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  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABCO Marine Ltd has been contracted by Galliford Try for the construction of Fort Cumberland SST Sea Defenses. The project is to replace damaged sea defenses next to the historical Fort Cumberland site in Eastney, Portsmouth. ABCO sourced and procured the rock for the project, with vessels chartered to transport the rock armor from Norway for […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Last October the dredger Hebble Sand was sold by Dublin Port Company to Abco. This vessel departed the dry-dock in Dublin Port last week in readiness for her new owners Abco Marine Ltd. According to the AFLOAT, the self-propelled grab-hopper dredger currently remains berthed at Alexandra Basin in Dublin Port, awaiting her delivery voyage. Despite […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Vessels

    According to AFLOAT, Hebble Sand, a grab-hopper dredger which has remained in Dublin Port for more than one year, departed Dublin Port and is currently heading for Campbeltown, on the Mull of Kintyre Peninsula. This dredging vessel was purchased last October by Northern Ireland based Abco Marine Ltd. Last week, she made the short passage […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of tonnes of silt that currently lies on the bed of the River Lagan in Belfast will be dredged in a major project to maintain and enhance the river’s water quality and unique eco-system, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Communities reports.  The £3.3m investment by the Department, which manages the River Lagan, will see […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yorkshire Water’s Bridlington Revised Bathing Water Directive project, undertaken by MGJV/ABCO Marine, has been shortlisted for the British Construction Industry Awards 2015.  The Bridlington Revised Bathing Water Directive scheme was designed to ensure that any Yorkshire Water Services (YWS) assets, which could influence bathing water quality, do not adversely affect achieving the desired standard. The […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Yorkshire Water has signed a marine framework contract worth up to £100 million over the next five years. The four framework partners include ABCO Marine, Farrans Construction, Van Oord and Ward & Burke. “Between 2010 and 2015 we spent £110 million to help create some of the cleanest beaches and bathing waters in Europe. By […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    ATG Group, Coleraine based waste and environmental specialist, has secured a £3.5 million contract to treat and dispose contaminated dredge material found at Smooth Point at Killybegs Harbor, the Republic of Ireland.  Making the announcement, Dr Mark McKinney, Managing Director of ATG Group, said: “To help increase our export sales, we are investing £1 million […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, yesterday launched new major marine project in Killybegs, Co. Donegal – the new Killybegs Small Craft Harbor. “This new harbor, fully funded by the State, is a first class facility capable of accommodating 63 boats ranging up to 15 meters in length with one berth […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of Project Ireland 2040, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced the signing of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Centre, Co. Donegal. Commenting the signing of the contract with contractor ABCO/Fugro […]

  • 24 December 2010

    Flood damage continues to litter St. George. Some of the hardest hit areas are golf courses. For example, five holes at the South Gate Golf… (abc4) [mappress] Source: abc4, December 24, 2010;

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Anglo Belgian Corporation (ABC), a Ghent based manufacturer of medium speed engines, has been issued with the Bureau Veritas approval and notations for its hybrid solutions. “Now, with the hybrid system’s approval by major classification company Bureau Veritas, ABC is able to offer serial hybrid propulsion systems for workboats and, in collaboration with selected industrial […]

  • 24 August 2012

    A&P North East recently welcomed a number of clients to their two facilities, one on the Tees near Middlesbrough and one on the Tyne near Newcastle. Among those visiting the Tyne yard were Van Oord, with their vessel Ham 601. Arriving towards the end of July for a short stay the vessel underwent structural steel […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Vessels

    The state government has defended its decision to tender a dredging project to Port Macquarie based Birdon Marine.   (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, March 17, 2011    

  • 26 October 2011

    The death of another dugong in the Gladstone harbour in central Queensland has added to concerns that industrial activity is harming marine… By Marlina Whop (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, October 26, 2011

  • 2 March 2011

    Marine access to a fishing port on Tasmania’s east coast is set to become safer with dredging in the area due to start next week… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, March 2, 2011;    

  • 31 August 2011
    Vessels

    A&P Tees ship repair yard has given another TV star a much-needed “makeover”. The Middlesbrough yard is gaining a reputation for giving vessels which have appeared on the small screen a new lease of life. Last year they restored the Tall Ship winner Christian Radich, star of the BBC TV series The Onedin Line and the […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jenkins Marine’s fleet of hopper barges is in high demand this month with every vessel engaged in a marine project. The 150m³ capacity hopper barge Hurst has just completed a dredge at Rockley Boat Park and the nearby Parkstone Yacht Club under the guidance of Jenkins Marine vessels Frome and Buffalo. Rockley Park is a […]

  • 2 August 2020
    Equipment

    Callan Marine has announced construction commencement of the General Bradley, a new 28” dredge that will join the fleet in 2021. The General Bradley is diesel-electric driven and will have three ABC 12DZC engines installed with a total of 9,260 horsepower. At 341’ in length with a 6.6’ draft, the General Bradley will focus on […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arco Dijk of Hanson Aggregate Marine has completed its maintenance stop-over at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam. “Whilst the vessel was in dock we performed a big range of maintenance works of which an extensive tail shaft overhaul, various dredge pipe renewal and repainting her with a new coat, getting her […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The report into MAIB’s investigation of the fatal engine room fire on the suction dredger Arco Avon is now published. The accident occurred on 18 August 2015 while Arco Avon was loading a sand cargo approximately 12 miles off Great Yarmouth, UK. The fire claimed the life of the vessel’s third engineer, who was attempting to repair a failed […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The first phase of major improvement works along the Crinan Canal gets underway this winter, informs the Scottish Canals. This £3.7 million investment in the Crinan Canal is part of Scottish Canals’ Asset Management Strategy 2018-30. It prioritises improvements on all canal infrastructure in Scotland, based on condition and risk. Peter Robinson, Head of Engineering […]

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  • 8 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 2-8, 2020).   Damen Completes TSHD Arco Dijk Maintenance Work The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arco Dijk of Hanson Aggregate Marine has completed its maintenance stop-over at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam.   Boskalis Releases 2019 Annual Report and Sustainability […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth announced yesterday that routine maintenance dredging project is set to begin next week at the Haslar Marina Gosport. As reported, the project starts September 17th and is expected to last for approximately 4 – 5 weeks. The contractor for the works – Jenkins Marine Ltd. of Poole, Dorset – will use the 30.1 meter Backhoe […]