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  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Potential deep water impacts from improvements to the East Reservoir Dam in Portage Lakes will be the focus of an April 27, 2017, Ohio EPA public information session and hearing. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Portage Lakes Kiwanis Civic Center, 725 Portage Lakes Dr., Akron. The meeting is an opportunity for residents […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the signing of a cooperation agreement, the Netherlands and Germany have launched a joint study into flood risk management in the border area between the two countries. The study focuses on applying the Dutch risk-based approach to cross-border dyke sections in the border area between the Netherlands and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. […]

  • 22 February 2013

    The new LeaderSHIP 2020 strategy to increase the competitiveness of European maritime technology was presented by Vice President of the European Commission responsible for enterprise and industry policy Antonio Tajani, together with SEA Europe, the European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association. The new strategy is the result of a close co-operation between the industry, the […]

  • 8 August 2012

    With the release of an economic impact assessment, Delta has taken another step forward in its efforts to get federal funding to dredge the Fraser River. Councilor Ian Paton stated: “Hopefully this will shake a few people up and get the job done.” According to delta-optimist.com, the silt buildup in the secondary channels of the […]

  • 16 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Nabs EUR 500 M Land Reclamation Contract (Kuwait) Van Oord has been awarded a land reclamation project in Kuwait. The client is the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 500 million.   IHC Merwede Launches Dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 (VIDEO) IHC Merwede has successfully […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Port of Barcelona closed the financial year with operating profits of 60 million euros and investments of 105.4 million euros, mainly in new infrastructure such as the construction of the Prat Wharf, the enlargement of the South Quay, the new building at the Border Inspection Post (BIP) and repairing and improving breakwaters and quays. […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A three-month ‘Building with Nature’ study has been launched by Ecoshape, Deltares and Witteveen en Bos in the channel to the south of the Ridderkerkse Griend nature reserve in the Netherlands. The study will look at two types of willow woods – pollard willows and an osiery – to see whether it is possible to […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Lake Improvement Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys, recently announced the result of its “Name That Dredger” contest. The new dredger destined to join Grand Lake St. Marys State Park’s record-setting fleet will be named “Hoedag”, the moniker of a mythical creature said to prowl the waters […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Environment and Heritage Protection Minister, Andrew Powell today put out a call to Australia’s leading scientists to chair the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Science Panel. The establishment of the panel follow’s Premier Campbell Newman’s announcement of the formation of the Gladstone Harbour Healthy Harbour Partnership earlier this year. Mr Powell said the Government was looking for […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The next step of the independent review into the Port of Gladstone is now underway, but one of the biggest critics of harbour development has already ruled out accepting the result. The review panel, which was formed by the Federal Government at the request of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, is considering submissions looking at […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) is a most unwelcome addition to the fauna of the lower River Barrow. This bivalve mollusc is regarded as one of the most notorious aquatic invasive species in the world. The Asian clam was first recorded in the river downstream of St Mullin’s in April 2010 and subsequent studies conducted […]

  • 30 July 2010

    DB Schenker Rail Polska is to invest EUR22.5 million (US$29.24 million) in the Baltic Sea Polish ports of Szczecin and Swinousjscie by expanding facilities in the addition of new wharfs and cranes by 2018 with the ports’ authority. DB Schenker Rail Polska CEO Hans-Georg Werner said the company would buy two gantry cranes in Szczecin […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Downers Grove Park District is partnering with the Village of Downers Grove for a dredging project at Barth Pond in Patriots Park. The project, which will begin this week and take around four months, is needed to help improve the health of the pond for plants and aquatic life. Over the next four months […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has recently secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. For more than 25 years, the beaches surrounding Lake Neatahwanta have been closed to the public due […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has recently secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. For more than 25 years, the beaches surrounding Lake Neatahwanta have been closed to the public due […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has recently secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. For more than 25 years, the beaches surrounding Lake Neatahwanta have been closed to the public due […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Virginia Beach easement requiring dredging is selected and measured to plan maintenance and generate a map to communicate location. Rob Jessen, GIS Coordinator for the City of Virginia Beach, used Smart Client to select neighboring properties and generates a spreadsheet for a mail merge notification. Regarding this plan, Jessen stated: “We expect […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ Philadelphia District (USACE), with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), will hold three separate open house events for the public to view information and provide feedback on the Delaware River Basin Comprehensive Interim Feasibility Study for New Jersey. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, yesterday released an update on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed “Don Diego” project, which is currently undergoing final reviews prior to government filing. As previously reported, the EIA for the proposed “Don Diego” project to extract phosphate sands was completed […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    During the last week of October, FSUE “Rosmorport” Director General, Andrey Tarasenko, paid a working visit to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch of the enterprise. During the trip, the Director General held a meeting with the Branch Management on port infrastructure development issues in the seaports of Novorossiysk, Tuapse, Taman, Temryuk, Eysk and Kavkaz. Following the […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Historically, mining processes with poor recovery rates have resulted in tailings with significant amounts of recoverable material. The extraction of this material can be achieved using dredges. There are several factors that justify the extraction and re-processing of tailings: – Tailings require fewer resources when compared to conventional mining. For example, a dredge can – […]

  • 27 February 2012

    A public consultation into the £150m expansion of Southampton’s port was conducted yesterday and a decision is expected to be reached within a month. ABP would like to redevelop two berths and conduct dredging activities to enable the port to welcome and accommodate the latest and largest container ships. Opponents of the Southampton scheme have […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The city of Naarden, located in the municipality of Gooise Meren in the west of the Netherlands, will be the host of the 19th International Conference on Marine Geology and Wave Erosion. The main aim of ICMGWE 2017 conference is to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging and land reclamation operations at Thinadhoo are now wrapped up, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area on June 1. This scheme resulted in 55 hectares of new land and 1852 meters of breakwater. Before […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster has returned for a week to re-shape the gravel core and carry out further surveys of the new breakwater. As part of the works, the company has carried out further surveys to determine that settlement of the core material into the subsoil is as predicted and in accordance with construction plans.   Boskalis used same […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, will host a public hearing at Burke Lakefront Airport (West Concourse), 1501 North Marginal Road, Cleveland, today, from 5:15 – 9 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to anyone wishing to make verbal comments in person for the official record regarding the […]