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  • 23 August 2012

    Ocean Dredging DSM Inc (DSM) owns one of Canada’s most important fleet of marine equipment and offers world-class integrated marine services including: dredging, harbor towing, pilot boat services, salvage, marine construction and repair, equipment rental, welding and machining, mechanics, short and long distance transportation by tug and barge, and much more. It is recognized as […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Jan De Nul Group has been awarded a project for the design, the construction and the installation of 16 concrete foundations for an offshore wind farm in the Swedish part of the Baltic Sea, by order of E.ON (Sweden). Jan De Nul Group already started the design of the foundations of the 3MW wind turbines, […]

  • 1 December 2010

    Protect the newly sprayed-on land against the winter storms. That’s the Blockbuster. After the stormy season, the enormous crane will continue blocks in the new Maasvlakte sea defence. To protect the land from the sea, Maasvlakte 2 will have a hard seawall that stretches over a length of 3.5 km along its northern edge. The […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue. This is clearly reflected by main policy developments in Europe and elsewhere in the World. Increasingly, developers and operators working underwater are being required to consider and manage underwater sound. The forthcoming WODA workshop on 26 March 2015, in Paris, will offer delegates an unparalleled […]

  • 2 November 2012

    “Dredging of Swarna River to save water for summer is a prominent issue in the district“, said CMC president Kiran Kumar, in the City Municipal Council (CMC) meeting held on Wednesday, October 31. “Dredging work is usually carried out between October and January and this year, it is already late. The problem is with some […]

  • 1 May 2013

    The Newman Government’s plans to privatise ports and to weaken environmental impact assessment, revealed today, will put more pressure on the Great Barrier Reef than ever before, say the Australian Greens. With coal ports in private hands and a lax process for assessing their environmental impacts, the Great Barrier Reef will be under more pressure […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thecla Bodewes Shipyards launched the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage in Harlingen last Friday. This dredger is equipped with a smart diesel-electric system, developed in close collaboration between Barkmeijer Shipyards and D&A Electric, that efficiently regulates the energy supply for sailing, dredging and unloading the ship. As a result, energy and fuel consumption […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Legislation that would create a partnership between marina owners, private lenders and the state to assist in emergency dredging was introduced in the Michigan Senate on Thursday, said sponsor Sen. Jack Brandenburg. Senate Bill 252 would create a loan program that would enable marinas to pay a low interest rate on loans for emergency dredging […]

  • 20 July 2012

    ANGUS Council has agreed to deal with the dredging of Arbroath Harbour as a matter of urgency, reports arbroathherald. This work was entrusted to Open Water Dredging. OWD operates in many of the international dredging and marine construction areas including;maintenance dredging, capital dredging, cable trenches, subsea pipelines. Funding of the Arbroath Harbour dredging project is […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens congratulate the bravery of Greenpeace activists, who boarded a loaded coal ship in the Great Barrier Reef to raise awareness of the damage coal exports are doing to the Reef through climate change and shipping. “The Great Barrier Reef is too precious to be treated as a coal and gas highway for […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environment group Save the Reef says the new federal Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, should reconvene the Independent Review of the Port of Gladstone given the latest revelations about water quality in the harbour. A Gladstone Ports Corporation report from September-October 2011 has confirmed that high turbidity in Gladstone Harbour was caused by a […]

  • 6 May 2013

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), joined by Monmouth Beach Mayor Susan Howard, announced the Army Corps of Engineers’ plans for the Sea Bright to Manasquan beach replenishment project. Congressman Pallone outlined the scope and timeline of this critical work that will help protect the Shore. The project will cover a majority of the beaches from […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Field trials carried out by Deltares have shown that a peat substrate is stronger than was previously thought. The trials lasted a year and were performed during reinforcement work on the Markermeer dike between Hoorn and Amsterdam. The dike, built on peat soil, no longer complied to the latest safety standards legislation. That is why […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Ridgefield’s updated shoreline master program. Ridgefield’s program will guide development and use along 1.6 miles of shorelines on Lake River and Gee Creek. It will result in significant improvements in water quality as well as improved protection and restoration of the shorelines. Ridgefield is one of nearly […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hamburg is the German economy’s Gateway to the World. Along with the other German seaports, it plays an essential role for seaborne foreign trade as an interface between land and sea transport. Its excellent accessibility by water and overland is crucial for the operation of worldwide transport chains. Consequently the Port of […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) will be managing and overseeing a number of habitat restoration and dredging projects, including a project at Narrow River that will serve as a pilot for future marsh restoration projects in the state. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) received an award from the DOI for marsh elevation […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast’s ongoing commitment to protecting and managing the city’s iconic beaches has been given a further boost today, as the Council endorsed its Ocean Beaches Strategy. The new strategy, developed through widespread community consultation, sets out a clear framework for maintaining, protecting and enhancing the ocean beaches now and into the […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations got underway last week in the Hatteras ferry channel to clear a 10-to-12-foot depth along the route between the ferry facilities on Hatteras and Ocracoke, with the goal of clearing the way for the ferry route to return to its original path in a few weeks. An overnight storm on Jan. 18 made […]

  • 27 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced the christening of its newest dredge the Linda LaQuay. Orion Marine Group will christen the dredge Linda LaQuay Friday morning, August 27, 2010, in its new north yard in Port Lavaca, TX. The dredge Linda LaQuay, is a 24″ […]

  • 5 December 2013

    A new Damen CSD500 has started an impressive job in Nigeria. It is to clear a 52 km long stretch of a river, to improve accessibility of an inland transshipment port. The delivery of a complete Damen dredging package gave the project a flying start. The ”Karamara” has been acquired to increase the accessibility of […]

  • 24 July 2013

    Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus QC, Queensland Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli and Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General and Member for Blair Shayne Neumann announced that work will commence immediately to reopen the Port of Bundaberg to full-size ships. Heavy silting after severe flooding in early 2013 has prevented full-sized […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and U.S. Representaive Garret Graves have announced that the federal government will allocate an additional $1.213 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for hazard mitigation projects in parishes that were impacted by the 2016 floods.  Commenting this, Governor Edwards said: “This new investment from HUD is critically important to […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord (TVO) schemes have been shortlisted for five of the seven categories in the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards. The Project Excellence Awards recognize excellent project work undertaken by the Environment Agency and its partners. For 2016 there were 60 individual projects entered across the seven categories, representing a total of 96 […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aquamec Ltd., a Finland based developer and manufacturer of the Watermaster multipurpose machines, has released a very interesting paper on flood fighting activities in the Philippines. The paper focuses on flood prevention efforts of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH – responsible for providing and managing quality infrastructure facilities and services for […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed the Chief’s Report on deepening and widening portions of the Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach Harbor. The Chief’s Report outlines the major national benefits of the project including transportation cost savings and increased economic efficiency of the port. The inlet’s primary problems include economic inefficiencies exacerbated by channel […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Wasserstraßen-Neubauamt Berlin has invited bidders to submit their offers for the waterway improvement project at the Berlin area. The plan is to expand the lake route to the White Sea, to both sides of connection or transition areas) for restricted oncoming traffic in the Wastr.Kl. Vb. Therefore, the currently existing channel route in Nedlitzer and […]