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  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The report into MAIB’s investigation of the fatal engine room fire on the suction dredger Arco Avon is now published. The accident occurred on 18 August 2015 while Arco Avon was loading a sand cargo approximately 12 miles off Great Yarmouth, UK. The fire claimed the life of the vessel’s third engineer, who was attempting to repair a failed […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peak ports industry body, Ports Australia, has just released its Code of Practice for Dredging and Dredged Material Management. Chairman of Ports Australia and CEO of Flinders Ports, Vincent Tremaine, said that the Code was developed to demonstrate to the community and other stakeholders that Australia’s ports community is at the leading edge of capital and maintenance dredging management. “The […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan that calls for a variety of actions to address contamination in the Creek Corridor portion of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site, in Lockport, N.Y. The Creek Corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in the City […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Deputy Head of the Federal Agency of Sea and River Transport Zhikhareva Nadezhda, Executive Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Lavrischev and representatives of the enterprise management visited last week the seaport of Sabetta to tour the construction site. During the tour, specialists examined the ongoing construction works of berth intended for delivery of cargo and large production modules […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has issued the statewide Connecticut General Permits for minimal impact projects. The Connecticut General Permits replace the prior statewide Connecticut General Permit, which expired on July 15, 2016, with a series of multiple General Permits (GPs) covering activity-specific categories. These GPs became effective on August 19, […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently held a keel-laying ceremony for Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) new hopper suction dredger “Mahaa Jarraafu”. The keel of the new dredger was laid on 25th August at a special ceremony held at Nantong Rainbow Marine Technology Boat Yard in China. The ceremony was inaugurated by MTCC CEO Mr. Ibrahim Ziyath and Chairman Mr. Hussain […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The TSHD “JUN YANG 1”, built Royal IHC in 2016 for Guangzhou Dredging Company (GDC), is currently on her maiden voyage from Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, to Guangzhou, China, taking the long way home via Cape Town. The “Jun Yang 1” of 167.5 x 31.0 meters is propelled by two MAN type 9L48/60CR main engines, with a […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking BV recently completed the production of a new generation WK 220 NG-5 amphibious excavator. The new excavator, which is already at work, is the first in a series of seven. The new WK 220 NG-5 model undercarriage has several improvements such as newly designed tracks with a slightly different shape which enhances the movability of the amphibious […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials from Northern States Power Company-Wisconsin have received authorization from the Environmental Protection Agency and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to continue work on the wet dredge pilot project at the Ashland Lakefront Project Site through this fall. Crews will continue work in areas adjacent to those that have already been dredged and are expected […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA and The National Park Service will host a public open house on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, to discuss the results of an environmental assessment regarding the Canal Diversion Dam in the Cuyahoga River. The meeting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Happy Days Lodge. The environmental assessment was […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.34 million contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, MD to restore aquatic and nearshore habitat at the Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park located along the Buffalo River in Buffalo NY. The project will restore natural habitat along approximately 2,500 linear feet of shoreline along […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA has announced the launch of its SK300LC-10 excavator in North America. As part of the revolutionary KOBELCO Generation 10, the SK300LC establishes new standards in value, productivity and durability. This robust 68,100-lb model is powered by a 252-hp Tier IV Final HINO engine, enabling it to easily tackle heavy-duty applications and remain […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) CEO, Ibrahim Ziyath, was yesterday presented with a scale model of the company’s new trailing suction hopper dredger “Mahaa Jarraafu”. The scale model of the newbuild was handed over to MTCC CEO by the Area Director of IHC Holland, Mr. Amine N.H. Ezzedine. The 3700 vessel is the largest in the […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced last Friday the availability of the Draft Integrated Hurricane Sandy General Reevaluation Report and Environmental Impact Statement (Draft HSGRR/EIS). The Corps also announced General Conformity (GC) Determination which supports the draft Statement of Conformity (dSOC) for the Atlantic Coast of New York, East Rockaway Inlet […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Residents of Mytholmroyd will be able to experience first-hand how to design and plan a flood scheme, as a huge interactive flood model was delivered to the flood information center this week. “The flood model is good fun and a great way to understand the challenges of planning a flood defense scheme,” said Johnny Lyttle, the […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week closed its public comment period on a proposed new nationwide permit (NWP) for living shorelines projects, a proven alternative to hard infrastructure such as seawalls and bulkheads, which use natural materials to reduce erosion, storm runoff and habitat loss.  The Pew Charitable Trusts supports the proposed nationwide […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 147.5 million in the first half of 2016 (H1 2015: EUR 306.5 million). Revenue in the first half of the year fell 25% compared to the first half of last year to EUR 1.17 billion (H1 2015: EUR 1.57 billion). Whereas the first half of 2015 was extremely busy, […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Welcome to the second DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing the global dredging perspective with the Secretary General of the International Association of Dredging Companies, Rene Kolman, and Technical Consultant Murray Leach. The problems that are facing dredging on a global scale, ‘environmental and sustainability issues’ as one of the major obstacles in dredging, the Jones Act in the USA, dredging regulations, etc, are just some of the topics covered in this edition of […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Idreco BV, a subsidiary of Rohr International Dredge Holdings and Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, announces that Wim Snippe, the Managing Director of Idreco BV, has decided after a long career in designing and building dredges and pumps to retire from the company. “We will miss Wim’s creative approach to dredge design but wish him the best in […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the City of Toledo held a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday to mark the grand opening of the new Great Lakes Dredged Material Center for Innovation on Summit Street in north Toledo. The project represents a significant milestone in the reuse of […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of a nearly $8 million contract awarded on October 6, 2015 to Wesson Group LLC, Johnstown, NY, construction has begun of the barrier beach at the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project in Greece, NY. Construction of the barrier beach is scheduled to be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. This […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal restoration in southwest Louisiana and the importance of Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in the process were the primary topics as the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Coastal Protection Restoration Authority, the Department of Natural Resources and the Chenier Plain Authority met August 4 at the refuge. Scooter Trosclair, program manager at Rockefeller Refuge, […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) recently held a stakeholders consultation meeting on Hydrodynamic Modelling for Flood Reduction in Jakarta. Jakarta, as the capital of Indonesia, is currently facing serious problem related to the sea level rises, floods and land subsidence and the objectives of CTCN technical assistance are to better assess flood risks and […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The newly constructed berths, built as part of the Green Port Hull development on Alexandra Dock in Hull, have welcomed their first vessels. The vessels, Stema Shipping’s MV Bulknes and MV Beltnes, are using the berths to deliver almost 400,000 tonnes of crushed stone from Norway, which will be used to surface the Siemens site. […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra, Gareth Ward, has announced that a $330,000 contract has been awarded to repair the storm damaged Lake Illawarra entrance northern breakwater. “The contract for the repair works has been awarded to Coastwide Civil who won the competitive tender process undertaken by the Department of Industry – Lands,” Mr Ward said. The […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has just announced that on September 1, 2016, Bram Roelse will step down as CEO. On that date, Mr Dave Vander Heyde will be appointed by the Supervisory Board as the company’s new CEO. Vander Heyde has been CFO at IHC since 2011. During his time in this role, Mr Roelse has used […]