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  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seven Stockton-area levee systems previously rated unacceptable in levee inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have regained eligibility for federal rehabilitation assistance after San Joaquin County made repairs that improved their maintenance ratings. All seven systems – along Bear Creek and Mormon Slough – are sponsored by the Central Valley Flood Protection Board […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Extensive testing of sediment in Port Curtis has confirmed that dredging is not contributing to poor health of fish in Gladstone Harbour. The Director-General of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Chesterman released the results of sediment sampling from 31 sites in Port Curtis during February and March 2012. “These results show that […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    At 2012, Ibercisa will continue to emphasize the advantages of electrically driven deck equipment, definitely one of the big technological advances in this field. The electronic system will greatly affect a vessel’s efficiency and running costs by reducing fuel costs. Ibercisa will also give special attention to equipment for the Offshore & AHTS sector as […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    An interactive forum and networking event for project owners, financiers, insurers, contractors, construction lawyers, regulators, government agencies and NGOs, advisors to decision makers in the maritime infrastructure construction industry. This two-day forum with the theme Partnering Creates Possibilities will bring together top-level experts and advisors responsible for construction projects for an in-depth exchange of knowledge. […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    To make Maasvlakte 2 accessible to shipping, the PUMA contracting consortium (Boskalis and Van Oord) has started excavation of the temporary dam between the Yangtzehaven and the Maasvlakte 2 ports. The contractor will leverage the water’s force for the very last part. This coming weekend the dam between the Yangtzehaven and Maasvlakte 2 will be […]

  • 11 April 2012

    By obtaining a dredging permit, the S.S. Keewatin, a 104-year-old steamship is closer to coming home to Port McNicoll. The man tasked to bring the ship back home, Eric Conroy, has secured the final dredging permit necessary for the ship’s voyage. The permit was issued by the Michigan officials. According to Simcoe.com, Conroy stated: “We […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just released this video about the installation of a cofferdam on the bank of the Savannah River. Workers are installing the cofferdam as part of what will become the foundation for a series of Speece cones. The cones, which are part of the dissolved oxygen injection system, […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sandvik, a leading global supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry, has announced that they won the Solbakk tunnel contract. This arrangement will include four intelligent computer-controlled Sandvik DTi series jumbos, rock tools and a service contract. The tunnel will be 14.3 kilometers long, with its deepest point 290 […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Finnish Port of Rauma has started the renewal work on the Chemical Quay 2 at their terminal, the port said in its latest release.  This very important development project will include a significant amount of dredging work at the quay and in the channel. “The channel leading to the Chemical Quay 2 may be closed […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The Township Committee finally is moving ahead to hire a contractor to deepen the Shadow Lake by removing contaminated sediment from it. According to app.com, the Committee on Monday agreed to advertise for bids to dredge the lake and transport the silt to a disposal site in Sayreville. The dredging needs to be done to […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) has just released the Anaklia Deep Sea Port Project Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) scoping report for public comment. The proposed deep sea project is located in the region of Samegrelo, on the Black Sea coast of Georgia. According to ADC, the Anaklia Port will be developed in a series of […]

  • 13 April 2012

      The public is invited to have its say on the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed multi-billion dollar Arrow liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Gladstone. Arrow CSG (Australia) Pty Ltd is proposing to build a 300-hectare LNG facility on Curtis Island, in the Port of Gladstone. Deputy Premier and Minister for State […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Sealed proposals for the construction of the Phoenix Lake Preservation and Restoration Project will be received until Thursday, April 30, 2020, and will then be publicly opened and read, Tuolumne Utilities District said in their latest release.  The Phoenix Lake Restoration and Preservation Project consists of removing up to 470,000 cubic yards of sediment out […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Schenge is only one step away from entering the service. Last year, Holland Shipyards Group was selected by Faasse Dredging for the conversion of a general cargo vessel to a hopper dredger. In late May, the shipyard successfully tested the dredging system on board the TSHD Schenge for the first […]

  • 17 October 2012

    Fisherman Zhang Qiulin said he has been anxious following the dramatic decrease of water levels on Poyang Lake over the last two weeks, despite the fact that the area is still in its rainy season. Zhang said he fears a repeat of last year, when a historic drought killed many fish in Poyang, located in […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Managing risks: how to select the appropriate dredging contract’.  The contracting environment for dredging and offshore works is diverse. Moreover, increasing financial and/or managerial constraints are requiring contracting parties to change the apportionment of […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to improve boat navigation near Crescent Bar is expected to begin next month, according to an agreement reached between Grant PUD and Crescent Bar Inc. Under the agreement, Grant PUD will remove about 45,000 cubic yards of sediment in the channel that connects the Crescent Bar Boat Launch with the main-stem Columbia River. The […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Brigantine, New Jersey, continues to pursue a more permanent solution to the town’s ongoing struggle to prevent erosion of the north-end beaches. The City Engineer Ed Stinson announced at the May 3 Council Meeting that he is having discussions with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who are very interested in finding […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Felixstowe has received the prestigious ‘Best Container Terminal in Europe’ Award at the 27th Annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (the AFSCAs). The award was presented to the Port at a glittering ceremony held in Beijing. Commenting on the award, Clemence Cheng, Chief Executive Officer of Hutchison Ports (UK) Limited, owners […]

  • 24 January 2014

    Total traffic through the Port of Cork in 2013 reached 9.1 million tonnes compared to 9.05 million tonnes in 2012. Like most Ports worldwide, the Port of Cork has experienced very challenging trading conditions in 2013, however some cargos have shown an increase compared to 2012 levels and this is very encouraging, according to the […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has revealed its commitment to reduce CO₂ emissions by 15% a year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort coastal marina. In collaboration with the Flemish government, the company wants to include by 2020 a minimum requirement of 15% CO₂ reduction in 80% of maintenance dredging contracts in Flanders. Upon issuing […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the completion of successful sea trials, the 2.300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames went out on the sea again for a series of dredging trials, DEME Group announced today. This compact hopper with a small draught will soon reinforce their fleet and is ideally suited for dredging works in shallow waters and […]

  • 21 February 2013

    SEDIGATE has announced that it will attend the 10th edition of AMERICANA 2013, from March 19 to 21 in Montreal, Canada. AMERICANA is a forum for participants to exchange their services, expertise and technologies related to sustainable development issues. NEMEAU SEDIGATE has developed a process, NEMEAU®, which is innovative, ecological, economic, mobile and compact in […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The probability of hurricane-induced coastal change on sandy beaches from Florida to New York has been assessed for the first time in two U.S. Geological Survey studies released yesterday. The two reports, one assessing the coastline from Florida to North Carolina, the other from Virginia to New York, can function as part of a “virtual […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting two scoping webinars on September 11 and 18 to solicit comments on the Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Participants are encouraged to attend one or both webinars, which will be held from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. (CDT) on both days. The Missouri […]

  • 31 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group’s 17,000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Nile River is getting into the new year with a fresh green jacket, the company said in their latest announcement.  After a dry dock period in Singapore, the TSHD is now ready to head to her next project in Asia. Earlier this year, Alewijnse Marine won […]