Search results for: rocks

5116 results

A list of search results

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After Van Oord awarded the design and equipment contract for their new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’ to Ulstein in September 2014, Sinopacific has now begun construction of the vessel with the first steel already cut for this innovative vessel. The DP-3 vessel is a unique design featuring the distinct X-BOW® hull line and meets the requirements […]

  • 6 February 2014

    Having withstood the elements for many years, the seafront groynes are to be replaced and upgraded with the highest quality of rock groynes in order to provide the best beach protection and frontage for Dover’s community. The current groynes are reaching the end of their life and the Port of Dover wants to ensure that […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    A project to deepen the channel of the Vuosaari Harbor of the Port of Helsinki and the Vuosaari Harbor basin officially started earlier this month, the City of Helsinki reports. The scheme, conducted by Terramare Oy, will be implemented over two open-water seasons, when work on the channel will be carried out 24 hours. The […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Works are continuing on the southern breakwater at the Mackay Marina since the damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Dylan in late January, announced North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation. NQBP has commissioned extensive radar imaging of the breakwater that allows engineers to gain a more comprehensive understanding of rock movement along the wall as the result […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Before the end of October, the dredging vessel Currituck will begin its work on the boat channel in the Housatonic River between Stratford and Milford. This $750,000 project will increase the channel depth to about 14 feet, stated Bill Rock, chairman of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission. The project includes removing of 50,000 […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes has recently been in Damen Shiprepair & Conversion Rotterdam for a scope of work which allows the vessel to operate at greater water depths in future. Stornes is a 175m long, 26.24m wide, DP2 vessel, used for subsea rock installation to protect piping. Since her delivery to Van Oord […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Napier Port has received resource consent to develop an artificial reef 1.4 kilometers north east of Pania Reef, using limestone rock from a revetment wall that will be dismantled as the company builds a new wharf to support regional growth. Commenting the latest announcement, Napier Port Chief Executive, Todd Dawson, said: “We’re pleased that some […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The multi-million Fountain Lake dredging project is closer than ever to starting, reports Andy Henschel, the Director of Field Operations for the Shell Rock River Watershed District. According to him, the confined disposal facility site north of Interstate 90 – where the dredged material will be dumped to drain – will be ready by the end of the […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vital coast defense work is due to start this month at Coronation Parade, Folkestone, according to the Shepway District Council. The arches and promenade that protect homes and businesses have been damaged by chloride over the years. This has caused the reinforced steel within the concrete to corrode and expand and led to concrete cracking throughout […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shell Rock River Watershed District officials said that they are drawing closer to dredging Fountain Lake. “We’re moving full steam ahead,” said Administrator Brett Behnke. Director of Field Operations Andy Henschel said that the Watershed District recently closed on a purchase agreement with Richard Stadheim for 101 acres last month and a purchase agreement was […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will soon begin work on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages. Contractors working for the Corps will remove approximately 2,800 cubic yards of rock as a permanent improvement to the navigation channel […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jackson recently completed works on a £1.3 million flood defense scheme in Cleethorpes aimed to protect hundreds of homes and businesses on behalf of the North East Lincolnshire Council. Work to replace the existing timber groyne started on Monday, April 24th 2017. The old groyne was replaced with a Y shaped groyne, made from rocks, which […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     The latest addition to the Van Oord fleet was introduced on Monday, May 21, at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam, the Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation said in their latest release.  Subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel Bravenes was christened by Ms Yvon van Oord-Barbier, the wife of CEO Pieter van […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold a public drop-in on Thursday, 21 January, from 2pm to 6pm at Aldeburgh Parish Church Hall, to discuss upcoming flood defense improvement work in Slaughden. “Maintaining the flood defense at Slaughden is important for the whole estuary,” said David Kemp, Coastal Team Leader at the Environment Agency. “Rock toe protection will […]

  • 21 July 2011

    A ROW is brewing between Gibraltar and La Linea over the Rock’s controversial land reclamation programme…   (theolivepress) [mappress] Source: theolivepress, July 21, 2011;

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul has just released this amazing video that shows how they create extra housing and living space in the second smallest country in the world – Monaco. The project consists of three stages: dredging, rock installation and land reclamation. During the dredging stage, which lasted from April to November 2017, the Envisan […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    There will be no week-day access to the Whyalla marina’s southern and sea-facing breakwaters for about two weeks next month, the South Australia’s City of Whyalla said in their latest release.  Local company Whyalla Earthworks will be continuing with second stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project that will strengthen the sea-facing breakwater. This […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the new detached breakwater, which started back in May 2014, have been completed for the winter period, reported the Cowes Harbour Commission. Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., the contractor for the project, has completed the reshaping of the breakwater core in advance of a winter settlement period. A consolidation process, to take place over the winter, will allow for […]

  • 1 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a contract to make improvements to a mitigation project located along the shoreline of the Manchac Wildlife Management Area in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana. This project will mitigate environmental impacts from the construction of the Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity project in St. Charles, Orleans, Jefferson, […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Coast Guard are urging boaters to steer clear of a construction area that will be marked by cautionary buoys near Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. “Crews working on the island have witnessed several incidents where recreational vessels have crossed the work zone and struck […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme, delivered by Team Van Oord, has been named a winner in the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards. The Project Excellence Awards recognize work undertaken by the Environment Agency and its partners. Broomhill Sands has been named winner of the ‘Innovation’ category. For 2016 there were 60 […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has been working directly with the Victorian Government with the aim to develop a long-term solution for the return of the Portsea Public Beach. The former healthy and popular Victorian public beach, 30 metres wide and 600 metres long has disappeared over the past decade requiring a temporary sand bank wall […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Ayer Chawan Basin reclamation work is scheduled for June 15, 2013. These reclamation works at Jurong Island will involve the removal of existing rocks from the rock keys along the shoreline and stockpiling […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016. Subsea rock installation is a proven technique for the protection and stabilisation of offshore structures and pipelines, and is one of Van Oord’s main activities […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Recently Seatools of Numansdorp landed the largest order since its establishment in August 1999: Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. – the international provider of dredging services, maritime infrastructure and maritime services – commissioned the specialist submersible company to build a unique underwater robot that will combine the functions of a survey ROV (remotely operated vehicle) with […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bellingen Shire Council has received grant funding from the NSW Government through its Environmental Trust to stabilize 500 meters of eroding river bank and rehabilitate a priority erosion site on the Kalang River. The project site was identified as a priority for management in the ’Bellinger and Kalang River Estuaries Erosion Study 2010’, the council […]