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  • 4 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 26 – March 4, 2018).   Van Oord Wins Port of Benoa Dredging Contract State-owned port operator Pelindo III has contracted Van Oord to carry out dredging works in the Port of Benoa, Bali.   Port of Everett South […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The partnership to sustain the operation and eventually the rehabilitation of Tacloban Port was formally sealed on Tuesday by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), Pilipinas Shell and port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). The pact was signed by PPA General Manager Juan C. Sta. Ana, Pilipinas Shell Chair Edgar O. Chua and ICTSI […]

  • 22 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges, founded in 1885, celebrated its 125th anniversary by taking a dinner cruise around the Port of Baltimore aboard the “turn of the century” paddlewheel riverboat “The Black-Eyed Susan.” The Port (which Ellicott’s predecessors helped create in the 1700s with the first dredge, a two horse power-driven machine) has written a feature story about […]

  • 30 July 2010

    DB Schenker Rail Polska is to invest EUR22.5 million (US$29.24 million) in the Baltic Sea Polish ports of Szczecin and Swinousjscie by expanding facilities in the addition of new wharfs and cranes by 2018 with the ports’ authority. DB Schenker Rail Polska CEO Hans-Georg Werner said the company would buy two gantry cranes in Szczecin […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) on April 4 at its annual Washington, D.C. “Spring Conference” presented the 2017 “Port Person of the Year” award to the U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise for his strong advocacy of the maritime industry since coming to Congress in 2008. According to Brandy Christian, president and CEO of the Port […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Murghab River, a transboundary river that flows from Afghanistan to Turkmenistan, hasn’t been dredged in a long time. According to the USAID Central Asia, over the past three decades, the riverbed has risen by nearly three meters. Additionally, the risk of flooding increased with changes in river flow due to climate change. Consequently, there […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Congressman Gus Bilirakis has announced that his efforts to secure funding to dredge the Anclote River have proven successful, with the City of Tarpon Springs set to receive $3.5 million in funding through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for this important project.     The economic value of the Anclote River is of significant […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. has recently commissioned its eighth ship to shore container crane at Exolgan Container Terminal in Buenos Aires. The Liebherr crane was officially welcomed to Exolgan in a ceremony at the terminal which saw participation of the president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner along with local dignitaries and representatives from Exolgan. […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ebsford Environmental Ltd has secured a contract in the Falkirk Council’s tender procedure for the dredging works of River Carron. The works covered involve the dredging of a sediment bar from the bed of the River Carron beside Dunipace Bridge. The work includes: – Site Establishment; – The removal and disposal of japanese knotweed from […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. As such, it is no surprise there are close to a dozen governmental and non-governmental organizations and agencies that are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working with the Norfolk Rivers Trust and cbec, Salix has just completed a project that will help improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar at Pentney, near Kings Lynn in west Norfolk. According to Salix, the whole river is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and in recent years, the […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland recently petitioned the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to modify the description of the Cleveland Harbor navigation project in law to prevent sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River from being placed in Lake Erie. That request has now been supported by a bipartisan group of six US Congressional Representatives from Ohio. […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens announced a new policy in Brisbane today to stop offshore dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef, being dug up at record rates for new coal and gas ports. “It’s time Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott started treating the Great Barrier Reef as a natural wonder of the world and […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new study led by scientists at University of California, Santa Cruz, shows that the amount of sediment a river transports is a key factor in determining river channel geometry and the size […]

  • 9 July 2013

    The partially submerged and rusting Waipa Delta pontoon has been successfully removed in a joint operation by Waikato Regional Council and Hamilton City Council. The pontoon erected on the Waikato River near Memorial Park, just north of Victoria Bridge, was used by the Waipa Delta river tour operation for 24 years from 1985. But there […]

  • 15 July 2013

    Falkirk Council has announced a plan for the River Carron dredging program. These works will involve dredging of a sediment bar from the bed of the River Carron beside Dunipace Bridge and will consist of: – Site establishment; – The removal and disposal of Japanese knotweed from the riverbed (approx. 35m3); – The removal of […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Professor Tim Broyd has witnessed first-hand the importance of the Port of Dover to national and local economic prosperity on a special visit to the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Speaking about the development, Professor Broyd said: “The revival of the Western Docks is […]

  • 19 December 2012

    As of this week, Damen Shipyards Group is the new owner of French shiprepair yard Arno Dunkerque, the only operator for ship repair and conversion in the 3rd largest French port, Dunkirk. The yard will continue its ship repair and conversion services. Furthermore, its personnel and management will remain in place, guaranteeing a seamless transition […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Harwood Marine – situated on the Clarence River in Northern New South Wales Australia – has completed regular maintenance of the hopper dredge David Allan. The dredger is one of the most familiar vessels in the Port of Newcastle (NSW). The vessel recently underwent its five yearly docking and major refit at Harwood Marine. After […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix, a company involved in spillway and shoreline protection, silt removal (lake desilting/dredging), wetland ecological enhancement and habitat creation schemes, has just completed a project to help to improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar at Pentney, near Kings Lynn in west Norfolk. Working together with the Norfolk Rivers Trust, Salix […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Canadian firm EnGlobe has won the international tender to dredge and clean up the riverbed of the Kishon River. Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan made the announcement at an event on Tuesday, attended by Canadian Ambassador Paul Hunt and Barry Ellis, EnGlobe’s International Business Development director. EnGlobe, an environmental services company with rich experience in […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Fox River Cleanup Project is moving into the final stage with the 11th season of dredging works now underway in Brown County. According to the project spokesman Scott Stein, the 11th season should be the final year of dredging activity removing PCB’s from the riverbed. Scott Stein also added that since the start of dredging […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Last Saturday the cutter suction dredger “Susanna II” was baptized and handed over to its owner, dredging contractor Verboon Maasland. All members of the Verboon team were present with their families to celebrate the completion of the vessel. After the required speeches and the bottle of champagne against the hull, the Verboon employees made use […]