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  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sierra Point Yacht Club in Brisbane, California, will be the host of a Regional Training Seminar covering the complicated and complex planning, permitting, and project management issues associated with marine dredging projects in coastal and inland waters. The seminar entitled “Marina Dredging: Planning, Permitting, and Management” will be presented by Dr. Joshua Burnam and Anchor QEA teams members on June 29th 2016. […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Following successful sea trials, Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard – part of United Shipbuilding Corporation – has completed delivery of the trailing suction hopper dredger Sommers. The Sommers is the lead vessel in a series of three 1000 m³ TSHDs that are being built for Rosmorport. The TSHDs were designed by Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Netherlands, with the working design […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 17 June 2016, Deltares researcher Dirk-Jan Walstra will be awarded a doctorate for his research into the anatomy of (submerged) sandbars off the coast. “Walstra’s study, entitled ‘On the anatomy of nearshore sandbars’, offers insight into sandbanks’ behavior and how we can reinforce our coastlines through the targeted positioning of underwater sand deposits,” Deltares […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater drilling and blasting. ‘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 […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises has announced that its parent company, Markel Corporation, has earned a position on the latest Fortune 500 list, at number 476, with over $5 billion of revenues. This selection marks Markel’s first time ever on the list. Markel Ventures, with over 7,000 employees and over $1 billion in revenues, earned over 70% […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Elected officials, conservation groups and community leaders from across the state gathered in Carmel Valley on June 6 to celebrate the completion of the San Clemente Dam and Carmel River Reroute Project. The event, hosted by California American Water, in partnership with the California State Coastal Conservancy and NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service, included state and federal representatives as well […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    To optimize the chances of the successful completion of a dredging or reclamation project, all contracting parties should from the start fully understand the requirements of the project. With this mission in mind, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) launched its seminar over 20 years ago. This year, for the 53rd time, the IADC […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has just completed the annual Dillingham Small Boat Harbor maintenance dredging project. According to the Harbormaster Jean Barrett, USACE is removing more and more material from the harbor bottom every year. In an interview to a local news channel, Barrett said that warmer winters experienced over past years are bringing up […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last week, Rosmorport’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger, the ‘Sommers’, successfully completed her sea trials. The vessel is the first in a series of three 1000 m³ TSHDs, under construction at the Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard. The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016. During the tests, functioning […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boaters now have improved access to the lower Willamette and Columbia rivers now that a dredging project at Scappoose Bay Marine Park is complete, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Prior to the project, boats were grounding out in the channel at low tide. The channel was deepened around the boat ramp and […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    FinnAust Mining Plc has appointed Royal IHC to provide primary support services for the company’s Pituffik Titanium Project (Pituffik). The companies will now work closely to define an optimized development solution that includes their in house wet mining equipment as well as a high level cost estimation for the Pituffik. This work will include the appropriate mechanisms for […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC) has signed a new contract for an Easydredge® 3,700 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for Tecnoimport and Empresa Constructora de Obras Marítimas in Havana, Cuba. The contract was signed in the presence of Mr Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of The Netherlands, and Mr Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Vice President of the Council of […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Karl Jansen. The formal change of command ceremony will take place July 7 at 10:30 a.m. aboard the USS Little Rock located at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, One […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard has completed sea trials of the trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’, the lead vessel of the TSHD 1000 series built for the FSUE “Rosmorport”. The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016. Having undergone the mooring and sea trials the vessel […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltares, Delft University of Technology and Utrecht University have published a paper which shows that turbidity in the Ems-Dollard estuary is to a large extent attributable to a reduction in the space where sediment can settle. This is the first time this mechanism has been demonstrated worldwide. This study drew on geological information, field measurements and […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Mr Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has met with the President of Somaliland, Mr Ahmed Mohamed Mahamoud, following the signing of the Port of Berbera agreement. Earlier this month, DP World inked a $442 million contract with the government of Somaliland to develop and operate a regional trade and logistics hub at the Berbera Port. […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Monday, May 23rd, CEDA Environmental Commission (CEC) took part in a one-day seminar on best practice in dredged material management. The event – held in Madrid, Spain, and hosted by Puertos del Estado – focused on the revision of the Spanish Dredged Material Guidelines. The current version of the Spanish Guidelines has been endorsed by CIEM (Interministerial Commission […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA will on Wednesday, June 8th 2016, hold a seminar to inform students and young professionals about working in the dredging and marine construction industry. The evening will be hosted by Prof. dr. ir. Cees van Rhee, full-time professor Dredging Engineering at the Delft University of Technology. Three enthusiastic speakers from leading organisations will present their […]

  • 29 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The construction of two brand new cutter suction dredgers is now wrapped up and these powerful machines are ready to be shipped to Zambia, according to the builder – Holland Dredge Design BV. Holland Dredge Design BV (HDD) is a Harderwijk based company, specialized in the engineering, designing, building, supplying and maintenance of dredging equipment. As a member […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Focused on the PHA’s (Port of Houston Authority) vision of becoming America’s distribution hub for the next generation, the Port Commission – during its regular monthly meeting yesterday – approved more than $88 million in infrastructure investments. These investments, all directly tied to the port strategic plan, included $13 million towards channel improvement projects and more […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration recently announced the completion of the third in a series of pilot projects designed to gauge the effectiveness of beneficially reusing silt and sand dredged for navigation improvement projects to restore degraded salt marshes as protective buffers against severe storms, while enhancing habitat for wildlife. The latest project restored 10 acres of […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced yesterday in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, that the Government of Canada is investing $289 million in small craft harbors across the country in 2016–2017. The announcement includes $32 million of the $149 million allocated to small craft harbors in Budget 2016. Small craft harbors […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has confirmed that they plan to dredge part of the River Lune near Lancaster as soon as possible. Morecambe’s MP David Morris revealed this information during his recent visit to the Lancaster John O Gaunt Rowing Club on Halton Road in Skerton. The club was flooded in December, but has since made huge progress thanks to […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students and lecturers from the School of Engineering at the University of Central Lancashire have visited Rossall to see the work being done on the to sea defenses. Wyre Council is replacing two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in Visayas has advised the public to prepare for La Nina phenomenon that is expected to hit the country in the middle of this year. PAGASA Visayas officer-in-charge, Oscar Tabada, said that the country is expected to experience rains, floods and typhoons by last week of […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just released its 2015 Annual Report which details their work over the previous year and highlights work related to the new initiatives. “2015 has been another remarkable year. One in which we hosted a number of key events including Dredging Days, in Ahoy Rotterdam, and a WODA workshop on underwater sound, in […]