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  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (3-7 March, 2014, Kinderdijk) will be performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls which can be expected […]

  • 3 May 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan has informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the Cargo Traffic handled at Major and Minor ports over the last three years has been increased. The details are as follows: He further stated that the Government is taking the following steps […]

  • 5 January 2012

    The HCM City administration is determined to stop flooding at 10 of 31 spots in the city by the end of the year…   (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, January 5, 2012;

  • 28 July 2011

    The officials of the Revenue department of Thane along with the police force arrested 20 persons in a raid for allegedly carrying out … (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, July 28, 2011;

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, will participate at the 29th edition of Samoter in Verona, from 8-11 May, 2014. This event will focus on many different topics: from sustainability, the cornerstone of the event, to innovations involving earth-moving machinery, by conferences. Earth-moving machinery of the future will also be highlighted at Samoter, as discussed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and their contractors are making good progress on the construction of the new levee in Yauco, Puerto Rico, following Hurricane Maria floods that destroyed the previous one. According to the Corps, Rio Yauco is a normally-modest stream on Puerto Rico’s southwest coast. It flows roughly 21 kilometers from Lago Lucchetti […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Software users, developers and modellers in the field of water quality and ecology were given access last week to the source code of the Deltares software module DELWAQ. This was another major step forward with the Deltares open source policy, two years after it opened up the Delft3D package (for the modelling of rivers, coast […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next 5 years at the Port of Gdansk will see the implementation of the largest ever investment program, in terms of both scope and expense. The program initiated by the Port of Gdansk Authority and worth approximately $225 million, covering almost the entire area of the port, including the Inner and Outer Port, will be […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A foreland with vegetation reduces the force of waves hitting the dike, and therefore the load on the dike. As a result, the dike itself does not need to be strengthened. That saves costs, because a sandy foreland or forebank is cheaper to build and maintain than the traditional approach to strengthening dikes with rock. […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The latest stage of work in the next phase of a multi-million pound development to enhance facilities at the Port of Cromarty Firth is underway. Work on the reclamation of nine acres of seabed and the construction of a new deep-water berth, featuring a 154m long jetty capable of docking the largest vessels in operation […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    From March 1st 2015 onward, Deltares will be mobilizing Dutch knowledge questions with the aim of establishing the research agenda for the, soil-sediment-water system, subsurface and land use in Europe. As the work package leader, Deltares will also be making sure that other European countries do the same. The Horizon2020 project to establish this specific […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The plan for the Little Narragansett Bay dredging project, as a very important venture, is slowly but surely taking shape despite the lack of funding. The proposed dredging program at the mentioned area includes removing 35,000 cubic yards of sand and 50,000 cubic yards of the silt, according to thewesterlysun.com. Michael Walsh, the project manager […]

  • 8 March 2011
    Vessels

    Macduff Shipyards has just completed and delivered a new steel workboat to the Aberdeen Harbour Board, UK, which will be used for general… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, March 8, 2011    

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part the EU-funded HYDRALAB+ project, scientists from HR Wallingford will work with 23 partner organisations from across Europe to address the urgent need to understand the consequences of climate change on rivers, estuaries and coasts. The four-year project will create closer ties between international research institutes and provide training and access to experimental facilities to […]

  • 25 May 2012

    On May 16th, 2012 Dutch shipbuilding and repair company Damen Shipyards Group has taken over the shares of Swedish ship repair and maintenance yard Oskarshamnsvarvet in Oskarshamn. The acquisition was prepared in close cooperation with the owners and includes the full continuation of the repair yard, both as to current operations and personnel. Oskarshamnsvarvet is […]

  • 18 March 2010

    The city and port authority don’t always agree, but both are happy with a dredging deal that promises to save millions of Hamilton tax dollars.Instead of the city dredging shallow Windermere Basin at the far east end of the harbour — as it is obliged to do — sediment will be allowed to wash into […]

  • 18 March 2011

      This is the first announcement of the next World Dredging Congress. Under the theme of “The Art of Dredging” WODCON XX will take place from 3 to 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. World Dredging Congresses (WODCONs) are organised once every three years by one of the three sister associations of WODA, the World Organisation […]

  • 8 June 2010

    Dredging will take place at the Portarlington harbour from next Tuesday to improve boating safety.   [mappress] Source: geelong advertiser,June 8, 2010;

  • 8 May 2012

    “It’s not the fences that matter, it’s the gates,” Dave Gibson told attendees at the U.S. International Border and Water Commission collaborative meeting held here April 19 at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve. Gibson, executive director of the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board, was not talking about the international border fence […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Local business groups plan to outbid tycoon Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhari to buy the Penang Port from the federal government with a RM500 million financial layout, informs freemalaysiatoday.com. The Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce (PCCC) will form a consortium in a bid to take over Penang Port, says its president Tan Sri Tan Kok Ping. According […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Central Government is committed to taking all possible measures to ensure that the river Ganga maintains continuous and unpolluted flow. For securing these objectives, a series of steps have been taken by the Government. The process of declaring the stretch from Gaumukh to Uttar Kashi on the river Bhagirathi as an eco-sensitive zone has […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The Institute of Oceanology Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOCAS), Qingdao, has taken delivery of a Chelsea SeaSoar towed oceanographic system. The sale has been facilitated through Chelsea’s agents China ORES Co Ltd. The purchase of the SeaSoar system satisfies the requirement of the IOCAS for a large payload towed oceanographic vehicle capable of undulating down […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hastings expansion project continues to progress, with the release of Expressions of Interest (EOI) for four key feasibility-phase work packages, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “The EOI process will gather a team of specialists to guide and inform the Port of Hastings container expansion project through the feasibility phase of […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    HHLA’s subsidiary Metrans has acquired the company which operates the trimodal container terminal in the Austrian port of Krems on the Danube. The company was taken over from Mierka Donauhafen Krems GmbH & Co. KG. The terminal will now provide a direct link between the German seaports and the economic region of Lower Austria. “The […]