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  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers in the WAMSI Dredging Science Node are developing new automated scientific instruments to measure sediment deposition in the field with prototypes deployed and tested. Sediment deposition and subsequent smothering of marine habitats such as corals and seagrasses is one of the mechanisms by which dredging can impact on the environment. This pressure parameter is […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 2.5-ton capacity SP Radiolink plus load cell is being used to measure tension on a line stretching across a lagoon, upon which a dredge travels at a biosolids management facility, part of the City of Eugene Waste Water Dept., in Oregon, USA. The RLP was added to inventory at the start of the latest […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment held discussions with relevant authorities to accelerate the dredging of canals and tributaries in the Chao Phraya River basin in the national attempt at flood prevention. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Preecha Rengsomboonsuk today presided over a meeting to discuss the dredging of waterways in the upstream, midstream […]

  • 17 June 2013

    The Benue Government on Sunday said it had adopted measures against mitigating the effects of flooding in the state. The Director of Environment, Mr Daniel Iorshagher said that the state had adopted palliative measures of clearing all drains across the state to allow easy flow of storm water. Iorshagher said the state government had also […]

  • 17 December 2013

    Allowing FDI up to 100% under the automatic route for port development projects, Income tax incentives are among the steps being taken by the Government for capacity expansion of ports. Other measures include- standardizing the bidding documents like RFQ, RFP and Concession Agreement, Enhanced delegation of financial powers to Shipping Ministry to accord investment approval […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Xylem Analytics UK has announced that registration is now open for the 53rd Marine Measurement Forum. The event will take place on Thursday 28th November 2013 at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton. The format for the day is a series of 15-20 minute talks on topics covering scientific research, instrumentation, survey projects etc. In […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Many harbours in tide-dominated areas silt up as a consequence of asymmetric tides. To understand the process of harbour sedimentation at tidal rivers, it is important to know the amount of transport of suspended sediment. In a small and shallow harbour along a tidal river, simultaneous ADC, OBS, CTD and water sample measurements… [mappress] Source: […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Without increased investment in coastal adaptation, the expected annual damage caused by coastal floods in Europe could increase from €1.25 billion today to between €93 billion and €961 billion by the end of the century. Due to an increase in extreme sea levels driven by global warming, these coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 […]

  • 29 June 2012

    The World Heritage Committee has upheld their draft decision handed down in earlier this month on the Great Barrier Reef, which calls upon the Government to stop developments that may affect the Reef until a comprehensive strategic assessment can be completed. UNESCO sent a monitoring mission to Australia to investigate the impact of development on […]

  • 8 September 2011

    Visiting the port of Rotterdam today, European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas responsible for Transport announced his intention to… [mappress] Source: portofrotterdam, September 8, 2011;

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister, Iain Rankin, launched public consultations on future coastal protection legislation earlier this week, June 26. Commenting the latest announcement, Mr Rankin said: “Nova Scotia is leading the way in fighting climate change. We’ve increased our sources of renewable energy, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and we’re developing a cap and trade program […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Hydrographic Society UK has announced that it will host the next Marine Measurement Forum event in Southampton on Wednesday 5th December 2012. The Marine Measurement Forum (MMF) is a series of one-day, non-profit making events that provides opportunities for the informal exchange of ideas, knowledge, techniques and developments across an extensive range of marine […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The RECOVER Lake Okeechobee Stage Performance Measure used to evaluate regional scenarios for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) has been approved by the RECOVER (Restoration, Coordination & Verification) Executive Committee. RECOVER (REstoration COordination & VERification) is a multi-agency team of scientists, modelers, planners and resource specialists who organize and apply scientific and technical information […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 53rd Marine Measurement Forum was organised by Xylem Analytics UK and hosted by the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton on Thursday 28th November 2013. The event was particularly well attended with over 60 delegates benefitting from a full programme of presentations, 12 small exhibition displays and a number of fully-subscribed tours. The day began with […]

  • 2 January 2013

    “The mountains can no longer hold the water generated by rains because they lack trees cover or canopy,” said Undersecretary Benito Ramos, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) executive director and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) administrator. People must plant more trees and sustain the activity as a long-term solution to flooding, he […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new marine community monitoring initiative, led by the University of Otago’s Department of Marine Science and the New Zealand Marine Studies Center, is set to begin exploring the consequences of dredging on Otago Harbor’s rocky shore communities. Funded by the Otago Pilot of the Participatory Science Platform, the Sediment and Seashores monitoring project is […]

  • 19 March 2010

    HA NOI — Illegal sand dredgers will have their transport vehicles seized by the capital’s waterways police if they are caught committing illegal acts… [mappress] Source:vietnamnews,March 19,2010;

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Simon Harris, Fine Gael TD for Wicklow and Minister for the Office of Public Works (OPW), has announced details of a €430 million 6 year program of capital investment on flood defense measures as part of the Governments overall Capital Investment Plan 2016–2021. This program will build on the very significant investment that has already […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    To prevent effects of erosion along the coast, the County board of the province of Scania (Länsstyrelsen Skåne, Sweden) has developed a planning tool, The North Sea Region Programme said in their latest announcement.  This allows the planning of exploitation near the coast and coastal protection. In the Building with Nature project, the County Board investigated […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DHI Group, an independent research and consultancy organization, has just released their latest DHI Tech Talk video, named ‘Measurement of Suspended Sediment’. Solid particles transported in the water are referred to as suspended sediments. A high level of suspended sediments may lead to serious effects such as coral bleaching (corals turning completely white due to stress) […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio House of Representatives gave its final approval yesterday to legislation (Senate Bill 1) that makes great strides in protecting western Lake Erie from toxic algae and the threats it poses to people’s drinking water and the lake’s $12.9 billion dollar tourism industry. The Ohio Senate is expected to promptly approve the bill and […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed a decision by the Queensland Labor Party for stronger protection for the Great Barrier Reef and its wetlands. At the launch of Labor’s Queensland Election campaign today, leader Annastacia Palaszczuk promised: – Not to dump dredge spoil on the Caley Valley wetlands near Abbot Point; – Not […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The causes of worsening land erosion along rivers and the coast in the Mekong Delta were analysed at a seminar held in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on June 6, VNA announced. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Hoang Van Thang said that among various reasons, impacts from development process in upstream […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 147.5 million in the first half of 2016 (H1 2015: EUR 306.5 million). Revenue in the first half of the year fell 25% compared to the first half of last year to EUR 1.17 billion (H1 2015: EUR 1.57 billion). Whereas the first half of 2015 was extremely busy, […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fine Gael councilor, Maria Doyle, welcomed minister for state at the office of public works and flood relief, Sean Canney, on April 4 to the area to discuss flood prevention measures for parts of Dundalk and Blackrock. During the visit, he met up with local residents, business owners and local interest groups to discuss the […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Marco Ciarla, USACE Baltimore District’s Planning Division project manager, provided an overview of types of nonstructural flood risk management measures during a North Atlantic Division Nonstructural Workshop yesterday. The event, held at Baltimore District’s Headquarters, was focused on policy and guidance, planning and implementation of nonstructural measures. Nonstructural measures include dry and wet flood proofing, elevation […]