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  • 15 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, started the Phase 3 of the Dead Neck Sampson’s Island Dredging & Beach Nourishment project yesterday. The project, undertaken in cooperation with Barnstable County Dredge, includes dredging of approximately 40,000 cubic yards of sand on the west end of the island. This material will be re-used onsite for habitat and […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $15.5 million contract for the Texas pipeline dredging and channel improvement.   Bids were solicited via the internet with three received.   Work will be performed in Freeport, Texas, with an estimated completion date of June 18, 2021.   The U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Dublin Port Company (DPC) has started the next round of maintenance dredging works in the port’s navigation channel, basins and berthing pockets. The last maintenance dredging campaign took place in 2018. Since then sediment has built up over time causing a reduction in the water depths. According to DPC, Boskalis is undertaking the 2020 maintenance […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Business development

    Ports North has won an Australian Engineering Excellence Award Queensland for its Cairns Shipping Development Project. “A huge thank you goes out to the very capable contractors and consultants such as BMT, RN Dredging, Hall Contracting, AECOM, Austral Construction, Golders, Flanagan Consulting and Douglas Partners who assisted in the delivery of this complex and challenging […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Environment, Technology

    How to be creative in handling risks and opportunities associated with dredging for sustainable infrastructure is one of the main topics that will be discussed in depth at the new CEDA-IADC course, coming this December in Nootdorp, The Netherlands. The course ‘Dredging for sustainable infrastructure’ will take place 1-2 December 2020, at the Hotel Van […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    A joint venture of HERBOSCH-KIERE and German company Hecker Bau has won a contract to repair and reinforce two breakwaters in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda. For this project, the Port of Klaipeda has secured over 40 million euros. The breakwaters that protect the harbor from the sea waves are now over 150 years old. […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredger LUCIO of the Damen CSD500 series is about to begin its journey to Argentina. Built for the Argentinian dredging contractor SERVIMAGNUS, the newbuild is now disassembled and ready for transport. Painted with the customers company colors, the vessel has a modular design to ensure practical and easy shipping. Soon, this fully customized […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Van der Leun North America, Inc. recently won a contract to supply equipment for new Water Injection Dredger (WID). The contract, awarded by the IHC North America, includes construction and commissioning of the electrical switchboards for this new WID. The switchboards will be built in the Netherlands and shipped to America. The water injection dredger, […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work on M. Veyvah Harbor is well underway, with overall 39% project progress, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reported today. The construction of a concrete wall and the installation of mooring rings are currently ongoing, with 39% and 20% completion respectively. The M. Veyvah Harbor project includes: dredging and excavation operations of 60,839cbm; construction […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Port of Hamburg announced yesterday that the fairway adjustment of the Elbe is on its home stretch. In the final stage this week, the cutter-head suction dredger (CSD) Fernão de Magalhães – owned by Jan De Nul – will do the remaining work on the Elbe river bed. This is the first time that a […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Agate Construction Co. is currently working to repair sections of the Hereford Inlet/Anglesea Seawall in North Wildwood, NJ. Work involves installing concrete block mattresses that extend into the channel. The mattresses will then be covered with more than 20,000 ton of stone, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District. Background In cooperation with […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The much anticipated Petaluma River dredging project is finally underway, informs the City of Petaluma, CA. The River is getting a facelift as USACE and their contractor started the two-month dredging project last weekend. According to the officials, the crews will be working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from September 4 through […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) recently announced the successful completion of the sizable port construction project in Duqm, Oman. For this extraordinary EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) project Boskalis dredged a new harbor basin and entrance channel with a depth of 18 meters. The company also constructed a kilometer-long quay wall, two 400 meter-long jetties […]

  • 7 September 2020

    The Kahnawà:ke Environment Protection Office, a department within the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke, Quebec, Canada, said in their latest release that there is a delay in the dredging component of the Tekakwitha Island and Bay restoration project. The contractor, Rice Mohawk Landscaping, has been building a dredging platform to carry out the work. Unfortunately, they […]

  • 7 September 2020

    Kokosing Construction Co. and O’Brien & Gere JV has won a $10,281,100 firm-fixed-price contract to provide 24/7 construction management services that include extensive water treatment management services and dredging material disposal and related services at the Indiana Harbor & Canal Confined Disposal Facility (CDF). Bids were solicited via the internet with one received, according to […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Business development

    With its deep-water channel widened from 243 to 385m, the upgraded Guangzhou Port has officially started its operations, China Communications Construction (CCCC) said in their latest announcement. Designed and constructed by CCCC, the widening project for Guangzhou Port’s deep-water channel will put an end to the one-way navigation of large container ships between the mouth […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    FSUE Rosmorport and Novotrans Group have signed an agreement for the implementation of LUGAPORT project in Ust-Luga, Russia. The agreement on cooperation under the LUGAPORT project was signed by Andrey Lavrishchev, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport and Konstantin Goncharov, President of Novotrans Group. According to PortNews, the agreement foresees that Rosmorport will create federally owned […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Equipment

    Only one week after receiving the order, Damen Dredging successfully delivered a DOP submersible dredge pump, type DOP150 from stock. According to Damen, the client Dredging Africa will use the equipment to boost their dredging operations in the region. More specifically, this pump will work at a valuable silt recovery project at a mine in […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The Government of Western Australia has released tender for Spoilbank Marina project in Port Hedland. According to the announcement, the tender for bulk earthworks for this multi-million dollar project is now open to applicants. Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan commented: “The release of this tender is a major step in the delivery of this long-awaited […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Oceanside emergency dredging project is scheduled to take place as planned, starting Tuesday, September 8, the City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, said in their latest announcement. The Army Corps of Engineers awarded the contract to Manson Construction and funding for the 180,000 cubic yards was approved. Lot 12 will be closed for the duration […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Hutchison Ports signed a long-term agreement last week with Egyptian Navy on the development and operation of a new container terminal in Abu Qir, Egypt. The total investment in the new terminal is estimated to reach US$730 million. An online signing ceremony on August 27 was jointly hosted by His Excellency Commander in Chief Vice […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District just shared this beautiful photo of the deep draft hopper dredge Essayons working at the mouth of the Columbia River. According to the Corps, over the next several weeks the Essayons will dredge sand from the Columbia River bar, the world’s most dangerous entrance to a major […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports North latest video puts together all of the interesting elements of the Cairns Shipping Development Project that was completed in May. In total, more than 400,000 hours were put into the project. The work included dredging the Cairns shipping channel, building an 8km pipeline to transfer silt for re-use and restoring six wharves built […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Equipment

    Bell Dredging Equipment, manufacturer of equipment for the dredging and offshore industry located in the Netherlands, is introducing their updated design of the Bell Cutter Dredger (BCD) – the BCD250-M. The M stands for Multifunctional. This means that three of the Bell dredge heads can be installed for all different types of soil. “We are […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Equipment, Vessels

    Royal IHC handed over the 3,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Mont Mandara to Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) last week. This successful delivery completes the PAD fleet, following its acquisition of an IHC Beaver 50® cutter suction dredger and a DMC work boat in 2019. The new TSHD is an IHC Easydredge® from […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from Cross Sound Ferry Services, Inc., for a proposed work in the Thames River. The project purpose is to reconfigure the existing site in New London, Connecticut, to maintain the function of the Cross Sound Ferry Service. The proposed work includes […]