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  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Water has begun construction of a large sand container seawall to protect its site at Stockton from coastal erosion. The work is being undertaken by a specialist contractor and will involve excavating and installing 17 Mega Geotextile Sand Containers along the face of the site. Hunter Water’s Chief Investment Officer Darren Cleary said that […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have received approval from the State Controlling Board to begin funding nearly $10 million in projects aimed toward helping to keep dredged material out of Lake Erie. These projects are part of Ohio’s “Healthy Lake Erie Fund” efforts and will be […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Doha Port Dredging Project is officially underway, the Qatar Government’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) said in their latest release.   Through this project, MOTC aims to boost Doha Port’s capacity to be able to accommodate the largest cruise ships in the future, helping to position the city among world’s top cruise ship tourism destinations. […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A McGowan Government commitment to upgrade Broome Port, improving cruise ship access and boosting local tourism, will be ready for the 2019 cruise season in October. Work to dredge the port channel will allow round-the-clock access for cruise ships, which currently need to dock at irregular hours due to the port’s navigational hazards. “Providing unrestricted […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Toronto Mayor John Tory together with other government officials and local residents yesterday attended a ground-breaking ceremony in the city, to mark the start of excavation on a new river valley as part of the Port Lands Flood Protection project. Over a decade in planning, the project is implementing a comprehensive strategy for flood protection of […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Luka Koper has received from the Slovenian Ministry of the environment the official notice that the building permit for the extension of the container terminal quayside is finally legally valid. The building permit was issued for the construction of the quayside 98.5 meters long and 34.4 meters wide and for the construction of a hinterland […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eight South Australian councils have been granted a total of $325,500 by the Coast Protection Board to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said that these grants are helping local communities to manage their coast. “Managing and protecting South Australia’s coast is a key priority for the […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas General Land Office (GLO) and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the release of the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. Since 2015, GLO and USACE have worked cooperatively on the feasibility study formulating risk reduction solutions to address coastal storm risks […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, today handed over a $207,500 cheque to Central Coast Council for beach nourishment and design work for a revetment wall at Wamberal Beach. This is the first significant funding milestone for a long-term solution to protect hundreds of millions of dollars of public and private assets on Ocean View Drive, reported Adam Crouch. […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is launching work on a comprehensive plan to make coastal areas more resilient to the impacts of severe storms and sea-level rise, announced yesterday Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe during a summit at Monmouth University in West Long Branch. The Coastal Resilience Plan will become a blueprint for protection of […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 2018 Ohio Dredged Material Summit will be held at Lorain County Community College in Elyria on October 15, 2018. The summit will discuss Ohio’s dredge strategy, sediment profiling and provide an update about Ohio’s beneficial use rules. Highly interactive breakout sessions include: Dredge to Habitat – discussing benefits of dredge material to improve fish and wildlife […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Tuross Head Boat Ramp in Lavender Bay and the Quota Boat Ramp in Narooma will benefit from a share in up to $37,500 in funding for dredging, thanks to support from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Member for Bega, Andrew Constance, said that under the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program, Eurobodalla Shire Council would […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The entrance to the Coffs Harbor boat ramp will benefit from up to $95,000 in funding for dredging thanks to support from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Member for Coffs Harbor Andrew Fraser said that under the ‘Rescuing our Waterways‘ program, Coffs Harbor City Council would oversee the dredging and match the funding dollar-for-dollar. […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded $209,800 in wetlands grant funding to North Dakota State University to assess ecosystem health of the Prairie Pothole Region, supporting North Dakota’s Water Quality Monitoring Strategy for Surface Waters. “This grant will support restoration of North Dakota’s unique wetlands, which are an important source of groundwater recharge,” said Darcy O’Connor, Assistant Regional […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for a multi-million scheme to protect thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber has been put forward to Hull’s planning chiefs. Planning permission is being sought for a £42 million Humber Hull Frontage Improvement Scheme to improve a 7-8 kilometer stretch of tidal flood defenses in the Humber Estuary. Led by the Environment […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies today revealed the first nomination in the running to receive the IADC Safety Award 2018. According to the announcement, the first nomination is ‘We Are ITA by Jan De Nul Group‘. In the coming weeks, IADC will publish the rest of nominations for the Safety Award 2018. The winner will be announced on 15 […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with Hertfordshire County Council to develop proposals for a flood alleviation scheme for Little Hadham in conjunction with a bypass on the A120. Planning permission for the scheme was received in January 2017. The villages of Little Hadham and Hadham Ford have suffered from flooding from the River Ash and its […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford – the company that provided site supervision on some of the world’s largest dredging projects, including DP World’s London Gateway Port development project and the Ichthys, Gladstone and Wheatstone LNG projects in Australia – today released an interesting article on dredging optimization. “Since dredging often represents a significant portion of the opex and capex costs associated with maritime infrastructure, dredging optimization […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, in partnership with Calderdale Council, will tomorrow (August 8) hold a drop-in session for people living in the Stubbing Holme Road neighbourhood of Hebden Bridge about the upcoming flood alleviation scheme. The drop-in event, to be held from 3pm until 7.30pm, is taking place at the Hebden Royd Methodist Church, Bridge Lanes. This is […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’ made its debut in Mexico City last week, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in their latest announcement.  The 11th Ordinary Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), held August 1-3, recognized the need for a sustainability strategy in ports, which includes […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority of Western Australia (EPA) has advised on the extension of the start of construction of an onshore marina and associated boating infrastructure on the western side of Point Grey, near Dawesville. Releasing the report, EPA Chair Dr Tom Hatton said that there had been no changes to the proposal or significant […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has formed part of a risk reduction team that last week visited Havana, Cuba, to share expertise on flood and climate change protection in the wake of Hurricane Irma. “The Dutch Risk Reduction Team (DRR-Team) is an initiative created by the Dutch government and water sector to share the country’s well-respected flood prevention […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for a new tidal defense scheme in the Devon town of Exmouth are continuing, with the Environment Agency and Team Van Oord (TVO) set to meet local landowners and residents in the coming weeks. The scheme will be delivered by Kier, working as part of TVO and on behalf of the Environment Agency and […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Water announced yesterday that Councils across South Australia can now apply for coast protection grants from a $350,000 funding pool. Coast Protection Board Presiding Member Allan Holmes said that the grants could fund up to 80 per cent of projects to help address coastal erosion and flooding hazards. “These grants […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In order to ensure safe shipping in Cockburn Sound, Fremantle Ports announced last week that it is about to begin a maintenance dredging campaign of the Success and Parmelia channels. According to the company, this campaign will remove approximately 80,000m³ of sediment from five areas within the channels. The scheme forms part of the ongoing long-term […]