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  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has recently supported the Shire of Esperance, Western Australia in its plans to construct a granite seawall and headland, as part of the Esperance Foreshore Protection & Enhancement Project. BMT was originally commissioned to help develop […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The release of two important reports have confirmed the stresses and dangers to the Reef are accumulating fast but that governments are falling short on the action needed to address pressures including port development, dredging and dumping and increased shipping, announced marineconservation.org.au. The Reef Outook Report and Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment reports reveal: – Five […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The CHC Commissioners met on Friday, July 3rd, for an Extraordinary Board Meeting to consider the formal Cowes Breakwater Project review that addressed the issues of changes in tidal flows and potential changes to the sedimentation regime as a result of the 2014 breakwater construction. The Commissioners received a presentation from their consultant hydrodynamic engineers, […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The knowledge development scheme – Hondsbossche Dunes project – officially started yesterday. The contract for this project was signed during the conference ‘Building the Future‘ in Utrecht by Ecoshape, the Flood Protection Program and Water Board Hollands Noorderkwartier. The aim of the project is to follow closely the development of the new coastal defense and thereby […]

  • 2 September 2013

    The U.S. Corps of Engineers intends to move forward with a project that includes dumping excavated soil in the Missouri River north of Arrow Rock, Mo. The soil comes from modification of a 1-mile long chute designed to provide shallow water habitat for the endangered pallid sturgeon fish. Just under a dozen groups, including Missouri […]

  • 13 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a permit application from the U.S. Navy to construct and operate a second Explosives Handling Wharf (EHW-2) at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor (Bangor) in support of its submarine fleet. The proposed project involves construction of a pile-supported wharf and access trestles, installation of a ramp and […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited advises that all resolutions before the Special Meeting today have been passed and it has issued new ordinary shares to Subsea Investments II, LLC (Subsea), Boskalis Offshore B.V. (Boskalis), and the Directors of CRP in lieu of directors’ fees. Issue of shares to Subsea CRP has today issued 16,867,592 shares to […]

  • 14 February 2011
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s largest self-propelled cutter suction dredger Athena was named and launched at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Kinderdijk on 12 February last. The Athena is the largest ever cutter suction dredger built in the Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. What is more, the Athena is one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in […]

  • 27 October 2010

    The new heavy-duty cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Al Jarraf’, which means ‘The Dredging Vessel” in Arabic language, was launched today at ASL Shipyard in Singapore. The owner, Q.S.C. (Middle East Dredging Company, formerly known as Qatar Dredging Company (QDC)Qatar Dredging Company (QDC), will register the Vessel in Qatar, where a formal name-giving ceremony is scheduled […]

  • 7 April 2014

    Work began this week on a $2.09 million project to improve the north pier at Goderich’s harbour. “It’s an investment in one of Goderich’s greatest assets; the deep water port. It’s part of the strategy to bring it up to a high quality port to hopefully attract new cargoes,” said Rowland Howe, president of Goderich […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the official construction completion on the Miami Harbor Deepening and Widening Project, the first major port deepening to a 50-feet depth in the southeastern United States. Along with deepening, which was finished in September, mitigation construction is also completed. Recent monitoring shows the mitigation features […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wartsila has been contracted to supply a comprehensive package of engines and propulsion machinery for a new cutter suction dredger (CSD) vessel. When delivered, the ‘Spartacus’, which is being built on behalf of Belgium based Dredging International (DEME), will be the world’s most powerful CSD and the first ever to be fueled by liquefied natural […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Local residents have given Team Van Oord a big ‘thumbs up’ for the way it is carrying out a coastal defense scheme in Portsmouth. Work is well underway for a £6 million flood protection scheme at Anchorage Park, Portsmouth. The scheme, which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The Environment Agency is hosting a public drop-in session in Camber to update the community on the new Broomhill Sands Coastal Defence Scheme, which has recently secured the funding needed to be built. When built, the Broomhill Sands Defence Scheme will directly protect over 1,400 homes and businesses by increasing the standard of protection in […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Ecosse Subsea Systems has completed a major seabed clearance project on the Laggan-Tormore project west of Shetland on behalf of TOTAL E&P Ltd and its partner DONG E&P (UK) Ltd. The Aberdeen subsea technology company deployed its SCAR1 trenching tool to remove up to 1000 boulders which were delaying progress on cable laying and umbilical […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After successful commissioning and sea-trials in June, the backhoe dredger “Bucephalus” has recently commenced dredging works in Sardegna, Italy. With the commissioning of this dredger, Italian based civil contractor SOMIT s.r.l. has further strengthened its position as a versatile maritime contractor along the coastal regions of Italy. The “Bucephalus” is a Backhoe dredger, type Dredge-X150SP, […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Two state-of-the-art Hitachi Large Excavators EX-1900-6 BH will arrive in Qatar next month to take part in the New Doha Port Project. The new port will be located to the north of Mesaieed, and will cover 20 square kilometers.  Hitachi Construction Machinery Middle East Corporation FZE dealer for Qatar, Arabian Supply Center (ASC) recently sold […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The first phase of a multi-million pound redevelopment project of Aberdeen Harbour’s Torry Quay has been completed. A project milestone, it was marked by the vessel Skandi Foula, which docked at the quay before loading cargo destined for a North Sea installation. The vessel is the first to have used the new facilities, which include […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ACP personnel is responsible for all dredging work to be conducted for the deepening and widening of Gatun Lake, as well as the deepening of Culebra Cut, from which 27 million cubic meters of material will be removed. To complete this project, the ACP is using the drill boats Thor and Baru and dredges Mindi […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service has issued its final Biological Opinion on the effects of deepening the Savannah harbor on federally protected endangered species. The opinion concludes that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to deepen the harbor is “not likely to jeopardize species” listed or proposed for listing under […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The mainland of Denmark is a low-lying peninsula that juts out 300 km into the North Sea from northern Germany, and the North Sea coast is a landscape of estuaries, inlets, low cliffs, dunes and long sandy beaches. According to Per Sørensen, Head of Coastal Research at the Danish Coastal Authority, “People here have always […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Residents will get another opportunity to see beaches from Holland-on-Sea to Clacton spectacularly recharged with sand. The Sospan Dau vessel was back on site yesterday (Monday March 9) as phase two of the £36 million coastal protection scheme gathers momentum. The sand is literally being blown ashore in a massive rainbow effect to carry out the […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Greater Taree City Councillors and the community recently had the opportunity to hear from coastal engineering experts on the prediction for coastal hazard risk for Old Bar, the impact of that risk on the community and property owners, and the means by which it can be mitigated. Mr Gary Blumberg and Mr Pat Lawless of […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ordered DPWH Region 5 to complete the repair and rehabilitation of Busay-Bongalon River Control Project in Daraga, Albay soonest. The DPWH Chief issued the instruction following the reported occurrence of flooding along Culliat Section of Daang Maharlika caused by the direct flowing of water from Busay-Bongalon river […]

  • 10 December 2011

    Dredging equipment is quite varied. From large to small, from simple to quite complex. The question often arises, what is the difference? Why choose one type of dredger over another? Is availability the only criterion? Or are there more reasons to choose a specific dredger? How does one balance cost efficiency and environmental concerns? This […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The Shoreham Adur project is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. The scheme is separated into 10 reaches, or […]