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  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has begun on the £36 million Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coast protection scheme in Essex, UK. Designed by Mott MacDonald, the project will cover a 5km stretch from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven, protecting over 3,000 homes and businesses for the next 100 years. Mott MacDonald is now delivering project management, site supervision and construction […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition sent a letter today to Governor John Bel Edwards, signed by 28 Louisiana business associations, chambers of commerce and other organizations, urging him to protect funding for coastal restoration and to move forward with the implementation of the state’s Coastal Master Plan. “Our ongoing land loss crisis creates […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under the Floodplain Management Services (FPMS) program, USACE’s Buffalo District, in coordination with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), recently completed a Special Flood Hazard Evaluation for Silver Creek, located in Chautauqua County, New York. Buffalo District Hydrology and Hydraulics (H&H) Team and Survey Team, guided by Certified Floodplain Manager Laura Ortiz […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two long-awaited flood alleviation schemes in Louth and Horncastle, to help manage the flow of the river Lud and River Bain at high times, were launched on Tuesday 11th August. Both schemes are being completed by VBA; a joint venture comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins and form part of the Environment Agency’s Water […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Concrete’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of shorelines along the Skagit and Baker rivers and Lake Shannon. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal formally launched the Bangladesh Delta Plan Formulation Project in Dhaka on 27 August 2014. The launching ceremony was organized by the General Economics Division of the Planning Commission of the Government of Bangladesh. In addition to representatives of various government ministries and agencies of Bangladesh, the Government of the Netherlands, […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency are planning a ceremony to mark the signing of a project partnership agreement for the Ashtabula Harbor project, informs the Star Beacon. As reported, the ceremony will take place 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Ashtabula Port Authority public docks, 498-400 Morton Drive. […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Recently, ESPO held the 9th edition of its annual Conference in Sopot, the elegant Polish seaside resort town located in between the ports of Gdansk and Gdynia, who were hosting the event. The conference revolved around the theme of port financing and investment, the most important enabling factors behind port development. The conference also devoted […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, today announced that APM Terminals’ new state-of-the-art facility Maasvlakte 2, located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has selected Navis SPARCS N4 as its terminal operating system (TOS) of record. As part of the massive development project, APM […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, is calling for capital dredging of all the country’s rivers to bring back the water flow.  She gave the directive at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday, local media reports. The Prime Minister took part in the ECNEC meeting via video conference […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Technology

    Amanda Phillips, PE, has rejoined Neel-Schaffer, Inc. and will serve as a Senior Coastal Engineer and Project Manager based in the firm’s Mandeville office. Phillips previously worked for Neel-Schaffer in 2015. She has nearly 20 years of experience and will be part of Neel-Schaffer’s Coastal Science and Engineering department. Also, she has extensive experience in […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $9.47 million Articulated Concrete Block Mat and Toe Key contract, May 12, to Construcciones José Carro S.E., headquartered in Ponce, Puerto Rico. This contract is part of a phased approach to flood risk management actions being constructed as part of the Rio de la Plata Flood Control […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The tiny coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defense technology pioneered in the Netherlands – a system known as Hillblock. This new system is a type of block revetment, that uses a series of specially-shaped concrete blocks. Storm waves flow over the structure and […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced four appointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation Board, as the Port Capacity Project surges full steam ahead. Mr Hodgett said he was pleased to renew appointments for Deputy Chair James Cain and Director David Cranwell, and appoint new Directors Alice Williams and Jim Marshall. “I’m pleased to […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies announced that it has partnered with Genesis Water, the pioneer of the Genesis Rapid Dewatering SystemTM (RDS). As the exclusive Genesis partner in the global mining market, Veolia will deploy the Genesis RDS to help mining companies improve tailings management, recycle water and reduce reliance on tailings ponds, providing a […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Local officials were able to secure $750,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after last year’s nor’easter and this summe… More info: northjersey BY MAXIM ALMENAS [mappress] Source: northjersey, October 21, 2011;

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference celebrates the launch of the publication of the same title. The two-day-long program (19 and 20 November), taking place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Beurs van Berlag, will gather professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of a dredging project. All participants will receive a copy […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Helping prevent a repeat of the 1997 flood has been the focus of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s Truckee Meadows Flood Control Project ever since. Now the district’s recommended plan is a big step closer to final Corps approval, after it was approved Dec. 17 at Corps headquarters’ civil works review board. […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to dredge the Guilford Harbor Federal navigation project in Guilford, Conn. Guilford Harbor is located in New Haven County within Long Island Sound. “The Corps is proposing to dredge about 53,000 cubic yards of sandy and fine-grained material from the federal navigation project to […]

  • 11 March 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors announced the appointment of engineer Jorge Luis Quijano as the new Panama Canal Administrator. Mr. Quijano will succeed Alberto Alemán Zubieta, who has been at the helm of the Canal for the past 16 years and whose term will end on September 3, 2012. “We are proud […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has achieved a major security milestone with DP World Tarragona achieving ISO 28000 certification – the 40th DP World facility to receive the independently audited award. The ISO 28000 standard sets out mechanisms and process to address security vulnerabilities at strategic and operational levels, as well as establishing preventive […]

  • 7 May 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has stressed that all water management projects should be completed before the end of August in order to prepare the country for a possible runoff during the rainy season. Also in her statement, the Prime Minister said she was hoping to attract foreign investors to invest in Thailand’s water resources management […]

  • 26 May 2011

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) will be presenting a paper on the role of earth observation data in understanding the effects of climate change at the EARSeL “5th Workshop on Remote Sensing of the Coastal Zone” being held on 1-3 June in Prague. Sponsored by the European Space Agency, the EU and UNESCO, this […]

  • 14 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Reaffirming Middle East Dredging Company (Medco) commitment to world-class quality and excellence, Medco proudly announces being awarded OHSAS 18001 and ISO 140001 and 9001 certifications approved by the acclaimed Lloyds Register Quality Assurance Ltd, UK. Medco in addition to its core business of dredging & reclamation, was lauded for the quality of their projects […]

  • 26 April 2012

      DP World is the winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for 2012 for its work in India, where it operates five marine terminals. The coveted annual award, instituted in India in 1991 to encourage corporate responsibility initiatives promoting sustainable development, was presented at an award ceremony in Dubai in […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations at the liquified natural gas (LNG) floating storage and regasification unit terminal in the southern part of Klaipeda Seaport were successfully completed earlier than planned. “The maintenance dredging works were smooth and the contractor managed to finish them earlier than planned. We were cleaning silt from the LNG unit’s pit for […]