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  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Brightlingsea Harbor Commissioners (BHC) has announced formal plans for a long term dredging and saltmarsh creation program designed to improve and maintain harbor depths and regenerate the vital intertidal saltmarshes in Brightlingsea Creek. The build up of mud is a natural occurrence and dredging is therefore one of BHC’s key responsibilities. Such dredging requires careful planning, […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dockwise Ltd. announces 11 awards totaling USD 42 million, all for execution in Q2 and Q3 2011. The USD 42 million comprises contracts for transportation of dredging equipment to Spain and Uruguay, a Power Barge and jack-up barges to the Dominican Republic and Egypt, jack-up rigs to Gabon, Mexico and Trinidad, a semi-submersible to Vietnam […]

  • 10 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The environmental disasters this spring seem to know no end. Most recently, the United States is facing the largest oceanic catastrophe ever, as BP’s Deepwater Horizon continues to discharge thousands of gallons of oil into pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to suffocate marine life and contaminate coastal wetlands. Earlier in April the […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV and knowledge institute Deltares have completed a study that will help to restore nature along the northern Gulf of Mexico and reduce effects of hurricanes on the Mississippi Mainland Coast. The study, with a contract value of 1.5 million US dollars, was carried out over a period of two years. The two Dutch […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea today announced that its subsidiary company, Reef Subsea Power and Umbilical Ltd., with offices in Stockton-on-Tees and Aberdeen, has successfully completed a contract with UK energy company Centrica Energy. The contract saw Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical assist with seabed excavation services at the Chiswick platform on the Kew field development. Reef Subsea […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In early 2014 the Somerset Levels and Moors experienced widespread flooding, particularly within the Parrett and Tone river catchments. The Environment Agency estimated there were more than 65 million cubic meters of floodwater covering an area of 65 square kilometers. Residents of Northmoor (Moorland, Chadmead and Fordgate) had to leave their homes at the height […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Federal Highway Administration has approved a post-Superstorm Sandy infrastructure protection project to construct and install four miles of steel sheet piling to be driven deep into the beaches in Mantoloking and Brick to safeguard Route 35 and nearby homes and businesses from future catastrophic storms, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner (DEP) Bob Martin announced. […]

  • 31 January 2014

    Sunergy, Inc. announced that Dredgemaster, David Price, has managed to get all three company dredges in Sierra Leone ready for operations and is locating them in three separate productive gold and/or diamond operations. He has also arranged for two new additional dredges to be deployed in Liberia under the recently acquired 1,000 acre mining agreement […]

  • 26 April 2013

    Work to restore an eroded reed bed and spit of land at Salhouse Broad using dredgings from the nearby river has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious national award. The innovative project has demonstrated how dredging the Broads can become a win win situation for boaters and wildlife alike and it has now […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On March 20, Vietnamese Minister of Transport Mr Nguyen Hong Truong, carried out the official Vietnamese ribbon-cutting ceremony for the latest addition to Damen Shipyard Group’s portfolio. Damen Song Cam, a brand new yard, is one of the largest in the Group and represents Damen’s first formal Joint Venture yard in Vietnam. Damen Song Cam […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

      This is the second announcement with programme and registration information for CEDA Dredging Days 2011. The conference and exhibition will be held in the Conference Centre of Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011, under the theme ‘Dredging and Beyond’. On 9 November, in the afternoon, an optional pre-event technical visit will be […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based dredging and marine contractor, placed an order for two trailing suction hopper dredgers earlier this year. The vessels will be constructed at CNN LaNaval Shipyard in Sestao, Spain with delivery dates scheduled for 2017. The order is part of Van Oord’s continuous investment program. The new dredgers will have a […]

  • 2 October 2017

    By Lagersmit The entire world has been talking about it for years now and it still remains a hot topic: climate change. This change has a lot of consequences for several sectors and the maritime industry also has to deal with this. How does climate change impact the maritime industry? Clear responses to this development […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    “Understanding the ecosystem is essential. It not only helps mitigate potential negative impacts, but also improves and enhances the wider project environment – something that each dredging project should seek to achieve”, emphasized one of the lessons of the CEDA-IADC’s course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” course leader Gerard van Raalte. The Training Course, jointly developed […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The international consortium of leading infrastructure firms constructing the Panama Canal third set of locks expansion project continues to seek a solution for funding the completion of the project and completion of the works in 2015, even as the Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) broke off negotiations, announced gupc.com.pa. The break in negotiations puts the […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands.  “Wetlands are part of the foundation of our nation’s water resources and are vital to the health of waterways and communities that are downstream,” said Ken Kopocis, Deputy Assistant Administrator […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals concluded a contract with Austrian-based crane manufacturer Hans Kuenz GmbH in combination with ABB of Sweden for an additional 22 Automated Rail-Mounted Gantry Cranes (ARMGs). The order will bolster the yard operation for Phase I of the new 2.7 TEU million annual capacity, deep-water Maasvlakte II terminal which will begin operations in November […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a total of $260,000 to two organizations for work that will improve water quality in Onondaga Lake and the Onondaga Lake watershed. The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) has used a $200,000 EPA grant to hire an Onondaga Lake Watershed Coordinator for a two-year period. […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Based on the model of last year’s very successful inaugural Heavy Days event, Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment has welcomed very close to 500 existing and prospective customers to this year’s Demo Days events held in June and July 2012 in the Czech Republic. Held at the Kozli Quarry close to Pisek, south west of the […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Visclosky joined local officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to commemorate the start of the dredging of the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal on Monday, October 29th. The Indiana Harbor Ship Canal is a federal navigable waterway, maintained by USACE and last dredged in 1972. The current dredging will take […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered government planners Tuesday to draw up a master plan to dredge sand from the Mekong River, saying it was aimed at restoring shallow areas along the waterway. Sand that is dredged from Cambodia’s portion of the river can also be exported to draw more revenue for the country, he […]

  • 11 April 2014

    American Rivers named the Middle Mississippi River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report is a call to action to save rivers that are at a critical tipping point,” said Eileen Fretz Shader of American Rivers. “Cutting off the Mississippi River’s connection with its floodplain would destroy critical fish […]

  • 1 July 2012
    Vessels

    Yesterday, IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ARTEMIS, at its shipyard in Sliedrecht, The Netherlands. The ARTEMIS, which is being manufactured for Van Oord, is one of the largest cutter suction dredgers ever built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. The ceremony was performed by Mrs AB […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Last week, the volunteers of the Dutch National Museum of Dredging were presented with a supply of Damen fleece vests to support the outdoor-activities of the Museum. The Dutch National Museum of Dredging (Sliedrecht) is unique and exhibits a collection of historical and modern models of dredgers and dredging equipment, photographs and dredged items of […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    With current water levels in Lake Michigan and Lake Huron at all-time lows – and levels in lakes Michigan, Huron and St. Clair expected to continue dropping – the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that the Michigan State Waterways Commission (MSWC) has adopted an emergency dredging plan that will provide zero-match grant funding opportunities […]

  • 14 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the completion of a project to stabilize and restore the ecological functions of the Emerald Isle and Pine Knoll Shores shorelines on Bogue Banks island, North Carolina, which were damaged by Hurricane Irene in 2011. BOEM and Carteret County signed an agreement in December 2012 that authorized […]