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  • 12 November 2012

    The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) will soon file a case against two top officials of Bangladesh Dredging and Construction Company Limited on charge of misappropriating around Tk 140 million from a private bank. The Commission on Thursday decided to file the case against managing director of Bangladesh Dredging and Construction Company Limited M Nazrul Islam […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Recently, China Communications Water Transportation Consultants Co., Ltd won the bid of the Nanhai Rescue Bureau Shantou Base EPC Project, which is located in Beishan Bay of Shantou City in Guangdong Province. In the project, China Communications Water Transportation Consultants Co., Ltd. will build 200m marginal wharf, revetment, access road, and relevant buildings. All told, […]

  • 3 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 28 – February 3, 2019).   Jan De Nul Working Around the Globe Jan De Nul Group has just released an update on two projects which stood out in 2018; at 15,500 kilometers from each other, in the far north […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, and U.S. Congressman Jim Himes announced the completion of the Transportation Investment Generation Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant funded infrastructure work at Steelpointe Harbor.   “Developers are coming back to Bridgeport because they once again trust us to do the right thing. And, the state and federal […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of New York are moving forward with a joint plan to dredge the East Rockaway Inlet and use the sand gathered there to replenish the eroded parts of Rockaway Beach that were closed last season, informs Senator Charles E. Schumer. In a November letter to Lt. Gen. Todd […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coral fertilization is most sensitive to sticky inshore sediments, according to researchers working to define the effects of dredging-related pressures and natural high turbidity events, the Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) reports.  The WAMSI Dredging Science Node study involved a team of scientists from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), The University of Western […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland is just a few years away from using up its existing coal export capacity according to latest port data. Addressing a Central Highlands Development Committee breakfast in Emerald, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said data from Queensland’s coal port operators show that exports totalled a record 209 million tonnes in 2013-14. “This […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment was once again put to the test during a land reclamation project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands, for the contractor Martens en Van Oord. The Haringvliet – a large water body just south of Rotterdam – was closed off the North Sea in 1970 to protect the Low Lands. Recently, the locks – […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Bahrain-based Two Seas Marine Services (TSM) has indigenously converted a bulk carrier into a sand dredger, which offers a faster, easier and cost-effective alternative to getting dredgers from Europe and elsewhere, said its managing director. “This is a first for the region and opens the doors of a multi-million dollar market for us,” Captain David […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Maritime and Fishery Minister, Sharif Cicip Sutardjo met Jakarta Governor Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo at Jakarta City Hall, Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan on Thursday. On this occasion, Sutardjo intends to discuss about the concept and permit related with Jakarta Provincial Government’s plan in building a giant sea wall and a reclamation in Jakarta water. According to […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The following is a monthly project update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection together with TRC, the firm conducting the cleanup work for Exide are currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Neal Dunn recently welcomed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) inclusion of the Port Panama City dredging project in their 2019 Work Plan. According to Congressman Dunn, USACE announced sufficient funding to complete the critical dredging project. The dredging will deepen the East Channel to 36 feet and expand the opportunities for larger […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Kieldrecht lock in Port of Antwerp, the largest in the world, has been officially inaugurated by His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium. The Lock of Kieldrecht connects the Dock of Deurganck, the tidal dock where container vessels arrive, and the Waasland Canal, the connection with the other docks in the Waasland Port on the left bank […]

  • 11 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 5-11, 2018).   Elbe Fairway Adjustment VIDEO With the building permit for the adaptation of the fairway obtained, the actual work to facilitate access to the Port of Hamburg can now begin.   Dredging Underway at CocoCay in the Bahamas […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Dr. Lucien Halleux, explains that some of the risks associated with dredging and land reclamation projects cover multiple financial, technical and operational aspects. And as with any other industrial activity, the risk control of dredging operations starts with a thorough understanding of the processes and a comprehensive analysis of the associated risks, in order to […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Reimerswaal Dredging said in their latest announcement that the new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant is almost ready for the launch.  The vessel is being built by Royal IHC for joint venture consisting of Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt. According to the shipbuilder, the dredger installation has been designed […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new boat is designed to do all the regular maintenance jobs that help keep the river open for shipping, from dredging the river bed to keeping the Port berths clear of debris. The new full-time skipper is Russell Heron, 28, from South Shields. He said: “I am really proud to be working on the […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacramento is among the most at-risk cities in America for catastrophic flooding. An aging system of dams, weirs, bypasses and levees work together to reduce flood risk for the city. But that system, just like a chain, is only as strong as its weakest link, and needs comprehensive modernization. This year, the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 24 April 2013

    The state Department of Environmental Quality has approved Berrien County’s application for a five-year permit to dredge areas of the St. Joseph River, reports heraldpalladium. The proposed dredge area is located on the St. Joseph River and the Morrison Channel, between the Wayne Street bridge and the Napier Avenue bridge in Saint Joseph, Berrien County, […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved an $829 million budget for the Harbor Department’s next fiscal year, including more than a half a billion dollars for capital improvements at the Port of Long Beach. The budget, which will be presented to the Long Beach City Council for its consideration, designates $555 million […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin next week on new flood defences in Morpeth’s High Stanners. The works, which are a part of a wider £21 million flood alleviation scheme, will see the creation of a new embankment along the wide part of the green and two new flood walls, one near Oldgate Bridge and one near […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on the second element of a £4 million flood prevention scheme in Birmingham, being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. The works are being carried out in two phases – Selly Park North and Selly Park South – and when complete will significantly reduce the risk […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Harbor Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) for the development of the Gelegele Seaport and other transport infrastructure in the state. The Gelegele project will include the development of the seaport that will serve as the gateway for exporting manufactured […]

  • 8 November 2013

    After more than a decade of planning and construction across three square miles of development, DP World London Gateway deep-sea port is now open, providing British exporters and importers with a more efficient way to ship globally, at less cost. The ‘MOL Caledon’ was welcomed by DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Vice Chairman […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant took place a couple minutes ago at the Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. The vessel was built for joint venture consisting of Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt. According to the shipbuilder, the dredger installation has […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has announced that their Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Arjan van de Kerk, will retire at the end of the year after having been employed at the company for 18 years. In consultation with the Executive Board, the Supervisory Board of Van Oord has […]