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  • 29 June 2020
    Environment, Innovation

    Emission reduction was, is and will be one of the biggest biggest innovation challenges for the maritime industry. It was mentioned in one of the previous articles that the transition to zero emissions requires innovative drive systems. According to Bernardete Goncalves Castro, Project Manager R&D at Royal IHC, these systems will become more complex to […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has received an order for one of their new CT cutter heads with its innovative teeth technology. This 70CT cutter head is a heavy and robust piece of equipment with a total weight of almost 30 ton and is perfectly suitable for the hard soil that it will be applied in. Unique about […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is hosting their Fall 2019 conference at the San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas, from Tuesday, November 12th, through Thursday, November 14, 2019. Yesterday’s schedule included discussions about “Innovative partnering for an expanding Gulf Coast Market.” The meeting […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed an innovative scheme to provide improved protection from flooding to households, infrastructure, agricultural land and an area of outstanding natural beauty within the Severn Estuary. The scheme at Stolford features the deployment of block revetments, as developed in the Netherlands, instead of […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The BMT’s advanced Integrated Confined Dredge Material Placement (CDMP) design methodology has won the ‘Innovative Dredging Technology of the Year’ category at the Dredging and Port Construction Awards 2018. The judges spotlighted the advanced design methodology for CDMP as one of the most powerful reclamation modelling tools in the dredging industry. It provides port owners, […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     On Hart-Miller Island in the Chesapeake Bay, a pilot project featuring stunning landscape architecture created from dredged sediment is coming in 2019. This is the latest example of how MDOT Maryland Port Administration’s Dredged Material Management Program continues to explore beneficial and innovative reuse of dredged sediment. Most dredged material from Chesapeake Bay, including […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its announcement that sixty young professionals from IADC’s member companies came together recently on at Hilvaria Studio’s in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands, for their second annual networking event – Peering into Dredging’s Future. After receiving a welcome note from IADC’s Secretary General, Rene Kolman, the group participated in an […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne RESON has just released a very interesting paper named ‘Innovative spill measurement for wirecrane and excavator dredging‘. “Monitoring of what happens underwater always has been a challenge. Dredge guidance and monitoring software have the advantage that they show the position of the bucket or grab in three dimensions but the seafloor is always a […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC and Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) have been nominated for the Innovative Support Services award for setting up Africa’s first dredging school. The award recognizes support services that enable or enrich the dredging sector that do not include physical dredging activity: examples include education & training, surveying, hydrographics, research & development, consultants, specialist […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bacton Gas Terminal and residents of the surrounding Norfolk villages will benefit from Dutch experience as Royal HaskoningDHV completes the detailed design for an innovative coastal protection project. It’s the first time in the UK that sandscaping will be used to provide a sustainable long-term solution. Royal HaskoningDHV has adapted the Dutch ‘Sand Engine’ concept […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Innovative Modelling: A Tool for Coastal Developments’. There are numerous examples across the globe that attest to environmental damages and detrimental economic consequences that coastal developments can potentially cause if they are not carefully designed, the article […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Research institute Deltares is conducting a series of tests on a vertical sea wall, designed by the Australian company Armour Group. For the first time, Deltares will be using its flume facility in Delft, the Netherlands, for a customer outside of the Netherlands. According to Armour Group, their innovative sea wall construction has a significant […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The booth of Mordraga LLC at the exhibition “Transport of Russia – 2016” was visited by RF Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov, who was told about the work performed by the company under numerous maritime infrastructure and offshore projects across the Russian Federation. According to IAA PortNews correspondent, Mordraga LLC General Director Evans Dafydd and Technical Director […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has won the Innovative Services to Dredging Award for its work relating to sound in the marine environment at the Dredging and Port Construction Innovation Awards 2016 in London. The Awards celebrate the sector’s most innovative and forward-thinking projects which change the industry through new ideas, processes, technology or equipment. Mark Lee, Dredging […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of enabling works for the Thames Tideway Tunnel, Land & Water and VolkerStevin recently dredged a pocket for the new Blackfriars Pier. “However, the project was challenging – short slack water times, unpredictable tides and shallow water in areas made the endeavor too dangerous for divers,” Land & Water said in the press release. […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The program in Northern Java to stop coastal erosion through Building with Nature has won the annual award for innovative engineering solutions (Vernufteling) in the Netherlands. On behalf of the project, Rob Nieuwkamer from Witteveen+Bos, received the award on Wednesday 16 March 2016 in the presence of many prominent people from the engineering world. The […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma Srl, Italian manufacturer of HDPE pipes, floats and systems specialized in the sector of dredging, has performed another step forward in terms of innovation and efficiency. As a result of laboratory tests as well as direct feedbacks and experience from the field, Kiasma R&D department has decided to implement their KGP floats with a […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Asia Pacific HRM Congress 2014, a conclave of CEOs and HR professionals, that was held on Thursday, September 11, awarded Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. the “Organization with Innovative HR practices” in recognition to the strategic position of the organization. Dredging Corporation of India during the last three years has taken various steps for improving the […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Addressing the problems associated with how to deal with dredging sediment has been one that has been sought for more than 30 years. Increased efforts are needed now more than ever with the algae blooms problems in Lake Erie. Dredging the Toledo Harbor is critical to its operation as a port city – to accommodate commercial […]

