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  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rock has been used for ports and coastal protection purposes for centuries – for dikes and breakwaters, groins and scour protection. Yet in the past several decades the uses of rock have taken on new dimensions in the execution of maritime infrastructure construction. Previously referred to as rock dumping, today the term Subsea Rock Installation […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a Letter of Intent (LOI) in joint venture with Van Oord for rock placement services for the Nord Stream 2 project. The award was made by the project developer Nord Stream 2 AG and is a part of the construction of the planned twin 1,200 kilometer gas pipelines running through the […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van den Herik Sliedrecht, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and marine engineering industry, last week christened its newbuild crane vessel ‘Prins 6’ during a ceremony in its own harbor in Sliedrecht. Hanneke Nobel, the wife of the president of the foundation that manages the Van den Herik shares, performed the ceremony. The Prins 6, […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Repairs to storm-damaged sites along Tokomaru Bay’s Waima Road are now complete. Two sites, one near the Tokomaru Bay Wharf and the other 2.5km along Waima Road, were extensively damaged during heavy rain events in July 2013. Work at the site near the wharf included repairing the eroded bank up to the original road height, […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Steering Group (SG) for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (SEBMP) demonstrated unanimous support for the aims of the SEBMP last week by voting in favor of a final version of the proposed Beach Management Plan. A report on the SEBMP will now be presented at a meeting of East Devon […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The breakwaters at the marina have been fully re-opened following the completion of strengthening work, reports the Whyalla City Council, South Australia. Local company Whyalla Earthworks conducted the third stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project over the last two weeks to strengthen the inner-face of the breakwater. The first stage of the project […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid this month for its new protective wall, the Queensland Government reports.  Construction is already moving ahead on the 2.2km protective rock wall, which will ultimately pave the way for up to six new berths. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Alan […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater drilling and blasting. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    AVIC Shipyard in Weihai, China, has delivered Multipurpose Vessel Daniel Bernoulli, the sister vessel of the Adhémar de Saint-Venant, to Jan De Nul Group. Both vessels will be provided with Dynamic Positioning (DP2), a fully diesel-electric machinery arrangement, a comfortable accommodation for 60 persons and a SPS notation. While in the Subsea Rock Installation mode, the vessels […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business development

    Poralu Marine, an international company involved in design, manufacturing, and installation of pontoons and marina systems, has just announced its involvement in the design and construction of a new jetty at Two Rocks Marina, Western Australia. This project will be completed in collaboration with Poralu Marine distributor Shorewater Marine forthe Western Australia Department of Transport […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is progressing on options to mitigate beach erosion at Flaxmill Bay, as part of a wider program of work to protect the Coromandel coastline, the Thames-Coromandel District Council reports. A combination of king tides and an extreme weather event last July last caused significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay and Cooks Beach, and the council […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Jamaica is embarking on a $5.3 million scheme to build the country’s resilience to climate change, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reports.  Dubbed the North Eastern Coastal Resilience Building project, it is one of three components under the Enhancing the Resilience of the Agricultural Sector and Coastal Areas to Protect Livelihoods and […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Wanneroo has welcomed the announcement of $300,000 of State Government funding for coastal protection in Quinns Rocks in 2016/17. Last week, the State Government announced it would contribute $750,295 to local authorities for projects aimed at protecting the Western Australian coastline, with Wanneroo receiving the largest allocation. City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District has just announced that the 20-inch cutterhead dredge Goetz is currently busy operating in Pool 16, just downriver of Locks and Dam 15 in Rock Island, Illinois. As USACE reported, the Goetz is performing maintenance dredging operations to ensure the 9-foot navigation channel is ready to […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, has won a 41 million euros dredging contract for the Container Terminal Quay Project at Port Louis Harbor in Mauritius. The Mauritius Ports Authority has launched an extension project for the Mauritius Container Terminal to accommodate larger vessels and to handle an incremental increase in container […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cassowary Coast Regional Council has awarded MGN Civil Pty Ltd the third Stage of the Flying Fish Point Rock Revetment Project in the Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. “MGN Civil recently completed Stages 1 and 2 and is looking forward to returning to complete the project,” the Hemmant, QLD, based marine construction company said in […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rock deliveries for the multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset, are now complete, the local officials reported yesterday. Over the last two weeks, large rocks were delivered by barges to West Beach so that new and improved sea defenses can be constructed. In total, over 40,000 tonnes of rock was imported […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ulstein Electrical Technology has been awarded a pre-commissioning contract for two subsea rock dumping vessels under construction for Jan De Nul Group at AVIC Weihai Shipyard Co. Ltd., China. The vessels will be used for rock installation to protect cables and other subsea structures at depths up to 600 meters. The 6,000t vessels measure 95 […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is inviting the public to attend a community information session on three different coastal projects at Black Rock, Hampton and Sandringham, the State Government of Victoria said. The community information session, on Saturday 3 June, will give people the opportunity to hear more about the three […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project has taken another major step with a multi-million-dollar rock supply contract awarded to Holcim Australia Pty Ltd. Holcim will supply a significant portion of the rock required to construct the wall that will protect a 62-ha Reclamation Area that will eventually accommodate expanded Port infrastructure. Holcim […]

  • 18 December 2012

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) praised the news that a contract has been awarded for the demolition of rock pinnacles in the Mississippi River and the work could begin as early as this week. In a November 29 meeting with Durbin and five other Midwest Senators, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Jo-Ellen […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Works on a coastal defense scheme in the West Sussex village of Elmer are nearing completion, Mackley informs.  The Elmer Coastal Defense Scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord, on behalf of the Environment Agency, Arun District Council and Elmer Sands Limited. The project got underway in September […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of revival and restructuring of the Dabhol project, M/S GAIL INDIA Ltd and M/S NTPC Ltd have formed a joint venture company, named Ratnagiri Gas & Power Private Ltd (RGPPL) to complete the balance work at the power plant and LNG terminal. The entire facility is located Anjanvel, Dabhol, about 340 km by […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The St Kilda Harbour breakwater development project is wrapped up, announced regionalchannels.vic.gov.au The works comprised the construction of a northern and southern rock breakwater to extend the existing breakwater and the installation of 36 new piles configured in two rows next to the kiosk platform. The new northern rock breakwater is approximately 35 metres in width […]

  • 10 May 2013

    Havant Borough Council Capital Projects Team has awarded the Havant coastal defence project to the Raymond Brown Construction Ltd. This development program consists of the following activities: – Construction of a 650m rock revetment (27,700m3, 3-6 tonnes of rock armour); – Construction of 3 no. 90m rock groynes (7,000m3, 3-6 tonnes rock armour); – Import […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Vessels

    This week Uljanik Brodogradiliste in Pula, Croatia, started with the construction of the Multi-Purpose Vessel JDN8628. This versatile vessel can be equipped with two cable turntables with a total capacity of 10,000 tonnes. For Subsea Rock Installation the vessel can carry up to 10,000 tonnes of rock. The rock is unloaded by two excavators and […]