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  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The USACE’s dredging vessel Hurley is currently at Red Eye Crossing in Baton Rouge, La., conducting maintenance dredging of the waterway. The dredging will be performed to a required depth of 60 feet with a 500 foot wide channel, allowing deep draft vessels to safely navigate the crossing. Richard Miller, the dredger Hurley’s industrial electronics control […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District’s Dredge Hurley has returned to its home port of Ensley Engineer Yard in Memphis Harbor. According to the Corps, the arrival of Dredge Hurley marks the end of the two most productive dredging seasons in the vessel’s history. Memphis District Commander Col. Zachary Miller and other district […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The USACE Memphis District’s dredger Hurley is currently supporting the Louisville District during the construction of the Olmsted Locks and Dam. Also known as the Locks and Dam 52 and 53 Replacement Project, Olmsted Locks and Dam is under construction between Illinois and Kentucky about 17 miles upstream from the confluence of the Ohio and […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos published on our website during the past year.   DEME’s TSHD Marieke During Abidjan Project DEME – an international group specialized in dredging, land reclamation, dyke construction, flood defense work, port construction, etc – has released this beautiful photo taken during the reclamation works for a […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The words “faster, better, cheaper” are sweet music to the ears of any serious steward of the taxpayers’ money, and this summer the Hurley delivered. “Historical dredging costs have averaged $16.75 per cubic yard, and the Hurley cost $6.41 per cubic yard,” explained Olmsted resident engineer Brad Bradley. “The cost savings on the material it […]

  • 6 January 2011

    We are pleased to announce that Harley Marine Services was awarded First Place for Environmental Initiative at the 2010 WorkBoat Show in New Orleans, LA. Harley Franco, CEO, accepted the award at the show on behalf of everyone at Harley Marine. HMS demonstrated that Environmental protection is everyone’s job throughout the family of companies, whether working shore side or on a […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed an extended dredging season and is bringing equipment in for seasonal maintenance and leave for the crew. The Corps Dredges Hurley and Potter completed dredging operations on the Middle Mississippi last week. The dustpan dredges have been operating well beyond the normal dredge season, which usually ends […]

  • 11 November 2010

    During President Obama’s historic visit to India last week the White House announced a new sale to India of two dredgers by Ellicott Dredges, LLC of Baltimore, Maryland.  Ellicott was included in the White House’s announcement along with other leading American companies such as Boeing, General Electric, Harley-Davidson, Bell Helicopter, and Bucyrus. Maharashtra Maritime Board […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has resumed dredging operations in Southwest Pass (SWP) and on the Crossings Above New Orleans to respond to active shoaling deposited by long-term high river stages, reports Louisiana Maritime Association. There are several vessels presently working in the area of SWP (including hopper and […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Viviana Berrios Williamson as Engineering and Construction Division’s channel improvement coordinator. In this position, Williamson will be the District’s specialist for matters pertaining to Mississippi River channel improvement and stabilization for flood control and navigation, USACE said. She will be responsible for managing, conducting and […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for maintenance dredging of the Channels of Lake St. Clair. The contract for almost $872,000 was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company, of Frankfort, Mich. Luedtke will dredge approximately 35,000 cubic yards of sand, silt and organic material from the channel. The material will be placed […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Memphis District of the Army Corps recently completed another important Mississippi River project located just across the Mississippi River from New Madrid, Missouri. The stone dike construction project, named Kentucky Point, Kentucky, was designed to assist in maintaining a safe and reliable navigation channel for commercial towboats in the Mississippi River. It also directly […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, Milford Haven Port and their consultants, Turley Associates, will be presenting a draft of the Master Plan for the development of Milford Dock at a public exhibition. Following on from the summer consultation events held in May, June and July 2012, which displayed initial ideas and plans to regenerate the entire dock and marina […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they completed the refurbishment of the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s (GLDD) cutter suction dredger Commodore, a non-Ellicott dredge. After extensive flood damage, GLDD hired Ellicott to refurbish and modernize the Commodore, including hydraulics, electric controls and the booster pump. “One of the main improvements was a comprehensive upgrade […]

