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  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Temasek Fairway dredging program has officially commenced. Dredging works will be undertaken by the grab dredgers which will be held by 3 spuds as anchors. These dredging vessels, with hopper barges in attendance, […]

  • 14 March 2014

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Temasek Fairway dredging works, located at Jurong Island, are currently underway. Dredging works will be undertaken by the grab dredgers which will be held by 3 spuds as anchors. The dredging vessels, with […]

  • 7 October 2012

    According to boston.com, Scituate has received two grants totaling $110,000 aimed at fixing longstanding coastal problems. These grants from the state Department of Conservation and Recreation include $60,000 to help with repairs to the seawall on Turner Road and $50,000 for the dredging project at the intersection of the North and South Rivers. “We try […]

  • 23 August 2012

    According to timesunion.com, authorities reopened the Mississippi River to some boat traffic yesterday. Ryan Tippets, the Coast Guard Petty Officer, stated: “A trickle of barges had begun heading north as of late afternoon, but clearing all 33 northbound tows and 72 southbound barge strings was going to be a slow process.” Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Walthour […]

  • 5 August 2010

    Consilium in Middle East has received a fire safety order of 8 MSEK for an extension of a tank terminal in Port of Fujairah. The tank terminal is owned by Emarat, a government owned petroleum distributor in UAE. Consilium Automation in Middle East is awarded the contract from the engineering company Tata Projects. This project […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Periplus Consultancy BV, an Amsterdam based company, has announced the signing of the ‘Framework Agreement Hydrography 2013’ with Rijkswaterstaat. On behalf of the company the contract was signed by the Managing Director, Mr. Bart van Mierlo. The framework agreement covers the collection, validation and processing of current hydrographical data for Rijkswaterstaat. The activities involve the […]

  • 7 August 2011

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that repair works to existing revetment off Pasir Ris Park begin. The repair works will entail the removal of the damaged area and restoring the wall back to its original design by land excavator. The work barge […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £50,000 coastal defense repair scheme at Portaferry Road in Greyabbey is officially underway, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure said in its latest release. The scheme will greatly improve the structural stability of the existing seawall and thereby lessen the risk of undermining the carriageway of this important A Class Road on the Ards Peninsula […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Bell Dredging Pumps has successfully produced and delivered a fully line-of-sight remote controlled amphibious excavator to a customer in Oceania.  “All functions, including pump, side pontoon and power pack control can be operated from 200 meters away as well as from the cabin,” said Bell in its release. In accordance with their contract, Bell […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The Port Authority of Jamaica has received the go ahead from Cabinet to purchase just over 280,000 sq. ft. of property in the Montego Freeport at a cost of $184 million, to facilitate expansion of the Montego Bay cruise terminal. The Port Authority of Jamaica is a statutory corporation established by the Port Authority Act […]

  • 15 January 2014

    Scott Drew, L.S.R.P., a senior environmental scientist and an Associate of Geosyntec Consultants based in New Jersey, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professionals Association (LSRPA). This professional organization of more than 500 members incorporated in 2009 in response to the creation of the Licensed Site […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Murray Mouth dredging project, aimed to maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean, is in its final phase now – with the construction works likely to be completed within next few days. Dredging operations at the Mouth began on January 9th 2015 and as of the last week over 515,000 cubic meters of […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The portworld.com reports that the Nigerian Maritime Authorities are looking at ways to fund cleaning up Nigerian waterways. A new tax has been flagged up by Ziakede Patrick Akpobolokemi, director-general of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Funds collected from the tax, which will be levied on each ship calling at a Nigerian […]

  • 1 November 2011

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that repair work on breakwater along East Coast Park commences. The repair works, with effect from 01 Nov 2011 to 30 Apr 2012, will entail the removal of the existing breakwater and restoring the breakwater to […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The most technically challenging phase of the Darwin Harbour dredging program is wrapped up, INPEX announced. This stage of dredging included the removal of tough rock at Walker Shoal, reports abc.net.au. “Walker Shoal was a large, if I could use layman’s terms, hill on the seabed, that was positioned virtually in front of East Arm […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A dredging campaign at Buncrana Harbor in County Donegal, Ireland, started earlier this week and is set to be wrapped up by Friday, 26th June 2020, Donegal County Council reports. According to their official release, MV Otterbank will carry out plough dredging daily from 7am to 8pm.  “Access to the pier and movements within the harbor […]

  • 27 August 2012

    A total of 17 levee systems in or near Sacramento, Stockton, Chester, Knights Landing and Gustine are now ineligible for federal rehabilitation assistance after a temporary agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the state of California extending eligibility for deficient levees expired in June. The Corps informed the California Central Valley Flood […]

  • 10 February 2012

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers has increased its funding by $2.4 million, bringing to $7.7 million the federal allocation to support a major dredging project in Marina del Rey. Through this project, the Army Corps of Engineers, the County’s Department of Beaches and Harbors, and the Port of Long Beach are collaborating to […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Charles E. Schumer, yesterday called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize a project that will build a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route 5 against crashing waters from Lake Erie during large storms. Schumer said that a new barrier is critical to ensure the safety of […]

  • 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. […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed into law yesterday. Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects were included in […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) report of the collision between dredger Shoreway and yacht Orca, 7 miles off the coast of Felixstowe, England, is now published. Investigation report into this marine accident with the loss of 1 life contains details of what happened, action taken, safety lessons and recommendations made. As a reminder, on Saturday, 8 June […]

  • 28 January 2013

    CARIS was recently in Hong Kong conducting a CARIS HIPS and SIPS training course with the Hong Kong Marine Department. The Marine Department is responsible for all navigational matters in Hong Kong and the safety standards of all classes and types of vessels. The primary focus of the training course was to learn the latest […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Phase 3 of the Dunedin Marina dredging program, conducted by Gator Dredging, is moving forward, the City of Dunedin, Florida, said in their latest announcement. The City began the dredging operations on Dunedin Marina on Monday, June 1, 2020. The entire marina continues to be an active construction zone and access to the marina, boat […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Prolec Ltd, the Poole UK based manufacturer of electronic safety and productivity monitoring equipment for construction plant, has gained European type approval under the machinery directive for their Liftwatch 5 Rated Capacity Indicator (RCI). “Liftwatch 5 has been the industry’s benchmark RCI since its inception” says Gary Tuffy, Prolec’s Sales and Marketing Director. “We’ve […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NQBP has recommenced improvement works on the Mackay Marina southern breakwater. Works resumed on 25 August and are scheduled to be completed by Christmas this year. In a significant break from past closures, the southern breakwater will be open to pedestrians and cyclists from around 1:00pm every Saturday until 5:00am the following Monday. In the […]