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  • 12 January 2011

    With a recent supply of an SGT 600 heavy duty dredger to Giorgio Dredging Nigeria Ltd, Italdraghe continues a trail of successes with dredge supplies to Africa, a venture that began first in the early 1970s when it supplied a small SGT 200 B cutter suction dredger to another Italian company that had won a Nigerian tender for a […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authorities (TNPA) Transnet Ltd. is the largest state-owned enterprise active in the logistics chain in South Africa. Every day, the company delivers thousands of tons of goods in and around the country. It administers and maintains railways, trains, logistic centres, fuel and gas pipelines, pump stations and cargo terminals in seaports. So […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Italian based civil contractor SOMIT s.r.l. has awarded a contract to HollandMT and FKAB for the engineering of a Dredge-X150SP. This is a self-propelled pontoon suitable for a Liebherr 984 excavator able to dredge on -18m water depths. The hull is designed according to Bureau Veritas rules as a heavy welded construction with a double […]

  • 11 October 2011

    A proposal to dredge central Queensland’s Fitzroy River delta for a new coal export terminal is “way too risky”, according to a community… By Laura Harding (ninemsn) [mappress] Source: ninemsn, October 11, 2011;

  • 19 January 2021

    The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 5-year long-term service agreement with Nanjing Changjiang Waterway Engineering, a leading Chinese dredging company. The agreement, signed in December 2020, covers the ‘Chang Jing 9’, a 13,800 cubic metre trailing suction dredger and the latest addition to the company’s fleet. The ‘Chang Jing 9’ is a relatively new […]

  • 15 January 2021

    Just before Christmas, Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck passed the first tests at sea. Today, this giant left the Remontowa shipyard in Poland. “Our new cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck with a total installed power of 40,975 kW is ready for the next challenge,” said Jan De Nul in their latest […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has just announced that dredging activities continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts. Beginning Jan. 20, 2021, work will progress to Work Area #3 in the vicinity of Brookline Avenue, Riverway and […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Business development

    Encore Dredging Partners (EDP), a newly formed premier specialty dredging and marine infrastructure services firm, has acquired Inland Dredging Company for an undisclosed purchase price. EDP completed the transaction with the support of AV Capital who is the sole financial sponsor of EDP and will continue to support future growth and provide oversight. According to […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck, the latest addition to the Jan De Nul Group fleet, has successfully completed sea trials off the coast of Poland. JDN’s newest and biggest CSD was launched in August 2017 at the shipyard Uljanik in Croatia. The handover of the Willem van Rubroeck was planned for autumn 2018, but […]

  • 11 December 2020

    California Congressman John Garamendi has secured key provisions in the “Water Resources Development Act of 2020” for the California Delta and Central Valley. The legislation passed the House earlier this week and is expected to pass the Senate with strong bipartisan support and become law this year.  “This bipartisan legislation supports levee projects throughout the […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) is about to begin preparations for the Phase 3 of the Post-Florence Renourishment project. According to Carteret County, GLDD is planning to mobilize land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment, personnel, etc. starting this December with the dredging/pumping to begin in the final week of January 2021. For the project, […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business development

    The Port of Trelleborg/Trelleborgs Hamn recently released this amazing video of two backhoe dredgers “Grete Fighter” and “Margrethe Fighter”, working on the ongoing construction of two new ferry berths in the port. Construction work, conducted by Peab, started in June 2020 and the project is expected to be finished at year-end 2021/2022. In order to […]

  • 20 November 2020

    Project managers had their first on-site construction meeting on Rabbit Island in Cameron Parish yesterday, informs the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). According to CPRA, containment dikes are in place and dredging is expected to begin next week. Located in the west cove of Calcasieu Lake in Cameron Parish, Rabbit Island is a […]

  • 16 November 2020

    Following a successful dredging campaign in The North East of Scotland, Foyle and Marine dredger ‘Dinopotes’ has now mobilized to the Port of Dundee. The dredger will carry out 50000m3+ of capital dredging and assist Foyle and Marine Dredging’s rock armoring team in the construction of a revetment for the main contractor Graham Construction. “FMD […]

  • 5 November 2020

    A project to remove approximately 12,000m3 of silt from Gloucester Docks and the canal between Llanthony Bridge and St Ann Bridge is underway. The £200K scheme will take around six weeks to complete, reports the Canal and River Trust. In fact, specialist machinery will float in the Docks, with a water-borne plough pulled by a tug. […]

  • 4 November 2020

    DEME Group has successfully completed a major dredging project in central Vietnam. The company yesterday released this beautiful photo of their mighty trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Congo River, navigating through the South China Sea after wrapping up the job in Vietnam. “We deepened the turning basin and access channel to the port of Dung […]

  • 3 November 2020

    Central Coast Council’s dredging program has wrapped up for 2020 with approximately 25,000 cubic meters of sand removed from the channel. Under the cleanup plan, two dredges were used simultaneously to ensure the dredge program was completed in the compressed timeframes. Council’s Environment and Planning Director, Scott Cox, said that the use of two dredges […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Central Coast Council, NSW, has started the next round of dredging operations at the Tuggerah Lake. According to the NSW Government latest report, dredging works are taking place in the vicinity of The Entrance Bridge. The dredging scheme started on Friday, 11 September 2020 and the completion is set for Monday, 30 November 2020. […]

  • 22 October 2020

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will tomorrow, October 23, hold a CEDA-UK Online Seminar: Future Considerations for the Ports and the Dredging Industry. Ports are constantly expanding in order to accept larger vessels and the ever-increasing growth of the global shipping market. As a respond to this, ports need capital dredging campaigns to widen and […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Murghab River, a transboundary river that flows from Afghanistan to Turkmenistan, hasn’t been dredged in a long time. According to the USAID Central Asia, over the past three decades, the riverbed has risen by nearly three meters. Additionally, the risk of flooding increased with changes in river flow due to climate change. Consequently, there […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation COO Dave Simonelli recently met with Greg Rudolph, Shore Protection Manager for Carteret County to discuss Phase 3 of Emerald Isle, North Carolina Post-Florence Renourishment project. The project includes offshore borrowing of material and placement of sand over approximately 10 miles of beach. Phase 3 will utilize 2,012,850 cubic […]

  • 15 September 2020

    Boaters enjoying time afloat on the Bridgwater & Taunton Canal will soon find the waterway easier to travel along, thanks to a major dredging project by Canal & River Trust. This week, the Trust has begun work to remove almost 6,000m3 of silt from a 3.7km stretch of canal between Bridge 27a, M5 Flyover and […]

  • 24 June 2020

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has successfully delivered their new HS-40A cutter suction dredger to Xinjiang Province in China. The province is located in the North-West of China and borders with many Central Asian countries, including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Mongolia and Pakistan. According to Hansel, the HS-40A cutter […]

  • 1 June 2020

    A survey conducted last Friday (May 29) by J.F. Brennan Company of La Crosse, Wisc., showed the great progress being made by this dredging contractor in the restoration of Fountain Lake. During the duration of the project, over 691,000 cubic yards have been dredged from Edgewater Bay of Fountain Lake, reported J.F. Brennan. Fountain Lake […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Chief’s Report. The existing New Haven Harbor deep draft ship channel, turning basin, and maneuvering area are currently authorized at a depth of -35 feet at mean lower low water (MLLW). […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project are to be completed by April 30th, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. Last Sunday, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock completed pumping sand eastward of the submerged pipeline landing situated near the Sea Dunes subdivision (a.k.a “Line 7”). “They have dissembled the pipeline […]