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  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Lifford Town of County Donegal, Ireland, today to meet with local councilors and other groups to discuss ongoing plans to deal with various flooding issues. During the visit, the Minister outlined the plans currently underway by […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The annual spring shore based dredging operation at Buncrana Pier will take place between Monday, April 6, and  Saturday, April 11, Donegal County Council informs.  “This is to coincide with the equinoctial spring tides which is the lowest tide level of the year and is the best time for the work to take place,” said […]

  • 2 June 2020

    A shore based dredging operation at Magheraroarty Pier is getting underway this week, Donegal County Council reports. It’s to coincide with low tides which accommodate such operations, said the council. The dredged material will be re-utilized for beach nourishment at a nearby facility. Donegal County Council added that this is essential work to ensure the […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A dredging campaign at Buncrana Harbor in County Donegal, Ireland, started earlier this week and is set to be wrapped up by Friday, 26th June 2020, Donegal County Council reports. According to their official release, MV Otterbank will carry out plough dredging daily from 7am to 8pm.  “Access to the pier and movements within the harbor […]

  • 21 June 2010

    Donegal County Council seek expression of interest from suitably qualified consultants to provide consultancy engineering led services… [mappress] Source: etenders.gov, June 21, 2010;

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of Project Ireland 2040, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced the signing of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Centre, Co. Donegal. Commenting the signing of the contract with contractor ABCO/Fugro […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Magheroarty Pier dredging program, located on the north-west coast of County Donegal, Ireland, is currently underway. This location is popular among local fishermen and it is also used by the Tory Island ferry. At the moment boats cannot use the pier because of accumulated sand there. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 3, 2014

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd has just released these amazing photos from their dredging project at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Center, Co. Donegal. The dredging is part of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works in the area. According to the Department of Agriculture, Food […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Recent plans to dredge the Killybegs harbor in Donegal County, Ireland, have sparked a great deal of controversy. A number of local groups are objecting to the plans including the Killybegs Community Council. Concerns have been raised over the dangers that might arise from the proposed dredging of the harbor. According to the Council’s latest release, […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd. has commenced dredging operations in Killybegs, Donegal County, Ireland. The company announced today that their dredger ‘Dinopotes’, fitted with an environmental bucket to minimize turbidity, is performing the works. The dredging is part of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd has just released these beautiful photos of their backhoe dredger ‘Dinopotes’, assisted by the tug ‘Ada Dorothy’, during their work outside Waterfoot in the Glens of Antrim, Red Bay in Northern Ireland. “It is a sensitive environment, thus we are using silt curtains to prevent the dispersal of the dredge […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aquaculture producers and members of the Irish Farmer Association have expressed concerns over the Government’s proposal to dump almost 100.000 tonnes of fine peaty silt in Donegal bay. “We are all in favor of coastal economic development and the extension of facilities in Killybegs which require dredging, but the consequences of the Department’s proposals to […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    SDLP West Tyrone representative Daniel McCrossan has welcomed the decision of the Rivers Agency to dredge the River Finn following pressure from SDLP representatives in the area. “I am very pleased that the Rivers Agency has at last responded to our calls to have the River Finn dredged. Diggers moved on site yesterday and will […]

  • 19 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13 – 19, 2020).   Port of Corpus Christi Closes 2019 with Success The Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, ended 2019 with record tonnages for December – 13.8 million cargo tons and 122.2 million cargo tons for the entire […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, yesterday launched new major marine project in Killybegs, Co. Donegal – the new Killybegs Small Craft Harbor. “This new harbor, fully funded by the State, is a first class facility capable of accommodating 63 boats ranging up to 15 meters in length with one berth […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Recently, the Harbour Commissioners have launched a range of additional brands to “reflect the expanding and diversified range of activities conducted by the port and to assist in the drive to further build on its current strength ” according to Chairman, Mr Garvan O’Doherty. The launch took place at Timber Quay Derry / Londonderry alongside […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which could see a new major operational hub for DONG Energy at the Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) for the construction and installation of offshore wind farms. The deal represents a major leap forward for the AMEP to establish the Humber as a world-class center for renewable […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The beach restoration project along the Highway 98 in the City of Fairhope nears completion. As city officials said, the restoration was done layer by layer, FOX10TV reports. Around 30-40 truckloads of sand are expected to arrive at the site. The only concern of the public now are erosion of the beach, but engineering officials […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Vessels

    For the last couple of months, the MV Yed Prior has been docked at the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard in Delfzijl for a conversion. The vessel is being converted from a container ship to a gravel dredger for the fa. Spaansen. According to the Niestern Sander, the Yed Prior conversion project is expected to be […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlier this week, Friends of Hunting Island State Park, Inc. hosted a celebration to mark completion of the $17 million Hunting Island beach renourishment project. The ribbon cutting was held Monday, June 22, in the presence of SC State Representative Michael Rivers from District 121, SC State Representative Shannon Erickson from District 124, and SC […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday challenged the effectiveness of EPA’s remedy to cleanup PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. With unacceptably high levels of contamination still left in river sediment, the state called on EPA to reexamine its cleanup […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) today announced the successful completion of annual maintenance dredging works at the Port of Weipa. NQBP CEO Nicolas Fertin said that the dredge vessel TSHD Brisbane left the Port of Weipa last week after finishing the 24-day program. “I would like to commend all our staff and contractors for […]

  • 27 June 2010

    Rs 2,700 crore invested in the project so far.Dhamra Port Company Limited (DPCL), a 50:50 joint venture between Tata Steel and L&T, has… [mappress] Source: business-standard, June 27, 2010;

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. has completed the sand-pumping operations in Ocean City, New Jersey. The city officials announced that the crews had reached 10th Street, wrapping up sand-pumping operations for this project. In total, GLDD placed approximately 1.3 million cubic yards of new sand on the beaches between Seaspray Road and 12th Street and additional […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging in Homer. According to the Corps, the District completed maintenance dredging in Homer on Monday in the U.S. Coast Guard berth of the harbor. “We initially estimated that 3,500 cubic yards of material would be removed in this process […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port of HaminaKotka Ltd and Steveco Oy have jointly constructed a world-class pulp terminal in the new D-area in the western part of the Mussalo Harbor in Kotka, Finland. The port has invested almost 40 million euros in the infrastructure and the expansion area of approx. 30 hectares. The inauguration ceremonies of the D-area and […]