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  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of its 3rd Marine and Coastal Engineering Summit that took place last year in Doha, IQPC is organizing the Port Development Week which will take place from 6-9 September 2015, again in Doha. This event will serve as an interactive platform for all project stakeholders and will feature high-level strategic discussions and share […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Team Van Oord has started work on phase one of a £44m, 10-year flood protection scheme for the north of Portsea Island which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. The contract has been awarded to Team Van Oord by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, and […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FM Glenn Constructions have been awarded a contract to manufacture 1200 concrete blocks that will be a part of the future upgrade to the Coffs Harbor northern breakwater. “The new wall will increase the level of protection to people, property and boats at the Coffs Harbor marina by preventing from waves overtopping the breakwater,” Mr Niall […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the shoreline of the Cromarty Firth literally changing shape, communities around Invergordon will have an opportunity to see the progress on the port reclamation project, due to be completed in August 2015. A public exhibition will be held by the Port of Cromarty Firth to showcase the major enhancements to their current facilities at […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey is kicking off the unofficial start of summer this Memorial Day weekend with vastly improved beaches, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said yesterday during the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s annual State of the Shore event in Asbury Park. “The beaches are in great shape, and we are ready for the 2015 […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Brevard County is embarking on a large-scale environmental dredging project for the Indian River Lagoon. Decades of excessive pollution has overwhelmed the natural resilience and assimilative capacity of this National Estuary. This legacy of pollutant load contributed to record breaking algae blooms in 2011 and 2012, loss of 60% of the seagrass beds, and unusual mortality […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    An operation to dredge Rhyl Harbor as part of an annual maintenance program will get underway later this week. Approximately 22,000 tonnes of material will be removed from the harbor during the operation, which was given the go-ahead following a successful application by Denbighshire County Council for a marine licence to dredge from Natural Resources […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Sandwich Town Tidal Defense scheme is progressing well. At Richborough Road a new flood wall has been built and erosion protection works to the river bank are now complete. Although sections of the new flood defenses are now finished, there are landscaping works still needed to be carried out in some areas. […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A mixture of soft and hard engineering measures has been employed to save the eastern coastline of Tongatapu, the main island of the Kingdom of Tonga. Measures like constructing permeable groynes and short offshore breakwaters supplemented with beach replenishment and coastal planting is being trialled to save Tongatapu’s east coast from gradual erosion and land […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The work is underway on a $1.4 million upgrade of Yamba’s commercial moorings under the NSW Government’s significant investment in regional coastal infrastructure. “The upgrade to infrastructure used by the Clarence River Fishermen’s Co-operative includes the replacement of structures that are at the end of their service life,” Clarence Nationals MP, Chris Gulaptis said. The concrete […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Final preparations are underway for the Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit that will be held from 9-11 June in Cairo.  Many advancements are planned for Egypt’s maritime sector, with expansions to the capacity of the Suez Canal soon to be ready, together with expansions to all of the country’s major ports, Egypt is steadily moving towards its goal […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    An Italian dredger builder Italdraghe and its consortium partner CPN Srl are currently building three dredgers for the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources. Following contract signing, work is already well underway on one Italdraghe SGT 400 D and two Italdraghe SGT 300 RB diesel cutter suction dredgers that will be delivered to Um Qasser at […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The University of Rhode Island has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to be one of two primary partners, along with Jackson State University, in the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The selection, which could result in funding in excess of $2.5 million, […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fugro is participating in a nearshore replenishment trial that aims to reduce the cost of beach maintenance. Sustaining Poole Bay’s wide sandy beach is hugely important for the protection of seafront properties and infrastructure against regional coastal flooding and erosion. Maintaining these sands has historically relied on traditional replenishment schemes; dredging material from the harbor […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    For the quarter ended March 31, 2015, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) reported revenue of $174.6 million, net loss of $8.4 million, and adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $4.4 million. Total contracted backlog at quarter end was a record $741.2 million. “In the first quarter of 2015, we were awarded $208 million, or 84% […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal development program is nearing its completion and the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the new waterway are currently underway. Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish recently said that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized in July 2015, one month before the deadline. At the […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crucial works to repair and rebuild a sea wall at Shortland’s Bluff will help prevent coastal erosion caused by storm surges and protect navigational aids at Queenscliff. The $150,000 works managed by the Victorian Government were completed prior to Easter and will help defend the seawall and coastal assets before the onset of powerful winter […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal will be equipped with the most modern seamarks and buoys to achieve the highest level of navigational safety to passing ships, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said. During a meeting with visiting UAE State Minister Sultan al Jaber and his accompanying delegation, Mamish said 110 buoys will be […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The preparation works are currently underway for a reclamation and seawall construction project at the East of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). With effect from May 1st, 2015 and for a period of approximately 20 months, marine works involving reclamation, seawall construction, diving operations, sand filling and delivery of precast units and construction materials will be carried […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A restoration project that involves dredging sediment from Spring Mill Lake at Spring Mill State Park is underway, but visitors can still use the lake for fishing and boating. The boat ramp will remain closed for eight weeks during the project, but watercraft that can be launched from shore will still have access. Dredging the […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Avon cleanup program in Bath is currently underway. The Environment Agency is removing abandoned cars and up to 150 shopping trolleys from the riverbed in the center of the city. The abandoned vehicles and other objects were identified by the Environment Agency during a recent survey of the city’s flood defenses. They have […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Construction works on a multi-billion dollar New Suez Canal project, which will expand the existing Suez Canal, are in full swing. Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said that the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal are currently underway and the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized before the […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging program will be underway soon at the Biloxi boat launch area, according to WLOX. The Parker’s Creek Boat Ramp off East Oaklawn Road will be closed for the dredging project starting Monday, April 20, said Harrison County Engineer Tech Andy Moseley. Moseley added that the ramp will be closed Monday through Friday evening, but it […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish said this week that the dredging works on the New Suez Canal will be finalized before the deadline. He also added that the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the new waterway are currently underway and the Suez Canal Authority will be responsible for running the Suez […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal are currently underway, according to the head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish. Mamish said two days ago that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized before the deadline. He also added that the Suez Canal Authority will be responsible […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging will get underway next week to remove up to 18,000 tonnes of silt from Peel marina. RA O’Neill Ltd, a specialist marine contractor based in Northern Ireland, has been engaged to dredge Peel marina over the next seven weeks. An Isle of Man haulage company will transport the silt to the Poortown site and […]