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  • 28 May 2020
  • 3 June 2014
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida has filed a lawsuit over the St. Johns River dredging. JAXPORT officials and the local community stressed the importance of this dredging project in bringing more cargo ships and business to town. According to WJCT News, Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida is concerned about the […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The proposal by Lanco Resources Australia Pty Ltd to develop a coal storage and loading facility at Berth 14A will have the capacity to export 15 million tonnes of coal per year from Bunbury Port. The coal will be sourced from the proposed expansion of Griffin Coal’s operations in the Collie Basin.The proposal includes the […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The design-build proposal for the new New York Bridge to replace the Tappan Zee approved on Monday by the New York State Thruway Authority Board of Directors will deliver the project at a far lower cost than initially estimated, Thruway Board Chairman Howard P. Milstein said. The proposal approved on Monday was submitted by Tappan […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study August 23. The Chief’s signing of this report is a significant milestone for Puerto Rico, and addresses harbor improvements such as deepening and widening the channels, accommodate existing […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the Port of Qingdao in Shandong Province, China recently visited HR Wallingford to explore ways to address the technical and environmental challenges faced by their expanding operations. The Qingdao Port Directors meet maritime specialists from HR Wallingford to discuss issues relating to port development planning, dredging, navigation and the environment. Dr Andrew Brown, […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bonny Channel Company (BCC), a joint venture company between the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the channel Management Company (TMC) has justified the reasons for its establishment since it started operation 8 years ago. The General Manager of the Company, Mr. Bart Van Eenoo said the company has recorded modest successes in the areas […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament for Chatham-Kent-Essex, Dave Van Kesteren, on behalf of the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday an investment by the Government of Canada in maintenance of the Wheatley Harbor. “The continued use of Wheatley Harbor by commercial and recreational fishermen is vital to our community,” said Dave Van Kesteren. […]

  • 1 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Interview with Piedroba: Offering More Business-Driven Solutions Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm specializing in project risk management, has continued to grow in 2018.   Royal IHC’s Erik van der Blom on Sustainable Dredging Approach […]

  • 28 February 2012

    A major construction project starts this week at Portsmouth International Port to lengthen one of the berths used by ferries and cruise ships. Berth 2 will be extended by nearly 50 metres. This will improve flexibility at the Port, allowing for a greater number of larger ships to be docked at any one time, and […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company has announced a plan for the development of its deep water berths. Part of the river Liffey at Dublin Port will be dredged to create a 12m deep channel for some of the world’s biggest liners, up to 340m long, to dock beside the East Link toll bridge. The development will be […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Former Australian Defence Force Commander, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Mike Lean, will lead the development and expansion of Victoria’s second international container port, Port of Hastings Development Authority (PoHDA) Chair, Yehudi Blacher, announced today. Mr Blacher said Mr Lean’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer came at a critical time for PoHDA, as planning for the expansion […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed a key ecosystem restoration report that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. The “chief’s report” for the Central Everglades Planning Project was signed yesterday by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, USACE Commander and Chief of Engineers. It is the culmination of […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the release of the Port Everglades Feasibility Study and Final Environmental Impact Statement for public, state and agency review and comments.  The study and report will be available for review and comment during a 30-day period that starts today. “The release of this report is […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Following the completion of the Thinadhoo and Feydhoo schemes, Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) HAM 318 has moved to another location and is now busy with the dredging and reclamation of Male’ Industrial Village. The Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, Maldives, has just released this beautiful photo of the HAM 318 working on the Male’ project. The vessel […]

  • 4 June 2012

    “Some dredging is needed on the Missouri River in response to last summer’s flooding,” said Todd Sando, the North Dakota’s state engineer. He says the river’s channel has narrowed in spots south of Bismarck. The dredging project could help prevent new flooding and ice jams during the winter. The Army Corps of Engineers has to […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    One of the biggest civil engineering projects ever undertaken at a British stately home, aimed to save ‘the finest view in England’, has officially begun, Blenheim Palace said in their latest announcement.  In 2016 planning started for the restoration of Queen’s Pool and vital repairs to the Grand Bridge. Created by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown over […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    After the area of the Iloilo River was dredged and cleaned of debris and deteriorated see vessels, fishing fans are back again at the Muelle Loney stretch. As the Philippine Ports Authority pledged to clean the river from the Parola up to the bridge, around 14 sea vessels were moved from the river and a […]

  • 20 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 14 – 20, 2019).   Jan De Nul Kicks Off Nouadhibou Dredging Project Jan De Nul Group has officially kicked off the deepening and widening operations in the inner port channel and turning basin of the large ore export […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Jeffrey Cornwell, a professor at the Horn Point Laboratory and an expert in sediments, water quality, and wetlands, has been honored by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science with the President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science. Dr. Cornwell was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the understanding of nutrient cycling […]

  • 13 July 2010

    A consortium comprised of Dutch firms Van Oord and Boskalis will complete a 97.9mn-real (US$55.7mn) dredging project for Brazil’s Sao Francisco do Sul port in Santa Catarina state within 12 months, a spokesperson from the special ports department (SEP) told. SEP gave the order for work to start on July 9, the spokesperson said, adding […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, a Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has been commissioned to assist Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) in a large scale dredge and spoil disposal monitoring campaign. Under the contract, Partrac is to employ their proprietary dual signature particle tracking technology to improve understanding of the spatiotemporal distribution of dredge spoil, disposed […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to launch an online public consultation into the detailed design of the Oxford flood alleviation scheme. According to the report, the EA is calling on communities to have their say on benefits and features that will make up the £120 million project to reduce flood risk to all homes and businesses […]

  • 2 October 2013

    A new Multi-Purpose Kongsberg Maritime Polaris ship’s bridge simulator has become a key coastal and port development resource for The Instituto Mexicano del Transporte (IMT) following the opening of its new research facility in August 2013. Based in Queretaro, Mexico, IMT is the leading Research Center for Ports and Coasts in Mexico. The organisation is […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Pat Burt recently participated in phase one of a massive flood-control project along the San Francisquito Creek that is designed to provide more than 5,700 homes and businesses in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park with 100-year creek flood protection. Mayor Burt was joined by officials from the San Francisquito Creek Joint […]