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  • 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, […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Dredging works for the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway project in Poland are coming along nicely, according to DEME Group’s latest report. Together with their joint venture partners, Van Oord, DEME is responsible for deepening and widening the fairway along a section of approximately 62 kilometres. After starting the works in May, the cutter suction dredger […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans to provide new flood defenses for the Southsea Seafront continue to progress. This week saw demolition works finally getting underway on the beach, starting with the removal of three dilapidated groynes from the eastern side. “This was easier than expected as they were found to be fairly shallow at only 3m long. We then […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch-owned trailer suction hopper dredge Albatros has begun annual maintenance dredging campaign in Lyttelton, New Zealand. According to the Lyttelton Port Company, these works are part of an 11-week maintenance dredging project. The Albatros, operated by Dutch Dredging, will carry out work in the main Lyttelton channel, along Cashin Quay and in the Inner Harbour. […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Vision

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will tomorrow, October 23, hold a CEDA-UK Online Seminar: Future Considerations for the Ports and the Dredging Industry. Ports are constantly expanding in order to accept larger vessels and the ever-increasing growth of the global shipping market. As a respond to this, ports need capital dredging campaigns to widen and […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Equipment

    The Elbe River dredging program is in full swing now. DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Breughel’ is just one of the vessels in their fleet that could be spotted on the Elbe over the past few months. This beautiful picture shows TSHD Breughel, together with her colleague ‘Bonny River’ working in the background. DEME’s larger […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Innovation

    In the latest edition of the FOCUS magazine, Jan De Nul Group reported an interesting story about the Elbe River dredging project named “Paving the way to Hamburg”. At one time, the company had 4 hoppers, 2 split hoppers and 1 backhoe dredger working on the project. JDN spared no effort to make the port […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord has won a contract to dredge the water intake basin of the Taiwanese Da Tan power plant. Cutter suction dredger HAM 218 and trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 will join forces on this project. According to Van Oord, this project will kick off in early 2021. Driven by the growing demand for […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Town of Bedford, MA, has just released the latest update about their Fawn Lake Dredging Program. The Dredgit crew had a very productive month of September, and is winding down the dredge operations, said the town. To date, they have removed 7,020 cubic yards of material, approximately 88% of the total amount to be […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The long-awaited Wellfleet Harbor Dredging Project in Massachusetts is now underway, according to the town officials. As reported, the dredging of the federal channel started on October 1, 2020. The works will continue through the allowable dredging seasons, October 1 through December 31, of 2020, 2021, and 2022. The dredging project consists of two phases, […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Indiana Harbor dredging is underway and will continue through the fall of 2020, the USACE Chicago District reports. Equally important, this work is a continuation of the dredging that stopped in 2019 for the winter season. According to USACE, Kokosing Construction Company and O’Brien and Gere will dredge approximately 200,000 CY in 2020. The project […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has won several major dredging contracts totaling $59.8 million. The awarded work includes:Atchafalaya River Bay, Bar and Crewboat Cut Maintenance Dredging Project (Maintenance, Louisiana, $13.8 million); Shore Protection, North Reach Segment, Beach Renourishment Brevard County Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $10.6 million); Shore Protection, Fort Pierce, Beach Re-nourishment Project (Coastal […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Trailer suction hopper dredge Albatros is about to begin annual maintenance dredging campaign in Lyttelton, New Zealand. Starting this week, visitors may spot the Dutch-owned Albatros working around Lyttelton Harbour. These works are part of an 11-week maintenance dredging campaign, said Lyttelton Port Company. The Albatros, operated by Dutch Dredging, will carry out work in […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) late yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $16 million for a dredging project in Texas. According to the release, ORN’s Marine segment won a contract from USACE to provide dredging services in Galveston, Texas. “This award adds further visibility into the utilization of our dredge fleet for 2021,” said […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Barge-mounted excavators will start dredging the Gowanus Canal in mid-November, reports Brooklyn Paper. “We are on schedule for mid-November start of dredging,” said the Environmental Protection Agency’s Christos Tsiamis at the September 22 Gowanus Canal Advisory Group meeting. “We have made a lot of progress – we’re getting ready.” The federally-supervised cleanup is split into […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined Port of Oakland $300,000 for violating Ocean Dumping Act. According to EPA, the port paid a $300,000 penalty for unauthorized ocean dumping of sediment from one of its dredging projects. Dutra Construction Co., Inc., the contractor hired by the port to do the dredging project, will pay […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    One of the most familiar vessels in the Port of Newcastle (NSW) is the dredging vessel David Allan. Its job is to maintain the depth of the channel by removing sand, silt, and mud via a trailing suction arm into the hopper of the dredge. This work is essential to the safe and seamless passage […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Business development, Environment, Innovation, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group’s trailing suction hopper dredger, ‘Alexander von Humboldt’, recently completed 2,000 hours of operation on 100% renewable, second-generation Biofuel Oil (BFO). The vessel is powered by 2 × MAN 12V32/40 and 1 × MAN 7L32/40 main engines. According to JDN, this major milestone represents the longest continuous use of 100% sustainable marine […]

  • 20 September 2020
    Business development, Technology

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project, a joint project of the Queensland and Australian governments and Port of Townsville Limited, is moving forward according to schedule. The Channel Upgrade forms part of the Townsville City Deal signed in December 2016. According to the latest project update, Hall Contracting is currently building a […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Canal & River Trust will carry out a £45.1 million program of repairs on waterways across England & Wales this winter. These works include replacing lock gates, dredging to ensure the water is deep enough for boats, and carrying out a host of tasks to keep the 200-year old network open and help ensure […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District recently awarded a 15.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, LLC for the first phase of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP). The FHCIP will deepen and widen the channel to depths ranging from 51 to 56 feet Mean Lower Low Water. According to […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $118.8 million. The awarded work includes: Post 45 Contract 4 Charleston Lower Harbor New Work Dredging Project (Capital, South Carolina, $52.9 million) Emerald Isle, North Carolina Post-Florence Renourishment – Phase 3 Project (Coastal Protection, North Carolina, $30.6 million) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Vessels

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful and unique bird’s eye view of their green vessels Bonny River and D’Artagnan, heading for their next project. The Bonny River represents DEME’s new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers. She can dredge in very hard soils and also work in deep waters of more than 100 meters. […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently awarded a $54 million construction contract to Callan Marine for the North Breton Island Restoration Project. The Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment oil spill global settlement reached in 2016 is the source of funds for this project. The restoration project includes dredging 5.7 million cubic yards […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    FSUE Rosmorport said in their latest release that its Far East Basin Branch has completed dredging in the Bolshoy Kamen bay under the contract with OOO Shipbuilding Complex “Zvezda” for completion of the shipyard’s fourth phase. The construction of a canal intended for installation of the bateau port (a watertight gate) of the shipyard’s dry […]