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  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ghulam Ahmad Mir, the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee President, expressed yesterday its deepest grief over the unfortunate incident in which 16 lives were lost in landslides that took place at Hajam Mohalla. He said: “Administration should have taken measures to evacuate those families also who were residing at higher reaches in Valley, as the rains […]

  • 14 December 2012

    A recent Corps of Engineers survey of the historically turbulent Oregon Inlet indicates a controlling depth of two-foot at the navigation span of the bridge, which is too shallow for the dredges used by the Corps of Engineers. The Corps of Engineers sidecast dredge MERRITT was scheduled to begin dredging operations in the inlet today. […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The contours of the Blankenburg Connection in the Netherlands are now clearly taking shape, DEME Group said in their latest announcement.  BAAK, the consortium including Ballast Nedam and DEME, is building the new road connection between the A20 at Vlaardingen and the A15 at Rozenburg. “The new highway includes a complex immersed tunnel, and highlights […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Ennore Port Ltd in Tamil Nadu received 11 initial bids from private groups for the USD 210 million Ennore Port expansion program. Ennore Port is situated on the East Coast of India about 20 km north of Chennai Port along the coastline, in the State of Tamil Nadu. Ennore Port is the first Corporatised Major […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Residents of the Thousand Oaks subdivision in Trinity complained Tuesday to Pasco County commissioners about flooding Tropical Storm Debby brought to their neighborhood and urged them to find ways to keep their homes dry, reports newportrichey.patch.com. Many residents believe that this could be prevented. Dredging could be one of the possibilities to avoid this situation. […]

  • 6 March 2013

    A draghead known as “the pilferer”, based on the principle of erosion, was invented by DEME dredging company. Using the concept of van Rhee (2010) the erosion behaviour of this particular draghead was investigated. The erosion rates created by the flow velocity along the seabed are calculated using potential flow theory. Certain assumptions were made […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment, Dr. Mahendra Reddy, officiated at the completion of works for the Vunibau River Mouth in Navua today, the Fijian Government announces.  The Vunibau village boundary is situated just 47 meters from the river bank making the village highly vulnerable to floods which leads to […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Elia Asset NV has prepared a 5 year frame agreement for all engineering office tasks for an artificial island in the Belgian Offshore Grid. The artificial island will probably be situated up to 45 kms off the shore of the Belgian coast and the water depth can go up to 21m. The engineering requirements of […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the next two weeks the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be adding boats and runs to some of its most popular coastal routes. On May 13, the Hatteras Inlet ferry will be switching from hourly departures to runs every 30 minutes from both terminals. Ferries will initially be running the longer, […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The construction of the Dredger 5000 DF has officially kicked off, according to the OJSC Zelenodolsk plant’s press centar. This vessel will be used primarily for sand and gravel excavation, reports portnews.ru. The main characteristics of the vessel will be: length overall – 79.13 m, waterline length – 69.9 m, breadth – 12 m, depth […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The remediation program of the “Leijsenven” (the project presented in this video) was part of an integral maintenance dredging contract for the City of Boxtel and the Water Board “De Dommel.” The Leijsenven is situated in the City of Boxtel and has an area of approx. 3 ha. Due to its former use as a […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Apex Envirocare, a wholly owned Australian company specializing in solutions to a variety of environmental water related problems, has just released an amazing video about their recently completed WA Farm Dredging Project. During the work, 1500 dry tonnage of sediment was removed increasing – by a significant margin – the capacity of a much-needed […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kerala State government is set to enter into an agreement with the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) to ensure the timely completion of dredging works in all harbors in Kerala, the Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty Amma announced last week. “The delayed dredging had been causing huge trouble for the local fishers. Even after awarding […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Deputy Interior Minister Chatt Kuldiloke was accused for illegal approval of dredging projects during yesterday’s debate, reports nationmultimedia. Democrat MP for Songkhla, Thaworn Senneam, doubts the correctness of the decision on the dredging projects during the flood-prevention efforts last year, considering that the bidding process did not adhere to legal obligations. The standard electronic-auction process […]

  • 26 October 2010

    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has awarded the development of Das Island reclamation and shore protection contract to Van Oord. The contract value amounts to EUR 200 million. Execution of the project will start at end of October and is scheduled for completion in December 2011. Das Island, situated 110 km off the coast of […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Daniil Putyatin, the head of the Land Reclamation Department of the Russian Agriculture Ministry, last week visited several land reclamation sites in the southern Dagestan within his working visit to the republic.  According to Putiyatin, all works are executed within the program “The development and reclamation of agricultural lands in Russia for 2014-2020.” “After the reconstruction, […]

  • 9 April 2012

    Since it has not been dredged for years, the Apura River is left with 10 meters in width and 1 kilometer in length in Cengkareng Sub-District, West Jakarta. In several areas, such as Cengkareng Timur, Durikosambi, Kapuk, and Kedauang Kaliangke, there are often floods due to the river being filled with mud and grass. These […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction crews have delivered new sand and rock to Rosewood Beach in Highland Park, IL, over the past two weeks as part of the Park District of Highland Park’s efforts to protect the beach from erosion amid record high Lake Michigan water levels. The project has reinforced the inside of the breakwater with additional stone […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) proposed co-financing of the unexpected costs to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) in the Panama Canal expansion contract. The expansion of the Panama Canal is a strategic project for the world’s economy and global security. Maritime traffic throughout the world is anticipating the opening of the passage for larger […]

  • 26 March 2012

    In line with its commitment to constantly improve operational efficiencies for customers, global marine terminal operator DP World has introduced 3G internet service for container liner operators calling at its flagship Jebel Ali Port. Jebel Ali is among the first global ports to offer this vital communication service using the 3rd generation mobile telecommunications (3G) […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Former Zephyr Refinery: Fire suppression ditch area project’. Situated in Muskegon, Michigan, the project provided numerous environmental benefits related to the remediation of legacy sediment contamination as well as restoration of the habitat into […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) highlighted his support for several amendments to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) this week, including measures to secure dredging for smaller inland ports along the Mississippi River; a provision to encourage resilient construction that can better withstand natural disasters; and a new study on flood protection and drought issues […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Dredging work has been carried out as part of a major initiative to deepen a channel used by leisure boats in Walton Backwaters. Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) organised the operation west of Stone Point over two days and initial survey results indicate it has been successful.Further surveys will be required to cover a wider area […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment today, on its official Linkedin profile, published an interesting story about recent vessel deliveries. The Dutch are known for dredging, and here one can see why. The Damen Dredging yard is situated on sea level, surrounded by a polder below sea level. The entire area is protected by a dike. As a […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord recently released a video of the Rio de Janeiro’s dredging operations. With more than six million inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. The metropolis is situated on a wide bay, the Bay of Guanabara. From June 2016 to March 2017, Van Oord has been deploying a […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Senator Bukola Saraki stated that the National Assembly is planning to deal with the ecological and environmental problems affecting the country. Saraki visited Eletu Bridge, Okekere and a gully erosion site at Ofa Garage in order to obtain first hand information on the issues ravaging the country. He clearly stated that even though many current […]