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  • 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 […]

  • 10 October 2012

    Universal Lubricant Group is preparing plans for the Azhikkal Port development and has already earmarked Rs 150 crore for this project, according to infrawindow.com. Karimpuzha Raman, Director of Universal Lubricant, stated: “We have yet to make a detailed plan before the Government in this regard. However, the company has already sent its investment proposals to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. has Set up “CHEC Scholarship” in eight famous Chinese Universities such as Zhejiang University, Tianjin University and Harbin Institute of Technology. The total amount of the scholarship (student aid fund) is around RMB 1.2 million. CHEC has always adhered to a people-oriented talent strategy. It regards education and training as […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Craig Smith, Ph.D., Fort Hays University, in his “Economics of Reservoir” presentation at the 2013 Dam Safety Conference priced the cost of dredging Tuttle Creek Reservoir. This information originated in his research project along with Amirpouyan Nejadhashemi, Michigan State University; Sean Woznicki, Michigan State University; Jeff Williams, Kansas State University; and John Leatherman, Kansas State […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 49th Dredging Engineering Short Course is scheduled for January 6-10, 2020 at Texas A&M University in College Station. The course – held each year in January in College Station, Texas – includes a mixture of lectures, laboratories and discussion on the university campus. The event is administered by the Center for Dredging Studies, located […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     A unique summer school, named ‘From Dredging to Deep-Sea Mining’, has been underway for the past few days (July 6-10) in Freiberg, Germany. The school, organized by the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, is aimed at improving the knowledge of students and young researchers from different countries in new promising field of human activity – deep-sea mining. It […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University have announced new grants totaling $1.7 million for seven two-year research projects at universities around the state to support coastal and marine ecosystems, communities and economies. “Following a competitive and rigorous peer-review process, we have selected the seven best research projects that will advance knowledge, […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Anchor QEA recently announced that ten graduate students have been selected for the 2012 Scholarship Program. The scholarship was established by Anchor QEA, an environmental science and engineering consulting firm, to promote and help support graduate students who are majoring in geology, planning and land use, landscape architecture, fisheries, and coastal, geotechnical, or environmental engineering—all […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Louisiana University purchased a Cohesive Strength Meter (CSM) from Partrac, and used it to investigate the possibility of using exopolymers to improve sediment stability in the coastal environment. Conventional soil amendments for erosion control such as lime and Portland cement carry environmental risks due to their caustic or toxic effects. The paper by Nugent et […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Universities in Wales and Ireland are joining forces to investigate how coastal defense schemes can be improved by more eco-friendly designs, reported the Welsh Government. More than €3 million of EU funds is being invested in the Ecostructure project, which will develop and trial new methods to enhance the quality of coastal structures, including sea-walls […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has engaged scientists at James Cook University (JCU) to undertake an extensive ambient marine water quality monitoring program. The monitoring covers an area from near Sarina to Keswick Island in the southern Whitsundays, a distance of 55km. Locations were determined in conjunction with JCU whose researchers installed the water […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Over the past few years, Rice University experts have been working on a new hurricane-protection options for the Houston-Galveston region. Past discussions focused on constructing a floodgate at the mouth of either Galveston Bay or the Houston Ship Channel. Rice University has just presented a third alternative: a mid-bay gate halfway between the previously discussed sites. In […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Acciona, a Spanish conglomerate group involved in the development and management of infrastructure and renewable energy, is developing vehicles capable of performing complex tasks in underwater environments autonomously, without the need for human intervention – using Artificial Intelligence. “The use of this type of underwater autonomous vehicles will reduce the risks associated with the construction and […]

  • 16 November 2010

    The Courier has seen a report on the first phase of Dundee University’s initial research into low-tech intervention solutions aimed at … (thecourier) [mappress] Source:thecourier ;

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first project to investigate the role of biological processes on the future evolution of the UK coastline is expected to produce valuable insights that will shape coastal protection policy. This project, called BLUE-coast, is led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) alongside nine partner organisations. The research will improve the ability to accurately predict […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thanks to a partnership with Clemson University and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, scientists are collecting valuable data in the Savannah River estuary for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The research is part of an extensive pre-construction monitoring plan to establish a baseline of environmental data in advance of the harbor deepening. “Our […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) today announced that a new book, written by Dr. ir. Sape Miedema, Associate Professor Offshore & Dredging Engineering at the Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands, has been added to the professional literature on dredging. Entitled “The Delft Sand, Clay and Rock Cutting Model” and published by Delft University Press […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 September 2013

    The formation of a European Technical Committee on Land Subsidence was announced in the first week of September at the International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering in Paris. The formation of the committee was a Deltares initiative. The interim chairman of the Committee will be Gilles Erkens. Jaap Bijnagte will also be representing […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than half of the American public lives within 50 miles of a beach, but as sea levels rise, the coastal habitats that protect the communities are increasingly at risk, according to the Texas A&M University Corpus Christi’s latest release. Dr. David Yoskowitz, Associate Director and Endowed Chair for Socio-economics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana State University (LSU) Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, has selected a joint venture of Brailsford & Dunlavey and CSRS as the project adviser for the University Lakes Project. The selection was made through the University Lakes Project Management Committee following in-person presentations delivered this morning by the […]