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  • 14 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) last week released its 2020 Year in Review, outlining the agency’s accomplishments in coastal protection and restoration. The past year saw the advancement of 112 coastal projects, including 49 projects in construction, surpassing last year’s record of 40 projects in active construction. “In a year of unprecedented […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and two operator-dredgers for the rehabilitation of the Cagayan River was inked earlier this week, meaning that this very important project will start soon, reports the Philippine News Agency. The MOA on the Cagayan River Restoration Project was signed by DENR […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Scottish Government continues to invest in the islands’ expanding infrastructure with £49 million package for new Stornoway Deep Water Terminal. Secretary Fergus Ewing confirmed £49 million investment from a number of partners to strengthen transport links and support a range of diverse industries in the Western Isles. The project includes a facility for berthing […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Houma Navigation Canal (HNC) Lock Complex Project is advancing to construction using an alternative financing solution, reports the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). CPRA is utilizing recent legislative authority via Act 89 of the 2020 Regular Legislative Session, giving CPRA the authority to finance coastal restoration projects by entering into debt obligations […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Equipment

    Royal IHC has successfully installed the spud towers on the Suez Canal Authority’s cutter suction dredger Hussein Tantawy. “With the towers installed, we are now heading towards the next milestone, the installation of both spuds,” the company said in their latest announcement. The CSD is one of two vessels currently under construction at IHC for […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    A $2.5 million dredging campaign in northern Gold Coast waterways will benefit boaties in one of the city’s fastest growing areas, Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports. Work is underway on dredging Main Channel (North and South) in the Jacobs Well area. The south east Queensland company Hall Contracting is conducting the dredging operations. The […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE and Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) have announced that Phase II of the Boston Harbor Dredging Project is now complete – ahead of schedule by nearly one full year. USACE, partnering with Cashman Dredging Inc. and Dutra Group, have worked 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, since July 2018 to complete this second […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Technology

    The Municipality of Port Hope, Ontario, is conducting a suction dredge program on the Port Hope outer harbor. According to their latest release, the dredging operations started earlier this week. The Municipality and Cameco Corporation have been working collaboratively to resolve issues related to Cameco’s cooling water intake, located along the west harbor wall, which […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Equipment

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has replaced the rubber cutterhead bearings on the 102m (335ft) dredger Mahmoud Younis with a water-lubricated Composite bearing from Thordon Bearings. The retrofit, which took place at the Port Said Shipyard’s floating drydock, follows the success of a similar installation aboard CSD Mashhour, the largest dredger in the SCA fleet. […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Business development

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) yesterday started the construction of the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) – the Phase Five – aimed to improve the capacity of the Colombo Port.  Scheduled to be completed by July 2022, the Phase Five includes an investment of $32 million. The consultancy for the project is to be provided by […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones (OPAZ) has awarded a tender for the development, management and operation of a multipurpose fishing port and related projects at the Special Economic Zones at Duqm to a strategic alliance of Oman and international companies led by Fisheries Development Oman. The alliance is a state-owned […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Planning and design works are underway for a new pontoon and jetty at The Spit as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s multi-million-dollar strategy to improve the promote the Gold Coast icon in the future. According to Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles, designers are already hard at work developing concepts for a […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Business development

    A consortium including DEME’s subsidiary Dredging International and Italian construction company Consorzio Stabile Grandi Lavori has won a contract for the construction of the Ravenna Port Hub in Italy. The first phase of the project includes: excavation of 5 million m3 of sediments in the outer and inner channels; deepening the port up to -12.5 m; […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) has approved $234.6 million in funds resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement for restoration projects that will create and restore wetlands in Plaquemines and Terrebonne Parishes. In all, the funding will be used for the engineering, design, and construction […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) will next month hold a virtual public meeting for the New York & New Jersey Harbor Deepening and Channel Improvements Draft Feasibility Study. The public meeting will take place on Thursday, December 3, 2020, with […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Innovation

    Project managers had their first on-site construction meeting on Rabbit Island in Cameron Parish yesterday, informs the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). According to CPRA, containment dikes are in place and dredging is expected to begin next week. Located in the west cove of Calcasieu Lake in Cameron Parish, Rabbit Island is a […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Business development

    The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Contrecoeur Port Terminal Expansion Project, located approximately 40 kilometers downstream from Montréal. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment Report, which includes the Agency’s conclusions and recommendations regarding the potential environmental effects […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Collaboration, Outlook & strategy

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday announced the creation of the Sustainable Rivers Program (SRP) Atchafalaya River Project. The SRP is a national program in which the USACE partners with TNC to develop environmental flow regimes to benefit ecosystems downstream of […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business development, Research & Development

    The Chittagong Port Authority and HR Wallingford have signed a contract that engages its expert hydraulics engineers to study navigation at the Bangladeshi port. Around 90% of Bangladesh’s international sea trade is handled by the port, which is seeking to welcome larger vessels. The signing ceremony was attended by a number of high-profile figures including […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Following the recent launch of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) HUSSEIN TANTAWY, the exterior of the vessel is now nearing completion, according to Royal IHC latest update. Last week, the main equipment was installed onto the vessel, including the cutter ladder and the spud carrier, IHC announced. With a weight of 1565T, the installation of […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Port of London Authority announced recently that the programme of maintenance dredging continues in the Sea Reach. According to the PLA, the 7.950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Meuse River (115.8m LOA) and water injection dredger Dhamra (31m LOA) are conducting the tasks. The Meuse River, recently christened by the Flemish Minister for Mobility and […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    This Fall, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District contractor Ryba Marine Construction Co. is working to dredge the Toledo Harbor shipping channel. The dredging is taking place from the Maumee River mouth, extending out into the Maumee Bay navigation channel. The contractor is pumping the material into a confined disposal facility in Toledo, […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) is one step closer to delisting following completion of a contaminated sediment cleanup project at AZCON/Duluth Seaway Port Authority’s Slip on November 12. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)-funded project removed 850 cubic yards of contaminated sediment and capped an additional […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The second phase of emergency work to strengthen the sea defenses at Blue Anchor Bay is about to begin, Somerset West and Taunton Council reports. The Council carried out initial works to stabilize the wall and reduce the risk of collapse in July this year. The second phase of work will involve using the granite […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has prepared an Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (IFR/EA) that evaluates a range of nonstructural and structural measures with the potential to improve navigation efficiencies within the New York and New Jersey Harbor. Currently, existing federal channels are constrained given the increasing size and number […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Just a couple weeks ago, Royal IHC successfully launched cutter suction dredger (CSD) HUSSEIN TANTAWY. The launch of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) newbuild took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel, the Netherlands. The CSD HUSSEIN TANTAWY is one of two vessels currently under construction at IHC for SCA. Her sister vessel, MOHAB […]