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  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trelleborg’s engineered products operation is now manufacturing a pre-bend rubber dredging hose in China. “For the first time, Chinese dredging and mining operations will be able to take advantage of the superior wear resistance and flexibility that Trelleborg’s rubber dredging hoses provide, compared to their steel equivalents,” the company said in its announcement. All of […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A DOP250 has been delivered for a hydropower dam maintenance project in Malawi, Damen – the Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate – said in their latest announcement.  The DOP submersible dredge pump, fitted out with a cutter unit, is set to work at approximately -4m dredging depth, removing the layer of silt built up through […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project halted Saturday as a result of a barge that sank February 24 in the Fort Pierce Inlet. Operations are ongoing to remove the wreck and its debris field, which are limiting navigation, including the dredge, in the Federal channel. On Saturday the U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Summertime in the Great Lakes region is busy not just for marine navigation; it’s also prime time for dredging and maintenance of navigational infrastructure. The Manitowoc crane barge and its accompanying tugs, the Racine and Kenosha, are regularly deployed from the Kewaunee Area Office to do work in the Detroit District and adjacent Chicago District […]

  • 16 November 2012

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand outlined the first phase of a proposed plan to help protect devastated coastal communities in New York from future storms. In a meeting with top officials from the Army Corps of Engineers, Schumer and Gillibrand laid out a series of projects, already authorized by Congress, that can […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction work to restore the beach and dunes protecting NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility damaged by super storm Sandy began on July 18. Dredges from New Jersey-based Weeks Marine, Inc. are on-site, pumping sand from an off-shore borrow site and placing the sand along the beach restoring berm and dune elevations to levels that will […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a total of six contracts since January to repair seven levees that were damaged in the devastating Missouri River flood in 2011. Approximately 30 contracts are expected to be awarded in the district’s efforts to respond to 55 requests for assistance from […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has taken actions to address the Government Accountability Office’s 2003 recommendations for improving information related to hopper dredging, but some data gaps remain. First, in response to GAO’s recommendation to obtain and analyze data needed to determine the appropriate use of its hopper dredge fleet, the Corps established a […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing more than $54.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of sand and plants on public beaches in the towns of Emerald Isle and Holden Beach. Emerald Isle will replenish with more than 2 million […]

  • 10 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 4 – November 10, 2019).   USACE Officials Tour Corpus Christi Dredging Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, visited the Galveston District last week as […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to begin on the final stage of the $120 million Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) at the Port of Port Hedland in April, with a dredging company appointed to undertake the work, reports the Government of Western Australia. According to the government officials, the project will deliver a refuge zone and an […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van der Kamp’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ecodelta was christened last Friday (January 11) in Rotterdam. According to the Port of Rotterdam, this is one of the few LNG powered trailing suction hopper dredgers in the Netherlands. The ship is a key component of the new contract entered into by Bagger & Aannemingsmaatschappij […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) plans to hold a meeting with the regional and international engineering and construction companies specializing on berth infrastructure works, according to Mr Raivis Veckagans, the USPA head. Mr Veckagans made this announcement during the dialogue with the management of USPA branches last week. “We have a short-term plan of seaport engineering […]

  • 22 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the awarding of $2.9 million in Lake Ontario Flood Relief funds to local governments in Wayne, Orleans, Niagara, Cayuga, and Jefferson counties dedicated to restoration resiliency and recovery efforts following last year’s flooding. “The Lake Ontario shoreline experienced historic and damaging flooding last year, and we continue to stand […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The FY15 work plan that was released recently by the President Obama will provide additional funding of almost $7 million in operation and maintenance (O&M) for a range of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District projects (the District was originally allocated $48.4 million for FY 15 in O&M). For example, the Morehead City Harbor project […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise released the following statement after more than $1.6 billion was allocated by the Trump Administration for critical flood protection and coastal restoration projects in Southeast Louisiana.  “These hurricane protection and coastal restoration funds are critical for the protection of families and businesses throughout Southeast Louisiana. We count on our coastline and […]

  • 4 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 26 – March 4, 2018).   Van Oord Wins Port of Benoa Dredging Contract State-owned port operator Pelindo III has contracted Van Oord to carry out dredging works in the Port of Benoa, Bali.   Port of Everett South […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently conducting post-storm analyses on their federal storm damage reduction projects. The two federal storm damage reduction projects managed by the Charleston District in South Carolina are Folly Beach and the Grand Strand. “The Charleston District will perform an initial assessment of Folly Beach this week […]

  • 10 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 4-10, 2017).   Construction of Posorja Port in Ecuador Underway The President of Ecuador Lenín Moreno and DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem last week performed a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has given permission to Drayton to permanently keep its earthen levee which is part of the city’s flood protection. Earlier this month, Hoeven secured a provision in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funding agreement to allow the city to keep the levee. “We […]

  • 4 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last month, the Port of Everett began soliciting bids for the final phase of its Everett Shipyard Cleanup project, located along West Marine View Drive between 15th and 14th Street. The mostly in-water cleanup project has a price tag of between $5.2 million and $6 million. The cleanup, which is being done in partnership with […]

  • 3 April 2014

    The Sand Motor appears to be doing its job: strengthening the coast in a natural way by using the wind, waves and currents. The sand from the man-made peninsula on the coast near Ter Heijde (in South Holland) is spreading as predicted by the Deltares models. That was the picture that emerged during a congress […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Deltares has been able to demonstrate in New York how the city’s water management can be improved by using the 3Di model. This Dutch product combines ultra-rapid and accurate water calculations with a realistic 3D visualisation of the area. The result is fast and effective decision-making in water management. 3Di can be used on a […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors announced the appointment of engineer Manuel Benítez as the new Deputy Administrator of this entity, beginning on September 4, 2012. “The Board of Directors considers that Benítez´experience and knowledge will contribute to the management of the Panama Canal, as the waterway faces new challenges while maintaining its […]

  • 9 September 2011

    U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, has announced the full Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The bill includes $119.5 million for critical flood mitigation, harbor maintenance and beach renourishment projects in New Jersey. Included in this […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday the receipt of three awards with an approximate value of $58 million. Valued at approximately $34.5 million, the first award is for the construction of a protective beach berm along the Chesapeake Bay near Norfolk, VA. This project includes dredging portions of the Auxiliary Channels of the […]