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  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Chartwell Marine, a pioneer in next-generation vessel design, has announced the launch of their Scanwell shallow draft survey vessel.  The Scanwell range is available in multiple hull sizes – 10m, 12m, 15m and 19m – enabling use in a wide variety of applications, such as offshore energy, port infrastructure and scientific expeditions. Vessels with shallow […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutra Group has launched its new 6,000cy Hydraulic Dump Scow built in Corn Island Shipyard, Grandview, Indiana. The launching ceremony took place on August 20, 2019. Following the launching, christening and commissioning of the Dump Scow ES15, the vessel will finish sea trials and additional testing this week. Next week the ES15 will head to […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia) has held a launching ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger Yury Maslyukov, which is designed by Damen for FSUE Rosmorport. The ceremony took place on August 23, and was attended by Sergey Vakhrukov, Deputy Secretary of Russia’s Security Council; Artur Parfenchikov, head of the Republic […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. Commenting the latest news, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, said: “This major investment in the Port Infrastructure Development Program will help strengthen, modernize, and improve our […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and its partners are launching the Shoreline Adaptation Inventory and Design (SAID) program, beginning with an instructional webinar today and field trips to different coastal locations June 12 and 13, 2019. CRMC, the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center, Rhode Island Sea Grant, Save The Bay, […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has officially launched a new range of non-radioactive density meters – the CombiMeter.  On board dredgers, continuous control of the dredging efficiency is of vital importance. This is done by density measurement – continuously checking of the throughput in the dredge pipe. For several decades this measurement had to be done using a nuclear […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC launched a mining cutter suction dredger (CSD) for Kenmare Resources earlier this week, on May 20. During the naming ceremony, held today at its shipyard in Kinderdijk, the vessel was named Julia. The new custom-built dredger will operate at Kenmare’s Wet Concentrator Plant C project at its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique. […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of one of the biggest flood defense schemes in the country was officially launched by the Environment Minister in Hull on Thursday, 16 May. The £42 million Hull Frontage Flood Defense scheme will see the height of defenses raised along more than 4 miles of the Humber foreshore from St Andrew’s Quay and Victoria […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has announced the launch of the Seven Mile Island Living Laboratory. According to USACE, this is an initiative designed to advance and improve dredging and marsh restoration techniques in coastal New Jersey through innovative research, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and practical application. USACE has partnered with the State of […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has just announced the launch of the Marine Minerals Information System (MMIS). The MMIS is a state-of-the-art tool to assist decision-makers in managing coastal recovery and planning coastal resilience projects. The release of the MMIS marks a big step forward in BOEM’s efforts to build a National Offshore Sand […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) yesterday announced a new website tool that highlights past, current and future projects across Louisiana’s 20 coastal parishes. Using the existing website interface of the Coastal Information Management System (CIMS), the Parish Fact Sheets tool generates parish-specific data. The tool features an interactive map that allows users to hover over and identify […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is launching work on a comprehensive plan to make coastal areas more resilient to the impacts of severe storms and sea-level rise, announced yesterday Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe during a summit at Monmouth University in West Long Branch. The Coastal Resilience Plan will become a blueprint for protection of […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Albwardy Damen, a joint venture providing shipbuilding and ship repair services to the marine and oil and gas related industries in the Middle East, has announced that it has launched a full range of afloat, workshop, and diving services at SOHAR Port and Freezone. The new SOHAR operations represents the fourth location of operations in […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, launched the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF) yesterday, a 10-year national program that will invest $2 billion in projects that help communities better withstand natural hazards such as floods, seismic events and droughts. DMAF will support large-scale infrastructure projects with a minimum cost of $20 million like […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, the Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has launched its U.S. subsidiary – Partrac GeoMarine Inc. Partrac GeoMarine is based in Houston, Texas, and offers the full range of services and products already offered by its parent company in Europe. “Houston is the ideal US hub for Partrac GeoMarine,” said Partrac co-founder Sam […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The launching ceremony of new 900kW cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jarash took place yesterday at the Royal IHC yard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD will be delivered to Arab Potash Company (APC). After her arrival in Jordan later this year, the vessel will start dredging in the […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     Royal IHC successfully launched a 5,940kW cutter suction dredger (CSD) for Golden Falcon Marine Construction on 28 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. Abu Dhabi based Golden Falcon Marine Construction was formed in January 2006, with the objective of carrying out dredging, reclamation and associated marine works anywhere in […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    To coincide with World Wetlands Day, ABPmer has unveiled its recently redesigned coastal habitat creation and restoration website, OMREG. OMREG is an online searchable database of implemented coastal habitat creation and restoration schemes mainly in North West Europe but increasingly further afield. Each scheme entry includes the what, why, where and how of each project […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Werkendam, Van Oord’s new crane vessel, has been successfully launched in the Waalhaven in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The vessels will contribute to the further modernization of Van Oord’s fleet and therefore mark the start of a new generation of dredging vessels, the company said in its release. Jaap de Jong, Staff Director of the […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant took place a couple minutes ago at the Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. The vessel was built for joint venture consisting of Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt. According to the shipbuilder, the dredger installation has […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Partners from Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands and Great Britain met in the Broads National Park this week to kick off a brand new €5.5 million project. The Broads Authority is the lead partner of CANAPE project (Creating A New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems). The matched funded project will give the Broads Authority over 700,000 euros […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Ukrainian Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard said in their latest release that they launched a high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger with a symbolic name Mykolaivets on September 17.  According to the director of Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard, Dmytro Horbenko, the launched vessel is definitely unique. “In principle, it has no analogues… This is a […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The launch ceremony of ARZANA – a 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – took place yesterday, September 20, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. “The keel-laying took place on 6 March 2017, and the vessel is expected to be delivered as scheduled in early 2018. This success is due to the excellent […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Tuvalu has launched a new coastal protection project to bolster resilience to climate change, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) said in its latest release.  UNDP-supported, Green Climate Fund (GCF) financed project will benefit one in three people in one of the world’s most vulnerable Small Island Developing States, the announcement stated. […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Excavation specialist James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) has just launched the innovative new MultiROV system which reduces the services required from a vessel as it needs no stabilizing tuggers or clump weights. On-board thrusters allow movement and heading control which increase the operational window and productivity, JFSE said. The system’s configuration means it can be […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A 10-year Action Plan for flood mitigation projects to improve safety in Bundaberg is underway with the Palaszczuk Government honoring an election commitment and investing $4 million to get started on technical investigations, Queensland Government said in its latest release.  Minister for Local Government, Mark Furner, launched the 10-year Action Plan in Bundaberg today. “This is […]