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  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has just released a photo update from the Male Industrial Village land reclamation scheme. This development project involves works on the extension the area breakwater and reclamation of 4.5 hectares of new land in Male south west harbor. The $10 million land reclamation scheme, set to be completed by July 26, 2016, was awarded […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC today held a steel cutting ceremony for Reimerswaal Dredging’s new multi-purpose 5,450m³ TSHD “DC Orisant”. The vessel is being built for joint venture consisting of Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt. According to the shipbuilder, the dredge installation has been designed to dredge marine aggregates (sand and gravel) for the construction […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The Port Authority of Jamaica and China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) have arrived at an Initial Framework Agreement that provides the general terms and conditions under which discussions will continue regarding the proposed development of Portland Bight/Goat Island. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, in a statement in the […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Construction of the new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘DC Orisant’  has come a long way since the keel-laying in July. The vessel, being built by Royal IHC for joint venture consisting of Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt, is set to be launched in early 2018. According to the shipbuilder, the dredger […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, awarded a $15.9 million contract on September 23 to Aerostar SES LLC of Oak Ridge, Tenn., to construct the Upper Chain of Wetlands along the Trinity River Corridor in Dallas. The project combines ecosystem restoration with flood risk management by excavating a chain of three wetland […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and City of Portage have started phase two of the canal restoration works. The project is a continuation of remediation and dredging work on the approximately 2.5-mile canal. According to the Portage Public Works Director Aaron Jahncke, DNR contractors are preparing the site at the end of Mullett Street […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey, in partnership with Constructionline, is about to hold a Supplier Engagement Event to inform potential suppliers about the opportunities available on the £14 million Water of Leith project. The event, set for 23rd March 2016, will provide potential suppliers with the chance to learn more about the extent of the opportunity, the […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     During our recent CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took an opportunity to interview Professor Dr. Patrick Meire of University of Antwerp. Dr. Meire is a professor in biology and head of the research group Ecosystem Management (ECOBE) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His research focuses on the environmental impact of human activities […]

  • 1 October 2012

    During the campaign for his third term, Senator Bill Nelson stated that he’s been working hard to secure JaxPort’s economic future. “The port of Jacksonville is a big economic engine for Northeast Florida,” he told WOKV. Nelson noted the Panama Canal Expansion, which is projected to be finished by the end of 2014, and said: […]

  • 12 March 2012

    The Port of Djibouti is planning to invite bids for the expansion of the Doraleh Container Terminal, partly-owned by DP World. The prospect of a US$300 million development project scheduled to be completed in 2015 is to double the terminal’s annual capacity to around 3 million TEU, Aboubaker Omar Hadi, chief executive officer of the […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senior Geologist David Latham, P.G., and Project Geologist Aaron Getchell, CPG, P.G., both Geosyntec practitioners based in Florida, will be among the panelists appearing at the 15th Annual Statewide Brownfields Conference, set for October 28-31, 2012. The event, sponsored by the Florida Brownfields Association (FBA), will be held in St. Petersburg at the Renaissance Vinoy […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the preparation for removing the existing bridge and completing the New NY Bridge project’s eastern landing of the southbound span, Tappan Zee Constructors (TZC) started the second stage of dredging operations this week. Dredging is allowed during a three-month period from August 1 to October 31 in specified locations and will be conducted […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Teesside’s Transporter Bridge will reopen to traffic on Monday, July 27th 2015, after vital flood defense work was carried out by the Environment Agency. The bridge was closed to cars and other road vehicles to allow for road raising to take place as part of the Port Clarence flood alleviation scheme. A 35-meter section of […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kooiman Marine Group of Zwijndrecht has won a contract from Group De Cloedt for the conversion of their dry cargo vessel DC Eems into a trailing suction hopper dredger. The DC Eems, currently under management with EemsWerken (family Kornet) from Werkendam, measures approximately 90m x 15m. Upon completion of this conversion, the vessel will have […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Despite a nearly $2 billion budget to maintain the nation’s inland waterways and harbors, it will be hard for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to meet all the maritime industry’s infrastructure needs, Maj. Gen. Ed Jackson told attendees at the recent California conference. Jackson, the Corps’ deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations, covered […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat McCrory and Transportation Secretary Tony Tata announced the reopening of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 at 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon. North Carolina Department of Transportation engineers deemed the bridge safe for traffic after several sonar scans, driving two test pilings, and multiple inspections over the past week. The emergency repair […]

  • 9 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    DEME at New Suez Opening On Thursday, 6 August,2015, the Dredging International (75%) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (25%) consortium participated in the opening festivities of the modernized Suez Canal in Egypt.   VIDEO: New Canal – Icon of the Future Records were broken, vessels […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Despite the loss of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) by Congress, the city of Dagupan is currently enjoying an infrastructure bonanza courtesy of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), reported PNA. This was bared by Pangasinan Fourth District Rep. Gina de Venecia who said that a total of 11 roads, bridges and […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Thruway Authority and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) have closed on a $1.6 billion low interest loan from USDOT’s Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program to support the New NY Bridge project. The TIFIA loan is the largest in the history […]

  • 23 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 17-23, 2020).   PHOTO: DEME’s Breydel Busy in Italy DEME Group is currently carrying out several dredging projects in Southern European ports.   Exceptional Year for GLDD Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has reported financial results for the […]

  • 17 June 2012

    A portion of the Sheboygan River dredging project is currently on hold, but dredging upriver is scheduled to begin in a few weeks, according to whbl.com. Economic Development Director Chad Pelishek said Thursday that the EPA has withdrawn the contract for the contractor, who was to dredge the river from the 8th Street Bridge to […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just introduced a new article in their newly redesigned Terra et Aqua, named ‘Is high quality sediment monitoring worth its weight in gold?’. According to the article’s authors, Neil Crossouard, Dr Mark Lee and Dr Jonathon Taylor of HR Wallingford, dredging activities often result in the suspension of […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Years of meticulous planning and disciplined execution culminated with the commencement of commercial operations on September 1st, 2012, by Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) at the state-of-the-art flagship Khalifa Port, the most technically advanced port in the MENA region. Khalifa Port is one of the pioneering accomplishments resulting from the visionary leadership of Abu Dhabi […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Residents of the Thousand Oaks subdivision in Trinity complained Tuesday to Pasco County commissioners about flooding Tropical Storm Debby brought to their neighborhood and urged them to find ways to keep their homes dry, reports newportrichey.patch.com. Many residents believe that this could be prevented. Dredging could be one of the possibilities to avoid this situation. […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will continue work on the New NY Bridge from Monday, June 30 through Thursday, July 3.  In addition, an enhanced marine law enforcement presence on the Hudson River  will enforce the rules of the Regulated Navigational Area (RNA), reminding recreational boaters to stay away from construction equipment. Mariners should be […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An interim remedial action contract was awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for work on the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, Mass. Work will be accomplished by Jacobs Field Services North America, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The contract was awarded on Feb. 14, 2014. The […]