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  • 2 March 2012

    A joint international expert mission to the World Heritage property of Great Barrier Reef by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC), and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is taking place from 5 to 14 March 2012. The World Heritage Committee, at its 35th session in June 2011 (Paris) examined the state of […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      Coda Octopus Group, Inc. announced that the world-renowned survey department of Rijkswaterstaat in the Netherlands has just taken delivery of their first integrated Underwater Inspection System (UIS(TM)) from Coda Octopus Products. Rijkswaterstaat’s survey department, whose remit covers mainly inshore rivers and canals, plans to put their new UIS(TM) to a diverse range of applications […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Phil Bryant addressed the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) at its meeting yesterday in Biloxi and announced several projects for the State of Mississippi, designed to help restore and protect the environment and economy of the state. “We continue to propose and implement projects to support the economic and natural resource recovery of […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The WOC and the Australian Association for Maritime Affairs (AAMA) are collaborating to ensure that ocean industries have the opportunity to provide input to “Rio + 20”– the decadal UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio de Janeiro, 20-22 June 2012) for which oceans are a thematic priority. The WOC/AAMA Workshop on “Oceans, Industry and Rio […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney visited three Superfund sites in Orange and Dutchess Counties to review and assess progress on the cleanup of contamination at these hazardous waste sites. Their first stop was the Shenandoah Road Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in East Fishkill, New […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG. A ceremony was held at the yard to mark the first cutting of steel for the prefabrication of a new section of hull that will hold the new […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recharged and rejuvenated beaches at Holland on Sea will reopen to the public tomorrow following the completion of phase one of a £36 million coastal protection scheme. The beaches have been closed off for safety reasons while the work has been undertaken by contractors. Tendring District Council (TDC) has now taken possession of the sands […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will provide funding to ensure the accessibility and health of two key Tweed waterways, Minister for Natural Resources Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Tweed Geoff Provest announced today.  Mr Humphries said that the NSW Government will commit up to $600,000 – which includes funding under phase two of the Rescuing our Waterways […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The NSW Government will provide funding to ensure the accessibility and health of the Brunswick Heads waterway, Minister for Natural Resources Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Ballina Don Page announced today. Mr Humphries said the NSW Government will commit up to $600,000 – which includes funding under phase two of the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new scheme to remove red tape and help landowners manage the risk of flooding has been announced by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson yesterday. In recent years wet weather has caused significant flooding in areas such as the River Brue in Somerset. But while river maintenance can make floods less likely in some areas, current […]

  • 2 September 2013

    An extra £3 million has been made available for Scottish fishing harbours that were damaged by the storms late last year. The storms, which were caused by an unusual combination of south easterly gales, low pressures and high tides, were described as the worst in decades and caused damage across Scotland. The additional £3 million […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Specialist vessels have started to arrive at the Port of Dover for the official start of harbor dredging for the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development scheme. The DWDR principal contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various items of floating equipment which has begun arriving in Dover […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced approximately $3.8 million in new pilot grants to nine recipients across the country for cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties. The pilot Multi-Purpose grants, funded by EPA’s Brownfields program, will help recipients to conduct assessments and cleanup activities, and secure funding to eliminate delays in moving from assessment […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Following a decade of outstanding service in charge of Australia’s largest container and general cargo port, Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Stephen Bradford will transition to retirement this year, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “I have greatly enjoyed my work at PoMC but believe now is the time to […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    With reference to the press release of 26 November 2012 in which Boskalis announced its intention to make an offer for Dockwise, Boskalis today reconfirms its intention to make an all cash voluntary public offer for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares (the Shares) of Dockwise (the Offer). The Offer will be made in […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Members of the Harbor Advisory Committee paid a site visit to the new Cowes Breakwater today, Tuesday 29th September, to get a close-up view of the 350-meter long structure and learn about the construction process from contractor Boskalis Westminster. Ben Willows, Chairman of the Advisory Committee (CHAC), said: “We are very appreciative to CHC for […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Joondalup is taking proactive steps to identify and prepare for potential future changes to the City’s coastline from climate change, such as erosion and storm surges, and is seeking to engage with the local community on this important issue. The Department of Planning’s State Planning Policy 2.6: State Coastal Planning Policy (SPP […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DeepOcean is working to deliver a conceptual study for INTECSEA Canada (INTECSEA), with the support of SMD, as part of a programme to develop a trenching system for subsea pipelines, flowlines and umbilicals in ice scour environments. INTECSEA, on behalf of Petroleum Research Newfoundland & Labrador (PRNL), is managing a multi-phased Joint Industry Project (JIP) […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Metro Vancouver, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation of Delta, and the City of Richmond together celebrate the milestone of a $10-million collaboration to dredge the lower Fraser River in Ladner Harbor, Deas Slough, Sea Reach and Cannery Channel. Dredging involves the careful removal […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the four remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration project, moving this large-scale Everglades restoration project one step closer to completion. The $4.65 million MacArthur Ditch Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on Jan. 15. […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Monday, January 13th witnessed the official opening ceremony of Damen Shipyards Sharjah FZE – the newest shipyard of Albwardy Marine Engineering. In a joint venture between the Damen Shipyards Group and Albwardy Marine Engineering, the core activities at DSS will continue along the tried and trusted course of Damen new-builds and Albwardy’s conversions, dry-dockings and […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has concluded an assessment of proposals for a cruise ship terminal on the Southport Broadwater undertaken for the Gold Coast City Council. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning, Jeff Seeney, said the preliminary assessment found it is possible for one of two proposed projects to proceed and it […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has marked a major milestone with the successful completion of detailed site surveys of Western Port’s marine environment. These surveys included taking numerous samples from just over 100 borehole locations at various points across Western Port. The samples were collected from two jack-up barges that began surveying in December […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Regional Minister for Prince Edward Island, was in West Point Harbour yesterday to announce a Government of Canada investment of $9.5 million to support improvement projects at small craft harbours in Prince Edward Island. At West Point harbour, the major projects being undertaken are reconstruction […]

  • 9 January 2014

    The Government of Ghana is engaging local and foreign stakeholders to raise resources for the deployment of inland ports to reduce pressure on the Tema and Takoradi harbours, and the roads. This forms part of Government’s programme for a massive improvement in the nation’s transportation system to further open up the economy, create decent and […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Expressions of interest have been called for construction work to expand the Abbot Point port. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the construction and dredging works at the port would generate up to 155 jobs for about six months. “We are calling for expressions of interest from suitably qualified companies to undertake […]