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  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Universiteit Twente, Universiteit Utrecht and Deltares will organize the mini symposium ‘Adaptive Delta Management: How science can support decision making under uncentainty’ on Thursday 20 June. “The future is uncertain. Still, we have to make decisions, e.g. on how we want to develop and protect our living environment under these uncertain futures. Deltaic areas face […]

  • 15 November 2010

    Uncertainty looms over the much-touted Tk 12,000-crore plan to dredge over 300 rivers by 2018 due to delay in getting dredgers for … (blogspot) [mappress] Source: blogspot, November 15, 2010;

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Dredge Synthesis Panel Report confirms that dredging has damaging impacts and the full extent of the long-term impacts is unknown. “The report confirms there are still significant knowledge gaps and uncertainty about the impacts of dredging in the Great Barrier Reef,” said Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson. […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chatham Rock Phosphate’s proposal for seabed mining on the Chatham Rise involves very limited environmental risks in a small area, counsel James Winchester told the Environmental Protection Authority today. In his closing submission he said this is a good project that has demonstrated it is worthy of consent under the EEZ Act’s framework. “It will […]

  • 23 December 2009

    The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is optimistic that construction of the second container terminal will start on schedule despite uncertainty surrounding the dredging of Likoni channel… Source: Africa Business Daily, December 23, 2009;

  • 10 January 2011

    Uncertainties are looming about the deadline for the completion of the first terminal of the Colombo South Port, with Sri Lanka Ports … By Supun Dias and Thushantha Jayatilaka (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, January 10, 2011;

  • 21 June 2011

    Officials with the South Carolina State Ports Authority and the Army Corps of Engineers signed a cost-sharing contract to deepen Charleston…   (wisradio) [mappress] Source: wisradio, June 21, 2011

  • 6 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nakheel has offered investors in the stalled Palm Jebel Ali development alternative homes on other projects, casting further uncertainty over the future of the vast reclaimed island… Source: The National, November 5, 2009;

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global energy giant Shell’s rethink of a planned fourth LNG plant at Curtis Island makes it the latest organisation to acknowledge projects contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef are a bad investment, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director Felicity Wishart said a changing global marketplace […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC), under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, took place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center in October 2017. Speaking about climate change adaptations of ports and inland waterways – Ine Moulaert, Senior Engineer Marine Environmental Department, Jan de Nul, Member, PIANC Working Group 178 on Climate Change Adaptation, said that one […]

  • 28 May 2013

    Coastal models have been used to investigate and predict the water quality in coastal bays, gulfs, harbours and river estuaries such as Moreton Bay and the Derwent. “These models have been in development for the past 20 years but we know they contain approximations, and therefore uncertainties that we are working together to quantify and […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The existing legal framework relating to the management of dredged sediments is complex. Placement at sea is regulated by the London Convention and its Protocol and by various regional sea conventions such as the OSPAR Convention. On European level both the EC Waste Framework Directive and the Water Framework Directive apply. Dredged sediments are “more […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Uncertainty over climate change and social-economic developments have a big influence on new large storm surge barriers for the protection of ports, such as Rotterdam (NL) and Houston (USA). The impact of these future uncertainties emerged at the congress ‘Deltas & Ports of the future‘ organized by the Deltas, Infrastructures & mobility initiative (DIMI) of […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Few days ago, on July 4th, a meeting was organised at the Delft University of Technology to mark the completion of the doctoral research conducted by Timo Schweckendiek (Deltares/Delft University of Technology), who studied ways of reducing uncertainties associated with piping. This is a process in which water seepage erodes dikes from below and it is […]

  • 6 April 2010

    A $65 million development that would bring 700 jobs to Port Stephens may collapse because a land sale has not been finalised, more than nine months after the project was announced.Mining and construction giant Sandvik plans to build its headquarters at Heatherbrae, on land owned by Port Stephens Council… [mappress] Source:theherald,April 6,2010;

  • 24 October 2012

    The long-awaited cleanup project at the Arkema, one of Portland Harbor Superfund’s dirtiest sites located along the west side of the Willamette River, is finally underway, reports oregonlive.com. Arkema’s work appears to be going well, but testing will have to show the system is keeping contaminants at bay, said Sean Sheldrake, an EPA project manager. […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 18th River Restoration Center’s (RRC) Annual Network Conference, titled ‘River Restoration: Addressing Uncertainty’ will be held at Hilton Metropole in Brighton on the 4th and 5th April 2017. Each year, RRC holds an annual network conference that brings together professionals from all areas of river restoration. The event is usually over two days and includes around 50 speakers, workshop […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Basin Water Management office will host a conference call on Monday, Oct. 28, to take comments and answer questions from stakeholders regarding the 2013–2014 Draft Annual Operating Plan (AOP) for the Missouri River Mainstem System. Five public meetings had been scheduled throughout the basin Oct. 8–10 but were cancelled due to the […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Deltares. The first joint project of KICT and Deltares is entitled ‘the interaction between vegetation patchiness and river hydraulics: linking field, flume and model to reduce uncertainties in predictions’. In this project large unscaled flume experiments with natural […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released a new ‘Facts About’ publication on Adaptive Management. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2011, of $3.2 million ($0.12 diluted loss per share). These results compare to net income of $7.0 million ($0.26 diluted earnings per share) for the same period a year ago. “Although we had […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Turkish operator Yilport is expanding into the Baltic region, starting with the acquisition of a container terminal in Sweden. Yilport now owns 80% of Gävle Container Terminal, with the remaining 20% of the shares in the company controlled by Gävle Municipality. “This new ownership structure means that the recent uncertainty regarding the ownership of the […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Morrison Hershfield recently received the 2017 Yukon Engineering Excellence Award recognizing the Mayo River Flood Control Project for Excellence in Engineering. The Mayo River Flood Control Project has significantly contributed to protecting the Village of Mayo against adverse effects related to winter flooding on the River, according to the Morrison’s announcement. It has provided future […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Actor and Jana Sena Party (JSP) founder, Mr. Pawan Kalyan, extended his support to the employees of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) in Visakhapatnam yesterday, local media reports. The JSP chief joined the employees in their fight to stop privatization of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). Pawan has also written a letter of appeal to the Prime […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Development Bank (CDB) has signed a deal to invest $629 million to enable a consortium led by China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) to construct and run the first deep sea port in Nigeria. Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday witnessed the signing of the agreement with CDB that will accelerate the completion […]

  • 26 July 2011

    DP World’s global portfolio of container terminals has continued to build on the excellent start to 2011 with the momentum continuing into the second quarter. Gross volumes for the first six months of the year were 26.2 million TEU or 11% ahead of the prior year. This performance was driven by strong growth in the […]