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  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    September 30 marked the end of fiscal year 2016 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District–a year in which the Corps Team of Professionals, alongside its partners, achieved on-the-ground benefits to restore America’s Everglades. The $127 million federal investment in fiscal year 2016 towards Everglades restoration provided essential funding to award critical construction […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marine dredging and constructing contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., has ordered from Royal IHC a dynamic positioning and tracking (DP/DT) system and eco pump controllers for the trailing suction hopper dredger Magdalen. “The two efficiency enhancing systems, provided by our North American subsidiary IHC America Inc, will considerably optimize the Magdalen’s dredging performance, enhance fuel savings […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is funding research to help save Queensland’s iconic beaches from extreme weather events, the Queensland Government said in its latest announcement.  Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said that the funding is part of the $9.85 million awarded to 53 researchers under the Advance Queensland Research Fellowship and PhD Scholarship programs. “In any given […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine today announced three new appointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation Board which is tasked to ensure the port can meet the future demands of increased trade. “The Port of Melbourne had a record year in 2011-12 with increases across all cargo types and overall throughput of 87 million revenue […]

  • 29 November 2012

    According to the port press service, on November 27, the Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk has handled the Super Post Panamax container ship Teno, for the first time this year. The M/V Teno is the largest ship docked at the port in 2012. The port’s chief Alexander Grigorashenko stated: “Today the tonnage of the leading […]

  • 21 July 2011

    The Southernmost City’s main tourist drag of Duval Street was downright peaceful on a recent morning. Then suddenly, the shops, restaurants… (sun-sentinel) [mappress] Source: sun-sentinel, July 21, 2011;

  • 30 May 2011

    Boaters parked along the south end of the Bridgewater Channel near Thompson Bay reported noticing a difference in ease of boating traffic… By JACKIE LEATHERMAN (havasunews) [mappress] Source: havasunews, May 30, 2011;

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Five packages of work valued at $2.3 million for key studies to support the development of the Port of Hastings have been awarded following a rigorous tender process. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the tenders received a significant response from the Victorian infrastructure development industry, and would allow key pieces of vital work to […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Port of Hamburg announced yesterday that the fairway adjustment of the Elbe is on its home stretch. In the final stage this week, the cutter-head suction dredger (CSD) Fernão de Magalhães – owned by Jan De Nul – will do the remaining work on the Elbe river bed. This is the first time that a […]

  • 14 June 2012

    On May 24, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) won the bid for the purchase contract from the Beirut Port Authority, Lebanon, involving 4 shore bridges and 12 tire cranes. Since providing port equipment for the terminal in 2003, ZPMC has delivered 11 shore bridges and 36 tire cranes. As part of its recent […]

  • 28 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 22-28, 2019).   Hard Times for Uljanik, Jan De Nul Wants Money Back Jan De Nul Group is demanding the repayment of all installments paid to Croatia’s troubled Uljanik Shipyard, plus interest, after they cancelled an order for Newbuilding […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached as construction work gets underway on the Environment Agency’s York Flood Alleviation Scheme, in partnership with City of York Council. Contractors have started preparing to raise and improve flood defenses from Westgate Apartments to the Park Inn hotel on North Street, reported the EA today. This section of the […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dramatic night lift of a barge, excavator and other machinery over Keepa Road Bridge in Whakatāne marked a smooth transition into the final section of the Kopeopeo Canal remediation project, the New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty Regional Council said in its latest release.  The council, with co-funding from the Ministry for the Environment, is […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The “I Lift NY” super crane began the last leg of its journey this week, completing its passage through the Panama Canal on Jan. 17 and making its way up the eastern seaboard. The super crane’s voyage began on Dec. 22, and early next month it is expected to arrive in the Port of New […]

  • 22 November 2011

    An English version of the Chinese standards for port and waterway design and construction that was unveiled on November 8, is expected to help related Chinese industries go global, the head of a Chinese construction company which is the largest international contractor in Asia, said recently. The China Communications Construction Co (CCCC) has spent 6 […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust is carrying out emergency repairs on the Macclesfield Canal at Bollington after discovering a leak during a routine inspection. Temporary dams have been installed either end of a 750-meter section of the Macclesfield Canal between bridges 26 and 27, which has now been drained. After building a special road using ‘bog […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has started design and build work on the Environment Agency’s £30 million flood defense scheme in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire. The Calder Valley scheme will protect up to 400 homes and businesses and sustain economic growth. Following initial drainage works, the project in its entirety […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) has 14 monitoring buoys around the harbor and the wider coastal area, measuring water clarity, currents, wave height, salinity, dissolved oxygen and temperature. Dr Leonie Andersen from Vision Environment installed the buoys in September 2016 to provide baseline data on the harbor’s natural fluctuations before channel deepening/dredging begins this year. The […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) will, over the next few days, begin maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. According to the NQBP announcement, the dredge vessel TSHD Brisbane will work within the port’s south channel and inner harbor between 5 April and 30 April 2018 inclusive. NQBP Acting Chief Executive Officer, Dr Rochelle Macdonald, said […]

  • 4 December 2013

    The Portuguese Hydrographic Institute, which is celebrating their 53rd anniversary, recently organized a seminar about “The contribution of hydrography to the development and security of coastal states” in Lisbon, Portugal. The purpose of this event was to allow the exchange of ideas and experiences about hydrography and nautical cartography between participants, as well as strengthen […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Huddled around a small conference table at the Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Annada, Mo., March 4, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the public discussed a draft plan to improve the wetland ecosystem of the entire 3,750-acre refuge. Benefits of […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Survey works are starting at a listed bridge in Bradford, to create a detailed design to reduce flood risk in the area for the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme, informs the Environment Agency. The work is being carried out by contractors BMMjv at Apperley Bridge and is expected to last 4 weeks. The survey is being […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging in Cohasset Narrows. The proposed work involves the dredging of 1,341 cubic yards of material over a 33,791-square-foot area across four separate locations within the Cohasset Narrows, […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Commuters on the West Gate Bridge witnessed a spectacular sight early this morning when the purpose built vessel, Zhen Hua 26, passed under the bridge with a 104.5m high new Ship to Shore container crane aboard for delivery to Patrick’s East Swanson Dock terminal. The vessel was guided by two sea pilots as it made […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will start work on the new £2 million Helston (River Cober) flood defense scheme this month. It will include new flood defenses along the east side of the River Cober, a road ramp at the end of Mill Lane, earth embankment from Mill Lane to St Johns Road Bridge and rendered flood […]

  • 22 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 16 – 22, 2018).   Jan De Nul Completes Liepaja Port Dredging Jan De Nul Group has successfully completed the capital dredging works for the improvement of Liepaja Port in Latvia.   Van Oord Wins Eforie Coastal Protection Contract […]