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  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Four more new beaches along Clacton seafront will be reopened to the public next week. The stretch from Vista Road to Connaught Gardens East will be available to the public for the very first time as part of the second phase of a £36million Coastal Protection Scheme. It follows the opening of three beaches from […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Suez Canal in Egypt will be officially opened today. A project for which Jan De Nul Group realized no less than one third of all works. “And that is something we are very proud of,” said Jan Pieter De Nul, CEO of Jan De Nul Group. “This really is an iconic performance. It […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million dollar proposal by the Village of Quogue to dredge sand from the ocean bottom and place it along the entire 2.7-mile length of the village’s oceanfront will be up for public hearing scheduled for next week, East End Beacon reports. The state Department of Environmental Conservation has arranged the public hearing, which will […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Provincial Government will invest up to $68.3 million over seven years, through the Strategic Infrastructure Initiative, towards the expansion and modernization of the Westside terminals at the Port of Saint John. “This important strategic infrastructure investment will create jobs and long-term economic growth for the port city, the Fundy region and our entire province,” […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge has just posted on its facebook page the latest photos from the Harper’s Slough restoration project. The Harper’s Slough Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project was planned and designed under the authority of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first year of monitoring a series of significant marine sites in the Marlborough Sounds suggests large areas of deterioration and an urgent need for more formal protection. A report prepared by a Nelson marine biologist, jointly funded by Council and the Department of Conservation and presented to the Marlborough District Council’s Environment Committee, makes […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, and U.S. Congressman Jim Himes announced the completion of the Transportation Investment Generation Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant funded infrastructure work at Steelpointe Harbor.   “Developers are coming back to Bridgeport because they once again trust us to do the right thing. And, the state and federal […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul‬ Group has just posted on its official facebook page this amazing photo of their Ibn Battuta, one of seven cutter suction dredgers of ‪‎Jan De Nul‬ Group currently working on the ‎New Suez Canal Project‬ in ‪‎Egypt‬. By the end of this month, 24 vessels of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (National Marine Dredging […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last year, with the completion of seabed dredging of the port’s Basin I to 14 meters, Luka Koper is now ready for the next phase of dredging that will deepen the port by an additional meter. In August, Dutch-based contractor Van Oord will utilize its hopper dredger Dravo Costa Dorada to perform the job. About 66,000 m³ of sea sediments […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Fawn Island chute in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages that occurred to the chute during the 2011 Missouri River flood. These repairs are needed to restore the intended habitat function of Fawn Island […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As the 10-year effort to remove toxic sediment from the Buffalo River nears completion this summer, the focus now shifts to shoreline access and habitat restoration along this once-dead river. After nearly five years of planning and design work, construction is beginning at RiverBend and seven other locations along the Buffalo River that are essential […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    An Bord Pleanála has given the go-ahead for the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project, which will transform Dublin Port’s infrastructure and enable it to service the economy for decades to come. The project will increase the port’s ability to handle large ships by deepening and lengthening three kilometers of the port’s seven kilometers of berths. […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released this very interesting webinar about the dredging equipment. The webinar, presented by Mr Frans Uelman – lecturer and course coordinator of the IADC Dredging Seminar for more than 15 years, was held on June 17. IADC webinars are frequently held and cover different subjects from the Maritime Industry. IADC is […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of islands in Harper’s Slough, located in Pool 9 of the Upper Mississippi River, is well underway. The work will span four construction seasons and is anticipated to be complete in 2018. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 and the remaining options exercised in October 2014 for a total construction cost […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A third phase of a major coastal protection scheme from Holland to Clacton is being lined-up with a funding boost of £3 million. The cash is coming from Anglian Water (AW) and will go towards the seafront project. The scheme, announced today by Nick Turner, Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Cabinet Member for Coastal Protection, is hoped […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA’s Student Program at CEDA Dredging Days (5-6 November 2015, Rotterdam) is a highly successful initiative that enables promising students to attend the conference and exhibition. Under this program, CEDA offers a considerable number of free registrations to graduate and post-graduate students for this year’s conference and exhibition. They are granted to students who […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hydromax Commercial Diving and Salvage Corporation, a private construction firm involved in underwater projects, has revealed its fear of losing one of Davao City’s gateway if government fails to rehabilitate the Sta. Ana Wharf, whose foundations could crumble after years of neglect. Dr. Albert Pingoy, president and CEO of Hydromax, said that the Sta. Ana Wharf has […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first three of Clacton’s newly-created beaches are to be opened up at the weekend and for the rest of the summer. The bays have been completed as part of phase two of a £36million coastal protection scheme along 5kms of coastline currently being carried out by VBA Joint Venture Limited. Eight rock groynes and […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is teaming up with Rijkswaterstaat, the universities of Delft, Wageningen and Nijmegen, and organizations representing shipping and fishing to investigate the impact and properties of the re-structuring of the River Waal with river training walls. Gerard Blom signed an agreement on behalf of Deltares with the other seven organizations on 26 June. This joint […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Several millions of funds used to be spent for the dredging of the rivers of Antique, but these rivers remain silted and need immediate action to prevent massive flooding in the coming weeks or months. Now with minimal expense on the part of the provincial government of Antique, these rivers will be dredged regularly to […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, the crews working on the the Panama Canal project celebrated another important milestone bringing the Expansion scheme one step closer to completion. Working on the project for the past seven years culminated with the flooding of the Third Set of Locks, last phase before the official opening of the canal. The start of the filling […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has taken another important step forward toward the completion of the Expansion Program as it begins to fill the lower chamber of its new Atlantic locks. The news signals the start of a deliberate and methodical phase of operational tests and quality control that will, eventually, prepare the Canal to accommodate larger […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lakelands Concrete Products, located in Livingston County (Lima, NY), is in the midst of a high profile project producing almost 1,000 precast concrete dolosse to be used for the Port of Oswego breakwater/shoreline protection program.   These 32,000 pound a piece concrete structures were designed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help rebuild and protect the Port of […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working on a major scheme that will reduce flood risk to the towns of Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing in West Sussex. Since November 2014, the Agency held seven exhibitions and drop-in sessions on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. At these events a lot has been said about the new flood defenses, sharing the preliminary design drawings […]