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  • 30 May 2014
    Research & Development

    The Queensland Resources Council, in media stories, is selectively citing pre-existing problems in order to divert efforts from addressing the fastest growing new threat to the Great Barrier Reef – industrialisation, Australian Marine Conservation Society reported. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, said a new research paper did not consider proposed new and expanded […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2019, saying that the gross profit margin percentage increased to 21.0% in the fourth quarter compared with 20.6% in the prior year fourth quarter. Commenting the latest announcement, Chief Executive Officer Lasse Petterson, said: “2019 was an […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Leader of Portsmouth City Council has praised Team Van Oord for carrying out emergency repairs to the sea defense wall in Southsea over the Christmas holiday period. In a letter to Tony Camilerri, MD of Team Van Oord member Mackley, Councillor Donna Jones said she “wanted to put on record how impressed we have been […]

  • 28 March 2010

    The work consists of maintenance dredging of Suisun Bay Channel and New York Slough of approximately 175,000 cubic yards of materials, to provide a project authorized depth, -35 feet plus 1 foot allowable paid over-depth plus 1 foot allowable nonpaid over-depth for for Suisun Bay Channel and New York Slough. [mappress] More info: fbo.gov

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges LLC & Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems, which are owned by Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, LLC, have announced that Ellicott’s Latin American Sales Manager, Andres Borasino, will be adding the Rohr-Idreco deep digging dredge product lines to his area of responsibilities. The three product lines complement each other by offering customers multiple dredging options based on […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    People are being asked to offer feedback on the environmental impact of the first stage of Exeter’s multi-million pound flood defence scheme. The scheme is being jointly funded by the Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council, and ultimately will reduce the risk of flooding for over 3,200 homes and businesses across the […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The capacity of the Port of Dar es Salaam will be increased to 25 million tons over the next seven years following the World Bank Board of Executive Directors’ approval of a $345 million credit and a $12 million grant to the new Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project (DSMGP).  DSMGP is to be implemented […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Homes, businesses and farmland from Lancashire to Essex will be better protected from floods by a six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program announced by the government. This first ever long-term investment program will protect over 300,000 properties, reduce flood risk by 5% and save the economy £2.7 billion by 2021. The lifetime benefits of this […]

  • 20 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, accompanied by Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada will invest in construction, repair and dredging projects at four small craft harbours in Southwest Nova Scotia. They also provided an update on the ongoing projects at Digby Harbour. “Our […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Portage Lake Channel dredging program is finally complete. During this cleanup project, over 25,000 cubic yards of sand was removed from the channel. The dredging area is 120 foot wide centered on the 360 foot wide channel, and it is at least 12 foot deep and 2100 foot long. “Many thanks to the Portage […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has won a $163.36 million contract for the expansion of Lake Manzala in northeastern Egypt. According to NMDC, the project will be implemented in partnership with Al-Tahadi Egyptian-Emirati Co. Lake Manzala remains the largest of the Nile Delta lakes and has undergone substantial recent changes particularly over the last […]

  • 30 September 2011

    One of the dredgers in Gladstone Harbour has halted operation until Monday, due to concerns over turbidity in the harbour…   (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, September 30, 2011;

  • 20 September 2011

    As the global container fleet continues to expand in both vessel size and overall capacity the need for specialized equipment and expertise grows as well, as port facilities move to update cranes and procedures to accommodate the bigger ships and greater productivity requirements. According to shipping industry analysts Alphaliner, as of the middle of August, […]

  • 15 June 2010

    A dispute over a sand-dredging operation on the Mekong River in Kandal province’s Khsach Kandal district was resolved Sunday after the… [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, June 15, 2010;

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The scope of dredging operations of FSUE Rosmorport is expected to exceed 170 mln cbm in 2014-17. This was announced by Rosmorport Executive Director Andrei Lavrishchev at the International Forum of Dredging Companies organized by media-group PortNews. Lavrishchev said that the volume of dredging operations is expected to be 31.1 mln cbm in 2014 and […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s Lincolnshire Beach Management (LBM) scheme gets underway on 13 May, reports the EA. Over the course of the £7 million LBM scheme, the EA’s contractors will pump around 400,000 cubic meters of sand onto Lincolnshire’s beaches. Mark Robinson, senior flood risk adviser for the Environment Agency, said: “While our annual beach nourishment […]

  • 17 April 2013

    This week, the newly improved Port of Palma’s Poniente Quays are due to come into service having undergone extension activities, conducted in response to the heavy demand for berths in the Mediterranean which can cater for large cruise vessels. The recently added facilities, completed within the framework of extension work, were handed over on 15th […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, reported today that work to remove sediment from the Duluth/Superior Harbor is in full swing now. “The contractor for the project – Roen Salvage Company Sturgeon Bay, Wis. – has been making great progress on the contract and is even ahead of schedule,” said the Corps. Duluth-Superior Harbor, […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutch contractor Van der Lee is currently working on the motorway fly-over project near Joure, in the north of the Netherlands, using Damen’s cutter suction dredger 450. The stock dredger was prepared for transport on Friday (September 16) and towed to the north of the Netherlands over the weekend, so that it could make a […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the past few months, the MGN CIVIL Pty Ltd team – supported by Caldme – has been repairing and upgrading a number of breakwaters and revetments in both Hay Point and Mackay Harbor in the wake of TC Debbie for North Queensland Bulk Ports. “Currently we are working on the Middle Breakwater, Western Revetments and […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 1.200 participants from over 50 countries attended the second edition of the conference Deltas in time of climate change. The conference took place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from 24 – 26 September. In three high-level round table discussions, over 100 sessions and many practical workshops, delegates from river deltas all over the world […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commissioners (CHC), at their 28th July Board meeting, discussed the ongoing commissioning works for the Isle of Wight Council’s (IWC) new floating bridge / Chain Ferry, and in particular the issues regarding current restrictions to navigational depths and clearance depths over the chains. As a result, the Commissioners have formally registered a protest […]

  • 6 June 2014

    The police of Panvel tehsildar confiscated five barges that were conducting illegal mining in the creek between Kharghar and Mansarovar. Apart from the barges, the police arrested 16 workers for taking illegal actions, The Times of India informed. An NGO, Awaaz Foundation, have complained over the dredging activities and expressed their satisfaction over the quick […]

  • 17 October 2011

    It might not be fancy, or overly dramatic, but the two-man dredging operation on Norriego Point is effective and will clear out the navigati… By Matt Algarin (thedestinlog) [mappress] Source: thedestinlog, October 17, 2011;

  • 27 January 2010

    AUTHORITIES have temporarily suspended three Kampot province dredging operations for sand to export, a local official confirmed on Tuesday, but confusion remains over the exact reason… [mappress] Source: Phnom Phen Post, January 27, 2010;

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Homes in Much Wenlock, Broadway, Childswickham and Murcot will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program, benefiting Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire to the tune of over £12 million. Improvements to the scheme in Leominster, just one of 66 projects in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire […]