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  • 3 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission at a special meeting on Friday approved a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The CC Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) will widen the CC Ship Channel to 530 feet plus […]

  • 11 April 2014

    Maintenance dredging is an important part of port operations to provide safe navigation by ensuring sufficient draught clearance for commercial vessels visiting the Port of Melbourne. Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) undertakes this work in accordance with an approved Environmental Management Plan (EMP) which includes Project Delivery Standards (PDS) including environmental controls and limits to […]

  • 7 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has met with the Japanese Shipowners Association (JSA) and several car manufacturers in Japan, as part of the ongoing discussions with the vehicle carrier segment on the Expansion Program’s progress and future toll structure upon its completion. During the meetings, the Panama Canal provided an update on the Expansion Program […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction of Liverpool’s new deep water container terminal, Liverpool2, took a major step forward this week with the appointment by Peel Ports of specialised contractors BAM Nuttall and Van Oord to construct the new in-river quay wall. The companies have formed a joint venture to undertake work on the quay wall, which forms the berthing […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The Port of Dover has gained industry recognition after commissioning a revolutionary temporary work system for its flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. The ‘walking piling gate’, which improves the safety, environmental standards and efficiency of the construction process, has been recognized as an innovation by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), and is featured on […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance work at the Mackay Marina southern breakwater being undertaken by North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) is progressing well with significant upgrades made to some of the sections damaged by high seas related to Tropical Cyclone Dylan at the end of January. The breakwater has been closed to public access since mid-November while repairs and […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the Environment Agency launches a consultation on its draft flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy for England, the North Yorkshire County Council is now pressing ahead in its commitment to mitigate flood risks. The EA’s draft strategy sets out a vision for “a nation ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has recently awarded Boskalis Westminster the contract to widen and deepen a critical part of the access channel to the container terminal operated by DP World Southampton. This follows the announcement in December 2012 that the Marine Management Organisation had issued the necessary consents to undertake the works. The removal of […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Prof. I. Murali Krishna Rao of Management Faculty, Andhra University has addressed the officers of Dredging Corporation of India Limited, Visakhapatnam on the topic “PHILOSOPHIES OF MARKETING”. Mr. M.S. Rao, HOD-Marketing and Operations, DCI, welcomed the gathering. Shri S.Vasudeva Rao, IPS, Chief Vigilance Officer of DCI who presided over the meeting mentioned the need for […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Clare County Council has announced that storm remediation works will begin at a number of coastal locations in the County this week. The phase two of the reconstruction of the Seawall at Kilkee is currently underway. Phase one was substantially completed for the summer of 2015 and phase two will be completed before the start […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Christie Administration has filed its first eminent domain actions to attain easements from beachfront property owners in northern Ocean County required by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to construct a federally funded engineered beach and dune project that will protect one of the areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy from severe storms and […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has filed its first eminent domain actions against beachfront property owners to secure easements that the USACE needs to build engineered beach and dune projects to protect lives, homes and businesses in the state’s economically vital coastal communities from severe storms and flooding, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin and Acting Attorney General John J. […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UTV1200, an SMD built cable burial tool will be ready for operation in the New Year, announced pharosoffshoregroup.com. The vehicle has undergone extensive modifications that have enhanced the configuration to provide a more effective post-lay trenching burial vehicle. The previous configuration of UTV1200 (LBT1) allowed for concurrent trenching (mechanical and jetting) of a pre-loaded product, however […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) was officially launched over the weekend – with doubly good news as the work of the Flood Action Plan, for which it is now responsible, has received a three quarters of a million pound funding boost. The SRA’s set up, start date and interim funding for the coming financial […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report released for public comment yesterday, November 13th 2014, indicates that the reservoir behind the Conowingo Dam is trapping smaller amounts of sediment and has essentially reached its limit to trap in the long term. However, a large majority of the pollution to the Chesapeake Bay from the […]

  • 14 November 2010

    A Victorian Liberal Nationals Coalition Government will provide $6 million to the City of Kingston to dredge, clean up and begin maintaining the Mordialloc Creek, Coalition Leader Ted Baillieu said today. Mr Baillieu said the $6 million commitment will be in addition to the $800,000 commitment from the City of Kingston and $300,000 by Melbourne […]

  • 19 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rock removal work is underway on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill. Work began Saturday, Dec. 15, upstream of the Thebes railroad bridge. Low water on the river has allowed rock removal to be accomplished using excavating equipment. The progress of the excavation reduces the need for marine blasting, […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Member of Parliament for Delta—Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced  that the Government of Canada will invest $7.3 million in repair, maintenance and construction projects at small craft harbours in British Columbia. “The Harper Government understands that safe, efficient harbours are essential for a […]

  • 17 September 2012

    An ambitious project to salvage Kashmir’s lifeline river Jhelum has started to yield positive results with the Jammu and Kashmir government maintaining that the flood threat triggered by recent incessant rains subsided due to ongoing conservation measures in the river in north Kashmir. Jhelum which is a main source of irrigation in the Valley has […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The dredging of lower River Niger with the main objective of achieving an all year round navigation of the dredged channels from Warri in Delta State to Baro in Niger State, shows the Federal Government’s commitment in improving inland water transportation in the country. Historically, the idea of dredging the lower River Niger was mooted […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As an established provider of specialist subsea services to the offshore energy markets, Red7Marine continues to develop its range of fully integrated bespoke equipment and has made a commitment to being considered ‘The Partner of Choice’ where subsea excavation solutions are required. Following an extensive review of displacement and relocation of a variety of seabed […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The remote island nation of Tuvalu is benefiting from increased land space and improved living conditions following the completion of dredging works delivered by Australian-based Hall Contracting. Hall Contracting Managing Director, Cameron Hall, said that the works – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on behalf of the Government of Tuvalu […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Twenty-year-old Tynnan Byrne has added another trophy to his pool room after winning the Apprentice Of The Year Award for the Earthmover and Civil Contractors annual awards night in Sydney last week. Tynnan has worked with Sunshine Coast dredging, civil construction and marine engineering company, Hall Contracting, for more than four years. Hall Contracting’s Managing […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) first-ever Performance Audit on Water Pollution in India has found out that despite earmarking Rs 24.56crore, under the National River Conservation Plan (NRCP), the project for restoration and conservation of Veli-Akkulam lake had not achieved its objectives as yet. The report said that the activities to be undertaken for […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a wave basin, in its physical modelling laboratories in Oxfordshire, HR Wallingford’s engineers have built a scaled model of the proposed new Aberdeen Harbor. HR Wallingford has been involved in the project from its initial concept stages in 2010, and will be working with Aberdeen Harbor Board right through to construction and undertaking modelling […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Victoria’s commercial ports have performed strongly over the past year, posting solid figures in import and export trade. Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed the annual reports tabled in Parliament yesterday and said the figures reinforced the strategic value of Victoria’s commercial ports. “Victoria has an incredibly strong ports sector which can be seen in the […]