Top Stories Dredging of Calabar Channel OK’d (Nigeria)

Dredging of Calabar Channel OK’d (Nigeria) »

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has OK’d dredging of the Calabar channel, boosting development along the Cross River and the country. The announcement was made by the Hon. Minister of Transport, Senator ldris Umar who said...

August 27 2014 / Read More »
Van Oord Starts Coastal Protection Work in Kent

Van Oord Starts Coastal Protection Work in Kent »

Rocks are being delivered as work starts on the £30m scheme to protect 1,400 properties at Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme in Kent. The Environment Agency has appointed Team Van Oord to construct the scheme,...

August 27 2014 / Read More »
PROGROUPE Gets Versatile Аmphi-King Boat

PROGROUPE Gets Versatile Аmphi-King Boat »

Аmphi-King from the German manufacturer Senwatec is a first ever made amphibious boat of this type and PROGROUPE is the first company to use such equipment. The boat is capable of working on the ground...

August 27 2014 / Read More »
USACE Moves Forward with HSDR Project (USA)

USACE Moves Forward with HSDR Project (USA) »

Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has received unanimous approval by a senior government panel to move forward with the final state and agency review on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage...

August 27 2014 / Read More »
HHLA: Berth 5/6 Inaugurated (Germany)

HHLA: Berth 5/6 Inaugurated (Germany) »

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) inaugurated the berth 5/6 at its Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) today. State-of-the-art container gantry cranes make it possible to handle ships with a capacity of 18,000 standard containers (TEU)...

August 26 2014 / Read More »
UPDATE: Upper Hudson River Dredging Project Underway

UPDATE: Upper Hudson River Dredging Project Underway »

The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock...

August 26 2014 / Read More »
Mott MacDonald Expert Highlights Importance of BIM

Mott MacDonald Expert Highlights Importance of BIM »

A coastal defence project has pioneered the use of BIM in a new field, proving that the technology is worth pursuing in every area of infrastructure design. It is often thought that building information modelling...

August 26 2014 / Read More »
New Program to Make Coastal Communities More Storm Resilient

New Program to Make Coastal Communities More Storm Resilient »

The Christie Administration, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and environmental and academic partners, has launched an $8 million pilot project that will evaluate the effectiveness of a new process that uses...

August 26 2014 / Read More »
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Singapore: Temasek Fairway Dredging Moves Ahead »

Singapore: Temasek Fairway Dredging Moves Ahead

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbor craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Temasek Fairway dredging...

Aug 26 2014 / Read More »

Infrastructure Technology Development Award for Grab Dredger »

Infrastructure Technology Development Award for Grab Dredger

Sumitomo Heavy Industries Material Handling Systems Co., Ltd. and Yorigami Maritime Construction Co., Ltd. have developed design of a hybrid grab dredger that features...

Aug 25 2014 / Read More »

Russia: Sabetta Port Dredging in Full Swing »

Russia: Sabetta Port Dredging in Full Swing

Arkhangelsk Branch of Rosmorport resumed the Sabetta Port dredging work in early August, as soon as the summer navigation period commenced. The dredging vessels...

Aug 22 2014 / Read More »

Panama Canal Expansion Update – August 2014 (VIDEO) »

Panama Canal Expansion Update – August 2014 (VIDEO)

The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing...

Aug 21 2014 / Read More »

Savannah River Dredging – Science Has Lot to Offer (USA) »

Savannah River Dredging – Science Has Lot to Offer (USA)

When a river runs through it, there will be opinions aplenty on how to manage that river. And as emeritus geography professor Will Graf...

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

Russia: Photo Report on Sabetta Port Dredging »

Russia: Photo Report on Sabetta Port Dredging

Dredging works in Sabetta are being implemented in more challenging environment than a year ago. The dredging vessels arrived within the planed period on...

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »

Navelana Consortium Bags Magdalena River Dredging Gig »

Navelana Consortium Bags Magdalena River Dredging Gig

Colombia’s government has awarded a $1.33 billion contract to the Navelena consortium, led by Brazil’s Odebrecht SA, to improve navigability on the Magdalena River....

