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  • 15 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is postponing Thursday evening’s public meeting to discuss a draft environmental assessment of proposed nearshore sediment placement sites near the mouth of the Columbia River. The meeting was to be held at the Port of Ilwaco but the Corps determined a larger venue is needed to accommodate the number […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Boaties in Lake Macquarie have stated that the Swansea Channel is still choked even though the NSW government has spent $300,000 on dredging activities, reports The Star. There are even claims that the channel’s depth is worse than it was before the government commenced dredging in December thus the boaties call for a long-term solution. […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the first time, large-scale tests have shown that salt marshes act as a buffer zones and attenuate waves, even in extreme conditions such as storm surges. In combination with vegetation, they reduce waves by approximately 20% over a distance of 40 meters. This means that dikes behind salt marshes can be a lot lower and […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     Royal IHC has successfully named and launched the multi-purpose 5,450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant, for a joint venture between Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt.  The ceremony took place on 11 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands and was performed by Mrs Ria den […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A further hat trick of awards presented recently to the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme brings the total number of accolades bestowed upon the scheme to 16 in the past 18 months. The latest wins for the £28 million Medmerry scheme, which was carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, came […]

  • 10 August 2012

    Sabine Tholen from the Water and Shipping Authority Emden has welcomed the new dredger Midlumer Sand. This dredger will replace the nearly 35 year old dredger “Leerort” and will continue the work for the Waterways and Shipping Administration. Klaus Frerichs, the president of the Water and Shipping Directorate Northwest, said that with the Midlumer Sand […]

  • 21 March 2011

      Container traffic into Teesport is steadily increasing and figures show it rose 15% just in the last year. An article recently in the Evening Gazette discussed that Port owner PD Ports is keen to build on this momentum with a multi-million pound expansion of Teesport’s container terminal facilities. The move is part of a wider […]

  • 20 November 2013

    DP World, UAE Region, the leading regional marine terminal operator, has won the prestigious Container Terminal Operator Award for a fifth consecutive year at the Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards 2013 in Dubai. The judging panel chose the operator of Jebel Ali Port for its all-round operational excellence, a dynamic approach to creating […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    News of Adani’s precarious financial position in The Financial Review calls into question how environmental conditions attached to the Abbot Point coal port expansion approval will be funded. “It’s incredibly concerning that not only do the Abbot Point offsets appear impossible to achieve and are unlikely to be enforced but there might not even be […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine LTD. has introduced Arie van den Adel as their new Chief Operating Officer. A 30-year veteran of the dredging industry, van den Adel has served as a Dredging Operations Consultant since 2018, managing a great variety of dredging projects around the globe. With a bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering and a family rooted […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van den Herik’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock is back at the Niestern Sander shipyard, in Farmsum, the Netherlands. This week only some priority works will be executed at the dock location, after which the dredger will leaver for a project in France. “Later on this year, we expect the Charlock back at our […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rene Kolman, IADC’s Secretary General, held a presentation named “Greener Dredging” at the IAPH Conference, which was held on 21-24 May 2012, in Jerusalem, Israel. “Dredging is green and is getting greener and greener. In this presentation I will emphasise the fact that my member companies are already taking care of the environment and often […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government’s discount mine royalties for the Galilee Basin, announced today, threaten the Great Barrier Reef, groundwater and climate, say the Australian Greens. “At the end of the fossil fuel era, the Newman Government is propping up coal at the expense of the Great Barrier Reef and the climate, to make mining magnates even […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    New research shows $784 million is needed to improve Great Barrier Reef water quality, even before new the coal mines and ports, supported by the major parties, are built. “Even though the Reef is already struggling, the Newman Government is set to make its water quality even worse,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van den Herik’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, Charlock, has successfully performed the dredging trials on the Wadden Sea and is now ready for its first job. The vessel’s first assignment will include the coastal replenishment operations on the Dutch coast near Bloemendaal Zandvoort. The naming ceremony of Charlock, built by Barkmeijer Shipyards, took place […]

  • 14 March 2013

    WFP has completed dredging works in the port cities of Mogadishu and Berbera, which has allowed larger ships to dock and more cargo to enter Somalia. The clear blue waters of the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean lap Somalia’s enviably long coastline of more than 3,000 kilometres. For years, ports along this coast […]

  • 21 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 15-21, 2018).   Van den Herik Wins Dredging Contract in Poland The local authority of the Polish maritime administration in Szczecin has selected Dutch dredging company Van den Herik to design and execute the deepening and widening of the […]

  • 29 April 2011

    Hundreds, maybe even thousands of jobs are coming to Brevard County. (wftv) [mappress] Source: wftv, April 29, 2011

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chairman of YGAPC, captain Sami Saeed Farea has met in the British capital London, Mr. Jonathan Taylor representative of the British Consultant Company assigned by the Ministerial Committee to review the documents for the project of financing the development and rehabilitation of Aden Container Terminal (ACT) by CHEC . They discussed in the meeting, which […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Equipment

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock, owned by Van den Herik, visited the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard last week. The dredger is one of their returning customers due to good experiences with Niestern Sander. “They’ve always been very positive about being able to plan quickly with the yard. Now the dredger is here for […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The last year has been a fairly good one for the dredging industry in terms of new vessel orders, shipbuilding and new product developments.  In 2017, the industry placed orders for dozens of new dredgers keeping the shipbuilders very busy throughout the year. The year began with DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger, named […]

  • 9 December 2010

    The public and County Council will get an update tomorrow evening from Allegheny County Public Works Director Joseph Olczak on the dredging… (wduqnews) [mappress] Source: wduqnews, December 9, 2010;

  • 1 June 2011

    With the summer boating season officially here, the capsizing of a recreational vessel this weekend is bringing to light the problems…   BY EREN TATARAGASI (carteretnewstimes) [mappress] Source: carteretnewstimes, June 1, 2011    

  • 11 April 2012

    Traditional sand miners on Tuesday protested to the Vasai tehsildar’s office against the use of suction pumps. Over 4,000 men and women demanded a ban on suction pumps and action against pump users. They say that the dredging has a negative impact on the environment and even on the traditional miners. These works could also […]

  • 3 December 2012

    DP World Senior Vice President and Managing Director of UAE Region, Mohammed Al Muallem, has won the Seatrade Outstanding Achievement Award at the Seatrade Middle East and Indian Subcontinent 2012 Awards ceremony. The prize was presented by Sheikh Khalil bin Ahmed Mohamed Al Salmi, Deputy CEO, Oman Drydock Company, at the event hosted at the […]

  • 8 July 2011

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority(PoRa) believes that the recently published EU White Paper on Transport is in line with the draft Port Vision 2030, the long-term vision announced by the Port of Rotterdam Authority. In general, the PoRA agrees with the objectives and concrete measures announced by the European Commission (EC). Rotterdam does see some […]