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  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suction hopper dredger M/V “Glenn Edward”, the newest and largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing material from Galveston Harbor. The vessel is working to maintain the channel depth at its currently authorized 45 feet as part of an option that was exercised on the existing fiscal year 2013 Galveston Entrance Channel contract. […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge Dock LLC, Oakbrook, Ill., was awarded a firm-fixed-price, non-option-eligible, non-multi-year contract for $36,900,000 to provide placement of beachfill, dredged from the Sea Bright borrow area, along the length of the constructed project footprint in Keansburg, N.J. Performance location will be Keansburg, N.J., with funding from fiscal 2013 other authorizations funds. This contract […]

  • 27 March 2012

    According to portstrategy.com, the design and construction contract to build the third set of locks for the Panama canal is to suffer a seven-month delay. Alberto Alemán Zubieta, who is still the Administrator of the Panama Canal, explained the delay was due to the pouring of concrete. He said the contractor was not allowed to […]

  • 1 December 2010

    On 17 November, HRM Queen Beatrix paid a working visit to Maasvlakte 2. The Queen allowed experts to tell her about the economic recovery of the port and the construction of the new land reclamation. The working visit started with an interview with Hans Smits, CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority (left) and Ronald […]

  • 23 August 2012

    After a devastating rainstorm killed 79 people last month, Beijing will step up flood-control efforts by dredging river channels and reinforcing dikes and reservoirs. According to CRJ English, the workers will have cleared sludge and other waste that was washed into rivers by the July 21 rainstorm. Cheng Jing, the head of the Beijing Water […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    State Sen. Gayle Manning has announced Ohio State Controlling Board approval of $9.9 million in capital funds for the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. The Department of Natural Resources recently requested Controlling Board approval to release capital funds in the amount of $9,900,000 from the Healthy Lake Erie fund in SFY2019 to the Toledo-Lucas County Port […]

  • 11 November 2013

    A landmark agreement improving co-ordination of the consenting process for coastal development in England has been launched today. The coastal concordat sets out key principles which marine regulators and advisors and estuarine/coastal planning authorities will follow when working together to enable coastal development in England. These principles include reducing unnecessary regulatory duplication, providing better sign-posting, […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The successful contractors responsible for delivering marine-based site surveys for the Port of Hastings container expansion project were today announced by the Minister for Ports, Mr David Hodgett and Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mr Mike Lean. “Awarding these contracts is a significant milestone as we approach the end to what has already been […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) said that the conference report that reconciles House and Senate water resources development legislation was filed yesterday. This legislation, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA), authorizes funding for Army Corps of Engineers navigation, flood control and environmental restoration projects. This legislation will directly benefit Oregon’s small ports. […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    This weekend, the first commercial cargo was transhipped on the inner waters of Maasvlakte 2. At one of the two specially designed berths, oil products were transhipped from the ‘Blue Marlin’ to the ‘Chemtrans Sea’. As the berths are sheltered, it is possible to work faster, more reliably and more safely than on open zee. […]

  • 15 November 2012

    In a continuing effort to reduce annual costs associated with maintaining federal navigation channels in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a federal interest determination study at the entrance of the Lynnhaven Inlet. The federal study will determine if jetties or a combination of coastal structures is […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Diversion Board of Authority yesterday accepted a new cost estimate and adjusted funding plans for the FM Diversion Project and endorsed the proposed funding approach. After reviewing the updated costs, design changes from Plan B, and modifications to utility relocates along the channel and revised contingencies, the total project is now estimated to cost $2.75 billion. The […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Eliot Engel have announced they were successful in securing authorization to continue to move forward with the Mamaroneck-Sheldrake River project in the final, bipartisan agreement for the 2018 WRDA, which passed the Senate on Wednesday and passed the House last week. The federal […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   VIDEO: Keeping Hamburg Port Dredged and Maintained Hamburg Port Authority has released this amazing dredging video named “Keep the Port on Depth” – XXL dredging ship in use.   VIDEO: Testing Holland Dredge Design’s New CSD Holland Dredge Design BV […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project was named one of six “new starts” and received $17.5 million in construction funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 17 Work Plan released yesterday, allowing construction on the project to begin this fall as scheduled. Charleston also received $16.1 million in operations and maintenance dollars, which […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee and a member of the Conference Committee to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), made the following statement yesterday as the conference committee convened. “Chairman Boxer and I made the WRDA bill a top […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District approved an important step in moving ahead with the Fountain Lake Restoration Project when the Board of Managers accepted a Barr Engineering proposal for Phase 1 Engineering Services. “Phase 1 Engineering will be used to undertake data gathering and stakeholder and permitting agency communications to complete a preliminary engineering […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    IEO believes that the material to be dredged in Maó harbour has very high pollution levels, and can have a negative impact on fishing and the marine environment. Oceana has published a report by the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO), the public organisation for marine research, stating that the material to be dredged in Maó […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish announced yesterday that water has entered the New Suez Canal waterway from the northern and southern entrances of the Canal. He added that this is a historical moment for the country. The New Suez Canal project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement of vessels through […]

  • 23 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    USACE assigns maintenance dredging work on Grand Haven harbor-Inner, to Bayshore Contractors, LLC. This contract action was accomplished using other than competitive procedures because this is a task/delivery order where an exception to fair opportunity requirements was approved due to Other Statutory Authority. The modification provides the removal and stockpiling of approximately 23,000 cubic yards […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, testifies Wednesday before the Senate Appropriations Committee in support of Senate Bill 233, which authorizes funding for emergency harbor dredging projects throughout Michigan. Recently, Michigan Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee Chairman Sen. Hansen, addresses the media at a press conference announcing the Senate’s plans to develop both short- and long-term […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Director of Dredgers’ Administration with the Suez Canal Authority, Ahmed Sayed Ahmed, said recently that the project of digging the New Suez Canal so far underwent several stages, including designing, dry digging and dredging. Ahmed added that the dredging stage reached 9 meters depth, as about 20,000 cubic meters are currently being dredged per day […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The construction of the 1,000 meter breakwater project in Sta. Ana, Cagayan, is nearing its completion, Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) official revealed. Julian Jovy B. Gonzales, CEZA officer-in-charge, said that the second phase of the project has already completed while the last phase is expected to be wrapped up this year. “Once completed, it […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The Lengeh Port Authorities have announced a plan to increase the capacity of this port from current 1.5 million to 4.5 million tons per year. In order to achieve this, the dredging operations are on the agenda. Mr. Esmail Makizadeh, the Lengeh Port manager, said that with the completion of dredging program, the accommodation of […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Astaldi Group recently won a €52 million contract related to the dredging works in the Port of Taranto, Italy. The works are part of the plan, launched by the port authority, to modernize and expand the container terminal area. The rough estimates show that around 2,3 million cubic meters of sediment will need to be dredged. During the project, […]

  • 6 September 2012

    SDS-Ugol reached an agreement with local authorities in Murmansk to start construction of a new port for coal. According to barentsobserver.com, a new coal harbor on the western side of the Kola bay has been on the drawing table for many years. This project is scheduled to begin next year. Murmansk already has one huge […]