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  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The United States’ levees stretch out for more than 100,000 miles, with the federal government operating around 2,100 miles of the system. The Congressional Research Service states that an estimated 22 percent of counties across the U.S., which represent about half of the population in the country, contain levees. To learn more, checkout the infographic […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies, Fertoing Ltd. held an exhibition of photos made by their engineers during the Sabetta Port dredging project. Total amount of dredging works at Sabetta Port for the 2014-2017 period will include removal of 68.6 mln cbm of material. The main goal of this port development project is to […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan Omer Dahab Fadl Mohamed recently visited JSC Lenmorniiproekt. During the meeting, the officials discussed possible participation of consortium in structure: JSC Lenmorniiproekt, JSC Sevzaptransproyekt and JSC TOMS-engineering in implementation of large state projects in the territory of the East African state. The Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan and representatives of the companies also discussed […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second DredgDikes conference will be held in Gdansk, Poland, 5-6 June 2014, and will be devoted to recent developments in flood protection. Particular emphasis will be put on the application of the new materials (including anthropogenic ones), improved geo-engineering technologies for increased efficiency of dikes and other flood protection structures. Other important aspects to be dealt with include modelling and monitoring […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is placing roughly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach from Beach 19th to Beach 149th to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy. This work will restore the beach to its design profile – making it better than it was before Sandy’s impact. The […]

  • 20 January 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has announced the details about the dredging plans for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West (GIWW) Turnstake to Live Oak, San Antonio Bay and Matagorda Bay. This contract will include maintenance pipeline dredging of approximately 1,600,000 cy of material from the mentioned areas. The total value of this […]

  • 13 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2013 Inland Waterways Conference will take place on March 5th to 7th at the Hyatt Regency Louisville, KY. This event is the one maritime industry conference squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States. The 2013 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United States Coast Guard, the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Delta Marine Consultants (DMC), has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc on the Aqaba New Port Project in Jordan. The license agreement has been signed with the Joint Venture existing of BAM International and MAG Engineering and Contracting Co. Within the Aqaba New Port Project, 3000 Xblocs of 1.5m3 will be applied. […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun construction of Dredged Material Management Area IR-2 on Navigation District property in Sebastian. Construction will be completed around December 31, 2012. Only 70 acres of the site will be developed to environmentally manage sands and silts from the maintenance dredging of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces tender for Buffalo River dredging works. Work will consist of, but not limited to, furnishing all plant, labor, material and equipment necessary to remove and dispose of approximately 650,000 cubic yards of dredged material. Estimated magnitude in terms of physical characteristics and estimated price range is between $5,000,000 and […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is placing roughly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach from Beach 19th to Beach 149th to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy. This work will restore the beach to its design profile – making it better than it was before Sandy’s impact. The […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin announced yesterday that the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project continues to move forward and is now in its design phase. FIMP is an over $1 billion project that includes funding for essential dredging and shoreline projects spanning 83 miles of coastline, 80% of which is in the First […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently began repairs to the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio. The contractor, Great Lakes Dock and Materials, LLC, from Muskegon, Michigan, will complete the 2017 cell repair, consisting of a 50 linear foot void with a stone base […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 24 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded a contract for dredging, transport over a distance of 120 km. and reclamation works to prepare the Imeretinskaya Lowland area at Sochi for construction of the Olympic village for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The contract has a value of € 105 million. […]

  • 29 June 2012

    GeoSea, subsidiary of the Belgian DEME Group and specialising in offshore constructions, has just signed a contract with Northwind NV for the construction and installation of foundations for Northwind’s offshore wind farm project off the Belgian coast. The project includes the installation of 73 steel mono piles and transition elements as foundations for the turbines […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Vessels

    Holland Shipyards Group has successfully tested the dredging system on board the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Schenge for the first time. As the company reported, with this proof the Schenge is now almost ready for her sea trials. Both the engineering and production of the dredging system was done inhouse by Holland Shipyards Group […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started the first phase of the McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project to restore habitat within Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River. The McGregor Lake project, located near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, will restore and protect island habitat, protect shoreline from erosion and […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Port of Palm Beach, Florida, has just released a new video on their YouTube Channel giving a unique look inside the 2019 Lake Worth Inlet dredging operations. The Inlet is undergoing the dredging in order to remove sand shoals from the inlet that caused draft restrictions at the Port. The U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 7 March 2011

      Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd and Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd have been awarded the Western Basin Main Works Dredging – Parcel 5 contract in the Port of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. The client of this AUD 260 million. (€ 190 million) contract is the Queensland Gladstone Ports Corporation. The contract was signed on 4th March […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed a sixth breach along Missouri River Levee System L-550, located near Missouri River Mile 524 southwest of Rock Port, Missouri, on Tuesday. This is the sixth breach that has been closed under the current contract with Weston Solutions, Inc. of West Chester, PA, leaving one remaining […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 (DD7) are set to begin construction of the Port Arthur and Vicinity Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (CSRM). This construction project within the Southwestern Division’s Storm Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Program, will increase protection and provide resiliency to the […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The King Company started dredging Grand Haven Harbor in Grand Haven, Michigan this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, said in their latest release. The dredge material is being utilized for beach nourishment. According to USACE, a wide, nourished beach system absorbs wave energy, protects upland areas from flooding, and mitigates erosion. […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have urged the Department of the Army and the Office of Management and Budget to help Michigan communities effected by high water levels in the Great Lakes and inland waterways. According to the officials, extreme weather, flooding and erosion have led to damaged property, harbors, beaches, roads and […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released this very interesting behind-the-scenes video of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 4,200m³ D11 – 21 DE JULIO. The TSHD was partially built in the Netherlands, before being completed in Montevideo, Uruguay, for the Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP). The basic design and detailed engineering of the vessel was […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, recently acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A. The company will continue its activities under the name Dravo S.A. The company, with its office in Madrid, is engaged in dredging works in the Spanish, Portuguese and Italian markets. The […]