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  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will host a public meeting to present updates to the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project. The project will provide 100 year level risk reduction to the area extending from Bonnet Carre spillway to Garyville. At the April 2nd event residents will be able to view maps […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport is set to complete dredging works under NOVATEK’s project on construction of a transshipment facility in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky by April 2021. This information was revealed yesterday by Rosmorport General Director, Andrey Lavrishchev, at the 3rd International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow, organized by PortNews Media Group. According to Lavrishchev, the world’s […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Seven major coastal restoration projects in Louisiana totaling more than half a billion dollars have been completed and paid for with settlement money resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Projects working their way toward construction this year or in years to come will use another $4.4 billion in settlement dollars. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that dredging will begin in April to clean up sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site (aka Alcoa Aggregation) in Massena, New York. PCB contamination is the result of past waste disposal practices at the Alcoa West (now Arconic) facility. In 2013, […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The construction activities on the site of the new sea lock in IJmuiden are moving forward, according to the latest update from the Port of Amsterdam. In March and April, work will be carried out to the exterior facade of the Lock Operation Centre (SOC); various engineering works will be carried out to complete the […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The River Waveney dredging program is set to take place between April and October 2019, the UK’s Broads Authority announces.  The river is popular with Broads users due to its deep navigable channels, but sediment does accrete in places and requires dredging to maintain waterway specifications, said the authority. Commenting the latest news, Broads Authority […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the dredger hibernates in Edgewater Bay, the Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) staff is busy preparing for the Fountain Lake’s next dredging season. According to the District’s latest update, the dredging operations will begin presumably in mid-April 2019, weather permitting. The dredging work for this year was concluded in October, with roughly 300,000 cubic […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) said in their latest release that they will sponsor a one-day workshop for engineers, designers and regulatory staff on the use of nature-based practices to address shoreline erosion.  According to the official statement, CRMC staff will discuss RI regulations that apply to these practices. Representatives from The Nature […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Townsville Port Expansion Project has been approved by the Federal Government. The government’s approval of the EIS for the project means that preliminary works on Stage 1, the $193 million Channel Widening Project, could kick off before April this year, pending a resolution on final funding between the […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A cruise terminal will be inaugurated in Visby on April 29, with intensive preparations now underway to boost Gotland as a destination. The number of passengers will double as early as 2018, the company said in its latest release. Since winter 2016 about 130,000m3 has been dredged to achieve a depth of water of 11m. […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A major annual scheme to replenish Lincshore beaches gets underway this month, reports the Environment Agency. The EA’s flagship Lincshore scheme involves dredging sand from the seabed and pumping it onto the beach, replacing levels lost to the sea during the winter. According to the agency, this year’s £6.8 million project will begin Monday, 24 April […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has just announced new start date for the Grays Harbor dredging project. According to the Corps, the project – originally scheduled to start this weekend – is now postponed for April 10. Working around-the-clock through April, the Corps vessel Yaquina will dredge the Grays Harbor Entrance, Point […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lake Odessa Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project on April 6 at 10:30 a.m.  The ceremony, which celebrates the completion of the habitat restoration project, will be held at the Fox Pond Overlook Area near the Port Louisa National […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey’s last major Post-Sandy recovery project, the Absecon Island scheme is set to begin this April, according to the Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. The $63 million beach fill project will be carried out jointly by the Cranford-based Weeks Marine company, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DEP. The Absecon Island project covers […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Preparations for the scuttling of the ex-HMAS Tobruk have reached another milestone, with the Palaszczuk Government awarding a $325,000 contract to undertake maintenance dredging. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles announced today the contract had been awarded to Queensland-based Neumann Contractors Pty Ltd. Mr Miles said that the contractors had […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 18th River Restoration Center’s (RRC) Annual Network Conference, titled ‘River Restoration: Addressing Uncertainty’ will be held at Hilton Metropole in Brighton on the 4th and 5th April 2017. Each year, RRC holds an annual network conference that brings together professionals from all areas of river restoration. The event is usually over two days and includes around 50 speakers, workshop […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eight years have passed since the beginning of works on the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. The Expansion Program – which will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity – is nearing its completion and is […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin annual Grays Harbor maintenance dredging in the Outer Harbor on April 1, 2016. Seattle-based Manson Construction Co., is contracted to dredge one and a quarter million cubic yards of material out of the navigation channel from the bar to the middle of the harbor, working through May […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community c (CAG) will take place on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). The Hudson dredging project is being undertaken by GE under an agreement with the EPA, which selected dredging as the remedial strategy to address PCBs […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. To date, the Expansion Program is 88 percent complete. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging program will be underway soon at the Biloxi boat launch area, according to WLOX. The Parker’s Creek Boat Ramp off East Oaklawn Road will be closed for the dredging project starting Monday, April 20, said Harrison County Engineer Tech Andy Moseley. Moseley added that the ramp will be closed Monday through Friday evening, but it […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The departments of Natural Resources and Environmental Quality have announced a public meeting Monday, April 20, in Saugatuck, Michigan, to present and discuss Kalamazoo Lake and River dredging windows that protect lake sturgeon – a state threatened species. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Saugatuck Township Hall, located at […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chesapeake Technology, Inc., (CTI) is launching its biggest SonarWiz release since 2010 at the Ocean Business show in April.  The new SonarWiz has a modern look, visible enhancements to all modules (sidescan, sub-bottom, bathymetry, and magnetometry), more integrated plan-view and 3D visualizations, and for the first time introduces bathymetry amplitude processing. John Gann, V.P. Software […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work on lock gates at Kilrush Marina on the Shannon Estuary was completed this month, just in time for the first sail of the year over St Patricks weekend. “Also the long awaited news we have all been waiting for on the dredging application, has finally come through, with the licence approval being granted,” announced […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a scheduling change for the initial construction of the Long Beach Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project. On December 5, 2014 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) for $128 million to complete initial […]

  • 4 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    NMDC Bags Important Contract in Bahrain National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), the UAE-based firm, has won a multi-million reclamation contract as part of the projected East Sitra Town scheme.   The Bahamas: Dredger “Niccolo Machiavelli” Arrives in Bimini A mammoth seafloor dredger, dubbed ‘The Reef Destroyer’ by local environmentalists, has arrived in Bimini as developers […]

  • 27 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Liverpool2 to Become UK’s Largest Transatlantic Deep-Sea Port Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development.   USA: Oregon Inlet Emergency Dredging Starts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From April 29, through May 1, 2014, dredging operations will be conducted at the Gatun Lake entrance on the East side of Pedro Miguel Locks between the center wall and the East prism line, and north of the center wall, announced the Panama Canal Authority. This dredging work is necessary for the removal of shoals, […]

  • 20 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Takes Over Dravo S. A. (Spain) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A.   UK: Boskalis Begins Port of Felixstowe Dredging Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest […]