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  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A $14.7 million investment in the Georgia Ports Authority’s Brunswick facilities has significantly increased capacity, driving tremendous expansion in the Port of Brunswick’s auto-machinery and biomass fuel trades. “Anticipating growth in the roll-on/roll-off market and in Georgia’s renewable fuel exports, the GPA board made strategic investments that allowed Brunswick to take advantage of rapidly rising […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has been selected by Suncor Energy – the largest integrated energy company in Canada – for the rental of seven IHC Beaver® 45 cutter suction dredgers. The contract with Suncor is a landmark for IHC, and highlights how it can help both established and new dredging contractors with equipment and support for an entire […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons, during the Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday, questioned Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, about the need for additional funding for beach nourishment projects along Delaware’s battered coastline. After winter storms devastated Delaware’s coastline earlier this year, Senator Coons joined the delegation in supporting Governor Markell’s request for emergency funding to […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Following a successful funding procedure, the Port of Cork has been awarded funding by the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). The Port of Cork, described as a future Core Network port by TEN-T, plays a key strategic role in the movement of goods to and from the UK and Continental Europe. This funding will assist in […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Following years of planning and construction, Port Manatee’s nearly 1,600-foot-long Berth 12 received its first ship three days ahead of its scheduled dedication Oct. 20th. The 492-foot long M/V Sea Brave made the maiden call at the mammoth Berth 12 at 11 a.m. Oct. 17th, following certification by the Tampa Bay Pilots Association Oct. 5th, […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mike Hooks LLC, a Westlake, Louisiana based dredging contractor, has won an $11.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging. Work will be performed at Lake Charles, Louisiana, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received, the Department stated. The […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major dredging operation by Able UK means greatly improved access to its Able Seaton Port facility on the Tees. The operation, which took 12 days to complete at a cost of over a quarter of a million pounds, saw two vessels dredge the Seaton Channel providing access to Able Seaton Port – the 126 […]

  • 18 April 2013

    The overhaul of the Promenade in Scheveningen was completed on 6 April. The construction work, that took more than three years, drew on the knowledge and expertise of Deltares. During this large, complex construction project, the sea wall was strengthened and also overhauled so that it is now suitable for multifunctional use. In a series […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The USACE’s multi-purpose vessel SNELL is taking a much-needed breather and overhaul at the Engineer Repair Yard after working in waters up and down the Atlantic Coast, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. SNELL Chief Engineer Paul Allen said the crane and its controls will be much different. The mechanical levers are being […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging companies are eager to reduce fuel costs to lower their operational costs, while industry regulations on exhaust gas emissions are becoming increasingly strict. In the latest edition of IHC Insight, Erik van der Blom and Leonard den Boer of IHC Holland’s R&D department explain why it’s important to consider fuel consumption at the design stage of a […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork Company has just introduced a plan for the Ringaskiddy Port redevelopment project. The proposed works comprise the construction of the marine and civil engineering infrastructure elements for a new container terminal and multi-purpose berth at Ringaskiddy Port. The Port of Cork will use the negotiated procedure for the award of this contract. This […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Macauhub reports that three investment projects to expand basic infrastructures in the port of Maputo should be completed this year, according to the schedule approved for the respective 2012-2030 development programme. These projects include enlarging the port’s main access gate, through which over 600 trucks pass every day on their way to and from […]

  • 12 October 2011

    Future development of Dunbar Harbour has set sail with a £248,000 loan from East Lothian Council. The cash aid has been given to the local… (eastlothiannews) [mappress] Source: eastlothiannews, October 12, 2011;

  • 30 April 2012

    Simon Coveney, the Minister for Agriculture, officially opened a new €39.5m pier at Dinish Island in Castletownbere, Co Cork, according to tv3.ie. He said, “The new Dinish Wharf Development at Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre is an impressive piece of infrastructure. It provides a springboard to grow the fishing, aquaculture and associated industries to new heights […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has announced the availability of the Draft Limited Reevaluation Report and Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (Draft HSLRR/SEA) and General Conformity (GC) Determination which supports the draft Statement of Conformity (dSOC) for the Raritan Bay and Sandy […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The basin has collected sand and silt to a point where some slips were unusable for the commercial and recreational fleet or are only accessible during high tide. Inadequate depth […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A maintenance dredging scheme will be conducted from the Coos Bay River Mile 12 to 15 in the following weeks, the Port of Coos Bay reported on June 14.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released an Invitation to Bid for the Coos Bay Upriver Clamshell Maintenance Dredging project earlier this year and has contracted […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Work is underway on better long-term fix to the shoaling problems at the Mooloolaba Harbour entrance, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson announced today. Ms Simpson said that both boaties and beach lovers will be pleased to hear that new contracts have been awarded for additional work to make the dredging and beach replenishment works more […]

  • 1 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   Royal IHC VIDEO: Assembly of the 2000th Pump The 2,000th pump is one of two onboard double-walled dredge pumps for Jan De Nul Group’s new self-designed 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) that is currently being built.   Cutter Dredger JULIA Launching […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Napa’s Riverfront is celebrating the holidays this December by hosting “Magical Evenings at Napa’s Riverfront” and is inviting the entire community to join in the merriment every Thursday in December leading up to Christmas. Located at South Main between Third and Fifth Streets, Napa’s Riverfront features the Riverfront building and the Historic Napa Mill and […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has announced that 46,827 containers were handled at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in October 2014, establishing a new record for most containers handled in one month and surpassing the previous record of 44,095 containers set in July 2013. “The Port of Baltimore is one of the most efficient […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has just released a book review of “International compendium of coastal engineering” by Shinji Sato.  The book presents an excellent overview of the discipline of coastal engineering, covering a range of topics in 17 chapters and 500 pages. Each chapter could stand on it’s own and they’re written by leading figures […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co. of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just won a $13.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Prime Hook Beach Restoration. The work includes dredging beachfill from a near shore borrow area and placing it along approximately 6,375 linear feet of shoreline to create a dune with a 40 foot wide crest and beach berm approximately 220 […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Senate will look into the alleged improprieties of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) related to the spending of $3 billion for the dredging of the Calabar, Lagos and Bonny channels 11 years ago. Managing Director of NPA, Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, has welcomed the decision of the Senate to look into the activities of the Joint Venture Enterprises […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Chinese company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took an active part in a lot of projects all over the world in 2016. During the first quarter of 2016, UniSite supplied a significant amount of shipbuilding parts to the dredging companies, such as bottom doors, overflows, […]

  • 5 April 2013

    Port of Cork Outlines Potential Plans for Port Development in Ringaskiddy The Port of Cork Company outlined plans for potential Port development in Ringaskiddy and announced a number of key dates for public information days. The proposed developments are the first phase of the implementation of the Port of Cork’s Strategic Development Plan Review (2010), […]