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  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The company driving the industrialisation of Queensland’s iconic Keppel Bay, the Mitchell Group, have been describing their new plans for the Fitzroy Terminal Project as “environmentally friendly with a unique new loading system.” The company trumpets its environmental credentials as a “new milestone” saying that under its new plan; “the berthing system for the large […]

  • 1 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Netherlands: Boskalis Orders Megacutter to Strengthen Its Fleet Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has ordered a new self-propelled megacutter from IHC Merwede. This self-propelled cutter suction dredger, with a total installed power of 23,700 kW and a pump ashore capacity of 15,600 kW, is a replacement investment.   Damen: Plug and Play Trailing Pipe for […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peak ports industry body, Ports Australia, has just released its Code of Practice for Dredging and Dredged Material Management. Chairman of Ports Australia and CEO of Flinders Ports, Vincent Tremaine, said that the Code was developed to demonstrate to the community and other stakeholders that Australia’s ports community is at the leading edge of capital and maintenance dredging management. “The […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the June 2017 edition of Terra et Aqua. Terra et Aqua is a quarterly publication of the International Association of Dredging Companies, emphasizing “maritime solutions for a changing world”, IADC said. It covers the fields of civil, hydraulic and mechanical engineering including the technical, economic […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has reached a major achievement in environmentally responsible maritime infrastructure development with the formal delivery and handover of the first coral engine in the Bahamas. On 28 August, in the presence of 150 invitees including Mr. Bannister, Minister of Works, the maintenance of the coral engine was handed over to local partners Stuart […]

  • 31 January 2014

    From January 27, two new Inshore Fisheries and Conservation byelaws are in force to protect sensitive reef and seagrass features in internationally important marine areas. The byelaws, made by the Southern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA), protect the locally and internationally important habitats of seagrass and rocky reef habitats within Marine Protected Areas, in […]

  • 21 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Allows Oluvil Port to Dock Bigger Ships (Sri Lanka) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said development goals cannot be achieved by opening old wounds or by digging for dirt.   Greens: Abbott OKs Great Barrier Reef Destruction (Australia) Tony Abbott’s Great Barrier Reef policy, reported on today, completely ignores the impacts of mining industrialisation, […]

  • 19 September 2012

    After securing and successfully completing two major cable projects in the Irish Sea, and a further fault investigation on an Interconnector underway, the joint venture of Osiris Marine Services and Nordic Offshore Marine look to the spot charter market to provide a cost effective solution to subsea cable owners requiring burial, de-burial or repair. On-board […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke has announced that Ms Anthea Tinney will Chair the long awaited Independent Review of management and environmental concerns in Gladstone Harbour and Curtis Island. While this is welcomed, conservation groups are concerned that details regarding other critical aspects of the UNESCO recommended review have not been provided. Michael McCabe from […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen took action yesterday to contingently award a contract to construct a sand bag revetment on the north end of Topsail Island. The Board committed $375,000 of Town funds toward the sand bag project so that the contractor, Carolina Marine Structures, could mobilize and start getting the materials needed […]

  • 20 December 2013

    New Marine Management Organisation (MMO) byelaws have been announced today (Friday 20 December) to protect vulnerable marine species and habitats in 4 areas around England. The byelaws are being put in place with immediate effect to protect sensitive reef features in certain European marine sites (EMS) from possible damage by bottom-towed fishing. The management measures […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA) has welcomed the clear indication in the Reef 2050 Plan that the environmentally sensitive area of the Greater Fitzroy Delta which includes: Balaclava Island, north Curtis Island and Keppel Bay, is going to be afforded greater environmental protection. “This is something our community has been advocating for continuously […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and partners restarted oyster restoration in Harris Creek in January 2015. This photo shows how rock is being placed to build 1-foot oyster reefs in Harris Creek as oyster restoration efforts continue despite the surrounding icy conditions on March 12, 2015. Through the interagency partnership, the U.S. Army […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Surfrider Foundation of Australia is holding a National Conference on 3-4 November 2012 at Coolum Beach on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia. Andrew Pitt, a Reef Architect at Surfing Ramps, will be presenting to the conference, ‘Beach Nourishment; it’s only sand but…threats and opportunities for surfers’. Looking at case studies, including surf spots […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Australian Government’s unwillingness to act on the ongoing environmental crisis in Gladstone harbour was explained today, as the Australian Financial Review reported Environment Minister Tony Burke as saying ‘it’s difficult to find any world heritage values within Gladstone harbour’. “Tony Burke is risking the de-listing of Gladstone harbour from World Heritage status through negligence, […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Almost 600 of the world’s experts in tropical biology and conservation have called on the Australian Government to reconsider the extended port development at Abbot Point, out of concern for the future of the Great Barrier Reef. The 51st annual meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) has issued a declaration on […]

  • 10 February 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a decision to require all dischargers of urban stormwater in Guam to obtain permits to control pollution in runoff from urbanized areas of the island. Today’s action designates all current and future municipal stormwater sources in Guam to follow Clean Water Act permitting requirements. Municipal stormwater is […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal cities play a critical role in the global economy. The cities are being increasingly exposed to natural hazards and disasters, such as hurricanes, and recurrent flooding due to the rise of sea levels caused by climate change, University of Miami’s College of Engineering said in their latest announcement.  These disasters directly impact infrastructure such as […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working under a joint venture for NSW, Osiris Marine Services & Nordic Offshore Marine mobilised the DP1 barge the Atlantis with a full survey/diving/cable repair complimented by subcontractor Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation’s twin R2000 shallow water controlled flow excavation tool. The East West Interconnector Project (EWIP) involved the installation of two HVDC and a […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Research by the Australian Institute of Marine Science has discovered that proposed dredging works along the WA coast could severely impact certain coral species found in local waters. Scientists from the Institute along with the Australian Research Centre of Excellence conducted laboratory tests to develop lethal and sub-lethal benchmarks for coral exposed to dredging-generated sediments […]

  • 5 September 2011

    As Miami prepares to dredge its port to accommodate supersize freighters, environmentalists are making a last-ditch effort to protect … More info: nytimes By LIZETTE ALVAREZ [mappress] Source: nytimes, September 5, 2011;

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been nominated for a Civil Engineering Project of the year Award for Natural and Cultural Heritage at this year’s BCI Awards for its work on the Borth Coastal Defense Scheme. Commissioned by Ceredigion County Council in 2009, Royal HaskoningDHV was part of a project team to assess, design and renew the coastal […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation (RSDE) has successfully completed on another rock removal project for A/S Norske Shell over an 11 week period in the Draugen Field, located in License PL93 (Block 6407/9) in the Haltenbanken area some 140km north of Kristiansund, Norway. The project was contracted by Ocean Installer for A/S Norske Shell and […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The state government’s draft Ports Strategy showed the hallmarks of an ecologically sustainable approach to future development, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) said today. Commenting on the release by Deputy Premier and State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Minister Jeff Seeney, QRC acting Chief Executive Greg Lane said the strategy’s focus on developing the capacity of […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently completed an emergency dredging project in Keweenaw County to restore the Grand Traverse Harbor channel for commercial and recreational boating. The $246,230 dredging project, undertaken by Marine Tech, LLC of Duluth, Minnesota, through the DNR’s Parks and Recreation Division, pumped 9,000 cubic yards of sand to a […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Miami Harbor is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ first Florida port expansion project to deepen to 50-plus feet, employing some of the highest environmental protection protocols outside of a designated National Marine Sanctuary. USACE has worked daily with its contractor and multiple federal, state and local agencies to help ensure the health of the […]