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  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is preparing the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation that will be held from Monday, June 22-26th 2015, at UNESCO-IHE, Delft, the Netherlands. Since 1993 IADC, often in co-operation with local technical universities, has been providing a week-long Seminar especially developed for professionals in dredging-related industries. These intensive courses […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chesapeake Technology Inc. (CTI), a world leader in real-time sonar acquisition and GIS based processing software for seafloor mapping, has introduced a new 24-bit analog sub-bottom SonarWiz interface (SBP24) for high resolution geophysical surveys. SBP24 provides extremely high resolution 24-bit data at sample rates from 10 to 100kHz per channel for up to 2 channels […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain (LTMCP) and partners will celebrate the opening of the Coastal Restoration and Nature Education Study Area at Weeks Bayou in Ocean Springs tomorrow, at the site on the west end of East Beach. During this project, approximately 2.3 acres at Weeks Bayou were restored as a green […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) recently submitted a tender to WSA Cuxhaven for the deepening of the river Elbe. Yesterday evening, the awarding client published the commercial outcome of the tender in which Boskalis submitted the lowest price. WSA Cuxhaven will verify the commercial and technical aspects of the tender in the coming weeks and […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gdansk Authority (PGA) has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Polnocne Quay expansion project, one of the largest development projects carried out by PGA. Commenting the latest tender, Lukasz Greinke, PGA President, said: “The expanded Polnocne Quay will be used primarily for Ro-Ro transshipments. We are witnessing rapid growth in this area, […]

  • 11 August 2017

    The Glasgow Caledonian University  in collaboration with the European Federation of Soil and Water Bioengineering (E.F.I.B) and within the ECOMED Erasmus+ project framework, will host the International Symposium on Soil- and Water Bioengineering in a Changing Climate on 7th-8th September 2017. According to the E.F.I.B., Soil- and Water Bioengineering is a discipline that combines technology and biology by making use […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has entered as a nominee for the inaugural IHS DPC Innovation Awards 2016 under the “Innovative services to dredging” category. To enable the design of more sustainable dredging and marine infrastructure works and their efficient and safe implementation and realization in environmentally sensitive areas, the concept of ecosystem services […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff partnered with the Texas General Land Office (GLO) and scientists at Texas research universities to populate a centralized repository of information along the Texas coast called the Texas Coastal Sediment Geodatabase (TxSed). In 2009, the GLO obtained a federal Coastal Impact Assistance Program grant for […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Organised by Kongsberg Maritime, FEMME is the Forum for Exchange of Mutual Multibeam Experiences. This biennial conference brings together a diverse delegation of Kongsberg Maritime multibeam users, who regard it as one of the most rewarding events of its kind on the calendar. FEMME is a truly global affair – this year 170 people attended […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new handbook promoting good practice for channel management has been developed by a team of experts, led by Royal HaskoningDHV. Written for the Environment Agency, the handbook brings together over 10 years’ worth of research and practice. It aims to help with the decisions of when and how to carry out channel management for […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its 2015 Dredging Summit and Expo during June 22-25, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Houston. The theme of this conference “Dredgers, The Environment and Commerce” will focus on the people and organizations that make dredging happen, and the environmental and commercial impacts […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Alan Jamieson and Prof. Stuart Piertney from the University of Aberdeen with collaborators from NIWA, New Zealand and the Museum of Natural History in Paris, France, have been awarded a new 2-year project by the TOTAL Foundation in France. The Project entitled “Trench Connection” will expand their current sampling campaigns in the Kermadec Trench […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The all-conquering Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme has begun 2015 in the same vein as it ended 2014 – in the frame for a clutch of prestigious industry awards. During 2014, the scheme, which was delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, scooped no fewer than a remarkable 13 industry awards. The […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes announced $501,700 in Coastal Zone Management grants awarded to 10 coastal communities, nonprofit organizations, state agencies and universities for projects to protect Michigan’s Great Lakes. These grants enhance public access to coastal areas, encourage stewardship through beach clean-up programs, promote public safety at beaches and support local and […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will be co-hosting a conference, with the Portuguese Engineers Association in Lisbon from 27-28th October. The CEDA Iberian Conference, with the central theme ‘Dredging for sustainable port development’, will be a platform for environmental engineering and management best-practice in the context of real-life Iberian projects. Conference Chair, Stefan Aarninkhof, Professor of […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch national public work authority Rijkswaterstaat has officially completed the lowering of 462 groynes and the construction of a 10 km longitudinal training dam on the river Rhine. The project costed €110 million and will reduce the water level on the Rhine with 6 – 12 centimeters in case of an extreme discharge. Contractors involved […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program.  The funds will support the development of the Shoreline Management Plan, which is addressing the difficult problems of shoreline […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Along the banks of the Cemetery Resaca in the historic Old City Cemetery in Brownsville, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) officially recently marked the launch of the Resaca Restoration Project. BPUB General Manager & CEO John S. Bruciak served as master of ceremonies at the event, introducing various key officials to speak about the […]

  • 22 May 2012

    CEDA’s newest Working Group (WGES) will have their first meeting in Delft on 3 July 2012. Members are as follows: Chair: Pieter de Boer, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands Members: Jesper Dørge, DHI, Denmark Rene Kolman, IADC, the Netherlands Patrick Meire, University of Antwerp, Belgium Erik Mink, EuDA, Belgium Rob Niewkamer, Ecoshape, the […]

  • 27 June 2011

      The new Marine Facade passenger terminal on Vasilyevsky Island in St. Petersburg is up and running. Russia has opened a new European portal with the completion of this new passenger terminal for cruise ships and ferries. Van Oord performed all the dredging work for the access canal and harbour basin. In 2005, the Russian […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Secretary General, René Kolman, will speak at the 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies, set for February 25, 2016 in Moscow. In his report, Mr. Kolman will focus on environmental aspects in implementation of dredging projects. The report is based on the findings of the latest research held by […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems has announced the promotion of Kurt Syverson to the position of manager of the Rohr Dredge North America operation. Mr. Syverson earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2003 from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. “He has been a valuable member of Ellicott Dredge Technologies’ engineering group since August of 2003. […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    This month, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow is highlighting Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) success stories throughout Michigan and the importance of federal funding to protect the Michigan’s lakes and waterways. Stabenow yesterday joined Steve Largent, Boardman River Program Coordinator and Trout Unlimited member, and Amy Beyer, Executive Director of the Conservation Resource Alliance, to highlight […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Poland’s city of Krakow will host the 9th International SedNet conference, taking place from 23-26 September 2015. At the core of this SedNet conference, hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    An innovative treatment works using the natural environment to clean metal-rich water from an abandoned mine was opened by Water Minister Rory Stewart in Cumbria last week. Set in the Cumbrian hills near Keswick, the Force Crag mine water treatment scheme is now up and running. The scheme will clean up a 6 mile stretch […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Central Dredging Association’s (CEDA) Dredging Technology Webinar, under the name ‘The working principle of the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge’, is scheduled for 14 September, 2016, from 14:00-15:00 hrs (CEST). This webinar is the 2nd in the CEDA Series of Webinars on Dredging Technology. The presenter, Prof. Dr. Ir. Cees van Rhee, is full Professor of […]