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  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On Friday, October 12, 2012, seven crew members of the DCI DREDGE XIX successfully completed their equipment training at Training Institute of Dredging’s (TID) new training location in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The DCI DREDGE XIX, a 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, was successfully named and launched at IHC Merwede’s shipyard in Krimpen […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The wetlands of the Mississippi River Delta are slowly sinking and rapidly eroding, but new research from Rice University and the University of South Carolina has found the river’s supply of sand, the material engineers most need to rebuild the delta, will stay constant for centuries. The new study is encouraging news for scientists and […]

  • 19 February 2013

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XIX, in a ceremony on 2 April 2012 at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpfkWv0u03U The ceremony was performed by Mrs Sunitha Vasan, […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has successfully completed the dredging works in the Port of Broome in Australia. “By dredging the access channel, cruise ships will have better access at all tides. Cable Beach, known for its famous pristine white sand and stunning turquoise water, is now even more ready for the next cruise season,” the company […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes has recently been in Damen Shiprepair & Conversion Rotterdam for a scope of work which allows the vessel to operate at greater water depths in future. Stornes is a 175m long, 26.24m wide, DP2 vessel, used for subsea rock installation to protect piping. Since her delivery to Van Oord […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Fishing boats get stuck daily on the Wheatley Harbour’s sand bar, and that is the main reason for the commercial fishermen in Wheatley to try to find a permanent solution to an ongoing silting problem, according to windsorstar.com The harbour manager Al Matthews said: “Now it’s to a dangerous point where there’s going to be […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Telegraph India reports that an Indian delegation has renewed the demand of dredging of some Bangladesh rivers. The delegation, led by Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma, placed this demand on Wednesday during the Indo-Bangladesh joint trade exchange conference in Dhaka. During the meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Assam’s PHE minister Gautam Roy raised […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pelican Bay Marina dredging project has been completed, according to the Utah Lake Commission. The commission yesterday announced that the Saratoga Springs City Marina is now open. Last year’s 26-year low water at Utah Lake left the City Marina high and dry, as well as the most other marinas in the area that were mostly […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pocklington Canal’s important wildlife habitats and historic features are to be improved after securing a £496,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Canal and River Trust announced yesterday. Part of the project will involve dredging sections of the canal which is important for aquatic plants and cutting back overgrowing reeds to ensure they […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has just announced that its maintenance staff will be dredging and working on the Ohio & Erie Canal for the next few weeks. NPS will temporarily close the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead, from 7 a.m. […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for the Phase 1 of S. Hulhumeedhoo MIFCO harbor upgrade, located on the northeastern point of Addu City in the Maldives. Fathimath Shana Farooq, Director General of Planning Ministry, signed the agreement on behalf of the Maldives Government and Hassan Shah, MTCC CEO, […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, October 23rd to provide a status update on the Louisiana Coastal Area – Mississippi River Hydrodynamic and Delta Management (MRHDM) Study. This important study, authorized under Section 7003 of the […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dedicated to supporting all professionals working in flood prevention, management and recovery, the first ever “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” will be held at ExCeL London on December 4 and 5. “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” is both a problem solving conference and a solutions exhibition that will feature many of the world’s leading flood prevention […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Aleron Subsea, a UK based company specializing in ROV upgrades and renting work class remote operated vehicles, has introduced a multi-purpose ROV system to be used for boulder clearance operations in wind farm developments in the Baltic Sea. The AUXROV has a combined 200 HP of power and is capable of running subsea dredging systems, mass flow excavation tools, […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced that the New Lock at the Soo project is on schedule as construction for phase one of the project began this week. According to the Corps, Trade West Construction, Inc., began to move equipment to the site on May 4 and will begin deepening the […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott president Peter Bowe was recently selected as SmartCEO’s Baltimore CEO of the Year. Though there were many candidates for the award, SmartCEO explains why Peter was the most impressive: “​Since arriving at Ellicott Dredges in the early 1980s, Bowe has patiently and steadily led Ellicott Dredges through tough business cycles, ownership transition, foreign political […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Under questioning during Senate Estimates in Canberra, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) revealed that the impacts of seabed dredging for coal port developments along the Great Barrier Reef coast could be far worse than previously understood. “This new information means Environment Minister Tony Burke must knock-back the dredging permit application that’s currently […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A project to relocate fish from the Swansea Canal ahead of important dredging works has revealed the huge wealth of protected species that call the waterway home. Using a technique called ‘electrofishing’, the team – working with Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales – removed almost 2,000 brook lamprey and hundreds of […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The largest container carriers in the world can now navigate to and from Antwerp without problem. This has been confirmed by the Permanent Commission for Supervision of Scheldt Navigation after an evaluation of trips up and down river by Maersk E-class vessels earlier this year. The calls, made as a series of trials, all went […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environmental experts gave an update on the clean up process at the nation’s largest hazardous waste site, the Hudson River. Since 2009, General Electric has been removing 1.3 million tons of PCBs that were dumped into 200 miles of the Hudson River. At a public forum, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department […]

  • 21 September 2012

    The international company behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship terminal and associated development adjacent to Wavebreak Island in the Broadwater says it can create an even better break for surfers at what is known as TOS (The Other Side) on South Stradbroke Island. Sembawang of Singapore Global Project Underwriters’ President and CEO Ric Grosvenor, […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    To save the Great Barrier Reef from an ‘In Danger’ listing, the Abbott Government needs to follow the World Heritage Committee’s recommendations, instead of telling other countries to back off, as reported today. “The best way to avoid a World Heritage ‘In Danger’ listing, which would be a disaster for our tourism industry, is to […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTG, an international company specialized in the design and production of systems for earth moving machinery, recently attended the World Dredging Congress and Exhibition in Miami, where they introduced its MTG Systems DMet. DMet is a G.E.T system ideal for cutter and hopper dredgers, which improves productivity and increases protection, even in demanding applications such […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Austrian construction company Strabag has just completed deepening of the Klaipeda Seaport Navigation Channel from 14,5 to 15 meters.  During the works, around 260.000 cubic meters of soil was removed from the navigation channel. According to representatives of the Klaipeda Seaport, this €4.1 million dredging project is the first step towards achieving the depth of 17 meters in […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Abbott Government should listen to international concern about the Great Barrier Reef instead of denying it is under threat, said today the Australian Greens. “The Abbott Government obviously has its head in the dredge spoil on climate change and especially its impacts on the Great Barrier Reef,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Prince Rupert can now accommodate the largest container vessels in the world, following DP World’s expansion of its Fairview Container Terminal that increases the port’s container-handling capacity to 1.35 million TEUs annually. The conclusion of the two-year “Phase 2 North” expansion project was celebrated yesterday by shippers, supply chain partners, local labor […]