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  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has announced that the draft for the Southwest Pass on the Mississippi River has been increased from 45 to 47 feet following dredging. In early August, heavy silt deposits in the Mississippi River Delta caused by recent high upstream river levels reduced the maximum recommended draft for vessels using the pass from […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, has introduced a plan for the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project. The work consists of maintenance dredging of Oakland Inner & Outer Harbor Channel of approximately 560,000 cubic yards of materials, to provide a project authorized depth, -50-feet (MLLW) plus 1.5 foot allowable […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ross Island Sand & Gravel Co., Portland, Oregon, has won an $8.7 million contract for annual maintenance dredging of the Sacramento and Stockton Deep Water Ship Channels. According to the Department of Defense, the dredging will take place in Sacramento and Stockton, California, with an estimated completion date of January 15, 2020. The work consists […]

  • 29 May 2012

    “The dredging will be needed as part of the plans for Port Alma in central Queensland,” the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) said. The GPC is yet to release its 50-year master plan for the site where other coal terminals are set to be built, according to the ABC News. It is undertaking a large dredging […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. will be busy over the next couple of months with the maintenance dredging of the Southwest Pass in Plaquemines, Louisiana. The $12.2 million contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, the Department of Defense reported yesterday. According to the Corps, the work will be completed with the use […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is hosting a final public meeting to provide an update on the draft integrated General Reevaluation Report and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement titled “Mississippi River Ship Channel, Gulf to Baton Rouge, Louisiana”. The purpose of the study is to evaluate economic viability as well as alternative […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Fishermen in Falmouth say they will oppose any plans to use taxpayers’ money to pay for the dredging of the town’s harbour, informs bbc.co.uk. Commercial fishermen raise concerns about the impacts of dredging. “Previous fisheries, such as the Thames cockle fishery and an oyster fishery in Southampton, were completely wiped out by a dredge nearby. […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is receiving written comments on the proposed maintenance dredging of the Shelter Cove Marina, Hilton Head Island, SC. According to the Corps, an application has been submitted by the Shelter Cove Marina/Greenwood Communities and Resorts for a permit to perform maintenance dredging of the entrance channel and marina basin. […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The Port of Gulfport is asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study the feasibility of a 47-foot-deep ship channel in Gulfport, reports The Sunherald. The expansion would be needed to handle the larger ships already docking at other Gulf and East Coast ports. One of the Port’s restoration goals is achieving a deeper […]

  • 10 April 2012

    In Pengerang, Kota Tinggi, 578 fishermen filed a suit seeking compensation for land reclamation project connected with the Deep Sea Petroleum Terminal plans. The law suit states that compensation of RM500,000 should be given to each of the fishermen for their loss of income. It also says that the defendants should be restrained from continuing […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper, Waterkeeper Alliance and Environmental Advocates of New York have filed a lawsuit against New York State officials, seeking to ensure that urgently needed federal Clean Water Act funds will not be illegally used to fund the new Tappan Zee Bridge construction project or for other ineligible projects in the future. The suit was filed […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is now ready for continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2018 that starts on Oct. 1, 2017. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operations and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has just announced that the scope of dredging operations on the Ukrainan seaports performed from the beginning of 2016 exceeded 4.4 million m³. During this period, dredging works have been completed at the inner harbor and at the access canal of the Mariupol Port’s Coal Harbor, removing 1.3 million m³ of dredged […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    In their latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released a new article named ‘Dredging sound levels, numerical modelling and EIA’. This paper was initially presented at the CEDA Dredging Days in November 2015 and was included in the conference proceedings. Underwater sound from anthropogenic sources and its potential […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has announced their participation at the 33rd PIANC World Congress 2014, which will be held in San Francisco, California. PIANC, The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, is the forum that brings together professionals around the world to provide expert advice on cost effective, reliable and sustainable infrastructures to facilitate the growth of […]

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

    The Damen Field Service crew has just returned from the commissioning of Barracuda cutter suction dredger in Algeria. The customized Damen cutter suction dredger CSD500 has been delivered with a complete dredging package including a booster station and dredge piping enabling immediate start up. The dredger will perform maintenance dredging in a reservoir, at an inland […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems has announced the promotion of Kurt Syverson to the position of manager of the Rohr Dredge North America operation. Mr. Syverson earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2003 from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. “He has been a valuable member of Ellicott Dredge Technologies’ engineering group since August of 2003. […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $6.35 million to Manson Construction Co., for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Port Arthur Canal, Junction and Taylors Bayou in Jefferson County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.5 million cubic yards of dredged material from the […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam is currently undergoing a massive extension called Maasvlakte 2. Between 2008 and 2013, 240 million cubic metres of sand have been deposited from which 210 million m3 is dredged from a sand extraction area in the North Sea and around 30 million m3 comes from dredging the port basins and the […]

  • 15 March 2012

    As Platts reports, the construction of Colombia’s first deep-water river coal port near Barranquilla will begin by year’s end, general manager of project operator Sociedad Portuaria de Bocas de Ceniza Rosy del Dago said. The Superpuerto project is to be built at the mouth of the Magdalena River and part of this project includes dredging […]

  • 7 May 2012

    China has been funding major infrastructure projects across the Indian neighbourhood. But four of the major projects, including the Deep Sea Port (DSP) and a power plant in Bangladesh funded by Beijing, have run into serious trouble, according to the Mail Online. Besides the DSP, a dredging project in Gorai river funded by China Harbour […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In 2013 and 2014 Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. reclaimed land for the 85-hectares Bronka container terminal in St. Petersburg, Russia. The EUR 130 million contract for dredging and construction of the MMPK Bronka (Marine Multipurpose Complex Bronka) was awarded to Boskalis by CJSC Baltstroy back in September 2013. The project involves construction of a 6 kilometer long and 14.4 […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Indiana Harbor Canal (IHC) 2019 dredge season has been underway since the summer and will continue through the fall, reports the Army Corps’ Chicago District. Indiana Harbor, located on the southwest extent of Lake Michigan, is being performed by Kokosing Construction Company. Under the deal, the contractor will mechanically dredge the sediment within the […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mill River Cleanup Project in Fairfield, CT, which has been underway since mid-October, is currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process, and discharging treated water back to the River.   All of the sediment dewatering and water treatment work is occurring at the newly‐constructed facility on Exide’s Post […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis 4,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Freeway has arrived at the HMNB Portsmouth and is dredging the channel ahead of the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. To accommodate their vast size and bow design, over three million cubic meters of clay, sand and gravel will be removed from over two miles of Portsmouth […]