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  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sedimentation is reducing the capacity of the Nurek reservoir in Tajikistan, threatening the long term viability of a nationally important hydropower operation. HR Wallingford is leading a project to analyse, map and model the scale of the sedimentation, in order to help the national power company, Barqi Tojik, develop their long term management strategy for the […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Government has announced plans to add further 15 berths to its flagship Busan New Port which will increase container capacity by 15.8 million TEU. The new facilities in the south of the country will be a mix of container terminals, feeder terminals and multi-purpose terminals and work will begin in stages based on actual […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand First is taking action to stop any further commercial expansion of Auckland’s port. “With massive opposition in Auckland we have moved quickly with a Bill to freeze the size of the port and push any future growth to other ports,” said New Zealand First Leader and Member for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Chinese side is gravely concerned about the statement of the 26th ASEAN Summit on the South China Sea issue, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei yesterday. Commenting the 26th ASEAN Summit Chairman’s Statement which expresses serious concerns on the land reclamation being undertaken in the South China Sea, he said: “China holds a clear and long-standing stance on […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations off Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, scheduled to last 10 months, have officially started, according to mardep.gov.hk. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, four hopper barges, one derrick lighter, three tug boats and one survey boat. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced a key milestone in the Expansion Program, with the installation of the sixteenth and final gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Canal. The installation process began yesterday, April 28, at 12:00 PM (Panama Time) on the south end of the Canal’s Pacific locks, […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland is about to join the State of Ohio lawsuit that should protect Lake Erie water quality and local jobs. The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority yesterday filed a motion in federal court to join the State of Ohio as a plaintiff in litigation to resolve a dispute with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors for the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority met this week and approved a series of critical investments ($7.9 million, funded fully through grants and forgivable loans) in its docks and maritime capacity that will better position the Port with shippers and operate in a more green, efficient manner. “Business at the Port is as […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority Singapore (MPA) and the Joint Venture comprising of Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. – Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. today officially signed a $1.8 billion worth Tuas Terminal Phase 1 contract.  The Joint Venture will be responsible for the construction of 8.6 kilometers of quay wall, the reclamation of about 300 hectares […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    For the next ten months, marine works involving dredging operations will be carried out near the Hong Kong Coliseum, Hung Hom.  According to the Marine Department Notice, the works will be carried out by one grab dredger and one hopper barge, with one tug providing assistance. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Tim Ryan, David Joyce and Marcy Kaptur yesterday introduced bipartisan legislation to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to appoint a coordinator to address the issue of harmful algal blooms in the Great Lakes, which affected over a half million Ohioans last year. This legislation will ensure that there is a coordinator at the EPA […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The recent WODA (World Organization of Dredging Associations) workshop in Paris presented the latest knowledge on the acoustic impacts of dredging on aquatic species. Entitled ‘Underwater Sound in Relation to Dredging’ and held on March 26th 2015, the workshop was based on the work of the two working groups that drafted the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Standard & Poor’s Rating Services and Fitch Ratings, two of the top three U.S. credit analysis agencies, recently assigned “AA” ratings to the City of Long Beach Harbor Department’s upcoming bond issuance and outstanding debt. Both the S&P and Fitch reports stated the AA rating was warranted due to the Port’s strong market position, guaranteed […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Wells dredging project will resume next week. The dredger “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the main channel North of number 6 buoy, between buoys 6 & 2.  The Port’s dredger will be operating from Monday to Friday. Its normal area of work is in the main channel between […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hung Hom Fairway dredging program, starting today, will be carried out for a period of approximately one month, according to mardep.gov.hk. The works will be performed by one grab dredger and one hopper barge. One tug and one workboat will provide assistance. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements. […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have shown how air bubbles could keep sediments from obstructing bends in river waterways such as the Rhine River, which has to be dredged regularly to stay open for freight ships. The Rhine River is a crucial transport artery, carrying hundreds of millions of tons of freight […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SINOPACIFIC Zhejiang Shipyard has begun construction of E169 rock installation vessel, the first of its kind in the world, which is being built for Van Oord of the Netherlands. The E169 Rock Installation Vessel uses a 3-level Dynamic Positioning System (DP3), the highest dynamic positioning system defined by IMO (International Maritime Organization). Furthermore, this vessel not […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    For week commencing 13th April 2015, the “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the Wells Harbor main channel in the area of number 4 buoy. All pre-arranged dredging areas are constrained by the weather and wave heights therefore operations are subject to change on a daily basis. The Port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne Marine has introduced the Teledyne PDS software suite, a new software package with enhanced capabilities over the former PDS2000. Teledyne PDS is now a 64-bit Windows version offering faster performance, optimized memory management and better feature utilization. Teledyne PDS is a multipurpose software platform and supports a wide range of tasks within hydrography, dredge […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Exide Group has returned and resumed sediment dredging activities in the Mill River in Fairfield, following the winter shutdown.   The winter shut‐down occurred from mid‐December to early‐March. Exide returned to the site on March 3rd 2015, and completed remobilization activities, including restarting the water treatment plant, and positioning the turbidity curtains and sediment conveyance pipeline in […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During their April 6th meeting at City Hall, the North Myrtle Beach City Council will consider second (final) reading an ordinance to establish a special assessment district regarding the proposed Cherry Grove dredging project. The proposed ordinance officially creates the Cherry Grove Improvement District (District), approves the “assessment roll” or listing of properties in the […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    2015 is set to be a landmark year for Cowes Harbor with the final stages of works on the new detached breakwater commencing in June and construction due to be completed by October. Following a successful winter settlement period of the breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) announced that contractors Boskalis Westminster will soon return […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eye4Software B.V., specialized in developing GPS and GIS software for Windows, has released the latest version of its professional hydrographic survey package, the Hydromagic version 7.0. The main purpose of this software is to map the bottom of rivers, reservoirs, frac pits, ponds and oceans in 3D. This is done by using a connected RTK receiver […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a leading provider of coastal process assessments, has been commissioned by the Environment Agency to provide a detailed understanding of past, present and likely future change around Read’s Island on the Humber Estuary.   The study will help the Environment Agency determine what action they need to take to maintain current flood protection levels […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA), a Pacific Northwest professional consulting firm, last month wrapped up the Lake River dredging project, located in Ridgefield, Washington. Sediment in Lake River was impacted by contaminants from a wood-treating operation that, from the 1960s through 1993, pressure treated poles and dimensional lumber with chemical preservatives. The Port of Ridgefield […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Every marine construction project involves its own unique challenges and requirements. No matter how complex the project can be, Trimble has marine construction hardware, software and positioning sensors that can help in meeting and exceeding these challenges. The company offers complete marine GNSS positioning solutions that include hardware, software, and connectivity between the construction site and the main office. This […]