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  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma and K&D Dredging with its new KFC system turbulent motion strengthened its presence on the American continent, Asian, African and European continent. With the discharge pipe HDPE KFC system, abrasion is reduced to 0,4 mm/1 million m3 of solid flow, unlike the steel pipe that is consumed on average by 1,2 mm/1 million m3 […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Marine propulsion research & development company, Contrapel Ltd has released details of its new propulsion system for boats – the system set to make future boats more economical, manoeuvrable, safer, stronger and better for the environment. The high-speed propeller was invented over 170 years ago and has dominated the propulsion market ever since. Despite 60 […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Moray Council, Environmental Services, has introduced a plan for the design and tender preparation for the dredger replacement. The scope of work will include preparation of specification, design, and completion of plans to Classification Society approval and Moray Council, based on the scoping study “Proposed New 25.7m Twin Screw Dredger for Moray Council” by Macduff […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche today released a checklist of coordinated activism aimed at shutting down Queensland’s export coal and gas industries. “Two years after the strategy document Stopping the Australian Coal Export Boom was leaked to the media, it is valuable to see how the anti-coal (and coal-seam gas) campaign has unfolded […]

  • 17 May 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the as per Indian Ports Act, 1908, the development of Minor/Non-Major Ports vest with respective State Governments. As regards Major Ports, they are under the control of Government of India. In the 12th Five […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yacht Havens’ Managing Director, Dylan Kalis, has introduced the latest self-propelled cutter suction dredger MarinaMaster 8000. What was behind the commissioning of the MarinaMaster 8000? “We couldn’t identify a suitable dredger in the market. The requirements of our west coast Neyland marina are quite demanding, because we have to dredge at 8m depth, as opposed to […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    A law to regulate the dredging of sand from the seabed will be introduced in Bahrain for the first time. Shura Council members who supported the bill yesterday complained the damage had already been done after years of unregulated offshore dredging. Some called for dredging companies to be forced to make backdated payments, claiming they […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The West Virginia House of Delegates last week introduced legislation to establish a State Flood Protection Planning Council and Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding. “This council and committee would work to create a comprehensive and coordinated statewide flood protection planning program to save lives and reduce or mitigate flood damage,” the West Virginia Legislature’s release stated. […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted a three day workshop on the importance of the Sabine-Neches Waterway Project from January 9-12, 2018.  During the event, Jake Walsdorf, a Galveston District Value Engineering Officer and Architecture Engineering Contract Coordinator, introduced the value engineering study on Sabine-Neches Waterway FY18 O&M project. The study analyzed […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has introduced “Guidelines for Determination of Tariff for Projects at Major Ports, 2013” on 31st July 2013. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said the these new Guidelines will impart flexibility to the ports/ BOT operators in the determination of tariff […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards, an international shipbuilding group, has just released a video about their DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 200. The Waterking excavator, as shown in this video, or the excavator available locally, can be turned into an instant dredger by connecting a DOP submersible dredge pump. The DOP is powered by the hydraulics of the excavator, which […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork International, has announced that the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new 36-meter mooring maintenance vessel, London Titan, built at a cost of £7 million, will be officially unveiled at the opening day of the event in June. Following its launch last month, fitting out and sea trials, […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vietnam’s central Thua Thien-Hue Province has just introduced its plans for the Huong River (Perfume River) dredging scheme, aimed to increase the draining capacity of the river. According to the Viet Nam News, the province People’s Committee has set up a project for dredging work at the entrance of An Cuu Canal, entrance and exit […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy yesterday released to the public a groundbreaking case study that provides a preliminary, comprehensive evaluation of how nature-based defenses, in conjunction with gray solutions, can effectively be used to protect communities in New York City and around the globe from the impacts of climate change. The highlights of the Urban Coastal Resilience Report, […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Polish Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, Marek Grobarczyk, together with the Governor of the Region of Pomerania, Dariusz Drelich, visited Port of Gdansk last week. During the meeting with the minister, the port officials presented the latest port development plans, including expansion of the port and its capacity with other deep-water transshipment quays and […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Government has announced plans to add further 15 berths to its flagship Busan New Port which will increase container capacity by 15.8 million TEU. The new facilities in the south of the country will be a mix of container terminals, feeder terminals and multi-purpose terminals and work will begin in stages based on actual […]

  • 20 September 2012

    The Namibia Port Authority (NAMPORT) has unveiled plans to spend more than N$3 billion on the expansion of a new container terminal at Walvis Bay. “The large-scale expansion programme at Namport will contribute to government’s goal of job creation through the Targeted Intervention Programme for Employment and Economic Growth (TIPEEG),“ said Erongo Regional Governor, Cleophas […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    National Ports Authority of Liberia has embarked on an ambitious planning process by preparing a National Ports Master Plan. The plan will outline the framework for development of the port sector in Liberia for the next 25 years. The National Port Authority of Liberia is under a great deal of pressure to allocate port facilities […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eureka, a Dutch engineering company, has presented its new multifunctional dredger Sigma. This dredger with both water jet and cutter function can be used in soft and hard layers for the cleaning of rivers, ponds and sand mining purposes. The main advantage is the submersible dredge pump which is located on the dredge pipe to […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced the details of the major, $180M federally-funded dune and groin protection system for Long Beach, Long Island. Superstorm Sandy devastated the Island, in large part because a protection system had never been built. Following the storm, Schumer secured $180 million in federal funds for the Sandy relief bill […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New in 2013, the Rotomite 6000CD is representing the next generation of capability in SRS Crisafulli’s proven Rotomite product line. The dredging industry asked for a Rotomite 6000 capable of continuous duty in abrasive applications, and this is the answer. The operating platform is redesigned around a cast alloy slurry pump purpose-built for handling abrasives […]

  • 29 November 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has introduced plan for the Savannah Harbor DMCA 14A Back Dike Raising, Jasper County, South Carolina. The scope of work for this project includes the raising of one containment dike of the dredge material containment area (DMCA) 14A. The containment dike, also known as the back dike, […]

  • 20 April 2010

    Duluth, MN – No more will ships leave Minnesota’s Great Lakes ports with less than full loads once Congress passes legislation introduced last week. Senate Bill 3213 requires the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (“HMTF”) to spend what it takes in each year rather than amass a surplus that is used to paper balance the federal […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel, with fellow members of the Florida Congressional delegation, has introduced the Sand Acquisition, Nourishment and Development (SAND) Act. During the last week, Senator Marco Rubio introduced a companion bill in the Senate. If passed, the SAND Act will repeal archaic law that does not allow communities to buy sand from the Bahamas […]