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  • 4 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. Lasse Petterson, Chief Executive Officer and President commented, “The third quarter reflects solid project performance, resulting in strong increases in income from continuing operations.” According to him, GLDD completed several planned dry dockings in the third quarter, […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Noatum Ports has received permission from the Valencia Port Authority to temporarily suspend work that it is undertaking on Muelle de Costa. The company announced plans to take another look at the project over the next nine months, and adapt it to the current needs of both the port and Spain’s economic situation, reports portstrategy.com. […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has presented the latest update on the ongoing Centerm Expansion Project. According to the port officials, infilling of the lagoon in the eastern expansion area, as well as the placement of preload materials is now complete. Infilling of the northeast perimeter dyke is ongoing. Officials added that the infilling […]

  • 19 April 2011

      Last weekend the large pile frame for the construction of the 40 meter deep quay walls of Maasvlakte 2 was moved from the site of the future Rotterdam Gateway Terminal to the site of AP Moller’s terminal. Both quay walls are completed this year. The frame is 70 meters long, 15 meters wide and […]

  • 25 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Israel: NGOs Urge Jan De Nul to Abandon Haifa and Ashdod Projects A group of Palestinian and international NGOs have urged the Jan De Nul Group to pull out of a project to build port facilities in Israel, citing concerns about Israel’s continued human rights violations.    DEMA: Dredging Could Devastate Bimini’s Dive Industry (The […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Suncor Energy yesterday celebrated another milestone in its reclamation efforts with the planting of a type of wetland called a fen at the company’s base plant north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. A fen is a specific type of peat-accumulating wetland, common to the region. Suncor is one of the first companies in the world to […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 17 June 2016, Deltares researcher Dirk-Jan Walstra will be awarded a doctorate for his research into the anatomy of (submerged) sandbars off the coast. “Walstra’s study, entitled ‘On the anatomy of nearshore sandbars’, offers insight into sandbanks’ behavior and how we can reinforce our coastlines through the targeted positioning of underwater sand deposits,” Deltares […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    One of the latest additions to NMDC’s (National Marine Dredging Company) fleet of vessels, the backhoe dredger SARB has safely arrived in Abu Dhabi, UAE. After a voyage from Rotterdam, MV Rolldock Sky floated off the SARB in the Port of Mina Zayed. The great co-operation between all parties resulted in a safe and on […]

  • 23 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Neuenfelder Maschinenfabrik GmbH (NMF) has a new management team: Ralf Ressel (CEO) and Goran Curic (COO) are now in charge as managing directors. Karl-Heinz Heck, previously responsible for Sales and Service, has left the management team with immediate effect. NMF’s partner, J.J. Sietas KG Schiffswerft GmbH & Co., asks for understanding for not publishing the […]

  • 5 February 2019

    STI/Arenal and Boskalis Nederland BV compare nuclear and ultrasonic density meter for the dredging industry.

  • 10 September 2012

    Recently, the Harbour Commissioners have launched a range of additional brands to “reflect the expanding and diversified range of activities conducted by the port and to assist in the drive to further build on its current strength ” according to Chairman, Mr Garvan O’Doherty. The launch took place at Timber Quay Derry / Londonderry alongside […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 13,000kW stationary cutter suction dredger, SHANTI SAGAR XVI, took place on 6 December 2011 at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Sliedrecht, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the ship for Mundra Port Special Economic Zone Ltd., which is part of the Adani Group. The ceremony was performed by […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 7 February 2012

    Demag Cranes started financial year 2011/2012 with ongoing growth. Demag Cranes once again outperformed the prior year on our key reporting indicators: Group order intake, Group revenue and operating EBIT. Demag Cranes AG’s CEO, Aloysius Rauen, states: “Financial year 2011/2012 has started well for the Demag Cranes Group. However, there are signs that our order […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Lebanon’s Hot Pond will soon be dredged and cleaned out after the Lebanon City Council approved funds, reports reporter.net. The Hot Pond Park is a 3.5-acre park named for a former cooling pond on the site. This site is located on the northeast corner of Noble Street and Pleasant Street. The City Council discussed that […]

  • 11 March 2013

    During the winter months of 2012 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, completed the renourishment of Monmouth Beach, a section of the Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet Project. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences Dan Falt, project manager, USACE, New York District, discusses some of the […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pentagon announced that a southeast Louisiana company has won an $18.4 million Navy contract for maintenance dredging in Earle, New Jersey. Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington will dredge the areas around two piers and part of Sandy Hook Federal Channel at Naval Weapons Station Earle. The project is expected to be completed by September […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Board of CEDA announced today that Polite Laboyrie, Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands, has been elected as the next CEDA President. Mr Laboyrie will  succeed the current President, Anders Jensen, DHI, Denmark, in November 2015. Mr Laboyrie is known to many CEDA members as the current Chair of the CEDA Environment Commission and he will continue to […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s Slip C Dredging project in the Northern Expansion area is currently in progress. The dredge “Mike Hooks” will be working in Slip C for approximately two months. The dredge is using a submerged line across Flotation Canal and floating line along the embankment. The Port Commission expects minimal delays, with […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released a video showing the route of the proposed Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme. The video shows the route of the proposed Oxford Scheme, with cross-sections showing how the scheme could look in the 4 different areas. The scheme will work by making better use of the undeveloped floodplain. It will […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is moving ahead. This project is necessary because sediment, trash and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. With dredging complete at the Cemetery Resaca, […]

  • 24 October 2012

    A federal study of deepening the St. Johns River for larger cargo ships will give the public its first look Thursday, according to jacksonville.com. This meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Jacksonville Port Authority’s cruise terminal at 9810 August Drive, off Heckscher Drive. A major part of the Corps study will be […]

  • 20 December 2013

    In their October meeting last year, CEDA’s Environment Commission (CEC) said goodbye to three of its very active members. They are stepping down form the Commission due to their approaching retirements from their day jobs. We have enjoyed working with them very much and therefore would like to pay tribute to their great work for […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second and the final day of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, has drawn to a close today on a very positive note.  The sessions saw straight-to-the-point statements and some interesting discussions. During the first thematical session: ‘Solutions and funding for climate change […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     Royal IHC has successfully named and launched the multi-purpose 5,450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant, for a joint venture between Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt.  The ceremony took place on 11 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands and was performed by Mrs Ria den […]

  • 31 July 2012

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner took off to Brasilia on Monday afternoon to attend the Mercosur Summit, reports buenosairesherald.com. Once there, Fernández de Kirchner will meet with his Uruguayan counterpart, José “Pepe” Mujica, amid the controversy triggered over the case of irregularities in the dredging of the Martín García Channel in the Río de La […]