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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”

Since 1,5 years, the vessel “Willem B Sr” of the towage company BMS, is 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 provide more […]

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 […]

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 […]

USA: PHA Step Closer to Bayport Channel Dredging

USA: PHA Step Closer to Bayport Channel Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has furnished the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) its draft permit for the Bayport Channel Improvement project, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority yesterday. The draft permit for Barbours Cut channel dredging will follow soon, he said. The projects at […]

Duke to Work with Experts on Dan River Cleanup (USA)

Duke to Work with Experts on Dan River Cleanup (USA)

Duke Energy’s North Carolina State President, Paul Newton, yesterday spoke before the N.C. Joint Environmental Review Commission (ERC) on the company’s response to the Feb. 2 Dan River coal ash incident and its near-term and longer-term actions to address coal ash across the state. “Duke Energy is committed to working with policymakers and regulators to […]

Reef Subsea Organizes Its Business in Three Separate Entities

Reef Subsea Organizes Its Business in Three Separate Entities

Reef Subsea was created in 2010 in a joint venture between the oil and gas private equity investor HitecVision and Rieber Shipping. Following three years of growth in operations in the three current business lines, a strategic review by the board of directors and the owner of HitecVision has led to the re-organization of the […]

Sand Load in Mississippi River to Stay Consistent, Study Says (USA)

Sand Load in Mississippi River to Stay Consistent, Study Says (USA)

The wetlands of the Mississippi River Delta are slowly sinking and rapidly eroding, but new research from Rice University and the University of South Carolina has found the river’s supply of sand, the material engineers most need to rebuild the delta, will stay constant for centuries. The new study is encouraging news for scientists and […]







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