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  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Damen Dredging Equipment will be present both at the CEDA Dredging Days as well as at the Europort maritime exhibition. The event will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from the 8th up to the 11th of November next. The CEDA Dredging Days are a technical forum held during the exhibition. This year conference is […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new flexible dredging concept is the answer to increasing demand for raw materials while sand winning locations are located further from shore at increased dredging depths. The RoRo Deep Dredge, which can work up to -200 m dredging depth, has specifically been designed to meet this demand and to challenge current technical limitations. Shortage […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The White House has announced that federal review and permitting will be expedited under the federal “We Can’t Wait” program for projects at JAXPORT and PortMiami. The JAXPORT project to be expedited is a study of deepening Jacksonville’s ship channel, where the report will be completed a year earlier. In addition, the permitting process is […]

  • 26 April 2012

    As Miami News Times reports, after a five-month legal standoff over a controversial plan to deepen the Port of Miami using explosive charges, environmentalists have relented. Three groups opposed to the project have dropped their lawsuit in exchange for legal fees and the establishment of a $1,310,000 trust fund to mitigate effects of the deep […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Deep Dredge Project contract has been awarded to Great Lakes Dock and Dredge for the deepening of PortMiami’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. Dredging is anticipated to begin in August 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in […]

  • 3 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ackermans & van Haaren: Annual Results 2012 (Belgium) The board of directors of Ackermans & van Haaren NV announces that the consolidated net result (group share) for the year 2012 amounts to 167.5 million euros (compared to 177.5 million euros in 2011).   Nigeria: Eko Atlantic Celebrates Land Reclamation Milestone Eko Atlantic, the visionary new […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Governor Rick Scott today toured the site of the start-up of PortMiami’s dredging project that is deepening the Port’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. The “Deep Dredge” project is expected to create an estimated 30,000 new jobs for Florida families and enable PortMiami to be the only U.S. Atlantic port south of Virginia that will […]

  • 1 November 2011

    Another milestone agreement has been reached between the Panama Canal Authority and the Port of Miami – Administrator and CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), Alberto Alemán Zubieta, and Port of Miami Director, Bill Johnson, have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote trade opportunities and share best customer practices. Prior to signing […]

  • 25 May 2012

    According to The Miami Herald, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit that will allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge and deepen in and around Government Cut by up to 50 feet. The project will be put out for bids this summer, with construction expected to begin in early […]

  • 20 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Boskalis to Work on Markermeer Dikes Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has emerged as the best bidder for the tender to reinforce over 33 kilometers of dikes around the Markermeer lake between the towns of Hoorn and Durgerdam, the Netherlands.   New Excavators for DEME Early in […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Florida House passed on Monday a second bill that will help the postponed Port of Miami Deep Dredging project to move forward, reports The Miami Herald. The $150 million project is a priority for Gov. Rick Scott and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez. However, the project is being held up by challenges from environmental groups […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $46 million for the Jacksonville Harbor deep draft navigation project in its FY 2019 Work Plan. This comes in addition to the $50 million in federal funding directed to JAXPORT for the project over the past two fiscal years, representing a substantial federal investment in growing commerce […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Brig. Gen. C. David Turner toured a dredge with other USACE representatives, including Col. Alan M. Dodd, Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander, while learning about the Miami Harbor expansion project. Located in the heart of downtown Miami, PortMiami is the second largest revenue producing department in Miami-Dade County. It is expected […]

  • 1 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    With the new year ahead of us, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular posts from 2015. Van Oord, Boskalis to Build Artificial Island Off Jakarta Van Oord and joint venture partner Royal Boskalis Westminster have won a major land reclamation contract in Indonesia. DEME Bags Major Contract in Singapore  Dredging […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing periodic maintenance dredging and advanced maintenance dredging of a portion of the Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in New Hampshire and Maine. The authorized FNP in Portsmouth Harbor and the Piscataqua River consists of a main ship channel, 35 feet […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Reservoirs are notoriously tricky to maintain: from the surrounding area plenty of sand and silt is brought in by the river and the material deposits at the dam. As reservoirs are usually rather deep, dredging can be quite a challenge. For the Tablachaca dam in Peru another challenge was added; the location high up in […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consulting Group has announced that it will be presenting at the 2014 Dredging & Reclamation Summit in Miami, Florida. Mr. Luis Prieto y Munoz M.A., the president of the firm, will share his thoughts on the new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and its affect on the dredging industry. The event will be held from […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The technology group Wartsila has supplied the full propulsion package for the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana. The vessel is owned by National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi and has been specially designed to operate in high ambient temperatures. The 6.000m³ capacity TSHD, launched in September 2017, was designed by the Royal […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consultig Group LLC has announced its 2014 class schedule for the Dredging Fundamentals Course held in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 2014 will mark the fourth consecutive year where the Corps has opted to partner up with Piedroba in order to train federal employees working on navigable waterway projects. Luis Prieto-Portar, […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS has announced the retirement of Jim Horton, the company president. Mr Horton entered the dredging industry in 1984 as Vice President of H&H Pump Company in Mississippi. From there Jim went on to start IMS in 1986. His relentless pursuit of becoming the world’s leading portable auger dredge supplier started to take form in […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    According to a proposed budget filed by Governor Rick Scott last month, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will receive $9.9 billion in funding this year for strategic transportation projects. Doreen DiPolito—owner and president of D-Mar General Contracting and Development in Tampa Bay, Florida—applauded the move, citing its significance in supporting and creating construction jobs […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has announced that maintenance work will begin again this week on the flood control system that flows through West Harford, Newington, and Hartford. “We stopped work on this project for two weeks to listen to the concerns of residents and to make any appropriate adjustments to our plans,” […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Chinese dredger “Jie Long” has been redesigned by Damen Dredging Equipment to adapt it to cutter dredging at the important depth of -50 m. This deep dredging is required for its contribution to the infrastructural works of the Macau-Hong Kong-Zhu Hai transport link. Damen not only engineered and delivered the components, but also supervised […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On July 16, 2014, Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper, Captain Dan Kipnis, Coral Morphologic, Miami-Dade Reef Guard Association, Sierra Club Miami Group, and Tropical Audubon Society, filed a citizens’ notice of suit letter alleging that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the Endangered Species Act, in addition to several permit conditions by the Florida Department of […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit will be held at the Sands Convention Center in Singapore on 29-30 September. As the international deep sea mining community move ever closer to mining the deep-ocean floor, industry stakeholders, from developing island nations and ocean regulators to commercial deep sea miners and subsea technology companies, come together annually to […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against a New England electric utility and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority regarding a cable under Boston Harbor that allegedly was not installed to the federally required depth. The settlement will allow the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to continue and ensure that modifications will come […]