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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2012

      Rohr Dredge NA is showcasing its signature Clamshell and Bucketladder dredges at the2012 AGG1 Aggregates Forum & Expo on March 13th-15th in Charlotte, NC. The aggressive, deep-digging and low operating cost characteristics of Rohr’s equipment has great value in today’s challenging economy. Rohr have moved its headquarters and inventory to a 100,000 sq. ft. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Hamburg Port Authority has just released this amazing dredging video named “Keep the Port on Depth” – XXL dredging ship in use. The video will give you an invaluable insight into the role of Jan De Nul’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Bartolomeu Dias” in keeping the Port of Hamburg regularly dredged and maintained. This TSHD has a hopper […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In order to keep the deep water of the Mongla Port navigable, Bangladesh government is about to procure a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger with the financial support of China. According to Hawlader Zakir Hossain, a director of the Mongla Port Authority, the Ministry of Shipping (MoS) has requested the Economic Relations Division (ERD) to mobilize necessary funds for the purchase […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) is urgently removing all oil waste containers and equipment from the oil-stained Ao Phrao beach before inspecting and reviving the ecological system in the area. PTTGC, who is responsible for the recent oil spill in Rayong province, said it would start surveying effects on the ecological system of the beach immediately […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Citing safety concerns and lack of deep water in the regular Hatteras Inlet channel, the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division announced that its ferries on the Hatteras-Ocracoke run will be using the longer “alternate route” until dredging work in the channel is completed. “Safety is always the top priority of the Ferry Division,” […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Navigation Branch recently hosted a Dredging Prospect Course to discuss equipment and dredging method selection. The officials also discussed the channel design, coastal engineering, sediment characterization, environmental consideration, contaminated sediment and remediation actions, contract documents and construction oversight, dredge safety and dredging cost estimates. The Galveston District […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Gulfport dredging program will start next week, according to Port Director Jonathan Daniels. The channel leading to and from the Port of Gulfport is 33 feet deep, 3 feet less than its authorized depth of 36 feet, but that is about to change. “Next Tuesday, the Army Corps of Engineers and their […]

  • 27 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    First phase of Kaladan Multipurpose Transportation Project which is jointly being implemented by Myanmar and India, will be completed by June, 2014, according to the project’s contractor Essar Company. The first phase of this development project has been completed by 70 percent. Essar Company is implementing the project in a several phases: – Phase one […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s Coastal Summit 2015 will take place from February 24-26 in Marriott/ASAE Conference Center, Washington, DC. The main goal of this conference is to bring everyone involved in beach preservation to Washington to share a deep concern over future management of the nation’s beaches and shores, to get an in-depth look […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 July 2012

    According to nbc-2.com, Lee County and the US Army Corp of Engineers is looking at ways to fix shoaling at Matanzas Pass. Boaters say sand is filling in near Bowditch Point, likely made worse by Tropical Storm Debby. Some boaters say Matanzas Pass at the north end of Fort Myers Beach is half as deep […]

  • 17 March 2014

    A dredging project in the Sacramento and Stockton deep water ship channels will cost between USD 10 mln and 30 mln, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District. The time window for dredging in these areas, California’s Sacramento and San Joaquin River Delta, is from August 1 through November 30, each year, […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    McLaughlin & Harvey has just announced the completion of Invergordon Service Base project in Cromarty Firth. The project, named redevelopment of the Invergordon Service Base Phase 3, included design and construction of the site that will be used as a modern functioning service base. During the works, McLaughlin & Harvey completed reclamation of approx 380,000sqft of land using […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the Army Corps and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has approved the recommended plan for navigation improvements at the Port of Nome, Alaska. With the completion of the Chief’s Report for the Port of Nome Modification Feasibility Study, the proposal advances to Congress for authorization and […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports Ltd., part of the Essar Group, today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended September 2013. Speaking on the key highlights for the quarter, Mr. Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director, Essar Ports Ltd. said: “Our performance is consistent with the growth targets we have set for ourselves and we are confident of delivering […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s new deep-water port celebrated the arrival of the first ship, which delivered an early Christmas gift of four new automatic stacking cranes. The very first ship to dock at London Gateway was the Wieniawski, which began its journey in China several weeks ago and completed its journey last week. The ship was guided […]

  • 31 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, LLC of Baltimore, Md. USA has acquired selected assets of Rohr Corporation (USA), including its current backlog, and all associated intellectual property, as well as the shares of Rohr Bagger GMBH, based in Mannheim, Germany. Through a newly formed subsidiary, Rohr International Dredge Co., LLC, Rohr will operate as an independent, wholly-owned […]