  • 20 September 2013

    In situ capping (ISC) of subaqueous waste is a non-removal remediation technique for contaminated sediment that involves leaving sediments in place and isolating them from the environment with a layer of soil and/or sediment material. In situ capping is a viable and efficient remediation technology when applied in areas with appropriate environmental conditions. One of […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, the global engineering, construction, and project management company, has created a revolutionary design for ports that could transform shipping in Africa. The Multi-User Offshore Hub is designed for two or more users and consists of an offshore, smart terminal arrangement and docking system that can accommodate oceangoing vessels and barges. The Multi-User Offshore Hub […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Sigma Plan (with the S from Scheldt) plans to protect everyone living and working in the Sea Scheldt basin. The climate is changing, the sea level is rising and the number of storms is increasing, which enhances the chance of flooding. Merely raising the dikes does not offer a sustainable solution. The river also […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam is currently undergoing a massive extension called Maasvlakte 2. Between 2008 and 2013, 240 million cubic metres of sand have been deposited from which 210 million m3 is dredged from a sand extraction area in the North Sea and around 30 million m3 comes from dredging the port basins and the […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar Inc. and its German dealer, Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH, are exhibiting the latest Cat® machines, work tools and engines to thousands of visitors beginning today at the world’s largest construction industry trade show, bauma 2013. They’ll also highlight key productivity enhancements on machines, equipment management and job site management through technology solutions like Product Link™, […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Building with Nature is a sustainable and effective strategy for increasing water safety, while simultaneously creating opportunities for the economy, society and nature. That was evident from the results of the Building with Nature innovation programme. The Building with Nature concept takes the natural system as a starting point for the design and completion of […]

  • 23 October 2012

    The Broads Authority is restoring a lost reed bed and eroded strip of land at Salhouse Broad using funding and the latest innovative technology from Europe. Erosion over the last 60 years from boat wash and wind has caused the land between Salhouse Broad and the River Bure to become significantly narrow, down to 2 […]

  • 19 March 2012

      APM Terminals is building a new container terminal at Maasvlakte II in the Port of Rotterdam opening in November 2014 that promises to set the pace for new terminal design and customer satisfaction levels. Executives announced today the selection of container handling equipment for horizontal transport of containers that offers higher productivity levels and […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Planning permission has been granted to create one of the UK’s largest areas of new wildlife habitat on the Steart Peninsula in Somerset. The Environment Agency and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) have worked closely with the local community to develop plans for an innovative flood defence and habitat creation project. Over the next […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Vessels

      The Port of Los Angeles has received final approval from the U.S. Coast Guard to install a hybrid propulsion system on its 42-year-old harbor tour boat, the Angelena II. Upon completion later this spring, the Angelena II will be the first harbor craft of its kind retrofitted with a hybrid propulsion system that will […]