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  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Public consultations start this week on an initiative that will drive economic development in and around Gladstone’s port and protect the Great Barrier Reef.  State Development Minister Anthony Lynham today announced public consultation on a proposed boundary for a master planned area for the Port of Gladstone – a key element in the joint Commonwealth-State […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime system integrators of electrical and automation systems Bakker Sliedrecht and RH Marine have joined forces. By teaming up, both companies can benefit from scaling-up and knowledge exchange and give a boost to innovation, such as ship automation, hybrid sailing and cybersecurity, Bakker said in its release. RH Marine was founded in 1860 and has […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ducks Unlimited (DU) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have completed a wetland restoration and enhancement project on the 300-acre Middleton Unit – the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge in Anahuac, Texas. “The Gulf Coast is one of the most important areas for waterfowl on the continent and its habitats are in jeopardy from coastal […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the autumn of 2017, Carmarthenshire County Council instructed Cardiff Marine Services to undertake a 20 day water injection dredging trial at Burry Port Marina, working one tide a day to establish if this method would improve the access around the marina. The area was dredged with an average of 1m depth of silt cleared, […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recommendations for $1.46 billion in future improvements for Sacramento’s flood infrastructure are now open for public comment, described in two related reports by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, state of California and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (SAFCA). Both reports recommend seepage cutoff walls and levee raises for Sacramento River east […]

  • 9 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to promptly implement its flood prevention plans towards the set targets. After his meeting with Ms. Yingluck today, Permanent Secretary for the BMA Charoenrat Chutikarn said that the prime minister had asked the BMA to complete all flood prevention works and dredging by September […]

  • 31 January 2011

    Dredging work at the Brownsville Shipping Channel and “beach nourishment” at South Padre Island are being delayed a few days since the … By STEVE CLARK (brownsvilleherald) [mappress] Source: brownsvilleherald, January 31, 2011;

  • 28 February 2011

      AGR Drilling Services has signed a £1m (NOK9.3m) contract to supply its excavation technology and expertise – hot on the heels of a £9m deal for the company. The latest deal is with LOTOS Petrobaltic SA, the only Polish firm involved in oil exploration and extraction in the Baltic Sea. AGR DS will excavate […]

  • 21 February 2011

    The defeating of 30-year old Northern terrorism is the biggest victory achieved by our country in the early part of this century. Now the… By Ananda KANNANGARA (sundayobserver) [mappress] Source: sundayobserver, February 21, 2011;

  • 22 September 2020

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a very important seawall reconstruction scheme took place on September 14 at Cape Lisburne, USACE’s Alaska District reports. The seawall serves as a buffer of protection between the Chukchi Sea and the runway at a remote radar site near Point Hope. Lt. Col. Penny Bloedel, deputy district commander […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Senator Alan Bates (D-Medford) joined a coalition of fishers, rafters, conservationists, and other river users to encourage the state to evaluate and potentially curb a new wave of suction-dredge mining on the Rogue, Chetco, and other area rivers and creeks. “Southern Oregon is home to thousands of us who consider our peaceful, pristine rivers a […]

  • 8 September 2020

    Works by the City of Fremantle, WA, to restore Port Beach and reopen access paths in preparation for summer have been completed, the city said in their latest release. The works involved screening more than 3000 cubic metres of sand to remove any small rocks before spreading it at vulnerable locations that were severely eroded […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jade Software’s port management software, Master Terminal has been selected by one of Africa’s busiest port operators, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, to operate two of the continents major sea ports. Ghana’s Tema and Takoradi ports which are some of the busiest terminals in West Africa are strategically located close to shipping routes and major […]

  • 3 April 2012

    Based on the improvements in performance, the Paradip Port Trust draws up ambitious plans to raise its capacity to 251 mt by 2020 and to set up a satellite port in Odisha, according to The Economic Times. Thanks to mechanization and deepening of navigation channels, the Paradip Port raised its capacity to 80 mt per […]

  • 2 February 2011

    The Hernando County Commission settled on a plan Tuesday for taking the lead on the long-delayed Hernando Beach Channel dredge project. The … By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, February 2, 2011;

  • 4 September 2020
    Business development

    Land and Water, inland waterway and coastal environmental engineering company based in the UK, has completed its works at Colchester Hospital in Essex to regenerate the lake within the grounds. The lake was dredged so a new liner could be fitted and all remaining silt was re-used at Land & Water’s Habitat Creation Scheme at […]

  • 9 September 2020

    Ryba Marine Construction recently completed multi-million dollar federal project to repair the Buffalo South breakwater. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District identified the completed 625 feet as the most degraded area to repair based on available funding. Repairs to the remaining reach are dependent upon receiving additional funding. The contractor started construction work […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The cost of the Lake Limboto dredging program in Gorontalo province could reach Rp11 trillion, according to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo. “This lake needs to be dredged to reduce its sediment. Moreover, the lake is now covered by water-hyacinth that can make the lake shallow,” said President Jokowi during the inspection of the dredging operation at […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Neumann Contractors have recently completed dredging works in Queensland’s Burnett River near Kirby’s Wall. The job involved deepening the navigational channel and placement of the material behind “Kirby’s Wall”. Neumann performed the work using their 450mm cutter suction dredger Nu Endeavour coupled to a spreader barge for placement. The work was required following recent severe […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An innovative method to transfer iron ore from shore to ship, removing the need for dredging, has allowed a multi-user iron ore port in the Pilbara to be recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority. The proposal by foundation proponent Iron Ore Holdings to develop and operate the first stage of the iron ore […]

  • 4 January 2010

    Fisheries and tourism operators in Albany are concerned at a plan by iron ore miner Grange Resources and the Albany Port Authority. Source: Zibb, January 3, 2010 [mappress]

  • 11 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    APPROVED: Mayor Bong Gordon, First Lady & Zambales Vice Gov. Anne Gordon and Vice Mayor Cynthia Cajudo give the thumbs-up on the powerful IMS Model 5012 HP dredging machine. The regular desilting work has started at the mouth of Kalaklan River. Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr. proudly announced the arrival of the first Olongapo City-owned […]

  • 7 February 2010
    Research & Development

    Mumbai: With India expected to emerge as a global trade hub over the next few years, an effective port infrastructure is vital to scale up the country’s trade development, global consultancy firm Ernst & Young today said in a report. [mappress] source: DNA, February 7, 2010;

  • 23 July 2020

    The final section of the sea defence project at Fairhaven Lake is now complete and open to the public, reports the Fylde Council. The project that will protect over 2,400 properties from coastal erosion stretches from Fairhaven Lake to Church Scar promenade on Seafield Road. According to the Council, the contractor – VBA (a joint […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging activities at their reservoir dredging pilot in India have been successfully completed and the dredging equipment is being dismantled and prepared for transport, Royal IHC said in their latest project update. The drums that have been used for the floating pipeline are sold back to the local supplier and the geotextile tubes filled […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The land reclamation works for the construction of an airport in Hoarafushi, Haa Alif Atoll, were successfully completed, according to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC).  Under this capital development scheme, the Maldives’ largest dredger Mahaa Jarraafu reclaimed the lagoon on the southwest side of the island, local media reports. MTCC revealed in its announcement that […]