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Suction dredging will be used at Gloucester Docks rather than water injection dredging

Suction dredging will be used at Gloucester Docks rather than water injection dredging

River Frontage Reclaimed on the Tyne
Edmund Nuttall in the UK reports that construction is underway in Gateshead to provide a reclaimed river frontage for a new housing development overlooking the River Tyne at Dunston. 01 Mar 2002 - Maritime Journal
Multibeam Helps With Post-dredge Survey
Clydeside Surveys in the UK has recently completed a post dredge survey in Belfast Lough, following a major widening of the existing 11km long channel. 01 Mar 2002 - Maritime Journal
Dutch Consulting Firm Wins Work in the United States
Consulting engineers Delta Marine Consultants (DMC) in the Netherlands has revealed details of a contract it has won from the US Army Corps of Engineers on an extension to a lock complex in Ohio. 01 Mar 2002 - Maritime Journal
Interbeton Constructs Quay Wall in Port of Durban, SA
Interbeton, part of the Hollandsche Beton Groep (HBG) based in the Netherlands, - has been awarded a contract for the construction of a quay wall in Durban, South Africa. 01 Mar 2002 - Maritime Journal
Russian Order for Atlas Systems
Bremen-based Atlas Hydrographics has received an order from the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow for supply of deepsea multibeam and parametric echosounders together with associated software for installation aboard the multi-purpose research vessel, R/V Akademik Boris Petrov, operated by the Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry & Analytical Chemistry. 01 Mar 2002 - Maritime Journal
Advanced Survey Kit for Irish Research Vessel
¢ Kongsberg Simrad has secured a contract valued at more than ¢ 1 million with the Irish Marine Institute to supply positioning, navigation and acoustic systems for its new research vessel Celtic Explorer. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
Busy 2002 Conference Agenda
This year's meetings calendar features at least five major conferences demanding the presence of the hydrographic surveying community, beginning with Oceanology International at London's ExCel Centre from 5-8 March. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
Valeport Tide Gauges for Navy
Dartmouth-based Valeport has received an order from the Royal Navy for 23 of its Series 740 portable tide gauge/water level recorders which will be used in support of hydrographic survey activities worldwide. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
Italian-German Electronic Chart Agreement
Italian electronic chart company Navionics and its German technology counterpart in Hamburg, SevenCs, are to collaborate in production and distribution of electronic charts for commercial shipping markets. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
Walcon Rides High on Marina Mania
Hampshire UK- based Walcon Marine enters 2002 with a healthy order book of marina construction projects maintaining the momentum of a successful 2001. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
Multidisciplinary Site Investigation Close to Shipping Lanes
A multidisciplinary investigation has been completed by Foundation and Exploration Services Ltd (FES) at Harwich UK, where both land and marine drilling were required. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
High-Point in Complex Port Design
Consulting engineers HighPoint Rendel are providing verification of difficult designs for a £ 250 million deepwater port with a container terminal and free trade zone to be built in the Dominican Republic. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
UK-based Fender Manufacturer in Parallel Motion
Fentek, the UK-based manufacturer of fenders for ports and harbours, says the popularity of its Parallel Motion fender system continues to grow. Recent installations and orders have put the total number of Parallel Motion Fenders commissioned or under construction to over 160 systems since the first units were installed in May 1997. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
Trinity Set for Inquiry Quartet
The precarious nature of obtaining planning consent for UK container terminals has been highlighted at Felixstowe, where the objections of a single individual look set to precipitate a public inquiry. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
Versatile Plastic Pilings Are On The Up Down Under
Plastic Pilings Inc, the American manufacturer of marine piles and timber made of recycled plastic, has had a significant entry to the UK market via the Portsmouth Naval Base, where fender piles, wales and vertical fender planking have been selected by the Royal Navy to replace damaged hardwood fenders. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
ABP Acquires Ailsa-Troon Shipyard
Associated British Ports (ABP) has acquired the former Ailsa-Troon shipyard at ABP' s Port of Troon under a 50-year lease. The 5.5ha site - which contains two dry docks, a pier, two warehouses and 14,600sqm of land available for development - has not been used since December 2000. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
Challenge at Rumble Rock
The Northern Lighthouse Board is responsible for over 350 lights, buoys and navigation beacons in the north of the UK, stretching from Chicken Rock on the Isle of Man to Muckle Flugga in Northern Ireland. 01 Feb 2002 - Maritime Journal
Innovative Design Saves Road From Sea
Consulting engineers HighPoint Rendel in the UK has revealed details of an innovative project that it has undertaken on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council that will see a well known road on the Isle of Wight - the A3055 or the ' Military Road' protected from erosion by the sea. 01 Jan 2002 - Maritime Journal
Bristol Boosts Survey Operations
The Hydrographic Department of Bristol Port Company, controlling authority for the docks at Avonmouth and Portbury, has completed a major upgrade of equipment which has already realised significant improvements in operational capabilities, according to Conservancy Manager Giles Stimson. 01 Jan 2002 - Maritime Journal
DHI Undertakes Environmental Studies for Causeway Project
Danish Hydraulic Institute (DHI) Water and Environmental and COWI A/S have been appointed as consultants for the next phase of the project to build the world' s longest fixed link, between Qatar and Bahrain in the Middle East. 01 Jan 2002 - Maritime Journal