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  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released an article named ‘Aquapuncture: Sustainable Future of Inland Waterways’. Aquapuncture is an instrument for the optimal use, adaptation and management of inland waterways and their waterfronts. It is an instrument for the benefit of safety, navigability, economy, employment, spatial quality and environmental values. […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Research & Development

    Researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have developed a new, automated method for classifying hundreds of kilometres of the deep sea floor, in a way that is more cost efficient, quicker and more objective than previously possible. Currently there is very little information about the geographic distribution of life on the seafloor. This is […]

  • 23 August 2006

    Statoil and Discover Petroleum have signed an agreement for the testing of an electromagnetic method that may increase the probability of oil and gas discoveries. The aim of the method is to gather electromagnetic data with a view to identifying oil and gas in the reservoir. This will be used as a supplement to seismic […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Nearly 200 environmental experts came together to discuss the role of ports, terminal operators and shipping companies in working towards sustainable operations. The 7th edition of Congress was held the first week of October 2012 in Marseille, the former ancient Greek merchant port and one of the biggest port cities on the Mediterranean Sea. The […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The Norfolk and Suffolk Broads will be granted £800,000 to come up with new methods for removing the waterways sediment. The EU will invest in examining new possibilities for sediment dredging and reusing it therewith surpassing the necessity for determining disposal sites. The Broads Authority is also planning to use the funding for expanding the […]

  • 14 May 2010

    OCEAN CITY – Delivering high winds, driving rain and heavy surf, northeast storms are a way of life at the Jersey shore. [mappress] Source: shorenewstoday, May 14, 2010;

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from Deltares, TNO and Utrecht University have developed a new method that uses standard Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) to quantify and predict coastal land subsidence caused by the compression of peat layers. This new application of existing technology can be used to determine and predict subsidence in coastal zones where subsurface information is currently […]

  • 28 February 2011

    Wind energy ought to be a shoo-in. Yes, the infrastructure costs a lot of money but the fuel is free and plentiful, turbines produce no… By Andrea McDowell (this) [mappress] Source: this, February 28, 2011

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District initiated use of the new Louisiana Wetland Rapid Assessment Method (LRAM) in February 2016 as part of a yearlong interim evaluation and is now seeking public feedback. “Feedback will be used to make any additions, updates, corrections or clarifications to LRAM,” said Martin Mayer, Regulatory chief, […]

  • 12 March 2015

    Midroc Rodoverken, a part of Midroc Europe, posted a video showing how to build an LNG tank with the “spiral method”. The company recently won a contract to build a 50,000 cbm tank for the EUR 100 million Tornio Manga LNG project in northern Finland. The contract was awarded by Wärtsilä, the main contractor of the LNG project, and […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Nuon employee Teus van Verseveld found out that a telescope works perfectly fine in inspection of wind turbines, saving the company both time and money. Operations & Maintenance manager at Nuon Teus van Verseveld is an active birdwatcher who usually keeps his telescope in the back of the car. “I found out that I could use […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Environment, Technology

    Wave energy is an irregular and oscillating low-frequency energy source that can be converted to electricity and added to the electric utility grid. The energy in waves comes from the movement of the ocean and changing heights and speed of the swells. The energy of motion in waves is tremendous, and can be harnessed to […]

  • 28 February 2011

    Wind energy ought to be a shoo-in. Yes, the infrastructure costs a lot of money but the fuel is free and plentiful, turbines produce no… By Andrea McDowell (this) [mappress] Source: this, February 28, 2011

  • 8 March 2012

    Damen Marine Components (DMC) has developed a pioneering nozzle production method bases on a single weld seam on the inner side of the nozzle. This makes the process much more efficient and environmentally friendly. The new Nozzle Spinning Machine can deliver nozzles up to 4.5 m at short notice. Based in Hardinxveld in the Netherlands […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have developed a simple method for monitoring wind turbines using the symmetry created by the wind turbine when the blades rotate.

  • 18 December 2014
    Environment, Technology

    The Ocean Energy Systems (OES) has launched a new video that describes how the energy of the ocean can be harnessed. The Ocean Energy Systems (OES) is an intergovernmental collaboration between countries, which operates under framework established by the International Energy Agency in Paris. OES consists of 20 member countries. Participants in the OES are […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The German Aerospace Center is working on a satellite-based system for substantially improving ship navigation in ice-affected waters. The Earth observation satellites TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X provide the high-resolution images needed to make this possible. Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) – the Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research based in Bremerhaven – are […]

  • 28 November 2011

      A new dredger that was passing through Seychelles has successfully tried a new method of getting material from the sea and a smaller one has… (nation) [mappress] Source: nation, November 28, 2011;

  • 15 August 2011

    Major state-owned ports are switching to a new contracting method to dredge harbours to attain the depths required to dock bigger vessels, which could cost more to… By P. Manoj (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, August 15, 2011

  • 15 August 2011

    Major state-owned ports are switching to a new contracting method to dredge harbours to attain the depths required to dock bigger vessels, which could cost more… By P. Manoj (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, August 15, 2011

  • 23 February 2015
    Research & Development

    The annual International Conference on Offshore Wind Substructures was held in Edinburgh last week, where the latest trends in foundation design and innovations in substructure technology were discussed. This two day event facilitated lively discussion among attendees from across the supply chain regarding how foundation engineering may contribute to reducing the levellised cost of energy. […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The NHC Dive Tank and outdoor facilities were used by a client for in-depth trials investigating the effectiveness of underwater cutting methods on large subsea pipeline flanges. Trials were needed to identify the safest, most effective and cleanest method of cutting through solid metal bolts used on various subsea pipe flange installations and avoiding damage […]