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  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working in partnership with Frog Environmental, Team Van Oord has successfully deployed ‘silt wattles’ to help control sediment on a flood alleviation scheme in West Sussex. “The innovative solution has been used at the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme which Team Van Oord is delivering on behalf of the Environment Agency,” TVO said in its […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District announced on May 23 it would delay it’s annual maintenance dredging of Oceanside Harbor, typically expected to begin in April. As USACE reported, the water quality certification used in previous dredging operations expired and a new Section 401 permit was not obtained in order to conduct […]

  • 18 April 2013

    The Ogun State Government will station security operatives in strategic locations across the State to curb the menace of illegal dredging. Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru made this revelation at Kara-Isheri in Ifo Local Government Area during an unscheduled visit to the area where illegal dredging had been going on. He explained […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senwatec, a German manufacturer of dredging equipment, successfully commissioned and launched their versatile multipurpose amphibian dredging machine, named the Dredge-King, in Madagascar earlier this month. The Dredge-King is a compact mobile dredger, equipped for deep water bucket and hydraulic dredging. This “four legged” dredging machine can lift itself off the truck bed by means of […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Cowes Harbor’s Eastern Channel dredging project on the the Isle of Wight is moving forward according to schedule.  The dredging operations, conducted by Jenkins Marine, are being carried out by the dredge barge ‘Doreen Dorward’, with the spoil being deposited into two split hopper barges ‘Nab’ and ‘Needles’. Cowes Harbor Commission, the statutory harbor authority for Cowes Harbor, […]

  • 18 September 2012

    DP World, UAE Region today signed agreements with local and international companies for the supply of 19 Ship To Shore (STS) quay cranes and 50 Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes for its 4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) capacity Terminal 3 development at the flagship Jebel Ali Port. The new container terminal will be 1,860 […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has assured that the government can handle the water situation this year, adding that people will be able to see a clearer picture of the water management plans in all areas by the end of this month. After several areas in Thailand have experienced rain over the week, many people are […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District have announced a goal of opening the Dismal Swamp Canal to its full 6-foot depth late this summer.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, has ongoing debris and tree removal, and investigations of shoaling at many locations in […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government recently signed a Project Partnership Agreement for construction of the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program. The project will use sediment obtained from operation and maintenance of the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to the Gulf of Mexico project for […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency contractors have started work on the banks of the River Wharfe in Collingham, near Wetherby, to repair damage to the river bank and protect flood defenses. Work is underway to repair approximately 40 meters of river bank in Collingham adjacent to the flood defenses at The Avenue, so that it is ready for […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Broads Authority has taken charge of a second new mud wherry as part of a ten year strategy to replace old equipment. Named Gleaner after an old timber sailing wherry that carried cargo into Norwich, the new wherry has been built to a bespoke design by local naval architect Andrew Wolstenholme to transport sediment […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The start-up ceremony of reclamation project in Nantong Binhai Park, co-invested by Jiangsu Hantong Group, was held on the project site in the morning of 1st, Aug, 2012. The Municipal Standing Committee Mr. Chen Zhaohuang and vice mayor Mr. Xun Hui attended the ceremony. The first phase of this project is located between Yaowang Gangzha […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Channelization work has conmmenced on the Asa River in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, North Central Nigeria to boost transportation system and check flooding. A Nigerian government official says dredging of the river will go a long way in preventing loss of lives and property witnessed in the past, as a result of flooding. The […]

  • 8 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 2 – May 8, 2016).   TSHD Inai Kenanga Electrical Installations Completed Bakker Sliedrecht has just completed the electrical installations works on the trailing suction hopper dredger Inai Kenanga.   HKIA Land Reclamation Scheme Gets Green Light A massive […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A lobbying effort by Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto has forced the Federal Coalition Government to come good on their election promise to allocate funding to go toward the dredging of Cardwell’s One Mile Creek. Mr Dametto said that this morning’s expected announcement of $1.5 million for dredging was an important step forward in solving the […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The aim of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) to improve depths in the commercial port of Mahon has been met, thanks to the dredging work that got underway last March. As a result of this project, the Minorcan port is now safer for vessel navigation, and can cater for ships up to […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency submitted a planning application to Exeter City Council last month for the next phase of the Exeter flood defense scheme. Phase 2 of the scheme includes intermittent defenses on both sides of the River Exe, from Cowley Bridge in the north to Countess Wear, Bridge Road in the south. The scheme will reduce […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced the release of the construction bid for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The announcement closely follows the project’s environmental approval on Nov. 19 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cowes Harbour Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh and Iain Roberts, Maritime Engineer at Atkins, attended at the recent physical modelling tests for the Cowes breakwater, carried out at the specialist Deltares hydrodynamic test centre in Delft, the Netherlands, on 20th March. They were joined throughout the three-day testing sequence by the chief designer responsible for the […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The Expert Group is a follow up of the work by the CEDA Working Group that produced the very well received position paper on Underwater Sound. The WODA Expert Group will composed of members from CEDA, EADA and WEDA. CEDA Members are invited to express interest in joining WEGUS. Expertise required is as follows: – […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Cowes Harbour Commission has announces early information about the breakwater construction and dredging project at the Cowes area. The project details: A contractor is required for infrastructure works associated with Cowes Outer Harbour Project (COHP) which comprises III phases. The contracting authority plans to appoint one design and build contractor under a single provider framework […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The vulnerability of coastal communities is gaining urgent attention in the face of climate change and devastating weather-related flooding and erosion. Clark University Professor of Economics Robert Johnston, director of the George Perkins Marsh Institute at Clark University, is leading vital research into the environmental and economic impacts of coastal hazards and adaptation along Northeast […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kings Bay Cleanup and Restoration scheme in Crystal River is moving ahead with a patent pending vacuum dredging removal process that removes legacy nutrients, organic detrital material and the Lyngbya, an invasive algae that has choked out native plants. For years, residents have tried different removal methods, but the Lyngbya has spread and covered the […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just revealed another nominee for its Safety Award 2017 – Royal IHC’s 4 Points of Attention Plan. To improve daily safety operations on its shipyards, Royal IHC tasked a multi-disciplinary team of representatives from senior and operational management, the work floor and Safety Department with identifying high-risk working […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are underway at the Murray Mouth in order to maintain connectivity between the Coorong and the Southern Ocean. Boat operators are being cautioned to take extra care if they intend to take their vessels near the vicinity of the Murray Mouth. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Water Resource Operations manager Jarrod Eaton […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Officials in many localities nationwide are preparing to encounter flooding situations, as it has been forecast that the depression in the South China Sea will trigger continuous heavy raining in Thailand. Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi on Thursday visited Ayutthaya to evaluate the water situation in the province, which was heavily afflicted by the great […]