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  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Big U team, led by BIG and One Architecture, has been honored with the bronze price of the LafargeHolcim Awards, the most significant international competition for sustainable design and construction. The Dutch-Danish-US consortium received the Global Award for sustainable construction for their Dryline project. The Dryline project addresses New York City’s vulnerability to coastal flooding with a protective […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. Borries Inc. has won a $2.3 million contract from the Jackson County Board of Supervisors to dredge key areas of Simmons, Stark and Davis bayous in the Ocean Springs. According to the Sun Herald, the work is part of a larger FEMA grant to dredge material silted in during Hurricane Isaac several years ago. […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the date of the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in South Africa. The Seminar will be held from Monday 23 March through Friday 27 March 2015 in Cape Town. Since 1993 IADC, often in co-operation with local technical universities, has provided a week-long Seminar especially developed for […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Ruyter’ visited Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam recently for a number of repairs. With the vessel in drydock, the client, De Hoop Terneuzen, took the opportunity to contract some ongoing maintenance tasks. Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam carried out repairs to the 82-meter long vessel’s dredge pump and trailing pipe. The […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the 2014/15 winter, Lymington Yacht Haven in Hampshire undertook a major dredging program. To ensure the marina maintains a depth of 2.5 m below Chart Datum the area is being dredged every winter. This ongoing investment ensures that the marina remains accessible at all states of the tide. As part of a 5 yearly […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has acquired trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Contender’ from Dutch Abeko Marine. The vessel has a hopper capacity of 2,680 m3. This purchase allows Van Oord to strengthen its fleet in the small trailing suction hopper dredger segment. “Dravo S.A., our Spanish subsidiary, […]

  • 16 April 2012

    According to Reuters, Panama will know in a few months whether the long-awaited expansion of its famous shipping canal will meet the 2014 deadline for completion or face further delays. “In the next few months we will be able to say with more certainty when the work will be completed,” Alberto Aleman, who heads the […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council said in its latest release that they are expecting more erosion along their coastline today, with five metre south-easterly swells predicted for late this afternoon and evening. While Council is watching the coastal erosion hotspots of Old Bar and Jimmys Beach most closely,  erosion could occur along most of the MidCaost coastline, they […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Tender process for the expansion of the Port of Thessaloniki, Greece, is now in its second and final stage. According to the press release, the Board of Directors of ThPA S.A. reached the decision to go on with the second stage on Tuesday, 8 September, 2020. This clears the way for the 2nd round of […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine has entered a new phase in the electrical conversion of the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain. After months of engineering and a study of the potential harmonics pollution in preparation for the electrical conversion, the company has started work on board the vessel at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque, where the […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, has announced a significant investment of $6.6 million aimed at improving the infrastructure of the Pointe aux Basques terminal. The investment in the Pointe aux Basques terminal – located in the Port of Sept-Iles, 650 kilometers down river from Quebec city on the North Shore of the St. Lawrence […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kahana Beach on the island of Maui, Hawaii has been subject to severe coastal erosion due to sea level rise (SLR), frequent storm events, and past construction of individual seawalls and shoreline armoring. Looking for a long-term solution, the Kahana Bay Steering Committee (KBSC) in consultation with the Maui County Planning Department recently presented plans for […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting and webinar on the Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report will be held today, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD, announced USACE. Since their construction, the reservoirs behind the three dams along the lower Susquehanna River (Holtwood, Safe Harbor, and Conowingo) have historically acted as […]

  • 8 February 2012

      A new Senate Inquiry into coal seam gas across Australia has been proposed by the Australian Greens spokesperson for mining, Senator Larissa Waters. “The previous Senate Inquiry into coal seam gas only looked at the impacts of CSG in the Murray Darling Basin, but CSG is a problem everywhere,” Senator Waters said. “It also […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is inviting comments on a proposed shoreline stabilization project which includes a 140 foot long by 20 foot wide concrete seawall along the bluffs and coastline in the City of Solana Beach, California. “The development would protect the above residential properties and would be located on city-owned […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake was completed in Fall of 2019 to avoid future service changes to the Kootenay Lake Ferry Service, the Government of British Columbia informs. During the works, the crews dredged three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal BAM Group has just released this beautiful photo of their C6 rig working hard on the Antarctic wharf project at Rothera Research Station. A new 74-meter long wharf, bigger, deeper and stronger than the current one, will be built during the next two Antarctic seasons. It is due for completion in April 2020, and will […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is currently carrying out a program of works to repair and improve a half-mile long structure which protects the harbor in the south Devon town of Brixham. First erected in 1843, Victoria Breakwater was severely damaged during Storm Emma in March 2018. Working on behalf of Torbay Council, Mackley has been contracted to rectify […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Piling work on the Poole Harbor’s £10 million new South Quay is in full swing and on schedule, reports the main contractor BAM Nuttall Ltd. The sole purpose of the project, according to Poole Harbor Commissioners (PHC) who awarded the contract, is to ensure that the port remains competitive with facilities that can accommodate a much wider range of shipping and […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has issued a permit authorization to the City of St. Petersburg for construction of the New Pier in St. Petersburg.  The New Pier will be located within the waters of Tampa Bay at 800 2nd Avenue NE, St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida. USACE said that the Inverted […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been awarded funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Regional Coastal Resilience Grant program to develop a Joint Disaster Recovery and Redevelopment Plan (DRRP) for the City of Brunswick and Glynn County. Through this award, local partners in Glynn County will be working on a […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works at Ras Al Khaimah Port in the United Arab Emirates are set to begin next week, August 6th, according to the latest Notice to Mariners issued by RAK Ports. The scope of dredging operation consists of following: port entrance between the breakwaters and inner channel; vessel maneuvering and berthing area; the outer approach […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold a public information event on Wednesday, July 2, on the final environmental impact statement for the proposed Lahaina Small Boat Harbor ferry pier improvements. This meeting will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the West Maui Senior Center, 788 Pauoa St., in Lahaina. […]

  • 30 October 2012

    The University of Michigan plans to support Great Lakes cleanup research project, reports Chron. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which dates back to 2009, is the largest investment in the Great Lakes in two decades. A task force of 11 federal agencies developed a plan to put the president’s historic initiative into action. This action plan […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Melbourne Corporation yesterday commenced maintenance dredging as a routine part of port operations to remove a build-up of sediment and clear silt traps in port waters in the Yarra River. These works will focus principally on port berths including Appleton Dock, Swanson Dock, Yarraville berths and Station Pier. As part of a 10-year […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Just as in 2012, the Dutch port infrastructure leads the rankings of the World Economic Forum. This was revealed in the investigation into the competitive position of national economies worldwide, published yesterday. The same investigation showed that the Netherlands dropped from the fifth position to the eighth overall. Hans Smits, CEO of the Port of […]