Equipment & Technology

Ports North: Further Studies for Cairns Shipping Development Project

Ports North: Further Studies for Cairns Shipping Development Project

Further collection of water quality baseline data will be carried out during the next four months to deliver a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement on the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Ports North Chairman Mr. Brett Moller confirmed that additional field studies were being undertaken following consultation with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA). Mr […]

Rohr-Idreco’s Dredger to Arrive at Centralia Site in June (USA)

Rohr-Idreco’s Dredger to Arrive at Centralia Site in June (USA)

Coalview Ltd. LLC, has purchased a 200 tons per hour (TPH) all-electric coal dredger from Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems as the primary dredging unit for its newest fine coal recovery project near Centralia, Washington. The dredger comes with a specially designed jet suction head and delivers material from the impoundment to the fine coal recovery system […]

USA: Additional Corps Briefing Needed Prior to Release of CEPP

USA: Additional Corps Briefing Needed Prior to Release of CEPP

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will be scheduling an additional briefing to seek approval to release the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) final report for state and agency review. It is anticipated that the report will be released no later than the end of June 2014. The report was presented to Corps […]

Thorn-D® Antifouling: Great Results for Vessel “Willem B Sr”

Thorn-D® Antifouling: Great Results for Vessel “Willem B Sr”

 For 1,5 years now, the vessel “Willem B Sr” of the towage company BMS, has been using Thorn-D® antifouling. Thorn-D® is a worldwide patented, 100% environmental friendly protection for the boat bottom. By using micro fibers, Thorn-D® creates a physical barrier against barnacles, mussels etc. In the following interview Mr. Wout Bouwman, the owner, will […]

IADC Secretary to Speak at PIANC Congress

IADC Secretary to Speak at PIANC Congress

International Association of Dredging Companies’s Secretary General René Kolman will give a presentation on how Early Contractor Involvement improves complex projects at the PIANC (World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure) Congress. The 2014 PIANC World Congress will be held June 1-5, 2014, in San Francisco, California. The preparatory work for large infrastructure projects often consumes […]

Russia: Officials Talk About Development of Sea and River Ports

Russia: Officials Talk About Development of Sea and River Ports

In Komsomolsk-on-Amur on April 17, 2014 the Marine Board under the Government of the Russian Federation members pre-arranged meeting was held under the chairmanship of Dmitry Rogozin, with the participation of Andrey Tarasenko, the FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director. During the meeting the Marine Board members addressed matters related to the perspective plans of construction of […]

Canada: Importance of Fraser River Discussed

Canada: Importance of Fraser River Discussed

The Surrey Board of Trade’s Policy Manager, Ray Hudson, travelled to Ottawa recently with Jeff Scott, CEO, Fraser Surrey Docks who was leading a delegation of customers and supply chain partners. The purpose of the advocacy delegation was to familiarize and underscore the critical importance of the Fraser River to the Canadian economy. Meetings were […]

Picture of the Day: Buffalo River Dredging (USA)

Picture of the Day: Buffalo River Dredging (USA)

The Buffalo River Restoration Partnership dredging efforts have reached the City Ship Canal as part of the ongoing restoration of the Buffalo River “Area of Concern” (AOC). The Partnership has leveraged nearly $75 million dollars into a restoration of the Buffalo River AOC and its shoreline. Dredging Today Staff, April 23, 2014

USA: Corps Uses “MURDEN” to Dredge Barnegat Inlet

USA: Corps Uses “MURDEN” to Dredge Barnegat Inlet

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducted dredging operations at Barnegat Inlet in New Jersey earlier this month. The work involved removing 60,000 cubic yards of sand and material from the federal channel prior to the summer boating season. The dredger “MURDEN” owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District conducted […]

Scottish Secretary Visits Port Ellen Harbour

Scottish Secretary Visits Port Ellen Harbour

Community projects took centre stage as Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael returned to his Islay roots for a day of visits across the island. His day began by visiting Port Ellen Harbour Association who have received over £340,000 from the Coastal Communities Fund to install a new pontoon arrangement in Port Ellen Bay. This will increase the […]







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