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  • 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″ […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 December 2013

    University of Twente announced its leadership of the RiverCare research program on intelligent river management. The program aims at self-sustaining multifunctional rivers and focusses on the consequences of measures on a river. Other participants in RiverCare are universities of Utrecht, Nijmegen, Delft and Wageningen, as well as various research institutes, companies and government bodies, such […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society warned that fast-tracking of the industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef, including mega-ports, dumping and dredging, has gone up a gear today with Premier Campbell Newman announcing tax breaks for coal developments in the Galilee Basin. Less than a week after the release of the Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host additional public meetings in July to seek input on the proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway. • July 10 at 4 p.m., at the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Carlos Truan Natural Resources Center Building, Room 1003, 6300 Ocean […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received an application for a permit for the Sand and Warm Creeks Confluence Improvements Project. According to the Corps, the applicant, San Bernardino County Dept of Public Works proposes to convert approximately 2692 linear feet of the Sand Creek and Warm Creek from open, primarily soft-bottomed trapezoidal […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection again engaged local stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others, on development of the restoration plan for Lake Okeechobee. This meeting continued an intensified program of monthly gatherings to establish the specific pollutant load reductions and action strategies essential to improving lake water quality. This month’s […]

  • 8 July 2011

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority(PoRa) believes that the recently published EU White Paper on Transport is in line with the draft Port Vision 2030, the long-term vision announced by the Port of Rotterdam Authority. In general, the PoRA agrees with the objectives and concrete measures announced by the European Commission (EC). Rotterdam does see some […]