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  • 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 […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    After almost eight months of dredging the Mississippi River, the Dredge Hurley is now docked at Ensley Engineer Yard, Memphis (TN) for some much-needed repairs. According to Adrian Pirani, Dredge Hurley master, the crew successfully removed a little more than 8 million cubic yards of sediment this season. The season was shorter than last year […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins said in his latest release that he has commended House passage of S. 1811, the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), which authorizes improvements to America’s ports, waterways, and water management infrastructure. The bill includes Congressman Higgins’ amendment to expedite access to sediment disposal sites for dredging work on the […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Business development

    Port Freeport hosted USACE Southwestern Division Commander and Division Engineer Brig. Gen. Christopher G. Beck, Director of Programs for the Southwestern Division Pete Perez, Galveston District Commander Col. Timothy R. Vail, and other USACE officials last week to showcase growth and strategic initiatives being implemented at Port Freeport. This was the inaugural visit to Port […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE and Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) have announced that Phase II of the Boston Harbor Dredging Project is now complete – ahead of schedule by nearly one full year. USACE, partnering with Cashman Dredging Inc. and Dutra Group, have worked 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, since July 2018 to complete this second […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Local and state officials in Senegal recently held the inauguration ceremony for the Port of St. Louis dredging and beacon project. Among others, Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Economy, Aliou Endo, and Minister of Infrastructure and Mayor of St. Louis, Monso Fai attended the ceremony. During the ceremony, Monso pointed out that the government of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The making of a dredge is no simple feat, and the planning and design of the largest self-propelled trailing suction hopper dredge in the USA has certainly been no different. For more than a decade, the new vessel – which is set to be christened the FREDERICK PAUP – has been an inkling in the […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Business development, Research & Development

    Since the days of Jules Verne, many have dreamt of mining minerals from the bottoms of the oceans. Over the years, Royal IHC has developed a vast range of equipment based on innovative ideas. Many of them were used in challenging circumstances and at ground-breaking depths. With leading roles in the EU-subsidized Blue Mining, Blue […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones (OPAZ) has awarded a tender for the development, management and operation of a multipurpose fishing port and related projects at the Special Economic Zones at Duqm to a strategic alliance of Oman and international companies led by Fisheries Development Oman. The alliance is a state-owned […]

  • 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
    Infrastructure

    Harwich Haven Authority announced earlier this month that their license application to carry out major improvement works, which includes increasing the depth of Harwich Harbor and the deep water access channel, has been approved by the Marine Management Organization (MMO). The decision follows extensive environmental studies and public consultation with stakeholders who have an interest […]

  • 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

    Whitsunday Regional Council has just released the latest update on their Shute Harbor Restoration Program. The Shute Harbor seawall is now 95% completed, with only a few remaining parts of the wall to be finished once the refurbished pontoons have been re-installed. The last 5% of the seawall is expected to be completed by the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Business development

    A consortium including DEME’s subsidiary Dredging International and Italian construction company Consorzio Stabile Grandi Lavori has won a contract for the construction of the Ravenna Port Hub in Italy. The first phase of the project includes: excavation of 5 million m3 of sediments in the outer and inner channels; deepening the port up to -12.5 m; […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Victorian Government is improving access to Western Port Bay for fishers and boaters, thanks to the completion of the first stage the $1.6 million Hastings Boat Ramp upgrade. Minister for Fishing and Boating, Melissa Horne, last week opened the upgraded facility, which features four lanes extending deeper into the bay than the previous structure. […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Gothenburg City Council passed a resolution recently to grant more than 1,2 billion kronor (€120,000,000) to finance the Skandia Gateway project, which is aimed at deepening the fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg. The sum was matched by the Swedish Transport Administration as part of the national infrastructure plan, and as a result the […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Research & Development

    CSIRO has released a new guideline that provides current best practice for dredge plume modelling in the context of Australia’s Environmental Impact Assessment processes. The practical guideline aims to ensure that approaches taken in setting up and executing models are more consistent and improve confidence in decision making by environmental regulators that will also lead […]

  • 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 […]