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  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana, built by Royal IHC for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), is set to take place later this month. The vessel, scheduled to be delivered in the first half of 2018, will have a capacity of 6.000m³ and will form a […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their Coastal Connections event today in Davant, Louisiana, 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 […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has received a $19.5 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for design and implementation of the final phase of the System Wide Assessment and Monitoring Program under CPRA’s Adaptive Management program. This is the first Spill Impact Component project grant to be awarded by the […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC is putting final touches on the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana at their shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The TSHD Arzana, built for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will be the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger in the middle east constructed by IHC, said NMDC. The […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Porirua Harbor Strategy Coordinator, Keith Calder, recently toured newly created dune and wetland area on the city foreshore of Te Awarua-o-Porirua. The coordinator was accompanied by Porirua Mayor, Mike Tana, Greater Wellington Regional Council Deputy Chair, Barbara Donaldson, and Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbor and Catchment Joint Committee Chairperson and Councillor, Anita Baker. It is the latest […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announced recently that the 2017 Coastal Master Plan Data is available for download at the Master Plan Data Viewer. According to the release, the data comes from a suite of predictive models that were used in the 2017 master plan process to determine projects’ effects on coastal Louisiana. The […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Jason Kirk, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, spoke to reporters briefly following a meeting with U.S. Rep. Brian Mast in Port St. Lucie last week.  Col. Kirk met with the congressman to provide the latest information related to the Corps’ review of options under consideration to meet the state […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Doedijns Group International (DGI), through its US subsidiary Logan Industries International Corporation (DGI Logan), has acquired Hadco Services Inc. (Hadco). Hadco is a specialized repair and service company based in Mobile, Alabama. DGI, headquartered in the Netherlands, is a supplier of hydraulic equipment and repair and maintenance services for a wide variety of industries. The […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their Coastal Connections event in St.Bernard, LA, tomorrow, August 15, 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 […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A meeting for Wainui residents to discuss upcoming works as part of the Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy will be held on Sunday, 30 July, the Gisborne District Council said in its latest announcement. Planned works are for sand push-ups to facilitate dune repair for suitable areas of Wainui Beach and rock wall improvements at […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has announced that it is working on a Hill Head to Portsmouth Harbor Entrance Beach Management Plan (BMP) Study. The River Hamble to Portchester Strategy identified a 10km stretch of coastline in Fareham and Gosport as a key area for beach management. The ESCP has successfully applied to the Environment Agency for […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the contract for Dubai Harbor marine works, a prestigious mega project in Dubai. Execution of this capital project will take place from September 2017 to May 2019, Dutch dredging contractor said in its announcement. “Our responsibilities will include dredging the 12-kilometer navigation channel, reclaiming land and executing vibro compaction,” said […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a Coastal Connections event at Docville Farm in Violet, Louisiana, this week, July 19, 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 […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has just announced that they will apply to the State and Federal Governments for approval to widen the Clinton Channel by about 100 meters. As a result of the development of the Wiggins Island Coal Terminal there is increased Cape size vessel traffic passing the RG Tanna wharf facility, GPC said. […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jason Chiang, Director of Ocean Shipping Consultants, a company of Royal HaskoningDHV, will be discussing the topic of Myanmar’s port development at the 15th ASEAN Ports & Shipping Conference 2017, taking place for the first time in Yangon, Myanmar from 6-7 July. Mr. Chiang will be talking at the event on the topic of “Myanmar port development […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a Coastal Connections event at St. Bernard Government Building in Chalmette, LA, on Thursday, July 6, 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 […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC), which will offer a forward-looking agenda for the dredging industry, are in full swing now. With just about three months left to DTC, Dredging Today took the opportunity to talk with Ms. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, about the upcoming event. DT: The first ever Dredging Today […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Three of Royal HaskoningDHV’s maritime experts will present at Coasts and Ports 2017 – the pre-eminent sector conference in the Australasian region. Taking place from 21-23 June, the three day conference – sponsored by Royal HaskoningDHV – will explore the theme of ‘Working with Nature’, and will include keynote speakers, exhibitions, technical presentations, field trips […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dawlish Warren beach recharge project, aimed to reduce the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe, is well underway. The £14 million engineering project – led by the Environment Agency, the contractor BMMJV (BAM Nuttall and Mott MacDonald) and Teignbridge Council – comes as a part of the Exe Estuary Flood […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    ICE East Midlands Civil Engineering Merit Awards 2017 took place at the Belfry in Nottingham on 9 June. Thirty-two projects from five East Midlands’ counties, as well as projects located in the South West and South East, competed for recognition at these prestigious awards. Ray Dickinson, ICE East Midlands Chair 2016-17 said: “This annual event […]

  • 11 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The just-concluded 2017 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature contained good news for the state’s ongoing program to protect and restore the coast. According to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, the approved legislation allows the continuation of established successful efforts while adding new mechanisms to increase productivity and results. First and foremost, the 2017 update […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, together with Tweed MP Geoff Provest, announced earlier this week that the navigation channels at the lower Tweed River and the Terranora Inlet at Tweed Heads would be subject to a $1.8 million dredging program. At the ceremony, the minister said that the NSW Government committed the funding […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seafloor Integrity is one of the qualitative descriptors of the Good Environmental Status (GES) in the marine environment, as described in the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in its latest release. As this descriptor is directly linked to dredging works and marine construction a working group has been set […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Mahury has arrived at Dawlish Warren to begin works on the Beach Management Scheme. According to Teignbridge District Council, the Mahury arrived on the site and started with the recharge of the beach on Thursday, June 1. “Works have started between groyne 6 and 7 and will be working towards groyne […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dawlish Warren Beach Management Scheme will be presented at the upcoming Institution of Civil Engineers (South West) lecture in Plymouth. The event is set to take place at the Devonport Lecture Theater, Plymouth University, on June 6th 2017. As part of the Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy, the beach management scheme will be […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    New coastal engineering professor at the Delft University of Technology, Stefan Aarninkhof, is calling for the Dutch government to increase beach nourishment activities across the country. In his inaugural address on 10 May, the professor said that based on the latest studies on melting sheets, the Dutch government should better prepare for a sharp increase of […]