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »

Construction Starts on Super Suction Dredger »

Construction Starts on Super Suction Dredger

Construction of the “Junyang 1″, a super suction dredger ordered by CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd., has recently been initiated in the Netherlands. With...

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »

Boskalis Posts Record Profit in First Half Year »

Boskalis Posts Record Profit in First Half Year

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 253 million in the first half of 2014 (H1 2013: EUR 123 million). Revenue...

Aug 14 2014 / Read More »

Egypt: New Suez Canal Project Kicks Off »

Egypt: New Suez Canal Project Kicks Off

The Armed Forces have already started carrying out the New Suez Canal Project, according to sis.gov.eg. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors...

Aug 12 2014 / Read More »




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The Philippines: Kiamba Dredging to Ease Flooding »

The Philippines: Kiamba Dredging to Ease Flooding

Officials of the coastal town of Kiamba in Sarangani are set to declare the entire area under the state of calamity following the flash floods on Monday afternoon that affected around 560 families in six barangays. According to initial assessment findings, the floods mainly affected...

Aug 27 2014 / Read More »

TSHD Lelystad – Gibdock’s Biggest Project in 2014 »

TSHD Lelystad – Gibdock’s Biggest Project in 2014

One of the biggest projects handled in 2014 by the Gibraltar-based Gibdock has been definitely the docking of Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. This is the second time that 137-meter-long TSHD has been to Gibdock for repairs. The general drydocking project includes steelwork,...

Aug 27 2014 / Read More »

Picture of the Day: Right Machine for a Tight Job »

Picture of the Day: Right Machine for a Tight Job

In order to complete dredging operations on the Parrett and Tone rivers on time, the Environment Agency is using all equipment available for the job. The floating plant on the picture has been used to excavate the remaining areas of the River Tone at Creeds...

Aug 27 2014 / Read More »

New Concrete Stabilization Mats on Mississippi River »

New Concrete Stabilization Mats on Mississippi River

The Honorable Dr. Norma Jean Mattei, civilian Mississippi River Commission member/civil engineer, has paid a visit to the Army Corps of Engineers Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) team that was installing new articulated concrete mat material in Vicksburg, Miss. During the visit, Dr. Norma helped one...

Aug 27 2014 / Read More »

AMCS Welcomes Change of Stance from Dawson MP (Australia) »

AMCS Welcomes Change of Stance from Dawson MP (Australia)

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) yesterday welcomed acknowledgment from Federal MP for Dawson, Mr George Christensen, that he ‘had it wrong’ about dumping dredge spoil from the Abbot Point port expansion. “It is highly commendable to see any politician publicly change their stance like...

Aug 27 2014 / Read More »

Boskalis Announces Update on Share Buyback Program »

Boskalis Announces Update on Share Buyback Program

In the period from 18 August up to and including 22 August, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) repurchased 150,500 of its own shares at an average price of EUR 41.5715 per share for a total consideration of EUR 6,256,515.50. The repurchases took place within the...

Aug 27 2014 / Read More »

Several Projects in Suffolk County Included in the Corps FIMP »

Several Projects in Suffolk County Included in the Corps FIMP

Congressman Tim Bishop, Senator Kenneth LaValle, Assemblyman Fred Thiele and Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst applauded the decision of the United States Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a study of the feasibility of elevating Dune Road. The environmental, economic and engineering assessment will be...

Aug 27 2014 / Read More »

Atchafalaya Basin Protection Levee Contract Awarded »

Atchafalaya Basin Protection Levee Contract Awarded

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has awarded $2.3 million worth Atchafalaya Basin Protection Levee contract to a company from Belle Chasse, LA. The work consists of clearing and vegetation removal, demolition, straddle levee lift enlargement, reinforced concrete floodwall construction, placement of steel...

Aug 27 2014 / Read More »

USA: French Park Improvement Scheme Includes Dredging »

USA: French Park Improvement Scheme Includes Dredging

The French Regional Park boat ramp improvements program will begin in early September, announced threeriversparks.org. Work will include dredging of material at the end of the ramp to increase the water depth and the replacement of the existing boat ramp. The boat ramp will be closed starting September...

Aug 26 2014 / Read More »

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