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  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a proactive approach to environmental management, the City of Armadale will dredge the Minnawarra Park lake just after Australia Day (Friday, January 26). Chief Executive Officer, Ray Tame, said that it is a complicated process, and it has taken some investigation to ensure we get it right, but ultimately, it will see mud and […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The dredger “Venture” has been working since Sunday to clear sand and silt from the Port of Osceola, closed for a month because of low water on the Mississippi River. Marvin Roddy, with the Memphis District Corp of Engineers, said: ”Pretty much, cut and dry, the dredge is set up like a large vacuum cleaner.” […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Transnet’s plans that would focus on expanding shipping container berths in Durban harbor have provoked concerns about the ecological degradation of one of the country’s most important sea fish nurseries, reports Pretoria News. The proposed project would focus on deepening, widening and lengthening the existing quayside from berth 203 to 205, right to the central […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 70 people attended a local event on Thursday, 19 February 2015, at Saffron Walden Town Hall to find out about work being undertaken by the Environment Agency and the risks of flooding in Saffron Walden. Liz Taylor, Flood Risk Advisor for the Environment Agency, said: “We were really pleased that so many people came […]

  • 10 April 2014

    The Center for American Progress and Oxfam America released a report on the long-term economic benefits of restoring coastal ecosystems. The report finds that each dollar invested by taxpayers returns more than $15 in net economic benefits for three restoration projects funded in 2009 by stimulus grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Westport-based grab hopper dredger Kawatiri has arrived in Eastland Port and is ready to undertake some cleanup work in the area. “It’s here for a routine three week dredging operation to remove the sediment that builds up in the harbor navigation channel and turning basin,” Eastland Group said in its latest announcement. According to the […]

  • 8 October 2012

    National Chairman, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chief Victor Umeh, has urged the Federal Government to dredge the entire River Niger. He said that the dredging of the entire river would enable it to contain the large volume of water coming into Niger from all the inlets. “The over-flooding took place because the River Niger has […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft feasibility report and environmental assessment for stream bank restoration southwest of Wisner, Neb. is currently available for public review. The report identifies alternatives to provide stream bank protection and prohibit further rapid erosion on the right-descending bank of the Elkhorn River, Cuming County, Neb. Public infrastructure being protected includes the Cuming County Road […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    FKAB Marin Design, Sweden, has just released a video about one of their latest designs, the Dredger NOSPER – No Split Engine Room. After several years of designing for the dredging industry, where they have created both pure split hopper barges, trailer suction dredgers with bottom doors as well as split type, FKAB has developed something […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Leavenworth’s recently updated shoreline master program as it begins review of the document adopted by the city council on Jan. 22, 2013. Leavenworth’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and […]

  • 23 November 2012

    On November 9, CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for the hydraulic structure works of the right-safeguarding law enforcement zone of the Qingdao oceanic science research base, North China Sea Branch of the State Oceanic Administration (SOA), with a contract value of 164 million yuan and a construction period of 12 months. […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is working with its partners to deepen and widen the channel of the Little Mill Creek in New Castle County, DE. USACE is excavating and removing approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material as part of the project which is designed to reduce flooding. Work involves widening of […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure have signed an agreement to invest approximately £1.6 billion (C$2.9 billion) in Associated British Ports (ABP). According to the agreement, CPPIB and Hermes Infrastructure will acquire at least 30% stake in ABP and may acquire a further 3.33% subject to pre-emption rights. The transaction is conditional on customary […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Positioned as the new Asian gateway and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Sri Lankas maritime and logistics initiatives will be given another boost from the inauguration of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics two day Conference and Exhibition which ended at the Hilton Hotel Colombo, recently. The conference supported by Sri […]

  • 11 March 2012

    Queensland’s 750,000 recreational fishers and boaties have been offered a new deal with the LNP committing to a $120 million package to build more boat ramps, artificial reefs, fishing pontoons and deepen channels over the next four years. LNP Leader Campbell Newman promised to fix Labor’s long neglect of marine infrastructure. “The LNP understands fishing […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    New round of Sigatoka River maintenance dredging is expected to begin later this year, according to the agriculture minister Inia Seruiratu. He said that tenders for the work were advertised last December but the project was put on hold because of the TC Winston. “It will be done in 3 stages and we hope to extract 1.2 million […]

  • 6 February 2012

    “The city has come up with a million dollars for the Martinez Marina dredging plan,” said Craig Paulsen, Harbor Master. City staff member Mitch Austin outlined the latest plan for the marina Wednesday, using about $1 million in the Shell donation and the city’s share of Measure WW funds – an East Bay Regional Park […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Repair works along the Mississippi River at Fair Landing Bendway are progressing well and are on target to be completed as planned. The narrow bend along this reach of the river now passes one-way traffic under normal conditions, the ongoing repairs and future improvement work will allow two-way traffic to pass. According to the U.S. Army […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Progress continues on the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project, according to the latest video update on the works. The scheme is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port of Dover. VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin, was appointed in early 2017 as the main contractor for the marine […]

  • 18 April 2012

    According to CapeGazette, a sandbar near Massey’s Landing has stranded its share of boats lately and state officials are asking boaters to avoid it. “Last time I saw it this bad was 2001,” said Chuck Williams, program manager for the Division of Watershed Stewardship of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. “Right now […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday announced that it has priced its previously announced offering of $25 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7.375% Senior Notes due 2019 and entered into an agreement to sell the Notes. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on November 24, 2014, subject to customary closing […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today announced that it intends to offer up to $25 million in aggregate principal amount of 7.375% Senior Notes due 2019. The Notes, if issued, would be senior unsecured obligations of the Company and its subsidiaries that guarantee the Notes. Each of the Company’s existing and future wholly owned […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Figueira da Foz Port (Portugal) – managed by APFF-Administração do Porto da Figueira da Foz, SA – is about to award a contract for the deepening of the port’s main channel. On Monday, September 24, the Port announced that the award of the project and environmental impact study for the deepening of the bar and navigation channel […]

  • 3 January 2012

    Recently, CCCC Second Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CCCC 2nd Harbour Co.) has won the bid for the project of the central fishing port in Yazhou, Sanya, Hainan Province, with a contract value of 427 million yuan and a construction period of 12 months. Located at west Sanya’s Yazhou Bay and the marine outlet of the […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares and Arcadis have started a project in Colombia to prevent flooding by using the right software models and by training the local operation managers. Severe floods hit the Cauca region in 2010, causing extensive damage. To prevent future flooding the team will migrate and update a model of the river Cauca and work out […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released an environmental assessment worksheet for a proposed construction project to widen and manage flow rates for a section of the Mississippi River channel near Hastings that has narrowed with sediment build up.  Changing sediment patterns have made it difficult and costly to maintain safe navigation through […]