Search results for: Deep Dredge

2028 results

A list of search results

  • 21 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works officially started on North Breton Island, LA, a couple of days a go with the first cubic yards of dredged sand placed on the island. The long awaited project was approved in 2014 as one of the three components of the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Phase III Early Restoration Louisiana Outer Coast Project. The […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    MPS and EIFFAGE Génie Civil yesterday reached an agreement to extend the original FIDIC Yellow Book Contract to include the land works for the 4th New Berth of the MPS Terminal 3 (part of Phase 2 of the Tema Port Expansion Project). Over the past two years, EIFFAGE has been working hard to complete Phase […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    California Congressman John Garamendi has secured key provisions in the “Water Resources Development Act of 2020” for the California Delta and Central Valley. The legislation passed the House earlier this week and is expected to pass the Senate with strong bipartisan support and become law this year.  “This bipartisan legislation supports levee projects throughout the […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Equipment

    DEME Group has just released this amazing photo from the River Scheldt dredging program. “Emerging from a typical morning mist at this time of the year, our trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Pallieter’ steadfastly carries out her regular maintenance work along the River Scheldt, directly outside our HQ in Belgium,” said the company in their latest […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction on the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ project to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel is underway, Callan Marine informs. Awarded this past April, this project will provide an additional 130 feet of width and 7 feet of depth to the Lower Reaches of the channel. Dredging requires removal of 12 […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Clive River is dredged around every ten years to allow recreational use, and the next dredging project is set to take place in 2021, depending on resource consent, reports Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. The dredging takes around three months, said Regional Council Regional Asset Manager, Martina Groves. “The dredging will cover 1,200 meters, from […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE, which operates as part of the Department of Defense, announced via public notice that it’s withdrawing plans to dredge the shipping channel connecting San Francisco Bay to Stockton deeper, reports San Francisco Baykeeper. The scheme was a favor to the Bay Area’s oil refineries to help them operate larger oil tankers on the Bay. […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, announced this week that the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) has approved $234.6 million in funds resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement for restoration projects that will create and restore wetlands in Plaquemines and Terrebonne Parishes. In all, the funding will be used for the engineering, design, and […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Business development, Project & Tenders

    DEME has secured a major contract for the Abu Qir port project in Egypt – the largest ever dredging and land reclamation contract in its history. The project will see the deployment of DEME’s giant new cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’. According to DEME, this vast project includes the reclamation of 1,000 hectares of new land. […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Cashman Dredging just reached an interesting milestone on the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Project. According to the company, the crews working on the Boston dredging project sent the 4,000th barge-load of material for disposal this weekend. With the 4,000th barge sent for disposal, this project is almost done and the finish line is in […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord’s backhoe Simson dredged its first cubic meters last week on the impressive Fehmarnbelt Tunnel project in Denmark. With a length of 18 kilometers this will be the longest immersed road and rail tunnel in the world, connecting Germany and Denmark. Van Oord and Boskalis join forces in the Fehmarn Belt Contractors (FBC) consortium […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) has approved $234.6 million in funds resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement for restoration projects that will create and restore wetlands in Plaquemines and Terrebonne Parishes. In all, the funding will be used for the engineering, design, and construction […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) recently reported net income of $11.8 million ($0.39 diluted earnings per share) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020. During the third quarter an explosion and fire occurred in the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel while the company’s dredge Waymon Boyd was working near a pipeline, which resulted […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Shallowbag Bay dredge program, consisting of maintenance dredging within Ranges 1-5 of the Manteo Federal Navigation Project, has received the green light to move forward, Dare County informs. According to the announcement, this area includes 11,924 linear feet (approximately 2.2 miles) of Shallowbag Bay and Roanoke Sound. In addition, a connector channel that extends […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    NextDecade has selected Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) to perform essential improvements to the Brownsville Ship Channel. These improvements, which include the Channel deepening works, will enhance commercial navigation into and out of the Port of Brownsville, ensuring the safe and reliable access of LNG carriers to NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG facility. Also, […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, NYS Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon and other dignitaries yesterday marked the start of dredging operations in the upper portion of the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York. This is a major milestone in the history of one of the […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Smith Marine Towing Corporation (SMT) announced today a contract award to assist Callan Marine and North America’s largest dredge the General MacArthur on the North Breton Island Restoration project. According to SMT, the Smith Privateer will tow the dredge to location and assist in the set up. The vessel will later be replaced by M/V […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group has successfully hold the first ever digital naming ceremony for a dredging vessel. Last week, the company hosted this special naming ceremony for its next generation trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Bonny River’ and ‘Meuse River’. Due to the coronavirus restrictions, the company decided to hold the digital naming ceremony. The online event captured […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group has just announced that the company is about to hold their first ever virtual naming ceremony. “We are getting ready for our first ever virtual naming ceremony of our next generation trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Meuse River’ and ‘Bonny River’,” the company announced. “Although we can’t hold our traditional naming ceremony at this […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    External contractor, ML Dredging is making good progress with the Gosport Marina 2020 dredging programme. The company started the Gosport campaign on September 28, 2020. The work is taking place 24/7 for approximately 8 weeks until mid-November. For this project, ML Dredging is using their backhoe dredger, the “Witton II”. Barge “Split Three” is taking […]

  • 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, […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    DEME Group has successfully completed a major dredging project in central Vietnam. The company yesterday released this beautiful photo of their mighty trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Congo River, navigating through the South China Sea after wrapping up the job in Vietnam. “We deepened the turning basin and access channel to the port of Dung […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Business development

    Jan De Nul has successfully delivered the deepening works of the Port of Hamburg. According to the company’s latest announcement, the port is now ready to receive the largest container vessels in the world. At one time, the company had 4 hoppers, 2 split hoppers and 1 backhoe dredger working on the project. Besides the […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Equipment

    A sediment removal scheme on the Wehra reservoir, located deep in the German Black Forest, is currently underway. The facility, built in 1977, serves as a storage facility for a cavern power station. Additionally, in the course of extensive remedial measures, the lake has to be cleared of sediments. For this project, a Dragflow’s radio-controlled […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Thyboron has received a dredging permit from the Danish Coastal Authority to increase the depth of the Thyborøn Kanal. For the past ten years, the Port of Thyboron was working to increase the depth of the channel Thyborøn Kanal as well as the harbour approach. After the responsibility for dredging of the […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE is currently conducting maintenance dredging at the Port of Fernandina, located on Florida’s Atlantic coast. According to the official plan, the project will deepen the portions of the Amelia River to 36 feet. In fact, the main goal of these works is to allow larger vessels to use the facility. The $4.3 million program, […]