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  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) joined yesterday with federal agencies in a Dedication Ceremony spotlighting $214 million in coastal projects in Louisiana. CPRA is the state sponsor for all Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) projects. CWPPRA project federal partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leica Geosystems yesterday announced the launch of the Leica MSS420 Dredging Sensor for marine applications. According to the company, the new sensors benefit customers in offshore applications, ensuring speed, performance, precision and productivity (SP). VG Entreprenør, a construction company with expertise in all types of coastal area projects, started working on a project for the […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten community leaders have signed agreements to help further restore their severely eroded coastline during a high level event organised by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) of Indonesia and the public private Consortium Building with Nature (BwN) in Demak. At the multi-stakeholder event, the Dutch embassy in Indonesia and the Governor of […]

  • 9 October 2017

    By Allard-Europe Allard-Europe, who is part of the DIHAG Holding, is a niche specialist present in a lot of branches. Thanks to our expert staff and high-tech equipment we advise our customers on personalized solutions for their benefit. Moreover, we advise you on casting design, alloy choice and through the entire production process. Allard offers […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Hampshire County Council, Test Valley Borough Council, local flood action groups and other partners to develop a permanent flood scheme for Romsey. According to the EA, the main flood risk in Romsey is from the River Test. As a chalk river, the Test is influenced by high […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    MTCC’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Mahaa Jarraafu, is on its way to the Maldives where she will be handed over to the new owner. According to the company’s latest tweet, the newbuild set sail today on its maiden voyage from China, taking the long way home via Singapore. The vessel is the largest in the […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Browsing through the latest global dredging news has just become a whole lot easier. From today the new mobile version of DredgingToday.com is live. Anne Visser, Business Unit Manager at Navingo, comments: “The use of mobile devices to access DredgingToday.com is increasing, therefore we are pleased to offer this improved format to our readers. The […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, recently sent a letter to the United States Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, which oversees the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering, to enlist help with the severe erosion problems plaguing the City of New Buffalo and New Buffalo Township. Signing onto the letter additionally was U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg. […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for $17.2 million to repair dunes and beaches at Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island in Delaware. Work is the result of a partnership between the Philadelphia District and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced final regulations that define the process used by its Marine Minerals Program for issuing negotiated, noncompetitive agreements for sand, gravel, and shell resources on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The rule describes who may qualify for a negotiated agreement, the application process for qualifying projects, […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates said in their latest release that Vito C. Melilli, P.E. has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager in their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction of projects along Lake Erie and the Lake […]

  • 27 September 2017

    If there is one message that the speakers at the first Dredging Today Conference in Amsterdam on 9 & 10 October will bring across, it is that sustainability can bring business and that climate change holds incredible opportunities for the dredging and marine industry. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, is getting excited. “All the preparatory talks […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Australian tourism and hospitality group, Crystalbrook Collection, today announced its acquisition of The Reef Marina in Port Douglas, which is now to be known as Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, and their intention to invest a further $100+ million into the marina. Acting Premier and Treasurer, Curtis Pitt, said that the announcement was encouraging for investment in […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the annual State of the Port, South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on the port’s strategic plans for volume growth and infrastructure investment. The Propeller Club of Charleston event, held yesterday, marked Newsome’s ninth address since joining SCPA in 2009. He discussed the trends dominating today’s shipping industry and the […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane Harvey left its mark on much of the Texas coast, leaving at least $100 billion in damages, but it very likely worsened a problem that has been plaguing the coast for years – beach erosion. How much erosion occurred is still being determined, said a Texas A&M University at Galveston expert. Jens Figlus, assistant […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Arcadis today announced its selection as Engineer of Record for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood protection multiphase design of New York City’s East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project in the borough of Manhattan. Arcadis is part of a team supporting New York City’s efforts to safeguard the Lower East Side against severe weather events and […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Genoa is one of the major Italian seaports in the Mediterranean sea. With a trade volume of 50 million tonnes and 2-million TEUs, it is the busiest port of Italy by cargo tonnage. Genoa Port covers an area of about 700 hectares of land stretching along the coastline, with 47 km of maritime ways and 30 km of operative […]

  • 25 September 2017

    By Alia Instruments Over the past decades, nuclear density meters have become widely used on board of dredging vessels worldwide. Not because they are particularly highly rated or cost efficient – their disadvantages are well known – but mostly because of the lack of viable alternatives. Now Dutch company Alia Instruments is challenging the status quo with […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has started operations at Fujairah Terminals – located in the East coast of the United Arab Emirates – after signing a 35-year concession agreement with the Port of Fujairah earlier this year.  Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, the chief executive of Abu Dhabi Ports, said: “As we mark the official commencement of commercial operations, […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms two more high-profile speakers that will share their insights and personal experiences at our event, Dick Konijn, Owner – CEO of ID Consultancy BV and Commerijn Plomp, World Bank and IFC private sector liaison officer for the Netherlands. DTC – set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI – will offer a forward-looking […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme are going on show this month to communities upstream of the city center, announced today the Environment Agency. A series of drop in events are being held in Kirkstall, Horsforth, Rodley and Apperley Bridge areas of Leeds, giving residents the opportunity to view options to […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced that sand shoal dredging will take place in the Shrewsbury River in Monmouth County. This project is Phase 1 of a two-phase project to restore safe navigation in all State channels in the Shrewsbury basin, reported the NJDOT. The $1.3 million dredging project, expected to begin […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow – a global player in solid pumping solutions – and Dragflow South will be present at the International Boat Show in Genoa, an important event for the sector in its fifty-seventh edition. In particular, on Saturday, September 23, the company will take part in the schedule of initiatives organized by Assonat (National Association of Ports) with a seminar titled “Dragflow, products […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Canaveral Port Authority has engaged its long-time partner CH2M to design a new terminal which will support the port’s cruise business, currently accounting for 80 percent of the revenue. The new terminal will join the port’s Cruise Terminal One, also designed by CH2M. In addition to leading design of the proposed 1,400-foot-long terminal berth, CH2M […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and Nassau County were a host to a series of public meetings about the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meetings were held yesterday, September 18th, in Long Beach, NY. The purpose of […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Sawdust Bend Dredge Disposal Project is now underway, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF). Last week, LDWF issued a notice warning hunters and fishermen destined for Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area (WMA) to be aware of an ongoing dredge project on the WMA. The Sawdust Bend Dredge Disposal Project will take […]