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  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ackermans & van Haaren, a diversified group active in 5 key segments: Marine Engineering & Infrastructure (DEME), Private Banking, Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care, Energy & Resources and Development Capital, has announced their business results for the third quarter of 2015. DEME (AvH 60.40%) succeeded in maintaining the high activity level of the first six […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) is currently conducting ‘bed-leveling’ operations in selected areas of the channels, berths and approaches of the Port of Geelong, located on the shores of Corio Bay at Geelong, Victoria.  The bed leveling exercise is designed to re-distribute sediment to deeper parts of the channel. The project stared earlier this week, […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging the Somerset Levels event, organized by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), will take place on September 15, in Sunley Conference Center at University of Northampton. In 2014 Land & Water Services undertook the dredging of the Somerset Levels for the Environment Agency. The project focused on sustainable dredging and focused on a low carbon project […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Uncertainty over climate change and social-economic developments have a big influence on new large storm surge barriers for the protection of ports, such as Rotterdam (NL) and Houston (USA). The impact of these future uncertainties emerged at the congress ‘Deltas & Ports of the future‘ organized by the Deltas, Infrastructures & mobility initiative (DIMI) of […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia yesterday announced plans for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to collaborate on a series of initiatives designed to meet the changing dynamics of seaborne trade and the impacts of those changes on cargo flow through the nation’s largest trade gateway. The […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to complete dredging operations on the Parrett and Tone rivers on time, the Environment Agency is using all equipment available for the job. The floating plant on the picture has been used to excavate the remaining areas of the River Tone at Creeds Farm that otherwise couldn’t be reached with a traditional excavator. […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway along the River Parrett, with the main goal to provide extra protection against flooding in Somerset. This flood protection work along 3 km of the River Parrett started at the end of November, with two contracts for dredging being funded by Somerset Rivers Authority. One contract – awarded by the […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is set to hold a public information meeting to explore concepts that could reduce risk from sea level rise, storm surge and tidal flooding on the Charleston Peninsula.  This meeting will take place on Thursday, January 31st, at Citadel Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Ave., Charleston, SC. The Charleston […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District held a public meeting at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building in the City of Shaker Heights, on May 16, regarding its Green Lake dredging project. The Green Lake dredging scheme will benefit the water quality by removing organic sediments and reducing the cloudiness of the water. Restoring the lake’s depth will improve […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association’s half-day seminar, named ‘Dredging for Flood Prevention and Response’, will take place today, at Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster, London. The event will focus on dredging in flood prevention and response: ‘What can dredging do to reduce the risk of flooding and how can it contribute to a response after a flood event?’ With […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Maritime infrastructure construction is not possible without dredging. At the core of every port expansion or coastal engineering achievement lies the bedrock of dredging operations and the skills of the dredging industry. And at the centre of state-of-the-art dredging lies high-level education. Over the years education and research have reached new heights – and depths […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners has completed work to level the bed in the east corner of Custom House basin this week. The work took place at low water on Tuesday and was carried out by the Padstow Harbour Commissioners’ dredging vessel Mannin, which used a grab to level out the bottom of the muddy basin. Several […]

  • 7 May 2012

    “To understand what the Risk Management Center is, you have to understand risk,” said Dave Carlson, senior program manager of the Eastern Division Corps of Engineers Risk Management Center (RMC). In the most basic definition, Carlson explained, risk is the probability of failure and the associated consequences. The RMC, established in 2009, is a center […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has just released a report authored by 100 scientists and 21 management agencies which recommends mitigating the effects of sea level rise in the San Francisco Bay Area by using wetlands. The report “The Baylands and Climate Change: What We Can Do”  focuses on the steps necessary to maintain […]

  • 21 May 2010

    Sedimentation at the Bili-Bili dam in Gowa regency, South Sulawesi, may halve the dam’s lifespan and cut its capacity to prevent… [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, May 21, 2010;

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Coastal Conservancy has awarded the County of Marin $415,000 to support a major sea-level rise vulnerability assessment for Marin’s San Francisco Bay shoreline and conceptual designs on wetland restoration at Bolinas Lagoon. The bay shoreline project, called Marin Bay Waterfront Adaptation Vulnerability Evaluation (aka Marin BayWAVE) will be fueled by a $250,000 grant […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has received confirmation from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) that some trigger values for turbidity will be raised. The decision comes after an extensive review of additional data by the regulator to better reflect the background turbidity levels. Naturally occurring turbidity prior to dredging commencing was analysed to […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With rising seas threatening coastal communities all across the world, Florida International University (FIU) has launched the Sea Level Solutions Center to help people understand, adapt and persevere. FIU ecologist Tiffany Troxler will serve as director. The center combines expertise in the natural, physical and social sciences, along with architecture, engineering, computer sciences, law, communications, […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal will be equipped with the most modern seamarks and buoys to achieve the highest level of navigational safety to passing ships, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said. During a meeting with visiting UAE State Minister Sultan al Jaber and his accompanying delegation, Mamish said 110 buoys will be […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2016 for Corps of Engineers Civil Works on February 2, 2015, the Corps’ New England District looks forward to continued normal operations and funding in fiscal year 2016 that starts on October 1, 2015.   In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding the operations and […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Since the release of the proposed 20 Year Plan last week, there has been a lot of discussion about the costings and cause of the floods that have devastated the Somerset Levels over the past 2 months. Flooding on the Levels Action Group (FLAG) insists that dredging will make a major difference to the flood […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on dredging the Cripps River on the Somerset Levels, as part of a Somerset Rivers Authority plan to improve flood defenses across the county. Desilting of the full 1.6 miles of the Cripps is being done by the Environment Agency on behalf of Somerset Rivers Authority, with long-reach excavators being used on […]

  • 19 March 2012

      Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Higher Committee, the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security, has recognised DP World, UAE Region with two prestigious awards for its commitment to security at its port facilities. The premier regional […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District has responded to flooding on the Mississippi River by activating its Emergency Operations Center in St. Louis and closing locks on the Mississippi River. With high water forecasted over the next week on the Upper Mississippi River, the Corps activated its EOC in St. Louis. This […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has dredged 4 km (8 km of river bank) of the Parrett and Tone and is now passing halfway in the dredging operation. The dredging is being undertaken using a mixture of floating equipment, large excavators mounted on the riverbanks and even amphibious dredgers. This range of equipment is needed to cope […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor, has just announced an update on the company’s end markets. An overall asset utilization during the second quarter was affected by inconsistent lettings from the Army Corps of Engineers and delays in the timing of certain project awards. Additionally, the record levels of rainfall and flooding […]