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  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new coastal partnership has been established between BCP Council and Dorset Council. The Dorset Coastal Engineering Partnership will provide an effective and coordinated approach in the delivery of schemes to help protect residents and communities from coastal flooding and erosion. As well as designing and delivering large government funded projects, the main functions of […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Managing risks: how to select the appropriate dredging contract’.  The contracting environment for dredging and offshore works is diverse. Moreover, increasing financial and/or managerial constraints are requiring contracting parties to change the apportionment of […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The SA Department for Environment and Water continues sand movement works from the Semaphore South breakwater and the beach between the Semaphore and Largs Bay jetties, to West Beach and Henley Beach South. According to the City of Port Adelaide Enfield latest update, sand will continue to be moved from Semaphore South this week, then […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government has opened its latest round of coastal grant applications –  available to local governments or community groups with projects to protect and improve Western Australia’s coastline. More than $1.6 million of grant funding is available towards projects that address the impact of coastal erosion, deliver local coastal management and monitoring programs or […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging companies are able to better plan their schedules in advance thanks to a new service which can provide improved forecasting of sediment plumes caused by dredging, HR Wallingford said in its latest announcement.  The service enables dredging contractors to improve their ‘adaptive management’ of dredging works thereby helping to ensure that environmental objectives are […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has capacity to meet the lion’s share of India’s maintenance and capital dredging market, according to the DCI’s Managing Director, Shri Rajesh Tripathi. Addressing the delegates of the ‘Tenth Annual Conference on Dredging in India’ in Mumbai, he said that after the takeover of DCI by a consortium of […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has called on the Commonwealth Government to work with State and local governments to manage coastal erosion across the country. The State Government today released a comprehensive report outlining the scope and scale of coastal erosion across Western Australia, and potential options for managing areas of risk. The report itself […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Stirling, Western Australia, is working with the community to investigate engineering options to address ongoing coastal erosion at Mettams Pool. To do this, the city is inviting a feedback from residents and ratepayers on what they value about Mettams Pool, its facilities and amenity. Following a series of storms in 2009 that […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new, long-term approach to coastal management in England is urgently needed given the expected impacts of climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said in their latest announcement. “Climate change will almost certainly cause sea levels around the UK to increase by 1 meter or more at some point in the future, and […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam yesterday announced the Commonwealth of Virginia sought and received authorization from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue the Commonwealth’s partnership with the agency through the Virginia Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program in perpetuity. Through a “transmittal letter,” Governor Northam replaces the need for Executive Orders that each new governor […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Council is preparing a draft Coastal Management Program to set out how it will manage the coast for the next 10 years. The plan will outline how the coastline and beaches will be protected long-term and where and how investment will take place. Council is holding four drop-in sessions this month to give residents […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Port Hedland is reaching out to the local community to ask what they value most about the coast to investigate and manage coastal erosion and any potential risk of storm tide flooding within the Port Hedland townsite. According to David Pentz, CEO of the Town of Port Hedland, the process will ensure […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first annual Dredging Today Conference, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, have reached an advanced stage. Gert-Jan Nieuwenhuizen, Managing Director of Port of Amsterdam International BV, has just confirmed his participation to this groundbreaking event, being organized under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The Port […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is carrying out ground investigation and topographic surveys to help develop suitable proposals to manage the risk of flooding in Calstock, Cornwall, from the River Tamar. According to EA, the existing flood embankment provides an important role in reducing flood risk in Calstock, but surveys have shown it is in a poor […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Thailand Government’s units have prepared guidelines for the management of public water sources in a public-private collaborative scheme, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT). Power will be transferred to local administrative organizations to tackle drought in each area. Permanent Secretary for the Prime Minister’s Office, Chirachai Munthongroi, said that he had discussed […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), formalizing coordination on managing offshore sand resources. BOEM Acting Director Walter Cruickshank and James C. Dalton, Corps Director of Civil Works, signed the agreement for the two agencies. According to BOEM, this MOU will enhance […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Over 60 per cent of the population live near to the coast, and 208,000 properties across Wales are at risk of flooding from the sea or rivers, Wales Audit Office said in its latest report. Severe coastal flooding in the winter of 2013-14 was the latest incident to dramatically highlight the vulnerability to flooding and erosion […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Marine science and coastal studies experts from around the world are in Sydney this week to discuss the various ways they are tackling the impact of climate change on the coastlines and oceans. Their presentations will be part of the International Coastal Symposium (ICS), a biennial global event, hosted this year in Coogee. The symposium […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently investigating options to manage the risk of tidal flooding at Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary. It was accelerated as part of the March 2015 Budget announcement regarding England’s 6-year flood defense program. This project was identified as one of the priority schemes detailed in the Exe Estuary Flood […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently working on a number of different schemes that will address the flood and coastal erosion risk in England. The main aim of these efforts is to reduce the risk to communities and protect property. The measures needed for each location are considered on a case by case basis.   Some of the measures may […]

  • 5 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has secured the leading experts on Environmental Dredging to host a short course on the 5 R’s of Environmental Dredging (Removal, Resuspension, Release, Residuals, and Risk). The short course will be held on June 22, 2015, at the Westin Galleria in Houston, Texas, conveniently scheduled immediately prior to the start of […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    WeSubsea, the global ROV and diver dredging company, has appointed Jason Wilson as the new UK managing director. With more than ten years’ experience in the dredging and well abandonment field, Jason is bringing a vast wealth of knowledge to the company, reported WeSubsea in a release. Jason will take on the operational and strategic responsibility for […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PIANC USA & the Coasts, Oceans, Ports & Rivers Institute (COPRI/ASCE) have announced that the Dredging 2015 Conference – Moving and Managing Sediments will take place in Savannah, Georgia, October 19-22, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency on the riverfront in the Downtown Historic District. “More than 200 of the top dredging experts in the world will […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Chatham Rock Phosphate Managing Director Chris Castle recently made a repeat visit to London to meet UK based potential investors. The visit proved to be successful. Meetings were held with a number of investment groups that identified with the project and who indicated their interest in investing by means of private placement, subject to […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea has taken the step to restructure its business into two divisions – one being a new division focused on integrated subsea projects and the second a restructure of the Dredging & Excavation division. In the restructure, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical and Reef Subsea Norway has merged to form the new division, Reef […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On the 2nd of May 2013, Peter Hermansson took over the position as new Managing Director for FKAB Marine Design (Fartygskonstruktioner AB). Peter Hermansson is 49 years old and has worked at FKAB for many years, the last 10 years as head of the Structural Department. Peter has extensive experience in ship design, with particular experience in hull design. […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maarten Smits (51) will take up his position as the new managing director of Deltares, the research institute for water, subsurface and infrastructure, with effect from 1 December 2012. He will succeed Harry Baayen, who will be retiring effective the same date. The new managing director describes Deltares as ‘a fantastic research institute with an […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr Maarten Jongen has officially been appointed Managing Director of Damen Shipyards Singapore (DSSi) from March 2012. In his new role Mr Jongen will focus on marketing, services and further improving efficiency at the yard that has been building (aluminium) Damen vessels since 2000. DSSi has been part of the Damen Shipyards Group since 2000. […]

  • 29 June 2012

    As of mid July 2012, Mr Jos Goris will actively take up the post of managing director for Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSB). Mr Goris succeeds Mr André Hollander, who managed the yard (formerly known as Sobrena) from the moment Damen Shipyards Group took over its operations three months ago. He will remain at DSB as […]