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  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Regional Minister for PEI and MP for Egmont, has announced that the Government of Canada has awarded a contract of $963,763 through a public tendering process to Island Coastal Services from PEI for a major harbor infrastructure project at West Point, PEI. Work on the harbor is […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    ECTMarine, an engineering and project management company specialized in the dredging vessels design and construction, has presented the ‘2015 Core dredge line’. This design provides high operational performance in terms of dredging depth, pumping distance and overall production, for limited required investment. ECTMarine said the 2015 Core dredge line “is based on years of experience in […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    People in Cardigan are invited to attend a drop in session to discuss issues around flooding in the town. It comes as Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is assessing the potential for a new flood scheme to protect the 113 properties at risk of tidal flooding. At the event, staff from NRW will be keen to talk […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Although best-known as a dredger manufacturer, Italdraghe SpA, also has considerable experience in designing and building weed harvesters. In fact, one of the vessels currently under construction in its shipyard near Italy’s Adriatic Sea, is a purpose-designed harvester for the Kenyan Government. The harvester will be supplied thanks to International Development Association to help solve […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has announced that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders in […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA has announced its plan to construct a hydraulic excavator production facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina. KOBELCO’s market development has been proceeding at a faster rate than expected since its reentry into the US market in 2013. A production factory in North America will allow KOBELCO to reduce the production lead-time of machineries for its US […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. The report outlines the national benefits of the project, including reduced risk of storm damage to coastal infrastructure and improvements to eroding beach conditions. With […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its new ‘Facts About’ publication on Environmental Equipment. ‘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 of […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A delivery plan to make Wales more resilient to coastal flooding has been officially launched by Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Since the devastating storms that hit communities along the coast of Wales 12 months ago the priority has been to repair and restore defenses damaged in the storms. The delivery plan issued yesterday outlines how the 47 […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will take place on 12–15 January, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site owners, […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Northeast Fisheries Science Center breakwater in Woods Hole, Mass., is being repaired under the terms of a $305,000.00 contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Construction started on December 11, 2014 and is scheduled to be completed on January 31, 2015. The contract was […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal yesterday celebrated its 15 year anniversary under the leadership of the Panamanian Administration. During this period, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has proven its ability to efficiently operate the waterway, while providing a crucial service to global maritime trade and contributing to Panama’s development.   A Cutting-Edge Canal Since 1999, the Canal […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Official Start of the New Suez Canal Project Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project.   Southampton Port Ready for Giants Associated British Ports’ […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Acta Marine’s DP1 Multicat ‘Coastal Chariot’ has successfully finished two cone penetration testing (C.P.T.) projects in the UK and Germany. Coastal Chariot assisted a well-known geophysical services company in Liverpool waters and she has assisted a Swedish survey company in German waters. C.P.T. provides a rapid and cost effective means by which to quantify geotechnical […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MarineCo UK has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for a Multi Cat 2712. The vessel will be delivered in April 2015. Mr. Mike Conafray, Managing Director at MarineCo stated that “after a long evaluation, with alternative builders, Damen came through with the right vessel at the right cost, the new vessel will comfortably  sit alongside our existing […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 2015) will take place from March 12-14, 2015, in Surathkal, Mangalore, India. This conference will provide a platform for researchers, engineers, scientists and academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the globe to present their research results and developmental activities in the […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder, Krasnoye Sormovo (Zavod Krasnoe Sormovo), held a keel-laying ceremony for two 1000 cbm trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) on December 23rd in Nizhny Novgorod.  Deputy General Director for Fleet of FSUE “Rosmorport” Sergey Kurov, Head of Fleet Development and Construction Department of FSUE “Rosmorport” Vladimir Shtrambrand, General Director of JSC “Krasnoe Sormovo Plant” Nikolay Zharkov and […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the year nears end, it’s time to countdown the top Dredging Today interviews of 2014. We will begin with the latest, the exclusive interview with DSC Dredge President, Mr. Bob Wetta that was conducted in November 2014, continuing in reverse order until the first one.       Exclusive Interview with DSC Dredge President DSC Dredge LLC, […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Ecology and Environment Engineering, P.C. (E & E) has been awarded the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC’s) Platinum Award in the Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services category. The prestigious award recognizes E & E’s pioneering study evaluating the influence of open-lake placement of dredged material on harmful algal blooms in the Western Lake […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the shallow Calmay River is now in full swing after the three dredging machines deployed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) resumed their operations after more than four months of inactivity. Dagupan City Mayor Belen Fernandez expressed confidence that dredging will continue for a longer period now without interruption after […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Considering the importance of local waterways, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Rogelio L. Singson issued Department Order No. 139, Series of 2014 setting the guidelines on all river dredging activities for flood-control projects and quarrying purposes. “We have to implement our flood-control projects in a way that we can achieve positive impact and […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), and the Port of Miami have completed additional relocation of coral colonies as part of a major project to deepen Miami Harbor. The staghorn corals, known as acropora were relocated by divers during a two-week period in November. Divers recovered a […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last November an international group with seven different nationalities participated in the Project Staff training, organized by the Training Institute for Dredging (TID). The course was given at TID’s premises in Kinderdijk and proved to be a great success. The five-day course was based on earlier successful tailor-made training programs organized by TID at the […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, together with their partner Tsurumi Pumps South Africa, has supplied 6 DRAGFLOW Electric Pumps High Head (EL1204HHB) units to Eskom, Johannesburg, South Africa. “We were up against other slurry pumps suppliers on this project. The client chose us and we received the order based on the following aspects: good pricing, time of delivery, the […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released findings on Dredged Sediment Placement – Cleveland Harbor report, confirming that most of the dredged sediment from the project is suitable for open-lake placement. In accordance with federal standards, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Commander, Lt. Col. Karl D. Jansen, has determined the Federal Standard for […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging, a marine offshore and inland water construction company operating mainly in Scandinavia and the Baltic region, and the Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket) have signed a contract for the Sommarøy channel dredging works. The project consists of underwater rock blasting (40.000 m³), blasted rock dredging (90.000 m³) and soil dredging (180.000 m³). The contract also […]