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  • 18 January 2012

    Labour’s MP for Southampton Itchen, John Denham, has presented to Parliament the case for £150million of urgent investment to be unlocked for a major infrastructure project in Southampton. In order for the Port of Southampton to remain competitive with European and UK rivals, it requires the redeveloping of two existing berths and dredging to allow […]

  • 3 October 2013

    The port of Rotterdam has grown rapidly during recent decades. But in order to meet increasing demand in the future and to maintain its leading role, the port must expand. With the construction of Maasvlakte II, a high-grade location is being created in the heart of the European market so that the port can continue […]

  • 22 February 2012

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is committed to a comprehensive cleanup of the DuPont Pompton Lakes Works hazardous waste site in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey with full interaction with the community. Soil and sediment in areas of the former manufacturing site, the Acid Brook Delta and Pompton Lake were contaminated by mercury and lead, […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bill de Blasio Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District have announced that they are in the process of receiving final approval for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay General Revaluation Report. Pending final approval, construction on the first elements of the project, focusing on groins […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Environmental Impact Assessment to the Environmental Protection Authority. The EPA is a national-level independent environmental regulation, which has the ability to grant or decline marine consent applications. “This is a major milestone and the culmination of three years’ work,” Chief Executive Chris Castle said. The draft is being […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following 18 months of litigation, the State of Florida granted final approval for a coastal permit Monday that clears the way for the much-needed joint federal-local Lido Beach shoreline restoration and protection project. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s final order adopted the recent recommendations of Administrative Law Judge Bram Canter and granted the joint […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The number of ultra large vessels calling at the Port of Hamburg has been on the increase for years. This is resulting in some major challenges for the port operators, shipping companies and authorities. With the introduction of the Nautical Terminal Coordination (NTK), there is now a body to handle the centralized operational coordination of […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a ceremony at the IADC Annual General Meeting in New Delhi yesterday, IADC President Frank Verhoeven announced the Safety Award 2019 winner: Boskalis with its Floating Line Connecting System. From fourteen nominations, the association’s Safety Committee and Board of Directors selected the Boskalis nomination as the winner. Connecting floating pipes is an operation that […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – is continuing construction activities at the sea lock during the summer months. These activities include the sinking operation of the inner lock head, construction work to connect the dividing wall to the outer lock head, and work […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A pilot project aimed at restoring Lake Barnarpasjön in the vicinity of Jönköping, Sweden has almost doubled the oxygen levels and reduced eutrophication after the project was initiated two years ago. The project focuses on thin layer dredging and the removal of eutrophicated organic matter from the bottom sediments. “The equipment used is fairly cheap […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is expected to finish its annual pre-hurricane survey of its navigation projects located along the Texas coast in late May; a process that provides the district with data to establish baseline conditions of all 1,000 miles of channels located within its area of operation. “This significant effort […]

  • 1 June 2010

    Eric Chu, the Chinese Nationalist Party’s (KMT) candidate for the year-end election in Sinbei City, and Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin of the KMT, who is seeking re-election, yesterday pledged to work together to clean up the Tamsui River. Accompanied by Taipei County Commissioner Chou Hsi-wei — also of the KMT — Hau and Chu visited […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Woodway’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed update will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of stream and Puget Sound shoreline. It also includes a half-mile of marine shoreline at Point Wells, a potential annexation area. The program combines local […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Along a six-acre stretch of the Lafayette River that meanders through the bustle of Norfolk International Terminals, Inc., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is actively constructing a permanent sanctuary home for one of the Chesapeake Bay’s most-endangered inhabitants: the eastern oyster. The Lafayette River-NIT oyster reef, built with approximately 14,000 cubic yards of fossilized […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beach renourishment at Vanderbilt Beach is complete. Collier County Coastal Zone Management Manager Gary McAlpin said approximately 90,000 tons of sand has been placed on Vanderbilt Beach between LaPlaya Beach & Golf Club south to just past the Remington condominiums. The renourishment work on this section was completed more than two months ahead of schedule. […]

  • 4 February 2011

      Because of a well-filled order book and the fact that three new vessels have been ordered, it goes without saying that Jan De Nul Group will continue its 2010 recruitment boom in 2011. In 2010 Jan De Nul did not only win the Randstad Award, making it the most attractive employer in Belgium for […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today EMS Albanian Port Operator Shpk officially started operations at the East Terminal in the Port of Durres. EMS APO, full daughter of the German logistics company EMS Shipping & Trading GmbH, Leer, had won the tender this year. The contract was signed in May and has a maturity of 35 years. “An important day […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Geotextile positioned vertically in a dike can stop piping. That has been proven by an experiment with the textile on IJkdijk in Bellingwolde (the Netherlands). Geotextile has been used in hydraulic engineering for some time now but using it for piping is new. The experiment has shown for the first time in the field that […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Jose Duarte, built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging company by using Dutch dredging equipment, recently started its first job in Lisbon. Portugal has a long coastline and a number of busy navigable rivers – an excellent backdrop for the dredging company Inersel. “When Inersel required an addition to […]

  • 8 August 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey yesterday visited the Port of Philadelphia to highlight work on the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project and reveal the next steps in the dredging process. “This project is about creating and retaining thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania, which is why I will continue to fight to see this to completion,” […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Langley’s proposed update to its shoreline master program. The draft shoreline program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 1.73 miles of marine shorelines. Langley’s locally-tailored shoreline master program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas […]

  • 4 December 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Wilkeson’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development along the town’s1.5 miles of shoreline on Wilkeson Creek. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Wilkeson’s […]

  • 13 June 2013

    South American Properties, a Company focused on commercial real estate opportunities focused in South America, announces that the Colan Marina project in Peru has completed the initial blueprinting and the survey work of the work site and architectural drawings have been completed for the first two Phases of the project. An exciting opportunity has arisen […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gannawarra Shire’s flood protection is being enhanced with $560,000 worth of flood mitigation works and measures confirmed by the Victorian Coalition Government today. Water Minister Peter Walsh visited Quambatook to announce a $60,000 flood study for the town, as well as confirming $500,000 for the final stage of Kerang levee works. Mr Walsh said Quambatook […]

  • 8 December 2011

    The issue of whether dredged sediment from a Middletown lake will be transported to the former National Lead site still remains. At a Nov. 14 public hearing in Middletown, a new official with the Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said that Sayreville officials accepted the Shadow Lake material. Suzanne Dietrick, chief of the Office […]

  • 23 November 2011

    Most of the dredging in the Crescent City Harbor has been undertaken and a majority of the temporary docks have been positioned according to Richard Young, Crescent City Harbormaster. ”They’re about 99 percent in,” Young said about the docks. “People are docked up to them and the fishermen have got a place to tie.” When […]