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  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Scheldestromen Water Board and the Van Oord – KWS consortium today signed the contract for the Hansweert dyke reinforcement project in Zeeland, the Netherlands. The consortium, together with the Scheldestromen Water Board and Witteveen + Bos engineering and consultancy firm, will form the construction team that will prepare and carry out the dyke reinforcement. […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Member for Swansea, Yasmin Catley, is taking the fight for a permanent sand dredging in Swansea Channel to the New South Wales Parliament. The Labor MP will move a notice of motion calling on the state government to guarantee the channel will be navigable, safe and open for recreational use this summer. Swansea MP Yasmin […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary team led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how their estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change. According to UNSW, two out of three Australians and four out of five […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) – through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine – has delivered the world’s first European Union (EU) Stage V dredger on time and within the budget. Built for Jan De Nul and named Afonso de Albuquerque, the ultra-low emission Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) is diesel-electrical powered and comes equipped with […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Captain Tarek Shahin, the Egyptian Damietta Port Authority (DPA) chairman, hosted a meeting today with a delegation from the Dutch marine services provider Van Oord, Wadi El Nile For Contracting & Real Estate Investments and The Egyptian Ports Development Group (EPDG). During the meeting, the parties discussed how far these three companies can work on […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District teams have completed an initial damage assessment of the Fair Haven pier, which protects Little Sodus Bay Harbor, to better understand the extent of the damages sustained.  Based on the initial assessment, design work is being initiated to determine options for repairing the pier, with results expected […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Project Management Branch, Deputy Branch Chief, Sheri Willey, gave a project update on February 26 at the Barker Flood Prevention Community Informational Meeting, held at the Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy, Texas. During the event, Willey informed more than 125 attendees on the status of Flood Risk Management […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is hosting its annual Young Management Program this week in Madrid, Spain. The Young Management Program is held for the thirteenth time in cooperation with the The London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE. A group of 30 participants from seven member companies is attending the program ( DEME […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is inviting the communities of Jersey City, Hoboken and Weehawken to upcoming Design Zone Workshops on the $230 Million Rebuild by Design – Hudson River Project.  This workshop, set for February 19 at 22 Hackensack Ave. in Weehawken, NJ, will cover the alignment in the North end of […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hanson has completed the first phase of a major upgrade at its Dagenham aggregates depot and wharf on the River Thames in London. The new screening and washing plant is capable of processing 500 tonnes of marine-dredged sand and gravel an hour. “It was designed and supplied by DUO and refined by our project management […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public forum to discuss plans to dredge Nauset Estuary will be held next week, February 7, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Orleans Senior Center, Orleans, MA. The Orleans Citizens Forum will host the event that will provide an update on the newly-formed Orleans Dredge Advisory Committee. A panel of speakers will discuss technical, […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The fourth European Dredging Summit, organized by Active Communications International Inc. (ACI), is set to take place on March 6-7, 2019, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands . The summit will focus on the latest business developments in Europe and the changing demands from clients. The latest in ACI’s global series of dredging summits will bring together leading experts […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday’s ground-breaking ceremony marked the next phase of a port improvement project that will drive economic growth for Ziguinchor, the main economic city in southern Senegal’s Casamance region.  The ceremony marked the start of construction for a new fishing port within the overall Ziguinchor port area. According to an official announcement, this is the second […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Coastal Conference Committee has announced that their 27th Annual NSW Coastal Conference, hosted for the first time by Bega Valley Shire Council, will take place from 7-9 November 2018, in Club Sapphire, Merimbula, NSW.  The conference will bring together over 250 delegates from a diverse range of fields, including: all aspects of coastal, […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of Port of Rotterdam Authority, the consortium Boskalis, Van Hattum en Blankevoort and Mobilis is constructing a deep-sea quay, inland navigation quay and jetty for the new HES Hartel Tank Terminal on the Hartelstrook (Maasvlakte 1). To enable the tank terminal to accommodate large oil tankers and inland vessels, the consortium is constructing […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Port Hedland, Western Australia, will host a community engagement session on October 20 at Colin Matheson Pavilion, Corney Street, to discuss the town’s draft on the Coastal Hazard Risk Management and Adaptation Planning (CHRMAP). Coastal engineers, planners and town representatives will be on hand to discuss the information in person. According to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    CEDA African Section has announced that the next International Days of Dredging will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, from 26-28 September 2018. At least 60% of the world’s population today lives less than 60km from the coast and this figure is increasing due to a growing world population, migration, and urbanization. If unchecked, or poorly […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The new dredger Vladimir Panchenko, built under the federal program “Development of Russia’s Transport System in 2010-2020” for the Administration of Lena Basin, has been put into operation in Yakutia, reports press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot). The dredger of Project RDB66.42 with a capacity of 1,000 cbm/h, RRR class «X […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A construction information event is set to take place at Mytholmroyd Community Center on Thursday, 20 September, about the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme which will help protect 400 homes and businesses in the village. The flood alleviation scheme, which will cost in the region of £30m, has been developed by the Environment Agency in partnership […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The India Infrastructure Publishing Pvt. Ltd. has announced that their 9th annual conference on ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 6-7, 2018, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to highlight the trends and opportunities in the sector and discuss the key challenges. It will also showcase some of the […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 12th Nigerian Dredging Summit and Exhibition is set to take place from September 24 – 28, 2018, in the Rockview Hotel in Abuja. Nigerian seaport operations have made tremendous strides in recent years although the main challenge now includes adaptations for pre-eminence amongst rival West Africa ports. Since 2017, problems arising from traffic gridlock […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Honolulu District, in partnership with the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Aquatic Resources, will provide an update on the West Maui Watershed Management Study at the Ridge 2 Reef Initiative (R2R) public meeting on August 30. During the meeting, set to take […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Superior Sand, Inc. with offices located in Greenacres, FL recently purchased a DSC Wolverine Class dredge for their operations in Palm City. According to the release, the company acquired a DSC Wolverine 10-inch dredge to meet the challenges of their new sand mining operations. Florida Superior Sand, Inc., a privately owned company established in […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently hosted a public meeting to gather input on the potential closure of a portion of Gull Lake Dam Road, located in East Gull Lake, Minnesota. Evaluation of the purpose and need for the public road began after the St. Paul District completed emergency repairs on a […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Emergency managers, public officials and industry executives will meet at the University of Houston on Friday, August 3, to discuss the latest updates on disaster preparations, loss mitigation and rapid recovery in the face of hurricanes and other storms. The Hurricanes, Major Disasters, Coastal Protection and Rapid Recovery in Texas and the Gulf Coast Region […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 36th edition of the International conference on coastal engineering ICCE 2018 will take place in Baltimore, MD, from 30 July – 3 August. Central theme of the conference will be the present state of the art and science of coastal engineering. The biannual conference is held under the auspices of the Coastal Engineering Research […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, in close cooperation with Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT), is to coordinate the NAVAIS program. The program kicked off on June 1st, with the Innovation & Networks Executive Agency of the European Commission (EC) signing the grant agreement. NAVAIS aims to maintain the European shipbuilding industry’s world-leading position in the design and construction […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    With the delivery of the ‘Peter’ last Thursday, the fleet of Dutch Dredging (Baggerbedrijf de Boer) now has the world’s most sustainable bed leveller. The 22.4-meter-long vessel complies not only with the strict IMO Tier 3 standard for the emission of harmful substances in shipping but also with the Euro Stage 5 standard for emissions in […]