  • 26 May 2020

    As it continues to drive the maritime energy transition, Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled its first Electric Cutter Suction Dredger (ECSD) 650. With electric motors powering the dredge system, the ECSD 650 makes possible zero emissions dredging projects. The electric power provides a significant reduction in noise, adding an extra tier of sustainability and ensuring […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On the 29th of April 2013, Western Baltija Shipbuilding delivered a 2500 m3 TSHD turn-key dredger “Macuti“ to Johs. Gram-Hanssen A/S after a building period of 20 months. Extensive tests and trials of all systems kept Western Baltija Shipbuilding specialists busy in the last weeks. One week before the delivery, dredger “Macuti” was named at […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) Chairman A.V. Ramana announced last week that Mercator Limited, the owner of sunken hopper dredger Tridevi Prem, has agreed to salvage the wreck, The Hindu informs.  As reported earlier, the Tridevi Prem, abandoned by its crew after water ingress, sunk on September 3 within port limits of NMPT. Indian Coast […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Africa Pty based in Pretoria, South Africa, recently completed construction of the cutter dredge Mvubu – 450. According to the company, the dredger – specifically designed for the South African conditions – was launched on the 19th of January 2017 in Cape Town. Commissioning and fine tuning of the dredge systems was completed by the end of January. […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Vessels

    IDRECO delivered end 2011 another dreder to the MSB-MNO-Vervat, Spaansen en de Beijer group. The dredger called the Waalsprong will be operating in the project Lentse Plassen close to Nijmegen, The Netherlands. The dredger is a fully electrical driven ISD 350 type. With a 350 underwater pump from IDRECO and one extra booster 350 pump […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    FSUE “Rosmorport” purchased a non-propelled HITACHI 102 dredger for the needs of the Sakhalin branch at it’s own expense. The dredger is in the seaport of Otaru area at the moment and it will be tugged to the seaport of Korsakov in the beginning of November 2011. The vessel was constructed in 1997, the dredger’s […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government has been successful in securing the balance of $85 million of Australian Government funding, to significantly improve water quality in the lakes and rivers and downstream in the Murray-Darling Basin. Commenting this, the Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Simon Corbell said: “Twenty-five priority water quality projects will be […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The team at A&P Tees is currently extending the life of the trailing suction hopper dredger Heortnesse, which maintains the navigable depth in the ports of Tees and Hartlepool, by up to 17 years. According to the A&P, the work is being carried out over two dockings – the first of which was completed two […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Heron Construction Ltd, a New Zealand company involved in dredging and marine construction works, has launched the latest addition to its fleet in Qinhuangdao, China. The GPK, a DFY B-type backhoe dredger, was launched on August 6, the company said in its announcement. The vessel, named in honor of the late director Gerard Paul Kroef, will be transported […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Taiwan based shipyard Ching Fu has awarded a design contract to FKAB Marine Design with Holland MT as subcontractor for a new 2400 m3 TSHD. The dredger’s concept design has been develop by Ministry of Transportation and Communication Kaohsiung harbor Bureau (KHB), who will own and operate the vessel. The ship will have dual class, […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Fernao de Magalhaes arrived in Saint-Nazaire on 10th December for a series of repairs. These operations, including sheet metal work, geo-mechanical inspections and the renovation of the hull, will be carried out by Eiffel Industrie Marine (EIM) in the Louis Joubert dock. The Louis Joubert Lock, also known as […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Kooiman Marine Group recently received an order from client Detlef Hegemann Aktiengesellschaft for the new trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Hegemann V’. The dredger is designed to execute multiple types of dredging activities on specific locations. The “Hegemann V” is developed by Kooiman Engineering, part of Kooiman Marine Group, in close collaboration with Hegemann Dredging. With […]