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  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), on behalf of its United States member seaports, expresses both encouragement and disappointment over the funding levels and programmatic changes in federal port-related programs that were proposed yesterday in President Obama’s FY 2015 budget. While the President’s budget proposal included funding for a new National Infrastructure Investment […]

  • 29 November 2011

    A dredging project, which includes widening and deepening of Miami’s port, has been challenged by the environmentalists who strongly believe that it would affect water quality, coral reefs and marine life. “Our beautiful Biscayne Bay, known for its abundance of sea life and its pristine water quality, will be subjected to years of blasting and […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called a meeting of the National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee in order to follow up on the progress of water management projects. The meeting is intended to monitor the progress of the approved water resources management projects which have been assigned to various corresponding agencies. These projects are […]

  • 28 December 2011

    Environmentalists and Hayden Island residents are fighting efforts by the Port of Portland to deposit dredge spoils from Terminal 6 at …   By Brad Schmidt (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, December 28, 2011; Image: usace

  • 6 October 2011

    Since starting at the end of April 2011, the Blockbuster has placed almost 2 kilometres of new block dam. Over half of the 3.5-km breakwater is now in the sea. The block dam is an essential part of the hard seawall that will protect Maasvlakte 2 in the northwest against the forces of the sea. […]

  • 1 April 2011

    Black ooze is coating one of WA’s most popular beaches because dredging spoil from the Port Mandurah canals is being pumped directly into…   BY JANE HAMMOND (news) [mappress] Source: news, April 1, 2011    

  • 17 January 2011

    The problem-plagued Historic Falmouth Port has been plunged into a fresh round of controversy as green lobbyists are insisting that 20 … BY PETRE WILLIAMS-RAYNOR (jamaicaobserver) [mappress] Source: jamaicaobserver, January 17, 2011;

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Gibraltar Ornithological and Natural History Society (GONHS) has expressed its concern with the ongoing coastal protection works at Camp Bay. “These works, which have been attributed to emergency measures, should nevertheless have followed the proper procedures and should have sought advice from locally-available expertise,” stated GONHS. “Although GONHS understands that the Department of the […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has today expressed concern that the new dredging and dumping plans for Abbot Point are being fast tracked and could be approved by Christmas. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said it was reprehensible that such a dangerous and risky development in a precious area right […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Queensland taxpayers could soon be slugged with the bill of destroying their own Great Barrier Reef, under an outrageous plan outlined by Premier Campbell Newman yesterday at G20 negotiations, said Greenpeace. “Premier Campbell Newman is offering a paycheck to a foreign company with a shocking track record to dredge up our Great Barrier Reef and build a […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Anton Berkenheger Group, also called Berky, is developing and producing special machines for water maintenance for more than 50 years. Meanwhile Berky has grown to a company providing a whole range of innovative and efficient solutions for ministration and maintenance of water ways like rivers, digs, ponds, lakes and similar waters. Nearby company Senwatec is […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    GeoSea, a part of the DEME Group, has acquired the majority of the shares (72,5 %) of G-tec, the Liege (Belgium) based contractor specialized in offshore geotechnical and geological site investigations, marine geophysical and environmental surveys and deepsea engineering services. The other shares are owned by SRIW (Sociéte Régionale d’Investissement de Wallonie). G-tec was founded […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday that Lasse Petterson will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on May 1, 2017. Chairman of the Board Robert Uhler stated: “As expected, since becoming a Board Member late in 2016, his background, reputation and character have enabled him […]

  • 22 February 2012

      Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) and Shetland Islands Council have reached a negotiated settlement on the claim payable by the Council relating to the abandonment of a dredging project in 2005 due to the former Bressay Bridge Project. Both LPA and the Council are content to have settled the claim at £4,825,727 before matters reached […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC (IHC) has acquired a majority stake in Brastec Technologies, based in Brazil. Brastec Technologies designs and builds value-added, tailor-made production lines for the production of umbilicals and flexible pipes. This agreement fulfills two important elements of IHC business strategy: a foothold in the important Brazilian market; and the acquisition of Dutch-based SAS Offshore, which […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The Government of India is aware of the development of Gwadar Port in Pakistan with Chinese funding and of the reports of handing over the control of port operations to a Chinese firm. The port could be used for military purposes in future. Government keeps a constant watch on all developments concerning it’s national security […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mackay Conservation Group will today commence court proceedings in Brisbane’s Federal Court challenging Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s decision to approve dredging and dumping within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The case will centre on the Federal Government’s decision to approve dredging and dumping for the proposed export coal terminal at Abbot Point, less […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On 26th of June 2013, the second day of the exhibition Seawork International 2013, the key handing over ceremony of the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Tallulah Bella took place. Tallulah Bella, the first of the Marina Master 8000 range to be delivered and named after the owner’s daughter, was engineered and built by Italdraghe in […]

  • 5 October 2011

    The two sides in a lawsuit over dredging the canals in Wedgefield Plantation in Georgetown County have agreed the canals belong to the state…   (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, October 5, 2011;

  • 9 November 2011

    A protester who locked himself to a dredger in central Queensland has been cut free by police, an environmental group says… (couriermail) [mappress] Source: couriermail, November 9, 2011

  • 30 March 2011

    Fishermen and environmentalists are concerned that part of the Peel Inlet could be destroyed by sand and silt if a proposed channel linking the… By Jill Burgess (inmycommunity)   [mappress] Source: inmycommunity, March 30, 2011

  • 2 December 2010

    Malibu Lagoon restoration opponents’ biggest obstacle is raising enough money in legal fees to file a lawsuit against the project. Rushing… By Paul Sisolak (malibutimes) [mappress] Source: malibutimes, December 2, 2010;

  • 16 September 2013

    China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation handed over a total of 19 dredgers and supporting vessels to Myanmar at the commissioning ceremony held at Nanthida Jetty of Yangon on Saturday, 14 September. The dredgers and supporting vessels imported from China CATIC Co., Ltd with assistance of a preferential loan provided by the China EXIM […]

  • 1 December 2010

    Cancun’s eroding white sand beaches are providing a note of urgency to the climate talks being held just south of this seaside resort famed… (cyprusweekly) [mappress] Source: cyprusweekly, December 1, 2010;

  • 6 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The world renowned survey department of Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) in Holland has just taken receipt of their first integrated Underwater Inspection System (UIS™) from CodaOctopus. Purchased through our agent, Nautikaris BV, RWS have already scheduled a full program of survey and inspection work for their state-of-the-art UIS which incorporates the Echoscope® Real-Time 3D sonar. The delivery […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today’s ‘fly-over’ of Abbot Point coal terminal by the Greens leader is symptomatic of a party blissfully remote from north Queenslanders and the reality of working alongside the Great Barrier Reef, according to Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche. ‘Senator Milne’s choice of Airlie Beach to launch a policy aimed at shutting down the […]