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  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) put a special spotlight on the challenges of optical backscatter monitoring in mixed sediment environments. Optical backscatter instruments (OBS) are very popular instruments for measuring suspended sediments in the field. In this IADC article, an analysis is given based […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship have introduced the Delaware Living Shorelines Monitoring Framework, a tool to help landowners, professionals and scientists develop plans for gauging the success of living shoreline projects installed throughout the state. Living shorelines are a natural and effective way to stabilize a shoreline, reduce […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s (CHC) harbor turbidity monitoring equipment is in the process of being upgraded to enable automatic data transmission instead of the current manual data collection, reports the CHC. CHC set up a long-term program to monitor the turbidity of the estuary in November 2015. This turbidity monitoring complements an annual audit of bed-level […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, a Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has been commissioned to assist Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) in a large scale dredge and spoil disposal monitoring campaign. Under the contract, Partrac is to employ their proprietary dual signature particle tracking technology to improve understanding of the spatiotemporal distribution of dredge spoil, disposed […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just introduced a new article in their newly redesigned Terra et Aqua, named ‘Is high quality sediment monitoring worth its weight in gold?’. According to the article’s authors, Neil Crossouard, Dr Mark Lee and Dr Jonathon Taylor of HR Wallingford, dredging activities often result in the suspension of […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) has 14 monitoring buoys around the harbor and the wider coastal area, measuring water clarity, currents, wave height, salinity, dissolved oxygen and temperature. Dr Leonie Andersen from Vision Environment installed the buoys in September 2016 to provide baseline data on the harbor’s natural fluctuations before channel deepening/dredging begins this year. The […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group recently supplied a series of water quality monitor (WQM) instruments from Sea-Bird Scientific for monitoring and modelling project in the Kiel Canal, Northern Germany. The world’s busiest artificial waterway, the Kiel Canal, links the North Sea with the Baltic. The canal constitutes the safest, most convenient, shortest and cheapest shipping route between the […]

  • 6 November 2017

    By Alia Instruments For companies seeking to optimize their operations, accurate and up-to-the-minute production feedback is indispensable. Jan Peters, co-founder of Alia Instruments, explains why with the next generation of non-nuclear equipment, the benefits of production monitoring are now attainable for any company regardless of type of vessel, personnel, or existing on-board technology. Smaller carbon-footprint […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The third physical monitoring of the 2013-14 Sanibel and Captiva Islands Beach Renourishment Project started earlier this week, the Captiva Erosion Prevention District just announced.  The purpose of the monitoring is to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of the project. Required by the Florida Department of Environmental Projection, monitoring surveys are conducted annually for a period […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Seatools, a Dutch subsea technology company, has introduced the fourth-generation DipMate® backhoe dredging monitoring and control systems. The upgrade encompasses two models: the Essential and Pro. The Essential is a cost-competitive visualization system that contains all essentials for efficient backhoe dredging and Pro is an advanced version that can be delivered with a range of automation […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), along with the R.I. Department of Environmental Management Division of Water Resources and the R.I. Natural History Survey have created a new position within DEM’s freshwater wetland monitoring and assessment program. The position will advance wetland assessment, monitoring and restoration in Rhode Island. Since 2007, RIDEM has partnered […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Data buoy manufacturers Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have recently supplied 8 buoy platforms to Jan De Nul Group. The robust 1.2m buoys will be used on different dredging or renewables projects as platforms for environmental monitoring. Each buoy incorporates a variety of sensors from different manufacturers, including AML Oceanographic, Campbell Scientific and Nortek, with […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MacArtney’s German subsidiary, MBT GmbH, has manufactured a turbidity monitoring buoy, which is intended for deployment for accompanying environmental monitoring during dredging. Being deployed as a surface buoy, the compact sized, autonomous buoy system intended for determining turbidity in coastal water areas consists of a yellow buoy corpus made from durable GRP, a turbidity sensor, […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fugro’s coastal oceanographic team has been awarded a contract extension by England’s Regional Coastal Monitoring Programs (RCMP) for a further five years to manage the Southwest, Northwest and Northeast regional programs. The network monitors 5,672 kilometers of English coastline. Operated by six lead authorities, the RCMP continuously observes and records coastal processes, providing data in […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    From the air to the sea, Mooloolaba and Maroochydore beaches are this week in the sights of University of the Sunshine Coast researchers working in collaboration with Sunshine Coast Council on a project to map the ocean floor to improve coastal zone management. Lecturer in Physical Geography, Dr Javier Leon, who coordinates USC’s Environmental Science […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The second annual physical monitoring of the 2013‐14 Sanibel and Captiva Islands Beach Renourishment Project began on June 20 and lasted the entire week. The purpose of the monitoring is to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of the project. Required by the Florida Department of Environmental Projection (DEP), monitoring surveys are conducted annually for a period of […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kongsberg Maritime’s Subsea Monitoring (SuMo) and Kongsberg Mesotech have developed an innovative sonar based system that continuously monitors the depth of port berths. “Called BDMRS – Berth Depth Monitoring and Reporting System, it puts real-time data about dynamically changing berth conditions into the hands of the people who need it, when they need it,” Kongsberg […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Partrac has announced the award of a marine monitoring support services contract for the ABLE Marine Energy Park (AMEP). AMEP is a fully consented infrastructure project in the Humber estuary designed to offer port facilities for the renewable energy sector. The contract comprises the supply, deployment, and maintenance of monitoring equipment, and the delivery of […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released updated “Site Management and Monitoring Plans” for the Central and Western Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites for public review and comment. These plans, required for all EPA-designated disposal sites, guide monitoring and management of the two sites to ensure disposal is not causing any adverse impacts to the marine environment. […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Integral Consulting Inc. (Integral) will use ocean-depth sediment profile imaging (SPI)/plan view camera system to conduct baseline and post-disposal monitoring for a dredging and disposal project in Douglas Harbor, Alaska. The company was awarded the subcontract by Western Marine Construction of Seattle, Washington, who is conducting the dredging, disposal, and capping for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Developers and regulators often require monitoring of the marine environment, to assess potential changes and impacts during construction projects. More monitoring, however, is not necessarily better monitoring, and dredging experts from HR Wallingford have helped to produce new guidance on why and how environmental monitoring should be carried out. Environmental Monitoring Procedures is a new […]

  • 26 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new Information Paper, the ‘Environmental Monitoring Procedures’ describing why and how environmental monitoring is undertaken. The paper covers the different types of monitoring in relation to the different stages of a dredging project, and includes a series of case studies which illustrate monitoring methods and uses. The case […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BMT Oceanica, a marine and coastal environment specialist, has won the tender to be the sole consultant delivering the Town of Cottesloe’s (ToC) project ‘Coastal Monitoring to Improve the Understanding of Long-Term Coastal Change’. The project will develop an ongoing coastal monitoring program that will initially involve the collection of remote imagery at the coastline and twice-yearly beach […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The “UKD Bluefin” has undergone a complete refit of the Dredge Monitoring System. Damen delivered all required software and hardware for trailing pipe and loading process monitoring, making use of the existing sensors on board. The refit was done within two weeks during a scheduled docking resulting in zero downtime. As the Damen Dredging Instrumentation […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have teamed up with UK-based company ASV Ltd to offer a low-cost, mobile alternative to a permanent moored buoy system for all monitoring applications, but particularly targeted at oil, gas, dredging activities and environmental monitoring. The system utilities one of the ASV C-Stat station keeping buoys which can be deployed […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new five year monitoring plan for the Murray-Darling Basin announced today by the Commonwealth Government will provide unprecedented knowledge into the effectiveness of environmental watering. “Localised teams of experts from Australia’s leading regional universities and research institutions will undertake projects in key areas of Commonwealth environmental water delivery,” said Senator Simon Birmingham, Parliamentary Secretary […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ensuring healthy water quality is an essential part of environmental monitoring for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is partnering with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to monitor water quality in the estuary using a sophisticated network of continuous monitoring stations. The monitoring network allows the Corps to assess […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MESL were identified as the preferred consultancy to collect, process and identify samples from three of five regional projects; The Humber, Thames and Anglian regions. The samples will be collected in order to obtain a baseline dataset that will be used to deliver monitoring conditions for marine licences via the new Regional Seabed Monitoring Plan […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    With the signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 earlier this year, many people expected construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to start immediately. However, several actions need to take place before construction can occur. “Environmental monitoring ranks high in the hierarchy of actions that must take place before […]