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  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Governor of Bangkok, Chakkaphan Phiew-ngam, yesterday inspected the flood protection projects in Bang Sue and Chatuchak districts, according to National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT). One of the flood-prone areas in Bang Sue district is on the Pracharat Sai Song road near the Tao Pun junction. The district office had earlier installed pumps in the area […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jakarta Deputy Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat recently visited the Ciliwung River dredging project, Indonesia Newsstand announced. “We have to accelerate this project because Jakarta has entered the peak of the rainy season,” Djarot said after inspecting the dredging program on the river at Bidara Cina, East Jakarta. The dredging and the cleaning process of the […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, welcomed its new deputy commander Lt. Col. Jared B. Erickson, P.E., yesterday.   “We are fortunate to have Lt. Col. Erickson onboard and I am confident that he will quickly become an invaluable member of the district,” said Col. Richard Pannell, USACE Galveston District commander. “His leadership […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Edmond J. Russo Jr., P.E., D.CE, D.NE, deputy district engineer for Programs and Project Management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, was named a Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE), a subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) after earning the […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg yesterday visited areas of Somerset affected by recent flooding. The Deputy Prime Minister met with the flood action group at their headquarters in Stoke St Gregory to thank volunteers for all the important work they are doing, and saw the effects of the floods on homes in the Burrowbridge […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, announced the selection of Dr. Edmond Russo Jr., as its new deputy district engineer for programs and project management – the highest attainable civilian position in the district. “I’m honored to serve this district and provide leadership that will take delivery of our products and services […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Jeffrey E. Miles was named Deputy Executive Director for Operations of the North Carolina State Ports Authority by Tom Bradshaw, Executive Director. “In my brief time with the Authority, I have grown to depend on the operational expertise Jeff provides our ports and our customers. He is leading the development of our strategic plan, working […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors announced the appointment of engineer Manuel Benítez as the new Deputy Administrator of this entity, beginning on September 4, 2012. “The Board of Directors considers that Benítez´experience and knowledge will contribute to the management of the Panama Canal, as the waterway faces new challenges while maintaining its […]

  • 22 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District welcomed its new deputy commander Maj. Marty Maldonado. Outgoing deputy Lt. Col. James Schultze was selected to command the 15th Engineer Battalion based in Schweinfurt, Germany. “The district is fortunate to have Maj. Maldonado onboard and I am confident that he will quickly become an invaluable member […]

  • 22 February 2012

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss met yesterday with Acting U.S. Deputy Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank for a briefing on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) and a tour of the Port of Savannah. “We’ve seen meaningful job growth over the last two years, but getting more Americans back to work means helping more […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    City of Newcastle, NSW, has delivered on a shortened deadline of 30 June and become just the second council in NSW to deliver a coastal management program (CMP) for certification to the State Government. The Final Draft Stockton Coastal Management Program 2020 (Stockton CMP) was unanimously endorsed by the elected Council on Tuesday evening and will now be considered by the Minister for Local Government for review and […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $7.1 million construction contract Wednesday to Michels Corporation of Brownsville, Wisconsin, to repair the Pender – Logan Creek Right Bank levee system in Pender, Nebraska. This is the 17th contract the Omaha District has awarded to repair the tributary systems damaged during the March 2019 […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Newcastle, NSW, said in their latest release that they have welcomed a long-term plan to address erosion at Stockton Beach using large-scale sand nourishment.  Councils across NSW are preparing plans to manage coastal areas in line with the NSW Government’s Coastal Management Act 2016, with City of Newcastle working through COVID-19 isolation arrangements to […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A canal dredging work along Bang Krasan in Ayutthaya, Thailand, is nearing its completion and is set to be wrapped up by April 30, the Bangkok Post reports.  The project, inspected by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon yesterday, is about 98% completed. Bang Krasan is a 2.2-kilometer canal in Ayutthaya’s Bang Pa-in district that channels […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC of Peabody Massachusetts, has won a $1.6 million contract to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel. The channel, located in Accomack County, Virginia, serves as a vital waterway for commercial fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard vessels stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague. According to the Army […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid this month for its new protective wall, the Queensland Government reports.  Construction is already moving ahead on the 2.2km protective rock wall, which will ultimately pave the way for up to six new berths. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Alan […]

  • 12 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 6 – January 12, 2020).   Pirates Attack TSHD Ambika, Four Dead, Three Kidnapped The Nigerian-flagged trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ambika (ex Galilei 2000) was attacked last week when operating 3nm from the mouth of the Ramos River, […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     On Wednesday 8th January, 2020, Senator Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport and the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago, and Ms. Trudy Ann Gill-Conlon visited the Port of Spain Ferry Terminal to witness the ongoing dredging project. The project, spearheaded by the Ministry of Works and […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A joint effort between Port of Brest, CCIMBO, DEME and Titan LNG resulted in the successful truck-to-ship LNG bunkering of the Scheldt River, the DEME owned LNG powered hopper dredger, last week. Commenting the latest news, Eric Roellinger, Harbor Master Port of Brest, said: “Port authorities play a crucial role in the development and facilitation […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The owners and chief executive officers of the hopper owning and specialized dust pan companies met this week in Washington, DC for three days of meetings, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) reports.  The sessions included a roundtable discussion with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chief of Engineers, Lt. General Todd Semonite and Major General […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The $35 million construction tender for the rebuild of Shute Harbor terminal and seawall in the Whitsunday Region of Queensland was awarded to Vassallo Constructions Pty Ltd today, with works expected to begin in January 2020, the Whitsunday Regional Council reports. The overall $54.5 million restoration project will see a complete rebuild of the seawall, […]

  • 10 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 4 – November 10, 2019).   USACE Officials Tour Corpus Christi Dredging Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, visited the Galveston District last week as […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, visited the Galveston District last week as part of a two-day Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project update. On the second day of his visit, he was joined by Brig Gen. Paul Owen, commander, U.S. Army […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A lobbying effort by Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto has forced the Federal Coalition Government to come good on their election promise to allocate funding to go toward the dredging of Cardwell’s One Mile Creek. Mr Dametto said that this morning’s expected announcement of $1.5 million for dredging was an important step forward in solving the […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 2019 dredging season at the Utrenny terminal – being done under the Yamal LNG 2 project – will be completed this October, according to the Rosatom. In view of limited period of ice-free navigation in the Far North region, dredging season of 2019 is to be over in the second decade of October, Rosatom’s […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District awarded a $1.3 million construction contract last week to Midwest Construction of Nebraska City to repair damages to the Cedar Creek – Omaha Fish & Wildlife Platte River Right Bank Levee System. This levee system protects more than $12 million of property along the right bank of […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia) has held a launching ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger Yury Maslyukov, which is designed by Damen for FSUE Rosmorport. The ceremony took place on August 23, and was attended by Sergey Vakhrukov, Deputy Secretary of Russia’s Security Council; Artur Parfenchikov, head of the Republic […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached for the $459 million Dallas Floodway Project with the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement. The agreement was signed today by Fort Worth District Commander, Col. Kenneth N. Reed, Dallas Assistant City Manager, Majed Al-Ghafry and Fort Worth District Deputy District Engineer, Eric Verwers. The signing of the PPA […]