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  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A broad consortium of investors and industry partners from the dredging and offshore sectors and the existing international syndicate of banks of Royal IHC, including the three major Dutch banks, have reached a Heads of Agreement for the acquisition and refinancing. This gives Royal IHC, as an important Dutch maritime player with a strong balance […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government has opened its latest round of coastal grant applications –  available to local governments or community groups with projects to protect and improve Western Australia’s coastline. More than $1.6 million of grant funding is available towards projects that address the impact of coastal erosion, deliver local coastal management and monitoring programs or […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new Coastal Management Program under development at Lake Macquarie City Council will help guide the future for the city’s beaches, lake and Swansea Channel, the council informs. The program is a new requirement for coastal councils under NSW Government legislation, with the aim of creating consistent principles of ecologically sustainable development for the State’s […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

     Over the last 150 years marine engineering has become dramatically more efficient and effective. Royal Van Oord, a Dutch maritime contracting company, has released a video about the 8 biggest trends for 2038. According to the company, sustainability, innovation, and collaboration are key to facing global challenges successfully. That is why Van Oord started […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the Port of Gdańsk new harbor wharf is moving on nicely, according to the SSAB whose steel piles are being used for the project. Work on the new wharf started in December 2018 with soil improvement and the installation of CFA bored piles by subcontractor Keller Polska, Sp. z o.o. The most […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, members of the Louisiana congressional delegation introduced H.R. 3814, which amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) to increase the share of offshore oil and gas revenues that flow to Gulf states impacted by the industry, and ensure that the additional revenue would be spent on coastal restoration and protection. Restore the […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    In recent years, BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program (MMP) has seen an increase in both the number of requests and volume of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) sediment for coastal restoration projects. This is largely driven by diminishing resources in state waters, the frequency and magnitude of storms along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts, and […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Land Agency (NLA) and Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will facilitate hydrographic surveys of the seabed in the country’s territorial waters, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reports.  The agreement will be executed under the auspices of the National Hydrographic Committee (NHC), which is chaired by Director […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and officials in the Two Rivers region of northeastern Monmouth County will host an open house about the ‘Two Rivers, One Future’ regional resilience plan on Wednesday, July 10. The open house for this coastal protection campaign is a part of the New Jersey Fostering Regional Adaptation […]

  • 2 April 2019

                      Everyone who is interested or curious about a career in the maritime, offshore and energy sector can register for free to visit the Navingo Career Event on 23 May 2019 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. At the Navingo Career Event career and development in this innovative sector […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Reducing the risks of overtopping is essential for the effective design and management of flood defenses, particularly as these defenses are required to meet future conditions, including the impacts of climate change. HR Wallingford is one of the partners writing the European Overtopping Manual – known as EurOtop – which has now been revised and […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Increasing protectionism and differences in sustainability requirements and enforcement across countries challenge the competitive position of the Dutch and Belgian dredging sector. During the symposium ‘The Future of the Dredging Industry’ on 29 November in Rotterdam, a report was presented by Jan van den Ende, professor of Management of Technology and Innovation at Rotterdam School of […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As part of its 150th anniversary celebrations, Van Oord recently organized an activity aimed at Generation Z. During a two-day event aboard former cruise ship the SS Rotterdam, some 150 young people in the age group 15 – 23 shared their vision on the future world. “What does the world look like in 2038 and which themes are […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the upcoming CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, set to take place on November 19th and 20th in the heart of Amsterdam – the Beurs van Berlag, are moving forward according to schedule. The event will celebrate the launch of the CEDA-IADC publication Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure. In order to better introduce the event and […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    In line with efforts to upgrade its existing naval facilities, the Philippine Navy (PN) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for bay dredging and other reclamation projects with the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), reports the country’s news agency (PNA). Signing on behalf of the Navy was PN flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad while the […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Florida Chamber of Commerce has just released a video named ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’, the latest in a series of water education videos that demonstrate the importance of following science-based research solutions. ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’ features research produced by Florida Atlantic University – Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Research […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) first annual networking event for young professionals of IADC’s member companies, named ‘Peering into Dredging’s Future‘, took place last month. “The networking and future-oriented event is born from the need for a platform where young professionals can connect with fellow young professionals while gaining insight into the pressing issues facing […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Faculty members at universities in Louisiana have until December 15, 2017, to apply for one of four $25,000 stipends for eligible students pursuing a Master of Science degree at that university, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in its latest release.  “The assistantships available to faculty at Louisiana colleges and universities, will fund […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Meetings have started with stakeholder groups as part of the citywide engagement process on how the maintenance of revetment walls and canal and lake waterways at Raby Bay, Aquatic Paradise and Sovereign Waters are managed and funded into the future, announced today the City of Redland. The Council provides maintenance by dredging the waterways so […]

  • 4 September 2017

        By Erik van der Blom – R&D Manager at Royal IHC   The global dredging industry is facing a number of challenges linked to climate change and its consequences over the coming years. While a number of opportunities for dredging companies are expected, as rising sea levels will increase the requirement for dredging […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recent trials of different dredging methods on the River Parrett produced promising initial results for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). Few months ago, tests of water injection dredging and agitation dredging, in combination with sophisticated monitoring, were carried out for the SRA by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and contractors Van Oord, on sections of river […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares has launched a Spanish version of the serious game Port of the Future ’Juego serio Puerto de Futuro’. The ‘Puerto del Futuro’ game will allow the Dutch Embassies in Latin American countries to facilitate dialogue, raise awareness of the current policy challenges for ports, and help port stakeholders to achieve sustainable development. “The rapid […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports, Luke Donnellan, and the Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan, today visited the Seaworks Maritime Precinct to hear firsthand from the community about future plans for the site. The Labor Government is providing $3 million to provide much needed upgrades and new facilities to the site, which already attracts more than 100,000 visitors […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Research institute Deltares recently conducted a series of test in its new Delta Flume on the smart shaped Hillblock revetment block. The Delta Flume tests – allowing Deltares to generate waves up to 5 meter and simulate a superstorm – will provide more insight for more efficient levee designs. Hillblocks, developed by entrepreneur Hans Hill, are […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Businesses interested in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work will have two opportunities to learn about future projects and how to compete for them. The Corps will host two separate Industry Day events (April 26 and 27), both at the 911 Federal Building in Portland, Oregon. According to the Corps, the April 26 event is […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Future dredging technologies will be based on robotization and intellectualization, according to Mikhail Chemodanov, Technical Director of Nonius Engineering. The Nonius Engineering, established in St. Petersburg in 2008, is focused on the development of automation and monitoring systems for industrial ships. The company’s main aim is to take hydrotechnical works to an absolutely new level by working on the […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queenslanders will have a hand in shaping the future of the state’s priority bulk commodity ports and protecting the Great Barrier Reef. State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, announced at Gladstone’s Community Cabinet today that the draft guideline for priority port master planning was now open for public comment. “The release of the draft guideline […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltas, Infrastructures and Mobility Initiative (DIMI) congress, named Deltas & Ports of the Future: towards new synergy of Delta Technology, Spatial Design and Governance, will take place on 28 January, 2016, at the Aula, TU Delft. “This congress aims to discuss how we can develop ‘smart combinations’ of flood defense systems with other important societal […]