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  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    During the severe winter storm of February 2014, a section of the seawall at Dawlish collapsed, destroying part of the main railway line to Devon and Cornwall and urging government to announce funding for the seawall upgrade works. Arup, who are designing the new seawall, have commissioned HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling tests in […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Abu Dhabi based National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has awarded a $113 million contract to Stevin Rock for the supply of rock to ADNOC’s Ghasha artificial island construction project. Last month, ADNOC awarded a $1.4 billion deal to NMDC for the construction of artificial islands to develop, drill, and produce gas from the Ghasha offshore […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Royal IHC has won a contract for the design and delivery of the complete dredge installations for two new LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) from Van Oord. The two dredge installations are going to be delivered for the two 10,500m³ TSHDs that Van Oord is currently building in Singapore. Dave Vander Heyde, Chief Executive […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Argentinian banks, Banco de Inversión y Comercio Exterior (BICE) and Banco Macro last Friday (March 8) signed a $32.2 million financing agreement for the deepening of the Port of Quequén, Buenos Aires. According to the officials, the deal was signed in the presence of the Management Consortium of Puerto Quequén, Dr Arturo Rojas; Minister Dr. Javier Tizado; Bob […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will participate tomorrow in the signing ceremony of a project partnering agreement (PPA) with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Pontchartrain Levee District (PLD) for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project. The 2:30 p.m. event at the PLD, 2069 Railroad Avenue, Lutcher, Louisiana, will be hosted […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Partrac is set to present the findings of a U.S. Department of Defense-funded project into the use of fluorescent magnetic particles for linking contaminant sources to sediments, at Battelle’s 2019 conference on the Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments this week in New Orleans (February 11-14).  Source control (reducing contamination from point or diffuse sources) […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Commander, Col. Patrick Kinsman, signed the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Design Agreement at the District headquarters yesterday. The executed agreement is a prerequisite to the release of Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan funds and is the next step following last year’s Chief’s Report and authorization in the […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Green Climate Fund (GCF) Executive Director a.i., Javier Manzanares and Laura Tuck, World Bank Vice President for Sustainable Development have signed a project agreement to build the resilience of the Marshall Islands, which is facing an increased force of tropical storms that threaten its sustainability. Manzanares commented: “The Pacific Resilience Project is critical to the future […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    ACS Group, through its affiliate Dragados, has been awarded its first large-scale port project in North America for the design and construction of Vancouver Fraser Authority Port’s container terminal extension in British Columbia, Canada. This terminal, located in central Vancouver, is one of the Port’s three container terminals, representing one fifth of its total freight […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has published the “Design Guidelines for Inland Waterways Dimensions” which objective is to develop a standard methodology to design of existing and future infrastructures. These guidelines have the aim to increase inland waterways capacity and to permit the use of autonomous vessels, in the future. The new […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The San Anselmo Flood Risk Reduction Project (SAFRR), which will improve public safety and protect residential and business properties along Fairfax and San Anselmo Creek in the Ross Valley, is progressing to the final design stage. “The region, referred to as Flood Control Zone 9 (FCZ9), has been inundated by flooding for many years. The San Anselmo project would result […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Transport of Schleswig-Holstein announced last week that the plan approval of the Fehmarnbelt tunnel is ready to be signed. In accordance with German regulations, Femern A/S now has 14 days to review the approval before it is signed. During this process, only minor editorial changes may be made. “I am delighted and […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Reducing the risks of overtopping is essential for the effective design and management of flood defenses, particularly as these defenses are required to meet future conditions, including the impacts of climate change. HR Wallingford is one of the partners writing the European Overtopping Manual – known as EurOtop – which has now been revised and […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Global design firm Stantec has been awarded more than $35 million in assignments for planning and preliminary design of a multi-mission dry dock and other upgrades at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Kittery, Maine. The projects represent tasks under Stantec’s $60 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for multi-discipline waterfront architect-engineering services for the Naval Facilities Engineering […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has recognized MDOT MPA’s innovative reuse program with the prestigious 2018 ASLA Professional Award for design presented to Mahan Rykiel Associates. “Design with Dredge: Resilient Landscape Infrastructure in the Chesapeake Bay” was selected for the landscape strategies used in the Baltimore region, where 1.15 million cubic yards of […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Holland Dredge Design (HDD), a Dutch company involved in engineering, designing, building, supplying and maintenance of all sorts of dredgers and dredging equipment, is currently building components for a new trailing suction hopper dredger. According to HDD’s latest announcement, their trailing suction hopper dredge gantries are almost ready for transportation to New Zealand. This delivery, set to […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      The Municipality of Guayaquil and Jan De Nul Group have just signed the concession agreement for the deepening and maintenance of the 95 kilometer long access channel to the port of Guayaquil. The contract was awarded on 5 October 2018 and the official signing ceremony took place yesterday, at the Municipality of Guayaquil. “This […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     Holland Dredge Design (HDD), a Dutch company involved in engineering, designing, building, supplying and maintenance of all sorts of dredgers and dredging equipment, has just released a video recorded during the testing operations of a DSD-450 dredger in the Harderwijk harbor. The dredger is equipped with a caterpillar 3512 generator, set to power the […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2019 program based on the recently approved work plan. The additional $77.6 million will be used in 2019 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors, complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes and fund initial construction for the New Soo […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty  of the Netherlands has conferred the right to use the designation Koninklijk (‘Royal’) on Van Oord. Jaap Smit, King’s Commissioner in the Province of Zuid-Holland, presented the certificate to Van Oord’s CEO Pieter van Oord during an international symposium at the Laurenskerk in Rotterdam, where 450 guests had gathered to mark the company’s […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, included as title I of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (S. 3021), was signed into law yesterday.  The new law will provide for investment in harbor, waterway, flood protection, and other water infrastructure improvements throughout the country. The bipartisan leaders of the Transportation and Infrastructure […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scarborough Borough Council has approved the appointment of a contractor to design a scheme to repair and improve Robin Hood’s Bay’s main coastal defense asset. Previous studies have shown that the concrete seawall in the popular Yorkshire coast village is in poor condition and has an estimated serviceable life of approximately ten years, said the […]

  • 18 October 2018

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, recently completed a three-day Ala Wai Flood Risk Mitigation Project Design Charrette in Honolulu. USACE together with stakeholders from the governor’s office, mayor’s office, State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources discussed proposals for the construction of this $345 million project. “An opportunity to execute […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Harris County Flood Control District joined its federal partner, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in signing a Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement (FCSA) for a comprehensive study of the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs and surrounding watersheds. The $6 million study will include Buffalo Bayou and its tributaries and USACE will serve as the lead […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement (October 3) with the Government of Myanmar in Yangon, to provide grant aid of up to $53 million for the Mandalay Port Development Project. The objective of the project is to modernize the Port in Myanmar’s second largest city, Mandalay, which is located in the […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Commander of the Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Tulsa County Drainage District 12 Levee Commissioner signed the Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement for the Tulsa-West Tulsa Levee System Feasibility Study during the official signing ceremony at the Tulsa District headquarters, September 28. Col. Christopher A. Hussin, the Tulsa District Commander, and […]