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  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) made a recommendation yesterday to advance both the Mid Barataria (75,000 cfs) and Mid Breton (35,000 cfs) sediment diversions to engineering and design. This recommendation is based, in part, on recent results of a suite of diversion studies initiated in late 2013, in response to concerns raised by various stakeholder groups. […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just released its CEDA Annual Report 2016, detailing their work over the previous year and highlighting work related to the new initiatives. “2016 was an interesting year, in many ways, and for CEDA it was an outstandingly positive one with a few ‘firsts’. We established the Dredging Management Commission, made a […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast community has been assured they will be consulted on any proposed works at the Maroochy River entrance which are designed to protect the Cotton Tree precinct from erosion, reports the council. Report from today’s (Jan 25) Sunshine Coast Council Ordinary Meeting investigated options to replace the geotextile groynes which are coming to […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Treatment options to improve the long-term water quality of Lake Tuggeranong, including floating wetlands, submerged bubblers, fountains, dredging, in-lake recycling and sediment curtains were announced for public consultation today by the Government of Australia Capital Territory. Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell said the the options would be the start of a discussion on how Canberrans […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has introduced its new digital service IRIS (integrated and remote intelligence solutions) – a global connected platform that provides IHC customers with operational intelligence on their vessels and helps them to make better informed data-driven decisions. Via a mobile web application users can login and monitor performance indicators, such as production, fuel consumption and […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV recently looked back on a very successful Dutch trade mission to Vietnam with specific focus on climate resilience and socio-economic development through improved inland waterway transport. During the mission Royal HaskoningDHV signed a multimillion-euro World Bank funded contract to make the Mekong Delta, which is home to millions of people, more resilient to […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC recently partnered with Stiamak Barunawati and Pelindo III to deliver a dredging seminar in Surabaya, Indonesia. The aim of the last month’s event was to give an insight into the world of dredging, and encourage contractors and other relevant parties to enter this field by sharing IHC’s diverse market knowledge. The format of […]

  • 23 January 2013

    HR Wallingford welcomes new Maritime Business Manager Dr Janice McKenna. Janice McKenna combines experience in business development with a wealth of expertise in maritime and coastal engineering. Janice will provide the focus for further developing HR Wallingford’s maritime business with clients worldwide. Janice McKenna is a Chartered Engineer, a Member of Engineers Ireland as well […]

  • 26 October 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard Jr. today committed $2 million to restoration efforts for Lake Jesup by partnering with the St. Johns River Water Management District and Seminole County on construction of the Black Hammock Creek water quality improvement system. This project will restore the natural landscape and improve water quality […]

  • 25 July 2012

    On-scene weather conditions Tuesday continue to delay the on-going salvage operations of the Arthur J, the 110-foot dredge barge that is grounded and partially sunk two miles off the shore of Lakeport, Mich., in Lake Huron. This is the second day that weather and sea state have caused a delay in the salvage of the […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $2,664,500 to Orion Marine Group for maintenance dredging of the channel to Victoria in Calhoun County, Texas. Under the contract, Orion Marine is required to remove approximately 458,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the lower reach of the channel […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens call on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to reject dredge spoil dumping for the Abbot Point coal port in light of further evidence today from Goldman Sachs that world demand for coal is slowing. “The Authority is legally allowed to consider the economic viability of the Abbot Point coal terminal […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced today an investment of AED 20 million to carry out essential maintenance work at Zayed Port and its neighboring Freeports, to repair the quayside wall enhancing the ports’ facilities and services. Built in 1982, the Freeport covers an area of 305 hectares and has 49 berths with a […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wood Mackenzie, a global leader in commercial intelligence for the energy, metals and mining industries, is expecting the recent cost overrun disputes around the Panama Canal expansion to be resolved with limited disruption due to the significance of the Canal to global trade. Significant disruptions will crimp profitability for US LNG producers, create a tighter LNG […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Proposals from Dover Harbour Board to develop a new multi-million pound cargo terminal have been widely welcomed by local residents and businesses in the town, signing up to the shared vision. Derek Leach, Chairman of the Port and Community Forum, and Dover Society, said: “The Board’s plans were warmly received by the Port and Community […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The pollutants measured in the sediments of Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico, in a new NOAA study were among the highest concentrations of PCBs, chlordane, chromium and nickel ever measured in the history of NOAA’s National Status & Trends, a nationwide contaminant monitoring program that began in 1986. Researchers from the National Ocean Service’s National Centers […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading workboat operator Acta Marine is further expanding their fleet with a new MPW with DP-1 and more than 35 Tons bollard pull. The vessel, which will be named “Coastal Chariot”, is a sister vessel of Acta Marine’s existing DP-1 MPW “Coastal Challenger”. The MPW has the following main characteristics: • 35 by 12 meters; […]

  • 9 April 2012

    Bharathi Shipyard gives in to the Mangalore local fishermen’s demands to dredge the accumulated sand from the sea. Local fishermen could not move their boats into the sea due to the accumulation of sand, which they believe was caused by Bharathi Shipyard that clogged sands in Kudroli Bengre Shipyard. The shipyard was ordered to dredge […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    After a three-and-a-half years of construction, port logistics firm Weserport, “bremenports” company together with other guests from the worlds of business and politics on November 3rd celebrated the completion of a new quay at Terminal 2 in Bremen. The new development is associated with the extension of docks and the deepening of the industrial port in Bremen. Thanks […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A detailed business case for the upcoming Channel Capacity Upgrade, which is Stage 1 of the $1.64 billion Townsville Port Expansion Project, has been prepared for consideration by the Queensland Government. The business case delivers on the first major commitment under the Port City initiative of the Townsville City Deal, and a summary of the […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Simon Harris, Fine Gael TD for Wicklow and Minister for the Office of Public Works (OPW), has announced details of a €430 million 6 year program of capital investment on flood defense measures as part of the Governments overall Capital Investment Plan 2016–2021. This program will build on the very significant investment that has already […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. will present the new PC138US-11 short tail swing hydraulic excavator at the Bauma 2016 International Fair. The PC138US-11 has a net horsepower of 93.5 hp (69.7 kW), powered by a Komatsu SAA4D95LE engine. Alex Visentin, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe International, said: “The new PC138US-11 does much more than simply meet EU […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The new coastal defenses at Milton Common and Anchorage Park have been completed on time and under budget. Planning has now started on the Tipner Lake scheme, where work will begin in 2017. The 10-year project to give Portsmouth much needed flood defenses is managed by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership in their capacity as […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Constant flooding and erosion had been causing some serious problems for Merthyr Tydfil Council who manage an old reclaimed tip site, close to the village of Bedlinog in the Taff Bargoed Valley. Salix was brought in to do a full site analysis, design and implementation of a restoration scheme which would slow the flow of […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is launching a major flood defense scheme in Hull after securing £36.5 million in Government funding. Work will begin this autumn on repairing flood defenses that lie within a 7.5km stretch of the River Hull. The first phase of the project will be complete by 2019, and additional phases of work will […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment experts from Southampton Solent University have been using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to provide the National Trust (NT) with information on the erosion and deposition of the environmentally sensitive area they manage at East Head near West Wittering. East Head is a significantly dynamic coastal feature at the western side of the mouth to […]