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  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Railroad Lake dredging scheme is currently underway. Railroad Lake is a retention basin for storm water; water in the lake is collected from storm drains that surround the area. Over the years, storm water collects and deposits sediment in Railroad Lake. “Approximately every 10 years we dredge the lake to prevent algae buildup, maintain […]

  • 15 February 2013

    The current condition of Big Carlos Pass is causing major concerns, reports nbcnews.com. The mentioned channel is getting so shallow that it keeps boaters and their business away, say boaters and business owners. Regarding this issue, Boater Ted Lawwill stated that a stranger coming in would have no idea where the small area of fairly […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the announcement from Boskalis Offshore about expansion of its capabilities in the cable installation market with the new ‘Trenchformer’, hereby we bring you an animation video of this multi-purpose cable trencher: Developed by Boskalis and VSMC, the trencher can bury cables in deep waters as well as in shallow areas. Besides working together with […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port of Portland owns and operates the Dredge Oregon, a non-propelled cutter suction dredge used to maintain the Columbia River navigation channel to 43 feet. A well-maintained channel allows larger ships to carry more cargo, supporting trade and jobs in the region. For the past four months, the crew has been working on channel […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Some 578 traditional fishermen in Pengerang, Kota Tinggi, last week filed a suit seeking compensation for land reclamation work in connection with the deep sea petroleum terminal project, according to The Edge. The fishermen are seeking compensation of RM500,000 each for loss of income and an injunction restraining the first and second defendants from continuing […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District is repairing 625 feet of a 1,000 foot degraded section of the Buffalo Harbor south breakwater. Repairs are scheduled for completion in Fall 2020, said USACE in their latest project update. The 10,200-foot Buffalo south breakwater protects the Buffalo Harbor and nearby dredged sediment confined disposal facilities […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A. Tuytel, a contracting services and rental company, purchased a Waterking amphibious excavator recently. The WK 100 NG-AW is equipped with an adjustable undercarriage and a Yanmar SV100-2A upper structure with long reach. To operate stable in deep water, this piece of equipment is fitted with additional pontoons equipped with hydraulic spud poles. The machine […]

  • 19 September 2010

    Vice-Speaker B.J. Cruz received assurances from the U.S. Environmental protection agency last Friday that the agency will require radiation testing of deep core samples taken from Apra Harbor before any dredging and ocean disposal of materials occurs. Cruz has urged the EPA and the Department of Defense over the past year to conduct testing rather […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the reclamation works at the Pulau Tekong have been extended. Reclamation works at Pulau Tekong will involve dredging, construction of revetment, soil investigation and soil improvement works. Soil improvement works will entail stabilized dredging, […]

  • 6 March 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, Dredge Goetz crew is responsible for managing the 9-foot channel within the district’s boundaries from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa. The Dredge Goetz characteristics: – 225 feet long by 39 feet wide and eight feet deep, with a five-foot draft; – 22-inch diameter suction pipe with a […]

  • 4 July 2012

    According to EarthFIX.org, the town of Port Orford, on Oregon’s south coast, may soon be without a port. That has worried residents rallying the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge their navigation channel. Tom Calvanese is with the group Citizens to Keep the Port in Port Orford. He says it’s been two years since the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined state and local elected officials and members the state’s maritime industry, yesterday held a signing ceremony for legislation that creates the Connecticut Port Authority which will act as a quasi-public agency to market and coordinate the development of the state’s ports and maritime economy. The legislation was passed unanimously by […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Research & Development

    Plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbor to measure potential environmental impacts have moved forward after Falmouth Harbor Commissioners (FHC) was granted marine consent to carry out the trial. The licence was granted by the Marine Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the trial will be carried out independently by Plymouth University’s […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge LLC, a world leader in dredge technology, has delivered its second new 18-inch x 18-inch Marlin Class dredge along with a DSC multipurpose workboat to a contractor in Nigeria. These Marlin Class dredges are being used primarily on channel dredging, land development and reclamation as well as mining sharp sand out of the […]

  • 4 April 2011

    The CEDA Dredging Days Papers Committee selected the following abstracts for the conference. The listing below also indicated the tentative setup of the technical sessions. The final programme will be designed after the completion of the peer review of the full manuscripts and the definitee acceptance of the papers. SESSION 1: Building with nature: from […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rock has been used for ports and coastal protection purposes for centuries – for dikes and breakwaters, groins and scour protection. Yet in the past several decades the uses of rock have taken on new dimensions in the execution of maritime infrastructure construction. Previously referred to as rock dumping, today the term Subsea Rock Installation […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cleanup crews for the Washington Department of Ecology will begin removing contamination from the bottom of Lake Union at Northlake Shipyard in Seattle later this month. Redside Construction of Port Gamble plans to begin preparing the site at 1441 N. Northlake Way as early as today. Dredging is expected to begin in early December. Northlake […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Rye Harbor Federal navigation project (FNP) in Rye, New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire is the local sponsor and has requested this dredging. Rye Harbor is a small, 40-acre estuarine embayment located approximately five miles south of […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the lower portion of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Channel in Stratford and Milford, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $9.3 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC of Quincy, […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports’ Port of Southampton is ready to handle the biggest ships in the world today and long into the future after a £40 million dredging project. Dredgers have completed a program of capital dredging to deepen and widen the approach channel linking international shipping lanes to the Port. The work ensures ships with […]

  • 6 May 2013

    A renewables jobs boom could come to the Highlands of Scotland if plans to turn a former oil fabrication yard into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore wind get the go ahead. The Port of Ardersier has submitted plans to Highland Council, Marine Scotland and Transport Scotland for the consents needed to make the site a […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Italdraghe has expanded its range of electric water jet suction dredgers to match the increasingly demanding requirements of those of its customers dredging deep water lakes, hydro-electric reservoirs, mines and quarries. The one-man operated Rainbow Eco-Dredger with its modular, fully-dismountable structure, is able to work at increased depths of at least 25 metres. Available in […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Mazatlan has been a cruise destination for many years because the city offers such a wealth of tourist attractions, natural beauty, beaches and islands, guided walks, streets and facades and its rich supply of restaurateurs. Mazatlan’s Port Authority continues to invest; and since 2006, API Mazatlan has invested more than $30 million in dredging, expansion […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa has invited Expressions of Interest (EoI) from consulting firms to draw up a Maputo port gateway and freight corridor strategy. According to engineeringnews.co.za, this strategy would form part of a coordinated approach focused on the Maputo port and transport corridors development. The Maputo corridor links the landlocked […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Dredging has begun of a 2-mile channel to the port of Casasa on Cayo Coco, cubastandard.com reported. Dredging project will cost USD$2 million. The channel is planned to be 270 feet wide and 18 feet deep. Cayo Coco (Coco Key) is an island in central Cuba. It lies within the Ciego de Ávila Province and […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Sand pumping at the Wilhelmshaven’s Jade Weser Port terminal has been completed with the utilization of 45.9 million cubic meters of sand. The terminal development started in May 2008 and the material used for construction of the 360-acre port area has been transported from the north, south and the fairway sand mining areas. This prosperous […]