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  • 10 May 2012

    Port Hedland is a key export location for Australian iron ore exports. BHP Billiton is undertaking development of a 100-million-tonne-a-year outer harbour expansion at the port. GHD, a global engineering and environmental services firm, commissioned the system in order to provide marine water quality data from monitoring sites located in areas surrounding the port dredging […]

  • 17 April 2012

    In an unexpected irony, the notorious Mooloolaba Harbour entrance has claimed another victim – the dredge which was supposed to remove a problem sand shoal. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said she had been informed that the Port Frederick, a heavier duty dredge with a previous history of helping clear the Mooloolah River entrance as […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) undertakes annual maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. A Long Term Dredge Management Plan (LTDMP) was developed by SKM in August 2009 to support an application to the Commonwealth for a 10 Year Sea Dumping Permit. In addition, two addendum documents developed by NQBP were provided to the Commonwealth […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has finalised the Public Environment Report (PER) Supplementary Report for the Port of Abbot Point capital dredging project (iEPBC Reference Number 2011/6213). The Supplementary Report has recently been lodged with the Commonwealth Department of Sustainability: Environment, Water, Population and Communities (SEWPaC) in accordance with Section 99 of the EPBC […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially broke ground yesterday on a long-awaited $32.5 million seawall project in northern Atlantic City that will provide critical protection from Absecon Inlet during storm events. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin was joined by USACE Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo and […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Natural resource manager Michael Nash has been elected chair of the Hinchinbrook Local Marine Advisory Committee for the group’s new three year term. The committee is one of 12 along the coast from Cape York to Bundaberg that provide input to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) on local marine issues. GBRMPA Chair […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to project river stages will sustain the authorized 9-foot deep commercial navigation channel between St. Louis, Mo., and Cairo, Ill. The Corps continues to apply all available capabilities and resources to keep the channel open. The latest weather outlook indicates a warming trend and the potential for rain […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced four appointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation Board, as the Port Capacity Project surges full steam ahead. Mr Hodgett said he was pleased to renew appointments for Deputy Chair James Cain and Director David Cranwell, and appoint new Directors Alice Williams and Jim Marshall. “I’m pleased to […]

  • 16 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The harbour dredger used by Moray Council has been sold. In recent years the MV Shearwater had become too costly to maintain and its frequent breakdowns made the operation of it unreliable. The vessel was used to keep harbours in Moray clear, and was frequently contracted out to other authorities throughout Scotland and north England […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Partrac Ltd has recently completed a survey to demonstrate its world-leading particle tracing technology for aiding the management of contaminated sediments. This was for the SPAWAR (Space and Naval Warfare) Systems Centre Pacific in San Diego. The study was undertaken under a grant funded by the US Department of Defense (DoD) ESTCP programme. This is the […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, has welcomed the Victorian Government’s freight and logistics plan’s confirmation that an expanded Port of Hastings is critical to securing the economic vitality of Victoria and cementing Victoria’s status as the freight and logistics capital of the country. Mr Lean said the plan, Victoria – The Freight […]

  • 3 May 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, and City of Seattle officials will meet with Corps headquarters officials May 7 for the Elliott Bay Seawall General Investigation study’s Feasibility Scoping Meeting, or FSM. “This is a major milestone in the Corps’ Civil Works study process,” Seattle District Commander Col. Bruce A. Estok said. “This is […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Protecting the Texas coast from natural and man-made disasters continues to make headlines in the media as various agencies and organizations seek to find solutions to this complex issue. Col. Richard Pannell, USACE Galveston District commander, acknowledged the magnitude of this undertaking and expressed appreciation for the supportive partnerships involved in the joint effort. “The Coastal […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will soon begin work on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages. Contractors working for the Corps will remove approximately 2,800 cubic yards of rock as a permanent improvement to the navigation channel […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marine Scotland Science (MSS) recently undertook CARIS HIPS and SIPS training conducted by CARIS BV’s Michal Borkowski at the Marine Laboratory in Aberdeen, UK. The purpose of the training was to focus on streamlining workflows and processes with their multibeam data. MSS received training a number of years ago, but wanted to update staff on […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company, (ADPC) the master developer of ports and industrial zones, has awarded an AED 2.5 million contract to Parsons, to manage the development of Delma Port in Al Gharbia or Western Region of the Abu Dhabi emirate. Guy Mehula, Parsons MENA+ President, and Mohamed Al Shamisi, Acting CEO of ADPC, recently met […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District approved an important step in moving ahead with the Fountain Lake Restoration Project when the Board of Managers accepted a Barr Engineering proposal for Phase 1 Engineering Services. “Phase 1 Engineering will be used to undertake data gathering and stakeholder and permitting agency communications to complete a preliminary engineering […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston district is working with federal, state and local partners to minimize any potential impact that the placement of dredge material from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Causeway to Bastrop dredging project may cause to seagrass beds located in Placement Area 62 and 63.  “We appreciate the local community’s commitment […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just announced that the company is seeking public feedback on the proposed channel deepening project in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō. “Internationally, container ships have been getting bigger for many years. To accommodate these larger ships we are proposing to dredge the channel to increase its depth by 5-6 meters and deepen the container berths at the […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest $8.4 million in repair, maintenance and construction projects at small craft harbours in Nova Scotia. “Our Government understands the important […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In order to obtain approval from the authorities to undertake dredging activities it is usually a requirement to predict the expected sediment spill and assess potential consequences for the environment. Today, this work is time consuming, costly and relies on highly skilled modelling experts. DHI’s new cloud-based service is about to completely transform modelling of […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next 5 years at the Port of Gdansk will see the implementation of the largest ever investment program, in terms of both scope and expense. The program initiated by the Port of Gdansk Authority and worth approximately $225 million, covering almost the entire area of the port, including the Inner and Outer Port, will be […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has begun detailed environmental studies of Western Port’s weather and wave patterns. “We are focusing on finding out as much as we can about Western Port and its environs to better inform planning and design decisions about the proposed container port at Hastings,” said Port of Hastings Development Authority’s […]

  • 8 December 2011

    The issue of whether dredged sediment from a Middletown lake will be transported to the former National Lead site still remains. At a Nov. 14 public hearing in Middletown, a new official with the Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said that Sayreville officials accepted the Shadow Lake material. Suzanne Dietrick, chief of the Office […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. Doug Burgum yesterday stressed the critical importance of securing permanent protection against catastrophic flooding for the Fargo-Moorhead metro area, urging officials to build on the momentum of the F-M Area Flood Diversion Task Force after the group concluded its fifth and final meeting. Burgum expressed deep gratitude to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and the […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker yesterday announced over $8 million in grants for five harbor maintenance and improvement projects in Wisconsin. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they are located, according to the Walker’s announcement. Grantees include: City of Superior (Douglas County) – $1.7 million to install new sheet piling […]