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  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals Callao has become the world’s first port facility to install Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology as a new safety measure for use with container handling equipment such as reach stackers and forklifts, after an extensive testing period. Known as the “ZoneSafe Proximity Warning System”, heavy equipment operators will receive automatic alerts if pedestrians […]

  • 18 January 2013

    The dredging process for a new side channel leading directly to East Port Said commenced on 15 January. The new channel will allow ships coming from the Mediterranean to enter the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), without hindering the Suez Canal convoys. Ships calling at the SCCT have taken advantage of a special standing as […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Boeing has begun dredging the waterway near its former Plant 2 facility, a major step in the company’s commitment to restore natural habitat along the industrial Lower Duwamish Waterway. While the city of Seattle, King County, the Port of Seattle, Boeing and many other businesses along the waterway will be involved in the overall cleanup […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dike design needs to focus more on the subsoil structure and variations over the entire length of a dike. The soil structure determines the risk of piping and varies more than is assumed in the present standards. This may represent a risk for the dike, but it can also be used to make local dike […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Antwerp starts the next stage in building the world’s largest lock. Mid November 2012, Hilde Crevits, Flemish Minister of Transport & Public Works, officially marked this key step during a site visit. The Deurganckdocklock will be the second lock between Waasland, the port area on the left bank of the River Scheldt, […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In mid-2013, Delft-FEWS, the Deltares hydrological forecasting system, will be operational on the Salto Grande dam on the Uruguay/Argentina border. During the last fortnight, two hydrologists from the Comisión Técnica Mixta de Salto Grande (CTM), the organisation that manages the dam, were at Deltares in Delft to train with the system. CTM will be using […]

  • 4 October 2012

    Although the planned offshore wind farm in Maryland still has a lot of work to be done before its actual construction starts, the project’s impact on fishing community is already being discussed. According to Southern Maryland Online news portal, the offshore wind farm would create artificial reefs that could improve recreational fishing. On the other […]

  • 18 September 2012

    Jim Janney, the Imperial Beach Mayor, kicked off the start of a $28.5 million San Diego beach replenishment project, reports imperialbeachnewsca.com. The sand for this project is being dredged from designated offshore areas within a mile of the shoreline. “Beaches are the number one recreational spot in San Diego. Sand replenishment helps support our local […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Between September and December, the region’s shoreline will be enhanced with more than 1.4 million cubic yards of high-quality sand, equal to about 120,000 truckloads. The goal is to restore eroded beaches, support local tourism, and preserve recreational opportunities. SANDAG, which is coordinating the $28.5 million Regional Beach Sand Project with support from community leaders […]

  • 13 August 2012

    Modus Seabed Intervention has secured a major contract on EDF Energy Renewables prestigious Teesside Offshore Wind Farm. Main contractor Van Oord’s appointment of Darlington-based Modus, to provide trenching and survey services on this high profile North Sea project, is an acknowledgement of the region’s strong supply chain and of the firm’s position as a leading […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Yesterday, the city approved the emergency dredging of the channel leading out from the Sanibel Marina, and if everything goes well, the boaters using canals on the east side of Sanibel will soon have easier access to the Gulf. “Every winter, usually by February or March, is when it really starts to build up,” said […]

  • 25 July 2012

    H.E.S. Beheer N.V., Rotterdam, posted a net profit of €11.5 million in the first half of this year (first half 2011: €11.0 million). Earnings per share rose from €1.26 to €1.31. The €0.5 million improvement in the net profit is attributable to improved performance overall on the part of the subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures […]

  • 4 July 2012

    Berita Jakarta reports that the Jakarta Government has built embankments or mud deposit pool in Ancol Beach North Jakarta to accommodate as much as 3.4 million ton meter cubic mud sedimentation of 13 rivers in Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative (JEDI). Fauzi Bowo, the Jakarta Governor, said this mud pool in Ancol area is as wide […]

