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  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Water managers are continuously making decisions to guarantee water safety. These decisions relate to the short term, for example ongoing droughts or, precisely, when there is a risk of flooding. But they can also affect the long term given the more extreme events caused by climate change. All these decisions have one thing in common: […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A landmark study into the light sensitivity of Gold Coast seagrass meadows has pinpointed how much light these vital sea life breeding and feeding grounds need to grow and thrive, Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports. The study, undertaken by Griffith University on behalf of GCWA, looked at the impacts of light levels on growth […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana State University (LSU) Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, announced recently that they have invited two project adviser finalists to deliver in-person presentations to the University Lakes Project evaluation team. The finalists are a joint venture of Brailsford & Dunlavey and CSRS and a joint venture of Stantec […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana State University (LSU) Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, has received six proposals from highly qualified local and national firms in response to its request for proposals seeking a project adviser for the University Lakes Project. The RFP was issued December 9, 2019, with a response deadline of […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The LSU Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, has issued a request for proposals seeking a project adviser for the University Lakes Project in Baton Rouge, LA, with a response deadline of 5 p.m. CST Friday, January 3, 2020. The RFP invites qualified firms to submit proposals to assist with […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin has partnered with Brunel University’s Center for Flood Risk and Resilience – set up with the aim of helping key stakeholders develop relevant skills and knowledge, supporting the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy. Under the agreement, VolkerStevin will be working alongside other partners, including the Environment Agency, HR Wallingford, Jacobs and CIWEM to co-create STEM […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal cities play a critical role in the global economy. The cities are being increasingly exposed to natural hazards and disasters, such as hurricanes, and recurrent flooding due to the rise of sea levels caused by climate change, University of Miami’s College of Engineering said in their latest announcement.  These disasters directly impact infrastructure such as […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the boat basin at the Rutgers University Marine Field Station in Tuckerton (NJ) is now underway, informs the university. At approximately 8:53 a.m. on Monday morning, December 3rd, 2018, the dredge operation began cutting into the mud that has prevented the university’s research vessels from berthing at their typical location at the end […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Water Institute of the Gulf and Nicholls State University have signed a memorandum of understanding that outlines increased collaborations on projects ranging from coastal protection and restoration to disaster risk reduction and nature-based flood defense. “The great challenges facing Louisiana and coastal areas around the world require an immense amount of research and action […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a supplier of innovative and efficient equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining market, have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Odessa National Maritime University (ONMU) to facilitate educational collaboration between the companies. The signing ceremony took place in September at Trans Expo Odessa 2018 in Ukraine, with […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    One certainty under climate change is that global ocean levels are rising and a new report, led by Washington Sea Grant and the University of Washington’s Climate Impacts Group, provides the clearest picture yet of what to expect in Washington state. The report includes projections for more than 150 different sites along the Washington coastline, […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HUTA Marine, a Jeddah based marine construction company, signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoU) with King Abdulaziz University’s (KAU) Faculty of Maritime Studies on Monday, 23 July, 2018. Under the terms of this agreement, HUTA Marine will train students from King Abdulaziz University in the field of Operation & Maintenance, under the supervision of Ship […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marshlands in the south east of England could start to disappear from the year 2040 due to rapid sea level rise, according to new research involving Durham University scientists. Using data from more than 800 sediment cores which record how salt marshes responded to variable rates of sea-level rise over the past 10,000 years, the […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford Chief Technical Director of Flood Risk, Ben Gouldby, has been appointed Visiting Professor in Ocean and Earth Science at the University of Southampton. Prior to the appointment, Ben collaborated with Dr Ivan Haigh, Associate Professor in Coastal Oceanography at the University of Southampton, on research into extreme but plausible coastal flooding scenarios for […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A collaboration between independent environmental hydraulics consultancy and research organisation, HR Wallingford, and the University of Salento (UniSalento), will see the creation of a hydraulic laboratory on the university’s Ecotekne Campus at Lecce in the South of Italy. A framework agreement, outlining the terms of the new partnership, was signed on Monday 4 June 2018 […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Faculty members at Lamar University in the Center for Advances in Port Management, are tailoring a tool in the planning “tool kit” to help address an upcoming, major disruption to traffic through the Houston Ship Channel (HSC). “Because the Port of Houston is the nation’s busiest in foreign waterborne tonnage, third in terms of foreign waterborne commerce value and […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global seabed sampling experts Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have delivered a 12 station Multiple Corer to XMU University in China. The hydrostatically damped Multi Corer is capable of collecting up to 12 samples simultaneously, which include a high-quality sediment sample and the overlying supernatant water. The corer is constructed from stainless steel and features detachable core […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Case study examples of OMC International’s DUKC® technology are being taught for the first time at the University of Melbourne, OMC said in its latest release.  University of Melbourne’s Ocean Engineering Professor, Alexander Babanin, said that DUKC® content is being taught as part of an intensive week-long postgraduate port engineering unit developed with the support […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead investigator on the project, […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sacred Heart University, of Fairfield, Connecticut, is seeking a permit from USACE to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with protecting a 900 linear foot section of existing coastal dune and shoreline in Stratford, Conn. This work is proposed in tidal waters of the Housatonic River at 1207 Prospect Drive, Lordship Point, […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment experts from Southampton Solent University have been using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to provide the National Trust (NT) with information on the erosion and deposition of the environmentally sensitive area they manage at East Head near West Wittering. East Head is a significantly dynamic coastal feature at the western side of the mouth to […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An international research project led by the University of Bath is investigating the impact of waves on coastlines using novel laser measurement devices. The equipment is similar to laser measurement devices used in construction, except it is able to measure 37,500 points a second. This capability means these ‘Lidar’ devices are able to scan each […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tulane University has opened the ByWater Institute and a new riverfront campus in downtown New Orleans dedicated to studying and protecting Louisiana’s vital waterways and coast. The Institute will bring scholars from across disciplines together to find innovative solutions to one of the biggest challenges facing Louisiana and vulnerable communities worldwide — how to manage […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Dr. Robert Randall, W. H. Bauer Professor in Dredging Engineering in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently conducted laboratory experiments using a model dredge at the Haynes Coastal Engineering Laboratory. Three graduate students, Joe Girani, Josh Lewis and Paulo de Oliveira, Jr., and Haynes Laboratory staff members John Reed and Kirk […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Memorial University Fisheries and Marine Institute will inaugurate the new Master of Marine Studies in Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) and Management, the first graduate program of its kind in Canada, in September 2016. “Marine spatial planning is an emerging and important field that is gaining prominence as global demands on our coastal spaces and […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The University of Houston will hold its annual hurricane conference on Friday, August 7, focused on helping coastal communities prepare for, and recover from, a major storm. The Texas Gulf Coast has been spared a major hit in the past few years, but as the 2015 season enters the most active months, Cumaraswamy “Vipu” Vipulanandan, […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 60 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early-career professionals shared their research at the Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference-North America on the University of Delaware campus from July 27-29. Governor Jack Markell, who welcomed the participants, said that the First State was the perfect place for the event. “Delaware’s coastline is short, only […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. and the University of Hawaii (UH) have jointly developed a novel autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that can effectively deploy seafloor sensing equipment by combining features of a free-swimming AUV and those of a bottom crawling vehicle. This ‘hybrid’ autonomous underwater vehicle is called the Bottom-Skimming AUV, or B-SAUV. The B-SAUV is […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senators Debbie Stabenow, vice chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Carl Levin, chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, announced yesterday a $177,706 grant for the University of Michigan’s Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research through the School of Natural Resources and Environment. This support, which comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]