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  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    An unusual style of dredger has returned to ‘hoover’ thousands of tonnes of silt from Gloucester Docks this week, allowing vessels of all sizes to continue to visit the city safely. Trialled successfully in 2012, the new method of suction dredging removes built up sediment by using a 22-tonne waterborne ‘hoover’ to suck it up […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) today, March 9 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in the Governing Board Auditorium. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) Monday, March 9 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters, in West Palm Beach. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared Everglades […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A ground-breaking collaboration between dairy industry body DairyNZ, the Waikato River Authority and Waikato Regional Council is lining up to better protect and restore the Waikato River. Their Waikato River Restoration Strategy project was launched near Hamilton today by Environment Minister Nick Smith. It’s believed to be the first collaborative initiative of its type involving […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    One of Royal HaskoningDHV’s leading experts on ports and dredging will speak at this week’s conference, ‘Port Strategy: Maximising Your Port’s Potential Through Infrastructure Solutions’. The event will explore how to upgrade existing port infrastructure and deliver new developments to maximize a port’s potential. Royal HaskoningDHV’s international environmental consultant Dr Elizabeth Jolley will talk on […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014, including record backlog of $670 million. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said: “During 2014, the Company achieved several […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Broads Authority has taken charge of a second new mud wherry as part of a ten year strategy to replace old equipment. Named Gleaner after an old timber sailing wherry that carried cargo into Norwich, the new wherry has been built to a bespoke design by local naval architect Andrew Wolstenholme to transport sediment […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency together with its contractors today began working on annual maintenance of the shingle embankment and beach between Snettisham and Hunstanton.  The work, which helps protect people and 2,935 properties from tidal flooding, is expected to take 3 weeks. The embankment is a ‘soft’ sea defense, which requires annual maintenance to repair any damage […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DEME has been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings, receiving the exclusive Top Employers België/Belgique 2015 certification. The annual international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world: those that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organisation, […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA) workshop on underwater sound in relation to dredging, will be held on Thursday 26 March 2015, in Paris, France. The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue and this is clearly reflected by main policy developments such as the e EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive or […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch dredging and marine contractor Boskalis has sold its road maintenance company Aannemingsbedrijf De Jong en Zoon Beheer B.V. and the associated De Jong subsidiaries (De Jong) to the management and Foreman Capital. The De Jong activities were taken over at the end of 2011 as part of the acquisition of MNO Vervat. De Jong […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA) and Central Dredging Association (CEDA) have announced that the WODA workshop on underwater sound in relation to dredging, will be held on Thursday 26 March 2015, in Paris, France. The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue. This is clearly reflected by main policy developments such […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Despite the slow recovery of the global economy and global trade, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) managed to increase its revenue and operating result in 2014 financial year. HHLA achieved an operating result of € 169 million – up 10 percent on the previous year. Preliminary figures show that HHLA generated revenue of approximately € […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Little more than two weeks are left before the start of the II International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow. The event, supported by IADC and Association of see commercial ports of Russia, will be organized by the “PortNews” Media-Group and held in Moscow, Russia on February 19th 2015. Some of the topics to be covered at […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gdansk once again played host to the delegation of the Dutch architects of KuiperCompagnons B.V., accompanied by representatives of the office of revitalization at the City Hall in Gdansk. Discussions at the meeting with the PGA SA President of the Board, Dorota Raben, focused on the Development Strategy of Gdansk Waterfront and […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area that was released yesterday highlights improvements in the management, protection and health of the iconic Great Barrier Reef. According to the report, the iconic reef remains the best managed marine ecosystem in the world. The report has been submitted for consideration by the […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has released its “Sustainable Solutions to America’s Water Resources Needs: Civil Works Strategic Plan 2014-2018” that articulates five goals that will guide USACE into the future. According to the USACE director of Civil Works, Steven L. Stockton, “This strategic plan presents USACE’s commitment to responsibly develop the Nation’s water resources, while protecting, […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited handled 60 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 8.9% on reported basis and 8.0% on a like-for-like basis. New volume at London Gateway (UK) and Embraport (Brazil) contributed to the increase in reported volumes. Growth in 2014 was […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the January 2014 floods, the Environment Agency has been working with their partners (Oxfordshire County Council, Oxford City Council, Vale of White Horse District Council, Thames Water and the Oxford Flood Alliance) to explore and test all options for a technically, environmentally and financially viable scheme that will reduce flood risk to residents and […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has just visited Portsmouth where he set out the government’s next steps in building the most modern navy in the world. On a visit to the home of the Royal Navy, the Chancellor announced a new national shipbuilding strategy in advance of a decision later this year on orders […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA) and Central Dredging Association (CEDA) have announced that the WODA workshop on underwater sound in relation to dredging, will be held on Thursday 26 March 2015, in Paris, France. The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue. This is clearly reflected by main policy developments such […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands.  “Wetlands are part of the foundation of our nation’s water resources and are vital to the health of waterways and communities that are downstream,” said Ken Kopocis, Deputy Assistant Administrator […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to remove a portion of the artificially created ‘island’ of sand in the Lake St Lucia mouth area will begin in 2015. This follows the completion of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) study aimed at finding long term solutions to improve the hydrological and ecological functioning of the Lake St Lucia […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A series of public workshops are being sponsored by the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Working Group to facilitate public participation in the 2015 update of the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS).   The first Working Group-sponsored workshop will be held Monday, January 26th from 1 – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group has announced the inauguration of its fifth dedicated business unit in North America. Located in Jupiter, Florida, just north of West Palm Beach, the new MacArtney ‘Southeast Operations’ will cover a six-state area including Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Headed by General Manager, Lou Dennis, the […]

  • 11 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has increased its holding in Fugro N.V. to 20.01%. Boskalis has stressed that this is not a step towards making an offer. Boskalis views Fugro as an interesting company with strong market positions in its core […]