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  • 14 May 2010

    COUNCILLORS are being urged to back plans for a new £100m riverside terminal in Hull which would handle up to 5m tonnes of materials a year. [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, May 14, 2010;

  • 12 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    A sustained dredging program of the Swansea Channel over the 2009-10 summer means that boats should have no problems coming up the coast and getting into the lake… [mappress] source: Sail World, March 12, 2010

  • 14 January 2011

    In a major move aimed at boosting up the Dal Conservation, the Government on Thursday launched a massive drive to convert nearly 300 canals… BY ARIF SHAFI WANI (greaterkashmir) [mappress] Source: greaterkashmir, January 14, 2011;

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    United States District Court Judge Carl Barbier yesterday ruled that BP was “grossly negligent” in its actions leading to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This ruling means that BP faces penalties of up to $4,300 per barrel of oil spilled, maximizing the money that will be returned to Gulf Coast […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bell Dredging Pumps BV has just released a photo of their Bell 200 dredging pump with double cutter head working in Sint-Baafs-Vijve in Belgium. A new canal lock is being built in which ships of 4500 ton and up to 190 meters long can pass. The canal lock will be 16 meters wide, which is […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Danish consulting firm COWI has awarded Fugro a nearshore geotechnical site investigation for CPH City & Port Development’s Lynetteholmen megaproject in Copenhagen. Fugro’s site investigation will be used to inform the detailed design of the new artificial island, which will cover approximately 275 hectares and increase the Danish capital’s land mass by around 2%. Fugro’s […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beach recycling works on the Eastoke frontage, Hayling Island, are in full swing now, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). “We are planning to carry out the beach recycling in order to build up the beach crest width along the developed Eastoke frontage, in order to maintain the first line of defense against coastal flooding,” […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Elia Asset NV has prepared a 5 year frame agreement for all engineering office tasks for an artificial island in the Belgian Offshore Grid. The artificial island will probably be situated up to 45 kms off the shore of the Belgian coast and the water depth can go up to 21m. The engineering requirements of […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     Thad Pratt, along with other Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory engineers and technicians, successfully tested the Mini-Robotic Dredge’s capabilities on the ERDC campus in Vicksburg, Miss., Dec. 20, 2018. The new remote-operated Subdredge, which was built by EDDY Pump, was delivered to the Army Corps approx. two months ago. The MRD is being evaluated for its expeditionary […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast City Council recently completed another season of the Tallebudgera Creek dredging and Burleigh Beach Nourishment operations. These works were performed under the City’s 4-6 year contract with a Queensland-based dredging contractor which includes dredging and beach nourishment works at both Tallebudgera and Currumbin creeks. The works are an integral part of the Gold Coast […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, 8th October, ground investigation survey work will start in Musselburgh, East Lothian, Scotland, to assess the existing ground make-up and groundwater levels – as part of the Musselburgh Flood Protection Scheme. Contractors Raeburn Drilling will be carrying out the work on behalf of the project team, which will involve 15 boreholes and five trial […]

  • 17 September 2012

    Ajeya Kallam, the Visakhapatnam Port Chairman, said that the upgraded coal berth in the outer harbour is ready for commissioning anytime now. “It is a major project which will not only substantially increase the capacity of the port but also reduce pollution to the minimum as well. Three ship unloaders have been installed as part […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    During General Director A.Lavrishchev’s working visit to the Far East on August, 29 2012, he visited sea ports of Posyet and Zarubino, where was acquainted with the operation of the Vladivostok Branch’s separate structural subdivisions. He also paticipated several working meetings with Torgoviy Port Posyet, PC and Mechel, PC representatives on issues of the FSUE […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Union is set to support with €4 million from the TEN-T Programme adjustment works on the Ferrarese waterway, in order to improve the economic efficiency and competitiveness of inland navigation in the region. The project, selected for funding under the 2012 TEN-T Annual Programme, aims, within the framework of the Mediterranean corridor, to […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    During January 2018, Cardiff Marine Services was contracted to carry out maintenance dredging at Porthcawl Marina over 21 tides.  Throughout the dredging works, conducted by water injection method, an average of 1.3  to 1.5m of silt was removed from the dredged area. The majority of the dredging exercise reduced the levels down to the original bed […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The SC Ports Authority has announced October volumes up nearly 17 percent year over year, continuing a strong growth trend in container traffic well above the organization’s financial plan. SCPA handled 164,672 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in October, up from 141,049 TEUs moved during the same month last year. Fiscal year to date, TEU volumes […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that can carry up to 5,000 TEUs. […]

  • 31 January 2014

    EPA has completed its review of site cleanups at 22 Superfund sites across New England by doing routine Five-Year Reviews of each site. EPA conducts evaluations every five years on previously-completed clean up and remediation work performed at Superfund sites and Federal Facilities listed on the “National Priorities List” to determine whether the implemented remedies […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today welcomed funding to tackle crown of thorns starfish in the Great Barrier Reef but are alarmed that the old parties continue to ignore far more pressing dangers. “Labor is sticking its head in the sand when it comes to the real threats facing the Great Barrier Reef,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SediCon, a supplier of sediment handling solutions, has signed a contract with Norwegian stated owned Statkraft for the delivery of the dredging equipment to the Devoll Hydropower plant in Albania. The Devoll River is 15km long and a 390 mill m3 reservoir. The river carries large sediment loads and the reservoir is expected to lose […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has provided another update on the company’s share buyback program. In the period from 6 October up to and including 10 October, Boskalis repurchased 142,682 of its own shares at an average price of EUR 41.0832 […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The oil and gas industry has continued to take full advantage of Lerwick Harbour’s expanded deep-water infrastructure which helped attract increased traffic in 2013. The number of oil-related vessels calling jumped 9.6% to 683, compared to 2012, with the tonnage up 28% to 3.8 million gross tonnes and the cargo handled by 36% to 189,090 […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) is looking to build two container terminals at Lach Huyen Port in northern Hai Phong City, the company said in its latest announcement.  Namely, Vinalines has asked for government approval for the project, which would see the company’s’ subsidiary Haiphong Port JSC build terminals No.3 and No.4 at the port. The […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has announced action plan for Mytholmroyd, which will spend more than £10 million on flood defenses to reduce flood risk. The Mytholmroyd Action Plan sets out the proposed actions that will reduce flood risk in Mytholmroyd. The proposals involve local engineered interventions in conjunction with catchment wide measures such as upstream storage and natural […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has begun construction works on the flood storage area under the Badsey Brook flood risk management scheme. This includes earth works and the removal of topsoil along the footprint of the proposed embankment and the flood storage area. The flood storage area will be able to hold up to 135,000 cubic meters of water […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. announced today that the backhoe GPK, tug Kurutai and hopper barges WH761 and WH762 have completed the bund wall key trench for the Te Awaparahi Bay Reclamation in Lyttelton. “Heron is proud to have been a part of this great project with our JV partners C&R Developments and our client Lyttelton […]