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  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A public lecture, led by Captain Iain Greenlees, focusing on the preparation for the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth, will take place next month at the University of Portsmouth. Captain Greenlees and his team will present the story of the scientific analysis and preparation for and delivery of the major capital dredge, which saw more […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Elizabeth, New Jersey, is on the right track to successfully wrap up their $200 million ongoing infrastructure investment plan, scheduled for completion this year. Under this capital development program, they recently completed a major dredging program on the port channels and yesterday took delivery of four of the newest generation gantry cranes to […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has awarded Nobis Engineering, Inc. a 5-year contract to perform environmental remediation services at the Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site in Strafford, Vermont. The Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site is an abandoned copper mine and is recognized as one of the largest and most intact historic mining sites […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Elizabeth River dredging scheme is currently underway, announced Cruisers’ Net. Mariners are advised that the dredger Rockbridge is conducting dredging operations in the Elizabeth River, in Norfolk Harbor Reach and Craney Island Reach. These dredging operations will occur 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until 28 February, 2015. The work extends between […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredger “McFarland” recently cruised down the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia. The “Mac” is one of four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredgers. It conducts emergency and national defense dredging as well as planned projects in the Delaware River and Bay. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 12, 2014

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 623-square-foot sanctuary oyster reef in the Elizabeth River captured recognition for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ environmental work. The district was among 109 local businesses recognized by the Elizabeth River Project for its environmental achievements, specifically, partnering with a local school and organizations to build a tidal estuary off the shoreline […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    USACE Norfolk District is seeking interested firms capable of performing environmental dredging and dredged material handling of dense non-aqueous phase liquid (DNAPL) creosote contaminated sediments at the Atlantic Wood Industries Superfund Site located on the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth, Virginia. Approximately 330,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediments are anticipated to be […]

  • 30 September 2013

    A key stage of the Elizabeth Quay project is now under way, with the start of work to open up the inlet at the centre of the people-friendly precinct. The work involves building a limestone and granite wall that will hold back the Swan River and allow excavation on the inlet to begin. Planning Minister […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing container ships. Deepening the Arthur Kill Channel to 50 feet […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Perfect sailing weather awaited the Old Dominion University sailing team, but they chose instead to remain ashore on the banks of the Elizabeth River — just long enough to celebrate the grand opening of their new sailing pier. Flanked by friends and guests, ODU officials and its project partners, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Maryport’s fishing industry will disappear within a year if the Elizabeth Dock is not dredged urgently, it is claimed…   (timesandstar) [mappress] Source: timesandstar, January 6, 2012;

  • 13 June 2011

    It has taken years, but one of the most notoriously nasty sites on the Elizabeth River is finally on its way to something better. (packagingmachinery) [mappress] Source: packagingmachinery, June 13, 2011

  • 9 June 2011

    It looks like tar, smells like tar, and pretty much is tar. And Tuesday, workers were removing tons of it, scoop by scoop, from the… By Scott Harper (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, June 9, 2011;    

  • 5 November 2010

    In a bid to upgrade the Sierra Leone Queen Elizabeth II Quay to a very standard quay that will accommodate large ships, an under-water … By Aruna Turay (drwebsite) [mappress] Source: drwebsite, November 5, 2010;

  • 25 July 2010

    It’s simply known as “the wall,” a steel-and-concrete structure costing about $22 million that will be pounded deep into the floor of the… By Scott Harper (washingtonexaminer) [mappress] Source: washingtonexaminer, July 25, 2010;

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Four VolkerStevin projects have been shortlisted in the Project of the Year award categories at the Construction News Awards 2020. These projects are: Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme (under £20m); Victory Jetty (£20-£50m); Ipswich Tidal Barrier (£20-£50m); Dover Western Docks Revival (over £50m). Commenting the latest announcement, VolkerStevin Managing Director, Rob Coupe, said: “The announcement […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott delivered the following testimony before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Waters Resources and Environment about programs he would like to see included in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 – authorization legislation for programs operated and projects completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: “I […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s investment in a $127 million project to widen and deepen the shipping channel, the largest ship ever to enter the Port of Cairns berthed today marking a historic evolution for Far North Queensland’s cruise ship industry. This time last year, the 294-meter-long Queen Elizabeth would have been forced to drop […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the main contractor for delivering new sea defenses in Southsea worth £100 million. The Southsea Coastal Scheme will provide flood protection to more than 8,000 properties and 704 businesses at risk, due to ageing existing coastal defenses along 4.5km of Solent coastline. […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, cut the sod yesterday for the construction of a mini-harbor and fish landing site in Axim, in the Western Region. The project is set to be executed by China Harbor and Engineering Company (CHEC) over a 30-month period and will involve the construction of breakwater, a quay […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, joined Nantucket Town Manager, C. Elizabeth Gibson, and other state and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony last week to celebrate completion of the Polpis Harbor Dredging Project. Additionally, Lt. Governor Polito announced that Nantucket will receive a $500,000 award through the first-ever grant round […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC has announced that the dump scow Kurt Schulte departed the dredger Dale Pyatt last week to offload the 2,000th scow of dredged material on the USACE Boston Harbor Improvement Deepening Project. Cashman has just released this beautiful photo of the dredger Dale Pyatt crew and the survey vessel […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The South African Port of Ngqura, the first port in the world to have a fixed jet pump sand bypass system, is meeting its stringent dredging targets of 240 000 tonnes of sand per year, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said in its latest release.  “This is an achievement as we are complying with the Record […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Wellfleet, MA, received word recently that $5 million in federal funding through the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was included in the President’s fiscal year 2020 budget.  Commenting the latest news, Select Board Chair, Janet Reinhart, and Town Administrator, Dan Hoort, acknowledged the efforts of so many that contributed to this news: […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United States and the Commonwealth of Virginia have entered into an agreement under which the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Virginia will recover nearly $64 million to address cleanup costs at the Atlantic Wood Industries (AWI) Superfund Site in Portsmouth, Va. In a proposed consent decree filed yesterday in federal court, the U.S. […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin Dismal Swamp Canal dredging early next week – roughly a year ahead of schedule due to lingering impacts from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. USACE Norfolk District will manage the maintenance dredging project in an effort to eliminate shoaling while enhancing safe navigation and local commercial […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Scrabster Harbor Trust has launched a tender process for the Design and Build Civil Engineering Contract, aimed to redevelop the St. Ola Pier in Thurso, Scotland. According to the official announcement, redevelopment is required to suit the proposed dredging of the inner and outer berths to accommodate cruise vessels (with direct access to quayside coaches and […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and Representative Bill Keating have announced the release of a $15.4 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to improve the infrastructure and environment of the Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts. According to the announcement, this funding from the federal Department of Transportation will help the […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Albwardy Damen celebrated its tenth anniversary on the 15th of November by officially opening its new ship repair facility at Dubai Maritime City (DMC). Over the past ten years tugs, workboats, dredgers, fast crew suppliers and other vessels from the Damen portfolio have been delivered to local ship owners supporting the regional oil & gas industry […]