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  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has called on the Central Coast Council to formulate a long-term strategy to renourish and restore the beachfront at Ocean Beach south of Ettalong Point including rock packing and promenades. “It is no longer practical to wait for Mother Nature to reinstate the old beach profile,” said Chamber president Mr […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A tender is expected to be advertised later this week seeking a contractor for the Penang River dredging work, according to the Fijian Minister for Waterways, Dr Mahendra Reddy. The Fiji Times reports that the Government of Fiji was looking at a comprehensive package – a three-year program for Rakiraki. “Immediately what we want is […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The European Commission has found Croatian plans to grant Uljanik shipyard a State guarantee for a €96 million loan in line with EU State aid rules. The measure will allow the company to meet urgent liquidity needs while preparing a restructuring plan, whilst competition distortions are limited, the European Commission announced yesterday. As part of […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Reynaert’ is putting finishing touches on a capital dredge program, currently taking place in Dublin Port. According to the port, works on this capital dredge program began on or about January 6th and will last for a period of approximately 10 days. “Dredging is taking place in the outer fairway, in the area defined […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a part of the ongoing beach management plan for South Hayling Island, Havant Borough Council will be undertaking beach renourishment works during January and February 2018 to rebuild the beach after the recent stormy weather. The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) anticipates that these works will begin during the week commencing the 8th January, and […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, has reported revenue growth in 2017. Dredging Today caught up recently with Piedroba partners, Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz, to discuss the impact they project for 2018. DT: Can you update us on the progress you have made […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be spending millions of dollars in the next couple of years to remove invasive species, encourage native plant growth and replenish the underground water source for a patch of extremely rare habitat in Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve. This USACE project falls under Section 206 of the Water Resources Development […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency will next week hold a public drop-in session on the upcoming Starcross and Cockwood tidal defense scheme. The meeting – taking place before the start of the work – is scheduled for 18 December 2017, from 3pm to 7pm, at the Anchor Inn in Cockwood. The EA has already had an initial drop […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has called on the European Commission to give greater recognition to the key role of Europe’s regions in tackling the challenges of climate change. At its General Assembly in Helsinki in October, CPMR and its member regions presented a series of bold proposals to make the EU’s Adaptation Strategy and Clean Energy […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next CPRA (Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority) Coastal Connections event is taking place today at the Moran’s Marina in Port Fourchon, Louisiana. At the show, CPRA staff will provide more information about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion projects and how they will help to rebuild and sustain Louisiana’s wetlands. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gdansk Authority has been granted €20 million in the “2017 CEF Transport Blending MAP Call” competition. According to the port officials, the competition – with a pool of €1 billion coming from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) – has just finished. The PGA applied to the European Commission for funds for the infrastructure project entitled: […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bond Commission recently approved the Connecticut Port Authority’s request to fund 18 projects under the Small Harbor Improvement Projects Program (SHIPP). These projects cover a range of improvements including: marina repair, dredging, boat ramp facilities improvement, harbor management plans and feasibility studies. “The projects will create jobs and opportunity for working families across Connecticut,” […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has been working in collaboration with East Devon District Council since 2015 to develop a new tidal defense scheme for Exmouth. The need for the new defense scheme for Exmouth was initially identified as part of a flood risk management strategy for the whole of the Exe Estuary. Following analysis by the Environment […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eleven councils across South Australia have been granted a total of $2.2 million this year to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline, including from the impacts of climate change, Ian Hunter, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation said in its latest release. South Australia already has a number of policies and systems in place […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their Coastal Connections event in Chalmette, Louisiana, today to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and sustain wetlands […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s TRICO approach has been selected for a pilot scheme investigating flood management for the 10,000 home Garden Town planned for Wisbech. The pilot project also received the backing of the Dutch government with a 55,000EUR grant from their Partners for Water program which funds innovative water projects around the world. Developed in partnership […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has developed new hydraulic pumps models: 400-600HC and 600HH. “When the market is changing fast, continuous innovation is required,” said Ms Doris Zaccaria, Dragflow’s marketing manager. “Research and development play a key role in Dragflow strategy; every new project is a challenge but also an occasion […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 39th meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, October 31 – November 2, 2017, USACE’s Omaha district said in its latest release.  The committee established three new adaptive management work groups in August that will help implement the Corps new adaptive management (AM) strategy. MRRIC tentatively approved seven recommendations to the Corps and the Fish and […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The lake at Spring Lake Park became the subject of a multi-week dredging project to improve the overall health of the lake as well as the appearance of the outer bank, the City of Texarkana, Texas, said in their latest announcement.  The project, conducted by Tatum Excavating Co., was funded by the Capital Improvement Plan. […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fugro and Global Marine Holdings LLC have signed an agreement under which GMG will acquire Fugro’s trenching and cable laying business in exchange for an equity stake of around 24% in the combined business valued at $65 million, and a one year secured vendor loan of $7.5 million. According to Fugro, the transaction also involves […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday visited Ocean County’s Cattus Island Park in Toms River to announce a comprehensive action plan for Barnegat Bay and that the state will provide $20 million to ensure the continued recovery of the Bay.  “From the very beginning of my administration I have […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their Coastal Connections event in Empire, Louisiana, today to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and sustain wetlands that […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Naantali, located in the south-west of Finland, has started a construction work to extend an existing quay from 178 to 228 meters in order to create additional vessel handling infrastructure, the shipping operator Finnlines Plc said in its latest release.  According to the announcement, “this will support Finnlines’ plans to expand its traffic between […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Australian tourism and hospitality group, Crystalbrook Collection, today announced its acquisition of The Reef Marina in Port Douglas, which is now to be known as Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, and their intention to invest a further $100+ million into the marina. Acting Premier and Treasurer, Curtis Pitt, said that the announcement was encouraging for investment in […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $700,000 state grant to advance the Herring River Estuary restoration in Wellfleet and Truro, one of the largest ecological restoration projects in the Northeast, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts informs.  This grant leverages a total of $985,034 in funding for the project in fiscal years 2017 and 2018 from the […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The launch ceremony of ARZANA – a 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – took place yesterday, September 20, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. “The keel-laying took place on 6 March 2017, and the vessel is expected to be delivered as scheduled in early 2018. This success is due to the excellent […]