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  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District and the New Haven Port Authority held a public information meeting for the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environment Impact Statement (EIS) on January 24, 2017. The public scoping meeting was for the EIS being prepared as part of the feasibility study. In […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The African Ports Expansion Conference, aimed to discuss modernization of African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic, will take place on March 20-21, 2017 in Mombasa, Kenya. Africa is experiencing a major surge in trade with growing volumes of cargo across its ports. To keep up with the increase, government […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Garret Graves was named Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on January 23. The Subcommittee oversees water resources development and regulatory programs administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency. As Chairman, Graves will play an expanded role in shaping legislation to […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced that Lawrence R. Dickerson and D. Michael Steuert have been appointed to the Board of Director’s 2019 director class, effective January 24, 2017. Mr. Dickerson has been appointed to the Compensation Committee, and Mr. Steuert has been appointed to the Audit Committee. With the addition of […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that the Young CEDA UK plans to hold seminar on ‘Thames Dredging Opportunities’ on 22 February, 2017 in London. During the event, Young CEDA UK will facilitate a lively and relevant seminar on dredging opportunities for the River Thames, aimed at anyone working or studying in a related field. “Through questions […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The White House Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council has rendered approval to Governor John Bel Edwards’ request to include Louisiana’s Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project on the Federal Permitting Dashboard. The action follows an October 2016 memo to federal executive departments and agencies from White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and House Council on […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WeSubsea, a subsea service company located in Norway and UK, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Mr. Jason Wilson, UK WeSubsea Managing Director, to review the business highlights from 2016 and discuss the impact they project for 2017. DT: Let’s […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal India Development Council (CIDC), in association with IIT Delhi, DCIL Visakhapatnam and under the guidance and co-partnership of Ministry of Shipping (GOI), will host the International Conference on Ports & Dredging during February 2017 in New Delhi, India. The combined conference will focus towards enhancing the ports capabilities by doing the integration of […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released a new ‘Facts About’ publication on Adaptive Management. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a wave basin, in its physical modelling laboratories in Oxfordshire, HR Wallingford’s engineers have built a scaled model of the proposed new Aberdeen Harbor. HR Wallingford has been involved in the project from its initial concept stages in 2010, and will be working with Aberdeen Harbor Board right through to construction and undertaking modelling […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last Thursday, Royal IHC together with the RMC shipyard in Qidong, China, held a launching ceremony for the Easydredge 3700 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), the Mahaa Jarraafu. The dredger, built for the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC), will be used for land reclamation, infrastructure and beach nourishment projects on several islands and resorts in Asia. According […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), along with the R.I. Department of Environmental Management Division of Water Resources and the R.I. Natural History Survey have created a new position within DEM’s freshwater wetland monitoring and assessment program. The position will advance wetland assessment, monitoring and restoration in Rhode Island. Since 2007, RIDEM has partnered […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company’s (MTCC) new trailing suction hopper dredger Mahaa Jarraafu was launched today at Nantong Rainbow Marine Technology Boat Yard in China. This vessel is the largest in the Easydredge series of standard twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredgers, designed and built by Royal IHC. The Mahaa Jarraafu has a length overall of 92.95 […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, awarded a $92 million contract late yesterday (January 10) to Weeks Marine Inc. to construct a dune and berm project between the Manasquan and Barnegat Inlet in Ocean County, New Jersey. The total cost of the contract could be $128 million if options are awarded, reported USACE. According […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Heuvelman Ibis in December 2016 for the delivery of a cutter suction dredger 350 and two BS 350 booster stations. Heuvelman Ibis will initially put the dredger to use on a canal dredging project in the province of Groningen in the north of the Netherlands. Damen Sales Manager, […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold several meetings in January on a potential future scheme that should reduce the risk of flooding from Marton West Beck. In its latest release, EA invited Middlesbrough residents to flood scheme drop-ins, asking for their views on a potential future flood scheme. Representatives from the Environment Agency, Northumbrian Water and Middlesbrough Council will be available […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The First International Conference on the Material Point Method for “Modelling Large Deformation and Soil–Water–Structure Interaction”, organized by the Anura3D MPM Research Community, will be held January 10-13, 2017 at Deltares offices in Delft, the Netherlands. The main aim of the conference is to provide an international forum for presenting and discussing the latest developments […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than half of the American public lives within 50 miles of a beach, but as sea levels rise, the coastal habitats that protect the communities are increasingly at risk, according to the Texas A&M University Corpus Christi’s latest release. Dr. David Yoskowitz, Associate Director and Endowed Chair for Socio-economics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge works. With a contract value of £115 million, this stage will include the design and construction of […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Battelle, a nonprofit research and development organization, will be the organizer of the Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments. The sediments conference series is a forum for sharing research results, practical experiences, and opportunities associated with remediating, restoring and managing the environmental and economic vitality of waterways. The conference will provide a […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you a list of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Beacon Marine: Osterville Dredging Scheme Wrapped Up Beacon Marine Construction, LLC., a Massachusetts based full service marine contractor, has completed a dredging and beach nourishment project in Osterville, MA.   Julong Dredging Raises the Bar Julong Dredging & Mining Machinery Co., […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Mrs Ageeth Roelofs from Waterking to review the business highlights from 2016 and discuss the impact they project for 2017. DT: How has 2016 […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. The company also reported a growth in its revenues. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Piedroba partners Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz and […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the selection of Lasse Petterson as CEO and his appointment to the company’s board. Chairman of the Board Michael J. Walsh said: “After a thorough and comprehensive search process, I am confident that the Board identified the right candidate to […]

  • 27 December 2016

    By Rob van Hoorn nC Surface Technology Anti-fouling is one of those areas in the maritime industry that is subject to constant development. Especially in areas where traditional coatings have difficulties to hold their own on the host-surface, nanotechnology is a solution that will succeed by nature, as nanoparticles tend to bond into surfaces rather […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Research institute Deltares is conducting a series of tests on a vertical sea wall, designed by the Australian company Armour Group. For the first time, Deltares will be using its flume facility in Delft, the Netherlands, for a customer outside of the Netherlands. According to Armour Group, their innovative sea wall construction has a significant […]