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  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Seatools, a Dutch subsea technology company, has introduced the fourth-generation DipMate® backhoe dredging monitoring and control systems. The upgrade encompasses two models: the Essential and Pro. The Essential is a cost-competitive visualization system that contains all essentials for efficient backhoe dredging and Pro is an advanced version that can be delivered with a range of automation […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has finished repairing Torcross sea defense after damage caused by the storms of February 2016. Those storms saw large waves hit the sea defense when beach levels were low, causing cracks to appear along the promenade. The repaired wall cost £2.4 million and reduces the risk of flooding to 51 properties. It […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The third year of the Hudson River dredging project ends for the season in the next few days. Mark Behan, GE’s spokesman, said: “It has been a productive year, but it’s tempting to underestimate the logistical complexity of the project.” According to, the workers are expected to have removed around 649,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The dredging project near the Port of Vicksburg over the past five years should keep the inland port open even as Mississippi River levels fall, according to Warren County Port Commission executive director Wayne Mansfield tells the Vicksburg Post that about $4 million in work completed in 2008 to widen the Yazoo Diversion Canal […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is planned to be carried out at the Volga-Caspian canal. Some sectors of this shipping canal silt every year with annual spring floods. In 2013, the sector between 123 km and 129 km saw a decrease of waterway depth from nominal 4.5 m to 4 m and even 3.5 m. Experts note the annual […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The first five-year anniversary of Kozmino Port of Transneft, JSC, anticipates an even more important date. At the end of the first quarter of 2015, the port plans to export the 100-millionth ton of oil since the start of its operations. By 2016 the second berth of the Kozmino Port will be able to receive […]

  • 3 October 2012

    The dredging project on the navigation channel below Lock and Dam 15 on the Mississippi River is underway. Hydraulic dredging operation began Sunday and is expected to end Friday, or even tomorrow. Ron Fournier, spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said: “It’s been a while since they’ve dredged there and it’s considered routine scheduled […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer announced last week that the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has provided over $4 million in funding for the Athol Springs Route 5 barrier project through 2018 Supplemental funding. Specifically, USACE will use the funding to construct a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route […]

  • 14 November 2012

    Gov. Jay Nixon sent a letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Jo-Ellen Darcy, urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to continue providing water flow from the Missouri River to the Mississippi River. The Corps’ current plans would stop the release of water from the Missouri River’s upstream reservoirs beginning Dec. 1, which […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The recent call of the 2,500-TEU capacity Safmarine Nuba at the Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT) – ICTSI Group company – has opened the door to the new shipping system benefits for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  “The call, which took place at the end of January, marked the first call by a gearless […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Clive Palmer’s Galilee Basin mega mine, due for decision this week, should be refused, for economic reasons, as well as environmental and climate ones, say the Australian Greens. “With an Oxford University study out today finding Australia’s coal mines and related infrastructure could become stranded assets, the Abbott Government needs to refuse Mr Palmer’s coal […]

  • 3 October 2012

    According to architect and urban planner Felino Palafox Jr, the only solution to Metro Manila’s perennial flood problem is land reclamation. During the Dredging and Land Reclamation 2012 Conference, Palafox made the suggestion: “The reclaiming a big portion of Manila Bay could reduce Metro Manila’s vulnerability to flooding even during heavy rains and high tides. […]

  • 24 September 2012

    A pre-dredging hydrographic survey at the Beypore Port has officially begun, according to This project is being carried out by the hydrographic wing of the Kerala Ports. The Kerala State Maritime Development Corporation hopes to commence dredging by the first week of October. “The dredging works will herald a new chapter in the development […]

  • 24 January 2013

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Baguio District Engineering Office assured the public that the road renovation project along Session Road will be done in time for the Baguio Flower Festival next month. Baguio City Engineer Ireneo Gallato, in a kapihan forum  last week, assured that even if there is a 60-day contract […]

  • 5 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 30-April 5, 2020).   Donjon Wraps Up Manhattan Dredging In preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 31st Annual Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy will take place on October 19-22, 2015, at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. The conference attracts 600-800 attendees annually which includes a wide variety of representatives from state and federal agencies, military, industry, consulting etc. A strong and diverse technical program is developed each year in concert with a variety […]

  • 11 October 2012

    Building plans for a renewable energy industry hub on the banks of the River Cart have received a GBP 350,000 boost, reports the Evening Times. The National Renewables Infrastructure Fund, which has been established to support the development of port and near-port manufacturing locations for offshore wind turbines and related developments including test and demonstration […]

  • 8 November 2012

    After the explosion of an onshore pipe at the Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach on Wednesday evening, the replenishment project was halted. SANDAG spokeswoman Colleen Windsor stated: “Fortunately no one was hurt and a full investigation has been launched to find out the cause of the accident.” SANDAG, which is coordinating the $28.5 million Regional […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Ham 316 started the maintenance dredging operations at the berths and approaches to Felixstowe this week, the Harwich Haven Authority announced in its latest Notice to Mariners. The dredger, which has large, powerful pumps and engine that enable it to suck up sand, clay, sludge and even gravel from sea bed, will work in […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dual-fuel trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River recently returned from successful sea trials, during which it sailed on LNG and its dredging equipment was extensively tested. The 8,400m³ TSHD, the second dredger in the DEME fleet equipped with dual-fuel engines, was officially handed over by Royal IHC to DEME last week. Scheldt River boosts great […]

  • 13 March 2012

    From the Oceanology International exhibition and conference in London, Hemisphere GPS announces today the Vector V103™ GPS compass and Vector V113™ GPS compass designed for professional, commercial marine, and machine control applications. Powered by Hemisphere GPS’ proven Crescent® Vector II technology, the new Vector V103 and V113 provide precise heading and positioning performance including heave, […]

  • 9 September 2011

    In last two years, there are many developments and changes in the Middle East and North Africa. Many countries have had problems because of freedom, human rights, fuel fights, politics and many others. One of these countries is Yemen in Middle East. Portunus Port Spares and Services had published a contract signing with DP World […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 143,015,226 tonnes in the first nine months of this year, 3.0% more than in the same period last year. Liquid bulk once again produced good growth figures, helping to push the overall volume higher. Antwerp once more demonstrated that it has all the capabilities needed to […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dry conditions throughout the Missouri River basin since last summer might lead some communities throughout the Missouri River basin to believe that the risk of flooding is nonexistent this year, but the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, reminded everyone that flood risk management remains a primary consideration despite the growing concerns about the […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Hamburg’s Department of State for Economic Affairs reported that the EC has approved deepening of the River Elbe. The approval for the project is expected to be granted by the following spring. Hamburg’s government will still have to contemplate particular project related points with its neighboring states of Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony. The prospect of […]

  • 16 December 2011

    The Provincial Government has purchased a brand new dredger from an American company. The  Government will pay $1 million for this piece of equipment, said Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. “The local Government units (LGUs) here can benefit from the services of the dredger in clearing waterways and mitigating the impact of heavy rains”, […]