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  • 10 April 2014

    Plans for the Abbot Point Coal Terminal to also become a port for LNG export are economically unviable and risky for the Reef, say the Australian Greens. “Minister Hunt must refuse this damaging and ridiculous application as ‘clearly unacceptable’ under our federal environmental laws,” Australian Greens environment spokesperson, Senator Larissa Waters said. “The last thing […]

  • 13 March 2014

    The Monmouth County Board of Recreation Commissioners was notified that the NJ Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has determined that a preliminary engineering and cost analysis of dredging and drying the dredge material at Shark River Park is not economically feasible. “The projected cost to process the estimated 100,000 cubic yards of dredge materials from the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Partnership East and contractors, the Water Management Alliance, are currently carrying out repair and maintenance work at Lowestoft, Suffolk. Repair and maintenance operations are spread across the sea wall from South Pier/Fisherman’s Wharf heading south. The project will be undertaken across many types of coastal protection asset in this location, focusing on repairs to […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced his priorities for the state’s coastal program for his next four years in office. Edwards also announced the state will receive its maximum payment from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) for the first time. In addition, he committed at least $115 million in state surplus […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    New trailing suction hopper dredger named Yury Maslyukov, built by Karelia-based Onezhsky Shipyard under the design of Damen shipbuilding group, recently joined the FSUE Rosmorport fleet. According to the Russian company, TSHD Yury Maslyukov has arrived to the port of Kaliningrad entering the company’s fleet. The newbuild came to Kaliningrad from Big Port St. Petersburg where […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredge Yard has received an order for a customized cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Western Potash Corp. (WPC), a development stage potash company based in Canada. “When designing a dredger for WPC, special attention was paid to achieve a solution that would be as ecologically and economically responsible as possible. Therefore, this ECO dredger features […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, said in their latest release that Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Hashamomuck Cove, NY, Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The project will help reduce coastal storm damages to residents who […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has applied to the Federal Court for a review of the Australian Competition Tribunal’s recent decision on the terms of access by Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty Ltd to certain services at the Port of Newcastle. The Tribunal re-arbitrated an access dispute between Glencore and Port of Newcastle […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new report released earlier this week by Dr. Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc. details the regional economic impacts of building the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions. The report, “The Economic Impact of Constructing the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Projects” showcases how local and state businesses, governments and residents will benefit economically during […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District awarded a $20.9 million contract Tuesday to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC for maintenance dredging of the Galveston Entrance, Outer, and Inner Bar Channels and Houston Ship Channel Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef, Texas. “The contractor is required to remove approximately 2.4 million cubic yards […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, has underlined the paramount importance of boosting the Port of Fujairah’s operations and enhancing its capabilities, the Emirates News Agency informs. Sheikh Hamad made the remarks yesterday, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has started a federal environmental assessment (EA) for the Boat Harbor Remediation Project, located next to Pictou Landing First Nation, Nova Scotia. The agency has invited public to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should be examined during the environmental assessment, as […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A refusal by the State Labor Government to dredge One Mile Creek means Cardwell will once again miss out on another economically lucrative tourist season, said Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto in his latest release.  Almost nine months after Mr Dametto brought representatives from Port Hinchinbrook mortgagee Sino, Cassowary Coast Regional Council and maintenance firm Norship […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ President Rodrigo R. Duterte has approved the transfer of the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) from the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) to the Office of the President (OP). Under Executive Order No. 74 signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Feb. 1, the transfer of PRA aims “to rationalize the approval process for […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) will host an event titled ‘Dredging the Mighty Fraser River’ on November 14, 2018, at the George Mackie Library, 8440 112 Street, Delta, Greater Vancouver, Canada.  Every year, the Fraser River deposits about 32 million cubic meters of sediment into the Strait of Georgia. To provide a safe and […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredger is a tool. For hundreds of years, this tool has been used to shape and manipulate the interface between land and water in order to support a variety of human activities, including navigation, coastal protection, flood risk management, as well as residential, commercial, agricultural and hydro-power development, the International Association of Dredging Companies […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its next quarterly meeting today, at 10 a.m. at Camp Perry in Port Clinton, OH. During the meeting, the commission will discuss and vote on dredge material grant proposals provided by OLEC’s Dredge Research and Innovation in Farming Team (DRIFT). At the event, there will also be updates […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Craig Carmody, CEO of the Port of Newcastle, announced yesterday that in the past three weeks, the port had received a number of unsolicited bids to develop and operate a container terminal in Newcastle, NSW.  “I can confirm that the Port of Newcastle has been approached by a number of globally significant container port operators […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Ship Channel could be the first port complex on the Gulf Coast to reach a depth of 50 feet now that the Director’s Report has been signed by the Army Corps. Elected officials and industry leaders have long worked to increase the channel’s depth to 50 feet, which is the same depth […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marshlands in the south east of England could start to disappear from the year 2040 due to rapid sea level rise, according to new research involving Durham University scientists. Using data from more than 800 sediment cores which record how salt marshes responded to variable rates of sea-level rise over the past 10,000 years, the […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration announced Monday grants totaling $727,000 for river and wetland restoration projects within Truro and Wellfleet, Chilmark, and Duxbury and Marshfield. According to the announcement, the grants were awarded through the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration’s (DER) Priority Projects Program. The program provides projects with grant funding, project management, […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Miami-Dade County announced recently that the Army Corps 2018 Work Plan includes a $556,250 allocation for the start of a feasibility study for the Miami Harbor Safety and Navigational Channel Improvements Program at PortMiami. According to the County, once completed, these channel improvements will allow continued economic growth for Miami-Dade County and the State […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge LLC and Stichweh LLC have entered into a manufacturer’s cooperation agreement to promote each other’s products. Stichweh, LLC is a joint venture company formed with Andrew Snoby and Richard Snoby and SMT-Stichweh Maschinen & Service GmbH (Germany). The main product of SMT-Stichweh, which is approaching its 100 year anniversary, is their washing and […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Gulf of Mexico Program yesterday awarded $285,744 in grants to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana to help restore the swamp forest habitat near the City of New Orleans. “This grant will help protect and restore the habitat along the Louisiana coast,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “This is a welcome […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dublin Port Company has just launched dredging tender for the Alexandra Basin works, estimated to have a value of €70 million. According to the port, the required dredging will be undertaken as part of the proposed works to permit access to Alexandra Basin West and provide sufficient water depths for vessels in the Basin at all stages […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, yesterday began work to dredge approximately 2.5 million cubic yards of material from the Cape Henry Channel at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay where shipping vessels enter the Bay en route to the Port of Baltimore. The project is part of the […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Robbins has been awarded the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for the first commercial scale Mineral Separation Plant at an oil sands operator by their client Titanium Corporation Inc. based in Calgary, AB, Canada. Commenting this, Matt Robbins, Senior Project Manager for the CVW™ MSP Project, said: “This project has been some 15 years […]