  • 19 June 2012

    What do six Australian soldiers, a 1,200km mountain bike ride and an award-winning civil engineering and dredging company all have in common? The annual Legs for Legends charity bike ride of course. Sunshine Coast based company, Hall Contracting, have donated $3,000 to the charity event that raises money for the families of Commando comrades killed […]

  • 19 June 2012

    The Henlopen Acres commissioners unanimously agreed to a proposal to remove 4,000 cubic yards of silt. The dredging project  will deepen the marina in this area, CapeGazette reports. The previous dredging works in the marina were executed in 2003, and since then an enormous amount of sediment has built up causing the boats to have […]

  • 19 June 2012

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board approved the most aggressive investment plan in the agency’s history, reports abcnews4.com. The Board approved the SCPA’s budget for the 2013 fiscal year, which starts July 1. “This aggressive investment plan for our ports mirrors the significant investment of our state toward realizing the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project,” said […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Van Oord has been awarded a significant dredging contract in Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory, Australia. This contract forms part of the Ichthys LNG Project, a joint venture between INPEX (operator) and TOTAL. INPEX is Van Oord’s client. The value of the contract amounts to EUR 567 million. Execution of the project starts in August 2012 […]

  • 6 June 2012

    According to myallcoastnota.com, a roughly 20,000 cubic metres of sand has once again been used to replenish the Deadmans Quarry. The eight week, $350,000 dredging project funded by Great Lakes Council saw sand from Yacaaba transferred by pipe to the Deadmans. The sand will act as a buffer on the Jimmys Beach when wild weather […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The head of the state Department of Environmental Conservation will visit Onondaga Lake today to mark the start later this summer of a long-planned dredging project. According to syracuse.com, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens will be joined by Doug Garbarini, chief of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund program for New York, Mayor Stephanie Miner, Honeywell […]

  • 11 May 2012

    IHC Engineering Business (IHC EB)  announces the appointment of Jon Dale as Managing Director IHC Engineering Business. Neil Baxter has been the Managing Director since February 2011 having joined with the specific objective of strengthening the management capabilities and systems within IHC EB to better position the business to take advantage of the significant growth […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The Mithi River will be cleaned by a new robotic multi-purpose excavator machine. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) bought the machine to use it for dredging operations in the river and major drains in the city. According to DNA India, it was demonstrated that the machine does work equal to three other machines, JCB, Poclain […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Less than 10% of rivers and canals in flood-risk areas have been dredged. The Water Resources Department is confident that they will finish all the projects before the rainy season begins, according to Bangkok Post. Only 155 out of 1,587 dredging projects in rivers and canals in the northern, northeastern and central regions have been […]

  • 29 March 2012

    As tcpalm.com reports, a $2.5 million expansion of the St. Lucie Inlet dredging project is expected to put off the need for the next dredging project by a year. Martin County commissioners voted unanimously to authorize county engineers to negotiate with Norfolk Dredging of Chesapeake, Va., to expand the dredging project to a total of […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Atlas Copco’s new addition to its heavy hydraulic breaker line, the HB 4100, provides better performance and higher efficiency than the preceding model and weighs less. It has a service weight of 9,039 pounds (designed for carriers in the 88,185- to 154,324-pound weight class), but is as powerful as other, much heavier breakers. “The improvement […]

  • 28 February 2012

    A major construction project starts this week at Portsmouth International Port to lengthen one of the berths used by ferries and cruise ships. Berth 2 will be extended by nearly 50 metres. This will improve flexibility at the Port, allowing for a greater number of larger ships to be docked at any one time, and […]

  • 28 February 2012

    B.C.’s ports will be even more attractive to Canadian and international investors as the Province moves to make the existing cap on municipal port property tax rates permanent for designated ports. B.C. continues to build a tax structure that attracts investment. This commitment will encourage significant additional infrastructure expansion, allowing us to get Canadian goods […]