for the Gulf of Mexico, holds its final meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi. President Obama selected EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, a native of New Orleans, to chair the task force which is comprised of 12 federal […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is preparing for heavy rainfall across the South East over the next ten days and is encouraging communities to take action to prepare for the risk of flooding. Rivers across the South East, including the River Thames, are rising in response to the recent heavy rainfall that has been experienced across the […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis’ project at the Mouth of the Columbia River North Jetty (MCR North Jetty) is getting ready to hit another significant milestone with the rehabilitation work on the first 8,000 LF almost complete and 100% of original contract quantities mined and either already placed or already staged on site. In an effort to rebuild […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council is working to repair the seawall at Clarence beach in Southsea, which has been exposed to years of wave action, shingle abrasion and storm damage. According to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), the work was expected to start on the 24th September, taking three weeks to complete. Concrete at the top of […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    An upgrade to the southern end of Caseys Beach seawall will begin next week to ensure long-term stability of the foreshore and reduce the risk of damage to a nearby sewage pump station, Eurobodalla Shire Council just announced. Contractors for the Council will carry out the works to stabilize a section of the wall between Short […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced that the Government of Canada is making further investments at Pangnirtung Harbor to improve berthing conditions for local fish harvesters. […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The EcoShape foundation which carries out the public-private Building with Nature innovation program recently released a study on the Mud Motor Koehoal salt marsh development. The Koehoal Salt Marsh Development with a Mud Motor looks at the potential for furthering the development of salt marshes in the Wadden Sea by making optimal use of the […]

  • 22 June 2011

    Last week, first deep sea quay wall section, of 250 meters, at Maasvlakte 2 has been dredged free from sand. In the beginning of may, contractor PUMA started to dredge the first basin of the new port area. The first section of 500 meters will be delivered to the port of Rotterdam Authority in October. […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nanjing Hydraulics Research Institute (China), Deltares, Delft University of Technology, UNESCO-IHE and Rijkswaterstaat last week signed a joint declaration stating that they wished to further intensify their collaboration. At present, Deltares is engaged in a range of projects with China relating to dike strength, dike monitoring, and flood risk management. Frans van den Berg […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Maria Creek Channel started on Thursday, 28 December, with approximately 5000 cubic meters of material removed so far, Kingston District Council said in their latest project update.  It is estimated that a further 25,000 cubic meters remains within the channel which is expected to take a further four weeks or more to clear. […]

  • 7 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Tuguegarao City — In an effort to further boost the business and tourism industry in this northern tip of Luzon, the municipality of Aparri, Cagayan is firm in its goal to complete the rehabilitation of its seaport until 2015. [mappress] Source: Philippine Information Agency, January 6, 2010;

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Georgia will begin procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Anaklia Development Consortium and the government. According to a statement released by Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, the Georgian government decided to launches procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Consortium and the Georgian government on October […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 73m-long trailing suction hopper dredger “Sospan Dau” is about to start the next phase of Pevensey Bay’s summer/autumn’s annual beach recharge.   About 5,000m3 was added in early June, and the next two weeks should see a further 15,000m3 of sand placed on the beach. In total Pevensey Coastal Defence Ltd (PCDL) expects to […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The $20m redevelopment of the Port Nelson’s Main Wharf North is set create long lasting regional economic benefits and future-proof the region’s import and export sectors, Port Nelson said in their latest announcement.  General Manager Infrastructure, Allanagh Rivers, said that the Port’s investment will also improve the Port’s resilience, move main wharf operations further away […]

  • 25 June 2012

    In Chongqing, China, a Damen Environmental Cutter Suction Dredger, type ECSD450 was commissioned. The dredger was built for Changjiang Chongqing Waterway Engineering Bureau for maintenance dredging on the Changjiang River. The standard dredger was customized to adapt to local circumstances. The dredger, called “Huan Bao 1 Hao”, will be stationed at Chongqing, China’s largest city. […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sabah Ports Sdn Bhd, the port operating subsidiary of Suria Capital Holdings Bhd, will invest RM229mil over the next two years to further improve its port facilities and equipment to better serve the port users and shipping communities in Sabah. Suria Capital told Bursa Malaysia that its board, as well as the board of Sabah […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to undertake emergency shoreline protection by constructing a mixed sediment revetment in front of a 300-foot section of seawall in the Brant Rock/Hewitt’s Point section of Marshfield, Mass. The purpose of the proposed project is to prevent further beach scour and protect the Brant […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a winter monitoring and settlement period of the new breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster will return today, February 25th 2015, and continue with the project. Boskalis will carry out a week’s re-shaping work using the same plant as last year, an excavator and the Doreen Dorward barge. As part of the February works, […]

  • 5 July 2012

    According to examiner.com, dredging is back on the Launceston Flood Authority’s radar. New authority chairman Alan Birchmore, who comes with a background in port dredging, said it had a role to play in managing the Tamar River which is annually choked with 60 per cent more silt than in pre-European settlement days. The Examiner reports […]