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  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has announced that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) called for Environment Minister Greg Hunt to guarantee the claim he has drawn a “line in the sand” on future dredging by introducing limits on dredging and a ban on dumping in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters. The 2014 Reef Outlook Report, released this week, highlighted dumping of dredge […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association’s Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 34/TAMU 45) will take place at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Canada, on June 15-18, 2014. The officials are currently finalizing the details of what will be a strong technical program with a variety of interesting papers for dredging professionals, including presentations on […]

  • 17 February 2012

      Preparations are underway for the International Congress “Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress” (April 18-20, 2012, Panama City, Panama). This International Congress will convene more than 40 experts from 10 countries, who will discuss large scale projects and future trends in the maritime industry. During the first two days, topics such as […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two proposed changes to the placing of cadmium-laden dredged sediments at dredged material containment areas (DCMAs), as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, are available for review in a Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA). This SEA supplements the July 2012 Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. According to the Corps, […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A no-wake zone for all vessels is in effect north of the bridge in Lansing that crosses the Mississippi River in Allamakee County. The no-wake zone is in place for approximately one mile from the bridge extending north along the main channel of the Mississippi. This area has been created as a safety precaution while […]

  • 15 April 2010

    OKALOOSA ISLAND — Several complaints have been made about the quality of sand being placed on the beach as part of the federal government’s restoration of Air Force property… [mappress] Source:nwfdailynews,April 15,2010;

  • 18 March 2010

    The city and port authority don’t always agree, but both are happy with a dredging deal that promises to save millions of Hamilton tax dollars.Instead of the city dredging shallow Windermere Basin at the far east end of the harbour — as it is obliged to do — sediment will be allowed to wash into […]

  • 3 August 2011

      A program that brings mud dredged from Illinois rivers to communities for creating gardens is coming to two Chicago suburbs.   (chicagotribune) [mappress] Source: chicagotribune, August 3, 2011

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the transfer of the responsibility of the Management of Arklow Harbour to Wicklow County Council in January 2012, Wicklow County Council has endeavored to progress the proposed Arklow Dredging Scheme. Due to the nature of work involved in this scheme i.e. removing material from the Avoca River and replacement of this material at a […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MED PORTS 2014 is the biggest annual Container Ports and Terminal Operations Exhibition and Conference event for the Mediterranean region – now in its 2nd successful year. The 2nd MED PORTS 2014 will take place for the first time in Marrakech, Morocco, at the luxurious 5 star Kenzi Farah Hotel, Marrakech on Wednesday 23 and […]

  • 22 March 2010

    Everyone with a boat bigger than a tinnie reckons there’s nowhere to go, that the channels are terribly silted, and instead stay home and watch the footy with a beer in hand. But after many years of cruising the albeit not-so-broad Broadwater, we beg to differ. The points near Jumpinpin, the channels… [mappress] Source:sydneymorningherald,March 22,2010;

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Annual South-East Asia Port Expansion Summit is scheduled for March 25-26, 2015, in Jakarta, Indonesia.  At this summit terminal operators, port owners and authorities, government officials, shipping lines and infrastructure experts will discuss how to sustain healthy growth in the sector as well as assure efficient operations inside the ports, and henceforth lift […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ISLRER 2014, Beijing International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration, will be held on October 16-19, 2014 in Beijing, China. This symposium is the second land reclamation international conference in China, the first one was Beijing International Symposium on Land Reclamation (ISLR 2000), which had a profound influence on land reclamation in China. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 November 2011

    While waiting for action from higher government offices, Cabaruan folks who have lost a sizable chunk of their farmlands to the Chico River… (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, November 4, 2011

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Waitara is more secure following the Taranaki Regional Council’s $3.4 million investment to increase the town’s flood protection. The three-year upgrade, finished on time and within budget, is designed to withstand the high and fast-moving flows of a one-in-100-year Waitara River flood, up from the old safeguard that only provided a one-in-30-year protection, according to […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said that 75.12 percent of the shareholders have elected a stock dividend distributed in the form of ordinary shares. As a result, 2,672,757 new ordinary shares will be issued today. The admission of these shares to trading on Euronext Amsterdam is required under the rules of Euronext Rulebook Book I. The […]

  • 18 March 2011

      This is the first announcement of the next World Dredging Congress. Under the theme of “The Art of Dredging” WODCON XX will take place from 3 to 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. World Dredging Congresses (WODCONs) are organised once every three years by one of the three sister associations of WODA, the World Organisation […]

  • 8 June 2010

    Dredging will take place at the Portarlington harbour from next Tuesday to improve boating safety.   [mappress] Source: geelong advertiser,June 8, 2010;

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredge Yard has won a contract for the design and delivery of a customized cutter suction dredger ECO 300 to CDC Dredging L.L.C. – a company based in the UAE and mainly operating in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). As reported, the company is purchasing the new dredger in order to participate in challenging projects […]

  • 17 March 2010

    Two more dredges and the Zenith in port today. Two regional dredges started to clear the Port of Funchal after the storm of February 20th… [mappress] Source:madeira,March 17,2010;

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 21st World Dredging Congress & Exhibition WODCON XXI will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami, FL, from June 13-17, 2016. WODCON XXI will bring together expert representatives of manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, public authorities and contractors working in the dredging, navigation, coastal and inland flood protection, deep-sea mining, offshore wind […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Taking place on 20-23 May 2015 in Singapore, Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2015 will again be the premier meeting place for port, dredging and land reclamation professionals. The event will incorporate case studies and updates from the latest port dredging projects around the region and will bring the visitors face to face with […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (3-7 March, 2014, Kinderdijk) will be performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls which can be expected […]

  • 2 April 2012

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has placed a £6 million order for a Mooring Maintenance Vessel (MMV), with MPI Services (UK) Limited, trading as Manor Marine. The contract for the MMV is the PLA’s largest single investment in over 20 years. The vessel will replace the PLA’s two salvage ships, Crossness and Hookness, which […]