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  • 2 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 27-April 2, 2017).   Damen Completes Repair Work on TSHD Leiv Eiriksson Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has recently completed works in Vlissingen and Brest on two Jan de Nul’s vessels.   Gothenburg Testing Dredge Spoils for New Terminal […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    MRTS Terminal LLC is interested in dredging of the main navigation channel at the seaport of Arkhangelsk to deepen it from 7.5 m to 9.2 m, according to the company’s Deputy Director General on Development, Nikita Ananyin. During recently held Dredging Forum in Moscow, Nikita Ananyin said that MRTS is in negotiations with the regional government, commercial […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold several public meetings in January on the development, implementation and enforcement of the comprehensive protection and restoration Master Plan for Louisiana. In accordance with Louisiana legislation, CPRA is providing an update to the Master Plan every five years in order to take maximum advantage of new science, […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new poll has just shown that 62 percent of Louisiana voters favor Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan – the state’s blueprint for prioritizing large-scale coastal restoration and protection projects – while only 6 percent oppose it. The poll, conducted in December 2016 by Applied Technology Research Corporation and commissioned by Restore the Mississippi River Delta, comes […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Gus Bilirakis took to the House floor yesterday to support a flooding relief provision in the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WIIN Act). The WIIN Act promotes public-private partnerships for dredging projects, helping the USACE successfully finish them at lower costs and paving the way for completing the Anclote River Dredging project […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House recently passed Congressman Seth Moulton’s bill to allow dredging in the Essex River as part of the Water Resource Development Act of 2016 (WRDA). “Dredging the Essex River is critical for public safety. Coast Guard vessels currently can’t reach boats in distress in many parts of the river. By making the channel […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be holding a Project Delivery Team (PDT) Kick-Off meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project today, December 15th from 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Loxahatchee River Center in Jupiter, Fla. The renewed purpose of Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Plan is to restore and […]

  • 31 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Galveston Dredging Deal Confirmed The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded few days ago a $11.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Regional Council will start pumping sand onto two popular Coast beaches from early June, ensuring they are storm ready, healthy and enjoyable for summer. Division 8 Councillor O’Pray said from June 9, Council would pump over 75,000 cubic meters of sand onto Maroochydore Beach. “The dredger has arrived and everything is on […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The four gates for the Deurganck dock lock in the port of Antwerp will begin their journey from China at the beginning of April. The gigantic gates are being built by the Chinese steel constructor ZPMC, together with the trolleys on which the gates will ride, two combined road/rail bridges, the caisson and other items. […]

  • 17 September 2010

    This is according to the World Economic Forum in ”The Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011”. Hong Kong’s wet infrastructure was deemed to be the best in the world, followed by Singapore. The Netherlands came third, before Belgium and Germany. The level of the current infrastructure is largely the result of the major investment projects in Rotterdam […]

  • 6 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    The next CEDA Dredging Days conferences will take place in Rotterdam the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011 under the theme “Dredging and Beyond”. Dredging is no longer a stand-alone exercise, but rather is becoming part of a broader, more integrated project realization process. The dredging industry is increasingly confronted by projects involving environmental protection, nature […]

  • 20 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 14-20).   Dredger Fernao de Magalhaes Arrives in Saint-Nazaire The Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Fernao de Magalhaes arrived in Saint-Nazaire on 10th December for a series of repairs.   Anglo Belgian Corporation Engines for DEME LNG Dredger […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting September 15, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) will once more hold its annual General Dredging Course. The elaborate course comprises two weeks of intensive training, focusing on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment. It covers basic aspects of dredging, including dredging processes, equipment selection and project management. To link […]

  • 11 March 2014

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; U.S. Acting Deputy Secretary of Transportation Victor Mendez; Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Riatt; and M. Gen. John W. Peabody, deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations at the […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    “Whenever it’s becoming too difficult to fix sustainability goals in contracts with suppliers, just leave it open,” says Andre van Hassent, Asset Manager at Port of Rotterdam. “Taking a chance by stimulating the market’s initiatives by creating incentives will yield great results.” Van Hassent spoke about the subject in anticipation of his presentation at the […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will be accelerating the implementation infrastructure projects in ports nationwide, following a robust growth in revenues for the first quarter of the year. The strong financial performance will enable the agency to further improve ports which are heavily congested with […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Black Sluice IDB has started major enhanced maintenance works on the South Forty Foot Drain upstream of Boston in Lincolnshire, the Association of Drainage Authorities (ADA) just announced.  The work is taking place thanks to financial backing from the Environment Agency who are partners in the works through a Public Sector Co-Operation Agreement (PSCA) with […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Repair work has begun on the three Port of Long Beach/Los Angeles breakwaters that were damaged by heavy seas from Hurricane Marie in late August. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer anticipates completion of repairs by late December. On September 18, the Corps awarded a $5 million contract to Connolly-Pacific Co., of Long Beach, Calif., to […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mashpee Neck Marina, Inc. is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to dredge, replace bulkheads and relocate boat ramp and do other work in Mashpee, Mass. The proposed work involves the replacement of the existing deteriorated timber/composite bulkheads, relocation of […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the New Haven Port Authority will hold a public information meeting for the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24th 2017, at the Hall of Records in New Haven, Connecticut. In response […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Reisinger assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, from Col. Christopher Drew during a Change of Command ceremony at the Harold Washington Library, July 21, 2017. Reisinger becomes the 65th commander of the district, which has been responsible for water resources development in the Chicago metropolitan area since 1833. […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed the Flushing Bay and Creek Federal Navigation Channel Maintenance Dredging Project, with the removal of approximately 135,000 cubic yards of dredged material. “We’re proud to have completed this significant project on time, within budget and in an environmentally responsible manner,” said Col. David Caldwell, […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has received a Letter of Award from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for the port development project Tuas Terminal Phase II in Singapore, also referred to as Tuas Terminal Finger Pier 3. The contract value for the consortium, including Penta Ocean Construction Company and Hyundai Engineering & Construction […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Scrabster Harbour Trust (UK) has taken delivery of a new harbour tug/workboat, a Damen Stan Tug 1606. The vessel, named Highlanders, will replace their current workboat which was built in 1976. The new tug will undertake pilotage, towing, general harbour and maintenance duties. Scrabster Harbour in northern Scotland is attracting much larger vessels and cargoes […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    In 2017, UAE-based port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports signed a 35-year concession agreement with the Port of Fujairah, under which Fujairah Terminals, a new operational arm of Abu Dhabi Ports was established, with over AED 1 billion earmarked for infrastructural investment. Commercial operations at Fujairah Terminals were officially kick-started in September 2017 as […]